Press Secretary|Digital Director – Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)
Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) is seeking a talented and highly motivated individual to assume the role of Press Secretary|Digital Director. The person chosen for the position will work closely with the Communications Director to develop and execute the Congresswoman’s long-term communications plan. They will be charged with overseeing the communications schedule, managing the Member’s digital media accounts, and working with local and national reporters.
The Press Secretary|Digital Director will be responsible for a wide range of critical functions, including developing original social media content, designing graphics, editing and posting videos, maintaining the office’s website, and managing media lists. Additionally, they will assist the Communications Director with drafting news releases, advisories, talking points, op-eds and other materials.
Qualified applicants must have strong writing, editing, proofreading skills and be proficient in photography, video recording and editing. They must be detail-oriented, news savvy and able to work in a fast-paced, demanding work setting -- a sense of humor and ability to be a team player is a must.
Spanish fluency preferred.
This is not an entry-level position. Previous experience in press or relevant social media experience is required.
Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Products are a plus. Southern California|Los Angeles ties are a plus.
Successful applicants will need to demonstrate their writing ability by completing a writing and editing test.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter including salary requirements, and two writing samples with “Press Secretary” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.
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.