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Legislative Assistant|CHC Liaison - Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)

Base salary: 50-65,000 a year based on experience

Legislative Assistant|CHC Liaison - Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)

 

Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks a highly talented and motivated individual to serve as a Legislative Assistant|CHC Liaison in Washington, DC House office - with the primary responsibilities of handling the Member’s immigration, foreign affairs, military, and criminal justice, Homeland Security Committee work, and serve as Member’s liaison to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC).  Candidates must have a proven record of proposing legislation, developing amendments, and leading on letters.

 

Primary responsibilities include:

 

  • Drafting legislation and amendments and advancing them through various legislative vehicles;

  • Preparing hearing binders and questions for witnesses for Homeland Security Committee hearings;

  • Drafting talking points, vote recommendations and other materials;

  • Monitoring and analyzing legislative developments, committee proceedings, news stories and other relevant info; and

  • Representing the Member in meetings with constituents and stakeholders. 

 

Candidates must have an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.  Strong organizational and time management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a keen attention to detail are required.

 

Spanish language skills preferred.

 

Southern California ties a plus.

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two references with “LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.

 

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

Press Secretary|Digital Director – Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)

Base salary: 50-60,000 a year based on experience

Press Secretary|Digital Director – Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)

 

Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) is seeking a talented and highly motivated individual to assume the role of Press Secretary|Digital Director. The person chosen for the position will work closely with the Communications Director to develop and execute the Congresswoman’s long-term communications plan. They will be charged with overseeing the communications schedule, managing the Member’s digital media accounts, and working with local and national reporters.

 

The Press Secretary|Digital Director will be responsible for a wide range of critical functions, including developing original social media content, designing graphics, editing and posting videos, maintaining the office’s website, and managing media lists. Additionally, they will assist the Communications Director with drafting news releases, advisories, talking points, op-eds and other materials.

 

Qualified applicants must have strong writing, editing, proofreading skills and be proficient in photography, video recording and editing. They must be detail-oriented, news savvy and able to work in a fast-paced, demanding work setting -- a sense of humor and ability to be a team player is a must.

 

Spanish fluency preferred.

 

This is not an entry-level position. Previous experience in press or relevant social media experience is required.

 

Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Products are a plus. Southern California|Los Angeles ties are a plus.

 

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate their writing ability by completing a writing and editing test.

 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter including salary requirements, and two writing samples with “Press Secretary” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.

 

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

Intern

The office of Congressman Mondaire Jones (NY-17) is currently accepting energetic and self-motivated interns in the Washington D.C. and White Plains offices for the Spring 2022 session. This is an in-person internship. High school students will not be considered. All interns are paid at $15 per hour.

Preferred candidates should possess excellent communication and customer service skills, a strong attention to detail, and a good sense of humor. Primary responsibilities will include processing digital mail, answering phones, attending briefings, performing legislative research and analysis, drafting memos, intaking casework, and other tasks. District ties are preferred, but not required.

Interested applicants should complete and submit this application form. The application requires a resume, cover letter with start/end date and hourly availability, and a one-page writing sample compiled in a single PDF. The deadline to submit applications for the Spring 2022 session is 11:59 EST on Sunday, November 14th, 2021. Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, follow ups, or drop ins, please. Candidates from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants can also visit Congressman Jones's website to apply: https://jones.house.gov/services/internships.


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Intern

TITLE: Intern (Both D.C. and District)

REPORTS TO: Intern Coordinator/Supervisor

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the office staff with projects, research, and other tasks that allow interns to learn about the legislative process, federal agencies, communications work and constituent and outreach services

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Good academic standing

  • Undergraduate or graduate students, plus recent graduates

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others

  • Responsible, dependable, organized and willing to learn

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. DUTIES:

  • Conduct research (CRS, the Library of Congress, MIN, or other available resources)

  • Sort and distribute mail

  • Attend committee meetings, intern conferences, and seminars

  • Perform data entry, which involves logging letters and constituent requests

  • Answer the telephones

  • Note constituent opinions

  • Greet visitors and sign for deliveries

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Intern Supervisor and staff

 

DISTRICT DUTIES:

  • Enter voicemails from constituents into a database and log any opinions into IQ

  • Answer phones and transfer calls to the appropriate staff when necessary

  • Assist with communications work

  • Contribute to grant research

  • Attend any briefings or virtual events and submit memos to staff

  • Facilitate casework inquiries

  • Collaborate on projects given by staff

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Intern Supervisor

 

Digital Press Assistant

The Office of Congressman David Cicilline is seeking a Digital Press Assistant based in his Washington, DC office. The Digital Press Assistant reports directly to the Communications Director and will work closely with the legislative and district teams.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Crafting content and managing day-to-day social media, including weekends

  • Managing and updating the website

  • Developing graphics and videos

  • Working with the DC and Rhode Island teams on events, including livestreaming

Ideal candidates will be creative, quick witted, and proficient in Adobe programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, LightRoom, Premiere Pro, Audition, and After Effects), CMS, CSS, HTML, manual photography, and analytics. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates must thrive in a collaborative, fast-based environment and have a good sense of humor. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Rhode Island ties are a plus, but not required. Cover letter, resume, and 3 digital content samples (including at least 1 graphic and 1 video) can be sent to NEdigitalpressassist@mail.house.govThis job closes on Wednesday, October 27th.

