Comcast Careers

Political Affairs Specialist

Philadelphia, PA
Administrative Services (Administrative Services)

Job Description

Business Unit:

Job Description:

The Political Affairs Specialist reports directly to the Director of Political Affairs and supports the entire Political Affairs team. The person will be required to perform a wide variety of tasks pertinent to Comcast's overall political activities, compliance responsibilities, and disclosure obligations, including those which are clerical and/or administrative in nature.

Responsibilities may include:

- Assisting with maintenance and implementation of processes designed to meet organizational compliance objectives pertaining to campaign finance law, lobbying reporting, government ethics, conflicts of interest, and other political activities;

- Collaborating with Political Affairs team members to further department's goals and priorities;

- Assisting in annual solicitations for Comcast's Political Action Committees;

- Supporting the preparation and distribution of PAC communications;

- Supporting charitable PAC Match program;

- Assisting in political contribution processing and recordkeeping (PAC and Corporate contributions);

- Maintaining internal data and improve data integrity;

- Assisting in data reconciliations, audits, and research;

- Assisting in regulatory disclosure process;

- Aiding in execution of fundraising events;

- Developing and editing documents, correspondence, presentation materials, memoranda, and meeting notes (which may include highly confidential information); and

- Assisting with and/or assume responsibility for special projects as assigned.

Other Requirements and Competencies:

- Strong aptitude to learn from experiences, adapt to changing expectations, and constantly aim to grow;

- Exceptional written and oral communication skills;

- Strong interest in complex problem solving;

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment, integrity, and discretion in matters of significance;

- Willingness and initiative to take on additional/new assignments and responsibilities;

- Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail;

- Ability to interact with PAC members and other employees with professionalism;

- Ability to handle confidential information with discretion;

- Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment;

- Ability to handle frequent interruptions and changes in priorities;

- Highly developed interpersonal skills;

- Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance; and

- Ability to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

Minimum Requirements and Technical Competencies:

- 1-5 years of related experience.

- Experiences with data analysis, accounting, audit, legal, government, or communications are a plus.

- Interest in the political process and compliance. (moved from Other Requirements and Competencies)

- Bachelor's degree required.

- Mastery of office systems, skills, and software including MS Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required.

- Experience with Excel functions and formulas are a plus.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer