Friday, February 4, 2011

The Tax Coalition Job Bank--February 4th, 2011

The Tax Coalition Job Bank
February 4, 2011

From Job Bank Chair Kimberly Pinter:

Executive Director

Employer: Federation of Tax Administrators

Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011

Job Type: Gov't Affairs/Exec. Mgmt

Description: The Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA) seeks an Executive Director. FTA is an association of tax administration agencies in the 50 states, D.C. and NYC. The ED manages 9 professionals. Activities include research, information exchange, training and intergovernmental coordination, plus representing members before federal agencies and Congress.

Advanced degree in law, economics, public administration or related field and 10 years progressively responsible experience are desirable minimum qualifications. Additional desirable qualifications include experience in state and local taxation and administration, strong communication skills and experience building consensus. The ED must reside in the D.C. area. Competitive compensation and benefits package.

Send resume with letter of interest and salary requirements electronically by Feb. 28 to

Legislative Assistant

Employer: Conservative Republican Member

Date: Monday, January 31, 2011

Job Type: Capitol Hill

Description: Conservative Republican Member seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle an extensive portfolio of issues, including committee work. Candidate must be versed in issues including agriculture, budget process, small business, transportation, environment, homeland security, immigration, labor, education, pro-life and family, etc.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing Member for briefings and floor activities, developing legislative initiatives, writing constituent correspondence, and representing the Member in meetings. The successful candidate will have prior Capitol Hill experience, including Correspondent and a minimum of one year as a Legislative Assistant, as well as an interest in tax and welfare issues and meticulous knowledge of the legislative process. This is not an entry level position.

Please send resume and cover letter to Faxes or drop-offs will not be accepted.

Legislative Counsel or Legislative Assistant

Employer: Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-Kansas)

Date: Monday, January 31, 2011

Job Type: Capitol Hill

Description: Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-Kansas) is seeking a Legislative Counsel or Legislative Assistant to handle tax issues. The Congresswoman is a Certified Public Accountant and a newly appointed member of the House Committee on Ways and Means. Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of the Federal Tax code, strong attention to detail and strong writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Capitol Hill experience is preferred but not required if the candidate can exhibit an in depth knowledge of the issue area. This is not an entry level position. Kansas ties are a plus but not mandatory.

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to: . No calls please.


Employer: Senator Lieberman

Date: Monday, January 24, 2011

Job Type: Capitol Hill

Description:Senator Lieberman's office is looking for a lawyer to handle the following issues: the economy, taxes, the federal budget, and trade. Candidates must have at least 3 years of professional experience in any or all of the relevant issues, excellent research and writing skills and the ability to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines. Capitol Hill experience -- especially Senate experience -- strongly preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter to

Director, Federal Affairs

Employer: NAPEO

Date: Sunday, January 23, 2011

Job Type: Gov't Affairs/Exec. Mgmt

Description: Alexandria, VA

National trade association seeks an experienced federal government relations professional to manage the association's federal legislative efforts. Principal legislative focus will initially be on employment-related tax law and health benefits legislation.

Will play a significant role in working with association members and retained lobbyists to research, analyze, and evaluate implications of health and tax legislation, develop industry positions, and create opportunities for the association membership to advocate the association's positions before Congress and the Administration.

Seeking a person with dynamic and seasoned Hill experience. Candidate demonstrated familiarity with government affairs representation preferably with access to key committees and staff as well as firm understanding of legislative procedures. Candidate must have the ability to communicate persuasively on complex concepts and preferably should have experience in maintaining bipartisan working relationships.

Candidate should have strong knowledge of PAC operational requirements as well as grassroots advocacy management experience. Work history should demonstrate progressively responsible experience. Knowledge or experience with employee benefit and employment laws is a plus.

Impeccable ethics, judgment, and integrity are a must. Some travel required. This position reports to the Vice President of Government Affairs.

E-mail cover letter, resume, three references, and salary requirements to Tim Tucker, Vice President, Government Affairs, NAPEO,

Director, Policy & Budget Analysis

Job ID: 7616411
Position Title: Director, Policy & Budget Analysis
Company Name: PhRMA
Location: Washington, DC
Posted: February 3, 2011
Job Function: Policy
Entry Level: No
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufactures of America (PhRMA), which represents the country's leading pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies, has an immediate opening for a Director of Policy and Budget Analysis. This person will serve as PhRMA's lead on federal budget issues and will build internal capability related to federal budget scoring and develop analysis of the impact of legislative activity on the pharmaceutical industry.

Requirements include:

- Degree in Economics, Statistics, Public Policy, Public Health or related field. A graduate degree is preferred.
- Minimum 5 - 7 years experience in federal policy analysis.
- Demonstrated understanding of health economics and comparative policy particularly as it relates to the biopharmaceutical industry.
- Strong working knowledge of the federal budget process especially as it relates to Medicare and Medicaid.

PhRMA has an excellent total compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, prescription drug plans as well as employer paid long-term care, life insurance, transportation subsidy a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit pension plan. Apply in writing with resume and salary requirements to

Economic Policy Associate

Venn Strategies, a nationally recognized, independent government relations firm, seeks an associate to support client work in economic policy matters (principally tax). An understanding of relevant Congressional committees/processes and some knowledge of tax issues, together with strong communications, research capabilities, required. Candidates should have relevant experience in the government or private sector. Salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits.

Send resume w/cover letter & writing sample to and note "Econ Associate" in subject line.

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