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Legislative Director

Base salary: 80000

The position of Legislative Director in the office of Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez is currently open. We welcome you to apply.

Job Description: The Legislative Director will manage the legislative team and, in coordination with the Congresswoman, craft and execute the legislative agenda for the office. Responsibilities will include advancing legislative priorities, overseeing all committee work, executing the correspondence program, liaison with other offices and community members, and serving in a senior advisory capacity. 

What We Are Looking For: We are looking for a candidate that is collaborative, creative, progressive, and eager to work in a fast-paced environment. Highly qualified candidates should possess strong strategic thinking, planning, and execution skills. Additionally, candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills; extensive knowledge of the House legislative process and internal networks; the ability to work well and calm under pressure; and be available to work longer hours across multiple departments. Candidates with previous legislative Hill (House or Senate) experience and knowledge of legislative processes are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates from BIPOC, LGBT+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with ties to NY-14.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Salary: $80,000 annually

Deadline: If you are interested in being considered for this position, please fill out the Legislative Director application herehttps://airtable.com/shrvkUbSCDbsaflGv by 6:00 PM on Friday, March 12, 2021. 

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.  

We look forward to getting to know you better!


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COMMUNITY FIELD REPRESENTATIVE/CONSTITUENT SERVICES

OFFICE OF CONGRESSMAN DAVID SCOTT (GA-13)

SUMMARY:

The Community Field Representative/Constituent Services Representative monitors and updates the Member and District Director on district and local issues. This position acts as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies for the member and constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS REQUIRED:

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

· Informs the Member and the District Director of all happenings in his or her assigned issue areas by keeping in regular contact with members of local government, community organizations, and interacting with constituents;

· Acts as a liaison to local, state and federal officials and other persons or groups to form effective relationships for the Member;

· Monitors scheduled district meetings for the Member with constituents;

· Prepares periodic reports for the District Director on pending cases and district activities in his or her assigned issue areas;

· Handles casework assignments;

· Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the District Director and Chief of Staff;

· Screens and refers cases, when appropriate, to other district offices;

· Trains and supervises Staff Assistants, including interns, to handle office matters such as logging incoming and outgoing correspondence, handling visitors, telephone calls, and computer operations;

· Logs in all incoming and outgoing mail and incoming telephone calls relating to casework;

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

· Maintains up-to-date files on all cases and categories of information of importance to the office;

· Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;

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

· Accepts performance based criticism and directions;

· Works well under pressure and handles stress;

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

· Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

· Strong oral and written communication skills;

· Thorough knowledge of legislative process and of House organization and procedures;

· Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal agencies and departments;

· Knowledge of all issues and events in the district in which the Member is involved;

· Professional telephone matter;

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

· Ability to perform the essential job functions above;

· Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

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

· Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

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

· Knowledge of office policies, practices, and procedures;

· Knowledge of office computer applications; and

· Proficiency in word processing.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

· Field duties require work during regular office hours and some nights and weekends. Additionally, employee must be able to travel and hold a valid driver’s license. During the duration of the pandemic, will need to have internet access outside of the workplace for occasional outreach events.

· Employee must be able to work in a moderately noisy and crowded work environment without an expectation of privacy


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The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all identity groups to apply.

 Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing samples, and professional references to GA13resumes@gmail.com with the “Field Rep/Constituent Services - [NAME]” in the subject line. 

Press Fellow

Press Fellow -- Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) is seeking a highly motivated, detail-orientated, and energetic individual to assist with communications, digital media and social media, and graphic design as a press fellow in the D.C. office. This is a four-month paid position. It is completely remote and will report to the Communications Director.

Daily tasks include drafting and posting content for the member’s social media platforms and website; graphic design; daily press clips; drafting press releases, newsletters, and advisories; and organizing press events. The ideal candidate will be creative, politically astute, have a strong proficiency in crafting social media content across social media platforms, and will be a detail-oriented team player able to handle multiple tasks at once.

Excellent writing and strong organizational skills are essential, along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast-paced environment.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, one writing sample, and one example of previous digital media or graphic design products to Ben.Suarato@mail.house.gov with “Press Fellow” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.

This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.

Press/Digital Assistant

Press/Digital Assistant -- Congresswoman Susie Lee (NV-03) is seeking a highly motivated, detail-orientated, and energetic individual with experience in communications, digital media and social media, video editing, and graphic design to join her team as a press/digital assistant in the D.C. office. This position will report to the Communications Director.

Responsibilities 

Daily tasks include drafting and posting content for the member’s social media platforms and website; graphic design; video filming and editing; daily press clips; drafting press releases, newsletters, and advisories; and organizing press events. The ideal candidate will be creative, politically astute, have a strong proficiency in crafting social media content across social media platforms, and will be a detail-oriented team player able to handle multiple tasks at once.

Excellent writing and strong organizational skills are essential, along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast-paced environment. Capitol Hill experience and Spanish fluency are a plus, but not required. Proficiency with Adobe Suite, Canva, and constituent management platforms, such as IQ, preferred. 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three references, one writing sample, and two examples of previous digital media or graphic design projects to NV03Resumes@gmail.com with “Press/Digital Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.

This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.

Foreign Affairs Legislative Assistant

Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is seeking a legislative assistant to manage a legislative portfolio that includes, but may not be limited to foreign affairs, veterans affairs, homeland security, immigration, gun violence prevention, and civil rights. This position will also support the Congressman’s presidency of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. Candidates should be team-oriented, strong writers, understand the legislative process, and possess a passion for public service. This is not an entry-level position, and candidates should have previous legislative experience or experience relevant to the portfolio. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Virginia ties are a plus. Those interested in applying should e-mail a cover letter and resume to VA11Resumes@gmail.com subject: “Foreign Affairs LA”  

Foreign Affairs Legislative Assistant

Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is seeking a legislative assistant to manage a legislative portfolio that includes, but may not be limited to foreign affairs, veterans affairs, homeland security, immigration, gun violence prevention, and civil rights. This position will also support the Congressman’s presidency of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. Candidates should be team-oriented, strong writers, understand the legislative process, and possess a passion for public service. This is not an entry-level position, and candidates should have previous legislative experience or experience relevant to the portfolio. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Virginia ties are a plus. Those interested in applying should e-mail a cover letter and resume to VA11Resumes@gmail.com subject: “Foreign Affairs LA”  

Field Representative (Portland, Maine)

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree seeks a Field Representative, based in her Portland, Maine office, to cover a variety of issues including healthcare, economic development, education, international trade, arts/creative economy and transportation. Job responsibilities include representing the Member at public events, identifying issues related to federal programs, managing correspondence and acknowledgments from the office, meeting with constituents and community leaders, and serving as a liaison with federal, state and local agencies, committees, and interested parties.

