Job Announcements Board

Staff Assistant

U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai’i - 01) is seeking a Staff Assistant for his Washington, D.C. office.

 

Responsibilities will run the range of assisting the legislative, constituent services and administrative functions of the office, to include: monitoring and processing constituent mail and other communications, managing constituent tours, and coordinating DC and district office issues. As needed and depending on capability, the position also encompasses legislative correspondent and casework assistance. Direct report is to the Chief of Staff although the Congressman is routinely involved in all aspects of his office operations.

 

Strong preference given to (1) prior Capitol Hill experience 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 “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.


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Progressive Midwest Chief of Staff

CHIEF OF STAFF

PROGRESSIVE MIDWEST DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL MEMBER


SUMMARY:

A progressive midwest democratic congressional member is looking for a passionate, hardworking, and energized Chief of Staff (Chief) to support the congressional member and her team with critical in-district work and our bold legislative agenda. The Chief will advance the goals and mission of the office in serving the residents of the Congressional District. 

The member is looking for a partner in mentoring, supporting, and managing staff as they lead her committee work, implement policy and legislative objectives, and provide aggressive, problem-solving direct constituent service to a district that is the third poorest in the nation. We are looking for someone who is committed to the mission even more than the position. An ideal candidate should have strong progressive values rooted in racial, economic, social, and gender justice. 

Many of the congressional members' existing team members come from the non-profit sector and/or movement work. She seeks an experienced Chief who will embrace the challenge of elevating the voices of her residents in Washington, while collaborating closely with the leadership core team (district director, legislative director, communications director, senior policy counsel & office manager) to achieve goals in alignment with the office’s strategic plan. Ideal candidate must be a team-oriented leader who will work with senior leadership to make important and critical decisions for the member and goals of the office.  


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Works in conjunction with the leadership core team to implement the strategic plan (created together with the full team) that is centered on aggressive constituent service in the district, and legislative and committee agendas that are responsive to district needs, while establishing national leadership on key policy issues. 
  • Guides & mentors the entire team in partnership with the leadership core team. This will include staff evaluations in consultation with the member, as well as developing robust team training and professional growth for team members. 
  • Oversight responsibility, in conjunction with the member, for all personnel matters including hiring, salary, and disciplinary decisions. Ensures office compliance with all relevant laws and guidelines, including those administered by the Committee on Ethics, Committee on House Administration, Cyber Security Office, and the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights. Responsibilities include overseeing the budget for all our offices in DC and in the district, including assisting Office Manager with equipment purchases and inventory as needed. This also includes recordkeeping with leases and contracts to support our four neighborhood service centers in the district.  
  • Enhances office procedures and policies to work best for the team and constituents.
  • Chief helps manage the members schedule, and must be willing to travel when necessary. 
  • Chief will manage & facilitate our weekly staff meetings. 
  • Will also serve as one of the members liaisons to other congressional offices and outside groups. 
  • Chief may represent the team & the member at local or national events when necessary. 
  • Creates a “working with” not a “working for” culture in the office, thus a cooperative model that draws on the strengths of all team members, avoids egotism, and puts district residents first.
  • Rises to the occasion in stressful situations, including rapid legislative and media responses. 
  • Works hard and willing to work flexible, long hours when necessary. 
  • Coordinates with Sergeant at Arms and United States Capitol Police as needed to ensure appropriate safety protocols are in place at all times for the team and the member.
  • Serves as liaison to the Office of General Counsel and outside counsel as appropriate in response to matters relating to the official office.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Seeking applicants with substantial experience in political organizing, legislative policy, and/or personnel management. Experience in movement-based organizing is a plus.


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Thorough knowledge of House organization and procedures;
  • Command of the necessary organizational, supervisory leadership, and motivational skills needed to manage a House office;
  • Demonstrated success in managing diverse teams in a stressful, fast paced environment;
  • Experience in working with vulnerable and diverse communities; 
  • An understanding of the district and federal political environments;
  • Thorough knowledge of the legislative process;
  • Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal agencies and departments;
  • Thorough knowledge of the Members' Congressional Handbook and House Rules;
  • Ability to perform essential job functions above;
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with the Congresswoman, staff and constituents;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;
  • Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Knowledge of the office policies, practices, and procedures;
  • Knowledge of office computer applications.

