TheNational Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is seeking a Senior Director, Tax Policy and Corporate Governance. Responsibilities include working with NAM member companies to develop NAM positions on tax policy and corporate governance issues and advocates these positions with members of Congress, Congressional staff, administration officials and the press.
Join the NAM and Make an Impact in the Following Ways:
Advise the department head on achieving department objectives and setting priorities and direct Field Division in grass roots lobbying.
Coordinate, direct and participate in lobbying activities with NAM members on tax policy and corporate governance issues; meet with Congressional members, staff and Administration officials to identify, discuss and resolve policy issues.
Identify tax and corporate governance issues affecting U.S. manufacturers and U.S. global manufacturing competitiveness and develop NAM’s positions, working with NAM members, particularly the NAM's Tax and Budget Policy Committee and its various subcommittees and task forces.
Develop, direct and work with coalitions of other industry groups and companies as part of policy advocacy campaigns. Manage and provide staff support for coalitions as appropriate.
Contact regulatory agencies and testify at public hearings, Congressional sessions and member involvement activities to enlist support for members' interests. Prepare written reports, lobbying materials, letters, analyses and statements on major tax policy issues for distribution to Congress, the Administration, NAM members and the press; develop and write communications to NAM members on tax policy issues.
Respond to member company requests, questions and concerns; assist field and national division staff with member requests.
Assist in planning and coordinating meetings and conferences with NAM members and with congressional groups or government agencies.
Maintain and expand knowledge of and expertise in tax and economic policy issues.
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university, law or advanced degree preferred.
10 or more years of related association, law firm, corporation or executive branch and/or Hill experience;
An in-depth understanding of the various tax policy and corporate governance issues impacting U.S. manufacturers;
Thorough knowledge of the public policy process; excellent communication (verbal and written) skills;
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
Current contacts on Capitol Hill and in the Administration;
Experience handling media inquiries;
Flexibility and the ability to work as part of a team.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.17 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than thr...ee-quarters of all private-sector research and development in the nation. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States.
The NAM’s world-class staff of policy experts provide unmatched access and information on the key issues affecting your business and bottom line. We are on the front lines of a wide range of policy battles, from immigration reform and labor relations, to energy and the environment, to trade policy and taxes. At every turn, we are working on behalf of manufacturers in America to advance policies that help manufacturers do what they do best: create economic strength and jobs.