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Legislative Assistant

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

 

Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks a Legislative Assistant in her Washington, DC office. The Legislative Assistant will support the Member’s work on the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee and cover a portfolio that includes health care, reproductive rights, family services|child welfare, and other issues.

 

Responsibilities will include drafting legislation, policy letters, memos, and talking points, preparing for and staffing committee hearings, making vote recommendations, meeting and maintaining relationships with constituents and advocacy groups, working closely with the communications team and district staff, advancing a number of the Member’s legislative priorities, and other tasks as required. The position requires strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities at one time, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

 

This is NOT an entry-level position. Candidates should have at least 2-3 years of Capitol Hill or relevant policy experience, be highly motivated, detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational and time-management skills, as well as positive attitudes, and pride in work. In addition, candidates should have a strong understanding of the legislative process, coalition building, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations, and should be comfortable managing multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.

 

Los Angeles Metro Area|Southern California ties and Spanish language skills are a plus.

 

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

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

 

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

Press Fellow

Press Fellow -- Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), is seeking a highly motivated, detail-orientated, and energetic individual to assist with communications, digital media and social media, and graphic design as a press fellow in the D.C. office. This is a four-month paid position that reports to the Communications Director.

Daily tasks include drafting and posting content for the member’s social media platforms and website; graphic design; daily press clips; drafting press releases, newsletters, and advisories; and organizing press events. The ideal candidate will be creative, politically astute, have a strong proficiency in crafting social media content across social media platforms, and will be a detail-oriented team player able to handle multiple tasks at once.

Excellent writing and strong organizational skills are essential, along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast-paced environment.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, one writing sample, and one example of previous digital media or graphic design products to Ben.Suarato@mail.house.gov with “Press Fellow” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.

This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.

Foreign Affairs LA

Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, seeks a Legislative Assistant to support his work on the committee and manage a broad legislative portfolio that includes but may not be limited to armed services, homeland security, judiciary, immigration, and government reform.

Duties will include developing and advancing legislation and other policy priorities, preparing materials for hearings, markups, and meetings, and representing the Member in constituent meetings. The successful candidate will be extremely organized, a strong writer, proactive self-starter, a strategic thinker, and team oriented. This is not an entry level position and ideal candidates should have prior legislative experience in foreign affairs. Texas ties and experience handling committee work are a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample with “[Candidate’s Name] – Foreign Affairs LA” in the subject line to TX32.resumes@mail.house.gov by COB on August 5, 2021. Please no unsolicited drop-ins, phone calls, or emails to the office.

The Allred 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.

Staff Assistant

Active Democratic House Member seeks a Staff Assistant to serve in the Washington D.C. office. Ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with outstanding interpersonal, customer service, time-management, and organizational skills.

Primary responsibilities include: answering and logging telephone calls; front of office operations; recruiting and managing interns; managing constituent requests for flags and tours; assisting the Communications Director; assisting with constituent mail responses and other administrative duties.

Ideal candidates will have relevant experience and demonstrate the ability to think on their feet to solve problems; show keen attention to detail; demonstrate excellent oral and written skills; maintain a positive demeanor; hold a clean driving record; and demonstrate resilience in a busy environment.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Women, people of color, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  Candidates with California ties are preferred but not required.

Please submit a resume and cover letter in a single PDF document to ca07jobs@gmail.com with “DC Staff Assistant” in the subject line. No walk-ins or phone calls.

Scheduler / Executive Assistant

Office of Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46) is seeking a scheduler/executive assistant for the Washington DC office.  The position requires a strong work ethic, the ability to multi-task, and strong attention to detail.  This person will work closely with senior staff.

Responsibilities include organizing and evaluating incoming invitations and scheduling requests; addressing all incoming requests promptly and regularly communicating with constituents; ensuring that the Congressman receives all materials for meetings, hearings, and other events; booking travel arrangements, and in charge of front office and interns.

This office is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.  CA ties and Spanish language skills are a plus.   Please send your resume to CA46jobs@gmail.com

Director of Operations

The Office of Rep. Karen Bass seeks an organized and detail-oriented Director of Operations for the Washington, DC office. This role manages all aspects of the Member's and Chief of Staff’s daily and long-term schedule in DC and in the District, office administration (including finances, travel, etc.). This individual will work closely with the Member, Chief of Staff, DC and District staff. Qualified candidates will have strong communications and multi-tasking skills and will work well on a team. The ideal candidate will have prior administrative and scheduling experience on the Hill or comparable work environment. Candidate must be well-organized, detail-oriented, team-oriented, self-motivated, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment focused on serving constituents. Candidate must also have comfort interfacing with a principal. Salary is commensurate with experience.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, and references to CA37.HR@mail.house.gov with “Director of Operations” in the subject line. No other phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

Communications Intern

The office of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Communications intern for Fall 2021. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated graphic design experience, a working knowledge of video editing software, strong writing and social media skills and a desire to come up with creative communications ideas. One to two years of experience in a press or digital media role (including internships) preferred. Minnesota ties are a plus! 

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing social media graphics and editing photos/videos

  • Drafting social media campaigns

  • Maintaining/updating website

  • Drafting press releases, advisories, and other written materials

  • Creating and maintaining press lists

  • Compiling regular reports on press and social media results

To apply, email portfolio, cover letter and resume to MN05.Internships@mail.house.gov with Communications Intern in the subject line by COB on July 28, 2021. This is a full-time, limited term position based in Washington, D.C. and offers a monthly stipend. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. 

