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Staff Assistant – Congressman John Delaney (D-MD)

Congressman John Delaney (D-MD) is seeking a highly-organized and detail-oriented Staff Assistant to work in his Washington office. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, processing tour and flag requests, managing the internship program, and assisting with other assigned duties. Maryland ties a plus. Deadline for applications is Wednesday, February 21st. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to MD06.Jobs@mail.house.gov. This office is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Legislative Aide – Senate Democrat on Banking Committee

Senior Democratic member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee is seeking a highly motivated individual with experience in banking and financial services.  The position will also include working on the housing and small business portfolios.  Qualified candidates should have knowledge of the issues and industries, as well as experience on the Hill.  Other duties include processing incoming mail and drafting outgoing constituent mail. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment.  This is not an entry level position.  JD or other graduate degree preferred but not required.  This office is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than 2 pages), and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224157 as the job referral number in subject line.

Legislative Assistant (economic policy) – Senator Gary Peters (D-MI)

Office of Senator Gary Peters seeks experienced staffer to cover legislative portfolio for the Senator including banking, tax, trade, and small business. Responsibilities include staffing the Senator for the Joint Economic Committee and governmental affairs issues on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Additional duties include entrepreneurially developing and executing legislative initiatives; constant monitoring of legislative developments; professionally representing the Senator; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; working with state offices; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Senator. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree and at least five years of legislative or policy experience.  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. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com

Legislative Assistant (health) – Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ)

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, seeks a legislative assistant to handle predominantly healthcare policy and several other social policy issues. Candidates should have a particular familiarity with and understanding of issues related to the Medicare and Medicaid programs and the Affordable Care Act. Excellent verbal and writing skills, a desire to be proactive, as well as an ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, are required. Legislative duties are subject to a candidate’s experience, qualifications, and office requirements. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to nj09job@gmail.com only. No calls, drop-ins, faxes, or direct e-mails please.

Legislative Assistant (homeland security/immigration/judiciary) – House Democrat

The position is responsible for a diverse portfolio of issues including Homeland Security, Immigration and Judiciary issues, including victim’s rights. This is not an entry-level job, and qualified applicants need to have a thorough working knowledge of both the legislative process and current policy-related issues. A strong professional demeanor, along with excellent writing, verbal, and organizational skills are essential. The ideal candidate should be both a self-starter and team player with an above-average sense of humor. Experience with the IQ mail system is a plus. Spanish fluency is a plus.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and one writing sample to resume@mail.house.gov. Please include DC Legislative Assistant in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please!

Legislative Director – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA)

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks a Legislative Director to lead the policy team with the development, implementation, and advancement of his legislative agenda. It is essential that candidates for this position have an extensive background with drafting and moving legislation on Capitol Hill and very strong writing skills. The Legislative Director will work closely with the Chief of Staff, District Director, and Communications Director, as well as the legislative team, to implement a district-focused legislative strategy. Again, applicants must have legislative experience and excellent writing skills. Applicants should have previous managerial experience, strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work well with others in a close team environment. Experience with the House Armed Services Committee and ties to California are preferred. Salary will be commensurate with candidate’s experience. Please, no drop-ins or phone calls. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to CA20Jobs@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant (foreign affairs/immigration/judiciary) – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)

Progressive Midwestern Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle foreign affairs, immigration, judiciary, and other issues. This is not an entry-level job – knowledge of foreign affairs is required and previous Hill experience is preferred. Candidates should possess strong communications and writing skills, familiarity with the legislative process, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines. We are seeking a highly-organized and productive self-starter and a team player. The office is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse, and respectful work environment.  Interested candidates should email (no calls please) a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to IL09LAOpening@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant (judiciary/guns/immigration/trade/telecom/small biz) – Moderate Senate Democrat

