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Posts Tagged ‘Communications Director’

Communications Director – Congressman John Curtis (R-UT)

Newly elected Congressman John Curtis (UT-3) seeking an aggressive, digitally savvy Communications Director. Please email resume, salary requirements and references to: gopcongressman2017@gmail.com. No drop ins.

Communications Director – Senior Ohio House Republican

Senior Republican Ohio member looking for a Communications Director. Applicants should have a couple of years on the record experience. Hill experience is not required but preferred. Please send send resume and cover letter to ohpresssec@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Congressman Dave Joyce (R-OH)

Ohio Republican Congressman Dave Joyce seeks an organized and motivated Communications Director. Excellent analytical, communication and writing skills are required. Duties include developing and expressing the Member’s message through multiple media platforms. The Communications Director is also responsible for the Member’s e-newsletter, writing floor speeches and press releases. Interested candidates should email his or her resume to OH14Resumes@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Senior Texas House Republican

Senior Member looking for an experienced Communications Director. Candidates should have Hill experience, strong writing and speech writing skills and experience working with the media. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume and writing samples to TX.JobListing@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN)

TITLE: Communications Director
REPORTS TO: Member and Chief of Staff/Administrative Assistant
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

* to manage and coordinate all communications activities, including media contacts, for the Member and the office.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* previous Capitol Hill and organizing/campaign experience, extensive national media contacts, and background working with both print and electronic media;
* strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;
* strong oral communication skills;
* understanding of print and broadcast media;
* thorough knowledge of legislative process;
* knowledge of current issues and events in which the Member is involved;
* ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Member’s positions on policy issues;
* availability to work long hours;
* ability to work well under pressure; and
* ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.

DUTIES:

* acts as the formal spokesperson and media liaison for the Member;
* planning and executing media strategy, pitching stories, booking interviews, running social media channels, designing graphics, editing We the Podcast, conceiving videos, and writing press releases, op-eds, and talking points for the Member;
* remains abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues about which the Member may be questioned;
* evaluates current events and media reports in the district and the nation for their impact on the Member;
* provides ideas and advice on the effect in the media of the Member’s actions and legislative activities;
* writes speeches for the Member; and
* performs other duties as assigned.

No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Position.MN05@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director Application ” in the Subject Line.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA)

Southern California Democrat is seeking an experienced Communications Director. Candidate will be responsible for planning and executing a proactive and aggressive media and community outreach strategy. Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 years of political communications experience and have excellent writing skills, be creative, energetic, and able to work well in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Applicants need prior on-the-record experience, a strong history of drafting all forms of communications materials—including op-eds and long form speeches—and an ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically. Candidates should have a track-record of successfully pitching both national and local media entities. Responsibilities include serving as spokesperson, drafting press releases and advisories, op-eds, and talking points, and managing social media platforms. California ties and knowledge of CA media and political landscape a plus. Spanish-speaking preferred. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and appropriate writing samples to: CA44jobs@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA)

California Democratic Member of Congress seeks experienced, hardworking team player with outstanding writing skills and sound political judgment to serve as Communications Director in his Washington DC office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing speeches; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases; managing and updating official website and social media accounts; creating and distributing e-newsletters and franked mailings; planning press conferences and in-district events; and developing and implementing media, communications, and public relations strategies. This is not an entry level position.

Candidates must be flexible, highly dependable, and organized as well as possess strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to quickly produce press materials.

The ideal candidate would have California ties, at least 2 years of on-the-record professional communications experience (campaign or Hill), significant speech writing experience, working knowledge of issues facing California, and a strategic understanding of gun violence prevention issues and policies within the jurisdiction of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three writing samples and three references to CA05CommunicationsDirector@gmail.com with the Subject Line: Communications Director Vacancy.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-in, please.

Communications Director – Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA)

California Democratic Member of Congress seeks experienced, hardworking team player with outstanding writing skills and sound political judgment to serve as Communications Director in his Washington DC office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing speeches; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases; managing and updating official website and social media accounts; creating and distributing e-newsletters and franked mailings; planning press conferences and in-district events; and developing and implementing media, communications, and public relations strategies. This is not an entry level position.

Candidates must be flexible, highly dependable, and organized as well as possess strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to quickly produce press materials.

The ideal candidate would have California ties, at least 2 years of on-the-record professional communications experience (campaign or Hill), significant speech writing experience, working knowledge of issues facing California, and a strategic understanding of gun violence prevention issues and policies within the jurisdiction of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three writing samples and three references to CA05CommunicationsDirector@gmail.com with the Subject Line: Communications Director Vacancy.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-in, please.

Communications Director – New Jersey House Democrat

Democrat from New Jersey is seeking an experienced Communications Director. Candidate will be responsible for planning and executing a proactive and aggressive media and community outreach strategy. Candidates should have a minimum of three to five years of communications experience and have excellent writing skills, be creative, energetic, and able to work well in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Applicants need prior on-the-record experience, a strong history of drafting all forms of communications materials—including op-eds and long form speeches—and an ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically. Candidates should have a track-record of successfully pitching both national and local media entities. Responsibilities include serving as spokesperson, drafting press releases and advisories, op-eds, and talking points, and managing social media platforms.  This is not an entry-level position. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and appropriate writing samples to: LAlexander52@aol.com.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH)

The Office of Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge seeks an experienced and highly motivated Communications Director to manage and coordinate all media and public relations activities in a busy and dynamic office.  The ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, and strong editing and proofreading abilities.  The ideal candidate will also be able to develop a keen understanding of the priorities and views of the district and find ways to advance the Member’s objectives; and, develop integrated communications plans, collaborate effectively with colleagues and implement all public relations strategies.

Responsibilities include:  managing the office’s relationships with local and national media outlets; developing and implementing communications/public relations strategies; writing press documents, talking points, op-eds, speeches, and other materials; preparing the Member for interviews and speaking engagements; coordinating press conferences; working with policy and legislative staff to execute press strategies; maintaining and managing all digital platforms; and other relevant duties.

This senior level position requires dedication, close attention to detail and the ability to think strategically and creatively.  Non-traditional work hours and travel to the District may be required.  No phone calls, direct emails or drop-ins, please.  Qualified applicants must email a cover letter, resume and writing samples to OH11PressJobs@mail.house.gov in order to be considered.

Communications Director – Congressman Pete Aguilar (D-CA)

The Office of Congressman Pete Aguilar (CA-31) seeks a hardworking DC-based Communications Director to join a busy and proactive team. Applicant must have previous experience working with the media and pitching stories; thrive at multitasking and working irregular hours; possess strong writing skills; have sound political judgment; and have background working with social media.

Responsibilities include: drafting press releases, talking points, speeches and op-eds; preparing the member for television and print interviews; responding to press inquiries in a timely and appropriate manner; working with the district and legislative staff to highlight accomplishments; overseeing compilation of daily news clips; monitoring the news/social media platforms throughout the day; maintaining and growing the office’s new media presence; and developing and managing website content. Duties also include: staffing the member at public events; booking interviews and pitching stories; developing relationships with national and California reporters; and developing and implementing weekly and long-term strategic communications plans.  Must be a team player to be successful in this highly collaborative environment.

This is not an entry-level position. Professional communications, Capitol Hill experience, and on-the-record experience is required. Candidates must have knowledge of the legislative process, as well as the ability to identify local and national press opportunities.  Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and two writing samples to CommsDirectorCA@gmail.com.  Please, no phone calls or drop bys.

Communications Director – Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-MA)

Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) is seeking a proactive, dependable, and hardworking team player with strong writing skills and sound political judgment to serve as Communications Director in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing press releases, op-eds, and speeches, drafting e-newsletters, talking points, and briefing memos, coordinating day-to-day press operations and outreach, and managing the official website and social media accounts. Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong editing and proofreading abilities, and the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment under strict deadlines are required. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and three references to: MA08.jobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins, please.

