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LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS, STRATEGIC ALLIANCES, PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS
Prepare congressional briefing packages for targeted Members of Congress, as assigned
Research current legislation impacting small, minority and women-owned business and prepare legislative summaries as appropriate.
Assist with the planning and implementation of a congressional briefing on MBDA activities and accomplishments. This will include preparing and/or coordinating leave behind materials/briefing kits and other administrative logistics.
Assist in visits to Capital Hill
Research and prepare profiles of national and regional minority business associations.
Assist in the planning and implementation of a strategic partner’s focus group meetings/town halls regarding issues of interest to MBEs. This will include preparing and/or coordinating leave behind materials/briefing kits and other administrative logistics.
Assist with information dissemination and management of the Secretary of Commerce Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise.
Assist with a variety of administrative aspects of external affairs, including miscellaneous research, faxing, photocopying, writing, etc.
Assist in the development and submittal of OMB documentation to change programmatic requirements for National MED Week Awards Program.
Update MBDA’s congressional and strategic alliances databases.
SPECIAL PROJECTS PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
Special Projects & Program Coordination
Create and Establish Databases
Assist in the Development of Demonstration Projects
Assist in the development of Federal Register Notices and related programmatic documents
Conduct focused outreach to national and regional minority chambers of commerce, business associations and trade organizations encouraging them to promote MED Week with their membership through newsletters, website and other means of communication.
Create and establish databases
Prepare content for MED Week Program Book
Assist with a variety of administrative aspects of planning for the MED Week conference, including miscellaneous research, faxing, photocopying, writing, etc.
Maintain and update contact information on speakers/panelists, Honorary Committees, sponsors and other key databases, as needed.
- Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel proficiency is a must.
- Ability to multi-task cheerfully and efficiently is also a must
For More Information Contact:
Venice Harris, Management Analyst
Minority Business Development Agency
U.S. Department of Commerce
Office of Legislation, Education, and Intergovernmental Affairs
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20230