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Archive for April, 2017

Legislative Correspondent – Congressman Robert Aderholt (R-AL)

The Office of Rep. Robert Aderholt seeks a legislative correspondent for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing an active mail program, writing letters to respond to constituent legislative inquires, ensuring quick response times, and performing other duties as assigned.

Applicants should possess strong writing skills and ideally will have absorbed a sense of the pace on Capitol Hill and some knowledge of the legislative process by having been a staff assistant or intern.

Interested individuals should email a resume to mark.dawson@mail.house.gov.

Counsel – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the principal investigative body for the U.S. House of Representatives, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings seeks to fill a Counsel position on the Democratic staff. The ideal candidate will be a junior attorney (less than five years of experience) with a background or strong interest in environmental matters, including investigations, hearings, depositions, and briefings. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter to oversightjobs@mail.house.gov, with “Counsel” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – Alabama House Democrat

Alabama Democrat seeks a highly motivated and organized Staff Assistant with excellent oral and written communication skills for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include: managing front desk operations, transporting the Member, answering telephones, greeting visitors, coordinating tours for visiting guests, processing flag requests, reviewing and sorting incoming correspondence, preparing daily mail memos, addressing constituent matters, and assisting the Member, Chief of Staff and legislative staff as needed. Additionally, staff assistant will be responsible for executing administrative tasks of the office including, ordering stationary, business cards and office supplies.  Applicants must possess an upbeat, positive attitude and an ability to work well in a highly collaborative environment. Applicants must also be detail-oriented, friendly, and professional.

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. Hill experience and ties to Alabama are a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references, to al.51resumes@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN)

Office of Representative Keith Ellison seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage a diverse portfolio of priority issue areas with a particular emphasis on labor, environment, energy, and transportation among others. Ideal candidates should have strong analytical research, writing and communications skills and a proactive approach to responding to current trends and issues. Daily activities include identifying and advancing policy proposals; writing speeches and talking points; meeting with constituents, advocacy organizations and interest groups; working with Minnesota stakeholders; and writing memos, floor statements and constituent correspondence. Candidates should have sharp attention to detail, good time management skills, an ability to multi-task while working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, and commitment to inclusive prosperity and environmental sustainability. Minnesota ties and prior legislative experience on Capitol Hill preferred. This is NOT an entry-level position. To apply, please email a cover letter, résumé and writing sample with the words “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line to Position.mn05@mail.house.gov. Please paste your cover letter in the body of the email – do not send letter as an attachment. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Staff Assistant & Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent – Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)

Senator Brian Schatz seeks two staff assistants for his office in Washington, DC. One position is a front office position with responsibilities that include answering and responding to phone calls, responding to tour requests from constituents, and assisting with constituent correspondence. The second position is a back office position with responsibilities that include drafting correspondence, managing the organization of incoming correspondence, doing policy research, and performing various administrative duties. Both positions have great potential for growth and promotion within the office. Qualified applicants will have strong communication, writing, and organizational skills; exercise sound judgment; operate well under pressure; and work well as part of a team. Hawaii ties are strongly preferred. All applications must be submitted through the legislative jobs resume bank at http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs.

Legislative Assistant/Health Care Advisor – Northeastern Senate Democrat on Finance Committee

Northeast Democratic Member of the Finance Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle, Health Care (Committee), Social Security/Seniors (Committee), Medicare/Medicaid, HHS, CDC, and FDA issues. This individual will be responsible for: staffing the Senator’s relevant work on the issues; monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents and overall stakeholder engagement; writing talking points; preparing materials and briefing the Senator. 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. Prior hill experience and advanced degree in related field strongly preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223673 as the job referral number in subject line.

Director of Immigration & Foreign Affairs (NYC Office) – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks a Director of Immigration and Foreign Affairs in her Constituent Affairs Department. Preferred candidate is an attorney with a minimum of 5 years of experience. The Director of Immigration and Foreign Affairs will assist constituents with immigration matters, foreign affairs and customs issues under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State.  Experience working with these agencies and/or the federal government is encouraged. Ability to work well with various constituents, including non-profits, businesses, community based organizations and other elected officials is necessary.  Applicants must be self-motivated team players who are able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality and must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer; people of color, women, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender people, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references to Jobs@gillibrand.senate.gov. Please include “DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION & FOREIGN AFFAIRS” in the subject line of your email.  No calls please.

