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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Vancouver, WA

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Company name


Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Vancouver, WA

Date Last Verified

Sep 13,2017

Posted on

Aug 28,2017

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Director Government Affairs Duties: Serves as liaison between firm and federal, state, and local government. Educates public officials about mission, participates in developing and analyzing policy, directly lobbying public officials, and working with internal stakeholders. Analyzes and recommends positions to leadership on various legislative and regulatory proposals and other administrative actions and emerging issues. Develops, prepares, and presents advocacy materials at public policy forums, government meetings and professional associations. Monitors legislative and regulatory issues and provides analysis and updates to internal stakeholders. Develops and maintains strategic relationships with policy makers to enhance role as a partner with government entities and to assist in shaping public policy initiatives. Manages contract lobbyists, ensuring alignment with mission and strategic advocacy agenda. Coordinates and plans detailed logistics for meetings, engagements, and conferences with government officials and leadership. Prepares and reviews written testimony for presentation at meetings and hearings held by legislative committees and government agency boards. Represents PeaceHealth at industry association and other coalition advocacy meetings and events. Ensures compliance with applicable state and federal ethics and lobbying regulations and reporting requirements. Assists fellow team members with government affairs activities in other states. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Law, Public Policy, Government Affairs, Business Administration, Communications or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. 7+ years of experience in government relations and/or inside the legislative, executive, or congressional processes. 5+ years of management experience required. Experience working with Oregon public officials preferred. Experience working in 2+ state legislative sessions is highly preferred. Demonstrated experience in lobbying in a bi-partisan environment. Ability to deliver financial results for areas of accountability. Working knowledge of legislative and regulatory process with experience in healthcare preferred. Excellent verbal and written skills. Must be able to effectively interact with government officials as well as PeaceHealth leaders, staff, and the public. Ability to maintain discretion and integrity and deal appropriately with highly sensitive information. Excellent public speaking and presentation skills. Ability to develop and present concise information. Ability to be flexible and adaptable to change and ambiguity. Ability to effectively multi-task and juggle conflicting priorities and deadlines. Proficient in the use of MS Office applications. Ability to travel required.

Additional info

Req ID: 153048. Send current resume with application.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
1115 SE 164th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98683