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Verizon

13d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior Level
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Washington, DC

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Established network of professional relationships with specific line of sight into Congressional Republican politics.
  • Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Graduate degree
  • Professional attitude and demonstrated business acumen.
  • Ability to solve problems in a sophisticated manner with the ability to understand conflicting dynamics and collaborate on mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Ability to rapidly assess potential risks, benefits and consequences and effectively counsel internal clients concerning business risks.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Exceptionally strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong advocacy / negotiation skills.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with and advocate before Members of Congress and their staffs with lead responsibility for representing Verizon before Republican members of the U.S. House.
  • Managing stakeholder service escalations through conclusion.
  • Coordinating with state government affairs to manage stakeholder inquires on issues related to the network.
  • Working with internal leadership team to develop VZ’s federal legislative objectives and priorities.
  • Working with external team leads to develop and execute a legislative strategy to achieve specific policy objectives, with a focus on medium and long term strategy.
  • Tracking Congressional activity including: committee hearings and markups as well as floor action on legislative priorities.
  • Coordinating messaging on issues/legislation and for hearings, markups, and floor votes in the House and Senate.

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Mission & Purpose

You want more out of a career. A place to share your ideas freely — even if they’re daring or different. Where the true you can shine through. A space to create and connect with people who truly care. And where there’s the flexibility to focus on the passions that matter most. Our network is built by people like you. We’re a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together—lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. So, if you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you’ll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.