CPAC is seeking a digital savvy Press Secretary for the position of Digital Communications and Media Specialist.
Writing news releases, talking points, organizing local press events, assist with the updating the official website, coordinating with reporters, executing social media posts and placing op-eds.
Act as a formal CPAC spokesperson and media liaison for all media.
Candidate will serve as CPAC talent for digital show and by creating highly shareable videos for platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube channels using individually curated and in-house content.
Be ambitious about identifying content that will engage audiences.
Produce and edit social videos in styles that best serve each social platform.
Brainstorm short video ideas that align with the CPAC mission.
Creative writing: online articles.
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.
Research subjects as assigned by the Marketing and Communications Director and Deputy Director.
Assist with remote show planning for CPAC Now, America Un-Canceled, and speaker events.
The ideal candidate must have:
Bachelor’s degree in political science, communications or equivalent
2 to 3-years experience in a high-paced political environment or newsroom.
A passion for the conservative vision and an embrace of conservative values.
Experience producing, filming and editing engaging videos and monitoring performance.
Strong communication skills
Recognition and understanding of evolving social tools and trends.
Please include the following information with your application:
Links to social content you have created, or writing samples.
One short form video idea you think would work well and why.
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.