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Sr Director of Government Affairs & Advocacy

Company: Mom's Meals
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Sr Director of Government Affairs & Advocacy will develop and oversee multi-state and federal advocacy strategy, political engagement, policy and legislative positions and grassroots advocacy efforts in the advancement of Mom's Meals objectives.Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Develop and oversee multi-state and federal advocacy strategy, political engagement, policy and legislative positions and grassroots advocacy efforts in the advancement of Mom's Meals objectives
  • Provide senior leadership with strategic advice on policy issues affecting the company and its products to inform business planning, including facilitating high-level meetings, between leadership and relevant government officials
  • Manage, coordinate, and ensure appropriate utilization of external advocacy efforts, including outside consultants
  • Oversee legislative and regulatory tracking process including identifying, analyzing and tracking legislation and regulations impacting Mom's Meals
  • Lead on various policy, advocacy, and/or campaign initiatives with partners as needed
  • Effectively organize the support and execution of grassroots efforts
  • Maintain highest personal levels of ethical conduct, confidentiality, and integrityRequired Skills and Experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy, Political Science, or other related field
    • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a legislative and advocating position
    • Experience interacting with Congressional offices, state legislators, federal and state administration officials
    • Experience working on issues related to healthcare, including Medicare and Medicaid-related initiatives
    • Skilled in analytical and critical thinking, counseling and problem solving
    • Demonstrated leadership skills and excellent writing skills
    • A solid communicator who is conversant with the goals and strategies of Mom's Meals
    • Demonstrated effective business acumen and good judgment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
    • Thorough organization, focus, multi-tasking, and presentation skills
    • Ability to work well with other professional, both peers and Subject Matter Experts
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple ongoing projects within a deadline-driven environment
    • Must be a highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-start with a well-developed work ethic and tremendous resourcefulnessPreferred Skills and Experience:
      • Master's DegreePhysical Requirements
        • Repetitive motions that include the wrists, hands and/or fingers
        • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting, remaining in a stationary position for prolonged periods
        • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focusCompany OverviewMom's Meals is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.EEOMom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.

Keywords: Mom's Meals, Ankeny , Sr Director of Government Affairs & Advocacy, Government & Protective Services , Ankeny, Iowa

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