• Government Affairs Coordinator - Washington, DC

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Position
    P11751
    Category
    Government Affairs
    Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Job Summary

    The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Government Affairs Coordinator provides administrative and junior analyst level support to the Government and Community Relations (GCR) team by assisting with the planning and implementation of WWP’s GCR operations.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide support to the Government and Community Relations team including organizing and maintaining government affairs resources including file and calendar management and assisting with project tracking.
    • Perform basic data analyses to support reporting and decision-making. Prepare reports for Legislative Government Affairs team.
    • Research, track, and analyze federal legislative and regulatory matters of interest to WWP and report on the legislative progress. Regularly monitor government and industry news and developments. Provide updates to GCR leadership.
    • Assist the Government Affairs and GCR Communications teams with creation of collateral highlighting WWP advocacy initiatives and communicating WWP public policy positions to internal and external audiences.
    • Assist the Government Affairs team to plan and implement high-profile policy initiatives, e.g., meetings and roundtables, corresponding with member offices and staffers.
    • Research and annotate executive and legislative branch (federal, state, and local) transcripts, press releases, studies, documents, public events, and other information relevant to WWP policy initiatives. Provide updates to GCR leadership.
    • Assist with special projects and initiatives.
    • Establish effective working relationships and collaborate with WWP teammates to advance the mission and GCR program strategy and goals.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, to analyze complex information, and to recommend creative, practical, and high-impact solutions.
    • Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Adobe software.
    • Strong internet navigation and research skills, database management, and customer relationship management software. Demonstrated understanding of data and digital platforms.
    • Working understanding of program management and project management, including analyzing outcomes and impact.
    • Good understanding of relationship management and partnering. Well-developed interpersonal skills to effectively interact with diverse individuals.
    • Demonstrated customer-relationship skills. Demonstrated ability to manage sensitive matters with diplomacy, empathy, and confidentiality, and build effective working relationships.
    • Strong professional presence and demeanor.
    • High energy level. Self- starter; willing to take initiative.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Good organizational and time management skills. Ability to manage workflows, adapt to changing priorities, and meet deadlines.
    • Understanding of military service organization (MSO) and veteran service organization (VSO) community needs, concerns, issues, and trends.
    • Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct.
    • Mission-driven, guided by core values, and a pleasure to work with.

    Education & Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certification may be considered in lieu of degree.
    • Three years of experience providing administrative support; or three years of experience working in the federal government; or three years of experience with an organization performing policy or legislative affairs work.

    Preferences

    • Bachelor’s degree in political science, business, management, communication, or related field.
    • Two years of military experience or working with veteran’s organizations.
    • Two years of experience working with a non-profit organization.

    Certifications & Licensure

    • NA

     

     

     

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