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Posts Tagged ‘Deputy Press Secretary’

Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA)

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine’s official office is looking for a D.C.-based deputy press secretary responsible for  traditional press duties and managing Sen. Kaine’s digital media presence. Day-to-day responsibilities include drafting press releases and talking points, monitoring news, planning and drafting social media content, writing outreach emails to constituents, preparing briefings for and staffing media interviews, supporting reporter outreach, and maintaining the office website. Qualified candidates have 2 -3 years of communications experience, excellent writing and editing skills, and have held one or more positions in government or on a campaign. Spanish language proficiency and experience in digital media preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to kainepressjobs@gmail.com with “Kaine Press Job Opening” in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary/Digital Manager – Senate Committee (majority)

Majority Senate committee is seeking a deputy press secretary or digital manager to contribute to an active press team. Strong writing, editing and designing skills, as well as knowledge of social media and the legislative process preferred. Primary responsibilities include drafting and distributing advisories, creating graphics and fact sheets, and managing social media accounts and office website. To be considered, two years of experience in communications is required. To apply, candidates should send a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223758 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – New England Senate Democrat

New England Democratic Senator looking for highly motivated Deputy Press Secretary with exceptional writing skills. Ideal applicant is a quick but dynamic writer, detail-oriented, able to toggle between numerous policy issues successfully, and best in a fast-paced media environment. The Deputy Press Secretary will be responsible for writing press releases, advisories, quotes, op-eds, as well as policy materials for hearings and the Senate floor. He or she will also help coordinate interviews with reporters, set up press conferences, develop relationships with the national and local media, and occasionally staff the Senator at events. The ideal applicant will have at least 2-5 years of demonstrated experience working on a communications team, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. New England ties are a plus. If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, and two writing samples via email to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223720 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Midwestern Senate Republican

Midwest Republican Senator is seeking a deputy press secretary to contribute to an active press team. Strong writing and editing skills, as well as knowledge of the legislative process, social media and photography preferred. Primary responsibilities include drafting op-eds, speeches, press releases and talking points; booking and scheduling interviews; maintaining relationships with local media; and managing social media accounts and office website. Midwest ties strongly preferred. To be considered, two years of experience in communications is required. To apply, candidates should send a resume, writing samples and two references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223660 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)

Democratic Senator from the Pacific Northwest seeks Deputy Press Secretary based in Washington, D.C office. Duties include compiling daily clips; managing press list; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases, advisories, speeches, talking points, and other written materials; helping to put together and pitch state press events; pitching stories; and research support. Digital media content creation and general digital media support will also be an important responsibility. Ideal applicant is detail-oriented, highly motivated, a strong and fast writer, very hard worker, and team player who is willing to pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Some travel will be required. Previous communications experience or other relevant experience required. Pacific Northwest experience or connections  preferred. Photoshop, Illustrator and/or experience with other digital media tools preferred as well. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to westerndemcomms@gmail.com with the subject line "deputy press secretary."

Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee (minority)

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Ranking Member Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.) Minority office is seeking applicants for a Deputy Press Secretary for a fast-passed and active committee. The Deputy Press Secretary will work with the Committee Communications Director to execute an aggressive external communications strategy. Duties will include drafting press material and social media content, tracking breaking news, maintaining press contacts, staffing committee hearings, and communicating with members of the media. Candidates should have prior Capitol Hill press and/or campaign experience. Please send resume, references, and one writing sample to McCaskillPressJobs@gmail.com.

Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary – Western Senate Democrat

Senate Democrat seeks Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary. Duties include compiling daily clips and briefing materials, fielding press calls, drafting press releases and advisories, filming and editing video, assisting with events and assisting with research and writing projects. Applicants must be detail-oriented, highly motivated team players who are able to work in a fast-paced, setting and eager to learn. Digital and social media experience and/or interest in learning a plus. Previous internship or work experience in a Capitol Hill office or on a political campaign strongly preferred. Title dependent on experience. Western or non-contiguous state ties a strong plus. We are an equal opportunity employer.  Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and one draft press release to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223501 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary – Senior Midwestern Senate Democrat

