Job Announcements Board

Staff Assistant

The office of Rep. Donald Norcross of New Jersey seeks a staff assistant in the Capitol Hill office. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has keen organizational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. Responsibilities include answering phone calls, greeting visitors, managing office organization and administration, maintaining inventories, handling tour and flag requests, assisting with sorting incoming constituent mail, providing varied administrative support to the team, and additional duties as assigned. The staff assistant will also serve as an alternate driver for the member.

Our 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. New Jersey ties are a plus but not a requirement.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to CD1Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line no later than Monday, December 5. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

 

Scheduler

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) seeks a Scheduler in her Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and have a positive attitude. This is not an entry level position and previous scheduling experience is preferred. Connecticut ties are a plus, but not required. Primary responsibilities include:

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

  • Evaluating and responding to all incoming meeting and event requests;

  • Booking travel;

  • Coordinating logistics for events;

  • Communicating key information regarding the schedule to staff;

  • Working closely with the Member and Chief of Staff to ensure smooth daily operations, and other administrative duties as assigned.

Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested parties should email a concise cover letter including salary requirements, a resume, and two references in a single PDF to ct05jobs@mail.house.gov with the following subject line: Full name – Scheduler. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

Press and Digital Assistant

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) seeks a highly motivated, creative, and detail-oriented Press/Digital Assistant for her Washington, DC office. The Press/Digital Assistant reports directly to the Communications Director and will work closely with the legislative and district teams.

Responsibilities include drafting copy for press materials and e-newsletters, creating digital content including social media posts and graphics, managing press clips, maintaining the website, assisting with livestream and in-person events, and taking and editing photos and videos in Washington, DC and occasionally in district.

The ideal candidate will possess exceptional writing and oral communication skills, the ability to multitask, work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy being a part of a collaborative and energetic team. A successful candidate will be passionate about public service and Congresswoman Wexton’s legislative agenda.

Prior experience, including digital communications, graphic design, and video editing, is preferred. Capitol Hill experience is preferred but not required, and Spanish language proficiency is strongly encouraged. Virginia and district ties are a plus. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, new Americans, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, a graphic design sample, and two references to VA10Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Press/Digital Assistant: [Applicant’s First and Last Name]” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.

Staff Assistant

The Office of Rep. Sean Casten seeks a Staff Assistant to join the Washington, D.C. Office starting in early January 2023. Candidates should be well-organized, hard-working, detail-oriented, trustworthy, and have an overall interest in operations. Day-to-day responsibilities include managing the front office, answering phones, greeting visitors, overseeing the internship program, coordinating and processing flag and tour requests, and providing administrative support for the office. A successful candidate will have strong communication skills, be able to multitask in a fast-paced setting, and will bring creativity to this position. The Staff Assistant may be asked to occasionally drive the Member to and from events. While owning a car is not required for this position, a valid driver’s license is required. The Staff Assistant will report directly to the Director of Operations. 

Please email your resume and cover letter in one single document to: il06casten@gmail.com with the Subject Heading: “Staff Assistant Position - [NAME].” Please no phone calls or drop-ins. Our office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and express, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. 

Women, people of color, or candidates from other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Illinois or Illinois 6th District ties are a plus! 

The starting salary for this position is: $45,000 and the position is eligible for transit benefits and student loan repayment assistance.


Communications Director

The House Armed Services Committee Democrats seek an experienced Communications Director. The Communications Director will be responsible for developing and implementing a pro-active engagement plan, including pitching television, media, and speaking engagements on behalf of the Ranking Member. The Communications Director will serve as the spokesperson on Armed Services Committee matters for the Committee’s Ranking Member and respond to all press inquiries received by the committee’s minority. The Communications Director will also manage the Committee’s minority website, social media, press releases, and other external facing products related to the Committee’s work.

The Communications Director position is not an entry-level position; we encourage experienced communications professionals to apply. The Committee is an is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly values the diversity of its employees. A successful candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance. 

Applicants should send resume and cover letter to hasc.dememployment@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Communications Director” by December 2nd.  No phone calls, or walk-ins.

Legislative Assistant

Senior member of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle the office’s SST committee portfolio. Ideal candidates will have previous congressional experience and a strong understanding of the legislative process. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment are required. Some key responsibilities of the position include: 

  • staffing and preparing the member for hearings, markups, and relevant briefings 

  • writing legislative memos, talking points and floor statements 

  • drafting legislation, agency letters, and supporting materials 

  • working with the committee staff and stakeholders to advance the member’s priorities 

  • representing the member in meetings and other engagements with constituents, stakeholders, and state/federal government agencies     

This is not an entry level-position. Additional legislative responsibilities will be assigned based on a candidate’s experience/interest and office needs. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Women, people of color, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

Legislative Correspondent

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-At Large) seeks an organized and highly motivated Legislative Correspondent with excellent written and oral communication skills for her Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include managing the Member’s constituent correspondence program, responding to incoming mail in the Member’s voice in a timely manner, researching and drafting correspondence in collaboration with the legislative and communications team, maintaining and analyzing the constituent database with complete and current information, and supporting the execution of a variety of constituent-facing projects. This position also offers the opportunity to develop and manage a legislative portfolio, commensurate with experience. The ideal candidate will have prior Hill experience, excellent attention to detail, a strong work ethic, impeccable organizational skills, the ability to stay calm in stressful situations, superb communication skills, and be able to work seamlessly in a team-oriented environment.  Ties to Delaware are a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer and candidates from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to lbr.jobposting@gmail.com with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line by COB Monday, December 5th. No phone calls, drop-ins, or emails please.

Legislative Director

Legislative Director Job Announcement

Congressman Dean Phillips (MN-03) seeks an enthusiastic and organized Legislative Director for his Washington, D.C. office. The Legislative Director advises the Congressman and Chiefs of Staff on all legislative matters. This position is responsible for creating a policy strategy, responding quickly to current events, and leading a team of legislative staff. Duties include preparing and staffing the Member for events, monitoring the House floor, drafting legislation, sending vote recommendations, and supporting the professional development of all junior legislative staff.

Ideal candidates will have strong relationships on the Hill with Democrats and Republicans, the ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, and a track record of solving problems and turning legislative ideas into a reality. This is not an entry-level position. Extensive legislative experience is required, along with a recent and applicable managerial experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. Minnesota ties are a plus. 

The Office of Rep. Dean Phillips is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter to Phillips.Resumes@mail.house.gov with "Legislative Director_FirstName_LastName” in the subject line by November 27th, 2022

Staff Assistant

Rep. Dina Titus seeks an organized and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for her Washington, D.C. office. Primary responsibilities include managing the front office, answering and logging telephone calls, managing constituent requests for flags and tours, assisting with constituent correspondence, recruiting and managing interns, supporting legislative and communications staff, and other administrative duties.

