Government Relations Analyst

23 Aug, 2022

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Government Relations Analyst

Darden
Orlando, FL

JOB OVERVIEW

The position will serve as the connective tissue for the government relations team, providing coordination, project management, tracking, and analysis of activities related to our engagement and issue management strategies on the local, state, and federal levels. The position will report to the Vice President of Government Relations and work closely with the Managers of State and Local Government Relations, the broader the Communications & Public Affairs Team, and other internal and external partners.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

– Project manage the government relations engagement and relationship building plans

– Develop and maintain our master relationship management lists

– Create and maintain engagement calendars

– Prepare and coordinate briefings, research, and follow-ups

– Track, monitor, and analyze legislation, issues, and advocacy work

– Create and maintain legislative spreadsheets and updates

– Research and draft issue briefing and white papers

– Coordinate with internal and external partners to plan and execute meetings and events

– Attend/participate in legislative, political, and association meetings/calls as needed

– Supports budgeting, contract agreements, and invoice payment for vendor/agency-related work

REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:

– 3+ years in a similar field

– Knowledge of political contribution and lobbying compliance regulations and reporting processes

– Experience in government, legislative or political affairs

– Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are imperative

– Strong proficiency in Microsoft Power-Point, Excel, and similar programs

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

– BA/BS degree

 

OTHER KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

-Detail-oriented, self-starter, and good team player

-Organization and time management skills with the ability to organize, plan, and follow-up with tasks

-Ability to communicate (verbal and written) with clarity in the business environment

-Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize various job activities/tasks, including the ability to multi-task when necessary

– Strong networking and relationship-building skills

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

– Familiarity with industry preferred

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Job posted: 2022-08-23