Digital / Press Assistant

Digital / Press Assistant

Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) seeks a hard-working Digital/Press Assistant to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. Previous communications and/or Capitol Hill experience is preferred. Ideal candidates are team-oriented, self-motivated, and resourceful. Successful applicants will write well and work quickly under pressure, be creative, proactive and a strategic thinker, work well with others, and have a keen sense of visual and graphic design. This staff position reports to the Communications Director.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Work closely with the legislative, outreach, and casework teams to draft copy and manage the office’s social media accounts

  • Create social media plans and reports

  • Create graphics for outgoing social media, newsletters, and mail that effectively communicates an idea or policy clearly and with visual appeal

  • Take and edit photos and videos in Washington D.C. and in the district

  • Draft copy for e-newsletters

  • Draft press releases and statements

  • Monitors social media, media reports, and has an eye for legislative and non-legislative political issues about which the Congressman may be asked about or involved with

  • Other duties as assigned

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • 1+ years of political/Capitol Hill communications experience 

TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, a writing sample, two graphic design samples, and 2-3 references to ny19.hiring@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Digital/Press Assistant: [NAME].” Please no unsolicited drop-ins, phone calls, or emails to the office.

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.