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Government Affairs Analyst

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Company Overview:

At Relativity Space, we have two audacious goals: to build the next great commercial launch company with Terran R and to become America's leading force in additive manufacturing innovation. Both contribute to our long-term vision of creating humanity’s industrial base on Mars, paving the way for interplanetary life to expand the possibilities of the human experience. This journey begins right here on Earth – where we design, build, and fly rockets to deliver customer payloads to orbit. Terran R, our medium-to-heavy lift reusable rocket, fulfills the growing demand for launch capacity, thanks to our iterative approach that accelerates design, testing, and development while minimizing costs. While our groundbreaking research and development in 3D printing pushes the boundaries of large-scale additive manufacturing.

Your journey with us is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to shape the future of aerospace technology, additive manufacturing, and the human experience alongside a community of passionate, creative individuals. Join us on this extraordinary journey, as we work together to transform our vision into reality.

About the Team:

The Government Affairs team is responsible for Relativity Space’s engagement with all levels of government to pursue required approvals and positive policy outcomes as well as remove barriers to innovation and competition. We work cross-functionally to support Relativity's short and long term goals by engaging in direct lobbying and public engagement to pursue company objectives tied to economic development, facilities, external partnerships and business development.

About the Role:

- Assist in day-to-day advocacy on Capitol Hill and with Executive agencies to support Relativity’s priorities and business interests including supporting and attending industry-related social and political events.
- Monitor and analyze federal and state budgets, legislative proposals, and appropriations.
- Prepare presentation and meeting materials.
- Liaise internally with communications, business development, mission management, and other internal teams to support the team’s priorities and the overall company mission.
- Perform research and write talking points and policy papers.
- Some administrative functions for the DC office including coordinating with IT and security teams at HQ as well as local building management, supporting guests as needed, and stocking office supplies.

About You:

- Bachelor’s degree.
- Collaborative and communicative approach to teamwork.
- Must have good organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize tasks.
- Must be detail oriented & have ability to work independently to pursue short and long-term goals.
- Demonstrated ability to develop standard processes and related documentation.
- Advanced user in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Nice to haves but not required:

• 1-3 years professional experience supporting government affairs or legislative activities in the private sector, a Congressional office, or an Executive Agency.
• State legislative experience in Florida, Mississippi or California.
• Experience managing a political action committee.
• Experience working with scientific or specialized technical information and the demonstrated ability to communicate this information in an accessible, effective manner.

Relativity Space offers competitive salary and equity, a generous vacation policy, an annual L&D stipend and more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

The below-range represents Relativity Space’s current good-faith pay scale for this role. Relativity Space reserves the right to modify or update this range at any time.

Compensation is only one part of our entire total rewards package. To see some of the benefits & perks we offer, please visit here: https://px.sequoia.com/relativityspace
Hiring Range:
$85,000$109,000 USD