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Archive for March, 2017

Legislative Assistant/Counsel (health) – Senate Republican on HELP Committee

Republican member of the Senate HELP Committee seeks health care policy legislative assistant/counsel. The successful candidate will have significant health care policy experience and excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal/communication skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning legislative strategy, building coalitions, preparing for hearings/markups, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points. Prior hill experience and law degree or advanced degree in related field strongly preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223605 as the job referral number in subject line.

Staff Assistant – Senator Bob Casey (D-PA)

Senator Casey is seeking a Staff Assistant. Based out of the DC office, this individual will provide administrative support to the DC office in a wide variety of tasks including answering phones, greeting visitors, logging correspondence, coordinating Capitol tours, tracking flag requests and other projects as assigned. A can-do attitude, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects, and strong oral and written communication abilities are required. Strong Pennsylvania ties preferred. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant: DC.” No phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is proud to be 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.

Receptionist/Tour Coordinator – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeking talented and personable individual to manage all aspects of front office, including greeting visitors, answering incoming phone calls, maintaining handouts for visitors regarding the home state and the Capitol, including tour information, maps, gallery passes etc., maintaining guest book, office voice mail system and timely handling of all materials delivered to reception room.  Responsibilities include responding to requests for tours; ensuring that requests for assistance are directed to appropriate staff; and that all visitors are welcomed and treated with respect.  Assistance with other administrative responsibilities, proofing and editing as required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223613 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Editor/Speechwriter – Senate Republican

Republican Senate office is looking for an Editor/Speechwriter. Responsibilities include editing constituent correspondence, long-form writing, and speechwriting. Candidates should have at least two of professional editing or writing experience, general knowledge of domestic and world affairs, and an exceptional ability to communicate complex ideas to the public and press. Excellent writing skills and precise attention to detail are required. Candidates should send a resume, a cover letter, and two original writing samples to editor0416@gmail.com.

Staff Director – House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Economic Opportunity Subcommittee (minority)

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Minority staff seeks a Subcommittee Staff Director for the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee with expertise in veterans’ policy and knowledge of the legislative process.  The ideal candidate would have proven knowledge of the economic opportunity programs within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), with special emphasis on G.I. Bill benefits, the vocational rehabilitation program, and VA home loans.  Experience in establishing and managing relationships with the veterans service organization community, Members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and other Members of Congress, as well as the VA is a plus.  An excellent collaborative leader and inspired self-starter, the ideal candidate will have a proficient and relevant understanding of the dynamics of both the Republican and Democratic Caucuses, as well as the Executive Branch.  Veteran status is a plus, as is an advanced degree.  Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Walz.Resumes@mail.house.gov.  The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Minority staff is an equal opportunity employer.

Policy Staffer – Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee (minority)

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Ranking Member Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.) Minority office is seeking applicants for a full-time policy position.  Applicants should have a minimum of five years of legislative, legal, or federal agency experience in governmental affairs and oversight issues, including federal employees, federal management, budget, and contracting.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.  Please send your resume and a brief (two or three paragraphs max) proposal for legislation that would improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the federal government to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223602 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Southwest Ohio Regional Director – Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Federal elected Democrat seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual for open Regional Director position. Responsibilities include monitoring and updating the Senator, State Director and other appropriate staff on regional and local issues; acting as liaison with federal, state, and local agencies/community organizations; acting as liaison with city, county, township, state and federal officials; developing an outreach plan and represent Senator at local events and meetings; managing regional office staff, and other duties as assigned. Qualified candidates should be familiar with southwest Ohio, particularly Cincinnati, be resourceful, and willing to travel throughout the region and state. Prior political experience preferred.  We are and equal opportunity employer.  Send resume and cover letter to ohfederaljob@gmail.com.

Staff Director – House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Health Subcommittee (minority)

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Minority staff seeks a Subcommittee Staff Director for the Health Subcommittee with expertise in veterans’ policy and knowledge of the legislative process.  The ideal candidate would have proven knowledge of the Veterans Health Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) care in the community programs.  Experience in establishing and managing relationships with the veterans service organization community, Members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and other Members of Congress, as well as the VA is a plus.  An excellent collaborative leader and inspired self-starter, the ideal candidate will have a proficient and relevant understanding of the dynamics of both the Republican and Democratic Caucuses, as well as the Executive Branch. Veteran status is a plus, as is an advanced degree.  The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Minority staff is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Walz.Resumes@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee (minority)

