Job Announcements Board

Constituent Advocate

Base salary: 40,000

The Office of U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan, PA-06 is seeking a customer service oriented, high performing individual to serve as a Constituent Advocate in our satellite office in Reading, Pennsylvania a majority, minority city.

 

As a Constituent Advocate for a congressional district office, you will be a liaison between constituents and federal government agencies. You will respond to requests for assistance and resolve issues through investigation, facilitation, and problem solving. Constituent Advocates build and maintain relationships with local government, non-profit, and other stakeholder groups within our community of PA-06.

 

The right candidate will serve as a critical part of a close-knit team.  Applicants should have a keen interest in public service, superior attention to detail, and motivated to serve our community.  Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential, as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks, deadlines, and work well under pressure.  Optimistic demeanor and a good sense of humor are a plus.

 

Applicants will be working from home in the short-term. Once the team returns to work in the office, the candidate should be willing to be in the office full time and be able to attend work duties on some evenings and weekends.  

 

Connections to Pennsylvania and the 6th District are a plus. This position will report to the District Director.  Please submit resume and cover letter to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com and indicate “CONSTITUENT ADVOCATE: (your last name)” in the subject line.   

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.

Senior Policy Advisor

Senator Bob Casey, Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, is seeking an experienced policy professional to serve as his Senior Policy Advisor for retirement security and consumer protection. This individual will work closely with the Senator’s personal office and Committee teams to anticipate opportunities to include policy priorities related to Social Security, frauds and scams as well as benefits access in legislation moving through Committees and the Senate; oversee Committee and caucus outreach to external stakeholders; create opportunities for press and events nationally and in state; and shape Committee hearings, reports, issues briefs, and other content. Qualified candidates will have substantive experience in retirement security policy, as well as other issues affecting the financial well-being of older Americans. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative problem-solver who consistently exercises excellent judgment and works well independently. Pennsylvania ties always a plus. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is proud to be 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. 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 placementofficeinfo@saa.senate.gov.

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) seeks a Legislative Assistant to join her team in Washington, DC. Ideal candidates will have prior Hill experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational and time management skills; a positive attitude; solid knowledge of the legislative process; and an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in an fast-paced work environment. Experience with Intranet Quorum (IQ) is preferred. Duties include:

 

  • Formulating legislative initiatives for assigned issue areas;

  • Tracking legislation and other developments in assigned issue areas and briefing the Congresswoman for floor work, committee work, work in the district, and outside House-related activities;

  • Monitoring legislative developments within relevant committees;

  • Planning and coordinating cosponsorship and support of legislation;

  • Writing floor speeches for the Congresswoman;

  • Acting as liaison with committee and agency staffs;

  • Performing special projects assigned by the Congresswoman or Chief of Staff;

  • Meeting with constituents and interest groups;

  • Assisting with the preparation of weekly reports for the Congresswoman and staff on legislative activities in assigned issue areas; and

  • Performing other duties as assigned. 

 

Connecticut ties are a plus, but not required. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested parties should e-mail a concise cover letter including salary requirements, resume and two writing samples in a single PDF to CT05jobs@mail.house.gov with the following subject line: First Name Last Name - Legislative Assistant. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

Office Manager; Scheduler

Base salary: 50,000 to 60,000

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) seeks an experienced, organized, and highly motivated Office Manager / Scheduler for his Washington, DC, office.  Responsibilities include managing the office’s budget and finances; overseeing office operations; processing payroll and benefits forms; and maintaining office records, inventories, and supplies.  Additional responsibilities include managing all aspects of the Member’s Washington, DC, schedule; making all travel arrangements; organizing and responding to incoming scheduling requests; managing the Member’s time in a productive and timely manner; and coordinating with the District Scheduler to ensure a smooth operation. 

 

This is not an entry-level position.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a scheduler, office manager, or executive assistant, whether on Capitol Hill or off.  We are looking for a detail-oriented problem-solver who can manage the challenges of an ever changing schedule with patience and efficiency.  This position may require flexible hours and availability by phone during evenings and weekends. 

 

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to RI02Hiring@mail.house.gov with “Office Manager / Scheduler” and their name in the subject line.  The expected salary range for this position is $50K to $60K – commensurate with experience. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. No calls or drop-ins, please.

Judiciary Legislative Assistant

Congressman Joe Neguse seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle the Judiciary Committee portfolio, including tech, antitrust, immigration, civil rights, gun violence prevention, and other related issues. Responsibilities of this position include drafting and advancing legislation, staffing and preparing the member for Committee hearings and markups, writing policy memos and vote recommendations, and meeting with constituents. 

 

This is not an entry-level position. Previous Hill experience is required. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter to DemJobOpening@gmail.com and include “Judiciary LA” in the subject line. 

Scheduler

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-At Large) seeks an experienced, organized, and highly motivated Scheduler for her Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include managing all aspects of the Member’s DC schedule; making all travel arrangements; organizing and promptly responding to incoming scheduling requests; managing the Member’s time in a productive and timely manner; and coordinating with the District Scheduler to ensure a smooth operation.  This is not an entry-level position.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a scheduler, office manager, or executive assistant, whether on Capitol Hill or off.  The ideal candidate will also have excellent attention to detail, a strong work ethic, impeccable organizational skills, the ability to stay calm in stressful situations, superb communication skills, and be able to work seamlessly in a team-oriented environment. This position may require flexible hours and availability by phone/email during evenings and weekends.  

 

Ties to Delaware are a plus. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to lbr.jobposting@gmail.com with “DC Scheduler” in the subject line by COB April 21st. No phone calls, drop-ins, or emails please.

Communications Director

Southern California Democrat seeks an experienced Communications Director to lead a fast-paced and highly engaged press operation. Applicants must be creative, dynamic, proactive, and energetic. 

 

The Communications Director will serve as the spokesperson and primary communications advisor to the Member. They will be responsible for developing and executing an aggressive strategic communications plan, including social media, that encompasses local, national, and specialty media outlets.  Moreover, the Communications Director will oversee day-to-day press operations, including coordinating and managing the press team; responding to media inquiries; booking the Member for interviews; pitching news opportunities to media outlets; coordinating the Member’s social media accounts; and editing/drafting speeches, talking points, floor statements, press releases, op-eds, and e-newsletters.  They are also responsible for working with the Member, Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and District Director to develop and coordinate core messaging. The Communications Director is responsible for maintaining the Congressman’s voice across all communications materials, with an emphasis on clarity, relatability, authenticity, and connecting the Congressman’s values and advocacy to a diverse constituent base. 

