Position Overview: The Manager will perform a variety of research, communications and administrative functions to directly support the advocacy efforts of the AGA Government Relations Team. The successful candidate must be proactive and passionate with an energetic drive to succeed. The candidate will have excellent writing, researching and analytical skills, and be highly organized and solutions-oriented.
Key areas of responsibility:
Researching, organizing and distributing high-quality weekly policy communications to AGA members.
Monitoring legislation and regulation affecting the gaming industry.
Attending congressional hearings, briefings or external meetings (virtually and/or in person) as an AGA representative, as directed.
Writing assignments such as industry communications, legislative and regulatory policy updates, and other special projects.
Assisting in scheduling meetings with Capitol Hill, federal agencies and other organizations.
Organizing, updating, and identifying new industry, stakeholder and third-party ally contact lists; developing custom lists, as assigned.
Assisting with organizing biweekly consultant meetings, AGA member policy committee meetings, annual legislative action “DC Fly-in” events, educational forums, webinars, and other AGA initiatives.
Other duties and projects, as assigned.
Other responsibilities may include:
Supporting the development of strategic education and advocacy efforts directed at Members of Congress both in DC and in their state/district.
Identifying and helping to advance congressional champion development opportunities.
Planning and executing AGA’s annual congressional staff delegation visit to Las Vegas.
Relationship maintenance and outreach to industry representatives and third-party allies.
Administrative tasks to include occasional meeting planning and website maintenance.
Experience & Education:
Undergraduate degree (Public Policy, Political Science, Communications or related fields).
3-5 years of experience with a trade association/corporation, federal government, or political campaigns.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Strong time management, organizing, and planning skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, high aptitude for learning new systems/processes swiftly.
About American Gaming Association
The American Gaming Association is the premier national trade group representing the $261 billion U.S. casino industry, which supports 1.8 million jobs nationwide. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, gaming suppliers, and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. It is the mission of the AGA to achieve sound policies and regulations consistent with casino gaming’s modern appeal and vast economic contributions.
Located in downtown DC, we offer the opportunity to work on behalf of a dynamic industry and fantastic benefits, including competitive pay; generous vacation, holiday, and sick leave; 401(k) retirement plan; comprehensive, company-paid healthcare; cell phone coverage; and monthly metro benefits.