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Archive for December, 2015

Legislative Assistant (ag/energy/financial services) – Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN)

Member of the Appropriations Committee seeks Legislative Assistant for portfolio that includes agriculture, energy, and financial services among other issues. Candidates must possess a general knowledge of the legislative and appropriations processes as well as strong writing and oral communication skills, be highly organized, and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Ties to Minnesota are a plus. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins, please.  Send cover letter and resume to resumes04@mail.house.gov.

Scheduler – Southern House Republican

Seeking a Scheduler for the DC office. The position will manage all aspects of the Member’s DC and district schedule, including travel arrangements and logistics. They will handle all incoming scheduling requests and strategically manage the daily and long-term schedule to ensure efficient and seamless operations. Applicants should have a strong work ethic and positive attitude, ability to manage competing demands, excellent time management and organization skills, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Hill experience is preferred as are Southern ties.  Please send cover letter and resume to southernjoblisting@gmail.com.

Press Secretary – Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI)

Conservative Wisconsin Congressman is seeking a Press Secretary. Candidates should have excellent writing skills and prior experience with social media, website management and scheduling interviews. An ideal candidate will have experience proactively reaching out to local media outlets and experience writing press releases, speeches, and talking points. On the record experience is not a requirement.  Wisconsin ties are preferred, but not required. Please email a resume and cover letter, with “Press Secretary Position” in the subject line, to WI06resumes@gmail.com.

Digital Director – Republican Study Committee

The RSC is currently hiring a Digital Director to join its communications team. This individual will act as a visual storyteller, translating government policies into human stories with colorful, eye catching graphics. He or she will work closely with policy and communications staff in a collaborative environment to develop concepts for and create infographics, policy branding, social media assets and miscellaneous collateral. The abilities to create simple websites and produce web videos or animated graphics are highly desirable but not essential. Requirements: Strong portfolio of digital experience and graphics; High proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator; Moderate proficiency with CSS/HTML (ideal but optional); Moderate/high proficiency with digital illustration (ideal but optional); Moderate/high proficiency with still photography (ideal but optional); Experience with video editing (ideal but optional); Experience coordinating social media campaigns; Ability to handle multiple projects in a highly fluid environment. Submit resume and portfolio to RSCJOBS2015@GMAIL.COM.

Chief Counsel – Senate Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Democratic Senator on the Judiciary Committee seeks Chief Counsel.  Experience with and knowledge of issues including intellectual property, criminal justice reform, civil rights, constitutional law, and antitrust strongly preferred.  The ideal candidate will also have experience with congressional investigations and in legal practice.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to planning legislative strategy, building coalitions, preparing for hearings, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points.  Interested applicants must have a record of leadership and initiative.  The position requires team management, strategic thinking, the ability to work independently, and outstanding oral and written communication skills.  Ideal candidates must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, have a firm sense of ethics and progressive values. Constituent outreach and engagement are important components of the job. J.D. is required.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223047 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Scheduler – New York House Republican

NY GOP Congressman is looking for a Scheduler. Successful candidates will be detail oriented and organized. This position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing the Congressman’s DC schedule, coordinating all travel, handling all incoming meeting and event requests, responding to constituents and working with the Chief of Staff.  Hill experience is preferred, but not required.  Interested candidates should email writing samples and resume to nygopjoblisting@mail.house.gov.

Paid Fellows – Southwestern House Republican

Southwestern Congressman is seeking 3 month paid fellows with a business or financial background/degree. The position would start this upcoming January. The ideal candidate will have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree in business (business administration, accounting,   international business, etc.), computer science, or engineering. The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, able to work independently as well as in a team, available to work full time, have an attention to detail as well as good writing skills. The fellow will   work with staffers to do research and aid in the development of legislation. The fellow will be conducting research through a variety of sources, drafting memos, attending relevant hearings, and analyzing data and tables from various sources as well as reading and   understanding previous legislation. This three month fellowship will pay a monthly stipend.  The aim of this fellowship is to give promising   applicants real life legislative experience, taking creative ideas through the entire legislative process, as well as a chance to network on   Capitol Hill.  If interested – please send your cover letter, and resume to gopfellowship@gmail.com.