 

Qualified candidates will hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and should be personable, energetic, knowledgeable about federal programs, and have exceptional communication and writing skills. Applicant should possess willingness to work flexible hours, including nights and occasional weekends.

 

The Office of Congresswoman Chellie Pingree 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. Interested applicants should send a pdf of their resume and cover letter to Pingree.resume@mail.house.gov 

Legislative Assistant / Counsel

Congressman Dean Phillips seeks a Legislative Assistant/Counsel to cover a variety of issues, including government reform, transportation and infrastructure, labor, and judiciary issues. This position will support the Congressman’s government reform portfolio, including his work on H.R. 1, the For the People Act, work on the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress, and the Committee on Caucus Rules. Duties will include developing a government reform agenda focused on campaign finance reform, Congressional ethics, and democracy improvement while advancing legislation, managing a bevy of stakeholders, monitoring the House Floor and committee action, and conducting research. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates will have significant previous legislative and/or policy experience, strong written and interpersonal skills, and the ability to multitask and work collaboratively. A law degree is preferred, but not required. Minnesota ties are a plus. 

 

The Office of Congressman Dean Phillips 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. Interested applicants should send a pdf of their resume and cover letter to Phillips.Resumes@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant

Industrial midwestern House Democrat seeks Staff Assistant for Capitol Hill office front desk and administrative duties, including answering phones, checking voicemail, returning constituent calls, greeting guests, managing DC Office interns, processing flag and tour requests, and other office-supporting tasks. Assisting the Legislative Aide with letter-writing is also a significant part of the job. This candidate would also be expected to drive the Member and must have access to a vehicle. This office is currently operating remotely, but this candidate would be expected in the DC Office from time to time to assist with ongoing operations.

 

Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample to OH13Resumes@mail.house.gov. Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply is close of business on Monday, March 8, 2021.

 

Press Secretary and Digital Director

A member of House leadership is seeking a driven, energetic Press Secretary and Digital Director. The position reports directly to the Communications Director and is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the office’s fast-paced communications operation, including drafting and editing press releases, newsletters, and talking points; developing local and national media relationships; and curating the member’s website and digital channels. This is not an entry-level position. 

Responsibilities

  • Creating social media content and managing social media channels as well as the office’s email program and website. 

  • Managing a large digital budget and running ads on Facebook, Instagram, Google Search and YouTube. 

  • Managing the office’s strategic proactive outreach including mailers, telephone town halls, and newspaper ads. 

  • Working with District Staff to ensure the Congressman’s visibility in-district by producing videos for events. 

  • Analyzing data to track digital metrics.

  • Drafting press releases, speeches, op-eds and other traditional media functions.

  • Helping plan and organize town halls, press conferences, and other in-district press events.

  • Hiring and training a Press Fellow.

  • Managing Legislative Correspondence program.

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of communications experience. 

  • Proficiency with Adobe software including Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. 

  • Strong eye for design that fits the office’s branding and message. 

  • Experience with Facebook Business Manager and Google Ads. 

  • Ability to work quickly under multiple deadlines with keen attention to detail. 

  • Understanding of constituent management platforms like IQ and Catalist.

To apply please submit your resume, two digital samples (video and graphic), one writing sample and to ny18resumes@gmail.com by March 4. Digital portfolios are also encouraged.

This office is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent

Congressman Marc Veasey is seeking a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent to assist in office functions and administrative duties with an interest in communications. Responsibilities vary based on telework status and will include, but are not limited to: answering and screening telephone calls, managing the front office and greeting visitors, overseeing interns, driving the Congressman when necessary, overseeing the mail program, drafting social media content, and helping the communications team.

 

Candidates must be trustworthy, responsible, and a driven team player. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills, strong writing and organizational skills, an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and a sense of humor.  

 

Fluency in Spanish, Texas ties, and previous experience on the Hill preferred. 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.

 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter with the subject line “Staff Assistant/LC Position” to Jessica.Martinez@mail.house.gov by Friday, March 5 at 5:00pm.

Scheduler

Rep. Ro Khanna seeks an energetic, detail-oriented, and highly motivated Scheduler. Applicants should have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. 

The Scheduler works closely with all staff and Rep. Khanna directly to maintain the Member’s daily and long-term schedule. Primary responsibilities include: organizing, vetting, and responding to all incoming meeting requests and invitations; adjusting the schedule on a minute-by-minute basis in line with priorities and in accordance with the ever-shifting votes schedule; communicating key information regarding the member and the member’s schedule to staff; coordinating travel arrangements and logistics; and handling other administrative tasks as needed. Ideal candidates are flexible and patient with a positive attitude and the ability to successfully juggle multiple high-stakes responsibilities at a time, and be regularly available after hours and on weekends.

Previous scheduling or experience on Capitol Hill is preferred; Bay Area ties are a plus. People of color, women, LGBTQ+ and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender identity and expression, marital status, parental status, or sexual orientation, or in any of its activities or operations. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to reprokhannaca17@gmail.com with the subject line “Scheduler” no later than Wednesday, March 3rd by 5:00pmET. 

