Job Announcements Board

Legislative Correspondent/Digital Assistant

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

 

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

 

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

Digital & Press Fellow

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

 

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

 

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

West Coast Democrat seeks Legislative Assistant

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

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

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

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

Legislative Assistant

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

 

The Office of Congresswoman Chellie Pingree is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send a pdf of their resume and cover letter to Pingree.resume@mail.house.gov 

 

Scheduler

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

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

District Scheduler and Office Manager

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

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

Essential job functions:

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

  • Prepares online briefing book for Member for district visits;

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

  • Maintains database of all scheduling requests, invitations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Recruits, trains and manages interns for state offices;

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

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

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

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

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

District Representative

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Legislative Assistant

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

 

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

Senior Legislative Assistant

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

 

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

 

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

Congressional Progressive Caucus seeks a Caucus Assistant

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

 

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

 

The CPC is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or expression, or sexual orientation. Women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQIA individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Healthcare Legislative Fellow

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

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

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

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

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

Legislative Assistant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Staff Assistant

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

 

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

 

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

 

Qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and two references to mdeanhiring@gmail.com in PDF format for each. Please title the email subject line: Staff Assistant [insert first and last name]”

 

Legislative Aide

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

 

An ideal candidate will be compassionate and kind and have a solid understanding of economic policy, particularly issues around poverty alleviation and income inequality. Applicants should have excellent research and writing skills, be a team player and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, committed to organizing and building coalitions to advance policy, and have a deep desire to eliminate systemic and racial injustice. Missouri ties preferred but not required. Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, unhoused people, formerly incarcerated individuals, and members of other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, criminal history or parental status.

 

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

Legislative Director

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

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience working on a variety of issues, including education, health, employment, labor, transportation, appropriations, housing, and other issues that impact majority-minority communities. Strong academic credentials, committee experience, and proven leadership skills are required. In addition, the candidate should possess strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, extensive knowledge of the legislative process, and be available to work long hours.

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

Deputy Director of Scheduling

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF SCHEDULING -

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

Legislative Assistant

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

Senior Legsilative Assistant

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

Digital Manager

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

Communications Director

Base salary: 65,000

Communications Director

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

 

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Staffing the Congresswoman for media engagements 

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

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

Candidate Qualifications:

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

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

  • Have experience prepping and staffing a principal for media engagements

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

  • Are hardworking and detail-oriented self-starters

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

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

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

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

Policy Aide

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

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

Primary Responsibilities:

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

-         Contacting hearing witnesses and managing their hearing materials.

-         Preparing Member binders and press packets.

-         Coordinating with Member offices.

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

-         Preparing the Committee hearing room for proceedings.

-         Managing the administrative aspects of hearings.

-         Cleaning up the hearing room after proceedings.

-         Filing and archiving all materials from proceedings.

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

-         Editing approved transcripts for final GPO print.

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

Additional Responsibilities:

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

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

-         Assisting the Committee Staff Assistant with their duties.

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

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

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

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

-         Holding meetings on behalf of Subcommittee or Office staff.

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

-         Coordinating and planning field hearing travel.

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

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

 


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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

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

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

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


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Legislative Director

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

Responsibilities

  • strategize legislative agenda

  • develop bill ideas

  • advance legislative priorities

  • staff Member at Committee hearings & markups

  • manage LAs

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

  • meet with outside organizations and constituents

  • prepare briefing materials for Committees and Floor

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

 

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

 

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

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Legislative Correspondent / Staff Assistant

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Communications Director

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

Press Secretary

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

An ideal candidate will:

  • Be an exceptional and enthusiastic writer and copyeditor;

  • Work collaboratively with the Congresswoman and staff;

  • Work effectively in a fast-paced setting;

  • Have experience executing a traditional and social media program;

  • Think strategically and creatively;

  • Be passionate about advancing progressive policies;

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

  • Have sound judgement and a positive attitude.

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

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


Press Secretary

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

An ideal candidate will:

  • Be an exceptional and enthusiastic writer and copyeditor;

  • Work collaboratively with the Congresswoman and staff;

  • Work effectively in a fast-paced setting;

  • Have experience executing a traditional and social media program;

  • Think strategically and creatively;

  • Be passionate about advancing progressive policies;

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

  • Have sound judgement and a positive attitude.

