Government and Legislative Relations Manager

  • United States
  • Jul 01, 2019
Full time Government Affairs / Relations

Job Description

The Government and Legislative Relations Manager will manage corporate political contribution activities manages political contribution budget, works with internal partners to process contribution check requests, maintains contribution records and provides analysis of contribution activities over time. 

Works with the Government Relations lobbying team in identifying legislative proposals (filed legislation, amendments) and monitors state legislative environment for developments that could impact GuideWell. Coordinates planning of educational activities for external audiences, including legislators, and their staffs, on health policy matters Works with internal stakeholders to understand impacts of legislative proposals.  This position will not engage in lobbying activities.

  • Lead GuideWell's entire political contribution process:  Leads campaign and political committee entity verification,  leads budget oversight, leads entire front-to-end corporate payables process, analyzing various political contribution activities, ensures corporate compliance of all applicable state laws and regulations.
  • Coordinates the analysis of state legislative proposals with the Government Relations team and impacted business partners to identify impacts to existing business policy and operations
  • Serves as the point of contact for the Government Relations team as needed on specific state legislative issues
  • Monitors the legislative environment to identify and communicate developments that impact enterprise operations and strategy
  • Ensures that all expenses related to managing the grassroots advocacy program comply with corporate guidelines and meet departmental budget targets
  • Works with Government Relations leadership team to identify improvements for the grassroots advocacy program
  • Leads efforts to implement individual and/or departmental improvement and development opportunities for the grassroots advocacy program
  • Completes Talent Management activities (Performance Management Plans, MBO’s, mid-year and end-of-year assessments) within established timelines
  • Leads legislative activity assessment process:  Leads legislative activity "central command" for our lobbying team.  
  • Monitors filed legislation, amendments, legislative activities, monitors news/social media for political coverage and alerts lobbyists of important information.  
  • Develop collateral materials for lobbying purposes & manage grassroots advocacy program:  assemble information into short, easily-understood documents.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years related work experience
  • Demonstrated experience working in Government Relations, Policy Analysis, Compliance or equivalent activities, preferably in every-changing environments.
  • Related Bachelor's degree required
  • Business, Public Health, Political Science, Law, Paralegal, or related field
  • 5+ years in a role involving regulatory or legislative analysis and health care industry experience
  • Knowledge of the health insurance industry 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience interfacing with senior leadership
  • Experience in developing and monitoring departmental budgets

Additional Information

  • Job Type: Experienced
  • Schedule: Full-time

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