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Government Affairs Officer

Travis Credit Union Vacaville, CA
  • Posted: 27 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Engages elected officials and their offices to establish mutually beneficial relationships which will ensure that they “Turn to Travis” as their primary source of financial advocacy. Serves as a public affairs specialist to include advocacy for members and potential members. Collaborates with Manager and Director of Corporate Relations to identify, establish, monitor and report best practices. Serves as Government Affairs Officer for all counties served by TCU and as the liaison to the California Credit Union League to communicate current legislative position and legislative events and forums. Represents the credit union at community and industry related events and promotes credit union products and services.

Required Skills:

  • PC skills to include Microsoft Office.
  • Effective, professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid interpersonal skills, self-confidence and the ability to listen effectively and communicate influentially.
  • Strong public speaking, organizational and networking skills and the ability to positively interact with the community.
  • Thorough understanding of Travis Credit Union products, services, and overall operation and mission and the ability to promote the credit union. Promotes teamwork and works effectively within a basic strategic framework for community relations.
  • Requires independent judgment and decision making and the ability to self-directs in managing day to day tasks. Requires attending meetings and events during evenings and weekends.

Required Experience:

Education – BA/BS in Political Science, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field or equivalent experience.

Experience – Minimum of 5 years broad based communications/public relations experience, including 3 years experience in media relations. Credit Union or financial institution community relations experience and bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Travis Credit Union

Why Work Here?

Awesome CEO, great benefits and mission driven!

Why TCU? Headquartered in Vacaville, California, Travis Credit Union is a not-for-profit, cooperative financial institution serving those who live or work in Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Napa, Contra Costa, Alameda, Sonoma, Colusa, and Merced Counties. Currently, Travis Credit Union is the 13th largest credit union in California, with more than 206,000 members and over 3 billion in assets. TCU members can access their accounts at 25 convenient branch locations, at 35,000 free CO-OP Network® ATMs, through secure, easy-to-use Online Banking, our mobile app for Apple® iPhone® or by telephone using our Call-24 Phone Banking. As one of the leading financial institutions in Solano, Contra Costa, Yolo, Napa, and Merced Counties, Travis Credit Union's strength lies in its faithful commitment to its members; its solid, secure history; and its long-standing track record of dedicated service. BENEFITS We offer medical, dental, vision, life insurance, FSA, vacation/sick/holiday pay, matching 401(k) with 100% vested immediately, educational assistance and annual bonus for all regular full-time employees. Plus a few fun perks like our gym, ping pong table, and a rest and relaxation room that are available at Corporate Headquarters. Why else? We are an EMPLOYER OF CHOICE! We have AWESOME employees! We believe in promoting from within whenever possible and developing our staff. We are passionate about helping people and believe in our mission, "We are dedicated to building lifelong relationships with our members to help them achieve their financial goals." It's quite simple. Travis Credit Union is a great place to work! To view a more detailed job description, learn more about TCU and apply, visit: www.traviscu.org/careers/ We are an EMPLOYER OF CHOICE in the Communities we serve. TCU is a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment screening is required. Visit www.traviscu.org for a full list of our current openings EOE/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status

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1 Travis Way Vacaville, CA 95687
Vacaville, CA
USA

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