Lobbyist Job Description Sample
Lobbyist - Title TBD
Washington D.C. Lobbying and Public Affairs Firm is currently seeking a lobbyist to expand its government relations team. This is not entry level position.
The primary responsibility of the candidate will be to provide government relations/lobbying assistance to the Firm’s current roster of clients. This includes working on behalf of clients before the White House, Congress and all federal agencies. Title and pay are commensurate with experience.
-A bachelor’s degree
-Minimum of 3 years of employment in Congress, the White House, or with a Washington, DC government relations firm
-Strong contacts in the current Administration
-Initiative, resourcefulness, and professionalism
The Firm is looking to interview qualified candidates immediately.
Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
FULL-TIME EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The Executive Director in conjunction with the board of the Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is responsible for:
sustaining current and establishing new chapter policies
communicating with its officers, committees, members, andoutside organizations
developing sources of income in addition to dues (grants, donations)
overseeing the day-to-day operation of the chapter including financial and human resources management
Communications and Organization
Communicate effectivelywith officers and the board as well as the membership according to the needs of the Chapter
Assist the President and Committee Chairs in developing agendas and other organizational documents (e.g. Chapter Annual Report)
Maintain the official records of the organization and oversee the minutes
Act as a liaison with the national AAP, Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS), and related organizations
Oversee maintenance of the chapter website and expansion of its social media presence ( e.g. Facebook, Twitter)
Manage day-to-day financial affairs
Prepare the annual budget and additional program budgets as necessary
Membership maintenance: collect dues, maintain accurate membership roster, utilize the AAP’s Web-based Chapter Management System (Web-CMS)
Maintain financial information including:
Review income statement and balance sheet monthly with Treasurer of the Board
Maintain compliance with IRS regulations and audits
Maintain working relationship with the MIAAP CPA
Maintain existing grants and prospectively plan, write, obtain and execute grants in a timely manner consistent with the goals and strategy of the MIAAP
Writing sample will be requested
Legislative and Public Relations
Review legislative bills related to the health (physical and mental) and safety of children, insurance and access to care, pediatric practice management. Consult regularly with lobbyist for action needs, testimony, meeting with legislators and key stakeholders.
Coordinate legislative activities with lobbyist and Committee on Advocacy and Government Affairs
Arrange press conferences if necessary
Coordinate and oversee public relations programs of chapter
Oversee legislative communications and action-alerts to members
Hire and oversee staff and contracted help (lobbyist, grant-related staff, CPA)
Meeting attendance, meeting planning, Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
Plan and execute the annual Chapter meeting
Develop and coordinate all Continuing Medical Education programs for members
Attend AAP annual leadership forum and District V meeting
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Full time position
Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics:
Who We Are and What We Do
The Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MIAAP) is a membership organization that works on behalf of Michigan’s children and their health care providers. The Chapter’s mission is to be a leading voice on behalf of children in the state. The Chapter promotes the health, safety, and well-being of children and adolescents so that they may reach their full potential. The MIAAP accomplishes this by addressing the needs of children, their families, and their communities, and by supporting Chapter members through advocacy, education, research, service, and improving the systems through which they deliver pediatric care.
The MIAAP is a large state chapter (chapter size categories: small, medium, large, very large)in District V (along with Ohio, Indiana, Ontario Canada) of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The chapter’s activities currently include the following:
Advocacy. We advocate on behalf of Michigan’s children and pediatric providers in a variety of ways.
State Legislature. Follow bills that would have an impact on children, their access to care, the ability for a provider to provide care. Meet with and educate legislators (members and our lobbyist both meet). Testify at Committee hearings. Participate in press/media events. (2017: Immunization advocacy around anti-immunization bills)
US Congress. Meet with Michigan’s US House of Representative members and US Senators and/or their staff regarding national legislation that affects Michigan children. Participate in press/media events. (2017: Access to care/child health insurance advocacy related to Affordable Care Act repeal efforts, Medicaid reform, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funding.
State Executive Branch, typically with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Local communities. Often this is linked to programming related to grants. This is also related to unanticipated events, such as the Flint water crisis.
Pediatric Resident advocacy education. Host annual Resident Advocacy Day in Lansing.
Grant applications and management of grant-funded projects and programming. Current grants include:
Foster Care Collaborative
Education and Quality Improvement (QI) Initiatives.
Annual meeting, which provides both Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2 Credits.
