Senior Manager of Policy, State and Local
Come join the premier advocacy and policy organization for the world’s leading innovation companies. The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is seeking a Senior Manager of Policy, State and Local to join its growing team in Washington, DC. The position can also be located in California or Texas. As the Senior Manager of Policy, State and Local, you will manage ITI’s engagement on state and local public sector issues, including acquisition reform, technology modernization, digital government initiatives and important technology policy issues. The Senior Manager of Policy, State and Local will lobby, advocate, and provide thought leadership efforts on behalf of ITI member companies and the technology industry while building and maintaining personal relationships with member company representatives and state and local stakeholders around the United States.
Major Responsibilities include:
- Identify and elevate awareness of policy barriers to conducting business in the public sector IT marketplace for state and local government stakeholders.
- Work with member companies, state legislative staff, policymakers, and state technology leaders on specific priorities in collaboration with respective member committees.
- Monitor, analyze, and communicate to ITI members the proposed state legislations that may impact public sector technology by performing searches and regularly reviewing legislative notices and updates received from paid subscription services.
- Research and leverage industry-recognized best practices to craft policy frameworks.
- Provide guidance to state policy and technology leaders; deliverables include guiding principles, white papers, best practice documents, and proposed legislative language.
- Identify and recruit state and local government Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and related top officials and stakeholders for policy roundtables and discussions.
- Cultivate and maintain professional relationships with public sector associations (NASCIO, NASPO, NGA, NCSL) and key industry groups (business associations, chambers of commerce, local technology councils, and manufacturers associations) that can be utilized to help shape state policy outcome.
Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, political science, law, business, or a related field and a minimum of three years of experience in legislative, regulatory, or policy analysis with a government agency, nonprofit, association, or legislative office.
If this sounds like you, please submit your resume and cover letter to the following job link:
ITI is committed to attracting creative, talented, and energetic team members who represent the diverse communities that they advocate for. In addition to an open, friendly, and flexible work atmosphere, ITI offers employees a comprehensive health insurance package, a 401k retirement plan, and other benefits.
Green Card or Citizenship required for application. Visa sponsorship or H1-B transfer not currently available. ITI is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Additional inquiries and questions can be emailed to Beth Cessna at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job posted: 2020-02-27