Director of Government Affairs Resume Samples

A Director of Government Affairs is responsible for developing and maintaining effective relationships with all federal and government officials. The job duties commonly associated with the role are mentioned on the Director of Government Affairs Resume as – coordinating with various departments and colleagues, providing inputs to various local and state officials; preparing various government strategies on assigning region, and maintaining good relations with various city officials; providing operational support to all legislative processes and ensuring compliance to public policies and objectives; participating and planning various community programs, assisting to implementing all strategies effective as per company business; developing relationships with various public officials, and performing researching and analyzing various regulations at federal and state levels.

Individuals seeking this job role should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, a thorough understanding of the employer’s industry, strong lobbying skills, the ability to multitasking skills, quick decision-making skills, and a good understanding of the legislative process, and years of experience. A bachelor’s degree is required for this position. Some employers expect those to have a master’s degree.

Director of Government Affairs Resume example

Director of Government Affairs Resume

Objective : Most recently, Bridget has served as the Gallery Manager, Administrative Manager, and Event Coordinator of AFA Gallery, with locations in New York City, Las Vegas, and Belcastel, France. While with AFA, Bridget's responsibilities included HR, Payroll, Commissions and Consignments, Managing Gallery Expenses and Budgets, Intern Management, Event Planning and Logistics, Artist Relations, and PR/Marketing.

Skills : Quickbooks, Word, Excel.

Description :

    1. Raised major funds through government contracts at the city, state, and federal levels.
    2. Formed and maintained major relationships with City Council Members from all 5 boroughs as well as the Borough Presidents.
    3. Coordinated with the NYC City Council Majority Leader and the Chair of the Subcommittee on Libraries to initiate a citywide initiative to put free arts programming in libraries where there is a significant need based on socioeconomic studies.
    4. Raised funds from high net -worth individuals, philanthropists, and art collectors as well as the general public.
    5. Organized special events, galas, auctions, and other cultivation opportunities to communicate the mission and goals of our program.
    6. Revamped ProjectArt's Donor and Advocacy Programs to better reflect and communicate the transparency of our organization.
    7. Maintained donor relations through extensive engagement.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's In Art History


Director of Government Affairs Resume

Objective : A dedicated and results driven professional committed to helping achieve strategic business objectives to promote organizational success and growth. Fifteen years of experience in public accounting and private industry sector. Ten years in management level positions leading process and building collaborative relationships with key decision makers. Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills.

Skills : Management, Policy Development, Project Management, Public Speaking, Media Relations, Lobbying.

Description :

    1. Managed and grew a $2.5 million annual business pipeline in all 50 States with a portfolio of 30 products.
    2. Prospected and qualified sales leads, managing a territory sales pipeline, processing and closing sales and coordinating with the VP of Sales.
    3. Presented and negotiated with high-level decision-makers and gave sales presentations to large groups.
    4. Managed major gifts and in-kind donations.
    5. Developed and designed interactive fundraising booths on ProjectArt's behalf for numerous major art fairs, including PULSE, Spring Break, Spring Master's, Affordable Art Fair, North side Festival.
    6. Defined strategy and business plan for new DoD business model for household goods moves.
    7. Created new revenue streams through bringing in outside TSP's to be managed by Hidden Valley.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Public Administration


Director of Government Affairs Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Director of Government Affairs professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Team WOrk, Decision Making.

Description :

    1. SOE Software provided services in 38 States at its peak.
    2. Managed and grew a $2.5 million annual business pipeline in all 50 States with a portfolio of 30 products.
    3. Successfully directed the use of HAVA (Help America Vote Act) funds for use of SOE Software solutions in over 300 jurisdictions nationwide Hired and trained two business development specialists Client Development Manager Responsible for all aspects of acquiring and growing new enterprise clients for our services throughout North America.
    4. Presented and negotiated with high-level decision-makers and gave sales presentations to large groups.
    5. Successfully managed retention of all assigned clients during recession Designed, implemented and reported on a client satisfaction survey conducted Lead Account Manager Directly responsible for the implementation and support of all applications used by the organization, including training, configuration and project planning, as well as the interfaces required to support these systems.
    6. Developed and rolled out new policies.
    7. Communicated with agent family with monthly newsletter.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Public Administration

Director of Government Affairs Resume

Summary : Results-oriented Director of Government Affairs professional proficient in sales and branch management, loan management and general financial operations.

Skills : Management Skills, Analyst.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with members of the city staff, other public agencies and private organizations to achieve Association's goals.
    2. Attended quarterly meetings for statewide Associations.
    3. Gathered and analyzed data for studies and reports and made recommendations based on findings.
    4. Served as a representative of the Association city council meetings, state and national legislative meetings.
    5. Drafted and edited written materials including agendas for Association Government Affairs committee.
    6. Responded to member's concerns and requests for information and services.
    7. Served as an Association representative at neighborhood meetings, workshops and retreats.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Director of Government Affairs Resume

Objective : As a Director Of Government Affairs, responsible for Advocating on behalf of the company at state capitols, city council meetings, planning commission hearings, and other public venues across the region, Establishing and maintaining an intelligence-gathering strategy to proactively identify emerging trends to help the company navigate business decisions.

Skills : Legislative And Regulatory Affairs, Research, Advocacy, Strategic Planning, Public Speaking, Event Management, Program Development, Coalition Building, PAC, Fundraising, Grassroots. Issues: Health Care, Natural Resource And Environmental Policy, Hydrology/water Quality, Land And Water Conservation.

