The Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Budget is seeking an experienced and motivated Digital Press Secretary to join the communications team. The individual selected will have strong writing skills and the ability to simplify complex issues to convey the Committee’s objectives and achievements across platforms and medias. This position is based in Washington, D.C. and will work closely with the Communications Director and Digital Director.
Responsibilities include writing press releases, media advisories, and newsletters, crafting content for social media channels, developing graphics and videos, assisting with media monitoring and pitching press, overseeing clips collection and distribution, and working with the Communications team to identify new ways to engage with press and digital audiences. The position may require work outside standard office hours.
Successful candidates will have at least 1 to 2 years of communications and digital experience. The salary for this position is commensurate with experience. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate is an excellent writer, works well in a team, has a positive attitude and a keen attention to detail, and can meet tight deadlines under pressure. Proficiency in Adobe programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, LightRoom, Premiere Pro, Audition, and After Effects), CMS, CSS, HTML, and analytics is a plus.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their fit for the role, a resume, a writing sample, and two multimedia design samples to Budget-Democrat.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Digital Press Secretary” in the subject line. No calls or walk-ins please.