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Welcome to the DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR/PRESS SECRETARY application for the Office of Chairman Gary C. Peters. Please log in or create an account to apply. Once you've signed into the portal, you will be asked to fill out a questionnaire and upload your resume and cover letter.

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DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR/PRESS SECRETARY Position Description: The Democratic staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is seeking an experienced communications professional to help lead a fast-paced and proactive press office. This position will be responsible for helping to manage the day-to-day operations of the Committee’s press team. Candidates should have prior experience supervising junior staff, as well as experience building strong national media relationships, experience working in major media markets, and on-the-record experience. Responsibilities include drafting and editing press materials on a wide range of in-depth policy issues and overseeing media relations for the office. The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years of experience working in a Capitol Hill, campaign, federal agency or similar press operation, be a strong writer and editor, be able to execute independent judgment and be able to anticipate the needs of the office on a day-to-day basis. This position may require the individual be available for extended hours. The Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.  The Committee values diversity, equity and inclusion, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who have relevant lived experience and/or have been directly impacted by the Committee’s jurisdiction. 

Statement of Equal Employment Policy: The Office of Chairman Gary C. Peters is an equal employment opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate rules and regulations and applicable federal laws.

Participation in E-Verify Program: The law requires this office to comply with the E-Verify Program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA).  If you are hired by our Office, the Office will verify with the DHS and the SSA that you are eligible for employment in the United States.