Job Announcements Board

Staff Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) seeks a self-starting, highly organized, team player to serve as Staff Assistant. Essential strengths of ideal candidates include close attention to detail and time management, strong proactive communication skills, willingness to quickly jump into any task to support the Member or staff, an unfailingly polite demeanor even in challenging situations, an understanding or aptitude for learning IQ or other CRMs, and the ability to prioritize and follow through on multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. 

 

Responsibilities include greeting and engaging visitors and callers, helping them navigate our office, and logging their views and requests in IQ; maintaining an office environment that exudes care and professionalism; providing administrative support to the legislative, communication, and front office team; leading DC-based constituent services including flag and tour requests; recruiting, hiring, and managing our internship program; ordering supplies; meticulously and accurately batching correspondence; staffing the Member; and other duties as assigned. Additional responsibilities may include driving the Member to and from events outside of regular business hours. A car is not required for the position.

  

The office is currently operating at maximum telework, but when it is safe to reopen, this position will be located in the Washington, DC office. 

 

Salary is $45,000. Illinois ties are preferred, but not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, disability, age, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, LGBTQ identification, family status, or military status. Women, people of color, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

The deadline to apply is Friday, May 21, 2021. To apply, please email Illinois14.DCJobs@gmail.com with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line and the following application materials attached as one combined PDF: 

-Cover letter 

-Résumé

-Three references including name, current title and organization, phone number, email, and a one-sentence description of your relationship to the reference

 

District Staff Assistant

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is seeking a staff assistant for his Rhode Island office. The position entails acting as the office receptionist, greeting visitors, answering phones, directing constituents to the proper staff member, sorting electronic and physical mail, and logging outgoing mail. Duties also include, but are not limited to, assisting constituent services representatives and the legislative correspondent; preparing congratulatory citations and proclamations; drafting letters of condolence, thanks and greeting; and writing responses to constituent correspondence.  The staff assistant will be expected to staff meetings with the Congressman both in and out of the office.  Qualified candidates will possess strong writing, an aptitude for working and speaking with constituents, and an ability to produce high-quality work in a fast paced environment.

Please email a cover letter, two writing samples, and a resume to RI02Hiring@mail.house.gov with “RI Staff Assistant” and your name in the subject line.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. No calls or drop-ins, please.

Summer Digital Intern

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on the Judiciary is seeking a digital intern for a summer position. This digital internship program includes the production of high-quality graphics, videos, and demonstratives, as well as rapid response work, post-production editing, and livestreaming hybrid/virtual hearings and events. Candidates must possess STRONG technical skills, advanced creativity, and a high level of attention to detail. Experience in Zoom, Webex, OBS, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Lightroom, InDesign, and Audition a plus. Experience in website management and big-data analytics a serious plus. Must be a team player and have a strong work ethic. Willingness to take initiative, generate creative ideas, and the ability to work under deadline pressure a must.

The House Committee on the Judiciary’s Democratic staff internship program will be providing stipends to summer interns, with additional funds provided to interns with demonstrated financial need. The Committee strives to ensure that our internship class reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.

Email portfolio and resume to JudPress.Intern@mail.house.gov with DIGITAL INTERN in the subject line. A digital portfolio, including design and technical work, must be included to be considered for the position.

COVID-19 update: The Committee will be reviewing COVID-19 case and vaccination rates, as well as public health guidance, to determine if the summer internship will occur in-person or remotely. No decision has been made yet, but we ask that all applicants be available to intern in-person in Washington, D.C. if a decision is made that it is safe to do so.

Legislative Assistant

Job Opening: Legislative Assistant

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is seeking a proactive and energetic Legislative Assistant to staff him on the House Homeland Security Committee and advise him on cybersecurity policy. Responsibilities include managing the Congressman’s committee and subcommittee priorities, liaising with committee staff, drafting hearing questions and statements, developing legislation, monitoring activity on assigned issues, advising and representing the Congressman, and building relationships with constituent groups and advocacy organizations. While the portfolio has a strong emphasis on cybersecurity and homeland security, the LA will be responsible for other issue areas as well.

The Congressman is a cybersecurity maven, and significant policy experience in this domain is a must. A successful candidate will be well-versed with the work of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, on which the Congressman serves, and will have familiarity with major legislative and executive branch actions on cybersecurity over the past two decades. Prior experience on the Hill is preferred but not required. Impeccable writing skills are essential, Rhode Island ties are a plus, and a sense of humor is non-negotiable. Candidates with technical backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send a resume, cover letter and two writing samples (at least one of which relates to a topic in cybersecurity policy) to RI02Hiring@mail.house.gov with "Cyber LA" in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please. The expected salary range for this position is $55-60k, commensurate with experience.

Legislative Director

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

 

The Legislative Director will manage a large and diverse portfolio of legislative and policy initiatives which will include supporting the Member’s work on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee and the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis while overseeing an active legislative team. The ideal applicant will have a demonstrated ability to manage and mentor staff and fellows, think strategically, and have experience in formulating and advancing legislation and policy initiatives – both large and small. Successful applicants will have knowledge of House legislative processes and procedures, have excellent organization and communication skills, and thrive on collaboration with a talented team.

 

Illinois ties are a plus. This senior staff position reports to the Chief of Staff and will work closely with the Communications Director and District Director. 

 

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

 

TO APPLY: Email a cover letter, resume, a short writing sample and 2-3 references to IL11.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “LD – Your Name”. Please no unsolicited drop-ins, phone calls, or emails to the office.

Scheduler

The Office of Congressman Bill Foster seeks an organized, detail-oriented, and responsible individual with previous scheduling experience to serve as Scheduler in our Washington, D.C. office. 

