Director, Federal Government Relations

08 Apr, 2021

Jobs

Director, Federal Government Relations

OneMain Financial
Baltimore, MD; New York, NY; Charlotte, NC; Wilmington, DE

The Director, Federal Government Relations is a new position at OneMain Financial and will be responsible for advocacy, lobbying, and building and maintaining relationships with lawmakers and regulators in Congress and administrative agencies.

The Director will work closely with trade groups, contract lobbyists, and OneMain’s State Government Relations, Community Relations, and Media Relations teams to advance OneMain’s policy agenda and expand access to responsible credit nationally.

The position requires strong interpersonal skills, executive communications and a willingness to travel frequently as required for in-person events and meetings. Familiarity with financial services policy and laws is a plus, as well as the ability to work on both sides of the aisle.

OneMain Financial is the country’s leading responsible lender, proudly serving millions of customers with safe, affordable and transparent installment loans. Our customers turn to us every day—online and at 1,500 branches in 44 states—to help them take control and improve their financial lives with solutions for debt consolidation, medical expenses, household bills, home improvements and auto purchases. Our talented and dedicated team members constantly look for responsible ways to serve our customers when, where and how they want. It’s all about doing the right thing—a mission that hasn’t changed for more than 100 years.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and direct advocacy campaigns to advance and expand access to responsible credit nationally, and other key business objectives
  • Establish, build, and maintain OneMain’s reputation as a leading responsible lender among policymakers and thought leaders
  • Oversee OneMain’s contract lobby firms, work closely with our trade associations and build and maintain constructive relationships with other key external stakeholder groups
  • Collaborate with internal Legal, Community Relations, Media Relations, and other teams as part of our integrated public affairs and advocacy program

Requirements

  • Eight or more years of progressive responsibility in government, law, economics or other relevant field
  • Strong executive communication, message development and advocacy skills
  • Deep understanding of laws and regulations governing financial services providers
  • Ability to travel as much as 25%
  • 4 year college degree or graduate degree

Benefits

Because we want our team members to bring us their very best every day, we believe they deserve the right opportunities and benefits. That’s why we packed our comprehensive benefits package for full- and some part-timers with:

  • Health and wellbeing options for team members and their dependents
  • Up to 4% matching 401(k)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Continuing education
  • Bonus eligibility
  • Paid time off
  • Paid volunteer time

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OneMain Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identify, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Job posted: 2021-04-08