Conservative Political Action Conference

Digital Communications and Media Specialist

Job description

CPAC is seeking a digital savvy Press Secretary for the position of Digital Communications and Media Specialist.

Responsibilities Include:

  • 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

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