Spire is a full-service communications firm supporting innovative programs in government, technology, healthcare, and science. We seek a full-time, highly skilled senior communications professional specializing in media relations with an aptitude in biomedical and health research to join our team. A minimum of 10 years’ experience is required to apply, with the bulk of that experience being in healthcare and/or science.
For this role, you will manage public affairs and media relations for one of Spire’s federal health clients, ARPA-H, the newly formed federal agency focused on driving medical breakthroughs. This position is an exceptional opportunity for a communications leader to support an organization working toward revolutionizing biomedical research and health innovation.
Medical (CareFirst BCBS) and Dental (United Healthcare) plans paid at 100%
Monthly $50 “wellness” stipend for gym memberships, spa services, etc.
Life and disability insurance (short- and long-term)
18 days PTO and 8 federal holidays per year (+Veterans Day for those who have served)
Flexible home/office environment
Home office expense reimbursement
401(k) plan with automatic 3% of salary employer contribution
Employee referral bonuses
Annual stipend for employee and/or job-related training
We are a boutique, woman-led agency that specializes in technology, health, and science. Our clients are federal agencies and contractors charged with advanced R&D and vital national programs that make life better for all Americans. Our team is committed to the work of these pioneers and public servants. We believe in their missions, marvel at their innovations, and delight in telling their stories.
Every member of our team is a senior-level communicator. This means every assignment is an opportunity to work with and learn from the best strategists and storytellers—designers, videographers, writers, editors, media relations leads, social media managers, and web developers.
The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) supports innovative research to drive biomedical and health breakthroughs – ranging from molecular to societal – to provide transformative health solutions for all.