 

This is NOT an entry level position. To be considered for the position, candidates must have previous press-related experience either on or off Capitol Hill. They must be highly organized, proficient in multi-tasking, have strong political acumen and instincts, and possess superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Fluency in Spanish is a plus. Experience with video editing and graphic design are a plus. Additionally, the Communications Director must be willing to work extended hours and oftentimes under time constraints, while maintaining a positive demeanor and good sense of humor. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a resume, a cover letter including salary requirements, and two writing samples to CARuizJobs@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director Position” in subject line.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

 

Legislative Director

Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) seeks candidates for the position of Legislative Director to manage and advise the Member on all legislative policy, positions, and strategy. This is not an entry-level position and previous legislative, Capitol Hill experience is required. 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. Ideal candidates will have ties to Illinois or Chicago and have Spanish-language proficiency, though not required. This senior staff position reports to the Chief of Staff and the Congressman and works closely with the Communications Director and District Director.

APPLICATION DEADLINE TODAY: Monday, April 12, 2021 by 5:00PM EST

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Executes long-term and short-term strategic planning for the Member’s legislative agenda

  • Manages and coaches the legislative staff in order to maintain compliance with high office standards, policies, and protocols

  • Handles a portfolio of legislative issues, including the Congressman’s Transportation & Infrastructure Committee assignment

  • Monitors legislative activity on the House Floor and the Member’s committees

  • Develops coalition-based, strategic approaches to advancing the Member’s agenda, including inside-outside tactical planning

  • Assists constituents, advocacy organizations, and the District Staff to provide relevant federal updates and guidance on federal matters 

  • Assigns, monitors, and evaluates legislative staff work-products

  • Supervises, edits, and approves the work of the Legislative Correspondent

  • Takes constituent and advocacy group meetings as necessary

  • Coordinates the preparation of legislative memos, policy-related interview prep, and cosponsorships

  • Maintains meticulous records of votes, policy positions, legislative initiatives, and cosponsorships

  • Accepts performance-based constructive criticism and guidance

  • Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights, and weekends; and

  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to think strategically to advance legislative agenda and priorities of the Member

  • Thorough knowledge of House Rules, procedures and the legislative process

  • High-level ability to communicate orally and in writing

  • Excellent writing and editing skills for various mediums including floor speeches, interview talking points, Op Eds, etc.

  • Understanding of and ability to harness the efficacy of coalition-based politics and issue-advocacy 

  • Ability to self-motivate, think creatively, and problem solve

  • Works well under pressure, stress, tight deadlines and long hours 

  • Strong multi-tasking capacity

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

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

  • Spanish Language (written and oral proficiency) a plus

  • Knowledge of or ties to Illinois or Chicago a plus

  • Experience in Transportation & Infrastructure policy 

 

TO APPLY: email a cover letter, detailed resume and the name, email address, and phone number of three references to Resumes.IL-04@mail.house.gov

Your cover letter should answer the following questions:

  1. Describe how your experience prepares you for the “responsibilities” specified in the job announcement.

  2. Give examples of your work experience that demonstrates your command of some of the “skills and abilities” listed in the job announcement.

  3. Describe how your work experience meets the “preferred experience” listed in the job announcement.

 

 

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.

Communications Director

Congressman Donald McEachin is hiring a Communications Director to work in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include communications planning and press strategy for D.C. and the district; drafting press materials including: remarks, talking points, newsletters, statements, press releases, and media advisories; pitching media events; assisting with the management of the Congressman’s social media accounts; interview preparation; and overseeing the office’s franked mail program. 

 

The ideal candidate is a strong writer, politically savvy, detail-oriented, flexible, creative, and a self-starter.  Non-traditional hours - including night and weekend work - should be expected. Capitol Hill experience, Virginia ties, a good sense of humor, and a love for trivia are a plus. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: McEachin.Jobs@mail.house.gov

District Director (San Pedro, CA)

Base salary: 100,000

District Director | Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)

 

Location: San Pedro, CA – Los Angeles County

 

Salary Range: $100,000 – 120,000

 

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks a District Director to oversee all operations of the district office. The District Director will oversee management and operation of the District Office, serve as liaison to local organizations and elected officials, manage a team of 5-8 in the District including interns, and develop and implement long-term strategic plans, including but not limited to outreach, casework, and grants programs. 

 

This position is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, and managing district staff and ensures that district staff complies with office policies, practices, and procedures; represents the Member assigns appropriate staff to do so at events or functions through the district as needed and will serve as the primary liaison between the Congresswoman, constituents, and entities in the district.  

 

The District Director will also be responsible for strategizing, developing, and implementing constituent outreach plans, managing casework, and managing their own fieldwork book of business.  The District Director will also work with the office’s scheduling team to implement an aggressive schedule of community events and outreach.  Further, the District Director acts as an advisor for the Congresswoman on local issues and concerns, politics, and other developments throughout the district, the Los Angeles metropolitan area, Southern California, and the state. 

 

Qualified candidates will demonstrate significant management experience (federal, state, or local government management experience are a plus), strong oral and written communications skills, strategic planning abilities, self-motivation, and outreach experience to local and state organizations.  An ability to work collaboratively with district office staff as well as D.C.-based legislative and communications staff is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are critical to the success of the candidate, as well as knowledge of the local, county, and statewide processes.  The ideal candidate is energetic, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, politically astute, and willing to work including evenings and weekends as needed in a fast-paced and results-oriented setting. 

 

The position requires the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends. 

 

Candidates from diverse backgrounds encouraged to apply.

 

Spanish fluency and Los Angeles ties are a plus.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, appropriate writing samples, and three references with “CA44 District Director” 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.

 

Staff Assistant

Base salary: 35,000-40,000

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) seeks a detail-oriented and energetic individual with excellent communication skills for a staff assistant opening. This position is currently in full telework, but will be based in our Washington, D.C. office when in-person work resumes.