Collecting Resumes

The Majority Leader’s Office is actively collecting resumes to help House Democratic offices fill openings (including those left open by staff moving to the Administration). House Democrats are currently recruiting for positions at all levels of experience and additional positions need to be filled frequently. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

Applicants interested in working for a House Democratic office are invited to submit their resume through the House Democrats​' official Resume Bank. Please note that resumes are archived for three months after submission, so applicants will need to resubmit their resume every three months when still searching for a job.

Please see the Resume Bank FAQ for answers to commonly asked questions.


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Press Fellowship

Spring 2022 Press Fellowship (REMOTE)

The Office of Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) is seeking a press fellow to assist with an aggressive and engaged communications operation for Spring 2022 — to begin in January 2022. This position is REMOTE.

This fellowship is a paid position working directly under Rep. Spanberger’s communications team. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a strong work ethic, pay close attention to detail, and have solid writing and editing skills. Applicants must have the ability to work cooperatively and think creatively in a fast-paced environment. The fellow will be expected to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Fellowship responsibilities include:

* Social media content development

* Compiling press clips

* Assisting with constituent correspondence

* Drafting advisories and other written materials

* Creating graphics

* Clipping videos including floor speeches and media interviews

* Other duties to support the communications team as needed

This office is an equal opportunity employer. Rep. Spanberger’s office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Virginia ties are a plus.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume with dates of availability to spanbergerpressva07@gmail.com with “Spring 2022 Press Fellowship” in the subject line. We also recommend — but do not require — applicants submit 1-2 sample writing samples or sample graphics.

Legislative Correspondent

Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA) seeks a highly organized and dedicated Legislative Correspondent. The Legislative Correspondent will be responsible for answering constituent correspondence and may also provide legislative research support for the office when necessary or directed. A successful applicant should be a team player, be able to keep track of multiple projects and timelines simultaneously, and have excellent writing skills and impeccable attention to detail. 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, and two short writing samples to va02jobs@mail.house.gov.

Wounded Warrior Fellow

The Office of Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02), in partnership with the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), has an opening for a Wounded Warrior Fellow in one of our District Offices (San Rafael, Petaluma, Ukiah, or Eureka).

The Wounded Warrior Program was established to create employment opportunities for veterans within the House of Representatives. These two-year fellowships provide veterans with experience and exposure to broaden career opportunities. Positions are available in congressional Member District Offices nationwide.

Duties may include, but are not limited to: working as a constituent services representative helping local constituents resolve issues with federal agencies; serving as a liaison to local Veterans Service Organizations (VSO); attending local events and meetings on behalf of your Member of Congress; and performing casework. 


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Legislative Assistant

Moderate, Blue Dog Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee is seeking an experienced Legislative Assistant to cover a robust policy portfolio, including agriculture, natural resources, Tribal, water, and immigration issues. Duties include, but are not limited to, developing and planning legislation, monitoring legislative developments within the House Agriculture Committee and on the House floor, staffing the Member in meetings and Committee hearings/markups, meeting with constituents and special interest groups on behalf of the Member, and assisting with constituent correspondence. Strong writing, organizational, oral communication, and collaborative work skills are required. Ideal candidates have experience in water, Interior, and Tribal issues in the Southwest region. Ideal candidates also have a proven record of being proactive and turning ideas into legislative successes. Prior Capitol Hill experience preferred; but not required. This is not an entry-level position. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to AZ01Resumes@mail.house.gov.

Driver / Special Assistant

Congresswoman Susie Lee (NV-03) seeks a Driver/Special Assistant to join her Las Vegas-based team. Job duties include providing transportation for the Member while in district, planning and advancing travel and events within the district, and ensuring that the Member has all needed materials and items on hand throughout each district work day. On days when there are no driving responsibilities, the Driver/Special Assistant may perform other administrative tasks as assigned. Candidates should have extensive knowledge and familiarity with southern Nevada, including its geography, as well as the ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment. Candidates should also be well-organized and timely, have access to a safe vehicle and a good driving record, and the ability to work irregular hours during district work days when the Member is present in district. All vehicle mileage incurred in this role will be reimbursed.

Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to nv03resumes@gmail.com with the following subject line: [First Name Last Name] – Driver/Special Assistant. No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please.

2022 Marisol del Carmen Rodriguez Congressional Fellowship

Marisol del Carmen Rodriguez was a faithful and tireless advocate of civic engagement. Marisol herself was afforded a public service internship that led to a lifelong commitment to the ideals of enriching and empowering all people in her community. Through this fellowship, Marisol will continue her legacy of service, education and a selfless dedication to the betterment of her community.

The Marisol del Carmen Rodriguez Congressional Fellowship is a paid fellowship program with Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia’s Washington, DC office. It is a competitive program awarded to outstanding students with a demonstrated interest in public service or public policy and strong ties to the 29th Congressional District of Texas.

The fellow will gain office experience while learning about the legislative process. They will work closely with staff conducting research, drafting letters, making cosponsor recommendations and preparing for hearings. Other responsibilities will include screening telephone calls, tracking media coverage, and other duties as necessary. This position may be in person or remote depending on public health guidance at the time of the internship.

