The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry, is seeking a strategic legislative leader to join our state government affairs team as the Director of State Affairs based in the West Region. This position will focus on representing the industry before legislative and regulatory bodies in the West region. Candidates should be well-versed in state and local legislative processes and procedures and have a demonstrated success in executing effective measures in state capitols. Managing both internal and external stakeholders in a high energy and fast paced environment will be a priority. The candidate will be expected to coordinate the strategic objectives of the trade association while developing and managing legislative objectives. The position will report to and work closely with all members of the state affairs team.
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The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers. NSSF operates a government affairs office in Washington, DC.