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

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

Legislative Correspondent 

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

 

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

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

  • Résumé (not to exceed one page)

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

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

 

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

Legislative Assistant

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues. Candidates should have excellent 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 and prior legislative experience on Capitol Hill is required. California ties preferred. Office is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and one writing sample to DeSaulnierLegAssistant@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant

Senior Member of the Committee on Ways and Means seeks a legislative assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of on-committee issues containing federal taxation, retirement, and oversight. The Legislative Assistant will be responsible for developing legislative initiatives, meeting with constituents and interested groups on behalf of the Member, and staffing the Member for committee hearings and markups.

 

Qualified candidates should have at least 3 years of experience and possess a strong understanding of the issues listed. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to work well with a team in a small, fast-paced environment, while maintaining a sense of humor. This is not an entry level position. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to CAdemofficejob@gmail.com.

Legislative Director

The Office of Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson seeks a legislative director. Responsibilities will include advancing legislative priorities and supporting the member’s work on the Education and Labor and Transportation and Infrastructure committees. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience working on a variety of issues, including education, health, employment, labor, transportation, appropriations, housing, and other issues affecting majority-minority communities. Strong academic credentials, committee experience, and proven leadership skills are required. Moreover, the candidate should possess strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, extensive knowledge of the legislative process, and be available to work long hours. 

This is not an entry-level position; only candidates with previous Hill experience and proven knowledge of legislative and political processes will be considered. Law degree and previous experience serving as a legislative director or senior policy staff are strongly preferred. 
 

Minorities and candidates with Florida ties are encouraged to apply. Submit your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to FL24.Resumes@mail.house.gov and include “Legislative Director” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant

Progressive Northeastern House Democrat seeks Staff Assistant for Capitol Hill office front desk duties (currently remotely executed), including answering phones, having initial contact with constituents, managing D.C. office interns, processing flag and tour requests, and other office-supporting administrative tasks.  Helping the Legislative Correspondent with letter-writing is also a significant part of the job.  Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample (1-2 pages) to democratic.hilljob@gmail.com.  Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.  Women and candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Professional Staff Member, Veterans Affairs

Base salary: 70,000 - 90,000

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Professional Staff Member to support the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.  Candidates will have experience in Congressional process, policy making, budgeting, and veteran programs. The position requires strong research, writing, and communications skills, with a demonstrated ability to constructively work on a team, generate ideas, and develop an oversight strategy. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and congressional experience is a plus, but neither is required. 

Exceptional candidates will have strong knowledge, experience, and skills with any of the following (though not necessarily all):

•            VA education programs, including GI Bill implementation and programs;

•            Oversight of institutions of higher learning, including State Approving Agencies;

•            DoD Transition Assistance programs;

•            DoL employment programs;

•            VA homelessness, housing, and home loan programs, and

•            Congressional Committee process.

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 $70-90k, commensurate with experience.

This job description accurately reflects the job duties of the employee who has been determined to be of an exempt status in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act. 

All candidates are required to complete an Online Application. There you can upload your resume, cover letter, and writing sample.


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Communications Director

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

 

Responsibilities:

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Staffing the Congresswoman for media engagements 

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

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

 

Candidate Qualifications:

 

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

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

  • Have experience prepping and staffing a principal for media engagements

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

  • Are hardworking and detail-oriented self-starters

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

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

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a resume with two professional references, and two writing samples of 1000 words or less to “jobs.mi08@mail.house.gov” by February 10, 2021.  

 

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

Legislative Assistant, Ed & Labor Appropriations

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse appropriations and legislative portfolio with an emphasis on education and labor.

Responsibilities include: in addition to the typical legislative duties, developing initiatives; preparing and staffing appropriations hearings; drafting statements; tracking legislation; and representing the office in meetings.

Requirements:  prior Capitol Hill experience; excellent organizational, writing, and communications skills; a solid understanding of the legislative process; detail orientation; ability to multi-task and work under pressure; ability to meet attendance requirements including a varied and often unpredictable work schedule; ethics in all organizational activities; and a positive attitude. Appropriations experience and Spanish fluency preferred. Los Angeles or CA ties are a plus. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.   

Interested applicants should submit via email the following four (4) separate documents:  cover letter, resume and two (2) brief writing samples.  The writing samples should each be in narrative style and can be excerpts of a longer document.  Samples should not be notes, bullets or part of a legal brief and should be no longer than two (2) pages in length.  Care should be taken to include each of the requested items as a separate attachment in the same email to: SoCalDCStaffOpening@mail.house.gov

Please, NO calls or third party lobbying campaigns

Midwestern Democrat seeks Scheduler for Washington, D.C. office

Midwestern Democrat seeks Scheduler for Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing the Member’s daily and long-term schedule, organizing and tracking invitations and meeting requests, coordinating travel, compiling daily briefing materials, keeping Member on time for appointments, and other administrative duties as assigned. Applicants should have a strong worth ethic, ability to manage competing demands, excellent time management and organization skills, strong writing skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Capitol Hill or other relevant experience is preferred. Illinois ties are a plus. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to IL10.Jobs@mail.house.gov and list “Scheduler” in the subject.

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 May 31, 2021. 

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. Familiarity with Canva or other graphic design programs is a plus. 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 February 3, 2021. 

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. 

New York Democrat in Leadership Seeks 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 ny18resumes@gmail.com.

Chairman Ro Khanna is seeking a staff director for the Subcommittee on Environment, Committee on Oversight and Reform

The staff director will manage a small team and be responsible for: developing an oversight and investigation plan; holding periodic oversight hearings; conducting investigations of governmental and non-governmental entities; drafting official letters, memoranda and investigative reports; publicizing activities and investigative findings; coordinating with the full committee.

Successful candidates will have a J.D. (preferred); experience with investigations and/or enforcement actions in environmental protection, energy policy, and sustainable development.  Previous federal or state government experience is preferred. In addition, candidates must have supervisory experience, excellent oral and written communication skills, careful attention to detail, and availability to work non-traditional hours on occasion. Digital and mass media experience is a plus.  

The jurisdiction of the subcommittee includes:  global climate change; environmental protection, public lands, endangered species, air and water quality; oceans; public health; conservation; international agreements; energy policy, research and development; and oversight and legislative jurisdiction over regulatory affairs and federal paperwork reduction.  The Oversight and Reform Committee is the principal oversight committee in the House of Representatives.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Women, minorities, veterans and LGBTQ+ candidates 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 submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to reprokhannaca17@gmail.com with the subject line as “Environment Subcommittee Staff Director.”

Legislative Fellow

Representative Susie Lee’s office seeks a legislative fellow to assist with member’s work on appropriations committee. An emphasis will be placed on candidates who have experience working on environmental and energy policy. 

Responsibilities include working with Legislative Director and Legislative Assistants to develop and implement policy goals and objectives. Specific tasks include monitoring legislative developments, introducing legislation, and staffing the Congresswoman in committee hearings. The fellow will also be responsible for interacting and communicating with outside stakeholder groups within the context of the Congresswoman’s legislative agenda. This includes staffing policy-oriented meetings on behalf of the office. 

The ideal candidate is collaborative, creative, energetic, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, politically astute, and willing to work in a fast-paced and demanding setting. Applicants should be able to start immediately and commit through May/June. 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and two references to NV03Resumes@gmail.com with “Legislative Fellow Application” and the first and last name in the subject line. Please submit the cover letter, resume, and two references as one document.

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. This is a paid opportunity. 


Communications Director

Senior Midwestern Democratic Member seeks an experienced and results-driven Communications Director.  Potential candidates must have strong communications, social media messaging, and writing skills.  Hill experience required (three to five years preferred) and strong Illinois ties a plus.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Advising the Member on press strategy;

  • Promoting the legislative agenda in local and national media;

  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with both national and local reporters;

  • Drafting and editing press releases in a timely manner and capable of proofreading his or her content;

  • Developing and maintaining a strong digital and social media presence;

  • Creating and executing an organic social media calendar;

  • Pitching and writing op-eds, talking points, floor statements, newsletters, mailers, and speeches; and

  • Working collaboratively with legislative and district staff.

 

Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and two writing samples as individual files in PDF format to Illinois.Resume@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Watson Coleman Seeks Legislative Director

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, a member of the House Appropriations and Homeland Security Committees and Vice Chair at Large of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, seeks an experienced staffer to lead her policy team as Legislative Director. Responsibilities of this position include supervising the legislative staff, providing floor vote recommendations, managing a legislative portfolio, drafting and analyzing legislation, conducting research, preparing briefing materials, meeting with constituents, fostering connections with relevant advocacy and interest groups, and staffing hearings.

