Senior Midwestern moderate member of the Ways and Means Committee, seeks an Communications Director for his Washington, DC office to plan and execute a proactive earned media and digital media constituent outreach strategy. This role requires 2-3 years of previous Hill or political communications experience. This is not an entry level position.
This candidate will be responsible for building relationships with local/national reporters; local TV media markets, radio stations, and newspapers; acting as formal spokesperson for the Congressman; booking and preparing member for interviews; writing talking points, press releases and op-eds; overseeing digital communications outreach including e-newsletter, website, and social media accounts; producing a weekly communications report for the Congressman and provide regular communications updates to staff
The ideal candidate must demonstrate an ability to work well with a team in a small, fast-paced environment while maintaining a sense of humor. Midwestern or rural ties a plus. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to email@example.com by Thursday May 30th. No calls or drop-ins, please.
The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.