Qualified applicants have strong writing and communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, a strong sense of professionalism and demonstrate a solid work ethic. English and Spanish bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The position is available beginning in January 2022. To apply, send a resume, cover letter and writing center to catherine.arjet2@mail.house.gov with the subject “Marisol Rodriguez Congressional Fellowship”. In your cover letter please indicate expected start and end dates, hours available to work, and if course credit is available for this fellowship.

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

Legislative Intern

The Office of Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual for a legislative internship in Washington, DC for Spring 2022. This internship will be an invaluable opportunity to gain hands-on office experience while learning about the legislative process. Qualified applicants have strong writing and communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, a strong sense of professionalism and demonstrate a solid work ethic. English and Spanish bilingual candidates with Texas ties are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position may be in person or remote, depending on public health guidelines around the Coronavirus pandemic at the time of the internship.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Drafting constituent correspondence on a variety of issues, leading Capitol tours, assisting legislative staff with research, answering and screening telephone calls, managing the front office, participating in hearing preparation, tracking media coverage, and other duties as necessary.

The position is available beginning in January 2021. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to catherine.arjet2@mail.house.gov with the subject “Spring Internship Application”. In your cover letter please indicate expected start and end dates, hours available to work, and if course credit is available for this internship.

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

Intern

Congressman Conor Lamb (PA-17) has openings for full and part-time congressional interns for his Washington, D.C. office during the Spring of 2022. Candidates should be motivated, flexible, and detail-oriented individuals with availability beginning in January, and a preference for those who can stay at least three months. Intern responsibilities include answering constituent phone calls, leading tours of the Capitol, sorting mail and faxes, and assisting staff with projects in diverse issue areas. Candidates should be outgoing and possess strong oral and written communication skills, an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and a good sense of humor. Candidates with Pennsylvania ties and customer service experience are strongly encouraged to apply. There is a stipend and transit benefits available for qualifying candidates. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter including desired start date and availability to lamb.tours@mail.house.gov.


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Legislative Assistant

California Democrat and Member on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee seeks Legislative Assistant to handle transportation and energy policy along with a diverse portfolio of issues. Candidates should have excellent organizational, research, writing, and communication skills. Duties include identifying and advancing policy proposals, committee hearing and mark-up preparation, meetings with stakeholders, and assisting with constituent correspondence. Successful candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to work in a team environment. This is not an entry level position -- prior legislative experience on Capitol Hill and advanced knowledge of transportation policies is preferred. Office is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter, and one writing sample to CADemocratResumes@gmail.com.

Intern

Representative Jim Costa (CA-16) is currently accepting internship applications to start ASAP in his Washington DC, Fresno, and Merced offices. Interns will learn about the inner workings of a congressional office while gaining firsthand knowledge of the legislative process. Qualified candidates should be highly organized, excellent communicators, able to multitask, and have strong writing skills. Duties include (but are not limited to): greeting visitors, answering phones, attending briefings and hearings, conducting legislative research, sorting mail, and various other tasks to help to office function smoothly.

Full- and part-time candidates will be considered. This is a hybrid internship with both in-person and remote workdays. Technology will be provided for remote work. Opportunities for school credit are available, and a stipend will be provided to qualifying interns. CA-16, Central Valley, and California ties are a plus.

Interested applicants should apply on the Congressman’s website: https://costa.house.gov/services/internships. Applicants must provide a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample. 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, sexual orientation, or military status. All are strongly encouraged to apply. No calls or walk-ins.


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Intern

Senior Democratic member from California seeks in-person interns for the Spring 2022 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.

This internship will be in-person in the congressman’s Washington D.C. office.

Please send resume, cover letter, three references and a one page writing sample to DCIntern.Thompson@mail.house.gov with “Spring 2022 Internship” in the subject line. District/state ties are a plus. Applications will be accepted until November 15. No phone calls please.

Intern

The office of Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro is accepting applications for the Spring 2022 internship program in the Washington, DC office. Applicants should have an ability to work in a fast-paced environment, possess excellent writing skills, and an enthusiastic attitude.  Intern responsibilities include supporting legislative and press staff, attending hearings and briefings, answering constituent phone calls, leading US Capitol tours (if resumed), organizing constituent mail, greeting office visitors, and various ad hoc projects.  Interns will receive a stipend. For application information, please visit https://delauro.house.gov/services/internships. Please email your completed application to Alicia.Porile@mail.house.gov by November 17. 

Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, because of such person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, service in the military, disability or sexual orientation.

DC Legislative Staffer

Responsibilities include managing a diverse and active portfolio of issues. Responsibilities will include staffing the Congressman, preparing appropriations requests, monitoring committee and floor activities, advancing legislative initiatives, drafting constituent correspondence, and representing the office in meetings. Direct report is to the Chief of Staff although the Congressman is routinely involved in all aspects of his office operations. Preference given to (1) prior federal, state or county government experience, (2) advanced degrees and (3) Hawai‘i background. Applicants are asked to detail these attributes in their cover letter. 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 “DC Legislative Staffer” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.

Health Policy Advisor

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. seeks a Senior Policy Advisor with health policy expertise to lead the Member’s active health work, as well as other issues as assigned. The position manages work leading and contributing to multiple caucuses, priority legislation and efforts, and working closely with bipartisan stakeholders both on and off the Hill. Successful candidates will have strong oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated experience advancing a legislative agenda, working with diverse coalitions, and representing Members of Congress in front of stakeholders and constituents. Several years of professional health policy experience, including Hill familiarity, is required. The ideal candidate will be able to thrive in a fast paced environment; excel at proactively identifying, prioritizing, and executing strategic opportunities to influence health policy; work well both independently and collaboratively; and have a sense of humor. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to ca07jobs@gmail.com. Please no calls or drop-ins.

