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Public Sector Evangelist - State & Local Government

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 50%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


USA - USA - Remote

Description & Qualifications


• Government Relations Strategy (GR) - Develop long term (2-5 year) GR strategy in partnership with senior leadership and external strategy partners
• Work closely with the product team to further policy initiatives that will accelerate go-to-market strategies for new products (ex. FedRamp/StateRamp)
• Actively identify policy development opportunities to promote UKG’s products (ex. Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act)
• Broaden government-focused partnership network reach and make recommendations on additional partners needed to either create and/or deepen relationships
• Lead government user groups and summits to broaden our understanding of important policies and topics
• Educate internal stakeholders/teams on GR initiatives and strategy (ex. Legal, Services, Security)
• Thought Leadership - Serve as a critical thought leader for UKG on developments in the WFM and HCM space within the Public Sector vertical
• Create a library of original thought leadership content (blogs / white papers) that can be leveraged to communicate UKG’s brand value proposition to internal and external stakeholders
• Become a media spokesperson working directly with the Corporate Communications team to widen our presence in Public Sector
• Participate in regular briefings with industry influencers to keep them apprised of UKG strategy (ex. Lobbyists, System Integrators)
• Represent UKG at industry association and key influencer events (ex. NASCA, GFOA, etc…)
• Provide expertise to associations through work groups, committees and taskforces
• Account Development – Enable sales to grow public sector revenue through a variety of strategies and tactics designed to progress through the sales funnel
• Participate in client pitches and support RFP / shortlist content development
• Help incorporate important policy objectives in client presentations
• Offer advice and strategic direction to current PS team member(s)
• Connect with existing customers to learn stories and create advocacy opportunities through various marketing outlets
• Support Public Sector Industry Marketing on new messaging and speaking engagements


• Senior Leadership position within Public Sector vertical collaborating with Industry Marketing and GVP of Public Sector Sales
• 15+ years of government experience -Deep experience in state or local government leadership
• A creative and visionary mindset to help drive business growth
• A passion for Public Sector and the workforce
• Ability and passion to network – should have meaningful relationships with senior personnel in state government and the Public Sector partner community and ecosystem
• Excellent political and business judgment
• Strong reputation for ethical conduct and unquestionable integrity
• Team player capable of performing independently
• Strategic thinker with demonstrated skills to swiftly execute

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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