Delta Air Lines, Inc. Director, Government Affairs in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Employer
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 27, 2021
Closes
Sep 29, 2021
Ref
115426412
Hours
Full Time
Director, Government Affairs in WASHINGTON , District Of Columbia United States, District of Columbia, Washington 12-Jul-2021 Ref #: 7984 How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities) The Director, Government Affairs must be a strategic, proactive advocate with a proven track record of understanding and articulating complicated policy issues before the federal, executive and legislative branches of government. This leader will have responsibility for policy development and advocacy before the United States Senate, House of Representatives and the White House and cabinet-level agencies. The successful candidate must have legislative and political experience, and the ability to successfully develop and identify the company's federal policy priorities by working collaboratively with the company's business units and functions. The successful candidate must possess significant political acumen and have established relationships with Members of Congress and Congressional staff; contacts within the Senate Commerce Committee, House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Senate and House Appropriations Committees, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, House Energy and Commerce Committee and Congressional Leadership are a plus. This leader must also have direct experience in the federal legislative process. A familiarity with aviation and transportation policy issues, and/or navigating ESG policy issues in coordination with Legal and Investor Relations functions in a publicly trading company is a plus. The Director - Government Affairs will be charged with developing, preserving and enhancing Delta's relationships on Capitol Hill, relevant trade associations, and think tanks. The selected individual will work regularly with senior executives throughout the company to develop a sound legislative strategy in line with the company's objectives. A top candidate will have a history of working well in teams and thriving in a collaborative environment that encourages working together towards common goals. What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications) The successful candidate will have experience in the government arena as a policy and legislative affairs professional with a major company, trade association, federal department or agency, or as a long-term Congressional staffer. Embraces diverse people, thinking and styles Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for US-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc. What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications) An advanced degree such as JD, MPP or MBA is highly desirable Prior corporate Government Affairs experience, congressional or executive branch experience, and a juris doctorate A desire to work in a highly collaborative team environment Delta Air Lines, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you are a qualified individual, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings through this site, apply for jobs through Delta's online system, or at any point in the selection process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please click here

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