Director Government Affairs (m/f/d), Frankfurt or Berlin

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The role

If you are an experienced Government Affairs professional, we have a great opportunity for you to take on a newly created role in Germany. You could be either based in Frankfurt or Berlin.

You will be responsible for managing American Express’ engagement with policymakers and other stakeholders.

Germany is an important country for American Express, with a large and successful local consumer and corporate business. We are looking for a person experienced in working in, or engaging with, German institutions (e.g., BaFin, BMF) to develop the local Government Affairs function. In addition to the focus on Germany, the person will also have regional responsibilities for other key central European jurisdictions such as Austria and for contributing to the broader EMEA Government Affairs strategy.

Your Key Responsibilities:

1) Support American Express’ advocacy strategy in Germany

2) Support engagement with policymakers in other countries in Central Europe as needed

3) Leverage media and communications to increase impact of advocacy

Your Skills & Experience:

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