About the Role:
The Special Assistant to the President is a Senior Economic Analyst who provides advice, assistance and input to the president and CEO in the form of speech writing and editing, economic data updates, preparing and organizing briefings. You will help build the president's public speaking strategy and manage speaking engagements: vet and process speaking invitations; organize meeting agendas and logistics; coordinate with economists for speech content, outline, writing and editing; oversee final presentation and delivery; and manage online publication and broad distribution of texts. You will manage the president's written publications, including letters for bank publications, memos and presentations. Be the primary liaison between the president and research department for several publications and strategic programs. You will keep research department apprised of president's broad communications strategy and organize memos and briefings to accomplish that goal. Independently research appropriate topics and analyzes economic developments. Personally handle many diverse matters and questions, including answering substantive questions which may require research. Resolve and respond to routine and complex inquiries.
- Monitor economic developments with attention to the impact on the regional, national, or international economy and possible effects for U.S. monetary and regulatory policy
- Develop knowledge of the president's method of operation and economic philosophy and maintain detailed knowledge of the Bank and Federal Reserve System affairs
- Estab lish working relationship with department economists and monitor internal research projects
- Organize communication between the CEO and department staff; be the liaison between the president and his professional contacts and external affiliations
- Build the president's instructions by coordinating with multiple individuals, departments or external organizations
- Identify appropriate speaking venues for president and negotiate with host organization on matters of logistics, substance and media
- Organize teams of research economists and direct the production of relevant data and content
- Gather and review available literature and data and convert findings into descriptive content; summarize content into logical, lucid language
- Oversee revision process, fact- checking, and final publication
- Provide briefing materials and written analysis for CEO and for research department reports and publications
- Attend speeches, Bank meetings, select policy briefings and special events with/for the president
- Arrange meetings and bilateral exchanges with Bank president and government officials and other central bank leaders
- Respond to outside inquiries and provide advice to other Bank departments
- Enhance professional development and maintain knowledge- theoretical and practical-in current events, bank operations, monetary policy and economic research
- Master's degree in economics, policy or business administration
- 3+ years of private sector work experience
- Solid knowledge of macroeconomic theory, microeconomics theory, and international economics
- Strong writing abilities and project management skills
- Excellent oral and interpersonal skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
- Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for any of the above requirements
Why the Dallas Fed?
We are dedicated to serving the public by promoting a strong financial system and a healthy economy for all. These efforts take a team of dedicated individuals doing many different jobs. Together we're creating a workplace where talented people can thrive, and we welcome your unique background and perspective to help present the best possible solutions for our partners.
Our total rewards program offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:
This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate's qualifications as determined by the department.
This position requires access to confidential supervisory information and/or FOMC information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents who either are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization or who have applied for naturalization within the requisite timeframe. Candidates who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents may be eligible for the information access required for this position and sponsorship for a work visa, and subsequently for permanent residence, if they sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and meet other eligibility requirements.
In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules, and all non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that believes in the diversity of our people, ideas and experiences, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that represents the communities we serve.
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