Job Announcements Board

Staff Assistant

The Office of Congressman Ted W. Lieu seeks an organized, passionate, team-oriented Staff Assistant and Driver for our Washington DC office.  Responsibilities include: managing the front office, coordinating tour and flag requests, managing DC internship program, driving the Congressman to and from events during regular office hours and afterhours, and providing additional office support as needed.  While this is an entry-level position, candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, great attention to detail, strong time management skills, an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and a sense of humor.

Access to a vehicle in good condition is a plus. Candidate is expected to be on call and available to drive whenever the Congressman is in Washington.

Please send applications to:  Lieu.Staff@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.  No calls or drop-ins please.  Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Starting salary is $55,000.

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-At Large) is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to join her team. Legislative portfolio will be focused on education, labor, and financial services, but will also include tax, budget, trade, among other issues. Depending on ideal candidate’s experience, there is an opportunity to modify the portfolio. This position will also spearhead the Congresswoman’s Future of Work Caucus, which encompasses crafting legislation, developing stakeholder relationships, managing the caucus as a resource for Congress on related issues, and putting together caucus events with members and stakeholders. Qualified candidates should have a good knowledge of the legislative process, coalition building, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to advance the Congresswoman’s legislative priorities in their issue portfolio and be creative in spotting new legislative opportunities. Candidates must be self-starters, able to meet short deadlines, and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment.  Ties to Delaware are a plus. This is not an entry level position and this is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to lbr.jobposting@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line by COB October 14th. No phone calls, drop-ins, or emails please.

Staff Assistant

The Committee on House Administration is seeking to hire an administrative professional/staff assistant. The Staff Assistant will be responsible for performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties related to internal customer service ranging from routine to complex clerical, communications, and administrative work. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, well organized, have experience supporting a team and managing calendars, and must be able to maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality. The ideal candidate must be accustomed to a fast-paced work environment.

The Committee is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The Committee determines its workplace staffing policies and procedures, including those regarding in-office/remote work, consistent with the safety guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Office of the Attending Physician.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, and cover letter to Resume.CHADEM@mail.house.gov and include “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.

Foreign Affairs Legislative Assistant

Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, seeks a Legislative Assistant to support his work on the committee and manage a broad legislative portfolio that includes but may not be limited to armed services, homeland security, judiciary, immigration, and government reform.

Duties will include developing and advancing legislation and other policy priorities, preparing materials for hearings, markups, and meetings, and representing the Member in constituent meetings. The successful candidate will be extremely organized, a strong writer, proactive self-starter, a strategic thinker, and team oriented. This is not an entry level position and ideal candidates should have prior legislative experience in foreign affairs. Texas ties and experience handling committee work are a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample with “[Candidate’s Name] – Foreign Affairs LA” in the subject line to TX32.resumes@mail.house.gov by COB on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Please no unsolicited drop-ins, phone calls, or emails to the office.

The Allred office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. 

Communications Director

The Office of Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) seeks a Communications Director

The Office of Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) is seeking a skilled and experienced Communications Director based in either in our Washington D.C. or New York (Westchester) office.

The Communications Director will be the main spokesperson for the Congressman and responsible for communicating the work and voice of the Congressman to our constituents and the larger national media markets. The Communications Director will manage a dynamic and robust communications operation and reports directly to the Chief of Staff and Congressman. The Communications Director manages a team of talented and diverse communications staff to execute on the Congressman's vision and voice.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working laterally with other directors to communicate legislative and district work

  • Setting the strategy and course of the communications portfolio including press and digital in collaboration with the Congressman and Chief of Staff

  • Managing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the communications team

  • Fielding interview requests and actively seeking out interview opportunities

  • Drafting and editing press releases, op-eds, newsletters, talking points, mailers, speeches, social media content -Preparing and staffing the Congressman for media interviews

The salary for this position is $100,000.

Prior Capitol Hill experience is helpful, but not required. Campaign, organizing and narrative setting experience desired.

BIPOC, LGBTQIA and those with New York City/Westchester County ties are encouraged to apply. Please submit a resume, and cover letter. Early applicants will get priority. Application closes on October 7th, 2022.

**ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL FINAL ROUND**


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Staff Assistant

STAFF ASSISTANT - OFFICE OF CONGRESSMAN KWEISI MFUME

 

SUMMARY:

 

The Staff Assistant greets and screens visitors; responds to constituent requests for information; maintains handout literature regarding the district and the House; hosts Capitol tours; and performs general administrative duties, including answering the telephone and answering constituent requests for general information, tours, and other inquiries.  This position also monitors delivery and pickup of materials, maintains the front office, and assists with other various administrative and legislative duties.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS REQUIRED:

 

  • Answers and screens telephone calls for the Member and other staff members and takes messages;

  • Greets and screens visitors;

  • Assists persons who have appointments with the Member or the staff and works closely with the Member's Scheduler to ensure that the Member’s appointments are on time and that the Scheduler is aware of the visitor's arrival;

  • Responds to constituent requests for flags, tours, and other information;

  • Maintains literature regarding the district and House offices for distribution to visitors;

  • Manages recycling functions for the office;

  • Orders supplies for the office;

  • Signs for deliveries and forwards all materials delivered to the office to appropriate staff members in a timely manner;

  • Maintains the office answering machine or voice mail;

  • Ensures that requests for assistance are directed to the appropriate staff member in a timely manner;

  • Documents visitor opinions, including full name, address, and all relevant information;

  • Logs in mail;

  • Tracks library books from the Library of Congress;

  • Manage and maintain office supplies and common areas;

  • Performs general administrative assignments;

  • Sends, receives, and distributes materials;

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

  • Accepts performance-based criticism and direction;

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

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

  • Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;

  • Works well under pressure and handles stress;

  • Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights, and weekends; and

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 

At least 1 year of front office experience.

 


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

 

  •  Ability to use and troubleshoot photocopier, facsimile machine, telephone, and other office equipment;

  • Excellent organizational and proofreading skills;

  • Ability to perform essential job functions above;

  • Professional telephone manner;

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

  • Knowledge of office policies, practices, and procedures;

  • Knowledge of computer applications including high proficiency in typing and Microsoft Word, Power Point, Access, Excel, and social media.

 
WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Work is mainly performed in an office environment.  Noise levels are usually moderate; and

  • Ability to work in a small workstation without an expectation of privacy.

 

This position requires an incredible attention to detail.

The Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to MD07Resumes@mail.house.gov. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but no application will be considered later than October 21, 2022.  No phone calls, faxes, or separate emails please.