Legislative Assistant / Grants Coordinator

Rep. Henry Cuellar seeks an experienced legislative staffer to manage extensive funding initiatives related to his work as a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee. The individual will work closely with local city officials to develop positions, policies, and objectives to promote and advocate for legislation, grant funding and technical support that will have a positive impact on the city and congressional district. Additional duties include a full legislative portfolio along with working to monitor and assist with any proposed federal rules or legislation which would affect the region.

Successful applicants must be self-starters, organized, demonstrate strong communication skills, have a keen attention to detail, and be willing to work in a fast-paced team-oriented environment. Individuals proficient in Spanish and ties to South Texas are strongly preferred, but not required. Please send resume and cover letter to texas28resumes@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant/Grants Coordinator” in the subject line.

District Representative

Congresswoman Susie Lee seeks an enthusiastic, people-oriented, and dependable professional to serve as a District Representative in her Las Vegas District Office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, establishing and maintaining relationships with local organizations, businesses and community leaders on behalf of the Congresswoman; monitoring district and local issues; acting as liaison to federal agencies; handling casework; managing special projects; and assisting with events and other activities as assigned. The person in this role is also responsible for building and maintaining relationships with communities of color, diverse local stakeholder groups, and other minority or historically underrepresented groups, potentially including but not limited to, the African American and LGBTQ+ communities. Since travel throughout the district is required, the candidate must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and appropriate automobile insurance. We are seeking a dedicated, hard-working, team player. Prior experience in government, the non-profit sector, community or grassroots organizing is preferred. Successful applicants should have 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. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to nv03resumes@gmail.com with the following subject line: District Representative. 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. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

Legislative Correspondent

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) seeks an organized, friendly, detail-oriented Legislative Correspondent for a fast-paced, team-oriented office.  Responsibilities include performing legislative research, answering constituent correspondence, and handling a small portfolio of legislative issues. Applicants must value responsiveness to constituents, possess a strong work ethic, have the ability to work flexible hours, and embrace the office’s mission of improving the lives of others.  Ideal candidates will have Hill experience, the ability to multi-task, and strong written and oral communication skills. Meeting deadlines is a must.  This is NOT an entry-level position. The Office is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail resume, cover letter and two brief writing samples to illinois17job@gmail.com with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.

Senior Policy Advisor

Rep. Bobby L. Rush seeks an experienced legislative staffer to handle a portfolio including energy/environment (both in the personal office and in his role as Chair), judiciary, transportation and infrastructure, and other issues as assigned.  Candidates must be proficient at advancing legislation, analyzing and briefing on complex policy issues, and drafting a wide array of written materials (including materials for Committee and Floor activities).  Strong written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment are critical.  At least five years of relevant experience is required, and Congressional experience is strongly preferred.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.  Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, two writing sample, and references as individual files in PDF format to Illinois.Resume@mail.house.gov with “Senior Policy Advisor” in the subject line.  No other phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

District Field Representative

 

TITLE: Field Representative

REPORTS TO: Deputy Chief of Staff

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

●      to monitor and update the Member and Deputy Chief of Staff on district and local issues;

●      to answer casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents; and

●      to act as liaison with federal, district, and local agencies for the Member and constituents.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

●      strong oral and written communication skills;

●      thorough knowledge of legislative process;

●      knowledge of all issues and events in the district in which the Member is involved;

●      proficiency in word processing;

●      strong telephone skills;

●      thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

●      skill in organizing and prioritizing work tasks and activities;

●      ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities;

●      availability to work long hours;

●      ability to work well under pressure;

●      ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; and

●      ability to telecommute on a rotating schedule efficiently.

 

DUTIES:

●      acts as the grassroots representative for the Member within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework

correspondence, verbal communications with constituents, and acting as liaison with federal, district, and local agencies;

●      informs the Member and the Deputy Chief of Staff of all happenings in his or her assigned issue areas by screening district

media sources and interacting with constituents;

●      handles all casework assignments;

●      acts as liaison and interfaces with city, county, district, and federal officials, the chamber of commerce and other persons

or groups to form effective relationships for the Member;

●      assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the Deputy Chief of Staff and

Casework Manager;

●      monitors scheduled district meetings for the Member with constituents;

●      screens and refers cases, when appropriate, to other district offices;

●      trains and supervises Interns, to handle Office matters such as logging incoming and outgoing correspondence, handling

visitors, telephone calls, and computer operations;

●      logs in all incoming and outgoing mail and incoming telephone calls relating to casework;

●      prepares monthly reports for the Deputy Chief of Staff on pending cases and district activities in his or her assigned issue

areas;

●      continually screens active cases and acts as 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; and

●      performs other duties as assigned.


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Speechwriting Fellow

The Office of House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is seeking a Speechwriting Fellow for the Fall to assist with the drafting of remarks, press statements, video scripts, and other written materials.  This fellowship is aimed at those with a strong background in writing and research who are interested in pursuing careers in speechwriting or honing their speechwriting skills for work in communications or policy roles on Capitol Hill.  Candidates must possess superb writing, editing, and research skills; creativity; a sharp attention to detail; and an ability to work under deadline pressure.  Candidates representing a diversity of backgrounds and prior experience are encouraged to apply.  All candidates must submit materials through the link below and should include a resume, cover letter, and one short speechwriting or creative-writing sample.  


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District Staff Assistant

Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia seeks a Staff Assistant to assist the Houston District Office. Principal duties will include managing incoming constituent phone calls and emails, greeting visitors, handling flag and ceremonial communication requests, helping manage the internship program, coordinating member correspondence, assisting with constituent casework, and providing additional office support as needed. Bilingual English/Spanish speaking ability a major plus.