Daily tasks include answering telephone calls, organizing tours, processing flag requests, supervising and coordinating our office intern program, managing the front office, greeting visitors (when the office reopens), performing special projects, and other administrative duties. The Staff Assistant will also play a role in an active constituent mail program.

Excellent writing, verbal, and organizational skills are essential along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast-paced environment. Ties to Southern California and Capitol Hill experience are a plus. A sense of humor is greatly appreciated.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (no more than two pages) to Lowenthal.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. 

Salary range is $35,000-40,000 annually based on experience. Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls, follow ups, or drop ins, please.

Legislative Assistant or Senior Legislative Assistant

The Office of Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) is seeking candidates for a Legislative Assistant or Senior Legislative Assistant position in our office. The LA is responsible for taking meetings with constituents and stakeholders, preparing and staffing the Congressman in committee hearings and markups, developing and advancing legislation and amendments relevant to the Congressman’s priorities and the needs of the Inland Empire, providing detailed vote recommendations, and handling additional projects as assigned. The successful candidate will be extremely organized, an excellent writer, a proactive self-starter, a strategic thinker, and able to work collaboratively as part of a close-knit team.

The LA will also staff the Congressman on the Appropriations Committee, handling his assignment to the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee. The LA will have a domestic policy portfolio including transportation, housing, energy, environment, and other issues as assigned. The ideal candidate will have ties to California’s Inland Empire and at least two years of previous experience with a policy portfolio. A thorough understanding of housing policy or direct Appropriations Committee experience is strongly preferred. The salary range for the position is $50,000 – $60,000 per year, depending on experience. Our office offers student loan repayment, transit benefits and compensation time in addition to paid vacation and sick leave.

Our office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit your application using this form. If you have any questions please call our office at (202) 225-3201.


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Communications Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) seeks a proactive, hard-working DC-based bilingual (Spanish/English) Communications Assistant to join its communications operation. Candidates should be organized, creative, motivated and must have the ability to generate content in the Congresswoman’s voice. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the Press Secretary; managing social media accounts and office website; editing and producing weekly video content; drafting graphics for social media; compiling daily press clips; tracking press and social media analytics; creating e-newsletters and franked mailings; organizing and executing virtual and telephone town halls; and assisting with organizing earned media events. Experience with Adobe Creative suite or willingness to learn is a big plus.

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.  Congresswoman Garcia’s office is currently working remotely, but this job will require in-person work when the House has votes.


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Bilingual Press Secretary

The Office of Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) seeks a bilingual (Spanish/English) Press Secretary for her Washington, D.C. office. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to building and maintaining relationships with Houston and DC press; responding to media inquiries; writing press releases and talking points; preparing stories and op-eds for Houston and national media; organizing earned media events in Houston and Washington, D.C.; managing social media platforms for the Congresswoman; and coordinating and staffing the Congresswoman for interviews and press events, among other things.

This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates must have strong writing skills, prior press and digital experience, the ability to work in a collaborative environment, be a self-started, and a good sense of humor goes a long way.

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. Congresswoman Garcia’s office is currently working remotely, but this job will require in-person work when the House has votes.


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Legislative Director

Congressman Adam Schiff seeks a Legislative Director to oversee his personal office policy team and legislative agenda. This is not an entry-level position and significant previous policy experience on Capitol Hill is required.

The Legislative Director will manage a large and diverse portfolio of legislative and policy initiatives, while creatively and effectively identifying new policy areas to pursue. The ideal applicant will have a demonstrated ability to manage and mentor staff, think strategically, and have experience in formulating and advancing legislation and policy initiatives – both large and small. Successful applicants will have knowledge of House legislative processes and procedures, particularly Appropriations, excellent organization and communication skills, and thrive on collaboration with a talented team.

 

California ties are a plus. This senior staff position reports to the Chief of Staff and will work closely with an active Communications team. 


Our office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

TO APPLY: Email a cover letter, resume, a short writing sample and 2-3 references to ca28legdirector@gmail.com. Please no unsolicited drop-ins, phone calls, or emails to the office.

Staff Assistant/Press Assistant Opening

Staff Assistant/Press Assistant Opening – Moderate South Texas Democrat seeks Staff Assistant/Press Assistant for Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities include managing the front office, welcoming office visitors, supervising interns, processing flag and tour requests, organizing incoming mail and phone messages, providing general administrative support to the office, assisting with the drafting and posting of graphics and social media, and other duties as assigned.  

The position requires attention to detail and strong written and oral communication skills along with the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team environment. South Texas ties and Spanish fluency are a plus, but not required. This is an entry-level position.  

The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, minorities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. Please submit resume, cover letter, one writing sample, and two references to southtexasfedjob@gmail.com  with “South Texas Staff Assistant/Press Assistant” in the subject line. Please send all materials in ONE PDF. No calls or drop-ins, please. 

Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) seeks candidates for the position of Legislative Director

Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) seeks candidates for the position of Legislative Director to manage and advise the Member on all legislative policy, positions, and strategy. This is not an entry-level position and previous legislative, Capitol Hill experience is required. 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. Ideal candidates will have ties to Illinois or Chicago and have Spanish-language proficiency, though not required. This senior staff position reports to the Chief of Staff and the Congressman and works closely with the Communications Director and District Director.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, April 12, 2021 by 5:00PM EST

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Executes long-term and short-term strategic planning for the Member’s legislative agenda

  • Manages and coaches the legislative staff in order to maintain compliance with high office standards, policies, and protocols

  • Handles a portfolio of legislative issues, including the Congressman’s Transportation & Infrastructure Committee assignment

  • Monitors legislative activity on the House Floor and the Member’s committees

  • Develops coalition-based, strategic approaches to advancing the Member’s agenda, including inside-outside tactical planning

  • Assists constituents, advocacy organizations, and the District Staff to provide relevant federal updates and guidance on federal matters

  • Assigns, monitors, and evaluates legislative staff work-products

  • Supervises, edits, and approves the work of the Legislative Correspondent

  • Takes constituent and advocacy group meetings as necessary

  • Coordinates the preparation of legislative memos, policy-related interview prep, and cosponsorships

  • Maintains meticulous records of votes, policy positions, legislative initiatives, and cosponsorships

  • Accepts performance-based constructive criticism and guidance

  • Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights, and weekends; and

  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to think strategically to advance legislative agenda and priorities of the Member

  • Thorough knowledge of House Rules, procedures and the legislative process

  • High-level ability to communicate orally and in writing

  • Excellent writing and editing skills for various mediums including floor speeches, interview talking points, Op Eds, etc.

