Democratic Member is seeking an Alabama-based press secretary with strong written communications skills to handle day-to-day press relations, draft talking points and statements, and implement a comprehensive press strategy. This position reports directly to the Representative’s Capitol Hill-based Communications Director and the Alabama-based District Director.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing speeches and talking points; proofreading content for clarity and grammar, drafting proclamations recognizing constituents and district events; responding to press inquiries; writing and placing op-eds; overseeing and expanding the Member’s social media presence; creating and distributing e-newsletters; and assisting in the planning and execution of district events. Qualified candidates are detail-oriented, have strong proofreading skills and a knowledge of grammar usage, are innovative and self-motivated, and are able to work cooperatively in a
team setting. This is not an entry-level position and the ideal candidate has experience in the political or media landscape. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to AL07.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “District Press Secretary” in the subject line.