Job Announcements Board

Press Intern

The Office of Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) seeks a Press Intern to assist in a busy communications operation. The Winter/Spring 2022 internship will run from January to May. Interns may be eligible for a stipend.  Duties include editing video clips, creating digital content,  developing social media content and assisting the team with a variety of projects as needed. Applicants with expertise in Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro are strongly encouraged to apply.

This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.   

To apply please email resume and two examples of previous digital media or graphic design products to Jessica.Gail@mail.house.gov with “Press Intern” in the subject line.

Communications Director

California Democratic Member of Congress seeks experienced, hardworking team player with outstanding writing skills and sound political judgment to serve as Communications Director in his Washington DC office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, drafting speeches, talking points, press releases, floor statements, op ed’s, and other written materials; responding to press inquiries; managing and updating official website and social media accounts; creating and distributing e-newsletters and franked mailings; planning press conferences and in-district events; and developing and implementing media, communications, and public relations strategies. This is not an entry level position.

Candidates must be flexible, highly dependable, and organized, as well as possess a working knowledge of issues facing Congress, strong oral and written communication skills, a proven ability to write quickly and crisply and a talent for creatively researching and succinctly describing complex issues.

The ideal candidate would have California ties, at least 2 years of on-the-record professional communications experience (campaign or Hill), significant speech writing experience, working knowledge of issues facing California, and a strategic understanding of gun violence prevention issues and policies within the jurisdiction of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three writing samples and three references to  CA05CommunicationsDirector@gmail.com with the Subject Line: Communications Director Vacancy.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-in, please.

Professional Staff Member, House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee

FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER WITH REPRESENTATIVE JOAQUIN CASTRO

The Majority of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations, and Global Corporate Social Impact seeks a Professional Staff Member to support the subcommittee’s work. The position will support Congressman Joaquin Castro in his role as chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations, and Global Corporate Social Impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a policy portfolio, including on United States policy on international development and international organizations, in addition to other foreign policy issues that are priorities for Representative Joaquin Castro

  • Conduct oversight of programs, budgets, and policies of Department of State, United States Agency for International Development, Development Finance Corporation, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and other foreign affairs agencies

  • Track current events throughout the world and on issues of international development and international organizations to advise the Chair and other Subcommittee members on policy options

  • Conceive, design and execute subcommittee hearings and briefings that both respond to recent events and feed into a proactive and forward-thinking policy and oversight agenda

  • Support and staff the chairman for meetings with senior administration officials, foreign dignitaries, policy experts, advocates, and constituents

  • Draft memos and speeches to prepare the Chair for meetings, conferences, roundtables, and press events

  • Develop talking points, statements and social media posts to advance the Chairman’s policy goals and initiatives

  • Draft, review, and consider bills, resolutions, and amendments that falls under the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee

  • Liaise with embassies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, and advocacy groups that are relevant to the subcommittee’s jurisdiction

  • Prepare opening remarks and suggested questions for House Foreign Affairs full committee hearings and markups and subcommittee hearings

  • Plan and participate in international Congressional Delegations (CODELs) and Staff Delegations (STAFFDELs)

Additional Qualifications:

  • Previous Hill experience, experience at the State Department, USAID, or another federal agency is strongly preferred.

  • Spanish language skills are a plus.

  • Texas ties are a plus.

  • Candidates must have the ability to obtain a security clearance

The ideal candidate has strong verbal and writing skills, the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment under deadlines, and is both self-motivated and solutions focused. This is not an entry level position.

Benefits include competitive salary, health insurance, retirement plan, four weeks of paid vacation, transit benefits, student loan repayment, teleworking options, and more.

The Subcommittee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The Subcommittee encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter, and writing sample as PDF documents to hfac.idoc.subcommittee.dem@gmail.com with the subject line ‘Professional Staff Member.” Please submit all materials by December 10th, 2021. No calls or drop-ins. 

Communications Director

Communications Director, Blue Dog Coalition

 

The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition is seeking an experienced communications professional to

serve as the communications director in the U.S. House of Representatives. This position serves

as a shared staffer who advises the Coalition’s leadership on communications and outreach

efforts to maintain the Coalition’s longstanding brand of dedication to fiscal responsibility, a

strong national defense, and pragmatic governance. This position works together with the

Coalition’s Executive Director and Policy Coordinator, as well as the Coalition’s Co-Chair for

Communications and Outreach and other Co-Chairs and their staff to develop strategic positions

on policy and legislative issues that fall under the Coalition’s policy focus.

 

This position manages both the long-term strategic communications strategy and day-to-day

press for the Coalition, ranging from drafting statements on news of the day, to responding to

press inquiries and pitching stories, to managing the Coalition’s social media accounts and

website, to setting up press availability opportunities (i.e. press conferences, press calls, or

pen/pads), to developing and executing a long-term communications plan. In addition to

managing the communications of the Coalition, this position also serves as a resource to all

Coalition Member offices to provide any communications counsel they may need. This position

requires someone who is a resourceful team player who can track frequently changing, complex

policy and legislative dynamics, understand the priorities and political calculus of individual

Blue Dog Members, and manage multiple projects simultaneously. This is not an entry level

position. Past communications experience in a House frontline office or for a competitive House

campaign is a strong plus. Previous Capitol Hill experience is a plus.

 

The Blue Dog Coalition is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the bases

of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin,

disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Diverse candidates are

encouraged to apply. No calls or drop-ins, please.

 

Candidates should submit a cover letter (with salary requirements), resume, at least two writing

samples, all three in a PDF format, as attachments to BlueDogResumes@gmail.com with the

subject line “Communications Director” by Friday, December 31.

 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

 

- At least three to four years of previous professional communications experience.

- Experience at a college student media organization and/or a bachelor’s degree in

journalism, public relations or another related field is a plus, but not required.

- Strong writing and editing skills as well as attention to detail. This person will be

expected to draft talking points and other messaging materials, press releases,

newsletters, op-eds, letters, and other written material coming from the Coalition.

- Ability to work well under the pressure of tight deadlines while also managing multiple

major projects and approval processes at once.

- Ability to work independently as well as in team environments.

- Ability to develop and maintain relationships with print, digital and broadcast reporters.

- Existing relationships with members of the Capitol Hill press corps is a plus.

