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Administrative Officer

A Hbg. association seeks FT Administrative Officer.  Responsibilities:  clerical, events, programs and webinars.  Organizational, communication and interpersonal relationship skills.  Self-initiative desired.  Some travel involved.  Experience with MS Word,  Excel, PowerPoint and other Web-based programs.  Paid PTO and parking.  Salary commensurate with experience. Email:  20resume20@gmail.com

Posted January 20, 2020


Government Affairs Administrative Assistant

PRLA is hiring an administrative assistant to join our government affairs team.

As someone familiar with Pennsylvania politics, you know there’s a lot going on any given day, especially on session days. This role requires a high degree of organization, time management skills, and the flexibility to take changes in stride. You consider yourself a self-starter, with strong writing skills and the ability to handle phone conversations professionally. You can work independently and have great follow through.

So if you’re just as comfortable scheduling meetings with legislative offices as you are tracking legislation in PLS, apply to join a team that is dedicated to improving Pennsylvania's hospitality & tourism industry, creating a positive legislative environment at the local, state, and federal levels, and growing our membership statewide.

This is a part-time position with a competitive hourly rate, flexible scheduling, and paid parking.

Please submit your resume to: jobs@prla.org

Posted January 17, 2020


Government Relations Professional

PHCA is seeking a government relations professional to serve as its lobbyist and to lead the strategic and tactical activities related to advancing PHCA’s legislative and regulatory agenda. The person in this position shall coordinate PHCA’s political and PAC activities. Please view the full posting at https://www.phca.org/careers/view-jobs/director-of-advocacy-and-government-relations-2.

Posted December 9, 2019


Director, Advocacy Activation

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is seeking a director, advocacy activation. This Harrisburg-based position is responsible for mobilizing hospital leaders, employees, and consumers across Pennsylvania to advocate for the legislative policy agendas of the Association and its members in Washington and Harrisburg. It requires a demonstrated ability to motivate others to action, to think creatively in regard to methods for action of the grassroots, and to have familiarity with standard and new tactics for achieving that activation. The candidate will be involved with event planning and execution, message design, phone, email, social media, plus constant learning about various health care policy matters and the views of members of the Association.

Candidates for consideration must have a Bachelor’s degree in political science, public administration or related field. Master’s degree is preferred. Individual should have five to seven years of professional experience in government, grassroots, health or associations with proven track record of success. Candidate must possess experience using social media platforms and other digital tools in the workplace as well as Microsoft Office Suite skills. Strong interpersonal skills are a must.

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 December 3, 2019


Director, Political Finance and Engagement

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is seeking a director, political finance and engagement. This position is responsible for designing and executing political strategies and tactics to elect the best candidates for public office for HAP’s agenda. This includes overseeing independent expenditures on HAP political action. Responsibilities will also include identifying races for independent expenditures and HAPAC involvement. Use of polling, voter data and state of the art messaging tools is required.

Candidates for consideration must have a Bachelor’s degree in political science, public administration or related field. Individuals should have five to seven years of professional experience. Experience should include campaigns, and political action, preferably across the state. Candidate must have experience with PAC fundraising and familiarity with databases, excel, mass email platforms and practices, social media fundraising and messaging, digital, television, and mail political advertising.

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 December 3, 2019


Senior Director, Communications and Social Media

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is seeking a senior director, communications and social media. This position is responsible for managing and directing the Association’s internal and external communications, including for advocacy. This position is critical to the Association’s mission. Advocacy for good public policy requires very sophisticated communications strategy, including utilizing all relevant digital and social media tools and crafting messages that resonate with the public and the hospital community. This individual will lead the effective communications with Association members, other health care stakeholders, and the public on the wide array of services the Association performs. Today’s communications for HAP must tell our compelling stories to our audiences, and do so through state of the art methods of communication.

Candidates for consideration must have a Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or a related field. Master’s degree is preferred. Individual should have five to seven years of professional experience in communications, social media, public relations or related field. Background in health care or trade association setting is beneficial. Supervisory experience is a must. Strong social media experience is critical. Experience with digital community advocacy a plus. Strong customer service skills, and ability to work collaboratively with HAP staff, members and external publics is a must.
 
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 December 3, 2019


Governmental Affairs Director

Needed: Government affairs director passionate about local and county government to provide advocacy on real estate issues and to coordinate and manage a comprehensive legislative program.

Bachelor’s degree, strong communicator, self-motivated, organized and project management. Early mornings, evenings and travel are required. Resume, writing sample, salary requirements to kathy@ghar.info.

Posted November 1, 2019



United Way of Pennsylvania

United Way of Pennsylvania is seeking an innovative policy enthusiast to serve as a valuable member of our team. UWP fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every Pennsylvanian. UWP is a statewide collaborator and represents Pennsylvania’s 44-member United Way network on policy issues that help us achieve our mission.  As our team is expanding, we are looking for a dynamic team-player to join United Ways in achieving common good for Pennsylvania. The position will be located at the United Way of Pennsylvania headquarters, located in the Harrisburg area.  

Reports to: UWP Public Policy Director

Goals:

1) Increase grassroots engagement by UWP membership in support of United Way state and federal advocacy priorities
2) Increase United Way volunteer, donor and general public engagement in support of United Way’s legislative priorities.
3) Implement communication and engagement strategies to support our advocacy grant commitments
4) Produce compelling, persuasive and effective communications which support UWP’s policy agenda
5) Equip UWP members with timely and accurate information about how legislation, regulation or other government action will impact United Way community impact, resource development and/or nonprofit partners.

Job Responsibilities:

Implement strategies to execute the UWP public policy agenda with direction from the UWP Public Policy Director Engage members in public policy advocacy through strategies which include:

• Briefing members on policy priorities of UWP through written and electronic means
• Issuing timely action requests on state and federal priorities
• Identifying educational topics and subject matter experts to talk about policy matters relevant to United Way’s work

Partner with local United Ways to engage United Way boards of directors and other volunteers, including business and community leaders, to advocate for United Way priorities Plan and execute in-district and Capitol meetings and events to support UWP’s advocacy priorities, including UWP’s annual Hill Day in Harrisburg Review and analyze legislation and maintain UWP’s bill tracking system Conduct research to inform UWP’s advocacy efforts.

Develop advocacy messages for social media and coordinate social media advocacy with UWP’s Operations Manager Develop persuasive communications to support legislative and regulatory advocacy as directed by UWP’s Public Policy Director Build relationships with legislative staff and state agency staff to support United Way’s health, income and education policy agenda.

Represent UWP at various coalition meetings, conference calls, and conferences as needed Build relationships with like-minded advocacy organizations, and develop formal and informal communications which support coordination of advocacy efforts with these partners Implement strategies to support United Way Worldwide public policy priorities Author content for UWP’s member and public newsletters Other duties assigned by the UWP Public Policy Director

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree - public policy, political science preferred
1-2 years of prior experience working in government relations, state/federal government or   other advocacy and policy experience
Strong oral and written communication
Some overnight travel is required. Ability to operate a motor vehicle, or to provide your own reliable transportation to and from the office as well as required statewide travel.

This position is a non-exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

This position is partially funded by grants.

Salary and Benefits:

The Advocacy and Engagement Coordinator will be employed by United Way of Pennsylvania. UWP provides a competitive benefits package which includes health insurance, vision, dental, a 401(k) match, and paid time off, including flexible holidays.
Salary range for this position is $40,000 to $45,000, depending on experience and qualifications.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resumé and writing sample to info@uwp.org by November 15. Applications must include all three parts in order to be considered.


Posted October 28, 2019


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