Candidates should be motivated self-starters with excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, strong organizational skills, demonstrate an ability to think quickly when troubleshooting, and maintain a positive demeanor in a busy environment. Capitol Hill or other relevant experience is preferred.

Candidates with a diverse background, Nevada state ties, and Spanish-language proficiency 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 one short writing samples to NV01Jobs@gmail.com subject: “Staff Assistant”. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will remain open until the position is filled.

Scheduler

Scheduler: Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) seeks a Scheduler to manage both her DC and district schedule. This individual is responsible for tracking, evaluating, and responding to all invitations and scheduling requests; making travel arrangements for Chrissy; managing all aspects of her daily and long-term schedule; managing her time in a productive and timely manner; and coordinating with the DC and district teams ensure a smooth operation.

The ideal candidate has superb organizational and problem-solving skills, impeccable attention to detail, the ability to stay calm and in command despite a sometimes overwhelming number of competing demands on the member’s time, the ability to respond quickly to last-minute changes to the schedule, a good sense of humor, a heart for public service, and a desire to be part of a highly-collaborative, high-achieving team. Capitol Hill or scheduling experience, Pennsylvania ties, solid recommendations for movies/shows/books, and Spanish-language proficiency a plus.

Our office policy is that we pay at least the median salary for each position which, for scheduling, is currently $65,000. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, four weeks of paid vacation, one week of paid time off for community service, transit benefits, student loan repayment, generous teleworking options, and more. Our office is the recipient of CMF’s 2022 award for best work environment in the House and we strive to be worthy of the designation each year.

Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com with the subject “Scheduler: LAST NAME” by COB Wednesday, November 30, 2022. The office seeks a staff that reflects the diversity of the country. Women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com.

Scheduler

The Office of U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) seeks an experienced and well-organized Scheduler for the Representative’s Washington, D.C. office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing, coordinating, and managing all aspects of the Representative’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and in the district, as well as tracking, evaluating, and responding to all invitations and scheduling requests;

  • Coordinating all travel for the Representative and her staff and other logistical support tasks as required;

  • Working closely with and supporting the Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff/District Director, Legislative Director and Communications Director to ensure smooth daily schedules and operations.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Passionate about public service and committed to progressive values;

  • A hard worker with excellent attention to detail;

  • Adept at juggling complex schedules, competing priorities;

  • Able to anticipate problems, seek solutions, and effectively communicate them to the Representative and her staff;

  • Able to work long hours, including some nights and weekends;

  • Eager to learn, grow, and thrive in a dynamic and high-paced environment.

The Office of Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. State and/or district ties are a plus.

Qualified candidates should include in their application: resume, cover letter, and references. Please send applications to jobs.pramila@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.

Communications Director

Representative Mike Levin (CA-49) seeks Communications Director for a frontline office. This position is responsible for guiding Rep. Levin’s communications operation, formulating and delivering his message, and managing a second communications staffer.

Key tasks include:

  • Managing local and national press relationships

  • Considering newsworthy actions by the Member that should be pitched to local press and executing pitches to strategically chosen reporters

  • Responding to all press inquiries and interview requests in a timely manner

  • Scheduling print and television interviews for Rep. Levin

  • Drafting and sending press releases on Rep. Levin’s actions, priorities, and the issues of the day

  • Formulating weekly and long-term communications plans

  • Overseeing social media post development

  • Updating the Member’s website with press releases, issue pages, and more

  • Managing a comprehensive franked mail program

  • Leading the development process of talking points for the Member’s speeches, interviews, and events in both DC and California

  • Authoring, pitching, and publishing op-eds

  • Closely monitoring the news and flagging relevant press and clips for Rep. Levin

 Key skills and knowledge include:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Thoroughness and careful attention to detail

  • Capacity to create strong content on short notice

  • Creative communications instincts

  • Strong, independent judgment and discretion

  • Thorough knowledge of social media accounts and tools including basic graphic design

  • Knowledge of legislative process and of House organization and procedures

  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal agencies and departments

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and a list of three references to ca49.applications@mail.house.gov

This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. We deeply value the diversity of our employees and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

DC Intern

The Office of Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) seeks a driven, detail-oriented, hardworking, and engaged individual to work with her team. This internship will be hybrid (partially in-office, partially remote) with most days being in-office/in-person. The timing of the internship is flexible based on the candidate’s schedule but could start as early as January 9th and could last up to 12 weeks. The intern would work with her dynamic team to improve the lives of 7th district constituents and communities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Constituent services: assist the front office staff with answering constituent questions and draft correspondence;
• Legislative research: work with the legislative team to conduct research on issue areas, write memos, and learn about the legislative process;

• District research: research and compile information for district events and outreach;
• Communications: collaborate with the Communications team on tasks as needed such as compiling news clips and tracking social media accounts; and
• Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: 

• Responsible, reliable, punctual
• Has knowledge of the district, its constituents, and its needs
• Able to problem solve, think quickly, adapt, and handle sensitive information

HOURS & COMPENSATION: Flexible based on candidate’s schedule – can either be part time or full time (up to 30 hours per week). This is a PAID internship; the office will pay an hourly rate for applicants not supported by outside fellowships.

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and a 1-page cover letter that answers the following questions in one PDF:

• What, do you feel, is the biggest problem facing VA-07?
• How do you want to impact the community? 

Please include a full-time/part-time preference, the dates you are available, and any other scheduling constraints (e.g. mornings or afternoons only) in your application. 

Email this information to Spanberger.Inquiries@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Spring 2023 Internship – First Name, Last Name.”

DEADLINE: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until December 2nd, 2022. 

The Office of Rep. Abigail Spanberger is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance. 

 

 

 

 

 

District Staff Assistant

Representative Spanberger seeks a Staff Assistant for her Prince William County, Virginia district office. Qualified applicants should be motivated self-starters, highly organized, detail-oriented, able to multitask, have exceptional interpersonal skills, and be eager to join a mission-oriented team that thrives in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must demonstrate excellent “people skills” and a strong commitment to providing outstanding constituent service. The ideal candidate should: be able to think on their feet and be a problem solver; show keen attention to detail and an ability to multi-task; demonstrate excellent oral and written skills; maintain a positive demeanor and demonstrate resilience in a busy environment. Spanish fluency preferred, but not required.

Primary responsibilities include managing the front office including answering and tallying telephone calls, greeting visitors, monitoring office deliveries, distributing hard and electronic mail, drafting office briefs, and other administrative duties. The Staff Assistant may also assist with constituent services and manage special projects as needed. Starting salary is $50,000 annually. 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 identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (3 pages or less) to spanberger.inquiries@mail.house.gov with “District Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Applications accepted through December 1, 2022.

