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Archive for March, 2016

Interns – Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV)

Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-1) seeks current college students or recent graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience in a fast-paced office for a full-time or part-time internship for Spring/Summer 2016. We are seeking motivated, organized, and reliable individuals to assist the legislative and administrative staff with day-to-day duties. Such duties include attending briefings, answering phones, giving Capitol tours, drafting constituent correspondence letters, performing legislative research and analysis, and various other tasks. Nevada ties are strongly encouraged but not required. Please send resume and cover letter to NV01Jobs@gmail.com.

Summer Interns – Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee (minority)

The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting at the end of May. Part-time interns will also be considered, but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. It is preferable, but not required, if the candidate is available to start at the end of May and can continue work through the summer (July/August). Responsibilities include compiling press clips, writing memos, preparing for hearings, and assisting staff with legislative research. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. New Hampshire ties are preferred, but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223157 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Intern (paid) – Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA)

Senator Bill Cassidy is seeking a full-time paid press intern for his Washington, D.C. office. Candidates must have strong communication and writing skills. Intern will be responsible for sending daily press clips, managing press lists, monitoring congressional hearings and floor activity, maintaining the website and You Tube page, and assisting press team with various tasks including writing press releases, floor speeches, video scripts and staffing media interviews. Internships are open to undergraduate students and recent college graduates. To apply, please send your resume and writing samples to Jillian_Rogers@cassidy.senate.gov with “Press Intern” in the subject line.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA)

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) seeks energetic and experienced Communications Director to handle press and communications operations. Candidates must possess pro-active energy and initiative for earned media, excellent writing and organizational skills, strong political judgment, the ability to work under tight deadlines, and a knack for converting complicated, policy issues into simple, values-oriented language.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing a strategic communications plan; drafting press releases, talking points, op-eds, and speeches; cultivating reporter relationships; identifying new press opportunities; shaping and planning media events; overseeing mail program; managing congressional website, social media, and weekly electronic newsletter.

The ideal candidate will have previous press experience on Capitol Hill or journalism, at least 3-4 years’ experience in media relations, social media expertise, and knowledge of federal legislation or a keen desire to learn.  This is not an entry level position. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Please e-mail resumes with three relevant writing samples to CA14jobs@mail.house.gov.

No calls please.

Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: compiling daily press clips, assisting the communications director with drafting press releases, advisories, and speeches, and assisting with research and writing projects. Candidates must have strong writing skills and should be able to handle multiple projects at once. Previous experience with press or other relevant experience strongly preferred. Apply here: https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/8bd7a280-8d7c-4f1d-8bab-4f3b8e648a24/.

Legislative Director – New York House Democrat

Senior Democratic Member Seeks Legislative Director to assist in the development of policy positions and legislative initiatives; manage and support legislative staff; speech write; and monitor and report on floor action.  The ideal candidate will have previous Hill experience or relevant policy related professional experience.  Must be innovative, highly motivated, and attentive to detail.  Must have demonstrated ability to conduct and direct complex legislative analysis, particularly on economic development, transportation, telecom, and energy issues, and present the results in a concise manner.  Strong oral and written communication skills required.  Graduate degree preferred.  This is not an entry-level position.  New York ties are a plus.   

Forward letter of interest and resume to DemLD.Search2016@mail.house.gov.

Director of Scheduling/Executive Assistant – Northwestern Senate Democrat

Northwest Democratic Senator seeks highly qualified individual to fill the position of Director of Scheduling/Executive Assistant to the Senator. Individual must excel at balancing many competing demands in a fast-paced environment while maintaining close attention to detail and a positive attitude. Primary responsibilities include: managing scheduling team to cover all incoming DC meeting and event requests, communicating key information regarding the Senator’s schedule and needs to staff, thinking and planning strategically with the legislative, state, and communications staff, interacting with the Senator throughout all aspects of the schedule and other duties as assigned by the Senator and/or Chief of Staff. Ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, detail-oriented, resourceful, discreet and able to prioritize, multitask and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment. Previous Scheduling and/or Executive Assistant experience on Capitol Hill preferred.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223166 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant – Texas House Republican

Texas Republican seeks an energetic, self-motivated, and organized Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant. Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, be comfortable with managing multiple tasks, and have experience working on deadline in a high pressure setting. Duties include, but are not limited to: answering phones, coordinating and executing flag and tour requests, managing office intern program, processing and responding to constituent mail, coordinating IT services, and helping with other projects as needed. Applicants should have experience interacting with the public, as well as possess strong writing, communication, and organizational skills. Positive, team-oriented attitude required. Capitol Hill experience preferred.  Please email resume and cover letter to Txgopjobs2@gmail.com.

