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Archive for June, 2017

Legislative Assistant (energy/environment) – Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) is seeking a Legislative Assistant for energy, environment and climate issues.  Responsibilities include representing the Senator before constituent groups and stakeholders;  developing and advancing legislative proposals; reviewing legislative correspondence; and keeping the Senator informed on issues and developments related to this portfolio both in Maryland and at the national level. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer with deep knowledge and experience in this area, including a strong prior record advancing and drafting policy proposals and working on issues concerning the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Congressional experience and Maryland ties are strongly preferred. The Office of Senator Chris Van Hollen is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to Sen.VanHollenLA@gmail.com.

Tax Counsel – Senior Republican on Senate Finance Committee

Senior Republican member of the Senate Committee on Finance is seeking a counsel to handle tax, budget, banking, financial services, social security, housing, and pension issues. The ideal candidate will have a law degree and at least 5-10 years of Capitol Hill experience in a Republican office managing a legislative portfolio that includes relevant Committees and issues. Please send resumes to: SenateTaxCounsel@gmail.com.

Digital Director – Midwestern Senate Republican

Midwest Republican senator is seeking a Digital Director to develop, implement, and manage digital strategy to effectively communicate with constituents and grow digital assets. Daily responsibilities include: monitoring and responding to communications on social platforms, developing creative content, analyzing social media metrics, and making data-driven decisions to grow our online following. The ideal candidate will be organized and proactive, and have strong writing skills, a working knowledge of the legislative process and Hill press operations, and experience with graphic design and video editing. Please send resumes to: digitaldirectorresumes@gmail.com.

Research Assistant – Northeast Senate Democrat

Northeast Democratic Senator is seeking a Research Assistant to assist in core policy and communications functions. Responsibilities include: researching past Senate floor and public debates on a variety of issues for use by Senate staff and Senators, performing video research and analysis for social media accounts and fact checking.  Qualified candidates will be highly organized with keen attention to detail, possess strong research, writing and analytical skills, be capable of simultaneously managing multiple projects in collaboration with various members of a high-impact team, and be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. This job requires creative thinking and understanding of current political debates. Previous experience in press is preferred. Familiarity with well-known research tools like LexisNexis strongly preferred. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified applicants should email a one-page resume, references and a writing sample to SenateDemJobs2016@Gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN)

Representative Tim Walz (MN-01) seeks a Staff Assistant to join his Washington, DC staff. The Staff Assistant will be responsible for managing the front office, receiving visitors and telephone calls, supervising interns, completing flag and tour requests, and performing other administrative, legislative, and communications tasks as required. Successful candidates will demonstrate an understanding and adherence to the servant-leader model; a high degree of professionalism; strong writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills; an ability to take initiative in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; and a positive, collegial attitude. Capitol Hill experience and Minnesota ties are not required, but they are preferred. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three professional references to Walz.Resumes@mail.house.gov. Representative Walz is an equal opportunity employer.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN)

Representative Tim Walz (MN-01) seeks a Staff Assistant to join his Washington, DC staff. The Staff Assistant will be responsible for managing the front office, receiving visitors and telephone calls, supervising interns, completing flag and tour requests, and performing other administrative, legislative, and communications tasks as required. Successful candidates will demonstrate an understanding and adherence to the servant-leader model; a high degree of professionalism; strong writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills; an ability to take initiative in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; and a positive, collegial attitude. Capitol Hill experience and Minnesota ties are not required, but they are preferred. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three professional references to Walz.Resumes@mail.house.gov. Representative Walz is an equal opportunity employer.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA)

Pacific Northwest Democrat seeks a Scheduler/Executive Assistant for his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities included managing and maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term calendar both in the district and in D.C., working with a variety of stakeholders to balance the Member’s time between commitments, ensure the Member is provided with briefing materials for each event and meeting, driving the member to events, and performing other duties as required. Capitol Hill and/or executive assistant experience preferred. A driver’s license is required. PNW ties are a plus.

The ideal candidate would be detail-oriented, able to juggle multiple tasks at once, have excellent interpersonal skills, be a problem solver, and understand the logistics of travel among various time zones. Position can involve long hours and availability by phone on weekends and evenings.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Heck.Resumes@mail.house.gov. No drop-ins or phone calls.

