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Governmental Affairs Representative

Harrisburg area non-profit is seeking a Governmental Affairs Representative.  The position reports to Director of Governmental Affairs. This position performs various functions related to advocacy and assists the Director with all aspects and functions of the department. Duties include tracking legislation, preparing legislative updates, utilizing association and legislative software, representing the association before the general assembly, administration and state agencies.  Applicant must possess strong organization skills and be able to apply a creative approach to meeting deadlines and fulfilling job duties. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft products is required. Microsoft CRM experience is a plus. Local government knowledge is also a plus.  Minimum Bachelor’s Degree required.  Please email cover letter and resume to govaffairsrep@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

Posted September 10, 2019

Government Relations Intern

Wanner Associates is a Pennsylvania-based bipartisan government relations firm and is seeking a dedicated and passionate Government Relations intern to provide assistance, under direct supervision, on key projects necessary to the furtherance of firm and client goals.

The Government Relations intern will assist the Government Affairs team on policy issues management and analysis, and external and internal communication. This internship will offer the opportunity to gain valuable skills, network, and learn about legislative process, regulation, and advocacy for a diverse client group.

Structure & Responsibilities:

  • Due to the legislative schedule, the intern must be available to work in Harrisburg during some assigned session days, but the exact schedule is flexible and some assignments could be remote.
  • The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical, writing, investigative, interpersonal, and communicative skills, have the ability to multi-task, and work as a team player.
  • Aid in tracking the existence and movement of administrative regulations and laws
  • The internship will run the entire academic semester.
  • Attend strategy and staff meetings
  • Assist with miscellaneous office tasks and projects as needed 


  • Must have an interest in government and legislative affairs
  • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent research, writing, and interpersonal skills

Pay/Academic Credit: This internship is eligible for pay and academic credit.

To Apply: · E-mail resume to tmowatt@wannerassoc.com

Posted August 19, 2019

Legislative Data Specialist

PLS is looking for a versatile, detail-oriented professional to fill a key role on its legislative tracking team. Duties are diverse but include maintaining key information on our main product, the Capitol Toolbox; covering legislative session activity in real-time; attending and reporting on committee meetings and press conferences; and assisting with other related duties as needed.  The ideal candidate will have a dedicated, meticulous nature, be able to multitask, work independently, and enjoy taking on new challenges in a high-energy environment. Knowledge of the Pennsylvania legislative process and prior experience in Pennsylvania state government is a must. Work hours vary with some evenings and all legislative session days required. We offer a generous compensation package and company paid benefits and vacation package. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, references, and salary requirements by email to personnel@mypls.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Posted July 16, 2019

Public Policy Manager

PA Association of Realtors is hiring a Public Policy Manager. This position assists in the development, implementation, and communication of the legislative, and regulatory relations of the Association. The qualified candidate will work with the Director of Public Policy & Political Affairs to help advance the priorities of the association’s membership with elected, and appointed government officials.

Interested candidates should email their resume and a cover letter to jobs@parealtor.org.

Posted July 10, 2019

Community Engagement Associate

The Community Engagement Associate’s primary objective is to support the Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy in advancing the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank’s (CPFB) advocacy and communications strategic plans. The Associate is charged with ensuring CPFB’s success in three broad areas: (i) fostering and cultivating relationships with agency partners to grow a vibrant and effective grassroots advocacy network; (ii) creating and coordinating grassroots advocacy communications, and (iii) assisting the Director with other legislative and administrative advocacy activities. Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hrdepartment@centralpafoodbank.org by July 19, 2019.  

Posted July 8, 2019

Director of Government Relations

The Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association (PFMA), an association of more than 800 retail, wholesale and consumer package goods companies, operating thousands of locations and employing over 200,000 employees is seeking a Director of Government Relations. This position will be responsible for the development of new programs and ongoing interaction with elected officials, state and federal agencies, legislative research, and membership education on issues and decision maker’s contacts. The Director should possess excellent communication skills and a college degree, plus at least five years of progressively responsible work experience including direct lobbying, supervision, management, budget development and strategic planning. Extensive prior experience in government relations business, association management or related services is preferred.

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

Posted July 8, 2019

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