Rep. Dean Phillips is seeking a talented and experienced writer to join his team in Washington, D.C. Ideal applicants will have one-to-two years’ experience in writing, journalism, marketing or a related field.
The ideal candidate will:
Possess strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to multitask while thriving in a fast-paced setting under tight deadlines.
Thrive in a collaborative environment alongside the Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications, the Communications Director, and members of the policy team.
Hold a passion for learning more about the complicated issues our country faces and, with support from the policy team, concisely communicating solutions to these problems to a lay audience.
Embrace an understanding of the history and culture of the diverse constituencies in Minnesota.
Essential written products will include:
Letters to constituents
Other varying responsibilities will include:
Assisting with press events and related tactics
Supporting the Staff Assistant and Hospitality Director, especially during frenetic session weeks.
Ad hoc administrative and support duties
A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations or a closely related field. Political experience and Minnesota ties are both a plus, but not a requirement.
To apply, send resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. The deadline for applications is Sunday, June 26.