Come join one of the most exciting, dynamic organizations in the non-profit and technology worlds as a Director of State Government Affairs!  The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) represents the leading U.S. publishers of video games across the nation and on the global stage and owns and operates E3, the premier trade show for video games.  ESA is seeking a Director of State Government Affairs to lead advocacy in their assigned region.  (Level of position to be determined by expertise and skillset of candidate.)

The Director of State Government Affairs will develop and implement strategies to advance ESA’s priority issues and projects as identified by the ESA Board and leadership.  The incumbent will coordinate all work through the VP of State to ensure that it aligns with broader Government Affairs goals.

Qualified candidates will offer a bachelor’s degree in political science, government, or related area plus five to ten years of state government lobbying experience.  A JD from an accredited institution is a plus.  Key to success in the role is the ability to collaborate with and direct the activities of states lobby consultants.  Must be able to travel up to 33%.

ESA’s offices are located in Washington, DC, near the Gallery Place/Chinatown and Mt. Vernon Square/Convention Center Metro stations.  ESA offers competitive salaries and bonuses, generous benefits, and a commitment to work/life balance.

To submit your resume and cover letter, follow the job link below:

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ESA is not currently sponsoring work visas or transfers, including OPT or H1-B.  ESA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Additional inquiries and questions can be emailed to Beth Cessna at [email protected]


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