Constituent Advocate (Richmond office) – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is looking to hire a Constituent Advocate in the Senator’s Richmond, VA office. The Constituent Advocate will be responsible for: general administrative assignments, including preparing and editing documents, answering constituent phone calls, maintaining a regional calendar of events, serving as a liaison with constituents and agency staff, responding to constituent mail, assisting with special projects and events, and preparing a weekly report of activities within the office for Senator Warner.  Positions require strong written and verbal communications skills and an ability to work long hours.  Virginia ties and an undergraduate degree are required.  The ideal candidate relishes working in a demanding, fast-paced environment and excels at managing multiple projects at one time.  To apply, interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Constituent Advocate.”  Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  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.  This job posting closes on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 9:00am.  Applications received after that time will not be considered.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – Northeastern House Democrat

Active Northeast Democrat seeks Scheduler/Executive Assistant for fast-paced office.  Responsibilities include developing and executing the Member’s active Washington schedule, driving the Member between events, processing tour and flag requests, and more.  Candidates should have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Working well in a team environment, strong multitasking skills, and a sense of humor are essential.  Having access to a car is preferred.  Qualified applicants should send a resume to SA.Opening@mail.house.gov.  No calls or drop-ins, please.

Press Secretary/Speechwriter – Western Senate Democrat

Western Senate Democrat accepting applications for combined press secretary/speechwriter position. Duties will include lots of writing — including press releases and full speeches — staffing the senator during interviews and events, pitching in-state and Washington media, developing relationships with reporters, working with in-state and Washington staff to plan and implement events, and helping develop content for social and multimedia sites. The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic positive attitude, a sense of humor and a willingness to work hard until the job is done well — as well as 5+ years of experience on the Hill or in a similar environment, preferably as a press secretary or deputy press secretary, in which he or she did at least some speechwriting, and regularly wrote press releases and talking points, organized press events with or without supervision, and staffed a principal. Multimedia skills are extremely helpful. Spanish is a plus. In-state experience is strongly preferred but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, 3-5 writing samples (MUST include a speech or talking points and a press release or very similar material), and 3 recent professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223156 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Communications Director – Midwestern Senate Republican

Midwest Republican Senator is seeking a deputy communications director to contribute to an active press team. Strong writing and editing skills, as well as knowledge of the legislative process, social media and photography preferred. Primary responsibilities include acting as deputy spokesperson; drafting op-eds, speeches, press releases, and talking points; booking and scheduling interviews; maintaining relationships with local and national media; and managing social media accounts and office website. Midwest ties strongly preferred. Position reports to Communications Director. To be considered, two years of experience required. To apply, candidates should send a resume, writing samples and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223165 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Executive Assistant – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

The office Senator Mark R. Warner has an opening for an Executive Assistant to the Senator.  The Executive Assistant serves as the Senator’s confidential assistant and collaborates with the Senator’s Scheduler to ensure the execution of his daily schedule, personal calls and correspondence.  This job requires working long hours and being available by phone on weekends.  The ideal candidate remains calm under pressure, excels in a fast-paced environment and possesses strong communication skills.  An undergraduate degree and two years of professional experience are required.  Virginia ties are a plus.  To apply, interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Executive Assistant.”  Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  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.  This job posting closes on Friday, March 25, 2016 at 9:00am.  Applications received after that time will not be considered.

Scheduler – Southern House Republican

A conservative Southern Republican Member is seeking a scheduler.  Must be organized, assertive, and proactive. Responsible for scheduling meetings, booking travel, and ensuring the flow of the office on a daily basis. Email resume and cover letter to sbf8001@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant – Senior Texas House Democrat

Senior Texas Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues including science, technology, education, energy, and agriculture. Staffer must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a demanding office environment; must have superior written and oral communications skills; and must be able to interface effectively with the committee staff. This is not a entry-level position and prior Capitol Hill experience is required. No phone calls or walk-ins will be considered. Please send resume with cover letter to txdemjobs@gmail.com.