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and the most senior Jewish Member in Congress, seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle Israel/Middle East and issues of importance to the American Jewish community, foreign affairs, defense, financial services, and other issues in the Chairman’s Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities will include staffing and preparing the Chairman for meetings and events with Members, outside organizations, and other stakeholders; serving as a resource to other offices on Israel/Middle East and other issues; writing statements and briefing materials; drafting legislation where appropriate; and meeting with stakeholders both with and without the Chairman. A deep understanding of issues relating to Israel and the relevant stakeholders in this area is required.  Strong writing skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with others is essential.  Chairman Nadler is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Chairman Nadler’s 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 and cover letter to NY10.DCJOB@mail.house.gov

Constituent Services Coordinator

TITLE: Constituent Services Coordinator

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To monitor and update the Member, District Director, and Chief of Staff on district, local, and state issues; and

  • To act as liaison with federal, state, and local agencies for the Member and constituents.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills;

  • Proficiency in word processing;

  • Strong telephone skills;

  • Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing work tasks and activities;

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

  • Availability to work long hours;

  • Ability to work well under pressure; and

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.

DUTIES:

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

  • Handles casework assignments;

  • Acts as a liaison to local, state and federal officials and other persons or groups to form effective relationships for the Congresswoman;

  • Assesses casework for problems and makes recommendations to the District Director on strategy;

  • Participates in scheduled district meetings with the Congresswoman and staff;

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to MI14District@gmail.com by March 8, 2021. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Office of Congressman Jamaal A. Bowman seeks Legislative Director

The Office of Congressman Jamaal A. Bowman seeks a legislative director. 

ABOUT US 
Our team is fortunate to represent and fight for New York's 16th Congressional District. We are a diverse, dynamic, kind and joyful team that is driven by the mission of racial and economic justice. We possess a clear understanding that structural racism and economic inequality exist throughout all institutions and policies, including but not limited to housing discrimination, environmental racism, wealth inequality, under resourced schools, mass incarceration and redlining. 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 Education and Labor and Science and Tech Committees. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience working on a variety of issues, including education, 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. 

This is a senior level role; only candidates with previous Hill experience and proven knowledge of legislative and political processes will be considered. Law degree and previous experience serving as a legislative director or senior policy staff are strongly preferred. 

Underrepresented candidates and those with New York City/ Westchester County ties are encouraged to apply. Submit your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to sarah.iddrissu@mail.house.gov and include “Legislative Director” in the subject line.

Salary range is $80-$95,000. Additional titling possible if previously experienced as a legislative director.

Application closes March 16th, 2021CLICK HERE FOR A LINK TO THE APPLICATION

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

Legislative Correspondent / Digital Assistant

Legislative Correspondent/Digital Assistant - Senior Democrat is seeking a highly energetic, motivated, and organized individual with strong writing, social media/media, and interpersonal skills who can manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure. Responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, including any research necessary to write an adequate response to the mail; monitoring House floor procedures; meeting with constituents and interested individuals/organizations; preparing congressional record entries; drafting social media and outreach content; producing high-quality graphics and videos; livestreaming outreach events; and assisting the communications director with updating the website and social media pages.  

 

The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented problem solver and a motivated self-starter who can think outside the box. Candidate must have a bachelor's degree, excellent writing and communication skills. Candidate must be a resident of, or be willing to become, a resident of the District of Columbia.  

 

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

Scheduler

Rep. Ro Khanna seeks an energetic, detail-oriented, and highly motivated Scheduler. Applicants should have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. 

 

The Scheduler works closely with all staff and Rep. Khanna directly to maintain the Member’s daily and long-term schedule. Primary responsibilities include: organizing, vetting, and responding to all incoming meeting requests and invitations; adjusting the schedule on a minute-by-minute basis in line with priorities and in accordance with the ever-shifting votes schedule; communicating key information regarding the member and the member’s schedule to staff; coordinating travel arrangements and logistics; and handling other administrative tasks as needed. Ideal candidates are flexible and patient with a positive attitude and the ability to successfully juggle multiple high-stakes responsibilities at a time, and be regularly available after hours and on weekends.

Previous scheduling or experience on Capitol Hill is preferred; Bay Area ties are a plus. People of color, women, LGBTQ+ and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender identity and expression, marital status, parental status, or sexual orientation, or in any of its activities or operations. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to reprokhannaca17@gmail.com with the subject line “Scheduler” no later than Wednesday, March 3rd by 5:00pmET.   



Communications Director

Representative David Scott (GA-13), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee and a member of the House Financial Services Committee, seeks a talented and detail-oriented Communications Director to serve in either his Washington, D.C. or district offices.  The successful candidate will develop and oversee a comprehensive communications strategy for the personal office, including with the press and with constituents, will develop relationships with local, state, and national media contacts, and will oversee the production and distribution of press releases, newsletters, and official statements.  

 

This position manages a press assistant/digital staffer.  This is not an entry-level position.  Candidates should have:

 

  • At least three years of political communications experience; 

  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • Understanding of print, broadcast, and online media;

  • Thorough knowledge of the legislative process, procedures and organization of the House;

  • Knowledge of current issues and events in which the Congressman is involved;

  • Ability to exercise discretion and judgment in the representation of the Congressman's position on policy issues

 

The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all identity groups to apply.

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing samples, and professional references to GA13resumes@gmail.com with the “Communications Director- [NAME]” in the subject line. 

A member of House leadership is seeking a driven, energetic Press Secretary and Digital Director

A member of House leadership is seeking a driven, energetic Press Secretary and Digital Director. The position reports directly to the Communications Director and is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the office’s fast-paced communications operation, including drafting and editing press releases, newsletters, and talking points; developing local and national media relationships; and curating the member’s website and digital channels. This is not an entry level position. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Creating social media content and managing social media channels as well as the office’s email program and website. 

  • Managing a large digital budget and running ads on Facebook, Instagram, Google Search and YouTube. 

  • Managing the office’s strategic proactive outreach including mailers, telephone town halls, and newspaper ads. 

  • Working with District Staff to ensure the Congressman’s visibility in-district by producing videos for events. 

  • Analyzing data to track digital metrics.

  • Drafting press releases, speeches, op-eds and other traditional media functions.

  • Helping plan and organize town halls, press conferences, and other in-district press events.

  • Hiring and training a Press Fellow.

