Job Announcements Board

Staff Director, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (HVAC)

Summary: The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Democratic Majority staff seeks a Subcommittee Staff Director for the Oversight and Investigations (O&I) Subcommittee. The Staff Director will be responsible for managing all issues and activities within the Subcommittee, which includes directing congressional investigations, advising on policy, producing and shepherding legislation to passage, and oversight of relevant Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs.

Military Legislative Assistant Opening

Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) is seeking an experienced and energetic Military Legislative Assistant to manage his work on the Armed Services Committee and oversee a portfolio including defense, foreign affairs, intelligence, and veterans’ affairs. This is not an entry-level position; strong knowledge of national security issues, and a minimum of two years of substantive legislative or related experience are required.

Judiciary LA

Member of the Judiciary Committee, seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle Committee work and a larger portfolio.  This is not an entry level position.  Previous work staffing a Member on a Committee and J.D. preferred.   The ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment is required. Core responsibilities of the position include staffing Member at high visibility hearings; preparing committee memos and questions.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  California ties and Spanish proficiency a plus.

Scheduler

Congressman Jerrold Nadler seeks Scheduler to manage Member’s daily and long-term DC schedule, including organizing and tracking invitations, speaking engagements and scheduling requests for the Member, assisting in coordinating travel arrangements and keeping Member on schedule throughout day. Candidates must be highly organized, attentive to detail, and capable of thriving in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. Previous scheduling/office management experience, including a strong background in Outlook scheduling functions, is a plus.  Rep.

Legislative Director

Congresswoman Kim Schrier seeks a Legislative Director to help develop, implement, and oversee the office’s policy agenda. Responsibilities include serving as the primary advisory on all policy issues, managing a team of legislative staffers,  handling a diverse portfolio of issues, and monitoring floor activity.

Scheduler/Office Manager

Ohio Democrat seeks a high energy, well organized, detail oriented Scheduler/Office Manager for her Washington, DC Office. Responsibilities include developing and managing the Member’s DC and national/international schedule and travel arrangements; organizing the Member’s daily briefing materials; communicating with constituents by phone and email quickly to address requests, concerns, and questions; maintaining office records, inventory and office supplies; managing the front office; serving as the emergency office coordinator; and performing other duties as required.

Digital Assistant & Correspondence Manager

The office of Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) has an open position of Digital Assistant & Correspondence Manager who will shape the digital footprint of the Representative’s work in Congress and manage the office’s constituent correspondence. S/he will be responsible for developing short- and long-term digital communications strategy as well as innovative, quality digital content. This person will also be responsible for managing content on the Member’s social media accounts, website, and newsletter.

Job Posting: Press Secretary

SUMMARY:

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 assisting in: briefing the Member for interviews and writing floor speeches for the Member.

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Staff Assistant: Veterans Committee Majority

The Democratic staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Staff Assistant to handle administrative tasks, event coordination, workflow tracking, constituent communication, research, and other tasks as needed. A qualified candidate has a Bachelors’ degree, Hill or political experience, and knowledge of military and veterans issues.

Staff Assistant Posting

The Office of Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) seeks a hardworking and detailed-oriented Staff Assistant in DC. Responsibilities include answering the phone, greeting visitors, leading tours, processing flag requests, and handling other administrative tasks as assigned. Applicants will also perform some legislative-related work, such as writing letters and evaluating bills for cosponsorship. Hawai‘i ties and previous Hill experience strongly preferred.

Financial Services LA Opening

Congressman Chuy García (IL-04) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to manage a diverse portfolio including staffing the member on his assignment to the House Financial Services Committee.  Candidates must have at least 3 years of experience in the House or Senate.  This is not an entry-level position.  Successful candidates should have demonstrated experience advancing legislation, monitoring the Floor, and conducting research.  Applicants should be outstanding writers who are able to handle talking points, speeches, memos and letters.

Women Veterans Task Force Policy Advisor: Veterans’ Committee Majority

The Democratic staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Policy Advisor to oversee all policy, communications, outreach, and Member services activities of the Women Veterans Task Force. The position works closely with Chairwoman Brownley’s personal office, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (HVAC), and Task Force Members and their staff to develop and advance priorities within the Task Force, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and Congress.

Digital Coordinator / Press Assistant

Representative Seth Moulton seeks a Digital Coordinator / Press Assistant. Candidates must have and share the office’s mission “to serve, and inspire others to serve, in order to improve people’s lives and strengthen our democracy.” The position will assist the communications team with developing, implementing, and executing a digital strategy to effectively communicate with the public and grow social media audiences.