Training of providers (2013-present: Developmental Screening training and Quality Improvement for office practice with MOC 4 credit for some practices)
Coalitions and stakeholder group membership and leadership
Parent Information Network (PIN): stakeholder group to promote routine childhood vaccination
Epilepsy-related education and best practices
Other involvement as directed by the board of the MIAAP
Membership recruitment, communications, newsletter, social media
Respond to members’ questions in a timely manner
Communicate with national AAP regarding membership characteristics
Maintain accurate social media sites and programs
AAP Annual Leadership Forum (ALF) (President, President-elect, Executive Director)
District V meeting (President, President-elect, Executive Director)
Board Governance, Board calls (monthly), Committee calls
Preparation and submission of Chapter Annual Report to the national AAP and nominations for special achievement awards and national committee membership
Annual review and formation of an annual strategic plan in the form of a Balanced Score Card
Administrative Assistant National And State Legislation
Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB), parent company of COUNTRY Financial, is seeking an Administrative Assistant in the Governmental Affairs and Commodities Division. The primary focus of this position is program coordination for our National and State Legislative department. Major programs/projects include Leaders and Manager to Washington, State Legislative bill tracking, State & Congressional voting records, Ag Legislative Roundtable, Governmental Affairs Leadership Conference, Strength With Advisory Teams, Lobbyist Registration & Reporting, President's Correspondence, and more.
Handles arrangements for two annual Leaders to Washington, D.C. trips, one annual Managers to Washington, D.C. trip, and other legislative fly-ins as needed. Works with travel agency to purchase airline tickets; ensures hotel accommodations in DC; makes group meal reservations; secures Metro tickets; assists with appointments with Congressional leaders; sends applications for registration; coordinates information distribution including correspondence to participants, security lists to agencies, and participant information to insurance company; and compiles all expenses and prepares spreadsheet to invoice all country Farm Bureaus for trip-related expenses.
Coordinates the state legislative bill review process with the IFB Board of Directors and State Legislative Staff. Also works with online bill tracking systems to track pending state and federal legislation.
Assists with organizational action requests and FB ACT Administrative duties.
Compiles Congressional and State Voting Records in specific formats, logs individual legislators voting records, and completes reports to be presented to the IAA Board.
Coordinates Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable meeting(s) (cooperative meetings among most agricultural agencies and associations in Illinois) including correspondence, meeting preparation, reservations, and database maintenance. Provides assistance for Illinois Farm Bureau participation in annual Illinois Agricultural Legislative Day activities.
Coordinates the implementation of the annual Governmental Affairs Leadership Conference and serves on the coordinating committee for that conference. Assists with other division meetings such as Commodities Conference, IAA Annual Meeting, and division meetings as needed.
Acts as back-up to point person for Resolutions Committee tasks as needed.
Coordinates and handles all components for the first meeting of SWAT each year including communications to team members and meeting logistics.
Twice monthly, handles state lobbyist activities and county Farm Bureau grassroots activities, by submitting expenditures to the Secretary of State. Handles annual lobbyist and entity registration through the Secretary of State.
Coordinates arrangements for legislators and staff at the IFB Annual Meeting.
Administrates the President's Correspondence process.
Prepares the Congressional ACTIVATOR Trustee Meeting minutes.
Supports the National Affairs team in preparation of the grassroots policy process for the AFBF Annual Meeting.
Handles travel arrangements for assigned division staff, including making flight or leased car arrangements, hotel reservations, and conference registrations.
Assists assigned staff with correspondence and file maintenance. Performs administrative duties for assigned staff such as coordinating mailings, drafting and/or typing correspondence, proofing and preparing President's correspondence on legislative issues, maintaining schedules, coordinating meeting arrangements, and answering the telephone.
Assists in maintaining electronic job procedures documents.
Provides back-up assistance to other administrative assistants as needed.
Performs other related work as required or requested.
