Communications Director

Communications Director

The Office of Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) is seeking an experienced Communications Director for her Washington, D.C. office. This is not an entry level position. On the record experience and familiarity with national press and political communications is required. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment under strict deadlines, and be able to work collaboratively with both the DC and district teams.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as primary spokesperson;

  • Developing and executing a communications strategy in collaboration with the legislative and district teams;

  • Fielding press inquiries and proactive media outreach, including pitching Michigan and national press;

  • Organizing and staffing press events and media interviews;

  • Drafting and editing press releases, op-eds, newsletters, talking points, mailers, speeches, social media content; and

  • Editing videos and designing graphics.

The Office of Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence is an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or national origin. Michigan ties are a plus. Knowledge of video editing and graphic design software preferred, but not required.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample in PDF format to and include “Communications Director Application” in the subject line of the email. Please apply by November 14th.