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues including: judiciary, guns, immigration, trade, technology, telecommunications, and small business. Duties include analyzing policy proposals, drafting legislation, building coalitions, and working with local, state, and national stakeholders to advance the Senator’s legislative agenda. Candidates must be proactive, thorough, team-oriented, and able to excel in a fast-paced environment. Preference will be given to candidates with 2 years’ experience on the Hill and a JD. This is not an entry-level position. Ties to Appalachia are highly desired but not required. This Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224046 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Special Assistant – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Democratic office, is seeking a highly motivated Special Assistant to work with management and oversee the intern program. Primary duties include: overseeing committee operations, managing deadlines, editing memos, assist with correspondence, and scheduling meetings; assisting with recruitment, hiring, training, and management of new staff, fellows, and interns; organizing and updating files, contact lists, and edits of hearing transcripts; maintaining frequent communication with other Senate offices, advocates, and stakeholders; and assisting the Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director as needed. Candidates should have precise attention to detail, strong writing and editing abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and be very organized. A desire to excel at administrative tasks is required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. The HELP Committee 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. If interested, please email Help.rankingmember@gmail.com with a résumé, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) seeks a staff assistant for his Washington office. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Texas connection and Spanish ability a plus. Send resume, brief writing sample, and three references to DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. Use title on your email: Staff Assistant Application. No drop-ins please.

Outreach Director (Annapolis office) – Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Senator Van Hollen has an opening for an Outreach Director of his Annapolis, Maryland state office.  Primary responsibilities include representing Senator Van Hollen throughout Anne Arundel and Southern Maryland, interacting with constituents and government agencies, handling casework, and managing the Annapolis office. The Outreach Director will be the primary point of contact and engagement for the Senator throughout Anne Arundel and Southern Maryland, helping to establish a strong presence for the Senator in the region. Duties will focus on engagement and outreach in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of Southern Maryland, be self-motivated and great at multi-tasking, have a strong desire to help people, and have excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Evening and weekend hours are often required. This is a full-time position with federal benefits. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to applications@vanhollen.senate.gov. Applications that do not include salary requirements will not be considered. Please put “Annapolis Position” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Digital Director – Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)

The office of U.S. Senator Heitkamp seeks a Digital Director to run an aggressive online outreach strategy. The Digital Director will be a part of the communications team and will work collaboratively to develop social media and web content that complements and amplifies the office’s traditional communications to help reach a broader audience. Responsibilities include developing long-term and short-term digital strategies, drafting original content and regularly posting to social media accounts, creating sharable infographic and video content, maintaining the office’s website, and using analytics to evaluate and evolve the office’s digital efforts. Applicants should know how to use Adobe Photoshop and Premier Pro, as well as analytics for social media platforms. Ideal applicant is proactive, creative, hardworking, detail-oriented, a team player, and a strong and fast writer. Must have the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines, and pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Previous digital communications experience or other relevant experience required. Interested applications should email a cover letter, resume, and two brief digital writing samples and two graphic design samples to jobs@heitkamp.senate.gov.

Digital Director – Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)

The office of U.S. Senator Heitkamp seeks a Digital Director to run an aggressive online outreach strategy. The Digital Director will be a part of the communications team and will work collaboratively to develop social media and web content that complements and amplifies the office’s traditional communications to help reach a broader audience. Responsibilities include developing long-term and short-term digital strategies, drafting original content and regularly posting to social media accounts, creating sharable infographic and video content, maintaining the office’s website, and using analytics to evaluate and evolve the office’s digital efforts. Applicants should know how to use Adobe Photoshop and Premier Pro, as well as analytics for social media platforms. Ideal applicant is proactive, creative, hardworking, detail-oriented, a team player, and a strong and fast writer. Must have the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines, and pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Previous digital communications experience or other relevant experience required. Interested applications should email a cover letter, resume, and two brief digital writing samples and two graphic design samples to jobs@heitkamp.senate.gov.

Special Assistant – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Democratic office, is seeking a highly motivated Special Assistant to work with management and oversee the intern program. Primary duties include: overseeing committee operations, managing deadlines, editing memos, assist with correspondence, and scheduling meetings; assisting with recruitment, hiring, training, and management of new staff, fellows, and interns; organizing and updating files, contact lists, and edits of hearing transcripts; maintaining frequent communication with other Senate offices, advocates, and stakeholders; and assisting the Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director as needed. Candidates should have precise attention to detail, strong writing and editing abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and be very organized. A desire to excel at administrative tasks is required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. The HELP Committee 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. If interested, please email Help.rankingmember@gmail.com with a résumé, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Chief of Staff – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)

SUMMARY:

Member of Congress seeks a Chief of Staff to serve as the Member’s chief advisor. An individual in this position will develop and implement all policy objectives, strategies, and operating plans for the Member’s offices, manages and directs all staff of the Member’s Washington, DC, and district offices, as well as coordinates the activities of the Member with Leadership and committee offices(s). Previous Capitol Hill experience and Michigan ties are a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Strong managerial experience, providing the necessary organization and supervisory leadership to manage a House office;
* Thorough knowledge of the legislative process and of House organization and rules; including Congressional Ethics
* An understanding of the district, as well as local, state, and federal agencies and departments;
* Knowledge of the office policies, practices, and procedures; and
* Ability to maintain a good working relationship with the Congresswoman, staff; and constituents.

