The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) is seeking a Government Relations Manager to oversee the development, implementation, and evaluation of all government relations activities; and to work with the Executive Director and the rest of the SBN team to bring the organization into its next growth phase.
Our ideal candidate is a strategic self-starter and organizer, with an aptitude for recognizing opportunities and translating ideas into action; is skilled at cultivating strong, long-term relationships; has a knack for synthesizing information to focus on the essence of an issue; communicates effectively in a variety of forums with diverse stakeholders in government and the business community; is measured and remains diplomatic when met with conflict; and embraces responsibility and maintains ownership and accountability of his/her/their work. Our ideal candidate also has strong analytical and writing skills, as well as creative problem-solving abilities; and has a propensity for data and research.
The person in this position is part of the management team, and as such, is a thought partner on key strategic and organizational decisions.
Major Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Executive Director, and in close collaboration and cooperation with other SBN staff, the Government Relations Manager will be responsible for the following, and other related duties as needed:
Maintain department budget:
Additional qualifications for this position to what is noted above include:
The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) is a community of local independent businesses that demonstrates the degree to which businesses can build profitable enterprises while serving community needs and protecting the environment. SBN’s mission is to build a just, green, and thriving economy in the Greater Philadelphia region. Since 2001, SBN has been the region’s leading advocacy and membership organization for businesses committed to improving their environmental and social impact as well as their profitability.
SBN offers a variety of programming to our members and the broader local business community throughout the year:
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