Staff Writer

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

American Bridge 21st Century, a progressive research and communications organization working to hold Republican candidates accountable for their public statements and actions, is hiring an Executive Writer based in our Washington, DC office. This person would be primarily responsible for writing and editing background briefs and profiles, regular organization reports, public statements, talking points, and other communications for principals and web properties under the American Bridge banner.

 

Duties include:

  • Primary writer of background briefs, media profiles, political reports, talking points, articles, opinion editorials, blog entries, and other public or internal briefings and comments for American Bridge’s principals and senior staff, as needed.
  • Write content based on American Bridge research and tracking footage for the American Ledger, the organization’s new digital property.
  • Under the supervision of the President, works with the communications team, senior staff, and others to keep abreast of our organization’s positions on key events, issues and policy, and develop messaging and text that fulfills the relevant strategy, with awareness of the expected length and topics for upcoming events. 
  • Ensures that the relevant strategy, audience-specific message development, branding, and other core goals are accomplished in each piece.
  • Collaborate with other staff and does independent research to support and strengthen presentations and articles.  Maintains records of research and back-up materials that verify statements.
  • Write content based on American Bridge research and tracking for the website
  • Performs other duties as assigned in support of the work of the organization

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills for diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrate ability to take initiative, multi-task, and work independently.
  • Available to respond quickly and productively to last minute requests. 
  • Enjoy following politics and current events with a firm grasp of today’s traditional and social media environment.
  • Show a high level of judgement and discretion with confidential information.
  • Have a great sense of humor and creativity.
  • Enjoy working closely with others of diverse backgrounds and personalities.
  • Work well under pressure and on deadline a must.

 

American Bridge 21st Century PAC offers a competitive salary and a strong benefits package.

 

American Bridge 21st Century PAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.