Lobbyist Job Description Sample
About the American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit www.facs.org.
The Congressional Lobbyist represents the organization's interests before the U.S. Congress and other organizations within the health care industry. The position is responsible for all aspects of legislative development; including analyzing, summarizing, and providing input on current legislation as well as developing legislative solutions that align with the organization's policy priorities. These responsibilities also include working on a team to develop the organization's federal legislative strategy. The position is responsible for written updates. The Congressional Lobbyist also attends political events, works with relevant ACS members and committees, and all other duties as assigned.
This Exempt level position will report to the Manager of Legislative and Political Affairs in the Division of Advocacy and Health Policy.
Analyzing and summarizing legislation.
Developing legislative solutions and strategy.
Representing the organization before federally elected officials and their staffs, as well as other health care organizations.
Attending political events.
Working with the organization's membership.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required.
4 years or more of substantive Congressional experience, health care background, and/or lobbying experience.
In-depth knowledge and experience with legislative process, as well as a general understanding of rules and regulations.
Demonstrated analytical and research skills, including the ability to distill information.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to effectively interact with all levels of organization.
Capable of providing excellent customer service.
Attention to detail and organizational skills.
Must be able to multi-task.
Display high level of energy and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a member of a team.
Ability to plan and prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
Physical/Work Environment: Fast paced with significant people interaction. No lifting over 20 pounds, minimal reaching bending and stooping. Normal office environment with long hours in front of the computer.
Other Necessary Requirements:
Moderate evening or weekend duties required (Political Events twice weekly and ACS Meetings one weekend per month). Moderate travel for activities such as out of town meetings and training sessions is required.
The American College of Surgeons is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (312) 202-5000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
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Director Of Federal Affairs
The Director of Federal Affairs works to develop and promote the federal legislative agenda of Americans for the Arts to Congress and the Administration. Advocacy efforts include direct lobbying; proposing, monitoring, and analyzing legislation; working in formal and informal coalitions; organizing strategic events; and mobilizing Americans for the Arts' grassroots members and constituencies. Advocacy efforts also include the programmatic design of the Arts Advocacy Day annual conference. The Director is responsible for liaison work with the U.S. House of Representatives and legislative policy development relating to tax policy, technology, education, economic development and other issues considered by both the House and the Senate, as well as the Administration.
The Director of Federal Affairs will identify policy and advocacy needs and execute strategies under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Government Affairs and Arts Education and with oversight of the Government Affairs and Grassroots Coordinator. The Director should have a strong background in public policy and legislative affairs, with a minimum of eight years of experience in government affairs, including at least two years' experience working for the federal government in a legislative/policy capacity. The Director should understand the role of the arts in education and community and economic development, as well as larger policy issues impacting the nonprofit sector (i.e., tax policy) and be able to develop materials and products that advance the advocacy efforts of the organization's members. The Director works across departments to explain the federal-state-local policy pipeline to key stakeholders and must be oriented to the big picture while remaining focused on details.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Serves as lobbyist to the U.S. House of Representatives for Americans for the Arts' legislative portfolio, which includes arts funding, education, international issues, community and economic development, and other issues as needed• Serves as lobbyist to the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives on issues related to tax policy and nonprofit issues• Maintains relationships with congressional, committee, federal agency and Administration staff and participates in select stakeholder legislative coalitions. Visit The Hill frequently to maintain and develop congressional contacts.