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Press Secretary – Northeastern Senate Democrat

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks an experienced Press Secretary to work in a collaborative, fast-paced press operation. The Press Secretary serves as the Senator’s primary spokesperson and is responsible for drafting print materials (press releases, op-ed pieces, talking points, etc.), developing smart, strategic story angles for media, and generating thoughtful, engaging content for the Senator’s website and social media accounts. The ideal candidate will be a creative, out-of-the-box thinker and team player who excels under tight deadlines and has strong internal communication skills. Candidate must have on-the-record experience, three years of communications experience (preferably in the Senate or House) and strong writing and organizational skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223780 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Secretary – Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX)

Texas Democrat is seeking a DC based Press Secretary to manage and coordinate press activities and media relationships in a very busy and dynamic office. The ideal candidate will be able to develop integrated communications plans, collaborate effectively with colleagues and implement all public relations strategies, be proficient in both English and Spanish, and be able to keep up with the fast pace of the office. This position requires outstanding writing, research, and organizational skills.

Responsibilities include developing relationships with and serving as the point-of-contact for local and national press, with an emphasis on Spanish media; monitoring current events and evaluating media coverage in the district; staffing the Congressman for interviews and events (including some night and weekend commitments); working with the Communications Director to develop and implement media, communications, and public relations strategies; assisting with the development and distribution of franked communications strategies; and other duties as assigned.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and appropriate writing samples to Cynthia.Gaona@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-NY)

The Office of Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY) is seeking an inspired, self-motivated and qualified Legislative Assistant to join our Washington, DC-based policy team. The Legislative Assistant will draft legislation, analyze bills, and meet with constituents concerning a range of policy matters, among other duties. He or she will be expected to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues, but should have a familiarity with Agriculture, Transportation, Healthcare, and Tax issues.  This is not an entry level position and candidates should have at least two to three years of previous Hill experience. Strong written and oral communication skills are required as well as an ability to develop creative solutions to tackle complex policy issues. Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to nyrepjobs@gmail.com.

Executive Staff Assistant – Senate Republican

Republican Senate office is seeking to fill the position of Executive Staff Assistant. This position serves as general support to the senator, chief of staff, administrative manager and scheduler. The Ideal candidate will have previous non-legislative hill experience and show an interest in an administrative career track. This person must be reliable, flexible, organized, and have a good sense of humor. Interested candidates should direct resume and cover letter to execsenatestaffer@gmail.com.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – Congressman Hal Rogers (R-KY)

A senior GOP appropriator is seeking a reliable, experienced scheduler / executive assistant to fill a vacancy in the Washington, DC office. The position requires a minimum of 3 years scheduling, as well as strong communication and organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.  Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to congressionalofficejobs@gmail.com.

District Director (Schaumburg, IL District Office) – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL)

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) is seeking a District Director based in his Schaumburg, Illinois office.  The District Director will oversee the management and operation of the district office, serve as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, develop and implement long-term strategic outreach plans, and manage and participate in the office’s constituent services efforts.  Qualified candidates will demonstrate management experience, a deep understanding of how to create and maintain a culture of exceptional service, strong oral and written communications skills, and strategic planning abilities.  The position requires the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends.  Ties to the Illinois 8th Congressional District and Illinois are preferred but not essential.    To apply for the District Director position, please send cover letter and resume to il08careers@gmail.com with “District Director” in the subject line. Salary commensurate with experience. This is NOT an entry-level position. No phone calls or drop-ins.

Legislative Assistant (education/immigration/LGBT issues) – Senate Democrat on HELP Committee

Senate Democrat seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle education, immigration, and LGBT policy among other issues.  Individual will be responsible for: staffing the Senator’s relevant work on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents; working with relevant stakeholders in state; and preparing briefing materials for the Senator.  Hill experience preferred.  This is not an entry-level position.  Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, as well as the abilities to operate effectively under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and work well as part of a team. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to SenateEducationLA@gmail.com with the subject “Education LA.”  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Absolutely no calls or drop-bys please.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation.

