Please enable JavaScript to access this page. 2017 January
Find us on Facebook
Capitol Hill Jobs Links
U.S. House Jobs
U.S. Senate Jobs
White House Jobs
Capitol Hill Jobs Posts by Day
January 2017
M T W T F S S
« Dec   Feb »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Archive for January, 2017

Communications Director – Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA)

California Democrat (Rep. Jerry McNerney, CA-09) seeks experienced communications director to develop and execute aggressive, proactive long-term media and outreach strategy.

Responsibilities include serving as chief spokesperson, successfully pitching stories and press events to both national and local media outlets, responding to media inquiries, effectively messaging policy and other priorities, maintaining an active web presence and social media profile, and writing press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points, and franked mail.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong editing and proofreading abilities, and working collaboratively with an active legislative team and District staff in a demanding, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment are required.

Successful candidate must have the desire and ability to develop relationships with California and national reporters. Requires outreach to print, TV, and radio outlets.

The Communications Director is also responsible for maintaining relationships with different vendors for the purpose of constituent outreach and communications services.

Candidate must be comfortable working closely with the Member and staff, and possibly overseeing staff or interns.

Ideal candidate would be politically astute and have a good sense of humor and positive attitude. Desired qualities include the ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically.

This position is based in the Congressman’s Washington, D.C. office and requires non-traditional hours and occasional travel to the District.

California ties, Hill experience, and Spanish literacy are a plus. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to: McNerneyResumes@mail.house.gov
No calls or drop ins, please.

Scheduler – Senate Republican

A Republican Senator is seeking a Scheduler to work out of his DC office and provide support to a high-volume scheduling operation.  This person will have primary responsibility for incoming requests for the Senator’s time in the State and Washington, D.C., under the direction of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations.  Main duties will include but will not be limited to:  responding to all incoming DC and state invitations; researching and planning DC and state travel logistics; supervising junior operations staff; and helping to coordinate the Senator’s staffing and briefing for all appearances and meetings.  This position will also assist with maintaining an accurate historical record of the Senator’s schedule and other administrative duties as assigned.  The ideal candidate will be a highly-organized team player with strict attention to detail, a demonstrated ability to juggle multiple tasks and projects, and excellent interpersonal skills and customer service instincts.   Previous Hill experience required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223531 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Law Clerk – Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) (minority)

The Democratic staff of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), the chief investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, is offering an unpaid legal clerkship to a current law student or recent law graduate for the Spring of 2017.  The law clerk will participate in a variety of projects, including conducting legal research, drafting letters and document requests, as well as preparing memoranda and materials for subcommittee hearings. The clerkship provides a unique opportunity to participate in congressional investigations.  Applicants must be motivated, hard-working, well-organized and have strong written and oral communication skills.  Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a brief cover letter indicating availability, a resume, and brief writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223511 as the job referral number in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Executive Assistant – Midwestern Senate Republican

Midwest Republican Senator seeks experienced, detail-oriented Executive Assistant for fast-paced office. Position requires superior organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, and operate with professionalism and confidentiality. Duties include, but are not limited to, compiling daily briefing materials, assisting Scheduler with managing requests and entering calendar details, and composing personal correspondence. Position serves as a backup to the Scheduler, assisting with the execution of daily schedule, personal calls, correspondence and office meetings, as well as supports the Chief of Staff. Previous Capitol Hill experience is required. Scheduling or administrative experience in a similar role and Midwest ties are preferred. Ideal candidates will possess excellent writing and organizational skills. Position involves long hours and availability by phone on weekends and evenings and use of Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Quorum. The office is an equal opportunity employer and salary is commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223534 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Immigration Liaison (Decatur, GA office) – U.S. House of Representatives

Position Available: Immigration Liaison
Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-018-17
Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives
Closing Date: February 22, 2017
Salary Level/Range: $37,000 to $40,000
Proposed Starting Date:     Immediate

Congressional Liaison for US Citizenship and Immigration Services, US Department of State and Passport Services whose primary responsibility will be to advocate for constituents with these agencies, provide briefings of the issues, follow-up until there is resolution and resolve emerging problems. This position is located in Decatur, GA.

