The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), a membership association that empowers Anterior Segment Surgeons to improve the vision, outcomes and quality of life for their patients through innovative approaches to Education, Advocacy and Philanthropy is seeking a Manager of PAC and Grassroots.
You will manage the fundraising of the political action committee and the grassroots advocacy program.
Job duties and responsibilities:
Plan and implement fundraising activities, including the annual eyePAC Reception and ongoing solicitations; coordinate local member PAC activities; and manage FEC compliance, including preparation and submission of all FEC and lobbying reports.
Coordinate and implement grassroots programs through communications and meetings to promote Government Relations initiatives. Recruit member advocates in key districts as needed. Keep abreast of key legislative issues and disseminate information/updates to the membership via issue briefs and Washington Watch Weekly
Assist the Director of Government Relations by providing communications, website, and event planning support.
Manage the annual Alliance of Specialty Medicine Legislative Fly-In in Washington, D.C.
Plan, develop, and implement transmission of electronic communications from the government relations department to the Society’s membership, including the Washington Watch Weekly newsletter, biannual grassroots newsletter, and occasional legislative alerts.
Design and manage the advocacy portion of the ASCRS website to help members to stay informed of current activities.
Update and manage databases for PAC and grassroots activities.
Experience, knowledge, and skill requirements:
2 to 4 years political/legislative experience.
Knowledge of the political process.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong computer skills including HTML and familiarity with Salesforce and Aristotle 360 databases.
Education and training requirements:
Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and salary requirements. Include PAC in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on experience.
About American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), is a membership association created to advance the art and science of ophthalmic surgery and the knowledge and skills of ophthalmic surgeons.