Rational 360 a quickly growing public relations firm in DC is hiring a Media Specialist 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
  • Proven Experience at securing top-tier media including television, national print outlets and digital programming
  • Skilled at running initiatives to increase brand awareness by booking talent on national/local broadcasts, podcasts, radio and digital platforms
  • High-level expertise as on-the-record spokesperson
  • 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

About Rational 360

Rational 360 is a leader in full-service strategic communications. We understand the unique opportunities and challenges of the 21st-century media landscape. From public relations and public affairs to marketing and new media strategy, our experienced team takes an innovative, active approach to address client needs. We understand that there is no single solution to every communications challenge, so we work closely with our clients to develop customized communications strategies to reach targeted groups, shape opinions, advance reputations, build and restore brands and attract and engage customers. Our senior team has worked at the highest levels of government and with the C-suites of Fortune 500 companies, serving as senior advisers to political leaders and campaigns from both parties. In advertising, politics, public affairs, new media, public company communications, change management, brand positioning strategies, corporate social responsibility, thought leadership programs, and consumer media relations.

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