Military Legislative Assistant

Rep. Rick Larsen, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, is seeking a Military Legislative Assistant to manage a portfolio that includes, but is not limited to, the role of emerging technologies, specifically 5G, Artificial Intelligence and Quantum, and Special Operations Forces in the military’s strategic shift to the Asia-Pacific. The job will also handle veterans affairs, homeland security, space and technology. This position will also support the Representative’s involvement in the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, specifically his work on the Ukraine Informal Support Group for the Crimea Platform Group. This is not an entry level position. Candidates should have 3-5 years of Hill experience, be strong writers, understand the legislative process and be proactive. WA state ties are a plus. Women, persons of color and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Those interested should email their resume and cover letter detailing why they want this position to Terra Sabag at Terra.Sabag@mail.house.gov and the subject line should read “MLA Opening”.

Scheduler

The Office of Congresswoman Carolyn Bourdeaux (GA-07) seeks an organized, detail-oriented, and responsible individual with previous scheduling experience to serve as Scheduler in our Washington, D.C. office. This staffer will work directly with the Member, Chief of Staff, and District Director to manage and maintain the Congresswoman’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and the District office.

Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations and scheduling requests; arranging travel for the Member and for staff traveling on official business; keeping the Congresswoman on schedule throughout the day, and promptly addressing all incoming requests. This job also requires regularly communicating with constituents; working with legislative and communications staff to ensure Member is prepared for events/meetings, and performing other duties as required. 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. Capitol Hill and/or executive assistant experience is preferred. The ideal candidate would be detail-oriented, able to juggle multiple tasks at once, have excellent interpersonal skills, be a problem solver, handle last minute changes to the Member’s schedule, be proactive, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

To apply please send a resume, 3 references, and a cover letter Estefania.Rodriguez@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler – Your Name” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply. Please apply by October 22, 2022.

BILINGUAL CONSTITUENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Illinois Congressman from Cook/Lake County suburban district office has an opening for a Bilingual Constituent Service Representative to do both casework and community outreach. This role will do targeted (although not exclusive) outreach and casework in the Hispanic and Latino Community. Written and oral fluency in Spanish is required. Spanish interpretation and translation will be part of the role.

The ideal candidate has a background in social services, can communicate effectively with constituents and federal liaisons, be responsive with excellent attention to detail and follow through, able to work through issues to get to resolution.

A strong history of working with community organizations and advocates is highly desired. We are looking for a person who is passionate about public service, highly organized, able to talk to anyone, and always handles themselves with professionalism.

This is a full-time role with salary and benefits. Due to House rules, applicants must be a US citizen or lawful resident with work authorization.

 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.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to ILCongressional.Jobs@mail.house.gov

Administrative Aide, Scheduler

Base salary: 60,000 or more depending on experience

Rep. Suzan DelBene seeks a highly-organized and energetic scheduler to help run her fast-paced DC office. Primary responsibilities include maintaining the Member’s schedule, organizing and responding to all meeting requests, booking travel for the Member and coordinating with the staff to ensure the Member’s schedule runs smoothly.

This is not an entry-level position. Ideal candidates will have experience working in operational roles. This position is part of the senior staff team and is critical to the office’s operations. Washington state ties are encouraged and access to a car is a plus.

The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume to DelBene.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Press Assistant

Press Assistant-House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology-Democratic Staff

The Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seek a Press Assistant. Duties include, but are not limited to, drafting press releases, opeds, and talking points; assisting with fielding media requests; staffing Committee markups and hearings; managing the Committee website; assisting the Press Secretary with managing the Committee’s social media accounts and drafting original content; and livestreaming Committee events. The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills, a great work ethic, the ability to multi-task, and work well under pressure. Must be a team player and have a strong interest in Science Committee jurisdiction. Applicants with experience with adobe are encouraged to apply. Experience with graphic design, OBS, and video editing is a plus. Hill experience is also a plus.

Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to sciresumes@mail.house.gov with “Press Assistant” in the subject line by October 25. We are equal opportunity employers; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. No calls or drop-ins please.

Press Assistant/Digital Director

Prominent West Coast Progressive seeks a self-motivated, organized and creative Press Assistant/Digital Director to work in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities will include compiling press clips, drafting press materials, updating the website, staffing the member, and assisting in management of high-profile social media accounts. Candidates should have a passion for progressive politics and enjoy working in a collaborative environment. Experience with graphic design, video production, and photography is a plus. Hill experience preferred. We strongly value the diversity of our employees and BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and people from other underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.  To apply, send a cover letter, resume and short writing sample to lee.resumes@mail.house.gov with “PA/DD” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks a highly motivated, well organized, and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for his Washington, D.C. office. Applicants must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities of the position include front office reception, answering phones, receiving and caring for constituents and guests of the office, setting up and performing Capitol tours, coordinating the internship program and supervising interns, monitoring the order and operation of the office space and supplies, assisting the Member and staff as assigned, and driving the Member to events as necessary.

Candidates should have an ability to work under pressure, a strong commitment to public service, and an understanding of what it takes to be a part of a successful team effort.

