Press Secretary / Digital Director
The Office of Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson seeks an experienced, creative, and tech-savvy press secretary/digital director to join our communications team. Responsibilities will include:
Managing the member’s social media accounts, official website, media lists, newsletters, mailers, advertisements, communications schedule, and other resources
Compiling daily press clips, creating communications briefings, monitoring analytic data
Assisting in the development of materials intended for the media, such as press releases, talking points, newsletters, pitches, media kits, and weekly reports
Creating graphics, editing photos, and videos
Planning and staffing virtual, DC- and district-based events such as press conferences, tele-townhalls, and roundtables.
Building relationships with local and national reporters
Maximizing the member’s visibility through digital solutions and advertising
Pitching innovative strategies to expand the Congresswoman’s reach on social media and elsewhere
Photographing the Congresswoman at press conferences and other events
Managing press interns and fellows
The press secretary/digital director will work closely with the communications director to implement an ambitious communications strategy. Candidates should have strong writing and creative skills, strong editing and proofreading skills, and work well under pressure. The ideal candidate will have at least one year or one federal campaign cycle of communications experience, including digital strategy, social media management, content creation, editing of graphics, photos, and videos using multimedia software including Adobe Creative Cloud. Experience with Facebook business manager, Google Ads, and digital analytics is a preferred!
Candidates from diverse backgrounds and with Florida ties are highly encouraged to apply. Fluency in Spanish or Kreyòl is a plus. Please submit your resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and digital samples to FL24.Resumes@mail.house.gov and include “Press Secretary/Digital Director” in the subject line.