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Manager, Government Relations (Financial Services, Tax, Small Business

Small Business Investor Alliance Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description

The Government Relations Manager will support and actively be engaged the association’s government relations, advocacy, and legislative/regulatory lobbying activities. In addition to providing support, the Government Relation Manager will serve as part of the government relations team to implement the government relations strategy and to further the association’s mission. This role will work directly with the entire government relations team, members of the association, and policymakers (House, Senate, and regulators). The association’s legislative and regulatory agenda focuses on financial services, tax, and small business issues. This position will also support PAC fundraising and administration.

Essential Job Functions

• Provide general support to advance government relations efforts to the senior members of the Government Relations team

• Work with GR team to organize and execute PAC fundraising/fundraisers.

• Build relationships with Congressional and Executive Branch officials and personnel

• Represent the association at political fundraisers and with industry coalitions, working groups, and other trade associations

• Prepare written updates for trade association membership

• Track, monitor, analyze, and report on legislative developments with an emphasis on financial services, tax, and small business issues

• Track, monitor, analyze, and report on regulatory developments with an emphasis on the SEC, SBA, banking regulators, etc.

• Arrange, support and sometimes lead meetings for members in Congressional districts

• Prepare PowerPoint presentations and memos about regulatory and legislative matters

• Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience Requirements

• Four-year college degree required

• Congressional experience strongly preferred

• Ability to travel domestically (less than 30% of the time)

• Ability to implement projects independently and work as part of the team is critical

• Extremely detail-oriented

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office

• Ability to work both independently and in a team setting

• Impeccable reputation for ethical practices

Working Conditions

• Professional, fast-paced environment

• Career and professional growth opportunities within the organization

• Some travel is required – all domestic (less than 30%)

• Work outside regular business hours leading up to and during events

• Significant time spent on Capitol Hill

• Events occur both locally and across the country

• Must become a registered lobbyist


• Salary commensurate with experience

• Health Insurance

• Dental Insurance

• Life Insurance

• 401(k)

• Metro/Parking Subsidy

Small Business Investor Alliance

Why Work Here?

Our team is composed of smart, friendly, and energetic professionals.

Founded in 1958, the Small Business Investor Alliance is the trade association of senior private equity investment professionals focused on the lower middle market whose members represent the entire private capital ecosystem. It is an alliance for professional fellowship, business opportunities, innovation, advocacy, regulatory expertise, and market data. Our members invest in growing domestic small businesses.


1100 H St. NW Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20005
Washington, DC