Are you energized by developing legislative strategy? Is influencing policy through advocacy one of your gifts? Do you love the fast-paced world of governmental affairs?
Our six-state trade association is looking for a Director, Federal Advocacy to help strategize, lead, and manage federal credit union advocacy efforts. We are looking for someone with proven competency in strategic thinking, plan development, and execution.
Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:
The perfect candidate has superb communication skills, the ability to grasp complex subjects and a background in legislative affairs, lobbying or politics. Experience with financial institutions is a plus. The ideal candidate will be intrepid, have a four-year degree in political science, or other related field or the equivalent work experiences and have a passion for the legislative arena. Three to five years minimum experience evidencing a background in lobbying, fundraising, legislative affairs, or grassroots coordination. You must have proven competency in strategic thinking, plan development, and execution.
Salary ranges from $60,000 – 75,000 depending on experience. Generous benefits package including employer paid medical/dental, 401k match, paid vacation and much more.
We offer a smart working environment which provides flexibility and choice for our team members. Employees have the flexibility to work where it makes sense for them to accomplish their work in support of the organization’s priorities. This position is offered the flexibility of working remotely or in one of our regional offices (AZ, CO, ID, OR, & WA).
GoWest Credit Union Association is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Apply by emailing your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job #3440 in the subject line, or by faxing the same to 206.340.4802.
We are GoWest Credit Union Association, and we champion credit unions of the West. Serving more than 300 credit unions and their 16.5 million consumer members in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. The region’s not-for-profit cooperative credit unions take a bold, innovative, and forward-thinking approach to improving the lives of their members and enriching their communities.