Job Announcements Board

Staff Assistant

Base salary: 52,000 - 56,000

Congressman Joe Neguse (CO-02) seeks a hard-working and organized individual to serve as Staff Assistant in his Washington, DC office. The Staff Assistant will be responsible for driving the Congressman and will work closely with the Chief of Staff and Scheduler to support the Congressman’s schedule. Other responsibilities include processing tour and flag requests, answering incoming calls, greeting visitors, and supporting office operations. The Staff Assistant will also help lead the office’s DC intern program, including reviewing applications and interviewing and hiring candidates. Some work outside traditional office hours may be required. A valid driver’s license, good driving record, and regular access to a car are required. Previous Capitol Hill experience and ties to Colorado 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, age, disability, military status, marital or parental status.

The salary range for this position is $52,000-$56,000, depending on experience and qualifications. Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and references to RepNeguseHiring@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant

The Office of Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is seeking a Staff Assistant in the Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities include maintaining the front office, managing the intern program, assisting with the archiving process, arranging tours and flag requests for constituents, monitoring delivery and pickup of materials, assisting with various administrative and legislative duties, reviewing and processing phone messages, greeting visitors, answering constituent requests for general information.

Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential.  Candidates should be self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced environment.  Ties to Oregon and congressional experience are preferred.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Congressman DeFazio is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to OR04.job@mail.house.gov by May 26.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Scheduler

Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia seeks a Scheduler based in the Washington, DC office. Principal duties will include managing incoming scheduling requests, booking and coordinating member’s official travel, answering phone calls and emails, staffing the member for weekly scheduling meetings, constantly monitoring changes to and updating the member’s schedule especially during in-session weeks, greeting visitors and coordinating their attendance for in-person meetings, managing office needs such as supplies, processing financial documents such as invoices and travel reimbursements, and providing additional office support as needed. Bilingual English/Spanish speaking ability a major plus. Management of a small policy portfolio is an opportunity once a candidate has mastered primary scheduling

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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Legislative Correspondent, Staff Assistant

Base salary: 50,000.00

The Office of Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-07) seeks an enthusiastic Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant for the DC office. This person will manage a high-volume constituent correspondence program, the DC internship program, as well as managing tour and flag requests among other duties. Please note that driving the member is not a duty of this position and no car is required. Previous experience working with a correspondence program and with IQ is preferred. Our office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an office that is reflective of the diverse district that we serve. Salary is $50,000 with bonus potential. Our office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, parental status, gender identity, or disability. District ties are a plus. Qualified candidates should send their applications including a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to repwildjobs@gmail.com with “LC/SA Opening” as the subject line by COB Monday, May 23rd. No calls or drop-ins please.

Staff Assistant

Base salary: 50,000

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) is hiring a staff assistant for her Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include managing the internship program, coordinating tours, organizing incoming mail and messages, assisting in office administrative duties, and drafting constituent response letters. Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. Excellent writing skills and attention to detail are required. Previous hill experience and Florida ties preferred.

Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status.

Starting salary is $50,000 and includes health insurance and other competitive benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to FLJobOpening@mail.house.gov. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

District Scheduler / Office Manager

Responsibilities include coordinating the Member’s California schedule by making travel and meeting arrangements while anticipating and responding to day-to-day developments; serving as the office's primary point of contact for constituents, elected officials, and nonprofit and advocacy organizations seeking meetings in the district; coordinating with staff (including field, legislative, and press) to identify schedule priorities, and then working proactively to make short- and long-term decisions to implement plans; working directly with the District Director and Member on logistics. Also responsible for assisting the Capitol office and District Director on maintaining financial and expense records, and with various administrative duties, and managing special projects including the district internship program. Opportunities for additional responsibilities commensurate with skills and abilities. A successful candidate will be highly organized, detail oriented, possess strong writing skills, have experience working in a fast-paced office, and the ability to maintain a professional, flexible, and positive demeanor while managing multiple and competing tasks and projects. 

Please send cover letter and resume to CA02.Requests@mail.house.gov with the subject like “CA02 District Scheduler/Office Manager.”

Legislative Assistant

Moderate member seeks legislative assistant to manage work including:

  • A wide-ranging issue portfolio including appropriations, healthcare, transportation and infrastructure, government reform, judiciary and civil rights, and energy and the environment.

  • Drafting and editing legislation, amendments, resolutions, letters and memos.

  • Building relationships with relevant stakeholders

  • Working with the communications team to highlight the Congressman’s work

While this role does not cover any of the Member’s committees, it is highly important to the office given the Member’s focus on the recent bipartisan infrastructure bill, broadband access, return on investment to the District, climate and energy policy and other issue areas in the portfolio. This is not an entry level position. Previous public policy experience is required, and previous Hill experience is strongly preferred.

Applicants should send, as a single PDF file, a cover letter, resume and three references with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line to nj5jobs@mail.house.gov. The PDF file should be titled “Legislative Assistant – LastName, FirstName” (e.g. “Legislative Assistant – Doe, Jane.pdf”).

Consistent with applicable law, the Office requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment.

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

Communications Director

A senior Midwestern House Democrat is seeking a Communications Director to lead a fast-paced and dynamic communications shop. The ideal candidate will have previous Capitol Hill experience and considerable knowledge of digital and traditional communications. This is not an entry level position. Daily tasks include: drafting press releases, advisories, and talking points; creating digital content for online platforms; fielding interview requests from reporters and pitching stories; drafting op-eds; working with legislative, committee and distract staff on projects and events; and training and supervising interns on communications-related tasks. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter, an excellent writer, have a strong work ethic, good people skills, and a sense of humor. 

Please send a resume and 3 appropriate writing samples (including a press release) to Resume.LA@mail.house.gov by May 20, 2022.

 

Communications Director

Congressman Jim Himes seeks Communications Director.  The applicant must be an excellent writer with solid political instincts, strong organizational skills, and impeccable judgment.  Ideal candidate has at least five years of communications experience in the private sector, campaign, or legislative settings and robust media contacts. Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and implement strategic communications plan to define Congressman’s image and highlight accomplishments;

  • Act as formal spokesperson and media liaison to Member, directing and managing all media inquiries and pitches;

  • Serve as primary writer of public material, including op-eds, press releases, e-newsletters, floor statements, and talking points;

  • Supervise digital and press assistant to execute aggressive social media and digital portfolio including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and blogger outreach;

  • Plan and implement email newsletter program and supervise targeted mail program;

  • Work with district staff to plan press and outreach events;

  • Work with other members of senior staff to guide Member’s voting decisions and help coordinate effort to build his profile on key issues;

    Skills required:

  • Ability to think creatively and strategically;

  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills;

  • Extensive media contacts;

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

  • Ability to quickly learn media and political landscape of a diverse district;

  • Thorough knowledge of social media tools

  • Ability to use Drupal HTML editor and understanding of CRM systems;

  • Strong organizational skills;

  • Strong team player able to infuse communications strategy across all parts of Congressional office;

  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment representing policy positions.

