Government Relations and PAC Manager

08 Jul, 2022


Government Relations and PAC Manager

Washington, D.C.

Government Relations and PAC Manager

What’s in it For You: 

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food and healthy environments
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best

What You Will Do:

  • Conduct and analyze research on public policy, government relations and political issues and topics to support the Government Relations team’s objectives and strategies
  • Design and execute legislative and regulatory strategies and tactics for the portfolio of issues (e.g., federal immigration, cybersecurity, procurement policy)
  • Provide the Government Relations team and other internal stakeholders with written reports, memos, spreadsheets and presentation materials based on individual research and other sources of information
  • Manage and/or lead high-complexity, high-visibility projects (e.g. facility visits, ECOPAC campaign. Provide updates on status to senior leaders directly (e.g. CEO, COO, General Counsel).
  • Manage administration of the company’s political action committee (PAC), including overseeing ECOPAC administration, e.g. solicitation, furnishing PAC checks, preparing for board meetings, liaising with DC office, etc. and providing support to Law Department EVP and GR VPs on all aspects of PAC administration.
  • Represent Ecolab Government Relations during internal and external meetings (e.g. trade associations, government and elected officials, etc.) and provide written or oral summaries/actions and recommendations.
  • Attend or accompany Government Relations team members to lobbying meetings where needed
  • Monitors local, state and federal legislation, regulations, and public policy matters.
  • Analyzes potential impact on the company and develops recommended responses.
  • Work with internal business/function leaders, Government Relations colleagues, trade associations, and contract lobbyists to design and execute a legislative/regulatory strategy.
  • Research public policy issues and keeps key staff apprised of developments.
  • Coordinate political action committees, including record keeping, expenditures, receipts, and regulatory reporting.
  • Develops strategy and recommendations for participation in political fundraisers and contributions.
  • Respond to inquiries made by legislators and other officials on behalf of constituents and other matters.
  • Lead planning for visits by members of Congress to Ecolab facilities, including planning logistical details, serving as the point of contact with the members’ staff, briefing executives leading the events, and often staffing them.

Position Details:

  • This role is based in Washington D.C. Associate to leverage a hybrid office work model.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, business administration, communications, public policy, or a related field.
  • 5 years of professional experience including supervisory or advanced degree with fewer years of experience.
  • Proven ability to lead, develop and implement programs and processes.
  • Previous project management experience.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • No immigration sponsorship available for this role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in political science, business administration, communications, public policy, or a related field.
  • Previous Ecolab experience.
  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral).
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving, and multi-tasking skills.
  •  Experience in public policy, politics and government relations

A trusted partner at nearly three million commercial customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. With annual sales of $13 billion and more than 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights, and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality, and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.

When you come to work at Ecolab, you get to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges and have the opportunity to learn and grow, shape your career, make an impact and quickly see the importance of your work.

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Due to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab. You will be asked for proof of your vaccination status. All applicants should be aware that Ecolab is a federal contractor. If the federal contractor vaccine mandate is reinstated in its current form, all Ecolab employees will need to be vaccinated, or have an approved religious or medical accommodation in place.


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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Job posted: 2022-07-08