TO APPLY:

All interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to progressivemember.jobs@mail.house.gov. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls or drop-ins please. Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ persons and members of other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. 
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Job Opening - Rep. Bobby Scott's Newport News District Office

The Office of Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA-03) seeks a District Office Staffer to assist constituents with federal, state, and local agencies and perform outreach throughout the 3rd congressional district of Virginia. The position will be based in the Congressman’s Newport News, VA district office.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Represent the Congressman within their areas of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal, state, 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 review active cases and act 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 for information of importance to the office;
  • Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the Legislative Director;
  • Staffing the Congressman and representing the office at events in the district;
  • Some evening and weekend work expected;
  • Serve as support staff for townhall meetings & roundtable discussions; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Professional telephone manners;
  • Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;
  • Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;
  • Ability to exercise discretion and proper judgment, and understand when to seek additional input and guidance from colleagues and/or superiors;
  • Knowledge of office policies, practices, and procedures;
  • Proficiency in word processing;
  • Ability to perform all essential job functions; and
  • Knowledge of issues and events in the district in which the Member is involved.

 

Representative Scott’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and a 1-page writing sample to jobs.va03@mail.house.gov.  Applications will be accepted until October 30, 2020.
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Constituent Services Representative

The Office of Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) seeks a Constituent Services Representative for his Northern Virginia office. Responsibilities include assisting constituents with addressing and resolving issues with federal agencies, answering phone calls, representing the office at regional fairs and festivals and helping with organizing public events. Applicants should be organized and able to work well under  pressure. Some evenings and weekends are required. Ties to Northern Virginia are a plus. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. To be considered, please submit a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to VA11Resumes@gmail.com with “Constituent Services Representative” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.


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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Seeking Communications Directors for incoming Freshman Democratic Members to develop and implement a comprehensive communications plan; pitch media and field press inquiries; develop relationships with reporters; draft press releases, speeches, talking points, and op-eds; organizing daily news clips; and serving as Member's primary spokesperson.  Individual must have 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.  Successful candidates will be motivated, creative, detail-oriented, able to meet tight deadlines and have analytic ability, sound political judgment and strong interpersonal and communication skills. Applicants must have prior experience; this is not an entry level position.  The Majority Leader's Office is collecting resumes for Communications Directors for incoming Freshmen Democratic Members.  Please submit materials, here.

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SCHEDULER

Seeking Schedulers for incoming Freshman Democratic Members 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. Individuals must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask.  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.  Applicants should have prior scheduling or Capitol Hill experience.   This is not an entry-level position. The Majority Leader's Office is collecting resumes for Schedulers for incoming Freshmen Democratic Members. Please submit materials, here.

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DIGITAL ASSISTANT

Seeking proactive, hard-working, and tech-savvy individuals to serve as Digital Assistants for incoming Freshman Democratic Members. Ideal candidates will have experience running a comprehensive digital media program. Candidates should be organized, creative, and motivated with high attention to detail. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing social media accounts and website, including conceptualizing and creating high quality videos and graphics; managing online outreach and advertising campaigns, tracking press and social media analytics; creating e-newsletters and franked mailings; primary photographer and videographer in Washington office. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus. The Majority Leader's Office is collecting resumes for Digital Assistants for incoming Freshmen Democratic Members.

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Senior Legislative Assistant

Senior progressive appropriator and member of House leadership seeks a senior legislative assistant to cover a broad portfolio of issues including criminal justice reform, civil and voting rights, transportation, housing, small/minority businesses, and technology. Responsibilities include handling appropriations requests and staffing full committee markups, developing and advancing a proactive legislative agenda on  racial equity and housing policy, drafting, analyzing legislation, writing policy memos and talking points, working with outside stakeholders, and meeting with constituents. 

 

Ideal candidates will be politically savvy, outstanding writers, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working with a variety of stakeholders to advance a robust policy agenda. 

