Government Affairs Director

17 Apr, 2019


Government Affairs Director

Harrisburg, PA

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.


Job Summary

The Government Affairs Director will assist with the development and implementation of the vision, strategy and management of all state and local governmental relations and activities. Support and advance the interests of the company at the state and local levels.

Job Description

  • Cultivate and maintain strategic relationships with key public and government officials
  • Proactively evaluate proposed legislation and regulations, work with legislative staffs on proposed revisions
  • Represent CenturyLink’s interests with federal, state and local legislative and regulatory bodies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels and departments throughout the organization while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.


Minimum of 5 years’ experience in federal or state legislative relations.

Preference is candidates in PA.


Bachelors or Equivalent in Political Science or Government

Alternate Location:US-Pennsylvania-Harrisburg

Requisition #:211574

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at

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Job posted: 2019-04-17