Are you passionate about increasing financial literacy across the U.S.? Do you have experience in building nationaleducation programs with a focus on low-to-moderate income communities? Are you energized by working with and providing direction to coalitions of volunteers? We need your expertise. Help us envision, optimize and execute our national week-long financial literacy campaign.
Oversees, plans, designs, evaluates and implements strategy, programs and communications for the Bank’s outreach initiatives centered on financial literacy. The incumbent cultivates relationships and serves as a central point of contact for community groups, nonprofit and governmental institutions, financial institutions and other group who participate in outreach programs. The level of work required is considered expert and staff must be able to work under minimal supervision. This job does not have any direct reports but may provide work direction, feedback, and training to staff and other team members as needed.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Leads the development and management of outreach strategy and plans for financial literacy programs and related outreach initiatives; markets and implements various programs and activities in support of the Bank goals involving financial literacy
- Lead planning and implementation of meetings, conferences and other public events that highlight the role of the FRBC in promoting financial literacy/economic education
- Manages community and website technology platforms and leads adoption efforts by partner organizations
- Plans major financial literacy events, including partner meetings, conferences and other public events that highlight the role of the Bank in promoting financial literacy
- Builds and maintains relationships with leadership of local and national nonprofit and governmental institutions, financial institutions, educational and community groups, and others who participate in outreach programs or are active in financial literacy
- Represents the Bank at outside events involving financial literacy and makes presentations and creates written and other communication pieces for specific audiences
- Interacts with Bank senior management and departments to gain support and to ensure that public outreach and the release of information regarding financial literacy/economic education is current, appropriate and effective
- Directs the creation and deployment of various communications including marketing and promotional messages, website and social media content and guides for financial literacy partners, banks, educational organizations and community groups. Maintains knowledge of campaign management trends, technologies and best practices.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor`s Degree or equivalent
- 7 to 10 years of related experience
Knowledge and Skills:
- Advanced writing and communication skills, including presentation and public speaking
- Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to convey complex information in an understandable and interesting manner
- Excellent project planning and organizational skills, including ability to organize events
- Strong problem solving and negotiation skills
- Strong marketing skills
Internal Number: 260830
About Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks across the United States that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., serve as the central bank for the United States.
We serve the public interest by fostering a strong economy and promoting financial stability. We accomplish this with talented and innovative people working within a collaborative and inclusive culture.
The fundamental mission of the Federal Reserve System is to foster the stability, integrity and efficiency of the nation's monetary, financial and payment systems in order to promote optimal macroeconomic performance.
To this end, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago participates in the formulation and implementation of national monetary policy; supervises and regulates state member banks, bank holding companies and foreign bank branches; and provides financial services to depository institutions and the U.S. government.