Press Assistant/Speechwriter – Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE)

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester seeking a Press Assistant/Speechwriter to join an aggressive communications team. Responsibilities include drafting speeches and talking points, press releases and advisories; managing social media accounts; coordinating press events, and other tasks as assigned. Prior press experience; Hill or campaign experience and familiarity with social media and digital-based content is strongly preferred. Delaware ties along with availability of a car are a plus. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Interested candidates must submit resume, cover letter, three writing samples in English, and two examples of social media or digital media work products to lbr.jobposting@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant/Press Assistant – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL)

Active Illinois Freshman Member seeks a new position for a Legislative Assistant/Press Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio consisting of defense, foreign affairs, veterans, immigration, homeland security, judicial, and other related issues. Duties will consist of developing legislation, monitoring activity on assigned issues, advising and representing the Congressman, building relationships with constituent groups and advocacy organizations, and other tasks as assigned.

Press assistant duties will include helping the Press Secretary with daily clips, monitoring and updating social media accounts, drafting material for release, and other tasks as assigned.

Please send resume and cover letter to il08careers@gmail.com with the subject line Legislative Assistant. No phone calls or drop-bys, please.

Deputy Scheduler – Southern Senate Republican

Southern Republican junior Senator is seeking Deputy Scheduler for his Washington, D.C. office. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: maintaining an accurate and efficient system for tracking and responding to state scheduling requests, responding to select DC scheduling requests and arranging large constituent events, working with DC and state staff on responses to appointment requests, booking travel for the Senator, submitting Senator’s reimbursements, coordinating room requests and reservations, and assisting in the overall operation of the office. Applicants must be detail oriented, well organized, able to handle a fast-paced work environment, and dependable. The Deputy Scheduler must, at times, be flexible with his/her hours as the Senator’s schedule demands. To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to gopdeputyscheduler@gmail.com.

Press Assistant – Senior Senate Republican

Senior Republican senator seeks a Press Assistant in fast-paced press office in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include daily press clips, maintaining media lists, media monitoring, taking photos / videos, writing, website management, staffing the senator at events, and being able to assist the communications team with a variety of tasks. The ideal applicant will be savvy about politics and the news, have an understanding of the legislative process, be a critical thinker, have a good handle on social media use and strategy, and be able to multitask. Experience with graphic design and photo and video editing is preferred. The ability to learn and become comfortable in these areas is required. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, previously created graphics and/or videos and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – Senior House Democrat

Senior Democratic House Member seeks a Scheduler/Executive Assistant for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing the Congressman’s D.C. schedule, tracking and responding to invitations, and maintaining accurate lists of annual meetings and long-term planning. The Scheduler/EA is also responsible for management of the intern program and junior staff, vouchering, reimbursements and budget tracking. The position will also involve management of office equipment and purchasing. Please send cover letter and resume to dcscheduler1@gmail.com. Salary commensurate with experience.

Labor Counsel/Professional Staff Member – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority office seeks a Counsel/Professional staff.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, and other employment law statutes.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn.  Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to DemLaborCounsel@gmail.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.

Legislative Correspondent – New England Senate Democrat

New England Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent to cover many Commerce Committee issues and related mail, including transportation, homeland security, oceans, science, space, and other issues as assigned. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, strong organizational abilities and a commitment to meeting deadlines. Responsibilities include responding to constituent mail in a timely fashion, assisting legislative staff, and representing the Senator in constituent meetings. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in transportation. Northeast ties are a plus. Equal opportunity employer. Email cover letter, resume and two brief writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223784 as the position reference number in the subject line.

Upper Peninsula Regional Coordinator (Marquette, MI office) – Senator Gary Peters (D-MI)

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.

Counsel/Professional Staff Member (labor) – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority office seeks a Counsel/Professional staff.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, and other employment law statutes.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn.  Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to DemLaborCounsel@gmail.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.

