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The Director of Regulatory Policy will ensure that federal regulatory work is integrated with the policies, positions, and goals of the ASPCA to ensure that we improve the lives of animals across the country. With the VP of Federal Affairs, the Director will implement the Government Relations strategic vision and coordinate with other sections of the ASPCA, including Legal Advocacy in its role as legislative and regulatory counsel. This person will build support for our legislative and regulatory agenda by initiating and managing regular contact with Congress, the executive branch, and federal agencies. This position will further the ASPCA policy agenda through congressional appropriations work, agency relationships and public process, issue expertise, and material development.
Lobbying & Coalition Building (50%)
Internal Coordination and Support (30%)
Additional Responsibilities (20%)
Projects and responsibilities may be added or changed at the company's discretion
Knowledge Requirements and Experience:
Ability to prioritize responsibilities, multi-task, delegate, supervise others, manage time, and address time sensitive projects in a professional and responsible manner, Ability to think analytically and concentrate on tasks, Ability to use a computer, mouse, keyboard and telephone, Ability to work independently or in a team environment, Articulate with the ability to speak extemporaneously, Brings high levels of energy and tenacity, including ability to handle stress and emotion, with an enthusiasm for teamwork, Courteous and professional in all interactions, Highly organized with acute attention to detail including the ability to examine and observe details and well as remembering details (such as names, etc.), Intensely driven to see positive change for animals with a commitment to work on animal protection issues, Must have a high degree of integrity and accountability, Must have strong interpersonal skills, Strong oral communication, writing, and media skills
Education and Work Experience:
Doctorate: Law (Required)
Our EEO Policy:
The ASPCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, age, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the ASPCA’s standard application process, which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the ASPCA. Please inform the ASPCA’s People Team if you need an accommodation in order to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.