DUTIES:

* Oversees the Washington, DC, and district office staffs. Sets office goals, policies and procedures, and has oversight responsibility for hiring and salary decisions;
* Coordinates and supervises the efforts of all employees including the legislative, press and constituent service staffs;
* Acts as the Member’s principal liaison and representative;
* Regulates the office budget;
* Works well under pressure and has a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends; and
* Performs other duties as assigned by the Member.

Qualified individuals should email a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to mi14district@gmail.com by December 29th, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with candidate’s experience. Please, no drop-ins or phone calls.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA)

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine’s official office is looking for a D.C.-based deputy press secretary responsible for  traditional press duties and managing Sen. Kaine’s digital media presence. Day-to-day responsibilities include drafting press releases and talking points, monitoring news, planning and drafting social media content, writing outreach emails to constituents, preparing briefings for and staffing media interviews, supporting reporter outreach, and maintaining the office website. Qualified candidates have 2 -3 years of communications experience, excellent writing and editing skills, and have held one or more positions in government or on a campaign. Spanish language proficiency and experience in digital media preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to kainepressjobs@gmail.com with “Kaine Press Job Opening” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ)

Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) is seeking a full-time Staff Assistant with excellent written and oral communications skills to work in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include general front-desk operations, coordinating tours and flag requests, managing interns, driving the member, and other tasks as assigned. A good driving record and access to an automobile are required. Arizona ties are a plus.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Staff and maintain front office;
Answer the telephones;
Greet visitors to the office;
Answer constituent requests for general information;
Drive the member;
Manage interns;
Coordinate tours; and
Assist with various administrative and legislative duties.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to jeremy.nordquist@mail.house.gov.

State Economic Development Director – Connecticut Senate Democrat

Oversees the Senator’s economic development efforts across the state.  Communicates regularly with local elected officials, community and business leaders and others to determine what the state’s economic development needs are; researches federal funding opportunities and writes letters to support grants, at times with assistance of other staff; works with businesses regarding any opportunities for growth and works with the legislative staff on possible legislative solutions to issues facing Connecticut businesses and other stakeholders. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send a cover letter and resume to: senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224056 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Director – Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN)

Representative Keith Ellison seeks an organized, creative legislative director to develop legislative initiatives while managing a robust policy portfolio in a fast-paced office. Candidates should have Hill experience, outstanding writing abilities, be a self-starter, with excellent management skills. The ideal candidate has significant knowledge of House legislative procedure and ideally, experience with financial services and housing policy. Minnesota ties preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample by Tuesday, January 2, 2018 to MN05position@mail.house.gov. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Constituent Services Caseworker (Largo, MD office) – Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Senator Van Hollen has an opening for a Constituent Services Caseworker in his Largo, Maryland state office. Primary responsibilities include handling a large docket of constituent casework; interacting with constituents and government agencies; and representing Senator Van Hollen at community events. This position provides an opportunity to be part of a hard-working cohesive team and to make a difference in the lives of others. Issues that this staff member may handle include housing, employment, health care, disabilities, and social services. Familiarity with Prince George’s County is essential. An MSW and Spanish-speaking ability are plusses. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, great at multi-tasking, has a strong desire to help people, and has excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Evening and weekend hours are often required. This is a full-time position with federal benefits. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to applications@vanhollen.senate.gov. Applications that do not include salary requirements will not be considered. Please put “Constituent Services Position – Largo” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Senior Legislative Aide – 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. Spanish ability 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.

Legislative Assistant (health) – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is looking for a legislative assistant to handle the health care portfolio, which will include staffing his work on the Senate Finance Committee.  The ideal candidate should have deep knowledge and relevant experience working on health care policy, including particular familiarity with the Medicare and Medicaid programs.  Candidates must understand health care financing and the individual insurance markets created under the Affordable Care Act. This is a senior legislative staff position; applicant must have three years of relevant experience.  The ideal candidate has experience working on health policy in another Congressional or Senate office and ties to Virginia.  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 of at least one legislative correspondent.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Health Care Opening.”  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 Friday, January 5, 2018 at 9:00am.