Press Secretary – Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

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

Legislative Assistant – Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle several domestic policy issues including Judiciary, Gun Violence, Civil Rights, Education and Labor. Responsibilities include advising the Senator on all matters under the issue portfolio; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor proceedings; representing the Senator before constituents and stakeholders; reviewing legislative correspondence; and supervising Legislative Correspondents. The ideal candidate will have experience advising a Member of Congress on the issues in this portfolio; have experience advancing policy proposals; be an excellent writer; 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.

Scheduler/Office Manager – Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)

Kansas Republican Member is seeking a scheduler/office manager to serve in the Washington, D.C. office. The ideal candidate will be highly-organized, a proven multi-tasker, detail-orientated, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work creatively and quickly, and a problem solver. The successful applicant will manage the Member’s DC and district schedule. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, Committee schedules, speaking engagements, Member travel arrangements, and managing the overall day to day schedule. Prior scheduling experience strongly preferred, but not required. If candidate has Kansas ties, please note this in email and cover letter. Please send a resume and cover letter to ks02jobs@mail.house.gov. No calls or drop-ins please.

Digital Assistant – House Republican Conference

House Republicans are looking for a Digital Assistant to be part of the Conference Digital team. He or she will be responsible for content creation, curation, and distribution for all House Republican digital channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and emerging platforms. They will work with the Deputy Digital Director to deliver a best-in-class digital effort across all House GOP owned assets. The ideal candidate has experience using digital channels to find out what people are discussing and understands why people engage politically online. Most importantly, he or she will be eager to learn and determined to excel.

We’re looking for someone with 1 – 2 years of relevant digital experience, particularly focused on increasing engagement and growing audiences; visual eye and ability to create graphics and short videos with Adobe Creative Cloud; a passion for politics and genuine interest in the Republican Party; demonstrated knowledge of digital channels – email, web, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and an eagerness to explore and play with emerging platforms; experience using real-time tools and native analytics for social media channels; excellent written and communication skills and the ability to multitask in a collaborative office environment.

Apply at https://housegop.typeform.com/to/N6ez1K.

Chief of Staff – Congressman Steve King (R-IA)

Congressman Steve King (IA-04) is looking for a chief of staff for his Washington, D.C. office. The chief of staff must be strongly pro-life and pro-traditional marriage. The ideal candidate would have Iowa ties, great communication skills, expansive DC network, and strong leadership skills. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to IA04.Resumes@mail.house.gov.

Subcommittee Clerk – House Homeland Security Committee (majority)

The House Committee on Homeland Security, Majority Staff, is looking for a Subcommittee Clerk to assist with Committee operations. Among other duties, the person filling this role will assist the Chief Clerk in the performance of the following:

• Managing Subcommittee hearings and markups;
• Plan and manage Subcommittee field hearings;
• Conduct legislative and oversight research and assist professional staff; and
• Prepare Subcommittee archive and historical records.

The ideal candidate for this position is detail oriented, a self-starter and works well independently as well as with others. Previous experience in a Capitol Hill office required.

Please send resumes and statement of interest to: Resumes.CHS@mail.house.gov.

Deputy Press Secretary – Midwestern Senate Republican

Midwest Republican Senator is seeking a deputy press secretary to contribute to an active press team. Strong writing and editing skills, as well as knowledge of the legislative process, social media and photography preferred. Primary responsibilities include drafting op-eds, speeches, press releases and talking points; booking and scheduling interviews; maintaining relationships with local media; and managing social media accounts and office website. Midwest ties strongly preferred. To be considered, two years of experience in communications is required. To apply, candidates should send a resume, writing samples and two references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223660 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Secretary – Moderate Senate Democrat

