Government Affairs Specialist III supports the implementation of strategic plans and engagement objectives to develop and maintain productive relations with all levels of government authorities to achieve business goals. Liaises with government entities (federal, state, provincial, or local) that regulate or influence business activities. Being a Government Affairs Specialist III collaborates with industry groups and organizations with complementary objectives to achieve objectives. Monitors and analyses proposed legislation, emerging issues, and trends and prepare reports and informational documents to inform and support business leaders. Additionally, Government Affairs Specialist III requires a bachelor's degree in public policy, public administration, business or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. The Government Affairs Specialist III work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. To be a Government Affairs Specialist III typically requires 7+ years of related experience.