Job Announcements Board

DEPUTY SCHEDULER AND SPECIAL ASSISTANT

DEPUTY SCHEDULER AND SPECIAL ASSISTANT -

Connecticut Senator is seeking a detail-oriented, resourceful problem solver, with strong interpersonal, writing and organizational skills. Successful candidates will be comfortable adapting in an ever-changing environment while using superb judgment with the ability to prioritize and follow through on multiple tasks in a high-pressure/fast-paced environment.  This position is primarily responsible for managing incoming scheduling requests, letters and correspondence, briefing materials, and driving the Senator. This candidate will work closely with the Director of Scheduling to assist with a broad range of scheduling and executive operations including, but not limited to, coordinating travel, managing daily logistics and long-term schedules, maintaining scheduling and personal files, assisting with special events and projects while cross collaborating with different departments and staff.  The ideal candidate will value quality control and be proactive in helping create and maintain best practices. The position will also provide administrative, clerical and office support services for the Chief of Staff and other duties as assigned. Driving duties may require early mornings, late nights and occasional weekends.  This is not an entry level position.  Previous administrative, executive support, advance, and/or operations experience required.  Qualified candidates must have a vehicle, a valid driver’s license and a clean driving history.  Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send a cover letter and resume to: senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Communications Director

DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

This position is primarily responsible for the Senator’s profile in Connecticut and being the interface with reporters in State, and supports the team with writing, editing, and profile building on the national level. The Deputy Communications Director is the point person working with the outreach team to develop in-state events that will draw press, pitch those events in state, and also build out the Senator’s profile in Connecticut. The position also writes and edits press releases, statements and quotes responding to incoming inquiries; assists the Communications Director and Deputy Press Secretary in staffing national press interviews; helps conceive, develop and implement strategy for entire press operation; advocates for Connecticut-centric ideas; is the lead press contact with the Connecticut delegation; helps manage the Deputy Press Secretary and stands in for them when absent; leads on Connecticut mailers and teletownhalls, and is the point person from the communications team with the mail team. This position reports directly to the Communications Director.  Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send a cover letter and resume to: senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

Executive Director for CAPAC

The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) seeks an experienced and highly talented Executive Director to oversee a bicameral congressional caucus composed of 75 Members of Congress. The Executive Director will advise CAPAC Chairwoman Judy Chu (CA-27) and serve as a liaison to all CAPAC member offices, help deliver a unified message, and advance the Caucus’ legislative agenda for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The Executive Director’s responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating policy, communications, and outreach priorities between CAPAC’s leadership and all Caucus members to ensure a unified effort;

  • Supervising a Communications Director, Policy Associate, and any interns, fellows, or other staff that might be retained by the Caucus;

  • Developing and managing legislative priorities, memos, press releases, talking points, and any other materials for Caucus members, the press, and the public;

  • Working closely with Democratic Leadership, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to advance Tri-Caucus priorities;

  • Pursuing an engagement strategy with the Biden-Harris Administration to ensure CAPAC is effectively advocating for priority agenda items with the Executive branch;

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with AAPI stakeholders and other external partners on behalf of the Caucus;

  • Organizing and facilitating CAPAC’s weekly Member-level meetings, as well as briefings, hearings/forums, town halls, and any other events to advance the Caucus’ reach;

  • Overseeing the maintenance of a Caucus website, social media presence, and other mechanisms to elevate the Caucus’ engagement with AAPI constituents around the nation.

Qualified candidates must have an understanding of CAPAC’s policy priorities and familiarity working with the AAPI community. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, a strong policy background and understanding of the legislative process, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with multiple Member offices and stakeholder groups is essential. Additionally, candidates must be detail-oriented and possess the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure in a fast-paced setting, and possess excellent management skills. This is not an entry-level position. Please submit a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to capacjobs@gmail.com.

Health Legislative Assistant

Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle comprehensive legislative health care portfolio which includes veteran health. Ideal candidate should be able to identify and pursue opportunities proactively, demonstrate an understanding of the senate legislative process with an ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, a keen attention to detail, positive attitude, and can produce high quality work products on tight deadlines. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: tracking home state issues and synthesizing policy responses, developing and advancing legislation, preparing crisp, clear, and concise written and oral briefing materials for the Senator and senior staff. This is not an entry level position, and qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree and have at least 3-5 years substantive experience in relevant health policy areas and/or Hill experience. We encourage diverse applicants to apply. The 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 candidates should forward their resume and a cover letter


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Communications Director

Base salary: 75-85k

High-profile progressive House Democrat seeks seasoned Communications Director to manage a very active communications shop. Responsibilities are wide-ranging and include: drafting and posting social media; managing website content; writing, editing, and transmitting press releases, statements, quotes, talking points, and constituent e-newsletters; recording videos; identifying opportunities for earned local and national media; responding to incoming media inquiries; proactively pitching media; coordinating and preparing the Member for all interviews (including TV, radio, and print interviews) and other public appearances. The Communications Director will manage a Press Assistant who shares writing and digital responsibilities. The Communications Director and Press Assistant will work closely with the Member, Chief of Staff, and District Director to balance the demands of the Member’s congressional committees, the Office’s active legislative shop, and the District’s very engaged constituency while successfully executing a robust and proactive new and traditional media operation.

This is not an entry-level position. Prior Hill experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who excels at multi-tasking under pressure. Candidates should have excellent writing and organizational skills, a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Salary range is $75-85k.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, graphic sample, and three references as a single PDF attachment to MD08.Resumes@mail.house.gov by Friday, June 18, 2021. Please format the email subject line as follows: Communications Director, First Name Last Name i.e. Communications Director, Jane Smith.