Moderate Democrat seeks highly motivated Press Secretary to help run an aggressive communications office. Working in conjunction with the Communications Director, Deputy Press Secretary, and Digital Manager, responsibilities include managing day-to-day operations, serving as a primary spokesperson for the Senator, coordinating state press events, overseeing interview requests and briefings, writing press releases and developing long-term strategies. The ideal candidate will have Hill communications experience and time spent working in a high-pressure environment.  Strong writing and people skills along with a solid knowledge of the national political press are a must. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223656 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Scheduler – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeking experienced, detail-oriented Scheduler for fast- paced operation. Position requires superior organizational skills, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, operate independently and work collaboratively with DC and state staff, and with the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality. Duties include, but not limited to: working with state staff to identify and execute strategic priorities, ability to plan short- and long-term, compiling daily schedules and briefing books, communicating with constituents by phone and email to respond quickly to address requests, concerns, and questions, problem solving and logistical mastery. Individual reports to Director of Scheduling, State Director, and Chief of Staff. Ideal candidate will have a proven track record of demonstrating sound judgment and discretion, be able to prioritize multiple projects at once, have scheduling or event planning experience (one year in similar position); and excellent written and verbal communication 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 223662 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Special Assistant – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democrat seeks a Special Assistant to support the Senator’s daily logistics, including managing briefings, driving, and handling personal correspondence and writing. Attention to detail, discretion, poise under pressure, and relevant experience are crucial. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer with strong research skills, have a good driving record, and be interested in the American West, current events, and public service. The selected candidate will report to the scheduling office and will handle advance, logistics, and driving as well as overall administrative support for the Senator. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223663 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Counsel – Senate Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Democratic Senator on the Judiciary Committee seeks a Legislative Counsel. Experience with and knowledge of issues including intellectual property, immigration, criminal justice reform, civil rights, constitutional law, and antitrust strongly desired. The position would also handle the critical Indian Affairs portfolio. The position requires strategic thinking and strong analytic ability. The ability to effectively communicate analysis in both oral and written format is essential. Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to: planning legislative strategy, coalition building, preparing for hearings, team management, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points. Ideal candidates should have experience with congressional investigations, must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and possess strong legal, negotiation, and legislative skills. J.D. required and substantial Hill and/or relevant work experience preferred. Interested applicants should send a single attachment which includes their resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample (no more than 10 pages) to us.senate.employment@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant (Northern KY District Office) – Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY)

The office of Congressman Thomas Massie of the 4th District of Kentucky, is seeking a pleasant, energetic, highly-organized, detail-oriented, Staff Assistant for the Northern Kentucky District Office.

The Staff Assistant duties include: greeting visitors, answers the telephone and answers constituent requests for general information, casework, and other inquiries. This position also monitors delivery and pickup of materials, maintains the front office, and assists other staff members with various administrative and legislative duties.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Provide staff coverage for the District Office, answer constituent phone calls and office visits, and the handling of constituent correspondence
– Review and assign incoming casework
– Act as a liaison between constituents and other government agenciesProvide casework assistance to constituents in a timely and efficient manner; proactively follow up on all open cases until resolutions are reached
– Train and supervise interns to handle routine office matters, such as incoming correspondence, visitors, telephone calls, and other issues that may arise
– Maintain office supplies and equipment, and the maintenance of the office organizational system
– Handle other tasks as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

– Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner
– Thoroughness and careful attention to detail
– Strong oral and written communication skills
– Understands the value/art of the “follow-up”
– Works well under pressure while managing multiple tasks with competing priorities
– Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment
– Availability to occasionally work nights and weekends, if needed
– Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others
– Knowledge of legislative process helpful
– Strong oral and written communication skills
– Previous office experience a plus

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please submit via email a resume and cover letter to: KY4district@gmail.com.

No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Legal Fellow (Summer) – House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations (minority)

The Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations is seeking a summer 2017 full-time or part-time legal fellow available to start in May or early June 2017. Preference will be given to candidates available to work full-time. Fellows will gain firsthand knowledge of Congressional oversight on a range of issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction, including healthcare, energy and environment, telecommunications, and more. Responsibilities include organizing materials for staff, aiding in preparation for Congressional hearings, research, writing and editing, and document review, including but not limited to legislation and federal regulations. Successful candidates will be dependable, organized, and possess exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills. This internship is unpaid.