Scheduler

Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) seeks an experienced and highly organized scheduler. The scheduler works directly with the Member, NJ-based Chief of Staff and DC-based Deputy Chief of Staff to manage the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and in the district. Responsibilities include organizing and evaluating incoming invitations and scheduling requests; addressing all incoming requests promptly and regularly communicating with constituents and organizations; working with legislative and communications staff to ensure the Member is prepared for events and meetings; managing and updating the Member's contacts database; and coordinating travel arrangements. The scheduler is also responsible for various administrative responsibilities in the DC office. Candidates must be proactive, adaptable, have strong attention to detail, and the ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.

This is not an entry-level position. Previous scheduling, administrative, or office management experience is strongly preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Please submit a cover letter and resume to CD1Jobs@mail.house.gov with "Scheduler" in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis starting immediately.

Legislative Director

Florida Democrat, seeks a hardworking Legislative Director to oversee his policy team and legislative agenda. This is not an entry-level position and previous policy and Capitol Hill experience is required.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

• 3+ years of congressional or policy (Capitol Hill experience strongly preferred)

• Policy experience in foreign policy issues a plus

Responsibilities

• Develop a legislative strategy in close consultation with the Member and Chief of Staff

• Manages a legislative team of 2-3 staff

• Works closely with the communications team and helps influence the successful messaging of legislative issues

• Coordinates the preparation of legislative and policy memos, hearings, and Town Halls

• Handles a portfolio of legislative issues, which may be tailored to the candidate’s expertise

• Takes constituent and advocacy group meetings as necessary

TO APPLY: Email a cover letter and resume to Morgan.cintron@mail.house.gov with the subject line: “Legislative Director: [Your Full Name]”

D.C. Intern

The office of Congresswoman Shontel Brown (OH-11) is seeking college juniors and seniors as well as recent graduates to be in-person spring interns for the Washington, D.C. office to start in January or as soon as possible.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Answering phones, 

  • Conducting a semester-long capstone project,

  • Writing constituent letters,

  • Assisting legislative staff with research, and

  • Categorizing mail. 

Successful candidates will work well under pressure, are organized, hard-working, detail-oriented, have customer service/retail experience, and can have some fun! Ohio ties are preferred but not required, and candidates of color, women, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interns will be eligible for a monthly stipend. 

Interested applicants should send a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to OH11InternResumes@mail.house.gov with “Spring Intern [LASTNAME]” in the subject line.

Senior Legislative Assistant

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), member of the Education and Labor Committee and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, seeks a Senior Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse legislative portfolio including committee work. Duties include identifying and advancing policy proposals, committee hearing and mark-up preparation and staffing, building relationships with district and federal stakeholders and advocacy organizations as well as agency and congressional staff, briefing the Congressman and drafting legislative memos, policy background, and constituent correspondence. Title is negotiable based on candidate’s experience.

Ideal candidate will be a strategic, detail-oriented thinker with experience formulating and advancing legislation. Successful applicants will have excellent organizational, research, writing, and communication skills, and have working knowledge of House processes and procedures. Candidates should possess the ability to concisely communicate and have strong time management skills and a willingness to work in a team environment. Knowledge of California a plus. This is not an entry level position -- prior legislative experience on Capitol Hill is preferred.

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

Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to DeSaulnierResumes@gmail.com.

Spring Interns

The Office of Congressman Stephen F. Lynch is seeking full-time and part-time paid interns for the Spring 2023 semester in Washington, DC. Internships are open to college students and recent graduates and generally run from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Interns' responsibilities include answering phones, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol building, compiling research and taking notes in meetings and briefings, and drafting constituent letters. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

Ideal interns should be available from January through April/May and should possess strong communication and research skills. Applicants with ties to the 8th District and/or MA are given preference.

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. 

Spring 2023 Application Deadline: December 1, 2022 with applications considered on a rolling basis.


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Legislative Intern

The deadline for Spring applications is end of day Wednesday November 30th. This is a paid position and accepted applicants will receive a stipend.

The Office of Rep. Josh Harder offers paid Spring internships in our Washington office. Our hands-on internship program offers highly motivated undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates the opportunity to gain real-world experience in government and politics. Over the course of their service, interns will gain a deeper knowledge of the federal government and strengthen their communications, writing, problem-solving, and time-management skills. This program is structured to prepare our interns for a future career in government.

Our Spring intern class generally falls under the following timeline:

●       Spring Internships: January through end of April

We do our best to accommodate requirements for college credit.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will vary but may include:

●       Communicating with constituents through mail, email, and over the phone;

●       Staffing the front desk and greeting visitors;

●       Conducting research to be used for floor speeches, memos, committee hearings, and other legislative business;

●       Monitoring press coverage, current events, and House business;

●       Preparing news clippings for the legislative and communications staff;

●       Helping process flag and tour requests;

●       Attending briefings and hearings; and

●       Administrative tasks as assigned.

How to Apply:

To apply for an internship with the Office of Congressman Josh Harder, send your resume, cover letter and a 1-2 page writing sample as a PDF to taylor.reed@mail.house.gov. Please include the days and times you will be available, desired start date, and any requirements your school has in order for you to receive credit in your cover letter. Please format the subject line of your email "DC Internship - First Name Last Name - Spring."

All individuals are encouraged to apply. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Communications Director

Florida Democrat seeks Communications Director to develop and implement a strategic and aggressive communications plan involving local, national, and media.

Responsibilities include managing day-to-day press operations, working closely with legislative and district staff in planning press conferences and in-district events, drafting and editing speeches, press advisories, releases, op-eds, e-newsletters and franked mailings. Additional duties include managing the Member’s social media accounts and official website and responding to press inquiries.

Ideal candidates have strong political and messaging instincts, and are proactive, detailed-oriented storytellers who work well under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Looking for someone with strong relationships with national media bookers/producers.

Interested candidates should send a resume, a writing samples of one page or less, samples of digital media and graphic design projects, and three references with “COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR” in the subject line to Morgan.cintron@mail.house.gov

Legislative Director

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Oversight Committee (Chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy and Member of the Coronavirus Subcommittee) seeks a hardworking Legislative Director to oversee his policy team and legislative agenda. This is not an entry-level position and previous policy and Capitol Hill experience is required. The person in this role will also have a legislative portfolio of domestic policy issues

Required Experience and Qualifications

• Works quickly under pressure and manages time efficiently

• Is creative and has an entrepreneurial spirit

• Possesses strong written and verbal communications skills

• 5+ years of congressional, policy, or political experience (Capitol Hill experience strongly preferred)

• Policy experience in domestic policy issues a plus (workforce development, tax, finance, small business, and labor), but not required

• Illinois ties a plus, but not required

Responsibilities

• Develop a legislative strategy in close consultation with the Member and Chief of Staff

• Manages a legislative team of 4-5 staff

• Works closely with the communications team and helps influence the successful messaging of legislative issues

• Coordinates the preparation of legislative and policy memos, hearings, and Town Halls

• Handles a portfolio of legislative issues, which may be tailored to the candidate’s expertise

• Occasionally assists with the creation and execution of events in the District and in DC

• Regularly monitors activity on the House Floor and the Member’s committees

• Builds relationships with district and national stakeholders and advocacy organizations

• Takes constituent and advocacy group meetings as necessary

TO APPLY: Email a cover letter and resume to il08careers@gmail.com with the subline, “Legislative Director: [Your Full Name]”

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. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

DC Intern

The Office of Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) seeks a highly motivated, proactive intern based in DC.

