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State Government Relations Director, Nevada

Company: American Heart Association
Location: Reno
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

Overview Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every single day? Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. Responsibilities The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a State Government Relations Director in Nevada *In order to be considered for this role, you are required to live in the state and be within commuting distance of the State Capital. * The State Government Relations Director is the primary representative of the American Heart Association to the state legislature, state executive branch and associated state agencies to generate awareness and support for the AHA's public policy agenda. You will strategically coordinate and lead efforts to advance the state public policy priorities. Additionally, this position is responsible for annually planning, managing, and executing an active public policy agenda at the local level for Carson City, Reno, and Las Vegas as well as identifying and cultivating local public policy work for success related to AHA's mission throughout Nevada. This role works with staff, volunteers, coalitions and partner organizations to build support for our policy issues and to integrate advocacy messaging into AHA programs and events. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Coordinate and handle all elements of successful public policy priority campaigns. Meets with members of the legislature, their staff, and other state government officials to gain support for AHA's advocacy issues. Meets with local elected officials, partners and other local jurisdictions (as defined by your supervisor) to maximize opportunities. Monitors and engages on state-level issues of concern to AHA and apprises appropriate volunteers and staff of emerging advocacy issues. Provides policy research, development of support materials, recruitment of spokespersons, preparation of testimony, and other activities as needed to advance our legislative agenda. Participates in coalition building efforts and other partnerships designed to strengthen opportunities that advance our advocacy issues. Recruits membership for and provides staff support to volunteer state advocacy committee(s). Collaborates with the committee to develop and implement an annual state legislative agenda. Provides strategic direction on statewide grassroots and key contact, recruitment, retention and mobilization efforts. Provides strategic direction and support materials for state lobby days andor local in-district meetings. Collaborates with communications staff partners on development and timing of media advocacy efforts. Prepares required reporting information including local, state andor federal lobbying reports and other reporting as necessary. Provides advocacy presentations and training opportunities to volunteers and staff as needed. Attends and participates in meetings throughout the year, including national and regional staff trainings, regional and state-level meetings with staff partners, and metro board meetings. Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require: Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy, Political Science, Law, related field or equivalent work experience. Minimum of three (3) years of: Experience and success in legislative and regulatory lobbying. Experience building and managing issue advocacy coalitions. Experience developing and implementing grassroots and media advocacy tactics. Possess policy analysis and technical (legislative and regulatory) writing skills. Ability to simultaneously handle multiple, complex projects in varying stages of development under time constraints. Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, budgeting, and prioritizing work. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Ability to travel overnight approx. 25% of the time. Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for: Knowledge of voluntary health organizations or nonprofit organizations. Experience working in health care policy. Experience in volunteer management. Understanding and appreciation for the use of technology and information systems. So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on New Resume (or Existing Resume if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview. At American Heart Association - American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention. to see other opportunities. Be sure to follow us on Twitter #TheAHALife EOEProtected VeteransPersons with Disabilities Requisition ID 2019-5083 Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs Job Category Advocacy Additional Locations US-NV-Reno Location: Reno, NV

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