Director for Federal Affairs (DC)

4 months ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Boundary Stone Partners (BSP) is seeking a highly motivated Director for Federal Affairs to join our fast-growing team of climate, clean energy, mobility, and space experts. This position is on-site at Boundary Stone Partners' Washington, DC office.

About BSP

With offices in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and San Francisco, BSP is a nimble, bipartisan firm with unique expertise in technology innovation, finance, government, legislative strategy, and policy. We help our clients see around corners to anticipate and adjust to rapidly evolving political, legislative, and regulatory landscapes. Our firm provides government affairs, policy analysis, direct lobbying, coalition management, business development, and communications planning for over 80 clients including top energy and mobility companies, leading industry coalitions, major policy think-tanks, and some of the largest investment firms in the world.

About The Role

The Director for Federal Affairs will support client engagement, strategy development, regulatory and policy research, and government affairs execution for leading clean energy companies, non-profits, trade associations, and financial institutions. Core responsibilities and competencies include:

  • Work with Partners, Senior Vice Presidents, and Vice Presidents to design legislative strategy and advocacy efforts tailored to client needs
  • Plan and execute advocacy strategies on Capitol Hill and throughout the Administration, which includes working with clients, Managers, and Policy Associates to develop any and all collateral (i.e., research, one-pagers, etc.) needed in furtherance of advocacy efforts
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key policymakers and other influential federal government-oriented stakeholders
  • Gather intelligence about political and policy issues through industry, Congressional, and Administration contacts
  • Monitor legislation that impacts BSP clients and work with relevant BSP team members to execute campaigns in support or opposition to such legislation, as necessary
  • Represent Boundary Stone Partners at political events
  • Help clients prepare for Congressional hearings, federal agency rulemaking and other federal legislative and regulatory proceedings
  • Represent clients in national trade associations and industry coalitions
  • Build third party political, advocacy, NGO, and industry allies to support strategic policy objectives
  • Be part of the public policy team for a client, utilizing the firm’s expertise and working closely with client’s legal, policy, and business lines

About You

  • 5-10 years of federal government, policy or corporate government relations experience in the energy sector 
  • Strong understanding of Congressional lawmaking and federal regulatory processes
  • Strong understanding of Federal Agencies' funding programs and policy development
  • Established Congressional and Executive branch relationships and ability to confidently interact with key Hill staff, elected officials, and executives alike
  • Strategic thinker with polished oral and written presentation skills
  • Thrive under pressure and can balance long and short-term priorities to deliver results
  • Resourceful and entrepreneurial, roll-up your sleeves, and not afraid to think outside the box
  • Experience as a team-oriented people manager
  • Want to work with a team who values collegiality and a sense of humor

Compensation and Benefits

BSP offers highly competitive pay and benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible PTO, and paid family, parental leave. BSP is committed to ensuring pay equity, based on experience, qualifications, and performance.

Boundary Stone Partners is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage leaders of color, women, those who identify as LGBTQ, and candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

BSP is the leading climate change government affairs firm working at the intersection of technology, finance, and policy. ...

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