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Media Relations Specialist

Department: Communications
Location:Washington, D.C.
Grade:United Staff Union – Grade 7
Salary:Starts at $67,119
Benefits:List of benefits
Posting Date:December 11, 2018

This position is responsible for securing media coverage of AFSCME activities, positions and accomplishments. Writes materials for media distribution, as well as for internal communications and organizing purposes.  Will also assist in the strategic planning of media activities.  The incumbent will build and maintain relationships with members of the news media and place stories, interviews, and Op-Eds with print, radio, and TV outlets. The incumbent will also plan and carry out news conferences and media events, and write news releases, editorials, advertisements, brochures, and blogs. 

Duties: 

Requirements

Education and Experience:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with degree in communications, journalism, or another related field desirable.  Minimum of three years in a media relations role or a combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities required.

Skills: