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Rational 360 is currently hiring for the following positions. Follow the instructions to apply at the bottom of each description.

Digital Director

Rational 360 is hiring a thiring a Director to help lead and expand the firm's digital media presence. Candidates must have experience managing digital media communications, be well-versed in online and social media communications and ideally will have experience in public affairs. Candidates must be eager to work in a fast-paced environment and able to manage a diverse workload. 

Directors engage in daily client consultation and strategy development and produce high-level communications plans and manage media relations campaigns. They are part of the firm's senior management and assist with business development, mentorship and strategic planning.

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 digital communications.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience executing digital campaigns with proven results
  • Willingness and excitement about thinking creatively and entrepreneurially about digital opportunities for individual campaigns and the agency as a whole
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proven ability to develop creative, strategic digital solutions to communications challenges
  • Ability to simplify digital tactics and strategies into layman's terms so others can develop an understanding and comfort with them
  • Experience managing staff
  • Experience managing clients and/or project teams
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience developing and editing high-quality written materials
  • Familiarity with the professional use of digital media channels
  • Experience running successful paid acquisition and / or paid persuasion / education campaigns
  • Experience finding insights that drive campaigns by taking data from social media analysis tools (like Crimson Hexagon) and making it useful
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS, as well as CMS platforms such as Drupal and WordPress
  • Problem-solving and creativity skills in the context of the Internet, its online tools and potential media that can be reached via the web
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Email info@rational360.com with a resume and cover letter to apply.

PR Associate 

Rational 360 is hiring an 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.

Qualifications: 

  • 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 reporters 
  • 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 & External Communications

Email info@rational360.com with a resume and cover letter to apply.

PR Director

Rational 360 is hiring a Director to manage several client accounts and to help lead our firm. Candidates must have at least 3-5 years of prior public relations or communications experience and ideally will have experience in public affairs or corporate communications. Candidates must possess strong writing and project management skills, and be eager to work in a fast-paced environment and able to manage a diverse workload. Experience managing digital media communications is a plus.

Directors engage in daily client consultation and strategy development, produce high-level communications materials and manage media relations campaigns. They are part of the firm's senior management and assist with business development, mentor-ship and strategic planning.

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 digital communications.

Job Requirements

  • At least 3-5 years of communications or public relations experience with proven results and experience working with reporters
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proven ability to develop creative, strategic solutions to communications challenges
  • Experience managing staff
  • Experience managing clients and/or project teams
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience developing and editing high-quality written materials
  • Familiarity with the professional use of digital media channels
  • Experience developing and editing high-quality written materials
  • Experience working with top corporation or association executives
  • Bachelors’ Degree

Email info@rational360.com with a resume and cover letter to apply.

Digital and Social Marketing Intern

A bipartisan, strategic communications firm in downtown Washington, DC, seeks a college junior, senior, or recent graduate for its Fall 2018 Internship position with weekly stipend. Interested applicants should send a cover letter (not to exceed 400 words), resume, and a brief writing sample (non-academic, not to exceed one page) to admin@rational360.com. Rational 360 represents a wide variety of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to trade associations, advocacy groups, and high-profile individuals. Interns play an integral role in the daily functioning of the firm. Visit www.Rational360.com for more information.

Responsibilities

  • Daily monitoring of client social media accounts
  • Monitoring of trending social media conversations for reporting and to note timely opportunities for client participation
  • Execution of daily content across various online platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and email marketing campaigns
  • Assistance with developing monthly reports for clients
  • Assistance with websites and newsletter for various clients

Requirements

  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Knowledge and experience with common monitoring and reporting tools for social media and PR (e.g. Crimson Hexagon, Hootsuite, etc)
  • Must be a current undergrad or grad with a focus in PR or communications
  • Strong writing skills
  • Energetic and creative mind

Digital Marketing and Design Intern

Responsibilities

  • Completing various design projects including print and digital ads, social media graphics, flyers and brochures
  • Create and manage graphics needed for R360 reports
  • Execution of daily content across various online platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and email marketing campaigns
  • Assistance with developing monthly reports for clients
  • Assistance with websites and newsletter for various clients

Requirements

  • Must be a current undergrad or grad student with exp or edu in PR and/or graphic design
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, and online and print media
  • Experience working in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator is required
  • UI/UX experience is a perk
  • Knowing basic coding (HTML, CSS, Javascript) is a perk
  • Please provide a portfolio showcasing examples of work
  • Energetic and creative mind

Interested applicants should send a cover letter (not to exceed 400 words) and resume (not to exceed one page) to admin@rational360.com.

Public Relations Intern

Rational 360 seeks a college junior, senior, or recent graduate for its Fall 2018 Internship position with weekly stipend. Interested applicants should send a cover letter (not to exceed 400 words), resume, and a brief writing sample (non-academic, not to exceed one page) to rational360internships@gmail.com.

Rational 360 represents a wide variety of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to trade associations, advocacy groups, and high-profile individuals. Interns play an integral role in the daily functioning of the firm. Visit www.Rational360.com for more information.

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and has a strong, independent work ethic
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments at once

Responsibilities:

  • Writing press releases
  • Maintaining press and media lists
  • Primary research on various topics
  • Compiling, organizing, and distributing news clips
  • Pitching to a variety of regional, national, and international news outlets
  • Some general office duties
  • Attending think tank events and writing reports on them
  • Staffing client events

Contact Us

Phone

(202) 470-5337

Email

info@rational360.com

Address

1828 L Street, NW, Suite 640
Washington, DC 20036

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