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Truist Government Affairs Support Professional in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Provide the Government Affairs and Regulatory team assistance tracking, analyzing and cataloging financial services related policies, laws, and regulations. Responsibilities will include covering policy developments, Congressional and regulatory processes, engaging with the various trade associations, gathering data and conducting research and providing administrative support.


Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  1. Track Congressional and Regulatory activities related to financial services policy, laws and regulations.

  2. Organize, review, track (as necessary), and analyze large volumes of detailed information.

  3. Perform moderately complex research, apply results to facts, and develop and communicate findings.

  4. Summarize matters, including regulatory proposals, hearings, speeches, and testimony.

  5. Maintain and update files, forms, databases, and records, including FEC PAC related resources.

  6. Interact in person and virtually on a professional level with other departments, internal and external clients, outside counsel, vendors, and others, including managers and regulators.

  7. Prepare documents for production to regulators.


Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor’s degree.

  2. 2 or more years of Congressional, trade association or other experience in financial services policy related field.

  3. Understanding of Congressional process, financial services policy, terminology, and principles, financial services regulatory structure, etc.

  4. Basic understanding of federal regulatory rulemaking process is strongly preferred.

  5. Strong analytical thinking skills with the ability to identify and define issues, establish facts, analyze complex information, and develop substantiated conclusions with minimal supervision

  6. Strong communication skills with the ability to express complex facts and principles clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.

  7. Creative problem-solving skills with ability to identify and resolve complex problems in a timely manner seeking input of others as needed

  8. Strong leadership and relationship management skills with the ability to positively influence others and achieve desired results

  9. Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet multiple deadlines

  10. Strong organizational and project management skills; attention to detail and accuracy

  11. Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Office software products

General Description of Available Benefits for Eligible Employees of Truist Financial Corporation: All regular teammates (not temporary or contingent workers) working 20 hours or more per week are eligible for benefits, though eligibility for specific benefits may be determined by the division of Truist offering the position. Truist offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, tax-preferred savings accounts, and a 401k plan to teammates. Teammates also receive no less than 10 days of vacation (prorated based on date of hire and by full-time or part-time status) during their first year of employment, along with 10 sick days (also prorated), and paid holidays. For more details on Truist’s generous benefit plans, please visit our Benefits site (

. Depending on the position and division, this job may also be eligible for Truist’s defined benefit pension plan, restricted stock units, and/or a deferred compensation plan. As you advance through the hiring process, you will also learn more about the specific benefits available for any non-temporary position for which you apply, based on full-time or part-time status, position, and division of work.

Truist supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, citizenship or national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Truist is a Drug Free Workplace.

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