Congressman Dan Kildee seeks a full-time press secretary in Washington, D.C.
The press secretary will help manage communications in a fast-paced congressional office for a member of House Democratic leadership. Responsibilities are wide-ranging and include responding to daily media inquiries, building relationships with national, state and local reporters, pitching and booking frequent national cable interviews, writing press releases, statements and media advisories, creating and managing social media content, including graphics and videos, drafting speeches, talking points and op-eds, and creating franked communications, including mailers and telephone townhalls. The press secretary will also be responsible for managing a full-time press assistant and press interns.
Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, a self-starting personality, a desire to continually learn in political communications, and an eagerness to work in a collaborative office environment. This is not an entry-level position. Michigan ties and Adobe Creative Suite skills preferred.
Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Michigan05jobs@gmail.com. Please no walk-ins or phone calls.