Executive Assistant

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT - SENIOR DEMOCRATIC MEMBER

SUMMARY:

 

The Executive Assistant maintains the Member’s official schedule, travel plans, and related records; briefs the Member on all scheduling activities and may make recommendations on proposed future meetings; assists with scheduling staff meetings and briefings; and coordinates with communications team to schedule press, interviews, radio, and television time.

 

The Executive Assistant also provides high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, and handling information requests, as well as performing routine administrative functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise junior level clerical staff.

 

The Executive Assistant must be able to pass a writing proficiency test; support the drafting of the Congressman’s correspondences, including follow up written communications for meeting attendees; arrange for the district based, interstate and overseas travel for the Member and traveling on official business, for both air and ground travel; and coordinate special projects for the Congressman.

 

Other responsibilities as assigned by the Congressman and the Chief of Staff. Supports District-based manager, as needed, for any additional scheduling needs in-district or other administrative tasks.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS REQUIRED:

 

  • Candidates must be proactive, have very strong attention to detail, and the ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment;

  • Must be fluent in Microsoft Office Suite and video conferencing platforms (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype, etc.) as well as office technology in general.

  • Must have good analytical, communication and organizational skills as well as strong writing skills.

  • Remain abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues impacting the Member;

  • Meet attendance requirements as established by the Office;

  • Maintain a good working relationship with the Member, staff, and constituents, and other the offices of other officials;

  • Work well under pressure and handles stress;

  • Accept performance-based criticism and direction; and

  • Work a flexible schedule including long hours and some weekends.

 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 

Strong academic credentials; and at least 3 years of professional experience.  Graduate degree is preferred but not required. Previous Hill experience preferred but not required.

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

 

  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • Incredible attention to detail;

  • Knowledge of the legislative process, procedures, and organization of the House;

  • 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;

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

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

  • Knowledge of office policies, practices, and procedures;

  • Knowledge of office computer applications; and

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Access, Excel, and other database management software.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

  • Work is mainly performed in a normal office environment.  Noise levels are usually moderate; and

  • Work is performed at a small workstation without an expectation of privacy.

The Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to MD07Resumes@mail.house.gov. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but no application will be considered later than November 18, 2022.  No phone calls, faxes, or separate emails please.

 

Counsel and Policy Advisor

No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins, please.

COUNSEL AND POLICY ADVISOR – Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01), member of the House Judiciary and House Oversight and Reform Committees, is seeking a Counsel and Policy Advisor to serve in her Washington, D.C. office. 

Candidates must be reliable, compassionate, kind, possess strong writing skills, have a good sense of humor, value creativity, operate in a fast-paced office under strict deadlines, and work collaboratively with DC and district staff. 

Candidates with ties to the St. Louis region and/or knowledge of St. Louis are encouraged to apply. 

Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, unhoused and formerly unhoused people, formerly incarcerated individuals, and members of other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, criminal history or parental status.

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Applications close September 30, 2022. 


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Health Policy Advisor

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee, seeks an advisor to handle predominantly health care policy and several other policy issues, like veterans and Social Security. Candidates should have a particular familiarity with and understanding of issues related to health care, including the Medicare and Medicaid programs. 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. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, advancing legislation, hearing preparation, statement drafting, writing correspondence, and coordinating with the committee. Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Please email cover letter, resume, and references to nj09job@gmail.com only.  No calls, drop-ins, or direct e-mails please.

Female, minority, and LGBTQ+ candidates are encouraged to apply. The 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.

Logistics Assistant

Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia seeks a Logistics Assistant to work in the Houston District Office. Principal duties will include staffing the member for official meetings and community events including driving, greeting visitors, handling flag and ceremonial communication requests, managing incoming constituent phone calls and emails, coordinating member correspondence, assisting with constituent casework, and providing additional office support as needed. Bilingual English/Spanish speaking ability a major plus. Previous law enforcement experience or being a licensed Texas Peace Officer a plus.

This office is an equal opportunity employer: Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability military status, age, marital status, or parental status.


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Front Office Clerk

The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Front Office is seeking to fill a clerk vacancy. The Front Office clerk position is a non-partisan position that supports both the majority and minority in the effort to support members of the Armed Forces.

The successful applicant must have a positive attitude and a genuine desire to serve the men and women in uniform. Applicants must possess strong communication, organizational, and writing skills. Customer service skills are a plus. This is an excellent entry level opportunity for someone considering a career in national security and government.

Job Requirements include:

  • Able to operate in a non-partisan manner to perform essential duties

  • Filing reporting requirements from the Department of Defense, State Department, and other relevant agencies

  • Maintaining conference and hearing room schedules

  • Setting up conference/hearing room spaces for briefings and hearings

  • Assist with administrative duties including sorting mail, maintaining staff rosters, and other operational duties as assigned by Office Manager, Operations Manager, and/or Personnel Administrator

Application instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in a single pdf  to Hayden.Ehlich@mail.house.gov with "FO Clerk - Last Name, First Name" in the subject line. If interested, please send the required information by 5pm EST on Friday, October 7, 2022. No phone calls please.

Health Policy Director / Senior Legislative Assistant (Health)

The office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) is seeking a hardworking, motivated Health Policy Director / Senior Legislative Assistant for Health to primarily assist with the Congresswoman’s robust health care portfolio, as well as her leadership of two high-profile caucuses: the Pro-choice Caucus and the Diabetes Caucus. The primary responsibilities for this position will be leading the Member’s existing health care initiatives, identifying new areas for legislative action, and coordinating with other Members and outside stakeholders. Additional duties will be assigned based on experience and office needs.

This is NOT an entry level position. Candidates should have at least three (3) years of experience developing and implementing legislative strategies in a Congressional office. Strong research, writing, and negotiation skills are essential. The ideal candidate is organized; detail-oriented and resilient in the face of a fast-paced and ever-changing environment; and has a keen sense of humor. The ideal candidate is also proactive and comfortable working with diverse staff, community members and constituents. An advanced degree in a health field is preferred, and close ties to western states are a plus. 

This Office is an equal opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. 

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter in a single PDF by Monday, October 10, 2022.

Please email DeGette.Employment@mail.house.gov with questions. No drop-ins please.

