Government Affairs Director

21 May, 2020


Government Affairs Director

Lockheed Martin
Grand Prairie, TX
Description:Position is responsible for providing legislative support and coordinating state and local congressional office interactions for the Missiles and Fire Control business area, and developing a comprehensive and integrated legislative strategy and action plan. The selected candidate will establish and maintain relationships with cognizant FL, TX, and other key state congressional committees and their professional staff members. The selected candidate will establish and maintain relationships with constituent congressional offices and lead government relations at the county and state levels. This person will also provide advice and counsel to senior leadership on state congressional issues and policies, coordinate visits by congressional members and staff to company facilities. and establish and maintain relationships, primarily with the Grand Prairie,TX; Orlando, FL; Troy, AL; and Camden, AR city officials, especially the Mayors, City Managers and Economic Development Directors, in relation to topics relevant to LM. The selected candidate will also maintain coordination and information exchange with Aero, Space and RMS local Government Affairs reps, as appropriate, in Texas, Florida and offsite locations. He/she will cultivate a strong working relationship with company level business development, government relations, and communications organizations.
Basic Qualifications:
Extensive experience in legislative affairs either for the Executive Branch or in a similar defense industry position.
Strong communicator, and results driven individual.
Substantial knowledge of all or most subject areas listed above.
Must have the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.
Desired Skills:
Top Secret / SCI Clearance and experience with Congressional and relevant Executive Branch communities.
Individual that can operate and adapt in a fast paced and high-profile environment.
Individual that can lead legislative strategies for multiple focus programs for the corporation.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional


Relocation Available: Possible

Career Area: Business Development

Clearance Level: Top Secret

Type: Full-Time

Virtual Location: no

Work Schedule: 4X10A- 4 10 hr days Mon-Thurs; Fr/Sa/Su off

Shift: First

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Job posted: 2020-05-21