Responsibilities:

Act as Spanish Translation for the Website; Assist constituents with Immigrant/non-immigrant visas; Assist constituents with passport issues; Assist immigrants with naturalization and permanent residency; Assess case for work for issues requiring legislative action; Develop Outreach Plan for Clarkston Community; Build substantive and trust relationships with the Mayor of Clarkston and the City Council; Monitor and remain abreast of local issues; Manage constituent calls; Provide monthly case flow report to District Director; Become proficient with IQ Correspondence Management system; Build substantive relationships with USCIS Congressional Contacts at the Atlanta Field Office; Build substantive relationships with NGP organizations that provide assistance to the immigrant community, i.e., New Pathways, Catholic Services, and Refugee Resettlement Center; Become knowledgeable regarding agency processing procedures, times and requirements; Decipher the constituent’s info and determine the most direct path for resolution; Participate in US Citizenship, Department of State and Passport training; Assist with Planning and executing District events; And other miscellaneous administrative responsibilities.

Position Requirements:

Fluent in Spanish, Prior Immigration experience, Computer Literate, Good interpersonal skills, Strong organizational skills, BS/BA required, Strong administrative and writing skills
Candidates please submit resumes to Kathy.Register@mail.house.gov.

Executive Assistant – Senate Committee (majority)

Senate Committee seeks Executive Assistant to provide administrative assistance to senior staff in the Majority office. Responsibilities include coordinating schedules for senior staff, assisting with long-term planning for the Committee, liaising between Committee staff and staff in Members’ personal offices, preparing for and staffing business meetings, arranging travel, editing documents, and assisting with other projects as necessary. Candidate must be well organized, detail-oriented, and a team player. Position requires ability to handle matters of a sensitive and confidential nature, and work well under time constraints. An ability to work with minimum supervision, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and operate in a fast-paced environment is also required. Senate experience is preferable, but not essential. We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and there is an opportunity for advancement.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223523 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (transportation & infrastructure) – Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) is seeking a Legislative Assistant for transportation and infrastructure policy. Responsibilities include staffing the Senator for relevant committee proceedings before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and the Committee on Environment and Public Works. This position will require advising the Senator on all matters under the issue portfolio; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations for business meetings and floor proceedings; drafting hearing materials, statements, and questions; representing the Senator before constituents and stakeholders; reviewing legislative correspondence; and supervising Legislative Correspondents. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer; a policy expert on transportation and infrastructure issues, including familiarity with U.S. Department of Transportation programs and operations; possess experience advising a Member of Congress during consideration of major legislation, such as a long-term surface transportation authorization bill, a Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization bill, or a Water Resources Development Act; and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Senate experience and Illinois ties are strongly preferred. The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to Sen.DuckworthLA@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – Midwestern House Democrat

Midwestern Democratic Member of Congress seeks organized, team-oriented Staff Assistant to manage the front office of their Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include answering the phone and greeting visitors, coordinating tour and flag requests, managing interns, assisting in processing and drafting constituent mail, and other duties as assigned.  Additionally, access to a car is required as the position will involve driving the Member.  Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong attention to detail, and be able to multitask in a fast paced environment.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.  Please email resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to MidwestJobPosting@mail.house.gov. No calls or drop-ins please.

Staff Director – Senate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Comittee’s Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight & Emergency Management (minority)

Midwest Democratic Senator seeks an experienced staffer to lead the minority staff of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management. Duties will include leading oversight efforts, preparing the Senator for Subcommittee activities, and interfacing with the Senator’s personal office. A minimum of five years legislative, legal, federal agency, or other oversight experience required. Management experience and knowledge of the Senate preferred. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and one page memo proposing oversight action related to federal spending to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “SUBCOMMITTEE STAFF DIRECTOR” in subject line.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH)

Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-4) is seeking a conservative individual to join the Washington, D.C. office as a Staff Assistant. Primary responsibilities will include: providing research for and respond to letters from constituents, maintaining the mail correspondence system in Intranet Quorum, supervising interns, assisting with various administrative and legislative duties, and performing other duties as assigned.

