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Lead Regional Grassroots Advocacy Professional - West

Company: BOEING
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.
The Boeing Company is currently seeking a Lead Regional Grassroots Advocacy Professional to join their team in the West as part of the team that is working to produce positive public policy outcomes for the company.

This exciting opportunity will work to maximise and expand Boeing's relationships among employees, retirees, suppliers, and other internal partners and diverse, external audiences that share a connection to Boeing and its government operations agenda at the federal, state, and local levels.

Position Responsibilities:
Advocates company position regarding pending and/or proposed legislation/regulations in consultation with subject matter experts, internal and external partners (e.g., government organizations, customers, coalitions, unions, associations) for desired results

Serves as a consultant to management

Consults and develops strategy for establishing and maintaining relationships with external entities (e.g., government organizations, customers, coalitions, business associations, unions) by networking, sharing information and identifying areas of mutual interest in order to foster future interactions and strengthen the company position through a joint sphere of influence

Advises and consults with executive management regarding grassroots advocacy coalitions to influence and promote public policy to expand and strengthen the company's sphere of influence and interests

Serves as grassroots advocacy leader

Consults with executives to develop and define strategy to influence decision makers and partners (e.g., executives, employees, retirees, community groups, professional organizations, legislative and regulatory bodies)

Consults with executives to develop overall company positions to provide government relations guidance and incorporate local/regional/national requirements into lobbying prioritization

Consults with executive management on strategy related to the company (e.g., telecommunications, transportation, trade, labor laws) to advise and/or provide information to government officials regarding the impact of government's activity

Supervises the creation of reports and documentation (e.g., employee labor reports, expense reports, federal/state/local reporting requirements) related to spending, lobbying activities, ethics and gratuities in order to align with local/state/Federal laws, regulations and Boeing requirements

Acts as focal for lobbying activities

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.

The position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. - 120.15 is required. "US Person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic -Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor's degree or higher

5+ years' experience in Politics, Campaigns, Public Affairs and/or Issue Advocacy

5+ years' experience working on State & Local public policy issues and federal, state, or local political campaigns

Capable of traveling 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Experience in political and/or campaign organizing, and coalition building

Proven success building coalitions and strategic alliances

Experience working on grassroots advocacy programs on behalf of industry or specific programs and/or legislation

Experience in State and Federal legislative processes

Typical Education & Experience:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 10 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+13 years' related work experience, 19 years' related work experience, etc.).

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Note: Basic relocation will be offered for eligible internal candidates.

Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Shift Work:
This position is for 1st shift.

Vaccination Requirements:
Boeing is implementing new requirements for employees to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or have an approved reasonable accommodation based on local legislation in several countries. Please refer here for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements, and timelines based on location.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: BOEING, Long Beach , Lead Regional Grassroots Advocacy Professional - West, Other , Long Beach, California

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