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Archive for August, 2017

Scheduler – House Republican

Republican member looking for a scheduler. Must be able to multi-task, work in a fast paced environment and think on their feet. This is not a policy position. However, there is significant interaction with the Member. Email resume and cover letter to hillscheduler10@gmail.com.

Professional Policy Staffer – Republican Study Committee

The Republican Study Committee seeks a professional policy staffer to cover the fiscal and economic portfolio, including budget, appropriations, tax, and entitlements. Duties include serving as the principal advisor on all fiscal issues, staffing the task force that produces the RSC budget, producing analysis for all relevant legislation, developing innovative policy proposals, hosting member and staff briefings, and interacting with the conservative movement both on and off the Hill.

The ideal candidate will be a conservative committed to the principles of the RSC, a self-starter, willing to put in the hours necessary to complete the job, and able to interact well will others in a fast-paced atmosphere. This is not an entry level job; the candidate must have minimum 3 years of Congressional   experience. The RSC is the caucus of conservatives in the House of Representatives, including 155 Members. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume and cover letter to RSCJobs2017@gmail.com.

Press Secretary – Virginia House Republican

GOP Congressman seeks detail-oriented individual with advanced writing skills to manage and coordinate all communications activities, including media contacts. Responsibilities include writing press releases and op-eds, responding to press inquiries, newsletter production, and maintaining member website and social media accounts. Ability to quickly grasp issues and take proactive approach to media relations required. Virginia ties and previous Hill experience of at least two years preferred. To apply, please email resume with cover letter, two writing samples, and three references to GOPApplicant@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant – Senior Ohio House Democrat

Senior Ohio Democrat seeks energetic and organized Legislative Assistant to join a fast-paced, team-oriented D.C. office. Applicants must be able to multi-task, maintain strong work ethic and be able to work flexible hours. The Legislative Assistant will work closely with Member and other staff members, particularly senior staff.

Ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of legislative Hill experience coupled with knowledge of policy related, but not limited to: appropriations, healthcare, education, veterans’ affairs, and seniors’ issues. Duties include assisting the Legislative Director and Communications Director in managing the Member’s legislative agenda and public message connected to the portfolio, including research, technical writing and editing, meeting and coordinating with stakeholders, drafting talking points, floor statements, briefing memos, legislation, hearing materials, as well as representing the Member at meetings.

Applicants must have a positive attitude, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position. Previous legislative Capitol Hill experience is required. Ohio ties preferred. No phone calls, emails or drop-bys.

Please submit cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and at least two references to Midwestern.Resume@mail.house.gov.

Professional Staff Member – Senate Banking Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs seeks an experienced individual for a position on the Democratic staff. The position’s responsibilities include providing analysis and advice regarding Dodd-Frank and companion statutes. 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 with financial services laws within the committee’s jurisdiction, especially those pertaining to large banks, nonbanks, and insurance companies, is highly desirable. All applicants must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, including legislative drafting. The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 10 pages) to senatebankingdemocrats@gmail.com.

Executive Assistant – Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA)

The Office of Congressman Tom McClintock (CA-04) seeks an experienced individual to serve as his Executive Assistant. This individual will also serve as the Office Manager and Intern Coordinator. Position duties include, but are not limited to: maintaining Member’s Washington, DC and California calendars, managing all incoming meeting requests and invitations, coordinating travel and logistics, processing office invoices for vendor payment, maintaining stock of office supplies, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the office, processing/scheduling all incoming tour requests, managing the office’s internship program, and other duties as required.

Applicants should be well-organized, possess a keen attention to detail, work well in a fast-paced environment, and have strong interpersonal skills. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary history to ca04job@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant – House Republican

Republican Congressman seeks a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to cover a portfolio including, but not limited to, transportation, infrastructure, commerce, trade, and financial services. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated self-starters, possess a desire to produce new legislative ideas,   have the ability to succeed in a fast-paced office, and be excellent writers. Experience with transportation and infrastructure policy is highly desired but not a requirement. Please send the following materials to goplegislativestaffer@gmail.com: Resume, Cover Letter, Three References.

