• Serve as the day-to-day lead of corporate communications-focused projects/campaigns, with a focus on problem solving, quality delivery, relationship management, and client satisfaction
  • Deliver best-practice work, including content, analysis, media engagement etc. to advance client service and business development across the business.
  • Coordinate and implement events, such as media and stakeholder briefings and media tours.
  • Play a role in creation of communications plans and goals, especially around earned, social and paid media; manage against them.
  • Serve as a daily client contact and act as client lead when appropriate; address client issues thoughtfully and effectively by understanding their business and counseling appropriately, especially related to media engagement.
  • Develop high quality client- and public-ready content across a broad range of owned and earned media and content channels.
  • Supervise staff by motivating, coaching, consistently providing feedback.
  • Support budget management and financial planning for client work.
  • Support planning and new business development efforts, including preparation of RFPs.

Job Requirements

Applicants should have at least 5-7 years of relevant work experience in public relations and/or related fields and possess:

  • Ability to leverage expertise of the corporate communications landscape to advance clients’ communications, media relations and public affairs goals.
  • Strong project management skills, including ability to work under deadline, have attention to detail and be process-oriented.
  • Ability to dive deep into clients’ business and product nuances to be able to communicate directly to a broad range of stakeholders, including thought leaders and media.
  • Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills.
  • 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, including active, creative brainstorming in group and team meetings.
  • Ability to collaborate internally and across external partners and clients with a high level of professionalism.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and brands without sacrificing the quality of the deliverables.
  • BA/BS degree.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Real-world experience managing and executing corporate communications, ideally for organizations in the health care sector.
  • Real-world experience managing and executing media relations for communications and/or public affairs campaigns.
  • Knowledge of and ideally relationships with national and/or DC-based media; a plus if also within the health sector.
  • Experience in content development and distribution across media channels (owned, earned, paid).

Contact Person

Amelia Smith

Associate Consultant

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