JOB OF THE WEEK: Chlopak, Leonard, Schecter & Associates, Managing Associate
Chlopak, Leonard, Schechter & Associates, a boutique Washington, D.C.-based communications firm, is currently seeking applicants for mid-level positions.
CLS serves a range of clients – including Fortune 100 corporations, high-profile individuals, foreign governments and international organizations, trade associations and non-profits. Some need to protect their reputations from intense threats. Others are trying to shape new laws. All are looking for creative, outside-the-box solutions that bring together politics, public policy and media/communications.
Ideal candidates are driven self-starters with strong ability to work well within teams. Individuals should have 5+ years of experience in public affairs, corporate and/or crisis communications. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, experience in managing media relations, and ability to formulate creative communications strategies and messaging. Political experience (such as campaigns or Capitol Hill) is strongly preferred. Experience in the media, a PR agency, association or non-profit is desirable. Fluency in Spanish a plus. Salary commensurate with experience.