Also referred to as:
Legislative Advisor, Legislative Analyst, Policy Advocate, Policy Lobbyist
Requirements and Responsibilities
Lobbyist contacts members of Congress and other elected officials to persuade them to support legislation favorable to clients' interests. Studies proposed legislation to determine possible effect on clients. Being a Lobbyist may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Lobbyist is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Lobbyist typically requires 7+ years of related experience.