Position Description – Federal Policy Coordinator

Location: Washington, DC

Organization Description

TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of technology CEOs and senior executives that promotes the growth of the innovation economy. TechNet’s diverse membership includes dynamic startups and the most iconic companies on the planet and represents over 4.7 million employees and countless customers in the fields of information technology, e-commerce, the sharing and gig economies, advanced energy, cybersecurity, venture capital, and finance. TechNet has offices in Washington, D.C., Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Sacramento, Chicago, Austin, Boston, Olympia, and Denver.

Responsibilities

As TechNet’s Federal Policy Coordinator, you will play a key role in driving TechNet’s federal policy program.

Your primary duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Support the drafting and distribution of policy letters, key vote alerts, daily updates, and other written materials on TechNet’s federal policy priorities
  • Develop briefing memos for meetings with policymakers and guest speakers
  • Track priority federal legislation and keep the team apprised of key developments in real time
  • Manage and maintain the federal policy distribution lists for members
  • Assist in the coordination of logistics around federal policy and political events
  • Draft the federal policy reports for weekly updates to TechNet’s membership and for quarterly Executive Council meetings
  • Support the membership department as needed
  • Manage database of action items/issues lobbied on behalf of member companies for use in coordinating and drafting membership renewal letters
  • Attend briefings, presentations, and events as needed
  • Design materials for advocacy with policymakers
  • Support the SVP with administrative and logistical projects

The Federal Policy Coordinator will report to TechNet’s Senior Vice President and work closely with TechNet’s federal policy team and other members of the TechNet staff.

Preferred experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience on Capitol Hill, in the Administration, or in a government relations role
  • Excellent writer and communicator with an editor’s eye
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office and Gmail products
  • Articulate oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated interest in politics and technology policy at the federal level
  • Commitment to excellence and going the extra mile for our members and staff

Interested candidates should email their resume and two writing samples to Silvia Ochoa at sochoa@technet.org.