 


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Scheduler

Rep. David Trone (MD-06) seeks a highly-organized and energetic scheduler to help run his fast-paced DC office. Primary responsibilities include managing the Member’s schedule, organizing and responding to all meeting requests, coordinating and ensuring timely delivery of briefing materials, and collaborating with the staff to ensure the Member’s schedule runs smoothly. This is not an entry-level position. Ideal candidates will have experience working in operational roles. This position is part of the senior staff team and is critical to the office’s operations. Maryland ties are encouraged, past experience with the Appropriations Committee is helpful, and access to a car is a plus. The 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume to Trone.Jobs@gmail.com with “Scheduler” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Deputy Chief of Staff & Legislative Director

The Office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) is seeking a hardworking, motivated Deputy Chief of Staff & Legislative Director to help manage the day-to-day operations of a fast-paced and high performing legislative office, in particular overseeing the Member’s entire legislative agenda and providing recommendations on all policy positions, legislation, and votes; monitoring the Floor; coordinating with the Member’s caucus and committee leadership; meeting with stakeholders and constituents as needed; and supervising legislative staff including Policy Director(s), Legislative Assistant(s) and Legislative Correspondent(s), as well as front line positions such as the Staff Assistant and interns.

The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker and has a thorough knowledge of the legislative process; possesses strong oral and written communication skills; is organized, detail-oriented and resilient in the face of an ever-changing environment; and has a keen sense of humor. The ideal candidate is also proactive and comfortable working with diverse staff, community members and constituents. Close ties to western states are preferred. 

This is NOT an entry level position. At least 3 years of management experience and at least 7 years of legislative experience in a Congressional office is required; and an advanced degree is preferred.

This Office is an equal opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. 

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter in a single PDF by Monday, October 10, 2022.

Please email DeGette.Employment@mail.house.gov with questions. No drop-ins please.


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Communications Director

Rep. Derek Kilmer (WA-06) is seeking an experienced communications professional to serve as Communications Director for his fast-paced and highly engaged office. This position will serve as the spokesperson and primary communications advisor to the Member and will be responsible for developing and executing an aggressive strategic communications plan including local, regional, and national press for the Congressman’s initiatives. The Communications Director will produce a large volume of written speeches, op-eds, press releases, social media posts, talking points and an e-newsletter. The person who fills this role will have excellent writing and editing skills, a demonstrated ability to make complex topics relevant to a wide audience, have experience in digital communications, have familiarity with basic content management for website updates, be comfortable interacting with reporters and building press lists for targeted pitches, and have a good sense of humor. This is not an entry-level position. Expected starting salary range is $65,000 to $85,000, based on previous experience. Interested candidates should send a resume, writing sample, and their favorite joke to kilmer.resumes@mail.house.gov

Counsel and Policy Advisor

SUMMARY:  The Counsel and Policy Advisor is primarily responsible for the Congresswoman’s House Judiciary Committee work and handles a portfolio that also includes foreign policy, tax, and technology. This position requires that the individual prepare Member for hearings and markups; draft and review legislation; write briefing memos, floor speeches, and constituent correspondence; and meet with constituents and special interest groups on behalf of the Member.

Reports to: Deputy Chief of Staff/Legislative Director

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Primary legislative staffer responsible for the Member’s House Judiciary Committee work and handling issue areas related to the HJC portfolio;

  • In coordination with the Legislative Director, formulates legislative initiatives for assigned issue areas which include:

    • Developing and drafting legislation;

    • Planning, coordinating and scheduling introduction of legislation in the House (or offering it on an appropriate vehicle if it is in an amendment);

    • Gathering support for a bill or amendment from other Members, as well as appropriate interest and movement groups;

    • Working with committees on legislation;

    • Coordinating legislative support to get the bill passed in the House.

  • Advises the Member on legislative work within issue area portfolio, and works in coordination with the Chief of Staff and Legislative Director to advance legislative goals;

  • Tracks legislation and other developments in 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;

  • Plans and coordinates co-sponsorship and support of other legislation;

  • 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);

  • Acts as a liaison with committee and agency staffs;

  • Meets with constituents and interest groups; and

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE):

The ideal applicant has a law degree, a strong policy background within the portfolio, previous Capitol Hill legislative experience or experience working directly within the legal system. St. Louis and/or Missouri ties preferred but not required.

SALARY: $78,000

Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, unhoused people, formerly incarcerated individuals, and members of other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, criminal history or parental status.

Applications for this position will close COB Friday, September 30.   No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins, please. Click here to apply.

Legislative Assistant

The office of Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, is seeking a legislative assistant who will be responsible for handling a diverse portfolio with an emphasis on national security policy. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting and advancing legislation, drafting vote recommendations and talking points, staffing the Member in relevant meetings, committee hearings, and markups, representing the office before constituents and stakeholders, and traveling to the district as needed.

The ideal candidate should have relevant experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently and stay organized in a fast-paced environment, and a sense of humor. This is not an entry-level position. Advanced degrees, experience working on the Hill and/or on defense and national security policy, and Virginia ties are a plus. Women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQIA individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to VA10resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Assistant Application.”

This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. 

Staff/Digital Assistant

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger’s office seeks a Staff/Digital Assistant in our district office in Timonium, MD. The ideal candidate is an organized, empathetic, self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and time management skills.

 

This is a utility position that is responsible for managing all administrative duties, such as, answering phones, drafting letters, processing vouchers, invoices, and staff reimbursements, preparing congressional citations, processing mail, and other duties as needs arise. The Digital Assistant portion of the position would require you to manage our website, coordinate all social media (Twitter, Instagram and YouTube), and assist our Director of Communications as needed. Access to a vehicle is required, as driving the Congressman on evenings and weekends is sometimes needed.

 

The starting salary for this position is 45k base pay with an annual bonus structure. We offer a tuition reimbursement program that is a 10k a year benefit for eligible candidates. We earn 12 paid sick days and 15 vacations days each the first year, with one additional day every year after.

 

Qualified applicant must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, professionalism, an ability to work collaboratively, and flexibility in assisting with daily tasks and projects.  This position provides an opportunity to be part of a dedicated, compassionate team that is committed to providing exceptional constituent service.

 

Applicants should submit their resume to jasmine.ginn@mail.house.gov for consideration.

District Office Intern

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi seeks motivated, flexible, and detail-oriented interns to serve in his Schaumburg, Illinois district office this fall.

 Ideal candidates will possess exceptional written and oral communication skills, a high degree of professionalism, as well as a strong interest in public service. Congressional internships are open to all majors and designed for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates with an interest in public service.

 Congressman Krishnamoorthi’s district office internship provides comprehensive exposure to the workings of a congressional office, constituent services, outreach, and communications.  This internship will help students gain important interpersonal, communications, and drafting skills by working directly with our staff and constituents.