Digital Manager/Press Secretary

Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) seeks energetic candidates for the position of Digital Manager/Press Secretary. The ideal candidate will have a passion for progressive policies, social justice, and digital organizing. Applicants should be able to communicate effectively about a variety of policy issues and have a proven history of writing creative and original copy. Candidates should be organized, creative, motivated and must have the ability to write content that accurately conveys the Congressman’s priorities and tone. Candidates must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative team. Knowledge of Chicago strongly preferred. This position reports to the Communications Director.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 18, 2021 by 5:00PM EST

Requirements: 

  • This is NOT an entry level position. Minimum two years of successful work on digital media for an elected leader or comparable experience

  • Excellent understanding of online organizing communications

  • Skills and experience producing excellent written and visual content, including graphics and video, for a variety of social media platforms. 

  • Critical and strategic thinking

  • Strong technical writing skills

  • Ability to translate complex policy issues into simple language

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility to work long hours, nights, and weekends as needed

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Managing website and social media accounts;

  • Creating e-newsletters and franked mailings; 

  • Writing talking points

  • Drafting press releases

  • Creating graphics and media presentation

  • Creating and editing video content

  • Tracking press and social media analytics 

  • Ability to produce content in English and Spanish preferred though not required

  • Assisting in the development of local and national media strategy

To Apply:

Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, one page writing sample, graphic, and a link to a video you created or edited. The email subject line should be  “Digital Manager: [insert your name]” to resumes.IL-04@mail.house.gov .

THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Women and minorities are strongly 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, or parental status.

Financial Services Legislative Assistant

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch is seeking an experienced Financial Services Legislative Assistant to manage his work on the Financial Services Committee and the Task Force on Financial Technology. This candidate will also handle a broad legislative portfolio covering taxes, budget, and trade issues. Responsibilities include preparing the member for hearings, developing and analyzing legislation, drafting amendments and representing the Congressman with constituent and advocacy groups. Excellent writing and communication skills, and a strong knowledge of financial services policy are essential. This is not an entry-level position; 5 years of Hill or comparable experience is required. 

The office encourages female, minority, and LGBTQ+ candidates 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.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to MA08.jobs@mail.house.gov

Staff Assistant/Driver

STAFF ASSISTANT/DRIVER: The Office of Congresswoman Carolyn Bourdeaux (GA-07) is seeking a Staff Assistant/Driver in the Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities include transporting the Member (including evenings), answering phones, processing mail, welcoming office visitors, processing flag requests, scheduling assistance, logging constituent mail and legislative correspondence, assisting legislative staff on briefings, responding to inquiries, and other administrative duties as assigned. 

Ideal candidates will have good interpersonal skills, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and experience in a professional office setting. This staff member will actively interface with constituents and the public so experience in customer service is also a plus. Strong candidates will also have a natural curiosity, a passion for helping people, and an interest in the legislative process. Georgia ties and/or previous experience working in a House or Senate office a plus. A safe vehicle and a good driving record are required for this position.

Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to Estefania.Rodriguez@mail.house.gov with the subject line “SA/DRIVER.”  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 June 16, 2021.

Communications Director

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR – Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02), member of both the House Appropriations and Education & Labor Committees, is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Communications Director to manage office's press and communications operations.

Candidates must possess strong writing skills, a good sense of humor, creativity, the ability to operate in a fast-paced office under strict deadlines, and be able to work collaboratively with both DC and district staff.  Ideal candidates should have previous Capitol Hill experience, extensive national media contacts, a background working with both print and electronic media, and experience working with radio / TV bookers.  Candidates should also have experience managing multiple social media accounts and familiarity with digital media, graphic design and the skills necessary to convey a political message to an audience through multiple forms of media.

Responsibilities include coordinating day-to-day press operations and outreach, developing strategic communications strategies, serving as spokesperson, handling interview requests, proactively pitching national / local media, and drafting press releases, social content, talking points, op-eds and speeches. The Communications Director also manages a digital director / press secretary.  Hill experience strongly preferred.  This is NOT an entry level position.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to WI02JobOpening@gmail.com with “Communications Director” in the Subject Line.  Job opening closes COB on Friday, June 25th.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please.

Legislative Correspondent

Midwest Democratic Rep. seeks an organized and detail-oriented Legislative Correspondent to manage a high-volume constituent correspondence program in the Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the mail program, including maintaining and analyzing the constituent database and drafting responses to constituent requests in a timely manner.  Additionally, the staffer will also be responsible for researching, drafting, and managing direct mail outreach correspondence on behalf of the Member and will work closely with the Member in developing and drafting these messages.  

Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to multitask in a fast-paced work environment to meet tight deadlines. Experience with constituent mail systems is welcomed.

Candidates with a diverse background are strongly 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, or parental status.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to midwestdem2021@gmail.com with the subject line "Legislative Correspondent Position."

Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant

Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant: Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is seeking an enthusiastic, professional, and well-organized individual to serve in the dual role of Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant. This job requires excellent oral and written communications skills, a strong attention to detail, an ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously, and an enthusiasm for leadership.

This individual will manage the constituent mail program, including monitoring the flow of incoming and outgoing mail, keeping the constituent database current, responding to all constituent correspondence, and working with the legislative staff to maintain a proactive constituent outreach operation.

Additional daily tasks include answering the office phones, conducting and organizing tours, processing flag requests, greeting visitors, managing interns’ priorities and development, and supporting the Member and staff as needed. Limited driving duties will also be required.

Hill experience preferred. Rhode Island ties a big plus. Sense of humor non-negotiable. Please email resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to RI02Hiring@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant/Assistant Clerk

Base salary: 40,000-55,000

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Staff Assistant/Assistant Clerk to support the committee with administrative tasks and assist the Chief Clerk. The Staff Assistant/Assistant Clerk will be responsible for administrative tasks in the office including managing the front office, processing constituent mail, monitoring office deliveries, organizing files, answering phones, greeting visitors; and other assigned duties, such as tracking legislation or compiling committee reports. The Staff Assistant/Assistant Clerk will also assist the Chief Clerk with preparation for and execution of all full committee and subcommittee events, which may include drafting invitations for events, archiving committee activity, and assisting with hearing/markup preparation. Additionally, the Staff Assistant/Assistant Clerk will manage the internship program.

