The Donovan Group is a public relations and marketing firm that offers a wide variety of services, including communications planning, referendum assistance, surveys, video production, media relations, content creation, editing and graphic design and crisis communications services to public K–12 schools and districts across the United States.
The firm’s team includes education policy experts, former journalists, content writers, survey and polling experts, website developers, videographers, copy editors, project managers and support staff. We are seeking exceptional people from a variety of fields and professions, including school and non-school public relations, marketing, journalism, educational administration and teaching.
We have the size, scale, training and culture to help you deepen your skills, broaden your strengths and increase your impact—regardless of your background.
At the Donovan Group, you will find common qualities in all our people, including:
- A passion for public education
- An entrepreneurial spirit
- Intensity and a deep desire to work hard to accomplish goals
- Commitment to high standards, ethics and core values
If these characteristics describe you and you subscribe to our principles, we want to hear from you!
Please note that we are flexible with work location, though the Chicago metro area is our preference.
The Donovan Group is seeking a communications associate to lead the firm’s efforts in Illinois. This is a senior-level, partner-track position.
As a Donovan Group Associate in Illinois, you will lead the firm’s expansion in the state. Backed by our outstanding back office of writers, designers, developers and project managers, you will serve as the lead on Illinois projects. Extensive in-state travel may be required.
The successful candidate will be a mid-career or later professional with a background in communications (school PR, non-school public relations, marketing, journalism, etc.) and have a deep desire to work with public education leaders and advance public education.