Associate, Public Affairs

27 Aug, 2020

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Associate, Public Affairs

PLUS Communications
Arlington, VA
Your day in this position may include:
  • Writing and distributing basic communications materials including news releases, backgrounders, fact sheets, newsletter content, statements and other press materials.
  • Monitoring media and hearings to report coverage for our clients.
  • Coordinating basic research requests.
  • Creating and maintaining press lists.
  • Supporting event coordination and logistics for media events and briefings.
  • Developing PowerPoint presentations for new business opportunities and current clients.
  • Supporting administrative duties for key accounts such as preparing regular reports / trackers, maintaining online file databases, scheduling meetings, compiling notes.
This job may be for you, if you:
  • Have previous experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Have strong organizational skills and ability to manage several projects simultaneously working across a variety of issues.
  • Are able to work under pressure to manage tight deadlines while juggling multiple projects and changing priorities.
  • Are a team player with a can-do attitude and a willingness to work in the trenches.
What we require:
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in communications.
  • Understanding of the communications landscape and how various communications channels work (i.e. digital, print, social, broadcast).
  • Interest in public affairs and policy issues; ability to synthesize technical content.
  • Proven strong skills in PowerPoint
  • Experience with LexisNexis, Cision, Critical Mention.
  • Practical understanding of AP Style.
To apply:

Email mthomas@pluspr.com

Items to Include for all applications:

  • Writing Sample & Cover Letter
  • Application Questions –
    • Questions specific to role as needed

Job posted: 2020-08-27