Job Summary

Starting Salary:   Min: $6,318 - Mid: $8,656 per month

Job Description:   The Manager of Government Relations is a managerial position reporting to the Chief External and Governmental Relations Officer. This position is responsible for managing outreach and engagement activities with local, state, and federal elected officials and agencies to support the operations and advancement of VIA’s programs and projects. As part of a larger team of professionals dedicated to VIA’s governmental relations efforts, this position will help to shape, plan, and disseminate information to a varied audience using different approaches and mediums. This individual will represent VIA before different governmental bodies and organizations as part of routine activities undertaken by VIA. This individual will supervise the Governmental Relations & Policy Analyst staff within Governmental Relations.

Education and Experience:   Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in Government, Public Affairs, Public Administration, Communications, Business, Marketing, or related field, and at least five (5) years of applicable work experience in governmental relations or related field. Emphasis on governmental or public relations related to transportation or past experience representing a public entity or elected official highly preferred. Additional related education or experience may be allowed to substitute as an equivalent combination.

 Closing Date:  11/14/2022

VIA Metropolitan Transit is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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