Vice President, Political

May 23, 2023

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, coalitions, 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, Political: 

Firehouse Strategies is seeking a full-time Vice President to join the political team at our rapidly growing public affairs firm in Washington, D.C.

The Vice President at Firehouse will work on behalf of the firm’s dedicated political team and assist in overseeing our nationwide field network and play an integral role in targeted issue advocacy campaigns for our clients. Candidates for this position should have 5-7 years of professional experience in political campaigns, government, or media-focused roles.


  • Project Management: Managing grassroots and grasstops efforts including overseeing strategy and execution of grassroots advocacy campaigns for clients
  • Political Engagement: Utilizing political experience and relationships with political operatives, officials, and activists nationwide to help assess political risks to clients, set campaign strategies and build support for client-related activities
  • Budget Management: Working to set and oversee budgeting process for projects from start to finish
  • Business Development: Working 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:

  • 5-7 years of professional experience in political campaigns, government, or media-focused roles 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


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Superb health and dental insurance benefits, with Firehouse paying 100% of the Carefirst Gold-tier reference plan 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 paid time off
  • 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]