• Researches and pursues previously untapped federal funding opportunities for the community and economic development arts field, and communicates such opportunities to the organization's membership through member briefings and Americans for the Arts' ArtsU platform• Submits annual testimony to the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee and other committees as appropriate; makes aggressive attempts to secure opportunities for live witnesses to testify on behalf of Americans for the Arts• Attends events on and off Capitol Hill on behalf of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund • Participates in legislative and programmatic planning for Arts Advocacy Day, including recruiting nominations for and securing the recipient of the annual award for Congressional Arts Leadership• Assists the Vice President in planning and conducting Congressional Arts and STEAM Caucuses events/briefings• Help liaison with the Cultural Advocacy Group working toward consensus from national arts leaders• Monitors and assesses key legislation, policy, research, and media impacting the nonprofit arts industry• Writes timely legislative updates, action alerts, blogs, position papers and other communications, and provides relevant content to Americans for the Arts grassroots advocacy, congressional, and legislative news webpages• Works with the Government Affairs and Grassroots Coordinator to keep the organization's network of State Advocacy Captains informed of legislative developments• Conducts grassroots advocacy training workshops as needed• Develops and executes an outreach program for new members of Congress and their staff• Selects, directs, plans, and manages the performance of the Government Affairs and Grassroots Coordinator• Develops, in consultation with the Vice President of Government Affairs & Arts Education, the program areas' budget and maintains it accordingly with direct staff• Assists with fundraising strategies for the government affairs work of Americans for the Arts• Executes other projects and assignments given by the Vice President of Government Affairs
- Sets and monitors goals for direct-report performance and deadlines in ways that comply with the organizations strategic plan• Helps to organize direct-report workflow and ensures that direct-report understands his/her duties and delegated tasks• Monitors employee productivity and provides ongoing constructive feedback and coaching• Administers mid-year review of performance goals, annual performance review and submits completed performance forms on time• Meets with direct reports on a weekly basis to discuss progress on goals and priorities • Ensures adherence to legal policies and operates within Americans for the Arts' personnel policies and practices• Develops and updates employee's job description as necessary• Shares, supports and carries out decisions made by the organization's management • Approves timekeeping records and personnel requests• Hires and trains new employees when applicable
- Bachelor's degree; Master's or advanced degree preferred• Eight years of public policy, government affairs, or other political work• Proven experience in a supervisor or relevant role• Political campaign experience preferred• Detailed knowledge of the federal legislative process• General knowledge of arts and nonprofit issues• Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills• Ability to work well with a team of peers as well as with stakeholders and partners• Ability to oversee complex logistical operations• Evident enthusiasm for the arts
- Some travel required• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook required• Knowledge of VoterVoice and CongressPlus preferred
Salary & Benefits
Starting Salary is $90,000.00+
(commensurate upon experience)
Twelve days paid vacation first two years of employment, 15 days in third year and 20 days in fifth year and beyond with the ability to carryover your full years vacation to the following year• Twelve sick days per year with the ability to maintain up to 20 days in your accrual balance• Three personal days per year
Paid Volunteer time off
Individual HMO health insurance, dental and optical with option to upgrade to an HMO Advantage or PPO or add dependents • Healthcare, Dependent Care and Transportation pre-tax flexible spending accounts• Retirement plan with up to a 2% employer matching contribution after one (1) month of service, up to 4% after one (1) year of service, and up to 6% after (5) years of service
60+ colleagues passionate about making the arts available and accessible to all Americans
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Public Affairs Consultant
State Government Relations
- Develop relationships with state legislators to promote company interests; mitigate risk by traveling to State capitals to represent company interests in legislative battles; testify at hearings as required.
Federal Government Relations
Primary representative on Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Federal Affairs Committee
Primary lobbyist on CFPB, Finance, Banking issues
Maintain Dealer Legislative Action Center
Executive Corner prep; Identify "Dealers Making a Difference" candidates; content management; newsletter drafting; video scheduling
Budget responsibility for Burning Daylight and Forum Strategies
Years of Experience:
- 7 years working in political position (campaign experience, Capitol Hill, State Legislature or Agency experience desired).
- Bachelor of Arts or Science
- JD, MBA, MPA or MIA
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key executive branch officials, legislators, their staff, committee staff, and regulators; convey to these and other external parties a sense of senior responsibility within the company with decision-making authority regarding public policy.
Strong writing ability; Strong verbal skills (articulate and concise); Goal and results oriented; Diplomacy and tact;
Capacity to lead, direct and manage external lobbying firms and other stakeholders.
Executive presence: responsible company representative with senior level officials.
Legislative understanding; regulatory knowledge; political savvy.
Subject matter expertise (banking/finance, franchise/network, international trade)
PAC administration skills;
Established relationships at federal/state level
- Ability to travel 25% of time; after hour events multiple times a week.