Director, Federal Relations-Fda, Drug Costs And Drug/Device Development
Director, Federal Relations-FDA, Drug Costs and Drug/Device Development
Job ID: 24865
Functional Area: Advocacy
Position Type: Full-Time Exempt
Experience Required: 7 - 10 Years
Location: District of Columbia
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
- Relocation Provided: No Email a Friend Save Save Apply with LinkedIn Apply Now Position Description: The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is the nation's leading cancer advocacy organization. Together with our charitable partner, the American Cancer Society, we work in Congress, state legislatures and local jurisdictions to support evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. Based in Washington, DC with offices throughout the country, ACS CAN works to encourage elected officials and candidates to make cancer a top national priority. • Senior manager/lobbyist for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), representing the Society’s and ACS CAN’s mission and advocacy agenda with respect to the following priority issues and federal campaigns: FDA drug development and devices, biosimilars, opioid pain access issues, workforce training, health information technology, and related issues before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, and external coalition partners. • ACS CAN staff partner to appropriate patient advocacy coalitions as assigned. • ACS CAN liaison to strategic partner organizations working in the above issue areas. • Indirect supervision of ACS CAN Federal Relations team staff at Senior Specialist grade and below. • Serves as principal federal lobbyist and strategist for the Society and ACS CAN on all issues relating to FDA drug development and devices, biosimilars, opioid pain access, workforce training, health IT, and related issues. • Represents the Society and ACS CAN before Congress, the Executive Branch, coalition partners, and others in the health care arena in support of all of the above-named health policy issue areas. • Works closely with the ACS CAN field, media, policy and grassroots teams in coordinating ACS CAN strategic involvement in each of the health policy issue areas named above. • Identify advocacy needs and opportunities and design and implement appropriate strategies in coordination with ACS CAN leadership and staff. • Draft and analyze legislative proposals, develop talking points, charts, fact sheets, presentations, draft correspondence and testimony, conduct briefings on and off Capitol Hill, on all issues relating to FDA drug development and devices, biosimilars, opioid access, workforce training, health information technology, and related issues. • Work collaboratively with ACS CAN policy staff to strategically engage in the federal regulatory rule making process pertaining to FDA drug development and devices, biosimilars, opioid pain access issues, workforce training, health information technology, and related issues. • Respond to information requests from Congressional offices and the public, as well as inquiries from ACS CAN, National Corporate Center, and Society field and division staff and volunteers. • Proactively identify needs for research and materials to support lobbying activities and enable quick response to current events. • Attend relevant conferences and meetings. • Provide technical assistance, as appropriate, to divisions in support of state activities. • Provide information for member profiles and maintain reports on legislative meetings. • Attend Federal Government Relations Team and other ACS CAN meetings. • Provide frequent status reports to the ACS CAN President and the Vice President, Federal Advocacy and Strategic Alliances on activities and work accomplished. Position
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferred). • Capitol Hill work experience (preferred). • High level of expertise in federal health policy. • 8 or more years of professional experience required, including extensive legislative and/or advocacy experience. • Experience working with and leading coalitions. • Understanding of the federal legislative process, and strong health policy background. Demonstrates the following Direct Lobbying competencies: • Decision quality
Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward. • Strategic mindset
Sees ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough strategies. • Action oriented
Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. • Drives results
Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances. • Interpersonal savvy
Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people. • Persuades
Uses compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others. • Instills trust
Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity. • Being resilient
- Rebounds from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations. Other
• Superb research and writing skills. • Must have a great attitude and be a team player. • Must be a self-starter able to work with minimal supervision. • Must be flexible, and able to manage multiple administrative tasks and projects. Some travel required. It is the policy of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.
Government Relations Advisor – State Level Lead
Every day, the people of TSYS® and Netspend® improve lives and businesses around the globe through payments. We make it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions including credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services.
We are "People-Centered Payments", and our team has the unique opportunity to help create a world in which payments make people's lives easier and better. This is both a tremendous honor and an important responsibility for those who accept the challenge. If you are looking to make a valuable difference for people everywhere — and for yourself — we may have the right place for you.
Leads TSYS Government Relations efforts in the screening, review, tracking, and influence-efforts regarding legislation that originates in the 50 US States and 8 independent districts and territories. Duties and responsibilities include:• Identify and analyze state-level legislation and regulation for impact on TSYS enterprise• Work with SMEs in TSYS segments to assess impact of state-level legislation and regulation• Track, monitor and continued assessment of state-level legislation and regulation impacting the TSYS enterprise• Assist in the development of strategies to influence state-level legislation; may include oversight/supervision of outside legal or lobbyist contractors• Coordinate with other companies and trades to advocate for or against state-level legislation and regulation impacting the TSYS enterprise• Work with other TSYS GR team members to coordinate state-level tracking activities• Represent TSYS at meetings of trade associations• Participate in conference calls of trade association• Report on state-level assessment and tracking activities to leadership Key skills and competencies required:• Familiarity with payments industry• Good writing and communication skills• Willingness to spend a lot of time reading legislation and proposed regulations• Willingness to travel (possibly up to 25% of work time)• Law degree would be helpful, but not required• Good computer skills – e.g., spreadsheets, research capabilities• Willingness to seek out self-education opportunities – e.g., constantly reading about the industry to better understand and identify issues of interest to the enterprise. Not Ready to Apply?
