The National Association of Manufacturers is seeking an experienced energy and resources policy professional to join it's dynamic energy and resources policy team. The Director, Energy and Resources will make contacts and confer with the Administration, members of Congress as well as association members in developing and and implementing the NAM's official policy position(s) on a range of energy and environmental issues.
Join the NAM and Make an Impact in the Following Ways:
Analyze proposed energy and environmental policy and legislation to determine possible effect on the interests of NAM member companies; conduct policy background research in order to familiarize oneself with the issues and be conversant with the subject matter.
Confer with legislators and Administration officials to emphasize weaknesses or merits of specific bills to influence passage, defeat, or amendment of measure, or introduction of legislation more favorable to NAM members' interests.
Proactively engage with NAM member companies on issues within area of expertise and responds to member companies' requests, questions and concerns in a timely, accurate and professional manner. Oversee monthly member newsletter of Department's work.
Contact individuals and groups having similar interests in order to encourage them to contact legislators and present views.
Prepare Hill letters, agency comments, news releases, policy points, issue briefs, testimony, talking points and formal comments to the EPA and other relevant agencies. Contribute to the association's regular newsletters and blog. Work with the NAM communications department to collaborate on strategies, conduct news conferences and to respond to media inquiries.
Plan and coordinate meetings, conferences and other communication forums between members and elected officials in developing NAM policy and allow officials to respond to NAM concerns; confer with Congress and/or other governmental regulatory agencies in developing policy positions.
Contact regulatory agencies and testifies at public hearings, Congressional sessions and member involvement activities to enlist support for members' interests.
Attend and represents local organizations at state and national association meetings.
The above list of responsibilities is representative of the position and is not intended to limit or preclude other responsibilities and tasks that may be associated with or added to the position.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.17 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than thr...ee-quarters of all private-sector research and development in the nation. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States.
The NAM’s world-class staff of policy experts provide unmatched access and information on the key issues affecting your business and bottom line. We are on the front lines of a wide range of policy battles, from immigration reform and labor relations, to energy and the environment, to trade policy and taxes. At every turn, we are working on behalf of manufacturers in America to advance policies that help manufacturers do what they do best: create economic strength and jobs.