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Director-State Government Affairs
The Director of Government Affairs will be responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing government affairs strategies and activities that advance the company's interests primarily at the state and local level. The job may include representing the company before state and local governments and administrative agencies, franchising and procurement, community affairs, as well as strategically planning, managing and executing other activities and events that advance the company's overall objectives. The following offers more detailed descriptions of the kinds of responsibilities associated with the position.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Contributes to and support Charter's government affairs and public policy strategies and tactics
Develops, builds and expands relationships with public officials and other influential policy makers at the federal, state and local level
Works collaboratively with supervisors, peers and outside consultants to develop and grow grass roots and third-party support for the benefit of the company and its interests
Develops budgets and effectively plan and execute initiatives to grow the company's image within the communities managed
Assists in the development and management of the company's political contribution strategies, where permitted under applicable law
Represents the company before external constituencies, including elected officials and other state and local government agencies, commissions and authorities, and organize and represent the company at community events and other external functions
Drafts, analyzes and/or presents legislation, franchise/contract language, amendments, and testimony as necessary and perform legislative and regulatory advocacy
Manages outside counsel, consultants or lobbyists as necessary
Manages interactions with local governments on permitting, right-of-way and other local concerns
Reviews, interprets, and communicates terms and conditions of franchises, franchise-related agreements, and other contracts for implementation to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory obligations
Responds to and monitors resolution of escalated complaints from local, state or federal government authorities
Manages franchise renewal and franchise transfer efforts for assigned franchises consistent with the strategies and policies for the company
Prepares franchise renewal applications and supporting data for renewal negotiations, develops renewal strategy and participates in franchise renewal negotiations with municipalities
Helps identify government-related business opportunities and facilitate discussions with business and assist them in developing responses for government procurement
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legislation, regulation, contracts, franchises and legal documents
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, etc.)
Ability to work independently, but also collaborate effectively with colleagues, peers and other internal and external constituencies
Ability to exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance and operate with integrity and within company values; maintain high standards for ethical practice
Knowledge of cable, telecommunications and broadband products, services and regulation preferred
Background in law or public policy required
Understanding of state and local government
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
Related Work Experience Number of Years
Advocacy, lobbying and negotiation experience 8-10
Political/government relations experience 8-10
Related experience in the cable industry, government, public policy or legislative arenas 8-10
CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSES
Valid driver's license
Satisfactory driving record within company standards
Normal office conditions
Frequent travel required
Able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary
Vision ability close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus
The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
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Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper - North Carolina Chapter (Part-Time)
Job Title: Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper (Part-Time)
Chapter: North Carolina
Reports To: Chapter Chair, Chapter Director, Chapter Deputy Director, Chapter Treasurer
Supervises: Office Volunteers and Interns
Context: The Administrative Assistant handles the daily administrative operations of the Chapter office and acts as an information center for the chapter. Recruits, trains, coordinates, and supervises volunteers for office and other activities.
Scope: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing office management and administrative functions. Performs regular bookkeeping and data base management responsibilities. Acts as an information resource for chapter volunteers and the general public. Maintains the Chapter's financial records; performance purchasing, accounts payable and cash receipt functions.
Oversees office operations which include purchasing and maintaining office supplies and equipment. Works with vendors to maintain service contracts, keeps inventory of all equipment and materials for insurance purposes and tax filings. Develops and implements office procedures.
Performs bookkeeping functions on an on-going basis. Prepares and fulfills reimbursement requests and invoices for payment. Deposits and records cash receipts maintains adequate documentation of all revenue and expense transactions. Provides support to Chapter Treasurer in carrying out his/her responsibilities.
Coordinates production of annual fundraising letters, enters donations into constituent management database, tracks donations to both the Chapter and the Chapter's Political Action Committee (PAC), and prepares donor acknowledgments. Runs regular queries to generate fundraising reports and provide member data to Chapter volunteers.
Responds to inquiries from the general public, members, and volunteers concerning membership, outings, and environmental issues. Provides good public relations and customer service for the Club.
Assists Chapter Chair and Volunteer leaders with meeting and event logistics, uses online platforms to create events and take registrations, makes travel arrangements, and provides related administrative support.
Tracks and submits quarterly Lobbyist and Principal Expense forms to the NC Secretary of State.
Trains, supervises, and schedules staff, volunteers and interns on office systems and functions.
Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills:
2 years general demonstrated bookkeeping experience, or comparable education.
Proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office and G-Suite tools. Basic desktop publishing skills a plus.
