Sr Government Affairs Manager

14 May, 2022


Sr Government Affairs Manager

Intel Corp.
Washington, D.C.
Job Description
Intel is a company of bold and curious inventors and problem solvers who create some of the most astounding technology advancements and experiences in the world. Government relations has never been more important to Intel’s success and Global Government Affairs (GGA) is a pivotal group within Intel’s Growth Acceleration Team (GAT) focused on a range of urgent policy issues like domestic manufacturing incentives, trade with China, IP protection, and other business-critical priorities. 

The Sr Government Affairs Manager will direct legislative and executive branch advocacy campaigns to influence corporate governance and competition/antitrust policy, as well as a range of other policy areas that are essential to Intel’s business. This is a critical role on a fast-moving Government Relations team at the premier U.S. semiconductor firm, shaping high-stakes policy decisions at a pivotal moment for our business and our industry. The Sr Government Affairs Manager will advocate to Congressional and Executive branch leaders, shape policies that help Intel win against the competition, and ultimately advance American semiconductor manufacturing and technology leadership.


Key Responsibilities

The Sr Government Affairs Manager will work with the US Government Affairs team to develop and execute federal lobbying efforts that advance our policy positions and achieve favorable outcomes, with a particular focus on corporate governance issues (e.g. Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance, SEC, human rights) and competition/antitrust policy:

  • Monitor and analyze corporate governance and competition policy legislative and regulatory trends and insights related to Intel to enable Intel to stay on top of policy developments.
  • Along with internal partners, identify and form Intel’s advocacy objectives and positions on several policy issues, including corporate governance issues and competition/antitrust policy.
  • Work with the U.S. Government Relations team to develop and execute Intel’s strategic and tactical responses to pending legislation, regulation, and policy issues, including internal alignment and external engagement with trade associations, relevant third parties, and directly with policymakers.
  • Leverage your pre-existing network and the U.S. Government Relations team’s influencer network to advocate for Intel’s positions on critical policy issues and build strong relationships with key policymakers and other federal authorities to enhance Intel’s reputation and influence.
  • Articulate a clear, compelling vision for the importance of U.S. domestic semiconductor manufacturing, Intel’s leadership role in the industry, and the federal policies needed to support these priorities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with thought leaders, trade associations, and key external stakeholders to inform decisions and public statements impacting Intel’s business


The ideal candidate will have proven experience interacting with Congressional and Executive branch leaders on corporate governance and competition policy issues, the ability to conceive and execute lobbying strategy, and a strong legislative and executive background plus an extensive network.



You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.


Minimum qualifications:

  • At least 5, or more years, of relevant experience with the U.S. federal government; focusing on competition and corporate governance policy, but with ability to work across a broad portfolio of issues
  • Experience working directly with or lobbying elected officials, policymakers, government agency heads, and trade associations at a government affairs position in industry or other relevant position
  • Past work with the House Financial Services Committee, Senate Banking Committee, as well as House and Senate Judiciary Committees is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Proven track record of understanding and influencing regulatory and legislative processes, including successful advocacy efforts that achieved favorable policy outcomes
  • Broad government relations/policy understanding (internal and external)
  • Advanced degree (e.g., JD, MBA, MA, MPA, MPP) is highly desirable.


In addition, the ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Clear reputation for ethical conduct and unquestionable integrity
  • Excellent political and business judgment; high degree of discretion; strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills


This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.


Inside this Business Group
Intel’s Growth Acceleration Team (GAT) offers unique opportunities to work in a variety of areas, including counsel to Intel businesses; technology and intellectual property licensing; patent prosecution; trademarks and brands; litigation, mergers, acquisitions and investing; public policy, legislative and regulatory lobbying; global trade, export, import, and customs; and corporate compliance.


Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.


Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


Work Model for this Role

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.

Job posted: 2022-05-14