Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

06 Oct, 2021


Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

CTIA-The Wireless Association
Washington, DC

Summary: The Vice President, Regulatory Affairs will join a team that leads CTIA’s advocacy efforts before the Federal Communications Commission and supports the Association’s advocacy before the Executive Branch, other federal agencies, Congress, and other policymakers. This position works closely with the Senior Vice President in the development, coordination, and execution of the federal regulatory policy goals, objectives, and initiatives. Will regularly engage with our members, partners, policymakers and other stakeholders to advance CTIA’s goals and objectives.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Support the SVP Regulatory Affairs in developing federal regulatory policy options and positions, written and oral advocacy strategies and related materials
Stay abreast of and inform the SVP Regulatory Affairs and Association’s members of matters being considered by the FCC, other federal regulatory agencies and the Executive Branch
Coordinate with the Regulatory Affairs team, other Association teams, and member company representatives to disseminate information, develop policy positions and industry goals and objectives, and determine advocacy strategy
Manage engagement with external consultants and counsel
Supervise the drafting of filings in proceedings at regulatory agencies or departments
Present the Association’s federal regulatory policy positions to the FCC, federal regulatory agencies, and other constituencies, as appropriate
Respond to requests for information from members of the Association and federal regulatory agencies
Assist, as appropriate, other Association departments in connection with requests for information on regulatory policies
Represent the Association at conferences, seminars, and other regulatory and industry meetings
Assist in the development and implementation of regulatory policy programming for CTIA’s tradeshow and other educational events
Will assist the Senior Vice President in managing the activities of the Department to ensure accomplishment of Department goals and an efficient utilization of Department resources.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Not Applicable

Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Subject Matter Expertise – Comprehensive knowledge of Federal regulation of wireless communications
Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Judgment – Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Project Management – Coordinates projects effectively. Uses time efficiently.
Customer Service – Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
Interpersonal Skills – Maintains confidentiality.
Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritize and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Computer skills:
Microsoft Word for Windows, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, and Internet.

Education and/or experience:
B.A (or B.S.) and J.D. Experience in federal regulatory and administrative procedures preferred. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working on universal service and public safety issues.

Language skills:
Detail-oriented with knowledge of grammar and punctuation. Proficiency in proofreading skills and strong communications skills are required.

Physical demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; and use of motor skills.

Work environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. This position may require overtime. Candidate must be flexible to work overtime if needed.

This list describes general job duties and responsibilities. It is not a complete list of duties. Incumbents may be required to perform additional tasks related to these duties.

CTIA does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, color, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, marital status, personal appearance, veteran status, political affiliation, matriculation, genetic information, pregnancy or related conditions, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job posted: 2021-10-06