Legislative Assistant (health/budget/tax/approps) – Congresswoman Laura DeLauro (D-CT)

Senior, active member of appropriations committee seeks hard working and experienced legislative assistant to handle health issues, including appropriations, budget, and tax policy. Experience working on the Hill is essential and related policy experience is preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to ct03laopening@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (military/national security) – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA)

Bay Area (California) Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle military issues, national security, and oversight, including the Member’s leadership role on the House Armed Services Committee’s Military Personnel subcommittee. The candidate should have a strong interest in oversight and governmental reform, with particular emphasis on the military. This is not an entry-level job – knowledge of national security issues and previous Hill experience are required.

Candidates should possess exceptional communications and writing skills, familiarity with the legislative process, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines. We are seeking a self-starter with a great sense of humor who can both support ongoing projects and propose new directions.

The office is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse, and respectful work environment.  Interested candidates should email (no calls please) a cover letter and resume to CA14Jobs@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant – Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA)

Representative Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) seeks a Staff Assistant to assume the responsibilities of managing the front office. Daily tasks include answering telephones; greeting visitors; processing flag and tour requests; drafting correspondence; and serving as Intern Coordinator. Candidates should be detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational skills and writing abilities, have a positive attitude, take pride in their work product, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must also have a car. Individuals with ties to the Bay Area are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to StaffAssistantCalifornia@gmail.com. No phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins, please.

Policy Advisor/Counsel – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Office of Vice Chairman Tom Udall (D-NM)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Office of the Vice Chairman, Senator Tom Udall seeks experienced staffer to cover legislative portfolio including economic development, law enforcement, energy, tax, and related issues impacting Indian Country. Additional duties include developing and executing legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments; conducting oversight; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Vice Chairman.  This position requires excellent communication, strong research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.  Ideal candidate will have work experience in the legislative and/or executive branch, as well as extensive knowledge of, experience with, and/or contacts with Indian Country.  J.D. preferred but not required.  The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SCIAresumes@indian.senate.gov.

Staff Assistant (Oahu, HI district office) – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s Oahu district office is searching for a full-time staff assistant. Job responsibilities include fielding constituent calls, processing mail, coordinating internship program, assisting with casework and constituent requests for information, maintaining a photographic database, drafting correspondence, maintaining office equipment, and other administrative duties. In addition, the staff assistant occasionally represents Congresswoman Gabbard at community events.

Strong ties to the state and organizational skills are a must. To apply for the position, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, two writing samples and contact information for three work references to hi02jobs@gmail.com with the subject line “STAFF ASSISTANT.” No calls or “walk-ins” please.

Projects Specialist (Newark, NJ office) – Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)

New Jersey Senator Cory A. Booker seeks a Projects Specialist to oversee the economic, financial services and telecommunications portfolios in his Newark Office. Responsibilities include: statewide outreach to relevant organizations and constituents; planning and execution of grant and government program workshops; planning and execution of events with the Senator; attending community meetings; and monitoring of pertinent state issues. Successful candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment, and experience in government and/or community outreach. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224019 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Outreach & Member Services Coordinator – House Energy & Commerce Committee (minority)

The Energy and Commerce Democratic Staff seeks an organized and enthusiastic person to coordinate outreach and member services. Responsibilities include planning and executing member, staff and stakeholder meetings on issues before the committee; collaborating with policy staff to plan and organize Democratic Committee Forums; drafting and circulating notifications and communications so members, staff and external organizations are aware of the Committee’s actions; and handling other administrative tasks for the Committee. Qualified candidates must have administrative experience; strong writing and organizational skills; a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks; and sound political judgment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. This is not an entry level position, and candidates must have at least two years of relevant experience in a paid position. Please submit a cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to ecdjobs@mail.house.gov. Please no walk-ins or phone calls.

Field Representative (Columbia, MO office) – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

Sen. Claire McCaskill’s office in Columbia, Mo. has an opening for a field representative. This staff member would be responsible for representing Sen. McCaskill throughout the Northeast and North Central areas of Missouri. The outreach area covers about 25-28 counties. Strong candidates have a bachelor’s degree and at least one-year of work experience after their college graduation. Strong communication skills are key, as is the ability to research and learn about federal issues to help constituents. Candidates must have their own transportation. Work hours flexible outside the standard 9 am to 5 pm work week. Please send a resume and cover letter to employment@mccaskill.senate.gov. Application deadline is Nov. 30.

