Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, who represents Ohio's Ninth Congressional District, is currently serving her sixteenth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. She is the senior-most woman in the House and the longest-serving woman from Ohio in history. Congresswoman Kaptur ranks 17th in seniority among 435 Members of the 113th Congress.

Current Opportunities for Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur

Communications Director/Policy Advisor

Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Description: from Rep. Kaptur:

 

 We are seeking candidates for the position of Communications Director/Policy Advisor for a fast-paced and highly engaged office. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal skills, the proven ability to manage multiple communications projects, and the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Member’s position on policy issues. S/he will be responsible for developing, managing and coordinating all communications activities, including writing press releases, op-eds, mail pieces, talking points, organizing press events, maintaining the official website, implementing social media strategy, maintaining press database, writing e-newsletters & coordinating Tele-town halls. Duties will also include briefing the Member for interviews, writing and implementing PSAs, interacting with the press as the Member’s principal spokesperson and coordinating the Member’s overall press relations. The ideal candidate will have Hill experience, a depth of legislative and policy knowledge including that of the appropriations process, and Ohio connections of benefit. Candidates must be able to work extended hours and under time pressure, while maintaining a positive attitude and demeanor. Please submit resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and salary requirements toMidwestern.Resume@mail.house.gov with “Communication Director/Policy Advisor” in the subject line. No walk-ins or phone calls.

Contact Information

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur

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