Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Press Secretary

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-165-17

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

Closing Date: July 5, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Commensurate with experience

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Northern California House Democrat seeks an experienced self-starter to join the communications team in a fast-paced and collaborative office. Working in conjunction with senior staff including the Constituent Outreach Director, Legislative Director, and Chief of Staff, the Press Secretary will oversee day-to-day press operations in D.C. and in the district. This includes writing press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points, identifying media opportunities, and pitching both local and national press. Applicants need Hill or political experience, excellent writing skills, social media proficiency, and the ability to work on deadline. The ideal candidate has experience working in high pressure environments, California ties, a good sense of humor, and on-the-record experience. Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to Please include Press Secretary in the email subject line.