Communications Director – Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX)

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) is seeking a talented writer to be Communications Director.  The ideal candidate will be creative in working with the legislative team to determine new strategies to accomplish communications goals. The candidate must also be able to use various social media platforms as the primary means of communication with constituents. Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to TX16.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director” in the subject. No calls or drop-ins, please.

Press Secretary/Communications Director – Senior House Republican

Senior House Republican office seeks conservative press secretary/communications director. Successful applicant will be self-starting, reliable, organized, creative and professional with superb writing skills, discretion and attention to detail. Press secretary serves as official spokesperson and speechwriter, responsible for developing and implementing the Representative’s short and long-term public engagement strategy. Duties include, but are not limited to: managing all media relations, official digital platforms (member website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube), and constituent mass communications; media monitoring and issue research to contribute to Member policy briefings and interview preparation; engagement with grassroots activists and local opinion leaders to advance communications goals. Successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of Capitol Hill or press experience with compensation commensurate with experience. Email resume, cover letter, references and editorial writing sample to gophousejob@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Moderate Senate Democrat

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director for an active state and national media operation. Strong strategic planning, organizational, communication and writing skills required. Familiarity with home state, Congress, and public policy issues desirable. National press contacts, track record of developing and implementing media strategies, and ability to work in a collegial, fast-paced, rigorous environment. Responsibilities include: managing communications team; advising the Senator on a strategic press strategy; advocating a legislative agenda in state and national media; editing speeches, op-eds, news releases, floor statements, quotes, talking points and other material clearly and accurately. Good judgment, maturity and creativity a must. Please submit cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223749 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Communications Director – Southern California House Democrat

Southern California Democrat is seeking an experienced Communications Director. Candidate will be responsible for planning and executing a proactive and aggressive media and community outreach strategy. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of political communications experience and have excellent writing skills, be creative, energetic, and able to work well in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Applicants need prior on-the-record experience, a strong history of drafting all forms of communications materials—especially op-eds and long form speeches—and an ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically. Candidates should have a track-record of successfully pitching both national and local media entities. Responsibilities include serving as spokesperson, drafting press releases and advisories, op-eds, and talking points, and managing social media platforms. California ties and knowledge of CA media and political landscape a plus. Spanish-speaking preferred. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and appropriate writing samples to: southerncalijobs@gmail.com.

Press Secretary/Communications Director – Congressman John Faso (R-NY)

Congressman John Faso seeks to fill a communications-focused role in his Washington, DC office. Candidates must have strong writing skills, a background in press/media, and Hill experience. This is not an entry-level position.

Responsibilities will include social media management, drafting of press releases, working with local/national reporters, giving on-the-record statements, etc.

Title (either Press Secretary or Communications Director) and salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two (2) writing samples to nygop.comms@gmail.com. No calls or drop-ins, please.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY)

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17) seeks proactive communications director for Washington, DC, Congressional office. Responsibilities include developing and implementing district- and issue-specific communications strategies, including substantial constituent outreach and digital content; planning frequent press events in district; pitching stories nationally and in the extremely competitive NYC media market; and writing press releases, statements, op-eds, and weekly e-newsletters. Candidates must have ability to write well with accuracy and speed, strong political instincts, and on-the-record experience.  Ideal candidates have ties to NY politics; understanding of Middle East issues; and campaign, media, and/or Hill experience.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Equal opportunity employer. No calls, faxes or drop-ins. E-mail resume, salary requirement, and two one- to two-page writing samples to lowey.opening@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Southern California House Democrat

Southern California Democrat is seeking an experienced Communications Director. Candidate will be responsible for planning and executing a proactive and aggressive media and community outreach strategy. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of political communications experience and have excellent writing skills, be creative, energetic, and able to work well in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Applicants need prior on-the-record experience, a strong history of drafting all forms of communications materials—especially op-eds and long form speeches—and an ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically. Candidates should have a track-record of successfully pitching both national and local media entities. Responsibilities include serving as spokesperson, drafting press releases and advisories, op-eds, and talking points, and managing social media platforms. California ties and knowledge of CA media and political landscape a plus. Spanish-speaking preferred. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and appropriate writing samples to: southerncalijobs@gmail.com.

