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Employment Opportunities

GRP/Grassroots Associate                                   

Reports to:  Director of Government Relations and Policy

FLSA Classification:  Non-Exempt

Department: Government Relations and Policy

Position Summary:

Full-time position providing administrative and programmatic support to the Government Relations & Policy Department.  Serves as point of contact for program volunteers on administrative matters; serves as key contact for local volunteers.

Will Assist with the Following Essential Functions:

  • Assist the department’s lobbyist with research and writing assignments on key legislative issue areas, including Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, long term services and supports and the Older Americans Act
  • Attend meetings and hearings to gain knowledge on policy and political issues and/or on behalf of GRP or PAC colleagues
  • Assist with assembling the lobby, monthly activity and fiscal year legislative accomplishment reports and other required documents as needed
  • Assist with the planning and execution of local events and the National Committee’s Political Action Committee
  • On an as needed basis, performs assigned duties for the Marketing and Administrative Departments
  • Maintains a diverse network of members, volunteers, activists by developing and maintaining the volunteer database
  • Coordinates a corps of volunteers to support events in Washington DC and on Capitol Hill
  • Provides support for meetings, projects and follow-up actions; researches and assembles information for use in discussions, presentations and reports for the department
  • Coordinates the review process for items such as timesheets, vouchers and check requests, including volunteer expense reimbursements
  • Provides administrative and organizational support for National Committee Volunteer Programs
  • Establishes and maintains files and records for Grassroots
  • Manages purchases of office supplies and “giveaways” and material for volunteers.

Other Duties:

  • Performs other job-related duties as needed

Education and Experience:

College level course in writing is preferred. Knowledge of legislative issues surrounding Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid is preferred; excellent attention to detail, motivated to learn; interest in the mission of NCPSSM.

Certification, Licensing, and Skills:

Effective oral and written communications skills are required.  Good interpersonal skills; including the ability to work well with the public; ability to work independently; good organizational and analytical skills required; proficiency with Microsoft Office is preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter to hr@ncpssm.org



   

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