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Manager of Advocacy Programs

Research!America is looking for a Manager of Advocacy Programs to join our team. Research!America is a non-profit medical and health research advocacy alliance that advocates for science, discovery, and innovation to achieve better health for all.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy Programs, the Manager of Advocacy Programs is a full-time hybrid position, enabling the employee to telework 2-3 days per week as well as collaborate with our team in our office in the Washington D.C. metro area. The manager’s primary responsibility is developing and implementing programs within the Research!America Advocacy Programs portfolio, including its signature annual programs: the Early Career Researcher Summit and the annual National Health Research Forum. The Manager will also have responsibilities in implementing additional Research!America events and programs such as Congressional briefings. The Manager will supervise one intern.

The ideal candidate has the following skills and experience:

  • An undergraduate degree in science, public policy, government, or relevant field;
  • A minimum of five years’ program and/or project management experience;
  • An ability to work successfully on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment while meeting deadlines and goals;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • A track record of employing diplomatic discernment and leadership skills, including experience interacting with high-level officials and leaders.

Research!America offers a compensation package that includes a competitive salary (salary range is $65,000-$75,000); medical, dental and vision coverage; life insurance; long- and short-term disability insurance; a 403(b) retirement plan; and parking or Metro benefits. Qualified candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume to hr@researchamerica.org.

Research!America is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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