Job Announcements Board

Press Intern

The Office of Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) seeks a creative and highly motivated press intern to assist a fast-paced communications team in the Summer 2020 semester.

 

Primary responsibilities will include: compiling press clippings, creating and updating press lists, drafting social media content, and other writing projects. Candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills, high attention to detail, and the ability to work under tight deadlines. Previous internship experience and Illinois ties are a plus. This is a paid position. Please send a resume, a cover letter, two short writing samples, and availability to Jade.Means@mail.house.gov. Please apply by April 10th

Press Secretary/Communications Director

The Office of Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence seeks a Press Secretary/Communications Director for her Washington, D.C. office. Core responsibilities include: responding to media inquiries; drafting press releases and talking points; preparing op-eds and statements for Michigan and national media; organizing press events in Michigan and Washington, D.C.; coordinating and staffing the Congresswoman for interviews and press events; and overseeing digital and social media.

 

This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates will have strong writing skills, prior press/media and graphic design experience, familiarity with the political press environment, and the ability to work well individually, as well as in a collaborative environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ties to Michigan, or the Midwest, are a plus.

 

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and media portfolio to mi14district@gmail.com by March 29, 2020. Drop-ins and phone calls are not accepted.

MI-13 Congressional Internship – Fall 2020

U.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) is accepting applications for Fall internships in her Washington, DC Office and Detroit Neighborhood Service Center. This internship allows college students and recent graduates an opportunity to gain direct knowledge of how a congressional office functions and see the inner workings that are required to best serve the constituents of the Michigan 13th Congressional District. Many congressional interns have used their experience to further their interests and careers in public service, government and more. The Office of Congresswoman Tlaib is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity and expression, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Duties:

Washington, DC
In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students and recent college graduates. All internships are paid, and interns gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. In Washington, DC interns' responsibilities will vary. They may be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

District
In the Neighborhood Service Center, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent casework or work on District-based projects of importance. District internships are also paid. Hours will vary based on district events and meetings.

Qualifications:
Candidates for the internship program must:
• Be an undergraduate, graduate or recently graduated student
• Be able to work between 20-40 hours a week
• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Have an interest in the metro Detroit Region
• Have an interest in communications, policy, public or community service

While not required, residents of Michigan’s 13th Congressional District are strongly encouraged to apply (Detroit, Ecorse, Garden City, Highland Park, Inkster, Melvindale, Redford, River Rouge, Romulus, Wayne, Westland, Dearborn Heights).

Schedule:
While an intern is expected to complete a full semester, we are very flexible in scheduling around academic affairs and commitments. Fall internships should begin in August and end in December.

Compensation:
$15.00 per hour

To Apply: Email a Resume and Cover Letter attached as a pdf file to Rashida.Internships@mail.house.gov. Title the subject line of the email, “first name, last name, DC or District Office, Fall 2020, Intern Application” Application Deadline is May 26, 2020.

Office of Susie Lee Seeking Fellow

SUMMARY: Representative Susie Lee seeks a Legislative Policy Fellow to aid the Congresswoman’s service as a Member of the House Education and Labor Committee as well as the House Veterans Affairs Committee. Responsibilities include assisting the legislative team in preparing the Congresswoman for Committee hearings; developing and planning legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments in-portfolio within committees and on the House floor; planning and organizing Caucus briefings and other events; and other assigned tasks. Please send a resume, cover letter and  a 1-2 page writing sample to nv03resumes@gmail.com with “Legislative Policy Fellow” in the subject line by April 15, 2020. No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A demonstrated understanding of domestic policy areas (focus on education/health/veterans issues a plus)
  • Knowledge of the bill and amendment introduction process is a plus;
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, self-motivation, and organizational skills are a must;
  • Western ties are a plus.

 

Ideally, the fellow would be part of the team full-time and have a graduate degree and/or some professional experience.  Highly talented graduate students, who are currently studying public health, public policy, public administration, law, medicine or another relevant field, and can commit to no less than 30 hours/week, will be considered.

 

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

MLA Opening

Congresswoman Speier seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle military issues, foreign policy, and intelligence, including the Member’s chairwomanship of the House Armed Services Committee’s Military Personnel subcommittee. The candidate should have a strong interest in creating change in the military through research, oversight, and legislation. This is not an entry-level job—knowledge of national security issues and previous Hill experience are required. Familiarity with military personnel issues and the National Defense Authorization Act process strongly preferred.

 

Candidates should possess exceptional communications and writing skills, familiarity with the legislative process, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines. We are seeking a self-starter who can both support ongoing projects and propose new directions.

 

The office is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse, and respectful work environment.  Interested candidates should email (no calls please) a cover letter and resume to CA14Jobs@mail.house.gov no later than Tuesday, March 24th. 

