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Signal Group Careers

All positions are located in Washington, DC unless otherwise noted.

Executive Vice President, Communications

Signal is in search of an entrepreneurial, transformative, communications leader with expertise in corporate communications, public affairs, and crisis management.

Signal Group is a leader in modern public affairs. We deliver strategies and solutions driven by strategic advocacy, communications, and digital programs. Advising clients across the globe, including industry-leading companies, CEOs, governments, and non-profits, Signal offers tailored strategies for solving high-stakes challenges. We are a unique collection of top practitioners from our fields focused on delivering transformative outcomes for our client partners.

Signal is in search of an entrepreneurial, transformative, communications leader with expertise in corporate communications, public affairs, and crisis management.

As an Executive Vice President, you will be an integral part of our collaborative team. You will grow and manage Signal’s business, strengthening our brand as a modern public affairs leader.

Responsibilities of the EVP:

  • Grow: Identity, cultivate and close new clients to add to our roster.
  • Manage: Serve as a counselor and advisor to clients, and lead a team to ensure delivery of quality work that advances client priorities.
  • Expand: Signal’s expertise and issue area concentrations.
  • Excel: Oversee seamless delivery of the work product and campaigns through effective planning, coordination, communication, and staffing.
  • Partner: With our advocacy business and parent company, Wiley, to generate growth through both organic and new pursuit:
    • Serve as the first point of contact for relevant new business pursuits, partnering with relevant executives or appointed lead.
    • Serve as a senior advisor role in all large-scale new business pursuits.

Qualifications:

  • Fifteen plus years of agency experience in communications, advertising, or an integrated agency with at least five in an organization leadership role with team leadership experience.
  • Proven track record of pitches won, bringing in new clients and revenue network.
  • Inspiring team leader who is collaborative, energized and excited about the team’s growth and success.
  • Maintain gold-standard client relationships with complex global companies and brands across industries.
  • A visionary who knows how to demonstrate the value of integrated communications to our clients as well as internal stakeholders.
  • Unmatched energy and competitive spirit, a timeless desire to win.

Tell us what you’d bring to the Signal team. Email your resume and cover letter to careers@signaldc.com with “Executive Vice President, Communications” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Signal Group is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion. Signal does not discriminate in hiring, or in any other respect, on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, personal appearance, political affiliation, marital status, family responsibilities, matriculation, disability, status as a veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Vice President, Communications

Signal is seeking a vice president to join our communications practice to lead existing clients in healthcare public affairs, working on health policy issues, association and patient advocacy.

Signal Group is a leader in modern public affairs. We deliver strategies and solutions driven by strategic advocacy, communications, and digital programs. Advising clients across the globe, including industry-leading companies, CEOs, governments, and non-profits, Signal offers tailored strategies for solving high-stakes challenges. We are a unique collection of top practitioners from our fields focused on delivering transformative outcomes for our client partners.

Signal is seeking a vice president to join our communications practice to lead existing clients in healthcare public affairs, working on health policy issues, association and patient advocacy.

The vice president plays a key role within Signal’s communications team. The successful candidate will provide counsel, lead integrated account teams, and design and implement creative strategies to advance client policy and brand objectives. The position also helps generate new clients and opportunities for the firm, playing a vital role in shaping Signal’s future.

The Model Candidate:

  • Ambitious, driven to succeed for your clients
  • An outstanding writer, communicator, and leader
  • A practitioner who understands the nexus between Washington, the media, and markets
  • A seasoned pro who thrives on working collaboratively with others, seamlessly managing multiple constituencies and diverse personalities under strict deadlines
  • Contributing value to business development and marketing activities
  • Someone who supports skill development and mastery, including your own
  • A strategic thinker, problem-solver, and team player

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of previous communications or public affairs work experience, ideally including in an agency setting
  • An outstanding command of media management, thought leadership, and digital strategies
  • Knows the media and has a voracious appetite for news and information
  • Understands the health policy landscape, and how to message its nuance
  • Relationships across patient, provider and trade associations in the healthcare industry
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams, developing strong workplace culture, and mentoring talent
  • A desire to work in a fun, fluid, and fast-paced environment

Tell us what you’d bring to the Signal team. Email your resume and cover letter to careers@signaldc.com with “Vice President Communications” in the subject line.

Signal Group is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion. Signal does not discriminate in hiring, or in any other respect, on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, personal appearance, political affiliation, marital status, family responsibilities, matriculation, disability, status as a veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Manager, Communications

Signal is seeking a communications manager with razor-sharp communications skills, an inherent sense of curiosity and a bold, creative mind to support our public relations and public affairs work in healthcare and more.

Signal Group is a leader in modern public affairs. We deliver strategies and solutions driven by strategic advocacy, communications, and digital programs. Advising clients across the globe, including industry-leading companies, CEOs, governments, and non-profits, Signal offers tailored strategies for solving high-stakes challenges. We are a unique collection of top practitioners from our fields focused on delivering transformative outcomes for our client partners.
 
Signal is seeking a communications manager with razor-sharp communications skills, an inherent sense of curiosity and a bold, creative mind to support our public relations and public affairs work in healthcare and more.
 
This role will lead regular interaction with journalists in a variety of U.S. and international markets, conduct routine senior-level client contact, excel at research and writing, manage development and production of materials to support campaigns across all channels, and track project progress and deadlines.

The Model Candidate:

  • You are a bright, engaging self-starter who thrives on collaborating with others
  • You’re not waiting for direction, but rather seeking for solutions before being asked or prompted
  • Consistently seek new learning experiences as part of knowledge building
  • Can flawlessly execute the day-to-day work while seeking out opportunities to contribute and grow professionally
  • Have an impeccable understanding of AP style, are detail-oriented, and diligent with each task
  • You effectively work on multiple initiatives with diverse personalities under strict deadlines
  • Can build relationships with people at all levels of the organization and across cultures

Qualifications:

  • Have strong oral and written communication skills, particularly under deadline pressure
  • Use research to form insights for client programs and growth opportunities
  • Are technology savvy with an understanding of social media, the Microsoft suite and additional tools for the field such as Meltwater, Google Analytics and TV Eyes
  • Have 4+ years of PR agency, in-house, or government communications experience
  • Experience with pitching and reporter engagement

Tell us what you’d bring to the Signal team. Email your resume and cover letter to careers@signaldc.com with “Communications Manager” in the subject line.
 
Signal Group is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion. Signal does not discriminate in hiring, or in any other respect, on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, personal appearance, political affiliation, marital status, family responsibilities, matriculation, disability, status as a veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Intern

Our internship program provides unparalleled professional development for individuals eager to add value to our team.

Internships

Signal is in the market for driven individuals ready to make an impact. Our internship program provides unparalleled professional development for individuals eager to add value to our team. In return, you’ll be thrust into a lively and engaging environment that will challenge and excite you. Oh, and did we mention free lunch Fridays? Signal prides itself on launching the careers of young professionals and has a long history of hiring interns as full-time members of the team. We host paid advocacy and communications internships over three sessions each year:

  • Spring (January – May)
  • Summer (June – August)
  • Fall (September – December)

All Signal intern positions are full-time Monday through Friday, 9am-6pm. For advocacy positions, those with a political science and/or business backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Capitol Hill experience and knowledge of the legislative process is a plus. For communications positions, the ideal candidate aspires to pursue a career in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, or public affairs. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. To apply, please e-mail a resume and cover letter to ewinchatz@signaldc.com. Please indicate which internship session you are interested in.

Equal employment opportunity is an important and integral part of Signal Group’s philosophy and policy. Signal is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, disability, age, citizen status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Signal interns are at will employees.

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