Government Relations Specialist job – ResCare – Louisville, KY

Government Relations Specialist


2,302 reviews

Louisville, KY 40223


Title: Government Relations Specialist

Job Category: Corporate Services

Line of Business: Resource Center Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples’ lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Government Relations Specialist.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Government Relations Specialist Responsibilities
The Government Relations Specialist is responsible for supporting the day-to-day functions of ResCare Governmental Relations for all lines of business, including managing grassroots activities and leading the Department’s communications efforts.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing promotion of the company’s political action committee.
  • Managing and organizing grassroots and grasstops activities, including visits to company operations by elected officials.
  • Developing communications to internal and external audiences regarding governmental relations activities.
  • Managing the Government Relations’ website and intranet presence.
  • Tracking key state and federal legislative issues as needed.
  • Supporting the Senior Vice President of Government Relations as necessary.

Specific Requirements

Education, Experience and Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree or Technical Training, preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 years of government relations, political campaign or communications experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent writing, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as needed.
  • Ability to utilize new tools and technologies in a rapidly changing environment.
  • High attention to detail, timeliness, and accuracy.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate (verbal and written) with all levels of personnel internal and external to the company.
  • Capability of working responsibly with highly confidential information and of maintaining composure under duress.

Personal Attributes

  • Highly honest and ethical.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Must be reliable, responsible and dependable.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.

Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment.
  • Infrequently lifting and carrying items up to 10 lbs.
  • Infrequently twisting or bending at the waist or reaching overhead.
  • Frequently using near vision for reading and computer use.
  • Frequently listening to and talking with team members either in person or by telephone.
  • Frequently sitting at a desk or workstation using a computer display, keyboard, and mouse.

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Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, ResCare is where you can find your place helping people from every walk of life….

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