Southern California Democrat seeks Press Assistant to support very active, Washington, DC office. This individual reports to the Communications Director and will be responsible for creating content for social media platforms, recording and editing video, and updating website. In addition, the staff member will produce daily clips, draft press releases, assist with responding to press inquiries, compile and update press lists.
Candidates will be creative and strong writers who understand social media trends. This individual will have experience with photography, graphic creation, and video editing. Previous digital communications experience on Capitol Hill, a campaign, or at a communications firm is strongly preferred.
The ideal candidate is energetic, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and willing to work long hours in a fast-paced and demanding setting. Spanish fluency and Southern California ties are a plus.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and two examples of graphics or other digital communications work to CA26Resumes@gmail.com with “Press Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.