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Jobs Currently Available

Government Affairs Specialist

Government Affairs Specialist is a full-time position based in Harrisburg with primary responsibility to support Independence Blue Cross (IBC) state legislative and regulatory activity through monitoring, research, internal reporting, and message drafting, among other responsibilities. Interested parties please respond with resume and any additional information to

Posted February 15, 2023


Advanced Energy United (“United”) seeks a highly energetic, smart, innovative Principal with a background in issue advocacy and/or coalition building at the state level to join our policy and campaign team in the East. The Principal will serve as United’s main policy lead in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

For more information and to apply please visit:

Posted February 2, 2023

Director of Communications & Media Relations

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

The Director of Communications and Media Relations reports to the President and CEO and works closely with the Association Services team.

Responsibilities include the following:

  •         Plan and provide content, design and photography for bimonthly association magazine
  •          Plan, host, edit and post biweekly podcast
  •      Collaborate with association staff and members to produce yearly publications and reports
  •         Manage sponsorship communication and advertising schedule
  •         Plan, manage and provide content for social media accounts
  •         Manage the website and update content as needed
  •         Provide analytics on social media and website performance
  •         Write press releases and field reporter calls
  •         Develop email campaigns to share conference details, scholarship information, sponsorship program and other digital messages as needed
  •         Develop eye-catching digital and print promotional materials to share the association’s mission
  •         Develop promotional materials for the association’s business service and programs
  •         Work with association staff to plan conferences sessions, programs and related materials
  •         Work with on-site audio-visual companies for conference program/speakers
  •         Write conversational scripts for conferences and events
  •         Effectively communicate with members, sponsors and board of directors
  •         Manage relationships, negotiate pricing and provide print-ready materials to vendors
  •          Work with Director of Research and Association Services on new member outreach and other in-person or virtual events, as needed

 Travel: Daytime travel usually once or twice a month; Overnight travel for Annual Conference, Fall Legislative Conference and occasional industry conferences

 Software: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Content Management Systems, and Database system

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

 Experience: Minimum five years of work experience in communications

 Those interested should send a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to

Posted January 27, 2023

Director of Research

The Director of Research will play a critical role in focusing, deepening, and strengthening Perry World House’s research agenda and impact, drawing on their own research, policy, and advocacy expertise and have primary responsibility for managing staff as they design, implement, and manage research and policy work.

Posted January 17, 2023

Manager, Government Affairs

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is looking for a Manager of Government Affairs. This person is responsible for supporting and helping to carry out the advocacy and political work of the “the Chamber”. He/she supports programming and statewide advocacy and manages coordination with chambers of commerce and other partners. An undergraduate degree in political science, government relations or a related field is preferred, and a graduate or master’s degree equivalent is viewed favorably. Some experience in government or public affairs and/or lobbying is preferred. Please send resume to

Posted January 12, 2023

Advocacy and Engagement Coordinator

The United Way of Pennsylvania is seeking a full-time Advocacy and Engagement Coordinator to support UWP public policy initiatives. Qualified candidates may submit applications by March 6: learn more about the position and how to apply here.

Posted January 11, 2023

Government Affairs Representative

The Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) is seeking a full-time Harrisburg-based government affairs representative to advance consumer-driven healthcare policy priorities. The position requires exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, sound judgment, and strong communication skills. Key responsibilities, in collaboration with supervisor, include coordinating and conducting legislative visits, developing briefing materials, bill tracking, organizing events, and engaging campaign partners. Two to three years of experience required. Excellent benefits package with flexibility; yearly salary $60,000 to $70,000. Full job description and application instructions are available here.

Posted January 9, 2023

Senior Manager – Government Affairs & Research

PSBA is a nonprofit membership association with the mission of providing school board directors with services, support, and counsel.

Develop and advocate for legislative policy and research; advance PSBA’s public policy goals; assist in lobbying efforts.

Send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements:

Posted December 14, 2022

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