Communications Director/Press Secretary – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL)

Florida Democrat seeks hardworking and experienced communications professional to help execute traditional press and social media operation in support of the Congresswoman’s roles as Co-Chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus and Chair of the Democratic Women’s Working Group.  Responsibilities include outreach to reporters; drafting talking points, press releases and advisories; posting on social media accounts; and coordinating press events.  Additional responsibilities could also include planning district press events in conjunction with DC Press Secretary.  Excellent writing skills, sound political judgment, good work ethic, and the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely are essential to the role. South Florida ties and a sense of humor are a plus.  This position is based in Washington, DC. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to FLJobOpening@mail.house.gov.

Press Secretary/Communications Director – New York House Republican

A New York Republican member of the US House of Representatives seeks to fill a communications-focused role in their DC office. Candidates must have strong writing skills, a background in press/media, and Hill experience. This is not an entry-level position.

Responsibilities will include social media management, drafting of press releases, working with local/national reporters, giving on-the-record statements, etc.

Title (either Press Secretary or Communications Director) and salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to nygop.comms@gmail.com.

Press Secretary/Communications Director – House Republican

House Republican seeking active Press Secretary/Communications Director to manage a proactive television, digital media and traditional media operation. This position will include interview preparation, nationally televised media spots, press releases, all social media platforms for the office, website content and e-newsletter material. Please send your resume and cover letter to presshouserepublican@gmail.com.

Communications Director – New York House Republican

Nationally recognized New York Republican Member seeking to fill Communications Director position. Candidates must currently be in a press/media related position, have effective constituent communications experience, and strong speech writing skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing all press inquiries, booking placements on national cable shows, designing a social media program, and developing and implementing an overall media strategy. Serious inquiries only. Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, and Speech and News Release writing samples to nyrepublicanjobopening@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Midwestern House Republican

Conservative Republican office is looking for a Communications Director to manage a press heavy office. Candidate needs to be both fiscally and socially conservative, an excellent writer, adept in social media and have prior communications experience. Member focus is on both district and DC press with concentration on military/defense and social/family policy. This is a writing intense office and the ideal candidate will be able to creatively and effectively communicate the Member’s messages through traditional as well as social media venues. Please send resume, cover letter and a writing sample to mwla04@gmail.com. No interns please.

Communications Director – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director. The ideal candidate will be a communications veteran with at least seven years in public relations. Experience on Capitol Hill is strongly preferred. This position develops and oversees all communications for the Senate office; acts as a liaison with state and national media; participates in development of legislative agenda; writes op-ed pieces, press releases, and direct mail pieces; tapes, edits, and coordinates television satellite feeds and assists in planning State press events. The Communications Director will work closely with the Senator, Chief of Staff, legislative, and outreach staff. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223630 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Communications Director – Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee (minority)

The Minority Staff of the Committee on Energy & Natural Resources seeks a Communications Director.  At least six years of relevant experience is required, as is substantive knowledge of energy, public lands, forestry, territories, water, and other policy issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction.  The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter with the proven ability to develop and execute a detailed plan for communicating the Committee’s activities to a diverse set of audiences.  He or she should have the capacity to plan ahead and manage a team; expertise with digital media platforms; and be a team player eager to proactively collaborate with other members of the Committee staff.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills; be able to quickly produce accurate, high-quality materials; and have strong working relationships with reporters, editors, columnists, and other members of the media.  Some travel will be required.  Applicants with ties to Washington are preferred and encouraged to apply.  Please email a cover letter, resume, and at least three writing samples to David_Poyer@energy.senate.gov with Communications Director in the subject line.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

The office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard seeks a Communications Director to manage and coordinate all media and public relations activities in a very busy and dynamic office. The ideal candidate will be able to develop integrated communications plans, collaborate effectively with colleagues and implement all public relations strategies.

