The Glover Park Group is seeking a motivated, sharp and energetic junior-level professional to join the firm’s Strategic Communications practice. This position is within the practice’s Energy & Sustainability group and based in our Washington, D.C. office.


Responsibilities

  • Serve as day-to-day contact on multiple Energy & Sustainability client accounts
  • Build relationships with client contacts and provide proactive client counsel
  • Write and edit news releases, strategic plans, collateral and other client/media-facing materials
  • Prepare press materials and assist with media outreach strategies, including crafting and executing newsworthy pitches
  • Cultivate relationships with reporters, editors, producers, bloggers, and other media professionals and interact regularly with energy and general press
  • Manage multiple projects, including task and deadline tracking, for multiple clients from concept to completion
  • Maintain knowledge of evolving policy and political issues that impact the energy and climate sector
  • Contribute to firm’s new business process and efforts

Qualifications

  • A BA/BS degree in a related field and 3-6 years of relevant experience
  • Specific familiarity and experience with energy and sustainability issues
  • Extremely strong writing and communications skills; ability to produce clear, concise press materials within tight deadlines
  • Superior research and editing skills
  • Ability to identify and cultivate key media contacts and outlets for a range of clients
  • Experience pitching stories to local and national news outlets
  • Experience with rapid response or ‘war room’ efforts
  • Strong strategic thinking and long-term planning skills
  • Ability to take initiative, manage people and deadlines, and multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced environment