WashingtonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Washington DC jobs

Director, State Government Affairs

Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2020

Job Description:

The Director, State Government Affairs, will report to the Vice President, Local Government Affairs & Franchising, but will also support the Vice President, Legislative Affairs & Ethics and may support other members of the corporate State Government Affairs leadership team as needed. Job responsibilities will include supporting and coordinating state and local franchising activities, and providing support for programs and policies of government affairs, including legislative affairs, public policy analysis and development, lobbying and political ethics compliance.

---Coordinate with VP, Local Government Affairs & Franchising, to support franchise renewals and local government activities, consistent with company policies

---Coordinate with VP, Legislative Affairs & Ethics, on public policy and legislative matters and political ethics

---Provide legal support to regional government affairs teams that negotiate franchise agreements with local governments and assist in managing franchise compliance

---Review, interpret, and communicate meanings of the terms and conditions of franchises, franchise-related agreements, and other contracts for implementation to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory standards

---Coordinate with other business units within the company to inform public policy and legislative activities, to understand the impact of bills, and to help shape our positions, advocacy and response

---Track state legislation, analyze bills and provide substantive regulatory advice and input

---Prepare talking points, memoranda and other written communications informing the regional teams on legislative issues and on matters involving cable franchising, broadband and telecommunications law, regulation and policy, and political ethics developments

---Ability to communicate and advocate for company positions and policies
---Ability to quickly and thoroughly analyze a broad range of issues utilizing varied analytical techniques
---Ability to engage in sophisticated/strategic thinking to determine how best to influence decision/policy makers
---Knowledge about the professional standards for lobbyists
---Demonstrated ability to set and meet objectives while reacting within a dynamic internal and external environment
---Ability to synthesize complex problems/policy issues while identifying their related business implications and the actions necessary to advocate a recommended outcome
---Uncompromising ethics, integrity, and sound judgment
---Ability to take a hands on approach to problem solving, and have a professional executive presence for interacting with and influencing public policy decision makers, senior management and executives internal and external to the company
---Ability to influence, negotiate with, and persuade others
---Demonstrated flexibility and strong judgment, decision-making skills, and political acumen
---Ability to work cooperatively in a fluid team environment
---Demonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships with others
---Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
---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 contracts, cable franchises, legislation, statutes, regulations, agency notices, and public filings
---Ability to work independently
---Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, etc.)
---Ability to write talking points, speeches and articles for publication and to effectively present information to top management, legislators and staff, public groups, and/or boards of directors
---Knowledge of cable television products and services preferred
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary

---Bachelor's degree
---Law degree and active license to practice law preferred

Related Work Experience
---Strong negotiating skills
---5+ years of Cable and/or telecommunications or legal experience preferred
---Political/government relations experience preferred

---Office environment
---Travel as required

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Washington DC , Director, State Government Affairs, Executive , Washington, DC

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Executive Jobs

Senior Manager, Public Policy
Description: Work hard, have fun and make history
Company: Connexus
Location: Washington
Posted on: 12/1/2020

Manager of Case Management
Description: This role utilizes a broad range of skills, healthcare expertise and proficiency in complex case management will manage the care management program elements and staff of the team. Organize work groups, (more...)
Company: Jordan Search Consultants
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 12/1/2020

Engineering & Technology Manager
Description: Description Job Description:Leidos is seeking an Engineering Technology Manager on the ESA V program. ESA V is an IT Services program supporting several customers within the Department of Justice. The (more...)
Company: Leidos
Location: Washington
Posted on: 12/1/2020

IT Project Manager
Description: ACS group has an immediate need for a IT Project Manager with experience in the IT Industry. This is a 6 months contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Washington, DC. Our client (more...)
Company: Analysts International
Location: Washington
Posted on: 12/1/2020

Senior Manager Healthcare Policy, AWS Public Policy
Description: Would you like to be part of a public
Company: Connexus
Location: Washington
Posted on: 12/1/2020

Strategic Pricing Manager
Description: Title Strategic Pricing Manager Washington DC Reports to Director of Pricing Analytics and Project Management
Company: Legal Placements, Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: 12/1/2020

Fertilizer Sales Territory Manager
Description: Gpac is partnered with a regional fertilizer manufacturer with over 30 years of providing their customers with top fertilizer products in their search for a Sales Territory Manager . Territory will include (more...)
Company: GPAC
Location: Bel Air
Posted on: 12/1/2020

Sr Project Manager
Description: Job Description - Manage Customer
Company: TECH-RBM
Location: Lanham
Posted on: 12/1/2020

Two Year Partnership Manager
Description: GENERAL SUMMARY br br The Two-Year Partnership Manager, Strategic Alliances is a responsible, polished professional who is expected to make an immediate impact on our ability to develop new business (more...)
Company: Laureate Education Inc.
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 12/1/2020

Baltimore, MD Interventional Pain Management Job Opening
Description: B1187 - An established group located in the Baltimore, MD area has a part time interventional Pain Management Physician job opening for 3 days per week possible full time later. Must be pain fellowship (more...)
Company: Medical Associates Consulting
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 12/1/2020

Log In or Create An Account