General bookkeeping skills and knowledge of the QuickBooks bookkeeping system. Familiarity with constituent database management systems (Salesforce in particular is a plus).
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to interact effectively with volunteers, members, staff and the general public.
The Sierra Club offers competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan.
This is a category 7 non-exempt position.
Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. Sierra Club employees are not eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. Sierra Club does not sponsor H1B visas.
The Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.
Explore, enjoy and protect the planet.
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Manager, Partnership Relations (Contracts Administrator)
CoreCivic is currently recruiting for a Partnership Relations Manager (Contracts Administrator) to join our partnership contracts support team at the Facility Support Center (HQ) location in the Green Hills area of Nashville, TN.
We're looking for a detailed, organized, and communicative professional, who thrives on having to juggle a variety of projects and tasks. This role will involve heavy project management/coordination including establishing and maintaining a contracts database.
The position serves as the nexus point between our Partnership Contracts group and the company's various operational business units and other internal departments as well as external government agencies regarding contracts and contract related matters. The ability to ingest information from disparate sources and quickly translate that information into actionable steps is very important. Follow up, initiative, and conscientiousness are key elements of this role.
This team and this role is custom made for the person who finds attention to detail, checklists, and task completion rewarding. As the center of activity for contract maintenance for a Government Contractor, your work is key for the business to stay on task and up to date with contract obligations.
The Partnership Relations Manager provides departmental support for Partnership Relations and Partnership Development Vice Presidents. This role serves as a key point of contact with contracting officers and their staff.
You will collaborate with internal compliance staff and external contract firms to ensure timely and accurate filing of lobbyist registration forms and political contributions. This role will also monitor and manage the facility management contract executive approval process and serve as the primary administrator of the contracts management system. Manages communication, contract renewal, and legislative tracking between a network of lobbyists and Partnership Development staff. Schedules travel for senior management and coordinates events.
Prepares and maintains the department's monthly budget documents. Reviews budget detail monthly and reports significant variances.
Administers the executive approval process for facility management agreements and amendments in accordance with company policy. Prepares approval files, to include executive summaries of the key terms and correspondence to approvers.
Circulates contract/amendment files to designated individuals for approval. Tracks agreements and amendments through the internal and external approval and signature process. Electronically publishes completed contracts and amendments so that users throughout the company may reference them.
Responds to requests for contract-related information. Reviews and analyzes contracts and other documents and related information to prepare responses.
Serves as a key point of contact for contracting officers and their staff.
Maintains contract data and manages contracting processes, including those related to renewals, requests for equitable adjustments, staffing changes and required notices. Tracks and provides advance internal notifications of due dates and follows up to ensure resolution. Prepares correspondence and compiles information, as necessary, for submission.
Serves as the primary administrator for facility management contracts in the company's Salesforce contract management system. Transitions the company's facility management contracts databases to the contract management system, including the transfer of electronic files and transfer or entry of associated metadata into system. Maintains facility management contracts within the system and generates reports as required.
Serves as a primary contact with national political associations. Processes contributions to the associations and manages conference participation for department staff.
Coordinates with CoreCivic's internal and external compliance team to ascertain and comply with contribution limits and reporting requirements. Maintains historical data on CoreCivic political contributions for reporting purposes. Assists senior management with lobbyist contract renewals in coordination with CoreCivic's legal department. Organizes biennial CoreCivic lobbyist conference.
Compiles information from department staff for inclusion in reports to senior management.
Maintains a common calendar of events, schedules trip reservations, and completes expense reports and check requests. May require additional work time outside of normal business hours to address travel and scheduling changes for senior management.
Domestic U.S. travel may be required.
CoreCivic is a diversified government solutions company with the scale and experience needed to solve tough government challenges in cost-effective ways. We provide a broad range of solutions to government partners that serve the public good through high-quality corrections and detention management, innovative and cost-saving government real estate solutions, and a growing network of residential reentry centers to help address America's recidivism crisis.
We are a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) and the nation's largest owner of partnership correctional, detention and residential reentry facilities. We have been a flexible and dependable partner for government for more than 30 years.
Professionalism. Respect. Integrity. Duty. Excellence (PRIDE). These words describe the essence of our values as a company.
