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Senior Government Relations Director, Federal

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Senior Government Relations Director, Federal

Equifax is seeking a Senior Government Relations Director, Federal, to join a team of dedicated professionals working to communicate and advance the interests of Equifax. The Director will help guide the policy agenda and develop a plan for strategic engagement for the Workforce Solutions and U.S. Information Solutions business units. The Senior Director is responsible for reviewing federal legislation and regulations to identify risks and opportunities. The Senior Director communicates with federal agencies and congressional offices, including through direct lobbying. The Director works with internal and external stakeholders to support the business priorities and policy goals of Equifax. 

What you’ll do

  • Promote the policy and business objectives of Equifax Workforce Solutions and U.S. Information Solutions with members of Congress and Executive agencies.

  • Understand policies, statutes, and regulations related to entitlement programs, including Medicaid, Social Security Insurance, Social Security Disability Insurance, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. 

  • Monitor and engage in advocacy efforts on legislation related to financial services laws and regulations, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

  • Review federal legislation and regulations to analyze the impact on Equifax business objectives.

  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to communicate legislative and policy requirements. 

  • Assist in the drafting and submission of federal regulatory comments and proposals. 

  • Collaborate with internal and external policy and legal counsel.

  • Attend political events as a representative of the Equifax Inc. Political Action Committee.

  • Participate in trade associations to help advance business objectives.

What experience you need

  • 5+ years of policy or lobbying experience

  • Understanding of federal entitlement programs including Medicaid, Social Security Insurance, Social Security Disability Insurance, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

  • Familiarity with financial services laws and regulations, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act

  • Demonstrate strong judgment and discretion

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

What could set you apart

  • Juris Doctor degree preferred 

  • Previous experience in a congressional office or federal agency

Location

The Senior Government Relations Director, Federal position can be based in Atlanta GA or Washington DC

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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