A valid driver’s license, daily access to an automobile and a good driving record are necessities.

Ties to California, especially its central coast, are strongly preferred. Previous Capitol Hill experience as an intern or staff assistant is also preferred but not necessary.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, one writing sample of one page or less and two references with “STAFF ASSISTANT” in the subject line to ca20.jobs@mail.house.gov

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

Agriculture Legislative Assistant

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks a Legislative Assistant who will be responsible for his office’s agricultural and environmental policies and lead his work on the House Agriculture Committee. Additional work and focus will be on natural resources, energy, emergency and disaster response, Army Corps of Engineers projects, science, and other issues as assigned. Potential applicants should have experience with the formulation of the Farm Bill and know that this is not an entry-level position.

Potential applicants should have experience in formulating legislation and planning the pathway for the legislation to become law. Other duties will include drafting talking points, memos, and vote recommendations for committee and floor proceedings, preparation for hearings, representing the Member before stakeholders, federal agencies and constituents, travel to the district, and constant and consistent outreach and involvement with its constituents.

Qualified candidates should have a strong background in legislative affairs and an understanding of what it takes and a will to work across the aisle to advance bipartisan initiatives. Potential applicants must have excellent written, verbal, research, analytical and problem-solving skills, and an ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously.

Candidates must be able to perform under pressure and possess a strong work ethic, a commitment to public service, and an understanding of what it takes to be a part of a successful team effort.

A knowledge of and connections to the agricultural and environmental sectors, especially California and its central coast, is preferred, but not required.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples of one page or less and three references with “LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT” in the subject line to ca20.jobs@mail.house.gov

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

Scheduler

The Office of Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) seeks a Scheduler based in his Washington, DC office.

Responsibilities include working with the Member, Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff and District Director to maintain the Congressman’s daily and long-term schedule in New Hampshire and DC; evaluating and addressing all meeting requests and invitations promptly; keeping the Congressman on schedule throughout the day; working with staff to ensure the Congressman is prepared for events and meetings; coordinating all office travel arrangements; and helping coordinate and manage several facets of the front office.

This position is critical to the office’s operations and is not an entry-level opportunity. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to prioritize and follow through on time-sensitive requests, multitask effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, and provide strong attention to detail. This position requires availability outside of regular business hours. New Hampshire ties with Hill experience and access to a car are preferred. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 20. No phone calls or drop-ins, please. Please email nh01jobs@gmail.com with “Scheduler – Last Name, First Name” as the subject line along with a resume’, cover letter, and three references (with name, title and organization, phone number and email).

Legislative Director

Congressman John Sarbanes seeks a Legislative Director (LD) to coordinate and oversee the Member’s legislative agenda, advise the Member on legislative activities and lead legislative staff. Qualified candidates will have a strong understanding of the legislative process, excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to excel in a fast-paced, proactive office. Must have 3+ years of Hill experience. Maryland ties and experience working with the Energy & Commerce Committee are both a plus.

Interested applicants should e-mail 1) a resume, 2) a cover letter, and 3) two writing samples to employment@mail.house.gov with the subject “Legislative Director: LAST NAME” . The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Press Secretary/Deputy Press Secretary (Rep. Pressley)

Base salary: $53,000

SUMMARY:

The Press Secretary/Deputy Press Secretary works closely with the Communications Director to execute a fast-paced and dynamic communication plan and help manage day to day relationships with local and national media.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Support implementation of media, public relations, and communications strategies for the Congresswoman;

  • Draft press releases, talking points, speeches, op-eds, newsletters, questionnaires, and other written materials;

  • Compile daily press clips and stay informed about current events in the district and across the country for their impact on the Congresswoman;

  • Manage and catalogue incoming media requests for the Congresswoman and notify the Communications Director accordingly;

  • Maintain various press archives for the Congresswoman;

  • Manage logistics for town halls, press conferences, and other public-facing events, both virtual and in-person;

  • Remain abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues about which the Congresswoman may be questioned;

  • Maintain a good working relationship with the Congresswoman, staff, and constituents;

  • Work well under pressure, handles stress, and accepts performance-based criticism and direction;

  • Support on administrative functions of the office as needed such as constituent calls and data entry

  • Work flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends, and performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Our office prioritizes building a diverse team committed to advocating for the residents of the Massachusetts 7th. 2-4 years of communications experience is recommended. As a practice as an office we do not require any pre-requisite degrees. This is not an entry level position. Ties to Massachusetts preferred, but not required.

Please expand on how your unique set of experiences suits you to excel in this role in your cover letter.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Strong communications skills, including writing, editing, and proofreading;

  • Understanding of print, broadcast, and online media;

  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks at once;

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

  • Ability to exercise discretion in the representation of the Congresswoman's position on policy issues;

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others, including members of the press;

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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

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

  • At time of posting, partial remote work is advised. COVID-19 precautions and remote work expectations can be discussed during the interview process.

  • This role is based in Washington, D.C. and requires as-needed travel to Massachusetts.

COMPENSATION:

The salary for the position is $53,000, along with a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, dental, federal student loan payments (terms apply) and 15 weeks of paid FMLA.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples and 3 references to ma7jobposting@gmail.com with the subject line “Press Secretary / Deputy Press Secretary”.