The Minority Staff of the Committee on Energy & Natural Resources seeks a Communications Director.  At least six years of relevant experience is required, as is substantive knowledge of energy, public lands, forestry, territories, water, and other policy issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction.  The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter with the proven ability to develop and execute a detailed plan for communicating the Committee’s activities to a diverse set of audiences.  He or she should have the capacity to plan ahead and manage a team; expertise with digital media platforms; and be a team player eager to proactively collaborate with other members of the Committee staff.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills; be able to quickly produce accurate, high-quality materials; and have strong working relationships with reporters, editors, columnists, and other members of the media.  Some travel will be required.  Applicants with ties to Washington are preferred and encouraged to apply.  Please email a cover letter, resume, and at least three writing samples to David_Poyer@energy.senate.gov with Communications Director in the subject line.

Office Manager – Senate Democrat

Democratic senator is seeking an Office Manager with previous Senate administrative experience. Person will report to the Chief of Staff and be responsible for the management of all administrative functions of the DC office including preparation, oversight and implementation of the annual budget; monitoring of all official accounts and submitting vouchers to Senate Disbursing Office; implementing administrative office policies and operating procedures; maintaining office policy manual and updating when necessary; maintaining personnel and payroll files on permanent staff and interns; tracking staff leave and travel records; oversight of intern program, including recruiting and supervising interns; ordering and maintaining supplies and office equipment; acting as primary point of contact for Senate support offices (SAA, AOC, Rules, etc.) regarding all non-legislative business; and, serving as the office emergency coordinator. Candidates should be well organized, detail oriented, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to prioritize tasks and follow through, and can supervise interns and front office staff. Management experience and knowledge of Senate budgetary guidelines, human resource practices and ethics rules preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223580 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – Senator Bob Casey (D-PA)

Senator Casey is seeking a Staff Assistant.  Based out of the DC office, this individual will provide administrative support to the DC office in a wide variety of tasks including answering phones, greeting visitors, logging correspondence, coordinating Capitol tours, tracking flag requests and other projects as assigned.  A can-do attitude, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects, and strong oral and written communication abilities are required.   Strong Pennsylvania ties preferred.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant: DC” by COB Friday, March 24, 2017. Late applications will not be considered.  No phone calls or drop-bys, please.  This office is proud to be 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.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Rick Larsen (D-WA)

Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) seeks a Staff Assistant to join his Washington, DC congressional staff. The Staff Assistant will be responsible for managing the front office, greeting visitors, answering telephone calls, supervising interns, providing constituent services (including flag and tour requests), and performing other administrative and legislative tasks as required.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate professionalism, strong writing and organization skills, an ability to take initiative in a fast-paced environment, and a positive attitude. Washington state ties are strongly preferred. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and two professional references to (insert email address) to Kim Johnston at kim.johnston@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

Professional Staff Member – Senate Small Business & Entreprenurship Committee (minority)

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Democratic staff) seeks a professional staff member to handle issues related to small business contracting and workforce development.  Applicants should have an advanced understanding of procurement policies and programs that support federal small business contracting goals.  Excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to formulate and analyze legislation are required.  Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223596 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Advisor – House Democratic Policy & Communications Committee (DPCC)

The three co-chairs of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) seek a press advisor to join a small, dynamic team to design and execute a proactive, aggressive messaging strategy. Responsibilities include organizing floor messaging opportunities, coordinating weekly message meetings, planning district message events, and drafting press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points and other materials.  Position will also be responsible for a variety of digital tasks and projects so candidates with digital experience strongly preferred.

Ideal candidates will have previous experience working directly with Members of Congress or senior political principals. They should have knowledge of the legislative process and have a keen understanding of the various components, priorities, and values of the House Democratic Caucus. They should be creative, possessing the vision to help construct a communications blueprint that will advance long-term objectives. Candidates should be energetic, organized, politically astute and able to collaborate with others in a tight-knit, fast-paced environment. They should have campaign or Hill experience and impeccable communications skills.

This is a leadership position that requires a strong work ethic, total dedication, and close attention to detail. Non-traditional work hours are expected.  The position will report directly to the executive director of the DPCC and work collaboratively with co-chair staff and other leadership staff.

We are equal opportunity employers; 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.

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume and two writing samples or digital portfolio to dpccjob@gmail.com with “DPCC Press Advisor” in the subject line.

