Public Relations and Social Media Specialist

Arlington, Virginia

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Seeking a creative and analytics-driven Public Relations & Social Media Specialist to oversee integrated programs at growing agency

TorchLight is seeking a Public Relations & Social Media  Specialist with technology industry experience to manage client marketing portfolio at an agency in Alexandria, VA. This position will manage public relations and social media campaigns – everything from strategy to campaign roll out. 


Organization is in Alexandria, VA but remote candidates are 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.


Direct hire, full-time job, 40 hours/week. Organization may provide for long-term remote work. 

Role responsibilities:

  • Develop strategy and execute public relations, social, and marketing/content campaigns
  • Write and edit news releases, articles, presentations, blogs/articles, and marketing promotional copy
  • Secure and coordinate press interviews, through proactive and reactive pitching
  • Demonstrate and maintain understanding of IT-focused legislation and industry/technology trends
  • Manage client program goals and deliver highly responsive with key stakeholders
  • Support client reporting
  • Contribute ideas to program development and new business proposals

Skills and experience:

  • 4+ years’ agency (or similar) experience with technology PR/marcom experience strongly preferred
  • Track record of managing strategy and execution of social media marketing campaigns (paid and organic)
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong project management skills and an eye for detail
  • Familiarity with government technology media outlets
  • Experience with digital marketing campaign execution
  • Established record delivering results on PR and marketing programs

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.

Please note that many of our clients have instituted COVID-19 vaccination requirements for on-site work.

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