Senior Midwest Senate Democrat seeks Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary. Duties include compiling daily clips and briefing materials, fielding press calls, drafting press releases and advisories, assisting with events and assisting with research and writing projects. Applicants must be detail-oriented, highly motivated team players who are able to work in a fast-paced, setting and eager to learn. Digital and social media experience and/or interest in learning a plus. Previous internship or work experience in a Capitol Hill office or on a political campaign strongly preferred. Title dependent on experience. We are an equal opportunity employer.  Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and one draft press release to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223361 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary/Social Media Director – Midwestern Senate Republican

A Midwestern Republican Senator is seeking a self-starter to contribute to daily operations in the press office. Candidates must have a familiarity with the convergence of social media and traditional press communications and an interest in employing emerging online communication tools to improve communication with constituents. The position reports to the communications director and coordinates with the deputy communications director, other press staff as well as legislative and regional staff for content and message cohesion. In addition to writing and issuing press releases and advisories, the position manages online strategy, media and communications. Duties include managing social media profiles and the website, writing news releases and other projects as assigned. The successful candidate will have excellent writing skills, experience with Photoshop and the ability to work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines. Ability to film, edit and produce original audio and video content is preferred, but not required. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223338 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Northwest Senate Democrat

Northwest Democratic senator seeking Deputy Press Secretary. Duties will include drafting press releases and other media materials, preparing briefing memos, fielding press calls, assisting with pitching stories, assisting in the planning of earned media events, and maintaining press lists. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working in communications and have a team mentality, sense of humor, positive attitude and thrive under deadlines. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, 3-5 relevant writing samples, and 3 recent professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223219 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary/Digital Media Manager – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner is seeking a Deputy Press Secretary and Digital Media Manager to manage the Senator’s online presence, increase his social media profile, and help manage and support an active communications operation. Digital responsibilities include working with the Communications Director and Press Secretary to manage the Senator’s website, designing and executing digital media campaigns, creating graphics and photos, producing broadcast-quality video and audio, and writing and sending e-mail newsletters.  Press office responsibilities include drafting news releases and talking points, responding to media inquiries, assisting in the planning and execution of earned media events, and managing teletownhalls. In addition, this individual will be responsible for managing production of daily clips, preparing briefing memos and materials for media events, actively maintaining press lists, and fielding incoming press calls. This is not an entry-level position. The ideal applicant will have 1-2 years of demonstrated experience working in communications and digital strategy, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. Experience with photo and video editing software, such as Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and Lightroom is highly preferred. Knowledge or experience in photography is a plus. Please send cover letter, resume, three writing samples, and at least one sample of original digital product (hyperlinks ok) to ussenatecommunication@gmail.com.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: compiling daily press clips, assisting the communications director with drafting press releases, advisories, and speeches, and assisting with research and writing projects. Candidates must have strong writing skills and should be able to handle multiple projects at once. Previous experience with press or other relevant experience strongly preferred. Apply here: https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/8bd7a280-8d7c-4f1d-8bab-4f3b8e648a24/.

Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democrat seeks Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary. Duties include executing digital strategies, creating compelling content with measurable results that meet identified target audience objectives; tracking metrics and monitoring trends; tracking, disseminating, and archiving all local and national media coverage of the Senator; and drafting media advisories, press releases, quotes, online content, and social media posts. Looking for a detail-oriented, enthusiastic team player with creative drive and exceptional communication skills, who can work in a fast-paced, demanding work setting. Ideal candidate will have previous experience with press and/or the latest trends and tactics for social media engagement, HTML knowledge , and video and photo editing skills. Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) candidates desired. Long hours sometimes required. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223153 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks Deputy Press Secretary with 2-3 years of experience in communications and strong writing skills. Position requires communications writing experience, attention to detail, the ability to multitask and execute under strict deadlines and work collaboratively with a team. Digital media experience strongly preferred. Deputy will be responsible for working with the Press Secretary to draft press materials, produce online media content, managing the website and digital media efforts including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, as well as helping with administrative and operational communication team functions such as monitoring state and national media, compiling media clips, and conducting media research. Ideal candidate has previous Hill or political communications experience.   Candidates should send cover letter, resume and writing sample to:  central.progressivepress@gmail.com. Applicants should have their materials submitted by close of business on Friday, March 18, 2016.

Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Democrat

Senior Senate Democrat seeks Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary. Duties include compiling daily clips and briefing materials, fielding press calls, drafting press releases and advisories, assisting with events and assisting with research and writing projects. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced, demanding work setting. Detail-oriented, highly motivated team players are wanted. Long hours sometimes required. Previous experience with press or other relevant experience strongly preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and one draft press release to senatedemjobs2016@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary/Digital Media Manager – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Midwestern Democratic U.S. Senator is seeking an experienced Deputy Press Secretary & Digital Media Manager to join active communications team. Press responsibilities will include handling outreach for rural media markets, pitching reporters, booking radio interviews, media monitoring and writing press materials on a wide range of policy issues. Digital responsibilities will include managing the website, writing and sending electronic newsletters and creating social media content, including graphics, videos and photos. Ideal candidates should have 1-2 years of Capitol Hill or political communications experience, strong ability to use social media platforms and graphic design skills. Candidates must be able to juggle multiple projects, work under tight deadlines and write efficiently and effectively. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to senatedempressjob@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary – House Agriculture Committee (majority)

Position Available: Deputy Press Secretary
Office: Committee on Agriculture (Majority), U.S. House of Representatives
Location: Washington, D.C.
Closing Date: September 1, 2015
Salary Level/Range: Commensurate with experience
Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary: The Committee on Agriculture, Majority, of the U.S. House of Representatives seeks an experienced individual to serve as Deputy Press Secretary.  The Deputy Press Secretary will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties: compile news clips; create visually compelling graphics, videos, and photographs; maintain the database of reporter contact information; help the Press Secretary update social media; send out press releases; update and post materials on the website; and help the Press Secretary and Communications Director at Committee hearings and markups.

Candidates should have strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills; strong communication skills; knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign and the ability to create graphics and presentations; proficiency in AP style; an understanding of print, broadcast, and online media; a thorough knowledge of the legislative process, including procedures and organization of the House; knowledge of current issues and events in which the Committee is involved; a willingness to learn; and the ability to receive constructive criticism. Candidates should work well under pressure.  They should also have the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Chairman’s position on policy issues. Candidates should have the ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others and a temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful and professional manner.

Instructions:

– Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to AgRepublicanPressJob@mail.house.gov.
– The body of the email must include the name and contact information for 3 references. Reference letters will not be accepted.
– Include 2-3 writing samples of relevant press materials.
– No telephone calls, faxes, or drop-ins, please.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senate HELP Committee (majority)

The Senate HELP Committee is seeking a Deputy Press Secretary in the majority office under Chairman Alexander. Candidates should have either Hill or related policy or public-relations experience (or a strong journalism/media background). Candidates must have outstanding writing skills. Must be a self-starter with new-media savvy and the ability to think creatively, and able to work long hours under pressure in order to respond quickly to deadlines and media opportunities. Duties include: drafting press releases, statements; developing national media outreach strategies; providing content for and managing the website; managing new-media presence. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate.republican.press.office@gmail.com (no phone calls, please).

Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)

Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander’s office is seeking a Deputy Press Secretary based in his Washington, D.C., office. Duties in this highly active press office include working directly with reporters and media bookers; drafting press releases, e-newsletters, and other press materials; website and social media management; media event planning and management; as well as other administrative duties. The ideal candidate will have strong Tennessee ties; Capitol Hill, public relations, or campaign experience; superior writing skills; and the ability to work quickly and efficiently under deadline. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE: Interested applicants should send resumes to Senate.republican.press.office@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary/Junior Legislative Assistant – Congressman John Carter (R-TX)

Senior Republican conservative member from Texas is looking for a Deputy Press Secretary/Junior Legislative Assistant. The ideal candidate would have a background in digital media, writing press releases and talking points, website management and video editing. The applicant should also have exceptional research and legislative writing skills and a thorough understanding of the legislative process. He/She should also be comfortable entertaining meetings for the member.Preferred Texas ties. Email resumes to Sara.Threadgill@mail.house.gov with Deputy Press Secretary/Junior LA in the title of the e-mail. Deadline for resumes is no later than noon on Monday, February 9, 2015.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Republican