Executive Staff Assistant – Senate Republican

Republican Senate office is seeking to fill the position of Executive Staff Assistant.  This position serves as general support to the senator, chief of staff, administrative manager and scheduler.  The Ideal candidate will have previous non-legislative hill experience and show an interest in an administrative career track.  This person must be reliable, flexible, organized, and have a good sense of humor. Interested candidates should direct resume and cover letter to execsenatestaffer@gmail.com.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – Senior House Democrat

Senior Democratic House Member seeks a Scheduler/Executive Assistant for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing the Congressman’s D.C. schedule, tracking and responding to invitations, and maintaining accurate lists of annual meetings and long-term planning. The Scheduler/EA is also responsible for management of the intern program and junior staff, vouchering, reimbursements and budget tracking. The position will also involve management of office equipment and purchasing. Please send cover letter and resume to dcscheduler1@gmail.com. Salary commensurate with experience.

Legislative Correspondent – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

Senator Claire McCaskill is looking for a Legislative Correspondent to work on agriculture, rural development, energy, environment and Army Corps of Engineers issues. Primary duties are to sort, research and respond to constituent mail. LC will also assist Legislative Assistants responsible for these issues as needed, as well as attend briefings and meet with constituent groups. Applicants should be resourceful, organized and dependable. Strong writing skills are essential. Applicants with Missouri or Midwest roots are encouraged to apply. Experience in issue areas preferred. Qualifications: at least a Bachelor’s degree, excellent writing and proofreading skills, and computer literacy. Please email cover letter and resume to employment@mccaskill.senate.gov. No phone calls please.

Legislative Correspondent – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

Senator Claire McCaskill is looking for a Legislative Correspondent to work on agriculture, rural development, energy, environment and Army Corps of Engineers issues. Primary duties are to sort, research and respond to constituent mail. LC will also assist Legislative Assistants responsible for these issues as needed, as well as attend briefings and meet with constituent groups. Applicants should be resourceful, organized and dependable. Strong writing skills are essential. Applicants with Missouri or Midwest roots are encouraged to apply. Experience in issue areas preferred. Qualifications: at least a Bachelor’s degree, excellent writing and proofreading skills, and computer literacy. Please email cover letter and resume to employment@mccaskill.senate.gov. No phone calls please.

Military Legislative Assistant – Mid-Atlantic Senate Republican

A Mid-Atlantic Republican Senator is seeking a temporary military legislative assistant (MLA) to full-in for current staff being deployed. It is a high-pace environment with an important legislative portfolio handling defense, veterans, foreign affairs, intelligence, and homeland security related issues. The temporary MLA would assist in tracking and crafting legislation, and advising the Senator on issues within the portfolio, including pending sanctions bills, NDAA, and upcoming appropriations. Due to the nature of the position, military experience is desired. Further, while experience with legislation is essential, previous experience working in or on Capitol Hill is preferred. The position would begin around August 2, 2017, and would continue for roughly 6 months until February 2018 with a firm end date. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223785 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant – Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle domestic policy issues related to education, housing, homelessness, human services, nutrition, arts and the humanities, and the Postal Service.  Responsibilities include advising the Senator on all matters under the issue portfolio both in California and at the national level; 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.  Qualified candidates will have experience advancing policy proposals, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.  Must also have a sense of humor and be a team player.  Substantial experience in education policy and prior Capitol Hill or Administration experience preferred. Interested applicants should send a single pdf document that includes a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample (a maximum of three pages) to jobs@feinstein.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. The Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein is an equal opportunity employer.

Systems Manager – Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) seeks a systems manager for his Washington office. Texas contacts a plus. Excellent technical, written, and oral communication skills required. Send resume, brief writing sample, and three references to DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. Use title on your email: Systems Manager Application. No drop-ins please.

