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The American Physical Therapy Association strives to improve the health and life quality of the communities through promoting and advancing physical therapist practice through research, education, and awareness. The institution is committed to increase the understanding of the role of physical therapy in the national health care system. With regard to its members, it provides resources for career advancement and improvement, such as free or discounted courses, events, conferences, articles, payment guidance, and discounts. These are also available for students and early-career physical therapists. Additional benefits include full-text access to scientific literature, board certification in specialty areas, partnership and fellowship opportunities, professional, business, and personal insurance options, and more.

Job Description

Posted:

January 20, 2019

Location:

Virginia

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Type:

Full Time - Experienced

Category:

Government Relations

Job Summary

Manages the Association's grassroots program and assists with the operations of APTA's political action committee.

Principal Functions

Responsible for leading member education and engagement on grassroots and in-district events with members of Congress.

Acts as a representative of the Association in member relations, practice visits, grassroots events, and events hosted by the political action committee.

Provides member service, outreach, and education on grassroots engagement and advocacy.

Assists with budgeting and daily operations related to grassroots.

Assists Director of Congressional Affairs in administrative activities associated with APTA's political action committee.

Qualifications

4+ years' experience in legislative, political affairs, and grassroots programs

Bachelor's degree or equivalent related experience

Knowledge and experience in federal election laws and compliance, communication and volunteer management experience, and grassroots programming preferred

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational and communication skills

Strong computer/database experience required

Strong presentation/public speaking and professional writing skills

Ability to represent Association and present to a variety of external audiences and stakeholders.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to be mobile

Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

Equal Opportunity Employer

Principals Only

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: *************

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About American Physical Therapy Association

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system. APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.

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Industry

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Founded

1921

CEO

Paul Rockar, Jr.

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