Sr. Manager, Government Affairs

03 Jan, 2022


Sr. Manager, Government Affairs

Pharr, TX

The Senior Manager of Government Affairs will be responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing government affairs strategies and activities that advance the company’s interests primarily at the state and local level in the South Texas region. The job may include representing the company before state and local governments and administrative agencies, state franchising, procurement, community affairs, as well as strategically planning, managing and executing other activities and events that advance the company’s overall objectives. The following offers more detailed descriptions of the kinds of responsibilities associated with the position.

Contribute to and supports Charter’s government affairs and public policy strategies and tactics in South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley

Supports the execution of the company’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) initiative

Develops, builds and expands relationships with public officials and other influential policy makers at the federal, state and local level

Works collaboratively with supervisors, peers and outside consultants to develop and grow grass roots and third-party support for the benefit of the company and its interests

Develops budgets and effectively plan and execute initiatives to grow the company’s image within the communities managed

Actively monitors, analyzes, and assesses the impact of pending and potential local and state regulatory proceedings on the company and design strategies to further the company’s business objectives

Assists in the development and management of the company’s political contribution strategies, where permitted under applicable law

Works to actively recruit new members to the federal and state PAC

Represents the company before external constituencies, including elected officials and other state and local government agencies, commissions and authorities, and organize and represent the company at community events and other external functions

Drafts, analyzes and/or presents testimony as necessary before local governmental bodies

Works with outside counsel, consultants or lobbyists as necessary

Manages interactions with local governments on permitting, right-of-way and other local concerns

Manages state franchise efforts for assigned franchises consistent with the strategies and policies for the company

Helps identify government-related business opportunities and facilitate discussions with business and assist them in developing responses for government procurement

Supports company job expansion efforts and works with local and state government on incentives

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legislation, local ordinances, regulation, contracts, franchises and legal documents
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, etc.)
Ability to work independently, but also collaborate effectively with colleagues, peers and other internal and external constituencies
Ability to exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance and operate with integrity and within company values; maintain high standards for ethical practice
Knowledge of cable, telecommunications and broadband products, services and regulation preferred
Background in law or public policy preferred
Understanding of state and local government

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Related Work Experience
Political/government relations experience
Lobbying and public relations experience
Telecomm/Broadband industry experience

Valid driver’s license
Satisfactory driving record within company standards
Auto insurance

Normal office conditions
Frequent travel required
Able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary
Vision ability close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus

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Job posted: 2022-01-03