WHO WE ARE
An agency full of intelligent creatives, writers and idea-makers dedicated to extraordinary client service, driven by measurable results, and inspired by projects that make a difference. We believe that exceptional work and having fun is the path to agency success. An award winning DC Team plus two decades of continuous annual growth have proven that philosophy.
WHO YOU ARE
A digitally savvy + superlative writer and verbal communicator with a knack for traditional media pitching. Adept at simultaneously developing, implementing and supporting strategic communications programs on behalf of multiple clients in varied sectors while continually providing leadership and guidance to junior team members. Proactive in your management approach - you lead by example and prioritize staff development.
- Educated. BA/BS in PR, marketing, communications, or related field.
Experienced. 6+ years (7-8+ if SAS) of full-time public relations experience, including pitching consumer, business, and trade media (print/broadcast/online). Agency + management experience required.
Whatever it takes. Proven ability to “get-the-job-done.” Agency life is fast-paced and sometimes means late nights (…with work or happy hours).
Articulate. Strong writing skills with ability to communicate points-of-view succinctly, thoroughly, and convincingly.
Innovative. Creative and strategic thinker.
Friendly. We like to work with people we like. A positive, can-do attitude is a must.
Apple iOS savvy. We have beautiful Macbook Pros; we hope you know how to use one!
Oversee multiple account teams on at least four to six accounts.
Participate as active member of the Senior Team - including high-level business development planning, staff development planning, and account service planning.
Manage junior staff including professional development and performance reviews.
Drive campaign development from start to finish, including strategic planning, execution, optimization, and analysis.
Direct media relations: media monitoring and media outreach activities.
Direct and review media lists, press releases and materials, story ideas, and pitches to national and trade outlets.
Review and write client marketing materials ensuring consistency in voice and writing style.
Develop communications plans that integrate traditional and digital media strategies.
Account supervision including: day-to-day account management oversight, ensuring account activities are productive and serving the client’s objectives, proactively available as higher-level counsel for the client, as-needed.
Participate in new business process including research, proposal writing, and pitching.
Demonstrate personal leadership and take accountability for success of projects, as well as supervise junior staff.
Serve as a brand steward, reviewing all deliverables prior to client delivery/presentation.
Strategically guide and vet analytics and summary reports prior to client presentation.
Please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome all applicants inside and outside of the Washington, DC metropolitan area, but relocation fees will not be provided.