The position will also involve driving the Congressman and access to a car is required. Applicants must possess: the ability to work cooperatively and courteously in a fast-paced work environment, strong research, writing and communication skills, and knowledge of the legislative process and current events.

Familiarity with IQ, Hill experience and Ohio/4th District ties are a plus.

Cover letter and resume should be e-mailed to officerepublican@gmail.com with Staff Assistant in the subject line. No walk-ins or calls please.

Executive Assistant – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeking experienced, detail-oriented Executive Assistant for fast paced office. Position requires superior organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, operate independently and with the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality. Duties include, but not limited to: serve as Senator’s confidential personal assistant; manage follow-up and tasking of assignments; write recommendation/nomination letters; track phone log; and ensure smooth execution of daily schedule, personal calls, correspondence and office meetings.  Individual reports to Senator and Chief of Staff and works closely with Director of Scheduling. Ideal candidate will have Capitol Hill scheduling or administrative experience; minimum one-year in similar position; and excellent writing skills.  Position involves long hours and availability by phone on weekends and evenings, and use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223528 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Professional Staff Member/Economist – Senate Committee (minority)

Ranking Member seeks candidates with prior Hill or Administration experience to be responsible for a portfolio of issues impacting older Americans, including: retirement security, Social Security, pensions, labor policy, and the economy. Candidate must have the ability to research and analyze complex data sets and have strong research and writing skills in order to draft reports and issue briefs. A successful candidate should be team oriented and have experience working well collaboratively. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223529 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Military Legislative Assistant – House Republican

A senior Republican policy team is seeking a Military Legislative Assistant to play a key role in rethinking how the Veterans Health Administration delivers health care services to our nation’s veterans, promoting policies that support military families, and preserving the long-term mission and prosperity of the U.S. Air Force Base in the Member’s district. Candidates must have: 2-plus years experience as a Legislative Assistant with primary responsibility for oversight of issues under the jurisdiction of the House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs, Armed Services, Foreign Affairs, and/or Homeland Security; a track record of legislative accomplishment in aforementioned issue areas; the ability to think critically, provide insightful analysis, and produce creative solutions to complex problems; and excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Interested candidates may email a resume and cover letter to GOPMLA@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Correspondent – Washington State Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Correspondent to handle a host of issues. Individual will be responsible for drafting all constituent correspondence in their assigned issue areas and providing direct policy support to the Legislative Assistants handling those issues. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, superior research skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines. Being a team player is a must. Hill experience a plus, but not required. Washington state ties preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223522 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Director – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL)

Midwest, industrial heartland Congresswoman on the House Leadership team seeks an experienced Legislative Director. This leader would drive forward an aggressive legislative agenda, serve as the Member’s key policy advisor, and lead/mentor a dynamic legislative team that advances the Member’s priorities on the Transportation and Infrastructure and Agriculture committees, as well as the Democratic Steering and Policy committee. Jobs and the economy in the industrial heartland are this Congresswoman’s primary focus.

Ideal candidates will possess previous experience as a Legislative Director and a total of at least 5 years of legislative Hill experience. Innovative thinking and outstanding planning skills are a must. They should have a thorough knowledge of the legislative process and a demonstrated track record of legislative success. Candidates should be energetic, organized, and politically astute and be able to collaborate with others in a tight-knit, fast-paced environment. They should be both creative and resourceful, possessing the vision to help construct a legislative blueprint that advances the Member’s long-term objectives, while understanding the crucial interface between policy and messaging. Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential.

Illinois/Midwest/rural ties a plus. A sense of humor is greatly appreciated. This is a senior-level leadership position that requires a strong work ethic, total dedication, and close attention to detail. Non-traditional work hours are expected.

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.  The application window closes on January 24, 2016. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to il17jobs@gmail.com with the phrase “Legislative Director” in the subject line.

