Administrative, Clerical, Support, Government Relations
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Under direction of the DGA, monitor, identify, research, review, and analyze government initiatives that are relevant to public finance law.
• Act as an alternate contact for NABL with Congressional and agency staff, and other public interest groups, including attending hearings, lobbying events, and other public meetings.
• Assist the DGA in scheduling/coordinating meetings, events, interviews, appointments, conference calls and/or other similar activities.
• Prepare or assist with the preparation of scheduled and/or ad hoc narrative reports and presentations; perform basic information gathering and analysis and/or forecasting, as specifically directed.
• Research, prepare and develop content for the NABL website, NABLNET Alerts, Today’s News, and The Weekly Wrap; assist in the maintenance of the NABL website.
• Assist in composing and editing correspondence, memoranda, press releases, articles, and communications to members.
• Establish, maintain, and update files, databases, records, and/or other documents, such as pending legislation updates, press release distribution lists, and contact lists.
• Aid the DGA by maintaining records of Committee membership and activities; attend monthly Committee meetings.
• Provide administrative support for the office as it relates to day-to-day operations, such as answering telephones, opening the mail, maintaining daily log of received checks, assisting visitors, and resolving and/or referring a range of problems and inquiries.
• Assist the staff in problem solving, project planning, as well as development and execution of NABL’s goals and objectives.
• Carry out such other general responsibilities as may be assigned.
• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree. • Three years experience (Capitol Hill or government affairs office at an association) • Self starter and “team player” with high regard for honesty, integrity and professional ethics. • Strong interpersonal & computer skills. (MS Office Suite) • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. • Strong research skills. • Ability to analyze and solve problems. • Organization and coordination skills are a must. • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports in a timely fashion. • Database and records management and maintenance skills. (iMis/Rise and DNN web preferred) • Working knowing of federal government; rudimentary knowledge of public finance preferred.
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About National Association of Bond Lawyers
The National Association of Bond Lawyers was incorporated as a non-profit corporation on February 5, 1979, for the purposes of educating its members and others in the law relating to state and municipal bonds and other obligations, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas as to law and practice, improving the state of the art in the field, providing advice and comment at the federal, state and local levels with respect to legislation, regulations, rulings and other action, or proposals therefore, affecting state and municipal obligations, and providing advice and comment with regard to state and municipal obligations in proceedings before courts and administrative bodies through briefs and memoranda as a friend of the court or agency.
Small staff (8 employees) association located near Metro Center in Washington, DC.