• 3M
  • Providence , RI
  • Government
  • Full-Time
  • 25 Broadway

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At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives. With $33 billion in sales, our 93,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.

3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Regional State Government Affairs Manager for 3M Government Affairs located in Maplewood, MN or remote-based within the United States. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The role is responsible for representing 3M's positions before state and local government; trade associations; national political organizations; and other audiences to advance 3M's goals of advocating for policies and fostering political relationships that will enable business success. The position requires collaboration with other state government affairs team members and 3M's government affairs team globally, as well as the company's regulatory, legal, compliance teams as well as business and operations executives to help develop and advocate for the company's positions on state public policy matters. This position requires close, cross-functional work to coordinate state and federal messaging, lobbying and outreach.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

* Representing the company before, interacting with, and lobbying state and local governments in the assigned Midwest region.
* Participating in and representing the company's positions on trade associations such as state Chambers of Commerce, Manufacturing Associations, and other relevant bodies.
* Drafting testimony, responses, comments and other research when necessary in advancing state and local government affairs agenda.
* Monitoring legislative activity in assigned region and identifying issues of relevance to 3M's state and local agenda.
* Work cooperatively with internal stakeholders to develop policy positions, develop strategy and work to advance agenda at the state level.
* Participate in national organizations of Legislators, Governors, Attorneys General and others to develop and strengthen 3M's relationships and advance 3M's legislative agenda.
* Manage consultants in assigned region.
* Ensure compliance with all state and local lobbying requirements.
* Assist manufacturing facilities in assigned regions on public affairs matters.
* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

* Possess a Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
* Minimum of five (5) years of combined experience working as a legislative aide at the state level, state employee in a state government department or agency, contract lobbyist, corporate lobbyist and/or association lobbyist in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

* Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
* Ability to work independently

Location: Maplewood, MN or Remote Based within the US (preferably Midwest U.S.)

Travel: May include up to 40% domestic

Relocation: is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Diverse & Inclusive 3M

3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative people. Where your diverse talents, inclusiveness, initiative and leadership are valued. Where you'll find challenging opportunities that make your career exciting and rewarding. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place to grow and be rewarded for excellence.

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain \"non-U.S. persons\" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, \"Temporary Residents\" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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