Director Federal Policy & Government Affairs

06 May, 2020


Director Federal Policy & Government Affairs

Robert Walters
Washington, DC

We are partnered with an American transportation network  and real-time ridesharing comspany who are looking for a Director of Federal Policy & Government Affairs based in Washington, DC.

The company is on the cutting edge of mobility and they are building revolutionary technology that’s changing the way people get around.

As , Director you will work with the VP of Policy & Government Affairs to develop and execute an impactful and comprehensive government relations and “thought leadership” strategy at the federal level.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Proactively initiate and cultivate relationships with federal policymakers and their staffs, ensuring the company’s policy stances are known
  • Draft official written material: op-eds, blog posts, policy proposals, comments on regulations, formal correspondence, etc.
  • Effectively represent the company and their vision for the improvement of cities to the broader political and policy community
  • Manage public policy firm and consultant engagements on targeted projects
  • Work effectively within formal and informal industry coalitions, and otherwise develop industry contacts, to advance areas of common interest
  • Represent the company at policy conferences and other forums


  • 10-15 years’ relevant experience
  • A strategic thinker and day-to-day executor who can juggle several issues at once; you’re able to effectively consider and solve both short and long-term problems
  • Execution-oriented; a self-starter who takes action and achieves tangible results
  • A natural at public affairs; an excellent communicator with demonstrated writing, editing, and speaking skills
  • You thrive in fast-paced environments and feel comfortable with a high level of responsibility
  • You have a strong ability to articulate strategic objectives and have a deep knowledge of government and politics;
  • In policy or geographic areas that are new to you, you can quickly get up to speed, identify the key issues, and quickly develop and execute a strategy;
  • Have extensive experience managing relationships with a broad spectrum of stakeholders
  • Have significant experience in government, policy, and political affairs


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Job posted: 2020-05-06