Manager Federal Affairs

  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • Feb 21, 2020
Full time Government Affairs / Relations

Job Description

 About Us:

Daimler North America Corporation holds direct or indirect equity in Daimler AG subsidiaries in the US and manages Daimler Canada Finance Inc. (DCFI) in Canada. Daimler's Treasury USA/Canada group accesses the capital markets to raise funds for the Daimler Group utilizing Commercial Paper, Asset-Backed Securities (ABS), EMTNs and Private Placement programs. It maintains an in-house cash management system and manages risk through foreign exchange and interest rate risk management products.


Job Overview:

Represent company before the Congress and US Administration on issues impacting Daimler AG and its US business units. 

Responsible for identifying and lobbying on Federal issues including vehicle technology, financial services, tax and other topics as they arise.

Engage Congress, key offices within the Administration, trade associations, and internal stakeholders on relevant matters.


Develop and implement strategies for lobbying Congress, Administration on Federal issues impacting Daimler AG and its US business units. (40%)

Manage policy issues with a focus on financial services and emerging needs of US business units. Coordinate issue management with other internal stakeholders. (30%)

Identify other domestic issues impacting Daimler AG and its US business units. (15%)

Host and attend political events. (15%)




This role requires a minimum of 5+ years of overall work experience. Preferred work experience includes:

  • Congressional or Executive branch in legislative function
  • Regulatory/government affairs experience
  • Communications, business, and/or strategy experience

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university is required.

Preferred majors include:

  • Political Science
  • Public Policy
  • International Affairs

Additional Skills & Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge of US legislative process
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) skills
  • Flexibility to travel and represent Daimler public forums 
  • German language plus but not required

This position is not eligible for an expatriate assignment.


Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. at the time of application. Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

Daimler North America Corporation offers competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full suite of benefits including 401(K) with match, generous vacation and personal time, performance-based bonuses, a Mercedes-Benz car program and more.


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