Associate

August 16, 2021

Firehouse Strategies is seeking a full-time Associate to join our rapidly growing public affairs firm in Washington, D.C.

Associates at Firehouse work on behalf of the firm’s dedicated client engagement teams and assist in providing services ranging from media amplification to targeted issue advocacy for brand-recognized Fortune 100 companies, prominent trade associations, and nonprofit organizations.

This entry-level role provides Associates a hands-on experience in the public affairs arena and the opportunity to engage in a diverse portfolio of issues, sectors, and causes, while working in a fun, collaborative, and fast-paced environment. Candidates for this position should have 1-3 years of professional experience in a writing, political, or media-focused role.

Responsibilities:

Team Support: Provide support for the firm’s dedicated client engagement teams, including drafting and compiling meeting notes and presentation materials, producing relevant issue, messaging, and background research, and managing and coordinating team schedules

Content Generation: Draft internal content, such as client reports, as well as external content, such as public op-eds and blog posts

Media Monitoring: Closely monitor day to day media activity related to the firm’s client engagements and flag relevant client news and media content in real-time as it lands

Business Development: Work in coordination with the firm’s business development and dedicated client engagement teams to draft and compile new business proposals and presentation materials

Preferred Qualifications:

1-3 years of professional experience in a writing, political, or media-focused role working on behalf of political candidates, members of Congress, presidential administrations, political party organizations, grassroots advocacy organizations, and/or public affairs firms

Superb organizational skills and thorough attention to detail

Strong writing skills and experience drafting external public content, such as op-eds and blog posts, as well as internal communication documents, such as reports and memorandums

Proven ability to complete assigned tasks on time and manage competing and challenging deadlines

Ability to adapt and respond with speed to changing scenarios

Strong research skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite platforms, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook

If interested and to learn more about the role, please send an email with a copy of your resume to [email protected].