Vice President

June 17, 2024

Firehouse Strategies is a full-service public affairs firm focused on delivering targeted persuasion campaigns for a wide variety of corporate clients, including Fortune 50 companies, trade associations, and nonprofit organizations. With over 30 political and PR experts, Firehouse employs uniquely authentic strategies and asymmetric tactics to achieve clients’ desired outcomes.

Vice President

Firehouse is seeking a full-time vice president to join our rapidly growing public affairs firm.

Vice presidents at Firehouse play an integral role in managing the firm’s client engagements while working in a fun, collaborative, and fast-paced environment. The successful candidate for this position has 5-7 years of experience serving in communications roles on behalf of political candidates, members of Congress, presidential administrations, or political party organizations, and has strong media relationships.

This position is based out of Firehouse’s Washington, D.C. office where team members work in the office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and remotely Monday and Friday.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute strategies and tactics that effectively reach and persuade clients’ targeted audiences
  • Leverage existing relationships with members of the media to successfully pitch and place earned media stories and opinion content in national, Beltway, and state-based outlets
  • Work alongside the firm’s political team in managing clients’ grassroots and grasstops advocacy campaigns
  • Participate in business development pitches that successfully acquire new clients for the firm
  • Oversee work product produced by associates, project directors, and assistant vice presidents
  • Mentor team members in their professional development and ensure they receive the necessary feedback, guidance, and resources to excel in their roles

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of experience working in communications roles on behalf of political candidates, members of Congress, presidential administrations, or political party organizations
  • Strong relationships with national, Beltway, and state-based media outlets
  • Proven ability to mentor, inspire, and lead team members to succeed
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate with team members
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience operating Microsoft Office Suite platforms, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as social media platforms, such as X (formerly Twitter) and Facebook

Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Superb health and dental insurance benefits, with Firehouse paying 100% of the Carefirst Gold-tier reference plans offered by the firm
  • Excellent retirement benefits, with Firehouse providing a 401(k)-plan featuring a 3% employer contribution for all employees
  • Employer-sponsored financial planning services, with a dedicated financial planner offered by the firm to all employees
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, offering employees a way to set aside pre-tax pay for qualifying health care expenses, dependent care expenses, and commuting or parking expenses
  • 15 days of paid time off vacation per calendar year
  • Monthly stipend for cellular phone usage
  • Monthly firmwide social events
  • A fun and collaborative environment to develop and expand your career

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