Communications Director

Communications Director

Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, House Foreign Affairs Committee, and House Small Business Committee seeks a hard-working Communications Director to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. This is not an entry-level position and previous political communications, preferably on Capitol Hill, with extensive-on-the-record experience is required.  Ideal candidates are team-oriented, self-motivated, empathetic, and curious. Successful applicants will write well and work quickly under pressure, have excellent political communications instincts and skills, be a strategic thinker, and work well with others.  This senior staff position reports to the Chief of Staff and the Congressman and works closely with the entire senior staff team.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Works with legislative, outreach & casework teams to effectively communicate the activities of the Member and the Office

  • Builds and maintains relationships with national and local reporters

  • Provides strategic recommendations, advice, planning and execution

  • Oversees all official communications (e-newsletters, social media, op-eds, press releases, etc.) and acts as formal spokesperson for the Congressman

  • Monitors current events, media reports, legislative and non-legislative political issues about which the Congressman may be asked or involved

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • 4+ years of political/Capitol Hill communications and some management experience

  • Candidates with ties to New Jersey are strongly encouraged to apply

TO APPLY:  Email cover letter, resume, two writing samples and 2-3 references to NJ03resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Communications Director: [NAME]”  Please no unsolicited drop-ins, phone calls, or emails to the office.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 16, 2021 at 5PM EST

The 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.  People of all identity groups are encouraged to apply.