Associate Manager, North America Government Relations
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Organization: Corporate Functions/Legal
Location: Washington, DC
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- Monitor, analyze, and report key political and legislative
proceedings and developments to senior Accenture executives with a
focus on impacts to the company's business.
- Utilize strong writing skills to develop internal
communications materials, including reports and presentations,
tracking government relations activities and accomplishments, for
distribution to internal clients and corporate leadership. Writing
- Research and draft comprehensive and concise political and
policy updates, issue papers, one pagers, and other collateral for
distribution to our government relations team, internal clients,
and corporate leadership, as well as for potential use for Capitol
Hill, Administration, and other external audiences.
- Support Government Relation Team's work with outside
consultants to coordinate and collect inputs on various
- Spot issues and disseminate timely information to the
government relations team.
- Provide organizational support to track ongoing issues,
progress reports, keep files organized and team informed of
relevant resources. Assist compliance tracking and reporting.
- Serve as a policy analyst on a wide range of issues, including
emerging technology, privacy, cybersecurity, workforce development,
immigration, intellectual property, tax policy and others.
- Coordinate and attend meetings on behalf of Accenture
Government Relations with federal policymakers, external
stakeholders, and others.
- Develop relationships with counterparts at other companies,
think tanks, trade associations, policymakers and other relevant
senior government officials.
- Advocate on behalf of the company before policymakers, as well
as other government officials, regulators, stakeholder
organizations, trade associations, and think tanks.
- Work collaboratively with global government relations team to
identify & create opportunities that advance shared priorities and
- Other responsibilities as requested.
Senior Manager, North American Government Relations - Public
- External lobbyists
- Trade associations
- Think Tanks
- Outside ethics counsel
- No Travel required
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in a public policy
(legislative, regulatory, policy, or corporate) with familiarity in
federal/state legislative processes, government agencies, and
relevant third party stakeholders and associations.
- Bachelor's degree required
- Ability to identify, research, analyze policy and political
- Strong ability to effectively communicate updates to Government
Relations' leadership in writing (including Powerpoint).
- Strong speaking and presentation skills
- Strong teamwork and collaboration skills.
- Strong organizational and administrative skills.
- Reputation for having the highest ethical standards and
- Understanding of business offerings of operating groups and
service lines as well as company's clients
- Proven ability to organize, manage and deliver on metrics of
major projects on a deadline and within a budget
- Agility and wiliness to learn
- Strong written communications skills
- Strong team building and conflict resolution skills
- Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either
military or civilian
- Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional
setting; either military or civilian
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