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Southeast Michigan Detroit Area Regional Director -- U.S. Senator Gary C. Peters

Posted: November 28, 2022

General Duties:

U.S. Senator Gary C. Peters seeks a highly-motivated and organized Regional Director for Southeast Michigan Detroit area.  Based in the Senator’s Detroit office, the region covered by this position includes the City of Detroit and northern Wayne County communities of Canton, the Grosse Pointes, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Highland Park, Livonia, Northville, Northville Twp., Plymouth, Plymouth Twp., and Redford. 

 

As the Senator’s principal point of contact in the region, primary responsibilities include serving as the Senator’s key liaison to government officials, business, non-profit and economic development entities, and community and constituent groups; representing and speaking on behalf of the Senator at meetings and events across the region; proposing activity and staffing the Senator when in the region, and developing and executing a strategic proactive outreach plan covering a broad range of constituencies and stakeholders in the effort to maintain a strong regional presence and ensure federal government accessibility for constituents. This position will also monitor and report to the Senator developing issues, opinions, and concerns in the region and work with state and DC-based colleagues on recommending solutions to regional problems with a federal connection. The position requires travel throughout the region and includes occasional meetings and events during evenings and weekends.  This position will manage one staffer responsible for assisting the Regional Director with geographical areas or constituencies within the region as assigned, drafting correspondence, assisting with office administrative duties, and helping to manage the office intern program.

Requirements:

Qualified candidates for this full-time position will have a strong familiarity and demonstrated ties to the region, experience in community outreach, the ability to work with diverse groups and viewpoints, and an interest in public policy and service.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills are a must in this public-facing position as is the ability to multi-task and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment with Michigan and DC colleagues.  To be successful, one must be self-motivated and able to work independently, but also comfortable working as part of a large, highly-coordinated team. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, and candidates who have relevant lived experience and/or are directly impacted are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

To apply, follow this link https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/eae064a1-fd44-4578-8868-228dcfa34f48/, create an account, complete the questionnaire, and upload a resume and cover letter.

Regional Coordinator – Detroit -- U.S. Senator Gary C. Peters

Posted: November 28, 2022

General Duties:

U.S. Senator Gary C. Peters seeks a highly-motivated, organized Regional Coordinator for his Detroit, Michigan, Regional Office. Working with the Senator’s area Regional Directors, primary responsibilities include representing the Senator at community events and conducting outreach to a range of constituents and stakeholders throughout the region which is comprised of the City of Detroit, and Wayne, Monroe, Lenawee and Hillsdale counties.  The position also drafts constituent correspondence, assists with projects, manages the office’s internship program, and handles administrative tasks as assigned. Travel throughout the region is required and includes occasional meetings and events during evenings and weekends.

Requirements:

Qualified candidates for this full-time position will have strong familiarity and ties to the region, experience in community outreach, and the ability to work with diverse groups and viewpoints.  Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have excellent interpersonal, customer relations, and strong writing skills, and have an interest in public policy and public service. To be successful, one must be both self-motivated and able to work independently, but also comfortable working as part of a large, highly-coordinated team.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, and candidates who have relevant lived experience and/or are directly impacted are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

To apply, follow this link https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/e25e89a5-1d98-41e8-8ecb-dfb630b45e98/, create an account, complete the questionnaire, and upload a resume and cover letter.

Governmental Affairs Assistant -- Michigan Association of Counties

Posted: November 10, 2022

General Duties:

MAC has an immediate opening for a Governmental Affairs Assistant. The Governmental Affairs Assistant provides administrative and research support to MAC’s Governmental Affairs Director (DGA) and Team, with a key focus on monitoring bills and the legislative calendar. MAC is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan. MAC is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advances education, communication and cooperation among county government officials in Michigan.

Responsibilities:

  • Track legislation affecting counties and legislative calendars to assist the advocacy work of MAC
  • Field legislative and state policy questions from MAC members, others
  • Handle scheduling and document flow for MAC’s seven (7) internal policy committees
  • Manage documents relating to MAC’s policy platforms
  • Handle document flow for MACPAC, MAC’s political action committee
  • Assist DGA with administration of Governmental Affairs Team, including clients of MAC Governmental Services
  • Provide general administrative support in MAC’s Lansing offices
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Executive Director and DGA
  • Some in-state and out-of-state travel required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, history, public administration or related field
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in legislative or association work
  • Demonstrated facility with MS Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Strong organizational, project management and communication skills
  • Positive, team-oriented personality

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

How to Apply:

Send resume, letter of interest and three professional references VIA EMAIL ONLY to bosworth@micounties.org.

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