Responsibilities include building and expanding the office’s relationships with media outlets, working with the Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff to develop media strategies, successfully pitching stories and press events to a wide range of media outlets, responding to and managing media inquiries from diverse media outlets, writing op-eds, speeches, press releases, statements and talking points. Responsibilities will also include working with the deputy communications director in Hawaii as well as maintaining an active social media profile, manage the Member’s official website, and other tasks.

Potential candidates must be able to keep up with the fast pace of the office, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and strong editing and proofreading abilities. Candidates must be able to develop a keen understanding of the unique priorities and views of the district and find ways to advance the Member’s objectives.

This is a senior level position in a fast-paced office and requires dedication, close attention to detail and the ability to think outside the box. Non-traditional work hours, and travel to the District are required. Hawaii ties, and connections with national media are ideal, veteran applications are welcome.

No calls or drop ins, qualified applicants may email a cover letter, resume and writing samples to: hi02jobs@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Senior Texas House Republican

Senior Member looking for an experienced Communications Director. Candidates should have Hill experience, strong writing skills and experience working with the media. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume and writing samples to TX.JobListing@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee (minority)

The Minority Staff of the Committee on Energy & Natural Resources seeks a Communications Director.  At least six years of relevant experience is required, as is substantive knowledge of energy, public lands, forestry, territories, water, and other policy issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction.  The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter with the proven ability to develop and execute a detailed plan for communicating the Committee’s activities to a diverse set of audiences.  He or she should have the capacity to plan ahead and manage a team; expertise with digital media platforms; and be a team player eager to proactively collaborate with other members of the Committee staff.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills; be able to quickly produce accurate, high-quality materials; and have strong working relationships with reporters, editors, columnists, and other members of the media.  Some travel will be required.  Applicants with ties to Washington are preferred and encouraged to apply.  Please email a cover letter, resume, and at least three writing samples to David_Poyer@energy.senate.gov with Communications Director in the subject line.

Communications Director – Western House Republican

Conservative Western Republican seeks senior level staff member to serve as Communications Director. The successful candidate will be a forward thinker and coordinate with the legislative staff to implement the Congressman’s strategic message and vision. The candidate must have Hill experience along with outstanding writing skills and be able to execute a communication strategy by using social media, speech writing, producing op-eds, etc. Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume and writing samples (past speeches and op-eds are preferred but not required) to WesternRepublicanJob@yahoo.com.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA)

Progressive Democrat is seeking an experienced Communications Director to be responsible for planning and executing a proactive and aggressive media and community outreach strategy. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of political communications experience and   have excellent writing skills, be creative, energetic, politically astute and able to work well in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

Applicants need prior on-the-record experience, a strong history of drafting all forms of communications materials—especially op-eds—and an ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically.

Candidates should have a track-record of successfully pitching both national and local media entities as well as existing relationships with DC reporters and producers. Responsibilities include serving as spokesperson, drafting press releases and advisories, op-eds, and talking points. Applicant should also have extensive social media background as well as experience in graphic design and image manipulation. California ties and knowledge of CA media and political landscape a plus and management experience is preferred. This is not an entry-level position.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples, including a press release to Rep.Karen.Bass@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee (minority)

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Democratic staff) seeks a communications director to manage and coordinate all media contacts and activities for the Committee.  Responsibilities include drafting reports, white papers, and fact sheets on issues related to small business and developing innovative social media content for the Committee. Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223557 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Communications Director – Congressman Lou Barletta (R-PA)

A Pennsylvania Republican Member of Congress is seeking an experienced Communications Director to manage and coordinate all media activities for the office. The ideal candidate should possess strong writing and editing skills; a thorough understanding of print, broadcast, and online media; and knowledge of the legislative process. Essential job functions include drafting press releases and floor statements; developing and implementing public relations strategies for the Member in DC and in the district; and remaining updated on current national and world affairs. This is a fast-paced position, requiring long hours and frequent travel to the district. Pennsylvania ties are a plus. This is not an entry-level position. Please send a resume and short writing sample to pa11jobopening@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA)

California Democrat (Rep. Jerry McNerney, CA-09) seeks experienced communications director to develop and execute aggressive, proactive long-term media and outreach strategy.