Qualified candidates will be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle assigned tasks in a fast-paced office. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to constructively work on a team. A bachelor’s degree and congressional experience is a plus, but neither is required. One year of relevant volunteer or work experience may be substituted for each year of education.

In an effort to build a diverse and more inclusive work environment, the committee strongly encourages veterans, minority, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ candidates to apply. Salary range $40-$55k, commensurate with experience.

All candidates are required to complete an online application on the committee job posting page https://veterans.house.gov/opportunities for consideration. There you can upload your resume, cover letter, and writing sample.


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Communications Director

High-profile U.S. House of Representatives progressive Democrat seeks a Communications Director to serve their Washington, DC office. This person will oversee all aspects of the office’s communications and media efforts and will: provide strategic counsel to the Member and staff on messaging, communications, and media relations; liaise with state and national media; develop and oversee the implementation of effective media strategies in support of an ambitious legislative agenda; oversee the planning and execution of the Member’s media events in DC and the district; and manage social media accounts. This is not an entry level position. Salary commensurate with experience. Ideal candidates will have a Communications-related degree and at least 3 years of relevant work experience. However, graduates with qualifying communications-related experience will also be considered. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Callie.Lucia@mail.house.gov and CC Lillie.Coney@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Communications Director.”

Digital Fellows

The Office of House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is seeking motivated, digital-savvy fellows to join an aggressive communications team for summer 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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Counsel

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet seeks a hard-working lawyer with significant legal experience to serve as counsel.

Responsibilities include: serving as a resource for Democratic Members of the Subcommittee on matters of law and policy; drafting legislation; coordinating hearings and witnesses; drafting statements, memos, and briefing materials; and providing guidance to offices both on and off the Subcommittee on intellectual property and court-related issues.

A strong background in intellectual property, court-related matters, or both is required. Exceptional writing skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with other congressional offices and advocacy organizations are also strongly preferred.

The Committee strives to ensure that our staff represents the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to JDEM.Job@mail.house.gov.  Please include “Courts/IP Counsel” in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Norma Torres (CA-35), a member of both the House Appropriations and House Rules Committees, seeks a pro-active Legislative Assistant to join our team. Candidates should have at least 2-3 years of Hill or comparable policy experience. This is not an entry-level position.

Successful candidates will be a self-starter, problem-solver, skilled writer, and work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.  The ideal candidate will also have demonstrated experience developing legislative ideas, advancing legislative priorities, and writing talking points, speeches, memos, and hearing questions. Previous experience with the House Appropriations Committee or House Rules Committee is a plus.  

California ties preferred but not required. Interested candidates should send an email to CA35.OfficeStaff@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line and include a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples.  The office is an equal opportunity employer. Female, minority, veteran, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Caseworker; Staff Assistant

Job Summary:

The Office of Congressman Joaquin Castro is seeking to immediately fill a full-time position for a Staff Assistant/Caseworker based in the District Office – San Antonio, Texas.

The staff assistant position will handle answering phones, greeting constituents and visitors, sorting incoming mail, writing correspondence, and assisting the District Office staff with additional tasks. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, the ability to multitask, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment. The candidate will also coordinate flag and tour requests as well as other administrative duties. Additional responsibilities will involve assisting constituents of the 20th Congressional District of Texas to resolve issues with federal agencies, and connect constituents with state or local government contacts for non-federal issues. Successful candidates will be proactive and comfortable working with a diverse group of staff, community members, and constituents.

Skills and knowledge required:

- Ability to multi-task;

- Work a flexible schedule including long hours, nights, and weekends;

- Strong verbal and written communication skills;

- Professional telephone etiquette;

- Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

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

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

- Bilingual (English and Spanish) applicants are encouraged

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Ms. Rose Ann Maldonado by email at Tx20resume@gmail.com , closing date will be June 18, 2021.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent

Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) seeks a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent for Washington, D.C. Office. Primary responsibilities include managing a high-volume mail program with a quick response time, managing an inclusive office intern program, answering phones, greeting visitors, arranging tours and constituent flag requests, maintaining the front office, and assisting with various administrative and legislative duties.

Ideal candidates will have good interpersonal skills, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and experience in a professional office setting. This staff member will actively interface with constituents and the public so experience in customer service is also a plus. Strong candidates will also have a natural curiosity, a passion for helping people, and an interest in the legislative process. Massachusetts ties and/or previous experience working in a House or Senate office a plus. 

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. Women, people of color, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references to: MA03.Hiring@mail.house.gov

Legislative Assistant

ABOUT US

Our team is fortunate to represent the fighting fifth, also known as Georgia’s 5th Congressional District. We are a diverse, dynamic, ambitious, and fun team that is driven by the mission of social justice and voting rights for all. Our guiding principle is to always center the voices of those who have been most marginalized in our communities. We collectively fight to uplift the voices of the district regardless of where they were born, their skin color, where they live, or who they love. We will use all levers to meet people's needs while building a better future.

THE ROLE

Responsibilities will include advancing legislative priorities and supporting the member’s work on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. This position leads the members work on Transportation with a strong emphasis on Aviation in the 5th District. This is not an entry-level position and previous Counsel experience is required. Candidates must have a track record of turning ideas into legislation and legislation into law, being a team player, and having good relationships on the Hill with Democrats and Progressives. All candidates should be excellent writers and even better editors. Strong candidates will have a thorough understanding of the legislative process, working on a team, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. 

