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Job Opportunity: MANAGER, GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS:Portland Cement Association

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Job location:
Washington, District of Columbia 20036

Employment Type:
Job Status:
Full Time
1st Shift



Job Details

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), founded in 1916, is the premier policy, research, education, and market intelligence organization servingAmerica’s cement manufacturers. PCAmembers represent 92 percent of U.S. cement production capacityand have facilities in all 50states. The association promotes safety, sustaincapability,and innovation in all aspects ofconstruction, fosters continuous improvement in cement manufacturinganddistribution, andgenerallypromoteseconomic growth and sound infrastructure investment.

Position Summary

The Manager is a key PCA government affairs representative and has responsibility for researching, and analyzing the association’s federal legislative and regulatory advocacy priorities on infrastructure, transportation, and energy and environmental issues and for promoting the cement industry in general. In this capacity, the Manager will attend Congressional hearings, regulatory proceedings and coalition meetings, Congressional fundraisers and other activities that further the interests of the cement industry. The Manager also helps coordinate the activities of the industry’s Government Affairs Council, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Environment and Energy Committee, and Occupational Health and Safety Committee, and Political Action Committee.
Position Responsibilities

Draft and review letters, memos and other communications as necessary
Assists Directors in developing and submitting comments on legislative and regulatory proposals
Research, track, analyze and report on legislation, regulations or other issues
Assist with preparation for scheduling, attending PCA meetings and events
Attend and report on Congressional hearings, regulatory proceedings, coalition meetings
Record, file, document issues/information as directed
In addition to regularly scheduled government assessment reports, perform several special studies located on individual needs of the committees, government affairs office

Reporting Relationships
The position reports to the Vice President of Government Affairs, working closely with the Vice President of Government Affairs, Counsel and Directors as may be appropriate.

Working Conditions
Working conditions are a typical office setting in Washington, DC. Significant local travel in the Washington, DC metro area is expected. The position requires frequent attendance at events schedules in the evening or on weekends. Travel is required though Information technology will not exceed 25 percent.


Essential expertise and practice

suitable education
Undergraduate degree, advanced degree in public policy or law preferred.
Two or more years of federal legislative and/or regulatory practice is preferred. Prior association practice is valuable.
   » expertise of the federal legislative and/or regulatory process
   » Excellent communication expertise. The capability to create clear, cogent presentations and reports to audiences internal and external to the association
   » Positive attitude and an capability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations
   » capability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion
   » capability to work under pressure, and to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion
   » expertise of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software
   » capability to prioritize personal workload in order to accommodate project deadlines.

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Job Location: Washington, Alabama
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Post Date: 02/12/2018 / Viewed 22 times
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Company: Portland Cement Association
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