Communications Director

Communications Director

U.S. Representative Gregory W. Meeks seeks an experienced Communications Director/Press Secretary to lead an active, press operation for his DC & District office.  Candidate must have experience pitching and placing stories in traditional and digital media and booking the Member on national TV.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: maintaining relationships with New York City and national reporters; developing and implementing weekly and long-term strategic communications plans; briefing and preparing the Member for interviews; writing press releases, talking points, and speeches; managing a digital fellow; developing social media content; and assisting on other issues as needed.

The ideal candidate will thrive have strong oral and written communications skills, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and be a creative and strategic thinker. This is not an entry level position and candidates must have previous press-related experience either on or off Capitol Hill.  Salary commensurate with experience.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

TO APPLY, e-mail a resume to NY05Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director” in the subject line along with a digital portfolio, writing sample, and at least two references.