Communications Staffer – House Republican on Energy & Commerce Committee

Republican Energy and Commerce House member seeks experienced candidates for a communications opening. The successful candidate must be a strong writer, be proactive, and be able to operate in a fast-moving environment.

Primary responsibilities include serving as the point of contact for state and national press, writing press releases, speeches, and op-eds, and managing social media and the official website. Qualified candidates must have at least 3 years of relevant communications experience on Capitol Hill, political campaigns, or in the private sector.

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and references to gopcommsstaffer@gmail.com. No calls or walk-ins please.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Al Green (D-TX)

The Office of Congressman Al Green seeks a Staff Assistant for his Washington, DC Office. Responsibilities include: managing front-desk operations, greeting visitors, answering phones, managing tour and flag requests, maintaining office records, driving the Congressman to events and performing other duties as required. Applicants must have superior organizational skills, strong written and communication skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Capitol Hill experience is highly desirable; Texas ties are a plus. Minorities, women and LGBTQ persons are encouraged to apply. The position involves long hours and availability by phone on weekends and evenings. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to TXResumeInbox@mail.house.gov. Please, no phone calls or drop-ins.

Press Secretary – Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN)

TITLE: Press Secretary

REPORTS TO: Member, Chief of Staff and Communications Director

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

–  to manage and coordinate all communications activities, including media contacts, for the Member and the office.

QUALIFICATIONS:

–  at least 1 year of congressional experience;

–  strong academic credentials;

–  strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;

–  strong oral communication skills;

–  understanding of print and broadcast media;

–  thorough knowledge of legislative process;

–  knowledge of current issues and events in which the Member is involved;

–  ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Member’s positions on policy issues;

–  availability to work long hours;

–  ability to work well under pressure; and

–  ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.

DUTIES:

–  acts as the formal spokesperson and media liaison for the Member;

–  develops and implements media and communications strategy for the Member;

–  remains abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues about which the Member may be questioned;

–  evaluates current events and media reports in the district and the nation for their impact on the Member;

–  provides ideas and advice on the effect in the media of the Member’s actions and legislative activities;

–  writes speeches for the Member; and

–  performs other duties as assigned.

All interested applicants should send their resumes to Position.MN05@mail.house.gov.

Deputy Scheduler – Senior Senate Democrat

Senior Democratic Senator seeks proactive, resourceful, detail-oriented person with strong organizational skills. 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. This position serves as support to the Senator and Director of Scheduling. The ideal candidate must have Hill or campaign experience and have the ability to work long and unpredictable hours. Previous scheduling experience preferred. Interested parties should email cover letter and resume to deputyscheduler2017@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)

Kansas Congresswoman is currently seeking a Staff Assistant for her Washington, D.C. office. Kansas ties strongly preferred, but not required. Strong written, interpersonal and organizational skills are required. Main responsibilities include managing tour requests, managing the front desk operations, processing flag requests, and assisting the Congresswoman and staff as needed. An ideal candidate will have some experience with communications and assist the communications director in drafting press releases and social media posts. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to ks02jobs@mail.house.gov. Please include in the body of your email your connection to Kansas if one exists.

Staff Assistant – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeking talented, dependable and personable individual to manage all aspects of busy Senate front office, including greeting visitors, answering incoming phone calls, maintaining guest book and handouts for visitors — including tour information, maps, gallery passes.  Responsibilities include overseeing office voice mail system, responding to requests for tours, ensuring that requests for assistance are directed to appropriate staff; and that all visitors are welcomed and treated with respect. Please send resume along with name and contact for two references to senatejobs9805@gmail.com.

Scheduler – Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN)

Rep. Susan Brooks (IN-5) seeks an experienced scheduler for active Congressional office. This is NOT an entry-level position; at least two years of previous Capitol Hill experience as a Scheduler or equivalent is required. Qualified candidates should be able to communicate clearly in a team-oriented environment and be comfortable working in a fast-paced demanding environment while managing multiple tasks. Responsibilities include preparing the Congresswoman’s weekly and long term DC schedule; 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; coordinating with communications staff to schedule press, interviews and radio/television time; booking all of the Members travel to and from DC and CODELs; organizing Member’s files, notes and correspondence. Position requires an exceptional attention to detail. Scheduler must be willing to work flexible hours. Prior Congressional Scheduling experience is REQUIRED.  No phone calls or drop-ins, please. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume with “Scheduler” in the subject line to: in05jobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Field Deputy (Los Angeles District Office) – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)

Congressman Jimmy Gomez is seeking to immediately fill a full-time job opening for a Field Deputy position in his district office.

