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Manager/Public Policy

Reporting to the Vice President of Public Policy, the Manager/Public Policy is responsible for advancing the association’s public policy advocacy agenda before Congress, Executive Branch agencies, and third-party external groups.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

With guidance from the Vice President / Public Policy, the Manager/Public Policy will be responsible for the following:

– Manage the planning, development and implementation of public policy initiatives related to news media outlets and digital distribution of content.

– Represent the association’s views and interests on these initiatives before Congress, the Executive Branch, industry coalitions, association committees and other organizations.

– Monitor, review and analyze industry trends, federal and state regulations, and any additional sources of information for developments on these issues.

– Coordinate and develop communications, including talking points, alerts, and white papers that will be distributed to government audiences, members and the public.

– Effectively respond to member inquiries related to public policy matters.

– Develop relationships with member companies, congressional offices, and government agencies on policy issues through meetings, working groups, coalitions, and grassroots.

– Social media outreach and write technology policy blogs.


Desirable Qualifications

– Knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process

– Experience in technology policy preferred but not required

– At least 5-7 years experience in public policy / advocacy

– Demonstrated ability to manage issues / projects; coordinate with others; monitor progress; and evaluate outcomes

– Demonstrated ability to analyze, evaluate, formulate and recommend decisions and make sound decisions

– Demonstrated effectiveness in interpersonal communications both orally and in writing

– Engineering or Computer Science degree preferred, but not required


Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to