Spitfire Strategies

Spitfire hires the smartest and most passionate people we can find. We’re looking for folks who know communication inside out and are eager to see real progress on the most important issues of our day. If you fit this description, we want to hear from you.

At Spitfire, we work hard and we love what we do. We’re a group of creative, diverse and down-to-earth people who enjoy working together to face our clients’ toughest challenges head on. To attract the best employees, we offer a solid salary and benefits package. Join our team of smart, savvy colleagues to move meaningful issues forward in a fun, hard-working environment.

Spitfire is hiring for its Washington, DC,  New York and San Francisco offices. We currently have the following openings:

Administrative Assistant (San Francisco, CA)

We are searching for an administrative professional to join our San Francisco office and serve as support for Spitfire’s managing director and west-coast operations.

Senior Account Manager (NYC)

If you have at least five years of related job experience at a public relations or public affairs agency, a nonprofit, on Capitol Hill, Albany or in New York City government, or other related advocacy experience, we want to hear from you.

Director (DC)

Seeking candidates with a solid knowledge of nonprofit advocacy work and and at least seven years of communication job experience.  Superior client service skills are a must as are outstanding writing and public speaking skills.

Director – Education (DC)

Do you have a solid knowledge of K-12 politics, issues and trends that are rooted in deep communication experience? We are currently seeking talented applicants to join our senior team.

Senior Account Executive (DC)

We are looking for talented applicants with a minimum of three to five years of communication experience. Successful candidate shares our passion for supporting efforts to advance positive social change – both inside and outside the policy arena.

Click on the link above for the full job description. To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and three writing samples to jobs@spitfirestrategies.com noting position title, salary requirements and which office you are applying to.

No phone calls, please.

 

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