Job Announcements Board

LA Opening

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-At Large) is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to join her team. Legislative portfolio will be focused on education, labor, and financial services, but will also include tax, budget, trade, and judiciary, among other issues. This position will also spearhead the Congresswoman’s Future of Work Caucus, which encompasses crafting legislation, developing stakeholder relationships, managing the caucus as a resource for Congress on related issues, and putting together caucus events with members and stakeholders. Qualified candidates should have a good knowledge of the legislative process, coalition building, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to advance the Congresswoman’s legislative priorities in their issue portfolio and be creative in spotting new legislative opportunities. Candidates must be self-starters, able to meet short deadlines, and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment.  Ties to Delaware are a plus. This is not an entry level position and this is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to lbr.jobposting@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line by COB September 28, 2020. No phone calls, drop-ins, or emails please.

Rep. Cicilline seeks Staff Assistant

New England Democrat seeks a new Staff Assistant for a fast-paced congressional office. Staff Assistant responsibilities include answering phones, processing flag and tour requests, driving the member to and from events during regular office hours and after hours, organizing the member’s daily scheduling binder, and providing general administrative assistance to the office.

 

Candidates must be punctual, responsible, trustworthy, a driven team player, excellent at multitasking, with a commitment to public service. Candidates should also have an engaging personality, excellent communication skills, sharp attention to detail, good time management skills, an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and a sense of humor.  The candidate must have a clean driving record. New England Ties are a plus. Candidate is expected to be on call and available whenever the member is in Washington, D.C.

 

Please send resume and cover letter to NewEnglandSA@mail.house.gov. Please no phone calls or drop-ins. Women and candidates of color 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.

DIGITAL INTERN

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on the Judiciary is seeking a digital intern for a fall position. This digital internship program includes the production of high-quality graphics, videos, and demonstratives, as well as rapid response work, post production editing, and livestreaming hybrid/virtual hearings and events. Candidates must possess STRONG technical skills, advanced creativity, and a high level of attention to detail. Experience in Webex, OBS, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, After Effects, LightRoom, InDesign, and Audition a plus. Experience in HTML,CSS, hard-skills technology and big-data analytics a serious plus. Must be a team player and have a strong work ethic. Willingness to take initiative, generate creative ideas, and the ability to work under deadline pressure a must.

 

The House Committee on the Judiciary’s Democratic staff internship program will be providing stipends to fall interns, with additional funds provided to interns with additional demonstrated financial need. The Committee strives to ensure that our internship class reflects 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.

 

Email portfolio and resume to JudPress.Intern@mail.house.gov with DIGITAL INTERN in the subject line. Digital portfolio, including design and technical work, must be included to be considered for the position.

 

COVID-19 update: Currently, some of our fall internship program will be conducted remotely.  However, we ask that all applicants be available to intern in Washington, D.C., as some tasks will be done on site.

Scheduler

The Office of Congressman Ted W. Lieu seeks an organized, detail-oriented, and responsible individual with previous scheduling experience to serve as Scheduler in our Washington, DC office.

 

Responsibilities include managing and maintaining the Congressman’s daily schedule in Washington and Los Angeles, organizing and tracking invitations, planning travel arrangements, keeping the Congressman on schedule throughout the day, and various administrative tasks.  This is not an entry level position; it requires someone who is able to be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Candidates should have prior experience in a similar role, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a sense of humor.

 

To apply please send a resume, references, and cover letter to Lieu.Staff@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.  Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Staff Assistant

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) seeks a Staff Assistant for his Washington, DC office. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position is telework-only until the office can safely reopen. The Staff Assistant answers telephone calls, routes voicemail messages to staff when necessary, manages constituent requests for flags (and tours when the Capitol complex re-opens), and helps staff with various administrative, legislative, and communications duties, including compiling the daily press clips. The Staff Assistant is also responsible for running Congressman Levin’s DC internship program.

 

The ideal candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s degree; passion for and experience in progressive politics; have a strong understanding of social media and have some graphic design and video editing skills; and be able to thrive in a demanding, fast-paced office. Michigan ties and familiarity are a plus.

 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to MI09.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line of the form “Staff Assistant – Last Name”.  No calls or drop-ins please. 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 Assistant

Senior Appropriator seeks experienced staff person to advance healthcare equity Appropriations agenda. Portfolio also includes environment and poverty/economic justice issues.  Responsibilities include staffing HHS Appropriations Committee hearings, developing and advancing a proactive legislative agenda on  poverty and economic justice, drafting and analyzing legislation, writing policy memos and talking points, working with outside stakeholders, and meeting with constituents.

 

Ideal candidates will be outstanding writers, possess a thorough understanding of the Appropriations process, and experience working on healthcare policy and economic/racial equity issues.

 

This is not an entry-level position. Previous Hill experience is required.  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. We strongly value the diversity of our employees. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and short writing sample to lee.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.

 

Press/Digital Fellow

The Office of Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) seeks a Press/Digital Fellow.

 

Qualified candidates will have strong writing, editing, and social media skills,

as well as basic familiarity with graphic design/video editing software. One to

two years of experience in a press or digital media role (including internships)

preferred. California ties are a plus!