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience working on a variety of issues, including transportation (Aviation), voting rights, closing the economic wealth gap, labor, and racial justice issues. Strong academic credentials, committee experience, and proven management and leadership skills are required. Highly qualified candidates will possess strong strategic thinking, planning and execution skills. Moreover, the candidate should possess strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, extensive knowledge of the legislative process, and be available to work long hours. 

Law degree and/or previous experience serving as a policy staff are a plus. 

Candidates from BIPOC, LGBT+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with ties to Georgia (and GA-05 in particular). You can find the application here, or submit your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to GA05NWRB@mail.house.gov. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. Please no calls, direct emails, or walk-ins.

Salary range is based on experience.

Legislative Correspondent

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) seeks an organized and detail-oriented Legislative Correspondent to manage the mail program and assist with front office duties for the Congressman’s Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the mail program and drafting responses to constituent requests. In addition, the LC will manage the intern program, assume a limited portfolio of policy issues to handle, and provide assistance with various office tasks. Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to multitask in a fast-paced work environment. 

Previous experience on the Hill is preferred, and diverse candidates are strongly 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, or parental status.

Please email resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to il08careers@gmail.com.  No calls or drop-ins please.

Legislative Assistant

Representative Carolyn B. Maloney is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to join her team. The legislative portfolio will cover a variety of issues, including health, transportation, and education. 

The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with a positive attitude, who is able to work under tight deadlines and complete tasks independently. An understanding of House legislative processes and procedures, excellent organization and communication skills, the ability to work under pressure, and the ability to multitask and work collaboratively is required, and candidates must be able to work extended hours when the Congressional schedule necessitates.

This is not an entry-level position and 2-3 years of Hill or comparable experience is required. Connections to New York and New York’s 12th Congressional District are preferred. The office encourages female, minority, and LGBTQ+ candidates 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.

Interested applicants should send a pdf of their resume and cover letter to NY12.Resumes@mail.house.gov by June 11th. No calls please.

Legislative Assistant

Moderate New Jersey Dem is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to join their team. The legislative portfolio will be focused on education, labor, environment, agriculture, and immigration, among other issues. Qualified candidates should have a good knowledge of the legislative process, portfolio issues, coalition building, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to advance the Representative’s legislative priorities in their issue portfolio. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines and manage multiple priorities in a very fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position.

Applicants should send, as a single PDF file, a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to nj5.resumes@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. The PDF file should be titled “Legislative Assistant – LastName, FirstName” (e.g. “Legislative Assistant – Doe, Jane.pdf”).

Female, minority, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly 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.

Press Secretary / Communications Director

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks a motivated, experienced, and detailed-oriented Press Secretary / Communications Director for his Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities include working with the Member and Chief of Staff on developing and implementing a communications strategy to advance the Member’s agenda; working closely with the policy and district staff to communicate the Member’s priorities; drafting speeches, talking points, op-eds, and press releases; developing content for and managing implementation of digital media strategy; experience working across multiple digital and social media platforms; pitching media and fielding press inquiries; maintaining relationships with local press; website management; overseeing daily clips; staffing Member for press events; and serving as the Member’s primary spokesperson.  This is not an entry level position.  A minimum of three years of prior communications experience is preferred.  Spanish language proficiency and California ties a plus.  Title and salary commensurate with experience.   

 

Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter, three writing samples (at least one set of talking points), and three references to CA20.jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Application / Communications.” 

 

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, martial status, or parental status.    

Staff Assistant

Base salary: 45,000

STAFF ASSISTANT - The Office of Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) seeks a self-starting, highly organized, team player to serve as Staff Assistant. Essential strengths of ideal candidates include close attention to detail and time management, strong proactive communication skills, willingness to quickly jump into any task to support the Member or staff, an unfailingly polite demeanor even in challenging situations, an understanding or aptitude for learning IQ or other CRMs, and the ability to prioritize and follow through on multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.  

Responsibilities include greeting and engaging visitors and callers, helping them navigate our office, and logging their views and requests in IQ; maintaining an office environment that exudes care and professionalism; providing administrative support to the legislative, communication, and front office team; leading DC-based constituent services including flag and tour requests; recruiting, hiring, and managing our internship program; ordering supplies; meticulously and accurately batching correspondence; staffing the Member; and other duties as assigned. Additional responsibilities may include driving the Member to and from events outside of regular business hours. A car is not required for the position.

The office is currently operating at maximum telework, but when it is safe to reopen, this position will be located in the Washington, DC office. 

 Salary is $45,000. Illinois ties are preferred, but not required. The 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. Women, people of color, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 The deadline to apply is Monday, June 14, 2021. To apply, please email Illinois14.DCJobs@gmail.com with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line and the following application materials attached as one combined PDF: 

·       Cover letter 

·       Résumé

·       Three references including name, current title and organization, phone number, email, and a one-sentence description of your relationship to the reference

 

Communications Director

Senator Bob Casey seeks a Communications Director to oversee all aspects of the office’s communications and media efforts. This person will serve as a member of the Senator’s senior management team and will: provide strategic counsel to the Senator and staff on messaging, communications, and media relations; liaise with state and national media; develop and oversee the implementation of effective media strategies in support of an ambitious legislative agenda; oversee the planning and execution of the Senator’s media events in DC and in Pennsylvania; and manage a four-person communications team. Ideal candidates will be active managers with extensive communications and on the record experience, strong media relationships, sound judgment, sharp political instincts, creative and strategic thinking skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively in a fast-paced, collegial environment. Pennsylvania ties a plus. This is not an entry level position. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter, portfolio, and three professional references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject “Communications Director.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. Absolutely no calls or drop-bys, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation.  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 open_positions@casey.senate.gov.

