Full-Time

Associate – Communications & Public Affairs

Posted on 5/14/2024

Global Strategy Group

Global Strategy Group

51-200 employees

Provides data-driven public affairs communications

Consulting
Social Impact

Entry

Washington, DC, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Public Policy
Journalism
Political Science
Requirements
  • 1-2 years of experience in strategic communications or public affairs within corporate, government, non-profit or agency spaces
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills with proficiency in distilling complex information with thorough knowledge of AP Style
  • Experience using digital communications and social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, blogs, etc.
  • Team-oriented with a positive attitude and expertise in building strong relationships
  • A natural problem-solver with good judgment, impeccable attention to detail, and the ability to manage up
  • Skilled at working under pressure, ensuring quality and organization across multiple tasks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with media intelligence tools such as Quorum, Muck Rack, Infegy is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, political science, public affairs, public policy or other relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bilingual or multi-lingual abilities are a plus
Responsibilities
  • Conduct comprehensive background research to develop initial client-facing materials under detailed direction
  • Produce basic communication materials (memos, press releases, talking points) with guidance from senior team members
  • Conduct regular media monitoring (traditional and social) and create coverage reports for a range of clients and industries
  • Support media relations on teams by creating and maintaining media lists, monitoring media across platforms, assisting in pitch material research, and identifying relevant media outlets, reporters, and tracking media trends for pitching ideas
  • Support project teams by handling administrative duties, including scheduling, developing agendas, and taking detailed and action-oriented notes during internal and external meetings
  • Track project timelines and client deliverables to ensure deadlines are met and priorities managed
  • Interact with clients and assist the project team in updating clients on progress and activities
  • Collaborate with senior team members to understand strategy and approach
  • Assist in administrative tasks like arranging prep meetings, organizing resources, and monitoring project timelines to support new business initiatives

Global Strategy Group specializes in harnessing the power of data-driven research for public affairs and communications. By using sophisticated data analysis to understand and influence audiences, this company excels at shaping public opinion and driving political and legislative outcomes. Their expertise not only positions them as industry leaders but also creates a focused and impactful workplace for professionals seeking to make a significant impact in the realm of public communication and policy advocacy.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1995

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

7%

2 year growth

-1%