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VP, Public Affairs (Paramus, NJ)

Company: CoachUSA
Location: Paramus
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Vice President, Public AffairsLocation: Paramus, NJDepartment: ExecutiveJob Type: Full TimeClassification: ExemptExperience Level: Minimum 10 years' experienceEducation Level: Bachelor's Degree Annual Salary: Competitive wage and benefits with experience Travel: 25-35%About COACH USA:Coach USA is one of the largest transportation companies in North America operating more than 2,400 buses and employing more than 5,000 people. We provide local and intercity transportation services for communities throughout the US and Canada. Coach USA owns more than 25 bus carriers in North America, operating scheduled bus routes, bus tours, charters, and/or city sightseeing tours. These local carriers operate across the continental United States, serving a variety of communities and their needs. Some of these carriers have been in existence for more than 75 years and are a vital part of the community.ABOUT THIS ROLE:The Vice President of Public Affairs is responsible for understanding, influencing, and improving all regulatory, state legislative and local government developments that impact COACH USA and it's affiliated Companies. This role actively monitors legislation and industry evolution, designs and implements legislative strategy, and organizes relevant lobbyist and partner organization efforts. As Vice President of Public Affairs, you will create the vision, strategy and management of all state and local government relations and activities to lead advocacy efforts at state and federal levels.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:-- - - Represent Coach USA in Federal, State and Local legislative issues-- - - Ensure Coach USA management team is up-to-date on legislative issues that may impact our operations.-- - - Serve as an internal consultant to key stakeholders and advise on required modifications and impacts to policy and various company initiatives. -- - - Liaise between our operations and local legislative representatives to resolve challenges-- - - Govern external relationships and coordinate with external lobbying firms at both the federal and state levels.-- - - Manage company industry association memberships -- - - Serve as Company representative on all external communications with press and other relevant parties - managing both positive and negative situations -- - - Steward internal Coach Cares program, coordinating give back programs with our local operations in their local communitiesQUALIFICATIONS:-- - - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education, training or experienceREQUIREMENTS:What We're Looking For:Must live within reasonable commuting distance to Paramus, NJ 10 plus years' experience in the transportation industry in with relevant public relations and / or having worked in federal or state government environment.Relevant experience gained in NJ / NY or similar metropolitan region preferred.Well versed in legislative processes at the federal, state, and municipal levels.Demonstrated ability to quickly make relevant contacts at both federal and state levelsAbility to effectively manage a broad range of diverse industry related issues.

Keywords: CoachUSA, Paterson , VP, Public Affairs (Paramus, NJ), Executive , Paramus, New Jersey

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