Director, Policy Communications

Our dynamic, growing team at Panorama Strategy seeks a Director, Policy Communications to lead strategy development and advance projects on behalf of our global clients. In addition, this person will part of a three-person leadership team driving the organization’s growth and will be responsible for managing staff members. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, an experienced advisor, a strong collaborator, and a master doer.

This position reports to the Vice President, Strategy. This position is open to being fully remote on a permanent basis.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

On behalf of our partners/clients

  • Steward and grow client relationships by anticipating and delivering value.
  • Lead policy and strategic communications projects for our high-profile and globally-recognized clients working on social impact issues.
  • Design, execute, and manage follow-up on calls, workshops, and other engagements with clients.
  • Design and implement multi-faceted, integrated policy, communications and issue advocacy strategies and tactics to position issues with various audiences.
  • Analyze, synthesize, and report on key policy as well public health and scientific issues and developments in the US and internationally.
  • Write, edit, and disseminate strategic policy, advocacy, and communications documents and materials geared for US and international audiences, including policy briefs, talking points, PowerPoint presentations, policy recommendations, messaging toolkits, and fact sheets.
  • Facilitate connections across partner activities and workstreams, as well as internal teams and activities, to maximize policy, advocacy and communications impact and optimize resources.
  • Identify, lead, and manage relationships with targeted media outlets.


  • Lead and participate in business development activities, including prospect research, opportunity cultivation, drafting proposals and engaging with potential clients.
  • Assess new opportunities and make recommendations based on strategic alignment and feasibility of the opportunity.
  • Oversee a team. Provide leadership and coaching and remove barriers for staff.
  • Advise on branding and positioning.
  • Contribute to thought leadership in alignment with business goals and positioning.
  • Develop and lead team building events.
  • Monitor developments in key issue areas and flag opportunities for further engagement

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