Policy & Communications Associate

27 Aug, 2022

Jobs

Policy & Communications Associate

Dewey Square Group
Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities

This position will support clients focused on a range of policy issues on behalf of clients in the private sector, including technology and telecommunications. The Associate will work in a team environment to craft and implement creative strategies to support our clients’ priorities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Manage projects that involve significant planning, material development, and coordination on execution with internal clients and external contacts

· Serve as the primary point of contact for client requests

· Create policy-focused content such as letters, blogs, one-pagers, statements, and social media posts

· Strong interest in growing or developing a deep understanding on a range of technology policy, ESG, and DE&I related issues

· Assist cross-functional policy and research teams with other tasks and special projects as needed

Qualifications

· Education: An undergraduate degree is required

· Work Experience: 2 – 4 years of experience (can include internships) working in government affairs, management consulting, public policy, public relations, political campaigns, or a related role.

· Strong organization and time management skills, acute attention to detail, and knowledge of MS Office are essential

· Demonstrated ability to communicate concisely, research complex policy issues, and connect current events and policy issues to clients’ priorities

· Skilled in writing clearly on complex topics for a variety of audiences; significant experience managing and editing writing projects, including digital communications, is a plus

· Ability to operate independently with minimal oversight

· Eager to work in a fast-paced environment and anticipate client needs while exercising discretion and excellent judgement

· Resourceful, results oriented, team-player with a positive “can do” attitude

Qualified applicants should include a cover letter and resume with salary requirements. Email application documents to info@deweysquare.com

Overview

The Dewey Square Group (DSG) is one of the country’s leading public affairs firms. Working for both political and corporate clients, DSG brings together the very best professionals in grassroots advocacy, state and local outreach, strategic communications, coalition development, digital media and government relations. The firm has built a strong reputation for designing and executing winning solutions for Fortune 500 corporations, leading trade associations and major non-profit associations.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Dewey Square Group does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin, or ancestry.

Job posted: 2022-08-27