[mgj-discuss] From Andrianna -- Aquaculture and Marine Lobbyist at
Critical Mass Energy/Public Citizen
rob at essential.org
Thu May 19 21:37:50 GMT 2005
"Andrianna Natsoulas" <anatsoulas at citizen.org>
Thu, 19 May 2005 10:39:17 -0400
Job Title Aquaculture and Marine Lobbyist
Group Critical Mass Energy
General Description: Lobbyists are Public Citizen's representatives
before Congress and executive agencies on a variety of issues. The
lobbyist for the aquaculture and marine campaign will meet with members
of Congress and their staff and with executive branch officials to
convey Public Citizen's position and coordinate with research and field
organizing staff to further Public Citizen's legislative initiatives.
1. Conduct face to face meetings with members and congressional
staff and executive branch officials, maintain frequent telephone
communications with staff, provide written materials as requested, and
prepare testimony for congressional committees.
2. Track and analyze legislation through the Committee process
and to the floor of Congress; analyze and comment on executive branch
3. Provide written legislative related products, such as formal
correspondence and fact sheets.
4. Work with research and organizing staff to ensure
coordination with legislative goals.
5. Supervise, train and mentor legislative assistants, interns
and other staff assigned to the campaign.
6. Coordinate efforts of staff in other Public Citizen groups
affecting aquaculture issue area.
7. Assist other lobbyists in legislative campaigns.
1. Education: College degree required.
2. Knowledge: Familiarity with Capitol Hill and legislative
strategy, advocacy and media relations, as well as environmental and/or
consumer issues. Experience with oceans conservation, fisheries
management a plus.
3. Work Experience: A minimum of 3-4 years of lobbying and/or
advocacy of public policy issues, including some supervisory
4. Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills,
good interpersonal skills. Proficiency in word processing; familiarity
with databases desirable.
5. Capabilities: Ability to think creatively and quickly to
respond to legislative developments and to take advantage of breaking
news; demonstrated leadership capability; ability to work well with a
wide variety of people and to coordinate diverse tasks.
6. Conditions: Strong interest in and commitment to the public
interest. Long hours; occasional travel. Walking two flights of stairs
and several blocks to and from congressional offices.
>>SALARY/BENEFITS: Salary at non-profit levels commensurate with
experience, good medical and dental coverage, three weeks paid vacation,
and a pension in the third year. REPLY BY: Until position is filled.
Send resume and 1-2 page writing sample to: Personnel, Job No. web-161,
Public Citizen, 1600 20th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20009. No phone calls
Position Availability Open
Job Number Web-161
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