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Senior Manager, State Government Affairs

ACOG National Office
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Employment type: 
Full time
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Required degree level: 
Bachelors degree


College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), located in
Washington, DC, is a membership organization dedicated to improve the
lives of all people seeking obstetric and gynecologic care, their
families, and communities. Comprised of over 61,000 members, ACOG
provides to its members the highest quality education opportunities,
practice-oriented resources, research, advocacy, and organizational
support. ACOG is currently seeking a Senior Manager, State Government


The Senior Manager, State Government Affairs is
responsible for promoting ACOG's state legislative advocacy goals by
collaborating with internal and external partners and promoting Fellow
advocacy in all states/regions. Work strategically with Fellows and
coalition partners to advance and protect women's health priorities at
the state legislative and regulatory levels through legislative
tracking, analysis, lobbying, and monitoring of regulatory processes.
Amplify ACOG's voice as an issue area expert for state government
officials and local constituencies. Cover Letter Required.


  • Provide critical support for ACOG's advocacy in the 50 states.
  • Advise
    ACOG Legislative Chairs, state lobbyists, and coalition partners of
    ACOG policy on state issues. Build relationships and handle inquiries
  • Conduct
    legislative research and analysis on emerging issues, including in
    response to requests from ACOG Fellows and state legislative
  • Create
    and manage legislative issue files, including developing and updating
    Department resources on key issues such as factsheets, model testimony,
    model legislation, and talking points.
  • Implement legislative best practices toolkits.
  • Create and disseminate quarterly legislative newsletter to ACOG State Legislative Chairs and State Lobbyists.
  • Coordinate monthly conference call meeting with ACOG's State Lobbyists.
  • Maintain current rosters of ACOG Legislative Chairs/Lobbyists.
  • Manage online state legislative tracking program and ACOG State Legislative website
  • Manage
    Department's Legislative Tracking: refine tracking system
    infrastructure, process reports on priority issues, generate recurring
    bill introduction and tracking reports, year-end enactment reports by
    state and by issue as needed.
  • Manage
    legislative tracking for select ACOG Sections and Districts; work
    directly with Legislative Chairs to tailor tracking program to fit the
    legislative needs of each state.
  • Manage
    Department's state homepage and update with information on emerging
    issues, new Department resources, and links to information on priority
  • Execute state-focused campaigns.
  • Solicit
    input and approval from appropriate Government Affairs staff and
    Government Affairs Committee for state-related campaigns on ACOG
    priority issues.
  • Develop action plans and materials in coordination with relevant staff including ACOG's Grassroots and Communications teams.
  • Monitor implementation and progress of state focused campaigns.
  • Manage ACOG's annual State Legislative Roundtable
  • Manage
    ACOG's Annual State Legislative Roundtable, including promotion and
    outreach, registration, agenda development, and on-site implementation.
  • Represent ACOG in various state legislative coalitions
  • Participate in State Strategies Task Force on reproductive health issues and relevant working groups.
  • Participate in DC-based State Government Affairs group of the National Medical Specialty Societies as relevant.
  • Liaise with AMA and state medical societies.
  • Provide
    leadership, direction, and management of staff, including fostering a
    welcoming and inclusive environment through supervising staff, providing
    feedback, coaching, support, mentoring, performance management, and
    training and development opportunities as appropriate.
  • Participate
    in and represent ACOG's state legislative goals and agenda in other
    state government and women's health related coalitions and meetings
    including the National Conference of State Legislatures' Annual Meeting,
    as appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 7 years of government relations, political, or health policy experience requried.
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience required.
  • Strong writing and communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze legislation, conduct legislative research, and strategize on policy goals.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to effectively prioritize and work on multiple projects.
  • Must have advanced computer skills, including basic HTML, Microsoft Office Suite, Publisher, and Windows Excel.
  • Demonstrated interest in women's health issues required.


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