BGR Public Relations, a fast-growing public relations and marketing firm in D.C., is seeking a first-rate writer and PR specialist. Applicant should have experience in journalism as well as public relations and, if possible, some time on Capitol Hill. The applicant should be able to assimilate information quickly and write a clear, concise news release. In addition, the applicant should be able to pitch stories rapidly and escort clients to interviews with aplomb. BGR, which has major corporate clients, needs an eager, able and poised individual to take the lead on some accounts both large and small. Salary commensurate with experience.
Requirements: B.A. college degree. Experience writing news stories for newspapers. Experience writing news releases. Experience pitching stories and finding who to pitch those stories to using standard databases. Experience escorting clients to interviews and arranging elaborate itineraries. Good interpersonal skills with reporters, clients and colleagues. Must be well versed in U.S. politics and government. Please submit applications (which should include a resume and a cover letter) as soon as possible to firstname.lastname@example.org.