Counsel – Senator Bob Mendendez (D-NJ)

Senior Northeast Democratic Senator is seeking an experienced Counsel to handle and support several domestic policy issues including Judiciary Issues, Gun Violence, Civil Rights, Telecom, Technology, Campaign Finance, Consumer Protection, Gaming, Immigration, and Floor Procedure. Responsibilities include advising the Senator on all matters in the issue portfolio; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor proceedings; staffing the Senator in relevant meetings; representing the Senator before constituents and stakeholders; and supervising a Legislative Correspondent. The ideal candidate will have a law degree; experience advising a Member of Congress on the issues in this portfolio; experience advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and enjoyment for working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Senate experience and New Jersey ties are strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223768 as the job referral number in subject line.

Legislative Correspondent – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Midwest Democratic Senator is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to work primarily on trade, labor, manufacturing, budget, tax, social security and appropriations issues. The Senator is an active member of the HELP and Appropriations committees and works extensively on economic issues critical to the state and constituents. Qualified candidates will have strong writing, communication, and research skills.  Responsibilities include writing letters to constituents, meeting with constituents and supporting Legislative Assistants’ work on these issues. Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to 2017LCopening@gmail.com by June 28, 2017.

Legislative Assistant (health/education/oversight/social issues) – House Republican

House Republican seeks qualified Legislative Assistant to oversee various issues including health care, education, oversight, and social issues, etc. The Legislative Assistant, together with legislative staff advises the Congressman on all legislative areas. This position assists in the development of policy, communications and legislative initiatives. Excellent writing and communication skills required.

Desirable Skills
* Thorough knowledge of legislative process and of House organization and procedures;
* Ability to perform essential job functions above;
* Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;
* Provides necessary organization, leadership and motivation to excel in given tasks;
* Excellent oral and written communications skills;

Required Certifications
2 years Hill experience required with strong knowledge of health care issues.

Please send resumes to: employment1776@gmail.com.

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

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Director for his Philadelphia office to oversee all southeast regional outreach under the direction of the State Director and the Deputy State Director.  This individual will: act as the Senator’s liaison to all government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders in their assigned geographic area; monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator accordingly; attend civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Senator in his absence; direct the work of regional junior staff in support of the office’s outreach plan; as well as other duties assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.  Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach, media relations, solid ties to Philadelphia and/or southeastern Pennsylvania, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, writing sample and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Regional Director.”  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.

Mail Manager – Senior Senator (unknown party)

Senior Senator is seeking Mail Manager responsible for managing the large volume of incoming and outgoing mail, working closely with legislative and state staff to ensure a timely response. Previous experience with InterTrac is a plus. Candidates should be detail-oriented with excellent computer skills, organizational skills and ability to discern among a variety of legislative issue topics. Ideal candidate should be a self-starter who can work independently; must be able to multi-task and work under tight time constraints in a team-oriented environment.  Please email a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223738 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Senior Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)

Senior member of House Oversight & Government Reform Committee seeks a Senior Legislative Assistant to handle the full committee and relevant portfolio of legislative issues. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of experience at the Legislative or Senior Legislative Assistant level. Additionally, candidates must have a track record of drafting bills and amendments. This is not an entry-level position. Please email resume and cover letter to mi14district@gmail.com.

Legislative Correspondent (tax/budget) – Senate Republican on Finance & Budget Committees

Conservative Republican Senator sitting on both the Finance and Budget Committees has an opening for a legislative correspondent (LC) in his Washington office. The LC will be responsible for organizing, researching, drafting, processing, and responding to constituent correspondences in the areas of tax and budget. Responsibilities will also include assisting the tax counsel in research projects, drafting legislative memos, and meeting with constituent groups. The qualified individual should be organized and motivated with exceptional writing skills, strong research abilities, demonstrated interest in the legislative portfolio, attention to detail, and expertise with VOICE. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223731 as the job referral number in the subject line. Please no drop-ins, phone calls, or faxes.

