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Program Manager, Congressional Advocacy

Reporting Structure

The Program Manager, Congressional Advocacy, reports to the Senior Director, Advocacy.


Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience with 3+ years prior federal legislative or political affairs experience required. Working knowledge of legislative process, FEC laws, and political fundraising highly desirable. Capitol Hill experience and knowledge of healthcare policy (specifically relating to physician issues) a plus. Must be able to coordinate legislative activities and member communications in a fast-paced environment. Professional demeanor required, with strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to convey concepts clearly. Familiarity with PAC filing software and spreadsheets preferred.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in management of ENT PAC, the AAO-HNS political action committee, serving as its Manager and performing the day-to-day operations of the PAC.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with Members of Congress, relevant Congressional offices, and committee staff as necessary for educational and advocacy purposes.
  • Actively promote and assist in the management of key federal legislative and political campaigns.
  • Analyze internal processes and recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations.

Specific Duties

  • Assist in staffing and planning ENT PAC Board of Advisors meetings and events, including ENT PAC conference call programs, and work with the Board to raise necessary funds, including initiating new donor programs.
  • Accurately prepare and file FEC and assigned Lobbying Disclosure reports on a timely basis.
  • Establish proficiency in PAC-related data entry (processing of receipts/disbursements, etc.).
  • Represent the AAO-HNS at selected meetings or within specific coalitions, with some travel necessary.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the Advocacy programming at the AAO-HNS/F Annual Meeting, Spring Leadership Forum, and member “Lobby Days,” including facilitation of applicable Congressional speakers/guests and scheduling of meetings.
  • Serve as staff liaison to AAO-HNS committees, as assigned.
  • Participate on an internal team, either through formal assignment, or on an ad hoc basis.
  • Consistently demonstrate courteous, cooperative and helpful behavior to all contacts, internal and external.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either orally or in writing.

Posted January 2018

We encourage you to submit your resume with cover letter and salary expectations through one of the following options:

Email: Attach a Word document or copy and paste your cover letter and resume and send to

Fax: 1-703-683-5100

Mail: AAO-HNSF, 1650 Diagonal Road, VA 22314-2857 Attention: Human Resources