Manager, Political Action Committee (PAC)

28 Jul, 2022


Manager, Political Action Committee (PAC)

Arlington, VA


The Manager, Political Action Committee (PAC), will oversee day to day operations of the PAC to include – but not limited to — budget, disbursement, compliance, governance, internal and external communications, reporting, vendors, banking, and growth.  Additionally, the PAC Administrator will be charged with the day-to-day management of all legal and regulatory requirements associated with lobbying and PAC disclosures at the state and federal levels and corporate policy alignment. As an integral member of the Government and Customer Relations team, the ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit and the passion to take an existing PAC and grow it into an industry leading PAC while also while also gaining experience in other facets of Government and Customer Relations ranging from policy research and analysis to lobbying. Operating both internally and outward facing, the candidate must always act with integrity, trust and with a “we before I” mindset, honoring the missions we serve.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advance and support the role of the Government and Customer Relations team and the importance of public policy issues with Peraton’s internal and external constituencies including presentations, written communications, and attendance at select events.
  • Develop and execute Peraton Corporation’s PAC strategy, planning, fundraising and events.
  • Develop and manage marketing strategies and solicitation campaigns throughout the year to build awareness of and support for Peraton Corporation’s PAC.
  • Develop and coordinate a PAC newsletter, updating on PAC activities and opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key political fundraisers.
  • Oversee day to day operations of PAC (donor database, budget, disbursement, compliance, governance, communications, reporting, vendors, banking, fundraising, growth, solicitation campaigns, correspondence, records, internal processes, political events calendar etc.).
  • Collaborate with outside counsel to ensure compliance with all federal and state rules, guidelines, and laws, keeping apprised of developments in political and election law.
  • Collaborate with internal corporate stakeholders and outside political counsel for successful management and execution.
  • Contribute to development of strategic and legislative advocacy campaigns.
  • Assist the SVP Government and Customer Relations with operationalizing state lobbying.



  • Team player who is a self-starter, decisive, able to work independently, organize and prioritize daily workload in a fast-paced environment, has exceptional attention to detail and deadlines, outstanding judgement, and discretion, and is passionate about their work.
  • Demonstrated process management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or related field with 10+ years, or a Masters and 8+ years of experience with a blend of public policy, political fundraising, campaign management, political action committee, communication, or event planning experience.
  • Knowledge of Federal Election Commission campaign finance laws/guidelines and best practices.
  • Experience working with Federal government and legislative processes.
  • Impeccable communication skills, verbal and written, to confidently and comfortably communicate concisely and precisely with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills; data analytics a plus.
  • Experience successfully encouraging and growing PAC participation including planning political events.
  • Demonstrated research, data collection, and analytical skills.
  • Proficient using PAC compliance software systems.
  • Ability to travel as required, up to 20%.


  • Entrepreneurial and a creative strategist.
  • Communications and media experience, including legislative advocacy campaigns
  • Policy and lobbying experience
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to operate in a fast-paced environment.
  • Action-oriented and decisive yet apply critical thinking when faced with complex problems.
  • Agility: Ability to act and react quickly and flexibly in a fast-paced environment, with ability to thrive in ambiguous, entrepreneurial, and dynamic environments.
  • Well-developed political acumen


Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Colorado Salary Minimum: $80,000
Colorado Salary Maximum: $194,000The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.Learn more here

Job posted: 2022-07-28