Associate Director and Counsel, Regulatory Affairs
National Automobile Dealers Association
July 19, 2018
DC Metro Area
Full Time - Experienced
Summary: Support the advocacy and educational functions of NADA Regulatory Affairs.
Track, research, and analyze federal and state statutory, regulatory, and judicial developments for potential member impacts and help develop NADA responses to those developments.
Engage with and advocate before key policy entities and coalitions and draft NADA policy positions, comments, testimony, and other communications in support of such advocacy.
Draft, compile, and disseminate compliance information pertaining to federal regulatory requirements to franchised automobile and truck dealers, state and metro dealer associations, dealer compliance professionals, and other relevant groups through articles, guides, bulletins, webinars, live presentations, conference calls, etc.
Respond to inquiries from NADA members, state and metro dealer associations, dealer compliance professionals, coalition partners, and others on topics relating to regulatory issues.
Update and maintain NADA’s Regulatory Affairs web page and other regulatory content on the association’s website.
Design and develop research projects as required.
Assist the department in meeting its responsibilities in all regulatory matters of interest to NADA members.
Attend hearings and meetings as assigned.
Other job-related duties as assigned.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally be required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee must have the ability to travel up to 20%.
Qualifications: Education and Work Experience
Bachelor and JD degrees with strong academic standing from accredited college and law school. Membership in good standing in the bar of at least one U.S. state or the District of Columbia. Five years total attorney experience with a trade association, law firm, or government agency preferred. Experience with federal regulatory process a significant plus. Knowledge of retail auto industry and/or EPA, DOT, and DOL issues also a plus. Successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, and the initiative and self-discipline to generate quality work products. Excellent research, analytical, writing, and advocacy skills required. Computer skills in word processing, database, Internet, and social media required.
About National Automobile Dealers Association
For a century, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) has played an important role in helping dealers grow and become more profitable. NADA, located in Tysons, VA, and Washington, D.C., is recognized as one of the largest and most respected trade associations.
NADA is looking for talented and highly motivated job-seekers with a drive to accelerate their careers in administrative support, membership and dealer services, convention services, marketing, accounting, management, research, and public affairs. If you are motivated, a team player, goal-oriented and customer-focused, make NADA the road to your future!