Legislative Research Analyst – U.S. House Office of Legislative Counsel

Office of Legislative Counsel
Position Available: Legislative Research Analyst I
Vacancy Announcement Number: LC-001-17
Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary Level/Range: $50,000
Proposed Starting Date:     Immediate

Job Summary:

The Office of the Legislative Counsel is a nonpartisan office of the United States House of Representatives that assists the Members and committees of the House with the drafting of legislation. The Office does not advocate the adoption or rejection of any particular proposal or policy and provides assistance on an impartial and confidential basis. The Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with the Office is at-will.

Major Duties

The Legislative Research Analyst I in the Office of the Legislative Counsel is responsible for carrying out the following:

* Prepare comparative prints for the Office and the House using specialized software to show changes that bills make to laws and amendments make to bills, and changes between versions of the same document.
* Manage and update a database of Public Laws and compilations of Federal laws.
* Research provisions of Federal law and its amendatory history to compile the amendments made to the Federal law into the up-to-date form of the Federal law.
* Advise attorneys in the Office on technical amendatory issues arising in legislative drafts.
* Work cooperatively with teams both inside and outside of the Office in the development, improvement, and testing of specialized software used by the Office to carry out the duties of this position.
* Perform additional tasks as needed.

Requirements

* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Knowledge of, and experience with, various information and office systems, including word processing, email, spreadsheet, and database.
* Ability to work both independently and in teams.
* Ability to work with short deadlines and handle multiple, ongoing projects while providing high quality results.
* Ability to focus on the task at hand.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills, including command of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
* Able technically to participate in software development and improvement.
* Willingness to learn and ask questions.
* Willingness periodically to work longer than a normal workday and on weekends.
* Experience working with XML is a plus.
* Experience using legislative research tools, including Congress.gov and UScode.house.gov, is a plus.
* Knowledge of copy editing is a plus.

Applicant Instructions: Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and references to legcoun@mail.house.gov with Legislative Research Analyst I job opportunity in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Legislative Assistant (banking/financial services) – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is seeking a legislative assistant to handle all relevant work related to his position on the Senate Banking Committee, along with his role as ranking member of the Securities, Insurance, and Investment subcommittee. The ideal candidate should have deep knowledge and relevant experience working on issues related to the Dodd-Frank Act, housing finance reform, small and community-based institutions, securities regulation, insurance, and consumer protection. The candidate should also be familiar with federal financial regulatory agencies and the rule-making process.  This is a senior legislative staff position; applicant must have three – five years of relevant experience.  Prior involvement working on these issues in another Congressional or Senate office along with Virginia ties are a plus.  Applicants must be able to represent the Senator before constituents and stakeholders, handle multiple responsibilities at one time and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The position entails supervision over at least one legislative correspondent.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Banking Staffer.”  Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.  Application materials must be received by 12:00pm EST Thursday, July 13th.

Legislative Assistant (education) – Senior Senate Democrat on HELP Committee

Senior Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle education and related issues that come before the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. This is not an entry-level position. Substantial Capitol Hill and/or policy experience required. Qualified candidates will have strong negotiation, analytical, writing, and organizational skills; the ability to initiate and undertake multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced office atmosphere. Responsibilities include developing policy initiatives, legislative strategy, drafting legislation, writing memos, speeches and talking points, preparing for hearings, and communicating the Senator’s position. In addition to a strong grasp of policy, candidates must have a keen political sense and the ability to balance the competing interests of a demographically and ideologically diverse constituency. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223788 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Correspondent – Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)

Senator Jack Reed is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to answer mail and research issues related to defense, foreign affairs, veterans, immigration, and others. Ties to Rhode Island are preferred along with Capitol Hill or other public policy experience in these issue areas. Qualified candidates must have excellent writing, communication, analytical, and research skills, and the ability to undertake multiple tasks with a focused attention to detail; produce quality work under deadlines in a fast-paced office environment; and work collaboratively with good humor. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senateposition@gmail.com. In the subject line or text of your email, please indicate whether you have any ties to Rhode Island as well as any Capitol Hill experience and your level of issue expertise. Applicants who do not include this information as specified will not be considered. No phone calls please. Deadline for applying is July 14th.

