Communications & Media Relations Associate

Washington D.C.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Aug 05, 2019
Sep 09, 2019
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain and monitor the website, YouTube channel, and social media accounts daily.
  • Write, produce, and distribute the monthly newsletter.
  • Maintain and update all marketing items, such as one pagers and brochures.
  • Develop and implement strategies and content aimed at increasing awareness about the Economic Club across various platforms, including tweets, LinkedIn posts, YouTube videos, and Wikipedia content.
  • Connect with members and other targeted groups via social media to maintain engagement.
  • Assist with development and production of the Annual Report.
  • Assist with production of videos to promote programs and initiatives.
  • Draft basic public relations materials including news releases, media advisories, fact sheets, flyers, brochures and other materials as needed.
  • Compose invitation letters, copy, and other materials to increase awareness of the Economic Club among target audiences, including potential speakers, members and the Diplomatic Corps.
  • Develop and maintain media contact lists, distribute final press releases, follow up with media contacts.
  • Conduct media outreach to encourage coverage of activities & programs
  • Work onsite at events to ensure media needs are covered, which may include A/V needs.
  • Work with Events Team to coordinate needs and logistics for attending media.
  • Develop and manage livestreaming at events to maximize coverage and reach.
  • Develop strong relationships and maximize opportunities with media.
  • Track media coverage around events, present findings at weekly staff meetings.

Qualifications/Desired Skills:

  • Flexibility and ability to work both independently and as a member of an efficient team.
  • Flexible schedule, early morning and evening hours will be required around event.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Knowledge of social media and evaluation tools and platforms in the social media space.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with media, community contacts and members.
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail oriented and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Evidence of a high degree of ethical behavior, ensuring an ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Basic photography, graphic design, videography, and photo/video editing skills.
  • Computer savvy with proficiency of Microsoft Office required.

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