Press Assistant

Company: Department of Children and Families

Contact Person: Laura Walthall

Application Deadline: March 24, 2023


What you will do:

Serves as Press Assistant for the Office of Communications. Must have a professional demeanor and be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Excellent computer and customer service skills required.

How you will make an impact:

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Assist with correspondence intake and routing to ensure constituent issues are responded to in a timely and professional manner
Serve as back up for main phone line for the Office of the Secretary when office Staff Assistant is on breaks or out of the office
Conduct research for various projects
Answer and intake media-related calls to the DCF Press Line and input to media inquiry tracking system
Monitor and re-route correspondence received within the Department’s Press Office inbox
Manage the office’s master calendar of events, campaigns, and internal deadlines
Compile various materials needed for the Secretary & other leadership for meetings
Provide administrative support to the Office of Communications staff


2 years college or 2 years job experience in a communications or customer service related field

How to Apply

Job Originally Posted on: Wednesday, March 1, 2023