District Liaison (Charlotte, NC office) – Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC)

Congresswoman Alma Adams seeks a District Liaison for her Charlotte, NC district office. Successful candidates will have familiarity with federal agencies, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment, and will be team-oriented. Additionally, a strong knowledge or connection to Mecklenburg County is a plus. Core responsibilities include answering casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents, managing and navigating constituents’ casework through federal agencies, attending and participating in community meetings and events, including some evenings and weekends, planning and implementing strategic outreach events with key constituent groups and stakeholders, and assessing casework and community activities for matters warranting legislative action.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to nc12scheduler@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant – Virginia House Republican

Republican office seeks a motivated individual for the role of Staff Assistant. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, answering phones, scheduling and leading tours, and responding to constituent requests for general information and other inquiries. This position requires oversight in maintaining the front office and assisting with various administrative duties. The Staff Assistant must maintain a good relationship with the Member, staff, and constituents. He or she must be willing accept performance based criticism and direction while working well under pressure. As with any job on Capitol Hill, the applicant must be open to having a flexible schedule. Salary is commensurate with experience. Previous Hill experience and ties to Virginia preferred but not required. Please send cover letter, résumé, and any recommendations to GOPapplicant@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

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.

Press Secretary – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA)

Northern California House Democrat seeks an experienced self-starter to join the communications team in a fast-paced and collaborative office. Working in conjunction with senior staff including the Constituent Outreach Director, Legislative Director, and Chief of Staff, the Press Secretary will oversee day-to-day press operations in D.C. and in the district. This includes writing press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points, identifying media opportunities, and pitching both local and national press. Applicants need Hill or political experience, excellent writing skills, social media proficiency, and the ability to work on deadline. The ideal candidate has experience working in high pressure environments, California ties, a good sense of humor, and on-the-record experience. Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to ca07jobs@gmail.com. Please include Press Secretary in the email subject line.

Research/Briefing Assistant – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeking a proactive, resourceful, detail-oriented person with strong writing and organizational skills.  Applicants must be well organized, flexible with administrative challenges and conduct themselves with the highest levels of professionalism and confidentiality. The ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast-paced environment, often under pressure, while remaining flexible, resourceful and efficient is important. Position will be primarily supporting the Legislative department with duties including: developing, organizing, editing and maintaining daily briefing materials for the Senator; assisting with research and preparation of presentation materials for constituent meetings; working closely with the legislative staff to coordinate briefings and management of all archiving initiatives, working to provide records and document preservation of all historical information for the office. Applicants should also possess strong knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Hill experience preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223770 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Senior Legislative Assistant – Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) seeks a senior legislative aide with a minimum of three years of Hill experience. This is not an entry level position. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Advanced degree a plus. Send resume, brief writing sample, and three references to DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. Use title on your email: Senior LA Position. No drop-ins please.

Correspondence & Database Manager – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator is seeking a Correspondence and Database Manager responsible for managing the constituent management system (VOICE) for the office to include managing incoming and outgoing mail, working closely with legislative and state staff to ensure a timely response to all constituent mail, and creating custom lists and reports from the database. Candidates should be detail-oriented with excellent computer skills, organizational skills, and the 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.  Previous experience with a constituent management system – particularly VOICE – is a plus.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223766 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Secretary/Communications Director – Senior House Republican

Senior House Republican office seeks conservative press secretary/communications director. Successful applicant will be self-starting, reliable, organized, creative and professional with superb writing skills, discretion and attention to detail. Press secretary serves as official spokesperson and speechwriter, responsible for developing and implementing the Representative’s short and long-term public engagement strategy. Duties include, but are not limited to: managing all media relations, official digital platforms (member website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube), and constituent mass communications; media monitoring and issue research to contribute to Member policy briefings and interview preparation; engagement with grassroots activists and local opinion leaders to advance communications goals. Successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of Capitol Hill or press experience with compensation commensurate with experience. Email resume, cover letter, references and editorial writing sample to gophousejob@gmail.com.