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


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Constituent Services

Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia seeks a Constituent Services staff member to work out of her District Office.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • to monitor and update the Member, Chief of Staff and District Director on district and local issues;  

  • to answer casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents;  

  • to assist with all activities of the District Office; and  

  • to act as liaison with federal, district, and local agencies for the Member and constituents.    

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • strong oral and written communication skills;  

  • thorough knowledge of legislative process;  

  • knowledge of all issues and events in the district in which the Member is involved;  

  • proficiency in word processing;  

  • strong telephone skills;  

  • thoroughness and careful attention to detail;  

  • skill in organizing and prioritizing work tasks and activities;  

  • ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities;  

  • availability to work long hours, including nights and weekends;  

  • ability to work well under pressure; and  

  • ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.   

  

DUTIES:  

  • assists with all activities of the District Office such as events, initiatives and community outreach;  

  • acts as the grass roots representative for the Member within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, verbal communications with constituents, and acting as liaison with federal, district, and local agencies;  

  • informs the Member and the District Director of all happenings in his or her assigned issue areas by screening district media sources and interacting with constituents;  

  • handles all casework assignments; 

  • acts as liaison and interfaces with city, county, district, and federal officials, and other persons or groups to form effective relationships for the Member;  

  • assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the District Director;  

  • monitors scheduled district meetings for the Member with constituents;  

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

  • logs in all incoming and outgoing mail and incoming telephone calls relating to casework;  

  • prepares weekly reports for the District Director on pending cases and district activities in his or her assigned issue areas and on incoming, pending, and closed casework;  

  • continually screens active cases and acts as 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; 

  • provides staff support to the Member for events, meetings and other activities as assigned; and  

  • performs other duties as assigned.  

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


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Staff Assistant

Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA-06) seeks a hardworking and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for the D.C. office. Responsibilities will include maintaining the front office, handling incoming correspondence and calls, booking tour and flag requests, providing administrative and technological support to staff, and other tasks as assigned. Candidates must have excellent writing and organizational skills, a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple tasks and work effectively in a team environment. In addition to traditional tasks, an ideal candidate will contribute to other aspects of our highly collaborative office as needed. Washington state ties are a plus.

To apply, please send an email to Kilmer.Resumes@mail.house.gov  with the subject line “[your last name] SA Application” and the following application materials attached:

  • Cover letter (not to exceed one page) detailing your interest in working for Rep. Kilmer in this role

  • Résumé (not to exceed one page)

  • Three references – 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., Jamal Smith was my direct supervisor in Rep. Finn’s office.)

The Office of Rep. Derek Kilmer is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply is July 23, 2021. No calls, emails or walk ins please.

Communications Director

Congressman David Cicilline seeks an experienced and talented communications professional to serve as the Communications Director in his Washington, D.C. office.  The ideal candidate will have 5+ years working in political communications (preferably with Capitol Hill experience), excellent writing and verbal skills, a strong network of media relationships with extensive on-the-record experience, and the ability to manage and implement an effective communications strategy in a fast-paced work environment.  This position requires someone who can work with Rhode Island-based reporters, generate national and local media coverage, work quickly under pressure, and find innovative ways to communicate through digital platforms.  Congressman Cicilline is committed to maintaining an inclusive, culturally diverse workplace. Women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to housecommsjob@mail.house.gov.  This is not an entry level position. 

DC Scheduler

Congressman Earl Blumenauer is seeking a scheduler in his Washington, DC office. Applicants must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, keep a positive attitude, and multi-task well. The ideal scheduler possesses a strong work ethic, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work well with different teams and keep calm under pressure.

This is a great position for a former Hill staffer looking for additional years federal service or someone with previous executive assistant experience looking to work on Capitol Hill.

Responsibilities include developing, coordinating and managing Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and Portland, as well as tracking, evaluating and responding to invitations and scheduling requests. The scheduler also coordinates all travel for the Member, files travel receipts and works closely with the Member as required on other necessary tasks. This position coordinates closely with the rest of the senior staff team to ensure smooth daily schedules and operations.

This office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of the district that we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Salary and title commensurate with experience. State and/or district ties are a plus.

Qualified applicants should submit their application (a cover letter and resume) to Resume.Blumenauer@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Scheduler Job Opening.” No calls or drop-ins please.

Staff Assistant

Maryland Democrat seeks a Staff Assistant for Washington D.C. Office. Primary duties include managing the front desk during office hours, managing the internship program, handling Capitol and White House tour requests, fulfilling flag requests, helping to coordinate legislative correspondence, and assisting the D.C. office staff with work as assigned. This is a full time position located in Washington D.C.

Ideal candidates will have good interpersonal skills, great attention to detail, strong organizational skills and experience in a professional office setting. This staff member will actively interface with constituents and the general public so experience in customer service is also a plus. Strong candidates will also have a natural curiosity, a passion for helping people, and an interest in the legislative process. While not required, candidates with Maryland ties and/or previous experience working in a House or Senate office is preferred.

This office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Women, people of color, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references to: MD04.jobposting@mail.house.gov

Legislative Assistant

FINANCIAL SERVICES LA – Congressman Ritchie Torres (NY-15) seeks a Legislative Assistant to support his work as a member of the Financial Services Committee. Responsibilities include crafting policy positions, drafting legislation and amendments, liaising with committee and member office staff, and building relationships with constituent groups and advocacy organizations.