 

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 “Senior Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.
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Legislative Assistant Opening

Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), an ardent environmentalist and leading advocate for sustainable agriculture, is seeking a Legislative Assistant to spearhead his effort to address the climate emergency and promote agricultural practices that protect the environment, provide healthy food, and focus resources on small and mid-size farms. This staff member will also handle animal welfare, energy, flood insurance, public lands, and tribal issues.

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 and amendments; writing talking points, legislative memos, and issue specific reports; and identifying and engaging with key constituent groups and stakeholders.

This office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of the district that we serve. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. District/state ties are a plus.

Qualified candidates should send their applications (resume, cover letter, and a one-page writing sample) to resume.blumenauer@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant Opening” in the subject line. No calls please.


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Staff Assistant

Rep. Sharice Davids’ Office is seeking to hire a new DC based Staff Assistant. The Staff Assistant is responsible for a number of administrative duties, including: maintaining the front office (when we are able to work in the office and have visitors again), assisting the Operations Director with coordinating office operations, and helping the communications and legislative staff with various tasks. This position also oversees Rep. Davids’ internship program in DC and drives and helps staff the Member at events (car required). The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, well organized, and accustomed to a fast paced work environment.

 

Rep. Davids’ Office is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Bachelor’s Degree required. Hill experience and Kansas ties preferred.

 

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to JobsKS03@gmail.com and include “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


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Press Secretary

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) seeks a Press Secretary to handle all press and communications for her office. Duties include long-term planning; working with local and national reporters; producers; and bookers; conducting proactive media outreach; managing online communications; and drafting press releases, op-eds, and speeches. The position requires a close partnership with legislative and district staff, attention to detail, and the ability to work well under pressure.

 

Candidates should have 3-5 years of experience working in a press/communications role. This is not an entry level position. The position requires excellent organizational skills, understanding of message development, sound judgment, a positive attitude and the ability to work well in a team environment. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Please email a cover letter, resume, three references, and two writing samples to ca18resumes@gmail.com by Wednesday, October 21st.


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Staff Assistant

Rep. Sharice Davids’ Office is seeking to hire a new DC based Staff Assistant. The Staff Assistant is responsible for a number of administrative duties, including: maintaining the front office (when we are able to work in the office and have visitors again), assisting the Operations Director with coordinating office operations, and helping the communications and legislative staff with various tasks. This position also oversees Rep. Davids’ internship program in DC and drives and helps staff the Member at events (car required). The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, well organized, and accustomed to a fast paced work environment.

 

Rep. Davids’ Office is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Bachelor’s Degree required. Hill experience and Kansas ties preferred.

 

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to JobsKS03@gmail.com and include “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

 


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Communications Director

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) seeks a highly motivated, experienced, and detailed-oriented Communications Director for a fast-paced office.  

 

Responsibilities include working with the Member and Chief of Staff on developing and implementing a communications strategy to advance the Member’s agenda; managing and working closely with the Press Secretary; coordinating with legislative and district staff to effectively 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 in VA-10; website management; overseeing daily clips; and staffing Member for press events.  

 

The ideal candidate will possess exceptional writing and oral communication skills, the ability to multitask and prioritize under pressure, and enjoy working on an energetic team. They will also have video editing and digital communications experience, and experience executing communications plans. 

 

This is not an entry level position. A minimum of three years of prior communications experience is required. Hill experience and Spanish language proficiency preferred. Virginia ties a plus.  

 

Qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and three writing samples (at least one set of talking points) to va10resumes@gmail.com.
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Staff Director

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS’ AFFAIRS

TITLE: Staff Director – Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (Majority)

SUMMARY: The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Staff Director for the Technology Modernization Subcommittee. The Staff Director will be responsible for directing and managing the activities of the Subcommittee, which includes oversight, policy development, and legislative efforts related to all enterprise information technology (IT) activities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with a particular focus on the Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program. 

 

The Subcommittee Staff Director develops and executes an oversight plan in consultation with Committee leadership, advises the Committee and Subcommittee chairs on IT issues and related matters, plans oversight hearings, develops relevant legislation, and supports the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities.   The Technology Modernization Subcommittee Majority Staff Director reports to the HVAC Majority Staff Director.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

• Carry out robust congressional oversight of VA enterprise IT programs and related policy initiatives.

