Associate

Job Type

Full Time

Published

06/07/2018

Address

Bethesda
MD
United States

Description

Burness, a mission-driven communications firm committed to helping nonprofits and foundations advance social change worldwide, seeks a dynamic communications professional with strong strategy, media relations, social media, and writing skills. The ideal candidate would have 5 to 7 years of experience in journalism, public relations or on Capitol Hill. Ideally, the candidate has, through their work, become familiar with issues around health and/or factors that impact health (transportation, education, income, nutrition, the environment, etc.).


Basic job requirements include the demonstrated ability to:


·        write clearly and concisely (blogs, press releases, op-eds, social media content)

·        copy-edit long and short-form documents

·        manage independent projects and client relationships

·        successfully engage media, social audiences and organizations to raise visibility on and interest in issues

·        work collaboratively with a team

·        be flexible and willing to change course quickly


Strong interpersonal and presentation skills are also important for this position.


Burness Communications offers excellent benefits, including; 4 weeks paid vacation, tuition assistance for professional development, a friendly and collegial working environment, and a competitive salary. Send resumes to jobs@burness.com.   

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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