Interns in our Washington, DC office conduct legislative research, draft policy memos, and assist in a variety of office operations including constituent services. Interns also have opportunities to attend meetings, hearings, briefings, and other events on Capitol Hill. 

In addition to strong research, writing, and interpersonal skills, qualified candidates will demonstrate a strong work ethic and a passion for public service. Immediate availability preferred.

Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to Ashley Lund at Ashley.Lund@mail.house.gov with the subject line “DC Intern.”

Press Secretary

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) seeks an experienced Press Secretary to serve in her Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should be proactive concerning press engagement, and possess superior written and oral communication skills (including editing, and proofreading capabilities). Only candidates with prior political, legislative or communications experience will be considered. Connecticut ties are a plus.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with Connecticut, national, and D.C.-based media;

  • Coordinating all media efforts and communication-related events;

  • Drafting and distributing press releases and media advisories;

  • Creating, editing, and placing op-eds;

  • Overseeing content across all social media platforms;

  • Pitching stories to reporters and producers, including national and Connecticut media, responding to press inquiries, and serving as the point-of-contact for media;

  • Monitoring media narratives and identifying opportunities to promote the Congresswoman;

  • Updating the Congresswoman’s website and ensuring that it features timely content;

  • Coordinating and staffing the Congresswoman for interviews and events (including occasional night and weekend commitments); and

  • Managing the communications team, which includes a Digital Director.


Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested parties should e-mail a concise cover letter including salary requirements, a resume, and two short writing samples to CT05jobs@mail.house.gov with the following subject line: Full Name – Press Secretary. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

Press Fellow

Rep. Spanberger Spring 2023 Press Fellowship

The Office of Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) is seeking a press fellow to assist with an aggressive and engaged communications operation for Spring 2023 — to begin in January 2023. This position is based in Rep. Spanberger’s Washington, D.C. office.

The fellowship is a paid position working directly under Rep. Spanberger’s communications team. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a strong work ethic, pay close attention to detail, and have solid writing and editing skills. Applicants must have the ability to work cooperatively and think creatively in a fast-paced environment. The fellow will be expected to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. Virginia ties are a plus.

Fellowship responsibilities include:

* Developing social media content

* Compiling press clips

* Assisting with constituent correspondence

* Drafting advisories and other written materials

* Creating graphics

* Clipping videos, including floor speeches and media interviews

* Other duties to support the communications team as needed

Rep. Spanberger’s office is an equal opportunity employer. Her office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. 

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume with dates of availability to spanbergerpressva07@gmail.com with “Spring 2023 Press Fellowship” in the subject line. We also recommend — but do not require — applicants submit 1-2 sample writing samples or sample graphics.

Press Intern

The Office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) is seeking a highly driven and creative Press Intern to work alongside her fast-paced communications team. The Press Intern will work closely with the Press Assistant, where they will assist with compiling daily news clips, developing digital materials and creating social media content, among other projects as assigned. College students and recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. This is a paid position. California/district ties are preferred but not required.

The ideal candidate will be a team player who performs well under pressure, has familiarity with the political media landscape and possesses strong organizational skills. Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to Lee.Internships@mail.house.gov by December 5th, 2022. Please adhere to the following email subject line format: Lee Press Intern – Full Name.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability. The office encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply. 

DC Intern

The Office of Congresswoman Katherine M. Clark is currently seeking full-time & part-time *paid interns for the Spring of 2023 to work in her D.C. office. Internships will run from January to May (depending on availability) and are intended for current undergraduate students, recent college graduates, and students currently enrolled in graduate school. D.C. Office interns may work in person or in a hybrid model. All interns working in person may be required to switch to remote work if circumstances change due to COVID-19.

*This is a stipend-paid position. Exact amount will be openly discussed during interview process.

TO APPLY: Visit our website and complete the application form. Email a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to RepClarkInternships@mail.house.gov. Please indicate availability and expected start date.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 26, 2022, 11:59 PM EST

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Including, but not limited to:

  • Answering and screening phone calls

  • Working with staff to research legislative issues

  • Attending congressional briefings

  • Drafting constituent correspondence on a variety of issues

  • Assisting the communications team with various tasks

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong oral & written communication skills

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Comfortable with a constituent-facing role

  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Basic understanding of Congressional political process

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

Candidates from marginalized identity groups such as people of color, women, and LGBTQ+ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you have any further questions about the D.C. Office internship program, please contact Ilina Shah at ilina.shah@mail.house.gov. Additionally, you may call our D.C. Office at (202) 225-2836. 


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District Intern

The Office of Congresswoman Katherine M. Clark is currently seeking full-time & part-time *paid interns for the Spring of 2023 to work in her District Office in Malden, MA. Internships will run from January to May (depending on availability) and are intended for current undergraduate students, recent college graduates, and students currently enrolled in graduate school. District Office interns may work in person or in a hybrid model. All interns working in person may be required to switch to remote work if circumstances change due to COVID-19.

*This is a stipend-paid position. Exact amount will be openly discussed during interview process.

TO APPLY: Visit our website and complete the application form. Email a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to RepClarkInternships@mail.house.gov. Please indicate availability and expected start date.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 26, 2022, 11:59 PM EST

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Including, but not limited to:

  • Answering and screening phone calls

  • Attending congressional briefings

  • Assisting with administrative tasks

  • Drafting constituent correspondence on a variety of issues

  • Assisting District team (staff assistant, constituent service representatives, communications, district directors) with a variety of projects

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong oral & written communication skills

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Comfortable with a constituent-facing role

  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Basic understanding of Congressional political process

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

Candidates from marginalized identity groups such as people of color, women, and LGBTQ+ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you have any further questions about the District Office internship program, please contact Joshua Lam at josh.lam@mail.house.gov. Additionally, you may call our District Office at (617) 354-0292. 


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DC Intern

Congressman Moulton is seeking hard-working individuals who are passionate, driven, and committed to public service for an internship in his Salem office and Washington D.C. office in Spring 2023.

