League (LCC) seeks well qualified candidates with relevant advocacy, public affairs and management experience for the Deputy Executive Director, Advocacy and Public Affairs (Deputy Director) position.
LCC is the statewide, nonpartisan membership association of California cities, founded in 1898, with main office in Sacramento, the state capital, and 16 regional offices. LCC represents its 477 member cities at the State Legislature, before state executive branch and regulatory agencies, in statewide ballot measure campaigns, in the courts, and on federal issues with the National League of Cities; and provides an array of other services to cities and city officials.
The Deputy Director is appointed by the Executive Director, who is appointed by the Board of Directors. The Deputy Director provides leadership to a talented staff of approximately 28 and directs and oversees LCC’s state and federal advocacy programs, the policy development process and the robust public affairs program, including the regional staff.
The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, and a minimum 10 years of relevant direct experience with public policy advocacy, public affairs, intergovernmental issues, and demonstrated management and supervisory skills. Master’s or Law degree, and experience in CA and with membership associations preferred.
Send letter of interest and resume to: The Mercer Group, Inc. at email@example.com, or request recruitment brochure. Review of applications begins on 9/12/2019; there might not be an opportunity to consider late applications. Competitive salary, excellent benefits. EOE, LCC values diversity.
About The Mercer Group, Inc
The Mercer Group, Inc. provides executive search and consulting services to local governments and other entities nationwide. The firm has 25 professional consultants with a broad range of local government management and technical expertise, and offices in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, New Mexico (home of the President/CEO), North Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
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