PLUS Communications is a full-service communications firm based in Arlington, Virginia. PLUS Communications leads award-winning campaigns integrating public affairs, corporate communications, digital, advertising and media buying. PLUS means more!

Our office environment offers:

  • Fast-paced work environment
  • Access to senior leadership, open door policy
  • Chance to work side by side with some of the country’s top political and public affairs operatives
  • Drinks and snacks
  • End of month all staff lunches
  • Collaborative workspaces including an outdoor terrace and access to the building complex’s rooftop space with awesome views
  • Quarterly all-staff activities
  • Employee engagement and ‘Friday Fun Days’!

We offer competitive compensation with opportunity for a year-end bonus, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. We also offer a paid maternity leave program and paid vacation and sick leave. In addition, we have a generous flex time schedule around holidays that allows work from home opportunities.

Open Positions

Senior Associate, Public Affairs
Your day in this position may include:
  • Drafting key messaging, press releases, toolkits, talking points and other media materials for key client accounts.
  • Proactively identifying storylines, developing press lists, drafting pitches and fostering relationships with key reporters.
  • Conducting research and synthesizing findings in a compelling analysis.
  • Serving as a project manager for key client accounts to oversee vendors / field teams, tracking and maintaining deadlines and key deliverables.
  • Supporting event coordination and logistics for media events and briefings.
  • Supporting the development of communications plans.
  • Developing PowerPoint presentations for new business opportunities and current clients.
  • Assisting in account operational activities such as preparing regular reports / trackers.
This job may be for you, if you:
  • Have previous experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Have strong organizational skills and ability to manage several projects simultaneously working across a variety of issues.
  • Are able to work under pressure to manage tight deadlines while juggling multiple projects and changing priorities.
  • Are a team player with a can-do attitude and a willingness to work in the trenches.
What we require:
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in communications in a PR agency.
  • Understanding of the communications landscape and how various communications channels work (i.e. digital, print, social, broadcast).
  • Proven relationships with the media and familiarity with the newest media outlets; experience pitching press across a variety of issues.
  • Interest in public affairs and policy issues; ability to synthesize technical content.
  • Proven strong experience in writing and editing materials for multiple voices – including elected officials, CEOs, and other C-Suite executives.
  • Strong understanding of AP Style.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected].

PLUS Communications is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

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