Director of Government Affairs

19 Nov, 2020


Director of Government Affairs

Seattle, WA/Washington, DC
Our mission is to deliver high-quality primary care that is accessible, convenient and affordable for all. Every single day you’ll be working on challenging problems with an exceptional team to profoundly transform primary care and improve people’s quality of life.
Your role and impact
As the leader of Government Affairs, you will play a pivotal role in defining, implementing and maintaining policy and government initiatives at the state and federal levels. You will work cross-functionally and externally to drive the key policy initiatives supporting 98point6’s mission. This role reports directly to the General Counsel.
  • Lead strategy, execution, events and special projects in the government affairs space
  • Develop, build and expand relationships with public officials and other influential policy makers at the federal, state and local levels
  • Interact with trade associations and build relationships with aligned industries
  • Work collaboratively with relevant internal stakeholders, public relations, marketing and legal teams to ensure alignment between business priorities and public policy goals
  • Assess and anticipate public policy matters, while overseeing and coordinating external advocacy efforts, outreach programs and key initiatives
  • Collaborate with internal and external business partners to manage effective cross-functional working groups, regular communication cadence and project follow-up and deliverables in a timely manner
  • Develop and manage 98point6’s political contribution strategies, where permitted under applicable law
  • Manage outside consultants or lobbyists, as necessary
  • Maintain current, up-to-date knowledge of federal and state laws and rules impacting 98point6’s business
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years experience in government or government affairs, with a strong preference for background in advocacy, grassroots and political campaigns or activities
  • Experience designing and implementing government affairs strategies in collaboration with stakeholders in the telehealth, CMS, health plan and/or benefits, digital health or related areas
  • Impeccable verbal, written, data presentation and interpersonal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel when safe

98point6 provides equal employment opportunities to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information or other protected status.

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Job posted: 2020-11-19