Committee Seeks Digital Director: The Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Budget is seeking an experienced and motivated Digital Director to join the Communications team. The individual selected will have strong writing skills and the ability to translate complex issues and topics for audiences across platforms and medias. This position is based in Washington, D.C. and will work closely with the Communications Director and help manage a Digital Press Secretary. Responsibilities include developing and honing a proactive digital strategy, crafting engaging content for all social media channels, creating social media toolkits for the caucus as needed, developing graphics and videos, tracking social media analytics, streaming live events, managing the committee’s website and social media pages, and working with the Communications team to identify new ways to engage with press and digital audiences. The position may require work outside standard office hours.
This is not an entry level position. Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years of digital experience, excellent writing skills, a keen attention to details, proficiency in graphic design, an ability to leverage social media and news trends to take advantage of opportunities for social engagement, and a passion for thinking creatively about how to translate complex ideas into compelling visuals. Applicants should also have experience with Adobe programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, LightRoom, Premiere Pro, Audition, and After Effects) and a working knowledge of HTML. Ability to work well with others, manage competing priorities, and turn around high-quality products under tight deadlines are a must. The starting salary for this position is $70,000 but is commensurate with experience. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their fit for the role, a resume, a writing sample, and three digital work products to Budget-Democrat.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Digital Director” in the subject line. No calls or walk-ins please.