 

Responsibilities include managing and maintaining the Congressman’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C, organizing and tracking invitations, arranging travel for the Member and for staff traveling on official business, keeping the Congressman on schedule throughout the day, and performing other duties as required. This is not an entry level position; it requires someone who is able to be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Capitol Hill and/or executive assistant experience is preferred. The ideal candidate would be detail-oriented, able to juggle multiple tasks at once, have excellent interpersonal skills, be a problem solver and be able to handle last minute changes to the Member’s schedule.

 

To apply please send a resume, 3 references, and a cover letter to IL11.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler – Your Name” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

House Judiciary Committee Communications Director – Democratic Staff

Democratic staff of the House Judiciary Committee seeks experienced, hard-working, and creative Communications Director to lead the press operation for both the Committee and Chairman Nadler’s personal office.

Core responsibilities include serving as an on-the-record spokesperson; working with national and local media to highlight committee activities and advance the committee’s agenda; writing press releases, op-eds, talking points, and briefing materials; booking and preparing the Chairman for interviews; engaging key stakeholders; organizing press conferences; and managing a team of digital and press staff.

This is a senior position in a fast-paced office that requires a strong work ethic and close attention to detail. Candidates must be proactive and have the vision to develop a long-term communications blueprint that advances key objectives. On-the-record experience, exceptional writing skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively, are essential. An understanding of key policy areas, including constitutional, immigration, surveillance, and criminal justice issues is desired. The ideal candidate will have Congressional communications experience and NY ties. This is not an entry level position.

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

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to JDEM.Job@mail.house.gov.

 

Caseworker

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) seeks a Caseworker to join her team in Waterbury, CT. Ideal candidates will have prior knowledge of federal agencies; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational and time management skills; a positive attitude; and an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in an fast-paced work environment. Bilingual applicants are preferred.

Duties include:

o   Acting as the representative for the Congresswoman within their area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal, district, and local agencies, persons or groups for effective relationships for the Congresswoman;

o   Informing the Congresswoman and the District Director of all happenings in their assigned issue areas by screening district media sources and interacting with constituents;

o   Handling casework assignments and assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the District Director and Chief of Staff;

o   Monitor scheduled district meetings for the Congresswoman with constituents;

o   Logging incoming and outgoing mail and incoming telephone calls relating to casework;

o   Preparing periodic reports for the Congresswoman and District Director on pending cases and district activities in his or her assigned issue areas;

o   Continually screening active cases and acts as liaison with constituents to ensure that their cases are handled in a responsive manner;

o   Maintaining up-to-date files on all cases and categories of information of importance to the office; and

o   Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested parties should e-mail a concise cover letter including salary requirements and resume to CT05jobs@mail.house.gov with the following subject line: First Name Last Name - Caseworker. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

T&I Legislative Assistant

Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) is seeking a T&I Legislative Assistant to manage a portfolio of diverse issues including staffing his work on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and managing the Congressman’s work as a co-founder of the Future of Transportation Caucus. Candidates should have at least 2-3 years of experience in the House or Senate, or have equivalent federal legislative advocacy experience. This is not an entry-level position. Successful candidates should have demonstrated experience advancing legislation, monitoring the Floor, and conducting research. Previous experience staffing a committee and experience handling transportation & infrastructure policy is a plus. Applicants should be outstanding writers who are able to handle talking points, speeches, memos and letters. This is a position that requires the ability to work under pressure, manage multiple projects, and work well in a team setting. 

 

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

 

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to resumes.IL-04@mail.house.gov in PDF format for each. Please title the email subject line: “T&I Legislative Assistant [insert first and last name]”

Scheduler

Base salary: 55,000

The Office of Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) seeks a highly organized, detail-obsessed, proactive professional to serve as Scheduler. Essential strengths of ideal candidates include strong communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, an unfailingly polite but firm demeanor, and the ability to prioritize and follow-through on multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. 

 

Ideal candidates should have some scheduling experience with a similarly fast-paced organization. Candidates must have the ability to prioritize and follow through on time-sensitive requests, proactively manage the Member’s schedule, and be available to assist the Member and staff outside of regular business hours. 

 

Responsibilities include working with the Chief of Staff and District Director to maintain the Member’s daily and long-term schedule; organizing and evaluating all meeting requests and invitations with senior staff; preparing the Member’s daily briefing; working with staff to ensure the Member’s day is tightly coordinated; making travel arrangements; staffing and driving the Member, and other duties as assigned.   

 

The office is currently operating at maximum telework, but when it is safe to reopen, this position will be located in the Washington, DC office. 

 

This is not an entry-level position; salary is $55,000. Hill experience and Illinois ties are preferred, but not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, disability, age, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, LGBTQ identification, family status, or military status. Women, people of color, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

The deadline to apply is Friday, May 14, 2021. To apply, please email Illinois14.DCJobs@gmail.com with “Scheduler” in the subject line and the following application materials attached as one combined PDF: 

  • Cover letter 

  • Résumé

  • Three references including name, current title and organization, phone number, email, and a one-sentence description of your relationship to the reference

Legislative Director

Congressman Jim Costa (CA-16) seeks a Legislative Director to oversee his office policy team and legislative agenda. This is not an entry-level position and significant policy experience is required. The Legislative Director will manage a large and diverse portfolio, while creatively and effectively identifying new policy areas to pursue. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to manage and mentor staff, think strategically, and advance legislation and policy initiatives.  Strong background of federal water and agriculture policy preferred in order to assist the Member’s work on the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources. California ties are a plus.

Required Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to concisely communicate in real time and under pressure important and often complex policy issues.

  • Capability to manage a team of policy professionals and develop communication and analytical skills in that team.

  • Clear understanding of the legislative process and ability to execute a legislative strategy.

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks.

  • Excellent organizational skills and understanding of workflow systems. 

 

Role and Expectations

  • Manage a team of policy professionals.

  • Develop the Member’s legislative strategy in close consultation with the Member, Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff.

  • Set goals and develop strategic plans to meet those goals. 