 Interns perform a variety of duties including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters, and greeting constituents.  Interns will also conduct research, draft memos and other written documents, help resolve constituent problems, help plan community events, attend meetings and events with the Congressman, and much more.

 District ties are a plus, but not required. Starting and ending dates are flexible, although prospective interns should be able to commit at least 10 hours per week. This is an in-person internship.  

 How to apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: IL08internhiring@gmail.com.

 This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, disability, age, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, LGBTQ identification, family status, or military status.

 

 

Legislative Director

The office of Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ), a member of the House Armed Services, House Natural Resources, and House Veterans’ Affairs Committees, seeks a Legislative Director to oversee the congressman’s legislative agenda. 

The Legislative Director will be responsible for managing the legislative team, advising the Member on legislative strategy and matters pending before the House, authoring and advancing legislation through every step of the legislative process, overseeing the constituent correspondence program, working closely with District staff to achieve office goals, and more. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a good sense of humor and should be a team player, a self-starter, and an effective manager. 

This is not an entry-level position. Capitol Hill experience required and 4+ years legislative experience preferred. Women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Arizona or southwest ties are a plus!

Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to resumesaz07@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Director Position.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Press Secretary / Digital Director

Press Secretary / Digital Director 

The Office of Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson seeks an experienced, creative, and tech-savvy press secretary/digital director to join our communications team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the member’s social media accounts, official website, media lists, newsletters, mailers, advertisements, communications schedule, and other resources 

  • Compiling daily press clips, creating communications briefings, monitoring analytic data   

  • Assisting in the development of materials intended for the media, such as press releases, talking points, newsletters, pitches, media kits, and weekly reports

  • Creating graphics, editing photos, and videos

  • Planning and staffing virtual, DC- and district-based events such as press conferences, tele-townhalls, and roundtables.  

  • Building relationships with local and national reporters

  • Maximizing the member’s visibility through digital solutions and advertising

  • Pitching innovative strategies to expand the Congresswoman’s reach on social media and elsewhere

  • Photographing the Congresswoman at press conferences and other events

  • Managing press interns and fellows

The press secretary/digital director will work closely with the communications director to implement an ambitious communications strategy. Candidates should have strong writing and creative skills, strong editing and proofreading skills, and work well under pressure. The ideal candidate will have at least one year or one federal campaign cycle of communications experience, including digital strategy, social media management, content creation, editing of graphics, photos, and videos using multimedia software including Adobe Creative Cloud. Experience with Facebook business manager, Google Ads, and digital analytics is a preferred! 

Candidates from diverse backgrounds and with Florida ties are highly encouraged to apply. Fluency in Spanish or Kreyòl is a plus. Please submit your resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and digital samples to FL24.Resumes@mail.house.gov and include “Press Secretary/Digital Director” in the subject line. 

Staff Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (CA-53) is looking for a dynamic, full-time Staff Assistant for her San Diego office. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting constituents, assisting with casework and constituent requests for information, sorting incoming mail, writing correspondence and talking points, supervising interns, and other administrative duties as assigned. This is not a 9-5 position and will include evenings and weekend events and meetings.

The successful applicant must have a positive attitude, good sense of humor, and the genuine desire to serve constituents contacting Congresswoman Jacobs for assistance. Applicants must possess strong communication, organizational, and writing skills. Strong San Diego connections, including knowledge of the communities of the 53rd Congressional District, are preferred. Bilingual and previous customer service skills are a plus. This is an excellent entry level opportunity for someone considering a career in politics and government.

Application instructions: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé, and a list of at least three references by email to the District Director, Paola Guzman, at SaraJacobs.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant Position” in the subject line. If interested, please send the required information by 5pm PT on Friday, September 23, 2022. No phone calls please.

The Office of Congresswoman Jacobs is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (VI) seeks a Legislative Assistant to cover various issue areas in a fast-paced and team-oriented operation, including transportation & infrastructure, energy, telecom, judiciary (other than immigration), housing, small business, science & technology, and Budget Committee portfolio.  The position is in her Washington, DC office.  Candidates should possess knowledge of the legislative process and congressional operations.  Legislative experience is required, and at least 2-3 years of Hill experience is strongly preferred.  This position requires excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.  Applicants should possess superior writing skills and attention to detail, and be able to manage and prioritize a variety of assignments at one time.  Responsibilities include: formulating, evaluating, and executing legislative initiatives; tracking legislation and congressional activity; drafting remarks and talking points, and other written communications; communicating and coordinating with other congressional offices and caucuses within the House and Senate; preparing and staffing the Congresswoman for hearings, markups, meetings, and events; representing the office with constituents, interest groups, and other stakeholders; and performing other tasks as assigned.

This is not an entry-level position.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive workforce.  To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to jeffrey.nowill@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Assistant opening”.   A writing sample will be required.  Please no walk-ins or phone calls.

Scheduler

The office of Congressman Pat Ryan (NY-19) seeks a hardworking and detail-oriented scheduler for the DC Office. Primary responsibilities include managing and maintaining the member’s daily and long-term DC and district schedule; coordinating travel; coordinating logistics for events; evaluating and organizing all incoming meeting and event requests; communicating key information regarding the member and the member’s schedule to staff; and working closely with the member and both DC and district staff to ensure smooth daily office operations.  

Ideal candidates are flexible, responsive, collaborative, work well under pressure and on short deadlines, and able to balance competing demands. Candidates able to start immediately are especially welcome to apply. Applicants should also have a positive attitude, sense of humor, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, political instincts, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

Previous Capitol Hill or scheduling experience is required. Please submit resume to ny19press@mail.house.gov.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. 

Staff Assistant / Legislative Correspondent

Rep. Grace F. Napolitano’s office seeks a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent in our Washington, DC office

The position is responsible for Staff Assistant duties of greeting visitors, answering phones, arranging constituent tours, taking flag requests, and general office management, such as supply inventory and assistance to staff. The position also includes Legislative Correspondent responsibilities such as collecting and organizing constituent mail, drafting response letters, and informing the Congresswoman and staff of the constituent correspondence. The position is also responsible for managing and hiring interns. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. California ties and Spanish-language skills are a plus. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume, cover letter, and a one-page writing sample to NapolitanoCP@mail.house.gov with the subject “SA/LC: LAST NAME” by September 23rd, 2022.

Paid Internship

The Office of Rep. Julia Brownley (CA-26) seeks a paid fall intern for the Washington D.C. Office.