Position Description

The Field Deputy serves as the congressman’s liaison with the community, local organizations and government agencies; staff and/or represent the congressman at events; advise the congressman about local issues; help organize community based meetings and events; implement proactive constituent outreach program; prepare Member for speeches and meetings; draft correspondence.

This position requires work hours beyond the normal 8-hour work day and will include work on weekends and holidays.

Qualifications

• Strong written, communication, analytical, and organization skills; an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds; impeccable customer service manners; and superior public speaking skills.
• Minimum two (2) years of experience working directly with the community at large.
• Knowledge of the Asian Pacific Islander communities a plus.
• Good computer skills, including proficiency and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Power Point.
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Candidate must have a thorough understanding of government agencies and structure (local, county, state and federal).
• Must be able to work efficiently and effectively as a member of a team, be able to meet strict deadlines, balance multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure.
• Attention to detail and accuracy is essential.
• Candidate should demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment to excellence, upbeat demeanor and flexibility.
• Candidate should expect weekend, some holidays, and after-hours assignments.
• Salary will depend on the experience of the applicant.
• Bilingual skills a plus.

To apply

All interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume to Gomez.CAjobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls please.

Legislative Assistant – House Republican

Republican Congressman seeks a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to cover a portfolio including, but not limited to, transportation, infrastructure, commerce, trade, and financial services. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated self-starters, possess a desire to constantly produce new legislative ideas, have the ability to succeed in a very fast-paced office, be excellent writers, and not be afraid of the occasional failure. Significant experience with transportation and infrastructure policy is highly preferred. Please send the following materials to goplegislativestaffer@gmail.com: Resume, Cover letter, Three References.

Legislative Correspondent – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL)

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) seeks an organized, friendly, detail-oriented Legislative Correspondent for a fast-paced, team-oriented office.  Responsibilities include performing legislative research, answering constituent correspondence, and handling a small portfolio of legislative issues, including education. Applicants must value responsiveness to constituents, possess a strong work ethic, have the ability to work flexible hours, and embrace the office’s mission of improving the lives of others.  Ideal candidates will have Hill experience, the ability to multi-task, and strong written and oral communication skills. Meeting deadlines is a must.  This is NOT an entry-level position. The Office is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail resume, cover letter and two brief writing samples to illinois17job@gmail.com with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.

Senior Legislative Assistant (ag) – Congressman David Young (R-IA)

Congressman David Young seeks a Senior Legislative Assistant with agricultural, legislative and Capitol Hill experience to join his Washington policy team. The position is responsible for working with the Member, Chief of Staff and Legislative Director to successfully develop and implement policies that reflect the Member’s goals for his constituents and the people of Iowa. The position will contribute to the strategic office plan; proactively promote the office legislative agenda in their issue areas; manage a personal legislative issue portfolio which will include a foundation in agricultural policy and issues; and perform other duties as assigned. Candidates must possess a deep understanding of the legislative and political process on Capitol Hill and the Midwest and have very strong communication, writing and analytical skills. The ideal candidate will be from Iowa or the Midwest, be highly organized, detail oriented, creative, resourceful, able to commit to the non-traditional workday of Capitol Hill and be passionate about public service and our bosses – the people of Iowa’s Third District. Please no calls or drop-ins. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two policy writing samples (one narrative style and one bulleted issue brief, each 1 page max) as a single PDF file with the subject line “Legislative Assistant” to james.carstensen@mail.house.gov. Please no calls or drop-ins.