Constituent Services Caseworker (Largo, MD office) – Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Senator Van Hollen has an opening for a Constituent Services Caseworker in his Largo, Maryland state office.  Primary responsibilities include handling a large docket of constituent casework; interacting with constituents and government agencies; and representing Senator Van Hollen at community events. This position provides an opportunity to be part of a hard-working cohesive team and to make a difference in the lives of others. Issues that this staff member may handle include housing, employment, health care, disabilities, and social services.  Familiarity with Prince George’s County is essential.  An MSW and Spanish-speaking ability are plusses. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, great at multi-tasking, has a strong desire to help people, and has excellent interpersonal and writing skills.   Evening and weekend hours are often required. This is a full-time position with federal benefits. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to applications@vanhollen.senate.gov.   Applications that do not include salary requirements will not be considered.   Please put “Constituent Services Position – Largo” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.

Legislative Assistant (vets/homeland security/foreign relations) – Senior Senate Democrat

Senior Democratic Senator seeks experienced legislative staff to handle a portfolio that includes veterans policy, national security, homeland security, and foreign relations as part of a dynamic and fast-paced office. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to formulating policy agenda within assigned issue areas; drafting and advancing legislation; drafting support materials, such as floor statements, briefings and official letters; briefing the Senator; staying abreast of legislative developments and closely monitoring committee activities associated with issue portfolio; and advocating for state interests. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are essential. Prior Senate experience is highly preferred. The ideal candidate should be able to work well under pressure with tight deadlines and as part of a team. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224009 the job referral number in the subject line.

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

Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks an energetic, organized, creative, self-starter to join the District Office of her very active and visible constituent services staff.

The staff assistant is responsible for coordinating mail and casework distribution; answering the phones; and preparing letters of greetings, condolences and congratulations on behalf of the Member. Responsibilities may also include casework assignments if the District Director finds that the staff assistant can take on such work while paying the required attention to his/her already assigned tasks. The staff assistant also serves as intern coordinator by recruiting, training, scheduling and assigning duties.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, significant experience interacting with the public, excellent writing and communication skills and a working knowledge of the District of Columbia. Candidate must be a resident of the District of Columbia or willing to move immediately to D.C., if hired.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and references to dc00.nortonresume@mail.house.gov. This position is open until filled. Salary: based on skill and experience level.

Military Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

Congresswoman Gabbard is seeking a dynamic, passionate Military Legislative Assistant or Senior National Security/Foreign Policy Advisor to support her work on the House Armed Services Committee and House Foreign Affairs Committee. This position’s portfolio will include Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, and Intelligence. Responsibilities include preparing and staffing the Member for committee hearings, managing the day-to-day development of Member requests for the National Defense Authorization Act, working closely with the Member on legislative strategy, researching and advising the Member on bills and other issues, and representing the Member in meetings and events.

We are seeking someone to join our fun, team-oriented, hard-working office. The successful candidate will possess a can-do attitude and will be solutions oriented. He or she will also be an independent worker, a self-starter and will possess the capacity to produce high quality work on short deadlines. He or she will also have a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and superiors in a dynamic work environment. Veteran applications are encouraged. Ideal candidates should have House Armed Services Committee experience, Hill experience, or both. Hawaii ties and an active security clearance is a plus.

To submit your application, please email a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples with the subject line “Military legislative assistant” to hi02jobs@gmail.com. Please no calls or walk-ins.

Legislative Correspondent (telecom/infrastructure) – New England Senate Democrat

New England Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent to work on telecommunications and infrastructure issues.  Strong writing and communications skills, attention to detail, and willingness to work hard as part of a team in a fast-paced environment are requirements.  Ideal candidate would have experience with these issue areas or previous Hill experience.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223927 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Counsel – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

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

Staff Assistant – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

The Office of Senator McCaskill is seeking a Staff Assistant to join a busy front office environment in her Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include answering and routing constituent calls, greeting and assisting constituents in the office, responding to constituent concerns and requests, handling tour requests, and assisting in event planning.  A successful candidate will be highly motivated, able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks, detail-oriented, and able to maintain a high level or professionalism and discretion at all times. The candidate should have strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with constituents and staff members. Missouri ties strongly preferred but not required. 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. Resume and cover letter should be emailed to employment@mccaskill.senate.gov. No phone calls please.