- Digital experience is a plus.

- A strong understanding of narrative and brand management.

- Ability to track news of the day and remain knowledgeable of issues the Coalition’s

leadership may be expected to weigh in on publicly.

- Knowledge of legislative procedures.

- Ability to work amicably with a wide variety of personalities, to exercise discretion, to

learn quickly, and to get the job done without needing to be reminded. This job requires

someone with a diplomatic, cooperative personality.

Staff Assistant

Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) is seeking a Staff Assistant to join a dynamic team intent on doing the most for everyone in St. Louis, starting with those who have the very least. The Staff Assistant greets visitors in the Washington, D.C. office, answers the telephone and responds to constituent requests for general information, tours, and other inquiries. This position also monitors delivery and pickup of materials, maintains the front office, assists with various administrative tasks, and handles special projects as assigned.

Missouri ties preferred but not required. Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, unhoused people, formerly incarcerated individuals, and members of other marginalized communities 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, criminal history or parental status.

Applications close at the end of the day on December 6th.

Full Job Description here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pSUz7V7ClKtOcWQ2Gm7yQW5dGEtq0G5Q/view?usp=sharing

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Communications Director

Communications Director for Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20)   

Congressman Joaquin Castro is seeking an experienced and hardworking Communications Director based in Washington, D.C. The Communications Director works with the Congressman and senior staff to develop the overall communications strategy. 

This position is responsible for managing all aspects of the Congressman’s communications, including drafting remarks, op-eds, press releases, and social media posts; pitching stories; preparing interview memos; handling press inquiries; editing graphics and video content. The Communications Director leads the communications team that includes a Press Secretary and is responsible for handling all official franking. Candidates must have excellent writing and organizational skills, work collaboratively with a close-knit team, and have the ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines. 

The salary range begins at $75,000 and is commensurate with experience. Our office offers student loan repayment, paid vacation, and sick leave, in addition to other benefits that include health care and retirement. 

Congressman Castro is an equal opportunity employer. Texas ties, Hill experience, and Spanish language skills are a plus, but not required. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Congressman Joaquin Castro’s office requires all staff and interns to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

The deadline to apply is Monday, December 6. To apply, please email Castro.Resumes@mail.house.gov  with “CD – Name” in the subject line and the following application materials attached as one combined PDF. 

  • Cover letter  

  • Resume 

  • 1-2 writing samples 

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

 


 


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Congressional Internship

The Washington D.C. Office of Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) is accepting applications for its Spring 2022 internship program. This is a paid position.

Interns with Congressman Schrader's office gain valuable experience and a first-hand understanding of how our legislative process works. Interns assist with answering phones, data entry, and general office systems operations, and are an integral part of our Congressional staff.

Internships are available expressly for the purpose of furthering educational objectives, therefore they are usually awarded to college students and recent graduates. Priority is given to applicants from Oregon's current 5th district, although all interested persons are encouraged to apply.

Interns will:

  • Answer phones

  • Draft constituent correspondence

  • Attend hearings and congressional briefings

  • Prepare memoranda

  • Conduct research on a variety of issues for the Congressman

  • Compile press clips

  • Draft releases and social media postings

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines

  • Established interest in politics and policymaking

  • Desire to learn about congressional affairs

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. This internship will be in-person, and we have the ability to accommodate both full-time and part-time schedules.


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Digital Manager/Director

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, who chairs the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy while serving on the Intelligence Committee, Oversight Committee, and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis seeks an experienced Digital Manager/Director to help oversee all elements of his digital media strategy. The role requires excellent writing and technical skills, the ability to manage rapid response requests and longer-term projects, and a sense of humor. This is not an entry level position.

Daily tasks include but are not limited to: managing and creating content for the Congressman’s social media platforms, maintaining the office’s website, graphic design projects, and video filming/editing. The digital manager/director will work closely with legislative and district staff along with the rest of the communications teams. Qualified applicants will have experience using Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or another professional-level video editing software. Qualified applicants will also have experience with Adobe Photoshop or another professional-level graphic design software. Photography skills are preferred. While the individual’s primary responsibilities would center on digital efforts, they would assist in other day-to-day operations as a member of an active press office, including but not limited to the drafting of e-newsletters, press releases and other written materials.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, digital portfolio (preferably including a video sample), and two writing samples to il08careers@gmail.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Absolutely no calls or drop-bys, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, 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.

Congressional Internship

Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) is seeking paid congressional interns to join a dynamic team intent on doing the most for everyone in St. Louis, starting with those who have the very least. We are currently seeking an Operations, Legislative, Communications, and District Office intern (4 total interns).

The Congressional Intern will have the opportunity to serve in a wide range of capacities. You will provide support for particular projects on the respective team you are hired to support, as well as collaborative standard intern duties including but not limited to: assistance with overall day-to-day operations, writing correspondence, handling mail, managing phone calls, and assisting with special projects. You will also have the opportunity to support and learn first-hand knowledge about the day-to-day operations of a congressional office.

*Note: For the Communications Team Intern, ideal candidates will have experience with the Adobe Creative Suite.*

Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, unhoused people, formerly incarcerated individuals, and members of other marginalized communities 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, criminal history or parental status.

LOCATION: Washington D.C. and St. Louis District office
COMPENSATION: $15/hr (30 hours per week)
START DATE: January 31, 2022* END DATE: May 15, 2022
*Dates subject to change/availability*

Applications will close on December 12, 2021.

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Staff Assistant / Legislative Correspondent

Congresswoman Susie Lee (NV-03), a Democratic Battleground Member and Member of the Appropriations Committee, seeks a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent (SA/LC) to join her Washington, D.C. office. The SA/LC will be responsible for the office’s front office operations, constituent correspondence program, internship program, various Legislative Department processes, and other tasks as assigned. While most of the SA/LC’s time will be spent in the office, the SA/LC will have some limited driving responsibilities to transport the Member to or from the airport on fly-in and fly-out days.

  • Front office management responsibilities include maintaining a clean and welcoming front office and Member office, ensuring prompt and reliable service for all visitors and callers, maintaining office supplies, and other administrative tasks as assigned. Also includes processing tour and flag requests, as well as other constituent services as requested.

