The Office of Congressman TJ Cox is seeking a full time Press Secretary including additional responsibilities supporting the office mail program. An ideal candidate should be an excellent writer in English and Spanish, and will be responsible for drafting press releases, speeches, and social media content; handling press inquiries; editing audio and video; and helping with creative messaging projects. Mail program responsibilities include supporting the legislative correspondent in drafting materials for office’s mail program with a quick turnaround, researching legislative issues, and drafting constituent correspondence.
Ideal candidates should be highly organized, an excellent writer, energetic, a team player capable of thriving in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment and have an understanding of the legislative process. Since the role is significantly focused on communications, an ideal candidate will also have an interest in generating creative outlets for communicating to the Central Valley of California and moving up in the communications world. California ties and Hill experience are preferred; bilingual in Spanish a requirement.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples to this form: http://bit.ly/TJC_PressSec by 9/30. Direct questions to CA21hiring@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.