Senior Vice President, External Affairs

  • Location: Wilmington, DE
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #39066
  • Salary: $180,000

Job Overview – Senior Vice President, External Affairs:
Join our client’s dynamic team as the Senior Vice President of External Affairs in Wilmington, DE, or Washington, DC. This full-time role involves overseeing Corporate Communications, Government, and Labor Relations for the Company. If you have extensive experience in public relations, advocacy, and public policy and are passionate about driving corporate strategies, we encourage you to apply!

Location: Wilmington, DE, or Washington, DC
Compensation: $180,000 – $250,000/year + bonus
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday

Responsibilities as the Senior Vice President, External Affairs:
Government Relations:

  • Monitoring and Communication: Track and communicate government activities affecting the business.
  • Strategic Planning: Assist senior leadership with regulatory planning.
  • Relationship Building: Maintain relationships with government entities and agencies.
  • Advocacy: Collaborate with industry advocates and introduce legislative changes.

Corporate Communications:

  • Strategy Development: Develop and implement a communications strategy to build and maintain a positive corporate brand.
  • Content Management: Ensure the corporate website’s content is current and relevant.
  • Media Relations: Develop and maintain relationships with media and government officials.
  • Policy Development: Implement policies to enhance communication department efficiency.

Labor Relations:

  • Program Implementation: Maintain labor relations programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Union Relations: Serve as the conduit between the company and union officials.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with collective bargaining agreements.
  • Investigation Management: Act as the point of contact for investigations and governmental responses.
  • Advisory Role: Advise HR and managers on compliance with the collective bargaining agreement.

Qualifications for the Senior Vice President, External Affairs:

  • Experience: 10+ years in public relations, advocacy, and public policy.
  • Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication, managerial, and organizational skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Government, English, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or related field preferred.
  • Additional Requirements: Prior experience with Unions preferred. Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card required or ability to obtain one.

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 39066