Organization: Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB)
Position: Public Policy & Advocacy Specialist
Location: Bethesda, MD/Remote
Reports to: Senior Director of Public Policy & Strategic Partnerships
Are you motivated and goal-focused with experience in policy and advocacy work?
Come join the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB), the global leader in standards development, accreditation, and implementation of quality systems in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies. They are seeking a Public Policy & Advocacy Specialist to support AABB’s Public Policy and Advocacy department.
This is an excellent opportunity to support legislative, regulatory, and policy efforts for a mission-driven organization! AABB offers:
Comprehensive benefits package
Full-time, remote opportunity
Commitment to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion
As the Public Policy & Advocacy Specialist, you will assist with conducting research that supports advocacy efforts, engaging in meeting and project coordination, and conducting outreach to stakeholders, elected officials, and agency staff. You will track and analyze international, federal, state, and local policies and represent AABB with external stakeholders. This position reports to the Senior Director of Public Policy & Strategic Partnerships.
This is a full-time opportunity, with a remote option for applicants in the following states: AZ, CO, DC, FL, IL, KY, LA, MD, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY, PA, RI, TN, VA, WA, WI, WV.
Qualified candidates offer:
Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted in lieu of degree requirements
3 years of related experience with the legislative or regulatory process at the federal or state level
Health policy exposure
Sophisticated writing skills
Prior advocacy experience and knowledge of health issues and of federal and state legislative and regulatory processes and or government, advocacy, public affairs, or health care policy preferred
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About The Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB)
AABB, located in Bethesda, MD, is the global leader in standards development, accreditation, and implementation of quality systems in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies. Their vision is to make transfusion medicine and cellular therapies safe, available, and effective worldwide. AABB brings together those engaged in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies. The organization creates a unique learning environment, including our signature Annual Meeting, that inspires and enables research, innovation, discovery, and excellence.
AABB is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our Board of Directors, Volunteers, and Employees are the most treasured assets we have. We respect, value, and celebrate the differences in race, ethnicity, creed, religion, sex, color, ancestry or national origin, age, political opinion, sexual orientation, marital and familial status, veteran status, genetic information, occupation, source of income, gender identity or expression, physical appearance, or physical or mental disability. AABB values equal rights, equal access, and equal treatment. Diversity is an important goal in all aspects including, but not limited to, recruitment, promotion and hiring practices, training opportunities, professional development offerings, and organizational activities.
AABB requires all employees and new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and approved.
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