Legislative Affairs Coordinator

09 Oct, 2020


Legislative Affairs Coordinator

Northrop Grumman
Falls Church, VA

 Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Legislative Affairs Coordinator at its corporate headquarters in Falls Church, VA.  The Coordinator reports to the Vice President, Legislative Affairs within the Corporate Strategy and Development organization.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Legislative Affairs team by tracking and summarizing Congressional activity, including hearings, markups, reports and other legislative activity.
  • Analyzing authorization and appropriations legislation.
  • Assisting in the drafting of letters, presentations, fact sheets, white papers, and other supporting documents.
  • Helping the Legislative Affairs team prepare for both external and internal engagements.
  • Supporting the Political Action Committee’s Government Relations Manager by organizing and preparing PAC disbursements and communications, and working with internal leadership to advance PAC membership.
Key Traits:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience tracking Congressional action on authorization and appropriations bills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the U.S. political process, including federal elections.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and multi-task.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Self-starter, with excellent judgment and integrity and a willingness to learn.



 Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Policy, Law, Public Administration, Business, or a related field with 3 years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree in Political Science, Public Policy, Law, Public Administration, Business, or a related field with 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Political Science, Public Policy, Law, Public Administration, Business.
  • Experience with the U.S. Congress, particularly with the Defense authorization and/or appropriations process.
  • Experience working with a Political Action Committee.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Job posted: 2020-10-09