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AVP External Affairs - Executive Branch

Washington D.C., District of Columbia

This position is located in Washington DC. 

Overall Purpose: This position is responsible for both federal executive branch and external affairs activities. Develops high level strategies and plans for achieving regulatory objectives to include: interfacing with and responding to United States Cabinet Officials, other confirmed officials, and Senior Executive Service officials.

Key Roles and Responsibilities: Serving as a policy witness and advocate before the Executive Departments, relevant associations, and where major corporate positions are at issue in the regulatory process. Creating persuasive public policy positions and analysis of regulatory reform activity in order to respond to emerging trends in the Telecommunications, Technology and Media Industries. Overseeing successful coordination and status reporting of federal rulemaking, budgets, and policy initiatives from the administration. Developing policy positions and organizing strategy with respect to regulatory and policy issues. Monitoring and establishing guidelines to oversee the analysis of proposed rules to determine impact on AT&T and appropriate action. Directing the presentation of company positions to Executive Branch officials, third party stakeholders and company officers. Direct and participate in maintaining contacts with government and business leaders to ensure understanding and support for company objectives.

Education: Bachelors or Advanced degree preferred.

Experience: 10 or more years of experience overall, with at least 3 years of direct experience working in one or more executive branch agencies.

Supervisory: No.

Job ID 1934385 Date posted 07/09/2019

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