Director of Government Relations Resume Samples

A Director of Government Relations is responsible for leading the government relations functions of the college. A well-drafted Director of Government Relations Resume mentions the following duties and responsibilities – developing and managing college strategy for strengthening relationships with elected officials and government agencies; identifying priority legislative and government relations issues; coordinating with student affairs to train and support student legislative programs and initiatives; coordinating government relations strategy with other relevant stakeholders, and developing a wide range of materials in support of the government relations agenda, and planning budget for government relations activities.

Common qualifications include the following – knowledge of local, state, and federal legislative and executive processes; deep understanding of education policy, familiarity with public affairs principles and practices; and project management and planning principles and practices knowledge. A degree is commonplace among job applicants.

Director of Government Relations Resume example

Director of Government Relations Resume

Summary : To obtain a development or institutional advancement opportunity where I may utilize my 12 years of public and government relations experience, marketing and strategic planning background, strong verbal and written communication skills, conflict resolution capabilities, and my ability to exceed performance benchmarks.

Skills : Microsoft Office, POS, Quickbooks.

Description :

    1. Developed the government relations division of SRS, with the plan to drive residual revenue at high profit margins.
    2. Managed the firm's legislative relations program in collaboration with contract personnel, and managed association's executive director.
    3. Championed a strategic plan to establish a state wide non-profit association from the infant stages to a fully functional, member driven association.
    4. Tracked and analysed legislative and regulatory trends and activity in designated states to identify issues of interest to SSC and recommend potential courses of action.
    5. Monitored the activity and recommendations of lobbyists retained by corporate or SSC as well as the government relations activities of corporate, SSC, other LM companies, and membership organisations such as chambers of commerce.
    6. Prepared reports, presentations, and other products as directed.
    7. Assisted with activities related to the Lockheed Martin Employees' Political Action Committee.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
J.D. In (Juris Doctor), Public Interest Program


Director of Government Relations Resume

Summary : As a Director of Government Relations, responsible for Directing and coordinating all state and local government affairs activities for two of the leading business organisations in upstate new york, Coordinating and facilitating macny's total quality management (tqm) project.

Skills : Photography, Legal Research, Managing Budgets, Meeting Planning, Event Management.

Description :

    1. Registered Lobbyist, Political Consultant, Issue Management and Public Relations.
    2. Responsible for management and profitability of Government Relations section of mid-sized regional law firm.
    3. Developed and maintained a good working relationship with members of the Texas Legislature, the U.
    4. Developed and maintained a close working relationship with committee clerks and their staff.
    5. Developed and implemented issue management campaigns.
    6. Presented testimony at public hearings.
    7. Secured public resources to expand an industrial park by 50 percent.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS


Director of Government Relations Resume

Summary : Over fifteen years of experience in policy development, advocacy, organizational leadership, and strategic planning. Strengths and career highlights include: Strategic Planning: Leader of development and execution of strategic vision for enhanced relationships with key state legislators, which resulted in increased funding and a model successfully replicated in other states.

Skills : Advocacy, Policy Development, Computer , Writing.

Description :

    1. Communicated coordination with other trade associations, coalitions, sustain and develop member recruitment, led the day-to-day management of the organization, and worked with the Board of Directors to move CEE's legislative agenda forward.
    2. Served as primary policy expert at premier trade association on export and trade finance related issues.
    3. Tracked and analysed trade issues in legislation to advance legislative strategy.
    4. Developed and maintained working relationships with federal agencies associated with trade policy (such as: Export Import Bank of the United States (Exim), OPIC, TDA, and Departments of State, Treasury, and Commerce).
    5. Provided up-to-date information and reports on global trade practices.
    6. Followed and addressed developments at multilateral financial institutions (such as: the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and IMF); and educated Congressional Members on impact of globalisation in both expanding and contracting economies.
    7. Entailed attending meetings, presenting papers, and working with broad range of global business associations, non-government organisations, and foreign governments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.A. In Legislative Affairs

Director of Government Relations Resume

Summary : Extensive experience and proven record of success in public relations, event organisation, marketing and sales demonstrate my ability to establish, nurture, and maintain quality relationships with customers, the media, and government institutions. I possess full command of English and Spanish - the spoken and the written word, as well as being well versed in the common business practices and customs in the United States and Mexico allowing for seamless development and implementation of international business plans.