Press Assistant

Prominent West Coast Progressive seeks self-motivated, organized and creative Press Assistant to work in Washington, DC office. Responsibilities will include compiling press clips, drafting press materials, staffing the member, and assisting in management of high-profile social media accounts. Candidates should have a passion for progressive politics and enjoy working in a collaborative environment. Experience with graphic design, video production and photography is a plus. Hill experience preferred.

Jimmy Gomez Seeks Staff Assistant

The Office of Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA34) seeks an organized, passionate, team-oriented Staff Assistant and Driver for the Washington DC office.  Responsibilities include: managing the front office, coordinating tour and flag requests, managing DC internship program, driving the Congressman to and from events, and providing additional office support as needed.  While this is an entry-level position, candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, great attention to detail, strong time management skills, and an ability to work under pressure to meet tight

Legislative Assistant Posting

Congresswoman Norma Torres is seeking a legislative assistant to join a talented team and wonderful office.  The specific issues this position will cover will be tailored to the candidate’s strengths, but will have a likely policy focus on health care and environmental issues.  This position will be tasked with staffing the Congresswoman for the Rules Committee along with additional work related to her work on the Appropriations Committee.

Legislative Director Opening

The office of Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) seeks a stellar Legislative Director to craft the Member’s legislative agenda and lead a small team of staff. An ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of legislative experience in the House with substantive knowledge of either fiscal policy, financial services, transportation or healthcare. Successful applicants must have a demonstrated ability to manage and mentor legislative staff, advance legislation and work well with press and district staff to communicate the work of Congress. New Jersey ties are a plus.

Scanlon LA Opening

Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon is seeking a Legislative Assistant to manage a portfolio including, but not limited to, issues covered by the Judiciary Committee. Candidates must have at least 2 years of experience in the House or Senate. This is not an entry-level position. Successful candidates should have demonstrated experience advancing legislation, monitoring the Floor, and conducting research. Applicants should be outstanding writers who are able to handle talking points, speeches, memos and letters.  J.D. preferred but not required.

STAFF ASSISTANT JOB OPENING

Progressive Northeastern House Democrat seeks Staff Assistant for Capitol Hill office front desk duties, including answering phones, greeting constituents, managing front office interns, processing flag and tour requests, and other office-supporting administrative tasks.  Helping the Legislative Correspondent with letter-writing is also a significant part of the job.  Send resume and cover letter only to democratic.hilljob@gmail.com.  Minority and women candidates encouraged to apply.

Legislative Aide Opening

A Texas Democrat seeks a hardworking Legislative Aide to oversee the mail program and handle a small policy portfolio.  Responsibilities include managing a high-volume mail program, researching legislative issues, and drafting timely responses. Ideal candidates will have excellent research and writing skills, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Press Secretary/Digital Director Position

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney seeks a proactive, hard-working, and tech-savvy individual with New York ties to serve as press secretary and digital director in his Washington, D.C. office. Ideal candidates will have experience running a comprehensive digital media program with an emphasis on twitter. Applicants should have a proven history of writing creative and engaging tweets and increasing followers.

Press Secretary Opening

Midwestern Democratic Representative seeks an experienced Press Secretary to serve in the Washington, D.C. office. Applicants should have at least three years of experience on the Hill or in an aggressive, proactive media environment. This position will manage all communications and social media functions of the office, including developing communications plans, maintaining relationships with both national and district media, responding to daily media inquiries, and preparing written materials, including speeches, talking points, newsletters, op-eds, and direct mail.

Education LA Opening

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), a member of the Education and Labor Committee, seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle diverse, proactive education portfolio, along with issues related to seniors, arts, STEAM, children, and social security. Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong understanding of education issues and the legislative process, and will thrive in a team environment. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment are required.

Job Posting - Legislative Assistant

The Office of Congressman Joe Neguse (CO-02) seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio including energy, environment, public lands, transportation, and other related issues. Responsibilities of this position include drafting and advancing legislation, advising the member and drafting vote recommendations, writing policy memos, and meeting with constituents. 

Job Posting: Staff Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) seeks a hardworking, detailed-oriented Staff Assistant with excellent oral and written skills.  Responsibilities include managing the front office, answering the phone, greeting visitors, handling tour and flag requests, overseeing the intern program, and other tasks as assigned.