 Intern responsibilities include answering phones, running errands, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, filling tour and flag requests, giving Capitol tours, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

 The office of Rep. Julia Brownley is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, or socio-economic status. All are welcome and encouraged to apply.

 Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Hannah Singer at hannah.singer@mail.house.gov with the subject “Fall Internship- LAST NAME”. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Legislative Correspondent

Southern California Democrat is seeking an organized, detail-oriented individual to fill a Legislative Correspondent position. Primary duties include responding to constituent correspondence, managing the constituent mail system, drafting personal and formal correspondence for the Member, and managing Letter of Support requests from district-based organizations. Additional responsibilities include providing research assistance to legislative staff, drafting memos, and meeting with stakeholders. Candidates should have a proven ability to communicate well in writing as well as in a briefing setting. Candidates should be dependable, hardworking, and resourceful. This position requires excellent interpersonal and time management skills, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. California ties are preferred. Spanish fluency and experience with IQ are desired. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidate is expected to work in-person in the Washington, D.C. Office. Capitol Hill experience and/or California ties are preferred. Please send applications to: CARuizJobs@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Legislative Assistant

Senator Jon Ossoff (D-GA) seeks a legislative assistant to serve as his principal advisor for his work as a member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. This person should have extensive experience in one or more of the following policy areas: banking and financial services, the Fed / monetary policy, taxes, small businesses, consumer protection, exchanges and markets, and investments. The portfolio also includes housing policy and other related issues. This individual will advise and brief the Senator; draft, introduce, and negotiate amendments and bills; meet with constituents and stakeholders; prepare briefing materials; manage a Legislative Correspondent and a fellow supporting the portfolio; and work on other related issues as assigned. Candidates must have strong writing, analytical, communication, and organizational skills, as well as the ability to operate effectively under pressure. Prior experience in Congress or the Executive Branch is preferred. This is a senior-level position with a salary range of $75,000 to $90,000 annually with additional benefits. 

 

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, three professional references, and a writing sample of no more than 3 pages to  jobs@ossoff.senate.gov indicating job referral number and “Banking Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No calls or drop-bys, please. The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to jobs@ossoff.senate.gov.

Legislative Assistant

The Office of Rep. Haley Stevens (MI-11) seeks Legislative Assistant to join legislative team in Washington, DC to manage a portfolio focused on Labor, Automobiles, Defense, Veteran Affairs, Homeland, Immigration, Transportation, Infrastructure, & Government Affairs. Issue areas are somewhat flexible and negotiable based on candidates’ passions and expertise. Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years prior legislative experience; strong experience formulating and moving forward on-brand legislative initiatives; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational and time management skills; a strong knowledge of the legislative process; an ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment; and a history of success navigating policy and politics on Capitol Hill.

Candidates with experience working closely with the labor movement or the auto industry are encouraged to apply.

Duties include:

  • Formulating and moving forward legislative initiatives for assigned issue areas, including bills, sign-on letters, and more.

  • Briefing the Member for floor work, committee work, work in the district, and work with outside stakeholders.

  • Writing floor speeches and committee remarks for the Member.

  • Acting as a liaison with agency staffs and committee staff.

  • Tracking legislation and other developments in assigned issue areas.

  • Planning and coordinating cosponsorship/support of legislation and sign on letters.

  • Meeting with constituents and interest groups.

Qualified applicants should e-mail a resume, a cover letter, and two writing samples to midwestdem2021@gmail.com. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis but must be received by Friday September 23rd. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Communications Director

Congressmember Judy Chu (CA-27) seeks an experienced, highly motivated, hard-working Communications Director for her Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of the Congressmember’s communications, including writing speeches and press releases, working closely with legislative and district staff to effectively communicate the Member’s message, handling daily media inquiries, maintaining relationships with national and local reporters, pitching op-eds, managing the website, producing videos and social media content, planning and pitching press events, overseeing daily clips, and keeping press lists up-to-date. This position will also work closely with the Executive Director of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) to manage the Caucus’s press operations.  Ideal applicants will have Hill press experience, strong writing and oral communication skills, the ability to multitask and prioritize under pressure, and a great sense of humor. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Consistent with applicable law, this office requires all staff and interns to complete a full SARS-CoV2 vaccination course, regardless of recovery from prior coronavirus illness, as a condition of employment.

The salary range begins at $80,000 and is commensurate with experience. The office offers federal student loan repayment, paid vacation, and paid sick leave, in addition to retirement and health care benefits. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample as one combined PDF to ca27jobs@gmail.com and list “Communications Director” in the subject line. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 23rd. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis as applications are submitted. 

Staff Assistant

The office of Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman seeks a Staff Assistant.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the front office including greeting incoming constituents and other visitors.

  • Overseeing the daily calendar, under the supervision of the Scheduler, including the flow of in-office meetings.

  • Drive the Member between votes, meetings on/off campus, events, and other activities.

    • Note: possession of a personal vehicle is NOT required

  • Promptly process incoming calls and mail.

  • Manage the intern program.

  • Process flag and tour requests.

This position requires a flexible, motivated, and detail-oriented team player with strong customer service skills who will often be the first impression of the Member’s office to outside guests.  They will have the ability to work collaboratively with the full team while also staffing the Member closely, requiring a high level of professionalism. While in session, hours may mirror the schedule of the Member including late nights.

Qualified candidates must have a valid driver’s license, a basic understanding of navigating Washington, DC, and should submit a cover letter, resume, and one-to-two-page writing sample to: nj12resumes@gmail.com with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. New Jersey ties are a plus, but not required.

The office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other factors.

Senior Foreign Policy Advisor

Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) seeks a hard-working, strategically minded, and proactive Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to join his Washington, D.C. team. This is a senior level position responsible for advising the Congressman on relevant areas of interest, helping craft and implement positions and policies, and communicating the same with relevant stakeholders.

The Congressman serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, including the Middle East, North Africa and Global Terrorism Subcommittee. He is a co-chair of the House Abraham Accords Caucus and a very active member of the House Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism. As well, he is a House appointed Trustee for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council. We are looking for someone with previous policy experience handling foreign affairs, specifically related to the Middle East, and combating antisemitism and hate in all its forms in the U.S. and abroad. Successful applicants will build upon this office’s existing leadership and effectively drive policy on Capitol Hill for these issue areas.

