Vice President, Government Affairs

16 May, 2023


Vice President, Government Affairs

News Corp.
Washington, D.C.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.  EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Job Description :

About News Corp
News Corp is a global diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers and businesses throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia and pay-TV distribution in Australia.


What You’ll Do

News Corp seeks a seasoned government affairs leader to be Vice President, Government Affairs.  Responsibilities include developing advocacy and engagement strategies; maintaining strong relationships with state and federal policymakers and key industry stakeholders on behalf of the company; and advocacy of the company’s positions with Congress, state legislatures and federal agencies.



  • Regularly monitor and analyze federal legislation and other federal and state policy developments.  Draft legislative analysis, position papers and advocacy materials.
  • Advocate company positions to Congress, federal agencies, state legislatures and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with Congressional offices, federal agencies, state legislatures, trade associations, policy organizations and other relevant partners in the United States.
  • Participate in coalition-building and stakeholder engagement to further company positions.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to operate diplomatically, effectively and collegially with colleagues, and staff of US Congressional offices and federal agencies.
  • Effortlessly adjust to changes in priorities, and balance short-term deliverables with long-term strategic goals while producing a high-caliber work product.
  • Work cross-functionally to understand business goals and objectives to ensure that government affairs activities are aligned to the business.


Required Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 8+ years of relevant federal government experience, including prior experience in Congress, executive branch or comparable experience in a government relations role.
  • A track record of demonstrated results in government, private sector, association and/or political environments.
  • Collaborative with the ability to work in a small team environment and independently.
  • Excellent, business-oriented judgment, issue-spotting, legal analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workloads, leverage resources efficiently and respond and adapt quickly in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills with a superior ability to articulate ideas to various audiences.
  • Proactive self-starter with the ability and desire to take ownership and accountability.
  • Strategic and analytical thinking, with strong problem solving skills.


Preferred Skills & Knowledge:

  • JD preferred
  • Interest or experience in media, publishing or technology industries


Location: DC

Travel: Limited domestic travel


Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

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Job posted: 2023-05-16