Applicants should have a strong understanding of and interest in housing policy and the financial services industry. Strong candidates should possess organizational and time management skills; exceptional verbal and written communication skills; and an understanding of the legislative process. This is not an entry-level position. Prior experience on the Hill preferred.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender expression or identity. New York ties are a plus. Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Rep.Torres.jobs@gmail.com

Digital/Press Intern

The Office of Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) is seeking a highly motivated and creative Digital/Press Intern to assist with a fast-paced communications operation based in his Washington, D.C. office. The Digital/Press Intern will help build out the Congressman’s digital and social media footprint, with heavy emphasis on creating engaging social media content and graphics. The Digital/Press Intern must also possess strong writing and editing skills to assist with media relations tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Social media content creation (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

  • Creating engaging graphics

  • Drafting digital newsletters

  • Clipping and editing videos

  • Taking photos and videos

  • Drafting press releases and statements

  • Compiling press clips and analyzing performance metrics

  • Creating and maintaining press lists

  • Assisting with administrative work, including answering phone calls

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

A qualified candidate will possess strong social media and graphic design skills. Past experiences with Canva, Photoshop, and other digital/graphic/video design platforms are a major plus.

TO APPLY

The Digital/Press Intern will receive a monthly stipend from the office of Congresswoman Bera unless they are already receiving credit/stipend through a third party. The internship will run from August to the end of the year. The hours are flexible to accommodate schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET.

Interested applicants should email a resume, one short writing sample, 2-3 sample graphics and/or social media postings, and dates/hours of availability to bera.resume@mail.house.gov with “Digital/Press Intern: Last Name, First Name” in the subject line. No phone calls, or walk-ins, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Deadline to apply is Friday, July 30.

Intern

Fall 2021 Internship

The office of Congressman Mondaire Jones (NY-17) is currently accepting energetic and self-motivated interns for the Washington D.C. and White Plains offices for the Fall 2021 session. This is an in-person internship. High school students will not be considered. All interns are paid at $15 per hour.

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

Interested applicants should complete and submit this application. Application requires a resume, cover letter with start/end date and hourly availability, and a one-page writing sample in a single PDF. The deadline to submit applications is 11:59 EST on Sunday, July 25th, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, follow ups, or drop ins, please. Candidates from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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Legislative Correspondent

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10), a member of the Appropriations Committee and the Budget Committee, is seeking a highly-motivated Legislative Correspondent for her Washington, DC office.

This position is responsible for managing a high-volume constituent mail program which will include monitoring incoming and outgoing mail; drafting responses and responding to constituents in a timely manner; conducting legislative research; and working with the legislative, communications, and district staff to support the office’s constituent outreach. The ideal candidate should have a working knowledge of legislative issues, impeccable writing skills, attention to detail, knowledge of congressional process and procedure, and awareness of Northern Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley. A successful candidate will be passionate about public service and the Member’s legislative agenda.

Prior Hill experience is preferred. Virginia and district ties are a plus. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, new Americans, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please email resume, cover letter, and one short writing sample to ResumesVA10@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Correspondent: [Applicant’s First and Last Name]” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.

Communications Director / Press Secretary

The Office of Congressman John Sarbanes seeks an experienced Communications Director or Press Secretary to serve in its Washington, D.C. office. Successful candidates will have impeccable writing skills, a close eye to detail, fluency with a wide range of social media platforms and digital tools – including Adobe Creative Suite and website CMS services – the ability to manage several, simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment and experience working closely with national and local press, along with television and radio booking producers. This is not an entry-level position.

This office is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Qualified individuals should submit a resume, cover letter and writing portfolio to employment@mail.house.gov. No calls or walk-ins please.

Legislative Assistant / Aide

Congressman Ron Kind (WI-03), a senior Democratic Member of the Ways and Means Committee, seeks a Legislative Assistant/Aide for the Washington, DC office to cover a wide range of issues and additional responsibilities depending on experience and interest.

Responsibilities will include drafting legislation, memos, and talking points, making vote recommendations, meeting and maintaining relationships with constituents and advocacy groups, working closely with the communications team and district staff, advancing legislative priorities, responding to constituent mail, and other tasks as required. The position requires strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities at one time, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Previous legislative experience and Wisconsin ties are strongly preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Email a cover letter, resume, one short writing sample, and at least two references to kindjobs03@gmail.com. Please send all materials in one PDF. The application deadline is Friday, July 23rd.

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.

2021 Marisol del Carmen Rodriguez Congressional Fellowship

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Communications Director / Press Secretary

Base salary: 65-75K

Representative Juan Vargas’s office is seeking candidates to fill an open Press Secretary / Communications Director position (title and salary based on experience).  Please pass this along to anyone you think might be interested. 

Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51), member of the Financial Services Committee and Foreign Affairs Committee, seeks an energetic and well-organized professional for its San Diego and DC Offices. The position will be based in San Diego and will commute to Washington, D.C. as needed.  Candidates must have professional fluency in English & Spanish. Must be self-motivated, diligent, and a team player. Candidates should possess strong oral, writing, and proof-reading skills, as well as the ability to develop and maintain relationships with local state, and national media reporters. The ideal candidate will have a passion for practical policies that unite the country and digital organizing / communications in all formats. Other duties include, but are not limited to: developing messaging and talking points; overseeing all communications materials, including press releases, website content, franked mail and social media accounts; working with policy staff on short- and long-term communications goals; and regularly briefing and staffing the member. Salary is between $65-$75K based on experience.

This position will mentor /manage appropriate press interns in both the DC and San Diego Offices.  This is not an entry-level position.  Ideal candidates should have, or can articulate, experience in the following areas / topics / platforms:

 

-          Strong communications skills (writing, editing, proofreading) with at least two years of political communications experience including producing Op-Ed’s, Press Releases & Other written communications

-          Understanding of print, broadcast, & online social media tools / platforms like Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, What’s App, Twitter, BigVu, Streamyard, CanvaPro, Adobe Premier, etc. Strong Skills & experience producing excellent written & visual content, including graphics & video, for a variety of social media platforms.

