Senior Communications Advisor

Senior Communications Advisor

Summary: This senior-level role is focused on developing and executing the communications strategy to define and undermine Republican candidates. This person will play a critical role in the U.S. Senate race and is expected to create press plans, build events, pitch stories, and serve as the party’s on-the-record spokesperson.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute earned media strategy to define Republican candidates
  • Build and maintain relationships with the state and local press corps
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson for the party regarding Republican candidates
  • Regularly produce press materials, including releases, advisories, fact sheets, background for reporters, talking points for allies, LTEs and Op-Ed columns, and other items as needed
  • Pitch trend, analysis, and opposition research stories
  • Organize and execute regular press events to generate earned media and bracket against GOP opponents
  • Identify and maintain a network of local surrogates and validators for local and national press interviews

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong preference for two to three cycles of campaign or political communications experience
  • Track record of successful work directly with reporters and on-the-record experience
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to write quickly and on deadline for a wide variety of press materials
  • Experience developing and implementing communications strategies and plans
  • Understanding of how to prioritize competing responsibilities and multiple organizations while managing rapid response in a fast-paced work environment
  • Team player attitude and commitment to working well with others
  • Demonstrated commitment to Democratic causes

Salary is commensurate with experience and the budget necessities of the organization. MDP provides employees with medical, dental, and vision care, and 100% of the cost of coverage is covered. Paid holidays, generous earned vacation, and sick PTO. 

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit their applications through this link (APPLY HERE).