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Lobbying

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A Day in the Life

A Lobbyist is a professional advocate who represents the views of a company and organization to outside individuals and entities. Their primary focus is to familiarize themselves with government policies and initiatives and create strategies for their clients that represent their stances on the issues. Their other main responsibilities include influencing public opinion, eliciting action, and networking with public and private citizens.

Work Responsibilities

Skills You'll Need

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage stress 
  • Superb persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Strong networking skills

Industries You'll Work In

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The Network You'd Build

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Example Jobs

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Growth Path

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  2. Mid-Level
  3. Mid-Senior Level
  4. Senior-Level
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Demand for Talent

  • Job opportunities for Lobbyists are fairly massive, as organizations and nonprofits need talented and knowledgeable people to represent their ideas and sway public policy
  • Demand for Lobbyists is also increasing as a result of the rise of social media and the shifting relationship between politics and technology

Compensation

$72K-$92K
Junior-Level
$92K-$120K
Mid-Level
$120K-$160K
Mid-Senior Level
$195K+
Senior-Level

Teams You'll Work With

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Work/Life Balance Score

Work/life balance is when someone equally prioritizes their career and their personal life. This balance can vary greatly from one career to the next.

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Job Stability Score

Job stability is about more than your experience and career. As industries decline, so do the jobs in them.

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Prestige Score

Job stability is about more than your experience and career. As industries decline, so do the jobs in them.

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