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Account Director, Public Affairs

Named America’s best boutique agency of 2022, Clyde Group is seeking an Account Director, Public Affairs, to join our growing, high energy, people-centric, public relations and communications agency. We’re a principles-driven firm disrupting “business as usual” in communications through creative strategy focused entirely on results-driven campaigns. Our work deals with exciting national-level issues, including healthcare, equity and inclusion, education, agriculture, financial services, technology, civil rights, and more. Clyde Group team members have an interest in, and enthusiasm for, the development of a rapidly evolving agency. We are unafraid of pushing each other and the norm.  Our team is creative, ambitious, collaborative and we do it all with intentional dedication to every individual “being able to bring  [their] whole self to work, safely”.


This position will be based out of the Washington DC office or can be remote/hybrid.


Our Account Director, Public Affairs, typically has 7-–10 years of communications experience on political campaigns, Capitol Hill, trade associations, etc., with experience leading projects, departments, and/or managing people. Directs client accounts. Supports shaping and executing strategies for our diverse Clyde Group portfolio. Directs account teams, designing and implementing creative strategies for key audiences (from consumers to opinion elites). Develops personal and professional relationships with clients. Serves as the direct supervisor for 1–3 team members. Has a strong understanding of relevant industry trends. Plays a critical role in shaping our firm and guiding the professional development of members on the team. Leads business development teams and individual efforts. Possesses knowledge of financial services policy and understands how best to communicate on these issues.


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To apply, please submit your current resume and cover letter here.

About Clyde Group

Named America’s best boutique agency in 2022 by PRovoke, Clyde Group is a principles-driven strategic communications agency guided by a vision to be the best agency to work with and the best agency to work for. Based in Washington, DC with a presence in multiple other locations, Clyde Group offers communications and public affairs services to major corporations, nonprofits, advocacy organizations, and trade associations, among others. With a mission to create and connect to move the world forward, Clyde Group is driven by strategy, creativity, and experience, bringing ambitious ideas, creative solutions, and an authentic personality to every task.


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