Archive for December, 2014
Florida Republican seeking to fill Legislative Correspondent position. Candidates must be extremely strong writers, display a high degree of attention to detail, and must possess a strong disposition toward customer service. Primary responsibilities will include processing the incoming mail and outgoing responses as well as a variety of special projects. Additional responsibilities are commensurate with experience and abilities. Hill experience is preferred, but not required. No calls or drop-by’s, please. Please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Conservative Republican seeks an organized Legislative Correspondent to manage an aggressive and high volume mail program. Legislative Correspondent will be responsible for all aspects of constituent correspondence, including organizing mail in Intranet Quorum (IQ), drafting all responses in a timely manner, and managing interns in respect to their work in IQ. Must be able to work in a high-energy and collaborative environment. Excellent writing skills and previous experience in a constituent mail program are required. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to GOPJob2015@gmail.com.
Nonpartisan legislative counsel is seeking a motivated, well-organized individual for a nonpartisan staff assistant position. Primary responsibilities include: assist legislative counsel in preparation of committee reports, bills, resolutions, and amendments; perform secretarial support functions, including as receptionist, maintenance of office files, and document production, delivery, and retrieval; and maintain office law library. To qualify, the individual must respect and be able to maintain confidentiality, work well under pressure, have great attention to detail, and generally understand the legislative process. Applicants should email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Legislative Staff Assistant Referral”.
House Republican seeks a DC Scheduler for a fast-paced, high-performing office. Daily duties include managing and structuring the Member’s Washington, DC schedule; arranging the Member’s travel plans to and from the district; organizing logistical details and daily briefing materials for all DC appointments; handling the Member’s personal correspondence and related records; fulfilling various administrative duties; and working closely with the district scheduler and the chief of staff.
The ideal candidate will be organized, self-motivated, and discreet, with the ability to interact well with others. Interested applicants should send résumé and cover letter to MidwesternGOP@gmail.com.
The Office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) seeks 2-4 current college students or recent graduates for spring internships in his Washington, DC office. The interns will work closely with the staff on a variety of tasks. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: giving Capitol Tours to constituents, answering phones and assisting the staff with special projects as needed. Attention to detail, strong writing and grammar skills are required. Preference will be given to applicants from South Carolina or that attend a South Carolina school. Interested applicants should email a resume, interest statement (max 250 words) and three letters of recommendation to email@example.com by January 30th. The spring semester starts February 1st and ends April 30th. Full-time and part-time applicants will be considered. A small stipend is available for applicants able to commit to thirty-two hours a week or more.
Temporary position(s) available to assist Southern Republican Senate office leading tours of the United States Capitol this spring. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, energetic, possess a positive attitude and have the capability to work in a high-paced team environment, with large groups. Previous experience leading tours of historic buildings is a plus but not required. Training will be provided. Qualified candidates must commit to working February 9th through May 22nd, including Spring break. Please email resume and cover letter along with hours of availability to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arizona House GOP member seeks Staff Assistant to start at the beginning of January in the Washington D.C. office. A qualified candidate will be well-organized, responsible, dependable, and have good oral and written communication skills. Duties will include answering phones, sorting and distributing mail, assisting with press office functions, coordinating tours and assisting staff and the Congressman on a variety of projects. Prior House internship is desired. Arizona ties are preferable, but not required. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to AZgophilljob@gmail.com.
Congressman Kevin Yoder’s (KS-03) DC office is seeking Spring 2015 interns. Interns will be exposed to a wide range of activities on Capitol Hill. They will be asked to answer phones, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns will need to be able to communicate professionally, balance multiple tasks at once, and have a teachable attitude. As a result, interns will learn about the legislative process, the various functions of a Congressional office, and the way things work on Capitol Hill. It is an invaluable opportunity for both educational and professional development. Applicants should email their resume to email@example.com with “Internship” in the subject line.
The Committee on Ethics seeks an experienced attorney to serve as the Director of Investigations for the Committee. The Director will manage the Committee’s nonpartisan staff of attorneys and other professionals who are responsible for conducting investigations and adjudicatory and disciplinary proceedings regarding Members and staff of the U.S. House of Representatives. This is a nonpartisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Candidates must possess a minimum of 5 years of experience with complex investigations, outstanding analytical and written and oral communication skills, and the sound judgment necessary to evaluate the sensitive matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is also desirable: government ethics, criminal law, civil litigation, administrative investigations and adjudications, depositions, and familiarity with Congress and its unique institutional prerogatives. Previous management experience preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the phrase “Director of Investigations” in the subject line.
The office of Senator Mark R. Warner, a member of the Finance Committee, is looking for a Legislative Assistant to handle the tax portfolio. Candidate required to have a minimum 5 years of experience in, and a substantial understanding of, tax policy, and be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. Qualified candidates will possess strong management, writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills. A graduate or professional degree in business or economics is strongly preferred. Senate or House experience is also a plus. To apply, interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with the subject line “Tax LA.” This job vacancy closes on January 13, 2015 at 5pm. Applications submitted after that time will not be considered.” This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.
Congressman Doug Collins is looking for a Communications Director for their Washington, D.C. office. The Communications Director will be responsible for writing press releases, op-eds, booking media, and updating social media. The ideal candidate should have several years of media experience, excellent writing skills and a strong attention to detail. Candidates should be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines. This is a senior staff position. Interested candidates should email their resume with communications director in the subject line to Brendan.Belair@mail.house.gov.
The Senate Budget Committee ranking member staff is seeking a press secretary with at least 3 years of relevant experience. Press secretary will serve as an on-the-record spokesperson and oversee committee’s day-to-day media outreach efforts as well as long-term communications strategy. Responsibilities will include drafting and producing press materials, planning press events, coordinating with committee member staffs and performing administrative functions as needed. The ideal candidate will come with an existing network of budget press contacts, strong writing skills and the ability to work on deadline. Previous Senate and or committee experience is also preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222563 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Florida Republican seeks an intern for the Spring 2015 semester. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, as well as attend Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings and receptions. Our office is looking for an intern with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be self-starters, take and listen to direction, and be willing to work both independently as well as part of a team environment. Applicants should have a willingness to assist with daily office tasks. Florida ties preferred, but not required. Interns must be able to commit three full days a week (9:00am-6:00pm during Session and 9:00am-5:00pm during Congressional Recess) at minimum. Students welcome to apply. Send resume and cover letter to: FL26Internships@gmail.com.
Southern Nevada Democratic Member of Congress seeks an experienced Staff Assistant. Responsibilities include: staffing the front desk, answering phone calls, sorting and processing mail, assisting the legislative staff, responding to constituent inquiries, coordinating interns, assisting with various administrative duties, and providing other constituent services. Applicants should be detail-oriented, have a sense of humor, and possess strong organizational skills and writing abilities. Nevada connections, Capitol Hill experience, and Spanish language skills are preferred. Please email a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to NV01Jobs@gmail.com with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.
Democratic Senator from the Pacific Northwest seeks Deputy Press Secretary based in Washington, D.C office. Duties include compiling daily clips; managing press list; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases, advisories, speeches, talking points, and other written materials; helping to put together and pitch state press events; pitching stories; research support; and digital media support. Ideal applicant is detail-oriented, highly motivated, a strong and fast writer, very hard worker, and team player who is willing to pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Some travel will be required. Previous communications experience or other relevant experience strongly preferred. Pacific Northwest experience or connections preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to email@example.com with the subject line “deputy press secretary.”
Congressman Rodney Davis is seeking to round out his legislative team with a legislative assistant to manage health care, energy, financial services and other policy areas. The preferred candidate is a team-oriented, self-starting, strong writer with at least two-years of hill experience and Illinois ties. Responsibilities include rapid response to constituent inquiries (mail and phone), monitoring the House floor, generating ideas for legislation, and other tasks. The ability to manage multiple projects with deadlines, communicate effectively with member, and work well with existing team are critical. To be considered, interested candidates should e-mail their cover letter, resume, and best writing sample related to their legislative work to Jen.Daulby@mail.house.gov with Legislative Assistant in the subject line. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, December 30th.
House Judiciary Committee press office seeks motivated, detail-oriented and highly energetic full-time (20+ hours a week) press intern. Duties include compiling daily news clips, issue tracking and research, drafting media releases and other communications materials, maintaining press contact lists, special event support, and conceptualizing social media content. A background in journalism or communications and special skills such as photography, video editing and graphic design a plus, but not required. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged to apply. Michigan ties are a plus. Start and end dates are flexible. This internship is unpaid, but the office will accommodate applicants seeking to earn academic credit. Please submit a one page resume, a short writing sample, and a cover letter that includes date and hours of availability to HouseJudiciaryDems@gmail.com.
