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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

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

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.

Associate, Advocacy

Signal is seeking an Associate to join our government relations team. We’re looking for an organized self-starter with strong writing skills, who understands Congress, enjoys doing research, is a stickler for details and deadlines, and can keep our clients happy by helping us deliver quality service.

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 an Associate to join our government relations team. We’re looking for an organized self-starter with strong writing skills, who understands Congress, enjoys doing research, is a stickler for details and deadlines, and can keep our clients happy by helping us deliver quality service.

The selected candidate will assist in providing administrative and strategic support for a broad range of clients in the financial services, technology, insurance, and retirement security sectors.

The Model Candidate & Responsibilities:

  • Some Capitol Hill experience and is eager to learn more
  • Excellent writing skills
  • An organized self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Good with prioritizing projects and duties
  • Very communicative and comfortable discussing projects in staff meetings and with clients
  • Strong written skills for creating project scopes, requirements, and project update documents
  • Draft internal and external communications documents including memoranda, op-ed pieces, talking points, and position papers
  • Coordinate team responsibilities and activities on a weekly basis
  • Create weekly reports summarizing legislative updates and recent client activity
  • Leverage key relationships on Capitol Hill to advance client policy agendas
  • Secure meetings with Congress and other key federal officials
  • Secure conference calls with clients, federal officials and staff, 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 federal services that we promote through business development opportunities
  • Assist with preparation of 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
  • Manage large lists of client policy priorities with daily and weekly updates
  • Perform other responsibilities as necessary

Qualifications: 

  • 1-2 years of experience on Capitol Hill and/or in an advocacy firm
  • Solid understanding of legislative process
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal and proactive problem-solving skills
  • Tenacious about deadlines and meeting milestones
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and can move quickly to initiate and complete projects
  • We strongly encourage individuals who are under-represented in the government relations industry to apply.

Tell us what you’d bring to the Signal team. Email your resume and cover letter

to careers@signaldc.com with “Government Affairs Associate” in the subject line. Please cite the source of this listing.

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. Signal employees are at will employees.

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 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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