Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Communications Assistant

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-157-17

Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Commensurate with experience

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

The office of Congressman Brendan F. Boyle is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual for the position of Communications Assistant. Successful applicant will work closely with the Communications Director and with the Member.

Candidates must possess strong writing skills, expertise in graphic design, proficiency in social media platforms and metrics, the ability to operate in a fast-paced office under strict deadlines, and a capacity to work collaboratively with both DC and district staff.

Responsibilities include: drafting press releases, speechwriting, preparing talking points, creating, writing and developing social media strategies, creating graphics and editing video. The right candidate will also be proficient in Adobe Photoshop (or similar photo editing program), Adobe Illustrator (or similar graphic creation program) and non-linear video editing.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and graphic portfolio to PA13.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Communications Assistant" in the Subject Line. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please.