• Communications Director

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(1/19/2019 7:54 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    In Pursuit Of is a full-service communications and marketing capability that drives ideas and shapes debates in pursuit of a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential. We are the communications capability that supports Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce (FPCC) and are seeking a Communications Director to play an integral role in advancing its mission.


    The ideal candidate is a passionate and experienced professional who can bring sophisticated media relations and marketing strategies together to manage multiple concurrent projects and initiatives. Ideally, you are experienced in public relations, rapid response, paid media strategy, branding, compliance, and project management (with an emphasis on driving public policy debates).



    Your Responsibilities Include 

    • Develop and execute a comprehensive communications strategy that positions the organization to achieve its operational and policy goals
    • Work collaboratively with internal media relations, digital, creative, writing and research teams to project manage the development, distribution and maintenance of quality content, collateral and other assets as needed
    • Project-manage public policy issue campaigns for the organization, from development to execution
    • Manage media relationships and speak on the record to media outlets on behalf of the organization
    • Optimize media opportunities to insert the brand’s POV and drive narratives in the press


    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • 5+ years of experience in public relations, marketing, campaigns, or other professional communications
    • Proven ability to speak on the record required
    • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while coordinating with multiple stakeholders in a highly deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
    • Innovative and willing to challenge the status quo and envision what could be
    • Customer-focused attitude
    • Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively when developing new issue campaigns


    Standout Candidates May Also Bring 

    • A bachelor’s degree
    • Experience communicating about public policies or legislation
    • Management/supervisory experience
    • Experience on TV and radio preferred


    About Us


    In Pursuit Of is the full-service communications and marketing agency that drives ideas and shapes debates in pursuit of a society of mutual benefit. Our missions-driven partnerships advance policy and cultural change that enable people to improve their lives. 


    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 


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