Director of Governmental Affairs

  • 10751 Deerwood Park Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fortegra Corporation, an insurance services company, provides insurance-related products and distribution and administration services in the United States. The company was formerly known as Life of the South Corporation and changed its name to Fortegra Corporation in 2008. Fortegra Corporation was incorporated in 1981 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Job Description

Advance the Company’s interests in Federal legislative and agency matters, as well as participate in State public policy advocacy and participation in NAIC and industry associations.

  • Represent Company on Capitol Hill and before Federal Agencies, such as FTC and CFPB
  • Develop public policy positions and advocate on behalf of the Company
  • Conduct research and provide advice to internal departments on regulatory and compliance matters
  • Draft Company comments, letters and other documents relating to Federal and State legislation and agency rulemakings
  • Participate in Governmental investigations and enforcement actions
  • Advise on compliance related topics, such as privacy and cybersecurity rules, TCPA, OFAC, and advertising/marketing

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Business, Political Science, or law school preferred
  • 4-7 years legislative or legal experience
  • Juris Doctorate Degree preferred but not required
  • Strong writing, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Knowledgeable advocate who can work effectively with Legislators, Regulators, and industry coalitions.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize responsibilities and consistently meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must have strong MS Office and computer skills.
  • Experience on the Hill or as an in-house, government or private practice lawyer preferred.
  • Insurance or other Financial Services experience is a plus, though not a requirement

Additional Information

Full benefit package including medical, dental, life, company paid short/long term disability, 401(k), tuition assistance and more.

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