  • Consistently monitor Congressional proceedings and develop strategies for best advancing the Member’s goals. 

  • Work as a team to accomplish goals, fully utilizing the office’s staff resources.

  • In consultation with the communications staff, ensure accomplishments are communicated to constituents and stakeholders in the district. 

  • Communicate often directly with district stakeholders, both within and out of issue portfolio, to learn about district’s needs and to communicate the Member’s accomplishments and actions. Willingness to travel to district several times per year. 

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

Your cover letter should answer the following questions:

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

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

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

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

Staff Assistant/Press Assistant

Base salary: 45,000

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) is seeking a Staff Assistant/Press Assistant to serve in her Washington, D.C. Office. 

Press responsibilities include media monitoring, drafting graphics and social media content, assisting with video production, drafting press releases, and other communication assignments as directed.  The candidate will also be responsible for welcoming office visitors; processing flag and tour requests; organizing Member correspondence and incoming mail, gifts and phone messages; logging constituent mail; and other administrative duties as assigned. 

The ideal candidate will have a solution-oriented personality, be able to work in a fast-paced environment, be highly organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and an excellent writer. Strong video and social media skills are required.  

Prior congressional experience, familiarity with Intranet Quorum, and ties to Michigan are preferred. Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ persons and members of other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. Phone calls and drop-ins will not be accepted. The salary for this position is expected to be $45,000. 

Please email a cover letter and resume to progressivemember.jobs@mail.house.gov.  Review of submissions will begin immediately with the deadline for submission being May 17, 2021.   

 

Legislative Assistant

Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to join his team. Legislative portfolio will be focused on healthcare and education, among other issues. Qualified candidates should have a good knowledge of the legislative process, portfolio issues, coalition building, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to advance the Congressman's legislative priorities in their issue portfolio. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines, and manage multiple priorities in a very fast-paced environment. This is not an entry level position and this is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to sydney.johnson@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.

District Staff Assistant

Senior Illinois Democrat seeks a Staff Assistant in the Chicago office.  Responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, welcoming office visitors, logging constituent mail, working with the district staff to respond to inquiries and constituent casework, and other administrative duties as assigned.  Successful candidates will have a good sense of humor, great interpersonal, customer service, time-management, communication, organizational, and writing skills, a positive, solution-oriented personality, be detail-oriented, and be able to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.


This office is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.  Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, one writing sample (not to exceed one page), and references as individual files in PDF format to Illinois.Resume@mail.house.gov with “District Staff Assistant” in the subject line.  No other phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

Staff Assistant

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) seeks a hardworking and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for the D.C. office. This position is currently primarily remote, but the individual will be expected to be in the D.C. office when in-person work resumes. Responsibilities will include maintaining the front office, handling incoming correspondence and calls, booking tour and flag requests, providing administrative and technological support to staff, and taking other tasks as assigned. Candidates must have excellent writing and organizational skills, a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple tasks and work effectively in a team environment. In addition to traditional tasks, an ideal candidate will contribute to other aspects of our highly collaborative office as needed. California ties are a plus as is having a car to drive the Congresswoman a couple times a week when we are in session.

THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY: Email a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample to CA14Jobs@mail.house.gov. Please submit all materials in one PDF, and include the First and Last name in the file. 

 

Applications will be accepted through May 7th.

Legislative Correspondent/Legislative Assistant

The office of Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) seeks a Legislative Correspondent/Assistant to manage the office’s constituent mail program and handle a small set of legislative issues. The ideal candidate will have good writing skills, strong attention to detail, the ability to think creatively and strategically, and comfort with managing a variety of challenging assignments under tight deadlines.

The Legislative Correspondent/Assistant will be responsible for organizing, batching and responding to all constituent legislative mail in the office’s Fireside system, drafting constituent correspondence that clearly and succinctly explains complex policy issues and stances, and oversee intern drafting assignments. The role will also involve drafting other types of correspondence as needed. Additionally, the LC/LA will be responsible for a set of policy issues including but not limited to agriculture, animal rights, Census, small business and veterans. The LC/LA will also oversee one or two Appropriations subcommittees and their respective bills, so basic knowledge of the legislative and appropriations processes are strongly preferred.

Capitol Hill and/or government experience and New York ties are appreciated, but not required. Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply. Our office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, disability, age, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, LGBTQ identification, family status, or military status. The office is currently operating at partial tele-work, but when it is safe to reopen, this position will be based in our Washington, DC office.

The deadline to apply is Monday, May 10. Candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to Espaillat.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Correspondent/Assistant” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant

The Democratic staff of the House Judiciary Committee seeks a Staff Assistant. Candidates should have excellent organizational skills and strong research, writing, and communication skills. Responsibilities include overseeing Committee hearing and markup logistics -- which often include being physically present; serving as assistant clerk during markups; providing administrative and research support to the Chief of Staff and Staff Director/Chief Counsel; coordinating the Chief of Staff, Staff Director/Chief Counsel, and the Committee’s calendars; co-managing the intern program; and managing Committee administrative needs. The Committee strives to ensure that our staff reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.

Please send a resume and cover letter to JDEM.job@mail.house.gov and include “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.

House Judiciary Committee Democratic Staff Fall Internship Program

The House Judiciary Committee Democratic staff are looking for interns for the fall semester. The House Committee on the Judiciary’s staff internship program offers undergraduate students, law students, graduate students, and recent graduates an opportunity to experience the operation of a congressional committee firsthand and learn about the important role that our Committee plays in the legislative process. The Judiciary Committee has jurisdiction over a wide range of legislative and oversight issues, including oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice, constitutional law, federal criminal law, voting rights, immigration and naturalization, intellectual property law, and antitrust law. Stipends will be available to fall interns.

