Communications Director

Communications Director

Moderate Ways and Means Democrat seeks experienced Communications Director applicants for position in a fast-paced and highly engaged D.C. office. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal skills, the proven ability to manage multiple communications projects, and the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Member’s position on policy issues. S/he will be responsible for coordinating with the legislative team to develop, manage and organize all communications activities, including writing press releases, op-eds, mail pieces, talking points, organizing press events, maintaining the official website, implementing a social media strategy, maintaining a press database, writing e-newsletters & hard mail. Duties will also include briefing the Member for interviews, writing floor speeches for the Member, managing junior and district press staff, interacting with the press as the Member’s principal spokesperson, and coordinating the Member’s overall press relations. The ideal candidate will have Hill experience and a depth of legislative and policy knowledge as well as strong proofreading skills and a knowledge of grammar usage. Candidates must be able to work extended hours, under time pressure, and in a strongly collaborative office, while maintaining a positive attitude and demeanor. Please submit resume, cover letter, two writing samples. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, minorities, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. Email a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to AL07.Resumes@mail.house.gov [AL07.Resumes@mail.house.gov] with the subject line Communications Director.
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