New Job Government Relations Specialist In Arizona

Government Relations Specialist
Government Relations Specialist

Government Relations Specialist

Company : Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Arizona

Full Description

Goodwill Corporate Office (25th Ave & Peoria)

Position Description:

Supports strategic policy and advocacy plan that aligns to Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona's (GCNA) and Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley's (GIMV) (together, "the organization") strategies and operational objectives. Develops and fosters relationships with federal, state, and local government officials. Additionally, represents the organization and its priorities with commerce and community partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Financial – Sustains growth through financial stewardship & fiscal responsibility.

Monitors and supports current projects and work assignments; tracks and ensures awareness of priorities, milestones, and progress towards deliverables.

Identifies and recommends cost savings opportunities where possible.

Manages memberships, invoices, and other expenses and maintains ongoing expenditure reports.

Contributes to solving unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business.

Customer & Community – Collaborates with customers to understand and deliver customer's needs & expectations.

Maintains a deep understanding of the political and public policy landscape as it affects the organization. This includes monitoring of new and emerging policy developments that may impact the organization’s objectives.

In collaboration with the Director of Government Relations, manages and coordinates efforts with contract lobbying groups.

Maintains person of interest bios and legislative/policy summaries.

Exercises sounds judgment while interacting and communicating with high-level partners, elected officials, and community stakeholders.

Participates in various external meetings/events, including policy discussions, community meetings, and chamber of commerce events representing the interest of the organization.

Operational Excellence – Implements strategies to maximize resources and infrastructure.

Identifies and manages effective coalitions of diverse partners to advance the organization’s mission.

Contributes to developing and executing strategic plans and programs that comprehensively address current and future business and regulatory needs, challenges, and opportunities for the organization.

Handles confidential information frequently and appropriately.

Team Goodwill – Promotes a culture that embraces growth & development to meet the needs of our team.

Considers behavior awareness and communication style to meet the needs of a wide range of situations; tackles obstacles appropriately; is comfortable with ambiguity.

Models Goodwill Core Values – Trust, Collaboration, Engagement, Ownership, and Innovation.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills):

Associates Degree or equivalent work experience preferred

Strong planning skills, ability to manage tasks, and follow-through

Proficient in MS Office Suite including Outlook, Word, and Excel

Valid drivers’ license and clean MVR

Ability to pass a background check and drug screen, where applicable for position

You will be eligible for a comprehensive Total Rewards package, 1st of the month following 60 days of employment that includes the following:

5 Medical Plans

Employer Funded Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)

3 Dental Plans

Vision Plan

401K (Immediate participation upon hire)

Employer Paid Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Paid Time Off; Sick and Vacation

Paid Holidays

These are just a few highlights of our key benefit offerings!

Become a valuable part of our team and work for a company which has been named a Best Place to work by the Phoenix Business Journal 4 out of the last 5 years. Work for a company which has seen double digit growth year after year for nearly a decade. Work for a company which values diversity and is centered on success. Goodwill of Central & Northern Arizona - We Put People to Work!

Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona endeavors to make our website accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact HR Support at 602-535-4000, option 5, or [email protected]

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status. We will make reasonable accommodation and modification, including adaptive devices, to assist any person with a disability to apply for and, if hired, to perform the duties the position they seek. Assistance could include help in completing on-line application as well as providing alternative communication, e.g., Braille and Large Print.