Communications Manager

U.S. House Office of Diversity and Inclusion

 

The Communications Manager will be responsible for helping the Office interface with internal and external audiences. This individual will develop and drive communications and outreach efforts targeting House employing offices, ensuring that they are aware of the ways in which the Office can support diversity objectives. This individual will also help to communicate the diversity “business case,” and support writing and creative needs for the Office. Successful candidate must be results-driven and proactive in the application of innovative and creative approaches to drive engagement with House employing offices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development/production of content across multiple platforms including videos, infographics, and other creative executions for House employing offices, events, trainings, and research products.

  • Manage social media platforms. Activity includes drafting and scheduling content, monitoring for mentions, identifying opportunities for engagement, updating follower lists, and keeping up with social media trends.

  • Repurpose existing content and find opportunities for new content.

  • Support the House diversity and inclusion program with writing and implementation as needed.

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Digital Communications, Publishing, or Content Production.

  • Have a strong knowledge of social media and content trends, and emerging technologies and platforms. Have a working knowledge of digital and social media metrics.

  • The ideal candidate will have a background in video production and editing and have a strong focus on storytelling.

  • Experience with social media community management required.

  • Excellent writing skills required.

  • Design knowledge strongly preferred.

  • Extensive experience handling multiple projects from ideation to final delivery.

  • Knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Cloud apps including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Media Encoder, and After Effects.

Qualified applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample online by following the instructions in this link: https://house.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/263?c=house&Source=House


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Legislative Correspondent

Base salary: 50000

Senator Casey seeks a Legislative Correspondent to handle constituent correspondence and policy support for issues including tax, trade, and financial services policy, among others.  This individual will be responsible for drafting all constituent correspondence in their assigned issue areas and providing research, administrative, and legislative support as needed. The ideal candidate must have superb oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to translate complex policy issues into easily understandable language. Successful applicants will be extremely organized and able to effectively manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Relevant policy experience and background in pertinent policy areas preferred. Pennsylvania ties a plus. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject “Finance Legislative Correspondent.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. Absolutely no calls or drop-bys, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation.  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 open_positions@casey.senate.gov.

Military Legislative Assistant

Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) seeks a Military Legislative Assistant to manage the Member’s national security, defense, foreign affairs, veterans affairs, and all matters related to the Congressman’s service on the Armed Services Committee. Please share with any interested candidates. We are looking to fill this role as soon as possible.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Providing written and oral briefings to support Member participation in House Armed Services Committee (HASC) hearings;

  • Leading the Congressman’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) legislative proposal process as a HASC member office (identifying legislative priorities, engaging stakeholders, developing legislative proposals, working with HASC and other committee staff to tracking House floor proceedings, providing vote recommendations on topics related to defense and foreign policy; 

  • Acquiring an in-depth understanding of topics related to the national defense budget, defense industry, and the Department of Defense;

  • Writing policy memos and assist communications department with talking points

  • Meeting with constituents and stakeholders; 

  • Drafting and analyzing legislation; 

  • Additional tasks and portfolio topics, as assigned by the Chief of Staff or Legislative Director

This is not an entry-level position and prior Hill experience is strongly preferred. Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be entrepreneurial and adept at multitasking, have strong attention to detail and subject matter experience, and enjoy working as part of a collaborative team in an active and fast-paced office. The ideal candidate will have NDAA experience and a strong familiarity with the scope and duties of the House Armed Services Committee.  Nevada ties are a plus.

Please send a resume, cover letter and  a 1-2 page writing sample to NV04Resume@mail.house.gov with “Military Legislative Assistant_ FIRST NAME LAST NAME” in the subject line by Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12pm ET. No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Women and minorities are strongly 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, or parental status.


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Legislative Assistant

Moderate New Jersey Dem is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to join their team. The legislative portfolio will be focused on education, labor, environment, agriculture, and immigration, among other issues. Qualified candidates should have a good knowledge of the legislative process, portfolio issues, coalition building, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to advance the Representative’s legislative priorities in their issue portfolio. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines and manage multiple priorities in a very fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position.

Applicants should send, as a single PDF file, a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to nj5.resumes@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. The PDF file should be titled “Legislative Assistant – LastName, FirstName” (e.g. “Legislative Assistant – Doe, Jane.pdf”).

Female, minority, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly 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.

Paid Internship

The D.C. Office of Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) seeks interns for the upcoming Fall 2021 term. The D.C. office has two types of internships available: an in-person internship and a remote, research-focused internship. 

In-person intern responsibilities will include drafting social media posts for the Member’s official social media pages (including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), designing graphics, attending hearings and briefings (either in person or virtually from the office), researching legislation for both the Member and legislative staff, drafting constituent letters on the Member’s behalf, interfacing with constituents and visitors, staffing the front office, and potentially conducting tours. To be considered for this position, candidates must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, and if hired, agree to follow additional precautionary measures, such as mask-wearing and regular sanitizing. 

Remote intern responsibilities will similarly include drafting social media posts, designing graphics, attending virtual hearings and briefings, and drafting constituent letters on the Member’s behalf, but there will be a heavier focus on conducting legislative research for both the Member and legislative staff. 

All interns are paid $15.00 per hour for a minimum of 15 hours/week and maximum of 40 hours/week unless the intern is receiving a stipend from an external organization in relation to their internship. The Office of Rep. Ro Khanna 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. 

Applicants should send a resume, a short cover letter, two sample tweets on a current event, and availability to julia.albertson@mail.house.gov. Additionally, applicants should indicate which position (if you don’t have a preference, please indicate that as well) you’re seeking, and include their vaccination status if applying to the in-person internship. Applications for the Fall 2021 Term will be considered until 11:59pm EST on Monday July 26th, 2021.

