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Manager, Communications & Public Affairs

Global Strategy Group (GSG) works at the intersection of business, politics, and causes. Our team is made up of a great group of professionals who come from various backgrounds in strategic communications, research, and public affairs. Our culture and values play an integral role in how we operate, and we work hard to bring passion, energy, and drive to everything we do! Global Strategy Group is the go-to public affairs, communications, and research partner for companies, causes, and campaigns. We work with our clients to build their reputations, tackle big challenges, and win.


We are looking for top talent at the Manager level for our growing Communications & Public Affairs Practice. Successful candidates have experience in implementing strategic communications and public affairs programs and tactics. Managers are expected to juggle multiple assignments and deadlines simultaneously, including managing projects for clients, drafting memos, pitching stories to reporters, building coalitions, working on digital, social, and advocacy campaigns, and helping to develop new business proposals. 


  • Develop client facing materials, including memos, presentations, media materials, and social media content 
  • Manage multiple workstreams for projects, as well as those of more junior team members, by setting priorities and delegating to adhere to timelines and deadlines 
  • Establish strong client relationships through regular email correspondence, calls, and in-person meetings 
  • Demonstrate leadership and strong political and media judgement through critical thinking and idea generation
  • Work directly with reporters to place and inform stories, and serve as on-the-record spokesperson for some clients 
  • Contribute to new-business proposal and presentation development 
  • Actively participate and contribute to internal planning meetings and brainstorming sessions 
  • Take the lead on specific workstreams and projects, including interfacing with clients, account status calls, and timelines
  • Contribute to organic growth opportunities with clients that result in new projects and revenue 


  • 3 – 5 years of experience in strategic communications or public affairs in corporate, government, politics, non-profits, or agency settings, political campaigns, or a related industry 
  • Demonstrated success implementing strategic communications and public affairs programs and tactics 
  • Experience using digital communications and social media platforms for clients 
  • Strong organization, prioritization, and project management and multi-tasking skills 
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure, in a fast-paced environment and maintain quality 
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills with strong presentation skills 
  • Team player with the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues, clients, the press and other stakeholders 
  • Takes initiative, speaks up, is resourceful, and has a strong desire to work hard 
  • Bilingual or multi-lingual abilities are highly valued 
  • Comfortable with technology and learning new programs/systems
  • Proactive and ability to work independently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

The base salary for this position is between $ 75,000 to $ 90,000 commensurate with experience, plus eligibility for a discretionary bonus. GSG provides a comprehensive benefits package including excellent coverage for medical, vision, and dental insurance; paid parental leave; generous time off and holidays; 401k with employer match; and additional benefits.  

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please send your information our way!


When submitting your resume, please include a cover letter which highlights your relevant experience, along with why you want to be part of the team at GSG. We are interested in candidates who align with our mission and want to contribute to our continued growth.


Candidates who match the needs for the position will be contacted via email.


If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation to complete your online application or participate in the interview process, please reach out to hr@globalstrategygroup.com or you may call (212) 260-8813 and ask to speak to someone in Human Resources – Talent Acquisition.

Global Strategy Group, LLC.

Global Strategy Group (GSG) is a full-service research, public affairs, and communications agency tackling some of today’s most complex and important challenges. With more than two and half decades of experience and a team of 150+ talented professionals, we protect and build corporate reputations, influence public affairs decision makers, advocate on important social issues, and win campaigns. We combine unparalleled subject matter expertise with data-driven insights and innovative methodologies to generate urgency among stakeholders and key audiences, delivering tangible success for our clients. 


Global Strategy Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At GSG, we are distinguished by our depth of talent. Our people are team players, straight shooters, and problem solvers. We bring passion, energy, and drive to everything we do. This all comes from our closely held firm values, which have guided us since the day GSG opened its doors. We are committed to ensuring that our workplace provides a diverse, inclusive, and culturally rich atmosphere and are always looking for talented individuals to add to our culture.


We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: race, religion or creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, uniform service member status, or any other protected class under federal, state or local statute.


Global Strategy Group is the go-to public affairs, communications, and research partner for companies, causes, and campaigns. We work with our clients to build their reputations, tackle big challenges, and win.

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