 

This position requires the ability to thrive under pressure, multi-task, and

work in a team environment. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, with the desire to come up with creative communications ideas and the ability to work under tight deadlines. The fellow will work closely with the Communications Director and the legislative staff of Congressman Huffman.

 

Responsibilities include:

     Designing graphics and editing photos/videos

     Drafting social media campaigns

     Maintaining/updating website

     Assisting with drafting speeches, press releases, op-eds, advisories, and other written materials

     Creating and maintaining press lists

     Compiling regular reports on press and social media results

 

Interested applicants should email a resume, writing sample, and two digital samples to huffmanpressfellow@gmail.com with the subject line “(First Name) (Last Name) - Press Fellow.” This is a full-time, limited term position and offers a monthly stipend.

Legislative Director

The Office of Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) is seeking candidates for the Legislative Director position in our office.  The LD is a senior staff position requiring extensive knowledge of policy and legislative procedure. The LD manages the legislative team to advance the Member’s legislative agenda, including overseeing the Member’s committee responsibilities on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Oversight and Reform Committee where the Member is the chairman of the Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee.  In addition to managing the Member’s legislative team and policy initiatives, the LD works closely with the Chief of Staff, communications team and district office to ensure the legislative strategy is integrated cohesively into all aspects of the overall operations of the office.  The LD will also be responsible for miscellaneous administrative and other tasks assigned by the Member. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, and a successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills, detailed knowledge of House operations and procedures, and a recognition of the 24/7 nature of the LD position.  Salary commensurate with experience.  The Office is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and at least one writing sample to il08careers@gmail.com.

Senior Elections Counsel

The Committee on House Administration seeks an attorney to serve as Senior Elections Counsel.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing, monitoring, drafting, and managing legislation;
  • Planning and preparing for hearings;
  • Writing and editing memos, speeches, and talking points;
  • Planning legislative and oversight strategy, including oversight of the Federal Election Commission and Election Assistance Commission;
  • Providing feedback to the communications team on election law and policy issues;
  • Supervising and collaborating with a team of attorneys and policy staff; and
  • Coalition building (both on and off the Hill).

 

Policy or legal experience required, Hill experience preferred (but those without Hill experience considered and encouraged to apply). Experience with election administration, campaign finance, and/or election security strongly preferred. Interested applicants should have a record of being proactive and demonstrating initiative. The position requires strong interpersonal skills, strategic thinking, sound political judgment, acumen with legislative negotiations, and the ability to work with a team as well as independently. The top candidates will have outstanding oral and written communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, and must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. This is a senior position.

 

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

 

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter as soon as possible to Resume.CHADEM@mail.house.gov, and include “Senior Elections Counsel” in the subject line. 

Digital Manager/Press Assistant Job Opening

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell seeks a proactive, hard-working, and tech-savvy individual to serve as digital manager/press assistant. Ideal candidates will have experience running a comprehensive digital media program and producing videos. Candidates should be organized, creative, motivated and must have the ability to generate original content in the Congresswoman's voice. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing social media accounts and website, including conceptualizing and creating videos and graphics; compiling daily press clips; tracking press and social media analytics; creating e-newsletters and franked mailings; primary photographer and videographer in Washington office; and assisting the Communications Director. Michigan ties are strongly preferred. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a huge plus. Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, graphic and a link to a video with the subject line "Digital Manager" to Dingell.jobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins. Congresswoman Dingell's office is currently working remotely, but this job will be based in Washington, DC.

Majority Leader's Office Seeking Interns for Paid Digital Internships

The Office of House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is seeking motivated, digital-savvy fellows to join an aggressive communications team for full-time fall semester positions starting in September. 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. Email cover letter and resume to resume.inbox@mail.house.gov.

House Judiciary Committee Democratic Staff Spring Internship Program

House Judiciary Committee Democratic Staff Spring Internship Program

 

The House Judiciary Committee Democratic staff are looking for interns for the spring semester. The House Committee on the Judiciary’s staff internship program offers undergraduate students, law students, graduate students, and recent graduates an opportunity to experience the operation of a congressional committee firsthand and learn about the important role that our Committee plays in the legislative process. The Judiciary Committee has jurisdiction over a wide range of legislative and oversight issues, including oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice, constitutional law, federal criminal law, voting rights, immigration and naturalization, intellectual property law, and antitrust law.

 

Intern assignments will vary depending on the work of the Judiciary Committee each semester. Examples of potential responsibilities include:

·        Researching policy issues under the committee’s jurisdiction

·        Conducting legal research

·        Attending briefings and hearings on the Hill

·        Drafting memos

·        Supporting committee counsels

·        Supporting committee clerks and professional staff members

·        Providing administrative support, including answering calls, delivering correspondence, and setting up the hearing room.

The Committee strives to ensure that our internship class reflects 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. The deadline to apply for the spring semester is October 1, 2020. To learn more and apply, click here.

COVID-19 update: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Committee is currently planning on having a remote internship for the spring of 2021. However, public health developments could necessitate the return of an in-person internship in Washington, D.C. Therefore, we ask that all applicants be available to intern in Washington, D.C. if it is safe to do so.

Communications Director

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard seeks a social media-savvy communications director to operate a comprehensive communications plan. 

