Vice President

Washington D.C.
Aug 26, 2020
Sep 30, 2020
Full Time

Vice President, Government Relations

NCTA has an exceptional work environment with great benefits.         


Responsible for representational and advocacy efforts on behalf of the cable industry with assigned House and Senate offices.

Primary Job Duties/Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Advance NCTA’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill. 
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with Members of Congress and their staffs.
  • Communicate NCTA’s priorities effectively on the Hill and to other stakeholders and interested parties.
  • Work collaboratively with NCTA’s internal advocates, external consultants, and other allies.
  • Work closely with member companies, e.g., make introductions, coordinate and report out on Hill meetings, share information, and understand their business models and policy positions.
  • Communicate frequently and effectively with assigned congressional offices, NCTA’s government relations team, and member companies to provide progress reports, breaking news, predictions, and hypotheses.
  • Engage in a range of advocacy activities related to assigned members, caucuses, and issues to further the formation and implementation of NCTA’s legislative strategies.
  • Participate in NCTA policy and legislative strategy working groups.
  • Manage preparation of advocacy materials including one pagers, talking points, infographics, letters, press statements, opeds, and action alerts.
  • Coordinate departmental preparation for hearings and markups and report out on same as needed.
  • Monitor House and Senate activity in Committees and on the floor as needed.
  • Prepare weekly reports and updates as needed.
  • Build network on and off the Hill.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years combined full-time employment on the Hill, in the White House, in an Executive Branch agency, at the FCC or FTC, with a public interest organization or government relations firm (required). (Applicants with less experience may be considered for a Director position).
  • Strong working knowledge of the legislative process (required), and experience working in or with both the House and Senate (preferred).
  • Familiarity with communications and technology issues important to communities of color (preferred).
  • Familiarity with the use of social media and coalitions to advance public policy goals (preferred).
  • Prior experience working on cable, communications, and technology issues (preferred).
  • Familiarity with the FCC, FTC, NTIA, and/or DHS (preferred).
  • Other required qualifications:
  • A strong sense of teamwork and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated success in developing strong collaborative relationships with supervisors, co-workers, and interested parties.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including an ease in communicating complex concepts in a clear effective way for a general audience.
  • Recognized ability to work autonomously, yet cooperatively, in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Good judgment and discretion.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word for Windows and familiarity with Box, SalesForce, Excel, PowerPoint, and Keynote.

Only applicants who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered.


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