The Senate Appropriations Committee, under Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), is seeking a press assistant / deputy press secretary to handle a wide range of responsibilities within a two person communications team.
The ideal candidate has some familiarity with the hill and experience in a Congressional press office as well as the flexibility to work quickly and carefully under tight deadlines. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, compiling daily news clips, compiling news research, drafting media releases/advisories, maintaining press contact lists, research, creating social media content, and managing web content.
The person in this position must be able to write memos, talking points, press statements and presentations, as well as and respond to media requests. This position requires attention to detail, creativity, strong writing ability and grammar skills, and a willingness to learn. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and graphic design is a plus, as are graphic and/or video editing skills. This is not an entry level position.
TO APPLY: Email your resume, with the subject line: Potomac Flacks, to firstname.lastname@example.org. (PF exclusive)