The Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM). The CSO oversees and leads USAGM's engagement in the interagency, strategic planning, strategic initiatives, and positioning within the broader U.S. Government and with key stakeholders. It is the responsibility of the CSO to lead USAGM's efforts to become a more strategically-relevant agency within the national security, foreign affairs, and global media spaces.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent serves as the primary strategic advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, responsible for addressing critical changes in the competitive landscape, global marketplace, and external media environment. This includes duties such as:
- Representing the CEO, and Agency, in public and private meetings, including with key stakeholders, Congress, across the interagency, committees, and during Board meetings.
- Appearing before Congressional stakeholders as needed, including providing testimony before Congress and working alongside USAGM's public affairs and congressional teams to engage Congress, think tanks, and external stakeholders when necessary.
- Leading the development, execution, and ongoing sustainment of agency-wide strategic initiatives.
- Facilitating the execution of the strategic goals by working collaboratively with the CEO's Office, the network leadership, and office directors to ensure that the strategic goals are communicated and easily understood by all throughout USAGM.
- Engaging stakeholders and potential domestic and international private sector and civil society counterparts to implement new partnerships and forward-thinking about opportunities and risks for the global media agency.
- Leading the development and implementation of consistent practices and strategic frameworks across USAGM.
- Ensuring strategic coordination while directing new programs, finding content synergies across USAGM, and overseeing implementation and operational adoption within the five networks and the USAGM's headquarters staff.
- Managing the staff of senior analysts and specialists and the operations of the Office of Policy and Research, the Office of Editorials, and the Office of Internet Freedom, as well as those involved in business development strategies, through subordinate supervisors. This includes making decisions on work problems, interviewing candidates for positions, assuring reasonable equity in performance standards and rating techniques, reviewing and approving serious disciplinary actions, and furthering equal employment opportunity (EEO) goals.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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