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Director External Affairs - MA & RI

Boston, Massachusetts

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This position is located in Boston, MA.  Relocation assistance is not available. 

Overall Purpose: 
Plans, implements, and leads activities to achieve AT&T’s state legislative, regulatory, and municipal objectives, and directs external affairs activities and community investments in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Key Roles and Responsibilities: 
  • In cooperation with the State President, directs state lobbying activities and implements AT&T External Affairs initiatives and community relations positioning to achieve the organization’s legislative, regulatory, and municipal goals. 
  • Serves as the company’s primary lobbyist in the Massachusetts and Rhode Island state capitols.
  • Monitors and analyzes policy and legislative issues related to the company’s interests, and serves as a legislative strategist and advocate. 
  • Develops strategic relationships with federal, state, and municipal elected officials and staff, as well as third party and community stakeholders.  In addition to executive and legislative branch responsibilities, also responsible for municipal government relations support, including permitting and constituency services.
  • Collaborates with and supports all AT&T business units to advance and support specific business goals and objectives. 
  • Directs the selection and implementation of AT&T Foundation grants, contributions, and memberships to advance the company’s objectives.

Education:  Bachelors degree required.

Experience:  10 or more years of experience and expertise in state legislative policy and procedure, and political campaigns.  Ideal candidate will understand political strategy and be a natural relationship-builder.

Valid drivers license is required.

Supervisory: Yes




Job ID 1946942 Date posted 09/09/2019

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