Scheduler

Rep. Suzan DelBene seeks a highly-organized and energetic scheduler to help run her fast-paced DC office. Primary responsibilities include maintaining the Member’s schedule, organizing and responding to all meeting requests, booking travel for the Member and coordinating with the staff to ensure the Member’s schedule runs smoothly.

This is not an entry-level position. Ideal candidates will have experience working in operational roles. This position is part of the senior staff team and is critical to the office’s operations. Washington state ties are encouraged and access to a car is a plus.

The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume to DelBene.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Chief of Staff

Moderate, Mid-Atlantic Member of Congress seeks a Chief of Staff. Candidates should have excellent leadership, management, and organizational skills; a thorough grasp of the legislative process and of House organization and procedure; strong relationships with House and Committee leadership staff; and excellent communication, relationship-building, and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of management and legislative experience. The Office is an equal opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter in a single PDF with “Chief of Staff” as the subject line to trone.jobs@gmail.com by Friday, October 15th.

Deputy Communications Director

The Committee on Financial Services (Majority) seeks an experienced Deputy Communications Director to work closely with the Communications Director on implementing the Committee’s strategic communications goals and priorities. The successful candidate will have 4-5 years of senior communications experience either on the Hill, in a non-profit, government agency, or industry setting; strong writing skills; excellent knowledge of social media; and deep understanding of print, TV, and radio. Pre-existing relationships with media preferred, but not required. The successful candidate will also be a go-getter, with a positive attitude, problem-solving mentality, and able to work in a collaborative, diverse, high-paced, close-knit, team environment. Women, people of color, and members of the LBGTQ community are especially encouraged to apply. Please send resume and two writing samples to fscdemresumes@mail.house.gov. No phone calls, drop-ins, or LinkedIn messages please.

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), a Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Legislative Assistant to handle intelligence, foreign affairs, defense, homeland security, and infrastructure issues.

This is not an entry-level position: the ideal candidate will have previous legislative experience, strong writing skills, an ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment, a positive attitude, and strong coalition-building skills. While this position is primarily policy-focused, preferred candidates will also have the ability to work collaboratively with press and communications staff. Ideal candidates will possess a sophisticated understanding of issues under the jurisdiction of the House Intelligence Committee.

Responsibilities will include policy research, drafting legislation, and staffing the Congressman for hearings/markups before the House Intelligence Committee.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to il08careers@gmail.com

The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

Digital Resident

The House Democratic Caucus is seeking motivated, detail-oriented Digital residents to work full-time, in-person in a fast-paced leadership office. Residents will be primarily responsible for assisting digital campaigns and creating content for various social media platforms. The program will also include an educational work component in which residents will attend and manage remote congressional briefings and hearings, conduct research, draft internal documents and participate in professional development sessions.

The term of this paid residency will be from November 2021 to March 2022. Applicants must be able to work in Washington, D.C. Ideal applicants will have a professional and positive attitude, a demonstrated knowledge of Democratic politics and problem-solving skills. Digital candidates should have proficiency with social media platforms, graphic design, video editing software and other digital programs. Navigation of creative design platforms is mandatory (Adobe Creative Cloud, Canva, etc.). Strong writing skills are required. A passion for politics, the legislative process and the digital creative industry is a plus. 

Qualified applicants should send one PDF file including their resume, cover letter, digital portfolio or digital examples along with three professional references toCaucusInternResume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “APPLICANT NAME Fall 2021 Digital Residency Application.” Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, veterans and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  The deadline to submit applications is Monday, October 18, 2021at 5:00 p.m. ET.  No drop-ins or calls, please.

 

Federal Programs Analyst

Senior Democratic Congressman seeks a federal programs analyst to track all federal funds provided to his district for natural disaster and pandemic relief over the last three years with the goal of producing a comprehensive report to constituents. Applicants should have complete familiarity with federal grant procedures and accounting and generally accepted government contracting practices. Previous experience filing open government requests and with preparation of an evidentiary record in a federal Inspector General’s or other public auditor’s office ideal. Candidates must be self-starters and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. This is not an entry-level position.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.  Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples in a single .pdf file to bob.schwalbach@mail.house.gov.

 


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Operations Assistant

The House Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) seeks a detail-oriented and well-organized Operations Manager.

As the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for providing direct administrative and scheduling support to the Director and the rest of the ODI Team. As a strong candidate, you will be proactive, have excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail, be able to anticipate problems and offer solutions, communicate clearly in a fast-paced environment, manage competing priorities, and work effectively with different teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for general reception and administrative duties, including but not limited to answering phones, taking meeting notes, managing supplies/vendors, and drafting correspondence;

  • Provides direct administrative and scheduling support to the Director of ODI;

  • Maintains team calendar and coordinates all internal and external meetings/events;

  • Manages the calendars of appointments for the Candidate Services team, including scheduling intake meetings, resume reviews, and mock interviews;

  • Manages the intake and dissemination of requests sent to the ODI team;

  • Support the drafting, reviewing, and editing of regular office reports;

  • Performs duties with a high level of professionalism while maintaining tact and confidentiality; 

  • Effectively utilizes office technology/equipment to keep the office well-organized and functioning smoothly;

  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience in an administrative role

  • Experience supporting a team in a fast-paced environment and detail oriented 

  • Knowledge of technology/office equipment and willingness to learn new information systems and software; proficiency in the use of computer applications and in Microsoft 365 applications (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams, OneDrive)

Interested candidates should apply by following the instructions here https://house.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/339?c=house

Candidates will be asked to upload a cover letter and a resume. Salary commensurate with experience. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, military status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. We strongly value the diversity of our employees and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins, please. Please apply by November 1, 2021.


