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Director of Government Relations

Description

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We are looking for a seasoned professional to fill the role of Director of Government Relations. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing an effective advocacy strategy that promotes our organization's interests with local, state, and federal government entities. The Director will also be responsible for monitoring legislative and regulatory activities, advising on policy issues, and representing our organization in various forums. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the legislative process, excellent communication skills, and a proven track record of influencing public policy. This role requires strategic thinking, strong leadership, and the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.

Responsibilities

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  • Develop and implement a comprehensive government relations strategy.
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory activities at the local, state, and federal level.
  • Advise on policy issues and potential impacts on the organization.
  • Represent the organization in meetings with government officials and stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with internal teams to ensure alignment between business objectives and public policy goals.
  • Prepare and deliver testimony at legislative and regulatory hearings.
  • Manage relationships with external consultants and lobbyists.

Requirements

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  • Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Public Policy, or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in government relations or public policy.
  • Strong understanding of the legislative process and government operations.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and public speaking skills.
  • Proven ability to influence public policy and build relationships with government officials.
  • Ability to analyze complex policy issues and develop effective strategies.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

Potential interview questions

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  • Can you describe a time when you successfully influenced a public policy decision?
  • How do you stay informed about legislative and regulatory changes?
  • Can you discuss your experience working with government officials?
  • How would you handle a situation where our business objectives conflict with public policy?
  • What strategies would you use to build relationships with key government stakeholders?