 

Responsibilities

Including but not limited to growing social media presence, cultivating relationships with reporters; proposing and executing newsletters; drafting speeches, writing press statements, op-eds, and congressional record statements; expanding new media outreach; organizing daily news clips; and maintaining office website and social media platforms. 

 

Requirements

Excellent writing and organizational skills, ability to work well under pressure, attention to detail, and ability to collaborate with legislative and district staff to maximize visibility and press opportunities.  The ideal candidate is creative, detail-oriented, able to meet tight deadlines and have analytic ability, sound political judgment and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 

This is NOT an entry level position.  Hill experience and Spanish-language proficiency strongly preferred.  Diverse candidates and those with Los Angeles ties are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Application

Interested applicants should submit via email the following four (4) documents:  cover letter, resume and two (2) brief writing samples. The writing samples should be a sample press release and a brief statement or opinion piece (2-3 pages). 

 

Care should be taken to include each of the requested items as a separate attachment in the same email to: SoCalDCstaffOpening@mail.house.gov  

 

No phone calls or third-party lobbying campaigns

Scheduler/Executive Assistant

U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai’i - 01) is seeking an experienced Scheduler/Executive Assistant for his Washington, D.C. office. Duties include but are not limited to managing all aspects of the Congressman’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C., the District and elsewhere, and coordinating and implementing all administrative functions of the D.C. office including constituent requests and records management. Direct report is to the Chief of Staff although the Congressman is routinely involved in all aspects of his office operations.
 
Very strong preference given to (1) prior Capitol Hill experience especially in scheduling and (2) Hawai’i background, and applicants are asked to detail these attributes. The position also requires initiative, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to multitask, work independently and effectively under pressure, make decisions and solve problems, orientation to detail, excellent verbal communication and writing skills, and long hours especially adjusting to changing time zones.
 
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, three references and two short writing samples to HI01resumes@gmail.com with “Scheduler/Executive Assistant” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.

Legislative Correspondent

Legislative Correspondent: Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) seeks a Legislative Correspondent for her Washington, DC team. This individual will be principally responsible for answering constituent correspondence in a thoughtful and timely fashion. This includes managing the administrative functions of the mail program and drafting content for responses. This position is also responsible for policy analysis and research on a portfolio of issues. 

The ideal candidate must have superb verbal and written communication skills, impeccable attention to detail, strong time and project management capabilities, and a demonstrated record of managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Capitol Hill experience and/or Pennsylvania ties a plus. 

Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter and a one-page writing sample to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com with the subject “Legislative Correspondent: LAST NAME” by September 9, 2020. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. 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. 

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 PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com.


Scheduler

The Office of Rep. Terri Sewell seeks experienced Scheduler to manage Member's daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and the district, including organizing and tracking invitations and scheduling requests for the Member, coordinating travel arrangements, keeping Member on schedule throughout day, organizing the Member’s daily briefing materials, and coordinating with legislative and communications staff on materials needed for meetings/events, and various administrative duties. The scheduler will share driving responsibilities with the legislative correspondent and should have regular access to a car. Individual must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask. This is not an entry level position. Applicants should have prior scheduling or Capitol Hill experience. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented, organized, have excellent verbal communication and writing skills, work well under pressure, be able to solve problems and make quick decisions, and be willing to work long hours.  Salary commensurate with experience. Cover Letter, Resume and References should be e-mailed to AL07.Resumes@mail.house.gov

Communications Director

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard seeks a social media-savvy communications director to operate a comprehensive communications plan. 

 

Responsibilities

Including but not limited to growing social media presence, cultivating relationships with reporters; proposing and executing newsletters; drafting speeches, writing press statements, op-eds, and congressional record statements; expanding new media outreach; organizing daily news clips; and maintaining office website and social media platforms. 

 

Requirements

Excellent writing and organizational skills, ability to work well under pressure, attention to detail, and ability to collaborate with legislative and district staff to maximize visibility and press opportunities.  The ideal candidate is creative, detail-oriented, able to meet tight deadlines and have analytic ability, sound political judgment and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 

This is NOT an entry level position.  Hill experience and Spanish-language proficiency strongly preferred.  Diverse candidates and those with Los Angeles ties are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Application

Interested applicants should submit via email the following four (4) documents:  cover letter, resume and two (2) brief writing samples. The writing samples should be a sample press release and a brief statement or opinion piece (2-3 pages). 

 

Care should be taken to include each of the requested items as a separate attachment in the same email to: SoCalDCstaffOpening@mail.house.gov  

 

No phone calls or third-party lobbying campaigns

Due date:  12 noon ET, Saturday, August 29

Press Assistant / Staff Assistant

The office of Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) seeks a dynamic press assistant/staff assistant with strong digital media skills. Press assistant tasks include sending daily clips, drafting social media content, and assisting in other aspects of the team’s fast-paced media operation. Strong writing skills with expertise and passion for digital media required. Staff assistant duties include maintaining the front office, overseeing tours and flag requests, and ensuring day-to-day operations run smoothly. Hill experience and Washington state ties are a plus. If you have salary requirements, please include them in your application.

 

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.  Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  Please mention any Pacific Northwest ties in your cover letter. 

 

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and two 1-2 page writing samples to Washington.Resumes@mail.house.gov and put “Press Assistant” in the subject line.  If you have examples of your professional social media content, please includes those in your application.

