Sr Mgr Government Affairs

06 Apr, 2021


Sr Mgr Government Affairs

Raleigh, NC/Vancouver, WA

Responsible for assuring compliance with government regulations, and maintain positive government, franchise, and public relations by planning, implementing and directing external and internal programs, including with regard to the company’s rural digital opportunity fund initiative (RDOF).

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Contributes to and supports Charter’s government affairs and public policy strategies and tactics including working closely with regional field operations and other key functional departments to participate in RDOF planning meetings, assists with ensuring company RDOF project plans stay on-track and are not compromised, and develops consistent processes to manage interactions with local governments to assist in identifying and resolving RDOF project permitting, pole attachment, right-of-way access and other local concerns.

Assists with compiling RDOF statistics, track buildout progress, and compile other information as may be necessary to manage workflow and monitor milestones.

Identifies and facilitates state legislative activites that could impact the company including policy intiatives that support RDOF deployments.

Provides budget input in support of furthering RDOF strategies.

Manage, plan, and implement organization’s government franchise relations and public affairs policies and procedures

Prepare and present company positions before franchise authorities and community organizations

Manage press relations including such activities as preparation of news releases and feature articles, and the making of arrangements for interviews between company executives and press, radio, and television representatives

Maintain on-going professional and social contact as a problem solver with government/franchise officials and agencies in all franchise areas

Negotiate, draft, present and effect adoption of franchise documents including renewals, extensions, amendments, or other such requirements Perform other duties as requested by supervisor

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 common technical journals, financial reports and legal documents Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.) Ability to work independently Ability to write speeches and articles for publication and to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Knowledge of cable television products and services Past relations with local government or official media profession

Bachelor’s degree in business or political science or related field, or equivalent experience

Related Work Experience
Political/government relations experience
Lobbying and public relations experience
CATV experience

Certifications and/or Licenses
Valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record within Company required standards and auto insurance

Office environment Travel as required

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Job posted: 2021-04-06