Legislative Director

Job Description
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

• Plan, organize, manage all aspects of legislative campaigns
• Organize non-partisan Voter Registration, Get-Out-The-Vote activities
• Maintain, develop, implement strategies for maximizing the capacity of Animal Protection Voters
• Develop, implement strategies to support enforcement of new laws, use of legislative funding

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

Knowledge Requirements:
• College degree preferred, but extensive relevant experience is an adequate substitution
• At least five years relevant experience with lobbying/legislation/government relations
• At least three years relevant experience in election activity
• Computer-literate and experienced in using a variety of computer software including e-mail, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, online research
• Familiarity with New Mexico government affairs preferred

Other Information/Requirements: 

• Can plan, implement campaign strategies involving multiple stakeholders
• Strong community organizing skills, experience
• Can assess/analyze problems, identify issues, articulate potential solutions
• Can effectively, professionally communicate, work with a diverse constituency
• Excellent written, verbal, persuasive communication skills and listening skills
• Experience working with media
• Highly organized, flexible to changes in work priorities and circumstances, can multi-task

Contact Information
Name: 
Elisabeth Jennings
Agency/Organization: 
Animal Protection of New Mexico, Inc.
Address: 
P.O. Box 11395
City: 
Albuquerque
State: 
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
87192
Business Phone: 
505-265-2322
Business Fax: 
505-265-2488

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