Vice President
Global Government Affairs
Posted on 3/21/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Military & defense technology
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Public Policy
Legal & Compliance
  • Eight plus years combined related experience in both US and International government affairs and public policy
  • Must possess political savvy sufficient to affect short-term and long-term results in the political environment
  • Demonstrated experience and success working in a bipartisan fashion to achieve results
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with government decision makers and influencers
  • Strong team building and coalition experience, including working with public affairs and public relations firms
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • Oversee and advance Axon's state legislative, regulatory, and policy engagement strategy
  • Drive a compliance first culture in Axon's government affairs efforts
  • Build relationships with elected officials and key government officials and staff to execute on strategy
  • Monitor and engage when needed on key legislative, executive, regulatory, and political developments and trends that could affect company
  • Conduct analysis of political impact of breaking news and developments
  • Build, develop, and maintain priority relationships with partner organizations to advance Axon's mission
  • Lead external consulting resources to bring focus on legislative and regulatory issues that affect the company
  • Engage political staffers, attend legislative meetings and events
  • Draft policy memos and position statements on positions and priorities
  • Draft legislative and budget amendments
  • Translate sales and product priorities into specific legislative and regulatory opportunities
  • Ensure outreach and advocacy is coordinated with our sales leadership team
  • Join forces and closely coordinate activities with other teams within Axon