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EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Outside of US Applicants: TSYS is committed to diversity and equal opportunities for everyone. We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants and team members are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, age or any other characteristic prohibited by law.
For more information, please refer to our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, found here. The people of TSYS® and Netspend® are part of something bigger. We have the opportunity to touch millions of people and businesses each and every day - both a tremendous honor and a huge responsibility.
We are known around the world for the passion and enthusiasm we bring to the business of payments. TSYS team members are the best and brightest in the industry, with both the drive and ambition required in today's market. We have yet to find limits to what our people can accomplish together.
Our family of companies offers a wide array of careers in which team members can leverage their skills and advance their future, while helping TSYS succeed in delighting customers around the world. We want to help candidates find the right fit within the TSYS family and in the right location. Visit our career sites for more information about TSYS and Netspend.
Vice President, Government Affairs
Schneider Electric™creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment:https://youtu.be/NlLJMv1Y7Hk. Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.
PURPOSE / SUMMARY: This position will create an influence engagement strategy and lead SE involvement in US Federal, state and local level government relations covering the legislative landscape This includes administrative officials, agencies and offices, legislative bodies, regulatory entities, associations and coalitions, and code adoption authorities (where appropriate). The candidate will be expected to coordinate the strategic objectives of multiple business units and develop and manage an advocacy plan that engages Schneider Electric employees. The position will also work closely with the VP of Regulatory Affairs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: A. Lead the development and implementation of legislative and regulatory policy, programs and strategies to advance Schneider Electric priorities 1.
Develop influence strategies that include methodology for assessing and prioritizing issues or geographies that advance Schneider Electric priorities 2.
Define positions on legislative, policy, political issues and funding/business development opportunities impacting Schneider Electric 3. Influence energy and electricity legislation and regulation in a manner that supports SE business B.
Develop and maintain relationships with key opinion leaders to establish Schneider Electric’s brand and offer leadership and advance Schneider Electric strategic priorities a. Serve as primary contact for interfaces with federal and/or state legislative, regulative, agency stakeholders, and key trade and business associations or organizations 2. Evaluate partnership opportunities that can be used to create a broader local presence on key issues and projects 3.
Establish and maintain a sophisticated contact and lead efforts with LOB/local presence to determine existing relationships and map out plans to expand the influence network to the appropriate levels C. Advocate Schneider Electric positions and represent Schneider Electric interests to key stakeholders 1. Be a proactive, strategic agent on behalf of Schneider Electric’s interests and contribute to shaping the agenda, language, and funding opportunities 2.
Determine where and for what issues consultants or lobbyists are needed to further business objectives, and create a process for vetting those resources and evaluating ROI D. Research, analyze and communicate government relations related intelligence to interested/impacted business partners E. Leverage the Government Relations team’s functional offer and communication platforms and contribute to the continuous improvement of the system of management 1.
Implement and contribute to offer activities including thought leadership activities, position papers/policies, blogs and grassroots actions as necessary 2.
Determine budget needed to support activity level as outlined and agreed to in the strategic plan
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Attend critical meetings or hearings and/or prepare the key personnel to represent Schneider Electric as necessary B.
Maintain close working relationship with VP, Regulatory Affairs and team C. Develop and manage opportunities for SE executive leadership to engage in Government Relations D. Maintain registration as lobbyist as required and maintain records for compliance
Education: An undergraduate degree is required. An advanced degree such as a J.D. or M.B.A. is highly desirable.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 7-10 years of government related experience. Experience in federal or state government relations in energy or utility related fields would be advantageous. Prior experience as professional staff or senior public servant in a relevant government department or agency is highly desirable.
* A deep understanding of legislative and regulatory processes
Ability to develop strategic plans around legislative and regulatory issues and opportunities
Ability to value or monetize the investment in legislative and regulatory issue management and demonstrate ROI * Ability to work across lines of business and across multiple segments to explain the value and benefit of a particular issue(s)
Personal attributes * Strong communications skills, both written and oral
Strong strategic thinking and research skills
Flexibility with an ability to adapt to changing priorities and legislative agendas * A reputation for exemplifying and promoting ethical conduct
Works collaboratively with others and is accepting of diverse perspectives
Willingness to be transparent and share information freely
Able to convince and influence in a manner that is a win-win for both internal and external entities
Acute political sensitivity and savvy
Proactive; able to develop new and creative ideas
Proven self-starter and results-oriented, with attention to detail
Willingness to travel and attend early morning and evening events on a regular basis
We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.