Internships are intended for current undergraduate students, recent college graduates, students currently enrolled in graduate school. Under very rare circumstances the office will also host high school students.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answering constituent phone calls and greeting constituents at the front desk

  • Taking notes at briefings and hearings

  • Categorizing and responding to constituent mail

  • Conducting tours of the Capitol for constituents

  • Drafting form letters and cosponsor requests for the Congressman

  • Assembling press and news clips

  • Performing a variety of other duties as assigned, such as conducting legislative research

APPLICATIONS

Applicants can access the application HERE. or they can apply through the internship portal at moulton.house.gov, under the ‘Services’ tab. If you have trouble accessing the application form, please email kaitlyn.dinh@mail.house.gov.

You will need a cover letter and resume to apply, in addition to filling out the online application. If you are selected for an interview, a staff member will contact you. The application deadline is November 27 at midnight.

Caseworker/Constituent Services Representative

Congressman Pat Ryan seeks a Constituent Advocate to help residents seeking assistance accessing public benefits such as Social Security and Medicare, federal grant funding, passports and visas, immigration and naturalization services, veterans benefits, and resolving issues with federal agencies such as the IRS.

Applicants must be detail and public service oriented, have excellent organizational and communication skills, and strong computer skills. This job requires the ability to complete projects on time, and to work well under pressure with constituents and stakeholders. Constituent Advocates handle sensitive information and must have good judgement and discretion. As a representative of the Congressman, this person must have the ability to communicate on behalf of the Congressman about his work impacting constituents in the district and Washington D.C.  This role will respond to casework inquiries from constituents, act as a representative for the Member within assigned areas of responsibility and monitor and update the Member and District Director on district and local issues. They may also be tasked with managing the Congressman’s service academy nomination process and highly regarded Valentines for Vets project. The position requires the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and must be able to work in a team environment.

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. Women, people of color, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates should submit their applications (resume, cover letter, references, and two writing samples) to kayleen.scali@mail.house.gov with “Constituent Advocate” in the subject line. 

 

 


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Outreach Director

OUTREACH DIRECTOR

Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03), seeks a hard working, proactive, strategically-minded Outreach Director to oversee his outreach team and activities on the ground in New Jersey’s Third Congressional District (Burlington, Mercer & Monmouth Counties, effective January 2023). This is not an entry-level position and previous political, outreach, event-planning and management experience is required. The ideal applicant will be a team player, have a demonstrated ability to manage and mentor staff, think strategically, and have experience in formulating and executing successful meetings and events on a wide variety of topics. Successful applicants will work well under pressure, have excellent organization and communications skills, and have good working knowledge of the district including key leaders & stakeholders, employers, and constituent groups. This senior staff position reports to the District Director, Chief of Staff and the Congressman.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Executes short and long-term strategic planning 

  • Manages the outreach team and all activities on the ground in NJ03 including, but not limited to, monthly town halls, roundtables, meetings, events and proactive work in the community

  • Monitors community events & activities identifies opportunities for engagement 

  • Coordinates activities and outreach with the casework, grants and policy teams to maximize impact

  • Builds relationships with district and national stakeholders and advocacy organizations

  • Takes constituent and advocacy group meetings as necessary

  • Coordinates the preparation of event memos, staffing plans and post staff follow-up

 PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 4+ years of political, legislative and/or organizing experience 

  • 2+ years management experience

  • Knowledge of or ties to New Jersey’s Third Congressional District are required

  • Ability to commit occasional night and weekend hours to staff the member or attend events

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 25, 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.

Staff Assistant / Legislative Correspondent

The Office of Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury (D-NM01) seeks a friendly, organized, detail-oriented Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent to manage the Washington D.C. front office, an active constituent correspondence program, and the intern program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering phones, greeting visitors, coordinating tour and flag requests for constituents, sorting and tracking incoming mail, researching and monitoring legislation, drafting clear and concise letters, and ensuring timely and accurate responses using our constituent mail system. New Mexico or Southwestern ties preferred.  The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package.  Candidates from BIPOC, LGBTQIA2S+, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to: repstansburyresumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line “FIRST AND LAST NAME—SA” by COB November 28, 2022

Legislative Assistant

Congressman Dan Kildee seeks a full-time legislative assistant in Washington, D.C.

The legislative assistant will primarily handle health care and Social Security for an active Member of the Ways and Means Committee and House Democratic Leadership, along with other legislative issues including veterans. Responsibilities are wide-ranging and include preparing for and staffing committee hearings, drafting legislation and amendments, writing talking points and memorandums, and interacting with key constituent groups and stakeholders. Applicants should have a demonstrated passion for health care policy and Congress.

Applicants must be willing to work on a team, bring an entrepreneurial spirit to a fast-paced office, previously demonstrated pro-active initiative, and possess a desire to continually learn. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrate leadership capabilities. The position requires strategic thinking and the ability to work independently as well as within a team.

This is not an entry-level position. A minimum of two to three years of experience is required. Applicants with Michigan or Midwest ties are a plus. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

This office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of the district that we serve. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Michigan05jobs@gmail.com. Please no walk-ins or phone calls.

Scheduler

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

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to texas28resumes@gmail.com and list “Scheduler” in the subject.

Director of Operations

Director of Operations
The Office of Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson seeks an experienced, organized, and detail-oriented Director of Operations. Congresswoman Wilson serves as Chair of the Education and Labor Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, Chair of the U.S. Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys, and as Region Eight’s Representative on the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. Congresswoman Wilson represents Florida’s newly-drawn 24th Congressional District, a diverse and immigrant-rich community that includes the cities of Miami Gardens, Miami, and Miami Beach. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Congresswoman, district-based scheduler, campaign team, and other staff to maintain the Member’s schedule

  • Coordinating with colleagues to ensure the Member is prepared for events and meetings

  • Driving and staffing the Member

  • Planning and finalizing advance logistics

  • Updating the Member and staff of schedule changes throughout the day

  • Coordinating travel for the Member and staff

  • Assisting the Chief of Staff with staff development, scheduling and planning staff meetings, on- and off-boarding, tracking leave, and other administrative tasks

  • Planning events, briefings, and constituent meetings in DC.

  • Ensuring that staff have the necessary technologies, supplies, and resources; and 

  • Other duties as assigned. 

This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate will have prior administrative and scheduling experience, excellent organization, great communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, and discretion. This is an in-person role. Compensation commensurate with experience. Candidates from diverse backgrounds and with Florida ties are encouraged to apply. Please submit your resume, cover letter, one writing sample to FL24.Resumes@mail.house.gov and include “Director of Operations” in the subject line.

District Director

Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-03) seeks a District Director to serve in her Overland Park, KS office. Responsibilities include representing the member of congress at events; monitoring district issues and politics; conducting staff outreach; developing objectives, strategies, and operating plans for the member of congress’ district office(s). They also oversee district activities and manage the staff of the district office, ensuring office-wide policy is enforced. Qualified candidates must have excellent management, communication, and organizational skills, and the ability to coordinate with office leadership on broader objectives while being a self-starter on more focused projects. Must possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Kansas ties are a plus.