Scheduler Job Announcement

The Office of Rep. Terri Sewell seeks experienced Scheduler to manage Member's daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and the district, including organizing and tracking invitations and scheduling requests for the Member, coordinating travel arrangements, keeping Member on schedule throughout day, organizing the Member’s daily briefing materials, and coordinating with legislative and communications staff on materials needed for meetings/events, and various administrative duties. Individual must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask. This is not an entry level position. Applicants should have prior scheduling or Capitol Hill experience. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented, organized, have excellent verbal communication and writing skills, work well under pressure, be able to solve problems and make quick decisions, and be willing to work long hours.  Salary commensurate with experience. Cover Letter, Resume and References should be e-mailed to AL07.Resumes@mail.house.gov

Legislative Correspondent

Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA) seeks a highly organized and dedicated Legislative Correspondent. The Legislative Correspondent will be responsible for answering legislative correspondence from constituents and may also provide legislative research support for the office when necessary or directed. We are looking for a team player who can also assist with the drafting of communications content. A successful applicant should have excellent writing skills, impeccable attention to detail, time management capabilities, and be able to keep track of multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Candidates with ties to the 2nd Congressional District of Virginia and proficiency in Intranet Quorum (IQ) are preferred, but not required. 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.  Veterans, women, LGBTQ persons, and minority applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and three professional references to va02jobs@mail.house.gov.

Communications Fellow

The Office of Congressman Jason Crow (CO-06) seeks a highly motivated communications fellow to help their communication team to execute an aggressive press and social media strategy. This is a paid position through December 31, 2020. 

Responsibilities would include drafting press releases, talking points, compiling and distributing daily clips, media monitoring, assisting with social media content and special projects as they arise.  

A qualified candidate will be a strong writer and communicator, interested in press strategy, be ready to work in a fast-paced environment and take initiative to accomplish important tasks. Past Hill experience in communications is preferred. Connections to Colorado and the 6th District are a plus. This position will report to the Digital Manager and Communications Director. While the position will be remote, the fellow will be expected to work East Coast hours.

Email a resume, cover letter and a 1-2 page writing sample to resumes.co06@gmail.com with the subject line Communications Fellow_LAST NAME by August 24, 2020. 

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. 

Legislative Correspondent / Press Assistant

The Office of Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) is seeking candidates for the Legislative Correspondent/Press Assistant position in our office. The position is responsible for managing an active mail program and assisting the Communications Director with messaging.

 

The successful candidate will be extremely organized, an excellent writer and editor, a self-starter, dependable, someone with strong time management skills, and able to work collaboratively as part of a close-knit team. The primary responsibilities are managing the constituent mail program by sorting and batching incoming correspondence, drafting and editing letters, managing the letter approval process, maintaining and utilizing the mail databases, and ensuring the office maintains a short mail turnaround time. Additional responsibilities will include drafting and editing social media and other messaging materials.

 

The ideal candidate will have ties to the Inland Empire, Spanish language skills, and previous Congressional experience. The salary range for the position is $42,000 to $48,000 a year plus student loan repayment and transit benefits. Our office also offers compensation time in addition to paid vacation and sick leave.

 

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 submit your application using this form. If you have any questions please call our office at (202) 225-3201.

Legislative Director

The Office of Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) is seeking candidates for the Legislative Director position in our office.  The LD is a senior staff position requiring extensive knowledge of policy and legislative procedure. The LD manages the legislative team to advance the Member’s broad legislative agenda, including overseeing the Member’s committee responsibilities on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Oversight and Reform Committee where the Member is the chairman of the Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee.  In addition to managing the Member’s legislative team and policy initiatives, the LD works closely with the Chief of Staff, communications team and district office to ensure the legislative strategy is integrated cohesively into all aspects of the overall operations of the office.  The LD will also be responsible for miscellaneous administrative and other tasks assigned by the Member. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, and a successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills, detailed knowledge of House operations and procedures, and a recognition of the 24/7 nature of the LD position.  Salary commensurate with experience.  The Office is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and at least one writing sample to il08careers@gmail.com.

Fall 2020 Legislative Internship

Senior Democratic member from California seeks interns for the Fall 2020 semester in a fast-paced Congressional Office where they will gain valuable exposure to and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. 

Applicants should be positive, motivated, organized and reliable individuals willing to assist with the legislative and administrative needs of the staff. Duties include compiling press clips, attending briefings and hearings, performing legislative research and various other tasks to assist staff. Applicants must have strong written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be able to work both independently as well as part of a team environment, and possess a strong attention to detail. Northern California connections preferable. This will be a remote internship.

Please send resume, cover letter, availability (both availability during the week as well as a start and end date), three references and a one page writing sample to DCIntern.Thompson@mail.house.gov with “Fall 2020 Internship” in the subject line. We will hire until spaces are filled. No phone calls please.

PROFESSIONAL STAFF – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND CYBERSECURITY POLICY

The Committee on House Administration seeks a professional staff member to serve as a policy advisor for information technology and cybersecurity policy. The ideal candidate will have a technical degree, experience with information technology and cybersecurity standards, experience advising on the implementation of such standards, and well versed in what cloud and software products are available in the market for modernizing business workflows and IT deployment. The position requires strategic thinking, the ability to work independently as well as within a team, and outstanding oral and written communication skills.  Ideal candidates must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position.

