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The Vice President, State & Local Government Affairs is responsible for managing the state and local government, legislative, regulatory, and franchising affairs for Altice USA's video, broadband, voice, and wireless services in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. This requires developing and executing complex and multi-dimensional strategies involving legislative, regulatory, and general governmental elements in support of business goals.
A key role in this portfolio is ensuring that relationships with local and state officials and staff are developed given the importance of these relationships to achieving the company's objectives.
This position reports to the Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, who oversees all federal, state, and local advocacy, and will work collaboratively with the SVP to develop and execute on strategic objectives for the company.
This position collaborates with the Community Affairs team to strategically use the community affairs programs to build governmental relationships that support and enhance the company's objectives.
This position also collaborates with the Policy team to analyze state and local legislation, regulations, and policy in order to develop advocacy strategies and materials.
To achieve these duties, this position manages a team and directs the work of various government and legal consultants. This position is responsible for assisting in the development and execution of the department budget across Altice USA's government affairs operating regions.
Franchising & Local Issues:
This position is responsible for ensuring the renewal and maintenance of local, systemwide, and statewide franchises as well as the favorable resolution of audits and other compliance issues relating to franchising. This role includes management of resulting audits from the local franchising work as well as securing approvals for Business Services to expand its businesses outside the Altice USA footprint. The local portfolio also includes work to support business operational relationships with utilities, which is key for network investment and expansion.
Given the company's
Support for Business Initiatives:
This position secures government support for business opportunities, such as FTTH network investment, timely opening of retail stores, acquisition and retention opportunities through public programs to support affordability. This includes strategies to ensure that the state and local policies relating to broadband deployment and affordability programs as well as related funding programs.
This position is responsible for the development and execution of political contribution strategies to support relationship building with targeted federal, state and local officials.
Responsible for developing the strategic targets for execution of community affairs initiatives to advance the company's image and relationships with public officials at the state and local level. This position also collaborates with News 12 to maximize public affairs opportunities for the company overall.
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