Regional Coordinator (Marquette, MI upper Peninsula office) – Michigan Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator is seeking a highly-motivated, organized Upper Peninsula Regional Coordinator to work with the U.P. Regional Director in the Marquette, Michigan, office. The regional coordinator’s primary duties include handling office administrative tasks, including answering phones, opening mail, ordering office supplies, and managing the office internship program. The regional coordinator may also assist with representing the senator at meetings and public events, as assigned by the regional director. The position requires some travel over short distances to communities throughout the U.P., occasionally during evenings and weekends. The ideal candidate is a person who is personable, dependable, flexible, able to multitask and prioritize, and works well under pressure.  The candidate should have an interest and familiarity with public policy. Background and experience in customer service is preferred, and strong writing and grammar skills are a must. To be successful, he/she should be both self-motivated and able to work independently, but also comfortable working as part of a large, highly-coordinated team. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – Northeastern Senate Democrat

Northeastern Democratic Senator is seeking a Staff Assistant.  Applicants must be detail oriented, well organized, able to handle a fast-paced work environment and work well in a team environment, and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Candidates should be personable, dependable and professional to support a very busy front office, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.  Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, and other administrative duties as assigned, as well as providing support to scheduling, press, and legislative staff as needed.  Northeastern ties a plus. Please email a cover letter and resume to DemSenatorJob@gmail.com indicating “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.

Press Secretary/Communications Director – Congressman John Faso (R-NY)

Congressman John Faso seeks to fill a communications-focused role in his Washington, DC office. Candidates must have strong writing skills, a background in press/media, and Hill experience. This is not an entry-level position.

Responsibilities will include social media management, drafting of press releases, working with local/national reporters, giving on-the-record statements, etc.

Title (either Press Secretary or Communications Director) and salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two (2) writing samples to nygop.comms@gmail.com. No calls or drop-ins, please.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA)

The office of Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle an expansive domestic policy portfolio. The main issues in the portfolio include health care, housing, financial services, labor, trade, transportation, and energy/environment. The ideal candidate will be an experienced policy person who is a creative and independent thinker. This is a great position for self-starters who thrive in fast-paced environments. Excellent writing skills, strong analytical abilities, collaborative working style, and prior legislative experience are required.

Please send cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and list of references to CA15resumes@gmail.com. (No calls or walk-ins.)

Legislative Correspondent (health) – Senate Democrat on Finance Committee

Progressive Democratic Senator serving on the Finance Committee seeks LC to work on Medicare/Medicaid, private health insurance, veterans’ health, HHS, NIH and CDC issues. Candidate must be an outstanding writer and have solid analytical and research skills.  Relevant experience in health care policy is strongly preferred; an MPH or other advanced degree is a plus but not required.  Mid-Atlantic ties a plus – please detail in your application.  Duties include constituent correspondence, research, meetings with interest groups, and writing talking points and memos on legislation, regulations, and policy developments.  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 and consistently meet deadlines, and the motivation to learn and analyze new material on a broad range of topics. Equal opportunity employer, with applicants of diverse backgrounds encouraged.  Please email a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223737 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Director – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY)

Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25) seeks a Legislative Director.  Responsibilities include developing and overseeing the Congresswoman’s legislative agenda, managing a large legislative staff, editing written material, and handling a legislative portfolio, including health and pro-choice issues. Candidates should have at least five years of legislative experience, a deep understanding of legislative process, a passion for public policy, strong writing and communications skills, experience working with external stakeholders, and the ability to work collaboratively.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to employ@mail.house.gov.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL)

Active Illinois Congressman seeks a scheduler/executive assistant for DC Office. Duties include managing scheduling requests, staffing the member throughout the day, and other tasks as assigned.

Access to car (preferred but not required).

Please email resume and cover letter to il08careers@gmail.com with the subject line “Scheduler Job.” No calls or walk-ins.

Systems Administrator – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks a Systems Administrator and DC office Manager. The position will be based in the Senator’s Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, updating and maintaining the office’s IT systems, ensuring that the network is running and e-mail is operating; developing and maintaining an information management system for the office; developing and maintaining methods to process, manage and store all electronic data for the office; researching and recommending computer hardware and software the office should purchase; providing training and support related to IT systems, portable electronic devices and IT security; assisting the Administrative Director in the development and management of the IT budget and managing the office’s TranSAAct system, including inventory, ID, parking, telecom and other requests. Responsibilities also include administrative functions for the Washington, D.C. office, including managing the office’s personnel database, otis, and assisting with expense reports and processing. Candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communications skills and be extremely organized.  Candidate will also be highly motivated and able to multi-task. Experience working with both Windows and Mac operating systems is encouraged. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223730 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant/Bodyperson – House Republican

Conservative House Republican seeks Staff Assistant/Bodyperson for the Washington D.C. office. THIS ROLE REQUIRES ACCESS TO A CAR.

