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Job Posting: Press / Digital Assistant




The Press/Digital Assistant supports the Communications Director and Communications Manager in all aspects of the office’s fast-paced and dynamic communications operation, including drafting and editing written materials and designing digital content for the Congresswoman.


  • Support implementation of media, public relations, and digital communications strategies for the Congresswoman;
  • Draft press releases, social media posts, talking points, speeches, video scripts, op-eds, newsletters, questionnaires, and other written materials;
  • Compile daily press clips and stay informed about current events in the district and across the country for their impact on the Congresswoman;
  • Creates graphics, films and edits photos and videos, and manages the Congresswoman’s website.
  • Manage logistics for town halls, press conferences, and other public-facing events, both virtual and in-person;
  • Remain abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues about which the Congresswoman may be questioned;
  • Manage and catalogue all incoming media requests for the Congresswoman and notify the Communications Director and Digital Communications Manager accordingly;
  • Maintain various press and digital archives for the Congresswoman;
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the Congresswoman, staff, and constituents;
  • Work well under pressure, handles stress, and accepts performance-based criticism and direction;
  • Work flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends, and performs other duties as assigned.


Our office prioritizes building a diverse team committed to advocating for the residents of the Massachusetts 7th. 1-3 years of press, digital, organizing, or advocacy experience is recommended. As a practice as an office we do not require any pre-requisite degrees. Please expand on how your unique set of experiences suits you to excel in this role in your cover letter. This is not an entry level position.


  • Strong communications skills, including writing, editing, and proofreading;
  • Understanding of print, broadcast, and online media;
  • Experience creating content using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Premiere (or Premiere Rush)
  • Proficiency in constituent management platforms, such as IQ, preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks at once;
  • Knowledge of current issues and events in which the Congresswoman is involved;
  • Ability to exercise discretion in the representation of the Congresswoman’s position on policy issues;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;


  • Work is mainly performed in an office environment.  Noise levels are usually moderate; and
  • Ability to work in small a work station without an expectation of privacy.
  • At time of posting, maximum remote work is advised. COVID-19 precautions and remote work expectations can be discussed during the interview process.
  • This role is based in Washington, D.C.


The salary for the position is $45,000, along with a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, dental, federal student loan payments (terms apply) and 15 weeks of paid FMLA.


Please submit your resume, cover letter, 3 digital/creative samples and 3 references to with the subject line “Press/Digital Assistant.”