This is not an entry-level position. The office is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to ks03.jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “District Director” by COB November 17, 2022. A writing test will be administered. Please no walk-ins or phone calls.

Communications Director

California Democrat seeks Communications Director to develop and implement a strategic and aggressive communications plan involving local, national, and specialty media.

Responsibilities include managing day-to-day press operations, working closely with legislative and district staff in planning press conferences and in-district events, and drafting and editing speeches, press advisories, releases, op-eds, e-newsletters and franked mailings. Additional duties include managing the Member’s social media accounts and official website and responding to press inquiries.

Ideal candidates have strong political and messaging instincts, and are proactive, detailed-oriented storytellers who work well under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. They have a deep interest and enthusiasm for closely following the local and national news cycles, have a deep sense of duty to public service, and are available to work long hours and weekends when necessary.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, three writing samples of one page or less, samples of digital media and graphic design projects, and three references with “COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR” in the subject line to ca20.jobs@mail.house.gov

The office offers student loan repayment, paid vacation, and sick leave, in addition to other benefits that include health care and retirement.

This office is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Policy Staff

The Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) seeks exceptionally motivated, dynamic, strategic, and detail-oriented staff to develop and advance the DWC policy agenda in the 118th Congress. Policy staff will have a unique opportunity to work across Member offices, committees of jurisdiction, federal agencies, experts, advocates, and the stakeholder community to shape novel policy solutions to gender inequality here in the United States and abroad, as well as to develop and execute strategies to advance ongoing DWC policy priorities.

Policy staff will be expected to proactively work with the DWC staff to pursue creative and layered approaches to advancing DWC priority bills, funding requests, and initiatives, as well as craft DWC policy responses to developments in the gender equality space.

Staff will be responsible for:

  • Developing and executing short-term and long-term legislative strategies for priority bills, funding requests, and policy initiatives

  • Drafting legislation, letters, memoranda, policy positions, and other materials related to gender equality issues

  • Reviewing legislation, letters, and other policy proposals that have an impact on gender equality or a disproportionate impact on women, and providing recommendations, amendments, or feedback on legislation as needed

  • Working closely with other DWC staff on meetings, events, messaging, and other efforts and work product to ensure policy coherence across DWC initiatives

  • Responding to Member office questions and requests for assistance related to gender equality issues

  • Maintaining expertise across a broad range of domestic and foreign policy issues impacting women and gender equality, and tracking ongoing developments, policy proposals, and research in the space

  • Tracking federal, state, local, and foreign developments impacting women and proposing ideas for strategic DWC engagement

Successful policy staff will be able to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills to engage with diverse audiences across a broad range of complex policy areas

  • In depth understanding of appropriations, legislative, and federal regulatory process

  • Strong ability to work collaboratively in a team and with a range of partners to advance policy priorities

  • Ability to read and understand nuances in legislative text, and creatively draft legislative text within desired parameters

  • Superior analytical skills in reviewing policy research, commentary, and other materials

  • Confidence in consuming and synthesizing large amounts of information under time pressure, identifying the most relevant and important aspects, and communicating about the issue accurately and clearly to senior and junior staff and with outside stakeholders

  • Competency across a broad range of domestic and foreign policy issue areas including expertise in issues impacting women and related to gender equality, and an ability to learn quickly about new and unfamiliar policy areas

Please apply HERE. Applicants will be considered for a range of positions at salary levels commensurate with experience and anticipated responsibilities. As such, please answer questions demonstrating the extent of your professional experience to date. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

This Caucus is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We strongly value the diversity of our employees and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.


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Member Services

The Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) seeks exceptionally motivated, dynamic, strategic, and detail-oriented staff to engage with DWC Member offices and outside partners to advance a robust member services portfolio.

Member services staff will be expected to proactively build strong relationships across DWC Member offices and develop strategic opportunities for Member engagement advancing shared priorities. Staff will also be expected to coordinate with DWC staff to field and respond to inquiries and requests for support from Member offices, and respond to and share external opportunities for Member engagement as they arise.

Staff will be responsible for:

  • Conducting regular outreach to Member offices to build relationships with staff, share opportunities for Member or staff participation in events, messaging, and other efforts, and identify new ideas for collaboration with Member offices

  • Sharing resources with Member offices and working with DWC, congressional, and external staff to develop high-quality materials for Member office use

  • Drafting regular newsletters for Member offices with relevant updates and opportunities, as well as for external audiences to uplift Member engagement on DWC issues

  • Developing a network of external partners working on issues relevant to the DWC and Member offices

  • Maintaining staff contact information and distribution lists

Successful member services staff will be able to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • High levels of organization, especially while managing numerous and often competing tasks, deadlines, and contacts

  • Ability to build relationships across many diverse offices and identify opportunities for collaboration

  • Expert political acumen, judgment, discretion, and command of nuance

  • Confidence in effectively navigating new, unexpected, or logistically complicated situations with minimal oversight or direction

Please apply HERE. Applicants will be considered for a range of positions at salary levels commensurate with experience and anticipated responsibilities. As such, please answer questions demonstrating the extent of your professional experience to date. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

This Caucus is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We strongly value the diversity of our employees and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.


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Press Intern Spring 2023

The Office of Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) is seeking to hire a motivated, detail-oriented, current college undergrad student, graduate student, or recent graduate wishing to gain press-oriented internship experience in the DC Office.

Press Intern responsibilities include:

  • Answering phones.

  • Compiling press clips.

  • Drafting social media posts.

  • Editing and captioning videos.

  • Drafting 499 letters.

  • Assisting with special projects at the discretion of the Press Secretary.

The term of this internship will be from January 2023---May 2023. The internship is paid full-time internship, interns must work at least 30 hours a week. Typical hours for internships are Monday through Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, although hours may be flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules.

Interested applicants should email a resume, writing sample, and communications portfolio to karla.rodriguez@mail.house.gov

The deadline to apply is 5:00 pm EST, Monday, November 28th. District ties are encouraged but not required. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability, or age.

Constituent Services Assistant

U.S. Congressman Ed Case (Hawai‘i - 01) is seeking an experienced Constituent Services Assistant for his Honolulu district office. Duties include but are not limited to greeting visitors and answering constituent calls and requests for general information, tours, and other inquiries.  This position also is responsible for a wide variety of administrative duties, and acts as a liaison to federal, district, and local government agencies on behalf of the Congressman on requests by constituents for assistance with individual issues. Direct report to the Deputy Chief of Staff in the Honolulu office, although the position also interacts directly with the Congressman and his Washington, D.C. office.

 

Very strong preference given to (1) prior experience especially in comparable duties and (2) Hawai‘i background/community involvement, and applicants are asked to detail these attributes. The position also requires initiative, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to multitask, work independently and effectively under pressure, make decisions and solve problems, orientation to detail, excellent verbal communication and writing skills, and long and unpredictable hours.

