September 21, 2016


Potomac Communications Group - Washington, D.C.

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Job Description

Potomac Communications Group (PCG), is looking to expand its team with the addition of an energetic communications manager to support client work related to energy, infrastructure, science, technology and engineering. Candidate must exemplify ability to manage multiple account teams and client deliverables related to media relations, writing and research.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates for communications manager must have at least four years of relevant work experience in communications, public relations or public affairs. In addition, candidates should have knowledge and experience with:

* Media Engagement: Developing media list, pitching media and crafting media plans
* Writing: Knowledge of AP Style; ability to write press releases, media pitches, op-eds, bylined articles and blog posts

Experience dealing with issues in energy, infrastructure, science or technology is considered a plus. Management experience is also considered a plus. Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate specific achievements in leading projects or managing teams.


A communications manager will typically work with four to six clients on a wide variety of projects. Sample projects include developing and implementing a media engagement plan, managing the development of a new client website, working with our in-house graphics department on the development of infographics or drafting articles or press releases for clients.

Communications managers can work on teams of two to six members as dictated by client needs. The managers will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day tasks, managing junior staff, interacting with the client and developing materials. Managers can expect to work closely with all staff levels at PCG and work in all focus areas.


In addition to competitive salary, we have an extensive PCG-paid benefits package such as health/dental/vision insurance; 401k/Matching; life and disability insurance; corporate smartphone; parking/metro transit subsidy and healthcare flexible spending account.

We also pride ourselves on our vacation/leave package that includes paid family leave for maternity/paternity leave. We also have a telework policy for employees at the manager level and above.