Currently SGIA seeks a highly organized, detail-oriented, and motivated Regulatory Coordinator to join the Government & Business Information department located in Fairfax, VA. This position assists the Vice President in furtherance of state and regulatory affairs priorities of the association, and in using social media and other communication vehicles to enhance SGIA’s visibility and reputation. Employee will assist in tracking, analyzing, and responding to federal agency activities and reporting on hearings and meetings as assigned. Employee will develop/maintain topical expertise and issue-specific advocacy resources for use by the Association; coordinate, as assigned, advocacy activities; and assist with strategic responses on legislative and regulatory developments. Employee will develop timely communication including articles, newsletters, social media, PowerPoint slides, etc. to be published in appropriate communication vehicles.
4-6 years in government relations, public relations or closely related field;
BS degree preferred;
Experience in state legislative and/or federal regulatory/legislative/research policy arenas;
Experience with project/organizational management in the non-profit sector including communications, member management and support, and policy development (preferred);
Thorough understanding of the legislative and regulatory process.
Association work experience preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint required. Experience working in Microsoft 365 and Drupal a plus.
DESIRED PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES & ABILITIES
Strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
Must be well organized and have strong mathematical and writing skills
Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively while staying on task and meeting deadlines
Able to learn and adapt to new software systems
Excellent interpersonal skills, strong customer service acumen, and polished professional communication skills
HOW TO APPLY:
To be part of a dynamic team you must submit the following:
Cover letter that includes desired salary.
Resume that demonstrates why you’re the best candidate.
** Please only apply if you meet or exceed the education and skill requirements**
Telecommuting is not an option for this position – your onsite presence is required.
SGIA is an equal opportunity workplace. All hiring efforts are managed internally and SGIA does not use fee based staffing agencies. This position may require skills testing as a condition of employment.
Additional Salary Information: Salary depends on experience.
About Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is an extremely successful not for profit membership organization that serves approximately 2,700 member companies in 138 countries. We are staffed by 40 professionals in Fairfax City, Virginia. SGIA is the only international association for specialty imaging. Our members are the printers, imagers and suppliers that serve this industry segment. Digital printing and screen printing are their primary imaging technologies, and they use them to create products or add value to existing products. SGIA members create products like point-of-purchase displays in retail stores, signs, banners, and advertisements. They also enhance existing products such as garments, packaging & containers, vehicles, product identification and compact discs. Our goal is to provide this new generation of imaging professionals with the tools and information they need to make the best possible business decisions. Our services include the SGIA Information network, the most extensive online resource available to our industry. We also conduct the annual SGIA Convention & Exposition, the world’s largest and leading expo for technology and specialty graphic market information. For more information go to http://www.sgia.org