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CTP Public Affairs Strategist in Boston, Massachusetts

The CTP Public Affairs team seeks a full-time (40 hours per week) senior-level strategist to manage and lead communications programs for our growing roster of clients. This position is ideal for someone who has a passion for public affairs and strong experience with media relations strategy and crisis communications, particularly in the Greater Boston and Massachusetts area. Our public affairs clients span a range of sectors, including non-profit, education, health care, clean energy, and political campaigns. Candidates should be excellent writers and communicators and outstanding teammates. 

 

Here’s what your day might look like: 

  • Leading media relations strategy with clients and internal teams

  • Writing pitches, press releases, op-eds, messaging, talking points, and other content

  • Identifying pitch ideas and timely news opportunities

  • Facilitating news interviews and media prep with client spokespeople

  • Pitching reporters and speaking with members of the media on background

  • Developing and implementing crisis response plans

  • Advising on social media and digital strategy 

  • Developing integrated communications programs, including earned media, thought leadership, digital and video content

     

    Here’s what we’d like to see from you: 

  • 8-10 years experience in public relations and communications, ideally in government, politics, or non-profit

  • Must have the ability to work in our Boston office 2x/week (Tuesday/Wednesday)

  • Excellent news and political sense

  • Clear, concise and highly skilled written and oral communication

  • Experience leading internal and external teams and building consensus around strategy

  • Track record of securing local, regional and national news coverage

  • Established relationships with reporters and news editors

  • Experience with crisis communications planning and execution

  • Familiarity with integrated social and digital media campaigns

    CTP offers great benefits and is committed to an effective work/life balance for all employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

     

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