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VP, Government Affairs

Company: Comcast
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.Job SummaryResponsible for development, implementation and coordination of all local government and external affairs and practices throughout the Florida Region (FL and portions of AL and GA.) Leads government and external affairs teams. Develops and implements legislative strategies and monitors local government actions and policies, members across company footprint. Partners with the business to lead the public effort of Broadband expansion efforts. Participates with other senior leaders to establish region/group/company-wide processes, goals, and priorities in an effort to expand our network across the Florida Region's footprint.Job DescriptionCore Responsibilities:

  • Work as a strategic partner with Corporate, Division and Region senior management team to accomplish business goals of the organization.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with government representatives and regulators at the local level. Travels to attend meetings, hearings, or other events to represent the company.
  • Monitors local business environment and legislative, regulatory, and public policy activities affecting Company and the cable industry. Coordinates and leads lobbying activity, as needed.
  • Collaborates with senior management and Federal and State Government Affairs personnel to develop and implement strategies that shape public policy regarding proposed legislative and regulatory initiatives.
  • Provide guidance and support at all management levels to ensure consistent and sound local government policy and enhance communication with local officials.
  • Sets strategic direction and overall guidelines for cable franchise renewals, including financial calculations and parameters for renewals. Serves as escalation point for issues for complex and/or difficult franchise renewals, franchise transfers and franchise non- compliance issues.
  • Drafts, analyzes and/or presents legislation, ordinances, amendments, and testimony as necessary.
  • Leads the government and external affairs professional teams through inspirational leadership driving team motivation and engagement; provide appropriate direction regarding proactive issues management as well as career development opportunities and support.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Must be able to travel, work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Employees at all levels are expected to:
    • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
    • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
    • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products, and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
    • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
    • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs, and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
    • Drive results and growth.
    • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
    • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors, and our communities.Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.EducationBachelor's DegreeWhile possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.Relevant Work Experience15 Years +Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary ( on our careers site for more details.

Keywords: Comcast, Miami , VP, Government Affairs, Executive , West Palm Beach, Florida

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