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), gender identity, disability, or age. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample (5 pages max.) to: InternshipResume.EC@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to work on issues, including education. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Hill experience and law degree a plus. Send resume, brief writing sample, and three references to DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. No drop-ins please.

Legislative Correspondent (energy/environment/public lands) – Senator Jon Tester (D-MT)

Western Democratic Senator seeks LC to work on issues including energy, environment and public lands. Candidate must be a strong writer and possess solid analytical and research skills. Relevant experience in these fields is preferred but not required. Duties include constituent correspondence, research, meetings with constituents, and writing talking points and memos on legislation, regulations, policy developments, and other items within the issue portfolio. This is an active portfolio and you should be a self-starter with excellent attention to detail and an interest in learning and analyzing new material on a broad range of topics. Please email a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to Western.Senate.Dem@gmail.com with 223665 as the job referral number in subject line.

Counsel – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the principal investigative body for the U.S. House of Representatives, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings seeks to fill a Counsel position on the Democratic staff. The ideal candidate will be a junior attorney (less than five years of experience) with a background or strong interest in environmental matters, including investigations, hearings, depositions, and briefings. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter to oversightjobs@mail.house.gov, with “Counsel” in the subject line.

Press Secretary – Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)

Office of U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski seeking a talented, experienced, and highly motivated communicator with strong writing skills and the ability to establish a strong rapport with the press. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for ensuring that the objectives and achievements of the Senator are communicated efficiently and effectively to the media and public. The individual needs to simplify complex issues to convey the Senator’s objectives and achievements utilizing print, digital, and social media. This position is based in Washington, D.C. and will work closely with the Communications Director and Digital Media Specialist. Key Responsibilities: Press Clips – Compiles local and national news articles daily for the Senator and staff to read. Maintains a record of all media stories mentioning the Senator. Responding to media inquiries: Fields and responds to media inquiries, crafts responses, serves as an on-the-record spokesperson, and works with the Communications Director to make decisions about granting interviews. Writing/ Copyediting: Drafts, edits, or reviews press releases for distribution to local and national media and stakeholders. Writes and edits speeches, talking points, video scripts, opinion-editorials, and newsletters. Ensures external communications are well written, professional, and consistent with the Senator’s message. Social Media: Manages the planning, creation, and posting of social media content. Assists with maintaining the Senator’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other online media accounts, including monitoring social media for trending topics. Video Messages: Coordinates weekly video messages that the Senator records for events she is unable to attend. This involves keeping track of when messages must be recorded, working with legislative staff to draft scripts, and overseeing the recording process with the Senator. Additional Duties: Maintains and updates press distribution list. Works closely with Communications Director to determine the best way to communicate the Senator’s work (sponsored/introduced legislation, committee hearings, constituent meetings, floor activity), and assists with other duties as assigned. Requirements: Communications degree or at least two years of professional experience in communications. Outstanding writing and communication skills as well as detail-oriented. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines. Familiarity with and connections to Alaska are strongly preferred. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to Angelina Burney at Angelina_Burney@murkowski.senate.gov with “Press Secretary” in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (transportation/infrastructure) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ)

Transportation Legislative Assistant Opening: New Jersey Democrat is seeking a legislative assistant to handle the Member’s work on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Responsibilities include: preparing and staffing the Member for committee hearings and markups, developing and advancing legislation and other policy priorities of the Member, researching and advising the Member on bills and other issues, representing the Member in meetings, and drafting constituent correspondence. The ideal candidate will have a transportation background and Hill experience.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume and two brief writing samples to nj08jobs@gmail.com. Please no calls or drop-ins.