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

  • Researching policy issues under the committee’s jurisdiction

  • Conducting legal research

  • Attending briefings and hearings on the Hill

  • Drafting memos

  • Supporting committee counsels

  • Supporting committee clerks and professional staff members

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

The Committee strives to ensure that our internship class reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin. The deadline to apply for the fall semester is June 1, 2021. To learn more and apply, click here.

COVID-19 update: The Committee will be reviewing COVID-19 case and vaccinations rates, as well as public health guidance, to determine if the fall internship will occur in-person or remotely. No decision has been made yet, but we ask that all applicants be available to intern in-person in Washington, D.C. if a decision is made that it is safe to do so.


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Staff Assistant

Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) seeks a proactive, organized and detail-oriented individual to serve as a Staff Assistant for the Washington, DC, office. This position is currently primarily remote, but will be expected to relocate to D.C. and will be based in the D.C. office when in-person work resumes.  Responsibilities will include maintaining the front office, handling incoming correspondence and calls, booking tour and flag requests, providing administrative and technological support to staff, and taking other tasks as assigned. This position will report to the Legislative Director and Chief of Staff. Successful applicants will have strong organizational skills, outstanding writing ability, and the capacity to juggle multiple projects simultaneously. In addition to traditional tasks, an ideal candidate will contribute to other aspects of our highly collaborative office as needed.

 

Office is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, LGBTQ+ and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender identity and expression, marital status, parental status, or sexual orientation. No phone calls, emails or drop-bys. California ties and Capitol Hill experience are a plus. Salary range is $35,000-40,000 annually based on experience. Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

TO APPLY: Email a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample to ca28staffassistant@gmail.com. Please submit all materials in one PDF, and including the First and Last name in the file.

Communications Director

Rep. Peter Welch is hiring a communications director to manage a busy press shop. Successful candidates will be excellent writers, highly creative, skilled at pitching Capitol Hill and local reporters, experienced with booking national news hits, highly organized, and able to prioritize and publicize Rep. Welch’s strategic goals across social media platforms. A successful candidate will join a tight-knit team, so a collaborative mindset is essential and a sharp sense of humor is appreciated.

Rep. Welch is a busy Member, so you will be too. In addition to being a chief deputy whip, he is a Member of three very active, high profile committees: Energy and Commerce, Intelligence, and Oversight. 

Capitol Hill relationships and Vermont ties are pluses. The office is an equal opportunity employer, and applications by members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to vermontcommsjob@gmail.com.

Bonus points if you know how to pronounce the Vermont towns of Charlotte, Calais and Vergennes. 

Legislative Correspondent

Base salary: 50,000

LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT - The Office of Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) seeks an enthusiastic, highly organized, creative, and self-motivated professional to serve as a Legislative Correspondent. Essential strengths of ideal candidates include excellent writing skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to manage a variety of challenging assignments under tight deadlines.   

 

The Legislative Correspondent will manage a high-volume constituent mail program, which includes responding to all constituent correspondence in a timely manner, researching and drafting all constituent correspondence, monitoring incoming and outgoing mail, keeping the constituent database complete and current, managing intern correspondence work, researching legislative issues, and working with the legislative and communications staff to maintain a proactive constituent outreach operation. Additional daily tasks will include supporting the Congresswoman and staff as needed. 

 

The office is currently operating at maximum telework, but when it is safe to reopen, this position will be located in the Washington, DC office. 

 

The salary for this position is $50,000. Hill experience and Illinois ties are preferred, but not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, disability, age, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, LGBTQ identification, family status, or military status. Women, people of color, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

 

The deadline to apply is Friday, May 14, 2021. To apply, please email Illinois14.DCJobs@gmail.com with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line and the following application materials attached as one combined PDF: 

  • Cover letter 

  • Résumé

  • 1-3 brief writing samples 

  • Three references including name, current title and organization, phone number, email, and a one-sentence description of your relationship to the reference 

 

Communications Director / Press Secretary

Senior House Appropriator is seeking a Communications Director/Press Secretary for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include communications planning and press strategy for D.C. and the district; drafting press materials including: remarks, talking points, statements, op-eds, press releases, and media advisories; assisting with the management of the Congressman’s social media accounts; interview preparation; and fielding media inquiries. 

 

The ideal candidate is a strong writer, politically savvy, detail-oriented, flexible, creative, and a self-starter. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to GA02.Resume@mail.house.gov.

 

Scheduler

Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) seeks organized, energetic and detail-oriented Scheduler for the D.C. office. Candidates must be meticulous, organized, proactive, demonstrate excellent communications skills, and have the ability to prioritize and follow-through on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Primary responsibilities include working with Chief of Staff and District Scheduler to manage and maintain the Members’ daily and long-term schedule; coordinate and book travel; evaluate and organize all incoming meeting and event requests with senior staff; and work closely with the member and staff to ensure smooth daily office operations. 

 

Some scheduling or administrative experience preferred, and California ties a plus. Candidates must be available to assist Member and staff outside of regular business hours, have the ability to prioritize and follow through on time sensitive requests and manage a busy and complicated schedule, including state and national travel. This office is strongly committed to professional development, and an ideal candidate will also contribute to the Office’s work in other ways, including assisting press and/or legislative staff.

 

Office is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, LGBTQ+ and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender identity and expression, marital status, parental status, or sexual orientation. No phone calls, emails or drop-bys. Please submit resume and cover letter to ca28scheduler@gmail.com.

Legislative Director

Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-1) seeks a Legislative Director with extensive legislative and Capitol Hill experience to join our team. The LD will be responsible for working with the Member, Chief of Staff, District Director and legislative/press team to successfully develop and implement policies that reflect the Member's goals for his district in Southern New Jersey and his work on the Armed Services, Education & Labor, and Science, Space & Technology Committees. The LD will contribute to the strategic office plan; supervise and mentor legislative staff; proactively promote the office legislative agenda; manage a personal legislative issue portfolio; and perform other duties as assigned. Candidates must possess a deep understanding of the legislative and political process on Capitol Hill and have very strong communication, writing and analytical skills.