Republican Senator seeks Deputy Press Secretary to join fast-paced communications shop based in Washington, D.C. office. Ideal candidate is a quick learner and highly motivated, has strong writing and communications skills, and has experience creating and executing effective social media strategies. Duties include compiling daily clips; updating press lists; managing social media platforms; assisting communications team with press inquiries; video editing; drafting press releases, media advisories, and other written materials; and assisting with research. Qualified candidates will have previous Capitol Hill, campaign, public relations, marketing or other relevant communications experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222592 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Pacific Northwest Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator from the Pacific Northwest seeks Deputy Press Secretary based in Washington, D.C office. Duties include compiling daily clips; managing press list; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases, advisories, speeches, talking points, and other written materials; helping to put together and pitch state press events; pitching stories; research support; and digital media support. Ideal applicant is detail-oriented, highly motivated, a strong and fast writer, very hard worker, and team player who is willing to pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Some travel will be required. Previous communications experience or other relevant experience strongly preferred. Pacific Northwest experience or connections preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to westerndemcomms@gmail.com with the subject line “deputy press secretary.”

Deputy Press Secretary – Congressional Committee (majority)

Republican committee staff seeks a creative-minded deputy press secretary with an emphasis in graphic design and digital media to join highly motivated and dynamic press team.  Qualified candidates will have previous Capitol Hill, public relations, marketing and/or campaign experience.  Applicant must be amiable, trustworthy, possess initiative, be a quick learner, and enjoy working in high stress environments. Creative duties include graphic and video creation, digital messaging, and executing a comprehensive social media strategy.  Writing responsibilities include drafting media and hearing advisories, press releases, and talking point memos. Administrative duties include daily clips, managing press lists, and website development.  Candidate must be a resilient problem solver, a self-starter, and require little supervision. Please send resume and salary requirements to: gopcommitteepressshop@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary – Western Senate Republican

Western Republican Senator is seeking a deputy press secretary for the Washington D.C. office. Duties include but are not limited to: drafting press releases and media advisories; developing and implementing social media strategies; booking and staffing the Senator for interviews; overseeing the monthly e-newsletter; and interacting with reporters. This is a fast-paced, high-pressure environment with an opportunity for advancement. Ideal candidates would hardworking; driven; possess a positive attitude; have an excellent, polished professional demeanor; sound professional judgment; understand the demanding nature of political communications; and have the ability to multitask and prioritize work.  Interested individuals should send a resume and cover letter to senatepresssearch@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks Deputy Press Secretary with 2-3 years of experience in communications. The position requires strong writing and grammar skills, attention to detail, the ability to multitask and execute under strict deadlines and work collaboratively with a team. Digital media experience strongly preferred. Deputy will be responsible for working the Press Secretary to draft press materials, produce online media content, managing the website and digital media efforts including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, as well as helping with administrative and operational communication team functions such as monitoring state and national media, compiling media clips, and conducting media research. Ideal candidate has previous Hill or political communications experience. Send cover letter and resume to: central.progressivepress@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Energy Committee (majority)

Senate Energy Committee Majority staff seeks a Deputy Press Secretary to assist an aggressive press office. Day-to-day responsibilities include compiling clips, drafting press releases and talking points and pitching stories. This person will work closely with the committee’s press secretary and the Senator’s communications director. The position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to produce quality work under pressure and in an extremely fast-paced environment. Individuals with Louisiana ties are strongly urged to apply. THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY-LEVEL JOB. Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter, resume, one writing sample and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222340 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Republican

Senate Republican office is seeking a Deputy Press Secretary with 2-3 years’ experience in communications. The position requires strong writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask and execute under strict deadline, as well work in a team consisting of the communications director, press secretary, and press assistant. Deputy will be responsible for: aiding the drafting of press materials, social media posts, etc.; managing the website and social media efforts; developing strong background relationships with media, particularly in the state; overseeing press assistant duties (i.e., clips, press lists, special projects); and other administrative duties. Experience in social media trends, as well as expertise in digital media, such as video, audio and photo-editing software (i.e., Photoshop, MovieMaker, etc.) strongly preferred. Candidate should email cover letter (include your home/other state ties) and résumé to senate.republican.press.office@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary – Washington State Senate Democrat