Sr. Foreign Policy Advisor – Senate Democrat on Foreign Relations & Armed Services Committees

Democrat serving on the Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees seeks a Senior Policy Advisor. The Senior Policy Advisor will serve as lead advisor on foreign policy issues, manage the foreign policy team and be responsible for advancing the Senator’s foreign policy priorities across relevant committees. A successful candidate will have a history of thinking strategically and creatively, expertise in current foreign policy issues, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team environment. Previous Senate or Congressional experience preferred, but not required. 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 223664 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Aide (ag/energy/environment) – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Aide to handle issues related to agriculture, energy policy and the environment. Responsibilities include developing policy ideas around agriculture, energy and rural issues, drafting legislation and representing the Senator before constituents and national groups. Individuals should have strong interpersonal and organizational skills as well as the ability to multi-task while working in a fast-paced team environment. Substantial understanding of agriculture and energy policy and prior Senate or House experience are preferred. Previous experience working on a Farm Bill preferred.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223653 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Assistant – House Energy & Commerce Committee (minority)

The Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic Staff seeks a motivated and hardworking communications professional to join fast-paced communications team as a press assistant. Responsibilities include drafting news releases, social media posts, op-eds and talking points; designing graphics for both social media and web content; monitoring social media for trending topics; maintaining and updating press lists; and compiling daily press clips. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and sound political judgment. Prior Hill or campaign communications experience, as well as professional social media and digital experience (including graphic design and photo and video editing), is preferred. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to ecdjobs@mail.house.gov. Please no walk ins or phone calls.

Military Legislative Correspondent – Senator Gary Peters (D-MI)

Midwest Democratic Senator on the Armed Services Committee seeks a highly motivated, detail oriented and resourceful Military Legislative Correspondent to handle the defense, foreign policy, veterans, and intelligence portfolio in a fun, fast-paced office. Duties include processing incoming mail, drafting outgoing constituent mail, conducting research, providing assistance to senior legislative staff, drafting memos for the Senator, and meeting with stakeholders. Security clearance eligibility and exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills are necessary. Previous Hill experience, military service, proficiency in IQ, and a public policy background are 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. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “MILITARY LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT” in subject line.

Professional Staff Member – House Homeland Security Committee (majority)

The Majority staff of the House Committee on Homeland Security is seeking a Professional Staff Member. This individual should have extensive background in border and maritime related security issues, and previous experience on the Hill is preferred. Please email a resume and writing sample to resumes.CHS@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Midwestern House Republican

Conservative Republican office is looking for a Communications Director to manage a press heavy office. Candidate needs to be both fiscally and socially conservative, an excellent writer, adept in social media and have prior communications experience. Member focus is on both district and DC press with concentration on military/defense and social/family policy. This is a writing intense office and the ideal candidate will be able to creatively and effectively communicate the Member’s messages through traditional as well as social media venues. Please send resume, cover letter and a writing sample to mwla04@gmail.com. No interns please.

Legislative Director – House Republican

Conservative House Republican seeks a Legislative Director with strong organizational and communications skills, leadership capability, and legislative experience. The LD will report to the Chief of Staff and manage all aspects of the legislative team. The LD is responsible for working with the Member and Chief of Staff to successfully develop and implement policy strategies that further the Member’s goals. The preferred candidate is a skilled writer, knowledgeable in a broad range of policy issues, and a problem solver. The candidate should have a minimum of 3 years Capitol Hill legislative experience. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to GOPjob1863@gmail.com.

Press Intern (Summer) – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Democratic staff of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is seeking an unpaid press intern for the summer. Primary responsibilities include answering the press line, compiling daily news clips, drafting social media content, conducting research, and assisting with administrative tasks as needed. A background in journalism, public relations or general communications is preferred. Minorities and women are also encouraged to apply. All interested candidates should send a resume and two references to OversightPress@mail.house.gov.‎

Paid Intern – Congressman Frank Lucas (R-OK)

Congressman Frank D. Lucas is accepting applications for a temporary paid internship in his Washington, DC, office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering telephone calls and taking messages, providing Capitol Tours, processing mail, maintaining the front office, and general office administrative duties. Please e-mail your resume to okgopinternship@gmail.com.

