RES is looking for an experienced Government Affairs and Business Development Manager to look after our Eastern Region. Your main mission is to develop and execute impactful and comprehensive government relations and policy strategies for RES at all levels of government. How will you do it? A natural CONNECTOR and RELATIONSHIP BUILDER, you will be articulating strategic objectives and using your deep knowledge of government, politics, and political affairs of the region to shape RES's stance on government affairs and relationships. A NATURAL COMMUNICATOR, you will work closely with internal sales and regulatory teams, external industry/trade associations, and other stakeholder groups to advocate for RES.A STRATEGIC THINKER and DAY-TO-DAY EXECUTOR, you will be juggling several issues at once, considering and solving both short and long-term problems.
What your day-to-day might look like?:
50% of your time will be dedicated to the relationship with the governmental agencies. You will be initiating and cultivating relationships with key policymakers and their staff, ensuring RES' policy stances are known at the local and state levels. You will manage relationships with public policy firms and consultant engagements on targeted projects in support of sales objectives. You will also work within formal and informal industry coalitions and otherwise develop industry contacts, to advance areas of common interest. 50% of your time, you will be developing and implementing RES's public policy principles. You will track legislative and regulatory activity relevant to organizational principles and activities, analyze government reports, respond to executive inquiries regarding any environmental issue as it relates to government activity, and prepare briefs and memoranda on related issues.
We would love to talk to you if you have many of the following:Bachelor's degree.5+ years of relevant experience in legislative affairs, and environmental and regulatory policy. A track record of translating strategy into action at the regulatory and legislative levels. Who is RES: We are the nation's largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 525 stream miles and 62,000 wetland acres, in addition to conserving and preserving 15,000 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 20,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 280 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a balance of economic development and ecological sustainability. Our culture: Working for RES means having a career that truly makes an impact and a job that helps make nature and communities better. Our people share a deep interest and passion for sustainability and ecological restoration. As an ever-growing company, we cultivate entrepreneurship, flexibility, and collaboration while taking a bold approach to project development. We foster a team environment while enriching individual growth. Our people: explore our employees' profiles here. VEVRAA Federal Contractor RES is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.