Senior Director, Public Policy and Government Relations

13 Nov, 2020


Senior Director, Public Policy and Government Relations

The Goodfriend Group
Washington, DC

Emmer Consulting and the Goodfriend Group seek a policy/government-relations professional eager to tackle a wide range of tasks, manage projects, and develop relationships. We are a small, family-owned practice that for over 20 years has advocated progressive policy positions before the U.S. House, Senate, federal agencies, and numerous state legislatures. The candidate would represent clients in the technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) space.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage clients and issues across a wide range of issues
  • Research complex and nuanced policies
  • Draft advocacy materials
  • Develop creative and effective advocacy strategies
  • Advocate policy positions before state and federal lawmakers and agencies

Ideal Candidate:

  • 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Substantive experience in telecommunications, technology, and media
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Policy research ability
  • Able to handle multiple issues, clients, and projects simultaneously
  • Advanced degree preferred


  • Salary and bonus commensurate with experience

To apply:

Email your résumé and writing sample as an attachment to Brian Hess ( with the subject line “Senior Director, Public Policy and Government Relations Position.”

Job posted: 2020-11-13