JOB SUMMARY Responsible for assuring compliance with government regulations, and maintain positive government, franchise, and public relations by planning, implementing and directing external and internal programs, including with regard to the company’s rural digital opportunity fund initiative (RDOF).
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Contributes to and supports Charter’s government affairs and public policy strategies and tactics including working closely with regional field operations and other key functional departments to participate in RDOF planning meetings, assists with ensuring company RDOF project plans stay on-track and are not compromised, and develops consistent processes to manage interactions with local governments to assist in identifying and resolving RDOF project permitting, pole attachment, right-of-way access and other local concerns.
Assists with compiling RDOF statistics, track buildout progress, and compile other information as may be necessary to manage workflow and monitor milestones.
Identifies and facilitates state legislative activites that could impact the company including policy intiatives that support RDOF deployments.
Provides budget input in support of furthering RDOF strategies.
Manage, plan, and implement organization's government franchise relations and public affairs policies and procedures
Prepare and present company positions before franchise authorities and community organizations
Manage press relations including such activities as preparation of news releases and feature articles, and the making of arrangements for interviews between company executives and press, radio, and television representatives
Maintain on-going professional and social contact as a problem solver with government/franchise officials and agencies in all franchise areas
Negotiate, draft, present and effect adoption of franchise documents including renewals, extensions, amendments, or other such requirements Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment Travel as required
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills / Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write, speak and understand English Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports and legal documents Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.) Ability to work independently Ability to write speeches and articles for publication and to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. Knowledge of cable television products and services Past relations with local government or official media profession
Related Work Experience Political/government relations experience Lobbying and public relations experience CATV experience
Education Bachelor's degree in business or political science or related field, or equivalent experience
Certifications and/or Licenses Valid driver's license, satisfactory driving record within Company required standards and auto insurance
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience
Internal Number: 278000
Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 30 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice. For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business® delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach® delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com.Our Mission & ValuesOur corporate Mission and Values support our culture and provide consistent direction in our daily actions with customers and internal business partners.Combined with your... individual objectives and team goals, the Mission and Values provide us long-term direction for success as a company.