VP, Public Affairs & Business Development
We are an award winning media firm with a national brand, seeking a Senior level hire to
immediately help grow our public affairs client base, advise client campaign strategy, and assist
in establishing a premier Washington, DC public affairs agency.
How you’ll make an impact:
Establish, develop, and maintain relationships with and represent the agency before
policymakers, trade associations, corporate government affairs offices, consultants, and
other external organizations
Present, promote, and sell agency services using solid arguments to existing and
Understand the agency’s offerings, and work with members of the team to leverage
those offerings for client campaigns
Grow the agency’s advocacy engagement and grassroots capacities including, but not
limited to, developing new tools and resources, taking a leading role in identifying
budget priorities, and proposing and implementing strategies to increase the footprint
of the advocacy and public affairs department
Possess a general knowledge of paid media strategies and tactics (TV, digital, etc.) and
how they play effective roles in winning campaigns
Passionate about advising clients on how to generate creative messages through various
mediums such as video, graphic design, animation, etc.
Manage a team of individuals who will execute your vision and deliver exceptional client
Why we’ll love you:
5+ years of political or advocacy communications experience, preferably from Capitol
Hill, a trade association, or advertising agency
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Relationships with coalition, trade, and industry decision makers in Washington D.C and
the ability to expand your network on national, state, and local levels
Excellent writing and editing skills
Strong interest in and knowledge of politics, government, and issue advocacy
Self-starter who will take ownership of a process and use problem-solving skills to
Ability to organize and manage several priorities while working under pressure and with
Experience in managing and executing large-budget paid media campaigns and
overseeing video production projects is preferable
Willingness to work flexible hours and when needed, including evenings and weekends.
Why you’ll love us:
Competitive base salary + generous commission structure with unlimited earning
You’ll be surrounded by a collaborative and creative team that works hard to support
you and the agency’s clients
Ability to work remote full-time with a flexible work environment
We want A player employees so we offer A player benefits such as a 401k plan,
unlimited sick days, flexible work remote days throughout the year, etc.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Vet.