Associate Manager Political Outreach

Altria Client Services

Washington, District of Columbia 20001

8/16/2018 3:54:40 PM


Government Affairs



We are currently seeking an Associate Manager Political Outreach to join our Government Affairs department in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will develop and execute programs including AltriaPac to ensure strong relationships with key stakeholders important to Government Affairs objectives.

Specific accountabilities include:
• Managing the administration of AltriaPAC including budgeting, recommendations, disbursements, compliance, Ambassador program, employee fundraising, Altria hosted fundraisers, AltriaPAC Events, and AltriaPAC Board Meeting preparation.
• Managing Altria's executive representation at events and in the community with elected officials and key stakeholders including writing and making remarks at high level events.
• Administration of DC area grant making.
• Researching best practices and engaging in best-in-class practitioners to continuously improve programs.
• Ensuring program compliance, legal, and regulatory requirements are met.
• Leveraging the Verizon center suite for stakeholder engagement.
• Semi-Annual uploading of AltriaPAC contributions to and semi-annual Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) reporting for AltriaPAC contributions.

Specific Skills

Qualifications include:
• BS degree required. Strong preference for advanced degree in law, political science, economics, or public policy;
• 3+ years of relevant work experience preferably with a public policy association, trade association, corporation and/or elected official;
• Strong analytical skills and must be able to find creative solutions to complex problems;
• Excellent communications skills (written, interpersonal & presentation) as applied to a broad variety of stakeholders (i.e. elected officials, policy groups, business partners, consumers, etc.);
• Strategic thinking and ability to translate strategic goals into actionable plans and processes as well as ability to integrate large amounts of information into meaningful analysis;
• Strong working knowledge of government affairs, public policy and legislative activity;
• Ability to influence without authority and building strategic collaborative partnerships; and
• Must work well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and be able to manage multiple projects with varying timelines

Altria is a Fortune 200 company, proud to call Richmond, Virginia our home. Our companies which have been the undisputed market leaders in the U.S. tobacco industry for decades include some of the most enduring names in American business: Philip Morris USA, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, the maker of Copenhagen and Skoal. We also own John Middleton, manufacturer of Black & Mild cigars, Nat Sherman, a super-premium cigarette and cigar business and Nu Mark, an innovation company which makes e-vapor products like Mark Ten. We complement our total tobacco platform with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of Chateau Ste. Michelle, and our significant equity investment in Anheuser-Busch InBev – the world's largest brewer.

Altria Client Services’ role is to help Altria Group and its operating companies responsibly meet their business goals by providing the high quality services they require in a financially disciplined way. At Altria Client Services, we recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing them with opportunities for training, development and advancement.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our incentive compensation and deferred profit sharing programs as well as a relocation assistance package.


Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.

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