Juul Labs’ mission is to impact the lives of the world’s one billion adult smokers by eliminating combustible cigarettes. We have the opportunity to address one of the world’s most intractable challenges through a commitment to exceptional quality, research, design, and innovation. Backed by leading technology investors, we are committed to the same excellence when it comes to hiring great talent.

We are a diverse team that is united by this common purpose and we are hiring the world’s best engineers, scientists, designers, product managers, operations experts, and customer service and business professionals. If the opportunity to build your career at one of the fastest growing companies is compelling, read on for more details.


As our Director of Federal Government Affairs, you will be responsible for identifying key federal policy issues affecting company interests, helping the company formulate its positions on those issues, and managing a number of federal lobbyists and vendors to advance the company’s positions.


  • Identify federal policy issues affecting company interests; prioritize issue engagement
  • Develop proactive and defensive strategic plans for federal legislative and administration activities
  • Engage and manage external team of federal consultants to advance company objectives
  • Liaise between consultants and internal external affairs team
  • Establish relationships with key federal lawmakers and the administration
  • Develop strategy for senior leadership’s federal policy and political engagement; create materials for meetings with legislators, the administration, and their staff
  • Oversee federal, bipartisan political contribution strategy
  • Keep senior management apprised of progress and project status


  • 10+ years experience in political affairs, preferably both public and private sectors
  • Superior analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience building and managing external consulting teams
  • Experience working with federal-level advocacy
  • Experience working alongside state-level advocacy a plus
  • Experience with healthcare/pharmaceutical advocacy a plus
  • Experience managing grassroots and grasstops campaigns a plus
  • Ability to identify key problems and opportunities for company
  • Deep understanding of the mechanics of federal-level politics and their interaction with both federal and state regulatory / legislative activity; ability to identify short- and long-term political trends
  • Ability to manage a team of external consultants
  • Ability to track and prioritize multiple issues across multiple workstreams simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal resources
  • Proven team player with an ability to thrive in a start-up environment
  • High level of integrity and ethics critical


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, law or business degree a plus


  • A place to grow your career. We’ll help you set big goals - and exceed them
  • People. Work with talented, committed and supportive teammates
  • Equity and performance bonuses. Every employee is a stakeholder in our success
  • Cell phone subsidy, commuter benefits and discounts on JUUL products
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits
Juul Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment for all employees and job applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Juul Labs also complies with the employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Juul Labs in the US.
Salary varies by role, level and location, and is dependent on the cost of labor in a given
geographic region among other factors. These ranges may be modified at any time.
$163,000$237,000 USD

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