We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: https://youtu.be/6D2Av1uUrzY. Let us learn about you!
Apply today. You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled. It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.
Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such. Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. Primary Location: US-District of Columbia-Washington
Unposting Date:* Ongoing
Req ID:* 003U0I
Global Markets Executive Assistant/Administrative Assistant III - Washington, DC
Job Description: Individual in this position will provide diverse, advanced and confidential administrative support to the Regional Executive of Public Sector Banking. Such support functions include gathering, compiling and reporting information relevant to/for the Executive and managing a number of different and often conflicting objectives, projects and activities at one time. Significant multi-tasking abilities are required. Regular contact with Corporate Executives, routine high-level client contact, and frequent exposure to sensitive information.
Providing executive administrative support including answering phones, composing emails, arrange travel, process expense reports, etc.
Managing calendar; coordinating and scheduling internal and external meetings.
Professionally interacting with clients on the phone and in email, in addition to communicating and interacting internally with all levels and across business functions internally. Redirecting calls as appropriate to ensure speedy resolution and responsiveness.
Coordinating and supporting sponsorship of conferences across the Region. Working in conjunction with Regional leadership and Marketing partners as needed.
Preparing Regional pre-clearance requests as required by the LOB for Executive and Direct Reports as well as managing, tracking and archiving such LOB approvals. Preparing and archiving procurement lobbyist reporting as required by the LOB for Executive.
Arranging Travel and processing Expenses for Executive which includes being aware of and following all LOB guidelines, obtaining all approvals for any exceptions prior to booking, and following up on documentation when processing the related Travel & Expense reports.
Assisting and advising Direct Reports on proper processing of Travel and Expense reports as well of other Compliance Reporting in accordance with Municipal Banking and Markets policy, procedures and guidelines.
Supporting Corporate Executives who frequent the DC Main Office Executive Suite. Experience/Skills Required:
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Strong attention to detail, ability to work effectively under pressure and time constraints
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to learn and adapt new skills
Professional work ethic
Capability of working independently with little supervision
Experience with Concur and Ariba Systems helpful
Degree is a plus, but not required
Posting Date : 10/04/2017
Location : Washington, DC, BANK OF AMERICA, 730 15th St NW, - United States
Travel : No Full / Part-time
: Full time
Hours Per Week
: 40 Shift
: 1st shift
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Diversity & Inclusion At Bank of America, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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Director, System Sales
To develop sales strategies andexecution tactics to insure business in the local and state government agenciessustains optimal growth of P25/LMR/LTE system sales opportunities. Develop winning strategic sales businessplans with the System Sales Directors for planning, developing and managingresources to execute sales strategies and achieve assigned quotas and companyobjectives. Generate sales volume asneeded to meet or exceed business plan.
- Define the marketsegment that we can compete in with our system product offering andsales/service reach
- Define our valueproposition in the market segment, define how we compete and win
- Develops our SystemSales Team and educates the market segment on our product offering.
- Work with the ProductManagement Team to further develop and define our product roadmap to coordinatewith our sales strategy
- Filter through thesystem opportunities to target only the opportunities that are in our sweetspot and we have a high probability of winning.
- Develop the salescapture plan with the System Sales Director for each system opportunity
- Develops,communicates and delegates position responsibilities and objectives to salesstaff. Appraises performance of staffagainst position requirements, established goals, expectations and standards. Provides effective and continuous feedback. Assures the development and direction of adynamic System Sales Team which will meet or exceed company goals.
- Insureteam meets or exceeds pre-determined quotas regularly. Assists with cultivating and closing orders,monitoring flow of orders from award to final shipment to ensure customersatisfaction.
- Identifiespotential customers through networking, cold calling,and other forms of prospecting. Determines qualified contacts with decision-making authority andestablishes critical relationships accordingly.
- Keepsmanagement informed of developments and trends in the industry and with keycustomers. Develops needed strategiesbased on potential effects.
- Works closely with other departmentswithin the company to provide efficient and professional customer service forall accounts, current and prospective
- 75% overnight travel with periods ofweek-long absences when preparing bid response or attending shows, andseminars.
- Ten to fifteen years experience intwo-way radio systems sales.
- Experiencein establishing and developing effective sales teams.
- Track record of pursuing and closingmulti million dollar trunked radios system sales
- Experience in managing large trunkedradio accounts.
