Communications Director

Communications Director

Senior Midwestern Democratic Member seeks an experienced and results-driven Communications Director.  Potential candidates must have strong communications, social media messaging, and writing skills.  Three to five years Hill experience preferred and strong Illinois ties a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Advising the Member on press strategy;
  • Promoting the legislative agenda in local and national media;
  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with both national and local reporters;
  • Drafting and editing press releases in a timely manner and capable of proofreading his or her content;
  • Developing and maintaining a strong digital and social media presence;
  • Creating and executing an organic social media calendar;
  • Pitching and writing op-eds, talking points, floor statements, newsletters, mailers, and speeches; and
  • Working collaboratively with legislative and district staff.

Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and two writing samples to Illinois.Resume@mail.house.gov.