Responsibilities will include managing the Member’s day to day schedule, driving the Member  to and from events, responding to constituent inquiries and meeting requests, and staffing the Member in any and all situations they may require.

This role is not for the faint of heart. The successful applicant will have access to their own car and be meticulously organized, detail-oriented, and quick on their feet. They will be able to handle multiple assignments at the same time and be accustomed to long hours. It is critical that they should also be able to handle direct and often brutally honest feedback. The primary responsibility of this role is to make the Member’s life easier, and that responsibility comes with a lot of constructive criticism.

It will be a tough, but rewarding experience that will give you a great leg up on Capitol Hill.

Send resume and cover letter to srepjobvacancy@gmail.com with the subject line: “Staff Assistant.”

Legislative Assistant/Health Care Advisor – Northeast 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 223736 as the job referral number in subject line.

Communications Director – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY)

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17) seeks proactive communications director for Washington, DC, Congressional office. Responsibilities include developing and implementing district- and issue-specific communications strategies, including substantial constituent outreach and digital content; planning frequent press events in district; pitching stories nationally and in the extremely competitive NYC media market; and writing press releases, statements, op-eds, and weekly e-newsletters. Candidates must have ability to write well with accuracy and speed, strong political instincts, and on-the-record experience.  Ideal candidates have ties to NY politics; understanding of Middle East issues; and campaign, media, and/or Hill experience.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Equal opportunity employer. No calls, faxes or drop-ins. E-mail resume, salary requirement, and two one- to two-page writing samples to lowey.opening@mail.house.gov.

Press Assistant – Texas House Democrat

Texas Democrat seeks press assistant who possess particularly strong research and writing skills, a high level of attention to detail, and social media fluency and creativity.  Primary responsibilities include drafting press releases and advisories, compiling daily news clips, maintaining up-to-date press lists, updating the member’s website, and writing social media posts, emails/newsletters, and other digital-based content. Meticulous proofreading skills and ability to work on short deadlines required. Candidates should have prior press, Hill, or campaign experience and be able to work a flexible schedule, including long hours when required. Regional ties a plus. References will be requested. Email cover letter and resume to: txdemocraticoffice@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins. Announcement will close on June 9, 2017.

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

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Director for his Philadelphia office to oversee all southeast regional outreach under the direction of the State Director and the Deputy State Director.  This individual will: act as the Senator’s liaison to all government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders in their assigned geographic area; monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator accordingly; attend civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Senator in his absence; direct the work of regional junior staff in support of the office’s outreach plan; as well as other duties assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.  Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach, media relations, solid ties to Philadelphia and/or southeastern Pennsylvania, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, writing sample and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Regional Director.”  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.

Legislative Assistant (judicial/law enforcement/immigration) – Midwestern Senate Republican

A Midwest Republican Senator seeks a legislative assistant to handle judicial, law enforcement and immigration issues. Qualified applicants will have strong writing, analytical and organizational skills, exercise sound political judgment and work well as part of a team.  Hill or related policy experience and a juris doctor degree strongly preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223733 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – New York House Republican

Northeastern Republican Member of Congress seeks full time Scheduler/Executive Assistant for their Washington D.C. office. The Scheduler/Executive Assistant maintains 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.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

* Prepares the daily schedule for the Congressman and distributes copies to the Washington, D.C. and district offices;
* Prepares detailed itineraries for the Congressman, including important numbers, locations and contact names;
* Prepares monthly projected schedules for the Congressman;
* Briefs the Congressman on all scheduling activities and requests of the Washington, D.C. and district offices;
* Schedules all staff meetings and briefings involving the Congressman;
* Coordinates scheduling of press, interviews, radio and television time with the Press Secretary;
* Coordinates photo opportunities with constituents;
* Makes reservations for the Congressman’s air travel, ground transportation, and lodging;
* Submits vouchers for travel and expense reimbursement to the staff member responsible for submitting office bills for payment;
* Reviews the Congressman’s mail and invitations;
* Responds to all invitations, either by written correspondence or by personal telephone call;
* Maintains files of invitations that have been declined, accepted, or that are tentative/pending;
* Ensures that the Congressman is provided with briefing materials for each event by coordinating with event participants and the appropriate legislative and/or district staff;
* Monitors the Congressman’s incoming telephone calls, takes messages, and returns calls as requested;
* Places outgoing calls for the Congressman and maintains a record of calls;
* Maintains the Congressman’s files, including notes, correspondence, and all information relating to travel;
* Acts as a liaison for constituents and other individuals when they visit the Congressman;
* Acts as a liaison between the Congressman and other Members, committee staff, White House, and government offices and agencies to arrange for the Congressman’s attendance at meetings or to coordinate travel plans;  and
* Maintains a good working relationship with the Congressman, staff and constituents.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

