Digital Manager/Press Secretary

Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) seeks candidates for the position of Digital Manager/Press Secretary.  Candidates must have a minimum of two years of successful work on digital media for an elected leader or comparable experience.  Candidate must be able to produce excellent written and visual content, including graphics and video, for a variety of social media platforms. Applicants should be able to communicate effectively about a variety of policy issues.  Applicants should also have a proven history of writing creative and original copy, and engaging followers. Candidates should be organized, creative, motivated and must have the ability to write content that accurately conveys the Congressman’s priorities. Candidates must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing website and social media accounts; creating e-newsletters and franked mailings; writing talking points; drafting press releases; creating graphics and media presentations; tracking press and social media analytics. Knowledge of Chicago strongly preferred. Ability to produce content in English and Spanish strongly preferred.

This is NOT an entry level position. The position reports to the Communications Director. Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, one-page writing sample, graphic, and a link to a video with the subject line “Digital Manager” to: resumes.IL-04@mail.house.gov. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.

THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 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.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MAY 30, 2019.