Centrist Democrat seeks press assistant. Duties include daily media monitoring, drafting and editing advisories and releases, being the point of first-contact for reporters, setting up interviews, pitching media events and maintaining media contact lists. You need to be able to schmooze with reporters, perform under deadline pressure, and not be concerned with selling yourself to a senator. You have to pay attention to detail, be able to multitask and always be discrete. E-mail cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to email@example.com by March 2. Please put “press assistant” in the subject line.