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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

National Abortion Federation

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

May 22,2018

Posted on

Jul 20,2017

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Profile

Federal Policy Director The candidate will develop and execute a federal policy strategy that elevates the voices of abortion providers and patients in federal policy debates. Position the agency as a leading voice in the reproductive health and rights movement. Build and maintain relationships with key legislative offices and executive policymakers. Maintain and strengthen strategic relationships with reproductive health, rights and justice organizational partners, and other health care organizations. Represent the agency in senior-level coalition meetings and as a speaker on educational panels. Expand engagement of company’s membership in federal policy advocacy. Collaborate across departments to identify and respond to emerging trends affecting the company members and determine strategic responses. Manage, mentor and develop the skills of agency’s Federal Policy Associate as well as policy interns. Commitment to abortion rights required. 5+ years of federal policy experience required. Law degree preferred. Significant experience working with Congressional offices as a staffer or an advocate required. Extensive legislative contacts and relationships; Knowledge of women’s health care policy, congressional budget process, and judicial nominations; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Outstanding analytical ability and strong organizational skills required.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
National Abortion Federation
1660 L Street, NW
Suite 450
Washington, DC 20036