Media Relations Specialist

15 Sep, 2021

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Media Relations Specialist

Feldman Strategies
Washington, DC

Media Relations Specialist

Join a fast paced, strategic communications firm that is working with leading labor unions, progressive organizations, nonprofits, voting rights advocates and candidates. As a boutique shop, the firm prides itself on its hands-on approach that puts an unparalleled focus on the success and results of our clients.

Responsibilities:

-Work directly with and serve as right-hand support to firm principal

-Strategically advise, manage, and execute media campaigns for clients

-Write and pitch media advisories, press releases, and personalized pitches to a wide variety of journalists

-Proactively identify opportunities for increasing client press visibility

-Cultivate and maintain relationships with reporters/editors from local and national media outlets

-Deliver in-depth media prep and training for client interviews with major publications and outlets
Qualified Candidates:

-3-5 years of communications experience in a firm, agency setting, or related position on a campaign, Capitol Hill or with an organization or news agency

-Effective and confident leader who is self-motivated

-Must thrive on delivering results, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment

-Strong writing and grammar skills are a must

-Candidates must be able to complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner

-Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills – a natural listener and communicator

-Candidates should have a passion for communications, politics, and the 24-hour news cycle

-Must be outgoing and a true people person

This position is salaried, commensurate with experience. This is a position with a central office in Washington, DC., with the option to work completely remotely.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to info@feldmanstrategies.com.

Feldman Strategies LLC is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace.

Job posted: 2021-09-15