Grassroots and Advocacy Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

11/09/2018

Address

1101 15th Street Northwest
Washington
District of Columbia
20005
United States

Description

This position is responsible for managing 340B Health’s grassroots advocacy activities and supporting advocacy initiatives to enhance 340B Health’s political effectiveness on Capitol Hill. The Grassroots and Advocacy Manager reports to the Vice President of Government Relations.

 

Key Priorities and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and grow our network of grassroots advocates throughout the country
  • Identify potential grasstops advocates and cultivate relationships to advance 340B Health’s goals
  • Build, nurture, and retain grassroots advocates through recruitment of new and strategic supporters with an emphasis on key congressional districts
  • Track our community of grasstops and grassroots advocates and mobilize them as needed
  • Manage 340B Health’s Impact Profile initiative, including assistance with member hospitals on creation of Impact Profiles, maintaining a database of Impact Profiles, and increasing hospital participation
  • Identify external opportunities to support and amplify 340B Health’s priorities
  • Develop advocacy strategies and oversee day-to-day management of advocacy campaigns designed to achieve policy objectives
  • Track 340B Health’s government relations data, including maintenance of grassroots toolkit, tracking of legislative activity in Knowlegis, and updating government relations contacts in membership database

  • Monitor legislative activity and update 340B Health’s member hospitals on relevant issues through regular communications, quarterly newsletter, Action Alerts, and other tools
  • Assist in execution of legislative fly-ins, including coordinating logistics and event preparation and manage 340B Health’s Government Relations Committee
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience building relationships with advocates for a non profit organization
  • 2 or more years of professional experience on Capitol Hill or in Government Relations at a trade association
  • Experience with Knowlegis or other grassroots software

Qualities:

  • Passion for the organization’s mission
  • An understanding of the political landscape in Washington, DC
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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