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To post a job opening, please contact: Lise Pisek

Current openings:

POLITICAL AFFAIRS COORDINATOR - Trade assn seeks team player to assist day-to-day PAC functions; track contributions; assist w/ FEC/PAC donor info collection.

Min quals: political/fundraising exp; PAC admin/FEC knowledge perf; Word, Excel, DB skills; attention to detail, excel comm skills, willingness to be part of team. Direct resume & cvr ltr w/sal req to National Restaurant Association, DFW/PAC, 1200 17th St NW, WDC 20036, fax 202/331-5991; email

NRA-ILA Grassroots Coordinator - The Grassroots Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and training NRA members and gun owners on political and legislative activism, both nationally and in assigned states. Priorities include recruiting, training, and maintaining relationships with NRA-ILA Election Volunteer Coordinators in designated states.

The Coordinator will work with NRA-ILA federal and state lobbyists to identify election and legislative priorities, and coordinate and conduct NRA-ILA Grassroots-Election/Legislative Workshops for NRA members and gun owners to train them to become more effective activists. The Grassroots Coordinator also works with pro-gun campaigns to establish, and provide volunteers for, campaigns' grassroots volunteer activities.

The Grassroots Codinator will also represent NRA in public forums, including speeches, debates, and panel discussions, and write articles and training documents for various NRA-ILA Grassroots publications.

Candidates must have extensive campaign and/or legislative experience and must possess a strong working knowledge of NRA's legislative and political missions. Must demonstrate strong public speaking and writing skills.  Extensive travel required.  College degree with Political Science degree a plus.

Salary range: mid-upper 30s; full benefits.

Send cover letter and résume to:

Suzie Roulette
11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fax: (703) 267-3918


Public Affairs Professionals:

There are currently four job openings in the expanding Government Relations department of The Home Depot. After thoroughly enjoying my experience with the outstanding team here, I am leaving to pursue an MBA at Duke University. My grassroots job will be available next month in addition to three other jobs within our department.  Below are the details for each job.  Please forward this information to anyone you think might be interested and have them send me their resume for more information. 

Current Job Openings:

  • Grassroots Manager – oversee the federal, state, and local grassroots activities of a company with over 2,000 locations and 300,000 employees
  • Sr. Manager of Government Relations (Real Estate) – this brand new position will coordinate our efforts with legal professionals, real estate partners, public officials, and tax departments to identify and create strategic locations for new facilities
  • Sr. Manager of State/Local Government Relations – manage state and local lobbying efforts in a multi-state region
  • Manager of Government Relations – manage state and local lobbying efforts in a multi-state region

Taylor West
The Home Depot Government Relations
Manager - Grassroots & Advocacy


Grassroots Advocacy Director - The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF), the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes research worldwide is seeking a Grassroots Advocacy Director to design, implement and manage a grassroots advocacy program. This individual will be responsible for all major grassroots events, such as Children's Congress, Promise to Remember Me Campaign, and Government Day. The qualified applicant will possess 10 years of grassroots advocacy/organizing experience & proficiency in grassroots tools and vendors. Understanding of and interest in the legislative process is a must. Send resumes and cover letter to:

(Please indicate “DGR” in the subject line)

Ref. DGR
120 Wall Street, 19th floor
New York, NY 10005-4001


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