At least one-two years working in a congressional office is preferred. Experience making travel reservations and arrangements.  Alternatively, three to five years of related work experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

* Strong telephone skills;
* Strong oral and written communication skills;
* Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to prioritization of and recommendations on appointments;
* Strong organizational and filing skills;
* Careful attention to detail;
* 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; and
* Thorough knowledge of office administration, policies, practices, and procedures.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

* Work is mainly performed in an office environment.  Noise levels are usually moderate; and
* Ability to work in a small work station without an expectation of privacy.

Please email resume to nyrepjobs@gmail.com.

Press Secretary – Senate Banking Committee (minority)

Democratic Ranking Member seeks experienced Press Secretary for Senate Banking Committee. The position will work as part of a fast-paced press shop and serve as the primary on-the-record spokesperson on issues facing the Banking Committee. The ideal candidate will have several years of Capitol Hill experience and be well-versed in issues before the committee. Applicants should have a thorough understanding of the legislative process, significant on-the-record experience, and the ability to master technical issues and make them understandable. The position requires a team player with strong communication skills, creativity, and the ability to produce quality work under pressure. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to senatebankingdemocrats@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Al Green (D-TX)

The Office of Congressman Al Green (D-TX) seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage a diverse portfolio of issue areas including transportation, veterans affairs, healthcare and homeland security. Candidates should have strong communication, research, and writing skills. We are looking for a proactive, detail-oriented staffer with a collaborative working style. Prior legislative experience on Capitol Hill and Houston ties are preferred. This is not an entry-level position.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and a list of references to TXResumeInbox@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Southern California House Democrat

Southern California Democrat is seeking an experienced Communications Director. Candidate will be responsible for planning and executing a proactive and aggressive media and community outreach strategy. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of political communications experience and have excellent writing skills, be creative, energetic, and able to work well in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Applicants need prior on-the-record experience, a strong history of drafting all forms of communications materials—especially op-eds and long form speeches—and an ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically. Candidates should have a track-record of successfully pitching both national and local media entities. Responsibilities include serving as spokesperson, drafting press releases and advisories, op-eds, and talking points, and managing social media platforms. California ties and knowledge of CA media and political landscape a plus. Spanish-speaking preferred. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and appropriate writing samples to: southerncalijobs@gmail.com.

Office Manager – Senate Democrat

Senate Democratic office seeking immediate 3 month hire to assist with office administrative tasks — must have good working knowledge of Senate financial and administrative transactions software including FMIS and TranSAAct.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Send resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223703 as the job referral number in the subject line or senatejobs9805@gmail.com.

Communications Assistant – Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA)

The office of Congressman Brendan F. Boyle is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual for the position of Communications Assistant. Successful applicant will work closely with the Communications Director and with the Member.

Candidates must possess strong writing skills, expertise in graphic design, proficiency in social media platforms and metrics, the ability to operate in a fast-paced office under strict deadlines, and a capacity to work collaboratively with both DC and district staff.

Responsibilities include: drafting press releases, speechwriting, preparing talking points, creating, writing and developing social media strategies, creating graphics and editing video. The right candidate will also be proficient in Adobe Photoshop (or similar photo editing program), Adobe Illustrator (or similar graphic creation program) and non-linear video editing.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and graphic portfolio to PA13.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Communications Assistant” in the Subject Line. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please.

Staff Assistant – Midwestern Senate Republican

Republican Senator seeks an energetic, friendly, and dedicated person to serve as a Staff Assistant. This person will possess a high degree of organization with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to answering and routing telephone calls, fulfilling various constituent requests, greeting visitors and tallying constituent opinion calls. Individual will assist in leading tours of the Capitol to constituent groups. Attention to detail is a must. The ideal candidate will also possess a positive attitude and the ability to take initiative in solving problems. Hill experience preferred. Ties to the Midwest required.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senategopstaffasst@gmail.com.

