Policy Manager

19 Apr, 2022


Policy Manager

Michael Torrey Associates, LLC
Washington, D.C.

Position Title:             Policy Manager

Position Location:      Washington, DC

A boutique lobbying firm with a primary focus on the food and agriculture industry is seeking a responsible, proactive, detail oriented, well organized individual with exceptional writing skills for a Policy Manager position.

This position provides policy, communications, and administrative support for the lobbying team. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Cover hearings, briefings, webinars, and meetings for lobbyists and clients. Generate concise and relevant memorandums.
  • Conduct research and monitor legislation and policy issues relevant to client needs.
  • Develop a broad array of communications materials including, but not limited to: newsletters, social media content, web graphics, videos, e-mail campaigns, fact sheets, reports, and presentations.
  • Manage information database systems for firm communications.
  • Coordinate meetings for the lobbying team.
  • Oversee internship program including recruitment, interviews, training, and workload.
  • Plan events including but not limited to: industry meetings, fly-ins, meet and greets, and staff events.
  • Other special projects as needed.


  • Four to six years of experience.
  • Strong communications skills—written, verbal, and visual. Demonstrated flexibility in writing styles, both in creative and tactical materials, including the ability to synthesize complex information into focused public policy research, newsletters, congressional fact sheets, press releases, and other advocacy materials.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail with proven ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Able to identify and efficiently utilize internal resources for maximum impact.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively.
  • Team player with strong relationship building skills and a positive and professional attitude under pressure.
  • Strong understanding of the inner-workings of Congress, committees, as well as government departments and agencies. Hill or Administration experience strongly preferred.
  • College degree required.
  • Strong computer skills.

Please send a résumé, writing sample, and references to dclobbyshop@gmail.com. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Job posted: 2022-04-19