Director, Media Relations and Public Affairs

22 Aug, 2021

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Director, Media Relations and Public Affairs

FTI Consulting
Washington, DC

About the job

Job Summary: Finseca seeks an experienced communicator and storyteller to join our growing marketing and communications team. This position will report to Finseca’s Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Marketing and will help amplify the important work of the financial security profession, develop and grow its leaders, and promote the noble and necessary work our members do to provide financial and retirement security for the individuals, families, and businesses they serve.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with D.C.-based, national, trade and television reporters as well as contact with local reporters when needed
  • Research media coverage to identify potential reporters and outlets to build relationships with for Finseca and the profession
  • Manages and responds to media inquiries and identifies opportunities in the news cycle to advance Finseca’s message and our members proactively as well as influence the narrative about our profession
  • Lead in rapid response, including drafting statements, press releases, op-eds, and other products
  • Pitches, books, prepares and staffs Finseca CEO for interviews, including drafting talking points and compiling background information from other teams
  • Oversees compilation and distribution of The Daily
  • Weekly drafting of the President’s message to the membership
  • Manages the Finseca message database
  • Serves as resident copy editor (in addition to Senior Vice President for Public Affairs, adds second set of eyes to prevent typos and grammatical errors)
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Job posted: 2021-08-22