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Media Relations Manager, Energy

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The Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, DC-based think tank that actively fosters bipartisanship by combining the best ideas from both parties to promote health, security, and opportunity for all Americans. Our policy solutions are the product of informed deliberations by former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and academics and advocates who represent both sides of the political spectrum. BPC prioritizes one thing above all else: getting things done. 

BPC works to reconcile the competing aims of highly interested advocates, corporations, and policy experts and design politically viable consensus solutions. We seek out individuals and organizations that are deeply vested in the outcome of its policy projects and ask that they check absolutely nothing at the door, bringing all their passion, political perspectives, and interests to the table. BPC believes that the fundamental strength of American democracy is unity forged amid diversity, and we endeavor to represent this pluralism in all of our policy negotiations. 

BPC focuses on policy solutions to strengthen our democracy, promote economic growth, opportunity and inclusion, address climate change and create better health outcomes for all Americans.  

BPC is currently seeking a Media Relations Manager to support activities for BPC’s Energy project. The specific portfolio includes a wide array of clean energy and climate issues, for example carbon management, offshore wind, electrification, direct air capture, permitting reform, resiliency and more. The successful applicant would work hand in hand with BPC’s Energy project staff to produce reports and policy recommendations, hold events and use traditional and digital media to advance our policy objectives. While the position will reside on the Communications team, the position will be considered a full-time member of the Energy Project team.  

Responsibilities 

  • Lead communications efforts for the energy project 
  • Works collaboratively with energy project director and team to develop proactive communications strategies 
  • Develop and review media-related materials, including press releases, statements, op-eds, letters to the editor, media advisories, event invitations, and blog posts; secure placement of op-eds and letters to the editor 
  • Cultivate relationships, proactively pitch, and work closely with reporters, journalists, producers, and editors to raise the profile of the energy team and their leadership 
  • Work with BPC’s digital media team to integrate digital strategies into media relations efforts 
  • Work with BPC’s events team to create compelling content that attracts participation from and coverage by top-tier media outlets 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher 
  • 4-7 years of experience 
  • Demonstrated track record of sound judgment and responsibility 
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • Exercises independent decision-making skills 
  • Communicates effectively with media relations team members and communications leadership 

Reporting Structure 

  • The position will reside on the Communications team to ensure ability to integrate and leverage the complete resources of the BPC 
  • The position will be considered a full-time member of the Energy Project team and supported by the Energy Project budget 
  • Professional development and growth, performance reviews, and salary modifications will be decided jointly by both the Energy Project Director and the Director of Media Relations. 

BPC offers a highly competitive salary and provides generous benefits. Individuals interested in this position should send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three references in one document. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. BPC does not sponsor employment visas. 

BPC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. 


COVID Guidelines

The health and safety of our community is our highest priority. As such, the Bipartisan Policy Center is requiring all newly hired staff members to be fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccine, and to receive a booster shot as soon as eligible as a condition of employment. Requests for reasonable accommodation for medical, religious, or other reasons will be considered in accordance with applicable law.


This position is budgeted at $68,000.

The Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, DC-based think tank that actively fosters bipartisanship by combining the best ideas from both parties to promote health, security, and opportunity for all Americans. Our policy solutions are…

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