Senior Associate #alwayslookingfortalent
Gibraltar Associates is an award-winning public relations firm representing some of the world’s best known companies and brands. Founded in 2007, GA has grown quickly to become one of the country’s fast-growing PR agencies. GA has offices in Washington and Los Angeles.
We are known for our creativity, new-media savvy and a culture that fosters concierge-like service. GA is looking for special people who will embrace our dynamic culture. We are fast and we are smart. Senior teams lead our accounts. We have a retainer-based approach where expertise is freely available to all clients, not cloistered and billed a la carte. Client retention is our business model because happy clients bring more business.
We only hire the best and our clients expect the best from us. Our team includes people who have worked for Fortune 500 companies and associations; served in government – from Capitol Hill to the White House; and represented the media, from television to print to online.
GA seeks a senior associate with two to three years of public relations or related experience to provide account support for a variety of corporate, trade association, non-profit and government accounts, and to actively contribute to marketing efforts and new business development. The position is responsible for supporting client programs; researching new accounts; preparing reports for management and clients; and assisting with marketing efforts. The position also includes some administrative responsibilities.
The candidate will be expected to actively participate and contribute to the development of account plans/ideas, and will participate in the development of proposals to clients. Candidate must demonstrate excellent writing skills and have the ability to effectively develop the full range of written materials including press releases, byline articles, speeches, client correspondence and reports. Candidate will also assist in developing proposals and will participate in new business efforts. Candidate must be able to pay close attention to details and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
We offer competitive salary and benefits and excellent career growth opportunities in our rapidly expanding firm.
2-3 years professional experience in public relations
Superior communications skills
Excellent oral, writing and editing skills
Must be a self-starter and flexible team player
Media relations experience
Strong multi-tasking skills with a focus on superior client service
Ability to think creatively
Strong skill in social media platforms
Excellent interpersonal skills
Submit a cover letter, resume and at least two references