Responsibilities include serving as chief spokesperson, successfully pitching stories and press events to both national and local media outlets, responding to media inquiries, effectively messaging policy and other priorities, maintaining an active web presence and social media profile, and writing press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points, and franked mail.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong editing and proofreading abilities, and working collaboratively with an active legislative team and District staff in a demanding, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment are required.

Successful candidate must have the desire and ability to develop relationships with California and national reporters. Requires outreach to print, TV, and radio outlets.

The Communications Director is also responsible for maintaining relationships with different vendors for the purpose of constituent outreach and communications services.

Candidate must be comfortable working closely with the Member and staff, and possibly overseeing staff or interns.

Ideal candidate would be politically astute and have a good sense of humor and positive attitude. Desired qualities include the ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically.

This position is based in the Congressman’s Washington, D.C. office and requires non-traditional hours and occasional travel to the District.

California ties, Hill experience, and Spanish literacy are a plus. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to: McNerneyResumes@mail.house.gov
No calls or drop ins, please.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Martha McSally (R-AZ)

High-profile House Republican office is seeking an experienced Communications Director. Candidate must be prepared to operate in a fast-paced environment and be able to develop and execute an aggressive communications strategy. National TV pitching and booking experience a plus. Candidate should also possess excellent writing skills and an understanding of the legislative process. Additional responsibilities include drafting press releases, speeches, talking points, op-eds, and newsletters, developing and executing an online media strategy, and maintaining and building local and national press relations.

Please submit resume and 2 writing samples to AZ02resumes@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA)

California Democrat (Rep. Jerry McNerney, CA-09) seeks experienced communications director to develop and execute aggressive, proactive long-term media and outreach strategy.

Responsibilities include serving as chief spokesperson, successfully pitching stories and press events to both national and local media outlets, responding to media inquiries, effectively messaging policy and other priorities, maintaining an active web presence and social media profile, and writing press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points, and franked mail.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong editing and proofreading abilities, and working collaboratively with an active legislative team and District staff in a demanding, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment are required.

Successful candidate must have the desire and ability to develop relationships with California and national reporters. Requires outreach to print, TV, and radio outlets.

The Communications Director is also responsible for maintaining relationships with different vendors for the purpose of constituent outreach and communications services.

Candidate must be comfortable working closely with the Member and staff, and possibly overseeing staff or interns.

Ideal candidate would be politically astute and have a good sense of humor and positive attitude. Desired qualities include the ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically.

This position is based in the Congressman’s Washington, D.C. office and requires non-traditional hours and occasional travel to the District.

California ties, Hill experience, and Spanish literacy are a plus. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to: McNerneyResumes@mail.house.gov
No calls or drop ins, please.

Communications Director – Moderate House Democrat

Moderate Democratic Member is seeking a Communications Director to handle all media matters. Candidate will develop and implement a pro-active communication and public relations strategy.

Responsibilities include serving as the on-the-record spokesperson for the Member.  Communications Director will manage day-to-day media relations; draft press releases; reports; talking points; op-eds; speeches and other materials. Additional duties will include management of social media and online communications. Candidate must be a team player and able to coordinate with policy and district media staff to implement communications strategies and other tasks. Candidates should have excellent writing and media relations skills; an understanding of the legislative process and issues and the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with little supervision. Must be flexible, highly organized and dependable. Candidate must also be comfortable in executing an aggressive media strategy and appreciate risk taking. Understanding of minority and Caribbean constituencies is a plus.  Position will report directly to the Chief of Staff.

Email cover letter, resume, two writing samples and minimum of three (3) references to: openhilljob@gmail.com. You must reference “Communications Director” in the subject line of the email.

Communications Director – Midwestern House Republican

Republican House Member seeking experienced Communications Director. Ideal candidate will have previous experience as a Communications Director or Press Secretary, superior writing skills, on-the-record experience, and proficiency with social media platforms and photoshop/graphics editing software. New hire must be a team player with an ability to oversee overall office communications plan, providing guidance to staff on messaging and constituent response and implementing an earned media strategy in district. Please submit resume to MidwesternHouseJobsBank@gmail.com with “Communications Director” in the subject line.

