Communications Director / Press Secretary

Communications Director / Press Secretary

Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) is seeking an experienced Communications Director or Press Secretary to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. Position title and salary negotiable depending on experience.

Candidates must be assertive, reliable, well-organized, possess strong writing skills and have a good sense of humor. No wallflowers or potted plants. They will operate in a fast-paced office under strict deadlines and work collaboratively with DC and district staff. Ideal candidates should have at least three years of political or policy-based communications experience (Capitol Hill experience strongly preferred), extensive national media and constituency media contacts, experience managing social media accounts, a background working with print and digital media, and experience working with TV bookers. This position will manage a D.C.-based Press Assistant.

Candidates with ties to Phoenix and/or knowledge of Arizona media markets/politics are especially encouraged to apply. Spanish-speaking applicants are also highly encouraged to apply. 

This is NOT an entry-level position. To apply, candidates should submit a resume and two writing samples (all three documents combined into one PDF) to (no phone calls or cover letters please) with "Communications Director/Press Secretary: Name of Applicant" in the subject line by Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.