 

The policy advisor will be responsible for conducting oversight of information technology and cybersecurity policies of the House of Representatives and Legislative Branch Agencies. They will also advise the Committee on recommendations for such policies and purchasing decisions made by the Chief Administrative Officer. The policy advisor will also be expected to advise on the technical aspects of Federal elections security.

 

The Committee is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applicants with a J.D. are preferred but it is not a requirement for the position. 

 

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Resume.CHADEM@mail.house.gov and include “Professional Staff” in the subject line.

NJ07 Caseworker

The Office of Congressman Tom Malinowski seeks a Caseworker based in Somerville, NJ to assist constituents with federal agencies. The position will predominantly support immigration casework and other issues as assigned.

This is a public-facing position, directly assisting constituents of New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District. Applicants must possess the temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner. Conversational Spanish is strongly preferred.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Acts as the representative for the Congressman within their areas of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal, district, and local agencies;

  • Prepares periodic reports for the District Director and Chief of Staff on pending cases and district activities in their assigned issue areas;

  • Continually screens active cases and acts as a 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;

  • Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the Legislative Director.

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

  • Staffing the Congressman at events in the district and serving as support staff for events put on by the office.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

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

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

  • Professional telephone manner;

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

  • Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

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

 

Applicants must be willing to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends. 1-2 years of work experience preferred. The starting salary for this position is $40,000. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

Note: The Office of Congressman Tom Malinowski is currently observing a 100% teleworking posture. Interested applicants should expect to work remotely until such time that public health conditions allow for the permanent reopening of our Somerville, NJ office. 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to NJ07Resumes@gmail.com with the subject line “NJ07 Caseworker.” The office will be accepting applications until COB Friday, Aug. 21. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.


Staff Assistant

Rocky Mountain Democrat seeks a Staff Assistant to assist both the Washington D.C. and District Office. Currently both offices are in a state of full time telework. Primary duties will include managing the incoming calls to both offices phone systems, assisting with District Office with constituent casework intake, and assisting the Washington D.C. office with legislative work.

 

While physical presence in the Washington D.C. area is not immediately required, applicants must be prepared to relocate within 90 days of hire to be prepared to work out of the Washington D.C. office at such time as the COVID-19 pandemic allows for a return to our physical office space.

 

At such time as the COVID-19 pandemic allows, this individual will fulfil the role of the Staff Assistant in the Washington D.C. office. Those responsibilities will include staffing and managing the front office, answering the phone, greeting visitors, handling tour and flag requests, overseeing the internship program, occasionally driving the Member to and from events during regular office hours and afterhours, and providing additional office support as needed.  

 

Although this is an entry-level position, candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, great attention to detail, strong time management skills, an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and a sense of humor. Capitol Hill experience and/or Western ties are preferred, but not required. Proof of clean driving record is required. Please send a resume and cover letter to: RockyMountainDem@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Communications Director

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks a motivated, experienced, and detailed-oriented 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 required.  Spanish language proficiency preferred.  California ties a plus.  

 

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.

Press Secretary

Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) seeks an experienced, detail-oriented, collaborative, creative and highly motivated Press Secretary to lead communications, media, and outreach efforts. This is a temporary position that will end November 30th, 2020. The position may be remote for the duration of the term.

 

Responsibilities include managing Rep. Sherrill’s social media platforms and website; graphic design; drafting releases, newsletters and advisories; daily press clips; and organizing press events. Excellent writing and strong organizational skills are essential, along with the ability to be a self-starter with strong organizational and multitasking skills. Qualified candidates will possess strong written and oral communications skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced setting under tight deadlines. Relationships with local and national reporters, editors, producers, bookers and social media influencers are an additional advantage.

 

Capitol Hill experience is a plus, but not a requirement. Knowledge of the legislative process is imperative, and experience with Capitol Hill reporting is ideal.

 

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

 

Qualified candidates should send their applications (resume, cover letter, references, and writing samples) to resumes.nj11@mail.house.gov with “Press Secretary” in the subject line by August 12th, 2020.  No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

Junior Legislative Assistant

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure is seeking a junior Legislative Assistant to assist the professional staff of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. Must have attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and be a self-motivated, team player who will jump in to assist with a variety of tasks. The position will include significant administrative work such as answering phones, spreadsheet development and management, and pulling together materials for committee hearings and markups, with more substantive policy work as time allows. Experience on Capitol Hill is preferred, and salary is commensurate with experience. The Committee is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter and short writing sample to:  T&IDem.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line Legislative Assistant Position. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, August 12th.

Communications & Media Fellow

The Office of Representative Terri Sewell (AL-07) seeks a highly motivated communications and media fellow to help their legislative and communications team to execute an aggressive press and social media strategy. This position is paid.

 

Responsibilities would include helping create social media assets with an emphasis on video, graphic design, generating and executing plans for social media content, distributing morning clips, media monitoring, and other written and digital product.

 

A qualified candidate will be interested in press strategy, be ready to work in a fast-paced environment and take initiative to accomplish important tasks. Past Hill experience in communications and experience with Adobe suite is preferred. Connections to Alabama and the 7th District are a plus.

 

The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, minorities, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. Email a resume, cover letter, two writing samples and digital sample to AL07.Resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line Communications and Media Fellow.

