Cooperative Network seeks Government Affairs Assistant

Cooperative Network seeks Government Affairs Assistant

Cooperative Network is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the part-time position of Government Affairs Assistant for its St. Paul, Minnesota office. Candidate is responsible for providing legislative and government assistance to the Senior Government Affairs Director.

Primary responsibilities include: assisting with legislative engagement on issues of importance to cooperatives; engaging with association members and prospective members to assess legislative and policy needs and concerns; providing research and communication on legislative and industry issues; representing Cooperative Network at member events; legislative hearings and other public forums; and providing other association support activities as directed.

Understanding and appreciation of the cooperative business model, government affairs and legislative process is required. Must be organized, present a professional image, and proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite. Those enrolled in graduate programs or returning to the work force with appropriate experience are encouraged to apply.

This part-time position requires 24 hours per week on a flexible schedule with occasional evening and/or weekend events. Occasional travel within and outside of Minnesota may be required to attend meetings and/or interact with cooperative leaders, boards and committees, and related entities. Click here to view the full job description. Application deadline is Friday, November 30, 2018.

Send resume and cover letter indicating salary requirements to  No phone calls please.

Topics: Advocacy, Legislation, Regulation | Regions: Minnesota
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