Press Secretary/Digital Manager

Press Secretary/Digital Manager

The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus seeks a hardworking, organized, and detail-oriented Press Secretary/Digital Manager. The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, which is Chaired by Rep. David Cicilline (RI-01), works to promote equality for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, and is committed to achieving the full enjoyment of human rights for LGBTQ+ people in the U.S. and around the world. The Equality Caucus serves as a resource to Members of Congress, their staff, and the public on LGBTQ+ issues at the federal level.

Ideal candidates will be excellent writers, detail-oriented, organized, self-starters, team players, and able to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines. Ideal candidates will also have experience working with the press and creating social media content, including graphics. Experience on Capitol Hill or working on LGBTQ+ issues is a plus but not required. This is not an entry-level position. Candidates should have 2-3 years of communications experience. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The caucus benefits from a staff that reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The caucus does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, age, or national origin.

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Developing communication plans, in coordination with the Executive Director, to increase the Caucus’ reach in the news and on digital platforms and to highlight the work of Caucus members;

  • Managing the Caucus’ website and social media channels, including updating the website, drafting Facebook posts, tweets, and Instagram posts, and creating graphics and videos;

  • Creating communication resources for Caucus Member offices, including social media toolkits, messaging guidance, and talking points;

  • Drafting press releases, communicating with the press, and organizing press conferences;

  • Drafting the Caucus’ weekly newsletter;

  • Building and maintaining relationships with Caucus Members’ communications staff;

  • Assisting the Executive Director, as needed, with coordinating events and briefs, membership outreach, tracking LGBTQ+ legislation, and policy work; and

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample, as a single PDF, to equality.caucushire@mail.house.gov. Please put “Press Secretary/Digital Manager – [Your First and Last Name]” in the subject line.