State Government Relations Manager

Reference: JOB153071
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Employer: The Heartland Institute
Contact: Latreece Reed


The
State Government Relations Manager plays an integral role in accomplishing the goals and objectives of The Heartland Institute’s Government Relations Department, a team of five staff 

The State Government Relations Manager has responsibility for Heartland’s institutional outreach efforts. The position involves developing and executing an outreach strategy, including government relations, coalition relations, reaching new audiences and varied constituencies, and looking for new opportunities to advance Heartland’s research products and government relations message.

In general, the State Government Relations Manager is expected to:

  • #  Interact with elected officials, legislative staff, and reporters via phone, email, letters, or face-to-face meetings on a daily basis, and keep track of such contacts for reporting purposes.

  • #  Release research and commentary documents, policy tip sheets, news releases, op-eds, and other policy documents to elected officials and allies.

  • #  Assist other members of the government relations department perform their duties by helping with editing, copying, and mailings as needed. 

To apply for position, please submit your resume, cover letter, salary history, and 3 writing samples to:

Latreece Reed
Vice President-Administration
lreed@heartland.org

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