Lobbyist jobs in the United States

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. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

  • Verizon
  • Washington, DC FULL_TIME
  • When you join Verizon

    Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We’re a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together—lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you’re fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you’ll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

    What you’ll be doing...

    Verizon is looking for a Lobbyist in our Washington DC office.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with and advocate before Members of Congress and their staffs with lead responsibility for representing Verizon before Republican members of the U.S. House.

    • Managing stakeholder service escalations through conclusion.

    • Coordinating with state government affairs to manage stakeholder inquires on issues related to the network.

    • Working with internal leadership team to develop VZ’s federal legislative objectives and priorities.

    • Working with external team leads to develop and execute a legislative strategy to achieve specific policy objectives, with a focus on medium and long term strategy.

    • Tracking Congressional activity including: committee hearings and markups as well as floor action on legislative priorities.

    • Coordinating messaging on issues/legislation and for hearings, markups, and floor votes in the House and Senate.

    What we’re looking for...

    You'll need to have:

    • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.

    • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

    • Established network of professional relationships with specific line of sight into Congressional Republican politics.

    Even better if you have one or more of the following:

    • Graduate degree

    • Professional attitude and demonstrated business acumen.

    • Ability to solve problems in a sophisticated manner with the ability to understand conflicting dynamics and collaborate on mutually beneficial solutions.

    • Ability to rapidly assess potential risks, benefits and consequences and effectively counsel internal clients concerning business risks.

    • Strong leadership skills.

    • Exceptionally strong written and oral communication skills.

    • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

    • Strong advocacy / negotiation skills.

    If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

    Where you’ll be working

    In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and a minimum eight assigned office days per month that will be set by your manager.

    Scheduled Weekly Hours


    Equal Employment Opportunity 

    We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees’ differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

    Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401(k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives, we’ve got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.

    If you are hired into a California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, Washington or Washington, D.C. work location, the compensation range for this position is between $121,000.00 and $225,000.00 annually based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience. This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.

  • 10 Days Ago

  • Motion Picture Industry
  • Universal, CA FULL_TIME
  • Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Lobbyist to join our team. As a Lobbyist, you will be responsible for advocating for our organization's interests and promoting our public po...
  • 1 Month Ago

Temporary Legislative Session Lobbyist
  • ACLU - National Office
  • Missoula, MT TEMPORARY
  • POSITION OVERVIEW The ACLU of Montana Foundation (“ACLU of Montana”) seeks a person adept at policy analysis, with strong communication and negotiation skills, to join the Advocacy and Policy Departme...
  • 14 Days Ago

Junior Policy Counsel or Lobbyist
  • FIRE
  • Philadelphia, PA FULL_TIME
  • This position will be based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or Washington, D.C. FIRE operates on a hybrid work schedule that allows for a mix of in-the-office and remote work for eligible employees.FIRE...
  • 16 Days Ago

Senior Policy Counsel or Lobbyist
  • FIRE
  • Philadelphia, PA FULL_TIME
  • Senior Policy Counsel or LobbyistThis position will be based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or Washington, D.C. FIRE operates on a hybrid work schedule that allows for a mix of in-the-office and remote...
  • 16 Days Ago

Policy Counsel or Lobbyist
  • Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression
  • Philadelphia, PA FULL_TIME
  • This position will be based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or Washington, D.C. FIRE operates on a hybrid work schedule that allows for a mix of in-the-office and remote work for eligible employees.FIRE...
  • 7 Days Ago

Policy Manager
  • Eagle Creek Renewable Energy LLC
  • Bethesda, MD
  • Job Title: Policy Manager Classification: Exempt Location: Bethesda, Maryland About Eagle Creek Renewable Energy: ECRE i...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

Director, State Affairs
  • Washington, DC
  • POSITION TITLE: Director, State Affairs SUPERVISOR: Vice President, Policy and Legislative Affairs DATE EFFECTIVE: June ...
  • 7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

Director of Government Relations
  • Learning Ally Inc
  • Washington, DC
  • Job Description Job Description Learning Ally is a leading nonprofit education solutions organization that transforms th...
  • 7/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

Congress Watch Director
  • Public Citizen
  • Washington, DC
  • Job Description Job Description Public Citizen is a national, non-partisan, public interest group with over 500,000 memb...
  • 7/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

Town Administrator
  • Town of Brentwood
  • Brentwood, MD
  • Job Description Job Description DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE POSITION: Under the general direction of the Mayor and Co...
  • 7/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

Chief Counsel
  • League of Women Voters of the United States
  • Washington, DC
  • Job Type Full-time Description The League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS, the League) is a nonpartisan poli...
  • 7/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

Senior Government Relations Associate
  • Association of Community College Trustees
  • Washington, DC
  • The ACCT Office of Public Policy, housed within the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is seeking a Senior...
  • 7/21/2024 12:00:00 AM

Manager, Congressional Correspondence and Legislative Affairs
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Washington, DC
  • About Us: If you are passionate about the ability of American business to improve lives, solve problems, and strengthen ...
  • 7/20/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Lobbyist jobs
$95,657 to $163,092