Senior Manager, Government Affairs

Spectrum

3.4

(50)

Brevard County, FL

Why you should apply for a job to Spectrum:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 62% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 61% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Through a partnership with Women in Cable Telecommunications, employees can access mentoring, networking and development programs.
  • Spectrum Women serves as an internal resource, helping empower women to achieve their goals for professional success.
  • In 2019, 15 Charter leaders were recognized as Cablefax’s Most Powerful Women.
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    Position summary

    l role in developing and executing strategies that support the growth of Charter's (insert state, region) Markets at the state and local level. Reporting to the Director of State Government Affairs (region), you will be responsible for representing the company before government agencies, as well as managing and executing events that align with our overall objectives. Your focus on community affairs and strategic planning will help drive our company's success.

    **WHAT SENIOR GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS MANAGERS ENJOY MOST
    **Contributing and supporting Charter's government affairs and public policy strategies and tactics in (region).

    • Developing, building, and expanding relationships with public officials and other influential policy makers at the federal, state, and local level

    • Working with supervisors, peers, and outside consultants to develop and grow grassroots and third-party support for the benefit of the company and its interests

    • Assisting in developing budgets and effectively planning and executing initiatives to grow the company's image within the communities managed

    • Helping in the development and management of the company's political contribution strategies, where permitted under applicable law

    • Representing the company before external constituencies, including elected officials and other state and local government agencies, commissions and authorities, and organizing and representing the company at community events and other external functions

    • Drafting, analyzing, and/or presenting franchise/contract language, amendments, and testimony as necessary and performing legislative and regulatory advocacy

    • Interacting with local governments on permitting, right-of-way, and other local concerns.

    • Reviewing, interpreting, and communicating terms and conditions of franchises, franchise-related agreements, and other contracts for implementation to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory obligations

    • Responding to and monitoring the resolution of escalated complaints from local, state, or federal government authorities

    • Handling franchise renewal and franchise transfer efforts for assigned franchises consistent with the strategies and policies for the company

    • Preparing franchise renewal applications and supporting data for renewal negotiations, developing renewal strategy, and participating in franchise renewal negotiations with municipalities

    • Helping identify government-related business opportunities and facilitating discussions with business and assisting them in developing responses for government procurement

    • Completing other duties/responsibilities as required

    The State Government Affairs team is responsible for educating local and state officials about Charter's policy positions and advocating for laws, regulations and ordinances that advance the company's business priorities. As a member of the state team, you will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure Charter's interests and the interests of Charter's customers are well represented in state and local policies.

    WHAT YOU'LL BRING TO SPECTRUM

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

    • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English

    • About 7 years related experience in the cable industry, government, public policy or legislative arenas

    • Advocacy, lobbying and negotiation skills

    • Understanding of state and local government

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Having knowledge of cable, telecommunications and broadband products, services and regulation preferred

    Working Conditions

    • Office environment

    • Frequent travel required

    • Able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary

    Certifications and/or Licenses

    • Valid drivers license required

    • Satisfactory driving record within company standards

    • Auto Insurance

    SPECTRUM CONNECTS YOU TO MORE

    • Dynamic Growth: The growth of our industry and evolving technology powers our employees' careers as they move up or around the company

    • Supportive Teams: Who you are matters here. And, we aim to foster an inclusive workplace where every person is empowered to bring their best ideas

    • Learning Culture: With a dedicated focus on training and development, employees can have confidence that day one is truly just the beginning of a dynamic career

    • Total Rewards: See all the ways we invest in you-at work and in life

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    Get to Know Us Charter Communications is known in the United States by our Spectrum brands, including: Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice, Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach. When you join us, you're joining a strong community of more than 101,000 individuals working together to serve more than 32 million customers in 41 states and keep them connected to what matters most. Watch this video to learn more.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Spectrum:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 62% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 61% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Through a partnership with Women in Cable Telecommunications, employees can access mentoring, networking and development programs.
  • Spectrum Women serves as an internal resource, helping empower women to achieve their goals for professional success.
  • In 2019, 15 Charter leaders were recognized as Cablefax’s Most Powerful Women.