Who We Are

One-third of the world’s food goes to waste, and all the water, energy, and greenhouse gases used to produce that food is wasted along with it. This is a problem with a $990 billion price tag for the food industry, and an even bigger one for the planet. Zume believes we can be part of the solution.

Zume is creating a connected technology infrastructure across the entire food supply chain. We’re hopeful that, together with our partners, we can create better outcomes for businesses and a healthier planet in the process.

We’re tackling some of the world’s biggest problems, and we need your help to solve them.

The Role

We seek a Director of Government Relations to design, build and execute a tactical and comprehensive strategy for Zume. In this role you will help Zume work with regulators, legislators and policy makers in our priority geographies (federal, state and local, U.S. and abroad).

 What You’ll Do

  • You will lead the Government Relations Team. You will work closely with Zume’s Legal, Product, Marketing and Engineering teams to establish and execute government affairs strategies for Zume's product pipeline
  • Craft and implement a Government Relations strategy including both understanding the regulatory environment, as well as helping us secure relevant government cooperation and incentives
  • Manage current -- and forecast forthcoming -- government initiatives that are pertinent to the company’s products and services
  • Monitor, analyze, and communicate policy, legislative and regulatory developments that are relevant to Zume's present and future lines of business

Who You Are

  • You will understand the value of strategic government relations to a firm like Zume, and will have proven your ability to design and lead these forward-looking efforts 
  • You will have a minimum of 9 years of experience in a global government affairs role and/or in a relevant senior position in government supporting a senior elected official, a senior agency official and/or a senior regulator
  • Knowledge of policy issues related to the food industry, more specifically: sustainability, supply chain, packaging and transportation
  • Relationships with policymakers, legislators and regulators globally to help Zume proactively engage with these individual

What We Offer

  • 100% Company-paid Medical, Dental, and Vision for you and 75% for your dependents
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Daily catered lunch
  • Free and discounted pizza!
  • The opportunity to work with an incredibly supportive team of thinkers and innovators

 

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