  • Managing Legislative Correspondence program. 

 

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of communications experience. 

  • Proficiency with Adobe software including Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. 

  • Strong eye for design that fits the office’s branding and message. 

  • Experience with Facebook Business Manager and Google Ads. 

  • Ability to work quickly under multiple deadlines with keen attention to detail. 

  • Understanding of constituent management platforms like IQ and Catalist.

 

To apply please submit your resume, two digital samples (video and graphic), one writing sample and to ny18resumes@gmail.com by March 1. Digital portfolios are also encouraged.

 

This office is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

Legislative Counsel - House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship seeks a hard-working lawyer with significant experience in immigration and nationality law to serve as legislative counsel.  

Responsibilities include:  serving as a resource for Democratic Members of the Judiciary Committee on matters involving immigration law and policy; drafting legislation; coordinating hearings and witnesses; preparing Members for hearings and markups; drafting statements, memos, and briefing materials; and providing guidance to other offices within the Democratic Caucus on immigration-related matters.

A strong background in immigration law and policy is required. Exceptional writing skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with other congressional offices and advocacy organizations are essential.  The ideal candidate will have Capitol Hill experience and a minimum of five years of experience in immigration law.  

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 “Immigration Counsel” in the subject line.

Digital Director

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on the Judiciary is seeking a Digital Director. The Digital Director is responsible for developing the long-term, short-term, and rapid response digital strategy as well as innovative digital content. The Digital Director works closely with chief counsels, the communications team, and the senior staff to advance the Committee’s goals and legislative priorities. 

Primary responsibilities include: 

  1. the production of all outward and inward facing products for the Committee, including graphics, images, videos, manuals, presentations, templates, and demonstratives;

  2. the development of new and innovative digital strategies to expand the audience;

  3. the design and implementation of paid and organic online media strategies;

  4. the coordination of hybrid and virtual hearings, including serving as the technical lead and primary liaison with the CAO, HRS, and Committee staff.

Skills: 

Experience in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, After Effects, LightRoom, InDesign, or Audition is preferred.

Experience in HTML, CSS, CRM, UX and UCD, hard-skills technology, big-data analysis and graphical representation, Webex, Zoom, OBS, and Wirecast is preferred.

Mastery in manual photography and videography. 

The Committee is looking for candidates who are highly creative, pay close attention to detail, and have a strong work ethic. Willingness to take initiative, generate creative ideas, work on your own or as part of a team, train and mentor digital interns and fellows, and work under deadline pressure is a must.

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.

Please send a resume, writing sample and digital portfolio to HouseJud.DemsJob@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Correspondent/Digital Assistant

Legislative Correspondent/Digital Assistant - Senior Democrat is seeking a highly energetic, motivated, and organized individual with strong writing, social media/media, and interpersonal skills who can manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure.  Responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, including any research necessary to write an adequate response to the mail; monitoring House floor procedures; meeting with constituents and interested individuals/organizations; preparing congressional record entries; drafting social media and outreach content; producing high-quality graphics and videos; livestreaming outreach events; and assisting the communications director with updating the website and social media pages.  

 

The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented problem solver and a motivated self-starter who can think outside the box.  Candidate must have a bachelor's degree, excellent writing and communication skills. Candidate must be a resident of, or be willing to become, a resident of the District of Columbia.  

 

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

Digital & Press Fellow

Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07) seeks a creative digital and press fellow to help her legislative and communications team execute an aggressive press, outreach, and social media strategy. 

 

The ideal candidate will be a creative a self-starter who possesses strong technical skills, a high level of attention to detail, advanced creative and artistic capabilities, and the ability to work well under tight deadline pressure. They will also have strong writing, editing, and digital communication skills and will be ready to get to work in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include drafting social media and outreach content, filming, taking photos, producing high-quality graphics and videos, and livestreaming outreach events.They will assist the communications team in generating and executing plans for media content, distributing morning clips, and drafting talking points, remarks, and other written and digital product. The position requires close and respectful collaboration with District and DC staff on digital programming and regular communication with administrative staff about what is needed to ensure the short- and long-term success of the office’s digital operation. Prior experience creating social media and digital content in Adobe suite, StreamYard, Zoom, OBS, and other digital and virtual platforms is preferred. Connections to the 7th District, Alabama, or the Deep South are a plus.  

 

The office is an equal opportunity employer and doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Alabama or southern ties are a plus. This position is paid and a commitment of three months is expected. Qualified candidates should email a resume, two writing samples and samples of original digital content to AL07.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Digital & Press Fellow” in the subject line by March 5th.

West Coast Democrat seeks Legislative Assistant

West Coast Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant who will be responsible for a portfolio that includes disaster, transportation, infrastructure, housing, labor and other issues.  

Responsibilities of this position include drafting and analyzing legislation, conducting research, meeting with stakeholders and constituents, as well as drafting policy memos, letters, floor statements, constituent mail and memoranda.   

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, hardworking, highly dependable, and organized, as well as possess strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work quickly under pressure. The ideal candidate would have at least 2 years of legislative experience.  JD desired but not required.   

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and three references to WestCoastLegAssistant@gmail.com with the Subject Line: Legislative Assistant Opening.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates to apply.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-in, please.

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree seeks a legislative assistant to cover a variety of issues, including defense, veterans, foreign affairs, small business and economic development, and immigration. This position will support her work on the House Appropriations Committee, including the Military Construction-VA Subcommittee. Qualified candidates will have significant previous legislative or policy experience, strong written and verbal communications skills, and the ability to multitask and work collaboratively. Maine ties are a plus.

 

The Office of Congresswoman Chellie Pingree 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. Interested applicants should send a pdf of their resume and cover letter to Pingree.resume@mail.house.gov 

 

Scheduler

California Democrat seeks an exceptionally organized and hard-working scheduler for the D.C. office. Primary responsibilities include managing the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and in the district; evaluating and responding to all incoming meeting and event requests; booking travel; coordinating logistics for events; communicating key information regarding the schedule to staff; and working closely with the Member to ensure smooth daily operations. The ideal candidate will exhibit excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, strong communication skills, good judgement, a positive attitude, and must have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment.