  • Constituent correspondence program responsibilities include strategically batching incoming phone and mail correspondence, writing thoughtful, audience-appropriate letter responses, and managing up to ensure timely approvals and responsive turnaround times for a Battleground, high-volume mail office. Familiarity with Intranet Quorum software is a plus.

  • Internship program responsibilities include intern hiring, onboarding, training, and day-to-day management, with oversight from the Legislative Director.

  • Legislative process responsibilities include tracking vote recommendations, processing legislative requests, prepping briefing materials for the Congresswoman, drafting memos, and administrative tasks relating to the Congresswoman’s work on the Appropriations Committee.

The ideal candidate must be accustomed to a fast-paced work environment and have astute organizational skills to manage multiple projects at once with high attention to detail. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, a can-do attitude, and team-first mentality are required. The office is committed to professional development and seeks candidates who are coachable, responsive to feedback, and eager to learn and grow.

Under management of the Legislative Director, the SA/LC will work directly with the Congresswoman, Chief of Staff, District Office, and Communications, Scheduling, and Legislative Department teammates to support the office’s goals in service of Nevada’s Third District.

Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The office 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. Nevada ties are a plus. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, one-page writing sample, and three references to nv03resumes@gmail.com with the following subject line: [First Name Last Name] – SA/LC. No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please.

Digital/Press Internship with Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA)

The Office of Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) is seeking a highly motivated and creative Digital/Press Intern to assist with a fast-paced communications operation based in his Washington, D.C. office. The Digital/Press Intern will help build out the Congressman’s digital and social media footprint, with heavy emphasis on creating engaging social media content and graphics. The Digital/Press Intern must also possess strong writing and editing skills to assist with media relations tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Social media content creation (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

  • Creating engaging graphics

  • Drafting digital newsletters

  • Clipping and editing videos

  • Taking photos and videos

  • Drafting press releases and statements

  • Compiling press clips and analyzing performance metrics

  • Creating and maintaining press lists

  • Assisting with administrative work, including answering phone calls

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

A qualified candidate will possess strong social media and graphic design skills. Past experiences with Canva, Photoshop, and other digital/graphic/video design platforms are a major plus.

TO APPLY

The Digital/Press Intern will receive a monthly stipend from the office of Congressman Bera unless they are already receiving credit/stipend through a third party. The internship will run from January 2022 through the end of April 2022. The hours are flexible to accommodate schedules, including remote work, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, one short writing sample, 2-3 sample graphics and/or social media postings, and dates/hours of availability to bera.resume@mail.house.gov with “Digital/Press Intern: Last Name, First Name” in the subject line. No phone calls, or walk-ins, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Deadline to apply is Friday, December 3

Intern

The DC Office of Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) seeks in-person interns for the upcoming Winter/Spring 2022 term. The hours are flexible to accommodate students’ hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at least three days a week. Interns are eligible for a stipend, unless they are sponsored by an outside organization. The application deadline is November 30, 2021.

Interns’ responsibilities and duties will vary, but interns will generally be tasked with legislative and administrative duties. The legislative duties range from researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending various hearings and briefings on important legislative issues, and assisting constituents.  Administrative duties include answering phones, greeting constituents and office visitors, leading guided tours of the U.S. Capitol, and working closely with staff on a variety of projects. Interning in Washington, DC provides a unique, first-hand experience of the legislative process. Interns get the chance to learn about all the exciting aspects of our nation’s Capitol while being able to absorb the many functions of a Congressional office.

This 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.


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District Staff Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Spanberger seeks a Staff Assistant for her Glen Allen, VA district office. Qualified applicants should be motivated self-starters, highly organized, detail-oriented, able to multitask, have exceptional interpersonal skills, and 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; demonstrate excellent oral and written skills; maintain a positive demeanor and demonstrate resilience in a busy environment.

Primary responsibilities include: managing the front office, including answering and tallying telephone calls, greeting visitors, monitoring office deliveries, distributing hard and electronic mail, and other administrative duties. The staff assistant will also serve as the office tour coordinator and will be responsible for managing constituent requests for Capitol and White House tours. Additionally, they will manage incoming constituent requests for flags flown over the Capitol.

Representative Spanberger’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (3 pages or less) to spanberger.inquiries@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.

Legislative Correspondent

Legislative Correspondent: Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) seeks a Legislative Correspondent for her Washington, DC team. This individual is responsible for working with the Legislative Director and Chief of Staff to formulate and advance the member’s policy priorities via correspondence and managing the administrative functions of the mail program.

The ideal candidate writes well, pays impeccable attention to detail, is good at solving problems, has strong time and project management capabilities, and a demonstrated record of managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Capitol Hill experience and Pennsylvania ties a plus. Competitive salary and 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, teleworking options, and more.      

Interested applicants should e-mail 1) a resume, 2) a cover letter, and 3) two writing samples to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com with the subject “Legislative Correspondent: LAST NAME” by Sunday, December 3, 2021. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. 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.

Legislative Correspondent

Rep. Adam Smith (WA-09) seeks an organized and detail-oriented Legislative Correspondent to manage a high-volume constituent correspondence program in the Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the mail program, including maintaining and analyzing the constituent database and drafting responses to constituent requests in a timely manner.  This person will also hire and manage the office intern program and assist with administrative duties within the office as needed. 

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

Candidates with a diverse background and Washington state ties are strongly encouraged to apply.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Please send an email with your resume and writing sample to WA09.Jobs@mail.house.gov by Nov 24th at COB. 

Legislative Assistant

Moderate, Blue Dog Democrat on Energy and Commerce Committee seeks experienced Legislative Assistant to cover a robust and diverse policy portfolio, including telecommunications, privacy, energy, climate, and environment. Duties include, but are not limited to, introducing and advancing legislation, responding to inquiries, communicating with stakeholders in the district, staffing the Member in meetings and Committee hearings/markups, and assisting with constituent correspondence. Strong writing, organizational, oral communication, and collaborative work skills as part of a close-knit team are required. Ideal candidates will be proactive, have a dedicated work ethic and have a proven record of identifying policy issues and turning ideas into legislative successes. Prior Capitol Hill experience preferred; but not required. This is not an entry-level position. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to az01resumes@mail.house.gov.

Intern

The Office of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) is seeking interns for the upcoming Winter/Spring 2022 term.

