Communications Director - Congressional Black Caucus

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) seeks a politically savvy Communications Director to lead an active communications operation. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing short- and long-term communications strategies; cultivating strong relationship with national outlets and reporters; pitching the Chair and Caucus Members for television and radio profiles, features, and interviews; and writing press releases, talking points, op-eds, and speeches. The Communications Director works closely with the Executive Director and Policy Director to raise the policy agenda and platform of the Caucus through strategic messaging, earned media, and public outreach. The Communications Director must also work collaboratively with the Digital Director to inform and develop social media content and campaigns.

This is a senior-level position that requires superb writing skills, strong work ethic, sound judgment, and close attention to detail. Non-traditional work hours are expected and a love for the news is required. Hill experience is preferred, but not required. To apply, please e-mail a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and your salary requirements in one combined PDF file to with “Communications Director” in the subject line.

Absolutely no messages sent anywhere other than to the email address above, phone calls, or drop-ins will be entertained.