  • Understanding of and ability to harness the efficacy of coalition-based politics and issue-advocacy

  • Ability to self-motivate, think creatively, and problem solve

  • Works well under pressure, stress, tight deadlines and long hours

  • Strong multi-tasking capacity

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

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

  • Spanish Language (written and oral proficiency) a plus

  • Knowledge of or ties to Illinois or Chicago a plus

  • Experience in Transportation & Infrastructure policy

 

TO APPLY: email a cover letter, detailed resume and the name, email address, and phone number of three references to Resumes.IL-04@mail.house.gov

Your cover letter should answer the following questions:

  1. Describe how your experience prepares you for the “responsibilities” specified in the job announcement.

  2. Give examples of your work experience that demonstrates your command of some of the “skills and abilities” listed in the job announcement.

  3. Describe how your work experience meets the “preferred experience” listed in the job announcement.

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.

 

Staff Assistant

Rep. Veronica Escobar (TX-16) seeks Staff Assistant for Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities include managing the front office, welcoming office visitors (when no longer in telework posture),  managing internship program, processing flag and tour requests, organizing incoming mail and phone messages, providing general administrative support to the office, and other duties as assigned. This position requires an ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and perform under pressure. This position will report to the Chief of Staff directly, and will require to occasionally schedule the Chief of Staff’s calendar.

This is an entry-level position. Qualified candidates must have strong written and oral communication skills, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment. Texas ties and Spanish language skills are a plus. 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 “Staff Assistant”.

Legislative Assistant or Senior Legislative Assistant for Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31)

Base salary: 50,000

The Office of Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) is seeking candidates for a Legislative Assistant or Senior Legislative Assistant position in our office. The LA is responsible for taking meetings with constituents and stakeholders, preparing and staffing the Congressman in committee hearings and markups, developing and advancing legislation and amendments relevant to the Congressman’s priorities and the needs of the Inland Empire, providing detailed vote recommendations, and handling additional projects as assigned. The successful candidate will be extremely organized, an excellent writer, a proactive self-starter, a strategic thinker, and able to work collaboratively as part of a close-knit team.

 

The LA will also staff the Congressman on the Appropriations Committee, handling his assignment to the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee. The LA will have a domestic policy portfolio including transportation, housing, energy, environment, and other issues as assigned. The ideal candidate will have ties to California’s Inland Empire and at least two years of previous experience with a policy portfolio. A thorough understanding of housing policy or direct Appropriations Committee experience is strongly preferred. The salary range for the position is $50,000 – $60,000 per year, depending on experience. Our office offers student loan repayment, transit benefits and compensation time in addition to paid vacation and sick leave.

 

Our office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Please submit your application using this form. If you have any questions please call our office at (202) 225-3201.


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Rep. Chris Pappas (NH-01) Seeks LA Handling Vets Committee Work

Rep. Chris Pappas, a member of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, is seeking a Legislative Assistant to manage a broad legislative portfolio that currently includes, but may not be limited to, Veterans Affairs Committee Work, including the Congressman's role as Chair of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, defense, foreign affairs, immigration, and trade.  The position currently staffs the Congressman on LGBTQ+ issues and the Equality Caucus. Candidates should be team-oriented, strong writers, understand the legislative process, and possess a passion for public service.

 

This is not an entry-level position, and candidates should have previous legislative Hill experience or relevant experience in the portfolio of issues. New Hampshire or New England ties a plus.

 

Those interested in applying should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and 1-2 page writing sample to nh01jobs@gmail.com with the subject: “Veterans Affairs LA - Last Name” by COB, Monday, April 12, 2021.

 

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

Press Secretary

Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05) seeks a New Jersey-based Press Secretary to assist the Communications Director with managing and coordinating in-state media activities. Successful candidates will be responsible for the preparation of various materials, including but not limited to, background materials, press advisories, press releases, statements, remarks, and social media; assisting with the planning, preparation, and staffing of district news conferences and events; maintaining relationships with local news media outlets; and other duties related to press operations and other office responsibilities. Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule that accommodates the needs of the Representative's schedule. Prior communications experience is strongly preferred. New Jersey ties a plus. 

 

The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, please submit resumes with “Press Secretary” as the subject line to James.Adams@mail.house.gov.

Health Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-At Large) is seeking a highly motivated Health Legislative Assistant to join her team. Legislative portfolio will be focused on health care and will handle all of the Congresswoman’s work related to her assignment on the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee. Qualified candidates should have a good knowledge of the legislative process, health care policy background, coalition building skills, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to advance the Congresswoman’s legislative priorities in the health care portfolio and be creative in spotting new legislative opportunities. Candidates must be self-starters, able to meet short deadlines, and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment.  Ties to Delaware are a plus. This is not an entry level position and this is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to lbr.jobposting@gmail.com with “Health Legislative Assistant” in the subject line by COB April 12th. No phone calls, drop-ins, or emails please.

 

Scheduler / Office Manager

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) seeks an experienced, organized, and highly motivated Scheduler / Office Manager for his Washington, DC, office.  Responsibilities include managing all aspects of the Member’s Washington, DC, schedule; making all travel arrangements; organizing and responding to incoming scheduling requests; managing the Member’s time in a productive and timely manner; and coordinating with the District Scheduler to ensure a smooth operation.  Additional responsibilities may include managing the office’s budget and finances; overseeing office operations; processing payroll and benefits forms; and maintaining office records, inventories, and supplies. 

 

This is not an entry-level position.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a scheduler, office manager, or executive assistant, whether on Capitol Hill or off.  We are looking for a detail-oriented problem-solver who can manage the challenges of an ever changing schedule with patience and efficiency.  This position may require flexible hours and availability by phone during evenings and weekends. 

 

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to RI02Hiring@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler / Office Manager” and their name in the subject line.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. No calls or drop-ins, please.

Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant.

The office of Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02) is seeking a highly-organized, hardworking, and detail-oriented Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant based out of our Washington D.C. office (currently remotely executed). The LC/SA would report directly to the Legislative Director and work with the District Director, Scheduler, and other staff as needed to carry out operations.

