28 days old

Senior Policy Specialist

Arnold & Porter
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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    Full Time
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    1st Shift

Arnold & Porter is seeking a Senior Policy Specialist for the Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group in the Washington, DC office.

With approximately 20 professionals in Washington, DC and California, the Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group advocates for clients before the United States Congress and the departments and agencies of the Executive branch.  Professionals in this group include political appointees in recent Presidential administrations and a bipartisan group of Congressional staff alumni.

The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group is Chambers-rated as one of the nation’s best practice groups for public policy issues.  The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group works in a high-energy, fast-paced environment that rewards initiative and teamwork in the pursuit of quality client service.  The primary focus of the group is on Congressional and regulatory advocacy on topics including: healthcare and life sciences, insurance, energy, tax, financial services, telecommunications, trade, transportation, education, and congressional investigations.  Clients include globally recognized brands, Fortune 500 companies, innovative start-ups, leading associations, educational institutions, foreign governments, and coalitions.

The Senior Policy Specialist is expected to be focused on policy issues such as technology, energy, trade, tax, appropriations, insurance, financial services, education, and foreign policy.  Qualified candidates for this position will have experience working in federal legislative and public policy roles in one or more of these policy sectors, via staff work in Congress, for a corporation, or for an association in a government affairs role.  Ideal candidates will have experience in multiple policy areas.  All applicants should have a four-year degree, excellent academic credentials and references.   The person hired in this position will become a registered lobbyist.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and a brief writing sample. All submissions must be received by Friday, November 15, 2019.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


Posted: 2019-10-21 Expires: 2019-11-20

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