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Sr. Public Relations Manager

Sterling, VA

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty : Marketing, PR/Communications Job Number: 1359

Build and manage a PR program from the ground up that positively impacts customers around the world

Are you a dynamic PR professional with the drive to grow a multi-faceted program that delivers results?

TorchLight Hire is looking for a talented Senior PR Manager for a technology company headquartered in Sterling, VA. He/she will develop and manage industry-leading public relations initiatives to elevate the company’ s brand awareness and support overall business goals and objectives. The Senior PR Manager is responsible for media relations and outreach, content development and thought leadership, and PR program and channel analysis.

  • Develop and executive innovative PR strategies across a variety of traditional and digital channels
  • Expertly manage external media relations including interviews, speaking engagements, article and social media coverage, and others
  • Create a variety of content including pitches, storylines, press releases, presentations, articles, blogs, media briefs, and others
  • Establish compelling messaging for multi-platform thought leadership program
  • Engage and inform employees through effective internal communications
  • Develop robust reporting and analytics including reporting platforms and process to ensure performance metrics are achieved (includes media audits)
  • Drive project execution and ensure that deliverables, timelines, and budgets are met
  • Supervise and mentor PR Manager
  • 7+ years of experience in public relations, external communications or related field
  • Successful development and execution of a multi-channel PR program including media relations
  • Deep knowledge of traditional and social PR channels
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Experience with PR analytics and reporting
  • Expert written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’ s degree Journalism, PR, or related field; technology industry experience a plus


TorchLight Hire is the Washington, D.C. region’s premier search and staffing firm placing marketing, communications, digital and creative professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent roles across a variety of industries in the DC metro area. At TorchLight, we know the recruitment and hiring process—and the DC metro area job market inside and out. More importantly, we know marketing and communications, with team members who have deep subject matter expertise prior to their tenure at TorchLight. In 2016 and 2017, Inc. Magazine’s Inc 5000 ranked TorchLight No. 621 and 2386 respectively as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. In 2017, TorchLight was recognized in 2017 as one of the DC area's Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal.. Learn more at

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