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  • Government Affairs Intern

    ID
    2018-2734
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Sub-Location
    Arlington, VA
    Category
    Government Affairs
    Type
    Intern (Full Time)
  • Overview

    The Government Affairs intern will be an integral part of the AFPF’s Government Affairs and Policy teams, providing key support for the Director of State Government Affairs. The intern will assist in numerous projects for the Government Affairs team at both the state and federal level. The position requires the ability to coordinate and track details across multiple projects, including scheduling, ongoing policy issues, and legislation. The ideal candidate should be passionate about economic freedom and committed to advancing every individual’s right to opportunity and prosperity through free markets.

    Responsibilities

    • Tracking current legislation at the state and federal level
    • Tracking AFP policy engagement at the state and federal level
    • Assist in coordinating meetings and events for federal government affairs staff on Capitol Hill
    • Assist in coordinating meetings, events, and internal training programs for state government affairs staff
    • Research and writing for the Government Affairs department

    Qualifications

    • Strong attention to detail
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
    • Integrity, humility and an entrepreneurial attitude
    • Positive, goal-oriented outlook
    • Willingness to learn and provide assistance as necessary
    • Capitol Hill experience a plus, but not mandatory
    • Research experience required
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, occasionally under strict deadlines
    • Experience with Quorum a plus, but not mandatory

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