Government Relations Manager
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is seeking a hands-on Manager of Government Relations to manage state and federal government relations efforts across a range of policy priorities. The ideal candidate will have five years of experience working in government relations for a trade association, industry group, or government affairs consulting firm, or in a legislative and/or communications capacity for a member of Congress. The person will be responsible for helping to manage various aspects of government relations efforts on behalf of the equipment manufacturing industry and member companies. Responsibilities include tracking legislation and managing the regulatory database, reviewing and assessing relevancy and impact on the industry, and working with relevant internal and external stakeholders on appropriate responses; assisting in the formulation and execution of lobbying strategy for legislation and regulation; managing relationships with member companies, contract lobbyists, industry groups and coalitions, and elected officials; assisting in the development and execution of industry events; planning and organizing webinars and events; participating in research projects; developing content on legislative and regulatory issues; and representing the industry before lawmakers and external stakeholders.
Requires Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; superior written and verbal communication skills; ability to set priorities, work independently, and produce materials in consistent, efficient, and timely manner; thorough understanding of the political, legislative, and regulatory landscape and the state and federal level and outstanding legislative and regulatory analysis skills.
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Job posted: 2018-11-21