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Director, Government Relations

Reports to Executive Director, Medical Imaging &Technology Alliance (MITA)

The Director of Government Relations leads MITA's federal advocacy efforts, developing forward thinking strategies to support member policy objectives. The individual must possess creative thinking and strong analytical skills, as well as the ability to clearly articulate MITA's positions persuasively to policymakers. S/he will craft federal policy proposals to advance MITA's goals and generate support for positions among key stakeholders, building effective coalitions and supporting an active public relations effort.

The successful candidate is adept at balancing urgent priorities, working in a fast-paced team environment, and finding consensus-based solutions amongst a diverse membership group. 


  • Identifying and cultivating Congressional champions; educating members of Congress and staff on key issues in imaging and radiation therapy
  • Developing and implementing strategies to achieve member objectives
  • Providing advice and support for MITA member advocacy efforts
  • Communicating political and policy developments to member executives and staff; leading weekly meetings among member company experts (WashReps)
  • Managing and maximizing the contributions of outside political consultants
  • Representing MITA and its members in active policy coalitions
  • Advising the association's public relations and advertising efforts related to government affairs
  • Building member consensus and support for policy solutions
  • Communicating MITA regulatory positions to Congress, Agency and Administration officials; developing all Capitol Hill communications (one-pagers and other educational materials)
  • Planning and managing visits to Capitol Hill for member executives, as well as patient fly-ins

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, preferably public policy or political science
  • Minimum 5 years' experience within health care policymaking or advocacy
  • Experience working for Congress or Administration preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional time management skills - ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and
  • Experience managing group activities and working in a team environment.

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including 11 paid holidays, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy. We are conveniently located near the Rosslyn Metro station. Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10570421 or by fax to (703) 841-3314.

Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Staff Accountant

Department: Accounting
Reports To
: Assistant Director of Accounting
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: July 2014


The Staff Account supports the Director of Accounting and Assistant Director of Accounting in carrying out the responsibilities of the Accounting Department.  Specifically, the Staff Accountant provides management with financial information by reconciling and analyzing accounts; maintains certain key sub-ledgers; assists with the management of employee benefits; manages NEMA accounts receivable collection reporting and performs other duties as required. 

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in accounting and a thorough knowledge of accounting principles, as well as demonstrated skills in using MS Office products and accounting related software – experience with Great Plains Dynamics desired.  In addition the candidate should possess excellent verbal as well as written communication skills, the ability to think analytically and have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially when important deadlines are present.


  • Prepares general ledger account reconciliations including but not limited to bank, prepaid expenses, accounts receivable, accounts payable, accrued expenses
  • Analyzes and reports on material variances between actual and budgeted balances in the financial statements of NEMA
  • Maintains capitalized asset and depreciation database
  • Maintains database of contributions including supporting documentation
  • Assists with employee benefit enrollment management
  • Manages accounts receivable and reports on unpaid membership dues and updates customer relationship software as required
  • Assists in the preparation of NEMA's quarterly and annual filings with federal and state agencies


  • Maintains chart of account listing
  • Provides information to third-party service provider to enable background checks for job applicants
  • Stores and purges documents in accordance with NEMA's document retention policy
  • Scans documents into NEMA's database as needed
  • Serves as the backup for payroll processing


  • Thorough familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Strong Excel and Word skills
  • Proficiency in articulating oral and written reports


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting
  • 2+ years of experience (not-for-profit experience preferred)

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including 11 paid holidays, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy. We are conveniently located near the Rosslyn Metro station. Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10157391 or by fax to (703) 841-3314. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

EOE/M/F/V/D Grade 3

Industry Director
(a.k.a. Senior Program Manager in other industries)

Department: Operations
Reports To: Assistant Vice President of Operations
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: April 10, 2011

Job Summary: 

The Industry Director serves as a senior-level program manager and has responsibilities for strategic planning, business development, program administration, budget development, expense tracking and overall member satisfaction. The Industry Director coordinates the activities of several NEMA “product sections” concurrently and ensures that the NEMA cross-functional teams support and accomplish the section objectives in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Major Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Works directly with the membership to develop strategic direction for the industry and determine program scope, specific annual projects, program costs and funding requirements. 
  • Executes and/or coordinates staff and member decisions made by product sections.
  • Coordinates with other NEMA staff to implement and complete programs approved by sections. 
  • Implements marketing, promotional and other programs defined by the sections.
  • Plans, conducts and documents section and committee meetings. 
  • Develops and manages annual section budgets and expenses.
  • Communicates regularly with member companies to understand their needs and expectations. 
  • Communicates and coordinates section-related programs with external organizations. 
  • Regularly works to retain existing members and recruit prospective NEMA members. 
  • Identifies and implements new projects and activities to support the growth of NEMA services.

Essential Job Skills and Abilities: Successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent project management abilities (i.e., planning, organizing, budgeting, directing, and controlling company resources). 
  • Excellent program management abilities (i.e., setting and reviewing objectives, coordinating activities across projects, and overseeing the integration of work products and results).
  • Excellent business development and consultative sales skills including the ability to identify new project opportunities and develop funding mechanisms.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage 5-10 independent projects concurrently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and ability to quickly resolve committee conflicts. 
  • Ability to lead, coordinate, and work with committees of individuals.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be a self-starter.
  • Ability to calmly work under deadline pressure and meet deadlines.

Education and Experience:

  • Requires a minimum of a four-year college degree. 
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of program management experience PLUS either a technical four- year college degree; a project or program management certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI); or five additional years (10 years total) of program management experience. 
  • Association experience and knowledge of federal and state government operating procedures and familiarity with appropriate federal agencies are helpful.
  • Engineering, electrical or other technical knowledge and experience are helpful.

NEMA is the trade association of choice for the electrical manufacturing industry. Headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity. Interested candidates should send a current resume with salary requirements to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9356301 or fax to (703) 841-3335.

Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

M/F/D/V Grade 8

Information Systems Specialist​

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is currently seeking qualified candidate for the position of Information Systems Specialist. This position reports to the Manager of Information Systems and provides tier one help-desk support and network administration. The incumbent will perform end-user support using Windows and Microsoft Office as well as server support including deployment, troubleshooting & managing a Windows server environment.

Qualified candidate should have a degree in an information systems field or equivalent IT certifications. Candidate should also have at least two years of information systems work experience. Candidate should posses excellent communication skills, have a willingness to take on responsibilities, strong problem-solving skills, and should work well with other staff while providing reliable support.

The information systems specialist will work full time as a salaried employee, working 8:00am to 4:00pm weekdays.

Required IT Skills:
  • End user help desk support, including Microsoft Office & Windows workstations
  • IT hardware upgrades, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Windows client/server administration, including operating system installation, updates, Active Directory management, & troubleshooting
  • LAN Networking, TCP/IP, DHCP, & DNS
  • Perform all other responsibilities as assigned
Desired IT Skills:
  • Basic programming skills such as batch scripting, VBScripting & Office macros
  • Experience with Microsoft servers: Exchange, SharePoint, VMware, IIS, & SQL
  • Experience with Apple iPhone and iPads
  • Experience with meeting room audio/visual support
Position start date is June 16th or later.

Interested candidates should complete the online form at: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9323141​ 
(Resume without salary requirement will not be accepted)

Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer
M/F/D/V Grade 4