Advocacy & Government Affairs Manager
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: May 22, 2023
Advocacy and Government Affairs Manager- Great Opportunity in North
County San Diego!
- RegularSchedule: Mon-Fri, 8 am- 5 pm.
- San Marcos, CA.Position SummaryUnder the direction of the Vice
President, Government & Community Affairs, the Advocacy &
Government Affairs Manager (AGAM) provides leadership for the
organization's advocacy and government affairs work. The AGAM works
internally to demonstrate the importance of advocacy while creating
a culture of advocacy within TrueCare. The AGAM also works with
those external to the organization, whether patients, elected
officials, community leaders, or members, to ensure support for
policies that align with the TrueCare mission and in opposition to
policies or legislation that hamper the organization's ability to
thrive or are detrimental to our patients and community. While the
AGAM is a key advocate for TrueCare and our patients, they also
identify and train others within the organization to speak on
behalf of the organization and work to position them as thought
leaders and TrueCare as a trusted community asset. The AGAM
leverages membership in industry groups to build relationships
across sectors and goodwill for TrueCare. The AGAM has close
relationships with elected officials and their staff, focused on
jurisdictions where TrueCare maintains physical locations.Duties
- Create an annual work plan based on the organization's
Strategic Plan and the SAP, implementing processes and strategies
that support both and in consideration of the changing healthcare
and political landscape.
- Lead the development and execution of the organization's
Strategic Advocacy Plan (SAP).
- Collaborate across departments and audiences to build a culture
of advocacy within TrueCare, leveraging opportunities for
- Support and drive TrueCare to reach advocacy goals by
continually assessing barriers and opportunities to change
strategies and ensuring bipartisan public support and political
will among electeds.
- Build and manage relationships with elected officials and their
staff from all political parties and at all levels of government,
educating them on the exemplary work of our organization, the
issues most important to our patients, changes in the healthcare
landscape, and the areas where we need their support and
- Stay up-to-date and track developments that could have
implications for Advocacy & Government Affairs (AGA) work and the
organization more broadly. Elevate issues to leadership.
- Work diligently with public health officials, policymakers,
government officials, regulators, and community leaders to ensure
the health of our patients and the viability and success of our
- Work to leverage TrueCare's memberships in business and
industry groups such as local Chambers of Commerce.
- Collaborate with local, state, and national associations to
provide TrueCare's point of view in decision-making and to amplify
aligned messages. Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in political science, business
administration, or related field and/or related work
- Basic understanding of the US and State of California
- Persuasive solid speaking and writing skills.
- Computer proficiency with web applications and Microsoft Office
suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Desired
- Working experience in elected officials' office
- Working experience with individual, statutory or systems
advocacy within a healthcare setting.
- Experience in healthcare systems, particularly working with or
for a (FQHC) Federally Qualified Heath Centers.
- Master's degree.Licenses:
- Valid California Driver's License
- Will be required to travel between all TrueCare sites and
locations therefore a California Driver's License, proof of valid
insurance and clean driving record required.At Truecare, we put
your health first. Our compassionate team understands your needs
and provides a heartfelt welcome to each and every person who walks
through our doors.Visit truecare.org to learn more! Health Inside.
Welcome in! Salud Adentro. Bienvenido!TrueCare requires employees
to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to
accommodation obligations. The State of California released a new
order requiring all staff in healthcare settings to be fully
boostered by March 1, 2022. Our goal is to promote and ensure
authentic inclusion, belonging and support for all team members
recruited or employed here.TrueCare is committed to a policy of
Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an
applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed,
national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental
disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or
any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or
local law.In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to
share the base salary range for this position. If you are hired at
TrueCare, your final base salary (within the pay range), will be
determined based on factors such as education, knowledge, skills,
and experience. In addition to those factors, we believe in the
importance of pay equity and consider the internal equity of our
current team members when determining any final offer. Please keep
in mind that the range mentioned above is the full base salary
range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be
typical in order to allow for future and continued salary growth.
We also offer generous benefits and retirement plans.
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