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Government Relations Specialist

Ridge Policy Group seeks Government Relations Specialist.

Applicant will manage and track legislation through Pennsylvania Legislative Services (PLS), research and analyze government and client issues, communicate to government decision-makers on diverse topics, attend legislative and regulatory committee meetings and hearings, and share information with clients in a timely manner.  Additionally, applicant will manage clients’ days in the Capitol, by assisting with scheduling, coordinating and communicating.  Communication and management skills are critical.   

Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree, experience in public policy/government relations/lobbying, working knowledge of Pennsylvania Legislative Services (PLS), strong interpersonal and communication skills, and highly motivated and team oriented individual.
Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: jfirestone@ridgepolicygroup.com

Posted November 29, 2017

Director of Public Affairs

The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges is seeking a Director of Public Affairs to create and manage an integrated public affairs strategy, including strategic advocacy, communications and media relations campaigns, and support government relations efforts.  Bachelor’s degree and 7 years’ experience required.

A cover letter and resume outlining salary requirements should be sent to Lil Nesbit at lnesbit@pacommunitycolleges.org and must be received by Friday, November 17, 2017. Applicants should ensure they receive an email receipt that their application has been received.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Finalists for the position will be subject to a criminal history record check.

Posted October 31, 2017

Government Affairs Specialist

PA School Boards Association seeks lobbyist to advance legislative agenda. Bachelor’s in political science, public policy or communications and one year’s experience. Adept at preparing position papers/testimony and coordinating public awareness. Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, exercise judgment and discretion. Send resume/cover letter to deidre.lenker@psba.org.

Posted October 30, 2017

Legislative Assistant

Excellent opportunity for an entry level government affairs professional.  The legislative assistant performs a full range of administrative duties for the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s legislative department. Duties include: reviewing and tracking legislation, preparing reports (campaign finance and lobbying), maintaining department records, monitoring House and Senate floor activity, and occasionally assisting with direct lobbying.  Attendance at occasional evening and early morning political fundraisers required. Bachelor’s degree required along with excellent academic credentials. Superior writing and speaking skills, and a proven interest in politics and/or the legislative process are a must. Your cover letter should explain your interest in politics and the legislative process.  Interested individuals should submit their cover letter and resume to:  The Pennsylvania Bar Association, HR Department, P.O. Box 186, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0186.  EOE

Posted October 23, 2017

Legislative Counsel

Statewide association in Harrisburg seeks an attorney to fill a position in an active three person Legislative Department. This individual will report to the Director of Legislative Affairs, conduct research, respond to member inquiries, and cover relevant sessions and committees in the legislature.  Other duties include, working cooperatively with association leadership, association staff members, and volunteer committee and section members to achieve the legislative goals of the association.  In addition, working with the Director of Legislative Affairs, the Legislative Counsel will also develop and implement advocacy strategies to advance the legislative positions of the PBA with members and committees of the legislature.  Recent law school graduates with solid academic credentials are encouraged to apply.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills, and good “people skills” a must.  Legislative background preferred.  Association experience a plus.  Interested individuals should submit their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to:  HR Dept., P.O. Box 186, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0186.  EOE

Posted October 19, 2017
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