 

The ideal candidate will be able to lead a team and delegate, be highly organized, detail oriented, creative, resourceful, and passionate about public service. New Jersey ties are a plus. 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. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should please submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (one narrative style and one bulleted issue brief, each 1 page max) with the subject line “Legislative Director” to cd1jobs@mail.house.gov.

 

Communications Director

Rep. Peter Welch is hiring a communications director to manage a busy press shop. Successful candidates will be excellent writers, highly creative, skilled at pitching Capitol Hill and local reporters, experienced with booking national news hits, highly organized, and able to prioritize and publicize Rep. Welch’s strategic goals across social media platforms. A successful candidate will join a tight-knit team, so a collaborative mindset is essential and a sharp sense of humor is appreciated.

Rep. Welch is a busy Member, so you will be too. In addition to being a chief deputy whip, he is a member of three very active, high profile committees: Energy and Commerce, Intelligence, and Oversight. 

Capitol Hill relationships and Vermont ties are pluses. The office is an equal opportunity employer, and applications by members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to Vermontcomms@gmail.com.

Bonus points if you know how to pronounce the Vermont towns of Charlotte, Calais and Vergennes. 

Correspondence Director

Congressman Greg Stanton (AZ-09) is seeking a strong writer who works well under tight deadlines to serve as a Correspondence Director.  Duties include but are not limited to: managing a high-volume constituent correspondence system, drafting and reviewing constituent response letters, compiling weekly mail reports, managing the member’s personal official correspondence, working with the outreach team to grow the office’s proactive, community-focused correspondence program.  An ideal candidate should flourish in a team-oriented environment, have a good sense of humor, work well under pressure, write effectively with an active voice and plain language, and agree that Oxford commas should only be used for clarification purposes.  Candidates must submit a resume, cover letter and two not-too-lengthy writing samples to resumesaz09@gmail.com.  Our office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Legislative Assistant

Southern Democratic Member seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to cover a robust portfolio with an emphasis on education and labor and judiciary, and immigration issues. This position will support the Member’s work on the Education and Labor Committee. Knowledge of labor and higher education issues, including policies impacting minority serving institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities, is required.

Specific duties will include developing and advancing legislation, staffing the Member for Committee proceedings and all events within the portfolio, and maintaining close, collaborative relationships with local, state, and national stakeholders. Candidates should possess knowledge of the legislative process, strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

This is not an entry-level position. Preferred candidates will have prior legislative experience and a background in education and labor policy. Salary range is 50-60K annually, based on experience.

BIPOC candidates and/or candidates from, LGBTQIA+, working class, and other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with North Carolina ties. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. Please no calls, direct emails, or walk-ins.

Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to nclegislativeassistant@gmail.com. The interview process will be conducted on a rolling basis. Applications must be received via email no later than 11:59PM on Friday, April 30, 2021.

Rep. Dina Titus (NV-01) Seeks Staff Assistant for DC Office

The Office of Rep. Dina Titus seeks a hardworking and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for the D.C. office. The Staff Assistant will manage the day-to-day operations of the front office including answering phones, greeting visitors, processing flag and tour requests, and managing an active intern program. Additional duties will include assisting the legislative and press team compose memos, constituent letters, and other content. Ideal candidates will be friendly, respectful, organized, and able to work in a fast pace environment. Prior relevant experience preferred. Nevada ties are a plus. Spanish speakers strongly encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds.

 

Interested candidates should send a resume, a cover letter explaining why you want to work for Representative Titus, and two writing samples to nv01jobs@gmail.com, subject line: “Staff Assistant Position.”

 

Applications will be accepted through May 7th.

Legislative Assistant

Senior Democrat is seeking a highly energetic, motivated and organized lawyer with strong interpersonal, legal and writing skills. The ideal candidate will be able to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure. The Legislative Assistant works with the Chief Counsel/Legislative Director and with the Chief of Staff to develop and implement the Member’s legislative strategy in his/her issue areas; prepares materials for hearings; drafts legislation, amendments, and congressional record statements; and conducts research.  The ability to write well under tight deadlines is essential.

 

Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively while meeting deadlines. A successful candidate will be a results-oriented, problem solving lawyer and motivated self-starter who can think outside the box. Prior Hill, law firm or similar experience is preferred but not always required. Candidate must possess a law degree and be, or be willing to become, a resident of the District of Columbia. Salary based on skill and experience level.

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to DC00.NortonResume@mail.house.gov.

District Outreach/ Social Media Assistant

Senior Democratic Appropriator seeks Outreach/ Social Media Assistant playing a pivotal role in two areas – district outreach and social media communication to support the Member’s work throughout the Congressional district.  Experience in social media and outreach is desired. Applicant should have knowledge of Connecticut and possess strong written and oral communications skills with a proven ability to handle multiple tasks.  This position acts as a liaison to district local agencies, organizations, and advocacy groups to bring their concerns to the Member and help to implement solutions. The Outreach position also regularly updates these groups on legislative measures and actions and proactively develops programs to work with these constituencies to address their needs.  As Social Media Assistant, the position works with other related staff to plan, organize, and execute the offices social media strategy and content.  The O/SMA acts as the local press assistant for local press events in the district in which the Member participates. Finally, the position may require representation of  the Member at certain events.

Please note this job is located in Connecticut and accepting the position will require residing in CT and working out of the Member’s district office location under CDC guidelines.

Please send resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to ct03outreachjob@gmail.com by May 17 COB. A one-hour digital exercise will also be required.  No phone calls or drop bys please!  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.