Communications Director – Congressman Dave Joyce (R-OH)

Ohio Republican Congressman Dave Joyce seeks an organized and motivated Communications Director. Excellent analytical, communication and writing skills are required. Duties include developing and expressing the Member’s message through multiple media platforms. The Communications Director is also responsible for the Member’s e-newsletter, writing floor speeches and press releases. Interested candidates should email his or her resume to OH14Resumes@mail.house.gov.

West Michigan Regional Coordinator (Grand Rapids, MI office) – Michigan Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator is seeking a highly-motivated, organized West Michigan Regional Coordinator to work with the West Michigan Regional Director in the Grand Rapids, 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 Western Michigan, and 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.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – House Republican Chairwoman

House Republican Chairwoman seeks scheduler for immediate start date. Successful applicant will be organized, self-driven, reliable, professional, flexible, resourceful, assertive, and efficient; have superb attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills and experience in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks; and be able to work well under pressure, prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, team environment.

Duties include, but are not limited to: maintaining Member’s official schedule, travel plans, and related records; briefing the member on all scheduling activities in DC and the district and making recommendations on proposed future meetings; arranging Member’s official travel and managing associated financial matters; coordinating scheduling of relevant media activities with the communications staff; making appropriate staff aware of upcoming events in need of preparation and providing the Member with related briefing materials; and remaining abreast of legislative landscape and current events which may impact Member’s appearances or meeting requests.

Ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of executive assistant experience with competitive compensation commensurate with experience.

Email resume, cover letter and references to gophousejob@gmail.com with “Scheduler/Executive Assistant” in the subject line. Given the anticipated volume of interest, please do not initiate contact unless your application receives a response.

Executive Assistant – Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)

Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is seeking executive assistant candidates to schedule for the congresswoman, as well as perform general office management duties. Responsibilities will include managing all incoming D.C. meeting requests for the congresswoman, working with the chief of staff to manage the office budget, and other duties as required. The ideal candidate will already have some experience performing administrative duties, be highly detail-oriented and personable. It is highly preferable this person owns a car. The right candidate will have the flexibility to be available some evenings and other nontraditional hours. Please email resume to wa03jobs@gmail.com, and include a brief cover letter in the body of the email. Washington state/northwest U.S. ties are a plus.

Legislative Director – Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC)

Democratic Member of Congress from North Carolina seeks a Legislative Director for D.C. Office. 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 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. No drop-ins or phone calls. The office is an equal opportunity employer.

Press Assistant/Legislative Correspondent – Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL)

The Office of Congressman Brian Mast is seeking a Press Assistant/Legislative Correspondent who excels at filming and editing videos. In addition to being a strong writer, the ideal candidate will also have experience with graphic design, social media and basic HTML. Press responsibilities will include filming/editing videos, posting to social media, photographing events, writing/producing newsletters, maintaining the website, speech writing, and other responsibilities as assigned. Legislative responsibilities will include drafting constituent mail and researching policy issues. To apply, please send resume and work samples to brianmastpress@gmail.com.

Scheduler – Senior House Republican

Senior Republican Member of Congress is hiring a Scheduler in its DC office. Position is responsible for maintaining the Member’s district and DC schedule; receiving and responding to all requests; organizing all records; drafting correspondence; coordinating logistics for Member and staff; and handling a number of administrative duties, such as answering the telephone, greeting visitors, and processing tour and flag requests. Qualified candidates must be well organized, have strong communication skills, work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, be able to exercise independent judgment and discretion, and be attentive to detail. This position requires a flexible schedule, an automobile and prior Hill experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume to SchedulerinDC@gmail.com.

Legislative Aide (military/vets/foreign affairs) – Senate Republican

Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Aide to handle Military, Veterans and Foreign Affairs issues for his Washington, D.C. office. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: staffing the Senator’s daily meetings, maintaining an accurate and efficient system for tracking legislation, and answering corresponding mail from constituents. Applicants must be detail oriented, well organized, able to handle a fast-paced work environment, and dependable. The applicant MUST be fluent in Spanish. To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to gopsenatejobs@gmail.com. Previous Hill experience strongly preferred.