This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker capable of building policy that will advance the Congresswoman’s priorities, will have previous legislative experience as a congressional staffer, has a strong understanding of House procedures, and shares a commitment to the Congresswoman's progressive values. Appropriations experience and New Jersey ties are a plus. Candidates from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send a resume and a short writing sample to NJ12Jobs@gmail.com with the subject line “Legislative Director.”

Deputy Counsel

The Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure seeks a Deputy Counsel to work with the Chief Counsel in supporting the Committee’s front office and the majority staff. Responsibilities include preparing for hearings, markups, and floor activity, tracking legislation, drafting and editing Committee documents, and coordinating activities among various subcommittees. Candidates should possess excellent writing and organizational skills, be detail-oriented, and demonstrate an ability to work well under pressure and short deadlines. An ideal candidate will have prior Hill experience and/or and a strong understanding of the House Rules. 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 applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to: T&IDem.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line Deputy Counsel Position. The deadline to apply is February 3rd.

Southern California Member Seeks Seasoned Legislative Director and Chief Counsel

Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37) seeks a hardworking lawyer with significant legal and management experience to manage the legislative, policy, and constituent correspondence operations of the Washington, DC office.

 

The Legislative Director and Chief Counsel is primarily responsible for directing the Member’s legislation priorities. This position also supervises the Member’s Judiciary Committee work. This senior staff position reports to the Chief of Staff and works closely with the Communications Director and the District Director.

 

This is not an entry-level position and previous legislative director experience is required. Candidates must have a track record of turning ideas into legislation and legislation into law, being a team player, and having good relationships on the Hill with Democrats and Republicans. All candidates should be excellent writers and even better editors. Strong candidates will have a thorough understanding of the legislative process, experience managing a team, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

 

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to LDCC.HR@mail.house.gov. Please include “Legislative Director” in the subject line. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Communications Director

The office of Rep. Terri Sewell seeks an experienced Communications Director. The successful candidate will have the proven ability to manage multiple communications projects, and the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Member’s position on policy issues. S/he will possess strong writing and communications skills and will be responsible for coordinating with the legislative team to develop, manage and organize all communications activities, including writing press releases, op-eds, remarks, newsletters, and talking points, organizing press events, maintaining the official website, implementing a social media strategy, and maintaining a press database. Duties will also include preparing the Member for interviews, writing floor speeches for the Member, managing junior and district press staff, interacting with the press as the Member’s principal spokesperson, and coordinating the Member’s overall press relations.

This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate will have Hill experience and a depth of legislative and policy knowledge as well as strong writing skills. Candidates must be proactive and able to work extended hours in a fast-paced, team-oriented, and demanding environment, while maintaining a positive attitude and valuing constituent outreach and collaboration with district staff. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, minorities, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. Email a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to AL07.Resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Communications Director.”

Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant

Rep. Sean Casten’s office is seeking an organized, detail-oriented individual to serve in the position of Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant in a highly collaborative Capitol Hill office. Responsibilities include managing the constituent mail program by sorting and batching incoming correspondence, drafting and editing letters, managing the letter approval process, maintaining the mail database, and mentoring interns. Additional responsibilities include managing the Congressman's personal correspondence, managing the front office, answering phones, and handling tour and flag requests.

Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, great attention to detail, strong time management skills, an ability to work independently and under pressure. Proficiency in Intranet Quorum (IQ), is strongly preferred. Capitol Hill experience and/or Illinois ties are preferred, but not required. Please send a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to CastenJobs@gmail.com with “Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant” in the subject line.

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 “DC Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.

 

Legislative Assistant or Policy Advisor

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

 

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.

 

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 “DC Legislative Staffer” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.

Staff / Press Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Kim Schrier seeks a Staff/Press Assistant for her Washington DC office. This position will support office operations, including scheduling, as well as assist the Communications Director.

 

Responsibilities include: answering phone calls, running the front office and greeting visitors (someday again soon!), processing mail, overseeing tour and flag requests, organizing and responding to incoming meeting requests, drafting newsletters and press releases, assisting with social media, updating the webpage, tracking office metrics and general administrative support.

 

Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to public service, attention to detail, ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, and a sense of humor. The ideal candidate is highly-organized, solution oriented, has customer service experience and some Hill experience. Washington ties are strongly encouraged and access to a car is 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 and resume with references to WA08Resumes@gmail.com with “Staff/Press Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.