Legislative Correspondent – Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA)

Pacific Northwest Democrat seeks Legislative Correspondent for Washington D.C. Office. Primary responsibilities include managing the office mail program and ensuring that constituent correspondence is responded to in a timely manner, as well as working in close collaboration with the legislative staff to draft policy responses across all issue areas. Strong, proven writing skills a must, previous experience with Intranet Quorum software a must.  Please send resume and two independently written examples of legislative correspondence on topic of applicant’s choice to: heck.resumes@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant – House Democrat

Senior Democrat seeks motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual with excellent oral and written communication skills for a staff assistant position in the Washington, DC office. Individuals should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, be comfortable with managing multiple tasks, and have a strong work ethic. Responsibilities include managing the front office, answering and screening telephone calls, greeting visitors, coordinating tour requests for visiting constituents, managing flag requests, supervising and coordinating the intern program, and assisting staff. Capitol Hill experience preferred. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Email cover letter and resume to employ@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA)

Congressman Darrell Issa seeks strategic Communications Director with 3+ years of communications experience. Ideal candidate has experience pitching to national and local media, writing press releases and op-eds, speeches and creating digital media.  Attention to detail and ability to work with simultaneous tight deadlines requires.  Candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and writing samples to job_cacongressman@yahoo.com.

Legislative Correspondent – Senate Democrat on Energy & Natural Resources Committee

Moderate Democratic Senator on Energy and Natural Resources Committee is seeking a Legislative Correspondent whose portfolio would include energy, environment, mine safety, and agriculture issues.  Primary responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, keeping abreast of legislative developments,  meeting with constituent groups,  and providing assistance to the Senior Policy Advisor for these issues.  The ideal candidate has the ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, and is able to prioritize and perform duties in a fast-paced environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223054 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Correspondent – Congressman Rich Nugent (R-FL)

Rep. Rich Nugent is seeking to fill a 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.  If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to  floridalcjob@gmail.com. The cover letter should explain which of the Congressman’s public positions you most agree with, most disagree with and why.

Scheduler – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks an energetic, highly organized and detail-oriented individual as his Scheduler in the Washington, DC Office.  Responsibilities include maintaining the Senator’s daily and long-term schedules, coordinating all travel arrangements, and assisting the Senator with meeting requests and changes to his calendar.  The Scheduler is responsible for communicating and directing DC and State staff on the materials needed for meetings/events and the execution of the daily office schedule.  Individuals applying for this position should be prepared to have flexible work hours and be able to adapt to a fast-paced and constantly changing environment.  Prior Senate scheduling experience is a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 22353 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Correspondent – Southern House Republican

Senior Southern Conservative Member seeking candidates for a Legislative Correspondent position. Duties include, but are not limited to:

– Answering the telephone
– Responding to constituent requests
– Logging all correspondence into a CRM
– Writing and updating letters to constituents
– Conducting meetings
– Staffing the Member at events

Ideal candidates should have previous experience working in a Congressional office, excellent writing skills, and high attention to detail.   Southern ties are preferred, but not required.

If interested in the position, please send a resume and cover letter to: SouthernConservativeOffice@gmail.com.

Press Secretary – Senate Republican

High profile Republican Senator seeks seasoned communications professional to serve as Press Secretary.  The ideal applicant will be an excellent writer with a proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, while meeting tight deadlines. Responsibilities include:  planning and implementing national and local media strategies, including social media; writing press releases, talking points, op-eds and other materials.  Candidate must build and maintain excellent relationships with members of the national and local media and editorial boards and have on-the-record experience as a spokesperson.  This is not an entry-level position; hill experience is required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223055 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (health) – New Jersey House Republican

New Jersey Republican is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle domestic issues with an emphasis on health care. Duties include, but are not limited to developing legislation; handling Congressional caucuses and task forces; monitoring relevant Floor, committee, and regulatory activity; constituent correspondence; regular interaction with constituents and district interest groups; and advising the Member and senior staff.  At least two years of Hill experience is required.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: healthlaopening@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator and Committee Ranking Member seeks experienced person to serve as on-the-record spokesperson in a busy press office. The ideal candidate will be a leader and manager of a large press shop as well as collaborative team player used to generating new ideas and quickly identifying and capitalizing on press opportunities.  A successful applicant will have management experience, strong, established relationships with broadcast, print, and online media and a demonstrated ability to innovate and produce results under tight deadlines.  Excellent verbal and written communications skills a must.  Hill experience preferred.  Please e-mail cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223057 as the job referral number in the subject line.  This office is an equal opportunity employer‎.

Special Assistant – Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (minority)

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee minority staff seeks a highly-motivated, organized Special Assistant to manage congressional and constituent correspondence, as well as assist with front office responsibilities and hearing preparations.  This position requires excellent writing and communications skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a busy environment. Qualified candidates should be familiar with veterans issues, be able to work well in a team setting, will be highly motivated, detail-oriented, well-organized, resourceful, and be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill experience and familiarity with correspondence systems preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223056 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Correspondent – Congressman Rich Nugent (R-FL)

Rep. Rich Nugent is seeking to fill a 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.  If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to  floridalcjob@gmail.com. The cover letter should explain which of the Congressman’s public positions you most agree with, most disagree with and why.

Staff Assistant – Congressman French Hill (R-AR)

Congressman French Hill (AR-02) is seeking a Staff Assistant in his Washington, D.C. office beginning immediately. General responsibilities include greeting constituents, answering constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, guiding U.S. Capitol building tours, processing flag requests, organizing supplies and inventory, and assisting staff with administrative and legislative tasks. Candidates will have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Social media and other communications experience a strong plus. Successful candidates will be self-starters, take and listen to direction, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics as well as a willingness to assist with daily office tasks. Arkansas ties strongly preferred. Those interested please send your resume and cover letter to ar02.applications@mail.house.gov.

Policy Advisor (Latino affairs) – Senate Democrat

Senior Democrat is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong ties to the Latino community and extensive knowledge of immigration policy, diversity and inclusion initiatives in the public and private sectors, and other policy issues of importance to Hispanic Americans. Fluency in Spanish, previous Hill experience (particularly with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and/or active members of the Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force), and two years of graduate-level quantitative/qualitative research experience is strongly preferred. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines, manage long-term projects, coordinate/execute high-level events, have excellent writing and communication skills, and juggle multiple priorities without compromising strong attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to communities of color, racial justice, and immigrants’ rights. This is not an entry level position. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223046 as the the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)

Centrist Democrat seeks Deputy Press Secretary. Duties include assisting with the compiling of the morning clips packet, preparing briefing papers for press events, drafting and editing news releases, advisories, and other press materials, maintaining and updating the senator’s website and booking media appearances. Experience working with video production and social networking tools is preferred. Must be comfortable interacting with journalists and able to perform under deadline pressure.  Discretion, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are essential. This is not an entry-level position: some professional communications experience is required.  E-mail cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Ryan_Brown@billnelson.senate.gov, copied to Emily_Rogers@billnelson.senate.gov.  Please put “Deputy Press Secretary” in the subject line.

