PAC & Government Affairs Manager

29 Nov, 2019

Jobs

PAC & Government Affairs Manager

Aegon Asset Management
Washington, DC

The PAC & Government Affairs Manager will have oversight of the Transamerica Political Action Committee. In this capacity, they will work to ensure PAC members are engaged with our activities, will direct campaigns to increase our total PAC membership and receipts, will allocate and distribute our federal budget as it relates to the PAC, will organize grassroots activity on issues relevant to the U.S. government and policy affairs team, and be responsible for ensuring compliance with FEC governing laws and regulations.Job DescriptionResponsibilities

    • Develop and conduct grassroots outreach programs to employees, agents and retirees.
    • Assist in monitoring and tracking of developments on key legislative and regulatory issues, including research and analysis.
    • Lead the monitoring and tracking of developments on specific legislative and regulatory issues, including research and analysis. Support research and analysis on other issues as assigned.
    • Take on lobbying issues and support other company lobbyists as needed.
    • Represent the Company in federal trade association grassroots programs and committees.
    • Arrange Company visits for key members of Congress, including preparing background issue briefs and Company information.
    • Prepare and disseminate weekly newsletters and other communications on issues that impact Transamerica.
    • Develop communication materials to support lobbying functions in various formats and delivery methods, such as Outlook and email.
    • Maintain and update the Transamerica Citizen Action Network (CAN) grassroots website, PAC website and intranet community discussion.
    • Act as liaison with the PAC Board
    • prepare materials for board meetings, etc.
    • Direct PAC solicitation campaigns
    • prepare material, conduct PAC events and develop recognition programs.
    • Represent the PAC in working with candidate campaigns regarding fundraising events that the PAC is co-hosting
    • prepare invitations, direct logistics for the event, ensure compliance with Federal Election Commission (FEC) and ethics rules, etc.
    • Manage compliance with federal and state campaign finance and election laws, including PAC filings with the FEC.

Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree in political science, communications, marketing or other business-related field.
      • Five years of relevant experience, including three years working in a congressional office PR function or trade association, as a grassroots coordinator or other relevant marketing/communications role.
      • Advanced written and verbal communication skills to articulate information to a wide audience.
      • Organizational and research skills.
      • Proficiency using MS Office tools and social media, including use of graphics.

Preferred Qualifications

        • In-depth knowledge of FEC compliance.

    Working Conditions

 

        • Office environment.
        • Occasional travel.

    Why Work for Us

 

    • Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

 

    • Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally – and feel valued for the work you do.

 

    • Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

    • Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

 

    • Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants

 

    • Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 (“AODA”). Please contact applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance

 

    • If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email applicantsupport@transamerica.com.

 

    • At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

 

    Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.

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Job posted: 2019-11-29