Legislative Director – Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX)

Senior Texas Republican Member seeks an experienced Legislative Director to drive the Congressman’s legislative agenda, manage legislative staff, and oversee the office’s vast mail program. Exceptional writing and communications skills are required as the position requires both creation and review of vote recommendations, memos, and constituent letters, as well as engaging frequently with office visitors and constituents.  Management experience is preferable as candidates must be prepared to effectively manage the office’s current legislative team. To be considered, current or previous Capitol Hill experience is required; Texas ties preferred. Strong candidates will have experience as a legislative director, or at least three to five years of experience as a legislative assistant or a similar position. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, two brief writing samples and three professional references to: Resumes.TX10@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant – Midwestern House Republican

Conservative Midwestern Congressman seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues with a particular emphasis on Veterans Affairs Committee, military, national security, judiciary, agriculture, etc. Candidates should have at least 2-3 years of Capitol Hill and legislative experience, with excellent writing and communication skills. Primary duties will include preparing Member for all legislative matters within the portfolio, developing policy, and meeting with constituents and stakeholders. Qualified candidates are expected to work well in a fast-paced, professional atmosphere. Midwestern ties preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send resume and writing samples to republicangopla@gmail.com.

Communications Staffer – Northern New Jersey House Democrat

Northern NJ Democratic Member of Congress seeks a communications staffer to work out of their New Jersey office. Primary responsibilities will include events coordination, drafting releases and remarks, social media management, and media monitoring. Strong candidates will have exceptional writing skills, keen attention to detail, a strong work ethic, a sense of  humor, and more than one year of communications experience—preferably on a campaign or other fast-paced operation. Please email NJCommsResumes@gmail.com with a resume and one or two short writing samples.

Oversight/Investigative Counsel (2) – Senate Democrat

Ranking Member seeks two counsels to engage in oversight and investigative activities on issues related to older Americans. Minimum four years of oversight, investigative, or litigation experience, and J.D. required. Preference will be given to applicants with congressional investigatory experience, but applicants with related legal or agency experience will be considered. Responsibilities include: investigative research, conducting witness interviews, drafting subpoenas and other legal documents, organizing and staffing hearings, and preparing background material and reports. Strong research and writing skills is essential. A successful candidate should be team oriented and have experience working well collaboratively. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223530 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistants (2) – Congressman Jason Lewis (R-MN)

Congressman Jason Lewis (R-MN02) is seeking two Legislative Assistants. Successful candidates will have previous policy experience and strong written and verbal communication skills.  In particular, we are seeking applicants with experience in Transportation and/or Financial Services sectors. Hill experience and Minnesota ties are preferred, but not required. Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your specific areas of policy expertise and an example(s) of a pro-active project you undertook in one attachment to MN02.jobs@mail.house.gov.

Environmental Fellow – Northeastern Senate Democrat

Progressive Northeastern Democrat seeks an environmental fellow to assist legislative staff with research and policy analysis on environmental issues including climate change, energy policy, oceans, fisheries, and agriculture.  Previous experience in relevant policy areas and advanced degree preferred. The position is unpaid and a three-month commitment is required. Please submit a resume and cover letter to envirofellow@gmail.com.

Military Legislative Assistant – Southern House Republican

Conservative Southern Member of House Armed Services Committee is seeking an experienced Military Legislative Assistant for Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising the Member on all issues related to the House Armed Services Committee, advising the Member on other legislative issues as assigned, formulating legislative proposals, interacting with the Pentagon and other federal agencies, and building coalitions with outside groups and other members of HASC.  Applicants must have excellent writing and interpersonal skills, a thorough understanding of legislative policy, and several years of Hill experience.  Military experience is a plus.

Please email a cover letter and resume to GOPjoblink@gmail.com. No calls, faxes, or drop ins please.

Digital Media Director – Senate Committee (minority)

Democratic committee staff seeks a Digital Media Director to manage a full range of online media as part of aggressive communications shop.  Responsibilities include crafting, executing and analyzing social media strategy, designing and updating website, broadcast-quality video production and editing, graphic design and assisting with planning and executing of press events. The ideal applicant will have at least 1-2 years of demonstrated experience working in communications and digital strategy, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. Experience with photo and video editing software, such as Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and Lightroom is highly preferred. Knowledge or experience in photography is a plus.