Sr. Policy Advisor (finance/banking) – New England Senate Democrat

Progressive New England Senator seeks expert on financial policy, specifically Wall Street reform. Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years’ experience working on financial sector reform, breaking up big banks, and wealth and income inequality. Must have a firm understanding of the Glass-Steagall Act, and innovative ideas about how to make the financial sector work for all Americans, not just those on top. An understanding of the federal budget process and strong writing skills are also a must. Candidate must come ready to jump into the fast-paced environment of Capitol Hill. Please submit resume, cover letter, and 2-3 writing samples to wall.street.reform.senate@gmail.com.

District Representative (Manhattan District Office) – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)

The New York District Office of Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney in Manhattan is looking for a bright, energetic individual with a strong interest in public service. Responsibilities include representing the Congresswoman at community meetings and hearings, staffing her at weekend press conferences, and acting as a liaison between constituents and government agencies on a diverse range of issues which may include Medicare, health insurance, social security concerns, immigration, housing, taxes and student loans. Respondents should expect to become involved in community concerns which can include issues relating to housing, development, veterans, transportation, environment and other district concerns. This is a full time position, with some weekend work and late nights.

Full federal benefits apply. Good writing skills are essential. Having a car is a plus.

Interested applicants should send a resume and a cover letter to minna.elias@mail.house.gov.

Director of Scheduling – Senate Democrat

Senate Democrat seeking experienced director of scheduling for busy Senate office. Responsibilities include preparing Senator’s weekly and long term DC and state schedules; responding to all incoming scheduling requests, invitations, and other scheduling related inquiries in a timely, reliable and professional manner; coordinating closely with appropriate staff to ensure they are notified as needed regarding upcoming meetings and events. Individual will work closely with Chief of Staff and Senator’s Executive Assistant to ensure smooth coordination of Senator’s scheduling requirements. Position requires ability to excel under pressure, manage multiple tasks, and work well with others. Prior Congressional Scheduling experience is REQUIRED. Interested candidates can send resume and two references to senatejobs9805@gmail.com.

Sr. Legislative Assistant (foreign affairs/national security/defense) – Senate Democrat on Foreign Relations Committee

A Democratic member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee closely focused on East Asia, Pacific, and International Cybersecurity seeks a Senior Legislative Assistant to work on nuclear arms control and nonproliferation, nuclear weapons budgets and policy, and broader foreign policy, national security, and defense issues. Additional responsibilities will include some domestic nuclear safety/security issues.  The ideal candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines in a rigorous environment. The successful candidate will have relevant policy experience, be media savvy and a self-starter. This is a senior level portfolio position. Graduate level study of nuclear arms control and non-proliferation policy and prior direct experience in both legislative and executive national security policy making processes are strongly desired. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223712 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Scheduler – Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN)

Midwestern Democratic House Member is seeking a Scheduler for the Washington, D.C. office. Primary responsibilities will include: receiving, evaluating and organizing incoming requests and invitations; coordinating the Member’s briefing materials; greeting the communicating key information regarding the Member’s schedule to staff; and ensuring proper advance work is done for Member’s appearances and events. The Scheduler will work closely with senior staff. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, detail-oriented, with a shown a history of sound professional judgment and problem solving capabilities. Must have ability to multitask and balance workload in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have strong teamwork skills and the ability to work with various personalities and styles. Qualified applicants should have previous Scheduling and/or Executive Assistant experience, preferably on Capitol Hill. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Walz.Resumes@mail.house.gov.

Deputy Press Secretary – New England Senate Democrat

New England Democratic Senator looking for highly motivated Deputy Press Secretary with exceptional writing skills. Ideal applicant is a quick but dynamic writer, detail-oriented, able to toggle between numerous policy issues successfully, and best in a fast-paced media environment. The Deputy Press Secretary will be responsible for writing press releases, advisories, quotes, op-eds, as well as policy materials for hearings and the Senate floor. He or she will also help coordinate interviews with reporters, set up press conferences, develop relationships with the national and local media, and occasionally staff the Senator at events. The ideal applicant will have at least 2-5 years of demonstrated experience working on a communications team, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. New England ties are a plus. If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, and two writing samples via email to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223720 as the job referral number in the subject line.

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 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.

