Congressman Donald McEachin is hiring a Communications Director to work in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include communications planning and press strategy for D.C. and the district; drafting press materials including: remarks, talking points, newsletters, statements, press releases, and media advisories; pitching media events; assisting with the management of the Congressman’s social media accounts; interview preparation; and overseeing the office’s franked mail program.
The ideal candidate is a strong writer, politically savvy, detail-oriented, flexible, creative, and a self-starter. Non-traditional hours - including night and weekend work - should be expected. Capitol Hill experience, Virginia ties, a good sense of humor, and a love for trivia are a plus. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: McEachin.Jobs@mail.house.gov