Growing Washington-D.C.-based boutique communications firm seeks an experienced legislative and policy professional to help develop and manage strategic public affairs programs to grow visibility for a variety of blue chip corporate clients and their sustainability/environmental policy priorities.   


What You’ll Do:

Identify, build, and cultivate relationships with state and federal policy makers/their staffs.

Monitor and report on relevant legislative and regulatory initiatives.

Develop proactive and defensive outreach strategies to support key legislative priorities and  business objectives.

Lead ongoing engagement with stakeholder targets.

Provide advice and insights to clients on policy matters as it affects their business, analyzing and simplifying complex legislative, regulatory, political or other general government matters for a variety of internal audiences.

Craft client-ready collateral materials ranging from meeting talking points and briefing documents to issues monitoring reports.

Manage work plans, deadlines, and deliverables.

Work closely with the Managing Director to surface new opportunities and grow agency capabilities.


Who We’re Looking For:

Environmental policy wonk and/or enthusiast of issues like climate change and plastics waste.

The political/policy know-it-all who lives for this stuff and has consumed all the news headlines before the rest of us have even had our coffee.

A soothsayer who can connect the dots of the policy landscape to see opportunities and threats that matter to our clients.

Someone with an existing network of contacts across the country and/or the skill to quickly find and engage with contacts relevant to client needs.

A juggler who turns on a dime effortlessly, while maintaining speeds of 100 miles an hour (we’re not kidding. Multiple priorities and warp speed is how we roll).

A stickler for quality, beautifully written and elegantly formatted client deliverables.

A friendly and kind colleague who prefers a smaller office environment and values the benefits that come with that.


What You’ll Have:

A college degree

7- 10 years of experience

Experience with or ability to ramp up FAST on such policy issues as climate change, circular economy, plastics waste, recycling, and the UN SDGs

Mastery of Microsoft office products, G-Suite, and modern office technology. (Seriously, you have to walk in the door knowing how to use Excel, how to set up ZOOM calls and how to use the other tech tools in our arsenal)

What We Offer: 

Competitive salary

100% health insurance coverage for each employee

● Unlimited paid time off policy

● Flexible work schedule 


To Apply: 

To Apply: Send a cover letter, with your salary expectation, and your resume to


About The Winston Agency:

We're experts in the practice of communications and public affairs entrusted by blue chip

global companies and organizations to help build their reputations and deliver on their values.. Our programs, and especially our expertise in sustainability and corporate social responsibility help companies, associations, and nonprofit organizations tell their stories and advance their interests with the audiences that matter most. We are a woman-owned, woman-led small business committed to a healthy planet, healthy people, work-life balance, and diversity of thought and backgrounds among our team members. Learn more at