The Senior Associate, Public Policy, serves as a primary policy resource for association, membership, public sector leadership, and other audiences; researches, writes, edits and develops advocacy communications, publications, and other association-related materials; and performs additional duties as needed to support the association’s mission, strategic direction and priorities.
Duties and responsibilities
Develop and disseminate approved content and messaging in support of association advocacy, meetings and other activities via multiple communications channels.
Proactively initiate, or respond to, requests for policy and association information from association members, government, media and the public.
Act as staff for select association committees and working groups; develop action and information agendas and materials for member meetings; coordinate ongoing activities; and serve as point of contact for senior member-company leadership on those committees.
Research regulatory, legislative and other policy issues and write and edit advocacy papers and related association communications.
Edit and help create content for PSC publications, including member notices and newsletters, magazines, annual reports, special publications and other materials.
Lead the continuous development and maintenance of policy content on PSC websites, including design and content management.
Oversee special projects, including the PSC biennial Acquisition Policy Survey.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in political science, public policy, or a related field.
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
High degree of proficiency with relevant technology and office tools (i.e. full complement of Microsoft Office suite).
Exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
Comfort engaging with senior industry and government leaders.
Basic knowledge of federal contracting.
Additional Salary Information: Additional Salary Information: PSC’s compensation package includes: • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance • Holiday pay • Annual salary reviews • 401(k) retirement savings plan • On-site gym • On-going training and career development • Continuing education reimbursement.
About Professional Services Council (PSC)
The Professional Services Council (PSC) is the voice of the government technology and professional services industry, representing the full range and diversity of the government services sector. PSC is the most respected industry leader on legislative and regulatory issues related to government acquisition, business and technology. PSC helps shape public policy, leads strategic coalitions, and works to build consensus between government and industry.
PSC’s more than 400 member companies represent small, medium, and large businesses that provide federal agencies with services of all kinds, including information technology, engineering, logistics, facilities management, operations and maintenance, consulting, international development, scientific, social, environmental services, and more.
Together, the trade association’s members employ hundreds of thousands of Americans in all 50 states.