Staff Assistant/Press Assistant

The Office of Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA) seeks a staff assistant/press assistant for his Washington, D.C. office. Staff assistant responsibilities include managing the front office, greeting guests, overseeing tours and flag requests, managing office inventory, and working closely with the intern program. Press assistant tasks include sending daily clips, creating social media content, and drafting a bi-monthly newsletter. Candidates must have strong writing skills, an interest in digital media, be highly organized, energetic, have a great sense of humor, and be capable of thriving in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. Hill experience and Washington state ties are a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and your best joke to kilmer.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line; no phone calls or walk-ins, please. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.