Media & Press Relations Manager, Bilingual


Employment Type:

Communications, PR/Media Relations

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Job Description

Important societal non-profit based in DC seeks Spanish-speaking PR  and Media Relations Manager
TorchLight Hire is seeking a Spanish-speaking Media & Press Relations Manager to coordinate media for an advocacy-focused non-profit organization in DC.  This role will manage a portfolio of issue-based work  and will be an important part of the organization’s press team.  Qualified individuals must be fluent in Spanish and English with two (2) + years of relevant media relations experience. 

Qualified applicants are in the Washington, D.C., or Northern VA areas. FULLY REMOTE candidates also encouraged to apply. U.S. citizenship or a permanent residency card in the U.S. is required to be an eligible candidate for this opportunity.

Full-time, direct hire role, 40-hours per week. Can be fully remote OR hybrid position in Washington, DC with additional flexibility to work from home. 
*This employer has a proof of vaccination (or valid exemption) requirement as condition of employment.

Role responsibilities:

  • Act as main media POC for all Spanish-language press inquiries
  • Develop and execute an outreach plan to Spanish-speaking media
  • Manage all portfolio-related press requests in an efficient manner
  • Schedule interviews with appropriate in-house experts and set up prep sessions
  • Write and edit press releases, media alerts, statements, etc.

Skills and experience: 

  • MINIMUM of two (2) + years of relevant experience in PR and/or media relations; Spanish fluency is mandatory
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills in both Spanish and English
  • Prior track record of working with the media, including success in proactively pitching stories
  • Experience working with media management systems such as Vocus, Cision and Meltwater

Additional Information

TorchLight Hire matches qualified candidates like you with contract and permanent marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We offer our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance, 401(k) plans and others.

TorchLight values diversity, equity and inclusion of people of all backgrounds, perspectives and experience — including our full-time employees, contractors and clients. Read more about our commitment to diversity.

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