Government Affairs Manager

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Company Overview:

Relativity is the first and only company to automate aerospace manufacturing by integrating intelligent robotics, software, and proprietary metal 3D printing technology. Disrupting 60 years of aerospace, Relativity offers a radically simplified supply chain, building a rocket with 100x fewer parts in less than 60 days. Our long-term goal is to upgrade humanity’s industrial base on Earth and on Mars.


As the Manager, Government Affairs, you would report directly to the VP for Regulatory and Government Affairs and have a key role in shaping and implementing Relativity Space’s advocacy strategy at the federal and state level. This role will be responsible for day-to-day engagement on Capitol Hill on a variety of issues.  

What you’ll do:

  • Day-to-day advocacy on Capitol Hill and Executive agencies to support Relativity’s priorities and business interests.
  • Contribute meaningfully to Relativity’s federal legislative and business development strategies, tactics, and policy development
  • Draft legislative language, attend hearings, draft hearing testimony, and develop policy positions
  • Monitor and analyze federal budgets, legislative proposals, and appropriations
  • Support and attend industry-related social and political events
  • Prepare and deliver presentations in small and large settings
  • Perform research, write talking points and policy papers

We are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrated success in planning and implementing a political advocacy effort
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the federal budget and appropriations process
  • Experience with national security policy issues
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to pursue short and long-term goals
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build coalitions
  • Strong communication background
  • Ability to be scrappy and creative in a fast-paced work environment

Nice to haves but not required:

  • Bachelor’s degree; 
  • Advanced degree (MA, JD, PhD) in Science, Policy or Political Science
  • State legislative experience in Florida, Mississippi or California
  • Experience managing a political action committee
  • Knowledge of US federal contracting and acquisition practices

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R.  § 120.15 is required.

 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.

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


United States, Long Beach, California and Washington DC

Posted 8 months ago

Job offer closed

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