Press Assistant

Press Assistant

The Schiff for Senate campaign is seeking a full-time Press Assistant to support the communications team with advancing communications priorities by drafting and sending press materials, maintaining press lists, and other duties as assigned. This position will be based out of Los Angeles, California. We are looking for candidates with a variety of backgrounds and experience, and are dedicated to building a team that looks like California.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to drafting communications materials (i.e. press memos, press releases, statements, remarks, talking points, background, and media advisories);
  • Assisting with staffing interviews and events, fielding media inquiries, maintaining press lists and materials, and supporting communications staff and other team members with additional tasks and projects as needed.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Prior experience on a political campaign or in government.
  • Knowledge of Mailchimp and Google Workspace is desired.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with team members at all levels.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and organize and manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
  • A team player that recognizes the importance of working collaboratively.

Salary Range

  • $5,000-$6,000/month depending on experience
  • Benefits: Healthcare
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA