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Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs

America's Blood Centers
Washington, DC

America’s Blood Centers (ABC), North America's largest network of community-based, independent blood programs, is seeking a Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs. The position is a key senior management role and will lead the day-to-day activities of an expanding advocacy team. The position will be actively involved and accountable for the development, prioritization, tracking, communication, and accomplishment of public policies impacting ABC members at the federal level. The position will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, providing strategic guidance on government affairs and public policy issues pertaining to the nation’s blood supply. Primary Responsibilities: Represent ABC before the U.S Congress and key federal agencies, building and maintaining strong relationships and improving the visibility of ABC member centers. Work closely with the CEO, Chief Medical Officer, and Government Relations team to define ABC’s public policy and advocacy focus and develop positions and strategies on legislative, pol-icy, and regulatory priorities. Oversee the development of a comprehensive and coordinated strategy to leverage direct lobbying, grassroots advocacy, and coalition building in the advancement of ABC’s Advocacy Agenda. Educational requirements: Bachelor’s required. Click here to view the full job description. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to careers@americasblood.org.