Communications Director – House Republican on Energy & Commerce Committee

Republican Energy & Commerce Committee member is seeking experienced candidates for the position of Communications Director. The successful candidate will be a strong writer who understands how to communicate public policy back to the District, as well as in D.C., and can operate in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment.  In addition, the successful candidate must be team oriented and able to work in collaboration with co-workers, as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks.  Primary responsibilities include writing press releases, op-eds, scheduling media outreach, maintaining good relationships with media in the District, state and nationally, and managing social media and the official website all in a timely manner.  Qualified candidates must have at least three years of experience on Capitol Hill, with another government entity, or in the private sector.  No calls or walk-ins please.  Submit resume and cover letter to: GOPComms2016@gmail.com.

Scheduler – California House Republican

California Republican seeks a high energy, highly-organized, detail-oriented Scheduler to manage the Member’s District and DC schedule. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, speaking engagements, in District tours and meetings, scheduling requests for the Member and managing travel reservations for staff as well as the Member. Additional responsibilities include: finances, interns, tours, and flags. Candidates must be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Additionally, the Scheduler will work closely with the Chief of Staff and District Director to ensure efficient and seamless office operations. Qualified applicants should be high energy, a very positive attitude, strong organizational skills, orientation to detail, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multi-task. California ties are a plus. Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to CARepublicanJobs@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Regional Representative (Philadelphia office) – Senator Bob Casey (D-PA)

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Representative for his Philadelphia office to work under the direction of the State Director and Southeast Regional Director.  This individual will: act as the Senator’s liaison to all government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders in their assigned geographic area; monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator accordingly; attend civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Senator in his absence; recruit and manage a diverse pool of interns; as well as other duties assigned.  The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.  Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach, solid ties to the Philadelphia area, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography, and demographics.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Philly Regional Rep”  Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

Press Assistant – House Education & the Workforce Committee (minority)

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce seeks a mature, professional, dependable, and enthusiastic Press Assistant, reporting directly to the Communications Director and working closely with the press team on a variety of tasks. Strong writing skills, creativity, a voracious appetite for news, and experience with photography and social media are required. The best candidates will have a four-year degree in journalism, communications, political science or a closely related field of study, experience with creating and executing press events, and some level of graphic design capability. Capitol Hill, media, digital, communications or campaign press internship experience is preferred. Graduating seniors and graduate students in the aforementioned disciplines are welcome to apply. This is an entry-level position.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until a qualified candidate is identified.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to edlaborpress@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant – Senate Republican

Republican Senator seeks a highly motivated Staff Assistant for the Washington, D.C. office.  We prefer southeastern ties however all applicants   will be considered. This position must be filled. You must be available to interview in our office between 3/25/16 – 4/1/16.  Email  resume and cover letter to staffassistantsoutheast@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Congressman Rick Larsen (D-WA)

Rep. Rick Larsen, D-WA, is looking for driven, proactive and innovative candidate to serve as communications director.

Responsibilities include:

· Serve as on-the record spokesperson
· Write and execute communications strategies
· Write and edit speeches and talking points
· Work with chief of staff, legislative director and district director to lead the implementation of the goals of the office
· Work with district team to plan messaging events in the district
· Manage Franked mail, e-mail newsletters, and telephone town halls
· Oversee social media channels to develop long-term strategies and innovative content
· Build and maintain strong relationships with local media (print, TV, radio, web), as well as national media to elevate Member’s profile on key issues.
· Oversee constituent mail program
· Oversee work of communications assistant and legislative correspondent

The ideal candidate:

· has several years of experience working in political communications (either on the Hill or in campaigns);
· has on-the-record experience;
· is a strong writer;
· has a track record of developing relationships with national and local media; and
· is a team player.

Candidates with connections to Washington state will be given special consideration. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to kimberly.johnston@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner is looking for a high energy, hardworking individual with an interest in public policy to become a Staff Assistant in his Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include: answering phones, greeting visitors to the office, arranging tours of the Capitol and other Washington tourist sites, processing constituent correspondence and performing other administrative tasks.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, and excel at multi-tasking in a high pressure environment.  Strong organizational skills are a must.  Virginia ties are required.  This is an entry-level position.