Legislative Director

Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-1) seeks a Legislative Director with extensive legislative and Capitol Hill experience to join our team. The LD will be responsible for working with the Member, Chief of Staff, District Director and legislative/press team to successfully develop and implement policies that reflect the Member's goals for his district in Southern New Jersey and his work on the Armed Services, Education & Labor, and Science, Space & Technology Committees. The LD will contribute to the strategic office plan; supervise and mentor legislative staff; proactively promote the office legislative agenda; manage a personal legislative issue portfolio; and perform other duties as assigned. Candidates must possess a deep understanding of the legislative and political process on Capitol Hill and have very strong communication, writing and analytical skills.

The ideal candidate will be able to lead a team and delegate, be highly organized, detail oriented, creative, resourceful, and passionate about public service. New Jersey ties are a plus. 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. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should please submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (one narrative style and one bulleted issue brief, each 1 page max) with the subject line “Legislative Director” to cd1jobs@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant or Senior Legislative Assistant

The Office of Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, is seeking candidates for a Legislative Assistant or Senior Legislative Assistant position for his personal office. The LA will handle his assignment to the Committee on House Administration, including his work on the Subcommittee on Elections. The LA will have a domestic policy portfolio including voting rights, civil rights, labor and education, overseeing several Appropriations subcommittees, as well as additional issues as assigned.

 

The LA is responsible for taking meetings with constituents and stakeholders, preparing and staffing the Congressman in committee hearings and markups, developing and advancing legislation and amendments relevant to the Congressman’s priorities and the needs of the Inland Empire, providing detailed vote recommendations, and handling additional projects as assigned. The successful candidate will be extremely organized, an excellent writer, a proactive self-starter, a strategic thinker, and able to work collaboratively as part of a close-knit team.

 

The ideal candidate will have ties to California’s Inland Empire and at least two years of previous experience with a policy portfolio. The salary range for the position is $50,000—$60,000 per year, depending on experience. Our office offers student loan repayment, transit benefits and compensation time in addition to paid vacation and sick leave. Our office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

If you have any questions please call our office at (202) 225-3201.


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Rep. Khanna Seeking Economic Justice/Tech Policy Legislative Assistant

Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) seeks a Legislative Assistant to help advance the Congressman’s economic justice and tech policy priorities including job creation, raising the minimum wage, and expanding tech opportunities to communities of color, and rural, low-income, and other left-behind communities.

 

*Please submit the requested information below by May 1st at noon Eastern. Please include no more than 150 words for each question below.*

 

The Legislative Assistant would manage a portfolio of economic policy, labor, financial services including housing, taxes, small business, internet/tech privacy, antitrust, and/or other judiciary issues that may be tailored to the candidate’s expertise. The Legislative Assistant would also staff the member for his work on the Oversight Committee and Government Operations Subcommittee, and serve as his Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) liaison for his role as the Co-Chair of the CAPAC Economic Development Taskforce.

 

You could be a great fit if you:

 

- Are inspired to end poverty, expand wealth generation opportunities for the working-class, and grapple with big questions like how to ensure that every American has a voice in the tech revolution

 

- Love to dive deep into the details and on a daily basis distill policy wonkery into succinct talking points that can be useful to the member for both communications and legislative purposes

 

- Have experience working on at least one of the issue areas referenced above and are excited to take on new issue areas

 

- Have experience working with grassroots activists and connections to progressive groups working in these policy spaces - Have exceptional rapid response writing and communication skills

 

- Have at least 2 years of Capitol Hill legislative experience or the equivalent--this is not an entry-level position

 

- Are excited about the prospect of serving a diverse district rich in many different immigrant and diaspora communities, and the only Asian-American majority district in the continental U.S.

 

Also

- Bay Area or California ties are a plus

- Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. Please no calls, direct emails, or walk-ins.

 

The Office is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national or social origin, age, disability, military status, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, in any of its activities or operations.


Job Description & Application: https://airtable.com/shro7e3dFgjyE8hA0


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Office Manager

Base salary: 52,000

Office Manager (Based in DC)


The Office of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) seeks an Office Manager for her Washington D.C. office on Capitol Hill.


Ideal candidates will be passionate about operations, highly-organized, and have Hill experience.

 

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

 

Spanish language skills are highly preferred.


Responsibilities include:

  • Clearing backlog mail process from remote work time period (temporary)

  • Working with Chief of Staff and Deputy Director of Operations to manage re-opening of DC office when cleared by House Physician to do so

  • Welcoming office visitors (when in person)

  • Processing flag and tour requests (when in person)

  • Manages physical mail, operations portion of correspondence program, and DC phones

  • Purchase office supplies, and oversee office decoration and organization

  • Hire interns and manage and execute internship program

  • Onboard new staff (obtaining IDs, technology and assets, etc)

  • Work with Deputy Director of Operations and Chief of Staff to put together office culture building events

  • Assist operations team with any additional tasks.


This role is based in the Washington D.C. Capitol Hill Office. As per the House Physician’s guidance, our office is currently participating in maximum telework, however, this role may require occasional physical presence in the coming months to assist with on-site office work. 


The Office Manager reports to the Deputy Director of Operations.


Salary: $52,000


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Applications are due by 5 PM on Thursday, April 29th.



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Congressman Mondaire Jones (NY-17) seeks a Legislative Assistant 

Base salary: 50,000

Congressman Mondaire Jones (NY-17) seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle the Congressman's Healthcare portfolio and support his work on the Judiciary and Education & Labor Committees. 

 

The Legislative Assistant will be responsible for developing legislative initiatives, meeting with constituents and interested groups on behalf of the Congressman, staffing the Congressman for committee hearings and markups, and assisting the LC with constituent correspondence. In addition, the candidate should possess strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, knowledge of the legislative process, and be available to work long hours.

 

Previous House-side Hill experience and/or JD preferred, but not required. Candidates from BIPOC, LGBT+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with ties to New York (and NY-17 in particular). Salary is $50,000. You can find the application here

 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. Please no calls, direct emails, or walk-ins.

