Black Rock Group Careers

Senior Account Executive

The Black Rock Group (BRG), a strategic communications and public affairs firm in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, is hiring a Senior Account Executive. The ideal candidate is organized and outgoing with strong writing skills and some experience in public relations, media, government or political campaigns. Our clients are engaged on a variety of issues including technology, energy, education and transportation.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft and edit communications materials, including press releases, op-eds, memos and digital media content
  • Research and analyze client issues
  • Manage media monitoring systems, such as press clips, media lists and social media, for a variety of account teams
  • Support staff by managing administrative tasks and responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two-plus years of work experience
  • Strong writing skills and some familiarity with written communications materials and digital strategy
  • Attention to detail with the ability to handle multiple accounts at once, work efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of and interest in current events and policy issues

BRG offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Medical/dental insurance
  • Transportation subsidy
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid holidays

BRG has extensive experience creating winning public policy, political and strategic communications campaigns. Our team works collaboratively with clients to elevate their products, services and policy objectives through paid, earned and digital media strategies. 

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] 

 

Senior Director 

The Black Rock Group (BRG), a strategic communications and public affairs firm in Alexandria, Virginia, is hiring a Senior Director. The ideal candidate is organized, outgoing and creative with superior writing skills and has work experience/internship in public relations, media, government or political campaigns. Our clients are engaged on a variety of issues including technology, energy, education and transportation.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively to develop and execute strategic communications plans for clients
  • Participate in and help manage internal client teams
  • Draft and edit press releases, op-eds, memos, digital media content and other written materials
  • Work with industry specific reporters and build media relationships
  • Interact with clients; attend meetings, field requests and manage expectations
  • Plan and organize client events

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with five years in public relations, media, trade association government or campaign-related experience
  • Superior writing and editing skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple accounts at once, work efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of and interest in current events and policy issues
  • Agency experience as well as an understanding of the tech industry and technology related issues is a plus

The Black Rock Group offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Medical/dental insurance
  • Transportation subsidy
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid holidays

BRG has extensive experience creating winning public policy, political and strategic communications campaigns. Our team works collaboratively with clients to elevate their products, services and policy objectives through paid, earned and digital media strategies.

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] 

Thank you for your interest in a career with Black Rock Group. We are always accepting applications. Please send a resume and cover letter to

[email protected]