Staff Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Lori Trahan seeks a Staff Assistant for the Washington DC office. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, this position is telework-only until we can safely reopen the office. 

 

The ideal candidate has excellent oral and written communication skills, patience in challenging situations, and a demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently. Responsibilities include running the front office, managing the DC internship program, coordinating tours, assisting with constituent correspondence, and other special projects as assigned. Proficiency in Fireside preferred. 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. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to MA03Hiring@gmail.com with the subject line “Staff Assistant” by Monday August 10th.

Fall 2020 Legislative Internship

The Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) seeks applicants for a legislative internship during the Fall of 2020.  Interns will learn about the inner workings of a congressional office, while gaining firsthand knowledge of the legislative process.  Responsibilities include answering and screening phone calls, managing the front office, assisting staff with legislative projects, attending briefings and hearings, drafting constituent correspondences and working on special projects as needed.  Qualified applicants should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, fastidious attention to detail and an interest in the legislative and governmental process. 

 

This is an excellent opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience.  Positions are available beginning in August 2020, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis.  Full- and part-time candidates will be considered.  Opportunities for school credit are available, and a stipend will be provided to qualifying interns.  New York ties are preferred, but not required.   

 

Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter and a brief writing sample to newyork08resumes@gmail.com with “Fall 2020 Legislative Internship” in the subject line.  Applicants must include their proposed start/end dates and availability in the email application.  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.  Please, no calls or walk-ins.

Legislative Assistant

Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and member of the House Appropriations Committee, is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Legislative Assistant.  Ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of Hill experience, a good understanding of House procedures, an understanding of developing and tracking legislative initiatives and political awareness.  This is not an entry level position.

 

Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast paced environment.  Job responsibilities will include drafting legislation, writing hearing statements, legislative memos, constituent correspondence and preparing briefing materials.  A sense of humor is greatly appreciated.

 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to WI02JobOpening@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the Subject Line.  Job opening closes on August 14th.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please.

Communications Director

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) seeks a highly motivated, indefatigable, and detail-oriented Communications Director for a fast-paced office. Responsibilities include working with the Member to implement a communications strategy across a broad portfolio, working closely with legislative and district staff to effectively communicate the Member’s priorities, handling some media inquiries, maintaining relationships with local reporters in CA-43, writing talking points and press releases, assisting with social media content and website management, planning and pitching press events in Los Angeles and Washington DC, overseeing daily clips, and keeping press lists up-to-date. Prior communications and press experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional writing and oral communication skills, the ability to multitask and prioritize under pressure, and enjoy working on a team. Ideal candidate will also have video editing and digital communications experience and experience executing communications plans across different social media platforms. Please send cover letter, resume, three references and two writing samples as one attachment to CA43.Resume@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant (Glen Allen, VA)

Representative Spanberger seeks a Staff Assistant for her district office in Glen Allen, VA. Qualified applicants should be motivated self-starters, highly organized, detail-oriented, able to multitask, have exceptional interpersonal skills, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must demonstrate excellent “people skills,” most importantly displaying compassion in all interactions, and a strong commitment to providing outstanding constituent service. The ideal candidate should: be able to think on their feet, be a problem-solver, show keen attention to detail and an ability to multi-task, demonstrate excellent oral and written skills, maintain a positive demeanor, and demonstrate resilience in a busy environment.

 

Primary responsibilities include: managing the front office, including answering, appropriately logging, and directing telephone calls; greeting visitors; monitoring office deliveries; distributing hard and electronic mail; and other administrative duties. The Staff Assistant will also assist district staff with constituent casework; constituent outreach; event scheduling, planning, and execution; among other constituent service duties.

 

Representative Spanberger’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a 1-page writing sample to spanberger.inquiries@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until August 4

Staff Assistant

New Jersey Democrat is seeking a motivated and organized Staff Assistant with excellent oral and written communication skills for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing front desk operations, answering telephones, greeting visitors, coordinating tours for visiting guests, processing flag requests, reviewing, sorting, and responding to incoming constituent correspondence, addressing constituent matters, and assisting the Member and legislative staff as needed.  Additional duties include management of the website and social media activities, including official Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.  Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud is a plus.

 

Please e-mail cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to: NJ08jobs@mail.house.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.

Committee Digital Director

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Democrats seek a Digital Director for a fast-paced office. The Digital Director plays a key role on the Communications team and is responsible for creating the visual elements to accompany and promote the Committee’s priorities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  • Planning for and actively managing the T&I Dems’ social media platforms
  • Crafting social media guidance and helping develop messaging for Members of the Committee
  • Managing the Committee website and ensuring it showcases timely, impactful content
  • Developing branding and other graphic design materials for major pieces of legislation and general messaging purposes
  • Video filming and editing, photography
  • Preparing video scripts and talking points for Members of the Committee
  • Working with the House Recording Studio and Media Center to schedule and manage livestreams for Committee events
  • Collaborating with Member offices and outside groups on Committee initiatives
  • Creating posters and visual aids for floor speeches and press conferences

 

The ideal candidate will possess strong video editing, graphic design, and social media skills; experience with OBS; the ability to multitask and prioritize under pressure; be responsive outside normal working hours; use good judgment; and enjoy working on a team. Hill experience is a plus but not required. The Committee is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter, resume, and social content/graphic design samples as one attachment to T&IDem.Jobs@mail.house.gov by July 24, 2020 COB.