This is a senior level position in a fast-paced office.   Prior knowledge of financial services and national security issues appreciated. Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to CT04.Jobs@mail.house.gov.  

Legislative Correspondent

Rep. Dina Titus seeks an organized and detail-oriented Legislative Correspondent to manage a high-volume constituent correspondence program in her Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the mail program, including maintaining and analyzing the constituent database and drafting responses to constituent requests in a timely manner. This individual will also handle a diverse legislative portfolio consisting of policy related to animal welfare, agriculture & nutrition, small business, government operations, and Native American issues.

Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to multitask in a fast-paced work environment to meet tight deadlines. Experience with the Internet Quorum (IQ) constituent mail system is preferred.  

Candidates with a diverse background and Nevada state ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Rep. Titus 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.

Those interested in applying should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to NV01Jobs@gmail.com subject: “Legislative Correspondent”. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and the deadline for submissions is COB May 31st.

Digital Director / Press Assistant

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 Digital Director/Press Assistant to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. Previous political communications and/or Capitol Hill experience is required. Ideal candidates will be team-oriented, self-motivated, empathetic, and collaborative. Successful applicants will write well and quickly in a fast-paced environment, understand how to take and edit photos and videos effectively, be creative with a keen sense of visual and graphic design, demonstrate particular attention-to-detail, and be capable of building and executing a plan. This staff position reports to the Communications Director and works closely with the entire senior staff team. This is not an entry level position.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Work closely with the legislative, outreach, casework, and grants teams to draft copy, edit, and manage the office’s social media accounts

  • Manage the office’s franked digital communications program

  • Create weekly social media plans and monthly social media reports

  • Create graphics for outgoing social media, newsletters, and mail that effectively communicates an idea or policy clearly and with visual appeal

  • Take and edit photos and videos of the Congressman in Washington D.C. and the district, coordinate with all staff to manage the photo and video library

  • Draft copy for widely read e-newsletters

  • Assist with press releases, media advisories, franked mailings, op-eds, and other responsibilities as assigned

  • Monitors social media, media reports, and has an eye for legislative matters and hot topics about which the Congressman may be asked or interested in

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • 1+ years of political/Capitol Hill communications experience

  • 2+ years of digital communications experience

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

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 20, 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

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 excellent oral and written communications skills for a scheduler position in the Washington, DC office.

Daily tasks include managing and maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term DC, state and national schedule; coordinating travel, booking flight reservations, and managing logistics for events; evaluating and organizing all incoming meeting and event requests; communicating key information regarding the Member and the Member’s schedule to staff; and working closely with both DC and District staff to ensure smooth daily office operations.  Candidates must be available to assist the member outside of regular business hours.

This position requires candidates with proven experience in administrative roles, knowledge of the Congressional work setting, and comfort working one-on-one with the Member, Chief of Staff and District Director.  Experience drafting correspondence letters welcomed.  Excellent writing, verbal and strong organizational skills are essential along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast paced environment.  A sense of humor is greatly appreciated.  Previous Capitol Hill or scheduling experience is required; this is not an entry level position and title could also include “Office Manager” if candidate has previous experience in that area.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to WI02JobOpening@gmail.com with “Scheduler” in the Subject Line.  Job opening closes at the end of business on Friday, May 27th.  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, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender identity and expression, marital status, parental status, or sexual orientation.

Legislative Director

SUMMARY: Representative Robin Kelly (IL-02) seeks a Legislative Director to lead the Congresswoman’s work as Vice Chair of the Energy & Commerce Committee and member of the Oversight and Reform Committee. Qualified candidates will work in a busy office to further the Congresswoman’s leadership in gun violence prevention, health equity, and technology policy. Responsibilities include managing the legislative team, 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 briefings and other events; and other assigned tasks. This position will report to the Chief of Staff and work closely with the District Director and Communications Director.

Please send a resume, cover letter and a 1-2 page writing sample to ILStaffingResumes@gmail.com with “Legislative Director” in the subject line by Friday June 3, 2022. No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A demonstrated knowledge of legislative process and of House organization and procedures;

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;

  • Self-starter with good political instincts and judgment;

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

  • Graduate or Law Degree preferred;

  • Illinois or Midwestern ties are a plus.

This is not an introductory level position, at least 4 years of experience required.

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

Staff Assistant / Legislative Correspondent

Base salary: 55,000

The Office of Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) seeks a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent. We are seeking a highly motivated and hardworking Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent based in our Washington, DC office. This candidate will be responsible for managing the DC front office, answer phones and track calls, process flag and tour requests, oversee the internship program, and manage our high-volume mail program.  This individual will work closely with the legislative team to ensure constituent letters are completed in a timely manner and handle the Congressman's correspondence.  This individual will also share driving responsibilities with the Director of Operations and Chief of Staff.

Qualified candidates will have exceptional organizational skills, keen attention to detail, excellent writing skills, knowledge of the legislative process, ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple tasks, and be a self-starter able to problem-solve. Must have access to a car and drive.

The salary for this position is $55,000. Prior experience with a congressional office is not necessary. Familiarity with Westchester County/ The Bronx preferred.

Interested candidates should apply using this form and upload a resume & cover letter. Any further questions about the role should be directed to Bowman.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant/ Legislative Correspondent”

Our office is an equal opportunity employer and women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Early applicants will get priority. Applications close on May 20th, 2022.

**ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL FINAL ROUND**

Legislative Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Axne is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle the Health Care portfolio along with other assigned issue areas for the Congresswoman.

The Legislative Assistant (LA) will be responsible for developing legislative initiatives in their portfolio, meeting with constituents and interested groups on behalf of the office, and monitoring events and legislation within their issue areas. The LA will be responsible for briefing the Congresswoman in their assigned areas, creating talking points and prepared remarks, completing briefing materials, and staffing the Congresswoman during meetings.

An ideal candidate will possess a strong working knowledge of the House legislative process, be organized and self-motivated, and should have a strong writing and grammar background. Candidates should enjoy and thrive in fast-paced collaborative working environments.

This is not an entry-level position. Previous Hill and legislative experience is required. Iowa and Midwest ties and higher education is a plus, but not required. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to Joseph.Diver@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Last Name: Health Legislative Assistant”. 

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA-06) seeks a Legislative Assistant to focus on a portfolio that may include appropriations, housing, education, civil rights, financial services, foreign affairs, and AmeriCorps among other issues. Responsibilities will include managing the Member’s existing legislative initiatives within the portfolio; identifying and developing new areas for legislative and other action; briefing and staffing the Member for meetings and events; and other responsibilities as necessary.

This is not an entry-level position. Excellent writing and communication skills, sound political and policy judgment, and the ability both to work independently and to collaborate with others in a fast-paced environment is essential. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Veterans, women, LGBTQ+ persons, and minority applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and references in a single PDF to seniordemresumes@gmail.com. Please use “Appropriations/Housing LA” as the subject.

Energy and Environment Policy Advisor

 Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA-06) seeks a Legislative Assistant to focus on a portfolio of energy, environment, and climate. This position will handle the Congresswoman’s Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee work and her role as co-chair of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) and co-chair of the SEEC Nature and Oceans Task Force. The portfolio will be focused on natural climate solutions, clean energy, clean transportation, environmental justice, and energy equity policy; it will also likely include women’s issues, immigration work, and potentially a few other issues.

This is not an entry-level position and Hill experience is strongly preferred, but not required.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Veterans, women, LGBTQ+ persons, and minority applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and references in a single PDF to seniordemresumes@gmail.com. Please use “Energy/Enviro LA” as the subject.

 

Legislative Assistant/Sr. Legislative Assistant

Base salary: Commensurate with experience and title

Rep. Shontel Brown (OH-11) seeks experienced candidates for a Legislative Assistant/Senior Legislative Assistant (title commensurate with experience) position handling a diverse portfolio of committee responsibilities and policy issues. Ideal candidates will be responsible for Agriculture and Oversight & Reform subcommittee portfolios and additional legislative issues. Legislative experience is required and at least 3-4 years of Hill experience is preferred. The ideal applicant will possess excellent critical thinking and written and verbal communication and research skills, understand political and policy nuances, and be eager to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advancing the Member's portfolio-related and other priorities, crafting legislation and amendments that advance the Member's legislative agenda, monitoring and advising the Member of legislative developments within the committees and on the House floor, staffing the Member in meetings and Committee hearings/markups, engaging with constituents, stakeholders and officials, and supporting messaging efforts. This is not an entry level position. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply and Ohio ties are a plus, but not required .

This office is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive workforce. Interested parties should email a cover letter, resume and recent writing sample in a single file (PDF preferred) to Ohio11Resumes@mail.house.gov with LA/SrLA, Last Name, First Name in the subject line.

Legislative Correspondent / Legislative Aide

SUMMARY: Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06) is seeking a legislative staffer to handle both the mail program and a policy portfolio including agriculture, food security, animal welfare, modernization, and other issues as determined by the office’s needs and in consultation with the applicant’s interests. This office is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Managing the mail program, responding to thousands of pieces of constituent per week

  • Presenting data-driven biweekly reports on the state of the mail program

  • Drafting new letters in the Member’s voice which reflect his policy positions on emergent topics of interest to our constituents

  • Assisting the legislative staff in developing vote recommendations for bills up for a vote on the House floor

  • Finding new legislation for the Member to cosponsor and which aligns with his values and views

  • Drafting letters and original pieces of legislation

  • Meeting with constituents and various groups, representing the Member’s views and communicating his priorities 

  • Helping, in conjunction with the staff assistant, to manage the interns, providing both real-time feedback on their work and mentorship

 Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of Hill experience

  • Strong writing capabilities, including the ability to quickly adopt the Member’s voice

  • Ability to accurately represent the Member’s views in meetings with various groups

  • Preferred: Strong mastery of the Google Suite, especially Google Sheets and Forms

  • Preferred: Massachusetts ties

TO APPLY:

Please provide a resume and cover letter to ma06.resumes@mail.house.gov, with the subject line by Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 11:59pm. 

Scheduler

The Office of Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) seeks an experienced, organized, and highly motivated Scheduler for either her Washington, D.C. or New Jersey District Office.

This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate should have prior experience as a scheduler, 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 and have excellent organizational skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in both DC and the district

  • Making official travel arrangements

  • Coordinating logistics for events

  • Evaluating, organizing, and responding to all incoming meeting and event requests

  • Coordinating all briefing materials for meetings and events

  • Communicating any changes in the schedule to the Member and staff in a timely manner

  • Acting as a liaison to constituent groups

  • Coordinating with the communications team and other staff to schedule press interviews 

  • Handling the Member’s correspondence

  • Managing operational and logistical support for the office.

Ideal candidates are flexible, responsive, work well under pressure and on short deadlines, are able to balance competing demands, and are able to anticipate problems and offer solutions. Candidates must be available to assist the member outside of regular business hours, including evenings and weekends. Applicants should also have a positive attitude, sense of humor, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, political instincts and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The ability to drive the Congresswoman is strongly preferred. 

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

Qualified candidates should submit their applications (resume, cover letter, references, and three writing samples) to resumes.nj11@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler” in the subject line. 

Legislative Assistant

Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) seeks a hard-working Legislative Assistant to join his DC policy team. This is not an entry-level position and 1-2 years of experience as a Legislative Assistant in the House or Legislative Correspondent in the Senate is required. The ideal applicant will have experience in formulating and advancing legislation and a demonstrated ability to brief a Member of Congress on complex policy issues both orally and in writing. Successful applicants will work quickly under pressure, have good working knowledge of House legislative processes and procedures, excellent organization and communication skills, and work well with others. This position reports to the Legislative Director and works closely with the rest of the Congressman’s legislative and communications teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handles a portfolio of legislative issues, which may be tailored to the candidate’s expertise but will likely include: veterans, transportation & infrastructure, economic development, technology & innovation, tax/financial services, and Small Business Committee.

  • Tracks legislation and other developments in assigned issue areas.

  • Takes constituent and advocacy group meetings.

  • Builds relationships with district and national stakeholders and advocacy organizations.

  • Reviews legislation and makes recommendations for cosponsorships and letters for the Congressman to sign.

  • Builds support for the Member’s legislation and develops/implements ideas for new legislation to advance the Congressman’s strategic priorities, with guidance from the Legislative Director.

  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment in the formulation and recommendation of policy positions for the Member.

  • Reviews draft press releases and social media in assigned issue areas for technical accuracy.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of or ties to New Jersey a plus

 TO APPLY: Email a cover letter, resume, a short writing sample, and 2-3 references to NJ03Resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line, “Legislative Assistant: [Your Full Name]” Please no unsolicited drop-ins, phone calls, or emails to the office.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 13, 2022 at 6pm 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.

