Government Affairs Manager – Political Action Committee

21 Apr, 2022


Government Affairs Manager – Political Action Committee

Cox Enterprises
Washington, D.C.

At Cox, we’re forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we’re looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.

We want to do everything we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will of course be considered.

Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.

As the Government Affairs Manager – Political Action Committee for Cox Enterprises in our public policy office in Washington, D.C, you’ll take more than just an interest in government affairs…you’ll take action. You’ll be responsible for engaging our employees and representing Cox in the nation’s capital.

What You’ll Do

If you’re great at multitasking and wearing many hats, this might be the job for you. In this role, you’ll be the point of contact for managing multiple responsibilities in support of the PAC and support a variety of research, relationship building, advocacy and operational efforts for the Government Affairs team, including the following:

  • Supporting the management of the annual solicitation campaign and other engagement efforts.
    • Assisting in developing the PAC budget.
    • Drafting newsletters and other communications.
    • Managing and coordinating all regular PAC meetings.
    • Managing and producing PAC presentations.
  • Providing administrative support including, but not limited to:
    • Processing PAC contributions
    • Maintaining internal PAC budget
    • Ensuring compliance with internal procedures and safeguards and fulfilling FEC requirements.
  • Providing event support for PAC activities, managing and coordinating all PAC events, and tracking participation in all PAC events.
  • Assisting with the preparation of presentation materials and internal documents for the broader Government Affairs team.
  • Creating and editing content for the company’s intranet for the Government Affairs team and any PAC related content.
  • Providing basic research and drafting talking points for Congressional meetings.
  • Providing support in the development of and advocacy for company public policy positions before Congress.
  • Building relationships with Congress members (and their staffs), trade associations, and industry colleagues.


Who You Are

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field and three (3) to five (5) years of governmental affairs, fund-raising, compliance, public policy, or related experience.
  • The ability to research, analyze data and derive facts.
  • The ability to work in a team environment.
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and organizational skills.
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivation.
  • Previous experience in a Congressional office and/or on political campaign/fundraising is highly desired.
  • An interest in the broadband or automotive industries (preferred).
  • Knowledge of Congressional process (preferred).

What’s In It For You?

Our lives contain a lot of moving parts. At Cox, our best-in-class benefits package and award-winning employee culture give you peace of mind, knowing that you and your family have a wide range of options for the best care available.

  • We all have lives and responsibilities outside of work, and we respect that. We have an exceptional work/life balance at Cox, with accommodating work schedules and flexible time-off policies.
  • Our talent is paid what they’re worth with a competitive salary package and top-notch bonus & incentive plans.
  • We help you prepare for the future with a 401(k) (that we’ll generously match), life insurance, and disability insurance.
  • You’ll enjoy a generous suite of healthcare benefits with various deductible options, along with pharmacy benefits, Flexible Spending Account & Health Savings Account options, counseling for mental wellness, and more.
  • As you grow your family, rest assured that you’ll have access to our inclusive parental leave policies, plus comprehensive fertility coverage and adoption assistance.
  • Want to volunteer in your community? We encourage that and even offer paid hours for you to do so.
  • Our employees enjoy discounts on computers, entertainment, travel and more.
  • Continuing education and professional development are important, and at Cox, we offer both.
  • We all love our pets—whether they walk, crawl, fly, swim or slither—and we’re happy to supply insurance for them as well.

At Cox, our people come first…and that’s not just a company line. Our benefits packages are designed to support your unique needs for health and happiness.  As an employee, you’ll be able to explore our myriad benefits and select the ones that best support you and your family.

Apply today and make your mark in D.C. and beyond!

Who We Are

About Cox 

We are the Cox family of businesses. We’ve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us.  Our primary divisions – Cox Communications and Cox Automotive – are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators.  We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation.  We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at 

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO).  For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job posted: 2022-04-21