• Metropolitan Group
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • Feb 26, 2018
Full time Advertising and Public Relations Communications

Job Description

Are you local to the Washington D.C. area? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and have an interest in social change? 

We're looking for a stellar Associate to support our Washington D.C office and we want to hear from you!

Keep reading below to learn more about the company and about this exciting role.

About Metropolitan Group

We do two things: directly impact social change and build the capacity of organizations that drive social change. Metropolitan Group is a full-service, strategic consulting agency that builds the power of voice and resources of the people, organizations, and communities that drive social change.

We are a certified B Corp and have offices in Chicago, Portland, OR, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. and a sister company, Impacto Social Metropolitan Group, in Mexico City, Mexico.

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The Associate, working out of our Washington D.C. office, will work in collaboration with other members of the MG team across the company. The Associate will serve as a day-to-day lead to ensure that staff is meeting goals and deadlines for client and new business development efforts. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast –paced environment with multiple projects taking place at one time. This position is perfect for someone looking to try our many aspects of the consulting field and find their unique niche and shape their skill set.

  • Manage day to day operations of the D.C. office, contributing to a positive workplace culture and ensuring technology functionality
  • Serve as a project manager on selected accounts, including managing budgets, work plans, client updates and team coordination and communication
  • Support new business development efforts and outreach in Washington D.C. to meet office goals; supporting marketing Metropolitan Group services, including project management for new business development plan, outreach and scheduling; preparation of proposals and qualifications; and supporting new business development meetings
  • Coordinate special events for the Washington D.C. office, including evening social gatherings, and handling meeting coordination, travel and logistics for DC-based Executive Vice President and visiting executives from other offices
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, billable environment and have ability to meet monthly billable goal

Take a peek at the full position description and apply by sending us your cover letter, resume and two writing samples.  

The position will remain open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Marketing Communications, Office Management, Project Management



  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in an area relevant to our work (communication, health, environment, arts, etc.)
  • Must be authorized to accept employment in the US.
  • 2 years of experience in communication agency or internal communications position
  • Possess excellent writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrated public relations or communications experience
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Demonstrated interest or commitment to social justice
  • Available to travel, as needed
  • Experience working with diverse communities is preferred
  • Availability to travel as needed
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bi-lingual or fluency in other language(s) is preferred but not required