Archive for April 12th, 2011
NE Democratic Senator seeks Press Assistant to assist fast-paced communications team. Successful applicant will track news stories across multiple platforms throughout the day’s news cycle, compile and distribute daily clips to Senator and staff, assist communications team with day-to-day operations, special projects, field media requests, and perform related research. Will also work with communications and legislative teams to compile documents for both media and external distribution and maintain updated reporter contact lists. Previous Hill experience, a team attitude and a sense of humor are strongly preferred. We are an equal opportunity employer; minority candidates strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, send resume and cover letter to BlumenthalSenateJobs@gmail.com.
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart seeks an experienced capitol hill staffer for a Legislative Correspondent position in the DC office. Primary responsibilities include running a high volume constituent mail operation; editing and writing constituent letters; and possibly handling a small portfolio of legislative issues. Ideal candidates will have some Capitol Hill experience, excellent writing skills, and Internet Quorum (IQ) expertise. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to email@example.com. No phone calls, faxes or drop-offs please.
The Senate Republican Conference seeks a highly motivated, personable individual with exceptional organizational skills and multitasking ability to serve as a Member and Guest Relations Assistant. Must be a self-starter with a meticulous attention to detail. Duties include overseeing the front office, managing interns, providing daily research assistance to communications staff, and assisting with new media. Interested candidates may e-mail resume, cover letter, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls or drop-ins, please.
The office of Congressman Geoff Davis is seeking a dedicated individual with at least two to three years of Hill experience to join his hard-working, fast-paced team. The position will primarily cover trade, transportation and defense issues – experience with those issues is preferred. The position will also include additional policy issue areas. Responsibilities will include crafting legislation and amendments, advising the Congressman on assigned issues, constituent mail within issue areas and developing constituent outreach and communication initiatives. Strong writing and interpersonal skills are essential for any successful candidate. Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, references and two relevant writing samples (samples that demonstrate constituent mail and/or legislative development or analysis are preferred) to KY04Jobs@gmail.com with “Attn: LA Position” in the subject line. No calls, drop-ins or faxes, please.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte, VA-06, seeks a Staff Assistant. Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting constituents, managing constituent tours and flag requests, overseeing the DC intern program, assisting staff with legislative correspondence and other projects as delegated by staff along with general staff support. Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented and have the ability to multitask. Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills are needed. Virginia ties preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No calls, faxes or drop-ins please.
Oklahoma Republican seeks a qualified and experienced communications director to manage and coordinate all communications activities. Candidates must have 2 years of press experience and possess strong written and oral communications skills as well as an understanding of legislative issues. Responsibilities include but are not limited to writing press releases and statements, website content, responding to press inquiries, producing op-eds and creating newsletters. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bi-partisan, regional Northeast Midwest Congressional Coalition seeks a Legislative Director to handle all coalition activities. Ideal candidate must possess excellent oral, written, and research abilities, and be willing to work on a variety of issues with a bipartisan perspective including transportation, housing, energy, environment, and economic development. Responsibilities include planning briefings and events, updating staff on key issues and legislation, recruiting new members, and maintaining several task forces within the organization. Previous Hill experience is required, and the candidate will preferably have ties to the Northeast or Midwest. The LD will be expected to work with members of the coalition, its leadership, and outside groups to identify issues of importance and develop strategies to address challenges in the region. Please send a cover letter and résumé to email@example.com with “NEMW” in the subject line.
NJ Republican seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle health care, energy, and environmental issues. Responsibilities will include developing and planning legislative initiatives, monitoring developments within Committees and on the House floor, and regular interaction with constituents. The ideal candidate will have excellent research, communication and writing skills and at least two years of legislative experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter and résumé via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the words “LA Position” in the subject line.