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Posted: February 4, 2016

Job Title: Legal Assistant for Government Relations

Organization: Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter LPA

Organization Summary: Kegler Brown is not a typical law firm and working here does not bring a typical experience. We've become a destination for forward-thinking attorneys and professionals looking to work with some of the world's most innovative companies in a way that brings out the best in their practices. Throughout the years, we've built a team of creative professionals who contribute to an uncommon culture that encourages our attorneys to build individual practices on their own terms in an open, friendly atmosphere.

Founded in 1964, Kegler Brown has served as counsel to some of the world’s best-known and best-loved brands from its Ohio offices. We provide a comprehensive range of legal services with more than 80 lawyers firm-wide comprising more than 100 specific areas of practice focus.

We are headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with offices in Cleveland and Marion.

Job Summary: This position provides administrative and legal secretarial support for the government affairs practice area. This candidate will deal with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload. You will coordinate and work with others to compile and disseminate weekly legislative bulletin to area clients and prospective clients. You may also be asked to attend legislative related functions. Qualified candidates should have 5 years of experience as a legal secretary, 2 or more years of experience with the State of Ohio Legislature and/or Government and a familiarity with state and federal government, in particular the Ohio legislative and executive agency processes. A bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required.

To Apply: If Kegler Brown sounds like the kind of place you'd like to build your career, we invite you to reach out to us about the above listing and to learn more about our firm and the way we work together. Contact: Cara Tammaro, Director of Human Resources at



Posted: January 26, 2016

Organization: Ohio Chamber of Commerce

Position: Project Manager

Job Summary: Ohio’s leading business organization is seeking a project manager to lead efforts in expanding the Chamber’s Middle Market programs as well as selling advertising and benefits for both our Healthcare and HR Academy programs.  Requires ability to sell an idea or intangible property and a basic understanding of Ohio’s business, political and government environment.  Forward resume and salary history (resumes without salary history will not be considered) by February 10 to  No phone calls please.


Posted: January 20, 2016

Organization: AMP Ohio

Position: Director of Government Affairs

Essential Functions:

1. Serves as a primary Ohio Statehouse contact for AMP/OMEA. Lobbies state lawmakers and attends hearings and stakeholder meetings as appropriate. Manages advocacy efforts on behalf of AMP/OMEA. Builds and maintains coalitions.
2. Acts as an informational backup on legislative issues for Vice President of External Affairs. Responds promptly to requests for information and assistance on legislative issues from the AMP and OMEA Boards, members, staff and external entities.
3.  Develops and maintains grassroots support among the AMP/OMEA organization membership.
4. Coordinates reports and updates for the AMP and OMEA Boards. Responsible for coordinating preparation of monthly board reports detailing legislative and regulatory activities in AMP footprint states. Oversees communication of legislative updates to members.
5. Maintains strong relationships with members of the Statehouse audience.
6. Creates and oversees legislative issue campaign efforts.
7. Directs member group legislative activities, including, but not limited to, the AMP, OMEA group attendance at the APPA Legislative Rally, OMEA Legislative Day and district meetings.
8. Performs legislative research and covers legislative and other relevant meetings at the Ohio Statehouse.
9. Responsible for coordinating the OMEA budget, including: preparation of the draft budget, tracking and ensuring projects stay within budget, and other accounting paperwork as needed. 
10. Cultivate and maintain a good relationship with members
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:

1. A four-year degree in political science, public relations, communications or a related field is required.
2. At least three years of Ohio Statehouse experience as a legislative or agency staff member or lobbyist is highly desired. A background in utility issues is preferred.
3.  Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks with an attention to detail.
4. Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills.
5. Must have strong PC literacy.

Additional Details:

Application Deadline: February 5, 2016


Posted: January 7, 2016

Organization: Professional Independent Agents Association of Ohio

Position: Content Marketing Coordinator

Job Summary: PIAA is seeking a Content Marketing Coordinator to join our Communications team. PIAA is an inspiring, collaborative and engaging place to be. We are looking for motivated, forward-thinking marketing professionals to help us promote, protect and progress our independent insurance agents.

The mission of this role is to champion the association brand identity across all developed materials internally and externally. Serve as a staff content coordinator for PIAA communications. Seek and research topics, source content, write, review and edit, for website and special publications; may also prepare agendas and business correspondence. Execute email campaigns by designing, distributing,  tracking and analyzing results. Serve as a liaison between marketing, management, sales and design. Ideal candidates will have a BA/BS degree in journalism, marketing, communications, advertising, business management or related field strongly desired. Must have excellent communications skills and project-management skills.

Must be results-driven, proactive and able to work autonomously. Ability to interview, research and converse with sources in order to learn, understand and write about various topics. Basic design skills and an understanding of publication printing processes are strongly preferred. Must have ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt well to change. Salary range: BOE.

Required Certificates, Licenses and Registrations: N/A

Additional Details:

To Apply: Send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Be sure to reference “Content Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Posted: December 29, 2015

Organization:  Sportsmen’s Alliance

Job Title:  Associate Director of State Services

Organization Description: The Sportsmen’s Alliance is a national non-profit organization that provides direct lobbying and grassroots coalition support at the state level to protect and advance the rights of American sportsmen.

Summary:  The Sportsmen’s Alliance is seeking a qualified candidate for its state legislative affairs department. This department leads the Alliance’s grassroots efforts to advance its state level advocacy agenda.  This position reports and collaborates with the Vice President of Government Affairs to build campaigns to advocate in support or opposition of legislation, rules, or regulations at the state level.  This will include the development, management and execution of legislative campaigns, ballot issue campaigns, organizing grassroots support and fundraising to support sportsmen and their outdoor pursuits.  Additional duties include managing the Alliance’s efforts to monitor, analyze current and emerging state legislation and policy issues.  Writing advocacy related content regarding legislation, regulations and other related issues for social medial sites and print publications.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have bachelor’s degree or higher in political science, public policy, public administration or a similar field.  Candidates should have experience in legislative affairs or advocacy; excellent written and oral communication skills, and a passion for the outdoors.  

Salary & Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience, and includes a generous benefits package.

Contact Information:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and references to:  Alyssa Payne, Sportsmen’s Alliance, 801 Kingsmill Pkwy, Columbus, Ohio 43229 or via email at



Posted: December 16, 2015

Organization: Ohio Municipal League

Position: Executive Director

Job Summary: The Ohio Municipal League (OML), a statewide organization serving the needs of cities and villages, is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. Duties include, but are not limited to, managing the affairs of the League under the general direction of a Board of Trustees, managing a staff of 9 employees, membership services, public speaking, lobbying and legislative activities with State of Ohio elected officials and staff, and providing services for member communities. Demonstrated leadership and management experience in progressively larger public organizations, excellent oral and written communication skills, capability to coordinate activities with other state associations and the ability to effectively build and nurture professional relationships are critical for this position. Applicants must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in political science, business management, public administration, a law degree or other relevant field of study.  A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in a state or local government setting or related experience is also required. Lobbying, marketing and promotion/sales experience a plus. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Candidates should apply by January 15, 2016, however, resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. The OML is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply: Please send resume, references, work and salary history to: The Ohio Municipal League, c/o President Jim Bodenmiller, 76 E High Street, Springfield, OH 45503


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