Stand Together

Vice President, Federal Affairs

ID (external)
2020-4525
Category
Government Affairs and Relations
Location
US-VA-Arlington

Overview

The Vice President, Federal Affairs will lead Americans for Prosperity and Stand Together's federal lobbying efforts and advocate to break down barriers that stand in the way of people realizing their full potential. This includes a wide variety of issues that align to the Stand Together community’s priority initiatives including, but not limited to, immigration, judicial, education, free speech, and economic opportunity. The Vice President works with the Chief Government Affairs Officer and other stakeholders to develop tactics and strategies that advance the vision of the organization. 

 

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Develop and implement federal lobbying strategies for Americans for Prosperity and the Stand Together community, focusing on institutional priorities as well as emerging public policy issues
  • Foster and manage critical relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders
  • Connect internal and external partners to strategic plans, prioritized goals and objectives, and our Vision
  • Supervise and lead the talent development of the federal affairs team
  • Drive accountability and progress toward goals and objectives across a variety of teams and partners; proactively problem-solve and remove barriers 
  • Lead specialized projects on an ad hoc basis

 

Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

  • 10+ years of state and/or federal legislative experience
  • 7+ years of experience leading and supervising high-performing teams
  • Direct lobbying experience
  • Grassroots advocacy experience
  • Existing relationships and credibility with members of Congress
  • Proven experience in the development of government affairs strategies
  • Capacity to empower and develop coalition partners to high levels of performance and empower partners to innovate in how we achieve the organization’s vision
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Experience cultivating relationships to achieve better results in advancing our vision
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service to partners
  • A firm commitment to building a culture of mutual benefit, where people succeed by helping one another

 

About Us

 

Here are some examples of the positive impact our grassroots staff have made in the lives of Americans across the country. 

 

 

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.   PM19

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