Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin is seeking a full-time Communications Director to serve in her Washington D.C. office.
Executing a strategic, aggressive communications strategy across national and local, Michigan media
Maintaining strong relationships with Michigan media and pitching stories to local reporters that communicate the Congresswoman’s work directly to the district
Maintaining the Congresswoman’s strong, frequent presence in national media, including on national TV and radio programs, and other high-value opportunities
Managing intensive prep sessions ahead of high-value media hits
Coordinating all media efforts for the Congresswoman’s events, including building press events in-district that further the office’s strategic goals
Drafting press releases, advisories, statements, op-eds, social media posts, often on tight timelines
Staffing the Congresswoman for media engagements
Overseeing digital, video and social media product and ensuring integration with broader communications goals
Managing the Communications Team, which includes a Digital Media Director and Communications Assistant
Candidates should have exceptional written and oral communications skills, and strong experience in media and communications. Ideal candidates:
Have 5+ years of communications experience, ideally including on Capitol Hill
Have experience prepping and staffing a principal for media engagements
Are able to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
Are hardworking and detail-oriented self-starters
Are team players, able to work both collaboratively and individually
Ties to Michigan and/or national security communications experience is a plus
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a resume with two professional references, and two writing samples of 1000 words or less to “email@example.com” by February 10, 2021.
The Office of Congresswoman Slotkin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages women, minority, and LGBTQ+ candidates to apply. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, or parental status.