logofromclientJob Title:        Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy and Advocacy

Location:        Washington, DC

TechAmerica, the leading U.S. technology trade association, is seeking an experienced government affairs professional to join our Washington, DC team as the Senior Vice President of Global Public Policy and Advocacy. This person will work to further the policy priorities of our member companies, who are the driving force behind America’s innovation economy.

This position oversees TechAmerica’s state, federal, and international public policy and government affairs and is responsible for leading policy generation, structuring outreach to policymakers, establishing and maintaining government contacts, engaging with the media, and managing the state, federal and international government affairs teams.

TechAmerica offers a high energy, fast paced work environment with motivated staff and member company professionals who feel strongly about advancing the interests of the technology industry.

Minimum Skill Requirements:

  • Success in managing a state, federal and international policy and government affairs team;
  • Strong understanding of the key policy issues facing the high-tech industry.
  • Significant experience dealing with the media and speaking on-the-record;
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four year college or university;
  • Self-motivated, responsible, action-oriented individual; team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Candidates should apply by emailing a resume, cover-letter, and three writing samples to  human.resources@techamerica.org.  No calls please.

TechAmerica is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons because of age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, gender, ethnic or national origin, or veteran status. TechAmerica prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability.

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