Director of Governmental Relations

Location: Topeka, Kansas
Date Posted: 10-06-2017
Company: Kansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. ("KEC") 
Job Title: Director of Governmental Relations

Kansas Electric Cooperatives is announcing a career opportunity as Director of Governmental Relations.  This full-time position is KEC’s lead lobbyist responsible for promoting and influencing legislation, rules, regulations and actions impacting rural electrification and related programs at the state and national levels.  This is a department head position reporting directly to KEC’s CEO.  Department staffing resources include a Manager of Government Relations as a full-time position and office support.
 
At least five (5) years of progressively responsible work in government relations, is required. Experience working with the public and with a Board of Directors, is preferred.  A Juris Doctor from an accredited law school, currently admitted in good standing with the Bar of the State of Kansas, would enhance value to the association, and the corresponding salary range, but is not required.
 
Kansas Electric Cooperatives offers competitive salary and an outstanding benefit and retirement plan.  Please submit resume and a cover letter of interest electronically to careers@kec.org

KEC will forward a detailed job description to qualified applicants. 
 
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