We're hiring!

Here at Squared, we value all types of experience in building our diverse and talented team. Whether you’re a seasoned PR professional or someone looking to switch fields, there’s a place for you here.

We’re in the business of people, so our community drives our work. We value long-lasting relationships that are built with trust, communication, and hard work. If you’re interested in a people-first workplace that operates at the intersection of media, policy, and politics — we hope you join us!

Media Director/Press Secretary

Squared Communications specializes in strategic communications, public relations, marketing, media, government relations, and political campaigns. Our clients include news organizations, foundations, Fortune 100 companies, and trade associations that have a daily media presence across multiple industries including, technology, climate, sustainability, and retail. This position is based in Washington, DC, and applicants must be located in the DMV area. 

The Media Director/Press Secretary for Squared Communications will work with the principal and across teams to represent the firm’s clients to local and national media. Daily responsibilities will include pitching stories, writing press releases, developing talking points, and monitoring a variety of news sources including traditional and new media, including print, social media, television, podcasts, and radio.

Relying on and cultivating personal relationships with reporters and going on and off the record will be core functions of the Press Secretary’s job. Supporting rapid response efforts and crisis communication plans will be required as needed. This position is based in Washington, DC, and applicants must be located in the DMV area. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Responding to communications-related inquiries for clients.

  • Drafting press releases, talking points, and statements.

  • Prepping and staffing client representatives for press interviews.

  • Developing individualized press contacts and lists for clients.

  • Supporting the company’s media training practice.

  • Pitching stories.

  • Pro-active outreach to reporters for on and off-the-record communications.

  • Providing strategic recommendations for news outlets or other media as requested.

  • A passion for social media is a plus.


  • 3-5 years of public relations, media, trade association, government, or campaign-related experience.

  • Prior on-the-record experience is a plus.

  • Experience with staffing a principal and media prep preferred.

  • Strong writing, editing, and public speaking skills.

  • Attention to detail with the ability to handle multiple accounts at once, work efficiently, and meet deadlines.

  • Knowledge of and interest in current events and policy issues.

  • Experience in graphic design, website development, or event planning is a plus, but not required.

Squared Communications offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • 100 percent premiums for medical, dental, Rx, and eye insurance

  • Transportation subsidy

  • All federal holidays and generous paid time off

  • 401(k) employer contribution and match

Please send a resume and cover letter to