Legislative Director – House Democrat

Democrat seeks Legislative Director with extensive Hill and legal experience–litigation experience preferred. The LD will report to the Chief of Staff and manage all aspects of the legislative team. The LD is responsible for working with the legislative team, Member, and Chief of Staff to successfully develop and implement policy strategies that further the member’s goals in both D.C. and the district. Strong communication skills and a focus on teamwork are critical components of this position. Experience with House Judiciary Committee, floor procedures, and legislative process are required. Interest in intellectual property and anti-competition issues required. The LD position requires someone who pays attention to detail, is passionate about public service, is proactive, excels working in a fast-paced environment, has excellent writing ability, and who creates a positive leadership culture. Submit resume and cover letter, three references and two short writing samples with the subject line “legislative director” to costochj@gmail.com.

Systems Administrator – Western Senate Democrat

A Western Democrat seeks a part-time Systems Administrator. The position will be based in the Senator’s Washington, D.C. office, but must assist both DC and state staff with their IT needs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating and managing user accounts, maintaining the office email system, setting up hardware (including desktops, smartphones, printers, teleconference equipment, etc.), installing and updating software, and helping troubleshoot any and all technological issues that may arise. Patience, persistence, and great problem-solving skills are a must. Familiarity with the Windows and Android operating systems are a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223623 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Archivist – Senate Commerce Committee

Senate Commerce Committee seeks a full-time, non-partisan Archivist to assist Majority and Minority staffs.  Responsibilities include overseeing management of Committee records, policies and procedures; preservation of paper and electronic records including social media records and Web source files and e-mail; serving as liaison with the Senate Archivist and the National Archives; and assisting staff to develop practices to facilitate good records management.  This individual must be a self-starter; will work independently to organize a large backlog of historical electronic and paper records covering complex commerce, science, and transportation policies; and ideally should have some previous experience, and familiarity with, U.S. Senate records management.  Knowledge of professional ethics and strong organizational skills is required.  In addition, experience with PC based processing programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access Database is required. Candidates should email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to JOBS@commerce.senate.gov, with the subject line “Committee Archivist Referral.”

Legislative Director – Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC)

Democratic Member of Congress from North Carolina seeks a Legislative Director for D.C. Office. The legislative portfolio includes education, labor, and transportation. This individual is responsible for drafting legislation and amendments, tracking legislation, developing legislative initiatives, writing speeches and floor statements, staffing the Member in Committee, and representing the Member in meetings with constituents and interested parties. Applicants should have experience in education policy, excellent written and verbal communication skills, work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, be a strong team player, and have at least two years of legislative experience on Capitol Hill. Ties to North Carolina are a plus. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and two brief writing samples along with three references to nchousejobs@gmail.com. Please be sure to put LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR in the subject line. No drop-ins or phone calls. The office is an equal opportunity employer.

Staff Assistant – Western House Republican

Republican Congressman seeks Staff Assistant to manage day-to-day office operations, process flag and tour requests, and act as primary front office staff. Duties will include answering phone calls, greeting visitors, overseeing internship program, and ordering office supplies. Successful candidates must be professional and friendly, demonstrate ability to quickly address and solve problems, possess exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, and be able to work quickly in a fast-paced environment. Please send resume and cover letter to gopwesternjob@gmail.com. No walk ins or phone calls.

Military Legislative Assistant – Senior House Republican Appropriator

Senior Republican Appropriator is seeking an experienced Military Legislative Assistant for their Washington office. Responsibilities will include staffing Member on Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, conducting meetings and advising on defense policy, coordinating with DOD representatives, and supporting Member and district staff to represent the interest of significant military installation within the district. Absolute minimum 5 years relevant experience within Department of Defense or as MLA required and prior military experience preferred. Active TS Clearance required—applicants without active TS or higher will not be considered.  Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to GOPJobOpportunity@gmail.com.

Scheduler – Congressman Randy Hultgren (R-IL)

Illinois conservative seeks a Scheduler to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. Applicants  should be high energy, extremely organized, detail oriented, and poses the ability to multi-task and work quickly. Scheduler is responsible for the Member’s DC and District calendars, including, but not limited to, managing the day to day schedule, organizing and tracking appointments and allocating time for Congressional responsibilities, staff obligations, and constituents. In addition, he or she will be in charge of travel arrangements and reservations. Candidates must be on call and available to assist the Member around the clock. Illinois ties are preferred, but not required.  Please send resume, cover letter, and references to IL14.HR@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant – House Republican

House Republican Member of Congress seeks applicants for an open staff assistant position.  Interested individuals should display a teamwork philosophy, engaging and motivated self-starter, and great writing skills.  The office has a long tradition of promoting from within whenever possible for future job openings.  Please do not apply if you are not already in metro Washington, DC.  Thank you for your interest. Please send your resume and cover letter to houseopening2016@yahoo.com.

