Senior Director, Local Government Affairs

20 Sep, 2022

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Senior Director, Local Government Affairs

Comcast
Washington, D.C./Philadelphia, PA

WHO WE ARE

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world’s best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary

Reporting to the Vice President of Government Affairs and Local Advocacy, you will be responsible for developing Comcast’s strategy for engaging cities and municipalities in support of strategic business initiatives including, but not limited to, increasing broadband adoption, connecting the unserved, and promoting digital equity. The Senior Director of Local Governmental Affairs will ensure the company’s Local Government Affairs teams have the guidance, tools, and materials necessary to engage and educate local Government legislators, officials, and stakeholders in support of Comcast’s local policy and legislative objectives. The role will also lead the company’s engagement with local Intergovernmental Associations. This position works in close partnership with HQ Business, Marketing, Communications, Digital Equity, Business Services and Community Impact departments as well as HQ, Divisional, State, and Regional Government Affairs leadership.Job Description

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead Local Government Affairs support of the strategic business initiatives.
  • Enhance communication with local officials around Comcast’s investments and ensure linkage to Comcast’s local policy priorities.
  • Support Local Government Affairs teams in the development of strategic advocacy plans and campaigns.
  • Manage Comcast’s local Inter-Governmental Association (IGA) program, including planning, coordination, and Comcast’s engagement with associations, chambers of commerce, and local Digital Equity coalitions.
  • Equip government affairs Field Teams with advocacy materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • 7 – 10 Years professional experience in either managing political campaigns, practicing public affairs, field organizing, or issue advocacy (either grassroots or legislative) at the municipal or county level.
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Experience working in a matrixed organization, supporting field teams and working with outside consultants.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work in a bipartisan manner.
  • Proven ability to work, lead and collaborate
  • Strategic thinker who can execute tactically.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to lead projects to successful completion through careful project planning.
  • Experience in the technology industry is a plus.

 

 

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience – think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff – be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team – make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System – a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company – by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what’s right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.

 

 

Disclaimer:

  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

 

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

 

Education

Bachelor’s Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

10 Years +

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

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Job posted: 2022-09-20