Legislative Aide (military/vets/foreign affairs) – Senate Republican

Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Aide to handle Military, Veterans and Foreign Affairs issues for his Washington, D.C. office. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: staffing the Senator’s daily meetings, maintaining an accurate and efficient system for tracking legislation, and answering corresponding mail from constituents. Applicants must be detail oriented, well organized, able to handle a fast-paced work environment, and dependable. The applicant MUST be fluent in Spanish. To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to gopsenatejobs@gmail.com. Previous Hill experience strongly preferred.

Press Secretary/Digital Director – Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY)

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) is seeking a pro-active, hard-working and tech-savvy individual to serve as Press Secretary and Digital Director in his Washington, D.C. office. Ideal candidates will have experience running a comprehensive digital media program including Facebook, Twitter, and proactive email. Candidates should be organized, create and self-motivated and must also have the ability to create original content including graphics and videos. Candidates must also have strong oral and written communication skills and be able to work effectively alongside the Communications Director.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing talking points; drafting press releases; managing website and social media accounts; creating e-newsletters and franked mailings; planning press conferences and in-district events; creating graphics and media presentations, and developing and implementing media, communications, and digital strategies.
The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of communications experience with significant digital experience. This is not an entry level position. People from all identity groups are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples with the subject line “Press Secretary job opening” to newyorkresumes@mail.house.gov. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.

Press Secretary – Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN)

TITLE: Press Secretary

REPORTS TO: Member, Chief of Staff and Communications Director

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

• to manage and coordinate all communications activities, including media contacts, for the Member and the office.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• at least 1 year of congressional experience;
• strong academic credentials;
• strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;
• strong oral communication skills;
• understanding of print and broadcast media;
• thorough knowledge of legislative process;
• knowledge of current issues and events in which the Member is involved;
• ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Member’s positions on policy issues;
• availability to work long hours;
• ability to work well under pressure; and
• ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.

DUTIES:

• acts as the formal spokesperson and media liaison for the Member;
• develops and implements media and communications strategy for the Member;
• remains abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues about which the Member may be questioned;
• evaluates current events and media reports in the district and the nation for their impact on the Member;
• provides ideas and advice on the effect in the media of the Member’s actions and legislative activities;
• writes speeches for the Member; and
• performs other duties as assigned.

All interested candidates should send their resumes to Position.MN05@mail.house.gov.

Caseworker (District Office) – Florida House Republican

Conservative Florida member has an opening for a caseworker in the district office.

SUMMARY:

The Caseworker acts as a liaison to federal agencies for constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Acts as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal agencies;

Handles casework assignments at the direction of the Director of Casework;

Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the Director of Casework, District Director and Chief of Staf;

Continually screens active cases and acts as liaison with constituents to ensure that their cases are handled in a responsive manner;

Maintains up-to-date files on all cases and categories of information of importance to said cases;

Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;

Maintains a good working relationship with the congressional staff, and constituents;

Accepts performance-based criticism and direction;

Works well under pressure and handles stress;

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE):

At least 2 years of experience; strong academic credentials. Alternatively, 2 years of related experience or training in customer/constituent relations or equivalent experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Bilingual speaking preferred but not required.

Strong oral and written communication skills;

Thorough knowledge of federal agencies and departments;

Professional telephone manner;

Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner.

Ability to perform the essential job functions above;

Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities;

Knowledge of office policies, practices, and confidentiality procedures;

Knowledge of office computer applications; and

Proficiency in word processing.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to fl.conservativerep@gmail.com.

Caseworker (District Office) – Florida House Republican

Conservative Florida member has an opening for a caseworker in the district office.

SUMMARY:

The Caseworker acts as a liaison to federal agencies for constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Acts as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal agencies;

Handles casework assignments at the direction of the Director of Casework;

Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the Director of Casework, District Director and Chief of Staf;

Continually screens active cases and acts as liaison with constituents to ensure that their cases are handled in a responsive manner;

Maintains up-to-date files on all cases and categories of information of importance to said cases;

Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;

Maintains a good working relationship with the congressional staff, and constituents;

Accepts performance-based criticism and direction;

Works well under pressure and handles stress;

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE):

At least 2 years of experience; strong academic credentials. Alternatively, 2 years of related experience or training in customer/constituent relations or equivalent experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Bilingual speaking preferred but not required.

