Federal Affairs Liaison
Your Responsibilities Include
- Leverage existing and develop new relationships with federal agencies members of Congress to advance community priorities
- Provide ongoing liaison and resource support services to members of Congress, coalition partners, volunteers and activists regarding political activities
- Monitor, research and analyze federal legislative and regulatory trends that impact our policy initiatives. Track pending legislation and mitigate as needed
- Work closely with our government affairs and policy teams in the development and analysis of information for advocacy documents, presentations, testimony, etc.
- Provide ongoing liaison and resource support to the government affairs team, brand managers, and communications team
- Contribute insight to our policy team for formulation of ongoing initiatives
Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization
- Minimum of 5+ years of state and/or federal legislative experience
- Existing relationships and credibility with members of Congress
- Proven experience in development of government affairs strategies
- Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills
- Enjoys multitasking ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, environment
- Advanced verbal, written and presentation skills
Standout Candidates May Also Bring
- Experience working in Federal Government to include but not limited to Federal Agencies and Congress
What We Offer
- A meaningful career where your work will improve the lives of millions of Americans – especially the least fortunate.
- A vision-driven organization of over 1,000 employees across the country who are dedicated to improving the lives of others.
- Competitive salaries and bonuses. Our salary and bonus strategies are aligned to the value you create, not a standardized bell curve.
- Generous 401K match - 6% match with immediate vesting.
- Competitive health and wellness benefits
- Our flexible time-off policy allows all employees to take leave as needed.
- Commuter assistance plans to offset the cost of commuting into our headquarters (on-site parking or metro).
- Opportunities for professional development and mentorship that can strengthen your effectiveness through Principle Based Management and other industry specific programs.
Americans for Prosperity is driving long-term solutions to the country's biggest problems through broad-based grassroots outreach. Our activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit. We have an on-the-ground infrastructure in 36 states that recruits and unites citizens behind a common goal of advancing policies that help people improve their lives.
Americans for Prosperity Foundation is dedicated to educating and training citizens to be courageous advocates for the ideas, principles, and policies in a society of mutual benefit--knowing that leads to the greatest prosperity and well-being for all. Our educational programs break barriers standing in the way of people realizing their potential. By eliminating these obstacles to opportunity, in areas like occupational licensing, free speech, K-12 education, and free trade, we are supporting and working to lift up the lives of individuals and local communities.
We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.