Press Assistant

Base salary: 45,000 - 50,000

High-profile progressive House Democrat seeks Press Assistant for very active communications shop. The Press Assistant will report directly to the Communications Director. Responsibilities are wide-ranging and may include: drafting and posting social media; managing website content; writing, editing, and transmitting press releases and constituent e-newsletters; creating graphics; recording and transcribing videos; identifying opportunities for earned local and national media; compiling news clips; drafting talking points; and assisting with intake of national and local media inquiries and interview requests. The Communications Director and Press Assistant will work closely with the Member, Chief of Staff, and District Director to balance the demands of the Member’s congressional committees, the Office’s active legislative shop, and the District’s very engaged constituency while successfully executing a robust and proactive new and traditional media operation.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who excels at multi-tasking under pressure. Candidates should have excellent writing and organizational skills, a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Experience with Canva, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, and TVEyes are a plus. Salary range is $45-50k.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and graphic sample as a single PDF attachment to MD08.Resumes@mail.house.gov by Monday, June 7, 2021. Please format the email subject line as follows: Press Assistant, First Name Last Name i.e. Press Assistant, Jane Smith.

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06) seeks a Legislative Assistant to oversee Health, Labor, and other issue areas as needed. Candidates should have at least 2-3 years of Hill or comparable federal legislative experience. This is not an entry-level position. Successful candidates should have demonstrated experience advancing legislation, monitoring the Floor, and conducting research. Previous experience with the House Appropriations committee and experience handling health and/or labor policy is a plus. Applicants should be skilled writers who are able to handle talking points, speeches, memos and letters. This is a position that requires the ability to adhere to deadlines, manage multiple projects, and maintain a positive attitude in a team setting.  

Responsibilities will include preparing and staffing the Member for subcommittee hearings and markups, advancing legislation and other policy priorities, representing the Member in meetings, and maintaining positive relationships with congressional staff, advocacy groups and key stakeholders.

New York ties preferred but not required. Women and minorities are strongly 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, or parental status.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to ny06resume@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent

Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is seeking a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent for his Washington, D.C. office. Primary responsibilities include managing a high-volume mail program with a quick response time, answering phones, greeting visitors, arranging tours and constituent flag requests, maintaining the front office, and assisting with various administrative and legislative duties.

Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential. Competitive candidates will be self-starters and team-players who thrive in a fast-paced environment.  Ties to Oregon and congressional experience are a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to OR04.job@mail.house.gov by June 9.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Scheduler

Base salary: 55,000 - 65,000

Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) seeks an experienced and highly-organized Scheduler for his D.C. Office. The Scheduler works directly with the Member, Chief of Staff and District Director to manage the Congressman’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and in the District. Responsibilities include organizing and evaluating incoming invitations and scheduling requests; addressing all incoming requests promptly and regularly communicating with constituents; keeping the Member on schedule throughout the day; working with legislative and communications staff to ensure the Member is prepared for events/meetings; and coordinating travel arrangements. Candidates must be proactive, have strong attention to detail, and the ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.

This is not an entry-level position. Previous scheduling, administrative, or office management experience is required. Hill experience and Maryland ties are preferred. This position requires availability by phone and email on weekends and evenings. Salary range is $55-65k depending on experience. Our office is an equal opportunity employer and women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Deadline to apply is Friday, June 4th. To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references as one PDF to MD08.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler – Last Name, First Name” as the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06) seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle foreign policy issues and support her work on Appropriations Committee and SFOPS Subcommittee. Candidates must be willing to take on other issue areas as needed, such as defense/NDAA. Candidates should have at least 2-3 years of Hill or comparable federal legislative experience. This is not an entry-level position. Successful candidates should have demonstrated experience advancing legislation, monitoring the Floor, and conducting research. Previous experience with the House Appropriations committee and experience handling foreign policy is a plus. Applicants should be skilled writers who are able to handle talking points, speeches, memos and letters. This is a position that requires the ability to adhere to deadlines, manage multiple projects, and maintain a positive attitude in a team setting.  

Responsibilities will include preparing and staffing the Member for subcommittee hearings and markups, advancing legislation and other policy priorities, representing the Member in meetings, and maintaining positive relationships with congressional staff, advocacy groups and key stakeholders.

New York ties preferred but not required. Women and minorities are strongly 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, or parental status.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to ny06resume@mail.house.gov.

Digital Director

Base salary: 50,000 - 60,000

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress is seeking a creative and highly motivated Digital Director.

Applicants should have a Capitol Hill and/or political communications background and a passion for making Congress work better for the American people. Responsibilities include creating and implementing an aggressive digital plan, managing all relevant social channels in addition to the committee website, and assisting with traditional press operations.

Candidates must possess strong technical skills including being able to produce high-quality web graphics and videos in Adobe Suite, as well as being able to film, photograph, and livestream events. Applicants should possess creativity, a commitment to fixing Congress, and the ability to work in a nonpartisan manner with members and staff on both sides of the aisle.

Please send a resume and a digital portfolio containing at least three digital samples to ModernizeResumes@mail.house.gov. This is not an entry-level position. Pay is commensurate with experience, the expected salary range is $50k-$60k.

Staff Assistant

Maryland Democrat seeks a Staff Assistant for Washington D.C. Office. Primary duties include managing the front desk during office hours, managing the internship program, handling Capitol and White House tour requests, fulfilling flag requests, helping to coordinate legislative correspondence, and assisting the D.C. office staff with work as assigned. This is a full time position located in Washington D.C.

Ideal candidates will have good interpersonal skills, great attention to detail, strong organizational skills and experience in a professional office setting. This staff member will actively interface with constituents and the general public so experience in customer service is also a plus. Strong candidates will also have a natural curiosity, a passion for helping people, and an interest in the legislative process. While not required, candidates with Maryland ties and/or previous experience working in a House or Senate office is preferred.

