Manager of Government Affairs 

Are you interested in advancing policy for U.S. farmers?

Do you take pride in knowing your work helps others? 

If you answered yes to these questions, the American Soybean Association’s Government Affairs team is looking for two government affairs managers to contribute to policy development and advocacy execution, collaborate across ASA functions and provide team support, and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 

ASA’s Government Affairs team advocates on a wide range of policy issues important to U.S. soybean farmers. Specific advocacy issues assigned to these two positions may include conservation, credit, precision agriculture and ag data, soy foods and biobased products, research, labor, and other issues. 

What’s in it for you: 

·         Salary that is commensurate with experience.

·         Benefits include medical, dental, paid time off, 401K plan with employer match, and flexibility to work remotely up to two days per week.

·         An opportunity to join an outstanding advocacy organization and work with, and for, U.S. soybean farmers.

·         Satisfaction in knowing you make a difference for U.S. soybean farmers, who provide food, feed, fuel, and biobased products to consumers here at home and around the world.

What we need: 

·       Experience (2-5 years) in federal legislative and regulatory matters and an understanding of agriculture and agricultural legislation.

·       Strong communications skills, spoken, written, and listening skills.

·       Ability to learn and work independently and proactively, while accepting guidance from other team members. 

·       Can-do attitude.

·      Team-oriented approach.

·      Value-added mindset.

·      Commitment to excellence.

·       Position requires up to 10% travel.

A cover letter and resume are required. 

American Soybean Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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