Associate Director of Media Relations
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Washington, District of Columbia
A national non-profit organization specializing in veterans’ issues and disability rights is seeking highly motivated publicist/media relations professional to work in our Washington, DC headquarters. Primary responsibilities include: managing all media relations (i.e., story development, pitching, placement and crisis communications), building internal and external relationships with media, stakeholders and target audiences, and creating/maintaining communication tools (i.e., press releases, pitch scripts, opinion pieces, speeches, talking points, distribution lists).
The incumbent must have 3 years experience as a publicist. An undergraduate degree in communications or a related field is required. The selected candidate will be a highly organized strategic and creative thinker with outstanding pitching, writing, editorial and interpersonal skills. Must have demonstrated track record in delivering results. Some travel is required. Salary range is 58K-73K plus benefits.
How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter with salary requirements, two writing samples, and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or FAX: (202) 416-7633. Closing date for resumes: April 9, 2010. EOE