Press Fellow

Press Fellow

The Office of Congresswoman Robin Kelly seeks a paid Press Fellow to join her team through the end of 2022. The Press Fellow will assist her communications team in executing the office’s press, social media, and digital outreach strategy. The ideal candidate will be a creative and proactive worker with excellent time management and prioritization skills. They should be a strong writer with a high level of attention to detail and experience working on a team. Prior experience creating digital content and experience with Adobe suite, Canva, and Zoom, is preferred. Illinois ties are a plus.

Responsibilities include:

- drafting social media & outreach content

- creating videos & graphics

- media monitoring & compiling press clips

- drafting press releases & other press materials

This position is paid. Prior Hill or campaign experience is preferred. Candidates in Washington, D.C. or Chicago, IL are preferred, however strong remote candidates will be considered. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and a brief portfolio including one writing sample and samples of original digital content to Kelly.Press@mail.house.gov with “Press Fellow” in the subject line by Wednesday, August 24th. 

The office is an equal opportunity employer and doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Employees are required to be up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations.