Communications Associate

Communications Associate

The Hatcher Group

The Hatcher Group, a communications firm that works on progressive social change, seeks a full-time associate in Bethesda. Candidates must have outstanding writing, editing, media and social media skills.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and one to three years of strong relevant work experience. Candidates should be highly organized, detail oriented and passionate about issues, such as K-12 education, poverty and social justice. Candidates must have excellent skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) and web research.

The candidate also should be a self-starter and team player with good people skills and a strong work ethic. The candidate should also be able to work on a schedule to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects. The candidate should be a self-directed learner, curious, and have a good sense of humor.

Job Duties

  • Media and advocacy outreach
  • Writing press releases and media advisories
  • Writing feature stories and content for web sites
  • Researching and creating databases and media lists
  • Social media plans, outreach and tracking
  • Event planning
  • Web site updating
  • Preparation of reports and media briefing packets
  • Administrative duties


About The Hatcher Group

The Hatcher Group is a full-service public affairs and communications firm that helps to connect our clients with policymakers, media and the public. We work with major national foundations, research institutions and nonprofit organizations to advance progressive policy change.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to