Communications Director – House Democratic Caucus

Incoming House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) seeks an experienced and highly motivated Communications Director with five or more years of experience. The Communications Director will serve as an on-the-record spokesperson and will be responsible for: day-to-day media relations; drafting press releases, talking points, op-eds, speeches, and other materials; preparing the Member for interviews and speaking engagements; coordinating with policy and legislative staff to executive press strategies; and other relevant duties.

Candidates should have excellent writing and media relations skills, an understanding of the legislative process and issues, and the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment. Prior Hill, government/political communications, or journalism experience preferred. Position will report to the Director for Strategic Communications and will start in early January.

Please email a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Courtney Gidner at demcaucuscommsjob@gmail.com. Please note that the office will not accept any phone calls, emails, or walk-ins with respect to this announcement.

Communications Director – House Republican Member-elect

House Republican Member-elect seeks a communications director for fast-paced Washington, DC office. Competitive candidates will have press relations experience and excellent communication and social media skills. Prior Hill experience a plus.  Please send resume to dchilljob@gmail.com.

Communications Director – House Republican

House Republican seeks a Communications Director with at least two years of communications experience, one in a House or Senate Member or Committee Office. S/he will be responsible for planning and executing a proactive and aggressive media and communications outreach strategy including planning frequent press events in the district, pitching stories nationally and in the district media market(s) and writing a variety of communications collateral (press releases, talking points op-eds, newsletters, etc). Successful candidate will be responsible for implementing a strategic social media outreach plan, including production of high quality graphics with Adobe Creative Suite. Ideal candidates will have excellent writing skills, creativity and political savvy as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and have prior on-the-record experience and the ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically. Please send cover letter, resume, writing and digital content portfolio to capitolhillcommsjob@gmail.com.

Communications Director – House Republican

Republican House Office (Member serves on “A” level committee) searching for an experienced Communications Director. Beyond acting as spokesperson for the office, this position is responsible for overseeing all office communications efforts including traditional media, earned media, social/digital media, and constituent communications. Candidate must be a self-starter able to juggle multiple tasks under tight deadlines to aggressively advance office messaging in the district, DC, and nationally. This is a 24/7 position in an upwardly mobile office. While the ideal candidate will have communications experience on the Hill or in campaigns or a combination thereof, will also consider those with private communications/public relations experience.  Please send cover letter and resume to RepCommsPosition@gmail.com with “Communications Director” in the subject line. Looking to move quickly.

Communications Director – Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY)

The Office of Congressman Paul D. Tonko (NY-20) seeks an experienced and hardworking communications director to develop and manage the overall communications strategy in support of a legislative agenda focusing on clean energy, mental health and water infrastructure development. Responsibilities include on-the-record and background statements, drafting press releases, talking points, speeches, event memos, quotes, managing social media portfolio, basic graphic design, preparing Member for interviews and speaking engagements, and additional tasks. Excellent writing skills, sound political judgment, and good work ethic are required. Previous hill experience and New York ties preferred.  Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to ny20resumes@mail.house.gov. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

Communications Director – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director. The ideal candidate will be a communications veteran with at least seven years in public relations. Experience on Capitol Hill is strongly preferred. This position develops and oversees all communications for the Senate office; acts as a liaison with state and national media; participates in development of legislative agenda; writes op-ed pieces, press releases, and direct mail pieces; tapes, edits, and coordinates television satellite feeds and assists in planning State press events. The Communications Director will work closely with the Senator, Chief of Staff, legislative, and outreach staff. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223429 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)

