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Are you interested in fast-paced work that makes a meaningful difference in the financial industry?

We are currently in search of a Director of Government Relations for a Financial Advocacy Nonprofit. The position is based in Washington, DC. This is a full-time, permanent assignment.

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Financial Advocacy Nonprofit

LOCATION: Washington, DC

POSITION TITLE: Director of Government Relations

Annual Salary: $130-160k/annual


Is This Your Dream Job? The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of Capitol Hill and enjoy working with Congressional members and staff on high-profile, cutting edge and consequential issues that impact all Americans, their quality of life and the availability of the American Dream. The ideal candidate will be an energetic, proactive, creative, articulate and highly motivated professional who can work independently as well as with other staff members. This position reports to the President and CEO.


Our Ideal Candidate:

·       BA degree, with 4 or more years of experience in a Congressional office, or related area

·       Excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills

·       Working knowledge of key issues before the Senate Banking Committee and House Financial Services Committee would be ideal

·       A commitment to working for the public interest, a strong work ethic, initiative, and alertness to opportunities to proactively advance our agenda

·       An ability to work cooperatively with others in a small team environment while also being able to work independently

·       A great sense of humor and a passion for the public interest


How You Will Spend Your Day:

·       Serve as the primary point of contact for Congressional members and staff on all topics and issues related in any way to the organization, its work and mission

·       Cultivate, build and maintain relationships with all Congressional members and staff who have jurisdiction over or are interested in the organizations’ work and mission

·       Strategically promote organization and its work while tracking, researching and analyzing legislative proposals to determine their impact on the financial system, the economy, and Americans’ lives, and provide timely and actionable updates and recommendations

·       Follow all developments in Congress, including attending key committee hearings in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, working with Congressional staff in committees/personal offices to ensure the organization’s perspective is considered and its work is timely, relevant and impactful, and help position the organization to be ahead of the curve with ongoing activities in Congress on financial and economic matters

·       Entrepreneurially seek ways to ensure that the organization’s perspective and work on financial and economic issues are front-of-mind for key Congressional stakeholders and allied organizations in the financial reform space

·       Assist in developing high-quality analysis, briefing materials, fact sheets, op/eds, testimony, and other materials to support policy priorities, and disseminating those materials to Congressional offices/other stakeholders to shape the debate and ensure the organization’s perspective is known

·       Prepare regular reports and updates on Congressional activity in our areas of interest, with recommendations for capitalizing on opportunities as they arise


We’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please click this link to apply.

Know a friend who would be a great fit? Feel free to send us their resume as well!


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For more information about Careers In Nonprofits and our other available opportunities and workshops, please visit our website at www.careersinnonprofits.com.


Careers In Nonprofits is an equal opportunity employer. Empowered by the #ILoveMyJob mission, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment within the nonprofit sector.


Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regretfully can only respond to those candidates who best meet the requirements of a specific position or whose backgrounds are generally applicable to our client base. Please rest assured that we retain all candidate information for possible future matches, even if you do not hear from us in regard to your application in response to this ad.

Are you interested in fast-paced work that makes a meaningful difference in the financial industry?

We are currently in search of a Director of Government Relations for a Financial Advocacy Nonprofit. The position is based in Washington…

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