Government Relations Representative

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Full Time



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529 14th Street Northwest
Suite 500
District of Columbia
United States


The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership seeks a motivated and hardworking individual to serve as the Government Relations Representative in our Washington, D.C., office. We are a hunting and fishing conservation organization committed to improving fish and wildlife habitat through public policy and advocacy.

In this position, you will be responsible for understanding a wide range of natural resources policy issues and showing leadership on government relations initiatives related to all of TRCP’s areas of focus.

Applicants should possess strong writing and analytical skills with emphasis on the ability to work comfortably on multiple projects at once. Experience working with public lands, agriculture, water, fisheries, and/or appropriations would be especially helpful. The ability to develop and maintain relationships is essential.

This position reports to the Director of Government Relations in D.C. Salary is commensurate with experience, and generous benefits are included.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·        Conducting policy research and legislative analysis in areas relating to federal fish and wildlife habitat conservation policy and appropriations.

·        Leading or assisting in the drafting and review of press releases, op-eds, blog posts, policy memos, fact sheets, social media posts, and letters/comments to Capitol Hill or the Administration.

·        Writing weekly policy memos to staff and partner organizations.

·        Serving as the TRCP liaison to the TRCP Policy Council and various partner-based coalitions.

·        Representing TRCP in meetings with policy makers and conservation partners.

·        Covering hearings on Capitol Hill.

·        Building relationships with key federal decision makers and their staff.

Minimum requirements:

·        Bachelor’s degree in political science, communications, public policy, or related field.

·        3-5 years of experience in public policy, preferably on Capitol Hill or with a D.C.-based conservation organization.

·        Strong interest in public policy, conservation, and advocacy communications.

·        Ability to prioritize, use time effectively, work independently, and coordinate on multiple assignments at once.

·        Strong writing and verbal communication skills.

·        A passion for the outdoors, fishing, and/or hunting.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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