Manager, Government and Corporate Affairs
Expedia Group is seeking a Manager, Government and Corporate Affairs for the Western US Hawai’i region. This member of our team will develop and lead engagements with state and local governments in coordination with global strategy and internal business, legal, and communications teams.
The Regional Manager will have strategic oversight of, and responsibility for, building and sustaining Expedia's public policy operations in this important region of North America. Key components of the role will be proactively engaging elected officials and community partners at the state government and local level to provide education and advocacy information to help global audiences understand Expedia Group's policy positions.
What you'll do:
Identify and respond to regulatory challenges and opportunities drawing on your understanding of the local environment, and ability to read and develop legislative language and policy memoranda with support from Legal, Tax, and other internal teams
Lead government relations assets and resources including local contract lobby teams and, as available, political contributions, sponsorships, and partnerships
Serve as a policy and advocacy issue area expert for teams across the Company
Propose, draft, and deliver communications material including testimony, blog posts, and other creative content alongside our Public Affairs team
Create and nurture partnerships with industry and grassroots coalitions and other policy allies in the region
Who you are:
You are experienced in public policy, community organization, media and communications, and advocacy strategy development and implementation
You understand local and state government processes and structures
You read, understand, and communicate public policy language fluently
You are a strong written and verbal communicator who works well with volunteers, staff, and the public as part of an advocacy team
You can prioritize multiple, sophisticated projects in varying stages of development, often under a time constraint
You have built creative, effective strategies to address difficult communications and legislative challenges
You are comfortable making high-level recommendations and strategic decisions
At Expedia Group, we believe in bringing people together and creating an inclusive workplace where everyone belongs and can do their best work. We care about our employees’ safety and wellbeing, so we’re requiring new hires in the U.S. to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present acceptable proof of vaccination before their start date as a condition of employment. Expedia Group will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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