The National Mining Association (NMA), a DC based trade association, is seeking an individual to manage the association’s programs and advocacy on public policies related to public lands, energy, and endangered species policies.
Developing technical and policy bases to support the association’s positions relative to federal initiatives at the Department of the Interior, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or U.S. Forest Service affecting coal or mineral use
Developing and executing advocacy strategy in support of policy positions
Assisting the association’s General Counsel in management of litigation arising from regulatory proceedings
Serving as principal liaison with NMA’s Lands Committee to develop consensus positions on policy and responses to rulemaking
Managing NMA’s regulatory and litigation budgets related to energy and lands portfolio
Law degree required
Knowledge of one of more of the following federal statutes preferred: the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, Endangered Species Act¸ Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Federal Power Act, the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act
Three-years’ experience preferred
Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills
Personal initiative, ability to negotiate across a wide-range of constituencies, timeliness, professional discretion and decisiveness.
Please submit your resume, a detailed cover letter outlining previous successes related to the requirements outlined above and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. NMA is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls, please.
About National Mining Association
The National Mining Association’s (NMA) mission is to build support for public policies that will help Americans fully and responsibly benefit from our abundant domestic energy and mineral resources. Our objective is to engage in and influence the public process on the most significant and timely issues that impact mining’s ability to safely and sustainably locate, permit, mine, transport and utilize the nation’s vast resources.
NMA serves its membership by: promoting the safe production and use of coal and mineral resources; establishing a strong political presence in the Nation’s Capital; serving as the information center for and a single voice of U.S. mining; and addressing the current and future policy needs of U.S. mining, mining equipment manufacturers and support services members of NMA.