Communications Director

Communications Director

Congressmember Judy Chu (CA-27) seeks an experienced, highly motivated, hard-working Communications Director for her Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of the Congressmember’s communications, including writing speeches and press releases, working closely with legislative and district staff to effectively communicate the Member’s message, handling daily media inquiries, maintaining relationships with national and local reporters, pitching op-eds, managing the website, producing videos and social media content, planning and pitching press events, overseeing daily clips, and keeping press lists up-to-date. This position will also work closely with the Executive Director of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) to manage the Caucus’s press operations.  Ideal applicants will have Hill press experience, strong writing and oral communication skills, the ability to multitask and prioritize under pressure, and a great sense of humor. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Consistent with applicable law, this office requires all staff and interns to complete a full SARS-CoV2 vaccination course, regardless of recovery from prior coronavirus illness, as a condition of employment.

The salary range begins at $80,000 and is commensurate with experience. The office offers federal student loan repayment, paid vacation, and paid sick leave, in addition to retirement and health care benefits. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample as one combined PDF to ca27jobs@gmail.com and list “Communications Director” in the subject line. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 23rd. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis as applications are submitted.