Public Affairs Specialist

Washington D.C.
Aug 12, 2021
Sep 16, 2021

The Office of Public Affairs for a renowned historical research non-profit is currently seeking an experienced Public Affairs Specialist. This is the perfect opportunity for candidates with demonstrated experience handling large-scale media inquiries and coverage, preparing logistics for news conferences and press events, and managing all of the in-between backend logistics. Ideal candidates have strong experience managing media relations, social media campaigns while ensuring strong brand consistency. experience writing promotional content, and handling high-profile events.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create special media reports  following large-scale projects / initiatives and managing progress
  • Develop strong working relationships with members of press and local media
  • Manage content creation for materials, branding, and press communications
  • Oversee logistics for press events and media conferences
  • Secure international, national, and local media coverage for a broad range of events
  • Coordinate publicity for high profile speakers and guests

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field
  • 5-7+ years of demonstrated public relations experience
  • Strong writing and editing skills, knowledge of AP style preferred

The Ford Agency is a recruiting firm based in the DC area. We represent a broad range of businesses and non-profits throughout the region. This position is an opening with our client.

To see more open positions available through The Ford Agency, please check out our website at

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to:

ATTN: Public Affairs Specialist

The Ford Agency, Inc.

1660 L Street, NW

Suite 200

Washington, DC 20036


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