Director of Government Communications

September 18, 2022
Trenton, NJ
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Job Description

As the Director of Government Communications, you will join a dynamic team and be able to immediately and directly enhance Intel's overall government communications and policy engagement. This position will play a critical and highly visible role for our team by developing and implementing strategic communications and public affairs programs that demonstrate Intel's commitment to its mission and promotes the organization's reputation to national and international leaders.

You understand how public policy issues, politics, and corporate reputation can drive growth for a business and craft how the technology industry is viewed by society. Ideally, you'll have experience running policy communications campaigns at a technology company, a trade association, or within government. You'll possess a learning-mindset and excel at digging into public policy and government affairs issues in areas such as government engagement, digital infrastructure, manufacturing and sustainability, security and trust, and public sector technology. Important to this role is being proactive and adept at working across different geographies and stakeholder groups, while also possessing a respected executive presence and strong leadership skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible, but not limited to:

  • Drive proactive external outreach strategies and implementation plans.

  • Lead Intel's 3rd party outreach and ongoing response to major public policy issues that impact our people, business, or communities.

  • Build original and compelling content for internal and external partners that drives awareness in areas such as government engagement, digital infrastructure, manufacturing and sustainability, security and trust, and public sector technology.

  • Engage communications and business leaders across multiple subject areas to build coordinated communication strategies and plans for Intel's Government Affairs.

  • Ensure brand and reputation implications are understood by project teams; strong willingness to work and manage effectively with a variety of personnel across a global, matrix environment.

  • Effectively communicate plans, with willingness to translate complex policies to match audience awareness and needs such that key partners and stakeholders understand and prioritize around the company-wide strategic direction.

The Ideal Candidate Should Exhibit The Following

  • Experience working with government and 3rd party leaders.

  • Willingness to engage across a diverse and global stakeholder group with executive presence.

  • Content creation for external audiences.

  • Deep understanding of political topics related to the tech industry.

  • Experience acting as liaison with media/PR outlets.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. This Position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, government affairs or any related field .

  • 9+ Years of experience in a combination of both fields below:

-Government communications experience.

-Government affairs or technology industry environment experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree.

  • 9+ years of experience in a combination of both fields below:

-Government communications experience, Capitol Hill and/or administration experience highly preferred.

-Government affairs or technology industry environment experience.

Inside this Business Group

Intel's Sales and Marketing (SMG) organization works with global customers and partners to solve critical business problems with Intel based technology solutions. SMG works across business units to amplify the customer voice and deliver solutions that accelerate their business. We work across numerous industries, including retail, enterprise and government, cloud services and healthcare as examples. The operations team focuses on forecasting, driving alignment with factory production and delivering efficiency tools and our marketing capability drives demand and localized marketing in locations around the globe. Our sales force navigates a complex partner and customer ecosystem while shaping product roadmaps, driving value for our customers, and collaborating to harness emerging technology trends to deliver comprehensive solutions.

Covid Statement

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.

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