Ideal candidates should have 5 or more years of Capitol Hill or comparable advocacy experience working on the above policy issues, a deep understanding of U.S. policy and regional dynamics in the Middle East, familiarity with legislative processes and procedures, experience in formulating and advancing legislation and other policy initiatives, excellent organization and communication skills, the ability to work quickly and successfully under pressure and work well with others as part of a team. This position reports to the Legislative Director and will have extensive interaction with the Congressman, as well as working closely with the legislative, communications, and district teams. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing the Member’s work related to:

  • The House Foreign Affairs Committee — specifically the Middle East, North Africa and Global Terrorism Subcommittee

  • The House Abraham Accords Caucus

  • The House Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism

  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and staffing Member for meetings, committee hearings and markups, floor process, and related events 

  • Representing Member in meetings with constituents and both national- and local-level advocacy groups, think thanks, and other groups relevant to policy portfolio including foreign dignitaries, diplomats, and staff from the Executive Branch 

  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with congressional staff, district and national stakeholders, advocacy organizations, Executive Branch officials, foreign diplomats, and other key stakeholders relevant to policy portfolio 

  • Tracking legislation and other developments in assigned issue area(s), monitor relevant committee and floor activity, track developing local/international news events, make recommendations for votes, cosponsorships and letters for Member to sign 

  • Building support for Member’s policy priorities and developing/implementing ideas for new initiatives (legislation, letters, events, press, etc.) including a strong emphasis on bipartisanship 

  • Drafting legislation, letters, floor/committee remarks, talking points, press related materials, and other written material related to policy portfolio  

  • Exercising discretion and independent judgment in the formulation and recommendation of policy positions for the Member 

  • Other duties as assigned by the Legislative Director and Chief of Staff

This office is strongly committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive workspace for all and does not discriminate based on race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or uniformed status. Persons of all backgrounds and identities are strongly encouraged to apply. Employment in this office comes with a competitive benefits package including health and dental insurance, federal student loan repayment stipends (terms apply), a transportation stipend, and 12 weeks of paid FMLA leave.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to IL10.Jobs@mail.house.gov and list “Senior Foreign Policy Advisor- [YOUR FULL NAME]” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the deadline to apply is Friday, September 16, 2022.

Policy Advisor, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)

The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) seeks a Policy Advisor to manage the Caucus’ policy agenda, including crafting and executing effective legislative strategies to advance Caucus policy priorities, representing the Caucus as point of contact on all policy engagements, working with Members’ staff to advance legislative proposals, developing materials to support the goals and mission of the Caucus, and promoting the Caucus both internally within the House of Representatives and externally to the public. The Policy Advisor’s responsibilities will include:

  • In conjunction with Members, developing Caucus’ policy priorities and strategic objectives

  • Executing Caucus’ policy agenda through nuanced understanding of community stances

  • Working collaboratively with Executive Director and other Caucus staff to advance CAPAC’s work internally on Capitol Hill and through deep engagement with stakeholder entities to push CAPAC priorities forward

  • Collaborating with CAPAC Member office staff to further Caucus policy objectives and managing communication with CAPAC policy liaisons

  • Collaborating with communications staff to convey legislative positions and wins into external messaging through statements, social media, and press engagement

  • Organizing policy-focused events for Caucus members and external stakeholder participation

Qualified candidates must have an understanding of CAPAC’s policy priorities and familiarity working with the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community. Outstanding writing and communication skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with multiple Member offices and key stakeholders are essential. Top candidates should also be detail-oriented and possess the ability to multi-task, work well in a fast-paced setting, and act as a team player.  This is not an entry-level position and candidates should have a demonstrated understanding of House and Senate legislative processes. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to congressional.apa.caucus@gmail.com. No walk-ins or calls please.

Fall Legislative Intern

The Office of Rep. David Cicilline (RI-01) seeks a full-time fall intern for the Washington, D.C. Office.

Intern responsibilities include answering phones, running errands, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

Candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Rhode Island or New England ties preferred, but not required. Full-time interns are eligible for a stipend.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Leo Confalone at leo.confalone@mail.house.gov. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until Friday, September 9th. 

Digital Fellows, Fall 2022

The Office of House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is seeking motivated, digital-savvy fellows to join an aggressive communications team for fall semester positions. This digital fellowship program includes the production of high-quality web graphics and videos, as well as filming, taking photos, and livestreaming events with House Democrats. Candidates must possess strong technical skills, advanced creativity and artistic ability, and a high level of attention to detail. Experience in website management and social media strategy a plus. Must be a team player. Willingness to take initiative, generate creative ideas, and ability to work under deadline pressure a must.


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Press Secretary

Congresswoman Shontel Brown (OH-11) seeks a Press Secretary to support her active communications team out of the Washington, D.C. office.

Working with the Communications Director, the Press Secretary will develop, coordinate, and implement media and communications strategies that highlight the Member’s work and advance her robust online presence. Other primary responsibilities include fielding press requests from local and national media; drafting social media content; creating graphic and video content; maintaining the Member’s website; producing the Member’s newsletters; and drafting press releases, speeches, and talking points.

Successful candidates will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a creative and strategic approach to visual and graphic design, an ability to handle multiple assignments on tight deadlines, a desire to hone the member’s voice, a strong collaborative approach to cross functional teaming, and a good sense of humor. Ohio ties are a plus, but not required, and proven effective digital experience is required. 

This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of previous experience with communications, with an emphasis on professional digital media and general communications proficiency beyond the intern level.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two (2) writing samples to Ohio11Resumes@mail.house.gov immediately with the subject line Press Secretary – Last Name, First Name.

The position is open until filled, but applications will be screened as they are received.

Press & Staff Assistant

Congresswoman Shontel Brown (OH-11) seeks a Press Assistant/Staff Assistant to support her communications and administrative operations.

Press Assistant responsibilities include compiling daily press clips, drafting social media content, writing press releases and media advisories, and assisting the Communications Director and other team members with the Member’s communications operation and priorities.  Staff Assistant responsibilities include handling front office responsibilities, drafting correspondence, and providing additional office support as needed.  The position is a dual report to the Communications Director and the Executive Assistant to the Congresswoman.

Successful candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills, an ability to handle multiple assignments on tight deadlines, a strong team mentality, and a solid familiarity with the use of digital media and designing creative content, including but not limited to web platforms, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two (2) writing samples immediately to Ohio11Resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line PA/SA Applic Last Name, First Name.

The position will remain open until filled, but screening will begin as applications are received.

