Director, State Government Affairs

AB InBev | New York City, NY

Posted Date 7/25/2019
Description

Responsibilities

  • Direct and supervise lobbying teams in multi-state region into advance legislative and regulatory objectives and protect company's interests from adverse public policy.
  • Prepares and submits presentations, testimony and other official materials to relevant decision-makers to advance specific policy goals and objectives.
  • Participate in the management of designated state and national organizations and associations as primary company representative.
  • Often acts as company representative within assigned states before legislative and regulatory bodies on high profile issues that are of critical importance to the company.
  • Routinely required to develop industry-wide coalitions and manage significant grassroots/PR campaigns relating to key issues.
  • Develops actions plans and implements activities that will mitigate negative impact or facilitate positive policy change.
  • Provides accurate, timely and insightful responses and analysis regarding various projects and initiatives.
  • Analyzes and assesses relevant state and local policies and trends.
  • Monitor activities of the assigned state Executive Branches and Legislatures that would potentially impact the industry; alerts and advises leadership on emerging opportunities and concerns

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the political process and functions in the government required.
  • At least five years government and/or political affairs experience.
  • Familiarity with alcohol industry and related regulatory issues.
  • Strong leadership, planning and communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and facilitate internal and external teams.
  • Ability to function independently.
  • Ability to travel within a multi-state region as needed required.


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