Vice President - DC Communications

Employer
Location
Washington
Posted
Jan 30, 2013
Closes
Mar 01, 2013
Contact
Drew Casko
Duration
Full Time
Global Strategy Group seeks to hire a motivated, organized and goal-oriented individual to fill a new and challenging position in our growing DC Communications practice.

Responsibilities:
•Serve as the day-to-day account leader and chief media relations liaison on key accounts
•Manage training, activities and work product of junior team members
•Lead strategic communications planning initiatives
•Draft and edit a wide range of materials, including press releases, statements and strategy memos
•Work with senior practitioners across the firm on business planning and business development, including pitch presentations, RFP responses, lead generation and networking
•Manage, hire and train qualified team members

Qualifications:
•7+ years progressive experience in public relations, crisis management and public affairs
•Experience working with political, government, non-profit and corporate clients
•Strong organization, prioritization, and project management skills
•Ability to work efficiently with an emphasis on attention to detail
•Excellent presentation and writing skills
•Experience working with and managing media relations with, and on behalf of, high profile individuals
•Experience pitching and managing placement of stories in national outlets
•Proven track record of successfully converting new business and up selling
•Experience working in a large networked agency as well as a small boutique firm a plus

Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience required. Masters degree a plus.

Reports to: Managing Director



Please submit cover letter and resume to careers@globalstrategygroup.com Please reference Vice President – DC Communications within the subject heading of the correspondence.

Global Strategy Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform servicemember status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other protected class under federal, state or local statute

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