State & Local External Relations Analyst

02 Sep, 2020


State & Local External Relations Analyst

Moneygram International
Dallas, TX/Washington, DC

Job Summary

The State & Local External Relations Analyst III will effectively collaborate across the business to assess, analyze, and act upon key legislative and policy issues effecting the company.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Researches and identifies state/local policy proposals impacting the money transfer/FinTech industry; analyzes the impact of those proposals on the company‚Äôs business; and develops recommendations to address those proposals.
  • Surveys current state regulatory obligations impacting operations, marketing, compliance and more and create tools for internal teams to help them continue to meet those obligations.
  • Collaborates and presents to internal partners, including legal, regulatory operations, compliance, and sales on key issues that could impact the business.
  • Assists with the development of comments on state legislative proposals or regulatory rulemakings.
  • Supports engagement with local and state level external stakeholders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS degree in political science, government, public administration or related degree.


  • 2-3 years of state/local legislative or public policy experience.
  • Deep understanding of legislative and government processes.
  • Experience working for state or local government and/or an elected official a plus.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to read and analyze legislation, statutes, regulations, agency notices, and public filings.
  • Possess excellent organizational, written, and presentation skills.
  • A detail oriented, self-starter.
  • Strong team player who can work effectively and efficiently with others.
  • Excellent writing, research, and briefing issue skills.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and understanding of protocol requirements.
  • Strong interest in global business and in the remittance/financial services space.
  • Strong understanding of how to frame issues and messaging as well as how to communicate complicated issues in a clear, understandable, and compelling manner.
  • Superior judgment.

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Job posted: 2020-09-02