SCHEDULER/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT NEEDED: Northern California Member of Congress seeking qualified candidates for Scheduler/Executive Assistant in fast-paced Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities will include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C., organizing and tracking invitations, speaking engagements and scheduling requests, and coordinating travel arrangements. In addition, the scheduler/executive assistant will be responsible for distributing briefings, handling the Member’s personal correspondence and various additional administrative duties which include vouchering; budget management, maintaining office supplies and other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Staff. Candidates must be highly organized and detail oriented, able to multi-task and work under tight deadlines, have outstanding verbal and written communications skills. Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or full-time executive assistant experience (or equivalent) is strongly preferred. California ties are a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Candidates must be willing to work extended hours at times and some driving duties will also be required. Please email Cookab.Hashemi@mail.house.gov with your resume and cover letter.
Deadline to apply for the position is Monday, December 29, 2014.
A senior Senate Republican is seeking an individual who is eager to work on an active press team as a deputy speechwriter and press assistant. The person would be responsible for working with policy staff to edit speeches, op-eds, and white papers as well as assist with writing press statements and media advisories. The person would also assist press operations with issuing press material, maintaining the website, and writing content for new media. It is essential the candidate has a proven record of strong written communications skills, excellent organization skills, and strong attention to details. The individual will report to the Communications Director and be responsible for collaborating and assisting the Press Secretary as well as working with a team of policy experts. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; a firm commitment to conservative principles; and Capitol Hill experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222558 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The office of Congressman John Kline is seeking spring interns for his Washington, D.C. office. Interns will complete a variety of important tasks including but not limited to, giving tours of the U.S. Capitol building, answering phone calls, assisting with research, and attending hearings. Candidates for this position should be detail-oriented and possess strong organization and communication skills. Undergraduate students and those with Minnesota ties are preferred. The position is unpaid but does offer the opportunity for academic credit. Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Patrick Hester at Patrick.Hester@mail.house.gov.
Western Republican Member of House Veterans’ Affairs Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant to cover a portfolio of issues that focuses on veterans and issues under the jurisdiction of the House Armed Services Committee. Ideal candidates will have at a minimum two years of Capitol Hill experience and a sound understanding of the legislative process. Ideal candidates will also be team players and possess excellent research, communications and writing skills, as well as the ability to work in a demanding environment under tight time constraints. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter and résumé via email to email@example.com. Please include the words “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins.
The Office of Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) seeks a full-time media and legislative fellow in Washington DC for a six-month term between January and July 2015. Part time applicants will be considered, but applicants with full time availability will be given preference. Responsibilities include compiling press clips and monitoring media coverage of the Congressman across all print, radio, TV and digital media, helping draft press releases, conducting research and working with communications and legislative staff to prepare talking points and assist with content on the Congressman’s official website. The fellow will work closely with the Congressman’s Senior Advisor to prepare memoranda on legislative proposals, draft responses to legislative inquiries, monitor hearings and attend legislative briefings as directed. Strong verbal and written communications skills required. Previous political experience is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the House of Representatives, legislative processes, and current events. Modest stipend is negotiable. If interested, please send resume, separate page of references, and 1 writing sample (not to exceed 800 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline for fellowship is January 15, 2015.
Congressman John Fleming, M.D. is seeking a Staff Assistant to join his Washington, D.C. staff. Well qualified applicants will posses strong interpersonal skills and have an interest in the administrative process. Core responsibilities will include answering phones, sorting mail, welcoming constituents and other visitors to the office, providing tours of the Capitol, and assisting staff and the Congressman on a variety of projects. Confidence, professionalism, and a strong conservative philosophy required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com, with “Staff Assistant Position” in the subject line.
Senior Democratic Senator seeks experienced Communications Director for a very busy and active press office. Responsibilities include direct supervision of four team members, planning, and approving copy in a deadline driven environment. The successful candidate will have significant experience crafting winning messages and leading teams. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222560 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Ways & Means seeks professional, dependable, and enthusiastic student or recent graduate for an unpaid congressional internship working closely with the administrative and legislative teams on a variety of tasks. Intern duties include, but are not limited to, answering phone calls, attending briefings and hearings, researching legislation & drafting policy memos, and various day-to-day office tasks. Applicants should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in Microsoft. First priority will be given to applicants who can work full-time. Please send resume and cover letter to Moyer.McCoy@mail.house.gov.
New GOP Senate office seeking an experienced Administrative Director/Systems Administrator to manage office payroll, procurement and develop/maintain an information management strategy. Incumbent will update and maintain all office computers and computer network. Other duties of the position may include coordination of the filing and indexing of correspondence and mass mailings; consulting with users to determine hardware, software, and/or system specifications; and serving as the liaison between the office and technical support vendors. Please send inquiries to email@example.com.
Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) offers college juniors, seniors, recent college graduates and graduate school students the opportunity to gain experience in a Congressional staff office through a comprehensive internship. The solid professional training and skill development that interns gain through this program creates a strong foundation for future careers. Applicants should have strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of the political system. A strong interest in current events is desired for this position. Please visit our website at http://kaygranger.house.gov/constituent-services/internships and email all applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senate Democratic Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry is seeking a Professional Staffer to manage a broad portfolio of issues related to conservation, sustainability, and natural resources. The successful candidate should have significant experience either on the Hill or in a relevant agency with an understanding of legislative and regulatory processes. This person must have a deep understanding of private land conservation and agriculture. This person should also be comfortable speaking in public, coordinating with stakeholder groups and coalitions, as well as playing a leading role in a team environment. Juris Doctorate or advanced degree preferred. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume, explaining their background and interest to email@example.com with 222561 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Press Secretary for senior Republican member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Must have more than one year of communications experience in the House or Senate. Strong written and verbal communications skills required. Duties include dealing with national, state and local media, drafting press releases and policy statements, and managing website content. Candidates should have strong knowledge of the legislative process and an aggressive creative/enterprising approach to the job. All resumes held in strict confidence. Send application to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Representative-elect Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is seeking a full-time Congressional Intern for her Washington, D.C. office for winter/spring, 2015. This internship position will provide individuals the opportunity to work in a fast-paced Congressional office while receiving hands-on political experience. Duties include answering phones, leading U.S. Capitol tours and assisting staff members with research and special projects. There will also be frequent opportunities to attend legislative hearings of personal interest. The ideal candidate will be motivated, detail orientated and possess strong communication and writing skills. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates seeking Hill experience. Michigan ties are preferred. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Senior House Democrat seeks an experienced legislative staffer who will be responsible for a portfolio that includes national security, intelligence, homeland security, agriculture and trade. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to advancing legislation, writing and editing correspondence, and drafting statements for the Member. This is not an entry level position. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, hard working, highly dependable, and organized, as well as possess strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work quickly under pressure. The ideal candidate would at least 3 years of legislative experience, and a strong understanding of the portfolio. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three writing samples and three references to LAOpening114@gmail.com with the Subject Line: Legislative Assistant Vacancy. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.
Congressman Mike Doyle (D-PA) is seeking full-time, unpaid interns for the Spring semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Qualified candidates will be able to multitask in a fast-paced work environment and must be a team player. Responsibilities include handling and answering constituent correspondence, leading Capitol tours, attending hearings and briefings, assisting legislative staff, and answering phones. Pittsburgh ties a plus. Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls or office visits, please.
A Western Senate Democrat is immediately hiring a Press Secretary. In order to apply, candidates must have prior experience working on the Hill, strong writing skills, an ability to work quickly under pressure, experience using social media and multimedia, creative ideas, and excitement about joining a proactive press team. Duties will include drafting speeches, press releases, talking points, and memos, responding to media requests, managing social media accounts, staffing the Senator, maintaining organized media databases, and contributing ideas about how to deliver message. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to email@example.com with 222559 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Congressman Xavier Becerra is seeking to immediately fill a full-time job opening for a Senior Field Deputy position in his district office.
The Senior Field Deputy serves as the congressman’s liaison with the community, local organizations and government agencies; staff and/or represent the congressman at events; advise the congressman about local issues; help organize community based meetings and events; implement proactive constituent outreach program; prepare Member for speeches and meetings; draft correspondence. Supervise field team and district activities.
This position may require work hours beyond the normal 8-hour work day and may also include work on weekends and holidays.
• Strong written, communication, analytical, and organization skills; an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds; impeccable customer service manners; and superior public speaking skills.
• Prefer four years of experience working directly with the community at large. Supervisorial experience required.
• Good computer skills, including proficiency and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Power Point.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Candidate must have a thorough understanding of government agencies and structure (county, state and federal).
• Must be able to work efficiently and effectively as a member of a team, be able to meet strict deadlines, balance multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure. Attention to detail and accuracy is essential.
• Candidate should demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment to excellence, upbeat demeanor and flexibility.
• Candidate should expect weekend, some holidays, and after-hours assignments.
• Salary will depend on the experience of the applicant.
All interested individuals should email or fax a cover letter, resume (including salary history) to: Resume.California@mail.house.gov or fax (213) 481-1429. No phone calls.
