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The Association of Global Automakers represents international motor vehicle manufacturers, original equipment suppliers, and other automotive-related trade associations. Join our team as we work to create public policy that improves motor vehicle safety, encourages technological innovation and protects our planet.

Global Automakers provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. Global Automakers is an equal opportunity employer. 

To apply:

Please send your cover letter, salary requirements and resume to jobs@globalautomakers.org.

Public Policy Internship

The Association of Global Automakers is seeking a paid communications intern to work 25 hours per week for the semester in our Washington, DC office (1050 K St, NW, Suite 650). Applicants must have excellent writing and research skills, experience using social media, and an interest in public policy and communications.

The successful applicant will work directly with the Global Automakers team. Activities may include:

  • Monitoring the news, blogs and social media sources for auto industry developments
  • Analyze automotive sales and vehicle data  
  • Creating power points
  • Conduct internet researching related to issue areas
  • General administrative duties as required 

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Federal Government Affairs Manager

The Association of Global Automakers represents international motor vehicle manufacturers, original equipment suppliers, and other automotive-related trade associations. We work with industry leaders, legislators, regulators, and other stakeholders in the United States to create public policy that improves motor vehicle safety, encourages technological innovation and protects our planet. Our goal is to foster an open and competitive automotive marketplace that encourages investment, job growth, and development of vehicles that can enhance Americans’ quality of life.

Job Description:  The Federal Government Affairs Manager will support Global Automakers’ advocacy work with Congress and the Administration.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently.
  • Excellent time management; comfortable juggling several projects.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel/databases.
  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of three to five years’ Capitol Hill experience working on federal policy.
  • Knowledge of automobile, technology, or transportation industry a plus.
     

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Advocating on behalf of the Association’s member companies with the Hill, Administration and other federal stakeholders on policy matters important to the auto industry, including trade, tax, energy, environment, safety, and technology
  • Monitoring, researching, and analyzing proposed policy and legislation.
  • Working cross-functionally with other Association staff to understand technical and strategic policy priorities of member companies to better communicate with Hill staff and key Administration players.
  • Attending Coalition meetings, conferences and events on behalf of the Association
  • Drafting policy updates and other communications for distribution to Association members
  • Attending and reporting on Congressional hearings/meetings
  • Preparing agendas and minutes for regular Federal Affairs committee meetings and outside consultants/lobbyists sessions.
     

To apply: Please send your cover letter, salary requirements and resume to jobs@globalautomakers.org.

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Trade Analyst

Global Automakers represents the U.S. operations of international automobile manufacturers. Its members are focused on success in the American and North American markets. To maintain and advance that success, the Association seeks to deliver a consistent, focused, and positive message about the global nature of the U.S. auto industry and the benefits of both international investment and trade for the auto sector. The U.S. operations of Association members have grown significantly since the 1980s, and international automakers will soon account for more than half of all U.S. motor vehicle production. The Vice President, Trade and Competitiveness is responsible for developing the strategies and objectives necessary to bring a positive, global context to the Association’s efforts on behalf of its U.S. members. Global Automakers is looking for a Trade Analyst to help support these efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an accurate, user-friendly data base of useful trade statistics, organized by region, key trade agreements and countries.
  • Meaningfully present production, sales, export and import data from WardsAuto, AutoNews, Commerce, and Census (among others).
  • Identify data points and news articles suitable for social media use. Generate blog post ideas.
  • Maintain accurate sourcing documentation for publicly used data points.
  • Proof data included in annual HFA survey report. Assist in the development and retrieval of information from the companies, as appropriate.
  • Provide research assistance on projects.
  • Support the Association’s Trade Committee and Customs and Tax groups.

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