- Experience in working at senior levelsof state and local governments
- Experience in working with lobbyist inthe land mobile industry
- Experience in negotiating multimillion dollar contracts
- Developingsales forecasts, budgets, quota’s, business plans.
EFJohnson Technologies is an EqualOpportunity/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Employer who values diversity in the workplace. It is the policy of this company to provideequal opportunity with regard to all terms and conditions of employment. Thecompany complies with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on thebasis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability,veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any otherprotected characteristic.
It is the policy of EF Johnson to provide equal opportunity and affirmative action with regard to all terms and conditions of employment. The company complies with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected characteristic.
Represent Kaiser Permanente (KP) on public policy issues through accurate and persuasive communication with relevant legislators & staff, executive branch officials, trade associations and the policy community in general.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with legislative and executive branch staff, legislators, trade associations and other groups of importance to KP's advocacy efforts.
Gain and ultimately use a thorough, in-depth knowledge of Kaiser Permanente and its operations, including principles, philosophies, policies and organizational structure, necessary to advocate independent of supervision.
Review relevant legislation as introduced and amended, making an initial assessment of its impact on KP. Where appropriate, provide summaries for internal discussion and distribution. Accountable for tracking and/or monitoring and reporting for senior management the results of actualization of lobbying efforts.
Educate policymakers and their staff about Kaiser Permanente and the impact of proposed legislation or regulations on Kaiser Permanent specifically and health care organizations in general.
Advise Program Offices, Regional Management and Permanente Medical Groups on pending legislation, regulations, changes in key government policy or personnel and other government relations matters pertinent to their operations.
Advise Program Offices, Regional Management and the Permanente Medical Groups on development of legislative policy positions.
- No formal staff management. Provides knowledge transfer as appropriate. May provide structure within teams that engage in self-directed work. May provide staff leadership. May manage outside resources.
Minimum eight (8) years of directly related legislative or executive branch experience required. Education
Bachelor's Degree in a related field in Liberal Arts, Business, Political Science, or a similar emphasis required. License, Certification, Registration
- Registration as a federal lobbyist is required upon hire. Additional
Knowledge of and experience with health care issues required, including direct experience with health care policy analysis in general and demonstrated ability to advocate on health care issues in the legislative and/or regulatory context.
Overall in-depth knowledge and ongoing interest in the political process.
Must demonstrate the ability to understand Kaiser Permanente's unique structure and the impact of legislative and regulatory actions specifically on KP.
Demonstrated ability to gain an in-depth knowledge and intuitive understanding of Kaiser Permanente's interests, and the ability to convey this knowledge while advocating at various levels on behalf of KP.
Demonstrated ability in advocacy and formulating alternatives on complex issues.
Demonstrates functional area business process acumen and the ability to thoroughly understand cross-functional business areas.
Demonstrated analytical ability.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are essential.
Ability to communicate well under pressure with tact and diplomacy, with respect for alternative points of view.
Ability to handle ambiguous circumstances and understand when consultation with colleagues/management/key stakeholders is necessary.
Have a proven track record.
Have a professional and personal reputation that is characterized by integrity and credibility, and is comfortable advocating Kaiser Permanente's values and mission.
Have established relationships with legislative and/or executive branch staff.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Up to ten (10) years directly related legislative or executive branch experience.
Master's Degree in a related field in Business, Political Science, or similar emphasis. COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Legislative Representative LOCATION: Washington, District of Columbia REQNUMBER: 663178 External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
Lead Security Architect
Grant Thornton is seeking a Manager to join its Technology Solutions service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities. Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector. At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Manager will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Lead Security Architect will be tasked to plan, analyze, design, configure, test, implement, maintain and support the Client’s computer and network security infrastructure.
Design, build and implement enterprise-class security systems for a production environment.
Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy.
Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats.
Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge.
Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements.
Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements.
Use current programming language and technologies to writes code, complete programming and performs testing and debugging of applications.
Train users in implementation or conversion of systems.
Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management.
Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work.
Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Act as performance manager (coach) for up to four coachees outside of engagement responsibilities.
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates.
Minimum of ten (10) years of experience with developing and implementing technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities.
Experience with security architecture, demonstrating solutions delivery, principles and emerging technologies - Designing and implementing security solutions.
Experience with VB.NET, Java/J2EE, etc.
Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in an IT-related or Engineering field.
Experience with Secretary of State or campaign filing and lobbyist system.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees. * U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Coach and mentor junior staff members.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector. It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Title:Lead Security Architect
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