This is not an entry level position and previous scheduling experience is preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to ca07jobs@gmail.com. Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

District Scheduler and Office Manager

Base salary: $45,000 to $55,000

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5) seeks a District Scheduler and Office Manager based in Oregon. The staff member in this position will perform a variety of administrative and operational duties including maintaining Member’s in-district schedule, record keeping, managing district IT needs, hiring and managing interns.

Essential job functions:

  • Prepares district schedule for Member including but not limited to address, directions, purpose of meeting, contact info, staffing, etc; makes travel plans when required;

  • Prepares online briefing book for Member for district visits;

  • Actively participates in strategic scheduling of Member to ensure Member is reaching each part of District;

  • Maintains database of all scheduling requests, invitations

  • Responds to all invitations either by written correspondence or personal phone call; logs communication on each request in database;

  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the yearly Congressional Art Competition

  • Monitors the District Office’s compliance with House Rules, including franking reporting and ethics rules;

  • Manages Salem and Oregon City office functions including supplies; technology (including copier, phone system, and computers); GSA inventory; leases (parking and office); communications with security contractor; cleaning services; etc

  • Serves as Law Enforcement Coordinator for district offices as outlined by House Sergeant at Arms; maintains files related to communications with US Capitol Police

  • Works with DC office counterpart to ensure all district bills are forwarded on time;

  • Maintains up to date information on office accounts for printing, supplies and travel;

  • Provides logistical support and staffing of Member at district meetings and events;

  • Recruits, trains and manages interns for state offices;

  • Drafts and posts social media posts for in-district visits in conjunction with Communications Director;

Qualifications include a working knowledge of Oregon’s 5th congressional district, a service-oriented attitude, strong organizational skills, proficiency at prioritizing and managing multiple projects at one time, a capacity to work both independently and as part of a team, and strong written and oral communications skills. Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or 2 to 3 years of experience. Spanish language proficiency is a plus.

Salary range for this position is $45,000 to $55,000 plus benefits.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and as such is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Office will be taking applications through March 12, 2021 and may remain open longer should the position remain unfilled. Please email your resume and cover letter to: OR05KS.resumes@mail.house.gov with subject line: District Scheduler.

District Representative

Base salary: $45,000 to $60,000

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5) seeks two District Representatives based in Oregon. The staff members in these positions maintain, strengthen, and establish relationships with federal, state and local agencies as well as community stakeholders, non-profit organizations, local elected officials and constituent groups on behalf of the Member of Congress. In addition to community outreach, these positions are responsible for managing projects and assist in the development of the Member’s schedule including setup, logistical briefings and staffing meetings for small and large-scale events, preparing background briefings on assigned issues, casework, constituent correspondence other administrative duties as assigned.

One position will work with CD 5 communities in Lincoln and Tillamook counties, with a particular emphasis on issues related to commercial and recreational fishing, ocean health, and Native Americans.

One position will work with CD 5 communities in Clackamas and Multnomah counties, with a particular emphasis on issues related to healthcare, transportation, and forestry.

Qualifications include a thorough knowledge of Oregon’s 5th congressional district, a service-oriented attitude, strong organizational skills, proficiency at prioritizing and managing multiple projects at one time, a capacity to work both independently and as part of a team, and strong written and oral communications skills. Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or 2 to 3 years of experience. Spanish-language proficiency is a plus. In-district travel will be expected.

Salary range for these positions is $45,000 to $60,000 plus benefits.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and as such is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Office will be taking applications through February 26, 2021 and may remain open longer should the position(s) remain unfilled. Please email your resume and cover letter to: OR05KS.resumes@mail.house.gov with subject line: District Representative.

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-03) seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle tribal issues, her portfolio and responsibilities with the Native American Caucus, and other issue areas. The position is located in her Washington, DC office. Candidates should possess knowledge of tribal policy and of the legislative process. This position requires excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment. Hill experience is preferred but not required. Applicants should be detail-oriented and extremely organized, possess superior writing and editing skills, and be able to manage and prioritize a variety of assignments at one time. Responsibilities include: formulating and evaluating legislative initiates, tracking legislation, coordinating with other members of the Native American Caucus and other caucuses within the House, and representing the office with stakeholders.  

 

This is not an entry-level position. This office is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to ks03.jobs@mail.house.gov by COB March 1, 2021. A writing test will be required. Please no walk-ins or phone calls.

Senior Legislative Assistant

Representative Rick Larsen, Chair of the Aviation Subcommittee, is seeking a Senior Legislative Assistant to handle the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee portfolio, in addition to environmental, energy and Tribal policy.  Experience with these legislative issues is required, particularly aviation and transportation policy. Applicant must demonstrate strong ability across various types of writing, including memos, talking points and legislation. Must also be organized and experienced in building coalitions. 

 

This is a senior level position. Applicant should have at least 3-5 years of relevant experience. Washington state ties a plus. Women, people of color and LGBTQ+ persons are encouraged to apply. 

 

No calls or drop-ins. To apply, please send resume, cover letter and references to Terra Sabag at terra.sabag@mail.house.gov with the subject line "Senior Legislative Assistant."

Congressional Progressive Caucus seeks a Caucus Assistant

The Congressional Progressive Caucus seeks a Caucus Assistant based in Washington, D.C. The position requires careful attention to logistics associated with managing the Caucus’ day-to-day activities, assisting with office management responsibilities and performing other duties as required. Capitol Hill and/or executive assistant experience is preferred. Ideal candidates will be very detail-oriented with good time-management skills, able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle last minute changes to the legislative schedule. This position can involve long hours and will report to the Executive Director. Candidates must possess strong writing and organizational skills, a good sense of humor, creativity, the ability to operate under strict deadlines, and be able to work collaboratively with CPC offices and staff. Ideal candidates should have familiarity with the progressive movement and progressive policy.  

