Community Engagement Manager

Tysons Corner, Virginia
Competitive Hourly Salary with opportunity for full-time
Feb 26, 2018
Metro Area
Part Time

Do you love to learn about business deals, mergers & acquisitions and how successful companies are built?   Do you enjoy writing and helping to plan events?  Would you like to build a strong personal network with business leaders and influencers in the Washington DC high-tech and government contracting communities?

If so, WashingtonExec has a great opportunity for you.  We are a leading publication covering the executives and the business of the fast-growing government contracting industry in the Washington, DC region.  WashingtonExec is currently seeking a Community Engagement Manager, who will help us to grow our business and take it to the next level.  This is a part-time job opportunity, with the potential to develop into full-time employment.

The right candidate is a highly motivated, independent worker.  You must have at least 3 years’ experience in any of the following vocations: Marketing, Sales, PR/Communications or Journalism.  Above all, you must be able to demonstrate a proficiency for developing good content, with a knack for translating technical jargon and complex topics into well-researched, engaging stories that capture and grow our audience and membership.  Finally, the successful candidate should be passionate about cultivating relationships with high-level executives, have a keen interest for storytelling and be a natural at facilitating connections between our members.

The successful candidate will find this to be an outstanding career opportunity, with the following benefits:

  • Opportunity to network and connect with some of the regions leading C-level executives and entrepreneurs (if you reside locally)
  • Opportunity to Participate in WashingtonExec events, giving you the opportunity to learn about the Government Contracting business from leading executives
  • Experience writing about the government contracting sector is a big plus, but not required. 
  • Our office is based in Tysons Corner, Virginia, but will consider someone who is outside of the Washington DC area.
  • Experience in AP writing style preferred, but not required

Other must-haves: 

  • Accurate, clear and concise writing and impeccable communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress: know how to insert stories and images, add categories, tags and other relevant information, etc.
  • Comfortable with daily deadlines 
  • Reliable internet connection and phone

Available for phone check ins during normal business hours

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