Vice President, Public Policy

03 Jul, 2021


Vice President, Public Policy

National Association of Broadcasters
Washington, DC

Position Summary:
Public policy counsel to NAB Government Relations team, focused on policy position development and strategy formulation in support of advocacy to Members of Congress and the Executive Branch, as well as their staffs, on issues impacting the broadcast industry.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Work with NAB Board Members, DC Representatives of NAB Member Companies, and non-broadcast stakeholders for related interests in the telecom/tech policy space to formulate policy positions and strategy to advance the interests of NAB.

Draft internal communications to other NAB departments and NAB member companies, including written summaries of policy issues, written updates on legislative or political strategy, and power point presentations.

Draft advocacy documents – including talking points, issue sheets, and white papers – to advance broadcast policy positions.

Draft and redline legislative text and related legislative materials.

Support congressional and executive branch hearing preparation as needed, including drafting of witness testimony, mock questions, and relevant issues papers.

Support Government Relations team in meeting with key members of Congress, the Administration, and their staffs on substantive elements of broadcast policy issues.

Coordinate with advocacy team in cultivating third party groups to complement NAB advocacy.

Other duties as assigned.

Internal/External Relations:

Internal Relations: Interacts with NAB advocacy staff.

External Relations: Interacts with the NAB Board of Directors, State Association Executives and broadcasters in a variety of capacities. Interacts with Members of Congress, the Administration, and congressional staff; high level industry representatives; NAB hired consultants and counsel, and various vendors ensuring the GR Department is represented in a professional manner.

Additional Requirements:

Law degree required

10 – 13 years of experience

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook) along with other database type systems

Exceptional written and oral advocacy skills

Must be flexible, works well in a pressure-filled environment but maintains a positive/professional attitude

Travel requirements: 5%

The National Association of Broadcasters is EEOC compliant and is an equal opportunity employer

To apply, click here: Vice President, Public Policy

Job posted: 2021-07-03