Legal Fellow/Law Clerk – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks law student or attorney to assist policy staff on matters including immigration, law enforcement, and civil rights, with an emphasis on oversight, investigations, research, and some administrative tasks. Candidates must possess excellent research and writing 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, and/or Hill experience, is a plus. Position may last up to nine months depending on selected candidate’s availability and may include a small stipend, depending on qualifications. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – Congressman Erik Paulsen (R-MN)

Congressman Erik Paulsen is seeking a high energy, highly-organized, and detail oriented Scheduler/Executive Assistant. This person will maintain the Congressman's official schedule, travel plans, and related records.  This position also acts as a liaison for the Congressman with the staff, public and other Members of Congress.  MN ties helpful but not required. Salary commensurate with experience.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to PaulsenJobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

Scheduler – House Republican

Republican Member is seeking a scheduler to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. The ideal candidate will be high energy, highly organized, a proven multi-tasker, detail-orientated, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work creatively and quickly, be a fast learner and a problem solver. The Scheduler will manage the Member’s DC schedule. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, Committee schedules, speaking engagements, Member travel arrangements, scheduling requests for the Member, and managing the overall day-to-day schedule. Candidates must be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Two years scheduling experience is strongly preferred, but not required.  Please send a resume and cover letter to GOPscheduler1@gmail.com. No calls or drop-ins please.

Director of Strategic Initiatives – House Homeland Security Committee (majority)

The Majority staff of the House Committee on Homeland Security is currently seeking a Director of Strategic Initiatives. This individual would be responsible for all aspects of full committee hearings, including coordination with subcommittee staff directors and professional staff on witness scheduling, briefing the Chairman, and writing and vetting opening statements and questions. Other responsibilities include:

– Working in close coordination with senior staff on full committee activities such as planning congressional delegation trips, site visits, field hearings, roundtables and various other events.

– Engaging with Chair and senior committee staff to craft speeches, official statements, opinion editorials, talking points, and other public communications that reflect the Chairman’s agenda.

– Helping lead Committee efforts to advance the Chairman’s policy vision across multiple platforms.

– Assisting with crisis response, including in the wake of terrorist incidents, natural disasters, and other emergency situations.

Previous Hill experience preferred. We ask for no calls or drop ins. Qualified applicants should email a resume, 2-3 references, and a writing sample to: resumes.chs@mail.house.gov.

Staff Director – House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights, & International Organizations (minority)

Progressive Democrat seeks Staff Director for the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights, and International Organizations. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over the following within Sub-Saharan Africa: (1) Matters affecting the political relations between the United States and other countries and regions, including resolutions or other legislative measures directed to such relations; (2) Legislation with respect to disaster assistance outside the Foreign Assistance Act, boundary issues, and international claims; (3) Legislation with respect to region- or country-specific loans or other financial relations outside the Foreign Assistance Act; (4) Legislation and oversight regarding human rights practices in particular countries; (5) Oversight of regional lending institutions; (6) Oversight of matters related to the regional activities of the United Nations, of its affiliated agencies, and of other multilateral institutions; (7) Identification and development of options for meeting future problems and issues relating to U.S. interests in the region; (8) Oversight of base rights and other facilities access agreements and regional security pacts; (9) Concurrent oversight jurisdiction with respect to matters assigned to the functional subcommittees insofar as they may affect the region; (10) Oversight of foreign assistance activities affecting the region, with the concurrence of the Chairman of the full Committee; and (11) Such other matters as the Chairman of the full Committee may determine.    

