Career Opportunities at NAPEO
Director of State Government Affairs
The Director is one of two staff persons responsible for implementing and managing state legislative, regulatory, and grassroots activities of NAPEO. Key responsibilities include positively effecting policy/change in targeted states each year, and developing and managing active member involvement in NAPEO state government affairs. Position reports to the Vice President of State Government Affairs.
The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational, negotiating, verbal and written communication skills. Must have experience with legislative and regulatory processes common to state governments and a working knowledge of lobbying strategies, ethics restrictions and requirements. Must have the ability to handle multiple and demanding tasks simultaneously on tight deadlines. Ability to travel (approximately 40 percent) to states to lobby on behalf of NAPEO. Must have the ability to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with NAPEO members, government officials, lobbyists, and consultants. Must have current knowledge and understanding of industry operations and trends, and the ability to determine what issues are important to the membership. Knowledge of state insurance, state health laws and Patient Protection Affordable Care Act state implementation as well as relationships with state insurance departments and state health department and HHS a plus. Bachelor's degree required and JD degree preferred.
Submit cover letter and resume to Paul Richman, Vice President of State Government Affairs. No calls please.
About NAPEO: NAPEO provides educational services, business resources and government affairs for the growing professional employer organization (PEO) industry. Our membership includes more than 300 PEO companies, as well as 200 associate (vendor/service partner) member companies. NAPEO provides a comprehensive suite of benefits for full time employees including health, dental, vision, 401k, flex spending, generous PTO, free parking, onsite fitness facilities, and more. EOE.