Sr Manager, Federal Affairs

18 Jun, 2022

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Sr Manager, Federal Affairs

3M
Washington, D.C.

Job Description:

 

Federal Affairs Manager

 

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

 

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman, 3M

 

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

 

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a(n) Federal Affairs Manager,  you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Establishing, maintaining and executing a government affairs agenda to include maintenance of a bipartisan contact network and a strategic policy communications program with elected and appointed government officials, primarily focusing on U.S. federal government officials.
  • Lobbying directly on specific proposals and bills to influence passage, defeat, or amendment of measure, or introduction of legislation.
  • Drafting communications to key personnel, including executive leadership and other managers, outlining the implications of proposed and current legislation and regulations as well as market development opportunities.
  • Communicating with regulatory and legislative bodies including testifying at or drafting testimony for public hearings to enlist support for 3M interests including business development and economic incentive opportunities.
  • Preparing testimony, regulatory comments, and other communications intended to affect the outcome of legislation and regulations in which 3M has an interest.
  • Collaborating with the Global Government Affairs team to draft and maintain internal and external communications and manage related communication platforms relative to the company’s government relations function and corporate political action committees.
  • Assisting in the management and administration of the company’s political action committees, including: (1) planning and executing political action committee (PAC) events, (2) supporting or managing PAC communications, (3) supporting PAC grassroots operations, and (4) supporting PAC political planning.

 

Your Skills and Expertise 
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Eight (8) or more years experience as a legislative aid in the U.S. Congress, as a public servant in a relevant government department or agency, and/or as a government relations liaison with a major multinational company or industry trade association.

 

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Experience as senior legislative aid in a congressional office (e.g. Legislative Director)
  • Background and familiarity with federal health, environmental, and energy policy matters.
  • The ability to quickly grasp and address a variety of legislative and regulatory issues facing 3M, its industry, and customers’ industries, and how these impact the company.
  • The ability to build and maintain strong bipartisan relationships.
  • A global perspective and the ability to understand the implications of policy proposals on the global marketplace.

 

Travel: May include up to 15% domestic

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

 

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

 

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

 

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

 

 

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

 

 

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

 

 

Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/

 

 

3M is an equal opportunity employer.  3M  will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

 

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

 

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Job posted: 2022-06-18