Editor/Speechwriter – Senate Republican

Republican Senate office is looking for an Editor/Speechwriter. Responsibilities include editing constituent correspondence, long-form writing, and speechwriting. Candidates should have at least two years of professional editing or writing experience, general knowledge of domestic and world affairs, and an exceptional ability to communicate complex ideas to the public and press. Excellent writing skills and precise attention to detail are required.  Candidates should send a resume, a cover letter, and two original writing samples to editor0416@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (education/judiciary/telecom) – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Midwest Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated and energetic individual for open education, judiciary, and telecom Legislative Assistant position.  Responsibilities include managing and completing all legislative work in assigned issue areas, preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings, drafting legislation, advising the Senator on substantive and political information related to legislation, representing the Senator at events and in constituent meetings, and working with Chief of Staff and Legislative Director to strategically accomplish the Senator’s goals.  Qualified candidates should be knowledgeable in education, telecom, and judiciary issues, be well-organized, resourceful, be a team player, and be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill experience preferred, but not required.  We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223579 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (health/education) – Midwestern House Democrat

Midwestern Democratic Member is seeking an experienced legislative staffer to handle a portfolio including health care and education. Ideal candidate will have prior experience as a Legislative Assistant or otherwise managing health care and education policy. Candidate must be proficient at advancing legislation, analyzing and briefing on complex policy issues, and drafting a wide array of written materials. Strong written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment are critical. This is not an entry level position and interns will not be considered. At least three years of Hill or other relevant professional experience is required. Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to resume.la@mail.house.gov.

Sr. Policy Legislative Assistant (health care/budget/income security) – Congressman Sandy Levin (D-MI)

Office of Rep. Sander Levin is accepting applications for a Senior Policy Legislative Assistant to cover primarily health care, with additional responsibilities including budget and the full range of human resources and income security issues. Staff person will implement Members policy objectives in each issue area, work with Health Subcommittee staff, and be responsible for establishing and maintaining state relationships with relevant constituencies. Candidates must be able to analyze, advocate and think strategically about complex policy issues as well as work    collaboratively with other staff in the office, on the subcommittee and in other Congressional offices. Hill experience preferred.  Please send resumes, writing samples and references to RepSanderLevin@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant (Alaska ties preferred) – Senate Committee (bipartisan)

Senate Committee seeks Staff Assistant for non-designated position to provide administrative support to both the Majority and Minority offices. Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering phones, greeting visitors, distributing mail, working with Senate support divisions to ensure office needs are met, assisting with hearing set-up, and coordination of hearing documents. Candidate must be personable, organized, detail-oriented, and a team player.  Position requires a demonstrated ability to handle matters of a sensitive and confidential nature, and the capacity to maintain composure while working under pressure. An ability to work with minimum supervision, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and operate in a fast-paced environment is also required.  Alaska connection and/or Senate experience 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 223572 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (transportation/telecom) – Senate Republican

Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant.

PRIMARY DUTIES: serves as the Senator’s principal advisor and representative on legislative matters within [a] particular substantive area[s]; and exercises discretion and independent judgement in the performance of his/her duties; and provides leadership and support to junior staff assigned to portfolio.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: ability to fulfill primary duties requires: an advanced degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field; and the consistent exercise of discretion and judgement.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: acts as the Senator’s representative and spokesperson with constituents, special interest groups, other Senate offices, and federal agencies with respect to the portfolio for which the LA is responsible; formulates legislative initiatives within his/her portfolio, including: analyzing issues within LA’s portfolio and either drafts appropriate legislation to address those issues or advises the Senator on appropriate amendments/responses to pending legislation on those issues; gathers support for a bill or amendment from other Senators and/or appropriate interest groups; formulates supporting arguments and responses to opposing arguments with respect to bills within LA’s substantive area[s]; works with committees to mark-up bills and coordinates legislative support to get bills passed in the Senate; briefs the Senator in LA’s portfolio to assist the Senator in carrying out his/her floor work, committee work, and outside Senate-related activities; authors background reports and memoranda to assist the Senator in remaining informed about the portfolio for which the LA is responsible; monitors and analyzes legislative developments within committees and on the Senate floor for the purpose of briefing the Senator to keep him/her informed of the same; and writes floor speeches for the Senator that address issues within the LA’s portfolio. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223619 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Director – Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is seeking an experienced Legislative Director to manage an active legislative agenda. Responsibilities include overseeing a 15+ person legislative staff in all areas of responsibility; monitoring Senate floor activities and overseeing the development of vote recommendations; creating and implementing long and short-term legislative priorities; coordinating the response to all constituent mail related to policy issues, including editing written correspondence; and supporting outreach efforts to state and national constituencies. The ideal candidate will be organized, possess excellent management and communication skills, and have the ability to delegate appropriately. Strong writing skills are also required for this position. Salary commensurate with experience and previous experience as a Senate Legislative Director, Senior LA, Senior Policy Advisor, or Counsel is strongly preferred. To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample (no more than 10 pages) to jobs@feinstein.senate.gov.

