Employer: Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA)
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: December 9, 2022

11.22.4 – The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) is seeking a State Government Affairs Counsel who will be responsible for leading WIA’s state advocacy efforts and acting as WIA’s chief advocate in state capitals across the country. You will have the opportunity and autonomy to:

• Lead state policy development, strategy and analysis on issues affecting the wireless infrastructure industry.
• Develop and advocate for WIA’s positions, including through testimony, before policymakers in state legislatures, Governors’ offices, and state regulatory bodies.
• Identify, analyze, and conduct in-depth complex legal research on state policy issues. Working as WIA’s advocate in state capitals, you will leverage any existing contacts, cultivate new relationships, manage state lobbyists in multiple states, monitor legislative activity and rulemaking proceedings, and draft executive summaries for WIA leadership on any pertinent findings.

Responsibilities
• Monitor and analyze state legislative, regulatory, and executive initiatives related to wireless infrastructure.
• Prepare and present briefings and recommendations on state policy matters to WIA leadership and member companies.
• Develop specific state policy positions by collaborating with member committees and related industry coalitions.

Qualifications
• 3-5 years of legislative, advocacy, or policy related experience in telecommunications, preferably with knowledge of the wireless industry.
• Exceptional communication and analytical skills with the ability to write strategically in a clear and concise manner.
• Ability to respond to legislative changes and political developments and develop alternative legislative approaches.
• Experience in project management, including organizing and managing a team of multiple people (internal and external).
• Licensed attorney is preferred.

To Apply
Email your resume to policyjobs@wia.org with “State Government Affairs Counsel” as the subject of the email. Please include your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to the email and paste your cover letter in the body of your email.