Location: Canton, MA, US
Dunkin' Brands- Communications
Associate Government Affairs Specialist
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Who We Are-
With an energy that is infectious and a singular dedication to building on our successes, our people have grown our company into one of the world's leading franchisors of quick service restaurants with more than 19,000 points of distribution in more than 60 countries worldwide. The success that we have built from our many years of creating products that people love is something we delight in sharing with our approximately 1,100 employees. But the best part about working at Dunkin' Brands is being associated with well-known brands that people identify with great taste, delicious products and consistent service across the globe.
We are poised for even greater success, and we need enthusiastic people who are looking for career growth at a company that encourages innovation and nurtures entrepreneurial thinking. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment, have a positive attitude, and are looking for a company that invests in its employees then please apply! For more information, please visit www.dunkinbrands.com
Purpose of Position-
The Associate Specialist Government Affairs will provide coordination and support to the Government Affairs Team for both Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins.
The incumbent will be involved in a wide array of Dunkin' Brand, Inc.'s government affairs work, including providing essential support to our state government affairs team, as well as working with consultants and, efficiently managing and interacting with a number of trade associations. The job will include advocacy writing to further our policy agenda, and assisting with both administrative and compliance responsibilities relating to our advocacy work. The role includes a broad range of project and issue management work related to political engagement combined with direct stakeholder interaction.
What You'll Be Working On-
Develop and manage federal, state and local grassroots advocacy campaigns
Assist team with facilitating, tracking and promoting lawmaker visits to home office or restaurant locations across the country
Assist with the tracking of proposed legislative and regulatory changes impacting the brand
Coordinate and draft both internal and external communications to franchisee network
Assist with development, solicitation and compliance of Political Action Committee
Conduct research and analysis
Draft correspondence to elected officials and government agencies
Draft periodic government affairs reports and newsletter
Help prepare policy briefings, position papers and presentations
Provide support of external advocacy-related events, such as lobby days
Assist with lobbying disclosure compliance requirements for team
Provide miscellaneous support to team in field, as needed
Assist with event scheduling and coordination, as needed
What You'll Need-
Bachelor's degree required; Political Science or Communications degree preferred
1-3 years' experience working in public policy or government affairs and familiarity with the legislative and regulatory process
Previous experience in a legislative environment preferred
Excellent planning, organizational and project management skills
Exceptional written, editing, and verbal communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
Strong analytical and business problem solving skills
1:30 release every Friday
On site fitness gym
Casual dress code- jeans every day!
Endless supply of coffee, ice cream and donuts!