The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Government Relations Manager in our National Center office located in Washington DC.
This Government Relations Manager represents the American Heart Association before Congress and the Executive Branch agencies on legislative and regulatory issues related to biomedical research heart disease and stroke prevention programs. Responsibilities include: developing and executing appropriations requests before the House and Senate Labor Health and Human Serivces, Education and Related Agencies Appropriation Subcommittees for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and for heart disease and stroke prevention programs administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This position is also responsible for developing knowledge and expertise (and when applicable, advocacy positions) related to all issues relevant to the research environment. The Government Relations Manager will devise strategies and tactics to achieve specific policy objectives in collaboration with AHA media, grassroots and policy staff; serve on coalitions and other external working groups or organizations focused on research and prevention issues; build relationships and maintain communications with Members of Congress, Executive agency officials, and their staff. This position will also manage two external coaltiions focused on reesarch and prevention funding for heart disease and stroke.
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