CGCN Group

Media Relations Specialist

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About Us: CGCN Group is a leading, fully integrated public affairs firm dedicated to providing strategic counsel and innovative solutions to clients navigating complex policy and regulatory challenges. Our team of seasoned professionals specializes in advocacy, communications, and government relations, helping clients achieve their goals in Washington, DC and around the world.

Job Description: We are seeking a talented and driven Media Relations Specialist to join our team. As a Media Relations Specialist at CGCN Group you will be responsible for cultivating relationships with media outlets, pitching stories, and crafting compelling narratives to promote our clients' objectives. You will collaborate with our partners and subject matter experts to develop and execute media strategies across various platforms, including press releases, op-eds, interviews, and social media. Actual title and salary will be commensurate with experience.


• Cultivate and maintain relationships with journalists, editors, and producers to secure media coverage for our clients.

• Develop and pitch story ideas to local, national, and industry-specific media outlets.

• Write press releases, media advisories, op-eds, and other media materials to support client initiatives.

• Monitor media coverage and track relevant news and trends in public policy and politics.

• Coordinate media interviews and briefings and provide media training to clients as needed.

• Assist with crisis communications and rapid response efforts as necessary.

• Collaborate with internal teams to develop and execute integrated communication strategies that align with client goals and objectives.


• Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Political Science, or a related field.

• Proven experience in media relations, public relations, or journalism, preferably in a consulting or agency environment.

• Strong writing and storytelling skills, with the ability to craft clear, concise, and compelling narratives.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively engage with media professionals and clients.

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, with strong organizational and multitasking abilities.

• Familiarity with AP style, SEO best practices, and social media platforms is preferred.

• Experience working with diverse stakeholders and managing multiple projects is a plus.

Why Join Us: At CGCN Group you will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to delivering results for our clients. We offer a collaborative and supportive work environment, competitive compensation, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Apply now to join our team as a Media Relations Specialist and help us shape public opinion and policy through effective communications and strategic engagement.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and writing samples/portfolio demonstrating your media relations skills and relevant experience to

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