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Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Seeks Coordinators

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Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Seeks Coordinators

The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for a pair of openings: Mid-Atlantic States and Pacific States Coordinators.

Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator

The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) is seeking a Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator to cooperatively manage state sportsmen’s caucus efforts organized under the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC) and the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC) programs for five states and the District of Columbia (DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA) within CSF’s Northeastern Region.

About CSF

Since 1989 the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) has maintained a singleness of purpose that has guided the organization to become the most respected and trusted sportsmen’s organization in the political arena. CSF’s mission is to work with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping. The unique and collective force of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC), the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC) and the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC), working closely with CSF, and with the support of major hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping organizations, serves as an unprecedented network of pro-sportsmen elected officials that advance the interests of America’s hunters and anglers.

Position Description

The Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator will serve as the lead contact for state sportsmen’s caucuses, governors’ offices, state agencies, industry partners and non-governmental organizations in five states and the District of Columbia (DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA). The successful candidate will work a traditional work schedule Monday-Friday, though evening and weekend travel will be required at times. The successful candidate may work remotely in the Mid-Atlantic Region (specific location to be mutually agreed upon), however, preference will be given to those candidates able and willing to work out of CSF’s office in Washington, DC. If working remotely there may be still be an opportunity to work in CSF’s main office in Washington, DC for the first 6-12 months for training during the probationary period. CSF and the successful candidate will agree to the terms of the work location arrangement prior to starting employment. This is a junior level, full-time, salaried position with a generous benefits package and room for advancement.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze and track state legislation and regulations of interest to sportsmen and women.
  • Serve as point of contact for inquiries from legislators, state agencies, governor offices, conservation organizations, and allied industry partners interested in strengthening or assisting state sportsmen’s caucuses in the region.
  • Serve as a clearinghouse for information relevant to state sportsmen’s caucus legislators about sportsmen’s issues, including pertinent federal regulatory/legislative issues.
  • Liaise and provide guidance to the state sportsmen’s caucuses in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
  • Organize individual state caucus events and assist with event planning for CSF events including the Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit.
  • Represent CSF at state caucus functions, state and regional meetings, and events.
  • Develop regular content for an electronic newsletter for state issues and state caucus activity.
  • Facilitate interactions between partners, state agencies, state legislative sportsmen’s caucuses, and Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. Preference given to candidates with degrees in wildlife biology, fisheries biology, conservation biology or natural resource management; or, candidates with degrees in public policy, political science, or related fields, with prior experience in natural resource issues.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or familiarity with the legislative process, state legislatures, Congress, and/or governmental agencies and sportsmen’s policy issues. Preference given to candidates with prior work experience in these areas.
  • Supporter of hunting, angling, recreational shooting, trapping, and professional fish and wildlife management.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with various stakeholder groups, elected officials, and their staff members.
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, process objectives and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated strengths in written communications, policy analysis, and public speaking.
  • Team player.
  • Willingness to travel (up to 25%).
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours, when needed, including evenings and weekends.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, college transcript, three references, and a writing sample by email to Kelli Altimus at [email protected],

Pacific States Coordinator

The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) is seeking a Pacific States Coordinator to cooperatively manage state sportsmen’s caucus efforts organized under the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC) and the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC) programs for six states (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR and WA) within CSF’s Western Region.

About CSF

Since 1989 the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) has maintained a singleness of purpose that has guided the organization to become the most respected and trusted sportsmen’s organization in the political arena. CSF’s mission is to work with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping. The unique and collective force of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC), the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC) and the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC), working closely with CSF, and with the support of major hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping organizations, serves as an unprecedented network of pro-sportsmen elected officials that advance the interests of America’s hunters and anglers.

Position Description

The Pacific States Coordinator will serve as the lead contact for state sportsmen’s caucuses, governors’ offices, state agencies, industry partners and non-governmental organizations in six states (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR and WA). The successful candidate will work a traditional work schedule Monday-Friday, though evening and weekend travel will be required at times. The successful candidate will work remotely in the Western United States (specific location to be mutually agreed upon). There may be an opportunity to work in CSF’s main office in Washington, DC for the first 6-12 months. CSF and the successful candidate will agree to the terms of the work location arrangement prior to starting employment. This is a junior level, full-time, salaried position with a generous benefits package and room for advancement.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze and track state legislation and regulations of interest to sportsmen and women.
  • Serve as point of contact for inquiries from legislators, state agencies, governor offices, conservation organizations, and allied industry partners interested in strengthening or assisting state sportsmen’s caucuses in the region.
  • Serve as a clearinghouse for information relevant to state sportsmen’s caucus legislators about sportsmen’s issues, including pertinent federal regulatory/legislative issues.
  • Liaise and provide guidance to the state sportsmen’s caucuses in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
  • Organize individual state caucus events and assist with event planning for CSF events including the Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit.
  • Represent CSF at state caucus functions, state and regional meetings, and events.
  • Develop regular content for an electronic newsletter for state issues and state caucus activity.
  • Facilitate interactions between partners, state agencies, state legislative sportsmen’s caucuses, and Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. Preference given to candidates with degrees in wildlife biology, fisheries biology, conservation biology or natural resource management; or, candidates with degrees in public policy, political science, or related fields, with prior experience in natural resource issues.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or familiarity with the legislative process, state legislatures, Congress, and/or governmental agencies and sportsmen’s policy issues. Preference given to candidates with prior work experience in these areas.
  • Supporter of hunting, angling, recreational shooting, trapping, and professional fish and wildlife management.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with various stakeholder groups, elected officials, and their staff members.
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, process objectives and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated strengths in written communications, policy analysis, and public speaking.
  • Team player.
  • Willingness to travel (up to 25%).
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours, when needed, including evenings and weekends.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, college transcript, three references, and a writing sample by email to Kelli Altimus at [email protected],