PRIDE is personified everyday by every employee at every level at CoreCivic. It shapes the choices we make and is the roadmap to how we achieve our mission and realize our vision. CoreCivic is the leader in private correctional facilities and we are growing into the leader in the rehabilitation and re-entry market with facilities nationwide.
Our facilities make a difference with the giving of both time and resources to organizations that are doing important work locally. CoreCivic is always recognized as a valued partner because of our unwavering commitment to community. Learn more at http://www.corecivic.com/.
Director, Government & Corporate Affairs
Director, Government & Corporate Affairs
Univision Communications' Corporate Affairs team manages the Company's policies and objectives involving local, state, and federal government affairs, develops strategies to address the key public policy issues that impact the Company and the U.S. Hispanic community, and delivers on the Company's commitment to workforce diversity, philanthropy, social impact, and corporate social responsibility. The Director, Government & Corporate Affairs, is an experienced professional who will serve as the "day-to-day" lobbyist for Univision, managing the company's relationships with Members of Congress, the Executive Branch, state and local officials, and policy-focused relevant non-governmental organizations. The Director, Government & Corporate Affairs actively partners with the Senior leadership team to develop and refine Univision's strategic plans to address relevant legislative, policy and regulatory challenges and opportunities, trends impacting the media, television and digital industries, and federal legislation and/or regulation impacting our business and the communities we serve. The Director, Government & Corporate Affairs will be responsible with working with the Senior leadership team with developing and executing Univision's government affair brand and positioning, including building and maintaining relationships with non-partisan, Democratic- and Republican-aligned external third-party organizations that shape and influence public policy. Additionally, the Director, is a motivated and creative individual who will help coordinate the development and execution of the Company's community empowerment, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, and social impact initiatives. The Director, will help develop and nurture strong working relationships at both the local, state and national level with community organizations and key stakeholders including Foundations, and business, non-profit and government leaders. The Director, will assist with telling Univision's story and positioning it as a thought leader on issues impacting television and digital networks and local stations, Spanish-language media, and the Hispanic communities, among other issues.
Maintain a thorough understanding of the legislative and regulatory processes affecting Univision's business and the communities it serves.
Working within the Corporate Affairs team and with business management throughout the Company, develop a government affairs strategy with tailored objectives for each of Univision's assets and departments, as needed.
Manage consultants and outside agencies to ensure alignment with department objectives including regular communications and periodic reports
Develop a systematic information gathering and dissemination capability so that U Univision's assets and departments have timely information regarding the latest legislative, policy and regulatory developments that affect their business and the communities that Univision serves.
Influence federal, state, and local policy outcomes that affect Univision's corporate business interests, as well as the interests of the communities it serves.
Exercise a leadership role internally and externally in forming issue coalitions, designing and executing campaigns, and driving policy change within the federal government.
Represent the Company at meetings with federal, state and local officials, industry associations and as necessary with other stakeholders and professional associations.
Support senior executives through regular meetings, briefings, analysis, and recommendations regarding Univision interactions with government officials and other stakeholders. Organize meetings, briefings, and other interactions with government officials, both in Washington, D.C. and at Univision offices throughout the country.
As assigned, be responsible for maintaining and growing UniPAC, Univision's Policy Action Committee by developing and executing strategic plans for support to federal political candidates.
Work with the Vice President, Public Policy, to effectively manage federal, state, and local engagements by Univision's consultants assigned to projects and areas of responsibility to ensure seamless implementation of legislative, regulatory and policy priorities. This includes planning, conducting and supervising consultants and lobbying firms.
Provide strategic advice to enable Univision to creatively influence the "echo chamber" on issues of importance to the company and develop and execute a systematic outreach effort to build awareness and support for the Univision brands and efforts.
Work with Senior Vice President of CSR & Community Empowerment to manage national community events calendar, as well as meetings and events throughout the country and engage community leaders and influencers to cultivate increased awareness and opportunities for Univision's corporate social responsibility and social impact initiatives.
Active participant in the development of corporate social responsibility and social impact initiatives, working both externally and internally with decisionmakers in such as areas as development, community engagement, and content creation and support.
