Manager of Competition, Labor, and Tax Issues

  • National Pork Producers Council
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 23, 2020
Full time Lobbyist

Job Description

Summary: The Manager of Competition, Labor and Tax Issues is the lead staff advocate for NPPC on mandatory price reporting, issues related to buying and selling hogs and pork, labor issues, tax, infrastructure, and industry economic/financial issues. This is a registered lobbyist position.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, research, and analyze issues related to mandatory price reporting, buying and selling hogs and pork, labor, tax, infrastructure and industry economic/financial issues.
  • Advocate to the Executive Branch and the Congress on foregoing issues.
  • Prepare and keep current concise and well written background papers on foregoing issues.
  • Assist with the preparation of statements for congressional and regulatory hearings and other events.
  • Work closely with the NPPC Chief Economist who will provide technical support and guidance.
  • Coordinate with other DC office issue managers on matters that may overlap to ensure consistency in objectives, positions and strategies.
  • Coordinate with Congressional Relations and Communications staff.
  • Prepare recommendations on policy positions.
  • Participate in NPPC’s Competition Policy Committee, NPPC’s Labor Task Force, and other NPPC committees as needed. 
  • Participate and lead in coalitions that further NPPC objectives.

 Other Responsibility: Take on other assignments and projects which may be outside of primary issue area as needed. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:

 Education:  College or graduate degree in business, economics, finance, or law strongly preferred.

 Skills/Relevant Experience:  

  • Must have at least three years’ experience on Capitol Hill or in an advocacy position.
  • Have a strong understanding of executive and legislative branch operations.
  • Be highly self-motivated, work independently, highly detailed, and exercise sound judgement.
  • Have an ability to work collaboratively in a diverse, team-oriented, work environment with NPPC members/staff.
  • Be flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to translate technical analysis into executive presentations.
  • Be highly organized and able to function effectively under pressure. 

Travel:  Very little travel.  Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Location: The position is based out of WDC office.

Please submit your CV/resume and a cover letter to Ms. Anderson at andersont@nppc.org.

Organization

National Pork Producers Council