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Federal Government and Industry Affairs Manager


Washington, DC, Mid-Atlantic United States, USA



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Industry Type:

Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

Career Type:

Communications/Public Relations

Job Type:

Full Time

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Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a U.S. Federal Government Affairs Manager to join our team in Washington, DC. 

The U.S. Federal Government Affairs Manager’s primary focus is to manage, support, and implement the U.S. government affairs strategy at the federal level by lobbying members of Congress, congressional staff and appropriate federal agencies. The Manager will oversee biotechnology policy engagement and provide background research, draft policy documents and participate in advocacy strategy setting. The individual will also distribute information to Congress, the administration and Corteva Agriscience leadership as it relates to Corteva’s key legislative and administrative priorities. This individual will represent Corteva Agriscience with external organizations, trade associations and industry partners in Washington, DC and across the country. 

How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!

  • Support and implement U.S. Federal Government and Industry Affairs strategy to advance key legislative and administrative priorities in the seed, crop protection and digital agriculture space.
  • Lobby members of Congress, congressional staff and federal agencies.
  • Assist with establishing and enhancing relationships with Congressional members and staff.
  • Research and prepare policy analysis on key policy issues.
  • Draft internal and external policy positions and other government affairs communication materials.
  • Prepare timely issue updates to Corteva Agriscience leadership and conduct research for background facts, history and data.
  • Represent Corteva Agriscience at external meetings with trade associations, industry partners and coalitions.
  • Coordinate and communicate government affairs efforts to ensure alignment across federal team.  


How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!

  • Bachelor’s degree in Government, Political Science, Agriculture, Business or equivalent required. Additional education is a plus.
  • 5-7 years experience required.
  • Relevant legislative experience and/or experience working with federal agencies’.
  • Prior experience developing and implementing short-term and long-term strategies.
  • Working knowledge of federal policy-making processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel domestically, as needed.

Let’s peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave
  • Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more
  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment
  • And much, much more!

Check out life at Corteva!

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today!

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Job Post Date: 08/14/22
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