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Posting expires on 02/15/2019
Employer: Trust for America's Health
Located in: Washington, DC
Degree Required: Bachelors
Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), a leading public health policy, research and advocacy organization, has an opening for a Government Relations Manager with a focus on infectious disease prevention and other public health issues. The Government Relations Manager will be responsible for developing and managing the legislative, federal oversight and regulatory strategy on a range of priority issues related to infectious disease as well as federal appropriations that impact public health and prevention.
The Government Relations Manager also works with other teams at TFAH to help develop related policy recommendations and reports and collaborates with partner organizations. This individual will work closely with Government Relations colleagues to cultivate and maintain relationships with key Congressional and Administration staff; draft background documents, testimony, hearing questions, and other advocacy documents; and represent TFAH and its positions in both public and private meetings.
TFAH is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes optimal health for every person and community and makes the prevention of illness and injury a national priority. Some focus areas at TFAH include public health funding, public health preparedness, obesity, health equity, substance misuse and suicide, and population health. Examples of TFAH reports and related materials are available at: http://www.tfah.org.
Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in public health, political science, public policy or a related field (Master’s degree preferred), three to five years of direct federal legislative and regulatory experience, and, a thorough working knowledge of the federal legislative and regulatory process. Capitol Hill or federal advocacy experience preferred, and a background in public health is a plus.
Posted on 01/14/2019
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