Senior Manager, Federal and Diplomatic Government Relations

06 Jan, 2021

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Senior Manager, Federal and Diplomatic Government Relations

The Coca Cola Co.
Washington, DC

Senior Manager, Federal and Diplomatic Government Relations

The Coca-Cola Company

Washington, DC 20006

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Senior Manager, Federal and Diplomatic Government Relations

This role will focus on improving company reputation and driving company purpose with key government and non-government stakeholders. This position will require the ability to monitor, understand and anticipate government policy actions, while developing “FOR” system positions that define the strategic direction for the business and public advocacy. Success in this role will require the ability to work in an inclusive, curious, iterative environment that empowers the team to execute a culture of growth.

What You’ll Do for Us

Leads The Coca-Cola Company and the Coca-Cola North America System’s strategic engagement with the Federal government on health & wellness, diversity & inclusion and workplace issues in North America. Engage with the executive branch and Congress in Washington, D.C. as well as non-government stakeholders across the spectrum of topics impacting the system and the communities in which we operate.

Collaborate with the Public Policy team lead to advocate for and execute company policy positions at the federal level. This individual will help develop and execute federal “FOR” positions aligned with corporate direction to support sustainable business growth, including our sustainability goals.

Collaborate with the Public Policy team to develop health and wellness and diversity and inclusion and workplace policies that drive our business goals and company reputation.

Lead advocacy of our health and wellness and diversity and inclusion and workplace policy agenda with federal policy makers.

Support the development, creation and implementation of a long-term strategy to protect and enhance the reputation of the Coca-Cola system in Washington, D.C. including collaborating with the Strategic Communications and Public Policy team to develop relevant thought leadership platforms with non-governmental parties inside the beltway.

Accountable for management of company investment and engagement with industry trade associations to build coalitions that support health and wellness and diversity and inclusion “FOR” policy stances that best position the Coca-Cola system in Washington, D.C.

Lead, develop and maintain relationships with Federal government policymakers in the Administration and Congress.

Collaborate with Stakeholder and Community Management team lead and Public Policy team to align on policy positions, messaging and engagement with non-government national policy stakeholders in Washington D.C., divergent and convergent stakeholders and influencers to advance policies that drive our business goals and company reputation.

Collaborate with Federal GR team to guide company federal Political Action Committee giving by adhering to Coca-Cola Political Giving Criteria.

Qualifications & Requirements

Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred

At least 5-10 years’ experience in public affairs in public, private or NGO sector

Government experience is preferred

Working understanding across multi-cultural, matrixed organization

Developed stakeholder network

Good interpersonal skills with ability to communicate complex issues to drive tangible business actions.

What We Can Do for You

Compensation & Benefits: Competitive benefits package that start on day one of employment

Inspirational Workspaces: Newly renovated workspaces that foster collaboration and inspire creative thinking

Learning Culture: Access to resources such as Coke University, LinkedIn Learning and management programs that give you the resources to continually develop your skills and knowledge

Our Purpose and Growth Culture:

We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. When we collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

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Job posted: 2021-01-06