Intern responsibilities will include answering phones, assisting staff with administrative and legislative tasks, attending briefings and hearings, and other tasks as they present themselves. As a result, interns will gain an understanding of the legislative process and functions of a congressional office. Ideal candidates will be self-starters with outstanding oral and written communication skills, a strong attention to detail, and a passion for public service.

This office is an equal opportunity employer. All are welcome and encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should apply by completing the internship application form on Congresswoman Johnson’s website (https://ebjohnson.house.gov/services/internships) AND by emailing a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample in a single PDF to ethan.gunnlaugsson@mail.house.gov. Please include your approximate dates and hours of availability in your cover letter. The deadline to apply is COB December 10, 2021.

District Staff Assistant

The office of Congressman Steven Horsford seeks a highly organized, passionate, team-oriented Staff Assistant for a position in our North Las Vegas District office.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  •  Managing the front desk, greeting visitors, answering phones overseeing an active mail program;

  • Sorting/batching correspondence, drafting correspondence and ensuring a swift turnaround time;

  • Assisting District Representatives as needed, and;

  • Perform all other duties as assigned and required

The ideal candidate will be/must have:

  • Strong desire and ability to communicate and work with constituents and the community from racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and gender diverse communities;

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and gender backgrounds;      

  • Strong analytical writing skills and oral communication skills;     

  • Passionate about public service and committed to democratic values;

  • The ability to work weekends and holidays;

  • have reliable transportation;

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities at once, and;

  • Ability to work well independently and as a member of a highly integrated and diverse team. 

Director of Scheduling

Director of Scheduling

Midwest Congresswoman seeks a hardworking, detail-oriented, and highly-organized Director of Scheduling to be based out of the Washington, D.C., office. The scheduler will manage all aspects of the Member’s daily and long-term schedules in D.C. and the district.

The Director of Scheduling will work closely with the Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, Communications Director, and District Director on a weekly basis to ensure all scheduling needs are met. The scheduler will develop in-depth knowledge of the district’s geography and key stakeholders in order to meet strategic goals and support district staff.

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Managing all incoming scheduling requests, collecting relevant logistical and policy information, and presenting to the leadership team.

  • Updating the Congresswoman’s calendar while balancing core office and personal priorities.

  • Coordinate nightly briefing book and schedule, working with the D.C. and District Staff to ensure all briefing materials arrive to the Congresswoman complete and on time.

  • Update the staff and Congresswoman of any scheduling changes throughout the workday.

  • Arranging all travel for the Congresswoman.

  • Collecting and processing office expenses.

  • Lead and coordinate all logistical planning calls with staff for the Congresswoman’s travels.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with exceptional organizational skills, an ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment, and an ability to anticipate problems, take initiative, and offer solutions. Previous Congressional scheduling or executive-level experience required. This is not an entry-level position. Salary commensurate with experience.

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. Women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQIA individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please Email your resume and cover letter to MidWestCongresswoman2022@gmail.com with Subject Line “Director of Scheduling – Last Name”

Staff Assistant

The Office of Congressman Steven Horsford seeks a Staff Assistant who will be responsible for performing a variety of duties central to Washington, D.C. office operations. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, well organized, and accustomed to a fast-paced work environment. District/Nevada ties are a plus. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to NV04Resume@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Intern

The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) is seeking motivated, organized, and reliable intern to fill Winter 2022 positions.  Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, conducting Capitol tours, sorting incoming mail, attending briefings, conducting legislative research and performing other administrative tasks as necessary.  Successful candidates will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, a strong attentiveness to detail, an ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and an eagerness to learn about the political process and congressional affairs.  California ties are a plus.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and dates of availability to Sydney.Dahiyat@mail.house.gov with the subject line "Winter 2022 Internship Application" in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins.

Legislative Fellow

Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) seeks a Legislative Fellow for her D.C. office to assist with policy areas relating to technology, platform regulation, and other Internet and innovation policy matters as well as the work of the House Judiciary Committee. Primary responsibilities will include policy, legal and other research related to pending legislation and working with the legislative staff to assist with all aspects of the legislative process, such as preparing for committee hearings and markups, drafting bills and amendments, and meeting with constituents and other stakeholders and / or government entities.

Professional experience in legal and/or technical fields relevant to technology and platform regulation is preferred -- such as antitrust, intellectual property, privacy, content moderation, and computer science. Having a J.D., or currently pursuing a law degree, is also a significant plus.

The position will be a paid fellowship (exact compensation commensurate with experience). A minimum of 20 hours of work per week is expected and a hybrid work posture of remote and in-office work should be anticipated.

The Office is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff and qualified candidates of all backgrounds encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should email (only)  Lofgren.Resume@mail.house.gov  with 3 PDFs:  resume, cover letter (noting start date availability and any scheduling constraints or considerations), and a 1–2 page writing sample.

Immigration Caseworker

Northern Virginia Congressional office seeks a case worker for the district office to handle immigration and federal employee issues, as well as occasional other duties, such as events and some outreach.  The immigration caseworker serves as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serves as a liaison with federal, district, and local agencies.

This office has a high and steady volume of case work, and the applicant should be someone who is interested in the subject area, patient and ready to juggle. 

This person will join a (congenial!) five-person office, so must be collaborative and available to jump in on other tasks, such as answering phones in the office, and occasionally staffing the Congressman at various events, including some evening and weekend hours.

Previous casework experience is ideal and familiarity with a language or languages other than English a plus, as is familiarity with Fireside21.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and minority candidates and candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  Please send resume and cover letter to beyerstaff@gmail.com.

 

Staff Assistant/Driver

Rep. Sylvia Garcia seeks a Staff Assistant/Driver to assist the Washington D.C. Office. Currently, TX-29 offices are in a state of partial telework. 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 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. Spanish-speaking candidates and candidates with ties to Texas strongly encouraged to apply.


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Clerk

Base salary: 45,000-55,000

The bipartisan Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (Select Committee) has an immediate need to hire a full-time Clerk position located for the Washington, D.C., office. 

The Select Committee is tasked to investigate, study, make findings, hold public hearings, and develop recommendations to make Congress more effective, efficient, and transparent on behalf of the American people. Additional information on the Committee, including its history, background, and investigative work, can be found  here.

