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Director, Federal Government Affairs (Senate Democrats)

This Director of Federal Government Affairs role will be primarily responsible for advocacy and outreach with Senate Democrats. The ideal candidate will be politically savvy and have a substantive background in internet policy. This person will be a team player, a self-starter, action-oriented, and willing to learn new skills and take on a variety of assignments.

Activities & Responsibilities

  • Build and manage strategic Democratic relationships, primarily in the Senate and Administration
  • Help shape positions and priorities together with government affairs and policy colleagues
  • Coordinate with IA members to develop and execute effective political strategies to advance policy priorities
  • Monitor and influence relevant committee hearings, legislation, and federal proposals
  • Communicate developments efficiently and effectively
  • Develop written analysis, testimony, and background materials
  • Build strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist with the IA PAC and other political events
  • Work collaboratively to ensure alignment of IA’s mission, strategies, and messaging
  • Fulfill other duties/projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Strong relationships with Senate Democrats
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in federal government affairs
  • Experience working in Congress or directly and regularly with Congress
  • Background in technology or internet policy
  • Knowledge of the federal legislative process
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented, results-oriented, self-initiating, well-organized, and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and independently
  • Exhibits excellent judgement
  • High energy and a willingness to take on all variety of assignments
  • Creative, communicative, collaborative, committed to success
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree is a plus

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Please send a résumé and cover letter to with the subject line “Senate Democrat.”