The Office of Congresswoman Nikema Williams seeks a Progressive Legislative Director

Congresswoman Nikema Williams seeks a Progressive Legislative Director to oversee her policy team and legislative agenda. This is not an entry-level position and significant previous policy experience on Capitol Hill is required. Interviews have already commenced, but please pass along to anyone that might be interested. 


ABOUT US 

Our team is fortunate to represent the fighting fifth, also known as Georgia’s 5th Congressional District. We are a diverse, dynamic, ambitious, and fun team that is driven by the mission of social justice and voting rights for all. Our guiding principle is to always center the voices of those who have been most marginalized in our communities. We collectively fight to uplift the voices of the district regardless of where they were born, their skin color, where they live, or who they love. We will use all levers to meet people's needs while building a better future.

 

THE ROLE 

Responsibilities will include advancing legislative priorities and supporting the member’s work on the Financial Services and Transportation and Infrastructure Committees, and the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience working on a variety of issues, including financial services, voting rights, closing the economic wealth gap, labor, and racial justice issues. Strong academic credentials, committee experience, and proven management and leadership skills are required. Highly qualified candidates will possess strong strategic thinking, planning and execution skills. Moreover, the candidate should possess strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, extensive knowledge of the legislative process, and be available to work long hours. This is a senior level role in a Freshman Office; only candidates with previous Hill experience and proven knowledge of legislative and political processes will be considered. Law degree and previous experience serving as a legislative director or senior policy staff are strongly preferred. 

 

Candidates from BIPOC, LGBT+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with ties to Georgia (and GA-05 in particular). You can find the application here, or submit your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to GA05NWRB@mail.house.gov and include “Legislative Director” in the subject line. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we decide to move forward with your application.

 

Please no calls, direct emails, or walk-ins. 

 

Application closes April 29th, 2021

 

CLICK HERE FOR A LINK TO THE APPLICATION

 

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

Staff Assistant / Legislative Correspondent

The Office of U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, seeks a highly organized, passionate, and team-oriented Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent for the Representative’s Washington, D.C. office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Executing a robust correspondence program to quickly address constituent requests, concerns, and questions across a range of issues;

  • Driving Rep. Jayapal to and from events during regular office hours and after hours and, when needed, staffing her at offsite events;

  • Managing Rep. Jayapal’s front office, welcoming visitors and groups (post pandemic), setting up tours and other constituent services in DC, and supporting the Chief of Staff with personnel, technology, subscriptions and log-in lists, and financial management duties;

  • Managing the Washington, D.C. internship and fellowship program;

  • Working across the legislative, district, and communications teams to provide administrative support; and

  • Other special projects as required.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Passionate about public service and committed to progressive values;

  • Willing and able to work long and often irregular hours, including weekends;

  • An expert with spreadsheets, numbers, and forms, with strong attention to detail;

  • A strong writer who enjoys breaking down policy for everyday people;

  • A licensed driver with a clean driving record and a four-door car in good condition;

  • Poised, no-drama, flexible, collaborative, and level-headed; and

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

Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, new Americans, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Washington 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 “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.

Legislative Aide - Rep. Sánchez

Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez, a Senior Member of the Committee on Ways and Means, seeks a Legislative Aide to handle the Congresswoman’s work on the Social Security Subcommittee, as well as a diverse portfolio including Defense, Foreign Affairs, Housing, and other legislative issues. The Legislative Aide will be responsible for developing legislative initiatives, meeting with constituents and interested groups on behalf of the Congresswoman, staffing the Congresswoman for committee hearings and markups, and assisting the LC with constituent correspondence.

 

Qualified candidates should have experience managing a Congressional office’s correspondence program and possess a strong understanding of the issues listed. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to work well with a team in a small, fast-paced environment, while maintaining a sense of humor. The Congresswoman strongly values diversity and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to CAdemofficejob@gmail.com by 5pm on Friday, April 23rd for consideration.

Scheduler Opening

Active New Jersey Democrat seeks qualified candidates for the position of Scheduler. Ideal candidates will have scheduling experience with a Congressional office, political campaign, or a similarly fast-paced organization. Essential strengths include attention to detail, sound judgement, strong communication skills, highly organized, able to anticipate problems and offer solutions, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include maintaining Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C., working with a variety of stakeholders to balance the Member’s time between commitments, evaluating incoming meeting requests and invitations, ensuring that briefing materials are provided for each event and meeting, coordinating travel arrangements, assisting with office management responsibilities, and performing other duties as required. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resumes with “Scheduler” as the subject line to Sydney.Johnson@mail.house.gov.

Press/Digital Fellow

The Washington, D.C. office of Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) is seeking a Press/Digital Fellow to assist with an aggressive and fast-paced communications operation to start as soon as the end of April 2021. This is not a traditional Hill internship. Applicants must have strong writing, editing, and digital communication skills. Ideal candidates are college students, recent graduates, or graduate students with prior experience working on the Hill, creating content, and writing under tight deadlines. Fellowship is paid and highly competitive. The ideal candidate will be available from late-April to mid-August. Minorities, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply. This job will be remote.

Primary Duties:

·         Writing press releases

·         Drafting daily social media content (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

·         Maintaining the congressman’s website

·         Helping plan and execute mass communications including newsletters and telephone town halls

·         Designing graphics, video editing – experience with Adobe Suite is a plus, or willingness to learn quickly

·         Compiling daily press clips

·         Managing press lists

·         Providing research for op-eds and press releases

Please email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and 2-3 digital samples to ny18pressfellowship@gmail.com with “PRESS/DIGITAL FELLOWSHIP” in the subject line.