 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, three references and two short writing samples to HI01resumes@gmail.com with “Constituent Services Assistant - Honolulu” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.

Communications Staff

The Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) seeks exceptionally motivated, dynamic, strategic, and detail-oriented staff to build and execute an ambitious communications portfolio in the 118th Congress. In addition to developing and managing an aggressive communications strategy and press opportunities for all Members of the DWC, staff will also have the unique opportunity to engage and collaborate with partners and entities across Congress and the federal government, non-profit organizations, the private sector, think tanks, international organizations, and other key stakeholders to uplift and advance priority issues for the Caucus.

Communications staff will be expected to develop creative and impactful press and messaging opportunities for a large and diverse Caucus membership, both proactively through an annual Caucus communications strategy, planned DWC activities, and set priorities, and also reactively in response to all relevant news and world events, legislative developments, and stakeholder efforts. Staff will also manage DWC’s social media accounts and website.

Staff will be responsible for:

  • Aggressively generating earned media opportunities across a broad range of print, tv, radio, podcast, and other digital outlets for DWC and our Members on Caucus priority issues

  • Producing digital and social media materials for offices’ use and executing layered strategies to maximize the reach of any digital and social media efforts

  • Developing clear, concise, and effective talking points and messaging guidance tailored to national as well as local audiences

  • Building strong relationships with members of the press and media, stakeholder and national constituent organizations, and congressional and federal agency communications staff

  • Organizing press conferences, Special Order Hours, reporter roundtables, and other press events

  • Drafting op-eds and facilitating placement in national, regional, and local outlets with strategic amplification among stakeholders and constituents

Successful communications staff will be able to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional organizational and written and verbal communication skills, including in:

    • producing messaging guidance, digital and social media content, and sample communications materials for a diverse range of audiences

    • drafting op-eds, memos, or other background materials

    • briefing principals and congressional staff and communicating with press and outside stakeholders

    • managing multiple projects and deadlines often in coordination with outside offices and partners, alongside engaging on unexpected and urgent developments

  • Careful attention to detail to produce high quality work, often under time pressure, that is accurate and free from all errors, and aligns with nuances in policy positions

  • Strong ability to collaborate and work closely together with a small and dynamic team working to accomplish multiple time sensitive tasks, and to build relationships with congressional staff and stakeholders from across a broad and diverse range of offices

  • Facility in tracking relevant domestic and international news and congressional developments, and identifying impactful press and messaging opportunities to further advance priorities and positions

Please apply HERE. Applicants will be considered for a range of positions at salary levels commensurate with experience and anticipated responsibilities. As such, please answer questions demonstrating the extent of your professional experience to date. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

This Caucus is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We strongly value the diversity of our employees and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.


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Health Policy Advisor

Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07), member of the Ways and Means Committee (Health, Select Revenue Measures, and Social Security Subcommittees) and co-chair of the Committee’s Racial Equity Initiative (REI) is seeking a senior level Health Policy Advisor or Counsel to manage the office’s health care portfolio. This position is based in the Washington, DC office. Salary and title are negotiable based on qualifications.

The Health Policy Advisor serves as the Congresswoman’s principal advisor and representative on all legislative and policy matters related to health care. Additional covered issues and duties will be tailored to the successful candidate’s interests/experience and office needs. Success in this position will depend on the staffer’s ability to create, negotiate, and execute sound policies that benefit the 7th Congressional District of Alabama. The ability to write well, handle multiple concurrent projects, and manage a high volume of email requests is required.

Primary duties include:

·         staffing and briefing the Congresswoman for committee briefings, hearings, and markups

·         building and maintaining relationships with agency, congressional, committee, and leadership staff and district, state, and federal stakeholders

·         writing memos, remarks, and talking points and drafting legislation, agency letters, and supporting materials

·         leading the development and advancement of legislation in portfolio, including building member and stakeholder support for priority legislation and working with committee and leadership staff to advance priorities

·         briefing the Congresswoman and staff on the current state of play for all issues in portfolio

·         representing the Congresswoman in meetings and other communications with constituents, stakeholders, and state/federal government agencies         

·         coordinating with district and press staff on district outreach initiatives

·         collaborating with committee staff on REI agenda

·         working with Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and New Democrat Coalition (NDC) staff on all health care related activity or any other policies in portfolio

This is a senior level position. Previous congressional and health policy experience is highly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. To apply for this opening, email a PDF copy of your resume, writing samples (ex. legislative memos, dear colleagues, one-pagers, etc.), and 3 professional references to al07.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Health Policy Advisor” in the subject line. We do not require a cover letter but ask that you use the body of your email to explain any qualifications for the position that are not detailed in your resume. Mention any district, state, or Ways and Means committee (E&C, Senate HELP, and Senate Finance are also applicable) ties in your email.

Press/Digital Assistant

Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) seeks a Press/Digital Assistant to help develop and implement the office’s traditional and digital media strategy, with a focus on Spanish-language media. The position will work under the direction of the Press Secretary, as well as the Chief of Staff. The position will be responsible for: creating social media content (i.e., copy, graphics, and videos), assisting in translation, drafting media materials, fielding interview requests and pitching media, updating the website, and managing press lists. The candidate must be a pro-active entrepreneur, work well in a collaborative, fast-paced environment, and be able to multi-task and meet deadlines. Excellent writing and communications skills, as well as creative thinking, are essential. The ability to write and speak fluently in Spanish is strongly preferred. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

 Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and digital samples to CA35.OfficeStaff@mail.house.gov. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

Staff Assistant

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

 

Responsibilities run the range of assisting the legislative, constituent services and administrative functions of the office, to include: monitoring, processing and responding to constituent mail and other communications, managing constituent tours and other needs, and coordinating DC and district office issues. As needed and depending on capability, the position also encompasses legislative duties. Direct report is to the Chief of Staff although the Congressman is routinely involved in all aspects of his office operations.

 

Strong preference given to (1) prior Capitol Hill experience and (2) Hawai’i background, and applicants are asked to detail these attributes. The position also requires initiative, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to multitask, work independently and effectively under pressure, make decisions and solve problems, orientation to detail, excellent verbal communication and writing skills, and long hours especially adjusting to changing time zones.

 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, three references and two short writing samples to HI01resumes@gmail.com with “DC Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls, faxes or drop-ins. The selected employee is expected to start in late December or early January.

Staff Assistant/Driver

Rep. Sylvia Garcia seeks a Staff Assistant/Driver to assist the Washington D.C. Office. Primary duties will include driving the Member to and from events during regular office hours, after hours, and occasional weekends, ensuring the member’s schedule is executed according to plan, handling tour and flag requests, helping manage the internship program, managing the incoming calls and voicemails to both offices phone systems, coordinating member and constituent correspondence, and occasionally assisting the Washington D.C. office with legislative work. Additional responsibilities include staffing and managing the front office, answering the phone, greeting visitors, and providing additional office support as needed.


