Two Positions Available

Sparklight Communications is seeking to fill the following two positions.  If interested, please submit a brief email message along with a copy of your resume to Joseph LaMountain at joseph.lamountain@gmail.com.

Director of Media Relations

The Director of Media Relations will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies and tactics that result in earned media coverage for clients.  This includes broadcast, print and online outlets.  The Director will be responsible for developing newsworthy story ideas, reacting and responding to existing media coverage and pitching reporters through email and telephone calls.

The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years experience with a proven track record of generating coverage and working with reporters and editors.  Agency experience, knowledge of health care and nonprofits is helpful but not required.  Salary commensurate with experience up to $60,000 per year in total compensation. Please note that while this is currently a virtual position, preference will be given to candidates from the Washington, DC metro area.

Director of Social Media

The Director of Social Media will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies and tactics that result in social media visibility and engagement.  This will include identifying the appropriate platforms on which to operate, posting relevant content to target audiences and engaging with those respective audiences.

The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years experience working on social media communications campaigns and will be familiar with relevant tools and best practices.  Agency experience, knowledge of health care and nonprofits is helpful but not required for the position.  Salary commensurate with experience up to $60,000 per year in total compensation. Please note that while this is currently a virtual position, preference will be given to candidates from the Washington, DC metro area.

Sparklight Communications was founded in 2006 and has helped dozens of organizations reach their communications and advocacy goals.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and nothing in this job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.  If interested, please submit a brief email message along with a copy of your resume to Joseph LaMountain at joseph.lamountain@gmail.com.

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