Strong candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills and strong attention to detail. The job requires an individual who can communicate clearly in a fast-paced environment with a positive attitude and work effectively with different teams. Additionally, this position requires an individual who is quick to learn and can easily troubleshoot/resolve problems.

The individual will assume the responsibilities of drafting constituent letters, sorting and batching mail, and assisting the legislative staff with various projects. Management of the mail program will include answering constituent correspondence quickly and efficiently, conducting any research necessary to formulate a response, and drafting and updating response letters to respond to a large number of letters on the same issue. Further, the individual will also be responsible for managing the front office, greeting visitors, answering phone calls, processing flag and tour requests, overseeing the intern program and supervising interns, and providing support to the Congresswoman and staff as needed.  

Applicants must have superior organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Arizona ties are highly encouraged but not required. 

 

Interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume, two brief writing samples, and references to az02kirkpatrick@gmail.com with the subject line “Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant.” No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

 

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.

Committee Communications Director

Base salary: 80,000 - 90,000

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. Pay is commensurate with experience is expected be in the $80k-$90k range.

Scheduler

Scheduler|Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks an experienced scheduler. Individual should be highly organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task and work in a very fast-paced office. Main responsibilities include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedules for both DC and the District, processing all incoming invitations and meeting requests, coordinating travel arrangements, and communicating with constituents by phone and email to address requests, concerns, and questions. Additional Responsibilities may also include some administrative tasks including processing and managing expenses and reimbursements.

Candidates should be resourceful, team-oriented, and have a positive attitude. 

This is NOT an entry-level position. Applicants should have previous scheduling experience (at least one year in a similar position). Salary is commensurate with experience.

A car and good driving record are helpful in the event we need a back-up driver for the Member. 

Southern California ties and Spanish fluency are a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references with “SCHEDULER” 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.

Communications Director

The Office of Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) seeks a proactive, organized, and creative Communications Director to join the Washington, DC office. The Communications Director will be responsible for leading the press and media operations of the office, including development and implementation of the media, digital communications, and public relations strategy for the Member.

Additional responsibilities include writing press releases, statements, speeches, and all other forms of written communication; coordinating with legislative staff to provide ideas and advice on promoting the Member’s actions and legislative activities; acting as the media liaison for the Member; and assisting with miscellaneous administrative and legislative duties at the direction of the Chief of Staff or the Congressman.

Candidates must work well under pressure and have a flexible schedule to accomplish communications goals while maintaining a good working relationship with the Member, staff, media, and constituents. Qualified candidates must have strong writing, editing, and proof-reading skills, an understanding of print, digital, and broadcast media, and thorough knowledge of the legislative process, procedures, and organization of the House. Any interested applicant should be a team player.

North Carolina ties and Capitol Hill experience, and experience using iConstituent or similar platform are preferred, but not required.

Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, and writing samples HERE.


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Staff Assistant

Staff Assistant Opening – Western New York House Democrat seeks motivated, organized, and detail-oriented Staff Assistant to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing the front office, greeting visitors, assisting in running the office internship program, processing tour and flag requests, receiving and organizing mail and phone calls, managing reimbursements and vouchers, providing administrative support to the office, and other duties as assigned. The position requires strong written and oral communication skills along with the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team environment. New York ties are welcome. Prior Congressional experience is preferred. Access to a personal car is a plus, as the job may also entail some driving of the Member. Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to ny26.jobs@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Please send all materials in one PDF document. No calls or drop-ins, please. 

 

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

 


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Counsel - House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law seeks a hard-working lawyer with significant legal experience to serve as counsel.

Responsibilities include: serving as a resource for Democratic Members of the Subcommittee on matters of law and policy; drafting legislation; coordinating hearings and witnesses; drafting statements, memos, and briefing materials; and providing guidance to offices both on and off the Subcommittee on matters of antitrust law.

A strong background in antitrust is required. Exceptional writing skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with other congressional offices and advocacy organizations are also strongly preferred.

The Committee strives to ensure that our staff represents the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to JDEM.Job@mail.house.gov. Please include “Antitrust Counsel” in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant

The office of Congresswoman Haley Stevens (MI-11) seeks an experienced staffer to cover a robust legislative portfolio with a particular focus on science, technology, and healthcare issues. This position will support the Congresswoman’s work on the Science, Space & Technology Committee. Duties will 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 and preferred candidates will have prior legislative experience. Michigan ties are a plus. A background in science and manufacturing policy is preferred  but not required.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to michigan.11.jobs.2021@gmail.com.  

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

 

Remote Internship

The office of Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (CA-44) is currently accepting applications for full and part-time interns for the Summer 2021 internship session. Internships will be conducted remotely, with the possibility of occasional in person work later in the summer. Interns for the Washington, D.C office can expect to conduct legislative research, attend virtual hearings, assist with projects as needed, and learn the day-to-day operations of a legislative congressional office. Interns assigned to the District office in San Pedro, CA can expect to assist with constituent services, conduct research, and assist on special projects relevant to the district.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and dates and hours of availability as one document to CA44.internships@mail.house.gov.

Email subject line should specify which office (D.C, or District|San Pedro) the applicant is applying for. Washington, D.C. applicants should address materials to Nicole Sciabarra and District|San Pedro applicants should address materials to Francisco Lopez. Please direct any questions or concerns to  CA44.internships@mail.house.gov.

The application deadline is April 11, 2021 by 11:59 PM PST. Approximate start date for Summer 2021 interns is May 17, but flexible.  

Comms/Staff Assistant

Comms/Staff Assistant: The Office of Congressman Jason Crow (CO-06) is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to serve as a Comms and Staff Assistant in a fast-paced and highly collaborative Capitol Hill office. 

Comms responsibilities will include compiling and distributing daily press clips, media monitoring, drafting social media content, managing press lists, and other special projects as they arise. The candidate will also be expected to answer phone calls, organize tour and flag requests on behalf of constituents, and manage interns. Other administrative and comms responsibilities will be delegated as needed. 

Excellent writing and strong organizational skills are essential, as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure. Proficiency with Adobe Suite, Canva, or other graphic design programs is preferred. Connections to Colorado and the 6th District are a plus. This position will report to the Communications Director and Director of Operations. 