Legislative Aide

Senator Casey seeks a Legislative Aide to handle defense, foreign policy and veterans affairs issues and collaborate with the Senator’s designee on the Senate Intelligence Committee to drive and implement his national security legislative agenda. This individual will be responsible for: monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents and managing stakeholder engagement; managing the office’s DoD appropriations requests process; preparing briefing materials for the Senator; and responding to constituent correspondence within the assigned issue areas in a timely manner. Qualified candidates will have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate is a collaborative team player with strong time management skills and a demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and projects at a time. Substantive policy experience in relevant issue areas is required; Hill experience and/or Pennsylvania ties a plus. This is not an entry-level position; recent graduates should not apply.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with “National Security Leg Aide” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.

District Director

Base salary: 100,000 - 120,000

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

Location: San Pedro, CA – Los Angeles County

Salary Range: $100,000 – 120,000

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

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

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

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

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

Candidates from diverse backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Spanish fluency and Los Angeles ties are a plus.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, appropriate writing samples, and three references with “CA44 District Director” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.

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

Legislative Director

The Office of Congresswoman Nikema Williams seeks a Legislative Director.

ABOUT US
Our team is fortunate to represent the fighting fifth, also known as Georgia’s 5th Congressional District. We are a diverse, dynamic, ambitious, and fun team that is driven by the mission of social justice and voting rights for all. Our guiding principle is to always center the voices of those who have been most marginalized in our communities. We collectively fight to uplift the voices of the district regardless of where they were born, their skin color, where they live, or who they love. We will use all levers to meet people's needs while building a better future.



THE ROLE
Responsibilities will include advancing legislative priorities and supporting the member’s work on the Financial Services and Transportation and Infrastructure Committees, and the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience working on a variety of issues, including financial services, voting rights, closing the economic wealth gap, labor, and racial justice issues. Strong academic credentials, committee experience, and proven management and leadership skills are required. Highly qualified candidates will possess strong strategic thinking, planning and execution skills. Moreover, the candidate should possess strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, extensive knowledge of the legislative process, and be available to work long hours.

This is a senior level role; only candidates with previous Hill experience and proven knowledge of legislative and political processes will be considered. Law degree and previous experience serving as a legislative director or senior policy staff are strongly preferred.

Candidates from BIPOC, LGBT+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with ties to Georgia (and GA-05 in particular). You can find the application here, or submit your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to GA05NWRB@mail.house.gov and include “Legislative Director” in the subject line. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. Please no calls, direct emails, or walk-ins.

Salary range is $78,500-$88,000.

Application closes April 30th, 2021. CLICK HERE FOR A LINK TO THE APPLICATION

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


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Committee Communications Director

Base salary: 80,000

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress is hiring a Communications Director to maintain its press and digital operations. Applicants should have a Capitol Hill and/or political communications background and a passion for making Congress work better for the American people. Applicants must have solid writing/editing experience as well as relevant digital/social media experience. Responsibilities include: drafting press releases and op-eds, creating talking points documents, drafting social media posts, pitching reporters to gain earned media, and brainstorming special projects. Work will entail complex issues, tight deadlines, and may include working off-hours. Applicants should possess creativity, a good sense of humor, a commitment to fixing Congress, and the ability to work in a nonpartisan manner with members and staff on both sides of the aisle. Please send a resume, cover letter, two short writing samples, and two sample social media posts to ModernizeResumes@mail.house.gov. This is not an entry-level position. Pay is commensurate with experience is expected be in the $80k-$90k range.

 

Committee Seeks Digital Press Secretary

The Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Budget is seeking an experienced and motivated Digital Press Secretary to join the communications team. The individual selected will have strong writing skills and the ability to simplify complex issues to convey the Committee’s objectives and achievements across platforms and medias. This position is based in Washington, D.C. and will work closely with the Communications Director and Digital Director.  

 

Responsibilities include writing press releases, media advisories, and newsletters, crafting content for social media channels, developing graphics and videos, assisting with media monitoring and pitching press, overseeing clips collection and distribution, and working with the Communications team to identify new ways to engage with press and digital audiences. The position may require work outside standard office hours. 

 

Successful candidates will have at least 1 to 2 years of communications and digital experience. The salary for this position is commensurate with experience. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  

 

The ideal candidate is an excellent writer, works well in a team, has a positive attitude and a keen attention to detail, and can meet tight deadlines under pressure. Proficiency in Adobe programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, LightRoom, Premiere Pro, Audition, and After Effects), CMS, CSS, HTML, and analytics is a plus. 

 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their fit for the role, a resume, a writing sample, and two multimedia design samples to Budget-Democrat.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Digital Press Secretary” in the subject line.  No calls or walk-ins please.   

 

Constituent Advocate

Base salary: 40,000

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

Senior Policy Advisor

Senator Bob Casey, Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, is seeking an experienced policy professional to serve as his Senior Policy Advisor for retirement security and consumer protection. This individual will work closely with the Senator’s personal office and Committee teams to anticipate opportunities to include policy priorities related to Social Security, frauds and scams as well as benefits access in legislation moving through Committees and the Senate; oversee Committee and caucus outreach to external stakeholders; create opportunities for press and events nationally and in state; and shape Committee hearings, reports, issues briefs, and other content. Qualified candidates will have substantive experience in retirement security policy, as well as other issues affecting the financial well-being of older Americans. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative problem-solver who consistently exercises excellent judgment and works well independently. Pennsylvania ties always a plus. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to placementofficeinfo@saa.senate.gov.

Legislative Assistant

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

 

  • Formulating legislative initiatives for assigned issue areas;

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

  • Monitoring legislative developments within relevant committees;

  • Planning and coordinating cosponsorship and support of legislation;

  • Writing floor speeches for the Congresswoman;

  • Acting as liaison with committee and agency staffs;

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

  • Meeting with constituents and interest groups;

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

  • Performing other duties as assigned. 

 

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

Office Manager; Scheduler

Base salary: 50,000 to 60,000

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

 

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

 

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

Judiciary Legislative Assistant

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

 

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

 

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