Rational 360 a quickly growing public relations and public affairs firm in downtown D.C. is hiring a Public Relations Associate to support several client accounts. The ideal candidate will have experience in public relations, research, writing, digital media, media pitching, and have an interest in public affairs and American politics. Prospective candidates should have a working knowledge of Washington, be eager to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to manage a diverse workload.
Associates play an active role in coordinating and implementing daily account activities including producing high-level communications materials and managing media relations campaigns. Our firm is committed to high-quality, personal service and we specialize in strategic public affairs communications, reputation management, business and consumer public relations, and interactive communications.
• Bachelor's Degree
• 2+ years of communications, public relations, digital media or comparable job experience
• Strong media relations experience with proven results and demonstrated experience working with and pitching to
• Results-focused approach and commitment to going the extra mile for clients
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills a must
• Strong attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to develop and edit high quality written materials, including:
• Press Materials
• Marketing Materials
• Fact Sheets
• Talking Points
• Other Essential Internal and External Communications
Rational 360 offers competitive compensation including year-end bonuses and a 401K match. All full-time staff are eligible for medical, dental, and vision insurance. We offer employees paid time off, paid holidays off, sick leave, and a flexible work schedule around the holidays which include the office closing between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Employees have the opportunity to continue to grow their skills with professional development in the office or remotely. Rational 360 hosts weekly all-staff professional development trainings led by a leader at Rational 360 or by an expert brought in from outside of Rational 360 to lead the trainings. All trainings in the office have catered lunch, and those working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic are given an Uber Eats pass to order lunch to their home during the professional development training.
Each employee is paired with a senior member of the management team at Rational which will serve as his or her mentor throughout the year to continue to grow in his or her career at Rational.
Rational 360 has a 3-month check-in for all new employees, a 6-month review, and an annual review for each year the employee is at Rational 360.
Rational 360 is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
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