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Senior Public Policy Lead, Payments & Technology

  • Strategy & Execution
  • Full time
  • R-381862

About this role:

Reporting to the head of Public Policy Engagement, this position will develop advocacy strategies in support of public policy positions for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Assets, Payments, and Credit Cards.  This position will sit at 1700 K Street, NW in Washington, DC and is required to be in the office 3 days a week.  The Wells Fargo job profile is Senior Lead Government Relations Specialist.

In this role, you will:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to senior leaders on public policy priorities impacting Wells Fargo’s Consumer, Small & Business Banking, Consumer Lending, Technology, and Enterprise Payments functions

  • Develop public policy positions for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Assets, Payments, and Credit Cards

  • Provide senior leaders with updates on public policy matters and equip them with the information needed to form public policy positions

  • Lead planning initiatives with cross-functional work groups to develop advocacy strategies and comment letters

  • Participate in trade association working groups and coalitions

  • Facilitate engagement with CFPB, OCC, the Fed, and Treasury on non-supervisory matters

Depending on the volume of applications received, this job posting may be removed prior to the indicated close date.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of Government Relations experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience developing consumer finance and/or technology public policy positions

  • Experience working directly or indirectly with Executive Branch agencies

  • Experience counseling senior leaders on high profile, public policy issues 

  • Experience building strong relationships and collaborating across large organizations

  • Experience presenting information in a manner that persuades, and influences decision makers

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time

Office Location:

  • 1700 K Street, NW - Washington, DC

Pay Range

$173,300.00 - $359,900.00


Wells Fargo provides all eligible full- and part-time employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and financial health and to help them make the most of their financial future. Visit Benefits - Wells Fargo Careers for an overview of the following benefit plans and programs offered to employees.

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Critical Caregiving Leave
  • Discounts and Savings
  • Health Benefits
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Scholarships for dependent children
  • Adoption Reimbursement

Posting End Date:

25 Jul 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

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