Government Affairs Coordinator

04 Jan, 2021


Government Affairs Coordinator

Exact Sciences
Washington, DC

Summary of Major Responsibilities

The Government Affairs Coordinator will monitor and report on Congressional and Government hearings, meetings, and activities; conduct research and develop background information; establish internal organization processes and dashboards to support Government Affairs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Track trade associations and working groups for Government Affairs and other internal groups administratively.
  • Monitor and report political news, related to Government Affairs, from multiple sources.
  • Research and monitor governmental hearings, meetings, legislations, and communicate to leadership.
  • Draft memos, education materials, and presentations detailing the impact of government decisions on the Company’s business and public policy interests.
  • Arrange travel schedule and reservations for team members, as needed.
  • Provide timely and accurate information.
  • Provide administrative support to the team.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive business critical information.
  • Ability to execute on planning, project management, and organizational skills with an eye for detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet critical deadlines and anticipate and solve logistical problems.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work both independently and in close collaboration with others.
  • Excellent research and analysis skills, especially in terms of understanding health policy.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to work designated schedule.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds for approximately 5% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Policy, Business Administration, or related field with an emphasis in Communications, Marketing, etc; or high school degree/general education diploma and 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1+ years of experience in a communications, government, trade associate, or related role.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with federal or state legislative, executive, and public-policymaking bodies.
  • Presentation skills/PowerPoint development.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.

Job posted: 2021-01-04