Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Communications Director

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-266-17

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

Closing Date: September 2, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Commensurate with experience

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Communications Director

Republican office seeks an experienced Communications Director who will be responsible for planning and executing a proactive and aggressive media strategy with a heavy emphasis on innovation and social media. Candidates should have political communications experience and possess excellent writing skills, a sense of humor, creativity, highly energetic, politically astute and able to work well in a high pressure, fast-paced environment. Applicants should have a strong history of drafting all forms of communications materials with no less than three years of political/communications experience. Responsibilities include serving as spokesperson, drafting press releases and advisories, op-eds, speeches, newsletters, and talking points. Background in video editing, graphic design, and website maintenance a must. Virginia ties and previous experience on Capitol Hill preferred. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, three references, two published pieces (to include any outlet with quotes or information attributed directly to the candidate for this position, not their boss), and two writing samples to