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Faegre Baker Daniels


Faegre Baker Daniels is dedicated to serving the legal needs of local, national, and international businesses. From offices in the United States, United Kingdom, and China, our staff of more than 1600 lawyers, consultants, paraprofessionals, administrative and operations professionals provide the expertise necessary to solve complex business challenges and work together to provide an exceptional experience for our clients.

Government Relations Assistant

Description

Faegre Baker Daniels has an opportunity for a Government Relations Assistant to assist the Firm’s Government Advocacy group with client services during the session (approximately from early February through May).  All applications must be received by December 30th, and must be recieved using the link below. 


Major responsibilities include the following:

• Monitor and provide communications of complex public policy issues presented at legislative committee hearings and other forums

• Research legislative issues impacting clients, provide written communication, and remain informed on local and national news to provide timely updates on client issues

• Draft weekly updates for web publications, and draft specialized reports and documents as needed for group members 

• Schedule meetings, create copies, and assist with other administrative projects, as needed

Position Expectations

• Strong commitment to client service
• Ability to work with and take direction from multiple individuals, as well as the ability to work independently
• Good planning, prioritization, and organizational skills
• Cooperation and the ability to collaborate in a team, including across offices
• Ability to problem solve and use sound judgment
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Positive and professional demeanor

Company Benefits

• Paid time for firm-sponsored volunteer events
• Professional environment and the opportunity to work with experts at the top of their fields
• Business casual attire
• A centralized “Town Hall” area with a wide selection of vending and seating for lunch breaks and casual group meetings

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree is required

• Interest in and understanding of the Minnesota Legislative Process

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Working knowledge of social media is preferred

Please apply using the following link: https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25727&siteid=5377&Areq=1254BR





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