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Company: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney
Position:
Congressional Press Secretary
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 15, 2013
Job ID: 1484189

Description:

NEW YORK PRESS SECRETARY

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney seeks aggressive Press Secretary based in her Manhattan office to run district-based press operations  (which encompasses Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn) under the direction of both the Washington Chief of Staff and the New York Chief of Staff and in partnership with the Congresswoman's Press Secretary in DC.  Duties include media relations, developing and executing press conferences, drafting and distributing a wide variety of press materials and overseeing the Congresswoman's social media efforts.  In addition, the New York Press Secretary will draft letters, advertisements, journal letters, newsletters, web content, op ed pieces and other written material.

Candidates must have exceptional writing, editing and oral communication skills, an ability to work under pressure, an ability to get along with the media and other staff members, strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.  Preference will be given to candidates with previous media relations, public affairs or journalism experience and those who are familiar with the New York City media and political environment.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, three writing samples, and references to NY12Press@mail.house.gov

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