 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to ProgressiveCaucusJobs@gmail.com with “Caucus Assistant” in the Subject Line.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 

 

The CPC 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. Women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQIA individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Healthcare Legislative Fellow

Representative Josh Harder’s office seeks a Healthcare Legislative Fellow to assist with the member’s work on the Appropriations Committee. The Fellow must have demonstrated experience in healthcare policy to be considered. This is not an entry level position.

Responsibilities include working with the Legislative Team to develop and implement legislative proposals. Specific tasks include monitoring legislative developments, introducing legislation, and interacting and communicating with stakeholder groups. The ideal candidate has a healthcare policy background, is collaborative, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and willing to work in a fast-paced setting.

Applicants should be able to start immediately and commit through July. The position can be based in D.C. or remotely. This is an unpaid opportunity.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to Harder.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Healthcare Fellow – NAME”  in the subject line by February 22nd.

Representative Harder’s office is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without attention to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Don Beyer (VA-08), a member of the Ways and Means committee, is seeking a Legislative Assistant to cover economic policy issues with a particular focus on tax policy.

Qualified candidates will have significant legislative and/or policy experience and creative, nimble minds. Strong written and verbal communications skills are a necessity.

Responsibilities will be varied but include: Developing and tracking legislation, advising Rep. Beyer on a wide range of policy matters, interfacing with diverse groups of stakeholders, and staffing Rep. Beyer for committee hearings and markups.

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, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Northern Virginia ties are a plus. Due to COVID-19 work is mainly remote until work conditions return to normal, but applicants should be prepared for in person work on Capitol Hill later this year.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to BeyerStaff@gmail.com by Friday February 19th.

Staff Assistant

Congresswoman Madeleine Dean is seeking a Staff Assistant to assist in office functions and administrative duties. Responsibilities will vary based on telework status. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: processing flag and tour requests, overseeing interns, answering and screening telephone calls, managing the front office and greeting visitors, driving the Congresswoman when necessary, processing physical mail, maintaining and ordering office equipment, performing special projects assigned by District or DC staff, and other general administrative duties.

 

Candidates must be trustworthy, responsible, a driven team player, excellent at multitasking, with a commitment to public service. Candidates should also have an engaging personality, excellent communication skills, strong writing and organizational skills, an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and a sense of humor.  

 

Pennsylvania ties, and previous experience on the Hill preferred. 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, cover letter, and two references to mdeanhiring@gmail.com in PDF format for each. Please title the email subject line: Staff Assistant [insert first and last name]”

 

Legislative Aide

Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) is seeking a Legislative Aide to join a dynamic team intent on doing the most for everyone in St. Louis, starting with those who have the very least. The Legislative Aide will support the legislative team, as well as manage a diverse portfolio for the Congresswoman, including education, economic policy, financial services, animal welfare, and other areas. Responsibilities for the position include writing correspondences and legislative materials, meeting with constituents and advocacy groups, developing and advancing legislation, and staffing the Congresswoman at meetings, hearings, and events. This is an excellent professional opportunity for someone looking to gain experience supporting committee work as well as developing and advancing transformative policy ideas.

 

An ideal candidate will be compassionate and kind and have a solid understanding of economic policy, particularly issues around poverty alleviation and income inequality. Applicants should have excellent research and writing skills, be a team player and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, committed to organizing and building coalitions to advance policy, and have a deep desire to eliminate systemic and racial injustice. Missouri ties preferred but not required. 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.

 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples and 3 references by February 15, 2021 to MO01Resumes@Mail.house.gov. Subject line: LEG AIDE_LAST NAME, FIRST NAME

Legislative Director

Rep. Frederica S. Wilson seeks a legislative director. Responsibilities will include advancing legislative priorities and supporting the member’s work on the Transportation and Infrastructure and Education and Labor committees. Rep. Wilson is the chair of the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, a regional representative on the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, and secretary of the Congressional Black Caucus.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience working on a variety of issues, including education, health, employment, labor, transportation, appropriations, housing, and other issues that impact majority-minority communities. Strong academic credentials, committee experience, and proven leadership skills are required. In addition, 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.

This is not an entry-level position; only candidates with previous Hill experience and extensive legislative acumen will be considered. Law degree and experience serving in senior policy roles are strongly preferred. Minorities and candidates with Florida ties are encouraged to apply. Submit your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to FL24.Resumes@mail.house.gov and include “Legislative Director” in the subject line.

Deputy Director of Scheduling

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Senior Democratic Senator seeks a Deputy Director of Scheduling to join executive team in Washington, DC office. Candidates must be meticulous, proactive, demonstrate excellent communications skills, and have the ability to prioritize and follow-through on multiple tasks in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working closely with the Director of Scheduling to maintain the Senator’s daily and long-term schedules, coordinating travel arrangements, organizing, vetting, and responding to incoming meeting requests and invitations, maintaining all scheduling files, and other tasks as needed. The ideal candidate will exercise discretion and confidentiality, possess a strong work ethic, and be available to work long hours when necessary. Scheduling experience preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to schedulingjobs@email.senate.gov.

Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant:  A progressive Texas Democrat seeks candidates for a legislative assistant position handling a diverse portfolio of policy issues. Ideal candidates would assist Legislative Director in managing the Judiciary Committee work on issues such as crime, civil rights and civil liberties, antirust, intellectual property, and additional domestic policy issues. Responsibilities will include staffing the Member, monitoring committee and floor activities, advancing legislative initiatives, and representing the office at events and in meetings.  Qualified candidates must have strong written and oral communication skills, over three years of Hill and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment. Texas ties and Spanish language skills are a plus. This is not an entry-level position. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply. Those interested in the position should email a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to tx16.jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Assistant”.

Senior Legsilative Assistant

Senior Legislative Assistant:  A progressive Texas Democrat seeks experienced candidates for a senior legislative assistant position to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues. Ideal candidates would be responsible for handling the Member’s work on the House Armed Services Committee, foreign affairs, national security, her leadership position on the Democratic Women’s Caucus and additional legislative issues as assigned, including Women’s rights, LGBTQ issues, and Tribal issues. Responsibilities include staffing the Member, monitoring committee and floor activities, advancing legislative initiatives, and representing the office at events and in meetings.  Qualified candidates must have strong written and oral communication skills, over three years of legislative experience, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment. Texas ties, Spanish language skills, active security clearance and an advanced degree are a plus. This is not an entry-level position. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply. Those interested in the position should email a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to tx16.jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Senior Legislative Assistant”.