Strong oral and written communication skills;

Thorough knowledge of federal agencies and departments;

Professional telephone manner;

Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner.

Ability to perform the essential job functions above;

Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities;

Knowledge of office policies, practices, and confidentiality procedures;

Knowledge of office computer applications; and

Proficiency in word processing.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to fl.conservativerep@gmail.com.

Caseworker (District Office) – Florida House Republican

Conservative Florida member has an opening for a caseworker in the district office.

SUMMARY:

The Caseworker acts as a liaison to federal agencies for constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Acts as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal agencies;

Handles casework assignments at the direction of the Director of Casework;

Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the Director of Casework, District Director and Chief of Staf;

Continually screens active cases and acts as liaison with constituents to ensure that their cases are handled in a responsive manner;

Maintains up-to-date files on all cases and categories of information of importance to said cases;

Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;

Maintains a good working relationship with the congressional staff, and constituents;

Accepts performance-based criticism and direction;

Works well under pressure and handles stress;

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE):

At least 2 years of experience; strong academic credentials. Alternatively, 2 years of related experience or training in customer/constituent relations or equivalent experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Bilingual speaking preferred but not required.

Strong oral and written communication skills;

Thorough knowledge of federal agencies and departments;

Professional telephone manner;

Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner.

Ability to perform the essential job functions above;

Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities;

Knowledge of office policies, practices, and confidentiality procedures;

Knowledge of office computer applications; and

Proficiency in word processing.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to fl.conservativerep@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Senior Texas House Republican

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

Staff Assistant (Los Angeles District Office) – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)

Congressman Jimmy Gomez is seeking to immediately fill a full-time job opening for a Staff Assistant position in his district office.

Position Description

As the primary administrative staff member in the District Office, Staff Assistant duties include (but are not limited to): answer phones; handle mail and faxes; greet and direct visitors; maintain order and efficiency of front and back offices; order supplies; organize office files; coordinate vendor service needs; research the status of some legislation; draft some correspondence. Work on special projects as needed. In the absence of the District Scheduler, the Staff Assistant will serve as back-up and help facilitate any scheduling requests.

Casework duties include (but are not limited to): Assist constituents with their individual cases pertaining to federal agencies. As the “front-line” caseworker, help constituents with non-federal questions to find appropriate resources.
This position may require work on weekends and holidays.

Qualifications

• Strong written, communication, analytical, and organization skills; an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds; impeccable customer service manners.
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Good computer skills, including proficiency and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Power Point.
• Candidate must have an understanding of government agencies and structure (local, county, state and federal).
• Must be able to work efficiently and effectively as a member of a team, be able to meet strict deadlines and balance multiple projects. Attention to detail and accuracy is essential.
• Candidate should demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment to excellence, upbeat demeanor and flexibility.
• Salary will depend on the experience of the applicant.
• Bilingual skills a plus.

To apply

All interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume to Gomez.CAjobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls please.

Press Secretary – House Republican

GOP Congressman seeks detail-oriented individual with advanced writing skills to manage and coordinate all communications activities, including media contacts. Responsibilities include writing press releases and op-eds, responding to press inquiries, newsletter production, and maintaining member website and social media accounts. Ability to quickly grasp issues and take proactive approach to media relations required. Virginia ties and previous Hill experience of at least two years preferred. To apply, please email resume with cover letter, two writing samples, and three references to GOPApplicant@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – California House Democrat

Democratic House Member seeks a Staff Assistant for Washington, D.C. office.
Responsibilities include greeting visitors, answering the telephone, scheduling tours and responding to constituent requests for general information and other inquiries. This position also monitors delivery and pickup of materials, maintains the front office, and assists with various administrative duties. The staff assistant also helps manage the intern program. Please send cover letter and resume to castaffassistant1996@gmail.com.

Press Secretary – Progressive Midwestern House Democrat

Progressive Midwest Congressman seeks a Press Secretary for the DC office. Ideal candidate is a proactive, highly motivated, and detail-orientated individual with excellent written and oral communications skills, experienced in digital media and graphic design and able to identify opportunities to promote the Congressman’s work while handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Prior Hill or campaign press experience preferred.