Job Expectations:

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress seeks an energetic, friendly, and dedicated individual to serve as a Clerk. The ideal candidate will possess a high-degree of organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, be detail-oriented, work well in a team setting, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Job Duties:
·       Handle incoming calls and other inquiries with poise, professionalism, and promptness.
·       Work closely with the Committee member staff to maintain the Committee calendar.
·       Handle logistics for hearings and member meetings, including reserving rooms, ordering catering, setting up materials, and running logistics during the events.
·       Update the House Committee Repository with relevant documents and information.
·       Work with witnesses on preparing for hearings and collecting paperwork and testimony.
·       Provide administrative and operational support for the office, including submitting service requests and ordering supplies.
·       Assist Committee staff with research and the drafting of memos, reports, and letters.
·       Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·       Effective teamwork skills and the ability to support the needs of multiple team members and leaders in the office.
·       Professional demeanor and an upbeat disposition while working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
·       Time management skills, including the ability to prioritize and track projects.
·       Eagerness to work in a bipartisan environment.
·       Attention to detail.

Preferences:
·       Bachelor’s degree
·       Demonstrated interest in public service

The position is located in the Washington, D.C. office. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter by November 23rd. 

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.

If you have previously applied to this role, your application is still under consideration.


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Staff / Press Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Kim Schrier seeks a Staff/Press Assistant for her Washington DC office. This position will support office operations as well as assist the Communications Director.

Responsibilities include: answering phone calls, running the front office and greeting visitors, processing mail, overseeing tour and flag requests, drafting newsletters and press releases, assisting with social media, updating the webpage, tracking office metrics and general administrative support.

Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to public service, attention to detail, ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, and a sense of humor. The ideal candidate is highly-organized, solution oriented, has customer service experience and some Hill experience. Washington ties are strongly encouraged and access to a car is a plus but not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume with references to WA08Resumes@gmail.com with “Staff/Press Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Communications Director

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard seeks a social media-savvy communications director to operate a comprehensive communications plan. 

Responsibilities

Including but not limited to growing social media presence, cultivating relationships with reporters; proposing and executing newsletters; drafting speeches, writing press statements, op-eds, and congressional record statements; expanding new media outreach; organizing daily news clips; and maintaining office website and social media platforms. 

Requirements

Excellent writing and organizational skills, ability to work well under pressure, attention to detail, and ability to collaborate with legislative and district staff to maximize visibility and press opportunities.  The ideal candidate is creative, detail-oriented, able to meet tight deadlines and have analytic ability, sound political judgment and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

This is not an entry level position.  Hill experience and Spanish-language proficiency strongly preferred.  Diverse candidates and those with Los Angeles ties are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application

Interested applicants should submit via email the following four (4) documents:  cover letter, resume and two (2) brief writing samples. The writing samples should be a sample press release and a brief statement or opinion piece (2-3 pages). 

Care should be taken to include each of the requested items as a separate attachment in the same email to: SoCalDCstaffOpening@mail.house.gov  

The office requests no phone calls or third-party lobbying campaigns.

In-District Press/Digital Associate

Base salary: 40,000

Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06) seeks Press / Digital Associate for our Glen Ellyn office. Qualified candidates will ahve demonstarted video production, graphic design and photography experience, a working knowledge of video editing software, strong editorial and social media skills and a desire to spearhead and execute creative communications ideas. Excellent writing and strong organizational skills are essential.

The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter, hyper-aware of news cycle and social media trends, politically astute, have a strong proficiency in branding and executing social media content across social digital platforms and will be a detail-oriented team player able to handle multiple tasks at once in a fast paced enviroment--including rapid response requests and longer-term projects.

Candidates must be based in Chicagoland and willing to go to the office and staff the member. However, hybrid work-from-home flexibility is offered. Salary range starts at $40,000 but subject to negotiation for the right experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute social media and digital campaigns

  • Design and create content - including graphics and videos, and social media toolkits

  • Help staff town halls, press conferences, video/Zoom meetings, and other in-district events

  • Staffing the member - handling photography, videography, press coordination at in-district events

  • Track and produce regular analytics reports and press reports

  • Support Communications Director in organizing and maintaining press lists

  • Support Communications Director in local media outreach

  • Working collaboratively with D.C. and district staff to ensure a strong local media presence

  • Work to amplify District Office wins including casework, grants our outreach campiagns

  • Drafting press releases, newsletters, advisories, and other written materials

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 2 years of communications, social media, or translatable experience

  • A strong eye for detail and passion for digital media

  • Experinece with video production, graphic design, and photography

  • Demonstrated skill using Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Facebook ads, and TikTok

Please submit in one PDF your resume, two graphic/video/social media examples, and a short statement of no more than 300 words about why you're a good fit for this role to il06casten@gmail.com with "Press/Digital Associate Application" in the subject line, no later than November 19th, 2021.

Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disablility, age, or national origin.

Staff Assistant / Deputy Scheduler

Congressman Dean Phillips (D-MN-03) seeks a Staff Assistant/Deputy Scheduler for his Washington, DC office. The Staff Assistant/Deputy Scheduler leads the congressman’s radical hospitality program, helps manage office administration, the DC interns, and communications tasks as required. They also assist in the maintenance of the Congressman's official schedule, travel plans, and related records as it relates to his work in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and a team player. Prior Hill experience is preferred.

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and two references to Phillips.resumes@mail.house.gov email by EOD November 19th. The Office of Rep. Dean Phillips is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.

Scheduler / Director of Operations

Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented team-player to serve in the position of Scheduler/Director of Operations in a fast-paced Capitol Hill office. Primary responsibilities include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedules for both DC and the District; organizing and evaluating all incoming meeting requests and invitations; keeping the Member on schedule throughout the day; working with staff to ensure the Member is prepared for events/meetings; coordinating travel arrangements; processing and managing expenses and reimbursements for the Member; and communicating with constituents by phone and email to address requests, concerns, and questions. The scheduler keeps the Member and staff informed of any changes in the schedule throughout the day via text and prompt emails; processes incoming scheduling requests and conflicts; and briefs the Congressman, DC and District staff regularly.

This is not an entry-level position. Applicants should have at least 2-4 years of experience, great attention to detail, excellent interpersonal communication, strong time management skills, an ability to work under tight deadlines, and a sense of humor. Title and salary are commensurate with experience.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQIA+ candidates to apply. 