-          An ability to amplify limited media coverage & grow its impact exponentially

-          Thorough knowledge of the legislative process, procedures & organization of the House – a plus

-          Creating high-quality graphics, editing photos and videos, & supporting management of all Congressman Vargas’s website / digital platforms.

-          Knowledge of current issues & events in which the Congresswoman is involved

-          Working with policy staff on short / long-term communications goals

-          Ability to exercise discretion & judgment in the representation of the Congressman's position on policy issues

-          Must have the ability to prioritize duties & manage staff in a fast-paced work environment while meeting rapid timelines

-          Excellent understanding of online organizing communications

-          Critical & strategic thinking

-          Strong technical writing skills

-          Ability to translate complex policy issues into simple language, creating talking point summaries

-          Leading, managing & optimizing production needs surrounding virtual & in-person town hall meetings, public forums, & press conferences & creating graphics & media presentation when required

-          Proactively pitching national/local media,

-          Creating, recording & editing video content /messages /livestreaming/moderating town halls

-          Creating e-newsletters & managing the franked mailers process for the office

-          Tracking press and social media analytics

-          Assisting in the development of local & national media strategy

 

The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all identity groups to apply. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing samples to: cajobs@mail.house.gov with the “Press Secretary /Communications Director- [NAME]” in the subject line and include two writing samples. Applications due by July 21, 2021. 

Executive Assistant/ Scheduler

The Office of Rep. Kathleen Rice seeks a detail-oriented, highly organized, proactive person to serve as Executive Assistant/Scheduler in the Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing the Congresswoman’s DC and NY schedules, compiling and sending all briefing materials, booking travel and working with staff to ensure the Congresswoman is prepared for meetings and events. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, a good sense of humor, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Prior congressional experience is required and a car with a clean driving record is strongly preferred. Long hours are required in this position. The Office is an equal opportunity employer, and as such is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  Please submit resume, cover letter and references in one PDF to ny04.jobs@mail.house.gov by COB Monday, July 19, 2021. 

 

Deputy Chief of Staff & Legislative Director | Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)

Deputy Chief of Staff & Legislative Director | Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)

 

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)- Member of the Energy and Commerce and Homeland Security Committees - seeks a Deputy Chief of Staff & Legislative Director.

 

This is not an entry-level position and previous legislative, and Capitol Hill experience is required.

 

Candidates must have a thorough understanding of the legislative and committee process, floor procedure, strong management, oral and written communications skills, be energetic, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and willing to work extended hours including evenings and weekends as needed. 

 

The Deputy Chief of Staff & Legislative Director will be responsible for strategizing, developing, and implementing legislative plans; introducing legislation; providing cosponsor and cosign recommendations; managing a team of Legislative Assistants and a Legislative Correspondent; oversee the office’s constituent mail program; monitor the House Floor; provide vote recommendations; and work with the scheduling team to ensure that any changes are reflected in the Congresswoman’s schedule. 

The Deputy Chief of Staff & Legislative Director will have a legislative portfolio – currently consisting of handling the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee, healthcare, judiciary and foreign relations but there is room for moving around the portfolios. The individual also leads the office’s Appropriations process, including working with the legislative team and district office to compile requests, circulate sign-on letters, and submit materials to the Subcommittees. 

The Deputy Chief of Staff & Legislative Director works closely with the District Director and Communication Director in helping with community outreach including providing backup information for events, speeches, and townhalls. The individual will also work closely with the Chief of Staff in overseeing scheduling, HR, and budget issues for the office – and other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate significant management experience (federal, state, or local government management experience are a plus), strategic planning abilities, self-motivation, and an ability to work collaboratively.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, two references, and two writing samples with “CA44 Deputy Chief|LD” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.

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

Deputy District Director/Caseworker

Congressman Adriano Espaillat (D-NY-13) seeks a motivated, organized, and affable person to serve as Deputy District Director in his Harlem District Office. This position acts as a liaison to federal, state, and city agencies for the Congressman and constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents. Candidates must be comfortable engaging the public, have excellent oral and written communication skills and keen problem-solving abilities. Prior government work experience and strong academic credentials are preferred. Prior community engagement is a plus. To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Espaillat_Jobs@mail.house.gov with subject line “NY13 Deputy District Director/Casework”.

Essential Job Functions: As a member of our district team, the Harlem

Constituent Liaison & Field Representative:

● manages and conducts constituent casework related to the federal government; and

● serves as a liaison with the community and local stakeholders

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Constituent Liaison Responsibilities

● Identify federal cases and reach out to the appropriate agencies on behalf of constituents

● For non-federal cases, connect constituents to the appropriate local resources

● Learn and stay up-to-date with the most common constituent issue areas

● Build relationships with federal, state, and local agencies and staffers

● Elevate notable cases, case outcomes, and casework trends

Field Representative Duties

● Attend monthly community board meetings and provide remarks on behalf of the office

● Work with the district office team to ensure Congressman Espaillat and office have an equitable presence across all areas of the district

● Build relationships with local stakeholders

● Stay up-to-date on local issues

● Participate in supporting monthly town halls, either in-person, virtually, or via tele-conference

Duties also include, drafting correspondence, staffing meetings with the Congressman, writing responses to constituent letters relating to casework, drafting proclamations, letters of support, and condolences.  Function as the liaison for the NYC Health and Hospital campuses in the district and the U.S. Postal Service, as well as inform the Congressman of any healthcare matters.

The Ideal Candidate:

● is collaborative, progressive, and eager to work in a fast-paced environment, in which they are challenged to lean into visionary and intersectional thinking, looking to transform our society and economy

● has a set of lived and professional experiences that equip them to serve the residents of New York’s 13th congressional district and firmly believes that every person has a contribution to make

● is able to work well and is calm under pressure; possesses strong oral and written communication skills; and is available to work longer hours, as needed, in collaboration with multiple departments

People from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as people with ties to Harlem and NY-13. In-district residency and Spanish language skills are highly preferred. The qualified candidate will have a good sense of humor, strong writing skills, and an ability to produce high-quality work in a fast-paced environment.

Location and Work Environment: The constituent liaison duties take place in our Harlem office. While the field representative duties take place throughout the district.

Compensation: Competitive and includes health insurance, dental, federal student loan payment (terms apply), and paid family leave.

How to Apply:  Applications will be accepted on a roll-in basis. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. Please no calls, direct emails, or walk-ins.

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE):

  • Prior full-time job experience in government or community relations is strongly preferred.

  • Bilingual abilities in English/Spanish are preferred but not required.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Our office has been modified to meet COVID-19 facility requirements and constituent meetings are held by appointment only.

Intern

Senior Democratic member from California seeks in-person interns for the Fall 2021 semester in a fast-paced Congressional Office where they will gain valuable exposure to and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. 

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

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

Please send resume, cover letter, three references and a one page writing sample to DCIntern.Thompson@mail.house.gov with “Fall 2021 Internship” in the subject line. District/state ties are a plus. We will hire until spaces are filled. No phone calls please.

Legislative Assistant

The Office of Congressman Greg Stanton (AZ-09) is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues, including, health care, education, trade, defense and veterans.  Duties include, but are not limited to: developing legislative proposals and strategy; preparing memos, floor statements and remarks; generating non-legislative initiatives and in-district event ideas to advance the Congressman’s priorities, and representing him at events and in meetings with constituents and outside groups.  Hill experience or equivalent issue experience strongly preferred.  Qualified candidates should have strong written and oral communications skills, sound political judgement, and solid interpersonal skills.  Additionally, candidates should be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and be a self-starter with a track record of delivering results.  A cover letter, resume, and short writing sample should be submitted to resumesaz09@gmail.com.  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.

Communications Director

Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, House Foreign Affairs Committee, and House Small Business Committee seeks a hard-working Communications Director to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. This is not an entry-level position and previous political communications, preferably on Capitol Hill, with extensive-on-the-record experience is required.  Ideal candidates are team-oriented, self-motivated, empathetic, and curious. Successful applicants will write well and work quickly under pressure, have excellent political communications instincts and skills, be a strategic thinker, and work well with others.  This senior staff position reports to the Chief of Staff and the Congressman and works closely with the entire senior staff team.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Works with legislative, outreach & casework teams to effectively communicate the activities of the Member and the Office

  • Builds and maintains relationships with national and local reporters

  • Provides strategic recommendations, advice, planning and execution

  • Oversees all official communications (e-newsletters, social media, op-eds, press releases, etc.) and acts as formal spokesperson for the Congressman

  • Monitors current events, media reports, legislative and non-legislative political issues about which the Congressman may be asked or involved

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • 4+ years of political/Capitol Hill communications and some management experience

  • Candidates with ties to New Jersey are strongly encouraged to apply

TO APPLY:  Email cover letter, resume, two writing samples and 2-3 references to NJ03resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Communications Director: [NAME]”  Please no unsolicited drop-ins, phone calls, or emails to the office.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 16, 2021 at 5PM EST

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.  People of all identity groups are encouraged to apply.

Scheduler

The Office of Congressman Himes seeks an exceptionally well-organized scheduler or operations director with strong oral and written communication and excellent interpersonal skills. Applicants must have the ability to multi-task, a positive attitude, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The ideal scheduler possesses a strong work ethic, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work well with different teams and the ability to keep calm under pressure. 

Responsibilities include developing, coordinating and managing all aspects of the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and Connecticut, as well as tracking, evaluating and responding to invitations and scheduling requests. The scheduler also coordinates all travel for the Member and staff, files travel receipts and works closely with the Member as required on other necessary tasks.  This position works closely with the rest of the senior staff team to ensure smooth daily schedules and operations.

This is not an entry-level position. Previous scheduling experience required and 1-3 years of prior work experience desired. Applicants who have worked in fast-paced operational roles or have prior scheduling experience or in executive assistant positions are preferred.  Prior Capitol Hill experience, Connecticut ties, and good sense of humor are all plusses. Salary and title commensurate with experience.

The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to CT04.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Scheduler/Operations.”

Staff Assistant

The office of Congressman Jim Himes seeks a motivated and highly organized staff assistant to serve in the Washington, DC, office.  The staff assistant will be responsible for greeting visitors and answering phone calls; managing all White House and Capitol Tour requests, along with constituent flag purchases and delivery; co-supervising the internship program; assisting in processing and drafting constituent mail; generally offering administrative and technical support to the office; and other duties as assigned.   Applicants should be outgoing, strong multi-taskers, extremely organized, clear communicators and dedicated to providing effective and prompt service to any and all people who contact the office.  Hill experience preferred; knowledge of Intranet Quorum, crisp writing skills, a driver’s license, Connecticut ties and Spanish fluency are all plusses.  

This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and BRIEF one page writing sample to CT04.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant.” 

