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Communications Specialist - Springfield Office

Illinois Senate Democrats
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401 South Spring Street, Springfield, IL 62704
$52,500 a year - Full-time

Location

401 South Spring Street, Springfield, IL 62704

Benefits
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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

The Office of the Illinois Senate President (Communications Department) seeks a motivated communications professional to assist in developing and implementing strong public relations strategies on behalf of the office. Experience, training and/or education in written communications will be strongly considered.

Exceptional candidates will be able to participate in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment that frequently includes extended hours. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to translate complex public policy items into easily-understood language. Regular duties include social media communications, interaction with the professional media and other community outreach activities.

An understanding of the Illinois legislative process and dynamics is preferred.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, two professional references. Interviews will be conducted virtually and/or in-person at a time to be determined by the parties.

The Senate President, Senator Don Harmon, is the presiding officer of the 59-member Illinois Senate and the leader of the Senate Democratic Caucus. The Senate President shares primary responsibility for legislative procedures and operations. The Office assists in formation, passage and implementation of legislative policy initiatives. The Senate Democratic Caucus is one of the largest supermajorities in the country with 40 members representing all parts of the State. The Office of the Senate President is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications and not race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship or authorized alien status, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Job is based in our Springfield, IL office.

Job Type: Full-time
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Pay: From $52,500.00 per year'
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Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $52,500.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location: In person