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Communications Director, Strong Institutions and Infrastructure

Company: Fors Marsh Group
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

WHO WE ARE:
At Fors Marsh, we take on issues that matter. We are a team of researchers, advisors, and communicators working together to shape the systems that shape our lives. We look at human behavior from all angles to design targeted solutions that influence decision-making and move people to action. We are committed to the problem, not just the project, and we are intentional about taking on work and forming partnerships that balance purpose, people, planet, and profit. We are a certified B Corporation, a Just employer, and a 2019-2024 Top Workplace. We hold ourselves accountable to the values that have always defined us. And those values drive us to be the best possible versions of ourselves-for each other, our communities, our clients, and the world.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
The Public Impact and Resilience Communications Practice is currently seeking an experienced professional to lead and expand our integrated communications and marketing efforts in the federal non-health sector. We're looking for someone who has experience in areas such as energy, housing, transportation and public safety, financial security and education. These efforts may include education campaigns, branding, media outreach, and internal communications-all with the goal of addressing the most pressing societal challenges.
The selected individual will serve as a senior leader in the practice, focusing on strategic planning, new business and proposal development, and leading and provide oversight of accounts with agencies, such as Housing and Urban Development, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, USAID, and the Department of Education.
Responsibilities include:
* Leading market research to identify and build a pipeline of new opportunities.
* Leading new business and proposal efforts to develop long-term strategy and expand Fors Marsh's federal marketing and communications portfolio.
* Managing and advising on concurrent projects and providing strategic insights and oversight.
* Leading multiple project teams, spearheading direction-setting activities, cultivating a collaborative work environment, and developing team members through mentoring.
* Thinking creatively to solve tangible communications challenges through the application of research and data insights, technology, media outreach, and numerous other channels.
* Building relationships with business partners and stakeholders to support current and future projects.
* Strengthening Fors Marsh's brand through collaboration with other team members on developing a well-articulated and strategic external marketing plan.
Qualifications:
* Bachelor's Degree in communications, public marketing, public relations, or related field.
* 12-15 years of experience leading new business growth and development for a combination of federal agencies.
* Demonstrated ability to lead multifaceted teams and communications projects on behalf of federal and other clients.
* Demonstrated ability to successfully advise and provide senior level counsel for a range of clients.
* Demonstrated strong verbal and written communications skills, including proposal writing.
* Must be a U.S. Citizen and consent to a full background check due to our federal contract requirements.


We Offer:
Our benefits typically meet or exceed our competitors' packages. Ways we are unique?
* Ability to make an impact on people's lives, both internal and external to the organization.
* Top-tier health, dental, vision, and long and short-term disability coverage all covered at 100% for employee coverage.
* Remote work.
* Our company culture, which values balance and allows each employee to take leave as they require it to balance the responsibilities of both their work and home lives without worrying about depleting their available leave hours.
* We provide a floating holiday bank so you can celebrate the days you value.
* Generous matching retirement contributions and no vesting period starting the third month of employment.
* Dedicated training and development budgets to expand your expertise and grow your skillset.
* You can volunteer your way with paid time off.
* You can participate in Fors Marsh staff-led affinity groups.
* Our employees receive product and service discounts through the certified B Corp network.

Salary: $165,000 - $190,000
FM Career Map: Director/Sr Director, Accounts
Location: Remote, United States Residents only
EOE: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Fors Marsh Group, Arlington , Communications Director, Strong Institutions and Infrastructure, Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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