Education and Labor Legislative Assistant

The office of Congresswoman Katherine Clark seeks a Legislative Assistant to advance her work on women’s economic empowerment and equity, including coverage of education and labor on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. Responsibilities of this position include drafting and analyzing legislation, conducting research, writing policy memos, meeting with constituents, building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, and staffing Appropriations Committee hearings.

Ideal candidates will be excellent writers, have familiarity with the appropriations process, and a passion for education or labor policy.

This is not an entry-level position. Our office is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are 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 “Education/Labor Legislative Assistant.” No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (CA-53) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to support her work on the Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth and to cover a policy portfolio that includes a focus on childhood poverty and the care economy, among other issues.

Responsibilities will include tracking, developing, and drafting legislation; liaising with Select Committee staff and partner offices, stakeholders, and constituents; assisting the communications team on external-facing materials; and staffing Congresswoman Jacobs in relevant meetings.

Ideal candidates will enjoy challenging conventional wisdom; possess excellent research, writing, and communication skills; work well under pressure; be able to manage and prioritize competing assignments; and collaborate with the full legislative team and colleagues in the Washington, D.C. and San Diego offices.

This is not an entry-level position, though prior Capitol Hill experience is not required. Qualified candidates should send their resume and a cover letter combined into one pdf to: SaraJacobs.Contact@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Assistant – Select Committee” by Thursday, July 15 at 6pm ET.

The Office of Congresswoman Sara Jacobs is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. People of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and military veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Staff Assistant / Legislative Correspondent

The Office of Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY-18) seeks an enthusiastic, highly organized, creative, and self-motivated professional to serve as a Staff Assistant/ Legislative Correspondent. Essential strengths of ideal candidates include excellent writing and communications skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to manage a variety of assignments under tight deadlines.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to greeting visitors, managing internship program, processing flag and tour requests, organizing incoming mail and phone messages, providing general administrative support to the office, assisting staff with policy needs. Candidates must have a strong working knowledge of the responsibilities and functions of a Congressional office. New York ties and fun personality are a plus.

Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply. If interested please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to NY18resumes@gmail.com by EOD July 16th. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

Legislative Assistant

Congressman John Larson (CT-1), a senior Democratic Member of the Ways and Means Committee, seeks a Legislative Assistant to support his work on the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee, in addition to covering housing, education, labor, democracy reform, agriculture & nutrition, and women’s issues.

Responsibilities will include drafting legislation, memos, and talking points, preparing for and staffing committee hearings, making vote recommendations, meeting and maintaining relationships with constituents and advocacy groups, working closely with the communications team and district staff, advancing a number of the Member’s legislative priorities, and other tasks as required. The position requires strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities at one time, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

This is not an entry level position and candidates should have previous legislative experience on Capitol Hill. Connecticut ties are a plus. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. The 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. Women, minorities, and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.  Email a cover letter, resume, one short writing sample (no more than two pages), and at least two references with the subject line “Legislative Assistant” to Ct01legislativeassistant@mail.house.gov. Please send all materials in ONE PDF. No calls or drop-ins, please. The application deadline is Friday, July 16th.  

Communications Director / Press Secretary

Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) is seeking an experienced Communications Director or Press Secretary to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. Position title and salary negotiable depending on experience.

Candidates must be assertive, reliable, well-organized, possess strong writing skills and have a good sense of humor. No wallflowers or potted plants. They will operate in a fast-paced office under strict deadlines and work collaboratively with DC and district staff. Ideal candidates should have at least three years of political or policy-based communications experience (Capitol Hill experience strongly preferred), extensive national media and constituency media contacts, experience managing social media accounts, a background working with print and digital media, and experience working with TV bookers. This position will manage a D.C.-based Press Assistant.

Candidates with ties to Phoenix and/or knowledge of Arizona media markets/politics are especially encouraged to apply. Spanish-speaking applicants are also highly encouraged to apply. 

This is NOT an entry-level position. To apply, candidates should submit a resume and two writing samples (all three documents combined into one PDF) to ResumesAZ07@mail.house.gov (no phone calls or cover letters please) with "Communications Director/Press Secretary: Name of Applicant" in the subject line by Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

THIS 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Staff Assistant

The Committee on House Administration majority is seeking to hire an administrative professional/staff assistant.

The Staff Assistant will be responsible for performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties related to internal customer service ranging from routine to complex clerical, communications, and administrative work. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, well-organized, has experience supporting a team and managing calendars, and must be able to maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality. The ideal candidate must be accustomed to a fast-paced work environment. 

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

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, and cover letter to Resume.CHADEM@mail.house.gov and include “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.

Parliamentarian

The Committee on House Administration majority is seeking an experienced parliamentarian to advise Committee members and staff on interpretation and application of House and Committee Rules, precedents, and practice in Committee and on the House floor.  Must be able to work closely and collaboratively as part of a team of attorneys, professional, and support staff. 

Candidates must have excellent understanding of House Rules and precedents, superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

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

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, and cover letter to Resume.CHADEM@mail.house.gov and include “Parliamentarian” in the subject line.

Counsel

The Committee on House Administration majority is seeking an oversight counsel. Applicants must have a J.D. 

Responsibilities include serving as a resource for Democratic Members of the Committee on matters of law and policy; drafting legislation; coordinating hearings and witnesses; preparing Members and their staff for hearings and markups; drafting official Committee statements, memos, and briefing materials; preparing Members to manage bills under floor consideration and collaborating with other House offices. 

Exceptional research and writing skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with other congressional offices and stakeholders are essential.  This includes interfacing with other standing Committees of the House, Select Committees, and other government agencies. Though not required, the ideal candidate will have Capitol Hill experience and a familiarity with House committee and floor procedure. The ideal candidate will also have investigative experience and possess an active security clearance. 

