Media Relations Manager

17 Sep, 2020


Media Relations Manager

Takoma Park, MD

The Media Relations Manager will manage and collaborate with consultants and outside vendors as needed to advance FairVote’s issue agenda and promote FairVote as a premier venue offering electoral reforms.

The Media Relations Manager will work under the Communications Director to implement FairVote’s comprehensive communications plan and national campaign. This indidivual will draft public-facing content in pursuit of these goals and will develop relationships with both DC-area press contacts and national press contacts.

The Media Relations Manager will also manage internal systems for media tracking, including tracking daily coverage of ranked choice voting, multi-member ranked choice voting reforms, FairVote, and FairVote spokespeople.

Qualifications include:

●      Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in communications, public relations, marketing, or English

●      4-6 years of increasingly responsible experience in positions relevant to public relations

●      Proven track record in securing impactful media coverage on behalf of organizations, clients, and/or individual spokespeople.

●      Experience pitching and securing coverage in a wide variety of outlets, including print, TV, online, and radio

●      Experience pitching and securing coverage on a wide variety of issues, including advocacy issues

●      1-2 years experience tracking and presenting media metrics

●      1-2 years managing junior-level staff, such as interns

●      Experience pitching and developing ongoing relationships with reporters

●      Experience as a journalist, producer, or other member of the press

Application Process:

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Job posted: 2020-09-17