RH Strategic is seeking a media savvy senior associate to join its Washington, D.C. team.

For those who understand the power of the press, love connecting people and ideas to the journalists and channels that are telling compelling stories, this is an excellent opportunity to hit the ground running. Those who will be seriously considered for this role have an advanced understanding of the interplay between key D.C.-based media and legislative/regulatory decision-making. Qualified candidates will also have a track record of media strategy success and an informed understanding of how media drives business leaders and policymakers into action.

RH Strategic is a well-established public relations agency with a robust and stellar client portfolio, and a 15-year brand presence. Our clients are Fortune 500 brands and well-funded start-ups with an exciting vision for our future. They are innovators in cybersecurity, telecommunications, healthcare, life sciences, and more. Our team of more than 40 communications pros nationwide connects these innovators with opportunities to showcase their thought leadership, build their brands, and advocate for their issues.

As a Media Sr. Associate with RH Strategic, you will:

  • Lead media strategy for award-winning clients and engaging public relations/public affairs programs.
  • Proactively advise clients on communications strategies related to their public affairs and media objectives.
  • Provide strategic recommendations to clients and counsel to account teams.

Requirements:

  • 5-8 years of PR and media experience.
  • Able to devise public relations strategy to support program objectives, confidently present to clients, and convert into campaign-level action.
  • Exceptional writing skills and attention to detail for an agency setting with the ability to produce and/or provide strategy recommendations on public relations content including messaging, policy updates, OpEds, speeches, briefing documents; as well as media relations content including press releases and media pitches.
  • Experience counseling clients on media strategy such as preparing for interviews, talking points, and responding to a crisis.
  • Ability to work effectively with top-tier media in print, online, broadcast, and social media.
  • Experience preparing clients for media interviews and providing feedback.
  • Ability to comprehend client’s business, issues, and competitive environments, and translate into agency plans and action.

Preferred:

  • Experience communicating on behalf of technology and cybersecurity innovators and experts.
  • Experience coaching teams on media strategy and communications.
  • Exposure to managing and monitoring the health of projects within scope.
  • Experience in digital, paid, content, social, analytics.

Ready to start the conversation? Send your resume and cover letter to jobs@rhstrategic.com

RH Strategic is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We will not be able to respond to every submission. No calls, recruiters, or offers for contract work, please.