ABOUT IRON MOUNTAIN:
Iron Mountain is a 67-year-old company specializing in enterprise Information Management, Digital Transformation, Secure Storage, and Secure Destruction. We safely store some of the world’s most valuable physical and electronic business documents and medical records, historical artifacts and cultural treasures. We manage over 85 million square feet of real estate and are trusted by 225,000 organizations, including 95% of Fortune 1000 companies, to store and protect assets in more than 1,400 facilities in over 50 countries. Visit the company website at www.ironmountain.com for more information.
Iron Mountain’s principal interests with state and local governments fall into three areas:
Iron Mountain is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.
Iron Mountain is looking for a Director, State & Local Government Affairs to join its growing Government Affairs function in Boston, MA or Washington, D.C. This person will report to the Vice President, Government Affairs will be principally responsible for
The Director, State & Local Government Affairs will:
Business and Legislative Expertise: must have extensive knowledge of state and local government operations, legislative and regulatory process and extensive experience working with large, publicly traded companies on business growth initiatives.
Leadership: must be able to develop and execute Iron Mountain’s state and local government affairs strategy, including representing Iron Mountain before state and local government officials, partnering with Iron Mountain senior business unit leaders to identify and execute on state and local government business growth initiatives, staffing senior executives on visits with elected officials and policymakers, managing contract lobbyists and consultants, and participating in and, sometimes leading, cross-functional teams in the development of action plans.
Problem Solving: must make judgments in situations that are complex and provide in-depth analysis, strategic thinking, and innovative solutions.
Political Action Committee Expertise: must have knowledge of federal and state PAC rules and effective fundraising strategies.
Advocacy and Coalition Building: must have ability to manage and leverage memberships and relationships with external organizations such as local chambers of commerce and technology councils.
State Ethics and Lobbying Compliance: must have knowledge of relevant state and local rules regarding lobbying and gifts disclosure requirements and management of related filings, in coordination with internal and external counsel as needed.
Intellectual Curiosity: must have strong interest in learning and growth to develop comprehensive understanding of Iron Mountain operations, both physical and digital and our policy priorities.
Self-Starter & Team Player: must be agile and willing to roll up sleeves and do whatever is required in a “start-up” environment as the Government Affairs team and its responsibilities grow.
Communication and Interpersonal Skills: must have very strong oral and written communication and relationship building skills to effectively partner with internal and external stakeholders. Writing sample required.
Passion for Politics & Policy: must be interested in the legislative, rulemaking and political process.
It is the responsibility of every Iron Mountain employee: