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Press Assistant

Andy Beshear for Governor is seeking a Press Assistant to join our communications team for the 2023 cycle. We are looking for smart, hard-working and passionate individuals who are ready to join a fast-paced team to reelect Governor Andy Beshear this year. This is a full-time, in-person position that reports to the Communications Director.


  • Draft materials including statements, press releases and media advisories
  • Real time media monitoring
  • Maintain press lists and ensuring organization of press materials
  • Assist the Communications Director and campaign team with events and staffing
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest and background working in politics, with preference given to those with experience in Kentucky
  • Strong writing and time management skills
  • Experience in basic communications tasks like media monitoring
  • Prior professional experience in political communications is preferred but not required

Compensation: $4,000 per month plus 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance benefits. 

Andy Beshear for Governor is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. 

To Apply: Send a resume and three professional references via email to with the email subject line “Press Assistant Application.” Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.