Deputy Scheduler/Assistant to the Chief of Staff – Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE)

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, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Dependability, friendliness, and exceptional interpersonal skills are a must! Nebraska ties are a plus. 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. Please email a resume and cover letter expressing your interest in the position to senategopsch@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Robert Aderholt (R-AL)

Congressman Aderholt [R-AL-04] (10th term Member; Appropriations Committee – Agriculture Subcommittee Chair) is looking for an experienced Legislative Assistant. Candidates need to have been a full-time Legislative Assistant, worked through at least one year of the budget cycle, and handled multiple requests to appropriations subcommittees. The ideal candidate has the ability to balance thoroughness, speed, and closure, and has good communications skills in meeting and working with constituents, associations/business groups etc, and with committee staff. Issue portfolio is negotiable, but issues are likely to be selected from: Banking, Budget, Census Bureau, Commerce Dept, Cybersecurity, Economy, Energy, FEMA, Financial Services, Homeland Security, Labor, Manufacturing and regulatory issues, Postal issues, Social Security, Tax, Trade, Treasury, TSA, Water, Welfare. We are looking to fill this position soon, hopefully NLT end of January. Send resumes to mark.dawson@mail.house.gov with “resume” in subject line.

Legislative Assistant – Northeast Senate Democrat

Northeast Democratic Senator is seeking a smart, savvy, and aggressive Legislative Assistant to serve as his primary advisor on transportation, economic development and other related domestic policy issues.  The person in this position will be responsible for monitoring pending legislation in their assigned issue areas and keeping the Senator well-staffed and briefed; drafting related amendments and bills; meeting with constituents and other stakeholders; and frequently traveling back to the state and coordinating state staff.  A well-matched applicant will possess three to five years of substantive related policy experience, excellent research and writing skills, the ability to generate new policy ideas, and a demonstrated track record of collaborating well with others while independently managing a significant workload.  Hill experience and ties to the Northeast very strongly preferred. This is not a junior staff position.  Interested parties can e-mail a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to NEDemSenator@yahoo.com.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Press Secretary (Birmingham District Office) – Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL)

The Birmingham, Alabama office of Congresswoman Terri Sewell is looking for a new member of our communications team. The District Press Secretary will work alongside our District Director and our D.C.-based Communications Director.  The District Press Secretary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: staffing the Congresswoman at district events; and drafting press advisories, press releases, statements, and talking points; planning and executing press conferences; pitching stories to reporters; and responding to reporters’ requests. We are looking for someone who is proficient with social media, and is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position. Preference will be given to local candidates and/or applicants with strong Alabama ties.  No phone calls please.  Please email your resume, cover letter, and two writing samples (no more than two pages each) to Sewell.Press@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)

Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is hiring a Legislative Assistant with prior experience within a Member or committee office as an LA or Legislative Correspondent.  Responsibilities will include participating in the constituent correspondence process, preparing the Member for hearings and briefings, providing vote recommendations, representing the Member in constituent and interest group meetings, and other duties as assigned.  Most importantly, this person will have the ability take general office priorities and formulate their own specific legislative plans, and then conduct the research and gather the support necessary to obtain measurable “wins” for the district.  This person will be a strong, clear and quick writer, and will be willing to work cooperatively with DC staff, district staff, and key district stakeholders.  Issue areas will likely include transportation, financial services, energy and natural resources.  Please send a resume and cover letter to WA03jobs@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.  No calls or drop-bys please.

Staff Assistant – House Ethics Committee

Committee on Ethics has an opening for a Staff Assistant. Duties include: answering telephones; assisting with the tracking and processing of committee correspondence; providing administrative support in setting up committee meetings; and entering data and navigating databases with accuracy. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills and a professional telephone manner; good computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; ability to use good judgment in responding to inquiries and requests; and flexibility in assisting with daily tasks and projects. Please email cover letter and resume with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Press Secretary – Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) seeks aggressive press secretary with 3-5 years of communications experience. Ideal applicant is a quick and clean writer, detail-oriented, able to juggle numerous tasks successfully, and best under tight deadlines. Press Secretary will be responsible for writing press releases, advisories, quotes, and occasional op-eds. He or she will also help coordinate interviews with reporters, set up press events and press conferences, develop relationships with the media, and staff the Senator at events in the Capitol.  Connecticut ties are a plus.  The office is an equal opportunity employer.  Candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to senate_employement@saa.senate.gov with 223061 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Mark Takai (D-HI)

Hawaii Democrat seeks energetic and organized Senior Legislative Assistant to join a fast-paced team-oriented D.C. office. Applicants must be able to multi-task, maintain strong work ethic and be able to work flexible hours. The Senior Legislative Assistant will work closely with Member and other staff members, particularly senior staff.