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number 223521 in the subject line.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Martha McSally (R-AZ)

High-profile House Republican office is seeking an experienced Communications Director. Candidate must be prepared to operate in a fast-paced environment and be able to develop and execute an aggressive communications strategy. National TV pitching and booking experience a plus. Candidate should also possess excellent writing skills and an understanding of the legislative process. Additional responsibilities include drafting press releases, speeches, talking points, op-eds, and newsletters, developing and executing an online media strategy, and maintaining and building local and national press relations.

Please submit resume and 2 writing samples to AZ02resumes@gmail.com.

Scheduler – Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA)

CA Progressive Democrat seeks scheduler for fast paced Washington, D.C. office.  This individual will be responsible for the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and work in close coordination with the district scheduler. Specific responsibilities will include managing invitations and scheduling requests, travel and logistical details, acting as a liaison to constituent groups, handling the member’s correspondence, and various additional administrative duties. This individual must be a good writer, politically savvy, able to multi-task, meticulously organized, and able to quickly solve problems in a fast-paced work environment. Candidate should be comfortable dealing with a wide variety of people.  Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or other scheduling experience is strongly preferred.  A good sense of humor is a must.

To apply, please email cover letter and résumé to ca27jobs@gmail.com. Please include Scheduler in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please!

Summer Interns – House Science, Space & Technology Committee (majority)

The Republican Office of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks energetic and self-motivated undergraduate or graduate level students, as well as recent graduates, with an interest in government and public policy for Summer 2017 internship. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner-workings of a congressional committee and learn about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives. Interns are responsible for assisting Committee staff with official proceedings (hearings/markups), oversight, research, assisting with phone inquiries and providing support to all Committee staff. Background in science a plus. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to bess.larson@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant – Senate Committee (minority)

Democratic staff of a Senate committee seeks Staff Assistant. Applicants should possess excellent oral and written communication skills, a high degree of professionalism and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities will include answering phones and directing calls to the appropriate staff member, greeting visitors, performing general administrative duties and assisting policy staff with the planning and execution of hearings. Hill experience a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223516 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (health) – House Republican

Conservative Congressman seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues with a particular emphasis on healthcare. Duties will include tracking legislation and other developments to brief the Member on floor votes and pending legislative matters, developing and implementing policy initiatives in line with office goals, meeting with constituents and other interest groups, and coordinating with DC and district staff regarding legislation, messaging, and events. Qualified candidates must be proactive and hard working with exceptional writing and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment. In addition to your resume, cover letter, and references, please write a short essay offering a solution to the biggest challenge facing American families today. Your completed submission may be sent to conservative.congressman@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (Indian Affairs/education/econ dev/land/health) – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle Indian Affairs issues, including Indian education, economic development, land management, trust and treaty responsibilities, and health care.  The legislative assistant will serve as the primary advisor on this portfolio and must be able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.  Responsibilities include briefing the senator, preparing hearing materials, drafting legislation, memos, and letters, as well as working with federal agencies, constituents, and stakeholders.  A successful candidate will be a strong writer with proven analytical abilities and an ability to work under deadlines.  A graduate degree or two-three years related policy experience are required.  Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and 1-3 page writing sample to Western.Senate.Dem@gmail.com.

Intern – House Rules Committee (minority)

The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Rules is seeking a full-time, qualified and energetic intern for January – April. The intern will work with staff to prepare materials for committee meetings, conduct research projects for memos, answer phones, and complete a variety of other administrative tasks.

Ideal candidates have excellent attention to detail, good writing skills, a strong work ethic, and a strong interest in learning about or a working knowledge of House floor procedures. Applicants must have a good attitude and be willing to perform a variety of tasks. Previous hill internship experience is preferred but not required. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to RulesInternDem.Application@mail.house.gov.

Equal opportunity employer. No calls or drop- ins please.

