Manager Public Affairs
Alliant Energy - Madison, WI

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Position Detail

Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for a Manager Public Affairs to work at our corporate headquarters in Madison, WI. We are a publicly traded energy holding company with over 4,000 employees. Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V. In this challenging role, you will be responsible for leading in state, federal and local public affairs activities that affect our company and the energy industry. The primary focus of this job is in the Wisconsin political arena.

This position may be filled at a higher level.

Supervision Received: Performs work under the general supervision of a Director.

Supervision Given: None initially, possible in the future.

To apply for this challenging opportunity, please complete the online application at to posting #4057.

Develops and maintains strong-working relationships with state and local elected officials and their staffs and with officials in governmental agencies.

Monitors legislative and administrative actions that may affect our company.

Establishes and maintains effective communication with all internal stakeholders.

Helps develop company strategies for issue management and lobbying of legislative issues to meet respective business unit and company goals.

Represents the company with trade associations, industry groups, and professional organizations.

All other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Education or experience equivalent to a four year degree from an accredited college or university, with emphasis in communications, public affairs, or related area preferred.

A minimum of eight years technical and/or professional experience in legislative, governmental, or public affairs.

A minimum of three years supervisory experience or equivalent. (Equivalent supervisory experiences may include project management, providing work direction, leadership experience through temporary assignments, roles in the community or external organizations, or other demonstrated leadership experience.)

Awareness of the political process and its relationship to governmental administrative agencies.
Demonstrated effective leadership skills.

Demonstrated financial skills such as budgeting and basic accounting.

Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management).

Promotes and supports diversity initiatives and equal employment opportunity.

Ability to work in a diverse work environment.

Must possess a valid driver┬┐s license.

A core corporate value of Alliant Energy is to be a responsible corporate citizen, caring for the environment and the communities where we do business and encouraging diversity in our employee and supplier ranks, we recognize, respect and appreciate the valuable and different perspectives that each of us bring to the work environment, our company and our customers.

Disclaimer: The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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