Spanish Press Secretary

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Spanish Press Secretary

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking a Spanish Press Secretary to join our communications team in Austin, Texas. We’re looking for a communications professional who is passionate about fighting Trump Republicans in Texas, electing Democrats up and down the ballot, working on the ground to build Texas Democratic Party infrastructure, and shouting “Texas is the biggest battleground state.”

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Interact with Spanish press and media outlets to develop news articles, promote the Democratic platform, and garner interest in candidates and campaigns;
  • On the record spokesperson in Spanish
  • Tell the story of Texas Democrats in Spanish;
  • Write press releases and media advisories in both Spanish and English
  • Outreach to Spanish language press across the state, with an emphasis in booking and placing in the Rio Grande Valley
  • Aid on Rapid Response in Spanish;
  • Media tracking on statewide candidates; assisting candidates with Latinx outreach
  • Coordinate state press events, field interview requests with Party staff;
  • Evaluate current events, news opportunities, and media trends;
  • Drafting memos, talking points, and rapid response documents in Spanish;
  • Monitoring election activity around the state;
  • Cultivate and manage press lists, both locally and nationally;
  • Update website, social media when needed;
  • Performing additional specific research responsibilities, as directed by the Communications Director.

Requirements include: 

  • Understanding of Texas and national media markets and media norms;
  • Bilingual is a must
  • Analytical and communications skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills along with writing, editing and speaking abilities;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects;
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Previous cycles of campaign experience

The Spanish Press Secretary will report to the communications director while working with digital, finance, voter protection, and political departments. Some travel required. Applicants must have strong verbal and written communication skills.

Start date
As soon as possible
Must be able to start on or before July 15

Employment Type: Cycle
Location: Texas

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