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Mayor of Washington, D.C., three others seek speechwriters.

Jobs courtesy of Dana Rubin of the New York Speechwriters Roundtable.

The Mayor of Washington, D.C. needs a speechwriter to “develop speechwriting and other executive communications and required strategic, big-picture thinking with the ability to deliver creative, thought-provoking materials in both text and PowerPoint formats.”

Arrowpoint Corporation in Arlington, Va. is looking for a communications advisor/speechwriter to support the Army National Guard. This person will draft and edit speeches, keynote addresses, Congressional testimony, operational and programs briefings, videos, articles, annual reports, correspondence, and other communications content as needed. They will take the lead in maintaining the image archive and offer strategic advice to senior executives and their spouses. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of relevant professional writing and presentation experience, as well as a familiarity with the National Guard’s organization, structure, and protocols. (Thanks to Gotham Ghostwriters for passing this one along.)

Starpoint Solutions, an IT firm, wants to hire a senior speechwriter in Philadelphia: Responsible for development and execution of a wide range of editorial projects for external and internal audiences including: editing speeches, talking points, white papers, opinion pieces and other stakeholder communications on monetary policy and other topics of importance to the president. The Senior Speech Writer is responsible for directing the President‘s strategic communications, including, but not limited to, researching and writing at least two major speeches per year as well as other sensitive communications materials for the President as needed.

The African Development Bank seeks a speechwriter to “take the lead in producing speeches that articulate the vision and ideas of a President who maintains a very active internal and international speaking schedule.” Contact Henry Scarlett of Russell Reynolds Associates: [email protected].

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