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Media Relations Specialist

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Burness
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Bethesda, MD
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Published 23 days ago



Media

Relations Specialist



Burness, a social change communications firm, is seeking a

media relations specialist who enjoys writing press releases and op-eds,

pitching stories, developing relationships with reporters and following news

trends. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with three or more years of

professional experience in communications, preferably at a non-profit or small

foundation or in a communications office on Capitol Hill. Fluency in Spanish is

highly desired.



You are a

good fit for this position if you can:








  • Pitch
  • print and broadcast reporters, podcasts and blogs

  • Create
  • media lists and track news coverage

  • Handle
  • logistics for major media and stakeholder events

  • Write
  • clearly and concisely (blogs, press releases, op-eds, social media
  • content)

  • Develop
  • and execute social media engagement strategies

  • Juggle
  • multiple projects simultaneously







Burness works extensively with the country’s leading health

foundations, nonprofits and academic institutions. Since our founding more than

30 years ago, we’ve worked with more than 700 nonprofits in the US and around

the world. Find out more about us at burness.com.



We offer

excellent benefits, competitive salary, and a collegial work environment. 



Media

Relations Specialist



Burness, a social change communications firm, is seeking a

media relations specialist who enjoys writing press releases and op-eds,

pitching stories, developing relationships with reporters and following…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

English & Spanish Speaking

English & Spanish Speaking

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Bethesda, MD
Associated Location
Bethesda, MD, USA

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