Rep. Norma Torres seeks Staff Assistant with Spanish Fluency

Congresswoman Norma J. Torres is seeking a Staff Assistant for her Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include serving as the welcoming face of the office, answering phone calls, coordinating tour and flag requests, managing interns, and general office support. Fluency in Spanish is required.  In addition, the Staff Assistant will serve as one of the drivers for the Member.  Therefore, a clean driving record and access to a vehicle are also required.  The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic self-starter with keen attention to detail, good common-sense, possesses strong communication skills, and is willing to work long hours.  Prior Capitol Hill experience and California ties are a plus but not required.  Interested candidates should send an email to CA35.OfficeStaff@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line and include a cover letter, resume, and two references.  Female, minority, veterans and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Rep. Jimmy Gomez Seeks Scheduler

The Office of Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) seeks a Scheduler for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing and maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term calendar in D.C., working with a variety of stakeholders to balance the Member’s time between commitments, ensure the Member is provided with briefing materials for each event and meeting, assisting with office management responsibilities, and performing other duties as required. 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, understand the logistics of travel among various time zones and be able to handle last minute changes to the Member’s schedule.

 

This position can involve long hours while the Member is in Washington, D.C. This position will report directly to the Chief of Staff and will require availability by phone and email on weekends and evenings.

 

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, references in a single PDF file to Gomez.Jobs@mail.house.gov, with the subject line “Scheduler – Last Name.”

Staff Assistant

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) seeks an enthusiastic, professional and well-organized Staff Assistant to serve in his Washington, DC, office.  Responsibilities include managing the front office, greeting visitors, answering phone calls, processing flag and tour requests, supervising interns, driving the Congressman as needed, assisting with the constituent correspondence operation; and providing support to the Congressman and staff.  Successful candidates will possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communications skills; an ability to thrive in a face-paced environment; and a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record. Internship or other Hill experience is preferred.  Rhode Island ties are a plus.  Sense of humor is a must! 

 

Please email your resume, cover letter, and one writing sample to RI02Hiring@mail.house.gov.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. No calls or drop-ins, please.

Communications Director

Rep. Lori Trahan (D-MA), a Member of the House Armed Services and Education and Labor Committees, seeks a proactive Communications Director to be based in her Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include responding to media inquiries; writing press releases, speeches, and interview preparation materials; pitching stories to Massachusetts and national media to advance the Congresswoman’s message; overseeing the office’s social media strategy and accounts, as well as an aggressive constituent email program; managing a DC-based Digital Press Assistant; and organizing press events in DC and Massachusetts. Qualified candidates possess strong writing skills, on-the-record experience, are self-motivated, have prior experience in political communications, and work well in a collaborative, fast-paced environment while meeting deadlines. This is not an entry-level position.  Periodic travel to Massachusetts is expected.

 

The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.  Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Massachusetts or New England ties and familiarity with national, regional and local media outlets are positives. No calls or drop-ins, please.

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, references, and at least two writing samples to ma03hiring@gmail.com

Rep. Takano seeks Staff Assistant/Press Assistant

Congressman Mark Takano is seeking an organized, detail-oriented individual to serve in the position of Staff Assistant/Press Assistant in a fast-paced and highly collaborative Capitol Hill office. As staff assistant, this person will provide administrative support to the staff, recruit and manage the office interns, greet visitors, answer phones, respond to constituent requests for services including tours, and staff the Congressman at events, some of which will be during the evening. As press assistant, they will help maintain the office’s digital media presence, draft content, design graphics and edit video. An ideal candidate will have experience with graphic design software and video editing. Capitol Hill experience and/or California ties are preferred, but not required. 

The Office of Congressman Mark Takano is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. The salary range for the position is $35,000 to $40,000 commensurate with experience. To apply, please send a resume to 
Job.ResumesCA41@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant

Congresswoman Norma J. Torres is seeking a Staff Assistant for her Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include serving as the welcoming face of the office, answering phone calls, coordinating tour and flag requests, managing interns, and general office support. Fluency in Spanish is required.  In addition, the Staff Assistant will serve as one of the drivers for the Member.  Therefore, a clean driving record and access to a vehicle are also required.  The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic self-starter with keen attention to detail, good common-sense, possesses strong communication skills, and is willing to work long hours.  Prior Capitol Hill experience and California ties are a plus but not required.  Interested candidates should send an email to CA35.OfficeStaff@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line and include a cover letter, resume, and two references.  Female, minority, veterans and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent

Congressman Bill Foster seeks a full-time Staff Assistant/Legislative correspondent in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing the front office; managing the intern program including recruiting, hiring, and onboarding; sorting mail; answering phones; processing flag requests; compiling daily news clips; booking and coordinating constituent tours of DC; drafting responses to constituent mail and other administrative tasks. Position may include assisting the legislative staff with administrative work.