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. Women, people of color, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references to: MD04.jobposting@mail.house.gov

Legislative Director

The Office of Congressman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. seeks a Legislative Director. The LD will help drive the proactive legislative agenda for the office, developing and implementing the strategy to push policy priorities and legislative goals; supervise and mentor the legislative staff while advising on the Congresswoman’s legislative portfolio, and manage their own legislative portfolio, which will include work on the Black Maternal Health Caucus. The LD will work closely in conjunction with the Chief of Staff and senior leadership team to ensure legislative strategy is incorporated into overall operations.  The LD will also help ensure coordination between DC and district offices on important legislative updates and district-based events and projects.

This is not an entry level position; extensive Hill experience and knowledge of the legislative process are required.  The successful applicant will have crisp and thorough written and oral communications skills, an entrepreneurial and self-starting attitude, strong attention to detail, creativity, and be a team player. Supervisory experience and expertise on healthcare policy is strongly preferred.

This 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. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to john.christie@mail.house.gov.

Candidates from BIPOC, LGBT+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with North Carolina ties. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. Please no calls, direct emails, or walk-ins.

The interview process will be conducted on a rolling basis. Applications must be received via email no later than 11:59PM on Friday, May 28th, 2021.

Press Secretary

Congressman Dan Kildee seeks a full-time press secretary in Washington, D.C.

 The press secretary will help manage communications in a fast-paced congressional office for a member of House Democratic leadership. Responsibilities are wide-ranging and include responding to daily media inquiries, building relationships with national, state and local reporters, pitching and booking frequent national cable interviews, writing press releases, statements and media advisories, creating and managing social media content, including graphics and videos, drafting speeches, talking points and op-eds, and creating franked communications, including mailers and telephone townhalls. The press secretary will also be responsible for managing a full-time press assistant and press interns.

 Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, a self-starting personality, a desire to continually learn in political communications, and an eagerness to work in a collaborative office environment. This is not an entry-level position. Michigan ties and Adobe Creative Suite skills preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Michigan05jobs@gmail.com. Please no walk-ins or phone calls.


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Legislative Director and Counsel

Base salary: 80,000 - 90,000

Congresswoman Bonamici is seeking a Legislative Director and Counsel. The LD will closely manage all aspects of the policy shop, including direct management of Legislative Assistants and Legislative Correspondent, in addition to working closely with the Chief of Staff, District Director, and Communications Director. The LD is responsible for the development and implementation of a successful policy strategy to further the member’s goals both in D.C. and in the district. A focus on communication and teamwork is a key component of this position. The LD has a legislative portfolio with a focus on education and possibly other issues. The LD also tracks and manages records, including legislative meetings and votes, and must be highly organized. Qualified candidates will have experience working in a fast-paced office environment, an in-depth knowledge of the legislative process, superior writing abilities, and a positive attitude. Good judgement, flexibility, analytical skills, and success in advancing policy goals must also be demonstrated. 

A law degree is strongly preferred. Please note any Oregon connections. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary range is $80,000 - $90,000, negotiable. To submit your application, please email a resume, cover letter, and one short writing sample to Rachael.Bornstein@mail.house.gov

Legislative Assistant

New York Democratic Member seeks a healthcare & labor policy staffer to manage the Representative’s relevant priorities on the Education & Labor Committee.  The Legislative Assistant will have a domestic policy portfolio including healthcare, labor, retirement security, transportation & infrastructure, as well as additional issues as assigned.  Duties will include developing and advancing legislation and amendments, preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings, and close collaboration with the district office and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will be extremely organized, a strong writer, proactive self-starter, a strategic & creative thinker, and able to work collaboratively as part of a close-knit team. This is not an entry level position and ideal candidates will have prior legislative experience. New York ties are a plus and a background in healthcare policy is preferred, but not required.

Our 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. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send a resume & cover letter to nyresume2@gmail.com indicating “NY Dem LA” in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10), a member of the Appropriations Committee and the Budget Committee, is seeking a highly-motivated, experienced Legislative Assistant to cover a broad legislative portfolio.

The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience as a Hill staffer, a good knowledge of congressional process and procedure, awareness of Northern Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. Job responsibilities will include: closely tracking legislative activity included in the portfolio; representing the Member in meetings; and drafting floor statements, hearing questions, and legislative memos. A successful candidate will be extremely organized; passionate about public service and the Member’s legislative agenda; eager to learn, grow, and thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment; and have the ability to digest information with a political and ideological lens that is appropriate for the office.

This is not an entry-level position and prior Hill experience is required. Virginia and district ties are a plus. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, new Americans, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please email resume, cover letter, and one short writing sample to VA10Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant: [Applicant’s First and Last Name]” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.

Communications Director

Base salary: Based on experience

Communications Director/Speech Writer:

Progressive Georgia democratic member of Congress seeks experienced, hard working team player with outstanding writing skills and sound political judgment to serve as Communications Director / Speech Writer in the member's Washington DC office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing the communication team, drafting speeches, talking points, press releases, floor statements and other written materials; responding to press inquiries; managing and updating official website and social media accounts; creating and distributing e-newsletters and franked mailings; planning press conferences and in-district media events; and developing and implementing media communications and public relations strategies. This is not an entry level position. 

Candidates must be highly flexible, dependable and extraordinarily organized as well as possess a working knowledge of issues facing Congress, strong oral and written communications skills, a proven ability to right quickly and crisply with a talent for creatively researching and succinctly describing complex issues in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate would have Georgia ties at least three years of on the record professional communications experience (campaign experience preferred), significant speech writing experience, working knowledge of issues relevant to Georgia and a strategic understanding of progressive issues and policies. Understanding of the jurisdiction of transportation infrastructure and House Financial Services committee a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter resume and three writing samples with three references to ga05nwrb@mail.house.gov with the subject line: Communications Director Vacancy.