Daily tasks include managing member’s social media platforms and website; graphic design projects; video filming and editing; drafting releases, newsletters and advisories; developing relationships and serving as the point-of-contact for local and national press; pitching potential stories; and staffing the Congressman for interviews and events.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples (not to exceed one page each), and an example of previous digital media or graphic design projects to Hire@mail.house.gov with “Press Secretary” in the subject line by COB August 31, 2017. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please.
This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or expression, or sexual orientation.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – Southern California House Democrat

Southern California Democrat seeks Scheduler/Executive Assistant for Washington, DC office.

Responsibilities include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedules, processing all incoming invitations and meeting requests, coordinating travel arrangements, and communicating with constituents by phone and email to address requests, concerns, and questions.  The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and extremely well-organized. Applicants should have previous scheduling experience (at least one year in a similar position).

Responsibilities also include driving the member (including nights and some weekends). A car and good driving record are required for this position. California ties and Spanish fluency are a plus.

No phone calls please. The office is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter and three references to caldemresumes@gmail.com with “Scheduler/Executive Assistant” in the subject line. Please submit all application materials in one pdf.

Military Legislative Assistant – House Republican on Armed Services Committee

Personal office of Republican member of the House Armed Services Committee is seeking a military legislative assistant (MLA) to handle committee work and an issue portfolio including national security, foreign affairs and energy. Candidates must have strong academic credentials, exceptional writing skills, the ability to work well in a fast-paced office, and a team-oriented attitude toward legislative work. Legislative experience, military service and a Top Secret clearance are preferred. Qualified applicants can send their resume to resumesLA2017@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Counsel – Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA)

Progressive California Democrat seeks Legislative Counsel to serve as lead staff for Member’s work on the House Judiciary Committee as well as other non-Committee legislative issues as assigned. Interest in child welfare policy and criminal justice reform a plus. Ideal applicants should have a J.D. with 3-5 years of Hill or other legislative experience, excellent writing skills, solid analytical abilities, and strong political instincts. This is not an entry-level position. Candidate should be self-starters, creative at coming up with great legislative ideas and strategies and be able to constructively work in a team environment in a fast-paced office. Candidates with California ties encouraged to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins, please. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples with “Legislative Counsel” the subject line to Rep.Karen.Bass@mail.house.gov.

Creative Services Manager – House Republican Leadership Office

We’re seeking a talented visual designer for our private and internal brand packaging initiatives. Interested applicants are invited to apply by clicking here: https://housegop.typeform.com/to/LHOCmw.

Military Legislative Assistant – Senior House Republican on Armed Services Committee

Senior Republican House Armed Services Committee Member looking for MLA. Applicants should have a couple of years NDAA experience. This is not an entry level position. Email resume and cover letter to hascmla@gmail.com.

Scheduler – House Republican

A Republican Member of Congress seeks qualified applicants to be his new scheduler. Candidates should be well organized, able to multi-task and think on their feet, as well as able to work flexible hours.

Duties will include being in charge of the Member’s schedule, coordinating all travel, overseeing all incoming invitations and meeting requests, maintaining all of the Member’s records and personal correspondence, and anything else as assigned by the Member or the chief of staff.
This is not an entry-level position. To be considered, an applicant must have previous experience as a scheduler on the Hill. Otherwise, please do not apply.

Email resume, references, and a cover letter to hillschedulerapp@gmail.com. Applicants who do not send a cover letter will not be considered.

Scheduler – House Republican

A Republican Member of Congress seeks qualified applicants to be his new scheduler. Candidates should be well organized, able to multi-task and think on their feet, as well as able to work flexible hours.

Duties will include being in charge of the Member’s schedule, coordinating all travel, overseeing all incoming invitations and meeting requests, maintaining all of the Member’s records and personal correspondence, and anything else as assigned by the Member or the chief of staff.
This is not an entry-level position. To be considered, an applicant must have previous experience as a scheduler on the Hill. Otherwise, please do not apply.

Email resume, references, and a cover letter to hillschedulerapp@gmail.com. Applicants who do not send a cover letter will not be considered.

