Region Director, State Government Affairs – Mid-Atlantic Region

06 May, 2020


Region Director, State Government Affairs – Mid-Atlantic Region

Washington, DC

Region Director, State Government Affairs


  • Direct and supervise lobbying teams to advance legislative and regulatory objectives and protect company’s interests from adverse public policy in a multi-state, mid-Atlantic region.
  • Prepares and submits presentations, testimony and other official materials to relevant decision-makers to advance specific policy goals and objectives.
  • Participate in the management of designated state and national organizations and associations as primary company representative.
  • Often acts as company representative within assigned states before legislative and regulatory bodies on high profile issues that are of critical importance to the company. `
  • Routinely required to develop industry-wide coalitions and manage significant grassroots/PR campaigns relating to key issues.
  • Develops actions plans and implements activities that will mitigate negative impact or facilitate positive policy change.
  • Provides accurate, timely and insightful responses and analysis regarding various projects and initiatives.
  • Analyzes and assesses relevant state and local policies and trends.
  • Monitor activities of the assigned state Executive Branches and Legislatures that would potentially impact the industry; alerts and advises leadership on emerging opportunities and concerns.


  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • Job is based in mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Candidate must reside in that area of the country.
  • At least five years government and/or political affairs experience, with an emphasis in state government affairs.
  • Knowledge of the political process and functions in the government required.
  • At least five years government and/or political affairs experience.
  • Familiarity with alcohol industry and related regulatory issues.
  • Strong leadership, planning and communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and facilitate internal and external teams.
  • Ability to function independently.
  • Willing and able to travel.

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Job posted: 2020-05-06