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to CA29Jobs@mail.house.gov.

In-District Press/Digital Associate

Base salary: 40,000

Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06) seeks Press / Digital Associate for our Glen Ellyn office. Qualified candidates will ahve demonstarted video production, graphic design and photography experience, a working knowledge of video editing software, strong editorial and social media skills and a desire to spearhead and execute creative communications ideas. Excellent writing and strong organizational skills are essential.

The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter, hyper-aware of news cycle and social media trends, politically astute, have a strong proficiency in branding and executing social media content across social digital platforms and will be a detail-oriented team player able to handle multiple tasks at once in a fast paced enviroment--including rapid response requests and longer-term projects.

Candidates must be based in Chicagoland and willing to go to the office and staff the member. However, hybrid work-from-home flexibility is offered. Salary range starts at $40,000 but subject to negotiation for the right experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute social media and digital campaigns

  • Design and create content - including graphics and videos, and social media toolkits

  • Help staff town halls, press conferences, video/Zoom meetings, and other in-district events

  • Staffing the member - handling photography, videography, press coordination at in-district events

  • Track and produce regular analytics reports and press reports

  • Support Communications Director in organizing and maintaining press lists

  • Support Communications Director in local media outreach

  • Working collaboratively with D.C. and district staff to ensure a strong local media presence

  • Work to amplify District Office wins including casework, grants our outreach campiagns

  • Drafting press releases, newsletters, advisories, and other written materials

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 2 years of communications, social media, or translatable experience

  • A strong eye for detail and passion for digital media

  • Experinece with video production, graphic design, and photography

  • Demonstrated skill using Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Facebook ads, and TikTok

Please submit in one PDF your resume, two graphic/video/social media examples, and a short statement of no more than 300 words about why you're a good fit for this role to il06casten@gmail.com with "Press/Digital Associate Application" in the subject line, no later than November 19th, 2021.

Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disablility, age, or national origin.

Press Intern

The Office of Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) is seeking a highly motivated, proactive press intern to assist on an aggressive communications team. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a strong and positive work ethic, pay attention to detail, be responsive and punctual, and have solid writing and editing skills.  Preferred applicants are diligent, communicative, creative, and are willing to perform and follow through on a wide variety of tasks.

 

  • Hours = 9am-5pm ET Monday through Friday

  • Position can be virtual, in person, or hybrid

  • Start date = end of December

 

Intern responsibilities include: 

*Compiling press clips by 9:30am ET every morning

*Social media strategizing for increased growth

*Drafting daily social media posts and ideas for Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

*Creating graphics for social media, knowledge of Photoshop or Canva preferred

*Drafting speeches

*Drafting short newsletters

*Editing written materials, such as newsletters or press releases

*Other duties as needed to support the communications team

 

Please send resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples, and a graphic sample (if applicable). Send to KrishnamoorthiPressInternship@gmail.com.

 

Communications Director

The Office of Congressman Pete Aguilar is seeking an experienced Communications Director based in his Washington, DC office. Candidates must have excellent writing and organizational skills, a proven track record of generating press coverage in local, national and beltway press outlets, and the ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines.

 

This position is responsible for managing all aspects of the Congressman’s communications program, including drafting speeches, op-eds, press releases, e-newsletters and social media posts; preparing interview memos and talking points; handling media inquiries; working with the Press Assistant to edit and create graphic and video content; and proactively working with local print reporters and national TV booking producers to generate coverage. This position also manages communications for the Office of the Democratic Caucus Vice Chair and communications related to the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. The Communications Director supervises the Press Assistant, plays a central role in the office’s constituent mail program and is responsible for handling all official franking. This position requires non-traditional work hours and occasional travel to the district.

 

The successful candidate will possess a high level of political acumen, be a strategic thinker who can anticipate next steps, demonstrate close attention to detail, be a proactive self-starter, and be someone who enjoys and can successfully work collaboratively as part of a close-knit team. The ideal candidate will also have ties to Southern California and Spanish language skills.

 

The salary range for the position is $75,000—$85,000 per year, depending on experience. Our office offers student loan repayment and compensation time off 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. Consistent with applicable law, this office requires all staff and interns to complete a full SARS-CoV2 vaccination course, regardless of recovery from prior coronavirus illness, as a condition of employment.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application here AND send a copy of your resume and a copy of your cover letter in two separate PDF files to aguilar.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director Application” in the subject line.


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Intern

PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY:

The D.C. Office of Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) seeks Press/Legislative interns for the upcoming 2022 Winter/Spring term. The office has two types of internships available: an in-person internship and a remote, research-focused internship.

In-person intern responsibilities will include drafting social media posts for the Member’s official social media pages (including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), designing graphics, attending hearings and briefings (either in person or virtually from the office), researching legislation for both the Member and legislative staff, drafting constituent letters on the Member’s behalf, interfacing with constituents and visitors, staffing the front office, and potentially conducting tours. To be considered for this position, candidates must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, and if hired, agree to follow additional precautionary measures, such as mask-wearing and regular sanitizing.

Remote intern responsibilities will similarly include drafting social media posts, designing graphics, attending virtual hearings and briefings, and drafting constituent letters on the Member’s behalf, but there will be a heavier focus on conducting legislative research for both the Member and legislative staff.

All interns are paid $15.00 per hour for a minimum of 15 hours/week and maximum of 30 hours/week unless the intern is receiving a stipend from an external organization in relation to their internship. The hours can be flexible to accommodate students' schedules but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

To apply to intern in the DC office, please send your resume, a short writing sample (no more than 2-pages), 2 sample tweets on a current event, a sample graphic (optional) and your dates of availability to Emma.Preston@mail.house.gov no later than December 1st, 2021.

Due to the high volume of applicants, a response is not guaranteed. The Office of Rep. Ro Khanna is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, or socio-economic status. All are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Legislative Fellow

Legislative Fellowship Program

The Office of Congressman Tom Malinowski is pleased to offer a legislative fellowship opportunity to an exceptional graduate student or recent graduate based in our Washington DC office. This is a part-time paid position supporting a broad range of domestic policy priorities, beginning January 2022 for a period of up to 6 months.

Fellows can expect to play a vital role supporting the operations of the legislative department with responsibilities including but not limited to: responding to legislative inquiries from constituents, taking meetings with constituents and stakeholders, and providing research and briefing materials in support of the Congressman’s committee activity, public events, and constituent meetings.  

