Public Affairs Specialist

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 18, 2021
Closes
Sep 22, 2021
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
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 www.ford-agency.com.

The Ford Agency, Inc.

1660 L Street, NW

Suite 200

Washington, DC 20036
EOE

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