No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please. The Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), or any other factor. 


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Scheduler

Democratic Member seeks an organized, energetic and detail-oriented Scheduler for Washington, D.C. office.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing Member’s daily and long-term schedule

  • Processing and scheduling meeting and event invitations, speaking engagements, and committee hearings

  • Booking travel arrangements for the Member

  • Keeping Member on schedule throughout day

  • Managing the office’s inventory and procurement

  • Assisting the Chief of Staff with employee onboarding/offboarding and employee records

  • Additional duties as assigned

 

The individual will work closely with the Member, Chief of Staff, and district staff. Candidates must be highly organized, attentive to detail, and capable of thriving in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. Previous scheduling/office management experience, including a strong background in Outlook scheduling functions, is a must.  Our office is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin. To apply send a resume, a list of three references, and a cover letter to ca49.applications@mail.house.gov with the subject line: Scheduler Application (Last name, First name). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Analyst for Congressional Committee

Analyst for Congressional Committee – The House Budget Committee seeks an experienced budget analyst for income security, commerce, and housing policy portfolios. The job requires strong skills in written and oral communication, policy analysis, and quantitative analysis, as well as the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in federal budgeting, familiarity with the legislative process, background in income security (e.g. unemployment insurance, nutrition assistance, and rental assistance), commerce (e.g. small business support), or federal housing programs, and a master’s degree in public policy or related field. Experience at OMB, CBO, or an agency budget office is a plus. The ability to be a quick learner and be adaptable as circumstances change is at least as important as depth of subject matter expertise. Email resume, two BRIEF writing samples (2 to 4 pages each), and cover letter with subject line “analyst position” to Budget-Democrat.Jobs@mail.house.gov– no phone calls or walk-ins.

Press and Digital Assistant

Office of Congresswoman Haley Stevens (MI-11) is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individual with experience in digital media strategy to serve as press and digital assistant in a fast-paced Capitol Hill or Livonia, MI office. This role requires the ability to manage rapid response requests and longer-term digital projects. This is a mid-level position. 

Daily tasks include but are not limited to: managing and creating content for Congresswoman’s social media platforms, maintaining the Congresswoman’s website, graphic design projects, and video filming and editing. Qualified applicants will have experience using Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or another professional-level video editing software. Qualified applicants will also have experience with Adobe Photoshop, Canva or another professional-level graphic design software. Photography skills are preferred.

To apply, candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and digital portfolio, including a video sample, to Michigan.11.jobs.2021@gmail.com with “Press Assistant” in the subject line by June 7th, 2021. Salary is commensurate with experience. 

THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Women and minorities are strongly 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, or parental status. 

Staff Assistant

Representative Rick Larsen (WA-2) seeks a hardworking and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for the D.C. office. The Staff Assistant will be the face of the office by greeting guests and answering phones. The Staff Assistant will also manage tours (when they resume) and flag requests, mentor interns, help with the mail program and other tasks as assigned.  Seeking a candidate that is outgoing, organized and a team player. WA state ties and sense of humor a plus.  Women, minorities and LGBTQ+ persons are encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to terra.sabag@mail.house.gov. Please put STAFF ASSISTANT APPLICATION in the subject line.  Phone calls and drop-ins not accepted.

Press Secretary

Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) is seeking a detail-oriented, highly-motivated press secretary to help manage and coordinate in-state and/or national media activities in a busy press shop. This position reports to the Communications Director. 

This position will be responsible for the preparation of materials, including but not limited to, background memos, press advisories, press releases, statements, remarks, and social media; assisting with the planning, preparation, and staffing of news conferences and events; maintaining relationships with local and national news media outlets; and other duties related to press operations and other office responsibilities. 

Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule that accommodates the needs of the Representative's schedule. Prior communications experience is strongly preferred as is experience with crafting purpose-driven digital and social content. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and strong organizational skills, along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects.  

The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and any additional work products, such as previous digital media or graphic design projects, with “Press Secretary” as the subject line to collin.gately@mail.house.gov

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke of New York is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to join her legislative team. Legislative portfolio will be focused on immigration, housing and health care among additional issue areas. Qualified candidates should have a good knowledge of the legislative process, awareness of the 9th District of New York, coalition building skills, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to advance the Congresswoman’s legislative priorities 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 New York are a plus. This is not an entry level position and this is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested candidates should email their resume to steven.blattner@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Correspondent

Legislative Correspondent - Washington, DC or Minnetonka, Minnesota

The Office of Congressman Dean Phillips (MN-03) seeks an enthusiastic, highly organized, creative, and self-motivated professional to serve as a Legislative Correspondent. Essential strengths of ideal candidates include excellent writing and communications skills, strong attention to detail, a passion for storytelling and engaging with Minnesotans, and the ability to manage a variety of assignments under tight deadlines.

The Legislative Correspondent will manage a high-volume constituent communications program, which includes monitoring incoming constituent correspondence and responding thoughtfully in a timely manner; researching, drafting, and targeting proactive email and direct mail outreach; maintaining and analyzing the constituent database with complete and current information; managing intern correspondence work; and working with legislative and communications staff to innovate, identify opportunities, and support the execution of a variety of constituent-facing projects. 

Candidates should have a working knowledge of the responsibilities and functions of a Congressional office. Completion of a bachelor’s degree program is preferred. This position can be based in either the Washington, D.C. or Minnetonka, Minnesota (District) office.

The Office of Rep. Dean Phillips is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter to Phillips.Resumes@mail.house.gov with "Legislative Correspondent_FirstName_LastName" in the subject line by 6PM CST on Sunday, May 30, 2021.