 

District Director

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (MN-05) is seeking applicants for a District Director based in the Minnesota’s 5thCongressional District. The District Director will oversee management and operation of the district office. The District Director will be responsible for managing up to seven district staff, systematizing core operations – scheduling, memos, briefing, and agendas, be able to work well in a team environment, serve as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, and develop and implement short and long-term strategic plans. Qualified candidates will demonstrate management experience, strong oral and written communications skills, strategic planning abilities, self-motivation, and outreach experience to local, state, and federal organizations.

In addition, qualified candidates would preferably have prior experience in coalition building, a good understanding of the federal legislative process, and in-depth knowledge of and strong relationships in Minnesota’s 5th District. The position requires the ability to multi-task, delegate, work well under pressure while meeting tight deadlines and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends.

Salary Range: $100,000 - $115,000 – Salary commensurate with experience. The office offers a competitive package of benefits (health insurance, retirement match, student loan repayment program, etc.).

The Office is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability, or age. Women and BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply. Please do not call or drop into the office. Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and two references with “District Director” in the email subject title to mn05jobs@gmail.com.

Attention all applicants:

**To be employed by a House office in a paid position in the continental United States an individual must:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen;

  2. Be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)(B);

  3. Be (i) admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1158 and (ii) have filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible; or

  4. Owe allegiance to the U.S. (i.e., qualify as a non-citizen U.S. national under federal law).

To see more information, visit this link: https://www.house.gov/employment.

Legislative Director

The office of Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, seeks an experienced Legislative Director to oversee the congresswoman’s legislative agenda. 

The Legislative Director will be responsible for managing the legislative team, advising the Member on legislation pending before the House, advancing the Member’s policy priorities, and overseeing the constituent correspondence program, in addition to other responsibilities. The ideal candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, significant Capitol Hill experience, and be able to effectively manage a team of people. 

This is not an entry-level position. Advanced degrees, Virginia ties, and foreign affairs experience are a plus. Women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQIA individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to VA10resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Director position.”

This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Legislative Assistant

North Carolina Democrat and member of the Education and Labor Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant to cover a portfolio including the Education and Labor Committee, health care, and reproductive rights in addition to other policy areas.    

Responsibilities include working with the Legislative Team to develop and implement legislative proposals and staffing the member at hearings, markups, and briefings for the Committee on Education and Labor.  Specific tasks include monitoring legislative developments, introducing legislation, and interacting and communicating with stakeholder groups. The ideal candidate has experience with health care and education policy and is collaborative, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and willing to work in a fast-paced setting.

The position is available in Congresswoman Kathy Manning’s office immediately and will be located in D.C., with some options for remote work, depending on Congress’ schedule. 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a one-page resume, and two references to NC.Resumes@mail.house.gov by September 15th.  Please use “LA application” in the subject line, and do not reach out to the office directly. This position is for an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without attention to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran or disability status.

Staff Assistant

Southern California Democratic Office seeks Staff Assistant to join front office team. Candidates should be well-organized, hard-working, and detail-oriented. High degree of professionalism required, as well as an ability to work a flexible schedule, including long hours. Duties include answering telephone calls, greeting visitors, supervising interns, assisting legislative staff, and driving the Member. Capitol Hill experience and California ties preferred. Spanish language skills a plus. MUST have a reliable and safe vehicle and driving record. Email cover letter, resume, and references to: Ryan.Viessman@mail.house.gov with subject heading “Staff Assistant Position”. Please no walk-ins or phone calls.

Staff Assistant / Driver

Rep. A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) seeks D.C. office Staff Assistant/Driver.

Duties include driving the Congressman in D.C., helping to manage the front office, answering phones, greeting visitors, processing flag and tour requests, assisting with constituent mail responses, managing the office intern program, and performing other tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate will be energetic, organized, flexible, and efficient, with strong interpersonal skills and a good sense of humor. Access to a car is not required. Ability to work late nights when necessary is a must. Capitol Hill experience and Virginia ties preferred but not required. Starting salary for this position is $55,000.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample in a single PDF document to McEachin.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. No calls or drop-bys, please. Equal opportunity employer.

Press Secretary

Florida Democrat seeks a driven and talented individual to serve as Press Secretary.

This is not an entry-level position. Ideal candidate will have at least three years previous experience with communications including professional communications experience beyond the intern level. Responsibilities include responding to media inquiries; building relationships with national, state and local reporters; pitching stories and interviews; writing press releases, statements, and media advisories; drafting social media and digital content including graphics and videos; and drafting speeches, talking points, and op-eds.

Qualified candidates should also have a strong understanding of the legislative process and congressional issues. Hill experience preferred but not required. Florida ties preferred. Spanish proficiency a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and three graphic design or video samples.

Legislative Director

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Oversight Committee (Chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy and Member of the Coronavirus Subcommittee) seeks a hardworking Legislative Director to oversee his policy team and legislative agenda. This is not an entry-level position and previous policy and Capitol Hill experience is required. The person in this role will also have a legislative portfolio of domestic policy issues, including workforce development, tax, finance, small business, and labor.

Required Experience and Qualifications

• Works quickly under pressure and manages time efficiently

• Is creative and has an entrepreneurial spirit

• Possesses strong written and verbal communications skills

• 5+ years of congressional, policy, or political experience (Capitol Hill experience strongly preferred)

• Policy experience in domestic policy issues a plus

• Knowledge of or ties to Illinois a plus

Responsibilities

• Develop a legislative strategy in close consultation with the Member and Chief of Staff

• Manages a legislative team of 4-5 staff

• Works closely with the communications team and helps influence the successful messaging of legislative issues

• Coordinates the preparation of legislative and policy memos, hearings, and Town Halls

• Handles a portfolio of legislative issues, which may be tailored to the candidate’s expertise

• Occasionally assists with the creation and execution of events in the District and in DC

• Regularly monitors activity on the House Floor and the Member’s committees

• Builds relationships with district and national stakeholders and advocacy organizations

• Takes constituent and advocacy group meetings as necessary

TO APPLY: Email a cover letter and resume to il08careers@gmail.com with the subline, “Legislative Director: [Your Full Name]”

The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Staff Assistant

A House Committee Democratic Staff is looking for a qualified, well-organized Staff Assistant to support the functions of the Full Committee front office. This individual would provide administrative and research support to professional staff. In addition, this position would be instrumental in the preparation of all official Committee business, including hearings, markups, and caucuses. Candidates would be responsible for helping manage front office operations, answer phones, greeting visitors, supervising interns, and other tasks that may be assigned.

 

Candidates should have excellent written and oral skills, superb attention to detail, and an ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.

