Department: Business Information Services
Reports To: Deputy Chief Economist
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: October 2014
Major manufacturing trade association located in Arlington, VA, seeks an economist to contribute to forecasting and quantitative analysis projects for an in-house consulting group serving its corporate members.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Analyze U.S. and global economic conditions in key product end-markets.
- Contribute to the production of the association’s U.S. and global economic and industry outlooks.
- Manage monthly survey of industry business conditions.
- Assume responsibility for product specific forecasting projects.
- Contribute economics and market analysis content for the association’s intelligence portal, magazine, blog, and other channels of distribution.
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive database of economic and electroindustry indicators.
- Provide economic/market data and information to NEMA members.
Essential Job Skills and Abilities:
- Strong quantitative background, preferably with experience in econometric modelling of product demand.
- Superior writing skills.
- Experience with statistical and office productivity software (e.g.: EViews, Excel, Access)
- Highly motivated self-starter able to work with minimal supervision.
- Experience in “big data” analysis a plus.
Education and Experience:
- Master’s degree in economics or related field.
- At least 3 years of experience in consulting, corporate, or trade association setting.
NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including 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=11036691 or by fax to (703) 841-3398.
Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Director, Government Relations
Reports to Executive Director, Medical Imaging &Technology Alliance (MITA)
The Director of Government Relations leads MITA's federal advocacy efforts, developing and executing forward thinking strategies to support member policy objectives. The individual should 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 outcome-oriented, adept at balancing competing priorities, working in a fast-paced team environment, and building consensus solutions amongst a diverse membership group.
- Coordinates with the Vice President, Government Relations of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
- Identifying and cultivating Congressional champions; educating members of Congress and staff on key issues in imaging and radiation therapy
- Assuring MITA positions are incorporated into any/all pending legislation and/or regulations in Congress and Executive Branch Agencies
- Developing and implementing strategies to achieve member objectives and building member consensus and support
- Building coalitions to advance industry relevant policy outcomes and enhancing MITA relevance across the government
- 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 participants (e.g. WashReps)
- Managing the contributions of outside political consultants to include twice-yearly quantified cost-benefit analysis of their work
- Representing MITA and its members in active policy coalitions
- Advising the association's public relations and advertising efforts related to government affairs
- Advancing MITA regulatory positions to Congress, Agency and Administration officials; developing all Capitol Hill communications
- Planning and managing visits to Capitol Hill for member executives, as well as patient fly-in
Experience and Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in a related field, MS/MA preferred.
- Minimum 5 years' experience within health care policymaking or advocacy
- Experience working for Congress or Administration preferred
- Excellent verbal communication skills and a writing style that is clear, concise and persuasive
- Keenest attention to detail and exceptional time management skills -- ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Experience managing group activities working in a team environment
- Highly ethical and hard working
- Proficient with all Microsoft applications
NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including 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.