Washington-based trade association has the immediate need for an individual to assist our Government Affairs team in researching legislative issues and federal agency activities and communicating the public transportation industry’s position on federal legislative issues to APTA members, outside interests, Members of Congress, and the Executive Branch. Duties will include obtaining, analyzing and organizing information on federal legislation, regulations and other federal activities related to public transportation; preparing memoranda, talking points, and speeches to communicate the public transportation industry’s views on federal legislative and government affairs issues; building public awareness/support for public transportation; and assisting with the preparation of Congressional testimony.
Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Public Policy, or Public Administration with at least one to two year’s work experience on Capitol Hill or programs related to public policy. Familiarity with federal legislative process including transportation authorization, budget, and appropriations issues, desirable. Must have strong writing and communications skills. Convenient Metro location. Excellent benefits with competitive salary.