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Signal Group Careers

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

Vice President, Advocacy

Signal is seeking a vice president to join our advocacy practice to support existing clients in the financial services, technology, insurance, and retirement security sectors and drive new business.

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 advocacy practice to support existing clients in the financial services, technology, insurance, and retirement security sectors and drive new business.
 
The vice president plays a key role within Signal’s advocacy team. The successful candidate will provide counsel and design and implement creative strategies to advance client policy, commercial, and brand objectives. The position also helps generate new clients and opportunities for the firm, playing a vital role in shaping Signal’s future.
 
Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience in government or public-sector public policy, or corporate government affairs
  • Strong writing skills and a mastery of the legislative, regulatory, and political process
  • Experience and broad knowledge of the financial services policy space
  • Strong relationships with key agencies and relevant committees of jurisdiction
  • Vice President will be required to register

The Model Candidate:

  • Ambitious, driven to succeed for your clients
  • A strategic thinker, problem-solver, and team player
  • An outstanding writer, communicator, and leader
  • Someone who understands the nexus between policy, politics, process, and the media and markets
  • A professional who thrives on working collaboratively with others, seamlessly managing multiple constituencies and diverse personalities under strict deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively
  • A desire to work in a fluid and fast-paced environment
  • Contributing value to business development and marketing activities

We are currently working from home until January 2022. Hybrid work environment following – in office 2-3 days per week.
 
Tell us what you’d bring to the Signal team. Email your resume and cover letter to careers@signaldc.com with “Vice President Advocacy” 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.

Senior Associate, Public Affairs

Signal Group is seeking a Senior Associate to join our public affairs team to provide advocacy and communications support for our clients in renewable energy, public lands, conservation, climate change, and sustainability. We’re looking for an experienced, energetic self-starter who loves organizing projects, is a stickler for details and deadlines and is looking to grow professionally.

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 Group is seeking an Senior Associate to join our public affairs team to provide advocacy and communications support for our clients in renewable energy, public lands, conservation, climate change, and sustainability. We’re looking for an experienced, energetic self-starter who loves organizing projects, is a stickler for details and deadlines and is looking to grow professionally.

The Model Candidate

  • You are a bright, engaging self-starter who is eager to learn
  • You thrive on collaborating with others
  • An organized self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Good with prioritizing and managing multiple projects and duties
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and proactive problem-solving skills
  • Tenacious about deadlines and meeting milestones
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and can move quickly to initiate and complete projects

*We strongly encourage individuals who are under-represented in the public affairs, lobbying, and communications industries to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Draft internal and external communications documents including memoranda, correspondence, op-ed pieces, talking points, and position letters
  • Manage large lists of client policy priorities with daily and weekly updates
  • Tracking and strategic prioritization of client team projects and activities
  • Create weekly reports summarizing legislative updates and recent client activity
  • Leverage key relationships on Capitol Hill to advance client policy agendas
  • Secure and participate in meetings with clients and other key stakeholders
  • Track, report, and research legislative activity including providing key federal updates
  • Attend meetings and events on and off Capitol Hill
  • Understand and effectively communicate the services that we promote through business development opportunities
  • Prepare business development materials and pitch proposals
  • Participate in the selection and management of the spring, summer, and fall interns
  • Interface directly with clients remotely and in-person
  • Perform other responsibilities as necessary

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in an advocacy or communications firm and/or on Capitol Hill
  • Understanding of legislative process

Signal is currently working remotely; however, this position is based in the Washington, DC area.

Tell us what you’d bring to the Signal team. Email your resume and cover letter to careers@signaldc.com with “Public Affairs Senior Associate” 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.

Executive Vice President, Communications

Signal is in search of an entrepreneurial, transformative, communications leader with expertise in corporate communications, public affairs, and crisis management to lead existing clients in international trade and grow new business

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 to lead existing clients in international trade and grow new business.
 
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 experience in communications, 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.

Business Analyst, Digital

Signal is seeking a Digital Business Analyst to join our digital team and take the lead in building and improving public affairs campaigns across multiple channels, as well as developing new tools and insights using a wide variety of data and analytic tools, including Signal’s proprietary data platform.

The Digital Business Analyst is a key member of the campaign team in serving internal and external clients. The Analyst takes a leading role in building and improving public affairs campaigns across multiple channels, as well as developing new tools and insights using a wide variety of data and analytic tools, including Signal’s proprietary data platform. The Analyst will work with executives to build smart audience targeting packages, manage campaign and channel optimization, regularly produce insights to improve campaigns, and steward the growth of Signal’s data tools. We are an exciting, growing, and fun team that works with industry- leading analytics tools, techniques, and best practices. In addition, Signal has invested in building out its own custom trackers, analytics tools and analytics platforms that are suited to focused public affairs work. As Analyst, you will dive deep into our digital data and campaigns to uncover actionable insights and make recommendations that will influence our campaigns, client engagement and overall strategic direction. This position works alongside internal public affairs executives, the digital campaign managers, our data science partners and clients to deliver business results and improve our ability to increase our impact and success.

What you’ll bring

  • 2+ years of experience in generating and presenting insights from marketing/product data
  • Strong SQL skills to perform data segmentation and aggregation from scratch; experience working with granular web clickstream data is needed.
  • General experience in digital marketing and/or social media analytics (i.e. report generation, marketing campaign analysis, web analytics, AB testing, email performance, social media measurement, content testing, etc.).
  • Familiarity with programming languages and stats packages (i.e. Python, R)
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools Tableau, Excel, and Datawrapper.
  • Excellent knowledge of web analytics (such as Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager) and domain expertise in subjects such as experimental design and Multivariate/A-B testing.
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to influence decision makers and build consensus with teams.
  • Undergrad Degree in a quantitative field.

How you will lead

  • As a subject matter expert on marketing analytics for Paid Search, Organic Search, Display, and Social channels, develop actionable insights and recommendations to support and guide campaign decisions.
  • Provide the leadership team with insights regarding marketing campaign effectiveness and develop data structures, pipelines, and data visualizations that enable them to find insights.
  • Lead the growth and development of Signal’s data platforms and tools by working with our developers and data science partners in the evolution of our platform, tools and visualizations.
  • Leverage data to understand our public affairs campaigns and goals in depth, proactively identify areas of opportunity, and suggest projects to improve our campaigns and client engagements.
  • Work closely with our campaign and content teams to design and execute digital experiences and engagement experiments through A/B testing.
  • Manage and produce reports and insights from our social monitoring platforms (i.e. Meltwater)
  • Lead increased automation to scale current and future processes
  • Communicate analytical findings and recommendations concisely to non-technical audiences, both in oral and written presentations

Tell us what you’d bring to the Signal team. Email your resume and cover letter to careers@signaldc.com with “Digital Business Analyst” in the subject line.   Please cite the source of this listing.

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 employees are at will employees.

Intern

Our paid 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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