Legislative Assistant

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) seeks a Legislative Assistant with Hill experience. This is not an entry level position. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.  Advanced degree a plus. Send resume, brief writing sample, and three references to DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. Use this title on your email: “Legislative Assistant Application”  No drop-ins or calls please.

Legislative Assistant

SUMMARY:

The office is looking for a principled, mission-driven, and energetic candidate with a domestic policy background. The Legislative Assistant will assist in the development of strategic policy goals and support the Member’s work on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Legislative Assistant will advise the Member on assigned legislative areas including transportation, infrastructure, education, labor, and appropriations. 

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Responsible for:

  1. Long-term and short-term legislative planning for the Member and for ensuring progress on the Member's domestic legislative goals within the Legislative Assistant’s portfolio

  2. Staffing the Member for all House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure activities including full committee and subcommittee hearings and markups

  3. Writing and developing a range of high-quality written materials, including policy reports and policy memos

  4. Tracking policy proposals and implementation in assigned issue areas

  5. Facilitating policy engagements and preparing the Member for high-quality policy discussions 

  6. Representing the Member externally by attending policy briefings and meetings

  7. Recommending strategies and tactics on bills and positions

  8. Recommending co-sponsorships of legislation to the Member

  9. Providing the Member with support in building and maintaining positive relationships with other Members, and with constituents and external stakeholders

  10. Carrying out additional duties as required. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

A bachelor’s degree is required and advanced degrees are preferred. A minimum of 2 years of experience on Capitol Hill in domestic policy and/or other legislative experience is required. Depending on professional experience, the candidate may be eligible to start as Senior Legislative Assistant.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  1. Ability to think creatively, operate entrepreneurially, and build and motivate strong and effective coalitions of partners on and off the Hill

  2. Temperament to communicate, collaborate, and lead professionally in stressful situations with a wide range of constituents and colleagues

  3. Energetic motivation to rethink status quo domestic policy, including charting a new path for federal transportation priorities.

TO APPLY:

Please provide a resume and cover letter to ma06.resumes@mail.house.gov, with the subject line “Legislative Assistant” by Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 11:59pm.

Press Secretary/Digital Manager

The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus seeks a hardworking, organized, and detail-oriented Press Secretary/Digital Manager. The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, which is Chaired by Rep. David Cicilline (RI-01), works to promote equality for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, and is committed to achieving the full enjoyment of human rights for LGBTQ+ people in the U.S. and around the world. The Equality Caucus serves as a resource to Members of Congress, their staff, and the public on LGBTQ+ issues at the federal level.

Ideal candidates will be excellent writers, detail-oriented, organized, self-starters, team players, and able to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines. Ideal candidates will also have experience working with the press and creating social media content, including graphics. Experience on Capitol Hill or working on LGBTQ+ issues is a plus but not required. This is not an entry-level position. Candidates should have 2-3 years of communications experience. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The caucus benefits from a staff that reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The caucus does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, age, or national origin.

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Developing communication plans, in coordination with the Executive Director, to increase the Caucus’ reach in the news and on digital platforms and to highlight the work of Caucus members;

  • Managing the Caucus’ website and social media channels, including updating the website, drafting Facebook posts, tweets, and Instagram posts, and creating graphics and videos;

  • Creating communication resources for Caucus Member offices, including social media toolkits, messaging guidance, and talking points;

  • Drafting press releases, communicating with the press, and organizing press conferences;

  • Drafting the Caucus’ weekly newsletter;

  • Building and maintaining relationships with Caucus Members’ communications staff;

  • Assisting the Executive Director, as needed, with coordinating events and briefs, membership outreach, tracking LGBTQ+ legislation, and policy work; and

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample, as a single PDF, to equality.caucushire@mail.house.gov. Please put “Press Secretary/Digital Manager – [Your First and Last Name]” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant

Base salary: 50,000

Representative Spanberger seeks a Staff Assistant for her Washington, D.C. office. Qualified applicants should be motivated self-starters, highly organized, detail-oriented, able to multitask, have exceptional interpersonal skills, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must demonstrate excellent “people skills,” most importantly displaying compassion in all interactions, and a strong commitment to providing outstanding constituent service. The ideal candidate should: be able to think on their feet, be a problem-solver, demonstrate excellent oral and written skills, maintain a positive demeanor, and demonstrate resilience in a busy environment.

 

Primary responsibilities include: managing the front office, including answering, appropriately logging, and directing telephone calls; greeting visitors; monitoring office deliveries; distributing hard and electronic mail; and other administrative duties. The Staff Assistant will also serve as the office tour coordinator and will be responsible for managing constituent requests for Capitol and White House tours, as well as constituent requests for flags flown over the Capitol.

 

Representative Spanberger’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service. Please submit a resume, cover letter, 1-page writing sample, and two references to spanberger.inquiries@mail.house.gov with “DC Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Annual salary for this position is $50,000.

Press Secretary / Digital Media Manager

The DC office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) is seeking a Press Secretary / Digital Media Manager who has communications experience in a Congressional office, media / news outlet, or campaign. Candidates should possess strong writing and verbal communications skills, as well as eagerness and ability to provide rapid response and long-term strategic messaging in a fast-paced environment under deadlines. Duties include but are not limited to: (a) developing press releases, social media posts, website content, op-eds, newsletters, and other media / communications materials; (b) pitching and placing stories with national, local, and trade news outlets; (c) responding to media inquiries in a timely manner; and (d) maintaining the Congresswoman’s social media accounts, website, and photos/videos.

Rep. Jackson Lee is committed to diversity and inclusion, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resumé, and writing sample to tx18resume@mail.house.gov asap, as candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Digital Manager

TITLE: Digital Media Manager

REPORTS TO: Communications Director 

LOCATION: Washington, D.C. 

Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) seeks a Digital Media Manager based in his Washington, D.C. office.

Responsibilities include managing the Congressman’s social media pages, writing engaging social copy, and making creative digital content, including graphics and videos.  Additional responsibilities include maintaining the Congressman’s website, compiling daily press clips, managing the Office’s constituent correspondence program, running virtual discussions and livestreams across social media platforms, and supporting the Communications Director by drafting written materials (press releases, statements, e-Newsletters, etc.) as assigned. The ideal candidate will also have experience making graphics and videos with Adobe Creative Suite or similar software, be proactive, detail-oriented and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio of writing and digital samples (including graphics) in one document to Espaillat.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Last Name – Digital Media Manager”.

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. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who have relevant lived experience and/or have been directly impacted by the Congressman’s policy portfolio.

