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Government Relations Advisor

Company name

Massachusetts Medical Society

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 08,2019

Valid Through

Aug 21,2019

Posted on

Mar 28,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Waltham, MA, United States

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Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Government Relations Advisor
The candidate will be responsible for identifying, researching and analyzing legislative and regulatory issues of the concern to the MMS, including state budgets. Supports the Director in the development and execution of MMS regulatory and legislative advocacy efforts. Analyzes a broad range of health policy and advocacy topics, concerning health law, legislative and regulatory issues. Advocates MMS policy before the State Legislature and Agencies. Drafts technical documents including proposed regulatory policy, legislation and testimony, conforming to appropriate agency/legislative rules and practices. Provides legislative and regulatory insight and assistance to members and staff. Provides reports as requested for the Board of Trustees and House of Delegates (HOD), drafts HOD resolutions and develops supplemental material for resolutions. Assists with support at Annual and Interim Meetings, and may participate on committees and task forces. Drafts print and digital content for the department’s internal and external communications, including the MMS website and member publications. Serves as staff liaison, researcher and/or advisor to MMS committees and task forces as assigned. Additional responsibilities as needed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 3+ years of related healthcare industry and/or legislative/regulatory experience. A MPH, JD or related graduate degree are preferred. Exceptional communication, presentation, interpersonal, negotiation and relationship building skills are important. Proficiency with MS Office applications and the ability to work as part of a team in a challenging, multi-project environment are necessary.

Additional info

Tracking Code 5488

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Massachusetts Medical Society
860 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451

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