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Public Affairs Specialist

Public Affairs Specialist
Organization: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Date Posted: 05/07/2024

Job Opportunity: Public Affairs Specialist

As a part of the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City supports a stable financial system. We work across diverse communities throughout our region and nation to foster understanding in our economy, the payments system, and financial institutions for people from all walks of life.

Together, we serve the public and each other in an innovative environment that values the highest ethical standards. Here you’ll find support to develop, united in a clear and common purpose with a diverse team.


Write content for multiple external and internal digital platforms, including the Bank’s website, intranet, social media, and email marketing channels.

Build relationships with community partners, including students and educators, to effectively implement and administer public outreach programs focused on financial and economic topics.

Plan programs and events, such as the Oklahoma City Branch Student Board of Directors, for a variety of internal and external audiences, including students, educators and community partners.

Contribute to Public Affairs initiatives and objectives across all Kansas City offices, including Kansas City, Omaha and Denver.

Provide analytical and media relations support.



  • At least one year of relevant work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of directly related education and/or experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, interpersonal, web content management, and project management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.


  • Experience in AP Style, copywriting, storytelling and content development.
  • Photography and/or video experience.
  • General understanding of the Federal Reserve and its role.
  • Familiarity with social media and content management systems, customer relationship management tools and media monitoring tools. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and web design tools.
  • Comfortable speaking to groups of all sizes.


Our Total Rewards program offers benefits that go beyond the basics featuring:

  • Market-leading Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k/Thrift Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Personal Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Onsite Fitness Center
  • Onsite Garage Parking at No Cost
  • Additional Convenience Benefits, Discounts and More…

Please apply online at the following link: Federal Reserve System Careers (

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