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.  Interested parties should send cover letter and resume to resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant”. Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”

Press Assistant – Southern House Republican

Southern Republican Member seeks well organized, self-motivated press assistant. Preferred applicants will have excellent writing skills, the ability to work in a fast paced environment, and the ability to formulate original content for social media and press releases. Southern ties are a plus. Please send your resume and 2 writing samples to DCpressassistantopening2016@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI)

The Office of Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) is seeking a bright, creative, and hard-working communications director to join our Washington, DC-based team.

The communications director will be responsible for coordinating with the member and legislative team to develop and implement all communications activities for the office, including acting as the member’s spokesperson and drafting press releases, newsletters, speeches, and op-eds.

The successful applicant will be an excellent writer and editor, clear thinker, and persuasive advocate for individual liberty, economic freedom, and the Constitution. He or she must demonstrate a breadth of policy knowledge, familiarity with the legislative process, and the ability to exercise sound, independent judgment. Individuals who prefer staid and steady work or who avoid challenges (and the occasional failure) may be more comfortable elsewhere.
Applicants must have a BA or equivalent, and journalism experience is preferred. Hill experience is not required.

To apply, please send a résumé, cover letter, and two writing samples to mi03.apply@gmail.com. Please include “communications director applicant” in the subject line. No walk-in applicants or phone interviews.

Staff Assistant – House Energy & Commerce Committee (minority)

The Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic Staff seeks an enthusiastic, highly-organized, and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for fast-paced committee office. Responsibilities include answering telephones, greeting visitors, managing office and meeting space, conducting research, organizing and disseminating materials for hearings, and assisting professional staff in preparing for Committee activities. Qualified   applicants must have excellent written, verbal, research, and organizational skills, and the ability to juggle multiple tasks with competing priorities. Hill experience preferred. Submit a cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to ecdjobs@mail.house.gov.

Scheduler – Congressman Steve King (R-IA)

Congressman Steve King (R-IA) is seeking a Scheduler to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. The candidate must be a staunch, pro-life, pro-traditional marriage Constitutional conservative. The ideal candidate will be high energy, highly-organized, a proven multi-tasker, detail-orientated, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, politically savvy, ability to work creatively and quickly, be a fast learner and a problem solver. The Scheduler will manage the Member’s DC schedule. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, Committee schedules, speaking engagements, scheduling requests for the member, and managing the overall day to day schedule. Additional responsibilities include hiring and managing interns. Candidates must be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Hill experience is favored. Iowa ties are preferred but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter to IA04.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Congressman Steve King/Scheduler” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.

Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democrat seeks Press Assistant/Deputy Press Secretary. Duties include executing digital strategies, creating compelling content with measurable results that meet identified target audience objectives; tracking metrics and monitoring trends; tracking, disseminating, and archiving all local and national media coverage of the Senator; and drafting media advisories, press releases, quotes, online content, and social media posts. Looking for a detail-oriented, enthusiastic team player with creative drive and exceptional communication skills, who can work in a fast-paced, demanding work setting. Ideal candidate will have previous experience with press and/or the latest trends and tactics for social media engagement, HTML knowledge , and video and photo editing skills. Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) candidates desired. Long hours sometimes required. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223153 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant – Midwestern House Republican

A Midwest Republican is seeking a Legislative Assistant to help handle policy issues including health care, social security, immigration, taxes, judiciary, education, financial services and other issues that may arise. Necessary qualifications include 3+ years of legislative Hill experience, a proven record of generating, advancing, and completing legislative initiatives and strong writing and communication skills. The candidate must also have a sense of urgency and the ability to make compelling visual charts and spreadsheets for a communications-driven office. We are seeking a pragmatic conservative that is flexible and creative, capable of working under tight deadlines, and be able to work as a team player.  Interested applicants should email their resumes to mwla04@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

Staff Assistant/Systems Administrator – Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA)

Progressive West Coast Democrat seeks an energetic, motivated and organized individual with strong interpersonal skills to manage fast-paced front office as the Staff Assistant/Systems Administrator.  Applicants must possess an upbeat positive attitude and ability to work well in a team environment. Applicants must also be detail oriented, friendly and professional. Responsibilities will include answering phones, managing incoming mail, coordinating tours for constituents, submitting flag requests, selecting and managing interns, writing constituent correspondence and any other projects the staff may require.