Qualifications

Applicants must have at least 25-35 hours of availability per workweek. Priority consideration will be given to constituents of New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District.  In your cover letter please include your availability. The office can work with you to accommodate existing class or work schedules.

No prior experience necessary but applicants with coursework or professional experience in any of the following policy areas are encouraged to apply: transportation, infrastructure, public projects, small business/economics, energy, environment, and climate change/resiliency, homeland security or government reform.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter, resume with GPA, and 1 page writing sample to nj07resumes@mail.house.gov as a single PDF with the subject line 2022 Legislative Fellow no later than December 3rd, 2021.

Communications/Digital Assistant

Base salary: 40,000-45,000

Communications/Digital Assistant – Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure, Foreign Affairs, and Homeland Security Committees, seeks a highly motivated, detail-orientated, self-starter with experience in digital media for the position of Communications/Digital Assistant. This position reports to the Communications Director.

Daily tasks include:

  • Drafting content for members’ social media platforms and websites.

  • Graphic design.

  • Video filming and editing.

  • Digital advertising.

  • Daily press clips.

  • Drafting releases, newsletters, and advisories.

  • Helping to organize constituent-facing events.

The ideal candidate will be creative and energetic with a strong proficiency in crafting digital content and be capable of successfully managing multiple tasks at once in a fast-paced frontline office.

This is an entry-level position. Applicants with substantive internship or fellowship experience in digital media are encouraged to apply. Some night and weekend availability will be required. Starting salary ranges from $40,000-$45,000 commensurate with experience.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, 1 short writing sample (college research papers will not be considered), and two examples of previous digital media or graphic design projects in a single PDF to NJ07Resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line: Communications/Digital Assistant by Monday, Nov. 22.

This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Titus is seeking a legislative assistant to manage a legislative portfolio that may include, but not be limited to, the Committee on Homeland Security, immigration, healthcare, education, animal welfare, labor, and agriculture. Candidates should be team-oriented, strong writers, understand the legislative process, and possess a passion for public service.

This is not an entry-level position, and candidates should have previous legislative Hill experience or relevant experience in portfolio issues.

The Titus office is an equal opportunity employer. Spanish speakers and Nevada ties a plus.

Those interested in applying should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to NV01Jobs@gmail.com subject: “Legislative Assistant”.

Legislative Assistant

LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT — Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) seeks a Legislative Assistant in his Washington, DC office. The Legislative Assistant will handle a diverse portfolio of issues including Health Care, Education, Labor, Housing, and Immigration, among others. Responsibilities will include drafting legislation, monitoring legislative priorities both on and off committees of jurisdiction, taking meetings and building relationships with constituent groups, providing vote recommendations, advising the Member on policy issues, and performing other tasks as required.

 

Candidates should have at least two years of Capitol Hill or relevant policy experience, be highly motivated, detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational and time-management skills, as well as positive attitudes, and pride in work. Applicants with ties to California’s 16th Congressional District are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish fluency is a plus.

 

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample in a single PDF to resume@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line by 5:00 PM ET on Friday November 19, 2021.

 

Absolutely no phone calls, e-mails, or walk-ins. The Office of Representative Costa is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.

Digital Director/Washington Press Assistant

The office of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) seeks an experienced Digital Director/Press Assistant to join a fast-paced, detail-oriented media team that works closely with the Member, legislative staff and reporters. Candidates must possess strong writing and editing skills to draft daily social media posts, press releases, op-eds and speeches. This position manages multiple digital media accounts that require creative video, graphic design and technology skills. It is not an entry-level position. Prior work in another Congressional office and Florida ties are a plus. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to FL23Resume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Digital Director/Press Assistant.” Please save the cover letter and resume in a single pdf file and name the file: “Last name, First name.” This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 22, 2021.

Press Intern

The House Democratic Caucus seeks highly motivated Press interns to work full-time, in-person in a fast-paced leadership office. Responsibilities include compiling daily press clips, drafting preparation materials for media hits and assisting with press-related events.  The interns will report directly to the Press Assistant. 

The term of this paid internship will be from January to May 2022. Applicants must be able to work in Washington, D.C. Ideal applicants will be able to write, edit and proofread under tight deadlines, handle multiple assignments simultaneously and stay on top of the news. 

To apply, please send one PDF file including your resume, cover letter, one writing sample and three professional references to CaucusInternResume@mail.house.gov  with the subject line: “INSERT YOUR NAME Press Spring 2021 Internship Application.” Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, veterans and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The deadline to submit application is Friday, November 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-ins please.

Operations Intern

The House Democratic Caucus Office is seeking motivated, detail-oriented Operations interns to work full-time, in-person in a fast-paced leadership office. Intern responsibilities include:

  • Managing front desk and phones;

  • Provide assistance and support to Democratic Member offices;

  • Support with caucus led event planning and logistics;

  • Maintain and track office expenses;

  • Interdepartmental projects as assigned.

The term of this paid internship will be from January to May 2022. Applicants must be able to work in Washington, D.C. Ideal applicants must have a professional and positive attitude, strong research and writing skills, a detail-oriented work ethic, demonstrated knowledge of the House Democratic Caucus Members, problem-solving skills and proficiency with Excel and other PC programs.

Qualified applicants should send one PDF file including their resume, cover letter and three professional references to CaucusInternResume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “INSERT YOUR NAME Operations Spring 2022 Internship Application.” Women, minorities, LGBTQIA+ individuals, veterans and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Deadline to submit applications is Friday, November 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. ET.  No drop-ins or calls please.

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, and be able to work seamlessly in a team-oriented environment.  

Ties to Delaware are a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer. 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 November 17th. No phone calls, drop-ins, or emails please.

Legislative Assistant

Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) seeks a Legislative Assistant for her Washington, DC team. This individual is responsible for working with the Legislative Director to formulate and advance the member’s policy priorities, working closely with the district team to integrate local stakeholder input into the legislative process, briefing the member before hearings and meetings, helping draft releases, speeches, and letters, and generally working with other members of a highly-collaborative, high-performing staff to help deliver for our constituents and our community (which is our #1 priority).  

