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As a member of the Congressional Affairs office, one will be expected to:
· Develop and execute strategies for policy makers, corporate, trade association, and other entities that share IBM's policy and legislative priorities.
· Analyze legislative initiatives and policy proposals, as well as executive branch policies as appropriate, and flag issues of importance to IBM.
· Collaborate with GRA policy leads and internal corporate and business functions on strategy, tactics and appropriate messaging that aligns with and drives IBM's policy and business goals.
· Help build and sustain political relationships at various levels that will be instrumental to passing policy and legislative objectives important to IBM.
· Support important events including the annual IBM Congressional Fly-in, district and site visits and other events with government officials. This may involve travel to IBM sites and other locations.
· Serve as an effective external messenger an advocate who clearly communicates on a range of IBM public policy, legislative and regulatory issues. Embrace the use of social media and other tools for effective communication.
· Engage and lead in relevant trade associations, coalitions and think tanks as appropriate.
· Anticipate and communicate on external threats or opportunities that may hinder or help IBM's positioning on various issues or business objectives.
· Contribute to IBM's overall government affairs strategy and serve as a valued partner to maintain IBM ‘s high-level competitive performance with high integrity and professionalism.
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Role ( Job Role )
Government & Regulatory Affairs Professional
State / Province
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Primary job category
(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?
Up to 10% or 1 day a week
IBM Business Group
City / Township / Village
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IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
· Strong oral and written communications skills
· Foundational knowledge of interacting with the US Congress
· Familiarity and ability to interact with Members of the House and Senate; as well as with the Executive branch, and other federal agencies
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
· Direct experience within a government or federal agency.
Secondary Job Category
Early Professional Track
Not Applicable - Professional Hire
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.
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