Digital Manager

Senator Bob Casey seeks a Digital Manager in his Washington, D.C. office to maintain the Senator’s official presence online and across all social media platforms under the supervision of the Communications Director. The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of experience managing a social media platform, preferably in a Capitol Hill or campaign setting.  Additionally, the ideal candidate will be an excellent writer, detail-oriented, a team player, comfortable working on an active communications team in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate must also have experience working with design platforms such as Adobe Photoshop or Canva and with video editing software such as Adobe Premier Pro. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: crafting and executing a social media strategy; managing and creating social media content; real-time social media monitoring; designing graphics and print materials; recording and editing video; drafting online copy; and working with the IT Director and web vendors to maintain the Senator’s website; and writing and scheduling email newsletters. Pennsylvania ties are a plus. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, relevant work samples and at least three references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Digital Manager.” While Senator Casey’s office remains in extended telework at the date of this posting, the office intends to conduct a thorough hiring process remotely. Applicants should be prepared to receive requests for phone and video interviews and should expect an extended hiring timeline. 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. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

Communications Director

Base salary: 65,000

Communications Director

Representative Elissa Slotkin is seeking a full-time Communications Director to serve in her Washington D.C. office.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Executing a strategic, aggressive communications strategy across national and local, Michigan media

  • Maintaining strong relationships with Michigan media and pitching stories to local reporters that communicate the Congresswoman’s work directly to the district

  • Maintaining the Congresswoman’s strong, frequent presence in national media, including on national TV and radio programs, and other high-value opportunities

  • Managing intensive prep sessions ahead of high-value media hits

  • Coordinating all media efforts for the Congresswoman’s events, including building press events in-district that further the office’s strategic goals

  • Drafting press releases, advisories, statements, op-eds, social media posts, often on tight timelines

  • Staffing the Congresswoman for media engagements 

  • Overseeing digital, video and social media product and ensuring integration with broader communications goals

  • Managing the Communications Team, which includes a Digital Media Director and Communications Assistant

Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates should be college graduates, have exceptional written and oral communications skills, and strong experience in media and communications. Ideal candidates:

  • Have 5+ years of communications experience, ideally including on Capitol Hill

  • Have experience prepping and staffing a principal for media engagements

  • Are able to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines

  • Are hardworking and detail-oriented self-starters

  • Are team players, able to work both collaboratively and individually

  • Ties to Michigan and/or national security communications experience is a plus

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a resume with two professional references, and two writing samples of 1000 words or less to “jobs.mi08@mail.house.gov” by February 16, 2021.

The Office of Representative Slotkin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages women, minority, and LGBTQ+ candidates to apply. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, or parental status.

Policy Aide

Job Description: Majority Policy Aide for the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, House Natural Resources Committee  

The Policy Aide will be responsible for managing the logistics of hearings, providing administrative services to Members and staff, and assisting the Subcommittee or Office team with oversight, outreach, and press projects. The position requires strong organizational, time management, verbal, and written communications skills, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and orientations. The candidate also understands how the work of the Committee intersects with racism, economic, and social inequality in the U.S. and has a passion for working to dismantle these systems. In addition, the candidate contributes to recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Primary Responsibilities:

-         Serving as the face of the Subcommittee or Office by greeting visitors, taking calls, and scheduling meetings.

-         Contacting hearing witnesses and managing their hearing materials.

-         Preparing Member binders and press packets.

-         Coordinating with Member offices.

-         Circulating all hearing materials to Member staff prior to and after proceedings.

-         Preparing the Committee hearing room for proceedings.

-         Managing the administrative aspects of hearings.

-         Cleaning up the hearing room after proceedings.

-         Filing and archiving all materials from proceedings.

-         Coordinating schedules with the Subcommittee or Office Chair and the Chief Clerk.

-         Editing approved transcripts for final GPO print.

-         Assisting the Chief Clerk during Full Committee Markups, as needed.

Additional Responsibilities:

-         Coordinating with other Member offices, executive agencies, and private/non-profit sectors.

-         Coordinating with other Subcommittees, Offices, and the Full Committee, including the Communications team.

-         Assisting the Committee Staff Assistant with their duties.

-         Drafting, editing, and/or organizing Member memoranda.

-         Drafting, editing, and/or organizing Member speeches.

-         Drafting, editing, and/or organizing Member correspondence.

-         Drafting, editing, and/or organizing Committee document requests.

-         Holding meetings on behalf of Subcommittee or Office staff.

-         Assisting with Subcommittee, Office, and/or Full Committee oversight projects.

-         Coordinating and planning field hearing travel.

The position is based in Washington, D.C., although it is currently remote (telework). The Policy Aide will be expected to work in office when we resume normal operations. Women, LGBTQIA+, and racial/ethnic minority candidates are encouraged to apply. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability, or age.

To apply, please fill out this form and send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to NRDems.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Oversight Policy Aide” as the subject line.

 


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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Ideal Candidate has experience working in communications or as a senior media specialist with strong writing  capabilities and proven competence working as a proactive Communications Director who can develop and implement a strategic media plan in a fast-paced and results-driven environment. The successful candidate will have a proven track record with national media, possess the ability to manage a robust digital media portfolio, and effectively pitch stories to a wide variety of outlets.

Responsibilities will include local and national media outreach, including Hispanic-focused outlets; writing press releases, op-eds, talking points, briefing materials and newsletters; writing and promoting web-based communications; staffing and successfully preparing the Member for interviews; and creating media opportunities by organizing press conferences.

Exceptional writing skills, superior political judgment, a high level of proficiency with new media tools, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with DC and district staff are essential.


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Legislative Director

The Office of Rep. Lou Correa seeks a legislative director. This is NOT an entry level position. Minimum of two years as a House LA required. Experience staffing on the Judiciary, Homeland Security, or Agriculture Committees preferred but not required. Must understand House Floor.

