Senior Democratic Congressman who serves as Ranking Member on a full
committee seeks an experienced, energetic and creative Press Secretary to work in a fast-paced press operation. The ideal candidate should beentrepreneurial and aggressive in generating ideas that yield media coverage, promoting the Member’s agenda through traditional and social media, and raising the Member’s national profile. The Press Secretary will be responsible for all facets of daily press operation including: media strategy
development and implementation; serving as primary spokesperson for
national and local media; coordinating press conferences; pitching story ideas;
managing coverage of legislative action and events; and drafting statements,
releases, speeches, opinion editorials and responses to articles. This is not an
entry-level position. The candidate must have previous Capitol Hill
experience, extensive media contacts and background working with both print
and electronic media. Excellent oral and written communications skills and
the ability to work in a high pressure, team-oriented environment while
juggling multiple tasks are required. On-the-record experience preferred.
To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume with the words “Press
Secretary” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.