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Sr Legislative Specialist

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Exelon Washington , DC 20319

Posted 3 months ago

At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Identify, review and monitor all state legislative activity, and conduct research and analysis of pending bills. Coordinate the development of Pepco Holdings policy position on legislation and legislative constituency issues. Coordinate activities internally and externally to support Pepco Holdings legislative strategies and initiatives. Cultivate relationships among internal subject matter experts. Build relationships and serve as the prime contact with the staffs of government officials in order to resolve constituent issues. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Pepco Holdings PAC.

Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies. Position requires travel.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Accountability

  • Monitor, identify, and analyze key legislation, which may affect the Company. Conduct research to support the development of Pepco Holdings position for pending legislation, which may include obtaining appropriate comments from subject matter experts within the Company. Draft correspondence, briefing sheets and updates as appropriate on legislative issues.

  • Maintain database and access to legislative information in order to identify potential legislative action, which may affect the companys financial or operational performance.

  • Coordinate and perform all day-to-day operations for the Pepco Holdings PAC including monthly Board meetings. Maintain contributions database. Ensure Pepco Holdings PAC operates in accordance with its by-laws and state election commission laws. Organize annual Fall fest and fundraising events for government officials when needed.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with elected officials and their staffs to address constituent issues. Maintain database of government officials and draft correspondence as needed to communicate Pepco Holdings position on legislation. Assist the lobbyist as needed.

  • Maintain records for reporting lobbying expenses quarterly in order to comply with the State Senate and the Security and Exchange Commissions reporting and record keeping standards.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:

  • Bachelors degree in Political Science, Governmental Studies, Public Affairs or related field AND 5- 8 years experience in public administration or public service, OR in lieu of Bachelors degree, a minimum of 9 - 12 years public administration or public service experience required

  • Knowledge of internal customer service and operational departments within a utility company

  • Excellent organizational, written and communication skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the legislative process and ability to build working relationships with elected officials and their staffs

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and efficiencies including technology and performance

  • Valid drivers license

Preferred:

  • Graduate degree

  • Prior knowledge of the legislative process

Extensive contact with elected officials and their staffs. Responsible for continuously monitoring all state legislative activities, requiring excellent working knowledge of the legislative and political process. Responsible for building cross-functional teams to respond to legislative initiatives. Must be available to immediately address issues raised by elected officials regarding their constituents concerns about Pepco Holdings customer service policies. Support management of the Pepco Holdings PACs annual expenditures.

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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