Full-time
Washington DC (Hybrid)
Posted 10 months ago

Job Description

Finsbury Glover Hering (FGH), a leading strategic communications and government relations firm, is seeking a motivated, sharp and energetic junior-level professional to join the firm’s Strategic Communications practice. This position is within the practice’s Energy & Sustainability group and based in our Washington, D.C. office.

FGH’s Energy & Sustainability group has taken on and solved some of the most complex communications and government affairs challenges spanning a wide spectrum of climate, environmental, sustainability and energy issues. Our team is uniquely positioned to help clients navigate these issues with a mix of deep issue expertise, an unparalleled network of connections, and a two-decade track record at the vanguard of climate, clean energy, and sustainability conversations.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and/or compile daily press clips for multiple clients
  • Assist client teams in prep for meetings/pitches
  • Basic writing and research tasks (including emails, meeting agendas, messaging documents, press materials, client documents, owned media content, etc.)
  • Build and maintain press lists
  • Pitch wide variety of media contacts
  • Prepare briefing documents, talking points, etc.
  • Administrative support for client teams and senior staff, including scheduling, preparing and submitting expense reports, booking travel, and filtering internal and external requests
  • Maintain knowledge of evolving policy and political issues that impact the energy & sustainability sector
  • Contribute to firm’s new business process and efforts

ATTRIBUTES

  • A BA/BS degree in a related field and 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Specific familiarity and experience with energy & sustainability issues
  • Extremely strong writing and communications skills; ability to produce clear, concise press materials within tight deadlines
  • Superior research and editing skills
  • Ability to identify and cultivate key media contacts and outlets for a range of clients
  • Experience pitching stories to local and national news outlets
  • Experience with rapid response or ‘war room’ efforts
  • Strong strategic thinking and long-term planning skills
  • Ability to project manage and multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

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