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Company Name:
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Washington, Dist. Columbia
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
< 2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Government Affairs Coordinator

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the premier not-for-profit organization for women's health care. Comprised of over 58,000 physician-members who are experts in women's health care, ACOG provides to its members the highest quality education opportunities, practice-oriented resources, research, advocacy, and organizational support. With headquarters located in S.W. Washington, DC, we provide a positive, supportive work environment, excellent benefits and so much more! To learn more about our organization, please visit us at

The College is currently seeking a Government Affairs Coordinator to support and foster coordination of ACOG's federal, state, and political advocacy functions through research, analysis, tracking, reporting, and managing projects as specified.



  • Manage weekly ACOG News including content development, design, and research and writing of federal, state & political stories to inform readers of relevant political, legislative and regulatory actions at federal and state levels.
  • Manage content development and design of Government Affairs section of ACOG website.
  • Assist with development, promotion, and execution of Department events and programs including the Congressional Leadership Conference, State Legislative Roundtable, Government Affairs and Ob-Gyn PAC Committees, and various task forces.
  • Assist with promotion and processing of ACOG advocacy awards programs: Public Service, State Legislative Advocacy, Junior Fellow Rising Star in Advocacy, and PAC MVP.
  • Employ Engage/Knowlegis for federal, state, and political related activities.
  • Provide research for and assist in developing and executing grassroots campaigns for Fellow mobilization.
  • Foster and improve intra- and interdepartmental coordination through weekly monitoring, dissemination and updates on ACOG statements/publications and social media presence.
  • Be primary administrative backup for department.
  • Assist with projects related to outreach activities and emerging issues, including data compilation and analysis.
  • Attend congressional hearings, briefings and meetings as needed and debrief other staff.Track legislation and regulations and maintain records on public laws and regulatory policies and research.
  • Assist with development of material for distribution to Congress and the Administration; such as legislative support letters, talking points, memos, fact sheets, and other materials as needed.
  • Stay abreast of women's health care issues in the interest of ACOG by reviewing periodicals, the Federal Register, Congressional Committee activities, Administration activities, grant opportunities, advisory committee opportunities, and other items of relevance.
  • Track and monitor state legislation using on-line database; maintain bill tallies.
  • Conduct research, data compilation and analysis for emerging state issues as assigned.
  • Monitor ACOG District & Section newsletters and websites for relevant information impacting state legislative affairs.
  • Assist political team with State-related engagement including outreach, candidate research and profiles and processing.


  • Bachelor's Degree and at least one year of related work experience required.
  • Strong grammar, organizational, and prioritization skills; ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines; and attention to detail.
  • Technical familiarity with website construction, editing, and management. Cursory knowledge of HTML preferred.
  • Excellent quantitative, analytic, research, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Superior clerical and computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and database management. Experience using bill tracking tools and/or grassroots outreach applications (Engage, Knowlegis, etc.) preferred.
  • Interest in women's health issues and legislative advocacy required.



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