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Intern

Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-03) is seeking applicants for the Spring 2023 internship program in her Washington, D.C. office.  

Responsibilities: The office of Congresswoman DeLauro runs an internship program intended for current undergraduate students, recent college graduates, and students currently enrolled in graduate school. Internships in Congresswoman DeLauro's office combine administrative and legislative work. Interns are involved in all aspects of the office including constituent services, correspondence, and legislative research, in addition to providing general staff support.

Qualifications: Applicants should have an ability to work in a fast-paced environment, possess excellent writing skills, and an enthusiastic attitude. Interning in Congresswoman DeLauro's office is a great opportunity to work in a highly active legislative office.

How to Apply: Please email your completed intern application form (https://tinyurl.com/3d8rhbcd) along with a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample (1-2 pages), and two references to Daniel.Robillard@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Spring 2023 Internship” by November 18. Please send completed application form as one PDF file and all other application materials in another, single PDF file.

Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, because of such person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, service in the military, disability, or sexual orientation.

Community Liaison

Community Liaison

Background: 

The Office of Congressman-Elect Glenn Ivey has an immediate need to hire experienced Community Liaisons in the district office in a full-time capacity. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter and two writing samples. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Job Expectations: 

The Community Liaison plays an important role by serving as a liaison with federal, district, and local agencies for the Fourth Congressional District. The Community Liaison will handle a portfolio of issue areas on behalf of the Member. The Community Liaison will also work closely with the District Director to develop and implement an outreach plan for the district. The Community Liaison will also be responsible for serving as the Member’s community representative for issues and programs within their assigned portfolio. Occasional travel to the Washington, D.C. office is required. 

Salary Level/Range: $45,000-$50,000

Job Duties: 

  • Serves as a liaison with federal government entities for individual constituent concerns

  • Responds to casework inquiries from constituents in a timely manner while monitoring
    casework for problems requiring legislative action

  • Monitors and updates the Member and District Director on casework trends 

  • Prepares and manages incoming and outgoing correspondence in assigned areas of expertise

  • Maintains accurate and complete files on all assigned casework matters 

  • Monitors, screens, and refers cases, when appropriate, to other government entities 

  • Meets with local groups and constituents on behalf of the Congressman

  • Proactively seeks opportunities to develop community outreach relationships on behalf of the Congressman

  • Works closely with the District Director to implement planned outreach events and to suggest new innovative ideas

  • Represents or speaks on behalf of the Congressman at events and local meetings.

Requirements: 

  • Experience developing and maintaining constituent and/or customer relationships 

  • Able to maintain composure and professionalism in every interaction with constituents 

  • Strong problem-solving skills 

  • Comfortable balancing multiple tasks at the same time 

  • Strong organization skills 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Teamwork skills 

  • Deep commitment to improving constituents’ lives 

Preferences: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in government, political science, social work, social science, or related field 

  • Experience in agency related to casework 

  • A demonstrated interest in public service 

  • Ties to the district 

  • Spanish proficiency is a plus

Applicant Instructions: 

All interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples saved as a single PDF to MD04Resumes@gmail.com with the subject line “Community Liaison/LAST NAME.” 

Notice: 

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or national origin. 

District Director

District Director

Background: 

The Office of Congressman-Elect Glenn Ivey has an immediate need to hire an experienced District Director in the District office in a full-time capacity. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Job Expectations: 

The District Director plays a vital leadership role in the office by working closely with the Member, Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and Communications Director to establish strategies, plans, and activities for the Member. The District Director regularly attends events and meetings with (and on behalf of) the Member in the local community. They will also manage and oversee the performance of the district team. Occasional travel to the Washington, D.C. office is required. 

Job Duties: 

  • Ensures that district office strategies and operating plans align with the Member’s strategic vision and goals 

  • Serves as the primary representative for the Member at events in the district 

  • Coordinates closely with D.C. staff to create the overall strategic plan for the Member 

  • Facilitates communication and information sharing between the Member’s district office(s) and D.C. office 

  • Builds and maintains relationships with constituents and key community leaders 

  • Manages district office staff, including planning, assigning, and directing work 

  • Oversees the Member’s constituent casework activities with Federal departments and agencies

Requirements: 

  • Experience developing a community relations strategy for a Member of Congress, elected official, or Federal agency 

  • Experience serving as a leader for staff 

  • Strong decision-making skills 

  • Expertise in developing and maintaining relationships with constituents and community leaders 

  • Political savvy and comfortable navigating complicated situations 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking skills 

  • Able to influence and advise people to achieve desired outcomes 

Preferences: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in government, political science, or related field 

  • Familiarity with Member’s district and/or state 

  • A demonstrated interest in public service 

  • Spanish proficiency is a plus

Applicant Instructions: 

All interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples saved as a single PDF to MD04Resumes@gmail.com with the subject line “DistrictDirector/LAST NAME.” 

Notice: 

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or national origin. 

Legislative Director/Special Counsel

Legislative Director/Special Counsel

Background: 

The Office of Congressman-Elect Glenn Ivey has an immediate need to hire and experienced Legislative Director/Special Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office in a full-time capacity. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Job Expectations: 

The Legislative Director plays an essential leadership role in the office by working closely with
the Chief of Staff in assisting with the formulation of the Member’s policy and legislative
strategy. The Legislative Director will maintain status reports on all legislation affecting the
district and legislation in which the Member is a principal sponsor or cosponsor. The Legislative
Director may also manage and oversee the performance of the legislative team

Job Duties: 

  • Advises the Member on all legislative policy areas 

  • Assists in the development of policy positions and legislative initiatives 

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

  • Monitors and reports floor action to the Member and the Chief of Staff 

  • Manages and supervises the Member’s legislative staff 

  • Coordinates responses to all legislative mail 

Requirements: 

  • Experience researching public policy and preparing legislative recommendations for a Member of Congress 

  • Deep understanding of House floor and committee procedures 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Politically savvy and able to navigate challenging situations 

  • Experience collaborating and forming partnerships to advance legislative agendas 

  • Comfortable making swift decisions and advising a Member of Congress on important issues 

  • Able to manage a team of staff members and accomplish desired outcomes 

  • Strong time management and organization skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree in government, political science, public policy, or related field 

Preferences: 

  • Legal background

  • Capitol Hill experience

  • Ties to the district 

  • A demonstrated interest in public service 

  • Spanish proficiency is a bonus

Applicant Instructions: 

All interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples saved as a single PDF to MD04Resumes@gmail.com with the subject line “LegislativeDirector/LAST NAME.” 

Notice: 

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or national origin.