Senior House Democrat seeks highly motivated and experienced Communications Director to handle press inquiries, speech-writing, social media, and message development and strategy for both Washington and the District.  The Communications Director will be working with our team to coordinate and execute the Member’s overall communication efforts. Candidates must have excellent writing skills, on-the-record press experience, strong political instincts, and new media experience. Candidates must thrive in a fast-moving, aggressive communications environment; be team-oriented, nimble, creative and strategic; and have a positive, can-do attitude. This position provides an opportunity to work for a highly engaged, energetic Member of Congress who has a successful record of improving the lives of women, children, seniors and fighting for the middle-class. Equal opportunity employer.  Salary commensurate with experience. Hill experience and Spanish literacy is a positive.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Please send resume and to: FL23Resume@mail.house.gov. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Communications Director – House Republican

Republican Member of Congress seeks experienced Communications Director to run aggressive press operation in fast-paced Washington office. Individual should have previous Hill or political experience working with press and managing contours of media landscape. Individual will be expected to develop and implement long-term communications strategy. S/he will be responsible for coordinating with the policy team to develop, manage and organize all communications efforts, including writing press releases, op-eds, talking points and newsletters. Candidates must be able to work extended hours with weekend availability to proactively respond to pertinent news and events. Please submit resume, cover letter, two writing samples and salary requirements to benedict.sessions@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA)

California Democrat seeks experienced, hardworking team player with outstanding writing skills and sound political judgment to serve as Communications Director in his Washington DC office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing speeches; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases; managing and updating official website and social media accounts; creating and distributing e-newsletters and franked mailings; planning press conferences and in-district events; and developing and implementing media, communications, and public relations strategies. This is not an entry-level position.

Candidates must be flexible, highly dependable, and organized as well as possess strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to quickly produce press materials.

The ideal candidate would have California ties, at least 2 years of on-the-record professional communications experience (campaign or Hill), significant speech writing experience, working knowledge of issues facing California, and a strategic understanding of gun violence prevention issues and policies within the jurisdiction of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three writing samples and three references to CA05CommunicationsDirector@gmail.com with the Subject Line: Communications Director Vacancy.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-in, please.

Communications Director – Southern House Republican

Multi-term Southern Republican House Member seeks Communications Director with previous Capitol Hill experience.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

– to manage and coordinate all communications activities, including media contacts, for the Member and the office

QUALIFICATIONS:

– at least 2 years of congressional experience and one year of experience as a Communications Director or Press Secretary
– strong academic credentials
– strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
– strong oral communication skills
– understanding of print and broadcast media with a current working list of Washington and national media contacts
– thorough knowledge of legislative process
– knowledge of current issues and events in which the Member is involved
– ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Member’s positions on policy issues
– availability to work long hours
– ability to work well under pressure
– ability to work cooperatively and courteously with office staff, constituents, and media.

DUTIES:

– acts as the formal spokesperson and media liaison for the Member
– develops and implements media and communications strategy for the Member
– remains abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues about which the Member may be questioned
– evaluates current events and media reports in the district and the nation for their impact on the Member
– provides ideas and advice on the effect in the media of the Member’s actions and legislative activities
– writes speeches for the Member
– supervises Press Assistant and online/social media presence

Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to USHouseStaffJob@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA)

Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) seeks an experienced Communications Director to serve as the Member’s spokesperson and media point of contact. The ideal candidate will have prior media/on the record experience, strong writing skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.  Responsibilities include: Local and national media interaction, digital media management, writing press releases, opinions/letters to the editor, and speeches, including daily one and five minute speeches.  Previous Hill experience and Pennsylvania ties are preferred, but not required. Occasional travel may be necessary. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references, and writing samples to Kelly.Sheerer@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director” in the subject line. No walk-ins please.

Communications Director – Moderate Senate Democrat

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director for an active state and national media operation. Strong strategic planning, organizational, communication and writing skills required. Familiarity with home state, Congress, and public policy issues desirable. National press contacts, track record of developing and implementing media strategies, and ability to work in a collegial, fast-paced, rigorous environment. Responsibilities include: managing communications team; advising the Senator on a strategic press strategy; advocating a legislative agenda in state and national media; editing speeches, op-eds, news releases, floor statements, quotes, talking points and other material clearly and accurately. Good judgment, maturity and creativity a must. Please submit cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223415 as the job referral number in the subject.

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