Manager, Government Relations

Manager, Government Relations
Manument Advocacy
Full Time
Washington, DC

Monument is a nationally recognized consulting firm, focused on strategic communications, public affairs and government relations. We maintain groundbreaking practices in numerous fields, including technology and innovation; tax, trade and economic policy; travel and immigration; defense and cyber security; health care; food, agriculture, energy and the environment.

Monument Advocacy is seeking candidates for a Manager, Government Relations position based in the firm’s Washington, DC office. This position will support the growing Monument team in a variety of assignments and with a focus on our agriculture and food practice.

This is an entry-level position and the salary will be reflected as such.

Candidates should meet the following qualifications, at a minimum:

1. Recent college graduate in a field of study relevant to agriculture or

2. Recent Hill Staff Assistant or Legislative Correspondent;

3. Excellent writing, organizational and communications skills;

4. Proven Mac and PC computer skills, be highly proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (i.e., O365, Teams, PPT, Word, Outlook etc.);

5. Exceptional project management and time management skills (i.e., you don’t need to be micromanaged);

6. Experience managing stakeholder and third-party relationships;

7. Ability to juggle multiple fast-paced requests from clients and practice area
leads in Monument;

8. Strong attention to detail;

9. Superb discretion; and

10. A sense of humor.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Providing administrative support such as scheduling for practice area teams, calendaring Congressional hearings and votes;

2. Attending and analyzing Congressional hearings, monitoring proceedings on the Senate and House floors, and attending public policy events;

3. Legislative and policy research and writing;

4. Assisting with client fly-ins, scheduling, and transportation;

5. Preparing teams for weekly status and strategy meetings;

6. Tracking assignments and outcomes for clients, and ensuring requested information is submitted to clients;

7. Serving as a liaison as needed between firm and clients to ensure a timely performance of deliverables;

8. Editing first drafts of LDA (LD-1 and LD-2) reports;

9. Monitoring major news sources (Bloomberg, Politico, NJ, CQ, Washington Post, The Hill) for stories, opinion pieces, etc. to send to clients if clients have indicated they desire these updates; and

10. Closely monitoring policy developments that are relevant to clients.

Interested candidates should use the “Easy Apply” function in this posting.

Candidates we’re interested in will receive a follow up email where we’ll request a comprehensive resume, at least two references, and at least two writing samples.

Monument is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on Monument, our team members, and our clients, please visit