Skills : Government Relations, Public Relations, Public Affairs.

Description :

    1. Planned, developed, implemented, administered, and evaluated programs and activities of the department.
    2. Had a political magazine, called Vertigo which has negative cash flow.
    3. Added sections into the magazine - entertainment, sports - and targeted high end luxury accounts to advertise providing space in magazine.
    4. Brought magazine out of the red and turned a nice profit.
    5. Made press junkets to all political shows, a new TV channel a cultural channels.
    6. Fostered collaborative relations with other trade associations to provide unified leadership on all export related issues, including export controls.
    7. Responsible for representing the interests and positions of the Armed Forces Foundation and promoting its legislative program before the U.S.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In International Studies

Director of Government Relations Resume

Summary : Over thirty years executive management experience leading non-profit associations and law firms, with expertise in administrative operations, human resources, office technology, organizational development, team building, financial management, and office build-outs.

Skills : Public Relations, Social Media Management, Media Relations, Press Releases, Strategic Planning.

Description :

    1. Assisted with Protocol duties, including planning, coordinating, and executing customer visits and internal events.
    2. Directed brand management, PR, media relations, corporate positioning, political capital, maintain elected official relationships, program pursuits and marketing.
    3. Developed and launched multi-facet strategic firm branding and political campaign that propelled Jacobs to successfully win the largest program management project in Bexar County, a $900M program for University Health System (UHS).
    4. Successfully led market pursuit of Alamo Regional Mobility Authority US 281 EIS project.
    5. Identified opportunities, researched sub consultant possibilities, collaborated with engineering and construction team and created campaign generating over $2M in fee for Jacobs.
    6. Provided external relations/communications support to VIA Metropolitan Transit project team to create the first Long Range Comprehensive Transportation Plan for Bexar County.
    7. Planned document is being used as the portal to transform VIA from a bus company to a multimodal transit agency.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In Political Science

Director of Government Relations Resume

Headline : Director of Government Relations is responsible for Executing effective communication programs and drives legislative, regulatory, and industry changes that benefit the company's business, Working with key stakeholders to develop strategy for future growth and positioning within sectors/segments, Utilising strategic relationships with government entities to obtain new business leads, open new accounts, forge existing relationships.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Fundraising, Strategic Planning, Legislative Reseach, Strong Organization And Time Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all government affairs activities for the association.
    2. Identified and reported on federal and state legislative and regulatory activities affecting the baking and food industry, with emphasis on agricultural, safety, and environmental issues.
    3. Developed strategy and implemented B&CMA's position statements through Congressional lobbying, written comments, and direct federal agency contact.
    4. Organised and implemented Day in Washington legislative conferences and grassroots efforts.
    5. Directed four committees and built coalitions to develop member strategy and formulate positions.
    6. Authored bi-weekly bulletins, magazine articles, issue alerts, and board reports on salient industry concerns.
    7. Coordinated, promoted, and administered annual Safety Contest, on workplace health and safety.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA

Director of Government Relations Resume

Headline : A government affairs professional with an outstanding reputation as a strong and effective advocate and an exceptional record of protecting and advancing the interests of the client. Expert knowledge and understanding of New York State's politics and legislative process. Extensive network of contacts throughout government and the state's business community.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Political Skills.

