Public Affairs Manager

21 Jan, 2023


Public Affairs Manager

Washington, D.C.

Be unstoppable with us!
T-Mobile is synonymous with innovation–and you could be part of the team that disrupted an entire industry! We reinvented customer service, brought real 5G to the nation, and now we’re shaping the future of technology in wireless and beyond. Our work is as exciting as it is rewarding, so consider the career opportunity below as your invitation to grow with us, make big things happen with us, above all, #BEYOU with us. Together, we won’t stop!

At T-Mobile, we strongly encourage everyone, including people of color, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, and parents to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome everyone to our team. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing or calling 1-844-873-9500. Please note, this contact channel is not a means to apply for or inquire about a position and we are unable to respond to non-accommodation related requests.

T-Mobile has consistently been recognized as a Best Place to Work thanks to our crew of diverse, multi-talented self-starters who are ready to go go go… And T-Mobile is recognized as a best place to work for LGBTQ+ employees by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index ten years in a row. A designated Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly for eleven years running. And with a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index, our diversity across gender, race and ideas drives us forward.

T-Mobile is the nation’s Un-carrier and the fastest growing US wireless company, thanks to an unconventional philosophy built on listening to customers and breaking from tired industry norms. We are changing wireless for good and sharing the word so policymakers and opinion drivers know we are focused on consumers and won’t stop! You will work with a team of experienced, government-focused professionals, providing critical support on policy issues and external affairs. You understand how government policy impacts business, including legislative and regulatory activity. You’ll use your knowledge of federal and state government processes, and where they connect with the commercial sector, to help the Government Affairs team achieve objectives critical to the business. You’ll help drive our success in the policy arena, anticipating, and responding to issues as the environment evolves whether in DC or in state capitals across the country. You’ll collaborate across all teams within Government Affairs to prepare and build consensus on messaging and creative pieces to support key policy objectives, using your familiarity with an array of tools and platforms to amplify our positions. You’ll work with the team to strengthen existing processes and explore new ways to get out the message. You’ll work on current projects, proffer new ones and provide suggestions on course correction as needs evolve. You’ll work alongside regulatory attorneys, lobbyists, and advocates to develop and manage external collateral materials that support policy objectives before the government at all levels.

What you’ll do in your role.

  • Produce clear communication materials through a wide range of styles and formats, including talking points, PowerPoint presentations, blogs, formal speeches, videos, letters, articles, op-ed and bylined pieces, and social media
  • Develop policy materials and manage evolving messages to support Government Affairs
  • Maintain depositories of collateral to support the team
  • Manage communications channels, internal and external
  • Design presentations on key policy issues
  • Monitor and analyze developments in government policy that impact activities
  • Drive social media engagement for Government Affairs
  • Collaborate across Government Affairs, and with other departments, to identify needs, provide advice and offer solutions
  • Interact with external collaborators, including agency personnel and third-party champions

The experience you’ll bring.

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience working in government, politics or advocacy
  • Capitol Hill experience preferred
  • Corporate Government Affairs experience ideal, particularly in issues management
  • Public affairs agency or prior communications experience essential
  • Outstanding command of English and writing to persuade
  • Expert skills in MSFT Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Graphic design proficiency
  • Skilled in writing for social media and familiarity with key platforms
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to partner across the company and work with different teams
  • Strong writing and editing skills – attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Urgency and flexibility – understanding that there will be after hours work at times
  • Calm under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of consumer technology and wireless technologies a plus

Personal Characteristics

  • Thrives in a fast-paced culture of change and innovation
  • Ability to work independently but bring relevant and timely updates to the forefront at the right time
  • Work cooperatively with others and a variety of personality types
  • A roll-up-your-sleeves attitude with a bias towards action; a self-starter who takes initiative rather than waiting for direction
  • Excellent follow-through skills – you do what you say you’ll do and dot the i’s
  • Positive interpersonal and communication skills, critical thinking, upbeat attitude, high integrity, persistence and personal initiative
  • Ready and willing to adapt to the possibility of uncertainty, new territory and change every day
  • Strong level of self-confidence

• At least 18 years of age
• Legally authorized to work in the United States
• T-Mobile requires all employees in this position to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless precluded from doing so by applicable law. The CDC currently defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. T-Mobile will require proof of vaccination, and will consider requests for exemption from this requirement during the offer phase (1) as a reasonable accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs where the accommodation would not cause T-Mobile undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others, or (2) for other reasons under applicable law.

Never stop growing!
T-Mobile doesn’t have a corporate ladder–it’s more like a jungle gym of possibilities! We love helping our employees grow in their careers, because it’s that shared drive to aim high that drives our business and our culture forward.

If you’d like to receive more information about careers at T-Mobile, sign up for the T-Mobile Talent Community today!

T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religious affiliation, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination, retaliation or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with how we do business and will not be tolerated.

Talent comes in all forms at the Un-carrier. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing or calling 1-844-873-9500. Please note, this contact channel is not a means to apply for or inquire about a position and we are unable to respond to non-accommodation related requests.

Learn more here

Job posted: 2023-01-21