Invariant, a bipartisan government relations and communications firm providing strategic advice to companies, trade associations, non-profits, and individuals, seeks a senior lobbyist to join our growing agriculture practice.

What you will do

  • Develop and implement federal advocacy strategies for Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, startups, and others
  • Represent clients on Capitol Hill, in industry coalitions, and at other policy functions
  • Research and draft policy updates, issue papers, one pagers, and other collateral for distribution to clients as well as to Capitol Hill, the Administration, and other external audiences
  • Spot issues and disseminate timely information to clients
  • Contribute to and participate in business development efforts

Who you are

  • At least 7 years of experience on Capitol Hill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture or within a food/agriculture trade association or company and familiarity with the federal legislative process and understanding of federal agencies and relevant third parties and associations
  • Demonstrated expertise in agriculture and food policy issues
  • Experience advocating on behalf of for-profit, not-for-profit, trade association, and other organizations before Congress and the Executive Branch
  • Ability to translate client priorities to federal policymakers and vice versa
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple projects and competing deadlines with a focus on detail and precision
  • Comfortable and adaptive when working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Solid communication skills and ability to manage both up and down

Salary commensurate with experience. The firm offers unlimited vacation time, generous health care and retirement benefits, and advancement opportunities.