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Democratic Senator from New Jersey is seeking a seasoned speechwriter for a fast-paced, creative office. This position is responsible for crafting or editing for final delivery all remarks given by the Senator in Washington and while in-state including floor remarks, policy, commencement and other major addresses, video scripts, press events and opening remarks for high-level committee hearings. The speechwriter will work with policy and press teams to develop compelling op-eds and other online articles or materials. The position reports to communications director and a successful candidate should expect to work directly withthe Senator on message development and execution of all major policy addresses. A minimum five years of experience in writing for senior government officials and/or executives is preferred. Ability to work collaboratively with policy experts across issue areas and under tight deadlines a must; experience/interest in foreign affairs is a plus. Applicants with congressional experience and New Jersey ties are especially encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than 2 pages), and 3 references to email@example.com indicating job referral number in subject line.