Not a member? Join today. Already a member? Please login for an enhanced experience. Login Now
Menu

Vice President Legislative AffairsVice President Legislative Affairs

Summary

Manage internal and external development and implementation of legislative advocacy before the United States Congress.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement successful lobbying efforts and manage day to day tactics.
  • Prepare white papers, issue summaries, and coordinate legislative drafting.
  • Manage legislative staff to ensure success and growth opportunities.
  • Cultivate existing stakeholder relationships and grow network to accomplish goals.
  • Brief and advise SVP on the impact of public policy and issues and matters before Congress.
  • Coordinate across internal departments for the purpose of obtaining the best ideas to manage and mitigate risks and exploit opportunities to advance AOPA’s legislative agenda.
  • Manage legislative department budget.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with ten years’ experience in a related field
  • Extensive Capitol Hill experience and network
  • Experience in drafting and moving bills through the legislative process
  • Management and leadership qualities
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Positive attitude as well as a strong work ethic
  • Team player who enjoys working with others
  • Capable of working across party lines
  • Ability to explain complex issues clearly and concisely
  • Previous experience in the aviation industry, preferably in general aviation
  • Experience working with government agencies
  • Knowledge and understanding of general aviation issues

To apply for this position with Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) please click on Apply Now. AOPA offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects how much we care about our employees. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; retirement; short-term and long-term disability; life and AD&D insurance; flexible spending accounts; tuition reimbursement; a wellness program; flexibility in work hours; and paid holidays.

And ... although not all AOPA employees are pilots, we offer the opportunity for our employees to obtain a private pilot certificate for free. We also provide continued assistance to help employees maintain their flight proficiency. AOPA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.