Minimum of 8 years of Government Affairs experience, with demonstrated increasing levels of roles and responsibilities working either in a Congressional office or on a campaign, or doing Public Affairs work at an agency, company or non-profit organization. Direct experience as a spokesperson on policy issues a benefit.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited and recognized institution of higher learning is required with an advanced degree (JD, MPA/MPP, equivalent) ideal.
Experience working across political lines in a bipartisan manner with demonstrated relationships with Congressional Leadership (both Republican and Democrats), Judiciary and Commerce Committees' staff and Members, and Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus.
Experience managing politically sensitive policy issues.
Strong planning, organization and decision-making capabilities; must be able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, resolve conflicts and solve problems with minimum supervision.
Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to lead through strong influencing skills and leveraging network. Highly professional demeanor and diplomatic skills. A team player who is persuasive, effective and flexible in personal interactions at all levels of the Company.
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to craft written articles, releases, testimony, or opinion pieces.
Demonstrated track record of building coalitions, being a part of a successful political or legislative campaign, and/or securing legislative and regulatory changes.
Strategic thinker with experience in formulating innovative solutions to complex problems and keep ahead of industry trends.
Proven ability to lead third party advocacy efforts to achieve goals.
Knowledge and passion for US Hispanic and multicultural communities.
Demonstrated experience working on community affairs, corporate social responsibility, social impact or community affairs initiatives.
Familiarity with Univision Communications Inc.'s media and digital properties, as well as with Hispanic and emerging community groups and leaders.
Must be willing to work from offices in Washington, D.C.
Must be willing to attend events before and after typical office hours
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be willing to travel 25% of the time
Univision Networks is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is a top-tier multimedia company with 17 broadcast, cable and digital networks; 59 TV stations; 67 radio stations; online and mobile apps, products and content creation facilities. UCI focuses on delivering a branded experience everywhere its audience is, reaching 89 million unduplicated consumers monthly across its portfolio. As a mission-driven Company, UCI is committed to informing, entertaining and empowering Hispanic America.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) en una empresa multimedia del más alto nivel, con 17 cadenas de televisión de señal abierta, por cable y digital; 59 estaciones de TV; 67 emisoras de radio; aplicaciones en línea y para dispositivos móviles, productos y sedes para creación de contenido. UCI se centra en ofrecer una experiencia con la marca dondequiera que esté su audiencia, alcanzando a más de 89M de consumidores mensuales en todas las plataformas. Como Compañía impulsada por una misión, UCI se centra en informar, entretener y empoderar a la comunidad hispana en los Estados Unidos.
For more information, please visit www.Univision.net.
Univision is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled
Director Of Federal Government Relations
This senior position directs legislative and regulatory activities critical to Cargill's global business operations, reputation, and performance. The position is responsible for advancing the Company's policy agenda, and involves leading the internal policy setting process, issue analysis, strategic planning, and advocacy at the principal level.
Applicant should possess an understanding of a variety of agricultural, health and environmental issues that impact the sustainability of food systems, including policies related to climate, water, land, food production, and energy use. Position serves as the lead government relations advisor to Cargill for Cargill's Animal Nutrition and Bioindustrial businesses and lead lobbyist on energy, environmental, bio-economy, and sustainability issues. The selected candidate will interact daily with senior Business Group, Enterprise, and Corporate Leaders and represent Cargill before a wide range of stakeholders including Members of Congress, White House and other senior executive branch officials, NGOs, IGOs, and trade associations. The position also interacts heavily with Cargill's trade associations, often serving on boards and industry committees, and works closely with Cargill's customer, NGO, and other partners in a fast paced, demanding environment.
It requires excellent relationship building and management skills, strong writing skills, and the ability to explain complex subject matter in concise, common language.
This role serves as a "registered lobbyist" under federal legal requirements.