To apply, candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to resumes.co06@gmail.com with “Comms/Staff Assistant” in the subject line by April 9, 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

Tax and Economic Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Terri Sewell, a moderate member of the House Ways and Means Committee, seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to oversee her Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee portfolio and assist the legislative team in advancing a broad legislative agenda, with a focus on tax and economic policy. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: advising the Member and staff on tax, financial services, banking, and economic development related issues, working with the district and press staff to execute all tax and economic opportunity related outreach events, drafting and analyzing legislation, meeting with constituent and stakeholder groups, staffing committee briefings, hearings, and markups, and preparing the member for meetings and events within portfolio.

The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with a positive attitude, who is able to work under tight deadlines and complete tasks independently. Candidates must be able to work extended hours when the floor, committee, and district outreach schedules require. An expert understanding of House legislative processes and procedures, excellent organization and communication skills, the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, and flexibility with priorities is required. 

This is not an entry-level position and 3-5 years of Hill or comparable experience is required.  Connections to the 7th District, Alabama, or the Ways and Means Committee are preferred. The office 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 “Legislative Assistant” by Friday, April 9th at COB.

Executive Assistant

Representative David Price (D-NC) seeks an experienced Executive Assistant to join his Washington, DC staff. The Executive Assistant is equivalent to the office’s chief operating officer, assuming responsibility for several essential functions including but not limited to: managing the Representative’s DC schedule and the daily flow of meetings and visitors to and from the office; managing the office’s payroll and benefits, accounting, and budgeting activities; coordinating logistics and implementation for special events (both in-person, when applicable, and virtual); arranging travel for the Representative and for staff traveling on official business; managing office inventory and procurement; assisting the Chief of Staff with employee onboarding/offboarding and employee leave records; and additional administrative duties as assigned. This individual will work closely with the Member, D.C. personal staff, Committee Staff, and North Carolina staff.

 

The ideal candidate will be team oriented with a positive attitude and will exhibit strong organizational and problem-solving skills, impeccable attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and display a high level of discretion.

 

Candidates with previous experience as a scheduler or executive assistant in a congressional office are strongly preferred; North Carolina ties are a plus. Representative Price is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and three references to nc04job@mail.house.gov.  No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

 

Environment Subcommittee Professional Staff Member

Chairman Ro Khanna seeks an exceptional, self-motivated candidate to staff Mr. Khanna on the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Subcommittee on the Environment.

 

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.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • designing and preparing congressional hearings;

  • working with multiple stakeholders to design legislative solutions to address complex national policy concerns;

  • conducting legal and factual research;

  • writing memoranda, statements, questions and speeches;

  • ensuring subcommittee priorities are reflected in appropriations and authorization bills;

  • and leading oversight initiatives.  

 

The Chairman is particularly interested in candidates with a commitment to and an interest in engaging:

 

  • Clean technology jobs of the future, regenerative agriculture, toxic substances, and other sustainable energy and environment issues;

  • Environmental justice and the disproportionate effects of pollution on vulnerable communities;

  • Experience working with environmental federal agencies;

  • Congressional procedure, investigations, and legislation; and

  • Progressive policy solutions to combat the climate crisis.

  

The right candidate will serve as a critical part of a close-knit team. This person will keep Chairman Khanna and the Staff Director fully informed of and staff all Environment Subcommittee events and activities and be an integral member of the subcommittee staff.

 

Qualifications:  Applicants should have (i) an interest in public service and (ii) expertise in the areas described above (iii) the ability to work closely with a team and remain entrepreneurial. They also must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Applicants will be working from home in the short-term. Once the team returns to work in the office, the candidate should be willing to be in the office full time and be able to attend work duties on some evenings and weekends.  

  

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 Professional Staff Member.”

Senior House Democrat and Committee seek Communications Director

Senior House Democrat seeks Communications Director to lead press, digital and communications operation across a busy committee and personal office. Successful candidates will have experience working in fast-paced environments, implementing an aggressive communications plan, working collaboratively to prioritize and publicize Members’ strategic goals, and overseeing staff. Above all, a successful candidate will be an exceptional writer and highly creative.

 

Responsibilities include serving as an on-the-record spokesperson and shaping stories; developing and drafting op-eds, speeches and statements; booking nationally and across multiple competitive local markets; and working to grow the Member’s brand. Responsibilities also include helping to grow digital presence and ensure the smooth operation of large communications operation.

 

Capitol Hill relationships and California ties are major pluses, as is experience on foreign policy and national security issues. Office is an equal opportunity employer, and applications by members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Candidates should have ability to obtain a security clearance. Please note if you currently or have recently held a security clearance. Please submit resume and three writing samples to: cacommsjob@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Terri Sewell, a moderate member of the House Ways and Means Committee, seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to oversee her Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee portfolio and assist the legislative team in advancing a broad legislative agenda, with a focus on tax and economic policy. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: advising the Member and staff on tax, financial services, banking, and economic development related issues, working with the district and press staff to execute all tax and economic opportunity related outreach events, drafting and analyzing legislation, meeting with constituent and stakeholder groups, staffing committee briefings, hearings, and markups, and preparing the member for meetings and events within portfolio.

 

The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with a positive attitude, who is able to work under tight deadlines and complete tasks independently. Candidates must be able to work extended hours when the floor, committee, and district outreach schedules require. An expert understanding of House legislative processes and procedures, excellent organization and communication skills, the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, and flexibility with priorities is required. 

 

This is not an entry-level position and 3-5 years of Hill or comparable experience is required.  Connections to the 7th District, Alabama, or the Ways and Means Committee are preferred. The office 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 “Legislative Assistant” by Friday, April 2nd at COB.

 

Staff Assistant

Rep. John Larson seeks Staff Assistant for Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities include managing the front office, welcoming office visitors, supervising interns, processing flag and tour requests, organizing incoming mail and phone messages, providing general administrative support to the office, and other duties as assigned.

 

The position requires strong written and oral communication skills along with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Connecticut ties are a plus, but not required. Prior Congressional experience is preferred. Access to a personal car is a major plus, as the job may also entail some driving of the Member.

 

The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, minorities, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. Please submit resume, cover letter, one writing sample, and two references to ct01SA@mail.house.gov with “CT-01 Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Please send all materials in ONE PDF. No calls or drop-ins, please.

