Deputy Press Secretary, Politics

Human Rights Campaign

Washington, District of Columbia

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Date Posted June 10, 2021
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.


Position Summary:

The Deputy Press Secretary, Politics is responsible for working with communications leadership to develop press strategy surrounding HRC’s federal political priorities, including both rapid response to breaking news as well as proactive communications strategy. The Deputy Press Secretary’s day-to-day responsibilities will include responding to media inquiries, proactively pitching stories and editorials, engaging with reporters and drafting press releases and statements. This position will be based in Washington, DC.


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All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically.  Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.


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