Press Secretary

21 Sep, 2021

Jobs

Press Secretary

American Business Immigration Coalition
Chicago, IL
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Remote
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Reports to: Communications Director
ABOUT ABIC
The American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) promotes common sense immigration reform that advances economic competitiveness, provides companies with both the high-skilled and low-skilled talent they need, and allows the integration of immigrants into our economy as consumers, workers, entrepreneurs, and citizens.
ABIC members include CEOs, retired CEOs, business associations, small business owners as well as hospitals and universities. ABIC works in partnership with diverse immigrant advocates to support pro-immigrant legislation at the state and federal levels. Currently, ABIC is active in 16 states including Illinois, Florida, Texas, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, South Carolina, North Carolina, Colorado, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Arizona, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada.
For more information, visit https://abic.us.
POSITION SUMMARY
The ideal candidate is a strong and fast writer with experience drafting advisories, releases, fact sheets, talking points, and op-eds, especially for rapid response needs.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Produce press materials, including advisories, releases, reports, fact sheets, and memos
  • Contribute to daily rapid response
  • Monitor media coverage
  • Help maintain press lists and distribute materials
  • Collaborate with team on message strategy and pitch local and national reporters
  • Assist the communications director with projects as necessary
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • 3-5 years experience in communications and press relations, preferably on a campaign,
  • at an advocacy organization, or in government
  • Fluency in immigration issues and national politics is a plus
  • Experience with key national immigration and political reporter

ABIC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for employees. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, or other legally protected characteristics.

Compensation: This position will be full-time. We offer a competitive compensation package. Please note all salaries are commensurate with experience. ABIC also provides an attractive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plan, unlimited paid time off, and standard holidays.
How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Emily Wurth, ABIC Director of Operations, at info@americanbic.biz and include “ABIC Press Secretary” in the subject line.
The position will remain open until filled.

Job posted: 2021-09-21