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Vice President of Government Affairs

Description

JINSA seeks an experienced, creative, and hard-working individual to join our team as Vice President of Government Affairs. This is a full-time position, with excellent benefits, will report to the President & CEO. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Duties

  • Identify and build relationships with key congressional offices and committees, as well as Executive Branch agencies and departments, relevant to JINSA’s policy priorities.
  • Develop and implement strategy to promote JINSA policy objectives to those policymakers.
  • Maintain regular engagement with key policymakers and staff in Congress and the Executive Branch.
  • Communicate JINSA policy recommendations to relevant government officials and relay to JINSA the priority concerns of policymakers.
  • Work with JINSA’s policy and communications team to adapt policy reports, memos, etc. into products tailored to government audiences.
  • Recruit Members of Congress to participate in JINSA’s annual program for legislators to travel to Israel.
  • Secure participation of key staff and policymakers in JINSA’s in-person and virtual events and webinars.
  • Manage Director of Government Affairs.

Qualifications/Skills

  • 10+ years in a relevant position, such as non-profit, trade association, or corporate government affairs director, Congressional staffer, or Executive Branch official, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in political science, international affairs, history, or related fields
  • Experience working in government strongly preferred.
  • Proven ability to multi-task on diverse projects, handle multiple assignments at once, and work under tight deadlines.
  • Self-starter who is comfortable working alone or collaboratively with a team.
  • Strong interest in U.S. military and national security issues, including issues related to Israel and the Middle East

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and relevant writing sample to JINSA Managing Director Leo Nayfeld at Lnayfeld@jinsa.org. Absolutely no phone calls, please.