Candidates with New York City ties and Spanish fluency are highly encouraged to apply.

Legislative Assistant

Base salary: 68000

Rep. Donald McEachin (VA-4)  is seeking a hardworking, motivated Legislative Assistant to primarily assist with the environment, environmental justice and public health portfolio related to the Member’s work on the Environment Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The primary responsibilities for this position will be leading the Member’s existing environmental justice and healthcare initiatives, identifying new areas for legislative action, and coordinating with other Members and outside stakeholders. Additional duties will be assigned based on experience and office needs.

This is not an entry level position. Experience working on issues related to the environment and/or environmental justice and previous experience working in a Congressional office is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate is resilient in the face of a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, organized, focused on details, and driven to affect change. The ideal candidate will be proactive in their policy portfolio and comfortable working with diverse sets of constituents, staff, and community and organizational groups.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. The salary for this position is $68,000. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to McEachin.Jobs@mail.house.gov by Thursday, May 12, 2022.

Counsel

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Majority Staff, seeks a Counsel to assist the Committee in its legislative and oversight activities. Duties include drafting legislation, supporting oversight and investigations of the Committee, assisting in preparing for Committee events, and providing legal advice to the Committee with respect to House and Committee rules. Title and salary negotiable depending on level of prior experience.

Requirements:

  • Understanding of the legislative process, including experience drafting legislation.

  • Knowledge of U.S. national security policy and familiarity with the operations of the Intelligence Community.

  • Proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks with competing priorities and excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • To be considered for this position, candidates must currently hold or have recently held a Top Secret security clearance.

Veterans and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit a cover letter and resume to hpsciresume@gmail.com.    

Scheduler

Rep. Josh Gottheimer seeks qualified candidates for the position of Scheduler in his DC office.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience in a Congressional office, on a political campaign, or in another fast-paced administrative environment, with a strong preference for past Congressional experience.

  • Excellent attention to detail, and strong organizational skills.

  • Sound judgment.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • The ability to anticipate challenges and proactively offer solutions.

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

  • The ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term Washington, DC schedule.

  • Supporting the operations team across DC and District needs.

  • Working with a variety of stakeholders to balance the Member’s time between commitments.

  • Working with the District Scheduler to evaluate incoming requests and invitations.

  • Working with the operations team to ensure that briefing materials are provided for each event and meeting.

  • Coordinating travel arrangements.

  • Assisting with office management responsibilities, and performing other duties as required.

Consistent with applicable law, the Office requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment.

This office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and cover letter with “Scheduler - Last Name” as the subject line to NJ5Jobs@mail.house.gov.

Press Assistant

Base salary: 55,000

To apply, please fill out this form.

ABOUT MONDAIRE:

Mondaire Jones is the 34-year-old Congressman from New York’s 17th District, serving Rockland and Westchester Counties. He serves on the House Judiciary, Education and Labor, and Ethics Committees and is the first openly gay, Black member of Congress. He also serves as Freshman Representative to Leadership, the youngest member of the Democratic House leadership team, Deputy Whip of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and Co-Chair of the LGBTQ Equality Caucus. A product of East Ramapo public schools, Mondaire was raised in Section 8 housing and on food stamps in the Village of Spring Valley by a single mother who worked multiple jobs to provide for their family. He later graduated from Stanford University, worked at the Department of Justice during the Obama Administration, and graduated from Harvard Law School. He is a co-founder of the nonprofit Rising Leaders, Inc. and has previously served on the NAACP’s National Board of Directors and on the board of the New York Civil Liberties Union. Most recently, Mondaire worked as a litigator in the Westchester County Law Department. Mondaire was born and raised in Rockland and resides in Westchester. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

The Press Assistant will serve as an integral part of the communications team. They will:

  • Manage clips and daily media monitoring

  • Draft press releases, advisories, remarks, newsletters, and other communications materials

  • Edit and caption videos 

  • Maintain press lists and Member’s website

  • Field press requests and assist with press events

  • Provide staff support to the communications department

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • Strong commitment to Mondaire’s mission and values 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

  • Exceptional organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail

  • Ability to handle multiple projects on tight deadlines

  • Strong computer skills — ability to learn and adopt new technologies and systems

  • Ability to be discreet with sensitive information

 APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please begin by filling out this form. From there, the process is as follows:

  • Zoom Interview with the Chief of Staff and Communications Director (30 minutes) 

  • Zoom Interview with staff panel (30 minutes)

  • Timed Written Exercise (1-2 hours)

  • Final Zoom Interview with Mondaire (30 minutes) 

Please note that you will have time to ask questions during each of the interview stages — we want to ensure that you have a chance to learn more about this role throughout the process!

 LOCATION AND COMPENSATION:

The position will be based in our Washington, DC office, with ample travel opportunities to New York. We are flexible with remote work on non-session days. 

Salary is $55,000. Benefits include health insurance coverage and up to $833 per month in student loan repayment. 

INCLUSION STATEMENT:

Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. 

We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the interview and employment process, including using our online system to apply for a position.


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Press Assistant or Press Secretary

Congressman Ritchie Torres: Press Assistant or Press Secretary 

Rep. Ritchie Torres is seeking an organized and creative communications staffer to join a fast-paced team. Duties will include assisting the communications team in developing and implementing a communications and digital media strategy, working closely with the District team to amplify local events, media monitoring, maintenance of the Member’s social media accounts, drafting and posting content for social media, producing graphics and videos, editing photos and videos, compiling daily press clips, and assisting with the drafting of press releases and media advisories, e-newsletters, franked mailings, opeds, and other responsibilities as assigned. Qualified candidates should have graphic design experience, a knowledge of video editing software, strong writing skills, and a familiarity with social media management. The position requires attention to detail and strong written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team environment. New York ties and Spanish-language skills are strongly preferred. 

Title commensurate with level of experience. 

 

Responsibilities include: 

-Assist with management of social media platforms and developing a creative digital strategy;

-Design graphics and producing videos for social media;

-Generate ideas for press, mass mailings, and newsletters;

-Draft press releases, advisories, talking points, and brief remarks;

-Assist with communications outreach to district stakeholders and Member offices; 

-Oversee press intern(s)

 

Please send a resume, cover letter, and two writing and one digital sample to: reptorresjobs@gmail.com “Communications Staffer” in the subject line. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Staff Assistant

Congressman Ron Kind (WI-03), member of the Ways and Means Committee, seeks a highly motivated Staff Assistant in his Washington, DC office. 

