Project Consultant/Associate Consultant- Energy Policy and Communications

Entry-level Professionals Washington, District Of Columbia New York, New York

We have an immediate opportunity for a public affairs professional with policy and communications experience.The APCO team includes experienced communication professionals with diverse backgrounds who collectively give the firm a comprehensive understanding of the issues, politics and players who shape the energy and clean technology industries.
Project Consultant/Associate Consultants at APCO  are responsible for supporting a range of high profile, globally recognized organizations with strategic communication campaigns, issues management and policy analysis.  You will provide project and client account support, produce a variety client related materials (talking points, fact sheets, press releases), perform research and conduct media monitoring, while also providing the highest level of client service on a daily basis.


  • At least 1-3 years of relevant experience in public affairs, strategic communications, or energy policy/government experience. Experience in a consulting/advisory firm is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field
  • Solid project management experience and a proven ability to manage multiple projects and client initiatives in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional presentation, writing and analytical skills with the ability to think strategically and creatively under tight deadlines.
  • Candidates must be detailed oriented and have exceptional writing and analytical skills, and the ability to write both strategically and creatively under tight deadlines.
  • Individuals with prior relevant internships communicating around clean technology issues is a plus. A bachelor's degree is also required.

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and many top Fortune 500 companies. The firm is a majority women-owned business. 

APCO Worldwide, named one of the Best Agencies to Work For in North America by PRovoke Media for four consecutive years and a 2020 Top Places to Work in PR by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package.