The Glover Park Group (GPG), a leading public affairs consulting firm, is seeking an organized and detail-oriented junior professional to join the firm’s Strategic Communications practice.  This position is based in our Washington, D.C. office.


Responsibilities

  • Write and edit news releases, strategic plans, collateral and other client/media-facing materials
  • Cultivate relationships with reporters, editors, producers, bloggers, and other media professionals
  • Monitor and/or compile daily press clips for multiple clients
  • Build and maintain press lists
  • Prepare press materials and assist with media outreach strategies, including crafting and executing newsworthy pitches
  • 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 client’s businesses
  • Contribute to firm’s new business process and efforts

Qualifications

  • A BA/BS degree in a related field and 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • 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 project manage and multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced environment