District Office Field Representative/Caseworker

North Bay Democratic Member of Congress seeks a motivated, organized, and affable person to serve as a field representative/caseworker in the Representative’s main district office. This position acts as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies for the Congressman and constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.

 

Candidates must be comfortable working with the public, have excellent oral and written communication skills, problem solving abilities, and have completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent.  Work experience is preferred and strong academic credentials are required.

 

E-mail a resume and cover letter to CA02.Requests@mail.house.gov with the subject line “CA02 Field Representative/Caseworker.”

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

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

o   Informs the Congressman and the District Director of all happenings in his or her assigned issue areas by screening district media sources and interacting with constituents;

o   Handles casework assignments;

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

o   Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the District Director and Scheduler;

o   Monitors scheduled district meetings for the Congressman with constituents;

o   Works well under pressure and handles stress;

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

o   Performs other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE):

o   Full-time experience preferred; strong academic credentials required; extensive community relationships desired.

o   Bilingual: English/ Spanish is preferred but not required

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

o   Strong oral and written communication skills;

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

o   Knowledge of all issues and events in the district in which the Congressman is involved;

o   Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

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

o   Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

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

o   Knowledge of office policies, practices, procedures, and computer applications.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

o   Work is mainly performed in an office environment, but the Field Representative will often need to attend and participate in meetings and public functions out of the office including evenings and weekend events. Noise levels are usually moderate; and

o   Ability to work in a small work station without an expectation of privacy.

o   Work is currently remote due to COVID-19

 

E-mail a resume and cover letter to CA02.Requests@mail.house.gov with the subject line “CA02 Field Representative/Caseworker.”

 

House Judiciary Committee seeks a Staff Assistant

The Democratic staff of the House Judiciary Committee seeks a Staff Assistant.  Candidates should have excellent organizational skills and strong research, writing, and communication skills. Responsibilities include overseeing Committee hearing and markup logistics -- which often include being physically present, serving as assistant clerk during markups, providing administrative and research support to Chief of Staff and Staff Director/Chief Counsel, coordinating Staff Director/Chief Counsel’s calendar and the Committee calendar, co-managing the intern program, and managing Committee administrative needs.  The Committee strives to ensure that our staff reflects 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 and cover letter to JDEM.job@mail.house.gov and include “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.

Legislative Correspondent

Congressman Andy Levin seeks a Legislative Correspondent to serve in the Washington, D.C. office.

 

Responsibilities will include managing an very active constituent correspondence program, drafting and distributing a constituent newsletter and other proactive outreach, assisting legislative staff with writing and research projects, and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be a team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is committed to bold, progressive policy change. Impeccable attention to detail and the ability to work efficiently under deadlines are essential. Previous Hill experience, including familiarity with the IQ constituent response management system, is strongly preferred. Women, people of color, LGBTQ persons, and members of other marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to MI09.Jobs@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant

Rep. Angie Craig’s Washington DC office is seeking a Staff Assistant. Ideal candidate is highly-organized, passionate and has some Hill experience. Responsibilities include running the front office, managing the DC internship program and other special projects as assigned. The position requires an incredible attention to detail and is fast-paced. The position will report to the Chief of Staff. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Midwestern and Minnesota ties are a plus. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to RepCraigResumeBank@gmail.com by Wednesday, July 22nd.   

Legislative/Communications Correspondent

Rep. Angie Craig’s Washington DC office is seeking a Legislative/Communications Correspondent. Ideal candidate is highly-organized, a self-starter, collaborative and has familiarity with the Franking process. This position will be responsible for running franked and digital outreach programs as well as managing a legislative portfolio. Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills are a must as well as proficiency in graphic design, digital segmenting, and other skills necessary to communicate to a targeted audience. The position will report to the Legislative Director and Communications Director. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Midwestern and Minnesota ties are a plus. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to RepCraigResumeBank@gmail.com by Wednesday, July 22nd.   

Legislative Assistant Job Posting

Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) seeks a Legislative Assistant for her Washington, DC team. This individual will be responsible for:

  • Policy analysis and research on a range of complex topics
  • Writing for a variety of audiences, including the Representative and her constituents
  • Identifying opportunities for policy action
  • Representing the office in meetings with constituents, advocacy groups, and other stakeholders
  • Effectively communicating the Representative’s views and negotiating with stakeholders

 

The ideal candidate must have superb verbal and written communication skills, a demonstrated ability to evaluate complex policy issues, a working knowledge of the legislative process, and good humor on tough days. Successful applicants will be extremely organized and able to effectively manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Capitol Hill experience and/or Pennsylvania ties a plus.

 

The portfolio for this role will be determined based on the strengths of the successful applicant. Please note that the portfolio will NOT include the Representative’s Foreign Affairs or Armed Services Committee work. Please indicate in your cover letter which policy areas you would want to work on, if you were the successful candidate.

 

Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter and a one-page writing sample to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com with the subject “Legislative Assistant: [LAST NAME]” by July 31, 2020. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. 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. 

