Director of Government Affairs

  • Binti
  • Remote
  • Mar 08, 2022
Full time Director / VP / Pres. Government Affairs / Relations Public Affairs

Job Description

As a Director of Government Affairs at Binti, you will be an integral part of Binti’s growth and engagement with state child welfare agencies across the country. You will develop strategies for Binti’s government affairs efforts and then implement those strategies, building strong relationships with legislators, policymakers, policy advocates, relevant associations, business leaders, and other crucial stakeholders in an effort to expand Binti’s impact across the country. You will partner closely with Binti’s business development team as well as external government relations contractors.


  • Establish the Role – Establish the government affairs function rooted in best industry practices and rigorous compliance with ethics rules and regulations.  Ensuring all work is in alignment with Binti’s value and Code of Ethics.  Identify relevant issues and policies, craft policy positions, and formulate strategies to support Binti’s strategic business objectives.
  • Government Relations – Lead the company’s state and federal advocacy efforts, to include establishing and managing third party relationships that influence legislative and regulatory activity affecting the company.
  • Industry Relations – Cultivate a strong network of active contacts within industry associations and thought leaders to help shape policies and build Binti’s profile with key policymakers. Closely partner with working groups who focus on important issues impacting Binti and the industry.
  • Leadership Support – Anticipate and identify emerging policy trends and issues, acting as a trusted advisor and senior policy expert to leadership. Collaborate with internal teams to develop and implement strategies. Act as the Company’s representative in various interactions with government officials and recommend when senior leadership involvement is appropriate.
  • Evaluate - monitor, research, track, and analyze state and federal regulations that impact child welfare software systems.

Experience & Skills:

  • 10+ years of legislative, regulatory, political, or public administration experience
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field. Legal and/or legislative background preferred.
  • Strong network of contacts and the ability to coalition build
  • Deep understanding of legislative and regulatory processes
  • Able to navigate complex policy and legislative issues, break through walls, develop innovative strategies, and present compelling stories to a wide range of audiences
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, verbal, written, presentation, and leadership skills with ability to work well with, influence, and inform diverse groups, including peers and business partners
  • Self-starter with executive presence who collaborates cross-functionally 
  • Highly capable of providing honest opinions, and diverse and inclusive perspectives
  • Committed to the highest integrity with strict adherence to all laws and regulations as well as Binti’s policies and values
  • Passionate about increasing equality of opportunity
  • Knowledge of Child Welfare practices, relevant laws, emerging trends
  • Capable of building strong relationships quickly and interacting with a wide range of people within and outside the organization
  • Proven track record of managing legislative issues with a multitude of stakeholders, a record of successful outcomes, and a positive reputation

This role is full-time, and comes with competitive salary and benefits plan. More details on our perks and benefits can be found on our website.

At Binti, we celebrate having a diverse team and believe our differences make us stronger. Binti is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.