While the SF Fed is a Reserve Bank, we’re not what you might expect. We’re unreserved here. That means we seek new and diverse perspectives. We spark conversations and encourage debate. We build opportunity. We pursue careers that are true to ourselves. We are looking for people who want to help our country reach its full economic potential. When you join the SF Fed, you join a team of people working together to promote an inclusive economy that works for everyone.
At our Bank, we have always supported telecommuting, and when we shift from our “work from home posture”, it will be in a hybrid model, allowing for generous telecommuting options. We know flexibility is important to our employees.
The Government and Civic Relations group has a fantastic opportunity to add an experienced Program Manager to our team! We are charged with building confidence and trust in the SF Fed and our people by elevating the work of the Bank to create opportunities for conversation and education, informing policymakers and engaging stakeholders, including federal, state, local, and tribal government, and civic leaders. We help manage the reputation of the Bank, providing counsel to internal leaders through a lens of current events, news, and emerging issues, to make business decisions, pinpoint reputational risk, and surface opportunities.. We work collaboratively, both internally and externally, to support a healthy and inclusive economy. If being part of a mission driven organization that is actually helping our local community is appealing to you, read on!
Work collaboratively with the Government and Civic Relations team, including the Vice President and state and local Program Manager, to create and execute on near and long-term goals, strategies, and tactics for engagement with key external stakeholders including federal, state, and local partners.
Manage federal stakeholder strategy, outreach, and engagement; building, managing and strengthening effective relationships with key elected offices and staff, including principal-level briefings and activities.
Monitor the external environment and be an internal advisor and external champion for the Bank, briefing key leaders on issues and proposals that could impact the FRBSF/FRS’s ability to carry out its public service mission.
Represent the Bank externally and support executives in stakeholder engagement activities.
Design and manage channel-appropriate projects, events and communications to influence and inform partners’ perspective and advance the mission of the Bank.
Manage and evaluate requests from international and federal government organizations for Bank employees to provide written or verbal testimony and/or briefings.
Manage the tracking and reporting of principal- and staff-level engagements to ensure diverse and geographically representative outreach across the District.
Support the recruitment, onboarding, training, supervision, and evaluation of interns assigned to the department.
Engage with key stakeholders across the Public Engagement team, including Regional Executives and Community Development, as well as other leaders and teams across the bank
Participate in the FRS Government Relations Working Group and other committees and cross-functional teams as needed.
Bachelor’s degree preferred in Political Science, Public Policy, Government, or a related field or equivalent experience.
Typically requires seven or more years of related experience in government relations and/or public affairs, preferably with experience working for or with members of Congress, a government agency, or other elected office. Some experience in D.C. preferred.
Ability to synthesize complex streams of information and interpret complex reputational issues.
Superior attention to detail and project management skills.
Strong communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation).
Superior judgement, able to work in a non-partisan manner, and maintain confidentiality.
Willing and able to travel up to 30% after health emergency.
Effective October 1, 2021, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation from the Bank’s vaccination policy; the Bank will provide accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.
At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we offer a wonderful benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pretax Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Leave Care, Backup Child Care Program, Pretax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holiday’s, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and an unheard of Retirement / Pension.
At the SF Fed, we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve. The SF Fed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
While the SF Fed is a Reserve Bank, we’re not what you might expect. We’re unreserved here. That means we seek new and diverse perspectives. We spark conversations and encourage debate. We build opportunity. We pursue careers that are true to ourselves, from economists and cash processors to bank supervisors and cloud engineers. When you join the SF Fed, you join a team of people working together to promote an inclusive economy that works for everyone. If that’s the kind of impact you’d like to make with your everyday work, find your next career opportunity here.