Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) seeks a federal government affairs representative. This position will involve promoting the association’s interests to federal elected officials and other policymakers; assisting the association with coalition building and management; and serving as liaison with federal government affairs representatives of other industry members. This position reports to the Senior Vice President, Government Affairs.
The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree and have 5 or more years of government affairs and/or Congressional staff experience. We are seeking someone who is a team player with the ability to multitask, prioritize assignments, and work in fast-paced, changing environment. WSWA is seeking a self-motivated individual who is able to work in a non-hierarchical atmosphere and meet deadlines. Travel is required.
Title and salary commensurate with experience.
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WSWA is an equal opportunity employer, offers a competitive benefits/salary package and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.
The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) is the national trade association representing the wholesale tier of the wine and spirits industry. It is dedicated to advancing the interests and independence of wholesale distributors and brokers of wine and spirits.
Founded in 1943, WSWA has 375 member companies in 50 states and the District of Columbia, and its members distribute more than 80 percent of all wines and spirits sold at wholesale in the United States.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., WSWA provides its members with representation before Congress, executive agencies, regulatory bodies, courts, and other alcohol beverage industry organizations. In addition, WSWA offers a wide range of services in the areas of public affairs, education and social responsibility, as well as valuable cost-saving programs.