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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”  

Legislative Counsel

The Office of Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott seeks an energetic, motivated, and organized individual to serve as Legislative Counsel in his Washington, D.C. office to manage an extensive legislative portfolio that includes criminal justice, voting rights, civil rights, and immigration policy. Law degree required (active bar license not required). Previous criminal defense litigation and/or Capitol Hill experience a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. The office is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.

Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to jobs.va03@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Counsel” in the subject line.

Communications Director

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) and member of House leadership, seeks an aggressive and detail-oriented communications director to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. The position will manage or oversee all aspects of a busy and proactive communications shop by writing press releases, advisories, statements; serving as the Member’s spokesperson; managing communications strategy; and developing relationships with members of the local, state, and national media.

The position also manages a digital staffer, legislative correspondent, and press fellow. This is not an entry level position. Candidates should have at least three years of previous political communications experience, relationships with the Congressional press corps and familiarity with national security and transportation issues are encouraged. 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 ny18commsresumes@gmail.com

Legislative Assistant

Moderate, Blue Dog Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee is seeking an experienced Legislative Assistant to cover a robust policy portfolio, including agriculture, natural resources, Tribal, water, and immigration issues. Duties include, but are not limited to, developing and planning legislation, monitoring legislative developments within the House Agriculture Committee and on the House floor, staffing the Member in meetings and Committee hearings/markups, meeting with constituents and special interest groups on behalf of the Member, and assisting with constituent correspondence. Strong writing, organizational, oral communication, and collaborative work skills are required. Ideal candidates will have experience in water, Interior, and tribal issues in the Southwest region. Ideal candidates will also have a proven record of being proactive and turning ideas and issues into legislative successes. Prior Capitol Hill experience preferred; but not required. This is not an entry-level position. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to AZ01Resumes@mail.house.gov.

 

 

Staff Assistant

Staff Assistant

 

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks highly-motivated, detail-oriented staff assistant with excellent written and oral communication skills for DC office. 

 

Primary responsibility is driving the member. Other responsibilities include; general reception duty, handling tour and flag requests, processing constituent correspondence, addressing constituent matters, assist in managing interns, assisting the Member and staff in all functions of the office, and other duties as assigned by the Chief or Member. 

 

A valid driver’s license, daily access to an automobile and a good driving record are a necessity. 

 

Previous Hill experience as an intern or staff assistant preferred but not necessary.

 

Southern California ties and Spanish fluency are a plus.

 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two references with “STAFF ASSISTANT” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.

 

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

Constituent Services Representative

Base salary: 400000

The Office of Congressman Tom Malinowski seeks a Constituent Services Representative based in his Somerville, NJ office to advocate on behalf of constituents seeking assistance with federal agencies or accessing federal benefits or resources. 

This is a public-facing position, directly assisting constituents of New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District. Applicants must possess the temperament to communicate in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner at all times. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Advocate on behalf of constituents seeking assistance with matters before federal agencies; this could include but is not limited to assistance with the IRS, travel and immigration, social security, medicare, and veterans benefits.

  • 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, state, and local authorities;

  • Prepares periodic reports for the Congressman on pending cases and district activities in their assigned issue areas;

  • Continually screens active cases and provides regular status updates to constituents;

  • Maintains up-to-date files on all cases;

  • Assesses casework for problems requiring intervention from the Congressman.

  • Screens and refers cases, when appropriate, to other federal or state legislative offices;

  • Provides logistical support to the Congressman at events he attends in the district and serves as support staff for events hosted by the office.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Ability to learn quickly and develop a thorough knowledge of local, state, and federal agency processes.

  • Professional telephone and email demeanor;

  • 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, and can expect a portion of each week to be spent outside the office meeting with constituents and representing the congressman at events. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and working vehicle.  

1-2 years’ experience preferred but outstanding recent graduates are welcome to apply. Starting salary for this position is $40,000 to $45,000 a year commensurate with experience.  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.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to NJ07Resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line “NJ07 Constituent Services Representative.” 

 

Legislative Director

Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) seeks a Legislative Director for his Washington, DC team. This individual is responsible for helping to shape and execute Derek’s legislative agenda, mentoring and leading an active legislative team, and working with other members of a highly-collaborative, high-performing senior staff to help deliver wins for our constituents.  

Qualified candidates will have strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to negotiate and resolve complex problems, experience building relationships within the Democratic caucus and across the aisle, and a positive attitude with a great sense of humor.  Additionally, our ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of effectively managing internal and external stakeholders and developing and executing a long-term strategic plan while remaining flexible and adaptive to the often chaotic nature of working in the House. Prior experience working with the Appropriations, Financial Services, and/or Ways & Means Committees is desired.      

