Overview

The Director of Governmental and Political Relations is responsible for overall government affairs, lobbying, and public policy activities of the organization. This includes directing the effort to plan, develop and carry out the organization’s policy, legislative, and lobbying programs at the federal, state, and local levels, including overseeing field and other staff as necessary.

Director of Governmental and Political Relations is a full-time salaried exempt position.  The Director of Governmental and Political Relations plays a leadership role in developing collective, collaborative, coherent strategies to achieve the organization’s goals. The Director of Governmental and Political Relations is a Western Native Voice’s Staff Management Team member, assisting the Executive Director in strategizing, problem-solving, and allocating resources to accomplish the goals the Board of Directors set. The Executive Director supervises the Director of Governmental and Political Relations.

While each employee at Western Native Voice has individual work assignments, the entire staff works together as a team to accomplish the goals set in the strategic plan.  The Director of Governmental and Political Relations is key to the success of Western Native Voice because they represent the organization’s interests in matters involving federal, state, and local governments for WNV.

To apply for this job email your details to info@westernnativevoice.org

About Western Native Voice

Western Native Voice (WNV) is a non-profit grassroots organization formed in 2011.  We are committed to inspiring Native leadership so our communities flourish through civic engagement, leadership development, and public policy advocacy. We work on all seven tribal nations in Montana, and Billings, Helena, Missoula, and Great Falls. We strive to promote social, racial, gender, economic, and environmental justice to preserve our land, water, culture, and way of life for future generations.