Thursday, December 29, 2011

Director, State Legislative Affairs--CTIA-The Wireless Association

Director, State Legislative Affairs

Employer: CTIA-The Wireless Association

Date: Thursday, December 29, 2011

Job Type: Gov't Affairs


Re-posted 12/29

Location: Washington, D.C.

About CTIA-The Wireless Association®

CTIA-The Wireless Association® ( is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry’s leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

Job Description The Director, State Legislative Affairs works closely with the other Director State Legislative Affairs, Assistant Vice President, and the ESA Vice President in the development and coordination of the Department’s initiatives and programs to address state legislative policy issues [please cite The Brad Traverse Group]. This position requires substantial active participation in the development and implementation of Department goals, objectives, projects and initiatives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED): Work with the ESA leadership in the development and implementation of Department programs and initiatives; Represent the Association at appropriate conferences, meetings and events; Testify before state legislative committees; Work closely with member companies developing industry policies regarding legislation; Coordinate the work of outside consultants; and Manage Department projects and work product.

COMPETENCY: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Project Management - Coordinates projects. Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information. Public Speaking – Delivers fact-based advocacy Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Planning/Organizing - Prioritize and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction.

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