Interested applicants should e-mail 1) a resume, 2) a cover letter, 3) two writing samples, and 4) three professional references to Kilmer.Resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject “Legislative Director: LAST NAME” by COB Friday, October 15, 2021. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQAI+ 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 Kilmer.Resumes@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant/Driver

Rep. Sylvia Garcia seeks a Staff Assistant/Driver to assist the Washington D.C. Office. Currently, TX-29 offices are in a state of partial telework. Primary duties will include driving the Member to and from events during regular office hours, after hours, and occasional weekends, ensuring the member’s schedule is executed according to plan, handling tour and flag requests, helping manage the internship program, managing the incoming calls and voicemails to both offices phone systems, coordinating member and constituent correspondence, and assisting the Washington D.C. office with legislative work. Additional responsibilities include staffing and managing the front office, answering the phone, greeting visitors, and providing additional office support as needed.   


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Communications Director

The Office of Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney is seeking an experienced Communications Director based in her Washington, DC office. This is not an entry level position and familiarity with DC, national, and political press as well as political communications experience is required. On the record experience is preferred.  The Communications Director reports directly to the Chief of Staff and Congresswoman and works closely with the Legislative Director and New York Chief of Staff. The Communications Director manages a team of three communications staffers and previous management experience is preferred.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

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

  • Fielding interview requests and actively seeking out interview opportunities

  • Drafting and editing press releases, op-eds, newsletters, talking points, mailers, speeches, social media content

  • Preparing and staffing the Congresswoman for media interviews

Candidates must thrive in a collaborative, fast-based environment and have a good sense of humor. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. New York ties are a plus, but not required. Cover letter, resume and one writing sample can be sent to ny12jobs@gmail.com. This job closes on Friday October 8th.

Digital / Press Aide

Southern California Democrat is seeking an organized and creative Digital/Press Aide to join a fast-paced communications team. The Digital/Press Aide will assist the Communications Director in developing and implementing an aggressive communications and digital media strategy. Qualified candidates must have demonstrated graphic design experience, a working knowledge of video editing software, strong writing skills, and a familiarity with social media management. Familiarity with Adobe Suite and Intranet Quorum is a plus. California ties and Spanish-language skills are strongly preferred.  

Responsibilities include: 

  • Managing social media platforms and developing a creative digital strategy;

  • Designing graphics and producing videos for social media;

  • Generating ideas for press, mass mailings, and newsletters;

  • Drafting press releases, advisories, talking points, speeches, and remarks;

  • Assisting with communications outreach to district stakeholders and Member offices; and

  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and at least one writing and digital sample to: CARuizJobs@mail.house.gov with “Digital/Press Aide” in the subject line. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Press and Digital Assistant

Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux (GA-07) is seeking an experienced Press and Digital Assistant to join her communications team in a demanding, fast-paced office. The Press and Digital Assistant will manage social, email, web, and creative strategy, and assist the Communications Director in developing and implementing a media, communications, and public relations plan. This is not an entry-level position. An ideal candidate will be creative, self-motivated, and eager. Applicants should be organized and creative, have at least one year or one campaign cycle of digital experience, possess strong writing abilities, and exhibit a record of working across multiple digital platforms.  Ideal candidates will have experience shooting and producing professional-quality photo and video, as well as proficiency with Premiere, Lightroom, Photoshop, or other design programs. Strong writing skills are required. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, at least two writing samples, and at least three digital design samples (graphics, gifs, videos, etc.) as links or attachments to Andrew.Scibetta@mail.house.gov  with the subject line “Press/Digital Assistant” by October 15, 2021. 

 

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. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. No calls or drop-ins, please.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages social media platforms and helps develop a creative digital strategy;

  • Helps implement media, communications, and public relations strategies;

  • Designs graphics for social media and helps create and publish content, including videos; 

  • Provides information on and generates ideas for press, mass mailings, and newsletters;

  • Compiles media reports in the district and the nation for their impact on the Congresswoman;

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

  • Has the ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

  • Works well under pressure and handles stress;

  • Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights, and weekends as needed according to the Congressional schedule; and

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • This is not an entry-level position.

  • Completion of a four-year college education is preferred for this position. 

  • Experience producing professional-quality photos, videos, and graphics is required. 

  • Proficiency with Premiere, Lightroom, Photoshop, or other commensurate design programs is preferred. 

  • Experience using IQ or another constituent management system is preferred.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • A strong understanding of print, broadcast, and online media;

  • Strong digital design skills and understanding of social media; 

  • Video editing experience and production skills; 

  • Knowledge of current issues;

  • Ability to perform essential job functions above; and

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Due to COVID-19, the candidate should be prepared to work both from home and in the Washington, D.C., office. 

  • When in the office, noise levels are usually moderate. You will be expected to work in a standard workstation typical of a House office. 

Legislative Director

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) seeks an experienced Legislative Director (LD). The LD is responsible for:

  • Advising Congressman Levin on all policy positions, legislation and votes;

  • Coordinating with Legislative Assistants, the Legislative Correspondent, and Legislative Fellows to develop policy positions and ensure that Congressman Levin is prepared for all legislative hearings, markups, and vote series;

  • Overseeing the legislative staff and working in concert with communications, district, and operations staff; and

  • Personally handling Congressman Levin’s active work as a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, plus other issue areas to be determined.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least three years of Hill experience as a legislative assistant;

  • A strong understanding of the legislative process;

  • Excellent writing and organizational skills;

  • Impeccable attention to detail;

  • A commitment to bold and progressive policy change; and

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The Office of Congressman Andy Levin is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability or military status.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to MI09.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line of the form: “LD – Your Name” no later than 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.