• War Room Associate

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(4/16/2018 8:54 AM)
    ID
    2018-2532
    Category
    Communications
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    In Pursuit Of is looking for a War Room Associate to join its press team. The position requires the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment to monitor key issues in the media and identify and distribute breaking news as it happens. An ideal candidate will be passionate about free-market policy issues, thrive in a team environment, and demonstrate a commitment to professionalism and customer-focus.

     

    ABOUT US

    In Pursuit Of is a full-service communications and marketing capability that drives ideas and shapes debates in pursuit of a free and open society. Our mission-driven partnerships advance policy, political, and cultural change that enable people to improve their lives. 

    We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.  

     

    OUR VALUES

    Working at In Pursuit Of is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.  

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct regular monitoring of media (print and broadcast) and blog outlets on a variety of subjects and interest areas on the national and state levels. Topics include the U.S. economy, federal spending, healthcare, cronyism, corporate welfare, criminal justice reform and freedom of speech
    • Secure transcripts and clips of TV and radio broadcasts to share with the team
    • Produce and distribute breaking, morning, afternoon and daily news reports to highlight main findings and note potential areas for further interest for an audience of mostly internal stakeholders and decision-makers as well as some external entities

    Qualifications

    • Professional experience with detail-oriented, customer-focused responsibilities preferred, but not required
    • Demonstrated interest in developing communications abilities and responsibilities
    • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Ability to take initiative, collaborate, and work independently while integrating a high degree of attention to detail and organization
    • Excellent customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
    • Self-starter attitude and high sense of urgency
    • Familiarity with and commitment to free-market principles

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