The Staff Assistant’s responsibilities include managing the front office, greeting visitors, answering phones, processing flag requests, booking and coordinating tours, managing the office’s internship program, assisting with constituent correspondence via IQ, and other duties as assigned. Candidates should have excellent organizational skills and strong research, writing, and communication skills. The 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. Wisconsin ties are a plus but not required.          

To apply please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to KindJobs03@gmail.com with your name and “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop ins please.

Senior Technology Policy Advisor

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) seeks an experienced legislative staffer responsible for her technology policy work, including in her role as a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

The ideal candidate will excel in a fast-paced work environment, be a team player, possess strong oral and written communication skills, and work well under pressure. Candidates should have a minimum of two years legislative experience, and a documented understanding of the issue portfolio. Applicants with ties to California’s 18th Congressional District and/or the Bay Area are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Qualified candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to ca18resumes@gmail.com by COB May 9, 2022. Previous Capitol Hill legislative experience is required. No phone calls, faxes 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, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Scheduler / Executive Assistant

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) seeks a highly organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, and experienced individual to serve as a Scheduler/Executive Assistant in the DC office. Successful applicants must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, operate in a fast-paced environment, and possess outstanding organizational skills. The Scheduler/Executive Assistant will manage all aspects of the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in DC; coordinate the Member’s travel; collaborate closely with the district office scheduler and district director as well as Appropriations Committee staff; manage the office finances and the administrative functioning of the office; and assist with other administrative functions as assigned. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, exercise discretion, and work well with others. Connecticut ties are a plus. This is not an entry level position – candidates must have experience both with scheduling and managing office finances. This office requires all staff and interns to complete a full SARS-CoV2 vaccination course, regardless of recovery from prior coronavirus illness, as a condition of employment.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three references, all in one attachment, to CTCommsJob@gmail.com with “Scheduler” in the subject line.

Scheduler

The office of Congressman Jason Crow (CO-06) seeks a hardworking and detail-oriented scheduler for the DC Office. Primary responsibilities include managing and maintaining the member’s daily and long-term DC and district schedule; coordinating travel; coordinating logistics for events; evaluating and organizing all incoming meeting and event requests; communicating key information regarding the member and the member’s schedule to staff; and working closely with the member and both DC and district staff to ensure smooth daily office operations.  

Ideal candidates are flexible, responsive, collaborative, work well under pressure and on short deadlines, and able to balance competing demands. Candidates must be available to assist the member outside of regular business hours. Applicants should also have a positive attitude, sense of humor, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, political instincts, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

This is not an entry-level position. Previous Capitol Hill or scheduling experience is required, Colorado ties are a plus. Please submit resume to resumes.co06@gmail.com.

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. 

Digital Director / Press Secretary

The office of Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) is seeking a Digital Director / Press Secretary to work closely with the Communications Director to elevate the Member’s communications operation and strategically run a social media program. 

Duties will include staffing the Member at open press events in the District and DC and working closely with the District team to amplify local events, media monitoring, maintenance of the Member’s social media accounts, drafting and posting content for social media, producing graphics and videos, editing photos and videos, maintaining the website, compiling daily press clips, and assisting with the drafting of press releases and media advisories, e-newsletters, franked mailings, opeds, and other responsibilities as assigned.

The ideal candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, tech-savvy, able to work long hours in a fast-paced environment, have superior writing and proofreading skills, and the ability to work closely and collaborate with Senior Staff both in the District and in DC.

Requirements include previous experience building audiences online and maintaining social media accounts, excellent writing skills, ability to work well on a team, experience in principal management, and experience meeting tight deadlines under pressure.

This position will require work outside standard office hours and can be based in either Washington, DC or Massachusetts with regular travel required. Previous congressional or campaign experience and photography/videography/graphic design skills are strongly preferred.

Please indicate in the application if you have on-the-record experience. Congressman Auchincloss’ office is an equal opportunity employer. Title and salary are competitive and negotiable based on previous experience. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 1-2 writing samples or sample graphics/videos or tweets to AuchinclossJobs@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant

Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02), member of both the House Appropriations and Education & Labor Committees, is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Legislative Assistant.  Ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of Hill experience, a good understanding of House procedures, an understanding of developing and tracking legislative initiatives and political awareness.  This is not an entry level position.

Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast paced environment.  Job responsibilities will include drafting legislation, writing hearing statements, legislative memos, constituent correspondence and preparing briefing materials.  A sense of humor is greatly appreciated.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to WI02JobOpening@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the Subject Line.  Job opening closes at the end of business on Friday, May 20th.  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, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender identity and expression, marital status, parental status, or sexual orientation.

Legislative Director

SUMMARY:

The Legislative Director, together with the legislative staff, advises the Member on all legislative areas.  This position assists in the development of policy positions and legislative initiatives and assists in managing the office's legislative staff. The Legislative Director shall conduct themselves in a courteous and professional manner and maintain a positive working relationship with the Member, staff, and constituents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Supervisory:

  • Oversees up to four legislative employees.  Planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints; and resolving problems;

  • Ensures that the legislative staff is properly focused on carrying out the Member's legislative goals;

  • Assigns legislative staff areas of responsibility and monitors and assists the Chief of Staff in evaluating the legislative staff work;

  • Trains and supervises legislative staff and ensures that legislative staff complies with office policies, practices, and procedures;

  • Schedules and directs legislative staff meetings;

Legislative:

  • Recommends strategies and tactics on bills and positions;

  • Recommends co-sponsorships of legislation to the Member;

  • Maintains up-to-date status reports on all legislation affecting the district, legislation in which the Congresswoman is a principal sponsor, or legislation on which the Congresswoman is a cosponsor;

  • Oversees the progression of bills with which the Member is involved as they move from Committee to the floor;

  • Monitors and reports on floor action to the Congresswoman and the Chief of Staff;

  • Writes and reviews legislative memos;

  • Meets with constituents or other office visitors, as necessary;

  • Coordinates responses to all legislative mail;

  • Assists organizations and constituents in the district with federal matters;

  • Accepts performance -based criticism;

  • Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

A bachelor’s degree or higher education level is preferred, including strong academic credentials. And research skills. Additionally, legislative experience on Capitol Hill, and/or other legislative experience desired.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Thorough knowledge of legislative process and of House organization and procedures;

  • Thorough knowledge of Members’ Congressional Handbook and House Rules; office policies, practices, and procedures

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; flexibility with priorities and ever changing deadlines;

  • Position requires hard-working self-starter with good political instincts and judgment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Proficient in office computer applications;

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and references to FL10.Resume@mail.house.gov with the subject line: Legislative Director. No phone calls or drop-ins please. 

Press Secretary

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) seeks an experienced and committed Press Secretary for her D.C. Office. 