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

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, and cover letter to Resume.CHADEM@mail.house.gov and include “Counsel” in the subject line.

Senior Legislative Assistant / Counsel

Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37) seeks a hardworking lawyer with legal, policy, and Hill experience to serve as a Senior Legislative Assistant/Counsel, with the primary portfolio focusing on the Member’s Judiciary Committee work. Responsibilities include preparing and staffing the Member in committee hearings and markups; drafting talking points and speeches; and researching, drafting, and introducing legislation. All candidates should be a team player and possess excellent writing and communication skills, ability to work independently, and a thorough understanding of the legislative process. Strong candidates will have good relationships on the Hill with Democrats and Republicans, the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, and a track record of turning ideas into legislation and preferably legislation into law. This is not an entry-level position.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a short (1-2 page) writing sample to CA37.HR@mail.house.gov with “Senior Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Legislative Aide

The office of Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06) seeks an experienced staffer to cover a robust legislative portfolio with a particular focus on healthcare and mental health, budget, and issues related to our coastal district. This position leads the Congressman’s work on the Budget Committee. Duties include developing and advancing legislation and amendments, preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings, and close collaboration with state and local offices and external stakeholders. Candidates should possess knowledge of the legislative process, strong oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. This is not an entry level position. Please send a resume and cover letter to ma06.resumes@mail.house.gov by noon on July 16, 2021. This position is based in Washington, DC.

Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant in a fast-paced and highly collaborative Capitol Hill office. Primary responsibilities will include a legislative portfolio with an emphasis on the Congressman’s position on the House Veterans Affairs Committee, housing, immigration and education, among other issues; working with senior staff on new legislative proposals; drafting of memos and talking points for the Member; drafting, review, and management of related letters; coordination with communications and district staff on press events; stakeholder meetings and proactive outreach.

This is not an entry-level position. Candidates should have at least two years of legislative experience, 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. Fluency in Spanish is a benefit but not required. California ties are preferred, but not required. Please send applications to: CARuizJobs@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Digital Press Assistant

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (D-TX) is seeking an innovative and hardworking Digital Press Assistant for her Washington, D.C. office to help support her communications strategy. This position will report to the Communications and Special Projects Director.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Supporting implementation of media and digital communications strategies for Congresswoman Escobar.

  • Creating high-quality graphics, editing photos and videos, and supporting management of Congresswoman Escobar’s website and digital platforms. 

  • Drafting press releases, advisories, social media posts, talking points, video scripts, speeches, newsletters, surveys, and other written materials.

  • Assisting with production needs surrounding virtual and in-person town hall meetings, public forums, and press conferences. 

  • Conducting media research and building issue-focused media lists.

  • Monitoring social media and publications for breaking news.

Preferred qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate is a team player with initiative and creativity and a positive approach to a busy and fast-paced work environment.

  • Experience working in Capitol Hill or political campaigns. 

  • Excellent strategic communications and demonstrated digital and writing skills.

  • Experience with graphic design and video editing.

  • Texas ties and Spanish language skills are a plus. 

This is NOT an entry-level position. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and an example of previous digital media or graphic design projects to tx16.jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line to “Digital Press Assistant.” The office is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

Communications Fellow

Fall 2021 Communications Fellow 

The office of Congressman Mondaire Jones is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Communications Fellow for Fall 2021. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated graphic design experience, a working knowledge of video editing software, strong writing and social media skills and a desire to come up with creative communications ideas. One to two years of experience in a press or digital media role (including internships) preferred. New York ties are a plus! 

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing social media graphics and editing photos/videos

  • Drafting social media campaigns

  • Maintaining/updating website

  • Drafting press releases, advisories, and other written materials

  • Creating and maintaining press lists

  • Compiling regular reports on press and social media results

To apply, candidates should complete this form by COB on July 25, 2021. This is a full-time, limited term position based in Washington, D.C. and offers a monthly stipend. 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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Deputy Communications Director/Communications Director

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, who chairs the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy while serving on the Intelligence Committee, Oversight Committee, and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis seeks an experienced Deputy Communications Director/Communications Director to help oversee all aspects of the office’s communications and media efforts. The ideal candidate will be prepared to work with the Member, communications team, and other staff to implement and execute a communications strategy advancing the Members’ agenda at the national, state, and local levels through securing media coverage across all platforms. Specific duties will include leading press launches, managing day-to-day media relations, drafting speeches, talking points, op-eds, press relations and social media while serving as a spokesperson for the Congressman. Candidates must have strong project management skills to coordinate efforts across the DC and District Offices while working with legislative, operations, and communications staff on a daily basis. This is not an entry level position. A minimum of three years of prior communications experience is preferred, include on the record experience, and ideal candidates will be active managers with strong media relationships, writing skills, and sound strategic judgement.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to IL08careers@gmail.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Absolutely no calls or drop-bys, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation.  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.

Legislative Assistant

The Office of Congressman Greg Stanton (AZ-09) is seeking a highly motivated legislative assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues, including: health care, education, trade, defense and veterans.  Duties include, but are not limited to: developing legislative proposals and strategy; preparing memos, floor statements and remarks; generating non-legislative initiatives and in-district event ideas to advance the Congressman’s priorities, and representing him at events and in meetings with constituents and outside groups.  Hill experience or equivalent issue experience strongly preferred.  Qualified candidates should have strong written and oral communications skills, sound political judgement, and solid interpersonal skills.  Additionally, candidates should be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and be a self-starter with a track record of delivering results.  A cover letter, resume, and short writing sample should be submitted to resumesaz09@gmail.com.  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.