 

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 PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com

Paid Legislative Fellow Opening

Representative Andy Kim (NJ-03) seeks a Paid Legislative Fellow to join his Washington, DC team. This individual will work closely with the Legislative Director and be responsible for assisting the Member’s work on the Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis. Duties will include researching complex topics related to COVID-19, conducting policy analysis, and regularly engaging stakeholders and academics. The ideal candidate will have superb verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to evaluate complex policy issues. Successful applicants will have a sense of humor and be a team player. New Jersey ties and prior experience working on public health or emergency management issues are a plus.
 

Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter and a short writing sample to nj03resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject “Legislative Fellow: [LAST NAME, FIRST NAME]” by July 24, 2020. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please.

 

The Office of Congressman Andy Kim 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.

Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant: Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) seeks a Legislative Assistant for her Washington, DC team. This individual will be responsible for:

  • Policy analysis and research on a range of complex topics
  • Writing for a variety of audiences, including the Representative and her constituents
  • Identifying opportunities for policy action
  • Representing the office in meetings with constituents, advocacy groups, and other stakeholders
  • Effectively communicating the Representative’s views and negotiating with stakeholders


The ideal candidate must have superb verbal and written communication skills, a demonstrated ability to evaluate complex policy issues, a working knowledge of the legislative process, and good humor on tough days. Successful applicants will be extremely organized and able to effectively manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Capitol Hill experience and/or Pennsylvania ties a plus.

The portfolio for this role will be determined based on the strengths of the successful applicant. Please note that the portfolio will NOT include the Representative’s Foreign Affairs or Armed Services Committee work. Please indicate in your cover letter which policy areas you would want to work on, if you were the successful candidate.

Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter and a one-page writing sample to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com with the subject “Legislative Assistant: [LAST NAME]” by July 31, 2020. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. 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. 

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 PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com

DIGITAL INTERN

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on the Judiciary is seeking a digital intern for a summer position. This digital internship program includes the production of high-quality graphics, videos, and demonstratives, as well as rapid response work, post production editing, and livestreaming hybrid/virtual hearings and events. Candidates must possess STRONG technical skills, advanced creativity, and a high level of attention to detail. Experience in Webex, OBS, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, After Effects, LightRoom, InDesign, and Audition a plus. Experience in HTML,CSS, hard-skills technology and big-data analytics a serious plus. Must be a team player and have a strong work ethic. Willingness to take initiative, generate creative ideas, and the ability to work under deadline pressure a must.

 

The House Committee on the Judiciary’s Democratic staff internship program will be providing stipends to summer interns, with additional funds provided to interns with additional demonstrated financial need. The Committee strives to ensure that our internship class reflects 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.

 

Email portfolio and resume to JudPress.Intern@mail.house.gov with DIGITAL INTERN in the subject line. Digital portfolio, including design and technical work, must be included to be considered for the position.

 

COVID-19 update: Currently, some of our summer internship program will be conducted remotely.  However, we ask that all applicants be available to intern in Washington, D.C., as some tasks will be done on site.

Communications Lead

Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-07) seeks an experienced, creative and highly motivated communications lead to direct media and outreach efforts.


Working with the Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and committee staff, the communications lead will  manage the Congresswoman’s internal and external communications. An ideal applicant will demonstrate strong instincts, institutional knowledge, writing skills and experience pitching. An ideal applicant will have prior political communications experience.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the process of press clips
  • Managing the development of press releases, speeches and op-eds;
  • Organizing and staffing press events
  • Drafting creative, effective social media copy that impacts constituents 
  • Amplifying strategic communications online with an eye toward reporters, insiders and elites
  • Proactively engaging in media outreach, including pitching local, state and national press, and fielding press inquiries

 

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. We strongly value the diversity of our employees. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to: jed.ober@mail.house.gov with the subject “Communications Lead.”

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent

Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) seeks a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent for his personal office, to assume the responsibilities of managing the front office, greeting visitors and managing the mail program. Daily tasks include answering telephones, conducting and organizing tours, processing flag requests and performing other administrative tasks as required. Management of the mail program will include answering constituent correspondence, conducting any research necessary to formulate an adequate response, developing and maintaining a collection of prepared text for use in responding to constituent mail, drafting and updating form letters to respond to a large number of letters on the same issue, as well as providing assistance and training to interns as needed.  Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to oversee a small legislative portfolio.  Applicants should be highly-motivated, detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational and time-management skills, as well as having a positive attitude, and take pride in their work. Applicants with ties to the 3rd Congressional District of Virginia are strongly encouraged to apply. Hill Experience and proficiency in Intranet Quorum (IQ) preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to jobs.va03@mail.house.gov.  Absolutely no phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins, please. The Office of Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.

Press Assistant

Democratic Leadership office seeks an energetic, highly motivated individual to serve as a Press Assistant in a fast-paced environment. The job primarily involves distributing daily press clips, managing the press internship program, drafting preparation materials for media hits and serving as a logistical point of contact for press conferences. The Press Assistant will report directly to the Deputy Press Secretary. Candidates must be proactive project supervisors, excellent writers, diligent organizers and have great attention to detail. Candidates with proficiency in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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. Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

To apply, please send PDFs of your resume, cover letter, one writing sample and three professional references to DemCaucus.Jobs@mail.house.gov with your name and “2020 Press Assistant Application” in the subject line. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-ins please.