Back to open roles

Manager, Public Affairs & Communications

Washington, DC
Apply Now

LSG, an impact agency specializing in brand building, corporate reputation management, and public affairs, is seeking a manager to join our team in Washington, D.C. Managers play a key role in supporting our clients’ communications and public affairs needs and are detail-oriented and energetic professionals.

Candidates must have previous experience in communications, journalism, political campaigns, or marketing. Prior agency experience is a plus.

The manager position is full-time with benefits and presents unique advancement opportunities for those seeking to excel and grow in a fast-paced environment. Portfolio will include a range of projects of various scopes and sizes across multiple industries related to public affairs initiatives, communications, earned media, and/or community engagement campaigns.

LSG’s collaborative work environment thrives on in-person interaction. This position is expected to be in the Washington, D.C. office Monday through Thursday.

Responsibilities

  • Support the execution of integrated public affairs and communications campaigns by managing and creating day-to-day client deliverables.
  • Write and edit high-quality internal and external, channel-appropriate communications content, including op-eds, LTEs, one-pagers, press releases, letters, action alerts, social media content, and other collateral, ensuring quality and timeliness.
  • Own the delivery of a work stream within large initiatives and client accounts with oversight from account leads.
  • Independently drive multiple projects for clients from start to finish, anticipating challenges, solving problems, overseeing quality, and meeting deadlines.
  • Conduct and analyze research on a variety of client-related issues, staying current on industry, political, and communications trends.
  • Nurture and grow relationships with clients, including with client peers, remaining responsive, professional, and positive.
  • Assist with client reporting, including the management and compilation of weekly reports, call agendas, and updates.
  • Attend and coordinate client meetings—both virtually and in-person—helping to facilitate logistics.
  • Staff client events that may require travel, including providing logistical and on-the-ground support.
  • Complete other duties as appropriate and assigned.

Qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years of experience in public affairs, journalism, communications, or marketing working on complex communications, public policy, or political campaigns or challenges.
  • Proven ability to manage multifaceted projects is required; doing so at an agency or political campaign setting is a plus.
  • A track record of producing high-quality writing and editing deliverables.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively, ensuring work product is relevant, inspiring, and impactful.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects and deliverables efficiently through systems and proper communication.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@teamlsg.com. Please include “Manager – 2024” as the subject line.

Additional information

LSG is committed to attracting and hiring a diverse staff, one that honors employees’ experience, perspectives, and unique identity. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

###