Client Staff Assistant, Public Affairs and Crisis

Company: 
BCW Global
City: 
Washington
State: 
DC
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BCW is one of the world’s largest full-service global communications agencies. Founded by the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, BCW delivers digitally and data-driven creative content and integrated communications programs grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels.

 

We are seeking an entry-level public relations professional to provide a variety of administrative and communications-related responsibilities to client account team(s).

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring and daily reporting of traditional and social media.
  • Developing, updating and maintaining media lists, and participating in internal business team meetings.
  • Regularly updating the media outlets and target-reporter databases.
  • Writing and distributing pitch letters, news releases, fact sheets, bios, newsletters, prepared remarks and standby statements.
  • Developing relationships with external audiences: media, third party constituencies, vendors.
  • Preparing monthly activity reports, maintaining calendars and travel itineraries.

 

Preferred

  • Previous experience in a public relations agency.
  • Judgment to identify news developments from local and regional beat coverage.
  • Ability to focus on daily news content and identify fresh perspectives and narratives emerging in different regions.

 

BCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO, AAE, MF/Disability/Vet, and we are proud of our diverse workforce.

 

Our organization participates in E-Verify. More information can be found here.

 

E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 3 months of previous public relations/public affairs work experience.
  • Proficiency in office computer programs to include MS Office Suite.
  • Strong proofreading, writing and editing skills.
  • Professional interpersonal communications skills.
  • Ability to work on a team and handle multiple projects in a simultaneous and collaborative manner.
Application Instructions: 

To apply, email: christopherjuarez@lagrant.com.