Political Programs Manager

05 Apr, 2021


Political Programs Manager

Pacific Life
Washington, DC

Job Description:

Political Programs Manager

Pacific Life is investing in bright, agile and diverse new talent to ensure we continue to innovate and strengthen relationships with our policyholders. That’s why we’re actively seeking a Political Programs Manager to join our team and take part in our people-first culture. 

The Political Programs Manager will manage the political contributions program for Pacific Life. The candidate will perform marketing, communications, compliance, membership development, political programming, and event management in connection with the Pacific Life Political Action Committee (PAC).

If you’re experienced in Marketing and Public Relations, you’re a great fit for this role. Technical capabilities aside, if you’re a mission-driven self-starter who’s comfortable with ambiguity, and who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative culture, you’re a perfect fit for Pacific Life.

The Political Programs Manager will seek to grow PAC membership and contributions, support and develop an active and engaged PAC community, perform political compliance and contribution reporting functions, and develop contribution strategies for federal candidates in partnership with other members of the Government Relations team. The candidate will also help coordinate state political contribution strategy and compliance in key states.

The Manager may represent the company’s position before elected officials, regulators, and trade association partners. In this capacity, the Manager may assist in issue management, development of position papers, and writing legislative testimony for pending legislative actions.

Factors for Success 

  • 5+ years’ experience in Marketing and/or Public Relations
  • Government Affairs experience preferred but not required
  • Compliance experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with Cision, Aristotle or DDC software
  • Excellent writing, public speaking experience required
  • BA/BS degree in English, History or related area of study

How We Help You Succeed:

We’re fostering a culture of shared values across our company by providing generous compensation and comprehensive benefits that allow our employees to find fulfillment and security in personal life and career alike. These include:

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Work-Life Balance & Flexible Scheduling

  • Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment to investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees

  • Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement Contribution (company-paid)

  • Generous PTO and holiday pay

  • Warm Colleagues & Inspiring Culture

EEO Statement:

Pacific Life Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Pacific Life Insurance Company.

Where Power Meets Purpose

A career at Pacific Life is more than a job. It’s being hardworking. It’s being agile. It’s being mission-driven. It’s giving our policyholders the time, attention, and expertise they deserve –helping them to reach their financial goals and safeguard their futures. It’s having a positive impact on our industry and in the communities around us. It’s leveraging the collective genius within to drive the way we do business now and in the future, while also enjoying a supportive environment where you can be fulfilled in life and in work.

Pacific Life is a growth-oriented company with a strong and competitive position within the life insurance, retirement savings, and reinsurance markets. It holds top 15 market positions in almost all of its key products and has a diverse product portfolio serving the key markets of the highly affluent, broad market, small and mid-size businesses, and the institutional space. It has a global presence through its reinsurance business, with key markets in the U.K., Asia, and Australia. Pacific Life’s structure as a mutual holding company is a competitive advantage, allowing the company to make decisions with a long-term view for the best interests of the organization and its policyholders. Pacific Life has a stellar reputation for service and value to the financial intermediaries and distribution channels that distribute our products.

In addition to the value we provide for our employees and policyholders, we are also renowned for our philanthropic work, having donated more than $123M to nonprofits over the past 36 years. All this considered, it’s no wonder Pacific Life is ranked 269th on the 2020 Forbes Fortune 500 list, has been named one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, and was named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers for 2019. Simply put, if you want to find both personal and career fulfillment, join our team at Pacific Life, where power meets purpose.

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Job posted: 2021-04-05