Press Secretary

Company: Florida Office of Insurance Regulation


Contact Person: Samantha Bequer

Application Deadline: March 24, 2023


The Press Secretary serves as a spokesperson and point of contact for media relations, which includes the development and distribution of press releases, talking points, daily news clips, social media and other communications. The Press Secretary responsibilities include collecting information from OIR subject matter experts to facilitate media responses. Additional responsibilities include:

-Develop and draft strategic messaging regarding matters of significance for OIR, including the creation of talking points for Senior Management to use at meetings, hearings and other events.
-Coordinate OIR events.
-Create, coordinate and send media advisories, press releases, office statements and related content for internal and external distribution and confer with the Communications Director and Senior Management.
-Serve as lead content director for the OIR website ( and Intranet (internal employee website) and make recommendations to the Communications Director.
-Assist in developing social media content.
-Develop an annual OIR education calendar and make recommendations to the Communications Director and Senior Management.
-Direct special projects and other related work as delegated by the Communications Director.


-Experience in Communications or a similar field
-Experience interacting with the media
-Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely under deadlines
-Familiarity with the state’s legislative process

How to Apply

Job Originally Posted on: Thursday, March 9, 2023