StoryPartners DC
Washington, DC

Story Partners, a leading Washington, D.C.-based public affairs firm is seeking a Director of Media and Editorial Services to serve as a media strategist, developing and implementing media relations and communications strategies on behalf of a diverse client base.



  • Advise clients and staff on the development and execution of media relations and editorial strategies for public affairs campaigns
  • Lead media relations and content development for agency clients on a wide range of policy issues
  • Manage day-to-day interactions with media and cultivate relationships with Beltway, trade, national and local media
  • Develop creative pitches for print, radio and TV
  • Generate unique story and editorial placements in national, beltway and regional media outlets
  • Provide writing and editing services for clients and agency publications
  • Write, edit and produce content across a variety of platforms, including social media channels, advertising, both print and online
  • Produce and distribute news releases, op-eds, bylined articles, e-newsletters, talking points, brochure copy, ads, etc.
  • Serve as spokesperson for clients as needed
  • Develop aggressive earned and paid media communications strategies
  • Craft and deploy crisis communications responses
  • Bolster media and editorial capacity of agency staff on an ongoing basis
  • Provide media training to clients



  • Minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience formulating and executing media relations campaigns, including on the record spokesperson duties
  • Persuasive writing portfolio
  • Prefer experience in journalism, on Capitol Hill, or in a PR agency
  • Passion for providing outstanding client service
  • Strong pitching skills
  • Adept at guiding and counseling clients on media engagement strategies
  • Strong understanding of social media integration
  • Well-organized with an ability to multitask and meet tight and frequent deadlines
  • Bachelor’s Degree

To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to


Job Posted: August 19, 2017