Scheduler – Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-CT)

New England Democrat seeks a high energy, highly-organized and detail-oriented Scheduler and Office Manager. Responsibilities include managing the Member’s District and DC schedule, keeping Member on schedule throughout day, facilitating the Member’s personal correspondence, and front office management.  Office Manager responsibilities include managing the Members Representational Allowance and Payroll in collaboration with the Chief of Staff, administering office benefits programs and office equipment procurement.  Candidate must be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Additionally, the Scheduler will work closely with the Chief of Staff and District Director to ensure efficient and seamless office operations.  This is not an entry level position.

Qualified applicants should have a car, high energy, a very positive attitude, strong organizational skills, orientation to detail, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multi-task. Mastery of Word, Excel, and Outlook are essential.  Applicants should have prior scheduling or Capitol Hill experience.  Connecticut ties and willingness to work from Connecticut on occasion a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to CT05DCResume@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Legislative Assistant/Counsel – Senior Senate Republican

Senior Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant or Counsel to handle a portfolio of issues, including: agriculture, nutrition, appropriations, firearms, government reform, small business, federal welfare programs, and child support. The Senator represents a State with a large and influential agricultural community. Ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years of experience handling agriculture issues (and related committee work) for a Republican Member of Congress as a legislative assistant, counsel, professional staff member, or other similar position. Graduate degree preferred, but not required. Please send resumes to: SenateAgricultureLA@gmail.com.

Video Producer – Senate Republican Conference

The Senate Republican Conference in Washington, DC, is looking to hire a video producer. Working with GOP Senators and staff, this person will help conceptualize ideas and produce high quality, creative video content that furthers our messaging objectives on social and traditional media platforms. Qualifications: 2+ years of experience of video editing on Final Cut Pro and/or Adobe Premier suites; knowledge of motion graphics experience such as Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects (ideally 2+ years); knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator.  Candidates must have the ability to manage priorities, meet deadlines and work well within a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; must be able to independently conceive, execute and complete creative projects to match the vision and brand of the SRC from beginning to end. Please send resumes to resumes@src.senate.gov.

Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

Senior Democrat is seeking a highly energetic, motivated and organized lawyer with strong writing, legal and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will be able to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure and after a year, may be promoted to legislative counsel. The Legislative Assistant works with the Chief Counsel/Legislative Director and with the Chief of Staff to develop and implement the Member’s legislative strategy in his/her issue areas; prepares materials for hearings; prepare legislation, amendments, and congressional record statements; and conducts research. Responsibilities include managing and handling issues that include but are not limited to Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, Federal-District of Columbia issues, and Labor policy. The ability to write well under tight deadlines is essential.

Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively while meeting deadlines. A successful candidate will be a results-oriented, problem solving lawyer and motivated self-starter who can think outside the box. Prior Hill, law firm or similar experience is preferred but not always required. Candidate must possess a law degree and be, or be willing to become, a resident of the District of Columbia. Salary based on skill and experience level.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to DC00.NortonResume@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant (health) – Midwestern House Republican on Energy & Commerce Committee

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.

Legislative Assistant (commerce/economics) – Senate Democrat on Commerce Committee

Democratic Senator on the Commerce Committee seeks experienced Legislative Assistant to support work on commerce and economic issues. Potential issues include consumer protection, economic policy, and aviation and transportation policy issues. Relevant Hill, academic, and professional experienced required. Applicant must possess strong writing and communications skills with a proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223763 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary/Digital Manager – Senate Committee (majority)

Majority Senate committee is seeking a deputy press secretary or digital manager to contribute to an active press team. Strong writing, editing and designing skills, as well as knowledge of social media and the legislative process preferred. Primary responsibilities include drafting and distributing advisories, creating graphics and fact sheets, and managing social media accounts and office website. To be considered, two years of experience in communications is required. To apply, candidates should send a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223758 as the job referral number in the subject line.

