Full-Time

Associate Director

FGS Global

FGS Global

1,001-5,000 employees

Strategic communication and crisis management

Consulting

Senior

Washington, DC, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Public Policy
Requirements
  • A BA/BS degree in a related field and 4-6 years of relevant experience, preferably within the health policy sector.
  • Strong strategic thinker with understanding of how larger economic and public policy landscape impacts clients’ business and needs. Ability to extrapolate impacts of policy decisions on client-specific issues.
  • Self-motivated professional with outstanding organizational skills.
  • Extremely strong writing and communications skills.
  • Superior research and editing skills; ability to synthesize information quickly into trends.
  • Detail-oriented and dynamic problem-solver with strong project management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage multiple and diverse client needs.
  • A demonstrated capacity for leadership, communication, teamwork, and collegiality within a tight-knit team.
  • Experience with Veteran's Affairs health care is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Serve as day-to-day coordinator on client accounts on a diverse roster of health accounts.
  • Coordinate and facilitate internal and client activities of the team, ensuring client teams are proactive and highly responsive to client needs by anticipating upcoming deliverables.
  • Craft and deliver persuasive messaging and related collateral materials (client one-pagers, talking points, policy position briefs, etc.) simplifying complex policy, legislative, regulatory, legal, or other general issues. Strong writing abilities are critical to success in this position.
  • Develop short- and long-term government relations plans and recommendations, identifying key stakeholders, policymakers, and audiences.
  • Maintain thorough understanding of the legislative process.
  • Maintain expert knowledge of evolving policy and political issues that impact clients’ sectors and a grasp of reporting trends.
  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis, performing issue management for clients across a wide range of topics.
  • Manage multiple projects, including task and deadline tracking, for multiple clients from concept to completion.
  • Work closely with Senior Associates, Associates, and interns, including reviewing and editing materials developed by junior staff.
  • Demonstrate strong client-relations skills – responsive, professional, and helpful.
  • Contribute to firm’s new business process and efforts by drafting proposals and pitch decks, highlighting cross-disciplinary services.
  • Work with other FGS Global divisions to deliver integrated services (from strategic communications and advertising to content development and public opinion research).

FGS Global stands out in the stakeholder economy by offering a comprehensive set of services that address the multifaceted challenges of crisis management, government relations, and strategic communication. Their expertise in navigating volatility and uncertainty is evidenced by their proprietary research and expansive network, which inform tailored strategies for CEOs and companies aiming to influence public discourse and strengthen their brands. Additionally, FGS Global's Digital, Data, and Creative practice demonstrates a commitment to cutting-edge solutions that ensure clients effectively engage with global audiences amidst a crowded and dynamic informational landscape.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$74.3M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1994

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

27%

2 year growth

38%