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Mid-level PR Counselor, Technology and Aerospace & Defense

Banner Public Affairs is looking for a motivated, self-starting Mid-level PR Counselor to join our Washington, D.C. office. This position offers the opportunity to provide communications counsel and support to technology and aerospace & defense (A&D) clients, by developing, managing and implementing press and social media strategy, executive visibility and thought leadership programs. Superior writing skills and the ability to quickly produce content is a must. Candidates will be expected to proactively set program strategy and direction and be held accountable for leading and executing such programs. 

Qualifications:

  • 5 – 8 yearsof experience in B2B and/or corporate communications, including some B2B and/or B2G technology (preference given for experience in cybersecurity, tactical communications, or wireless technologies).
  • PR agency experience preferred.
  • Excellent press relations andsocial media skills, emphasis on business media skills as well as relationships with government and defense trade media. Must have in-depth familiarity with Beltway business media.
  • Passion for and solid knowledge of technology and defense topics with the ability to translate complex technical information into easily understood written and verbal communications.
  • Develop and edit high quality written materials, including media correspondence and story angles; and illustrate strong presentation skills.
  • Strong event planning and account, program, and project management skills are essential.
  • Solid experience executing public relations plans with the ability to draft and implement strategic public relations programs.
  • Ability to solve problems and exercise excellent judgment with the ability to think ‘outside of the box.’
  • Team player with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines without sacrificing quality, maintain good client relationships and deliver outstanding results.
  • Professional, proactive and committed to high standards in the quality of the communications product.

 

Interested candidates should e-mail resumes and cover letters to jobs@bannerpublicaffairs.com.

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