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Account Supervisor, Media Strategy

Account Supervisor, Media Strategy
Organization: DDC Public Affairs
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 03/15/2024

Account Supervisor Position

We are hiring an Account Supervisor to support our corporate reputation and public affairs clients. This position will play a key role on several pieces of business, ensuring that our clients’ corporate stories are told to their key stakeholders across a variety of platforms. The ideal candidate is a true self-starter and enthusiastic about joining a team that is building a new specialty within a public affairs firm.


We are seeking a candidate with:

  • Superior writing skills
  • Excellent media relations skills
  • Strong, established relationships with key Beltway reporters
  • Ability to liaise and provide meaningful client counsel
  • Capacity to manage and mentor entry-level staff
  • Experience in working with senior leaders to bring fresh ideas
  • Understanding of traditional media relations and integration of social media for maximum results

This role is perfect for someone with 5-7 years of experience who would like the opportunity to work closely with senior leaders and clients; results-driven and an aptitude to bring creative ideas from strategy through execution.


  • Own media relations for your clients
  • Develop impactful media-focused content
  • Regularly monitor the news and competitive market
  • Maintain strong relationships with media, journalists, and influencers
  • Moderate client media interviews
  • Manage and mentor junior staff
  • Provide hands-on social and digital support for clients
  • Drive story development to support the client’s overall strategy
  • Actively support the pitch process for new business

Success Factors

  • 5+ years of experience in public relations or communications
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in media relations
  • Ability to provide guidance to entry-level staffers
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field

About DDC

Since our founding in 1996, DDC has grown to become the largest full-service Public Affairs agency in the country. Through our unique blend of professional services and technology solutions, we establish rich connections with targeted audiences and empower our clients to build the relationships necessary to win on their public policy campaigns. We are committed to ensuring each member of our team is a key contributor, and support that by fostering a collaborative work environment and entrepreneurial spirit throughout the organization.

DDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/ProtectedVet.

EEO Statement

Salary is based on a range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and other job-related qualifications. A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off, and/or other benefits also are available. Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

DDC Public Affairs is part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. and is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. DDC Public Affairs does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where DDC Public Affairs does business. Our policy is to employ, advance, and reasonably accommodate all qualified employees and applicants. Any person who feels that he or she has been subjected to discrimination should immediately report the matter to Talent Development or to a supervisor.

Any reported incident will be investigated. Retaliation against an employee or applicant who makes a good-faith claim of discrimination is prohibited. Employees and applicants may bring good-faith complaints, ask questions, and raise concerns without fear of reprisal or retaliation.

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