- Manager/Public Policy, USA

Manager/Public Policy
News Media Alliance

Reporting to the Vice President of Public Policy, the Manager/Public Policy is responsible for advancing the association’s public policy advocacy agenda before Congress, Executive Branch agencies, and third-party external groups.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
With guidance from the Vice President / Public Policy, the Manager/Public Policy will be responsible for the following:
– Manage the planning, development and implementation of public policy initiatives related to news media outlets and digital distribution of content.

– Represent the association’s views and interests on these initiatives before Congress, the Executive Branch, industry coalitions, association committees and other organizations.

– Monitor, review and analyze industry trends, federal and state regulations, and any additional sources of information for developments on these issues.

– Coordinate and develop communications, including talking points, alerts, and white papers that will be distributed to government audiences, members and the public.

– Effectively respond to member inquiries related to public policy matters.

– Develop relationships with member companies, congressional offices, and government agencies on policy issues through meetings, working groups, coalitions, and grassroots.

– Social media outreach and write technology policy blogs.


Desirable Qualifications
– Knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process

– Experience in technology policy preferred but not required

– At least 5-7 years experience in public policy / advocacy

– Demonstrated ability to manage issues / projects; coordinate with others; monitor progress; and evaluate outcomes

– Demonstrated ability to analyze, evaluate, formulate and recommend decisions and make sound decisions

– Demonstrated effectiveness in interpersonal communications both orally and in writing

– Engineering or Computer Science degree preferred, but not required

 

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Job posted on 29th January 2018
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