Senate HELP Subcommittee Staff Director (health/aging) – Senate Democrat

Progressive Senator in leadership seeks a Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee Staff Director. The ideal candidate must have at least 3-5 years professional experience in health and aging policy issues including access to primary care, Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drugs, public health, and aging policy. The ideal candidate should be ready to jump into a fast-paced environment and have the ability to carry out several major projects simultaneously. An excellent collaborative worker and inspired self-starter, the ideal candidate must have strong writing, research, policy, and negotiation skills. Experience conducting investigations and work in the Progressive movement a plus. Advanced degree preferred but not required. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223614 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Correspondent (tax/trade/retirement/fin. svcs./housing) – Mid-Atlantic Senate Democrat on Finance Committee

Progressive Democratic Senator serving on the Finance Committee seeks LC to work on tax, trade, retirement, financial services, and housing issues.  Candidate must be an outstanding writer and have solid analytical and research skills.  Relevant experience in economics, finance, and/or tax policy is strongly preferred; a law or advanced policy degree is a plus but not required.  Duties include constituent correspondence, research, meetings with interest groups, and writing talking points and memos on legislation, regulations, policy developments, and other items within the issue portfolio.  This is a very active portfolio and you should be a self-starter with a strong interest in the issue areas above, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work independently, the ability to consistently meet deadlines, and the motivation to learn and analyze new material on a broad range of topics.  Mid-Atlantic ties a plus – please detail in your application.  Please email a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223593 as the job referral number in subject line.

Counsel (oversight & investigations) – Senate Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Senior Senator is looking for a proactive, experienced oversight and investigations counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff.  Responsibilities to include conducting oversight of various agencies and components within the federal government, planning and conducting congressional investigations, working with whistleblowers, and advising in policy matters related to oversight of the executive branch. Candidates must possess no less than five years of relevant legal experience, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Must also have a sense of humor, be a team player, and able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Experience with congressional oversight and investigations preferred; Hill experience, particularly in the Senate, is a plus.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com.

Office Manager – Senate Democrat

Democratic senator is seeking an Office Manager with previous Senate administrative experience. Person will report to the Chief of Staff and be responsible for the management of all administrative functions of the DC office including preparation, oversight and implementation of the annual budget; monitoring of all official accounts and submitting vouchers to Senate Disbursing Office; implementing administrative office policies and operating procedures; maintaining office policy manual and updating when necessary; maintaining personnel and payroll files on permanent staff and interns; tracking staff leave and travel records; oversight of intern program, including recruiting and supervising interns; ordering and maintaining supplies and office equipment; acting as primary point of contact for Senate support offices (SAA, AOC, Rules, etc.) regarding all non-legislative business; and, serving as the office emergency coordinator. Candidates should be well organized, detail oriented, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to prioritize tasks and follow through, and can supervise interns and front office staff. Management experience and knowledge of Senate budgetary guidelines, human resource practices and ethics rules preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223580 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Investigative Counsel – House Ethics Committee

The Committee on Ethics seeks an attorney for an investigative counsel position. The Committee’s investigative counsels are responsible for conducting investigations and adjudicatory and disciplinary proceedings regarding Members and staff of the U.S. House of Representatives. This is a nonpartisan position which requires the ability to conduct impartial investigations and refrain from political or partisan activity. Candidates must possess outstanding analytical and written/oral communications skills, as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate the sensitive matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, criminal law, civil litigation, administrative investigations and adjudications, depositions, and financial accounting. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov. Please include the phrase “Investigative Counsel” in the subject line.

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; various administrative office tasks including but not limited to ordering business cards, office supplies 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.

Counsel – Senior Senate Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Senior Senator is looking for a proactive, knowledgeable counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff.  Responsibilities to include developing, monitoring and managing legislation, preparing for hearings, and advising in matters related to criminal justice issues. Candidates must possess no less than five years of relevant legal or policy experience, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Must also have a sense of humor, be a team player, and able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Courtroom experience preferred; Hill experience, particularly in the Senate, is a plus.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com.

