The Office of Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is seeking a Press Secretary or Communications Director in the Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should have Capitol Hill, campaign or communications experience and should possess strong oral, writing, and proof-reading skills, a knowledge of current events, and an understanding of the legislative process. Other duties include, but are not limited to: developing all communications products including press releases, website content, and social media posts; crafting an annual digital newsletter; pitching and placing stories with local and trade news outlets; and responding to media inquiries in a timely manner. Candidates should be self-starters who thrive in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Congressman DeFazio is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to OR04.email@example.com by May 4. No phone calls or drop-ins please.