 

The Press Secretary manages and coordinates Washington, D.C. activities, including media contacts for the Member and the D.C. office in consultation with the Communications Director.

The Press Secretary reports directly to the Communications Director, and acts under the guidance of the of the Communications Director in consultation with the Chief of Staff.

Duties will also include managing social media platform for the office, assisting in briefing the Member for interviews, and writing floor speeches for the Member and collaboration with other office staff.

Additional responsibilities for the position include:

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

  • Together with the Communications Director, evaluates current events and media reports in the district and the nation for their impact on the Member;

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

  • Assist with building a robust digital communications apparatus, including social media, multimedia work and a brand strategy;

  • Provide support of communications operations as needed for the member and staff

Applicant Qualities:

  • Candidates must be proactive, have strong attention to detail, and the ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.

  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations or a closely related field preferred, but not required, including strong academic credentials; and at least two years of congressional experience.  Alternatively, a minimum two of years of related experience or training is required.

  • The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates to apply.

This position will often involve evening and weekend work, so a strong candidate will be able to work a flexible schedule with comp time provided. Michigan ties are highly desirable, but not required. 

Our office is an equal opportunity employer and women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY, e-mail a cover letter and detailed resume to Rashida.jobs@mail.house.gov with “Press Secretary” in the subject line along with a digital portfolio, writing sample, and at least two references.

Intern

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2022 Session

The House Committee on the Judiciary’s democratic staff internship program offers undergraduate students, law students, graduate students, and recent graduates an opportunity to experience the operation of a congressional committee firsthand and learn about the important role that our Committee plays in the legislative process. The Judiciary Committee has jurisdiction over a wide range of legislative and oversight issues, including oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice, constitutional law, federal criminal law, voting rights, immigration and naturalization, and antitrust law. Interns work closely with committee staff, including subcommittee staff and/or the oversight team, on a range of issues. Descriptions of the subcommittees and oversight team are available here.

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

Due to the large volume of applicants we receive, only those applicants who are offered interviews will be contacted by the Committee. No phone calls or emails please. Thank you.

Intern assignments will vary depending on the work of the Judiciary Committee each semester. Examples of potential responsibilities include:

  • Researching policy issues under the committee’s jurisdiction

  • Conducting legal research

  • Attending briefings and hearings on the Hill

  • Drafting memos

  • Supporting committee counsels

  • Supporting committee clerks and professional staff members

  • Providing administrative support, including answering calls, delivering correspondence, and setting up the hearing room.

This internship is based in Washington, DC.

Deadline for applications for the fall session: June 1st

Please apply through our website: https://judiciary.house.gov/about/internship-opportunities.htm


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Legislative Counsel

Zoe Lofgren seeks a Legislative Counsel for the Member’s personal office to staff a portfolio that focuses on technology, intellectual property, privacy, antitrust, cybersecurity, surveillance, civil liberties and other Internet and innovation policy matters. The portfolio also has responsibility for other Judiciary Committee work including bankruptcy and courts plus some additional non-Committee issue areas.

THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION. The ideal applicant has a law degree, a strong policy background within the portfolio, previous Capitol Hill legislative experience or experience working directly for a principle active in technology law or policy. The position requires clear, concise legal and legislative writing skills as well as the political acumen to work closely and collaboratively with the wide variety of stakeholders within the portfolio.

Interested applicants should email (only) Lofgren.Resume@mail.house.gov with a resume and cover letter. Further materials, including references, may be requested as part of the interview process.

Communications Director

The Office of Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is seeking a Press Secretary or Communications Director in the Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should have Capitol Hill, campaign or communications experience and should possess strong oral, writing, and proof-reading skills, a knowledge of current events, and an understanding of the legislative process. Other duties include, but are not limited to: developing all communications products including press releases, website content, and social media posts; crafting an annual digital newsletter; pitching and placing stories with local and trade news outlets; and responding to media inquiries in a timely manner. Candidates should be self-starters who thrive in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Congressman DeFazio is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to OR04.job@mail.house.gov by May 4.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Legislative Assistant

Senior California Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to focus on a portfolio that may include of appropriations, foreign affairs, education, housing, civil rights, financial services, and AmeriCorps among other issues. Responsibilities will include managing the Member’s existing legislative initiatives within the portfolio; identifying and developing new areas for legislative and other action; briefing and staffing the Member for meetings and events; and other responsibilities as necessary.

This is not an entry-level position. Excellent writing and communication skills, sound political and policy judgment, and the ability both to work independently and to collaborate with others in a fast-paced environment is essential. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Veterans, women, LGBTQ+ persons, and minority applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, references, and a writing sample in a single PDF to seniordemresumes@gmail.com

Summer Digital Fellows

The Office of House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is seeking motivated, digital-savvy fellows to join an aggressive communications team for summer semester positions. This digital fellowship program includes the production of high-quality web graphics and videos, as well as filming, taking photos, and livestreaming events with House Democrats. Candidates must possess strong technical skills, advanced creativity and artistic ability, and a high level of attention to detail. Experience in website management and social media strategy a plus. Must be a team player. Willingness to take initiative, generate creative ideas, and ability to work under deadline pressure a must.


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Press Assistant/Staff Assistant

Base salary: Based on Experience

Congresswoman Shontel Brown (OH-11) seeks a Press Assistant/Staff Assistant to support the press and district teams.  The position is located in her Cuyahoga County, OH office.

Press Assistant responsibilities include compiling daily press clips, drafting social media content, writing press releases and media advisories, coordinating and staffing the Member at district events, and assisting the Press Secretary and Communications Director with the Member’s communications operation.  Staff Assistant responsibilities include managing the front office, drafting correspondence, and providing additional office support as needed.  The position is a dual report to the Press Secretary or Communications Director and the Deputy Chief of Staff/District Director

Successful candidates will have excellent oral and written communications skills, an ability to handle multiple assignments on tight deadlines, and a strong team mentality.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two (2) writing samples to Ohio11Resumes@mail.house.gov.

Press Secretary

Base salary: Based on Experience

Congresswoman Shontel Brown (OH-11) seeks a Press Secretary to support her active communications team in the Washington, D.C. office.

Working with the Communications Director, the Press Secretary will develop, coordinate, and implement media and communications strategies that highlight the Member’s work and advance her robust online presence. Responsibilities include fielding press requests from local and national media; drafting social media content; creating graphic and video content; maintaining the office’s website; producing the Member’s newsletters; and drafting press releases, speeches, and talking points. The Press Secretary may also be responsible for supervising a Press Assistant assigned to the District Office.

