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Political Action Committee (PAC) Manager – External Affairs

Political Action Committee (PAC) Manager – External Affairs
Organization: Prudential Financial, Inc.
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 03/28/2024

Job Classification:

Marketing & Communications – Communications

At Prudential, we believe talent is key to achieving our vision. When you join Prudential, you’ll unlock a motivating and impactful career – all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world’s leading financial services institutions.

Our External Affairs team is seeking a Political Action Committee (PAC) manager responsible for administering, maintaining, and growing Prudential’s political action committees. The role will report to the Head of U.S. Government Affairs and will be based in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate must have PAC-related experience.

The work arrangement for this position is hybrid, with a minimum of 3 days per week in our DC office.

What you can expect:

  • Lead, build, and execute – in partnership with External Affairs leadership – the internal fundraising strategy to grow Prudential’s PACs, including annual strategic planning, PAC and political content development, event planning and execution.
  • Coordinate with internal and external partners (political law, compliance, communications, finance, consultants) to ensure the PACs are administered and managed in accordance with election law and regulations.
  • Maintain and enhance administrative partnership with PACs Treasurer and other internal partners for budgeting and disbursements to campaigns.
  • Directly engage with executives on the PAC Boards and their senior staff in setting budgets and strategic direction for the PACs
  • Directly engage with PAC members and prospects, in individualized and group settings, educating and encouraging voluntary PAC membership through effective and non-partisan communication of its importance to the company’s public policy agenda.
  • Assist U.S. Government Affairs and PGIM Government Affairs team in strategic deployment of PAC assets, including budgeting and continual disbursement monitoring and analysis.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with industry partners and stay abreast of industry trends and best practices.

What you will need:

  • Minimum 3 years’ of direct experience as a PAC professional at a corporation, trade association, non-profit organization, or federal campaign.
  • Experience building and executing on internal or external fundraising campaigns.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, oral and written, and demonstrated ability and experience to consistently collaborate positively and effectively with internal and external partners. Experience with public speaking is a plus.
  • Exceptional attention to detail to leverage for effective development and implementation of PAC strategy and fully compliant PAC administration.
  • Strong familiarity and interest in American politics, our political system, and the rules and regulation pertaining to corporate political engagement.
  • Knowledge of Campaign Finance laws and regulations and FEC reporting rules.
  • Ability to engage colleagues in discussion about our political system and relevant developments to the company’s public policy agenda – including with senior executives, existing PAC members, and potential PAC members – in a positive and politically neutral manner in recognition of the range and diversity of political viewpoints among Prudential employees.
  • Experience working with political programs and software to ensure effective database management is a plus.

Prudential welcomes all applicants, even if you don’t meet every requirement. If your skills align with the role, we encourage you to apply.

At Prudential, you can:

We equip and empower our employees to expand their skills and experience by using powerful learning, gigs, and job opportunities. We offer a suite of services including 1:1 Career advice, on demand resources and networking to propel your career forward.

We’re a global organization, full of outstandingly dedicated people who aren’t afraid to think differently, challenge the status quo and take sensible risks along the way. You will enjoy pushing boundaries as we build innovative technology that helps clients, customers and employees live their best lives. You will have access to leadership and learning opportunities and the resources needed to take your career in any direction. We will help you do your best work, offering flexibility, while delivering on our Purpose.

What we offer you:

The below is an example of our US benefits summary

  • Market competitive base salaries, with a yearly bonus potential at every level
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), and leave of absences, such as parental and military leave
  • Retirement plans:
    • 401(k) plan with company match (up to 4%)
    • Company-funded pension plan
  • Wellness Programs to help you achieve your wellbeing goals, including up to $1,600 a year for reimbursement of items purchased to support personal wellbeing needs
  • Work/Life Resources to help support topics such as parenting, housing, senior care, finances, pets, legal matters, education, emotional and mental health, and career development.
  • Tuition Assistance to help finance traditional college enrollment toward obtaining an approved degree, many accredited certificate programs, and industry designations.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Shares can be purchased at 85% of the lower of two prices (Beginning or End of the purchase period), after one year of service.

To find out more about our Total Reward package, see our Total Rewards Brochure. Some of the above benefits may not apply to part-time employees scheduled to work less than 20 hours per week.

Note: Prudential is required by state specific laws to include the salary range for this role when hiring a resident in applicable locations. The salary range for this role is from $115,800.00 to $172,300.00. Specific pricing for the role may vary within the above range based on many factors including geographic location, candidate experience, and skills. Roles may also be eligible for additional compensation and/or benefits. Eligibility to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance. In addition, employees are eligible for standard benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and retirement.

Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company’s well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential’s businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates.

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