Bentonville, AR

Corporate Affairs and Communications

Position Description

Manages Asia strategies for Global Government Affairs by identifying key contacts (for example, foreign officials, policy influencers) within multilateral and Asian regional organizations and governments; gaining trust, understanding, and support from influential individuals within international markets (for example, governments, opinion leaders); overseeing the coordination of visits to Walmart domestic and international facilities, markets, and events by influential individuals; aligning Walmart’s Asian strategy with political, economic, and social circumstances; guiding and collaborating with in-country associates on government affairs strategies; and responding to information and resource requests from internal stakeholders.

Manages and tracks government policymaking and reputation across Asian markets by developing and implementing government relations plans and programs; planning and coordinating events to contribute to policymaking and enhance reputation; reviewing, creating, and implementing tools for government and policy influencers; incorporating company strategic positions in government affairs strategy; writing executive support products (for example, geopolitical analysis memoranda and government affairs talking points); identifying and implementing ways to advance Walmart international strategy; ensuring and maintaining consistent Walmart government affairs and reputational messaging across markets; and developing proactive government affairs strategies.

Manages internal and external coordination related to Walmart Global Government Affairs by serving as a point of contact to government officials and opinion leaders; recommending opportunities to position the company and its public policy priorities in or with regard to Asia (for example, through speeches and other public and private engagement); supporting senior executives to increase understanding, confidence, and effectiveness of executive engagement in government affairs and reputational platforms; and developing internal written analysis, presentations, and other products for Walmart International senior executives and teams, Asian markets, and the Global Government Affairs and broader Corporate Affairs team.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor s degree in Journalism, International Relations, Political Science, Business, Economics, or related field and 4 years experience in corporate affairs, international business, or related field OR 6 years experience in corporate affairs, international Business, or related field.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

• 2 years international corporate affairs experience, including overseas assignments.

• Project management experience related to government engagement, policy creation, and event organization.

• 2 years corporate experience involving government affairs and institutional affairs.

• 2 years’ experience in government, non-governmental organizations (NGO), or policy-related not-for-profit organizations or foundations.

• Business proficiency in regional language, especially Mandarin Chinese.

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Job Posted: September 1, 2017