The Ferguson Group (TFG) is a bipartisan government relations consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC, that represents the largest number of local governments of any firm in Washington. We are searching for a motivated Legislative & Policy Director that is interested in working with a fast-paced, dynamic team to support TFG’s lobbyists and client base.
The Legislative & Policy Director will work directly alongside TFG partners and staff with decades of experience in public service and government relations who are working to make a direct and meaningful impact in communities across the U.S. The Legislative & Policy Director will serve as the firm’s primary client and lobbyist support manager with the general goal of providing support services to align federal government policy and legislation with the needs of the communities we serve.
This position’s contributions are critical to helping TFG achieve client objectives such as providing needed water, wastewater and transportation infrastructure; supporting public safety and health efforts; protecting waterways and endangered species; addressing various environmental issues; rejuvenating neglected industrial areas into sustainable, vibrant economic communities; developing economic revitalization plans for blighted cities or neighborhoods; and aiding communities with disaster response and recovery. TFG values its employees and is committed to supporting their growth and advancement within the Firm.
Directly contribute to the overall success of the Firm’s efforts to serve its clients by providing services to align federal government policy and legislation with the needs of the communities we serve.
At a minimum, candidates will have earned a Bachelor of Arts or Science in political science, public policy, public administration, economics, English, history, environmental sciences, urban planning, or related disciplines and five years of experience in government relations or other related fields. Preferred candidates will be working towards or have earned an MA/MPA/MPP or related disciplines. Candidates must be available to work full time.
TFG requires all applicants to submit a policy-related writing sample. Sample not to exceed two pages.
If you are interested in TFG’s Legislative & Policy Director position, please send your resume, cover letter, and writing sample and indicate your availability. The subject line of your email should contain the words "Legislative & Policy Director."
The Ferguson Group, LLC (TFG) is a federal governmental relations and lobbying firm specializing in providing public-sector clients with representation before Congress and federal agencies on legislative, regulatory, administrative and budget matters. Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Washington, DC, TFG represents public authorities such as ports, airports, irrigation, urban water, energy, wastewater and transportation agencies, cities, counties, regional organizations, institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations and national associations and coalitions.