Public Affairs Specialist

Washington D.C.
Aug 18, 2021
Sep 22, 2021
Full Time

The Ford Agency is working with a national MARCOM organization to find a Public Affairs Specialist interested in promoting cultural diversity within the industry. The PR Specialist will report directly to the President/CEO and will  develop and implement organization-wide strategies to enhance visibility of the organization and mission. This role has myriad responsibilities that are perfect for a mid-level professional with experience in social media campaign development and strategic media relations. This is a temp-to-hire position that is 100% remote and available immediately!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Act as the main point- of-contact for all marketing and communications projects
  • Oversee all media relations to include responding to media inquiries, writing press releases, pitching stories to the media, media monitoring
  • Develop and execute strategic communication and marketing campaigns
  • Manage social media accounts and create relevant content

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, or Journalism
  • 3+ years of relevant experience, ideally in a non-profit, association, or advocacy organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with  a broad range of stakeholders
  • Intermediate proficiency with MSOffice (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Buffer or comparative social media scheduling platform

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 in an opening with our client.

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

The Ford Agency, Inc.

1660 L Street, NW

Suite 200

Washington, DC 20036

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