The office of U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, seeks an experienced and creative digital communications associate with exceptional writing abilities to lead the office’s efforts online. This is not an entry level position.
Reporting to the Communications Director and working in a fast-paced environment, the Digital Communications Associate will be responsible for the development and daily execution of the office’s digital strategy—including creating social media posts in the voice of the Congresswoman, compelling graphics, engaging videos, captioned clips, policy-based blog posts, informative newsletters, and well-written video scripts. This individual will also manage the website. Additionally, they will be expected to closely coordinate with the legislative team, the district office, fellow Capitol Hill offices, and outside groups on events, forums, panels, and other speaking engagements. A crucial element of these events will be helping to draft briefing documents, talking points, and remarks.
Digital Content: Applicants should be proficient in graphic design and video editing. This person will be responsible for proactively pitching and creating graphics, videos, GIFs, and other digital content that is compelling, engaging, on-brand, and error free. In addition to managing a long-term strategic digital content calendar, they will be expected to create content for rollouts and rapid response opportunities. This includes clipping, captioning, and posting committee remarks, floor speeches, and interviews.
Social Media: The Digital Communications Associate will manage the Congresswoman’s social media platforms—including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. This individual will be expected to proactively draft content in the voice of the Congresswoman each day in addition to quickly responding to news articles, Capitol Hill developments, and other rapid response moments. Applicants should have a passion for breaking down policy, current events, and news. They will also need to track social media requests from the legislative and district teams.
Writing: This position requires strong writing under tight deadlines. In addition to writing social media content, this person will regularly write video scripts, newsletters, and blog posts. The Digital Communications Associate will also help the Communications Director draft briefing documents, talking points, and remarks.
Interpersonal Communications: This position requires working in a team setting under pressure. The Digital Communications Associate will not only work with the legislative and district teams but also with outside groups. This individual will track and coordinate speaking engagements, work closely with event organizers on details, and ensure briefings have the information necessary for success.
TO APPLY, please send a résumé, video sample, graphic sample, and writing sample to Jobs.Pramila@mail.house.gov with “Digital Communications Associate” in the subject line.
Our office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, new Americans, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will begin remotely before working out of the Congresswoman’s Washington, DC office.