Dir Govt & Legislative Affairs
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Join the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.
Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
Lead and direct company representation with State Agencies and General Assembly. Lead and direct company-wide initiatives to advance cross-functional business unit objectives. Lead strategy and teams to successfully pass or defeat negative legislative, regulatory or business initiatives. Lead and direct subject matter experts across the company to develop positions on legislation filed in the general assembly. Direct and prepare written analyses and advocacy pieces to support company positions and counter opposition. Maintain strategic relationships and represent the company through participation with state and national trade associations and other professional organizations. Position the company and its officers in the political and community through sponsoring events and volunteer fundraising.
Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Lead and coordinate company position on all state legislative initiatives in order to advance company objectives and defeat/modify harmful legislative initiatives.
Coordinate efforts between the legislative team and various department subject matter experts on developing positions for legislation filed within the general assembly (Legislative bill tracking).
Work with communications with policymakers to ensure understanding of company issues.
Lead and direct communications with contract lobbyists to ensure strategic and comprehensive lobbying and information to decision makers
Coordinate philanthropic and political events and related volunteer fundraising to advance company and officer reputation in community and with policy leaders
Preparation and distribution of regular reports and presentations of legislative activities, groups initiatives and results, including status reports as requested or required by executive team
10 or more years’ experience in state, local or federal legislative arena
Demonstrated communication skills- ability to analyze, interpret and represent data and information
Broad knowledge of utility operations, economics, regulatory and legislative processes and national energy restructuring trends and issues
Ability to lead teams and organize long term projects and assignments
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and ability to create value
Advanced degree: law, communications, business
Regular interaction with General Assembly leaders, legislators and staff.
Requires need to keep policymakers apprised of issues and provide data and analyses as required.
Requires need to maintain high level of information with company officers and employees.
Manage opportunities for broader understanding of company issues through additional relationships; presentations at state wide forums; and accessing other company officers and colleagues throughout service territory to deploy message and assist policymakers in decision making.
Full compliance with all applicable statutes and regulations governing relationships and activities with external stakeholders.
Requires regular interaction and coordination with other business units to anticipate and execute on business objectives as they relate to legislation or external stakeholders.
Requires frequent travel to meet with members of the general assembly, the executive branch and various state agencies.
Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Job posted: 2019-06-18