Vice President, Digital Advocacy and Policy Communications

Location
Boston, MA
Posted
March 14 2019
Ref
1900941
Industry
Securities
The VP, Digital Advocacy and Policy Communications will serve onFidelity Investments' Government Relations and Public Policy (GRPP) team in thefirm's Communications, Public Affairs and Policy Group (CPAPG).

The Team

Theposition will support Fidelity's policy initiatives and advocacy effortsthrough the development of strategic advocacy messaging, social mediastrategies for policy, digital and creative content for impactful communicationswith stakeholder audiences, including federal and state lawmakers andregulators, media outlets and opinion leaders such as think tanks, as well astrade associations. The position willalso support internal communications specific to the policy and politicalenvironment, including internal and external client communications,presentations and other programming. For all aspects of media relations andexternal social media, the position will collaborate with the firm's ExternalCommunications team to execute initiatives/campaigns ensuring alignment andconsistency with Fidelity's broader media priorities.

The Expertise You Have

  • Minimumof 8+ years of advocacy, communications, media relations experience
  • Financialservices industry and policy experience
  • Existingrelationships with media, opinion leaders, trade associations, policymakers
  • Workingknowledge of government and the legislative/regulatory process
  • Bachelorof Arts required, graduate degree preferred


The Skills You Bring

  • Strongknowledge of the federal legislative and regulatory processes
  • Provenability to develop trusted relationships through superior interpersonal skills
  • Excellentwritten and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectivelysynthesize complex information into focused public policy advocacy arguments
  • Abilityto work and collaborate in a team environment, including accountability tomultiple managers
  • Demonstratedability to work within deadline pressures and manage multiple simultaneousprojects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strongpolitical acumen and ability to think strategically
  • Comfortinterfacing with senior level executives and their leadership teams
  • Strongprioritization and project management skills
  • Motivatedself-starter capable of independently managing projects and assignments insupport of strategic goals
  • Strongwork ethic and commitment to highest ethical standards of conduct

The Value You Deliver

  • Overseethe firm's policy views for consistency across the enterprise, advising onempirical support and research needs for Fidelity's positions.
  • Trackpublic policy issues and trends relevant to the firm, guide analysis ofproposals that may impact the firm, and help develop firm-wide points of viewand advocacy messaging.
  • Manage,review and edit executive prep and briefing materials.
  • Supportbusiness unit and client messaging to help advise their work based on policydevelopments and outlook.
  • Synthesizeand explain various issues and complex information in a concise, user-friendlyway for business leaders and policymakers
  • Helpidentify threats and opportunities in the policy arena.
  • Manage,review and edit executive prep materials
  • Partnerwith Fidelity's marketing, thought leadership and communications teams toleverage opportunities to condition the environment on policy.
  • Workwith trade associations, think tanks, academics and other thought leaders.
  • Presentto clients on public policy matters of interest and impact on the firm'sbusinesses and clients/customers.


Company Overview

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associate for their unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com.

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.
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