Ideal candidates will have relevant experience, be well organized and comfortable working collaboratively with a fast paced team. A sense of humor and Illinois ties are a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of the district that we serve. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

 

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and one short writing sample to IL11.Jobs@mail.house.gov. Please include SA/LC in the email subject line. No walk-ins or phone calls.

Legislative Director

Progressive Member of House Democratic Leadership and the Appropriations Committee seeks an experienced Legislative Director (LD). The LD manages and mentors the legislative team to advance the Member’s broad legislative agenda, including significant work in the areas of foreign policy and national security, global health, poverty, and reproductive rights and justice.  The LD works closely with the Chief of Staff, Communications team, and District Director to ensure the legislative strategy is reflected in all aspects of the overall office operations.  This is not an entry level position. Required skills include: outstanding communications skills, ability to work in a dynamic team environment, knowledge of House operations and procedures, an understanding of the budget and appropriations process, and foreign policy and national security policy experience. The successful candidate will have at least five years of legislative experience, including management experience. Salary commensurate with experience. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or expression, or sexual orientation. We strongly value the diversity of our staff. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to lee.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Director” in the subject line.

District Director


Southern California Democrat seeks District Director to oversee all operations of the district offices, including the development and implementation of policy objectives, strategies and operating plans, as well as direct all activities and staff of the district offices. 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 and/or assigns appropriate staff to do so at events or functions through the district as needed.


 


Responsibilities include strategizing, developing, and implementing district communications and outreach plan for constituents, including casework management. This individual also serves as the primary liaison between the Congresswoman and constituents and special interest groups in the district; and, acts as an advisor for the Congresswoman on local concerns, district issues and politics, and other developments throughout the region.


 


Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 years of management experience, a strong ability to provide necessary organization, leadership and motivation to manage a Congressional office; excellent oral and written communication skills; and thorough knowledge of the legislative process. The ideal candidate is energetic, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, politically astute, and willing to work long hours (including evenings and weekends) in a fast-paced and demanding setting. Spanish fluency and Southern California ties are a plus.


 


Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and appropriate writing samples to CA26Resumes@gmail.com with just “District Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


Legislative Director

The Office of Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) is seeking candidates for the Legislative Director position in our office. The LD is responsible for managing and supervising the legislative team; developing and executing the legislative plan; ensuring legislative goals and projects are completed and deadlines are met; working closely with the Legislative Correspondent on the mail program; and working closely with other department heads to advance the office’s goals. The successful candidate will be a capable supervisor and mentor, extremely organized, an excellent writer and editor, a proactive self-starter, dependable and someone who is able to fit in with our close-knit team. The position requires non-traditional work hours and close communication when the House or Committee is in session.

The LD will also staff the Congressman on the Appropriations Committee, handle a legislative portfolio including immigration, Homeland Security, transportation, housing and other issues as assigned and serve as the liaison to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC).

The ideal candidate will have ties to California’s Inland Empire, Spanish language skills, and at least five years of Congressional experience, with bonus points for direct Appropriations Committee experience. The salary range for the position is $80,000 to $95,000 a 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. 

Please submit your application using this form. If you have any questions please call our office at (202) 225-3201.

Spring/Summer Internship with Congressman Jimmy Gomez (Paid)

The Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) is seeking a qualified  full-time intern to start as soon as mid-March. Responsibilities include helping staff with correspondence and research, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, as well as greeting guests, answering phones, and assisting with other front-office duties. Candidates should have a positive attitude, strong writing skills, and high levels of organization. Previous Hill experience preferred but not required. This position is paid. Knowledge of Fireside is especially valued.

 

Please send resume, cover letter and two writing samples to CA34.Internship@mail.house.gov with the Subject [Full Name] DC Internship Application.

Staff Assistant

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) seeks a Staff Assistant to join an active office in Washington, DC. Responsibilities will include managing front desk operations, answering phones, sorting mail, coordinating tours, greeting visitors, processing flag requests and other duties as assigned. The staff assistant also serves as intern coordinator by recruiting, training, scheduling, and assigning duties to interns. This position requires an ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and perform under pressure. This position will report to the Chief of Staff directly.

This is an entry-level position and prior Hill internship preferred. Successful candidates will be able to adapt to a startup environment and work under tight deadlines. Texas ties and Spanish language proficiency a plus. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email resume, writing sample (no more than two pages) and cover letter to tx16.jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line STAFF ASSISTANT APPLICATION (DC OFFICE). No drop ins or phone calls.

