Opportunity

Utah’s State Democratic Senators are seeking a Communications Director/Press Secretary.  Candidates should have a press-related or journalism/media background.  Must be a self-starter, have social media savvy, the ability to think creatively, and the ability to work under pressure in order to respond quickly to deadlines and media opportunities.  Candidates must have outstanding writing skills.  Duties include:  drafting press releases and statements; developing national and state media outreach strategies; providing content for and managing the website; managing social media presence; building relationships with Utah and national media; managing daily press clips, and other duties as assigned.  Duties will begin mid-December 2010 and be completed by mid-March 2011.  This position will pay between $2,000-$4,000.  E-mail resume, references, and writing samples to Janeen at jhalverson@utahsenate.org by December 6, 2010.