Scheduler – Midwestern House Republican

Midwestern Republican House member seeks an energetic, highly-organized and detail-oriented Scheduler. Responsibilities focus primarily on managing the Member’s schedule in Washington, D.C. and in District, but also include evaluating all meeting requests, and coordinating office travel arrangements and special events. The ideal candidate will be extremely detail oriented, proactive, motivated, and will possesses flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. Prior scheduling experience is preferred, and some driving will be required. Please email your resume to midwestmember@mail.house.gov to apply.

Legislative Fellow – Senate Democrat on Veterans’ Affairs Committee

A Democratic Senator on the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a full-time Legislative Fellow to assist with an active veterans’ portfolio. Qualified candidates will have deep knowledge of the issue area, and strong writing and analytical skills.  The successful candidate will also have a strong commitment to public service and be proactive, resourceful, well-organized, and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill experience strongly preferred. Looking for a three to four month commitment.  We are an equal opportunity employer. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223589 as the job referral number in subject line.

Staff Assistant – House Ethics Committee

The Committee on Ethics has an opening for a Staff Assistant. Duties include: answering telephones; assisting with the tracking and processing of committee correspondence; providing administrative support in setting up committee meetings; and entering data and navigating databases with accuracy. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills and a professional telephone manner; good computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; ability to use good judgment in responding to inquiries and requests; and flexibility in assisting with daily tasks and projects. Please email cover letter and resume with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov.

Social Media/Digital Communications Staffer – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeking a social media / digital communications staffer to run an aggressive online outreach strategy. Successful candidates will have experience in social media, graphic design, and online organizing. Incumbent in this position will need to work collaboratively with the rest of the communications team to develop social media, web and email content that complements traditional media outreach. Responsibilities include developing and executing a comprehensive digital strategy, drafting original content and posting to social media accounts, creating sharable infographic and video content, integrating and maintaining the Senator’s official Senate website with other digital feeds, and using data analytics to evaluate success and evolve the office’s digital efforts. Ideal candidates will have experience designing graphics, shooting and editing video, proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite programs and have a familiarity with HTML.  Office is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and two or three samples of digital work product that highlight the candidate’s experience and skills to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223587 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

The office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard seeks a Communications Director to manage and coordinate all media and public relations activities in a very busy and dynamic office. The ideal candidate will be able to develop integrated communications plans, collaborate effectively with colleagues and implement all public relations strategies.

Responsibilities include building and expanding the office’s relationships with media outlets, working with the Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff to develop media strategies, successfully pitching stories and press events to a wide range of media outlets, responding to and managing media inquiries from diverse media outlets, writing op-eds, speeches, press releases, statements and talking points. Responsibilities will also include working with the deputy communications director in Hawaii as well as maintaining an active social media profile, manage the Member’s official website, and other tasks.

Potential candidates must be able to keep up with the fast pace of the office, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and strong editing and proofreading abilities. Candidates must be able to develop a keen understanding of the unique priorities and views of the district and find ways to advance the Member’s objectives.

This is a senior level position in a fast-paced office and requires dedication, close attention to detail and the ability to think outside the box. Non-traditional work hours, and travel to the District are required. Hawaii ties, and connections with national media are ideal, veteran applications are welcome.

No calls or drop ins, qualified applicants may email a cover letter, resume and writing samples to: hi02jobs@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – Senate Committee

Senate Committee seeks Staff Assistant for non-designated position to provide administrative support to both the Majority and Minority offices. Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering phones, greeting visitors, distributing mail, working with Senate support divisions to ensure office needs are met, assisting with hearing set-up, and coordination of hearing documents. Candidate must be personable, organized, detail-oriented, and a team player.  Position requires a demonstrated ability to handle matters of a sensitive and confidential nature, and the capacity to maintain composure while working under pressure. An ability to work with minimum supervision, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and operate in a fast-paced environment is also required.  Alaska connection and/or Senate experience 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 223572 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Counsel (Health Policy Advisor) – Senate Committee (majority)

Majority Staff for Senate Committee is looking for a counsel who can advise on and provide oversight of health policy issues affecting older Americans, including Medicare, Medicaid, fraud, and retirement security issues.  Successful candidate will have extensive experience in aging and/or health care and will work closely with staffs of other committee members as well as external stakeholders.  Duties will include researching and developing legislation, hearing preparation, drafting memos, and writing reports.  Position requires excellent writing skills, ability to lead, and handle multiple tasks.  Hill and/or agency experience required.  Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223584 as the job referral number in subject line.