Description :

    1. Directed and coordinated all state and local government affairs activities for two of the leading business organisations in Upstate New York.
    2. Orchestrated successful efforts to reduce state's Alternative Minimum Tax, saving NYS manufacturers hundreds of millions of dollars.
    3. Coordinated and facilitated MACNY's Total Quality Management (TQM) project.
    4. Achieved 100% defeat rate on all bills opposed by both groups.
    5. Established and managed Albany government affairs office.
    6. Significantly raised profile of MACNY as a leading voice for manufacturers in state government.
    7. Managed the groups' joint Political Action Committee (PAC).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Director of Government Relations Resume

Objective : To obtain a Director of Government Relations, responsible for Managing communications related to company's products, services, or corporate identity, Coordinating internal communications programs with external partners and groups, Providing strategic guidance on how PR can be used to effectively communicate with key audiences outside of the company, Developing a robust plan for public relations activities including: media training courses, press releases, social media strategy, etc.

Skills : Social Media Strategist, Business Management, Legal Management.

Description :

    1. Featured speaker at Annual Conventions and Technical Conferences.
    2. Leveraged corporate communication strategies, political capital, and media relations strengths to effectively pursue and win the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) $515M program management project.
    3. Performed corporate communications, government relations, and public and media relations mitigation on all public sector projects.
    4. Worked exclusively for two largest clients, Blue Cross plans in Ohio and West Virginia, researching issues and writing white papers, financial reports, speeches, and testimony for presentation in two state legislatures on health care policy and health care financing issues.
    5. Required strategic thinking and calmness under fire, plus an understanding of business, public policy, and the role of the media.
    6. Directed the government relations and advocacy function of a national health care association.
    7. Evaluated federal legislation and regulations affecting medical groups on topics such as health care reform, Medicare physician payment, Medicare fraud and abuse, and oversight of clinical laboratories.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In English/Psychology

Director of Government Relations Resume

Summary : Director of Government Relations with 2+ years of experience in  Working with Access Link and IT staff to develop and implement new technological applications to support customer focused initiatives, including website content, Monitoring customer satisfaction, continuously working to exceed customer expectations through quality service and communications. Seek customer feedback through a variety of means including surveys, forums, social media, and polling.

Skills : Social Media Management, Polling,  Monitoring.

Description :

    1. Directed all aspects of the Access Link customer experience, including but not limited to all customer communications, certification, customer service, outreach, and education programs. 
    2. Managed centralised, consistent customer support services and maintaining customer experience standards.
    3. Directed efforts in coordination with Marketing, Media Relations and Government Affairs, and Contract Providers to communicate transparent, timely, and actionable information to customers. 
    4. Developed and monitored referral responses and represents Access Link at customer related activities and committee meetings.
    5. Identified strategies for meaningful interactions with Access Link customers to ensure that they are clearly represented through a variety of deliverables including: events, social media, video, and printed communications.
    6. Developed, prepared, and monitored KPIs and reports for management by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information regarding customer interactions. 
    7. Evaluated and reviewed program operations, tracked trends, allocated resources, and recommend changes in department goals and policies. 
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
J.D. In (Juris Doctor), Public Interest Program

Director of Government Relations Resume

Summary : Director of Government Relations with success in both selling technical services and managing sales professionals in a variety of markets including IT Software, IT Engineering Services and Telecom products and services. Excellent skills in Telecom Management and Sales including Global Sales/Management of Voice, Data, Call Center Sales working as a manager for AT&T.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Sales Management, Team Leadership,.

Description :

    1. Created and led a large coalition of nonprofit organisations and the private sector to lobby on behalf of energy efficiency legislation.
    2. Provided technical guidance to the organisation on all aspects of government relations activities.
    3. Built, maintained, and promoted relationships with key organisations and factions within the industry.
    4. Maintained an accurate understanding of market trends and trends in legislation, regulations, and related legislation including regulatory reform efforts.
    5. Developed new programs to support our organisation's goals.
    6. Created or developed new programs or initiatives to improve our existing programs (e.g., Raising Awareness events).
    7. Hosted events for clients/partners in order to connect them with key decision makers within our organisation.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              10+ Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Senior
                              Education
                              Education
                              Bachelor Of Science