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.

Junior Legislative Assistant (judiciary/homeland security) – Northeastern Senate Democrat

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks a Junior Legislative Assistant to work on judiciary and homeland security issues. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines in a rigorous environment. The successful candidate will have relevant policy experience and be a self-starter. J.D. and prior Hill experience preferred. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: meeting with constituent and stakeholder groups; preparing legislation; analyzing legislative and regulatory developments and recommending appropriate responses; and drafting judiciary and homeland security-related correspondence, memoranda, floor statements and other remarks. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223938 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Creative Director – Senate Democratic Caucus

The Creative Director will lead and manage a team of ten designers, editors, videographers, photographers and strategists and oversee the design and development of all creative work – including digital, audio, print, and video content — for the Senate Democratic Caucus. Working with the Digital and Communications teams for all 48 Democratic Senators, this relationship-focused applicant will have strategic direction, communication and analytic skills, and remain current on digital techniques and trends. This manager and mentor will run a busy broadcast studio, help stream events across the Senate campus, produce videos and graphics, and set new standards for Democratic messaging.  Strong preference will be given to applicants with significant management experience, command of Premier, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite, and those with broadcast studio experience. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, portfolio, and Twitter handle to digitaldems.senate@gmail.com.

Press Secretary – Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)

The Office of Senator Chris Coons is seeking a Washington, DC based Press Secretary to join the communications team.  The role is writing intensive – this person will write speeches, op-eds, statements, and briefing memos for the Senator on a daily basis.  Additionally, this person will interact with reporters and TV and radio producers, develop medium and long-term communications plans, and work closely with the Senator’s policy team.  Ideal candidates should have 4-5 years of experience in communications roles on the Hill and/or campaigns. Salary range is $55,000-$60,000. Resumes (with references and two writing samples) should be sent to delpresssecretary@gmail.com.

Community Outreach & Organizing Director (District Office) – Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY)

New York Democrat seeks a Community Outreach and Organizing Director for their district office. Responsibilities include building strategic relationships with community leaders and constituent groups, executing various outreach activities, and recruiting volunteers for events and outreach programs in the district. Duties also include coordinating initiatives designed to promote the office and services to the community, managing an outreach and organizing plan for the team, and any other assigned duties. Candidates should possess excellent organization, leadership, teamwork, and management skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills. The Community Outreach and Organizing Director will report to the Chief of Staff and District Director. Ties to Brooklyn, a proven management record, and a minimum of three years of related experience are required.

This is a permanent, full-time position. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, and resume to ResumeNY@mail.house.gov. Please place Community Outreach and Organizing Director in the subject line.

NO WALK-INS OR PHONE CALLS

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Counsel/Legislative Assistant – New England Senate Democrat on Environment & Public Works Committee

Democratic Senator on Environment and Public Works Committee seeks a counsel or legislative assistant to work on environmental oversight, toxics, and climate change. Strong research, analysis, and communications skills are required, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment. The successful candidate will have relevant policy experience and extensive relationships in the environmental community.  New England ties preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to demenvirostaffer@gmail.com.

Press Assistant – Congressman John Delaney (D-MD)

Congressman John Delaney (D-MD) is seeking a Press Assistant to work in his Washington office. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, be able to work effectively alongside the Communications Director, and have expertise in digital communication (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, graphic design, etc.).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Developing social media content
Drafting press releases, newsletters, and media advisories
Taking photos/filming events
Compiling daily press and news clips
Transcribing interviews
Assisting with media monitoring and building press lists
Conducting research for the Communications Director and legislative staffers
Answering phones and writing constituent correspondence

QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience with social media, content development, and graphic design.
Thoroughness and careful attention to detail.
Ability to work well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks with competing priorities.
Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.
Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.
Knowledge of legislative process.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to MD06.Jobs@mail.house.gov. This office is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Staff Assistant – Northeastern Senate Democrat

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a Staff Assistant for the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: answering phone calls, greeting visitors, giving tours, coordinating constituent coffee, organizing flag requests and supporting senior staff members. Candidates should be personable, well-organized and work well in a fast-paced, team environment. New England ties preferred. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223946 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Scheduler – Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY)

Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez seeks a highly-organized and detailed-oriented scheduler for her Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, speaking engagements, and scheduling requests for the member, in addition to booking travel reservations, coordinating with district office, and daily driving (must own a vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license.)

