Twitter looking for Beltway liaison

The social media website Twitter is hiring its first Beltway employee. Retweet!

According to a posting on the company's website, Twitter is looking for a government liaison to serve as its point of contact in Washington, D.C. The new employee will serve as "the closest point of contact with a variety of important people and organizations looking to get the most out of Twitter on both strategic and highly tactical levels."

"You'll support policymakers use of Twitter to help them communicate and interact with their constituents and the world," the job listing says. "You'll help set the culture and approach of a fledgling public policy department and be an important part of our very small company."

Responsibilities include supporting government use of Twitter and increasing its use for politics. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience in government or politics, the standard Beltway communications skillset and "fluency in technology, passion about sharing information."

Apply online here.