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Director, Federal Affairs

  • Ubicación
    • Washington, District of Columbia
  • Cronograma Full time
  • Publicado


Hybrid - Position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time but the general expectation is the employee be onsite an average of three (3) days each week.

The Role:

The Director, Federal Affairs, will be responsible for policy development and advocacy before the U.S. Congress and other federal government agencies and will report to the Executive Director, Federal Affairs. In this role, he/she will be part of a dynamic team advocating for GM’s business interests, implementing key strategies, strengthening critical relationships with Members of Congress and their staff- as well as other key stakeholders – working aggressively and strategically on multiple issues of critical importance to GM. This position is crucial for creating and communicating an integrated government relations strategy to pave the way for GM’s business success and growth.

What You’ll Do

  • Drive strategy on critical issues and proactively identify opportunities and challenges to the company.

  • Build and maintain key relationships with Members of Congress and staff to help grow the company’s outreach in specific constituencies and create new interest among others.

  • Manage engagement with the Congressional Black Caucus.

  • Have a solid understanding of Congressional procedures and hold strong relationships with key committee Members.

  • Be a team player who can work well internally not only with peers and government relations colleagues but also with senior executives and be able to operate in a very fast paced environment.

  • Must be enthusiastic and creative and have high energy and unquestionable work ethic.

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Background/expertise in financial services, sustainability, and diversity is a plus

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in public policy, communications or business, or equivalent experience

  • 10 years of Government Relations/Capitol Hill/Public Policy/Lobbying experience

  • Accomplished oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with significant attention to detail

  • Ability to drive strategy on critical issues of importance to GM

  • Ability to initiate and proactively identify opportunities to better position GM in Washington and with critical internal and external constituencies

  • Ability to drive strategy on critical issues of importance to GM

  • Ability to initiate and proactively identify opportunities to better position GM in Washington and with critical internal and external constituencies

A company vehicle will be provided for this role with successful completion of a Motor Vehicle Report


GM does not provide immigration-related sponsorship for this role. Do not apply for this role if you will need GM immigration sponsorship (e.g., H-1B, TN, STEM OPT, etc.) now or in the future.

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