Staff/Press Assistant

Staff/Press Assistant

Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence is seeking a hard-working and dynamic individual to serve as a Staff/Press Assistant in her Washington, D.C. office.

Staff Assistant responsibilities include managing front office; greeting visitors; sorting mail; answering phones; processing flag requests; booking and coordinating tours; managing the office’s internship program; assisting with constituent correspondence via IQ; and transporting/driving member to events when in Washington, D.C. (a personal vehicle is not required).

Press Assistant duties include compiling daily news clips; drafting social media posts; creating social media graphics; maintaining press lists and Member’s website; editing and taking photos. The Press Assistant will have opportunities to write press releases, media advisories, op-eds, and other written content in cooperation with the Communications Director.

Applicants with ties to Michigan are preferred, but not required. This office is an equal opportunity employer and veterans, LGBTQ+ individuals, women, and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit an application included a resume, cover letter, digital media sample, and one brief writing sample to MI14District@gmail.com by COB March 22, 2021. No calls or walk-ins, please.