Direct Hire

Take the next step in your career

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Ready to make the jump to a new role and organization? TorchLight offers a variety of direct hire marketing and communications jobs (also known as permanent positions) with top D.C.-area employers looking for talented professionals like you.

Whether you’re interested in positions across the marketing, communications, digital or creative spectrum we have jobs to meet your professional aspirations.


Recent Permanent Hires

We help DC-area employers from a wide range of sectors and industries find top talent for their permanent marketing and communications jobs. Here are some recent permanent hires:

  • Sr. Manager, Digital Content with a technology nonprofit
  • Digital Marketing Specialist with a hi-tech market research company
  • Managing Director, Client Services with a tech start-up
  • Director of Communications with a global health nonprofit
  • Marketing Operations Manager with a global telecommunications company

Check out our current job postings

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TorchLight did an amazing job working with me on my recent career transition. They really got to know me and understand my goals… TorchLight’s team is responsive, helpful and extremely well connected. I highly recommend TorchLight to anyone looking for a wonderful recruiter.

Lisa M., Manager of Website Development & Marketing

How It Works

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Our experienced team of recruiters works with qualified candidates like you to match you with a job that fits your experience and other important criteria. Here’s how it works:

  1. Check out our job listings and apply to the role you feel is the best fit.
  2. We’ll schedule a screening call if we feel your experience is a match.
  3. Assuming you fit the role and are still interested, we present your resume to our hiring contact.
  4. If selected, we facilitate the the interview process, until an offer is made and accepted.

If you aren’t a match for a given job, we keep your resume on file (and we really do!) and will get in touch when a role that fits comes in. And if you don’t see a current role that fits, you can submit your resume to our database for future openings.



Whether you’re looking for resume advice, interview tips or ways to brush up your marketing and communication skills, we’ve got a range of helpful resources and guides to support you in your job search and career.


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It’s easy to get started. Simply search our jobs and apply to any that looks like a good fit.

If you don’t see a job that interests you at this time, you can submit your resume and we’ll match you with the right position when it becomes available.



Depth & breadth of marketing and communications

From the top down in our own organization, we have significant professional experience in the marketing and communications sector, allowing us to apply our seasoned insights to clients’ needs and candidates’ qualifications to fill positions for our clients.

As D.C.’s top marketing recruitment agency, we handle staffing needs across the entire marketing and communications spectrum—traditional to digital to creative. From permanent positions to contract, across industries, throughout the DMV.

Whether you’re a hiring manager or job candidate, we’ve been in your shoes. We truly “get” what a good manager-employee fit is and that’s what we deliver for you.

Specialization in the D.C. market

Our deep knowledge of the D.C. metro area job market gives us a unique advantage to offer our clients and candidates. It allows us to be experts in understanding the nuances of the professional cultures within this specific ecosystem.

It also gives us an advantage in finding and mapping the best talent to a great organizational fit.

Personable service—end to end

We’re absolutely committed to working side-by-side with both clients and candidates from the beginning of the process to a satisfactory conclusion. For us, career placement is as personal as it is professional, and facilitating a great fit of hard and soft skills to particular company cultures is our area of excellence.