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Western Region Advocacy Manager

Company: Dialysis Patient Citizens
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) is a non-profit, nationwide patient advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. We work to improve the quality of life for dialysis patients by empowering them through advocacy and education.
DPC currently seeks a Western Region Advocacy Manager, who will be based in Sacramento, California. This person will represent the over 200,000+ End State Renal Disease (ESRD) patients west of the Mississippi. This position will also work closely with our membership to help elevate the patient voice.
The individual selected for this position will manage our state advocacy efforts for the Western Region by: - Implementing and directing DPC legislative relations programs - Developing relationships with key state legislators and their staff to effectively elevate the patient voice and advance our priorities - Mobilizing patients to take action and contact their state representatives - Managing digital advocacy efforts - Working with a broad coalition of stakeholders to represent the perspective of dialysis patients in both strategy and messaging - Developing effective strategies to advance DPC's positions, which may include drafting: fact sheets, letters to legislators, testimony, coalition letters, dear colleague letters, grassroots communications, etc. - Willingness to travel (up to 20% of time) - Other duties as assigned
A high performing candidate should bring the following: - Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred - Grassroots advocacy, government relations and/or communications experience - Experience building and growing trusted strategic relationships with individuals and groups - Exceptional communication skills - Solid reasoning, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities - Detail-oriented, yet able to move projects forward in a timely manner - Ability to work independently and remotely - A team player with the ability to multitask

Keywords: Dialysis Patient Citizens, Sacramento , Western Region Advocacy Manager, Executive , Sacramento, California

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