Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

As a Public Affairs Specialist you will...

  • Establish relationships with federal and state government officials.
  • Initiate and secures EIA speaking opportunities.
  • Market data to federal and state organizations and other stakeholders, promote webinars, crowdsourcing events, and conduct in-person briefings and demonstrations.
  • Develop innovative and engaging print and online information products tailored specifically to other federal agencies, state governments, and non-governmental organizations.
  • Advise EIA management on strategies and provides recommendations on strategy development and execution

Duties

  • Establish relationships with federal and state government officials and key state, regional, and national energy associations, nonprofit organizations, and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in major energy-producing and energy-consuming states, as well as in all U.S. states and its territories. Initiates and secures EIA speaking opportunities, and represents EIA (as needed) as a speaker and exhibitor at state and national conferences and events.
  • Establish relationships with EIA staff to leverage their information and data so that the material may be marketed to federal and state organizations and other stakeholders through organization and promotion of webinars, crowdsourcing events, developing issue briefs, and conducting issue briefings and demonstrations, at conferences, and other functions. Contributes to external communications materials regarding issues of high interest and impact to other federal agencies, U.S. states, NGOs, and other regional interests in the United States.
  • Develops innovative and engaging print and online information products tailored specifically to other federal agencies, state governments, and NGOs. Coordinates with subject matter experts on the management and maintenance of products and content. Ensures that timely updates are provided to key federal agencies, state officials, and NGOs immediately following the release of pertinent information. Monitors the effectiveness of outreach activities and provides recommendations at regular intervals for adjusting products and campaigns.
  • Establishes core strategic external messaging to communicate information on the Agency’s programs to federal and state organizations and other stakeholders. Advises EIA management on such strategies and provides recommendations on strategy development and execution. Establishes and maintains a database of contacts, oversees and ensures regular contact with stakeholders in that database, and develops methods for tracking and reporting on outreach activities and interactions on a quarterly and annual basis. Makes recommendations, when needed, for adjusting outreach campaigns based on metrics.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel of 1 to 3 days is typically for training purposes or to perform job duties.

Relocation Authorized

  • No