Communications Associate

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
May 02, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Hours
Full Time

Reingold, a leading social marketing firm based in Alexandria, Virginia, offers an outstanding opportunity for a communications professional to assist in the development of cutting-edge social marketing, public relations, and advertising campaigns. Prestigious clients include associations, education institutions, government agencies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations.

We’re looking for the usual things: intelligence, creativity, experience, management acumen, and rave reviews. Writing talent and experience are essential. But we’re also looking for much more: entrepreneurial initiative, balance, a willingness to work and think hard, the ability to tell the story, commitment to the team, practical perfectionism, a sense of humor, discipline, and eagerness to chart unfamiliar territory. Our work involves the full range of organizational development services, including creative planning, new program/product research, writing, managing client communications, promotional activities, public relations, and establishing and maintaining relationships.

This position demands a versatile self-starter with a strong intellect and initiative, total reliability, and top-flight communication skills. The successful candidate will have working knowledge of market research and of strategic communications plan development and execution.

Qualifications and skills include:

  • 2–4 years’ experience in strategic communications and messaging, including strategic planning and campaign support
  • Experience in research dissemination and data analysis
  • Strong oral and written communications skills and the ability to produce clear, compelling, and client-ready written deliverables
  • Proven project management skills across multiple assignments with many moving parts
  • Capacity to thrive while working on rapidly evolving initiatives with changing timelines, complex deliverables, and many levels of approval for messages and materials
  • Creative and analytical thinking skills
  • Positive and energetic attitude with a strong desire to meet goals and commitments
  • Passion for cultivating relationships and forging partnerships
  • Background in public relations and/or experience at a strategic communications agency
  • Experience with the Department of Veterans Affairs (military experience a plus)
  • Willingness to learn, work independently, and coordinate projects and tasks of all sizes
  • Bachelor’s degree

We offer creative freedom, a supportive work environment, and challenging client assignments. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email your resume, cover letter including salary history and requirements, and two writing samples to hr@reingold.com, or fax them to 703.299.2424. No phone calls. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer; Veterans are encouraged to apply.