Public Policy Manager

20 Jul, 2020


Public Policy Manager

Regions Bank
Washington, DC

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Public Policy Manager works to advance the interests of the bank by influencing the policy decisions of members of Congress and federal regulatory and executive branch agencies. The position requires a public policy professional with the ability to identify key issues, develop advocacy priorities, and articulate the company’s position to identified audiences.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develops relationships with key members and staff as well as selects policymakers at federal agencies and leverages those relationships to advance the interests of the bank
  • Works with peer institutions, trade associations, and other bank partners to develop coordinated strategies to influence federal policy
  • Identifies and tracks rulemaking efforts that may have a material impact on the bank
  • Works with internal constituents to develop plans to match business objectives
  • Represents Regions before members of Congress, Federal agencies, trade associations, and at public events
  • Advises Regions executives and subject matter experts on the political landscape
  • Ensures a positive perception of the bank with stakeholders, including the Federal government, the media, and non-governmental agencies
  • Gives presentations to internal and external audiences on political and policy matters
  • Monitors the effect of public policy changes on the organization and advises senior management
  • Manages the development of policy positions and comment letters

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

This position is incentive eligible.

This is a single incumbent position.

This job is typically Strategic (30%), Tactical (40%), Transactional (30%).


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ten (10) years of experience in regulatory or legislative policy related to financial services


  • Juris Doctor

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to foster effective relationship and network with others
  • Familiarity with regulatory concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Highly effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven ability to influence policymakers
  • Results-driven approach at both the strategic and tactical levels
  • Strong organizational skills and self-motivation to plan and accomplish goals

Position Type

Full time

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Job posted: 2020-07-20