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Government Affairs Administrative Assistant

Conservative trade association, Mount Joy area. Provide admin and clerical support  regarding execution of chapter govt. affairs programs.  Pref. educ/exp:  associate's degree; 2 yrs related exp.  Submit resume, letter of interest, noting salary history to:  cindy@abckeystone.org 

Posted July 10, 2018
Director of Advocacy & Public Policy

The primary objective of the Director of Advocacy & Public Policy is to plan, develop, and effectively implement an advocacy program to support the efforts of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (CPFB) to reduce hunger through engagement in public policy development, to foster the growth of grassroots hunger awareness efforts throughout the CPFB service territory, and to provide a strong voice for those in need.  This position will advocate directly at the local, state, and federal levels for improvements in government food programs and policies using a wide range of skills to raise awareness of the reality of hunger in Pennsylvania while fostering collaborative relationships between the private and public sectors to develop resources to address community needs and advocate for legislation and administrative action that addresses the many factors contributing to food insecurity.

Please visit www.centralpafoodbank.org for a more detailed job description.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, including salary requirements, to hrdepartment@centralpafoodbank.org.

Posted July 10, 2018

Senior Administrative Assistant

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania is seeking a senior administrative assistant.  This position will be responsible for providing administrative support to the executive office, including the President and CEO and the Chief Strategy Officer, act as back up to the Special Assistant to the President, and perform other duties as assigned.

Candidates for consideration must have administrative certificate or Associates Degree in related field preferred, with five years of progressively responsible experience in a high performance team environment. Proficiency with personal computer (Microsoft office and email) and other general business and audio-visual equipment is mandatory. Individuals must be well organized and detail oriented. The successful candidate must be able to work independently, take initiative, and possess the ability to prioritize multiple deadlines.

EEO Employer/F/M/Veterans/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send your resume to kmccoy@haponline.org or mail to The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, Attn: Kim McCoy, 30 North Third Street, Suite 600, Harrisburg, PA 17101.

Posted June 26, 2018

Director of Communications & Media Relations

Statewide trade association seeks energetic professional to lead communication efforts, including the development, planning and implementation of strategies to include a variety of print, digital media and public relations.

The Director of Communications reports to the President and CEO and works closely with the Association Services team. Responsibilities include the following:
• Write articles, create design and provide photography for association newsletter
• Develop email newsletter, conference promotions and other digital messages as needed
• Create advertising, signs and other promotional collateral
• Manage sponsorship advertising schedule
• Plan and manage social media accounts
• Develop eye-catching marketing materials to promote the association’s mission
• Write press releases and field reporter calls
• Manage the website and update content as needed
• Work with association staff to develop conference program, speakers and events
• Negotiate pricing with printing companies

Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing or other associated major.

Experience: Minimum five years of work experience in communications, or related field

Those interested should send a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to pfma@pfma.net.

Posted May 21, 2018

Research Associate

The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors seeks a full-time research associate to assist with maintaining and creating a database of municipal ordinances relevant to real estate transactions. Job responsibilities will include researching, interpreting relevant ordinances, and explaining the content of ordinances in writing. The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of local government and/or the real estate industry, possess time management strategies, be able to work independently and can proficiently use computers, the internet, and Microsoft Office.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letters AND salary requirements to lkrnjaic@parealtor.org by May 25, 2018

Posted May 15, 2018

Government Affairs Associate

The Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA), a statewide association representing approximately 3,000-member psychologists, seeks a part-time Government Affairs Associate.  Responsibilities include: direct lobbying, grass roots organizing, providing staff support to PennPsyPAC and PPA’s Legislative and Governmental Affairs Committee, analyzing proposed legislation, developing position papers on PPA’s key legislative issues and initiatives, and organizing and presenting at regional and annual advocacy day events.  This position will report directly to PPA’s Director of Government, Legal and Regulatory Affairs.

Candidates should have a strong understanding of the Pennsylvania legislative process. Candidates should also be comfortable with a high degree of personal accountability while working independently, have strong analytical, communication & interpersonal skills, and be willing to travel across Pennsylvania.

A bachelor’s degree and at least three-year’s experience in Government Affairs or related field is required. Some overnight travel will be required.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover-letter that includes salary requirements to rachael@papsy.org.

Job Type: Part-time, salaried position working approximately 25 hours per week.

Posted May 9, 2018

Grassroots Manager

NFIB is America’s leading small business advocate, with members nationwide and offices in every state capital. We are seeking a grassroots advocacy professional to advance the organization’s mission and grow member activism in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont, based out of our Harrisburg, PA office. Apply: https://bit.ly/2Hc3z4D EOE

Posted April 20, 2018

Association Services Manager – Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association

The Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association, an association of more than 800 food retailers, is seeking an Association Services Manager (ASM). This position will be responsible for coordinating member education and networking opportunities, supporting legislative activities, and serving as a resource for member inquiries.

The ASM will work in conjunction with the President and CEO to monitor state and local legislative and regulatory efforts, activate grassroots advocacy networks, author regular articles and email updates on legislative and regulatory subjects, record legislative conference calls, and respond to member inquiries concerning store operation and food code requirements. In addition, the ASM will coordinate PFMA’s educational efforts, including conducting regular webinars, working with member volunteers to plan professional and format-specific committee meetings and communications, and collaborating with a small team to plan a spring conference and fall legislative conference.

Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s degree in political science, communications, or have equivalent experience. Candidates should have one to two years’ experience in member service, association operations, or meeting planning and have an employment history displaying initiative and accountability.

Those interested should send a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to pfma@pfma.net.

Posted April 18, 2018
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