Director, Strategic Communications

17 May, 2021


Director, Strategic Communications

Finsbury Glover Hering North America
Washington, DC

The Glover Park Group (GPG), a leading public affairs consulting firm, is seeking an experienced communications professional to join the firm’s Strategic Communications division. This position is based in Washington, D.C.


  • Serve as day-to-day, client-facing communications lead for multiple accounts
  • Lead the development of media strategies at the national and local level, including pitch angles and reporter targets
  • Deep understanding of the changing media landscape and what it takes to break through
  • Lead the report out of earned media efforts to clients, including using data and analytics to tell a compelling narrative
  • Help craft and deliver persuasive messaging and related collateral materials, simplifying complex legislative, regulatory, legal or other general issues
  • Project manage larger accounts, including workplans, deadlines, and monitoring of account budgets and needs
  • Interact on a daily basis with trade-specific and general press
  • Work with other GPG divisions to deliver integrated services (from government relations and advertising to content development and public opinion research)
  • Manage new business process and efforts


  • A BA/BS degree in a related field and 6-10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with developing and managing integrated communications campaigns, drawing from multiple disciplines including media relations, government relations, advertising, and public opinion research, in-house or at a public relations agency
  • Experience working with reporters and established media contacts
  • Strong strategic thinker with understanding of how larger economic and public policy landscape impacts clients’ communications abilities and needs
  • Experience and ambition for sourcing and/or successfully leading efforts to obtain new business
  • A demonstrated capacity for leadership, communication and teamwork

Job posted: 2021-05-17