Thursday, July 25, 2013

Deputy Director of Governmental Relations -- New York State School Boards Association Deputy Director of Governmental Relations Location: Latham, New York Posted: 07.23.2013 Employment Type: Full time Organization: New York State School Boards Association Job Description: The New York State School Boards Association is seeking an experienced individual for immediate employment. If you would like to be an instrumental part of a dynamic work environment that provides personal and organizational growth opportunities, then join our advocacy team in our Latham, NY headquarters. The Position: • Advocates and interprets legislative program to Congress, the NYS Legislature, State Education Department, and other state agencies. • Assists in maintaining grassroots legislative network. • Interacts regularly with school board members and administrators around the state. • Involves frequent statewide travel and public speaking opportunities. • Supervises members of advocacy team. • Contributes articles to our award-winning newspaper. Job Requirements: Your Qualifications: • Master’s degree. • Minimum of four years lobbying experience, including both NYS legislative houses and Executive branch. Cannot be barred from lobbying activities. • Familiarity with public education issues. • Highly effective public speaking and presentation skills. • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. • Experience advocating using social media. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply for confidential consideration, email resume, cover letter and compensation requirements, by August 9 to: Subject line: Governmental Relations Position 24 Century Hill Drive, Suite 200 Latham, NY 12110-2125 Fax 518-783-3540 An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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