The Office of Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) seeks a Communications Director
The Office of Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) is seeking a skilled and experienced Communications Director based in either in our Washington D.C. or New York (Westchester) office.
The Communications Director will be the main spokesperson for the Congressman and responsible for communicating the work and voice of the Congressman to our constituents and the larger national media markets. The Communications Director will manage a dynamic and robust communications operation and reports directly to the Chief of Staff and Congressman. The Communications Director manages a team of talented and diverse communications staff to execute on the Congressman's vision and voice.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Working laterally with other directors to communicate legislative and district work
Setting the strategy and course of the communications portfolio including press and digital in collaboration with the Congressman and Chief of Staff
Managing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the communications team
Fielding interview requests and actively seeking out interview opportunities
Drafting and editing press releases, op-eds, newsletters, talking points, mailers, speeches, social media content -Preparing and staffing the Congressman for media interviews
The salary for this position is $100,000.
Prior Capitol Hill experience is helpful, but not required. Campaign, organizing and narrative setting experience desired.
BIPOC, LGBTQIA and those with New York City/Westchester County ties are encouraged to apply. Please submit a resume, and cover letter. Early applicants will get priority. Application closes on October 7th, 2022.
**ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL FINAL ROUND**
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