Employee will also help maintain office computers, computer network, and other technology.  System duties will include trouble-shooting network and mobile phone problems, as well as computer assistance to Member and staff.  Applicants should have knowledge of current computer software and applications; knowledge of the legislative process, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Prior Hill experience is highly valued, California ties a plus.

Please email cover letter, resume and a writing sample to CA27jobs@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL)

Midwest moderate Democrat seeks a communications professional with responsibilities for planning and executing a traditional media and social media strategy, as well as communications outreach to issue/policy stakeholder groups. Candidates with political or policy related communications experience preferred. Excellent writing skills and knowledge of political/policy landscape are essential. Responsibilities include outreach to reporters, prepping and briefing the Member, drafting press releases and advisories, op-eds, and talking points, as well as maintaining an active social media profile. Knowledge or ability to learn to maintain official website, email list, video editing, photography, and other tech skills a must.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and two writing samples (including a press release) to: IL11.CDJobs@mail.house.gov. This is not an entry level position. Please, no calls or drop-bys.

Speechwriter – House Committee (majority)

Republican House Committee seeks strong communicator to draft speeches, op-eds, talking points and blogs. The ideal candidate must be an excellent writer who is also hardworking, creative, efficient and kind. The candidate must work well under pressure and be able to translate complex policy issues into persuasive and effective communication.  Please send resumes to: Committeeintern@gmail.com.

Legislative Correspondent – New York House Democrat

New York Democrat seeks a motivated and well-organized legislative correspondent for the Washington, DC office. Candidate must demonstrate excellent writing skills,  an attention to detail, and be able to work cohesively with others in the office. The Legislative Correspondent will be responsible for drafting timely constituent letters, managing the correspondence system, responding to tour requests, and managing the intern program. New York ties and familiarity with IQ are a plus. This is not an entry-level position.
To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to NYSjob2016@gmail.com.

Senior Legislative Assistant/Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

Congresswoman Gabbard is seeking a dynamic, passionate staffer with experience working on Asia-Pacific issues and on the Hill to support her foreign policy work, among other duties. This position opening is for a Senior Legislative Assistant/Legislative Assistant, depending on experience and qualifications. The staffer will manage the Members’ work on the Foreign Affairs Committee, with a focus on Asia and the Pacific, as well as the Middle East and North Africa. While the LA’s duties will primarily focus on foreign policy, they will also include a   portfolio of issues including Energy, Environment/Natural Resources, and Financial Services. Responsibilities include preparing and staffing the Member for committee hearings, developing and advancing legislation and other policy priorities of the Member, researching and advising the Member on bills and other issues, and representing the Member in meetings and events. We are seeking someone to join our fun, team-oriented, hard-working office. The successful candidate will possess a can-do attitude and will be solutions oriented. He or she will also be an independent worker, a self-starter and will possess the capacity to produce high quality work on short deadlines. He or she will also have a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and superiors in a dynamic work environment. Ideal candidates should have experience working on Asia-Pacific issues in a policy context, two years of Hill experience, or both. Hawaii ties are a plus.

To submit your application, please email a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples with the subject line “legislative assistant” to hi02jobs@gmail.com. Please no calls or walk-ins.

Staff Assistant – Senate Committee (majority)

Republican Chairman is seeking a Staff Assistant to share responsibility for operation of Committee front office and reception area.  Primary duties include: answering phones, greeting visitors, responding to constituent requests, answering mail, and some research work.  Ideal candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills and a positive, team-oriented attitude. Prior military experience and interest in veterans’ issues strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223144 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Professional Staff Member – Senate Aging Committee (majority)

The Special Committee on Aging Majority seeks a Professional Staff Member to work on Medicare, Medicaid, Affordable Care Act, and other health and social service related issues.  The ideal candidate will have excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines in a rigorous environment. The successful candidate will have significant, relevant policy experience and be a self-starter.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducting oversight of relevant programs; preparing for hearings; analyzing legislative and regulatory developments and recommending appropriate responses; and meeting with constituent and stakeholder groups.  Prior hill experience required.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223150 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Scheduler – California House Republican

