Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Grassroots Congressional Visit Coordinator for Rail Industry Trade Association

Grassroots Congressional Visit Coordinator for Rail Industry Trade Association (Capitol Hill, Washington DC) SUBMIT RESUME & COVER LETTER (REQUIRED) TO: REMSA (info@remsa.org) Position The position available is the Congressional Grassroots Coordinator for the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA). REMSA is a Washington DC-based trade association of companies that manufacture or sell equipment and services to the railroad maintenance of way industry. See www.remsa.org for more details. Tasks Arrange and coordinate visits by Congressmen to REMSA member facilities and work sites in their respective districts. This includes working with host REMSA member company, Congressional staff contacts, and local media to produce a seamless event that gives the Member of Congress firsthand knowledge of the positive impacts that the rail industry has on the local and national economy. Write stories highlighting events for rail industry trade magazines and for REMSA in-house publication. Assist in promoting the grassroots program among REMSA members and associated allied groups. Other Information REMSA is managed through Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC, a government affairs and lobbying firm representing freight railroads and passenger rail transit agencies. The successful candidate will be an employee of the lobbying firm. Bachelor's degree and Capitol Hill experience required. Campaign and/or field event organization strongly recommended. Initial annual salary range of $40,000 to $55,000 based on experience, in addition to health care benefits, paid vacation, sick leave, commuter benefits, and 401(k) benefits. 45-50 hours per week expected, occasionally more. Frequent travel required (at least 3-5 days per month out of town). Office located on Capitol Hill, walking distance from Union Station. Starting date in spring of 2015 depending on circumstances. No phone calls please

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