Washington, DC

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED): Working with the AVP to coordinate and often lead the production process of tools and collateral on a range of public policy topics impacting CTIA and the wireless industry, including: writing or commissioning public policy position papers and drafting issue briefs, talking points, op-eds, speeches, and other materials. Coordinating with other internal teams at CTIA, including, but not limited to, Government Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, and External and State Affairs, to ensure consistency of association positions and messaging in collateral materials. Engaging in the department’s wider research and polling activities to ensure proper coordinating and leveraging of research materials and data points throughout the association. Working with the AVP to develop a comprehensive educational program for policymakers that provide an industry overview and synopsis of key wireless policy topics. Assisting in the development of a central repository of CTIA and third party research, regulatory filings, and other relevant source materials, as well as a library of key wireless issue talking points.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.COMPUTER SKILLS: Experience in Microsoft Office, with advanced experience in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint

KNOWLEDGE: Understanding of strategic communications and political savvy required. Understanding of policymaking processes very helpful. Ability to get up to speed on policy topics quickly and synthesize information. Interest in technology helpful.


5-10 years’ experience in journalism, communications, public relations, public policy, and/or advocacy required. College degree required; Degree in English, Communications, Marketing, Philosophy, Advertising, Political Science, Public Relations, Sociology preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Proficiency in producing briefing and other documents quickly and strong communications skills are required. Detail-oriented with knowledge of grammar and punctuation. Proficiency in proofreading skills and strong communications skills are required. The ability to write clearly and concisely on public issues while understanding the needs of different audiences is prized the most.

To apply: http://wirelesscareers.ctia.org/jobs/8573674/manager-communications-policy


Job Posted: January 23, 2017