Correspondence Manager – Senator Bob Casey (D-PA)

Senator Casey seeks an extremely organized, detail-oriented, team player with excellent time management skills and an interest in administrative work and process management to oversee a high-volume mailroom in a paperless office.  This position is responsible for: the sorting and routing of all incoming constituent correspondence for response; facilitating the outgoing mail process by monitoring the office’s letter approval process and coordinating with Legislative Correspondents on substantive, timely responses; preparing weekly reports on mail volume, processing time, and other metrics; drafting congratulatory notes on behalf of the Senator; and other duties as assigned.  The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer with at least 2-3 years of professional experience and a demonstrated ability to use technology to streamline processes. This is NOT an entry-level position.  Self-described perfectionists are strongly encouraged to apply.   Hill experience and familiarity with Intertrac preferred. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume and references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Correspondence Manager.”  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 – Senate Committee (minority)

Democratic Senate committee office seeks press assistant for an active communications operation. Primary responsibilities include drafting press releases and advisories, compiling daily news clippings, coordinating press outreach with committee member offices, organizing media events, and assisting press secretary in managing daily operations of the press office. Previous Hill or campaign experience in communications a plus. Excellent written and oral communications skills are essential. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223515 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Aide (health) – Midwestern Senate Democrat on Finance Committee

Midwestern Democratic Senator on the Finance Committee seeks Legislative Aide focused on healthcare issues for Washington, DC office.  Primary responsibilities include drafting responses to constituent correspondence and helping with legislative materials including writing memos, research, and preparing for hearings and meetings.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced work environment. Knowledge of healthcare issues is required.  Hill experience preferred.  Applicants should send both cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223509 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Judiciary Fellow – Senator Al Franken (D-MN)

Senator Al Franken seeks a recent law school graduate for a one-year fellowship. The fellow will assist the Senator’s counsels and staff on all legislative and policy matters within the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee, including commercial privacy, government privacy and transparency, antitrust, judicial nominations, criminal justice, civil rights, LGBT rights, reproductive rights, immigration, and campaign finance. Responsibilities include assisting counsels in preparing the Senator for meetings, briefings, Judiciary Committee hearings, and Senate floor activity; developing and planning legislative initiatives in these policy areas; and representing the Senator in meetings and at events. Qualified candidates will have a proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, fast-paced, high-pressure environment with overlapping short-term and long-term deadlines; unfailing attention to detail; exceptional writing and analytic skills; and strong inter-personal, management, negotiation, and organizational skills. The position is unpaid; however, the office will support applicants’ efforts to obtain outside funding. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and short writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov.

Legislative Assistant (fin. svcs) – Congressman John Delaney (D-MD)

Congressman Delaney (MD-06) seeks a Legislative Assistant to cover the Financial Services Committee and other issues as assigned. This job will entail significant legislative research and working with the Congressman to draft bills and amendments, as well as building coalitions in support of the Congressman’s legislative agenda. Candidates must be smart, hard-working, and good team players. Significant experience with financial services policy required. This is not an entry-level position.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to MDLAjob@mail.house.gov.

Press Assistant – Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)

The Office of Senator Coons seeks aggressive press assistant for an active communications office – hiring process aims to be very quick, for likely February 6 start date. Primary responsibilities include: drafting press releases and advisories, compiling daily news clippings, preparing remarks, organizing media events, managing the Senator’s social media accounts, and assisting communications director in managing daily operations of press office. Previous Hill or campaign experience, digital skills, and experience working with TV and radio producers are a plus. Excellent written and oral communications skills are essential. Delaware ties strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested parties should email resume and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223512 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Digital Aide – Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

Senator Elizabeth Warren seeks a digital aide to join her Senate office’s digital communications team. Ideal candidate will have at least two years’ work experience in a Hill office or on a political campaign (or equivalent experience). Primary job responsibilities include: writing social media posts, website copy, emails/newsletters and other digital-based content; website, video, and photo content management; and maintaining a content calendar in coordination with our communications and policy teams. Excellent writing and meticulous proofreading skills on short deadlines required. Social media fluency and creativity (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Medium) needed. Experience with content management systems like WordPress or Drupal, simple video editing with iMovie or Final Cut Pro, or basic graphic design with Photoshop preferred. Ties to Massachusetts also preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and one non-academic writing sample to warrendigitaljob@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

Staff Assistant – Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)

Senior Florida Democrat is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual with excellent organizational, oral and written communications skills for a staff assistant position in the Washington, DC office.