Responsibilities

  • strategize legislative agenda

  • develop bill ideas

  • advance legislative priorities

  • staff Member at Committee hearings & markups

  • manage LAs

  • work with the Communications Director and District Staff for outreach on legislative ideas

  • meet with outside organizations and constituents

  • prepare briefing materials for Committees and Floor

  • maintain records of votes, policy positions, and legislative accomplishments

 

Candidates from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. CA ties and Spanish speaker a plus. The office is an equal opportunity employer.

 

TO APPLY: Submit your resume and writing samples (hearing memo and questions) to correajobs46@gmail.com by Friday, February 12 at 5 pm and include “Legislative Director” in the subject line. 

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent

Representative Terri Sewell, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, seeks Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent for a position in a fast-paced and highly engaged Washington, D.C. Office. The candidate will be responsible for drafting constituent correspondence, maintaining a high-volume constituent correspondence system, greeting visitors, driving the member, assisting with the management of the intern program, managing tour and flag requests, maintaining office supply orders for both Washington and district offices, compiling weekly mail reports, and assisting legislative and press staff with research, special projects, and various other duties.

 

Qualified applicants must possess excellent writing and communication skills, attention to detail, professionalism, and the ability to manage a robust workload efficiently. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with a positive attitude, who is able to work under tight deadlines and complete tasks independently. A clean driving record, reliable access to a vehicle, and a willingness to drive the member is required. Candidates must be able to work extended hours as needed.

 

Alabama ties are preferred. The office encourages minorities, women, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. Please submit a resume and three writing samples in PDF format to AL07.Resumes@mail.house.gov, with the subject line “Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent.” The office will be accepting resumes through February 12, 2021 at COB.

 

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.

Legislative Correspondent / Staff Assistant

Congressman David Trone (MD-06), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, is seeking a strong writer with a sense of humor to serve as a Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant in a fast-paced and highly collaborative Capitol Hill office. The candidate will be responsible for managing and maintaining a high-volume constituent correspondence system and responding to constituent letters in a timely manner. In addition, the candidate will handle tour and flag requests and manage front office activities. Responsibilities include drafting and reviewing constituent response letters, organizing incoming correspondence, and compiling weekly mail reports that include mail volume and processing statistics and policy issues raised in incoming constituent mail. The candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to the press operation in the office, including drafting talking points and speeches. 

 

The ideal candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to work under tight deadlines and in a dynamic work environment. The candidate must also feel comfortable working up and down the management structure to ensure timely mail responses. Due to COVID-19 social distancing, the ideal candidate must be a self-starter and be able to manage their time with minimal in-person supervision from senior staff.

 

Proficiency with IQ and Maryland ties are a plus. Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to trone.jobs@gmail.com with the subject line “Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant” by February 10th. 

 

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.

Communications Director

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress is hiring a Communications Director to maintain its press and digital operations. Applicants should have a Capitol Hill and/or political communications background and a passion for making Congress work better for the American people. Applicants must have solid writing/editing experience as well as relevant digital/social media experience. Responsibilities include: drafting press releases and op-eds, creating talking points documents, drafting social media posts, pitching reporters to gain earned media, and brainstorming special projects. Work will entail complex issues, tight deadlines, and may include working off-hours. Applicants should possess creativity, a good sense of humor, 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, cover letter, two short writing samples, and two sample social media posts to ModernizeResumes@mail.house.gov. This is not an entry-level position.

Press Secretary

The office of Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark seeks a Press Secretary to join her team. The applicant will be responsible for interacting directly with media, writing traditional and social media content, speechwriting, creating talking points, developing proactive campaign strategies, and overseeing staff. Work will entail complex issues, tight deadlines, and working off-hours. This is not a junior or entry level position.

An ideal candidate will:

  • Be an exceptional and enthusiastic writer and copyeditor;

  • Work collaboratively with the Congresswoman and staff;

  • Work effectively in a fast-paced setting;

  • Have experience executing a traditional and social media program;

  • Think strategically and creatively;

  • Be passionate about advancing progressive policies;

  • Be willing to work irregular hours including some nights and weekends; and

  • Have sound judgement and a positive attitude.

Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples in one pdf to hilljobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Press Secretary.”


Press Secretary

The office of Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark seeks a Press Secretary to join her team. The applicant will be responsible for interacting directly with media, writing traditional and social media content, speechwriting, creating talking points, developing proactive campaign strategies, and overseeing staff. Work will entail complex issues, tight deadlines, and working off-hours. This is not a junior or entry level position.

An ideal candidate will:

  • Be an exceptional and enthusiastic writer and copyeditor;

  • Work collaboratively with the Congresswoman and staff;

  • Work effectively in a fast-paced setting;

  • Have experience executing a traditional and social media program;

  • Think strategically and creatively;

  • Be passionate about advancing progressive policies;

  • Be willing to work irregular hours including some nights and weekends; and

  • Have sound judgement and a positive attitude.

Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples in one pdf to hilljobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Press Secretary.”

Legislative Correspondent 

Southern California Democrat seeks an experienced Legislative Correspondent for his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include organizing and managing an established and active mail program, ensuring quick response times, conducting legislative research, and performing other duties as assigned. Applicants must be detail-oriented and extremely organized, possess superior writing and editing skills, and be able to manage and prioritize a variety of assignments under tight deadlines.  Previous communications or legislative experience, experience using Intranet Quorum (IQ), and San Diego ties are strongly preferred.   

 

To apply, please send an email to sdcongressjobs@gmail.com with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line and the following application materials attached: 

  • Cover letter (not to exceed one page) – please customize your letter to this position.  

  • Résumé (not to exceed one page)

  • Three writing samples (not to exceed one page each) 

  • Three references (not to exceed one page) – for reach reference, please include name, current title/office, phone number, email, and a one-sentence description of your relationship to the reference (e.g., Jane Smith was my direct supervisor in Rep. John’s office.)

 

This office is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse, and respectful work environment.