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 through traveling to individual states as directed by the Senior Director of State Government Affairs.
Position Requirements: 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. Must have the ability to travel frequently (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, NAPEO staff, 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. Must have prior state government, state lobbying or trade association experience. Knowledge of state insurance laws, state health laws and state implementation of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, as well as relationships with state insurance departments and state health departments and HHS, a plus. Bachelor's degree or higher required.
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Administrative Assistant to provide vital administrative support to the President & CEO, Government Affairs department, General Counsel and Senior Director of Marketing & Communications. Responsible for managing accounts payable for hired lobbyists and department expenses, schedules and drafts notices for conference calls and assists with scheduling department meetings and flights. Builds positive working relationships with both members and potential members, while taking incoming calls and directing them appropriately. Is proactive in assisting members who call in with questions regarding government affairs by researching issues. The role also includes some support to the political action committee and grassroots activities of NAPEO. Duties involve scheduling meetings for members with congressional offices, preparing packets for meetings, and completing mailers. Will work with the Communications department to format and send membership-wide communications regarding government affairs topics and events. Successfully facilitates a productive workplace by effectively managing office resources and equipment. Attention to detail, knowledge of MS Office products, strong verbal/written communication skills, experience in government affairs and/or associations a plus. Send cover letter and resume to Sara Edwards: email@example.com.
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.