The American Trucking Associations (ATA), the nation’s leading trade and lobby association representing the trucking industry, has an immediate opening for a Grassroots Program Manager. This position will sit at our Capitol Hill office.
This position assists the Director of Political Affairs and the SVP, Legislative Affairs, with planning and managing the daily activities of the ATA grassroots program. These efforts include coordinating and managing ATA’s Call on Washington (COW – ATA’s member DC Fly-in) program, being engaged in ATA issue campaigns, managing and deploying ATA’s grassroots database, as well as communicating with ATA membership and Federation partners. This position interacts with ATA staff, ATA membership, Federation partners and conferences, outside vendors, and congressional schedulers.
Core functions of this position include managing the daily activities of ATA’s grassroots program and all aspects of ATA’s Call on Washington programs.
Professional Certification and Affiliations - None required.
Education/Relevant Experience - BS/BA required plus 2 years prior experience in trade associations, corporate government affairs or state government, preferable in political affairs and grassroots development.
Skill Requirements- Must be organized and a creative thinker, a strategic planner, and a strong advocate. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be a self-starter and team player capable of setting priorities, solving problems and managing a wide-range of projects efficiently. MS Office and database management skills required. Event planning experience is also preferred.
About The American Trucking Associations
The mission of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA), is to effectively advocate and communicate efforts designed to improve safety and profitability for our members.
The American Trucking Associations is a non-profit organization. Founded in 1933, ATA is the national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to transport our nation's freight.