Public Affairs Manager

23 Aug, 2021


Public Affairs Manager

Des Moines, IA

SUMMARY:  Assist practice group attorneys and staff with important client projects.  Such activities will include, but not be limited to, developing weekly custom legislative reports for clients, developing weekly newsletters, developing presentations and materials in support of client advocacy projects, developing and coordinating grassroots outreach activities for clients, developing strategies to form and grow existing or new political action committees on behalf of clients, developing and executing special interest group intercept programs in support of client agendas and provide general administrative and coordination of miscellaneous projects on behalf of client government relations needs at the local, state and federal levels of government.  The Public Affairs Manager will also be tasked with assisting attorneys, staff and clients with basic press relations issues which would include, but not be limited to, drafting press releases and organizing press events.

Maintains positive contact with clients and observes confidentiality of client matters. Represents the Firm to clients, other legal professionals and the general public in a professional and courteous manner.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible public relations work in a law-related or political environment and a bachelor’s degree is required. The Public Affairs Manager must have outstanding writing and organizational skills, familiarity with basic professional office computer programming (Word, Outlook, and Excel) along with programs which are used to create presentations, including Keynote and PowerPoint.

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Job posted: 2021-08-23