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Director, State Government Affairs - Western Region
Reed Elsevier is seeking a seasoned government affairs professional to join its global government affairs team to provide representation on state policy issues and provide business development support in eight Western states in the U.S. Relevant corporate issues include: information policy, privacy, data security, access to government records, health information technology, insurance, scientific publishing and related issues. Reed Elsevier is one of the world's leading publishing and information companies with over 28,000 employees worldwide. U.S. businesses include: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Elsevier, Reed Business Information and Reed Exhibitions.
Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree and 8 to 10 years of state government affairs experience. A self-motivated individual with experience in lobbying and managing state contract lobbyists is required. Experience in supporting business development activities at the state level is preferred. Significant travel is required. The position is based in California.
Applicants should apply on the Reed Elsevier system at the following link:
The job posting number is: REE002ZE
Reed Elsevier Inc. offers a competitive salary, based upon experience, excellent benefits, and challenging career opportunities. To learn more about us, please visit www.reedelsevier.com.
Manager, State Relations, AAA
Provides a national perspective on state transportation, traffic safety, consumer, automotive and business line issues. Communicates national perspective to AAA club network and AAA national office staff. Prepares and distributes materials to support AAA club grassroots and lobbying activities at the state and local level. Supports the State Relations Director and coordinates with public affairs staff to manage association priority initiatives by working with club work groups, developing outreach and education materials and sharing best practices to meet initiative goals. Identifies priorities and executes strategies in coordination with public affairs, automotive, and other internal business lines to advance association interests. Represents AAA with national state legislative organizations.
- Bachelor's degree and 7 years experience in state government relations with trade association or state government
- Knowledge of state government practices/processes
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Excellent public speaking/presentation skills
- Knowledge of transportation issues a plus