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Assistant Director (Lobbysit), Policy & Government Affairs

AIPAC - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee


Location:
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Date:
04/03/2018
2018-04-032018-05-03
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
AIPAC - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee
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Job Details

Summary:

The Assistant Director, Policy and Government Affairs (PGA) will serve as one of AIPAC’s registered lobbyists, responsible for building and maintaining relationships on Capitol Hill and with the broader Washington, D.C. policy community to support and promote AIPAC’s legislative agenda. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with members of Congress, congressional staff and other policy professionals in Washington, D.C. in support and promotion of a comprehensive legislative agenda;
  • Identify, craft, execute and oversee policy campaigns to strengthen the U.S.-Israel relationship in collaboration with PGA colleagues;
  • Draft written materials for use with internal and external audiences to support AIPAC's policy agenda;
  • Plan and execute educational events for Congressional staff featuring policy experts;
  • Public speaking as required;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 2-5 years of policy, government relations, advocacy or other relevant experience; Capitol Hill experience strongly preferred;
  • Experience developing and implementing legislative campaigns and advocating policy positions to internal and external audiences;
  • Passion for a strong U.S.-Israel relationship. Familiarity with Israel and American policy-making in the Middle East;
  • Strong analytic and communications skills, able to articulate complex concepts in a concise and compelling manner;
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, team environment with tight deadlines;
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university preferred

Posting Instructions:

  • Please provide cover letter with resume to be considered. Incomplete applications with missing documentation will not be considered.
  • If applying for more than one position please use the 'Attachments' function to attach position specific cover letter.
  • Please use your legal name when completing the employment application. (No nicknames)
  • AIPAC is an equal opportunity employer.
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