• Advise the Committee Chair, Subcommittee Chair, and HVAC Majority Staff Director on VA IT and related matters, and assist in the development and implementation of strategic and policy goals.

• Assist and advise the Committee Chair, Subcommittee Chair, and HVAC Majority Staff Director on legislative initiatives and activities of the Committee, including the drafting of legislation.

• Develop and execute an oversight plan, including proposed hearings, oversight letters, site visits, etc., in consultation with Committee leadership.

• Supervise Subcommittee staff and manage all aspects of Subcommittee activities and work product.

• Prepare and manage all aspects of Subcommittee oversight hearings.

• Maintain professional relationships with key stakeholders to facilitate oversight activities.

• Monitor legislative needs and developments within congressional committees and on the House floor within the IT-related issue areas of responsibility.

• Draft hearing statements and floor speeches for the Committee Chair and Subcommittee Chair.

• Coordinate IT oversight and investigative initiatives with other HVAC subcommittees and relevant House Committees.

• Serve as primary contact on IT policy and oversight matters for counterparts in the Senate and other House committees/subcommittees, VA, CBO.

• Review and evaluate laws, programs, legislative proposals and necessity for further action within the area of responsibility.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

• College degree required

• Background in congressional oversight strongly preferred

• Background in government IT contracting

• Some knowledge of IT project management

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others

• Knowledge of the legislative process

• Thoroughness and careful attention to detail

• Availability to work non-traditional hours on occasion

 

DUTIES         

• Formulate oversight and investigative initiatives for VA IT issue areas which includes:

o provide substantial input on the creation of an oversight plan;

o direct and oversee investigations within subcommittee jurisdiction;

o execute Subcommittee activities relevant to the oversight plan.

• Provide leadership responsibility for all Subcommittee activities including but not limited to the following:

o draft oversight letters;

o coordinate and attend briefings on relevant subject matter;

o identify and prepare witnesses;

o oversee the Subcommittee’s witness invitations;

o oversee the writing and preparation of memoranda, opening statements, and questions;

o assist in preparation of Chair’s briefing papers;

o ensure appropriate preparation for hearings;

o ensure proper follow-up after conclusions of hearings;

o coordinate with HVAC staff counterparts, communication staff, and chief counsel.

• Provide information on and generate ideas for press and other outreach efforts.

• Perform other duties as assigned by Majority Staff Director.

 

Candidates will be evaluated on experience, skills, character and fitness, and how well you meet the qualifications and requirements above. In an effort to build a diverse and more inclusive work environment, the committee strongly encourages veterans, minority, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ candidates to apply. Salary range $115-$125k, commensurate with experience.

 

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


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Staff Assistant/Clerk

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS’ AFFAIRS

TITLE: Staff Assistant/Clerk – House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (Majority)

SUMMARY: The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Staff Assistant/Clerk to support the committee with administrative tasks and assist the Chief Clerk. The Staff Assistant/Clerk will be responsible for administrative tasks in the office including managing the front office, mail processing, monitoring office deliveries, placing supply orders, answering phones, greeting visitors; and other assigned duties. The Staff Assistant/Clerk’s will also assist the Chief Clerk with preparation and execution of all full committee and subcommittee events, to include: assisting with invitations for committee events, archiving committee activity, and hearing/markup preparation.

 

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

 

Candidates will be evaluated on experience, skills, character and fitness, and how well you meet the qualifications and requirements above. In an effort to build a diverse and more inclusive work environment, the committee strongly encourages veterans, minority, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ candidates to apply. Salary range $40-$55k, commensurate with experience.

 

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


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Constituent Services Coordinator

Rep. Katie Porter seeks a highly motivated, resourceful, and organized individual with strong interpersonal skills to serve as the Constituent Services Coordinator in the District Office. The ideal candidate will be able to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and work well in a fast-paced environment.

The Constituent Services Coordinator will work directly with constituents and federal agencies, create and implement strategic casework and outreach goals, and assist with other District Office functions as assigned.

