Trident DMG is a Washington, D.C.-based boutique strategic and risk advisory firm that is looking for ambitious, hard-working talent to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Founded in 2016, Trident is a one-of-a-kind agency that pioneered the approach of combining media, political, and legal expertise in one team, managing some of the highest-profile crises of the past 30 years, from the White House to Wall Street to Silicon Valley and around the world. Our team members have worked in the White House, Congress, the national news media, global law firms, and corporations.

Trident is looking to hire an Associate with a keen desire to develop professionally and work hard in serving clients on a range of matters critically important to them. This is Trident’s entry-level, full-time position, and the team member will work under the supervision of more senior team members to assist on a diverse range of accounts for both strategic and risk advisory clients.


This team member will assist in executing on the day-to-day activities of client accounts and projects spanning strategic, policy, litigation, investigations, and crisis communications as well as public affairs matters.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Media monitoring and analysis
  • Research
  • Build and maintain media lists and databases
  • Project management
  • Media relations
  • Draft messaging material, including pitches, press releases, bylines, social content, etc.
  • Help execute on the day-to-day activities of client matters and projects
  • Be available beyond standard hours for potential client crises and other time-sensitive client deadlines,
  • Be the glue on Trident client teams. Help keep the trains running on time and support and fill in for team members with other projects as needed.


  • 1 year or less of experience in a communications position. Prior experience in communications, including full-time position or internship(s) at a communications or public affairs agency, on political campaigns, or on Capitol Hill
  • Ability to manage work on multiple clients simultaneously while delivering results in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment and offer solutions to overcome challenges
  • Strong writing and organizational skills with a high attention to detail
  • A self-starter who is energized by hard work and a drive to succeed for clients
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

Please send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to