Ideal candidate should have at least 3 years of legislative Hill experience coupled with knowledge of policy related, but not limited to healthcare, housing, immigration, small business, and social security. Duties include managing the Member’s legislative agenda and public message connected to the portfolio, including research, technical writing and editing, meeting and coordinating with stakeholders, drafting talking points, floor statements, briefing memos, legislation, hearing materials, as well as representing the Member at meetings.

Applicants must have a positive attitude, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

This is not an entry-level position. Previous legislative Capitol Hill experience is required. Hawaii ties preferred. Please submit cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and at least two references to hi01resume@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant – Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (minority)

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee minority staff seeks a highly-motivated, organized Staff Assistant.  Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, opening mail, assisting legislative staff with hearing preparations and other duties as needed or assigned. This position requires applicants to be personable, dependable, be able to multitask, as well as possess an ability to work well under pressure in a busy environment. Qualified candidates should have an interest and familiarity with veterans issues and be able to work well in a team setting. Prior Hill experience preferred though not necessary. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 23059 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Secretary – House Republican

Republican House member seeks experienced communicator for Press Secretary position in personal office.  The ideal candidate is an energetic, aggressive personality ready to pitch and create media opportunities.   Responsibilities include:  national and local media interaction, digital media, press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points, and staffing the Member at press events.  On-the-record experience required.  This is not an entry-level position: hill, political and/or prior experience with public relations needed. Please send resume, references, and writing sample to myresume@mail.house.gov with subject line “press secretary.”

Scheduler – Southern House Republican

Seeking a Scheduler for the DC office. The position will manage all aspects of the Member’s DC and district schedule, including travel arrangements and logistics. They will handle all incoming scheduling requests and strategically manage the daily and long-term schedule to ensure efficient and seamless operations. Applicants should have a strong work ethic and positive attitude, ability to manage competing demands, excellent time management and organization skills, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.Hill experience is preferred as are Southern ties.  Please send cover letter and resume to southernjoblisting@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Moderate Senate Democrat

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director for an active state and national media operation. Strong strategic planning, organizational, communication and writing skills required. Familiarity with home state, Congress, and public policy issues desirable. National press contacts, track record of developing and implementing media strategies, and ability to work in a collegial, fast-paced, rigorous environment. Responsibilities include: advocating a legislative agenda in state and national media; writing/editing speeches, op-eds, news releases, floor statements, quotes, talking points and other material clearly and accurately. Good judgment, maturity and creativity a must. Please submit cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223037 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Communications Assistant – Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI)

Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) is seeking a Communications Assistant in Washington, D.C., to assist with the Member’s external communications efforts. Responsibilities will include drafting media advisories and press releases; collating daily press clips and morning headlines; creating content for the Member’s social media accounts; graphic design projects; drafting constituent mail and managing the constituent mail program.

The ideal candidate will be creative, have excellent written and oral communication skills, be strongly proficient with digital and social media platforms, be an energetic and a detail-oriented team player able to multi-task and produce high-quality work on tight deadlines. Graphic and/or video editing skills are highly preferred. Michiganders are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please e-mail resume, cover letter and two writing samples (no more than 1-page each) to michigan05jobs@gmail.com (subject line should read: Communications Assistant Application). No telephone calls, emails or walk-ins, please.

Winter/Spring Intern – Congressman Mike Bishop (R-MI)

The Washington, DC office of Congressman Mike Bishop (R-MI) is seeking a winter/spring intern. Candidates should be enrolled college students or recent graduates seeking to learn the legislative and operational processes of the Hill. Intern duties consist of greeting constituents, answering phones, guiding Capitol tours and assisting legislative staff. Past interns have helped draft constituent letters, attended briefings and performed research. Internship can be full or part-time and is unpaid. Must have strong conservative values. Michigan ties are a plus. Email cover letter and resume to Kyle.Bevers@mail.house.gov.

