CLS Seeks Applicants for Managing Associate Role

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April 1, 2021

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 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

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