Manager, External Affairs

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Corporate

SeaWorld is a world-renowned leader in the themed-park and entertainment industry. Our success is built on a passion for caring for animals and a dedication to delivering positive, memorable experiences to people from around the world. We’re also committed to helping ambitious people achieve their professional best. We’re always seeking exceptionally skilled and knowledgeable individuals for a variety of roles throughout our organization.

What you get to do:

Reporting to the Vice President of External Affairs, the Manager of External Affairs is responsible for Florida state and local government relations, and the company’s engagement strategy with local and state business and industry groups. The Manager of External Affairs will:

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key business and industry groups
  • Represent the company at external functions and ensure other SEA leaders are involved within the company’s strategic areas of giving and influence
  • Build and foster positive relationships with key civic and community leaders and influencers
  • Be knowledgeable on Florida legislative and regulatory environment and communicate threats and opportunities to VP and park presidents
  • Represent the company with elected officials and legislative and regulatory staff at local, and state levels
  • Primarily liaison with the company’s Florida state lobbyist
  • Engage in Florida lobbying activities at the local and state level
  • Organize and escort tours for elected officials, legislative and regulatory staff
  • Working with Florida lobbyist, VPs, and General Counsel, develop and implement political giving strategy
  • Manage PAC administration (primary liaison with PASS)
  • Support Community Relations as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What it takes to succeed:

  • Bachelors Degree in related field
  • 4+ years of Government Relations experience
  • Familiarity with legislative process
  • Focused self-starter with the ability to prioritize
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills

The perks of the position:

As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible based Paid Time Off
  • SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes
  • SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Voluntary Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Plan

Join the team!

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

More Information

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Corporate

Orlando, FL


Full Time Salaried