Company: Office of U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey

Job description:

PRESS SECRETARY -Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) is looking for highly motivated Press Secretary with exceptional writing skills. Ideal applicant is a fast and dynamic writer, detail-oriented, has on-the-record press experience, and able to handle numerous policy issues in a fast-paced media environment. The Press Secretary will be responsible for writing press releases, advisories, press statements, op-eds, and other materials for Senate functions. He, she, or they will also help coordinate interviews with reporters, set up and direct press conferences, manage relationships with national and local media, and brief the Senator. The ideal applicant will have at least 2-5 years of demonstrated experience working on a communications team, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. Candidates from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, working class, military, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with ties to Massachusetts. This position is in person and based in the Washington, DC office with a salary of $65,538 annually and benefits that include a federal student loan repayment option. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to indicating the job referral number (229713) in the subject line.


Job type: Full Time

Fully remote: No

Salary range: 65,538

Location: Washington District of Columbia


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