Ideal candidates will understand the House floor schedule, remain flexible and calm under pressure, have excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, and must be able to navigate competing demands while anticipating the member’s needs. There will be no opportunity for legislative work in this position – it is administrative only. Hill experience, New York City or Puerto Rico ties are welcome.

Please email resume and cover letter to one_vacancy@yahoo.com. No phone calls/drop-ins.

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.

Legislative Fellow – Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN)

TITLE: Legislative Fellow
REPORTS TO: Legislative Director
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

* to work on issues related to the economy, housing and financial services under the supervision of the Legislative Director.
* to monitor legislative developments within Committees and on the House floor;
* to write Floor speeches for the Member
* to draft constituent correspondence for the Member; and
* to meet with constituents and special interest groups on behalf of the Member.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* in an official fellowship program;
* strong academic credentials;
* strong leadership and organizational skills;
* excellent oral and written communication skills;
* thorough knowledge of the legislative process;
* ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the formulation and recommendation of policy positions for the Member;
* ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;
* ability to work well under pressure;
* commitment to inclusive prosperity and economic opportunity;
* thoroughness and careful attention to detail; and
* availability to work long hours and at night.

DUTIES:

* formulates legislative initiatives for assigned issue areas which includes:
* devising a legislative plan;
* drafting the plan into legislative form;
* planning, coordinating and scheduling introduction of legislation in the House (or offering it on an appropriate vehicle if it is an amendment);
* gathering support for a bill or amendment from other Members, as well as appropriate interest groups;
* working with committees on legislation;
* coordinating legislative support to get the bill passed in the House.
* tracks legislation and other developments in his or her assigned issue areas and briefs the Member for floor work, committee work, work in the district, and outside House-related activities;
* monitors legislative developments within committees;
* manage the Congressman’s small business portfolio and may work on other issues based on interest;
* plans and coordinates cosponsorship and support of other legislation;
* monitors legislation on the House floor, providing the Member with information on each vote;
* writes Floor speeches for the Member;
* if assigned to issues pending before a specific committee, prepares for and attends committee meetings and hearings with or without the Member (i.e., keeps in contact with committee staff and meets with interest groups and constituents with interests in such meetings);
* performs special projects assigned by the Member or Chief of Staff/ Administrative Assistant;
* meets with constituents and interest groups;
* answers constituent letters and helps constituents on federal matters; and
* performs other duties as assigned.

This is an unpaid position usually filled by someone in an official fellowship program. The fellowship is available starting in August/ September with flexibility on the end date. To apply, send an email with your cover letter inserted into the text of the email and attach your résumé and a short writing sample (with your name saved in the title of both attached documents) to Position.MN05@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins.

Legislative Assistant (tax) – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is seeking a legislative assistant to handle the tax portfolio, which will include staffing his work on the Senate Finance Committee. The ideal candidate should have deep knowledge and relevant experience working on issues related to tax policy, including federal tax incentives, tax administration, and the congressional tax scoring process.  Understanding of the congressional budget process is also a plus. This is a senior legislative staff position; applicant must have three years of relevant experience.  Prior involvement working on these issues in another Congressional or Senate office along with Virginia ties are desirable.  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 “Tax 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 Monday September 11, 2017 at 4 pm. 

Press Secretary/Digital Director – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL)

Midwest member of Democratic House elected Leadership seeks an experienced, hardworking, tech-savvy and media proficient Press Secretary/Digital Director in her Washington, D.C. office. Ideal candidates will have prior on-the-record media experience. They will also have experience running a comprehensive digital media program including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and blast emails – all of which require being able to produce original graphics and videos. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to work effectively alongside the Deputy Chief of Staff/Communications Director to execute a successful communications effort both locally and nationally. The position requires long hours and an unpredictable schedule. Applicants should bring a demonstrated ability to manage major tasks while working collaboratively. This position will also require regular travel to the district.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing talking points and speeches; working with reporters; drafting press releases; managing website and social media accounts; creating e-newsletters and franked mailings; working with district staff to plan in-district media events; and creating graphics and media presentations.

The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of communications experience. 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. Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, a speech they have written and one additional writing sample with the subject line “Press Secretary” to Illinois17job@gmail.com. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.

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