Northwestern Democratic Senator seeks deputy press secretary with new media skills to assist press relations team and help develop and operate Senator’s web-based communications outreach efforts. Responsibilities will include improvements to and frequent updating of web site, coordination of web-based media outreach, assisting press secretary and communications director with media relations, including drafting press releases and statements, organizing media event logistics, tracking media coverage, and assisting in responding to requests from national and state press. Candidate must have writing skills needed to translate complex policy issues into user-friendly communications, strong organizational skills, Hill/media experience and familiarity with Washington state preferred. Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222299 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democratic senator seeks experienced, highly-skilled communications professional to join busy four-person press office.  This is not an entry-level position.  Successful candidate will have experience working in a high-visibility, fast-paced environment with a portfolio of highly-polished writing samples (op-eds, statements and press releases).  On-the-record experience and time spent staffing a public figure are preferred; strong references are required. Knowledge of issues affecting the West Coast is also a plus, as is experience on social media, web development and video production. This position is based in Washington. Please e-mail cover letter, resume and writing samples to: us.senate.employment@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary – House Republican

House Republican seeks a Deputy Press Secretary for full-time Washington DC position.  Applicants must possess strong writing skills and working knowledge of new media including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, You Tube, etc. A successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work with our communications, legislative, and district staffers to develop content for the Member including outreach to constituents through newsletters, press releases, blogs, and social media outlets. Experience with video editing, photography or graphic design a plus. Minimum one year of paid experience on Capitol Hill or in press related position required.  Position begins immediately.  To submit cover letter, resume, 3 writing samples and references, please email myresume@mail.house.gov.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)

The Office of Senator Heidi Heitkamp seeks a Deputy Press Secretary to help work on the day-to-day operations of the communications office.  Responsibilities include writing press releases, e-newsletters, and other press materials; assisting with pitching reporters; helping set up events; assisting with daily clips; updating the website; and other daily duties.  Ideal candidates are strong and fast writers, proactive, and hardworking.  Must have the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines, work well on a team, and have a strong attention to detail.  North Dakota ties are a plus.  Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and three brief writing samples to jobs@heitkamp.senate.gov.

Deputy Press Secretary – Rhode Island Senate Democrat

Rhode Island Senator seeks Deputy Press Secretary with strong media background and excellent writing skills for busy communications office.  Duties will include: drafting press releases, organizing and staffing events, maintaining the website and creating video content, drafting and posting social media content, tracking media appearances, and preparing press clips.  Previous Senate, campaign, or other communications experience is required.  Rhode Island ties and familiarity with the state and its media market are a major plus.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222221 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA)

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine’s office seeks a deputy press secretary to support a busy, fast-paced communications team and help manage digital strategy & Hispanic media. Day-to-day responsibilities include drafting press releases and other written materials, helping to manage Senator Kaine’s social media accounts and web presence, overseeing email outreach strategy and supporting engagement with national and Virginia-based Hispanic media. Outstanding writing skills required. Spanish language proficiency and experience in digital communication preferred.  Please send interested applicants to Amy: amy_dudley@kaine.senate.gov.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)

Centrist Democrat seeks Deputy Press Secretary. Duties include playing a hands-on role in coming up with creative ideas for the senator’s new media presence, developing website content, and drafting and editing news releases, advisories, and talking points.  Experience working with journalists and with web development, social networking tools, and video production preferred. You need to be able to schmooze with reporters, perform under deadline pressure, and not be concerned with selling yourself to a senator.  You have to pay attention to detail, be able to multi-task and always be discrete.  This is not an entry-level position:  at least three years of professional communications experience is required.  E-mail cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to dan_mclaughlin@billnelson.senate.gov, copied to ryan_brown@billnelson.senate.gov by Nov. 15.  Please put “deputy press secretary” in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ)

