This job will require you to:
Coordinate with our Marketing and Communications Director to develop, manage and organize communications activities, including writing press releases, talking points, organizing local press events, assist with the updating of our official websites, coordinating with reporters, executing social media posts and placing op-eds.
Act as a formal spokesperson and media liaison for all media. Ideal candidates will have prior on-the-record media experience, excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to work effectively alongside the Marketing and Communications Director and Senior Fellow to execute a successful communications effort both locally and nationally.
Be ambitious about identifying content that will engage audiences.
Brainstorm short video ideas that align with the CPAC mission.
Creative writing: online content, speeches, op-eds as assigned as well as pitching new ideas to the Marketing and Communications Director
Analyze the performance of social videos and other content and provide recommendations on how to approve CPAC’s reach.
Follow conversations on social media while, at times, interacting with the public.
Monitor hashtags and topics while finding unique ways to integrate them into the CPAC brand. Keep track of and work to improve the associated metrics.
Work with other communication staffers to further promote the CPAC brand, amplify CPAC messaging, create relevant content and raise the profiles of the ACU Chairman and other key stakeholders.
Assist with event planning / press events.
Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate must have:
Bachelor’s degree in political science, communications or equivalent
4-years-experience in a high-paced political environment
A passion for the conservative vision and an embrace of conservative values.
Strong communication skills
If you have a strong interest in highlighting the people, places and things that make America great, we’d love to hear from you! This position will be based in Alexandria, Virginia and reports to the Marketing and Communications Director and CPAC Now Executive Producer.
Please include the following information with your application:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
About American Conservative Union
The American Conservative Union (ACU) is the nation’s leading conservative grassroots organization, educating and mobilizing conservatives to fight for the restoration of our Republic. We do this through a variety of initiatives, including our annual flagship Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington DC, international CPACs on almost every continent, Battleground CPACs in states across America, policy advocacy across the full spectrum of issues, and support of candidates for public office. ACU is well positioned to capitalize on our status as the nation’s original grassroots organization and as one of the premier advocates for conservative policy in Washington.