10JUL - Manager for Public Affairs, Economic Innovation Group - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) is an ideas laboratory and advocacy organization dedicated to forging a more dynamic, entrepreneurial, and innovative U.S. economy for the  21st  century.  Headquartered  in  Washington,  D.C.,  and  led  by  an  experienced, bipartisan  team,  EIG  convenes  leading  experts  from  the  public  and  private  sectors, develops original research, and works to advance creative policy solutions that will bring new jobs, investment, and economic growth to communities across America.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

The  Manager  for  Public  Affairs  will  work  with  the  Senior  Director  for  Communications & Public   Affairs   and   the   broader   EIG   Executive   Team   and   staff   to   develop   and implement  effective  communications  strategies,  press  activities,  media  relations,  and public events that will promote the brand and reputation of EIG. Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

• Strategic  Communications - Support  the  development  of  key  messaging  around organizational and project goals.

• Public Relations - Actively  cultivate  and  manage  press  relationships  (including national,   D.C.,   and   financial   and   technology   sectors)   to   ensure   coverage surrounding all organization activities, events, and announcements.

• Writing - Write, edit, and produce a diverse portfolio of print and digital content, including:

External - social  media  posts,  press  releases,  blog  content,  presentations, speeches, and events-related materials.

Internal - Memos,  updates,  presentations,  and  newsletters  that  inform internal stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities

Minimum  5  years  of  public  relations  experience;  economic  policy  and political communications experience preferred.

• Excellent oral and written communications skills.

• Proven experience drafting media materials, including press releases, fact sheets, speeches, and op-eds.

• Basic graphic design experience and website management skills.

• Skilled at developing high-quality presentations using Keynote or PowerPoint.

• Experience with email marketing software and content management systems.

• Adept   at   project   management,   handling   competing   priorities,   and   working collaboratively.

• Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to work in a start-up environment.

• Passion  for  bringing  the  voice  of  innovative  entrepreneurs  and  investors  to  the national economic policy debate.

• Self-motivated,   creative,   organized,   and   deeply   committed   to   personal   and organizational excellence.

How to Apply

Applicants  should  send  a  resume  and  cover  letter  to  Milica  Cosic,  with  the  subject  line “Manager for Public Affairs.”

Milica Cosic

Manager for Operations and Administration

Economic Innovation Group