Successful candidates will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a creative and strategic approach to visual and graphic design, an ability to handle multiple assignments on tight deadlines, a desire to hone the member’s voice, a teaming approach to management, and a good sense of humor. Ohio ties are a plus, and previous digital experience is required.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two (2) writing samples to Ohio11Resumes@mail.house.gov.

District Scheduler

Base salary: 50-60,000 Based on experience

ABOUT US  

Our team is fortunate to represent the fighting fifth, also known as Georgia’s 5th Congressional District. We are a diverse, dynamic, ambitious, and intentional team that is driven by the mission of the promise of America, for all. Our guiding principle is to always center the voices of those most marginalized in our communities. We collectively fight to uplift the voices of the district regardless of where they were born, their skin color, their zip code, their bank account or who they love. We will use all levers to meet people's needs while delivering on the promise of America.  

The Office of Congresswoman Nikema Williams has an immediate need to hire a Scheduler based in the Atlanta district office. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by May 18th. Once the application period closes, the office will contact qualified candidates to begin our interview process. 

To apply, send your resume, cover letter and a brief writing sample to GA05NWRB@mail.house.gov And include “scheduler” in the subject line. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we are able to move forward with your application. Please no calls, direct emails or walk-ins.  

 

SUMMARY: 

The Scheduler supports the Member in all functions designated and maintains the Congresswoman’s official schedule, travel plans, and related records.  This position also acts as a liaison for the Congresswoman with the staff, public and other Members of Congress. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, highly organized, personable, dependable, professional and committed to serving high performing member. Evening and weekend hours are often required. 

 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Prepares the daily schedule for the Congresswoman and distributes copies to the Washington, D.C. and district offices; 

  • Prepares detailed itineraries and memos for the Congresswoman, including important numbers, locations, guest background and contact names; 

  • Prepares monthly projected schedules for the Congresswoman; 

  • Briefs the Congresswoman on all scheduling activities and requests of the Washington, D.C. and district office; 

  • Schedules all staff meetings and briefings involving (with or for) the Congresswoman; 

  • Coordinates scheduling of press, interviews, radio and television time with the Press Secretary/Communications Director; 

  • Coordinates photo opportunities with constituents and/or for major events; 

  • Makes reservations for the Congresswoman air travel, ground transportation, and lodging; 

  • Submits vouchers for travel and expense reimbursement to the staff member/contractor responsible for submitting office bills for payment; 

  • Reviews the Congresswoman’s mail and invitations; 

  • Responds to all invitations, either by written correspondence or by personal telephone call; 

  • Maintains files of all invitations that have been declined, accepted, or that are tentative/pending; 

  • Ensures that the Congresswoman is provided with briefing materials for each event by coordinating with event participants and the appropriate legislative and/or district staff; 

  • Monitors the Congresswoman’s incoming telephone calls, takes messages, and returns calls as requested; 

  • Places outgoing calls for the Congresswoman and maintains a record of calls; 

  • Maintains the Congresswoman’s files, including notes, correspondence, and all information relating to travel; 

  • Acts as a liaison between the Congresswoman and other Members, committee staff, White House, and government offices and agencies to arrange for the Congresswoman attendance at meetings or to coordinate travel plans; 

  • Maintains a good working relationship with the Congresswoman, Chief of Staff, District Director, staff and constituents; 

  • Accepts performance-based criticism and direction; 

  • Works well under pressure and handles stress; 

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
     

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

Associate degree is preferred, but not required, with least four years of office experience. Congressional office experience is a plus; Experience making travel reservations and arrangements is a must.  Alternatively, four to six years of related work experience. 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: 

  • Strong telephone, oral and written communication skills; 

  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to prioritization of and recommendations on appointments; 

  • Proficiency in word processing/Typing; 

  • Strong organizational skills; 

  • Thoroughness and careful attention to detail; 

  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; 

  • Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner; 

  • Thorough knowledge of office administration, policies, practices, and procedures; 

  • Thorough knowledge of office Google Suite, Microsoft Teams and other organizational applications; and 

  • Thorough knowledge of office equipment & machines. 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

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

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

Staff Assistant / Scheduler

Base salary: 52,000

The Office of Congresswoman Angie Craig (MN-02) seeks an organized, detail-oriented, and motivated self-starter to serve as a Staff Assistant / Scheduler in her Washington, DC office.

Staff Assistant responsibilities will include managing front office operations, logging phone calls, greeting visitors, handling tour and flag requests, drafting constituent correspondence, maintaining inventories and receipts, coordinating the office’s internship program, providing administrative support to the team, and additional duties as assigned. This position reports directly to the Director of Operations.

Additionally, this person will help the Director of Operations with scheduling responsibilities and will fully take on those responsibilities in addition to the staff assistant duties in July of 2022. The scheduling responsibilities will include managing the Congresswoman’s official calendar of events in DC and in the district, processing incoming scheduling requests, organizing event logistics with district staff and outside stakeholders, coordinating and booking travel, communicating key information about the Congresswoman’s schedule to staff, and working closely with the Congresswoman and all staff to ensure smooth daily office operations. These responsibilities will require some availability to assist the Congresswoman outside of regular business hours.

Candidates should have exceptional organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, keen attention to detail, an ability to work under pressure, and a strong commitment to public service. Previous Capitol Hill experience or scheduling experience is preferred. Minnesota ties are also a plus. 

The starting salary for this position is $52,000 annually, with the potential for a higher salary based upon experience. 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. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to repcraigresumebank@gmail.com with your name and “Staff Assistant / Scheduler Application” in the subject line by 11:59pm on Sunday, May 1, 2022.

Scheduler

The Office of Congressman Jim Costa (CA-16) seeks an experienced, organized, and highly motivated Scheduler for his Washington, D.C. office.

This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate should have prior experience as a scheduler, 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 and have excellent organizational skills and exceptional attention to details.

Responsibilities include managing all aspects of the Congressman’s Washington, D.C. daily and long-term schedule; making official travel arrangements; organizing and responding to all incoming scheduling requests; managing the Congressman’s time in a productive and timely manner; keeping the Congressman and staff informed of any changes in the schedule immediately throughout the day; coordinate with communications team and district staff to schedule press interviews; and coordinating with the district scheduler to ensure a smooth operation between D.C. and district offices.

This position may require flexible hours and availability by phone during evenings and weekends. Familiarity with IQ, Outlook 365, MS Teams, Zoom, WebEx is preferred.

Qualified candidates should email their cover letter, resume and three references in one PDF to resume@mail.house.gov .  Please put “CA-16, D.C. Scheduler Opening” in the subject field. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. No calls or drop-ins, please.