Key Job Priorities 
Serve as the Congresswoman’s in-district liaison for a limited portfolio of issue areas, while working under the leadership of the Director of Constituent Services and Outreach 
● Act as the representative for the Congresswoman, which includes answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, and communicating with constituents both verbally and in writing 
● Follow casework procedures and meet casework expectations as set by the Director of Constituent Services and Outreach 
● Coordinate and handle a diverse portfolio of federal agency cases through intake, agency correspondence, constituent correspondence, and resolution
 ● Screen active cases and liaise with constituents to ensure their cases are handled in a responsive manner 
● Organize and monitor casework data to assist the Director of Constituent Services and Outreach with reporting on casework trends and issues 
● Assist the Director of Constituent Services and Outreach with establishing and promoting casework policies and procedures
● Provide constituents with referrals and references, and ensure that other offices respond to referred constituents in a timely manner
● Correspond with constituents seeking to register opinions or understand policy 
● Maintain up-to-date files on all cases and office resources 
● Plan and execute outreach events to serve constituents, create more casework, and interact with the community 
● Work with legislative team to increase knowledge on issue area assignments and to communicate in- district developments and notable meeting developments 
● Work with the Director of Constituent Services and Outreach to compile and publicize success stories and constituent testimonials 
● Perform administrative and organizational tasks related to casework or outreach as assigned by the Director of Constituent Services and Outreach 

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 please email resumesCA45@mail.house.gov with the title of position as the email subject line and include your resume, cover letter, 2 professional references, and a writing sample. 

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Progressive Midwest Democrat Seeking Health LA

Progressive Midwest Democrat seeking legislative assistant to work in fast-paced office on health and women’s issues.  This is not an entry level job -- a knowledge of health care issues a must and previous Hill experience is preferred.  Candidates should possess strong communications and writing skills, familiarity with the legislative process, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.  We are seeking a highly-organized and productive self-starter and a team player.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. 

 

Interested candidates should email or fax (please no calls) a resume and writing sample to il9healthla@gmail.com


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Official Volunteer Opportunity - Contested Election Observers

The Committee on House Administration is seeking Congressional staff to volunteer to serve as official nonpartisan observers for the 2020 general election.

This is an opportunity to play an important role in assisting the Committee in executing its responsibilities under the Federal Contested Elections Act. The Committee will provide any staff that sign up to volunteer a short training and then, if need, volunteers may be sent to a Congressional District after the election as an observer. A law degree is helpful, but not required.

As volunteer observers, you will observe the election or post-election counting and certification process and report back to the Committee about any issues that might be relevant to resolve a potential election contest. Previous observer experience is not required.  Volunteers undergo online training provided by Committee staff and receive training manuals consisting of relevant laws, procedures, and other information. As voting processes change across the country due to the pandemic, this role will be more important than ever. Should any particular election ultimately give rise to a contest before the Committee, your on-site observations and contemporaneous fact-finding could be critical to the fair resolution of the contest. You can go here to sign up. If you have any questions, you can contact Committee on House Administration Elections Counsel Georgina Cannan at Georgina.Cannan@mail.house.gov.


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Rep. Frankel Seeking Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) is hiring a legislative assistant to cover a diverse portfolio that focuses on women’s issues to include the Labor, Health, and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee, the Democratic Women’s Caucus, and other issues as assigned. Excellent writing skills and attention to detail are required. Candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. This is not an entry-level position. Previous experience with the Hill and with the Appropriations process is strongly preferred. 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. Please send a cover letter and resume to FLJobOpening@mail.house.gov.


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LA opportunity

Senior House Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to cover a portfolio that includes transportation, manufacturing, trade, small business, labor, and other issues. Previous Hill experience a plus. Attention to detail, ability to work independently and stay organized in a fast-paced environment, and a sense of humor are required.

 

To apply please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to NewEnglandDemLA@gmail.com. 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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.

 


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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.


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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.


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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. 


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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.
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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.
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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.


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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


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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.

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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.



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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
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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
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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.


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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


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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.


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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. 


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.



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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.


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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.


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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.
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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.


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