Progressive Northeast Democrat with leadership role seeks energetic, hardworking deputy press secretary for two person press office.  Candidate should have prior experience in political media, journalism or public relations.  Hill experience is a plus.  Excellent writing and organizational skills are a must.  Candidate must be a self-driven team player.  Main responsibilities include executing social media operation, writing press releases and speeches, planning and pitching press events and responding to press inquiries.  Work with communications director to coordinate Democratic floor message as part of the Congressman’s role as chair of the House Democratic Message Group.  New Jersey Ties a Plus… Please send your cover letter, resume and two writing samples to: nj06job@yahoo.com or by facsimile at (202) 225-9665.  PLEASE NO CALLS OR DROP BYS.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA)

Southern, moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Deputy Press Secretary to assist an aggressive press office. Day-to-day responsibilities include compiling clips, drafting press releases and talking points, pitching stories, and setting up radio and TV interviews across the state. The position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to produce quality work under pressure and in an extremely fast-paced environment. Individuals with Louisiana ties, along with social media knowledge, are strongly urged to apply. Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter, resume, one writing sample and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222122 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Banking Committee (majority)

Democratic Senate Committee Chairman seeks self-motivated and detail-oriented Deputy Press Secretary. Day-to-day responsibilities include assisting with daily news clips, drafting media releases/advisories, maintaining press contact lists, creating social media content, managing web content and answering media inquiries. The position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to produce quality work under deadlines. The ideal candidate will be a fast learner with the ability to quickly grasp complex issues and condense them into easy to understand language. Previous Hill experience or financial services experience a plus.  Please email a resume and two writing samples (no more than one page each) to SenateDeputyPressJob@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Committee (majority)

Senior Senate Democratic committee chair seeks Press Assistant or Deputy Press Secretary. Duties include compiling daily clips, fielding press calls, drafting press releases and advisories, assisting with hearings, floor charts, and events, and assisting with research and writing projects. Applicants should be detail-oriented, highly motivated, and team players who are willing and able to take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Previous press experience or other relevant experience strongly preferred.  Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to senatedemocratcommitteepress@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary – Southern Senate Republican

Senior Southern Republican Senator seeks a Deputy Press Secretary to head up new media efforts and assist the Communications Director in daily press duties. The ideal candidate is an excellent writer and communicator who is well-versed in social media strategies with a working knowledge of the federal government, nonlinear editing systems, video production, and the digital media space. Previous Capitol Hill experience and Southern ties are preferred, but not required.

Responsibilities:

– Website management
– Management of social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube)
– Compiling daily news clips
– Drafting press releases, statements, and other forms of correspondence
– Setting up satellite interviews with television studios across the state
– Shooting, editing, and producing basic videos for web and social media
– In-house photography with DSLR camera
– Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university
– 2-3 years’ work experience in communications, journalism, new media, etc.; previous Capitol Hill experience preferred
– Exceptional verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills
– Working knowledge of nonlinear editing systems (Adobe Premiere Pro and/or Final Cut Pro), photography with DSLR camera, and shooting video.
– Computer savvy
– Working knowledge of key policy issues, the U.S. Senate, and the federal government

*This position reports to the Communications Director

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, two writing samples and any examples of video work to repsouthdom@gmail.com with subject line “Deputy Press Secretary” ASAP. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Democrat

Senior Democratic Senator seeks a Deputy Press Secretary to assist National and Upstate Press Secretaries in managing and coordinating media contacts and press activities.  Day-to-day responsibilities include drafting press releases and talking points, managing conference calls, and setting up satellite interviews with television studios across the state. This individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process and the Senate’s organization and procedures.  The position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to produce quality work under pressure and in an extremely fast-paced environment.  Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume to senatejobs@gmail.com, ATTN: Deputy Press Secretary job.

Deputy Press Secretary – Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ)

Deputy Press Secretary – Western Senate Democrat

Senior Western Democratic Senator seeking Deputy Press Secretary. Office is fast-paced and very busy. Duties include compiling morning clips for Senator and staff; writing weekly reports for Senator and staff; helping with press releases and monthly columns; directing intern program. Interested applicants should contact westerndeputypresssec@gmail.com with a resume.

