Press Assistant – Baton Rouge: The Louisiana Democratic Party seeks a detail-oriented individual to join the communications team as a Press Assistant. In addition to assisting the Communications Director with daily tasks, the Press Assistant will also conduct research into various statewide campaigns.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Compiling daily press clips and monitoring media outlets for breaking stories involving Louisiana Democratic officials and candidates
Drafting press releases, memos, media advisories, talking points, and social media posts
Creating graphics through Canva or a related design program
Conducting research to build the LDP information library
The ideal candidate is a strong writer who is very comfortable writing in AP style, social media savvy, has knowledge of Louisiana politics, and is passionate about electing Democrats. This is a paid position and requires 30-40 hours a week.
This office is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.