The ideal candidate writes well, is good at solving problems, is a strong negotiator, is responsive to internal and external stakeholders, is good at building relationships within the Democratic caucus and across the aisle, can long-term plan even when the Hill is chaos, can manage the chaos that is working in the House, and has a sense of humor. Prior Small Business, Financial Services, and/or Housing experience desired. Competitive salary and 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, teleworking options, and more.      

Interested applicants should e-mail 1) a resume, 2) a cover letter, and 3) two writing samples to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com with the subject “Legislative Assistant: LAST NAME” by Sunday, November 14, 2021. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. 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.

Legislative Intern

Legislative Intern -- Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) is seeking a highly motivated, detail-orientated, and energetic intern for the Fall 2021 session. This is a paid, in-person position in the Washington, D.C. office.

Daily tasks include answering phones, sorting incoming mail, compiling press clips, drafting response letters to constituents, assisting with tour requests, attending briefings and hearings, performing legislative research, and other projects as assigned. The internship ends with a policy project that is presented to the Congresswoman’s staff. Excellent writing and strong organizational skills are essential, along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast-paced environment. District ties are preferred, but not required.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to CA27.internapp@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.

This office 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.

Legislative Assistant

The office of Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse issues portfolio including but not limited to Labor, Health Care, Armed Services/Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, Small Business, Women’s Issues, LGBTQ+/Equality Caucus, and more.  Responsibilities include drafting and analyzing legislation, tracking floor proceedings, conducting research, drafting policy and meeting memos, meeting with constituents, and staffing the Member in meetings and at events. Applicants should be able to work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communication skills and work under strict deadlines.

This is not an entry-level position. Excellent writing skills and experience handling policy issues are required. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to ny18maloneyleg@gmail.com with the subject line “Legislative Assistant Application.” Deadline for submissions is COB on Friday, November 12th. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Communications Director

The Office of Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) is seeking an experienced Communications Director for her Washington, D.C. office. This is not an entry level position. On the record experience and familiarity with national press and political communications is required. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment under strict deadlines, and be able to work collaboratively with both the DC and district teams.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as primary spokesperson;

  • Developing and executing a communications strategy in collaboration with the legislative and district teams;

  • Fielding press inquiries and proactive media outreach, including pitching Michigan and national press;

  • Organizing and staffing press events and media interviews;

  • Drafting and editing press releases, op-eds, newsletters, talking points, mailers, speeches, social media content; and

  • Editing videos and designing graphics.

The Office of Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence is an equal opportunity employer, and 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. Michigan ties are a plus. Knowledge of video editing and graphic design software preferred, but not required.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample in PDF format to mi14district@gmail.com and include “Communications Director Application” in the subject line of the email. Please apply by November 14th.

District Liaison

Congresswoman Alma Adams is seeking a District Liaison for her Charlotte, NC district office. Successful candidates will have familiarity with federal agencies, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment, and will be detail-oriented as well as team-oriented. Additionally, a strong knowledge or connection to Mecklenburg County is a plus. Core responsibilities include answering casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents, managing and navigating constituents’ casework through federal agencies to ensure fair and timely responses to their problems or refer constituents to appropriate state or local contacts for non-federal issues, attending and participating in community meetings and events-including some evenings and weekends, and assessing casework and community activities for matters warranting legislative action. 

Qualified candidates should submit an electronic pdf of their cover letter and resume to nc12districtclt@gmail.com.

Cover letter and resume must be received via email no later than Monday, November 15, 2021, 6:00 pm.

The office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All are encouraged to apply.

Senior Legislative Assistant and Appropriations Associate

The office of Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz is seeking a Senior Legislative Assistant and Appropriations Associate to manage the Congresswoman’s Appropriations Committee work and handle legislative issues related to energy, environment, transportation, agriculture, space/science, and disaster response, as well as other related issues.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising the Member on all matters in the issue portfolio; developing appropriations priorities and working with the Appropriations Committee to secure the Member’s priorities in spending bills; developing policy proposals and legislation; drafting vote recommendations, talking points, hearing questions, and speeches for related floor and committee proceedings; staffing the Member in committee hearings and markups; and representing the Member during meetings with constituents, stakeholders, and agency officials.  The ideal candidate must have previous work experience with the congressional appropriations process and the aforementioned legislative issue areas, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and an eagerness to work for a senior appropriator in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.  Prior experience advising a Member of Congress and advancing policy proposals is required.  Florida ties are a plus. 

Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to FL23Resume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Senior Legislative Assistant”.

Please save the cover letter and resume in a single file (PDF preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.” This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on November 15, 2021.

Legislative Aide/Professional Staff Member

The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet (Majority) seeks a Legislative Aide/Professional Staff Member to handle clerking responsibilities; provide support to Subcommittee Counsels on legislative, procedural, and policy matters; and complete administrative tasks.  Duties include:

  • Preparing and circulating official notices and materials, maintaining official hearing records, and staffing Subcommittee hearings and markups.

  • Preparing for hearings and markups by assisting Subcommittee Counsels with written materials for Members, vetting and preparing witnesses, and coordinating with Subcommittee Member offices on hearing and markup logistics.

  • Providing support to Subcommittee Counsels and Democratic Member offices on legislative and policy matters related to the Subcommittee’s jurisdiction, as well as procedural issues relating to Committee business.

  • Assisting with Subcommittee investigations and other oversight activities, including by maintaining and analyzing document productions provided by government and nongovernmental entities.

  • Providing administrative assistance to the Subcommittee, including answering phone calls, managing incoming and outgoing correspondence, and logging and tracking bills referred to the Subcommittee.

Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and capable of thriving in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. Candidates should have prior Hill experience, ideally with a Congressional Committee.  Previous courts or intellectual property policy experience is a plus, but not required. 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 “Legislative Aide – Courts/IP” in the subject line.

Comms and Staff Assistant

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

Comms responsibilities will include compiling and distributing daily press clips, captioning floor videos/ interviews in a timely fashion (sometimes outside of standard business hours), media monitoring, drafting social media content, managing press lists, and other special projects as they arise. The candidate will also be expected to answer phone calls, organize tour and flag requests on behalf of constituents, and manage interns. Other administrative and comms responsibilities will be delegated as needed. 

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

To apply, candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to resumes.co06@gmail.com with “Comms/Staff Assistant” in the subject line by November 12, 2021. 

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