Prevent Blindness (www.preventblindness.org), America’s leading eye health and safety organization is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Government Affairs. This position will guide Prevent Blindness’ policy agenda, direct our federal advocacy initiatives and annual patient fly-in event; and act as a technical resource and consultant to affiliates and other groups on advocacy related topics and be an integral and supportive part of the entire Prevent Blindness team. A background in public policy is strongly preferred (this should include an understanding of payor issues – including Medicaid, Medicare, the Affordable Care Act, and current health care debate issues; legislative and administrative advocacy; and grassroots organizing). Bachelor’s degree is required, master’s degree or equivalent experience is preferred. This position will be based in Washington DC. Only résumés with salary history will be considered.
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Founded in 1908, Prevent Blindness® is the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight. Focused on promoting a continuum of vision care, Prevent Blindness® touches the lives of millions of people each year through public and professional education, advocacy, certified vision screening and training, community and patient service programs and research. These services are made possible through the generous support of the American public. Together with a network of affiliates, Prevent Blindness® is committed to eliminating preventable blindness in America.