Government & Political Partnerships Manager

Job Locations USA-DC-Washington
Business Dev / Sales


Government/Political Partnerships Manager to develop, strategize, pitch and win government/political and/or  public outreach campaigns within City, County, State, Federal Agencies / Departments and collaborate on existing contract RFPs. This role is based in the DC/Philadelphia Area and includes opportunities at the local, state and federal level.


Partnerships Manager is accountable for regional Government/Political revenue goals, building and implementing the agency strategy to pursue and win RFPs for media, marketing and outreach campaigns. Role includes leading the internal and external teams through proposal response as well as oversee implementation and results of contract fulfillment and client campaigns.


The Partnerships Manager is an accomplished business developer with relationships in key agencies and governmental entities able to create and grow the portfolio of business within the region.

Audacy offers full time employees with a comprehensive benefits package to include:  health care coordinator, medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, disability, life insurance, critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, paid time off (sick, vacation, personal, parental, volunteer), 401(k) retirement plan, discounted employee stock purchase, student loan payment assistance program, legal assistance, life assistance program, identity theft protection, discounted home and auto insurance, and pet insurance.





What You'll Do:

  • Assess the market of opportunity within State / Local governmental entities
  • Assess the market of opportunity with Public Affairs and Issue revenue
  • Continually uncover and cultivate agency relationships and direct government relationships with key decision makers
  • Source, vet and select appropriate RFPs for new business
  • Build effective collaborations with agencies and partners – assemble the winning team – to respond to RFPs
  • Effectively pull on internal teams to create compelling, targeted marketing solutions and integrated media campaigns
  • Pitch and secure public education and outreach contracts to exceed revenue and growth goals
  • Pitch and secure political campaigns to exceed and grow revenue goals
  • Work collaboratively within Government/Political Team throughout the company to grow and effectively manage portfolio of Government/Political business
  • Directly coach and supervise the Government Partnerships Account Manager & Specialist to achieve optimal team performance
  • Identify new trends in public sector marketing to enhance campaign proposals and effectiveness
  • Work closely with compliance team at Audacy regarding political business for Audacy





More About You:

  • Experience in government procurement and or agency business development required




  • Knowledge of behavior change marketing techniques and media activation strategies strongly preferred
  • Ability to develop relationships and build partnerships in both public and private sectors
  • The ability to uncover new sources of government funding for public education campaigns
  • Must have a positive attitude and a drive to win- self-motivation is essential
  • Strong communicator with the ability to actively listen, share information effectively and persuasively
  • Excellent presentation skills – able to hold a room, present powerfully, craft presentation strategy, write clearly and persuasively – under deadline
  • Deadline management is critical. Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi-task in a fast-paced collaborative environment
  • Strong command of Microsoft Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Excel absolutely critical
  • 3-5 years media sales, agency business development or government procurement required
  • Knowledge of government procurement is strongly preferred
  • College degree preferred



Important Notes:

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About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.


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