Senior Legislative Assistant

Representative Robin Kelly seeks a Senior Legislative Assistant  to aid the Congresswoman’s service as a Member of the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee and Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust. Responsibilities include preparing the Congresswoman for Committee hearings; developing and planning legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments in-portfolio within committees and on the House floor; planning and organizing Caucus and Braintrust briefings and other events; and other assigned tasks. Please send a resume, cover letter and a 1-2 page writing sample to ILStaffingResumes@gmail.com with “Senior Legislative Assistant” in the subject line by Friday April 9th, 2021. No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A demonstrated understanding of public health and health care policy (with focus on health equity and social determinants of health);

  • Knowledge of the bill and amendment introduction process;

  • Strong writing, interpersonal, self-motivation, and organizational skills are a must;

  • Illinois or Midwestern ties are a plus.

 

This is not an entry level position. 2-4 years of experience required. Previous health policy experience required.

 

The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Legislative Director

The office of Rep. Susie Lee seeks a Legislative Director to lead legislative staff and coordinate the legislative agenda for a Battleground Member serving on the Appropriations Committee. This is not an entry-level position, and prior legislative experience on the Hill is required. Successful applicants must be able to successfully manage and mentor staff, work productively with key stakeholders and advocacy groups, think strategically in fast-paced environments, and have a team-first, lead-by-example mentality. Knowledge of House legislative processes, excellent organization and communication skills, and the ability to proactively lead and manage a collaborative team are required. A robust understanding of the appropriations process will be emphasized. Applicants should also expect to manage a personal legislative portfolio. Nevada ties are a plus. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to NV03resumes@gmail.com with the following subject line: [First Name Last Name] – Legislative Director. No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please.

 

This office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Nevada ties a plus.

 

Staff Assistant

Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks a motivated, highly organized, and detailed oriented Staff Assistant to serve in the Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities will include answering and the management of the incoming phone calls, organizing the incoming postal and electronic mail, organizing and inputting all correspondence into the office data system, overseeing the office’s tour, flag, and intern programs, responsible for the organization, arrangement, and neatness of the entire office, providing general administrative support to the office, and other duties as assigned.  Basic Spanish speaking ability is important and access to a personal car is a plus, as the job will entail driving of the Member.  

An understanding and commitment to serving people, especially the people of California's 20th Congressional District, is essential.  Applicant must be detail-oriented, have strong communications skills, and be a team-player.  


Please send a cover letter and resume to CA20.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant / Panetta.”  

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.

Transportation LA (Rep. Lynch)

The office of Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08) seeks an experienced staffer to cover a robust legislative portfolio, including transportation, with a particular focus on highways, transit, and aviation issues. This position will support the Congressman’s work on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills, knowledge of the legislative process, and the excellent interpersonal skills. Duties will 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. Preferred candidates will have 3 years of legislative or policy experience, a working knowledge of transportation policy, and have ties to the Massachusetts 8th District. 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, or sexual orientation. 

 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to MA08.Jobs@mail.house.gov  with “Transportation LA – Your Name” in the subject line by 04/09/21.

Legislative Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Angie Craig seeks a Legislative Assistant (LA) in her Washington, DC, office. The Legislative Assistant will be responsible for handling a busy portfolio as a Committee LA on two Committees, including the House Agriculture Committee and House Energy and Commerce Committee. Within the jurisdiction of these Committees, a strong understanding of the Farm Bill, biofuels and rural development in addition to prior experience or knowledge of trade, rural broadband and telecom policy is strongly preferred. 

 

This position is also expected to lead the Member’s work on government reform, so previous experience handling the Oversight, Judiciary and House Admin Committees is a plus.  

 

Essential responsibilities include: preparing and staffing the Member in committee hearings and markups, developing and advancing legislation and other policy priorities of the Member, researching and advising the Member on policy issues and vote recommendations, drafting talking points and speeches, and representing the Member in meetings and events. 

 

The successful candidate will be an independent worker and a self-starter, possess the capacity to produce high-quality work and have strong communication and writing skills.   

 

Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with ties to Minnesota (and MN-2 in particular).  

 

To apply, send resume, cover letter and three professional references to RepCraigResumeBank@gmail.com. We strongly encourage all candidates to apply no later than 11:59 PM on March 30th, 2021. 

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Madeleine Dean is seeking a Legislative Assistant to oversee her Judiciary Portfolio. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: working with the Member and legislative staff to develop and implement policy goals and objectives; preparing and staffing Member for all Judiciary hearings and mark-ups; drafting and introducing legislation; and interacting with outside stakeholder groups.

Successful candidates should have strong writing and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast paced/team setting.

Pennsylvania ties, law degree, 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: Legislative Assistant [insert first and last name]”

Green New Deal Lead

Base salary: $52,000 junior role / $66,000 senior role

The Role: The position of junior or senior Green New Deal Lead in the office of Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez is currently open. We welcome you to apply.

Essential Job Function: As a member of our legislative team and in collaboration with the Congresswoman, the Green New Deal Lead will guide the GND and climate portfolio for the Congresswoman, including organizing and engaging our internal and external partners, translating grassroots movements into Green New Deal legislative priorities and helping shape the Congresswoman's legislative strategy on climate.

Senior Lead Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • scoping new legislative action and developing legislative strategies that advance a job creation, justice, and decarbonization agenda in a governing moment; 

  • mapping out areas for collaboration and collective legislative action with internal and external partners;

  • advising the Congresswoman and the Legislative Director in developing and advancing legislative strategies; 

  • working closely with the Legislative Director and Chief of Staff to effectively communicate and advance key legislative priorities; 

  • in partnership with the Communications team, drafting remarks and talking points; 

  • monitoring legislative activity (committee, floor, and Senate) and providing vote recommendations to the Legislative Director and Congresswoman on assigned issues; 

  • and maintaining strong ties with constituent groups, grassroots organizers, frontline communities, academics, and other stakeholders. 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • writing weekly correspondences and letters to constituents; 

  • supporting the district and communications team; 

  • and staffing the Congresswoman at meetings, hearings, and other events. 