Assistant to the Chief of Staff – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democratic Senator seeks a motivated, highly organized, and professional individual to serve as the Assistant to the Chief of Staff in a fast-paced office.  Primary responsibilities include managing communications, travel, and telephone calls for the Chief of Staff; assist in coordinating staff activities; collecting, organizing, and compiling the Senator’s nightly briefing book; preparing, editing, and tracking different types of written correspondence; assisting the Senator’s Scheduler with scheduling requests; and driving the Senator. Applicants must be able to work well in a team environment; exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; and be proficient working on a computer and with other technological devices. This position requires an individual who can be diplomatic, remain professional at all times, exercise sound judgment, prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines. Previous congressional experience will be considered, but not required; and Western ties strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223586 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Advice & Education Counsel – House Ethics Committee

The Committee on Ethics seeks an attorney for the position of counsel in the Office of Advice and Education. The Committee’s Advice and Education counsels are responsible for providing a high volume of ethics advice, education, and training to Members of Congress and their staff through frequent telephone calls, in-person meetings, and written work product. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Candidates must possess outstanding analytical and written and oral communication skills, as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate the sensitive matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, ethics counseling and training, corporate finance, securities law, and criminal law. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov. Please include the phrase “A&E Counsel” in the subject line.

Office Manager/Scheduler – Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY)

Position Available: Office Manager/Scheduler
Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-065-17
Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Salary Level/Range: $75,000-$85,000
Proposed Starting Date: Immediate
Job Summary:

The Office Manager/Scheduler assists in the overall operation, logistics, and compliance of the D.C. office of Congressman Thomas Massie.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION: SUPERVISORY

Carries out responsibilities in accordance with office policy and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training support staff employees; planning, assigning and directing work of support staff employees.

MAIN AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Scheduling
* Coordinates with Congressman on a daily basis, schedules appointments, events, and manage general demands on the Congressman’s time;
* Prepares weekly schedules for Congressman, including details of names, times, places, and topics to be discussed;
* Provides staff with Congressman’s schedule, ensuring that relevant staff are notified of meetings and events;
* Manages travel arrangements for Congressman and staff, including lodging, transportation, ticketing, etc.;
* Reviews invitations and prepare responses;
* Coordinates with district staff;
* Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights, and weekends;
* Performs other duties as assigned;

Budget/Finance/Payroll
* Manages the MRA
* Monitors expenditures
* Pays bills
* Processes reimbursements

House Ethics and Compliance
* Monitors and ensures the Office’s compliance with House Rules

General Office Functions
* Maintains and updates, as necessary, an employee handbook and policy manual for theoffice;
* Provides orientation and training for new staff;
* Assists departing employees with necessary administrative procedures (i.e., returning keys, House I.D. cards, and other office property; obtaining forwarding addresses, work
files, and records);
* Administers parking space assignments for office;
* Maintains confidential medical files, as necessary, for all staff members, including interns and volunteers;
* Maintains emergency information sheets for each staff member;
* Maintains leave and time records for the Washington, D.C. staff;
* Manages office supplies for the Washington, D.C. and district offices;
* Orders business cards for the Washington, D.C. and district office staff;
* Supervises the reception desk, mail operations and the administrative files and personnel records;
* Assumes responsibility for overall office appearance and layout;
* Assists the staff in all mass mailings and ensures that quarterly mass mailing reports are filed;
* Maintains borrowing lists and staff borrowing I.D.’s for the Library of Congress;
* Assists staff in scheduling House or Capitol rooms for outside group functions;
* Maintains a good working relationship with the Member, staff and constituents;
* Accepts performance based criticism and direction;
* Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;
* Works under pressure and handles stress;
* Responsible for responding to ADA and OSHA questionnaires;
* Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights, and weekends; and
* Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

At least two years of office management experience. At least one year of working in a congressional office. Alternatively, five years of related work experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

* Thorough knowledge of the Members’ Congressional Handbook and House Rules;
* Provides necessary organization, supervisory, leadership and motivation to manage office operations;
* Ability to perform essential job functions above;
* Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;
* Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner;
* Strong leadership and organizational skills;
* Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects;
* Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;
* Knowledge of office policies, practices and procedures;
* Knowledge of office computer applications; and
* Proficiency in word processing.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Noisy, hectic, fast-paced, unpredictable environment with large number simultaneous tasks.