 

Please send a copy of your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to committeeresume@gmail.com. This office is an equal opportunity employer and all are encouraged to apply.

Health Policy Advisor

Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07), member of the Ways and Means Committee (Health, Select Revenue Measures, and Social Security Subcommittees) and co-chair of the Committee’s Racial Equity Initiative (REI) is seeking a senior level Health Policy Advisor or Counsel to manage the office’s health care portfolio. This position is based in the Washington, DC office. Salary and title are negotiable based on qualifications.

The Health Policy Advisor serves as the Congresswoman’s principal advisor and representative on all legislative and policy matters related to health care. Additional covered issues and duties will be tailored to the successful candidate’s interests/experience and office needs. Success in this position will depend on the staffer’s ability to create, negotiate, and execute sound policies that benefit the 7th Congressional District of Alabama. The ability to write well, handle multiple concurrent projects, and manage a high volume of email requests is required.

Primary duties include:

  • staffing and briefing the Congresswoman for committee briefings, hearings, and markups

  • building and maintaining relationships with agency, congressional, committee, and leadership staff and district, state, and federal stakeholders

  • writing memos, remarks, and talking points and drafting legislation, agency letters, and supporting materials

  • leading the development and advancement of legislation in portfolio, including building member and stakeholder support for priority legislation and working with committee and leadership staff to advance priorities

  • briefing the Congresswoman and staff on the current state of play for all issues in portfolio

  • representing the Congresswoman in meetings and other communications with constituents, stakeholders, and state/federal government agencies         

  • coordinating with district and press staff on district outreach initiatives

  • collaborating with committee staff on REI agenda

  • working with Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and New Democrat Coalition (NDC) staff on all health care related activity or any other policies in portfolio

This is not an entry level position. Previous congressional and health policy experience is highly preferred. Alabama or southern ties are a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. To apply for this opening, email a PDF copy of your resume, writing samples (ex. legislative memos, dear colleagues, one-pagers, etc.), and 3 professional references to al07.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Health Policy Advisor” in the subject line. We do not require a cover letter but ask that you use the body of your email to explain any qualifications for the position that are not detailed in your resume. Mention any district, state, or Ways and Means committee (E&C, Senate HELP, and Senate Finance are also applicable) ties in your email.

 

Executive Director/Communications Director/Policy Director

The House Pro-Choice Caucus (“Caucus”) seeks a qualified and highly talented individual to serve as the Executive Director/Communications Director/Policy Director (“Director”) for the Caucus, which is based in Washington, D.C. 

Qualified candidates must have significant policy and communications experience, particularly regarding reproductive health. The Director shall oversee operations of the Caucus including, but not limited to:  

  • Formal and informal briefings for the general public and Caucus members relating to areas of interest to the Caucus;

  • The preparation and distribution of legislative priorities, talking points, briefing memos, digital newsletters, weekly update emails, sample press releases, and other materials and information to Caucus members; 

  • Supervision of any interns, fellows, or other staff that might be retained by the Caucus; 

  • Maintaining relationships with external partners on behalf of the Caucus; 

  • Managing the Caucus website, crafting content for social media channels, developing graphics and videos, covering hearings and press events, and identifying new ways to increase Caucus membership and engage followers;

  • Coordinating rapid response communications; and

  • Convening staff-level leadership and external partner meetings.

 The ideal candidate must have a strong policy background, substantial coalition building experience (3-4 years) with multiple stakeholder groups Capitol Hill, and prior political communication experience to put forward unified messaging and strategy. Additionally, candidates must demonstrate an ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines in an unpredictable, fast-paced work environment.  Strong organizational and time management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a keen sense of humor are also mandatory.  

This is not an entry-level position. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples in a single PDF via email to DeGette.Employment@mail.house.gov with “PCC Director” in the subject line by Wednesday, August 31, 2022. No drop-ins please. 

This Caucus is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. We strongly value the diversity of our employees and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Press Fellow

The Office of Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) seeks a press fellow for the upcoming Fall 2022 term from September to December. Fellows are eligible for a stipend. The ideal candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, familiarity with graphic design including Canva and Adobe creative suite, and relevant internship experience related to communications, government, or campaigns. Duties include assisting with editing video clips, creating digital content, developing social media content and helping the team with a variety of projects as needed throughout the week. A strong work ethic, the ability to excel in fast-past environments, and a willingness to assist wherever needed is a must. 

Hours are flexible to accommodate students’ course schedules; generally, a full-time fellowship would run from 9:00AM to 5:00PM ET. at least three days a week. 

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. To apply please email resume, cover letter, and two examples of previous digital media or graphic design products to Jessica.Gail@mail.house.gov with “Press Fellow” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) is seeking an organized, detail-oriented Staff Assistant to serve in a fast-paced and highly collaborative Washington, D.C. office.

Responsibilities include staffing and managing the front office, answering and managing the phone system, greeting visitors, assisting with mail correspondence, drafting letters, handling tour and flag requests, overseeing the internship program, driving the Member to and from events during regular office hours and after hours, providing administrative support to the Scheduler, and providing additional office support as needed. 

While this is an entry-level position, candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, great attention to detail, strong time management skills, an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and a sense of humor. Capitol Hill and/or customer service experience are preferred, but not required. Close ties to Colorado or western states are a plus.

This Office is an equal opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. 

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter in a single PDF by Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Please email DeGette.Employment@mail.house.gov with questions. No drop-ins please.


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Legislative Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) is seeking a hardworking, motivated Legislative Assistant to manage a diverse portfolio that includes issues in the jurisdiction of several House committees, but primarily in Energy & Commerce and Ways and Means, along with other issues as assigned. This position is exclusively based in the Washington, D.C. office.

The primary responsibilities for this position will be leading and advancing the assigned issue areas, identifying new areas for legislative action, and coordinating with other Members and outside stakeholders. Additional duties will be assigned based on experience and office needs. 

This is not an entry level position. Previous experience working in a Congressional office is required, and experiencing working on consumer protection, technology, telecommunications, tax, trade, health, immigration and/or housing is preferred. Depending on the years of experience or the depth of policy knowledge the candidate possesses, both title and salary may be negotiable. 

The ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented and resilient in the face of a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. The ideal candidate is also proactive and comfortable working with diverse staff, community members and constituents.

Close ties to Colorado or western states are a plus. This Office is an equal opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. 

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter in a single PDF by Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Please email DeGette.Employment@mail.house.gov with questions. No drop-ins please.

 


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