Government Affairs Administrator

11 May, 2020


Government Affairs Administrator

Latham, NY

Responsible for the administration of duties specific to the Government Affairs department. Assist Directors of Government Affairs in franchise-related activities including directed franchise activity, such as franchise renewal applications and reports, plus other related franchise compliance matters and interaction with local communities. Coordinate communications to franchise officials and other key stakeholders. Provide support for department community events and initiatives.


Support Directors of Government Affairs with local franchising needs and projects

Support Director of Government & Community Strategy with regional event communications and planning projects

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Maintain data and files and produce and create necessary reports

Review/analyze various contractual documents and steward compliance

Assists with administrative tasks as needed

Perform other duties as requested by Supervisor

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in clear and straightforward manner
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
Ability to process information accurately and efficiently
Ability to use personal computing and software applications (i.e. Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Database, etc.)
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
Knowledge of cable television and broadband products and services
Knowledge of federal, state and local franchise and cable regulations

Associate’s degree in business, political science or marketing or related field or equivalent experience.

Related Work Experience Number Of Years
Cable television/Broadband experience 5+
Political/Government experience 2+
Public Relations/Marketing experience 2+

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Demonstrated competencies (i.e. high proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Analytical/Interpersonal skills (i.e. ability to manage and foster change)
Knowledge of federal, state, and local franchise and cable regulations

Office environment
Ability to travel to various locations within assigned territory

The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Job posted: 2020-05-11