Daily tasks include answering calls, conducting and organizing tours, processing constituent requests, greeting visitors, assisting with the coordination of the intern program, and aiding the office in various administrative duties including transporting the Member to meetings and events as needed. Additionally, the individual will be working with Director of Scheduling and Chief of Staff on special assignments and projects.

Excellent writing, verbal and strong organizational skills are essential along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast-paced environment. Individuals must have impeccable driving skills, a good driving record and a vehicle. Candidates should be team-oriented, have a sense of humor, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. South Florida ties are a MUST.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three work references, to FL23resumes@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins 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.

Legislative Assistant – Northeastern House Republican

Northeast Republican office looking to fill an immediate but temporary Legislative Assistant position while permanent staff member takes leave of absence.  Must have at least one year of LA experience in House or Senate. Looking to fill position until July or August.  Issue areas would include: trade, transportation, agriculture, labor, and education.  Please send resumes to HouseGOPjobvacancy@gmail.com.

Systems Administrator – Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth seeks a Systems Administrator. The position will be based in the Senator’s Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, updating and maintaining the office’s IT systems, ensuring that the network is running and e-mail is operating; developing and maintaining an information management system for the office; developing and maintaining methods to process, manage and store all electronic data for the office; researching and recommending computer hardware and software the office should purchase; providing training and support related to IT systems, portable electronic devices and IT security; assisting the Administrative Director in the development and management of the IT budget and managing the office’s TranSAAct system, including ID, parking, telecom and other requests. Candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communications skills and be extremely organized.  Candidate will also be highly motivated and able to multi-task. Experience working with both Windows and Mac operating systems is encouraged. The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Please email a resume and cover letter to Paul_Kohnstamm@duckworth.senate.gov with Systems Administrator in the subject line.

Regional Manager (Harrisburg office) – Senator Bob Casey (D-PA)

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Manager for his Harrisburg office to oversee all regional outreach under the direction of the State Director and the Deputy State 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; 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 Harrisburg and/or south central Pennsylvania, and a strong knowledge of state government, 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 “Regional Manager.”  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.

Communications Director – Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA)

California Democrat (Rep. Jerry McNerney, CA-09) seeks experienced communications director to develop and execute aggressive, proactive long-term media and outreach strategy.

Responsibilities include serving as chief spokesperson, successfully pitching stories and press events to both national and local media outlets, responding to media inquiries, effectively messaging policy and other priorities, maintaining an active web presence and social media profile, and writing press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points, and franked mail.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong editing and proofreading abilities, and working collaboratively with an active legislative team and District staff in a demanding, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment are required.

Successful candidate must have the desire and ability to develop relationships with California and national reporters. Requires outreach to print, TV, and radio outlets.

The Communications Director is also responsible for maintaining relationships with different vendors for the purpose of constituent outreach and communications services.

Candidate must be comfortable working closely with the Member and staff, and possibly overseeing staff or interns.

Ideal candidate would be politically astute and have a good sense of humor and positive attitude. Desired qualities include the ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically.

This position is based in the Congressman’s Washington, D.C. office and requires non-traditional hours and occasional travel to the District.

California ties, Hill experience, and Spanish literacy are a plus. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to: McNerneyResumes@mail.house.gov
No calls or drop ins, please.

Legislative Staffer (fin. svcs/ag/trade/cybersecurity) – Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-NY)

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney seeks an experienced legislative staffer to handle her Financial Services Committee portfolio as well as related agricultural issues. This position requires substantive knowledge of the financial services industry, with an understanding of cybersecurity, FinTech, regulatory reform and trade issues under the Committee’s jurisdiction. An interest in finance-related agricultural issues is also essential. Candidates must possess the drive and ability to develop policy initiatives, work with committee staff to advance legislative proposals, and engage effectively with relevant stakeholders. Candidates will also be responsible for preparing the Member for committee hearings, closely monitoring committee activity, and staffing the member at committee hearings and other events. Previous Hill experience preferred. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to nyrepjobs@gmail.com.

