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CLS Seeks Applicants for Managing Associate Role

CLS Strategies is a Washington, D.C.-based strategic communications firm with a 25+ year track record of helping clients manage complex, high-stakes environments. We specialize in public affairs, covering both regulatory and legislative issues, as well as legal and crisis matters. 

We are looking to hire an energetic, hardworking, experienced and organized individual for the Managing Associate position. We look for driven self-starters with the ability to grasp and communicate complex subject matter and who work well with teams. Candidates must possess strong writing and research skills, experience in media relations, and ability to formulate creative communications strategies and messages. Ideal candidates will have five to eight years of journalism, political campaign, Capitol Hill, PR agency, and/or association experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to strategic planning for multiple account teams and interacting with clients
  • Assisting in the day-to-day execution of client work for multiple account teams
  • Managing specific projects and work streams for multiple account teams
  • Writing, including op-eds, talking points, memos, social media content and other communications materials
  • Pitching stories, establishing/cultivating media relationships, organizing press events and supporting other media relations activities
  • Supporting firm leadership in business development, including writing proposals and participating in pitches

If you thrive on finding solutions to complex challenges and want to join our team, please apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to careers@clsstrategies.com with “Managing Associate Role” in the subject line.

Our company continues to work-from-home during the COVID-19 pandemic, therefore this full-time position will be a remote one for now. We expect to return to an office environment soon, in a flexible fashion. 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance plus a 401(k) retirement savings plan. For more information about the company, visit www.clsstrategies.com.

At CLS Strategies, we believe in a company culture that values hard work, dedication, creativity and teamwork. We work to cultivate passion by working with a range of clients that answer to the backgrounds and expertise of each of our team members. Our approach is highly collaborative, pairing experience and strategic foresight with the grit to roll up our sleeves and get the job done.

We are proud to be a firm that values its workers and compensates them for their hard work. CLS Strategies offers a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package.

We don’t just raise the issue. We raise the game.

Benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Employer-subsidized medical/dental insurance
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Optional Life and AD&D Benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • And much more

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Our firm is always searching for talented individuals to join our team. If you thrive on the challenge of finding solutions to complex challenges and want to join our team, please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@clsstrategies.com or apply for one of our open positions.