California Republican seeks a high energy, highly-organized, detail-oriented Scheduler to manage the Member’s District and DC schedule. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, speaking engagements, in District tours and meetings, scheduling requests for the Member and managing travel reservations for staff as well as the Member. Additional responsibilities include: finances, interns, tours, and flags. Candidates must be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Additionally, the Scheduler will work closely with the Chief of Staff and District Director to ensure efficient and seamless office operations. Qualified applicants should be high energy, a very positive attitude, strong organizational skills, orientation to detail, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multi-task. California ties are a plus. Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to CARepublicanJobs@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Fellows (paid) – Southwestern House Republican

Southwestern Congressman is seeking 3 month paid fellows with a business, hard science or financial background/degree. The position would start this upcoming mid-April. 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, 1 writing sample and resume to gopfellowship@gmail.com.

Interns – Congressman Mark Sanford (R-SC)

The Washington office of Rep. Mark Sanford (SC-01) seeks candidates for fulltime internships to begin immediately. Applicants should possess strong writing skills, be well organized, generally knowledgeable of legislative and related issues, and have an eye for detail. Main duties include answering telephones, logging constituent calls, giving tours of the Capitol to visitors, and assisting with other administrative tasks. Interns will have many opportunities to take on additional responsibilities within the office, at the discretion of staff. Anyone interested should email a resume to SC01InternApplicants@mail.house.gov.

Press Secretary – Senior Senate Democrat

Senior Democratic Senator seeks Press Secretary. Responsibilities will include drafting press releases, statements, and other press materials; overseeing social media; pitching reporters and producers; and planning press conferences and events. The Press Secretary will report to the Communications Director and work closely with other members of the communications team. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and interpersonal skills, thrive in a teamwork oriented environment, have the ability to handle multiple projects at once, and be able to work on deadline. This is a great opportunity for a committed communications professional to join the office of a Senior Senator. Previous Senate press experience required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223146 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant – Midwestern House Republican

Experienced Midwest Republican is seeking a Legislative Assistant to manage a variety of significant policy issues and implement the Member’s policy goals. Responsibilities include frequently meeting and communicating with advocacy groups and constituents, following through on action items, tracking legislative issues and hearings, and briefing the Member on priorities. Familiarity with the legislative process and operations of the House of Representatives is required, with prior policy experience preferred. Successful candidates must possess strong writing and communication skills with the ability to take direction and contribute to a fast-paced and high-functioning team. Please email a resume and cover letter to Midwest.GOPLA@mail.house.gov.

Summer Interns – Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL)

The office of Congressman Bill Posey [FL-08] is  currently seeking highly motivated and organized applicants for a full-time or part-time unpaid internship for the 2016 summer internship program. The internship is scheduled to run from May to August, but the months of the internship may vary depending on the availability or school schedule of the applicant. The internship program is open to college students and recent graduates who are interested in learning more about our country’s legislative process and the day-to-day operations of a congressional office. Candidates should possess interest in the legislative process, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail. Responsibilities will mostly include, but are not limited to: answering phones, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending and summarizing hearings and/or briefings for legislative staff, and performing various administrative tasks. Florida ties are preferred, but are not required. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2016. If interested, please send a resume to FloridaConservativeRepublican@gmail.com with “2016 Summer Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.

Communications Interns – House Republican Conference

The House Republican Conference, a GOP leadership office, is looking for Communications Interns for SPRING/SUMMER 2016.
Projects are dependent on the interns’ strengths and interests. They may include social media, writing, research, event planning, and media bookings. Interns are responsible for generating social media content for the @HouseGOP Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. In addition to social media, interns will be able to assist in, organize, and attend press conferences and media events held for GOP Members of Congress. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, a can-do attitude, and a demonstrated interest in digital media. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and HTML/CSS is appreciated, but not required. This position is unpaid, but academic credit can be arranged. If interested please contact PAM STEVENS AT pam.stevens@mail.house.gov.

