Director – Government Affairs
Posted on 12/20/2022
Experience Level
  • An understanding of the regulatory history, trade agendas and associated issues with biotech in the agriculture space
  • A bachelor's degree with at least 15 years of experience in government affairs
  • A deep understanding of agriculture, plant biotech and sustainability
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to negotiate with a wide variety of stakeholder
  • A strong sense of purpose and drive to develop unique, high impact solutions
  • Adaptability and enthusiasm for new challenges, innate curiosity, and a passion for learning
  • Creative and strategic thinking and the ability to recognize and learn from failure
  • A collaborative mindset that is open to giving and receiving ideas, perspectives, and feedback
  • Ability to work both independently and deliver on responsibilities within a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of individuals and audiences
  • The ideal candidate will live within reasonable commuting distance to Capital Hill(DC, VA, or MD)
  • Establish yourself as the go-to resource for insights and information on gene-editing across government and trade associations
  • Serve as an advocate for Inari and gene editing technology on a state and federal level, and with key industry, trade, and commodity organizations
  • Develop a strategy to help Inari lead in the building of a new regulatory framework that is best suited for gene editing technology
  • Work in close coordination with regulatory team to ensure needs of the organization are being met and developing strategies to gain support when/where needed
  • Serve as a bridge between science/business and regulatory/legislative; making both sides simple and clear to understand for the other
Inari Agriculture

201-500 employees

Plant breeding technology company
Company Overview
Inari is on a mission to transform agriculture and its impact on society and the environment. Inari's platform combines biological and data sciences to create approaches that significantly reduce the land, water, and other inputs required to produce food and feed.
  • Health insurance package
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401k plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Company Social Events
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
Company Core Values
  • Ambitiously grounded: We embrace challenges and are willing to take risks to deliver high impact results.
  • Collaborative innovators: We are curious explorers who believe collaboration can overcome limitations and expedite success.
  • Stewards of our planet: We hold ourselves accountable for the footprint that we create and strive to protect the earth for future generations.