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Government Relations Professional

Location:
Washington, DC
Salary:
$70000
Posted:
September 13, 2019

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Emanuel D. Williams

**** **** ****** **********, *.C. SE 20020 adacf1@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 662-***-**** LinkedIn.com/in/EmanuelWilliams

EDUCATION

Master of Professional Studies in Political Management, The George Washington University, May 2019

Bachelor of Arts in English, Tougaloo College, May 2017

CONSULTING EXPERIENCE

The EDW GROUP Washington, District of Colombia July 2015-Present

CEO/Founder

Advising individuals who have community interests on how to gain political support and navigate effectively

Conducting thorough research and communicating timely information

Tracking and analysis of federal agency programs and legislation in Congress

Establishing/maintaining relationships with partner organizations and external stakeholders

Growing relationships and collaborating with various parties involved with clients' programs

Growing and executing lobbying strategies for clients

Ensuring clients' policies and positions are shared with government officials and appropriate parties.

Attending events and meetings such as congressional hearings

Educating government officials

The HBCU Collective

Federal Engagement and Advocacy Specialist Washington, District of Columbia October 2017-Present

Conducting thorough research and communicating timely information

Tracking and analysis of federal agency programs and legislation in Congress

Establishing/maintaining relationships with partner organizations and external stakeholders

Growing and executing lobbying strategies for clients

Attending events and meetings such as congressional hearings

Educating government officials

Abe Hudson Consulting, LLC

Government Relations Manager Cleveland, Mississippi Jan. 2013-June 2017

Developed strategic insight for legislative activities, hosted and sponsored fundraisers

Served as liaison between clients and state government agencies to garner resources

Executed candidate social media campaigns, supported database management, formulated marketing and branding strategy for organizations, prepared email blasts for event promotion

Worked with team of consultants to secure $600,000 in emergency management funding for a county government, $500,000 in funding for water for a small municipality, and $1.2 million for a municipality from a State Department of Health

Friends of Abe M. Hudson, Jr.,

Campaign Manager/ Chief Strategist Shelby, Mississippi Mar. 2016-June 2016

Candidate won 62% of the vote

Managed the daily operations of the campaign, developed and implemented effective campaign strategy

Facilitated meetings between voters and stakeholders, organized fundraisers, managed volunteers, negotiated

debate standards and advised candidate on how to operate as a successful candidate

Friends of Mario A. Giles Cleveland, Mississippi June 2019-August 2019

Campaign Manager/Chief Strategist

Managed the daily operations of the campaign, developed and implemented effective campaign strategy

Facilitated meetings between voters and stakeholders, organized fundraisers, managed volunteers, negotiated debate standards and advised candidate on how to operate as a successful candidate

Friends of Errick D. Simmons Greenville, Mississippi July 2014-Dec.2014

Social Media Consultant

Create and manage published content .

Monitor and respond to users

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mississippi Action for Community Education, Inc.

Special Assistant to the CEO Greenville, Mississippi June 2017-Aug. 2017

Served as project manager for as the President’s speeches and talking points

Prepared correspondence and periodically accompany the President to relevant meetings and events to provide real-time support and ensure successful outcomes;

Managed special projects from the President and CEO

Barnes and Warren, PLLC Jackson, Mississippi Aug. 2014-Apr. 2015

Legal Assistant

Prepared court documents and other pertinent correspondence

Managed office flow

Washington County Chancery Clerk Greenville, Mississippi June 2011-July 2011

Assistant Deputy Clerk

Prepared and organized documents

Attended court proceedings

Assisted Deputy Clerks and the Chancery Clerk with operational projects

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

U.S. House of Representatives

Committee on Homeland Security Washington, District of Columbia Sep. 2017-Dec. 2017

Legislative Intern

Developed materials for hearings

Supported staff with operational projects

U.S. House of Representatives

Office of Congressman Bennie G. Thompson Washington, District of Columbia Jul. 2016-Aug. 2016

Legislative Intern

Performed research to assist with crafting bills

Supported staff with operational projects

U.S. House of Representatives

Office of Congressman Bennie G. Thompson Greenville, Mississippi June 2013-July 2013 Constituent Services Representative Intern

Served as the intermediate between constituents and federal agencies to get the best possible outcome for constituents

Represented office in the field at events pertaining to district advancement

National Education Association Washington, District of Columbia Sept. 2017-Dec.2017 Advocacy Intern

Researched information to support the advocacy efforts of key members of the advocacy team

Developed strategic memo on the Opioid Crisis to help local affiliates be effective

National Education Association Washington, District of Columbia June 2016-Aug. 2016

Campaigns and Elections Intern

Researched information to support the efforts of the campaigns and elections team

Provided regular updates to the team on projects

MEMBERSHIPS

National Institute of Lobbying and Ethics, Member

Government Relations Association, Member



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