Senior Illinois Democrat seeks a Communications Director.  Candidates must have strong communications strategy, messaging, and writing skills.  Strong written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment are critical.  Prior Congressional experience and Illinois/Midwestern ties are a plus but not required.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.  Responsibilities include advising the Member on press strategy, advocating and promoting the legislative agenda in state and national media, and writing and editing speeches, op-eds, news releases, floor statements, quotes, talking points, and social media.  Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and references to with “Communications Director” in the subject line.  No other phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.  Please submit all application materials in PDF format.