Consultant, Communications & PR

APCO Worldwide

About the organization

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communications, stakeholder engagement and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and six of the top 10 companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a majority women-owned business.

EOE M/F/V/D

Duties

Responsibilities

Supports and implements a wide range of strategic communications campaigns and workstreams with minimal supervision
Produces and edits exceptional, high-quality written deliverables, such as such as press materials, messaging toolkits, social media strategies, and advocacy communications, often under tight deadlines
Provides proactive counsel to clients and provides the highest level of client service through proactive account management
Successfully manages project teams and staff to maintain and grow client relationships
Leads media efforts, including cultivating relationships with media, drafting strategies, organizing press conferences, and more
Drives and supports business development activities, including drafting of written proposals, developing new business presentations and participating in pitch presentations
Integrates digital and social media tactics with overall communications strategy and construct traditional and digital measurement deliverables upon request

Qualifications

Qualifications

At least 5 years of PR / strategic communications, public affairs or media experience – agency experience is preferred
Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Exceptional writing and analytical skills, and the ability to write strategically and creatively under tight deadlines
Solid project management experience and a proven ability to manage multiple projects and/or client initiatives Previous experience developing and supporting strategic communications plans
Strong presentation skills including briefing clients and/or colleagues

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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