Communications Director

Communications Director

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks a motivated, experienced, and detailed-oriented Communications Director for his Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities include working with the Member and Chief of Staff on developing and implementing a communications strategy to advance the Member’s agenda; working closely with the policy and district staff to communicate the Member’s priorities; drafting speeches, talking points, op-eds, and press releases; developing content for and managing implementation of digital media strategy; experience working across multiple digital and social media platforms; pitching media and fielding press inquiries; maintaining relationships with local press; website management; overseeing daily clips; staffing Member for press events; and serving as the Member’s primary spokesperson.  This is not an entry level position.  A minimum of three years of prior communications experience is required.  Spanish language proficiency preferred.  California ties a plus.  

 

Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter, three writing samples (at least one set of talking points), and three references to CA20.jobs@mail.house.gov.


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