Reservoir Communications Group is seeking a Health Policy Managing Associate, supporting our reputation, positioning, messaging, advocacy and alliance development projects for an array of large corporations, trade associations and nonprofits.

Successful candidates will be energetic, focused and entrepreneurial, with strong written and verbal communications skills and demonstrated ability to think creatively about complex topics. Previous health policy experience and strong working knowledge of key national policy debates, including drug pricing, health insurance reform, and care delivery reform highly preferred.


  • Manage the day-to-day of projects with a focus on problem solving, quality, thorough and timely delivery, relationship management, and client satisfaction. 
  • Serve as a daily client contact and act as client lead when appropriate; address client issues thoughtfully and effectively.
  • Research and analyze policies, positions and data and distill into messaging and communications that advance clients’ businesses.
  • Develop client- and public-ready content across a broad range of owned and earned media and content channels. This could include policy papers and briefs, blog posts, tweets, media materials, video scripts and more.
  • Manage project-related logistics according to timelines.
  • Support planning and new business development efforts, including preparation of RFPs.

Job Requirements

Applicants should have at least 5 years of relevant work experience and possess:

  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Strong project management skills, including ability to work under deadline
  • Experience writing, editing and crafting policy-related content for a range of audiences (e.g., thought leaders, public)
  • Experience researching, analyzing and distilling complex health policy topics and the relevant stakeholders involved in these debates
  • A strong client-service ethos, with experience functioning as a daily client contact
  • A demonstrated ability to manage up, delegate and edit the work of others
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to collaborate internally and across external partners and clients with a high level of professionalism 
  • BA/BS degree 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Real-word experience managing policy-related communications and public affairs campaigns.
  • Real-world experience researching, analyzing and distilling complex policy issues.
  • Familiarity of the media and communications landscape, especially as it relates to healthcare.
  • Knowledge of the healthcare advocacy landscape a plus.

About Reservoir Communications Group

Reservoir Communications Group serves our clients by bringing the best people and ideas to bear on our clients’ most significant challenges and opportunities in the areas of advocacy, reputation, and organizational brand. We believe in the power of data to provide strategic insights, as well as to sharpen tactics and create efficiency in the way we communicate.

We believe the key to success is treating each other and our clients with genuine respect and appreciation, and that each opportunity we are given is a chance to do something better than it has ever been done before.

Salary and benefits

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. 

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to

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