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Manager, Cleaner Vehicles and Fuels Campaign — Washington, D.C.

Organization: American Lung Association

Job Title: Manager, Cleaner Vehicles and Fuels Campaign

Location: Washington, D.C.

Hours and Compensation: Full Time & $45-50,000 annual salary

Application Deadline: none specified

Posted On: Sep. 11, 2012

Organization Overview

Since 1904, the American Lung Association has been working to ensure that people breathe easier. Our mission is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. The American Lung Association, through the work of its many volunteers and staff across the nation, helps people with lung disease lead healthier lives. We teach children how to understand and control asthma. We fund scientists seeking better treatments and cures for all lung diseases. We work to prevent kids from smoking and give help to smokers who want to quit. We also champion the cause of cleaner air for all.

Responsibilities

The National Headquarters of the American Lung Association is seeking a Manager, Cleaner Vehicles and Fuels Campaign to implements education and outreach advocacy strategy to support the adoption of cleaner vehicle and fuel regulations.

Implements advocacy strategy for Cleaner Vehicles and Fuels Campaign. Advocates before federal agencies for Cleaner Vehicles and Fuels and monitors Federal Agency action. Represents Lung Association in coalition activities and recruits new partners. Organizes staff, volunteer and partner participation in public hearings. Provides technical assistance to Lung Association field staff and volunteers. Supervises preparation of technical report on benefits of cleaner vehicle and fuel standards. Drafts testimony, briefing materials, and regulatory comments. Coordinates with media team including managing campaign market research. Researches policy issues and drafts briefing papers and reports and contributes to the development of media and advocacy materials. Seeks grant support for campaign activities including drafting grant proposals and report. Coordinates efforts with the Director of the Healthy Air Campaign and serves on National Headquarters interdivisional teams as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in public health, health policy, environmental management, political science, government, or related area. Advanced degree preferred. Three to five years of related experience in voluntary health organizations, advocacy organization or legislative offices preferred. Experience with Clean Air Act, especially vehicle and fuels issues preferred. Ability to research and analyze policies and legislation. Excellent project management skills; excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent computer skills. Ability to work well as part of a team and with a wide range of people, ability work well under pressure, and adapt to changing situations. Some travel required.

How to Apply

Please send or e-mail letter of application and resume with salary requirements to (include job title in subject of email):

Maria Vanegas-Zea

Fax: (646) 807-4758#

E-mail: alahr@lung.org

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