Staff and Press Assistant

Staff and Press Assistant

Congressmember Karen Bass seeks a Staff and Press Assistant to manage her front office. Administrative tasks include hiring and mentoring interns, processing constituent requests and coordinating responses, answering phone calls, managing an exhaustive constituent tours program after the pandemic ends, and providing other vital support to the Member and staff. Communications tasks include video production, graphic design, website management, and the drafting of social media content, press statements, constituent outreach materials, and newsletters.

Applicants must be able to manage multiple projects and prioritize the needs of the front office while overseeing short-term tasks and long-term projects of interns. Candidates must be professional and friendly, demonstrate and ability to quickly address and solve problems, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills and experience with Adobe Premier or a similar video production software, as well as a keen attention to details.

Please send a resume, cover letter, two writing samples less than 500 words; and a digital portfolio of edited videos, designed graphics, and/or applicable social media samples to as soon as possible, but no later than July 17, 2020.

Absolutely no messages sent anywhere other than to the email address above, phone calls, or drop-ins will be entertained.

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