Careers at NMPF

Director, Government Relations

Hybrid ┃ Arlington, Virginia, United States ┃ Policy & Regulation ┃ Full time


The position involves developing and implementing comprehensive lobbying strategies to advance NMPF’s goals, with a focus on labor and nutrition policies and potential involvement in other areas as needed. Responsibilities include monitoring policy developments, providing analysis to the Executive Vice President, formulating policy recommendations and fostering strong relationships with key stakeholders, including government officials, policymakers, cooperative representatives, industry associations, and advocacy groups. This role also entails representing NMPF in relevant coalitions, engaging in direct advocacy with decision-makers, collaborating with internal teams for a coordinated approach, identifying emerging issues, developing strategies to address them and participating in advocacy events to promote NMPF’s policy positions on Capitol Hill.


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FARM Communications Manager

Hybrid ┃ Arlington, Virginia, United States ┃ Communications ┃ Full time


The National Dairy FARM Program, administered by the National Milk Producers Federation, assists U.S. dairy farmers in their commitment to on-farm social responsibility and provides dairy customers and consumers assurances of that commitment.

The FARM Communications Manager is a key role responsible for overseeing and producing a range of communications and marketing materials to enhance awareness and engagement among stakeholders. This position involves project management, creating, editing, and maintaining content such as e-newsletters, articles, news releases, and various presentations in collaboration with FARM Program Area leaders and the Executive Director.


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Summer Intern

Onsite ┃ Arlington, Virginia, United States ┃ Policy & Regulation ┃ Temporary


The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) is offering a 10-12 week summer internship in the Washington D.C. metro area. This internship offers students the unique opportunity to understand better the intersection of U.S. dairy industry policy, regulatory affairs, and trade. Interns will have the opportunity to learn from NMPF’s expert staff, covering areas including government relations, regulatory affairs, trade, communications, membership services and the National Dairy FARM Program. Please apply by March 1, 2024.


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