Winter/Spring Intern – Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH)

Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH) seeks full time hard working intern for winter/spring 2015. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending various briefings, and providing research for the legislative staff. Qualified candidates will have exceptional writing skills, strong communication skills, ability to work in a fast paced working environment, and have an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Send a resume and a cover letter to Alex.Dominguez@mail.house.gov. Ohio candidates are strongly preferred.

Communications Director – Moderate Senate Democrat

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director for an active state and national media operation. Strong strategic planning, organizational, communication and writing skills required. Familiarity with home state, Congress, and public policy issues desirable. National press contacts, track record of developing and implementing media strategies, and ability to work in a collegial, fast-paced, rigorous environment. Responsibilities include: advocating a legislative agenda in state and national media; writing/editing speeches, op-eds, news releases, floor statements, quotes, talking points and other material clearly and accurately. Good judgment, maturity and creativity a must. Please submit cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223037 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Spring Interns (paid & unpaid) – House Science, Space & Technology Committee (minority)

The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Science, Space and Technology is seeking paid and unpaid interns for the spring starting in January. Interns are asked to work with staff to help prepare for committee hearings and markups. Interns will work on substantive research projects and press matters. Additionally, interns are critical to the daily operation of the office including tasks such as answering phones, greeting visitors, and filing official documents.

Interested applicants should visit the Committee’s website at http://democrats.science.house.gov/internships. Please fill out the application provided and send in a resume.

Legislative Correspondent – Pacific Northwest Senate Democrat

Pacific Northwest Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Correspondent to draft quality constituent letters within a deadline-driven system. Other responsibilities include policy research, legislative work, and scheduling support for the Legislative Assistant. This position requires excellent communications and analytical skills, and handles issues that could include environment, climate change, energy, natural resources and agricultural policy. Candidates should demonstrate a strong ability to multi-task, outstanding oral and written communication skills, keen attention to detail, strong research skills, and be a motivated self-starter and eager to join a mission-oriented team that thrives in a fast-paced environment. Hill experience and familiarity with, or connection to, the Pacific Northwest preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223035 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Spring Interns – Senate Committee

Busy Senate Committee front office is seeking part-time and full-time unpaid interns for the spring. This is a bi-partisan administrative internship. Duties include, but are not limited to: committee hearing and markup preparation and attending hearings, assisting legislative counsel, bi-partisan staff with daily administrative tasks in reception, drafting letters and other projects, as assigned. This is a great learning opportunity to gain Senate experience.   Internships are open to undergraduates and recent college graduates. Please e-mail a cover letter, two references, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223042 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – Florida House Republican

Senior and moderate House Republican from Florida looking to fill a Staff Assistant position. General responsibilities include: Member transportation, coordinating arriving meetings and visitors, arranging tours, processing flag requests, supplies and inventory, internship program coordination, organizing Congressional arts competition and related tasks.Candidate must be able to manage multiple simultaneous responsibilities in a fast-paced environment and must be organized, thorough, and have an keen attention to detail. Candidate must be able to maintain flexible working hours that extend until legislative business concludes while Congress is in session. This is an entry level position: (1)Driving requirement; (2) Spanish speaking & writing preferred; (3)Florida ties preferred. Please apply to FloridaHillJob@gmail.com with a cover letter & resume.

