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Government Relations Manager

Trust for America's Health (TFAH), a leading public health policy, research, and advocacy organization, seeks a Government Relations Manager to lead the organization's work in behavioral health, including substance misuse and mental health. TFAH is expanding its existing work on opioid misuse to include a wider range of behavioral health issues, with a focus on prevention and advancing the recommendations included in TFAH's Pain in the Nation: The Drug, Alcohol and Suicide Epidemics and the Need for a National Resilience Strategy report.

The Government Relations (GR) Manager will work with the GR team to support implementation of TFAH's legislative and regulatory priorities on public health and disease prevention with a focus on behavioral health. This position will be responsible for developing policy recommendations to advance prevention in area of behavioral health; advocating for those recommendations to policymakers in the federal legislative and executive branches; and building on existing relationships and establishing new partnerships with key organizations working on these issues. This is an opportunity to work with a leading public health organization and build out a growing portfolio of work. Full job description

TFAH is a non-profit, non-partisan public health organization that promotes optimal health for every person and community and makes the prevention of illness and injury a national priority. In addition to substance misuse and mental health, current focus areas at TFAH include, but are not limited to, public health funding, public health preparedness, obesity, health equity, and population health. 

TFAH is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes optimal health for every person and community and makes the prevention of illness and injury a national priority. Some focus areas at TFAH include public health funding, public health preparedness, obesity, health equity, and population health. Examples of TFAH reports and related materials are available at: http://www.tfah.org/reports/. TFAH is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.


Applicants for the above should submit a cover letter and resume to esarfo@tfah.org.
Please, no calls or faxes.