Speechwriters needed in every sector from politics to prisons
June 15, 2016
Junior speechwriters sought by Frank Luntz's organization, senior people sought by Booz Allen Hamilton and the New York Department of Corrections.
Jobs brought to you by New York Speechwriters Roundtable's Dana Rubin.
• Luntz Global Partners is currently looking to hire a few communication advisors. "These positions would be ideal opportunities for young or aspiring writers looking to gain traction and professional experience. Typically we look for 2 to 4 years experience, but consider all applicants. We believe if you can write, we can train." Get more from Kelly Gerson, at: [email protected].
• Booz Allen Hamilton, a management and technology consulting firm based in Chantilly, Va., seeks a senior communications specialist and speechwriter. "This individual will help develop messaging strategies to communicate organization priorities to both internal and external audiences. They will craft a broad range of communications products, such as speeches, briefings, talking points, official messages, workforce correspondence, video scripts, and oral testimony and statements for the U.S. Congress. The ideal candidate will have at least eight years' experience as a professional speechwriter, including five years in the Intelligence Community or Department of Defense."
The NYC Department of Correction is seeking an experienced communications officer and speechwriter for a "fast-paced, high-volume press office. This person will help manage daily press inquiries and implement a comprehensive communications strategy to share the DOC's work with a wide range of stakeholders. They will develop a variety of communications content, including speeches, event scripts, talking points, statements, positive news stories, press materials, and more. Qualified candidates will have at least five years of full-time paid experience in public relations, journalism, and/or advertising. Prior experience working for a government agency is a plus."