The Vice President, Public Affairs and Advocacy is responsible for working with senior leadership to develop the institution’s strategic plan for public policy, government relations, community engagement, and corporate advocacy. This position works with government officials and agencies, and develops and maintains strong legislative and meaningful public relationships at the local, state, and federal levels, as well as a proactive program to advocate for mission-related issues and to preserve and enhance government-funding opportunities. It also provides strategic management and guidance related to external affairs including employee involvement and corporate support related to government, business, community, and trade association engagement. This position is responsible for compliance by PCH and its affiliates with all local, state and federal laws pertaining to lobbying and electioneering. The Vice President is dedicated to representing the institution, creating awareness, building relationships, and generating support for Phoenix Children's Hospital and its related organizations. This position reports to and collaborates with the Executive Vice President & General Counsel in setting the direction of the office of Public Affairs and Advocacy.