The majority staff of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology is looking for undergraduate and/or graduate interns for Spring 2015. Interns will have the responsibilities of providing legislative, general administrative support, answering phones, and other duties as assigned. Interns will be given opportunities to engage in substantive work, attend hearings and educational briefings, and will in all regards be treated as an integral member of the full-time staff. Spring Internships typically run from the beginning of January through the middle of May. Specific dates will be determined with each intern based on their individual schedules. Interns will be assigned to assist the full committee in the front office or with one of our subcommittees (Oversight, Energy, Environment, Research & Technology, and Space). Interns are preferred to work full time, however schedules are worked out on an individual basis. Previous Capitol Hill experience preferred but not required. This is a paid internship. Those interested in an internship opportunity for Spring 2015 are encouraged to submit a resume listing two references and a cover letter to HouseScienceOpenings@gmail.com.
Senior Republican Senator seeking Administrative Director/Archivist. Major duties include managing all accounts, including office billing and payroll, ensuring paperwork is handled in an accurate and timely manner. Position is responsible for assisting Chief of Staff in developing and maintaining annual budget and administrative policies and procedures for the office, maintaining personnel records; managing room reservation requests for Senator and constituents; managing special events; and coordinating with Architect of the Capitol, Superintendent of the Senate, Sergeant At Arms and other departments on facility issues in Washington and the state. The office manager serves as the Office Emergency Coordinator. The Archivist responsibility includes maintaining archiving records/inventory, managing the archival system and working with Senator and staff to add to/retrieve from archive collection throughout the year. Preferred candidates will have experience as office manager in Senate or House office. Position requires experience managing a budget; good attention to detail and deadlines; ability to work well in a team-oriented environment in a fast-paced office setting. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222553 as the job referral number in the subject line.
California Democratic Member seeks a staffer to oversee work on the Foreign Affairs Committee and responsibilities as Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans. This is not an entry level position. The ideal candidate will have previous experience on Capitol Hill, background in foreign policy with specific focus on the Asia-Pacific region, familiarity with US-India diplomatic, business, and diaspora community issues, and experience in one or more of the following areas: trade, defense and/or homeland security. Qualified candidates will possess strong writing skills, a record of advancing legislative initiatives, excel in a fast-paced environment, and be able to work as part of a team. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to: email@example.com. Please no calls or drop-ins.
Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) is currently seeking a full-time intern to start the first week of January with a flexible end date. Ideal candidates have excellent writing and research skills, a positive attitude, and a willingness to complete tasks as assigned. Intern responsibilities include researching and writing Congressional correspondence, helping constituents find information and fielding constituent phone calls. This internship also provides the opportunity to work closely with staff members and assist in various projects. Washington ties are preferred, but are not required. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter and two references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “WA-02 Internship” in the subject line.
Democratic Member of Senate Armed Services Committee seeks Senior Defense Advisor. The ideal candidate will have active duty military experience, preferably in the Navy, and a minimum of 5 years of policy experience. Responsibilities will include leading the office’s defense and intelligence team, working with the Legislative Director to develop and implement the Senator’s legislative strategy on relevant issues, staffing the member in D.C. and on trips, researching and writing briefings, memos, and questions for hearings, professionally representing the Senator in meetings, and coordinating the Senator’s Armed Services Committee work. Ideal candidate will possess strong writing and interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail, and a demonstrable history of successfully advocating for legislation; master’s degree strongly preferred. Candidate should be ready to work in a challenging, rewarding, and fast-paced environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with 222555 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Senator Joe Manchin seeks an energetic individual to handle a legislative portfolio which consists of tax, budget, small business, and trade issues. Responsibilities will include constant monitoring of legislative developments, professionally representing the Senator, formulating strategic policy agenda, preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings, working closely with state offices and ensuring senior staff and the Senator are kept abreast of important developments. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, qualified candidates should be experienced in the issue areas assigned. West Virginia ties are preferred, but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222549 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The office of Congressman Duncan D. Hunter (CA-50) is seeking a full-time, unpaid intern for Spring 2015 with immediate availability. Ending date negotiable, though candidates available through May 2015 are preferred. Responsibilities include answering phones and greeting visitors, sorting and inputting mail into IQ, facilitating Capitol tours, attending meetings/hearings and assisting staff. Candidates should have an interest in policy and feel comfortable communicating with constituents over the phone. In addition, candidates should possess a positive and enthusiastic attitude and strong organizational skills. California ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should email their resume to Carly DeBeikes at Carly.DeBeikes@mail.house.gov.
Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a portfolio of economic policy issues including financial services, tax policy, trade, and the budget. The position will also include portions of the Congressman’s Appropriations Committee work. This position is responsible for drafting legislation and amendments, writing speeches and floor statements, staffing the Member in Committee, and representing the Member in meetings with constituents and interested parties. Applicants should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and at least two years of legislative experience on Capitol Hill. Committee experience and Chicago ties are preferred, and a sense of humor is a must. Applicants should have demonstrated experience interacting with senior-level officials. Please email cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to ILCongressJobs@gmail.com. No calls or walk-ins.
Western Democratic Senator seeks a Digital Director to oversee digital communications across personal office and Senate Committee. Interested applicants should be innovative, hard-working, detail-oriented, creative, and a team player who can work closely with other members of the communications and policy teams to meet the office’s communications and engagement goals using digital platforms. Applicants must display a deep understanding of how digital strategies and technologies integrate into a Senator’s goals, work, and communications in Washington, D.C. and in the home state—as well as how digital tools and platforms can be used to communicate and engage on complex issues to multiple audiences. Responsibilities include: developing a long-term digital strategy, analyzing online performance for future optimization, managing website, driving engagement on and maintaining all social media platforms, managing e-mail program, and creating video content and other compelling visual content including infographics and other shareable visuals. Please e-mail a 140 character cover letter, resume and five examples of digital work, including an original graphic and video, a writing sample (e-mail or similar), and work within a social media campaign to email@example.com.
Democratic Member of the Foreign Relations Committee seeks Senior Foreign Policy Advisor. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a minimum of 5-7 years of policy work related to foreign policy. Experience in the Middle East and Western Hemisphere preferred. Experience with the Department of State, the Department of Defense, and the National Security Council strongly preferred. Responsibilities will include developing and advancing legislative priorities for the Senator, organizing international trips, coordinating the member’s Foreign Relations Committee work, researching and writing briefings, memos, and questions for hearings, staffing the Senator in D.C. and on trips, and professionally representing the Senator in meetings. The ideal candidate will have superior written and oral communication skills, familiarity with the legislative process, and excellent attention to detail; Master’s degree strongly preferred. Candidate should be ready to work in a challenging, rewarding, and fast-paced environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222554 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Republican Congressman seeking paid interns to start immediately. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, guiding Capitol tours, and assisting the legislative staff by drafting constituent correspondence letters and researching legislative issues. There will be opportunities to attend meetings and hearings as needed, as well as receptions and seminars that interest you. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated self-starters who are detail oriented and have excellent organization and communication skills. This is a paid internship starting immediately with flexible starting and ending dates. California ties are a plus, but not required. Please send inquiries with resume and cover letter attached to email@example.com.
Senator Deb Fischer seeks a Deputy Scheduler/Assistant to the Chief of Staff to join an energetic and talented team. Applicants must be detail oriented, highly organized, have Nebraska ties, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Dependability, friendliness, and exceptional interpersonal skills are a must! Responsibilities include archiving, organizing meeting and event requests, working with the Director of Scheduling, and facilitating office or Senator-directed projects. Duties also include handling all communications for the Chief of Staff, booking his travel, and assisting with logistics. The position involves driving the Senator each day in Washington. Please email a resume and cover letter expressing your interest in the position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Scott Garrett is seeking an experienced Scheduler to manage his DC and district schedule, respond to incoming invitations, and handle the Congressman’s travel. This is not an entry level job—the successful candidate will have several years of work experience. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter in one attachment to NJ05Jobs@mail.house.gov no later than January 7th.
Office of U.S. Senator Gillibrand seeks a dependable, patient, organized, and professional Regional Assistant for office management duties in her New York City office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating the internship program, handling constituent walk-ins, managing front office and correspondence operations, and assisting with Senator Gillibrand’s events in New York City. Applicants must be self-motivated team players; able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; and be proficient with computers. Past or current residency in New York preferred. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer; people of color, women, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender people, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter, resume and references to: Jobs@gillibrand.senate.gov. Please include “NYC REGIONAL ASSISTANT” in the subject line of your email. No calls, please.
Senator Joe Manchin seeks Legislative Assistant or Senior Policy Advisor for the Senator’s role on the Commerce, Science, and Technology Committee. Responsibilities will include constant monitoring of legislative developments, professionally representing the Senator, formulating strategic policy agenda, preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings, working closely with state offices and ensuring senior staff and the Senator are kept abreast of important developments. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, qualified candidates should be experienced in the issue areas assigned. West Virginia ties are preferred, but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with 222550 as the job referral number in the subject line.