Member and Committee Offices
Position Available: Press Secretary/Digital Director
Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-260-17
Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
Closing Date: August 30, 2017
Salary Level/Range: Commensurate with experience
Proposed Starting Date: Immediate
Press Secretary/Digital Director – Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) is seeking a pro-active, hard-working and tech-savvy individual to serve as Press Secretary and Digital Director in his Washington, D.C. office. Ideal candidates will have experience running a comprehensive digital media program including Facebook, Twitter, and proactive email. Candidates should be organized, create and self-motivated and must also have the ability to create original content including graphics and videos. Candidates must also have strong oral and written communication skills and be able to work effectively alongside the Communications Director.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing talking points; drafting press releases; managing website and social media accounts; creating e-newsletters and franked mailings; planning press conferences and in-district events; creating graphics and media presentations, and developing and implementing media, communications, and digital strategies.
The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of communications experience with significant digital experience. This is not an entry level position. People from all identity groups are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples with the subject line “Press Secretary job opening” to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.