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Jobs Currently Available

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

Manager, Government & Regulatory Affairs

Western PA Pennsylvania American Water is looking for an experienced Government relations representative.  The successful candidate will be responsible for, including but not limited to, building and maintaining relationships with local and state elected officials in Western PA, analyzing proposed legislation and regulations, developing and sharing materials and information related to the company’s position on key issues and initiatives.  Interested candidates should be comfortable with a high degree of accountability while working independently, have strong analytical, communication & interpersonal skills, and be willing to travel across the Western PA region.

Candidates must apply online through our website at www.amwater.com/careers under Job Requisition 88361.

Posted March 8, 2018

Executive Assistant

The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) is seeking an Executive Assistant to the President and CEO. This position serves as a liaison to the board of directors and executive team. The candidate must have strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

Interested candidates should submit both resume and current salary requirements to jobs@pcua.org.

Posted March 7, 2018
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