The office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard seeks a Press Secretary to manage and coordinate all media and public relations activities in a very busy and dynamic office. The ideal candidate will be able to develop and execute integrated communications plans, collaborate effectively with colleagues and implement all press strategies.
Responsibilities include building and expanding the office’s relationships with media outlets, working with the Chief of Staff and Legislative Director to develop media strategies, successfully pitching stories and press events to a wide range of media outlets, responding to and managing media inquiries from diverse media outlets, writing op-eds, speeches, press releases, statements and talking points. Responsibilities will also include working with the deputy communications director in the District Office as well as maintaining an active social media profile, managing the Member’s official website, and other tasks.
Potential candidates must be able to thrive in a fast-paced office, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and strong editing and proofreading abilities. Candidates must be able to develop a keen understanding of the unique priorities and views of the district and find ways to advance the Member’s objectives.
This is a senior level position which requires dedication, close attention to detail and the ability to think outside the box. Non-traditional work hours, and travel to the District are to be expected. Hawaii ties are ideal but not required. Veteran applications are welcome.
No calls or drop ins. Qualified applicants may email a cover letter, resume and writing samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org