Communications Staffer – House Energy & Commerce Committee (minority)

The Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic Staff seeks a motivated and hardworking communications professional to join fast-paced three-person communications team. Responsibilities include writing communications materials (news releases, op-eds, talking points and newsletters), managing press inquiries, maintaining strong relationships with reporters who cover the Committee and coordinating with the communications staff of Committee members. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to comprehend and summarize complex legislation quickly, a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and sound political judgment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Prior Hill or campaign experience is preferred. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to ecdjobs@mail.house.gov. Please no walk ins or phone calls.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent – Texas House Republican

Texas Republican seeks an energetic, self-motivated, and organized Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant. Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, be comfortable with managing multiple tasks, and have experience working on deadline in a high pressure setting. Duties include, but are not limited to: answering phones, coordinating and executing flag and tour requests, managing office intern program, processing and responding to constituent mail, coordinating IT services, and helping with other projects as needed. Applicants should have experience interacting with the public, as well as possess strong writing, communication, and organizational skills. Positive, team-oriented attitude required. Capitol Hill experience preferred. Please email resume and cover letter to Txgopjobs2@gmail.com.

Digital Media Specialist – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks Digital Media Specialist with strong writing skills to coordinate social media, email and website activities. This position reports to the communications director and responsibilities include: developing and executing digital media strategy and content for website, social media platforms, online communities and web-based news outlets;  creating and executing e-newsletter communications and list-building for targeted online communications;  graphic design, creation of digital audio, video and photo content and management of digital analytics. In addition, specialist will also monitor state and national media, compile media clips, and conduct media research as well as assist press team in drafting press releases, advisories, newsletters and editorials. Candidates must have excellent writing skills, experience creating graphic content for distribution on the web, and a demonstrated ability to engage online audiences on policy issues.  Ideal candidate has previous Hill or political communications experience, particularly in digital media.  Candidates should send cover letter, resume, and writing sample or digital content portfolio to digitaldem2014@gmail.com by March 18, 2016.

Legislative Correspondent – Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY)

New York Democrat seeks a motivated and well-organized legislative correspondent for the Washington, DC office. Candidate must demonstrate excellent writing skills,  an attention to detail, and be able to work cohesively with others in the office. The Legislative Correspondent will be responsible for drafting timely constituent letters, managing the correspondence system, responding to tour requests, and managing the intern program. New York ties and familiarity with IQ are a plus. This is not an entry-level position. To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to NYSjob2016@gmail.com.

Legislative Correspondent – Congresswoman Martha McSally (R-AZ)

Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) is in need of a Legislative Correspondent. Please email resume and cover letter to keeley.christensen@mail.house.gov or justin.roth@mail.house.gov.

Deputy Press Secretary – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks Deputy Press Secretary with 2-3 years of experience in communications and strong writing skills. Position requires communications writing experience, attention to detail, the ability to multitask and execute under strict deadlines and work collaboratively with a team. Digital media experience strongly preferred. Deputy will be responsible for working with the Press Secretary to draft press materials, produce online media content, managing the website and digital media efforts including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, as well as helping with administrative and operational communication team functions such as monitoring state and national media, compiling media clips, and conducting media research. Ideal candidate has previous Hill or political communications experience.   Candidates should send cover letter, resume and writing sample to:  central.progressivepress@gmail.com. Applicants should have their materials submitted by close of business on Friday, March 18, 2016.

Communications Director – Congressman Mark Takai (D-HI)

Congressman Mark Takai (D-HI) seeks a proactive Communications Director to serve in his Washington, DC office.

Responsibilities include writing press releases, speeches, op-eds, and franked mail; developing and implementing district outreach activities (as relates to press); responding to media inquiries and supervising the office’s online and social media operations.  Position requires strong written and oral communication skills, creativity, and the ability to work well with legislative staff and understand the legislative process.   An ideal candidate will be politically savvy, possess a minimum of 4-5 years of communications experience, and have a good sense of humor.  As always, Hawaii ties are a plus.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: HI01resume@mail.house.gov.  Salary is commensurate with experience and negotiable.

Executive Assistant – Western Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator is seeking an Executive Assistant.  Staffing duties include, but are not limited to, driving the Senator to and from events, drafting and tracking personal correspondence, scheduling appointments, maintaining the Senator’s briefing materials, and keeping the Senator’s call log.  An ideal candidate will have Hill or campaign experience, be punctual, will remain calm in high-pressure situations and have good attention to detail.  Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to western.senate.dem@gmail.com.

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