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Communications Director

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New York State Assembly


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Description: The NYC District Office of a progressive New York State Assembly Member is seeking an individual with experience working in government to lead communications projects for the office, as well as assist with community affairs, constituent issues, office operations as needed. Communications responsibilities will include writing public statements, sending regular newsletters via email and print, managing and monitoring social media channels, and working with reporters and journalists. In addition, the role will play high level role in managing staff, responding to constituent needs, resolving pertinent local issues, and liaising with State and local agencies.

To be successful in this role a candidate should have strong communications, operations, and interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to develop and promote messaging on local issues, legislative developments, and political topics. Candidates should have an interest in public service, an understanding of government and public policy, an ability to think creatively, and proficiency in social media platforms and Mailchimp.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think critically, creatively, and quickly
  • Experience developing messaging and written materials to advance strategic goals
  • Bilingual (Spanish) speaker preferred
  • Experience in a local, state or federal government preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Facebook and Twitter, Mailchimp, and Google Suite
  • Existing relationships with New York State press corps a plus
  • Experience in constituent relations a plus
  • Experience in management a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to respectfully engage individuals from diverse backgrounds


Description: The NYC District Office of a progressive New York State Assembly Member is seeking an individual with experience working in government to lead communications projects for the office, as well as assist with community affairs…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

Location

New York, NY

How to Apply

To Apply: Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to districtstaffrole@gmail.com with the subject line “Communications Director”. The New York State Assembly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply: Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to districtstaffrole@gmail.com with the subject line “Communications Director”. The New York…

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