Government Affairs Director

09 Jul, 2020


Government Affairs Director

National Elevator Industry
Job Role:  Advance NEII’s policy priorities through education, advocacy and strategic mobilization of key constituencies.  Monitor emerging policy issues and legislation that impact the building transportation industry. Represent NEII members before state and local regulators, legislators and other stakeholders. Identify emerging opportunities and strategies to advance policy priorities. Communicate to NEII members, committees and staff as needed.

Core Competencies and Requirements

  • Ability to strategically navigate the legislative and regulatory processes.
  • Knowledge of public policy strategies.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with legislators, regulators and industry stakeholders.
  • Need to be a self-starter able to work independently, but also be a team player.
  • Must be comfortable juggling numerous tasks and deadlines.
  • Problem solving, strategic thinking, strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to travel (2-3 times per month on average).
  • Must have a home office. NEII is 100% virtual.
  • Bachelor’s degree and five or more years related experience.

Key Responsibilities

Specific tasks include: identifying information needed to advance issues and objectives; reviewing and monitoring legislation and regulatory activities; drafting testimony and comments; conducting meetings with policy makers, industry representatives and/or stakeholders; proactively driving agendas; and providing content and updates for internal and external audiences.

About National Elevator Industry, Inc.
The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) is the premier trade association representing the global leaders in the building transportation industry. Its members install, maintain, and/or manufacture elevators, escalators, moving walks, and other building transportation products. NEII’s membership includes the six major international companies – Fujitec America, Inc., KONE, Inc., Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., Otis Elevator Company, Schindler Elevator Corporation, thyssenkrupp Elevator Company and several other companies across the country. Collectively, the NEII members represent approximately eighty percent of the total hours worked within the elevator and escalator industry, employ more than 25,000 people in the U.S. and indirectly support hundreds of thousands of American jobs in affiliate industries.
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Job posted: 2020-07-09