Public Affairs Specialist

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 12, 2021
Closes
Sep 16, 2021
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Contract

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 www.ford-agency.com.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to:

tempjobs@ford-agency.com

ATTN: Public Affairs Specialist

The Ford Agency, Inc.

1660 L Street, NW

Suite 200

Washington, DC 20036

EOE

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