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Manager, Public Policy and Government Affairs

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Our top entertainment client, located in Silver Spring, Maryland, is looking to hire a Manager, Public Policy & Corp/Gov Affairs. This person will support group’s needs across a range of responsibilities, including global and domestic policy efforts, corporate initiatives/events, compliance obligations, and administrative duties. This is a 1 year assignment, offering W-2 pay, and a generous benefits package. 

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Support team’s implementation of key policy efforts and public affairs initiatives.
  • Assist in identifying relevant external contacts for team/corporate efforts and engaging in initial outreach efforts to determine appropriate lines of communication.
  • Perform internal/external research necessary to develop information critical for team to identify/develop/expand relevant policy efforts and corporate/network initiatives.
  • Assist in preparation of documents/presentations supporting such efforts.
  • Aid in satisfying compliance and administrative duties and establishing accessible and comprehensive organizational structures for key information.
  • Monitor international affairs developments, such as nominations/confirmations/elections in both the US and overseas markets, as well as other geo-political changes that could impact the company.
  • Work closely with group in their support of the international business and collaboration with other departments.
  • Support other team/corporate efforts as needed.


Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 3 years related experience, with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Ability to implement defined action plans, seek guidance where necessary, and exhibit initiative/flexibility as challenges arise.
  • Exhibit strong research and organizational skills and an ability to track filings, correspondence, contacts, events, and initiatives over time in a way that provides easy access to key information as needed.
  • Coordinate with other members of team on policy issues partnership opportunities and as appropriate.
  • Develop strong internal and external relationships.
  • Adapt to changing goals and be a team player.
  • Expertise with Excel and PowerPoint required; including ability to take data and create slides and graphs
  • Legislative experience preferred.
  • Media experience preferred.
  • Flexibility and the willingness to ask questions when necessary, but also demonstrate initiative where appropriate.
  • Good people skills and a hands-on attitude to learn new skills.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and professionalism.
  • Prior government affairs, international, and/or government experience a plus.

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