Director of Government Relations

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Location
Bismarck, North Dakota
Industry
Government & Policy
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 85,000 - US$ 105,000 per year, $85k - 105k per year + none
Ref. Number
S_17463
Contact
Pierce, Mickala, Spherion
Phone
701-250-1111
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Job Description

Our client is seeking a Director of Government Relations. A successful candidate will be able to communicate and advocate specific policy positions to elected officials at all government levels, have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to influence public policies, and have the ability to write material for congressional hearings. The ideal Director of Government Relations candidate will have minimum of 3 to 5 years of working experience as a Director of Government Relations and have a minimum education level of a Bachelor's Degree in Law or related fields.

Responsibilities:

Manage LEC PAC Activities and Candidate Contributions
Implement Legislative Agenda at State and Federal Level
Public Outreach and Attendance at Events
Research and Development of a Wide Range of Materials to Support Positions
Analyze and Prepare Comment on Specific Legislation or Policy Proposal
Monitor State and Federal Legislative Processes and Activities
Be an Active Leader in Advocating the Council's Positions at the State Level both in North Dakota and in Minnesota

Working hours: Varies

Skills:
Approximately 10 % Travel
Bachelor's Degree in Law or Related Fields
Demonstrated Experience in Electricity Transmission Issues
Knowledge of Applicable Laws and Regulations in the Mining and Utility Industries
Experience with Public Affairs
Strong Verbal and Written Communications skills with an Emphasis in Communicating Complex Topics to Non-Experts


BACKGROUND CHECK and DRUG SCREEN: Requirement

To be considered, please apply online at spherion.com/bismarck.
If you have any questions please contact Mickala Pierce at 701-250-1111.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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