Government Affairs and Policy Coordinator [3660]

Website Whitman Associates, Inc.

DC-based healthcare education nonprofit association seeks a permanent Government Affairs and Policy Coordinator to support department projects and activities.


  • Handle external communications by drafting statements, letters, testimonies, and responses to legislation.
  • Review information and provide relevant updates related to government agencies and congressional committees.
  • Provide direct support to the department’s manager by assessing legislation, attending important meetings, and gathering relevant
  • Write and present on important findings from meetings and briefings.
  • Effectively organize the department by scheduling calls and meetings and keeping track of minutes.
  • Support company initiatives and programs by creating content and coordinating outreach to gain sponsorships.
  • Oversee the company’s intern program.
  • Assist in the development and creation of the weekly newsletter.
  • Maintain department based social media accounts and websites, as well as produce content for these online platforms.
  • Coordinate company events.
  • Create resources and materials for the department.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.


  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Ability to work both in a collaborative environment and act independently.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
  • Experience with standard office procedures and practices.
  • Proficiency in content creation platforms, such as InDesign and Canva.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office Applications.


  • Bachelor’s degree or previous experience in a relevant field.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of prior experience, preferably in an association or policy setting.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

Salary: $55,000 – $65,000 per year.

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