Powell Strategies, a growing communications and management consulting company, offers a unique opportunity for a Communications Manager to assist in the development of cutting-edge social marketing, public relations, and outreach and engagement campaigns.  Our clients include government agencies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations.


We are looking for capable, intelligent, and hard-working individuals who value being part of a team that is committed to serving the greater good. We value intelligence and creativity and demand a willingness to work hard – and do it with a sense of humor. Our corporate culture requires an entrepreneurial approach that is balanced with awareness, agility and a focus on helping our clients solve their critical challenges.


Our work involves the full range of communication and management services, including creative planning, new program/product research, writing, and managing client communications, promotions, and public relations, and establishing and maintaining relationships and partnerships.


This position demands a versatile self-starter with a strong intellect and initiative, total reliability, and superlative communication skills. The successful candidate will have working knowledge of outreach and engagement and the development and execution of strategic communication plans.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop, design, and implement proactive enterprise campaigns
  • Research, organize, write, edit, publish, and present content for enterprise campaigns
  • Prepare remarks and talking points for executive speaking engagements
  • Research, write, and edit nomination materials
  • Interact with key internal contacts frequently to gather and catalog data for use in campaigns or projects
  • Support media and public relations activities as needed
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key business leaders, subject matter experts, vendors, and outside agencies



  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, English, or Journalism) with 8 years of communications experience and evidence of increasing responsibility
  • Knowledge of federal contracting
  • Demonstrated interaction with executive leadership
  • Excellent presentation, public speaking, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated expertise in the planning and execution of proactive communication campaigns for large, complex organizations that engage a broad spectrum of stakeholders
  • Strong executive communications, media relations, and/or public relations background is a plus
  • Experience in developing and managing large-scale, multi-channel communications campaigns preferred


Powell Strategies is a CVE verified Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing agile and value-driven solutions for the rapid-fire challenges that industry and government leaders face. With unparalleled expertise across government and industry, Powell Strategies has a proven track record of superlative support and service. Since 2012, we have helped our government, private, and non-profit clients advance new ideas, establish market position, engage target audiences, and shape public opinion. We seek to provide value through efficiency and agility, and emphasize leadership, expert knowledge, and integrity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We offer a supportive work environment and challenging assignments.

Please email your resume and references to careers@powellstrat.com.

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