Federal Government Relations

13 Jan, 2021


Federal Government Relations

Townsend Public Affairs
Washington, DC

About the job

  • Create a robust federal agenda for clients that includes funding and policy priorities. Client agenda should result in weekly updates to the client on activity;
  • Create and implement the federal strategy for clients by proactively identifying key federal opportunities and initiatives;
  • Strong ability to communicate to public agency clients how the activity of the federal government will impact their day to day operations;
  • Leverage key relationships on Capitol Hill to advance client policy and funding agendas;
  • Lead client strategy meetings and create the development of advocacy initiatives;
  • Draft external and internal communications documents including memoranda, correspondence, and position letters;
  • Secure meetings with Members of Congress for client advocacy trips throughout the year;
  • Track and report on legislative and regulatory activity including providing federal updates;
  • Monitor federal grant programs and administration initiatives;
  • Develop strong relationships with key federal agency officials that manage federal grant programs;
  • Draft federal grant program funding applications for client priority projects;
  • Attend meetings, hearings, and events on Capitol Hill;
  • Understand and effectively communicate the federal services that we provide through business development opportunities;
  • Interface directly with clients remotely and in-person;

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Job posted: 2021-01-13