Government Relations Internship

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Description

The Government Relations Internship position directs the evaluation, selection, activities and actions of Federal, State, and Local Government lobbyists. The Government Relations intern will assist with the development and implementation of Government Relations and policy agenda for the Hillcrest Event Center. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of and experience in environmental policy, strong communication and organizational skills, ability to work well with a broad range of people and entities, and motivation and drive to excel in the position.

Responsibilities

-Conduct detailed analyses
-Prepare complex reports
-Support and advance the Center’s government relations and advocacy agenda at the local, state and federal levels
-Develop policy positions on matters relevant to the mission of the Center
-Prepare memos, draft regulations and legislation, prepare public testimony and develop advocacy materials
-Prepare follow-up materials to meetings and requests for data or analysis by governmental and legislative authority
-Other related duties as required

Requirements

-Experience analyzing complex and sensitive intergovernmental issues developing and making recommendations to staff
-Ability to think critically and strategically
-Strong communication skills, verbal and in writing
-Ability to use sound judgment
-Time management, planning, organizing skills with attention to detail
-Ability to work with little direction and supervision
-Timely completion of projects, and makes time for unplanned assignments
-Make appropriate and sound decisions after weighing alternatives
-Ability to function independently and as part of a team
-Follow policies and procedures

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