District Director – Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)

South Florida Progressive Democrat seeks a District Director to oversee all outreach and constituent services within the district. This individual will: act as the Member’s primary liaison to all government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders; monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the district and update the Member accordingly; attend civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Member when needed; direct the work of district outreach, case managers and other district staff in support of the office’s outreach plan; as well as other administrative and management duties assigned.

The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, demonstrate initiative, including a proven 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 the district and South Florida, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, to repdwsresumes@gmail.com with the subject line “District Director.” 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.

Deputy Scheduler/Assistant to the Chief of Staff – Senior Senate Republican

Senior Republican Southern Senator seeks a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Deputy Scheduler and Assistant to the Chief of Staff in the Washington, DC office. Daily responsibilities include sorting, entering and responding to invitations, working with the Executive Assistant to execute the daily schedule, providing support to the Chief of Staff and other administrative duties. Applicants must be highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to the ever-changing schedule, and possess strong interpersonal skills. In all aspects of the job, confidentiality and the ability to exercise discretion in carrying out tasks is mandatory. 1-2 years prior Congressional or scheduling experience is preferred. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov.

Communications Director – Moderate Senate Democrat

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director for an active state and national media operation. Strong strategic planning, organizational, communication and writing skills required. Familiarity with home state, Congress, and public policy issues desirable. National press contacts, track record of developing and implementing media strategies, and ability to work in a collegial, fast-paced, rigorous environment. Responsibilities include: managing communications team; advising the Senator on a strategic press strategy; advocating a legislative agenda in state and national media; editing speeches, op-eds, news releases, floor statements, quotes, talking points and other material clearly and accurately. Good judgment, maturity and creativity a must. Please submit cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223749 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Counsel – Senate Select Committee on Ethics

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel.  The staff counsel’s responsibilities include providing advice and training to the Senate community regarding ethics rules and laws, reviewing a high volume of financial disclosure reports, and working on investigative matters. This is a non-partisan position, which requires the ability to serve all members of the Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, ethics counseling, finance, accounting, securities law, investigations, and criminal law. All applicants must have a JD, be licensed and in good active standing to practice law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.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.

Chief Speechwriter – Senior Senate Republican

Senior Republican Senator seeks a well-qualified individual to oversee a large portfolio of speeches in a fast-paced environment. An ideal candidate will have prior speechwriting experience, preferably in Congress, on a campaign, or in the private sector. Candidates should be politically-savvy, quick on their feet, and team-oriented. Position is senior in the office and works directly with the Member on a daily basis; this is not an entry-level position. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to GOPSpeechwriterOpening@gmail.com.

Research Assistant – Senator Bob Casey (D-PA)

Senator Casey is seeking a Research Assistant to analyze, document, and archive all aspects of his Senate record (including, but not limited to, votes, legislation, amendments, letters, meetings, and speeches). The Researcher will liaise closely with policy, communications & state staff to build a comprehensive record/archival resource document, as well as to develop sustainable archiving protocols moving forward.  The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, detail-oriented person who works well independently and has both a strong background in research and a demonstrated ability to successfully manage large-scale projects to completion. Pennsylvania ties strongly preferred but not required. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Research Assistant” No phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

Research Assistant – Senator Bob Casey (D-PA)

Senator Casey is seeking a Research Assistant to analyze, document, and archive all aspects of his Senate record (including, but not limited to, votes, legislation, amendments, letters, meetings, and speeches). The Researcher will liaise closely with policy, communications & state staff to build a comprehensive record/archival resource document, as well as to develop sustainable archiving protocols moving forward.  The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, detail-oriented person who works well independently and has both a strong background in research and a demonstrated ability to successfully manage large-scale projects to completion. Pennsylvania ties strongly preferred but not required. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Research Assistant” No phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

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