Government Affairs Manager

11 Jun, 2020

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Government Affairs Manager

Bunge
Washington, DC

Bunge (www.bunge.com<https: www.bunge.com=””>, NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oil seed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve in over 60 countries. The company is headquartered in New York and has 31,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 360 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain silos, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

Position Summary:
This role is based in Washington, D.C. and is focused on influencing and monitoring federal and state/provincial policies (U.S., Canada, and Mexico).  Engage with government officials on key issues impacting Bunge’s business.  It will involve extensive interaction with industry associations and various stakeholder groups.  The position will assist in all aspects of managing the political action committee.

 

Core Functions:
Federal affairs lobbying
Industry and stakeholder group engagement
State/provincial affairs lobbying
Political action committee responsibilities
Internal communications (e.g. Government Affairs newsletter, memorandums, etc.)

 

Skills/Experience Requirements:
Bachelors degree required
8-10 years of experience in Public Policy/Government Affairs/ Industry relations;
Preferably 5 years of experience working in a Congressional or federal agency office.
Preferably 5 years of experience working in Agri/Food industry experience
Excellent communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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Job posted: 2020-06-11