Description :

    1. Supported the implementation of company programs to ensure the success of the Company.
    2. Led cross-functional teams and strategic projects against key priorities, role modeling effective collaboration and influence at all levels of the company.
    3. Advised senior leadership on progress and issues related to our Social Impact Agenda.
    4. Identified and communicated key responsibilities and practices to ensure the organization promotes a successful attitude, confidence in leadership, and teamwork to achieve business results and meaningful impact.
    5. Developed multi- year social impact campaign strategy and operational plans for programs that advance partner priorities, business objectives, and address relevant community needs.
    6. Collaborated with functional teams in the identification of issues and development of strategies, programs, and metrics to monitor impact and results.
    7. Effectively measured and reported results to inform communications, build and engage internal and external audiences.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Junior
                      Education
                      Education
                      B.A. In International Studies

                      Director of Government Affairs Resume

                      Objective : Responsible for Strategically preparing and leveraging business experts to advocate on Target's behalf, as appropriate, Managing a network of business and trade association partners in the region.

                      Skills : Advocacy, Government Relations, Media Relations.

                      Description :

                        1. Devised a strategic plan and developed an advocacy program to coordinate volunteer advocates for the Foundation.
                        2. Created Action Alerts and published relevant Congressional materials and updates to the Foundation's advocacy website.
                        3. Advocated for mesothelioma research funding in the Dept.
                        4. Passed legislation (House Bill 1651) that created a new boating grant program in the Recreation & Conservation Office.
                        5. Communicated with grassroots through committee work and NMTA Government Affairs E-News.
                        6. Cultivated close working relationships with other municipalities and governmental agencies to achieve Association goals.
                        7. Researched and updated land use ordinances.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      B.A. In Public Communication

                      Director of Government Affairs Resume

                      Summary : Past 12 years I have specialized in government affairs and public policy with a concentration in health care and government programs. In addition, I have a strong interest in organizational excellence and seek opportunities to advance my organization internally as well as externally.

                      Skills : Managing Skills, Organizational Skills.

                      Description :

                        1. Managed Washington State legislative and regulatory affairs for the recreational boating industry.
                        2. Coordinated NMTA-PAC by planning events, raising money, attending fundraisers, and delivering campaign donations.
                        3. Represented NMTA before the Washington State Legislature, regulatory panels, advisory boards and business coalitions.
                        4. Organized the Northwest Marina Conference (100 attendees) that generated over $12,000 in revenue each year.
                        5. Organized the NMTA Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for the Political Action Committee generating $20,000 annually.
                        6. Assisted with organizing the Seattle Boat Show (60,000 attendees) including managing the show office and subevents.
                        7. Represented the industry on the advisory board of Clean Marina Washington, an environmental certification program.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      10+ Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Senior
                      Education
                      Education
                      B.A. In International Studies

                      Director of Government Affairs Resume

                      Objective : Experienced Organizer in Collegiate and Professional Campaign Environment. Research Focus in Organizational Structures and Party Politics. Over 10 years of Experience in Customer Service and Satisfaction.

                      Skills : Managing Skills, Communication Skills.

                      Description :

                        1. Provided legislative, regulatory, and policy technical assistance to various Congressional offices (over 60 offices), U.S.
                        2. Developed federal/state legislative and regulatory grasstops/grassroots advocacy strategies for use by local school superintendents, principals, and parents and helped effectively implement the strategies.
                        3. Provided legislative, regulatory and political analyses concerning federal policy development and implementation activities to NAFIS leadership and its members (1600 members).
                        4. Helped manage NAFIS national biannual conferences and developed key policy development programming and advocacy workshops.
                        5. Passed legislation (House Bill 1651) that created a new boating grant program in the Recreation & Conservation Office.
                        6. Communicated with grassroots through committee work and NMTA Government Affairs E-News.
                        7. Met with members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and House Energy and Commerce Committees and subcommittees.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Junior
                      Education
                      Education
                      BS In Education

                      Director of Government Affairs Resume

                      Summary : Expert knowledge of government lobbying, legislative and budget processes from pivotal roles on Capitol Hill and with state capitols. Proven expertise leading media responses to fast-breaking global/national stories and foreign policy initiatives. Veteran media advisor to more than 80 campaigns, including presidential, state, and local.

                      Skills : Team Work, Leadership.

                      Description :

                        1. Directed lobbying of state legislators, governor's office, administration officials and agency staff.
                        2. Monitored and analyzed a diverse array of legislation, administrative rules and policy changes affecting the construction industry such as building codes, energy conservation, state procurement rules, taxes, environmental, liability laws, State capital budget, local TIF's, UI, WC, prevailing wage, etc.
                        3. Communicated with Board of Directors and members, media relations and issue specific coalition building.
                        4. Managed and fundraised for political action committee (PAC), conduit and issue advocacy fund.
                        5. Maintained and filed all required PAC, conduit and lobbying reports to the Government Accountability Board.
                        6. Hired and trained a staff of 12, reporting directly to me.
                        7. Strengthened company's business by leading implementation of GSA qualification as well as Government Freight Movement.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      10+ Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Senior
                      Education
                      Education
                      GED

                      Director of Government Affairs Resume

                      Summary : Highly qualified Director of Government Affairs with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

                      Skills : Managing Skills, Coordinating Skills.

                      Description :

                        1. Served as the primary advocate for generic pharmaceutical industry with the Senate and House of Representatives.
                        2. Lobbied Congress on domestic and international issues including: Medicaid reimbursement, patent reform, generic market access and biosimilars.
                        3. Engaged with member companies' executives to ensure government affairs team was advancing legislative goals with the US Congress and state legislatures.
                        4. Briefed Board of Directors and executives on legislative and political objectives.
                        5. Guided state advocacy efforts for the generic drug industry with a primary focus on pedigree issues.
                        6. Coordinated industrywide NGA, DGA, RGA and NCSL efforts.
                        7. Drafted talking points, position papers, press releases, website content and letters for advocacy purposes and association governance meetings.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      10+ Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Senior
                      Education
                      Education
                      Bachelor Of Science