JOB DESCRIPTION The ideal candidate thrives at the nexus of business, policy, government, community, politics and media.
This person uses knowledge, creativity and passion to successfully lead multipronged communications and advocacy campaigns that inspire change, solve problems and create lasting impact. Competency with public affairs, corporate communications, crisis management, advocacy and media relations is key. She/he will maintain a supportive and empowering work environment and a culture of high performance for a talented team of professionals, including overseeing and mentoring mid-level and junior staff members as appropriate.
The position requires someone who can own, manage and foster high-profile client relationships; think and implement quickly, accurately and creatively in a fast-paced environment; focus on strategy development and issues planning; triage priorities; execute flawlessly; and serve as a valued extension of our clients’ teams. Our ideal candidate is bright, energetic, politically well-connected, an excellent writer and gifted at crafting clear, compelling and persuasive language.
Candidates should have at least 10 years’ work experience, including agency experience where responsibilities included communications strategy, client management, crisis communications, business development and leading others. Ideally, candidates should have three or more years’ experience working in a political office, Washington, D.C. or on political campaigns. In addition, candidates must have strong ties to, or considerable recent experience working in, Washington state, ideally Seattle. The ideal candidate will be a member of the Nyhus executive team, which will include responsibilities such as leading the strategic direction and growth strategies of the agency, monitoring and evaluating company financial performance, overseeing staffing and personnel management, stewarding firmwide strategic plans and balancing client priorities.
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