Qualified candidates please submit resume to chris.mccane@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Correspondent (tax/trade/retirement/fin. svcs./housing) – Mid-Atlantic Senate Democrat on Finance Committee

Progressive Democratic Senator serving on the Finance Committee seeks LC to work on tax, trade, retirement, financial services, and housing issues.  Candidate must be an outstanding writer and have solid analytical and research skills.  Relevant experience in economics, finance, and/or tax policy is strongly preferred; a law or advanced policy degree is a plus but not required.  Duties include constituent correspondence, research, meetings with interest groups, and writing talking points and memos on legislation, regulations, policy developments, and other items within the issue portfolio.  This is a very active portfolio and you should be a self-starter with a strong interest in the issue areas above, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work independently, the ability to consistently meet deadlines, and the motivation to learn and analyze new material on a broad range of topics.  Mid-Atlantic ties a plus – please detail in your application.  Please email a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223593 as the job referral number in 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 Monday, March 13, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. EST.  Applications received after that time will not be considered.

Communications Director – Senior Texas House Republican

Senior Member looking for an experienced Communications Director. Candidates should have Hill experience, strong writing skills and experience working with the media. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume and writing samples to TX.JobListing@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant (energy) – Senate Republican

Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle energy issues to include electricity, FERC, oil & gas, and coal. Responsibilities include developing policy ideas, drafting legislation, and representing the Senator before constituents and national groups.  Qualified candidates should have a solid background in energy policy as well as excellent communication, research, and writing skills.  Applicants should be highly motivated and be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is not an entry level position; previous congressional experience strongly preferred.  Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223575 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (vets/housing/education) – House Ways & Means Republican

Ways and Means Committee Republican is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a legislative portfolio with an emphasis on veterans, housing, and education issues. Duties include, but are not limited to, drafting responses to constituent mail and calls for all issue areas; monitoring floor, committee, and regulatory activity; conducting meetings with constituents and stakeholders; developing legislation; and advising the Congressman and senior staff. Applicants must have experience as a Legislative Correspondent and strong writing, organizational, and project management skills. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: gopjobopening@gmail.com.

Professional Staff Member – Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee (minority)

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Democratic staff) seeks a professional staff member to handle issues related to small business contracting and workforce development.  Applicants should have an advanced understanding of procurement policies and programs that support federal small business contracting goals.  Excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to formulate and analyze legislation are required.  Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223596 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Secretary – Senate Committee (minority)

Democratic Committee office seeks experienced Press Secretary to serve as on-the-record spokesperson in a busy press office. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player used to generating new ideas and quickly identifying and capitalizing on press opportunities.  A successful applicant will have strong, established relationships with broadcast, print, and online media and a demonstrated ability to innovate and produce results under tight deadlines.  Excellent verbal and written communications skills a must.  Hill experience and a background in issues impacting older Americans preferred.  Please e-mail cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to demcommitteeofficejobs@gmail.com. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

Communications Director – Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee (minority)

The Minority Staff of the Committee on Energy & Natural Resources seeks a Communications Director.  At least six years of relevant experience is required, as is substantive knowledge of energy, public lands, forestry, territories, water, and other policy issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction.  The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter with the proven ability to develop and execute a detailed plan for communicating the Committee’s activities to a diverse set of audiences.  He or she should have the capacity to plan ahead and manage a team; expertise with digital media platforms; and be a team player eager to proactively collaborate with other members of the Committee staff.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills; be able to quickly produce accurate, high-quality materials; and have strong working relationships with reporters, editors, columnists, and other members of the media.  Some travel will be required.  Applicants with ties to Washington are preferred and encouraged to apply.  Please email a cover letter, resume, and at least three writing samples to David_Poyer@energy.senate.gov with Communications Director in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM)

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Legislative Assistant (tax/budget/trade/retirement secuirty) – Senate Republican

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Legislative Correspondent – Midwestern Senate Republican

A Midwestern Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Correspondent. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer and have solid analytical and research skills. Duties include constituent correspondence, research, meetings with interest groups, and writing talking points and memos on legislation, regulations, policy developments, and other items within their issue portfolio. Prior hill experience is strongly preferred. Please email a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223598 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Communications Director – Western House Republican

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