COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Ideal Candidate has experience working in communications or as a senior media specialist with strong writing  capabilities and proven competence working as a proactive Communications Director who can develop and implement a strategic media plan in a fast-paced and results-driven environment. The successful candidate will have a proven track record with national media, possess the ability to manage a robust digital media portfolio, and effectively pitch stories to a wide variety of outlets.

Responsibilities will include local and national media outreach, including Hispanic-focused outlets; writing press releases, op-eds, talking points, briefing materials and newsletters; writing and promoting web-based communications; staffing and successfully preparing the Member for interviews; and creating media opportunities by organizing press conferences.

Exceptional writing skills, superior political judgment, a high level of proficiency with new media tools, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with DC and district staff are essential.


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