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Public Affairs Specialist

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas CityAs a part of the nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City supports a stable financial system. We work across diverse communities throughout our region and nation to foster understanding in our economy, the payments system, and financial institutions for people from all walks of life.

Together, we serve the public and each other in an innovative environment that values the highest ethical standards. Here you'll find support to develop, united in a clear and common purpose with a diverse team.

The Oklahoma City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is looking for a public affairs specialist to support the public outreach, communication and economic education activities of the Branch. The Oklahoma City office is one of three Branches of the Kansas City Fed and is responsible for connecting with stakeholders across the state of Oklahoma.

As a key member of the Oklahoma City Branch Public Affairs communications team, you will work under the guidance of the director of public affairs to achieve the Bank’s outreach goals. In addition, this role will work with colleagues in the Kansas City, Omaha and Denver offices to plan and execute programs and communications for internal and external audiences.

What You’ll Do:

  • Write content for multiple external and internal digital platforms, including the Bank’s website, intranet, social media, and email marketing channels.
  • Build relationships with community partners, including students and educators, to effectively implement and administer public outreach programs focused on financial and economic topics.
  • Plan programs and events, such as the Oklahoma City Branch Student Board of Directors, for a variety of internal and external audiences, including students, educators and community partners.
  • Contribute to Public Affairs initiatives and objectives across all Kansas City offices, including Kansas City, Omaha and Denver.
  • Contribute to additional communications functions, such as video and photography.
  • Provide analytical and media relations support.

What You Bring:

  • At least one year of relevant work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of directly related education and/or experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, interpersonal, web content management, and project management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in AP Style, copy writing, storytelling and content development.
  • Photography and/or video experience.
  • General understanding of the Federal Reserve and its role.
  • Familiarity with social media and content management systems, customer relationship management tools and media monitoring tools. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and web design tools.
  • Comfortable speaking to groups of all sizes.

Certain eligibility requirements apply.

Our Total Rewards program offers benefits that go beyond the basics featuring:

  • Market-leading Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k/Thrift Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Personal Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Onsite Fitness Center
  • Onsite Garage Parking at No Cost
  • Additional Convenience Benefits, Discounts and More…

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Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Public Affairs/Community Development

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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