Account Associate

Alexandria, VA

Javelin is a PR, literary, and creative firm located in Old Town, Alexandria, just outside the nation’s capital and steps away from the Potomac waterfront. Our team of agents, communicators, and digital experts have served U.S. Presidents, Cabinet officials, Fortune 100 CEOs, media figures, members of Congress, and New York Times-bestselling authors.

Javelin has an exciting opportunity for an Account Associate to join its Old Town, Alexandria office. It is seeking an ambitious and creative individual with a drive for communications and desire to interact daily with reporters, editors producers, and bookers in national media.


  • Serving as a resident expert on client, competitive environment, and related subjects
  • Maintaining regular client contact, both verbal and written, across a range of accounts
  • Actively pursuing media to secure press results
  • Networking and building relationships with key members of national media
  • Developing story angles
  • Overseeing the development of tactics and the implementation of account strategy
  • Managing integrated campaigns, social media, and influencer work


  • BA or BS in communications or a related field
  • 1+ years of public relations, marketing, or related experience
  • Works well under pressure
  • Works independently
  • Strategic thought
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Strong media relations skills
  • Industry relationships


  • Experience building media lists and familiarity with Cision
  • Experience crafting statements, press releases, and pitches for events and breaking news
  • Existing relationships with members of national print, online, and broadcast media

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