External Communications Writer

Location: Washington, DC
Discipline: Copywriting
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 23546
Date Added: 10/20/2022

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Profiles is partnering with our association client in Washington, DC for an External Communications Writer (Public Affairs) to join their growing team.

This is a hybrid position and must be local to the DMV area.

The External Communications Writer will create written materials for stakeholders and targeted audiences in a fast-paced environment.

External Communications Writer Responsibilities:

  • Draft blogs, letters, and briefing papers for outside communication.
  • Drafts and reviews weekly content for CEO to employees. 
  • Draft introduction speeches for CEO to present at conferences.
  • Manage communications requests, cover letters, press releases.
  • Support in the execution of newsletters by research / reading articles and translating them into digestible language.
  • Some administrative duties – coordinating between speakers and organization.

External Communications Writer Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of speechwriting experience, creative storytelling vs. remarks.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism or Communications.
  • Must have experience working closely with C-level executives.
  • Must have Public Affairs, Capitol Hill, or Trade Association experience.
  • Must have very strong writing and editing skills.

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