Public Relations (PR) Director

14 Nov, 2022

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Public Relations (PR) Director

Rational 360
Washington, D.C.

 

Description

Rational 360 is hiring a Public Relations Director to manage several client accounts and to help lead our firm. Candidates must have at least 3-5 years of prior public relations or communications experience and ideally will have experience in public affairs or corporate communications. Candidates must possess strong writing and project management skills, and be eager to work in a fast-paced environment, and able to manage a diverse workload. Experience managing digital media communications is a plus.

Directors engage in daily client consultation and strategy development, produce high-level communications materials and manage media relations campaigns. They are part of the firm’s senior management and assist with business development, mentorship, and strategic planning.

Our firm is committed to high-quality, personal service and we specialize in strategic public affairs communications, reputation management, business and consumer public relations, and digital communications.

About Rational 360

The Rational Way: All in Partners

Rational 360 is a leading full-service strategic communications and digital agency, with offices and staff located across the country. We recognize that communications and public affairs rarely take place in a vacuum, and our work is always crafted using the best data analysis to support organization-wide strategic objectives for our clients.

From public relations and public affairs to crisis communications and new media strategy, our experienced team takes an innovative, active approach to advancing your mission-critical goals. We understand the unique opportunities and challenges of the 21st century media landscape and operate as an extension of your own communications and leadership teams.

The Rational Approach: Integrated Campaigns

We create custom campaigns that are integrated with communication, policy, or business goals an organization may have and we measure our campaigns on their ability to deliver outcomes and results. Our creative and relentless approach inspires hearts and minds, turns data into action, opens commercial markets, and drives impactful outcomes that win.

The Rational Difference: Connected Where it Matters.

Our bipartisan team members have worked at every level of business and government and our networks extend deep into the Halls of Congress, the White House, and Fortune 500 boardrooms across the country. We have the pulse of mission-critical conversations and implement campaigns when and where it matters most – and measure success at every point in the process.

Requirements

  • At least 3-5 years of communications or public relations experience with proven results and experience working with reporters
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proven ability to develop creative, strategic solutions to communications challenges
  • Experience managing staff
  • Experience managing clients and/or project teams
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience developing and editing high-quality written materials
  • Familiarity with the professional use of digital media channels
  • Experience developing and editing high-quality written materials
  • Experience working with top corporation or association executives
  • Bachelors’ Degree

Benefits

Rational 360 offers competitive compensation including year-end bonuses and a 401K match for full-time employees. Full-time staff members are eligible for medical, dental, and vision insurance.

We offer employees paid time off, paid holidays off, paid family leave, sick leave, and a flexible work schedule around the holidays which include the office closing between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Full-time employees are expected to work in our Washington, DC office Monday – Thursday each week and have the option to work remotely each Friday. Additionally, employees can take up to two (2) additional weeks of remote workdays during the calendar year.

Employees have the opportunity to continue to grow their skills with professional development in the office or remotely. Rational 360 hosts weekly all-staff professional development trainings led by a leader at Rational 360 or by an expert brought in from outside of Rational 360 to lead the trainings. All trainings in the office have catered lunch and those working remotely are given an Uber Eats pass to order lunch to their home during the professional development training.

Each employee is paired with a senior member of the management team at Rational which will serve as his or her mentor throughout the year to continue to grow in his or her career at Rational.

Rational 360 has a 3-month check-in for all new employees, a 6-month review, and an annual review for each year the employee is at Rational 360.

Rational 360 is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

 

Job posted: 2022-11-14