Director, State Government Affairs

16 Jul, 2022


Director, State Government Affairs

Rock Central
Phoenix, AZ

Rocket Central is a centralized hub that delivers thoughtful and innovative solutions for Rocket Companies®. We are the center of operations, technology, marketing, HR, legal, strategy and more that propels our companies forward. Here, we’ll give you the opportunity to launch your career and work with various companies, spanning multiple industries from fintech, to auto and real estate. We offer you the tools you’ll need to succeed, no matter what stage you’re at in your career. You’ll be able to master your craft here by working on complex problems in a collaborative culture and challenging yourself to make a real impact.


Apply today to see all that Rocket Central has to offer!


Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge of legislative and regulatory policies in at least one of the following states: California, Texas, Washington, Oregon, or Arizona
  • Ability to manage multiple workstreams at once
  • Ability to quickly adapt and refine strategy
  • Ability to quickly learn new issues and build relationships in new environments.
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on any of the following: FinTech, Data Privacy, Professional Licensing, Solar, Auto, and/or Housing.
  • Experience working in a State Legislature, Office of the Attorney General, or Governor’s Office

Job Summary

As the Director of State Government Affairs, you’ll strive to protect, preserve and advance the priorities and interests of our diverse and innovative companies in a multi-state region of the Western United States.



  • Establish, develop, maintain and improve relationships with elected and appointed officials primarily at the state level with possible local and federal work as well.
  • Establish, develop, maintain and improve relationships with trade industry associations at the state, local and federal levels
  • Lead state-based contract consultants in the effort of advancing and defending the Rock Family of Companies and our partners’ political and professional agenda
  • Work with the family of companies to understand critical issues facing their business units and teams
  • Report and communicate initiatives and legislative activities
  • Maintain timely records of activities and communications
  • Establish, develop, maintain and improve professional skills and knowledge
  • Develop, implement and maintain successful advocacy in multi-state


Who We Are

Rocket Companies® is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we’re a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate, automotive and more. We’re insistently different in how we look at the world and are committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We’re passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We’ve been ranked #7 on Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022, as well as ranking #1 for Fortune’s Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2021.



This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.


We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

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Job posted: 2022-07-16