Spring Press Intern – Senate Finance Committee (minority)

Democratic Finance Committee staff seeks a full-time unpaid intern to assist the press team this spring. This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting and quick-learning individuals. Responsibilities include monitoring media coverage, compiling daily press clips, drafting press releases and other materials, assisting with social media and Committee hearings, and providing research and other support to the press team. A background in communications or journalism is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, while indicating “Finance Spring Press Internship” and 223021 as the job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

Spring Interns – Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN)

The Office of Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (IN-05) is seeking full-time and part-time interns in her Washington, D.C. office. The internship would take place over the Spring term, beginning in January and lasting through May (start and end dates flexible). The office is looking for both legislative and press interns. Legislative responsibilities include researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, answering constituent letters on various issues before the House, and leading U.S. Capitol tours. Press responsibilities include assisting the communications director with gathering news clips, drafting releases, and maintain social media. Interns will also partake in administrative duties such as answering phones and maintaining the office’s constituent database. Candidates should be motivated and have a desire to learn about the legislative process. Strong verbal and interpersonal skills required. Indiana ties preferred, but not required. If interested, please submit an application on our website, susanwbrooks.house.gov. Please refer to the “services” tab, click on internships, and submit your application. In the comments section, please indicate whether you are interested in legislative, press, or both. Any questions can be directed to mimi.strobel@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator is looking for a Communications Director for the Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will be a communications veteran with several years in public relations. The Communications Director must be a creative and strategic thinker with strong writing and oral communication skills. Although the position is based in Washington, DC, occasional travel will be required. The primary responsibilities will be to develop and execute an effective communications strategy to keep constituents informed on legislative initiatives and other federal issues. This will include responsibility for all press communications, the office internet site, and speechwriting. Additionally, the communications shop handles press clippings and develops the content for postal and electronic newsletters. The Communications Director will work closely with the Senator, Chief of Staff, legislative, and outreach staff. Prior Hill experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223030 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Spring Interns – Senate Committee

Busy Senate Committee front office is seeking part-time and full-time unpaid interns for the spring. This is a bi-partisan administrative internship. Duties include, but are not limited to: committee hearing and markup preparation and attending hearings, assisting legislative counsel, bi-partisan staff with daily administrative tasks in reception, drafting letters and other projects, as assigned. This is a great learning opportunity to gain Senate experience.   Internships are open to undergraduates and recent college graduates. Please e-mail a cover letter, two references, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223042 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – California House Democrat

California Democrat seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual with excellent oral and written communication skills for an open staff assistant position in the Washington, DC office.  Individuals should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, be comfortable with managing multiple tasks, and have a strong work ethic.  Responsibilities include managing the front office, answering and screening telephone calls, greeting visitors, coordinating tour requests for visiting constituents, managing flag requests, supervising and coordinating the intern program, and assisting staff.  Capitol Hill experience and California ties preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Email cover letter, resume, and references to: CA.staffassist@gmail.com.

Spring Interns – Senate Committee

Busy Senate Committee front office is seeking part-time and full-time unpaid interns for the spring. This is a bi-partisan administrative internship. Duties include, but are not limited to: committee hearing and markup preparation and attending hearings, assisting legislative counsel, bi-partisan staff with daily administrative tasks in reception, drafting letters and other projects, as assigned. This is a great learning opportunity to gain Senate experience.   Internships are open to undergraduates and recent college graduates. Please e-mail a cover letter, two references, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223042 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Spring Interns – Senate Committee

Busy Senate Committee front office is seeking part-time and full-time unpaid interns for the spring. This is a bi-partisan administrative internship. Duties include, but are not limited to: committee hearing and markup preparation and attending hearings, assisting legislative counsel, bi-partisan staff with daily administrative tasks in reception, drafting letters and other projects, as assigned. This is a great learning opportunity to gain Senate experience. Internships are open to undergraduates and recent college graduates. Please e-mail a cover letter, two references, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223042 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Spring Interns – Congresswoman Candice Miller (R-MI)

Congresswoman Candice S. Miller (R-MI) seeks legislative interns for the Spring 2016 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, managing constituent phone calls, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with constituent correspondence, and attend legislative briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events. Requirements: Interns must have a good attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be able to work both independently as well as part of a team environment, and possess a strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to perform a variety of tasks and administrative functions. Michigan ties are preferred, but not required. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to mi10intern@gmail.com.

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