In addition to its regional jurisdiction, the subcommittee may conduct oversight of: international health issues, including transboundary infectious diseases, maternal health and child survival, and programs related to the global ability to address health issues; population issues; the United Nations and its affiliated agencies (excluding peacekeeping and enforcement of United Nations or other international sanctions); the American Red Cross; and the Peace Corps.  In addition, the subcommittee may conduct oversight of, or consider legislation pertaining to: implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; other matters relating to internationally-recognized human rights, including legislation aimed at the promotion of human rights and democracy generally; and the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, and related issues.   

Job Responsibilities    

The Staff Director will spearhead and drive a comprehensive policy agenda on African foreign policy as well as staff subcommittee hearings and mark-ups. Responsibilities include preparing for hearings, writing statements and memos, analyzing and formulating legislation, developing vote recommendations, drafting amendments, and coordinating events and meeting with stakeholders, as well as tracking and monitoring current events related to the subcommittee and foreign affairs at-large.    

Qualifications    

This is a senior staff position. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of prior professional experience in African foreign policy. Professional experience related to global health, human rights and international organizations is also helpful.   

Candidates should have a proven track-record of advancing a policy agenda and working under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should also have excellent writing skills. The successful candidate will be a results-oriented problem solver, a motivated self-starter and a team player. Prior management experience is a plus. Prior experience on Capitol Hill is also advantageous. Candidate must be willing and able to work long hours, including some nights, and weekends.    
 
Please email resume and cover letter to: Rep.Karen.Bass@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director. The ideal candidate will be a communications veteran with at least seven years in public relations. Experience on Capitol Hill is strongly preferred. This position develops and oversees all communications for the Senate office; acts as a liaison with state and national media; participates in development of legislative agenda; writes op-ed pieces, press releases, and direct mail pieces; tapes, edits, and coordinates television satellite feeds and assists in planning State press events. The Communications Director will work closely with the Senator, Chief of Staff, legislative, and outreach staff. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223630 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Proctor – Senate Page Program

Senate Page Program seeks a Proctor for page residence which houses high school students from across the nation. Duties include supervising students, enforcing rules, and planning activities. Bachelor's degree required; current enrollment in a graduate degree granting program preferred. Experience working with adolescents or in a residence hall preferred.  Compensation includes competitive salary and federal benefits. This is a full-time, live-in position. Applicants must have flexible schedules which permit evening, overnight, and weekend assignments.  To apply, send cover letter, resume and Employment Application to resumes@saa.senate.gov. The complete vacancy announcement can be found at https://sen.gov/5J28. To be considered for this position an Employment Application MUST be submitted. The SAA Employment Application can be found at https://sen.gov/ZJKP. HIRING FOR THIS POSITION IS GOVERNED BY THE VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT. DEADLINE 04/13/2017.

Legislative Fellow (tax) – House Ways & Means Republican

In this position the fellow will act as administrative and legislative support to the Chief of Staff and Tax Counsel. The Fellow will provide research and drafting support to the tax team while gaining a basic understanding of tax policy and the role of legislative support on Capitol Hill. The goal is that the Fellow will gain an understanding of jurisdiction, the role of various political actors, the statutory origins, and the future of tax policy. The Fellow will be encouraged to approach topics from a legislative perspective, trying to decipher the legislative consequence of potential policy changes in the various topics. The goal is to raise the level of expertise of the Fellow so that he or she could take on the role of Tax Counsel, or do tax policy for an association/firm.    

Primary Responsibilities:  

· Learn the basics of tax policy and will attend briefings/ Committee hearings as assigned.  Assist in hearing prep.   
· Will assist in the drafting of general floor statements  
· Will be responsible for weekly blog/ one pager on a new area of tax policy  
· Will perform research and write memos on tax assignments  
· Will be responsible for sending daily Dear Colleagues on MCB legislation  
· Will draft Dear Colleagues and background materials as assigned  
· Will track responses to letters sent to Administration officials on tax issues as assigned  
· May sit in on meetings with W&M, Leadership or the Senate as approved by the tax team  
· Will have legislative projects on low level bills and if they reach the level, may staff the   Congressman at hearings  
· Will draft certain constituent mail to delve into the details of tax policy.       

The position is paid a monthly stipend and will be eligible for metro benefits.  Ideal candidate is an evening law student or part-time tax LLM student. Please send resumes to legislativefellow16@gmail.com.

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