Communications Director – Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN)

TITLE: Communications Director
REPORTS TO: Member and Chief of Staff/Administrative Assistant
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

* to manage and coordinate all communications activities, including media contacts, for the Member and the office.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* previous Capitol Hill and organizing/campaign experience, extensive national media contacts, and background working with both print and electronic media;
* strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;
* strong oral communication skills;
* understanding of print and broadcast media;
* thorough knowledge of legislative process;
* knowledge of current issues and events in which the Member is involved;
* ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Member’s positions on policy issues;
* availability to work long hours;
* ability to work well under pressure; and
* ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.

DUTIES:

* acts as the formal spokesperson and media liaison for the Member;
* planning and executing media strategy, pitching stories, booking interviews, running social media channels, designing graphics, editing We the Podcast, conceiving videos, and writing press releases, op-eds, and talking points for the Member;
* remains abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues about which the Member may be questioned;
* evaluates current events and media reports in the district and the nation for their impact on the Member;
* provides ideas and advice on the effect in the media of the Member’s actions and legislative activities;
* writes speeches for the Member; and
* performs other duties as assigned.

No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Position.MN05@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director Application ” in the Subject Line.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Lou Barletta (R-PA)

Pennsylvania Member seeks a highly energetic, motivated, and organized Staff Assistant for the   Washington, DC office. The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be comfortable with managing multiple tasks and work well under pressure. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering and screening telephone calls; organizing and managing the front office; greeting constituents and visitors, preparing and coordinating requests for flags and tours; monitoring deliveries, tracking and managing office supplies and materials; assisting with mail processing; collecting and disseminating daily press clips. The ideal candidate will have experience interacting with the public and have excellent writing and communication skills. This is a full-time permanent position, PA ties are preferred but not required. Must love dogs. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, and resume to PA11SAjob@mail.house.gov.

Digital Aide – Progressive Northeastern Senate Democrat

Progressive Northeast senator seeks a digital aide to join our office’s growing digital team. Ideal candidates will have at least one-two years of work or internship experience in a Hill office, political campaign, or nonprofit/advocacy organization. Excellent writing, proofreading, and organizational skills required; primary job responsibilities include maintaining a content calendar and writing social media posts, website copy, emails/newsletters, and other digital-based content. Social media fluency and creativity (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Medium) required. Experience with content management systems like WordPress or Drupal, and basic graphic design with Photoshop, InDesign and/or Illustrator preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and one non-academic writing sample to progressivedigitaljob@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – Southern Senate Republican

Southern Republican Senator seeks an energetic, friendly, and dedicated person to serve as Staff Assistant. Individual must possess superior organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a high-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, and coordinating tours. Candidate will be responsible for processing all constituent flag requests.  Attention to detail is a must. The ideal candidate will also possess a positive attitude and the ability to take initiative in solving problems. Southern region ties and fluency in Spanish required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223851 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Assistant/Writer – Congressman Mark Sanford (R-SC)

The Office of Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) is seeking a bright, creative, and self-motivated press assistant/writer to add to our Washington, DC communications team. 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, newsletters, and website copy. The successful applicant will be a strong writer able to digest complex legislative concepts and quickly produce clear, concise content understandable to both the media and constituents. This person must also be comfortable working in an incredibly fast-paced environment and willing to accept the occasional failure. Applicants must have a BA or equivalent at a minimum. Hill experience is not required, but would be considered a plus. Campaign or newspaper writing experience preferred. Send resume and cover letter to srepjobvacancy@gmail.com.

Sr. Legislative Assistant (ag) – Senior Southern House Republican on Agriculture Committee

Senior member of the House Agriculture Committee seeks qualified Senior Legislative Assistant to handle Ag Committee portfolio and other policy issue areas, as assigned upon hire. Required attributes include excellent writing and communications skills and demonstrated Capitol Hill or professional experience in agriculture and trade policy. Candidates should have bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant work experience in the area of government, policy, or related fields. Previous Member personal office experience highly desired. No calls or drop bys. This office is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, submit a cover letter detailing your experience and areas of policy interest aside from agriculture and resume to southernagmember@gmail.com.

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