Government Relations Associate Director

Washington, DC
Sep 25, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
Full Time
Government Relations Manager - 203017 - Washington, DC Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities? Join our DTCC family, and you'll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you'll seek challenges with flexibility and patience, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. About this Opportunity The individual in this position will represent the interests of DTCC before US Congress and federal bodies and will assist in developing and advancing DTCC positions concerning federal public policy issues. Located in Washington, DC the successful candidate will have and develop a strong network of external and internal relationships. External relationships include those with key legislative, executive and industry officials with a focus on Republican relationships. Internal relationships include DTCC's business lines and offices of Risk, Marketing and Communications, Technology, Legal and Compliance, among others. What You'll Do Help to maintain, develop and advance DTCC's government relations function, with particular focus on the United States Congress, both at the Member and staff level. Build strong relationships with key staff and elected officials to ensure that public policy issues are anticipated effectively. Track and monitor legislative activity and report to management. Find opportunities and risks for DTCC within a wide range of legislative topics related to financial services. Provide support for numerous special projects and initiatives in response to internal business unit changes, activities and issues. Assist in the development and implementation of action plans and coordinate support for a wide range of internal partners including DTCC business lines, legal, diverse talent management and acquisition, compliance, technology, finance, marketing-communications and risk management. Work with the GR team to identify, align and integrate key business units' communications initiatives pertaining to government affairs with other DTCC initiatives, with a particular focus on support of internal partners mentioned above Represent DTCC at PAC/political, legislative, industry and other events, with a focus on Republican Members of Congress on key committees and from key state delegations Help develop and execute DTCC PAC internal fundraising and giving strategy. Provide written updates for DTCC PAC donors, assist in materials prep for the DTCC PAC Board and present to Board on select topics. Oversee PAC Administration as needed Develop routine communications to inform management as to relevant developments in the federal government. Mitigates risk by following established procedures and monitoring controls, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior. **NOTE: Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. ** Sound Like You? Minimum of 7 years of related experience Bachelor's degree preferred with Master's or equivalent experience Talents Needed for Success Must have Washington-based or other relevant legislative, regulatory and/or government relations experience. Relevant experience in the US Senate, US House of Representatives, financial regulators, or existing relationships with House and Senate staff and Members a plus. Aforementioned experience with Republican Members, staff preferred. Experience and relationships with the House Financial Services Committee and/or Senate Banking Committee. Experience working on legislative and regulatory initiatives related to financial services. Experience with and understanding of the political fundraising system. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. About DTCC DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry's needs and we're working to continually improve the world's most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle. Our work environment favors openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you'll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries. A DTCC career is more than a good way to earn a living. It's the chance to make a difference at a company that's truly one of a kind. The General Counsel's Office is a valued, trusted and responsive partner within DTCC. The team promotes and protects the best interests of the DTCC family of companies by creating and facilitating solutions and providing guidance on legal and regulatory matters.

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