Deputy Press Secretary – Progressive Senate Democrat

Progressive Senator seeks motivated, creative, detail oriented Deputy Press Secretary to manage all Hispanic media relations and outreach and perform other duties as part of an aggressive communications department.   Those duties include monitoring,  compiling and distributing daily news clips;  writing news releases, talking points, memos, social media posts  in both English and Spanish; organizing news conferences; pitching stories and staffing Senator for all Hispanic media interviews.  Applicants must be fluent in Spanish and have excellent writing skills.  Web and video editing experience a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 221932 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Junior Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary – Southern Senate Republican

Southern Republican Senator looking for a junior press assistant/deputy press secretary to assist the press shop with both media outreach and constituent targeted communications including digital and new media, drafting releases and newsletters, website maintenance, and monitoring media coverage.  Candidates should possess strong written and oral communication skills, have experience with communicating a message using social media, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.  Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to gop_press@yahoo.com with “press assistant” in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Democrat

Committee Chairman seeks energetic, proactive, detail-oriented Press Secretary for busy, high-pressured office to assist the Communications Director in all media activities. Qualified candidate must have media savvy, advanced written and oral communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and a healthy sense of humor. Responsibilities include collecting, organizing and distributing daily news clips, managing media databases; writing advisories and press releases; developing, planning and overseeing media events; and posting and managing website, social media content.  The ideal candidate will have previous communications/press experience, preferably on the Hill. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 221776 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democratic Senator seeks tech-savvy Deputy Press Secretary to join busy Communications Team in Washington. Individual will lead Senator’s aggressive new media efforts, including website maintenance, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and YouTube outreach. Additional responsibilities include preparation of press releases, briefing materials, email newsletters and a variety of other written materials. Candidates must be capable of producing a public access television show and all in-house video production. Mac proficiency required. Previous tech/online outreach and web development is preferred. To apply, send cover letter and resume, including all relevant program and application skills, to WesternDemCommTeam@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary/Director of Social Media and Digital Outreach – Colorado Senate Democrat (Denver office)

The state office of a Western Democratic Senator is seeking a self-starter with enthusiasm for creative communications in the digital space. Candidates must have a familiarity with the convergence of social media and traditional press communications and an interest in employing emerging online communication tools to improve communication with constituents. The position reports to the communications director and coordinates with the deputy communications director, other press staff as well as legislative and regional staff for content and message cohesion. The position directs and manages online strategy, media and communications. The position also tracks the public’s use of the office’s social media and adapts to emerging trends. Duties include managing social media profiles and the Web site, producing web videos, drafting the office’s newsletters, writing news releases, and other projects as assigned. Connection to Mountain West preferred. The position is based in Denver and pay is commensurate with experience.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 221763 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – West Coast Senate Democrat

Western Democratic Senator seeks experienced, highly skilled media professional to join busy four-person press shop. This is not an entry-level position. Successful candidate will have at least three years of experience working in a high-visibility, fast-paced media market with a broad portfolio of highly-polished clips (speeches, op-eds, statements and press releases). On-the-record experience and time spent staffing a public figure are preferred; strong references are required. Knowledge of issues affecting the West Coast is also a plus, as is experience with web development and video production. This position is based in Washington. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, references and five writing samples to us.senate.employment@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Committee (majority)

Southern moderate Democratic Senator seeks Deputy Press Secretary for an active Committee office. Responsibilities include writing press releases, op-eds, talking points and speeches; designing documents for floor and public presentations; working with the Communications Director to identify, plan and staff press events; developing relationships with members of the press; updating the Committee’s website, and preparing daily press clips. The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter who has some experience in a Senate or House communications job. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 221701 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senate Republican

Conservative Republican Senator is seeking a Deputy Press Secretary. Candidates should have experience in a press-related position or a strong journalism/media background and must be creative, self-starters, have new-media savvy, be critical thinker, and able to work long hours under pressure in order to respond quickly to deadlines and media opportunities. Candidates must have outstanding writing and editing skills. Duties include drafting press releases, statements, advisories and newsletters; providing content for and helping manage the office website; maintain and build relationships with media; manage daily press clips; and other duties as assigned. Email resume, references and two writing samples to dept.press.sec@gmail.com.

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