PAC Manager

Aflac

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Job Summary

As a member of the Federal Relations team located in Washington D.C., manages the industry-leading Political Action Committee (PAC) for Aflac, including administration of the Aflac PAC database through the DDC PAC management system. Prepares and submits disbursements for campaign committees as approved by the Aflac PAC Committee. Prepares various management reports, standard or custom, as needed for various Aflac PAC contributions/distributions. Ensures all PAC requests are in compliance with Federal Election Commission (F.E.C.) Guidelines.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversees the monthly PAC Board meeting to include presenting disbursement plan, fundraising updates and providing detailed reporting to Aflac General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and SVP, Federal Relations
  • Oversees event scheduling for a $2 million per cycle PAC; coordinates a large volume of PAC check requests, in accordance with policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Leads planning and oversight of high-level political fundraising events, engaging with fundraisers and political campaign teams
  • Leads development of and strategy for the PAC budget, and helps ensure that PAC operations are managed within authorized budget limits, while maintaining cost control, efficiency and service quality
  • Develops recommended strategic plan for the lobbying team of PAC disbursements and allocations for PAC giving
  • Leads national PAC Ambassador Program including development and execution of all recruitment, training, education, engagement, ongoing communication, and recognition
  • Manages annual PAC solicitation campaigns for employees and field force
  • Engages regularly with field force leadership including TVPs, MKDs and others to support political education and PAC engagement
  • Provides oversight for external fundraising consultants and strategy consultants
  • Advises lobbying team on political meetings with Members of Congress and their staff
  • Fosters and builds relationships with campaigns, fundraisers, and finance teams
  • Proactively identifies and implements industry best practices
  • Works independently to analyze issues to determine best solutions; sets priorities, plans and organizes workload, and meets established deadlines; maintains consistent communication to ensure proper management intervention
  • Leads and coordinates projects of simple to moderate complexity; participates on division or other company-wide projects for the department or works with employee groups producing/originating solutions to improve service and other initiatives that normally impact the division, department, and/or business unit
  • Performs other related duties as required

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree political science, communications or a related field
  • Five years of professional job-related work experience

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong knowledge of Federal Election Commission (FEC) Guidelines related to the PAC
  • Proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office suite software
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently to set priorities, organize workload, and handle situations with discretion and good judgment in the absence of formal guidelines and procedures
  • Ability to oversee a budget in accordance with policies, procedures and internal control
  • Ability to independently contribute suggestions to improve department operational effectiveness
  • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to coordinate creative event planning activities

Competencies

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations

Working Conditions

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Normal office environment (virtual and/or in-person)

Travel

≤ 10%

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