Junior Lead Responsibilities:  include, but are not limited to, 

  • scoping new legislative action that advance a job creation, justice, and decarbonization legislative agenda in a governing moment;

  • maintaining relationships with constituent groups and other stakeholders; 

  • writing remarks, talking points, and correspondences; 

  • supporting the district and communications team;

  • and staffing the Congresswoman at meetings, hearings, and events. 

You: Are collaborative, progressive, and eager to work in a fast-paced environment, in which you are challenged to lean into visionary and intersectional thinking, looking to transform our society and economy. You should have a deep understanding of the underpinnings principles of the Green New Deal and be a strategic thinker who is looking to achieve these goals in a governing moment. 

You have a set of lived and professional experiences that equip you well to serve the residents of New York’s 14th congressional district and firmly believe that every person has a contribution to make to our legislative agenda.

Additionally, you should be able to work well and calm under pressure; possess strong oral and written communication skills; and be available to work longer hours in collaboration with multiple departments. 

If you have previous legislative Hill experience and knowledge of legislative processes, we encourage you to apply, though extensive Hill experience is not required. If you do possess these experiences and knowledge, please specify how you have rooted your work in advocacy and among the grassroots. 

People from BIPOC, LGBT+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as people with ties to NY-14.

Location and Work Environment: The role is based in Washington, D.C, though we are currently working remotely. COVID 19 precautions and remote work expected for the immediate time frame. Work is mainly performed in a small office environment. 

Compensation: $52,000 junior role / $66,000 senior role, depending on experience. Our office also provides a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, dental, federal student loan payment (terms apply), and paid family leave.

Deadline: If you are interested in being considered for this position, please fill out the application here: https://airtable.com/shrB0uddnw2Mubhx5 by 6:00 PM on Friday, April 23, 2021. We will be reviewing resumes on a rolling 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.  

We look forward to getting to know you better!


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Staff / Social Media Assistant

Staff/Social Media Assistant Position Opening

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) is seeking dynamic and highly motivated candidates for a Staff Assistant/ Social Media Assistant. This position is currently in full telework, but will be based in Washington, D.C. when in-person work resumes.

Responsibilities include managing the front office and greeting visitors (when they are able to stop by the office in person). Daily tasks will include answering telephones, conducting and organizing tours, processing flag requests, serving as intern coordinator and liaison to technical support, and performing other administrative tasks as required.  The candidate will assist with some driving duties and access to personal transportation is strongly preferred.

In addition to serving as Staff Assistant, this role will also assist the Member's communications team with monitoring social media, daily clips, and assisting with graphics, video editing and related tasks.

The applicant must be able to prioritize and follow-through on items in a fast-paced environment, possess strong written and oral communication skills, as well as strong organizational skills, and understand good time-management practices. Prior communication experience is preferred.

The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Illinois ties are a plus. 

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, writing or graphic sample and three references with “Staff Assistant” or “Social Media Assistant” as the subject line to Illinois17job@gmail.com

Digital Director / Press Secretary

Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02), member of both the House Appropriations and Education & Labor Committees, is seeking a highly motivated, detail-orientated, and energetic individual with experience in digital media strategy and video editing for a Digital Director/Press Secretary position. 

Daily tasks include managing and creating content for member’s social media platforms and website; graphic design; video filming and editing; daily press clips; managing in-district media relations; drafting releases, newsletters and advisories; and organizing press events. The ideal candidate will be creative, have a strong proficiency in crafting digital content, experience coordinating with media, and 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.  Capitol Hill experience is a plus, but not required. A sense of humor is greatly appreciated, and the position reports to the Communications Director.

This is not an entry-level position.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and an example of previous digital media or graphic design projects to WI02JobOpening@gmail.com with “Digital Director/Press Secretary” in the subject line.  Job opening closes COB on April 8th.  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.

Staff Assistant & Mail Manager

Base salary: 38,000

Congressman Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA-05) is seeking dynamic and highly motivated candidates for a Staff Assistant & Mail Manager position. This position is currently in full telework, but will be based in Washington, D.C. when in-person work resumes.

Responsibilities include processing flag and tour requests, hiring/training/managing interns, screening phone calls, managing the front office and greeting visitors (when the office reopens), performing special projects, and other general administrative duties.  The position will also have significant responsibilities to assist in processing and responding to constituent mail, including batching mail, responding to inquiries, and drafting letters.  Candidates who are interested in advancing to assume full Legislative Correspondent duties and title are encouraged to apply.

 

Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, a strong attention to detail, commitment to public service, and a good sense of humor.  Philadelphia-region ties and previous experience on the Hill are preferred, but not required.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

 

Interested applicants should send a one page resume and one page cover letter to employment.scanlon@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant & Mail Manager – [first and last name]” in the subject line.  The deadline to apply is close of business Friday, March 26, 2021.  Salary range is $38,000-42,000 annually.  Exact starting salary offer will be solely based on years of full-time work experience.  Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls, follow ups, or drop ins, please.

Legislative Correspondent (Rep. Panetta)

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks a motivated and conscientious writer to serve as Legislative Correspondent in his Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities include managing an active constituent correspondence system, research and drafting all constituent correspondence, ensuring rapid response times, managing constituent mail and outreach databases, compiling weekly mail reports, and carrying out other duties as assigned.   

The ideal candidate must possess outstanding writing and oral communications skills, including the ability to write succinctly and desire to give attention to every single word written, be able to work under tight deadlines, be detail oriented and highly organized, and have a comfort level working up and down the management structure to ensure timely mail responses.  Previous legislative experience and knowledge of Intranet Quorum (IQ) are preferred.  California-20 ties are a plus.   

Interested candidates should submit a RESUME, COVER LETTER, and THREE (x3) WRITING SAMPLES to CA20jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Correspondent / Panetta.”   

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, martial status, or parental status. 

Staff Director, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

Staff Director – Subcommittee on Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs (DAMA), House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (Majority Staff, Chairman Mark Takano)

SUMMARY: The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Staff Director for the DAMA Subcommittee. The Staff Director will be responsible for directing and managing the activities of the Subcommittee, which includes oversight, policy development, and legislative efforts related to disability and pension, as well as burial and memorial benefits for veterans and their families. Specifically, the Staff Director will oversee the Compensation & Pension program of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), the National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Arlington National Cemetery, and the American Battlefield Monuments Commission.

 

More info here: https://veterans.house.gov/opportunities


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