Health Policy Fellow – Senate Democratic Policy & Communications Committee

Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee seeks a graduate fellow (in school, or recently graduated) with a degree in a health-policy related field for the summer and fall terms. Working closely with the DPCC policy team, the Health Fellow will experience federal policy making first-hand in the U.S. Senate. The Health Fellow will be responsible for drafting fact sheets and talking points on evolving health policy topics, and assisting with other special projects as needed. Fellow must have a demonstrated knowledge of ACA and other federal health programs. Fellow must also be able to work under tight timelines and be able to write clearly and concisely for a lay audience. Preference given to fellows who can work full-time (Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm). The Fellowship is unpaid. Interested candidates should send resumes to dpccresumes@gmail.com by June 15th.

Scheduler/Office Manager – Oklahoma House Republican

Oklahoma Republican is seeking an experienced Scheduler/Office Manager to serve in the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Managing Member’s daily schedule in Washington, DC and in District; handling Member’s travel arrangements; driving the Member to various functions while he is in Washington, DC; and other administrative duties. Please email resume to okgopscheduler@gmail.com.

Deputy Scheduler – Northeastern Senate Democrat

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a highly qualified individual to assist with the active daily schedule of the personal office. The Deputy Scheduler’s daily responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: working with the director of scheduling to execute the daily schedule, managing select invitations, assisting with transportation and travel arrangements, managing the Senator’s contact databases, scheduling legislative meetings with constituents, preparing the Senator’s daily briefing books, and facilitating communication between the Senator and his senior staff. Qualified candidates must possess a high level of organization, attention to detail, determination, superior communication and writing skills, a positive attitude, and desire to contribute to a dynamic team. In all aspects of the job, a strict respect for confidentiality and the ability to exercise discretion in carrying out tasks is mandatory. The Deputy Scheduler must, at times, be flexible with his/her hours as the Senator’s schedule demands. Starting annual salary for this position is $35,000. Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223726 as the job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

Legislative Correspondent (health/seniors) – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Midwest Democratic Senator is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to work on health care and issues important to seniors. The Senator is an active member of the HELP Committee and works extensively on health care constituent issues. Qualified candidates will have strong writing, communication, and research skills. Responsibilities include writing letters to constituents, meeting with constituents and supporting the Legislative Assistant’s work on these issues. Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to lcopening2017@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (health) – Midwestern House Republican

Midwestern Republican on the Energy & Commerce Committee is looking for a legislative assistant to handle healthcare policy. The successful applicant will have excellent writing and communications skills, the ability to build and maintain relationships both on and off the Hill, able to identify legislative initiatives to lead on, and comfortable operating in a fast-paced team environment. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to: Midwestern.Republican@mail.house.gov.

Senior Legislative Assistant – Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN)

Progressive Democratic Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee seeks Senior Legislative Assistant to staff Senior Member on committee matters. Legislative portfolio will include financial services, tax, economic development, labor, budget, agriculture and postal issues. Responsibilities include: staffing the Member at committee hearings and markups, helping develop and advance legislation and other policy priorities of the Member, conducting research, and advising the Member on bills and other issues.

Applicants should have substantial Hill legislative experience, strong organizational, writing, and communication skills and be detail oriented. Should also have ability to work in a fast-paced environment while keeping a sense of humor. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to cohen.jobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins.

Tax Policy Analyst – New England Senate Democrat

Progressive New England Senator seeks Senior Tax Policy Analyst for Committee staff. Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years’ experience working on tax policy. Must have strong understanding of progressive tax policy and the federal budget process. Strong writing skills are a must. Candidate must come prepared with innovative policy ideas, and be ready to jump into the fast-paced environment of Capitol Hill. Please submit resume, cover letter, and 2-3 writing samples to tax.policy.senate@gmail.com.

Speechwriter – Senate Republican

Republican Senator looking to add a well-qualified speechwriter to a proactive communications team consisting of a communications director, press secretary and a press/digital aide. The primary responsibility of this position will be content creation. This will largely include the writing of speeches, press releases, op-eds, social media content, e-newsletters, and website copy. Qualified candidates MUST be strong writers able to digest complex legislative concepts and quickly produce clear, concise content understandable to the media and constituents. This is not an entry-level position. Ideal candidates will have experience working press and/or policy in a congressional office. On-the-record experience not necessary. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223702 as the job referral number in the subject line.

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