Position Title: Director, Media Relations
Term of Employment: Full Time
Location: Washington, DC
Reports To: President
Salary Range: Negotiable
Benefits: Benefit Stipend, flexible schedule, Remote working

Position Summary:

OCG+ is a purpose-led communications agency that focuses on creating social impact communications strategies and programs that resonate with marginalized communities is seeking a Director, Media Relations with account management, public relations, and exceptional writing skills to join our team of communications experts. The ideal candidate is a problem solver, project manager guru, strategic thinker, and collaborate leader who is passionate about making an impact in marginalized communities of color.

The core competencies of this position are:

  • Management of external communications across functions and platforms, including traditional and social media, brand experience, website, and all other elements of external communications.
  • Develop and coordinate message alignment within the clients’ key stakeholders, including creation and management of company-wide talking points and other materials, and including implementation of local media strategies.
  • Write and edit a variety of communications materials including talking points, media releases and pitches, social media posts, byline articles, and presentations on industry and Principal-specific topics for external audiences.
  • Translate key business priorities and concepts and research into newsworthy stories.
  • Track and measure results to ensure they are in line with intended outcomes and business objectives.
  • Develop media briefings and research in advance of interviews.
  • The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.
  • Seen as a trusted advisor to clients, team members, and consultant partners.
  • Account manager guru who serves as the day-to-day lead on strategy, ensuring flawless work.

You will be suited for this position if you have:

  • Proactive team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • A desire to do work that changes people’s lives.
  • 5+ years of experience in Communications, PR, Journalism, or related fields.
  • Significant experience in public relations, including being spokesperson for a company, organization, or public figure.
  • Successfully managed campaign budgets.
  • Demonstrated track record in building strong client relationships and exceeding expectations.
  • Experience working at a PR, marketing or advertising agency.
  • Advanced writing and verbal communication skills.

To Apply:

If what you’ve read up till now is exciting to you and you can’t wait to start, here’s what you do next! Please send an email to: careers@ocgpr.com. Attach a current resume and a cover letter, which includes your salary requirement.

Position Title: Graduate Intern – Remote

Position Summary:

OCG+, a public relations agency aimed at creating social impact and diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) strategies for corporations, nonprofits and government agencies, is seeking a highly motivated graduate intern to assist the company in its public relations practice.

This internship is ideal for a highly motivated recent college graduate looking to gain practical experience in the field of study of public relations, marketing, or journalism.

We are looking for someone to:

  • Draft basic public relations materials including, but not limited to, news releases, media alerts, fact sheets, client meeting summaries, status reports, and other materials as directed.
  • Provide digital and social media support.
  • Attend and participate in client and staff meetings as directed.
  • Develop and update media lists.
  • Perform basic news monitoring and assist in preparing coverage reports.
  • Assist in research for presentations and new business pursuits.
  • Participate in brainstorming and strategy sessions.
  • Perform administrative duties and functions as assigned.
  • Succeed in a fast-paced remote environment.

You will be suited for this position if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, public relations, marketing or journalism.
  • 1+ years of intern experience in the field of communications, advertising or marketing
  • Excellent written skills

To Apply:

If you can’t wait to start, here’s what you do next! Please send your resume to careers@ocgpr.com

Are you ready to make a real impact?