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Senior Legislative Representative

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
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Use your skills and knowledge to advance critical issues in health care. The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), a national healthcare professional association located in downtown Bethesda, MD, is seeking a proactive, effective Senior Legislative Representative in our Federal Affairs Department with an active Political Action Committee (PAC).  This position offers the independence to be strategic about the future of the health care system and of your career!  


The Senior Legislative Representative will provide lobbying, policy analysis, and strategy development with a special emphasis on health care (e.g., Medicare).  This position is responsible for designing and directing assigned Capitol Hill advocacy initiatives to ensure the association’s interests are protected, advanced, and reflected in the development of public policy.  Able to prepare effective statements, testimony, comments and grassroots educational materials.  Assists with PAC activities. 


Requirements: BA/BS + minimum of 5-7 years of related experience, especially in health care and Medicare. Post-baccalaureate education may substitute for experience. Must possess excellent writing, interpersonal and communication skills and knowledge of Congressional process. 


AOTA is conveniently located just one block from the Bethesda Metro station and offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes 401(k) employer match, health insurance, transportation/parking subsidy, plus much more! E-mail resume, cover letter, relevant writing sample, and salary history (required) to or send to: AOTA, HRJob/SLR, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814 or Fax: 240-762-5147. EOE