20% Work across Cargill's diverse business portfolio to develop corporate positioning and advocacy strategies to meet Cargill's public policy and business objectives
10% Manage coalitions and trade association activities from the grassroots level to the most senior leadership in support of company policy objectives
30% Serve as the lead for government relations and the relationship manager for a group of Cargill's businesses (internal clients)
40% Direct lobbying of legislative and executive branch officials across the spectrum of leadership, from staff to Members of Congress, Agency Heads, and Department Secretaries - as well as working closely with Embassies and international organizations
Bachelor's degree required, Graduate degree preferred
Minimum 8 years in federal policy, legislative and regulatory affairs
Demonstrated experience with a wide range of agriculture and food supply chain stakeholders, policies and processes
Strong business acumen with an agricultural focus
Strong foresight and critical thinking about agriculture business and customer needs
Comprehensive understanding of the U.S. federal policy development and implementation processes
Strong curiosity, learning capacity and independent decision-maker
Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
Self-starter and effective problem solver with strong analytic skills
Ability to set priorities in a fast-paced, demanding environment
Ability to quickly step in and support objectives outside of his/her direct business portfolio
Some travel required
Exceptional communication skills required
If selected for an interview, you will be required to submit signed copies of your last two performance reviews. (A completed e-PMP is considered a signed copy.)
Assistant To The Office Of Legal Counsel
John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) led by President Karol V. Mason and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally-designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.
The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and offers bachelor's and master's degrees in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. John Jay College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.
POSITION OVERVIEWReporting to the Executive Counsel and under the general supervision of the Associate Counsel and Labor Designee and Ethics Officer, the Assistant to the Office of Legal Counsel will provide general office and administrative support in a wide range of areas. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, specific responsibilities include:
Manages basic office functions such as appointment calendar; communications; meeting schedules; mail receipt and distribution; reception desk/phones; office purchases, including supplies; budget management; travel arrangements.
Provides administrative support for the Executive Counsel and the Associate Counsel: contracts management, including formatting, signatures, database maintenance;basic legal and general research assistance; document management; general filing; webpage updates; compendium updates.
Provides administrative support for the Labor Designee and Ethics Officer: Project Sunlight reporting; faculty multiple position reporting; ethics training; document management related to honoraria and lobbyist reports; grievances and disciplinary document and case management support.
Assist with responses to The Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests and subpoena requests; file collection and management.
Bachelor's Degree required.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONSPrevious office experience preferred.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Supports projects, initiatives, and activities that impact an academic or administrative department.
Manages basic office functions such as communications, meeting schedules, work plans, staff assignments, and distributing information.
Collects data for, prepares, and distributes reports and presentations using word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
Updates office databases, lists, and files to ensure completeness and accuracy; maintains current information on department web site(s); maintains department archives and collections.
Conducts internet and/or database research and performs basic systems queries to locate information related to department activities.
Maintains department fiscal plans and budgets; assists in budget administration and invoice processing.
Provides basic information, instructions, and materials as requested by students, faculty, and others who contact the department.
May supervise office staff and student workers.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Administrative Coordinator
Assistant to HEO
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$39,282 - 45,957.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: Assistant to the Office of Legal Counsel
Job ID: 19829
Location: John Jay College
Associate, Policy And Business Development
Tesla is seeking a Senior Policy Associate to join the Policy and Business Development team. This individual will be responsible for helping ensure the legislative and regulatory policy framework in California supports deployment of electric vehicles, solar energy, and energy storage. The Senior Policy Associate will help develop and communicate the company's position on current and proposed policies and help build and manage key relationships with policymakers, including elected officials and their staff, and key stakeholders. Tesla's Policy and Business Development team supports the company's objectives by communicating with, engaging, and educating policy-makers and key stakeholders. Qualified candidates should have expertise in transportation fields with a focus on electric vehicles,and interest in solar energy and energy storage. Successful candidates will be self-starters with excellent written and oral communication skills, detail-oriented and well organized. Previous work experience in the California Legislature is required. The assigned territory for this position is California and the position will be based in Sacramento.
Tracking and analyzing legislation and policy proposals.
Preparing written materials to assist with advocacy efforts.
Developing the company's relationships with policy-makers and stakeholders, including industry associations.
Advocating on behalf of Tesla to policy-makers and stakeholders.
Working closely with other members of the Policy and Business Development team, Communications team, and other company departments to help achieve the company's policy objectives.
Helping manage lobbyists and consultants.
BA in relevant field (MPP, JD or other advanced degree preferred) or equivalent experience and evidence of exceptional ability.
3 years' experience working with California state government, including at least 2 years' experience working in the California Legislature.
Knowledge of relevant transportation and energy policies.
Proven track record of advancing policy initiatives.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Independent, self-directed and a team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
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