The Office of Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence seeks a Press Secretary/Communications Director for her Washington, D.C. office. Core responsibilities include: responding to media inquiries; drafting press releases and talking points; preparing op-eds and statements for Michigan and national media; organizing press events in Michigan and Washington, D.C.; coordinating and staffing the Congresswoman for interviews and press events; and overseeing digital and social media.
This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates will have strong writing skills, prior press/media and graphic design experience, familiarity with the political press environment, and the ability to work well individually, as well as in a collaborative environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ties to Michigan, or the Midwest, are a plus.
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and media portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 29, 2020. Drop-ins and phone calls are not accepted.