Spring Intern (foreign relations) – Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ)

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks a full or part-time foreign relations intern for the spring semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Graduate students are preferred, but undergraduate students are encouraged to apply as well. Candidates should have strong research skills and experience in international affairs. Duties include attending congressional hearings, writing memos, and assisting staff with legislative research. While internships are unpaid, we are happy to work with your university for course credit. New Jersey ties are preferred, but not required, and having Spanish language fluency is a plus.  For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.menendez.senate.gov/services/internships.

Staff Assistant – Southern California House Democrat

Southern California Democratic Office seeks Staff Assistant to join front office team.  Candidates should be well-organized, hard-working, and detail-oriented.  High degree of professionalism required, as well as an ability to work a flexible schedule, including long hours. Duties include answering telephone calls, greeting visitors, supervising interns, assisting legislative staff, and driving the Member.  Capitol Hill experience and California ties preferred. SPANISH SPEAKER HIGHLY PREFERRED. MUST HAVE OWN CAR. Sense of humor required.

Please no: walk-ins or phone calls.

Email cover letter, resume, and references to: western.demresumes@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent – Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragan (D-CA)

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragan is seeking an enthusiastic, professional, and well-organized individual to serve in the dual role of Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant. This job requires excellent oral and written communications skills, exacting attention to detail, and an ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously.

Daily tasks include answering calls, conducting and organizing tours, processing flag requests, greeting visitors, managing the intern program, and supporting the Member and staff as needed. Driving duties may also be required.

This individual will also manage the constituent mail program, including monitoring the flow of incoming and outgoing mail, keeping the constituent database complete and current, responding to all constituent correspondence, and working with the legislative staff to maintain a proactive constituent outreach operation.

Fluency in Spanish and Hill experience strongly preferred.  Southern California ties are a big plus.

Please email resume, cover letter and one writing sample to CA44jobs@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-bys please!

Legislative Assistant (energy/environment) – Senator Cortez Masto (D-NV)

Senator Cortez Masto seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle energy and environment issues.  This individual will be responsible for: staffing the Senator’s relevant work on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee as well as the oceans and fisheries matters within the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee’s jurisdiction; monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents and overall stakeholder engagement; and preparing briefing materials for the Senator.  This position requires excellent communication, research, and writing skills, commitment to managing and mentoring junior staff, a good sense of humor, and the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced work environment.  Nevada ties and an advanced degree are a plus.  Military veterans and minorities encouraged to apply.  This is not an entry level position.  Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 brief writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223504 as the job referral number in the subject line. Please no phone calls or drop-bys.

Legislative Director – Congresswoman Nanette Barragan (D-CA)

Freshman Democrat seeks an organized, energetic Legislative Director with prior Hill experience to serve in a hard-working, fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include overseeing legislative staff, collaborating to develop a legislative agenda, and advising the member on legislative issues.

Candidate should possess strong communications skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, and to meet deadlines.

Candidates should have a minimum of three years of policy experience on the Hill and knowledgeable on immigration, Port, and progressive issues.  The ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

Interested candidates should email a short cover letter and resume to CA44jobs@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA)

The Office of Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) is seeking a Staff Assistant in his Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities include answering phones, maintaining the front office, greeting visitors, overseeing interns, answering constituent requests for general information, assisting office manager with scheduling and bookkeeping, and assisting staff with other various administrative and legislative duties in a supportive role.

Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential.  Attention to detail, flexibility and sense of humor strongly desired.  District or state ties and congressional experience preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to PA13.jobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-NY)

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney seeks a driven and enthusiastic Legislative Assistant to handle a range of legislative and policy issues including but not limited to energy and commerce, the judiciary, small business, and natural resources. The ideal candidate for this position will possess a willingness to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment as well as the ability to work closely with senior staff to advance meaningful legislative proposals. A keen understanding of House procedures and processes is essential, as is the ability to establish meaningful relationships with relevant stakeholders. Candidates must also be willing and able to work effectively in a team setting. Previous Hill experience as either a Legislative Assistant or Legislative Correspondent is preferred. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to nyrepjobs@gmail.com.

Search
Categories
Archives