Outreach Coordinator

The Office of Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) seeks an enthusiastic, highly organized, creative, and self-motivated professional to serve as an Outreach Coordinator in her West Chicago and Woodstock offices. The ideal candidate will be a skilled listener, strong writer and communicator, self-motivated and assertive, detail-oriented and organized, and a creative problem solver.

 

The Outreach Coordinator will work with the Outreach Director to engage with a broad range of stakeholders throughout Illinois’ 14th Congressional District. This includes planning and staffing public events like informational workshops, roundtables, community forums, and site visits designed to highlight the priorities of residents of the District. The role requires excellent writing skills for liaising with stakeholders and drafting briefing memos and letters; proactive communication skills that strengthen teamwork; attention to detail and project management skills; and the ability to manage multiple deadline-driven projects.

 

The salary for this position is $50,000. Previous outreach experience and Illinois ties are strongly 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. Please email a resume, cover letter, brief writing sample, and references with “Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line to Illinois14.DistrictJobs@gmail.com by February 21, 2020. 

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, a strong attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

 

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

 

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. Please email a resume, cover letter, brief writing sample, and references with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line to Illinois14.Jobs@gmail.com by February 21, 2020. 

LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT OPENING – REP. LAUREN UNDERWOOD

Representative Lauren Underwood (IL-14), Vice Chair of the Committee on Homeland Security, and member of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs and the Committee on Education and Labor, seeks a highly motivated, experienced Legislative Assistant. Responsibilities include managing and executing the Member’s legislative agenda within the Homeland Security Committee, as well as a legislative portfolio including but not limited to: energy and environment, gun violence prevention, immigration and judiciary, LGBTQ+ rights, and campaign finance.  

 

Responsibilities of this position include drafting and analyzing legislation, conducting research, drafting policy memos, meeting with constituents, and staffing hearings. The ideal candidate will be creative, ambitious, collaborative, self-starting, thorough, and curious.

 

This is not an entry-level position; salary is $60,000. Hill experience is required, and Illinois ties are preferred. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 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. Please email a resume, cover letter, brief writing sample, and references with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line to Illinois14.Jobs@gmail.com by February 14, 2020.  

Rep. Malinowski - Communications/ Digital Assistant

The office of Congressman Tom Malinowski seeks a Communications/Digital Assistant to join their DC Office. 

 

Communications responsibilities include: 

  • Drafting press releases
  • Responding to constituent letters
  • Creating informational graphics and handouts
  • Assisting with event logistics

 

Digital responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining office website
  • Drafting weekly email newsletter
  • Implement strategies to grow office’s opt-in email program
  • Social media content creation and curation
  • Social media monitoring and reporting
  • Implement strategies to expand member’s social media reach
  • Video clipping and editing

 

Ideal candidates will be excellent writers, with the ability to quickly generate creative and original content consistent with the Congressman’s priorities. Familiarity with Adobe Suite preferred.

 

This position is based in Washington DC, but applicants must be available for limited travel to the district as required. Starting salary for this position is $38,000. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

To apply, please send a resume, short writing sample, and example of a graphic or social media post you have designed. Also include a cover letter analyzing the Congressman’s social media presence and make recommendations for expanding his reach. Send application package to resumesnj07@gmail.com with the subject line “Communications/Digital Assistant.” No phone calls or walk-ins please.

 

Staff Assistant / Legislative Correspondent

Congresswoman Susie Lee (D-NV) seeks a highly motivated, organized, and detail-oriented Staff Assistant / Legislative Correspondent to join her Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing front office operations, answering constituent phone calls, greeting visitors, leading Capitol tours, driving Member, maintaining the Congresswoman’s daily binder, writing memos, and performing various administrative and legislative tasks as needed or assigned. This position also serves as intern coordinator by recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, and managing day-to-day responsibilities of the office’s interns. This position will also manage the office’s constituent correspondence program including monitoring incoming constituent correspondence, drafting constituent letter responses, and executing high quality and timely responses.

 

Successful candidates will have a positive, solution-oriented mentality, great writing, interpersonal, customer service, time-management, communication, and organizational skills, be detail-oriented, and be able to multitask and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.

 

A safe driving record and driver’s license is required. Nevada ties are a plus. Diverse candidates are 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. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume with “SA/LC” in the subject line to nv03resumes@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Legislative Correspondent / Digital Outreach Manager

Congressman Smith (WA-09) is seeking a Legislative Correspondent/Digital Outreach Manager. The primary responsibilities include managing and expanding an active constituent outreach program that utilizes micro-targeting.  Additional responsibilities include day-to-day supervision of the intern program.   Applicants must have previous LC experience, preferably within the IQ database system. Applicants should be detail-oriented and extremely organized, possess superior writing and editing skills, and be able to manage and prioritize a variety of assignments at one time.   

 

This office is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Washington state ties are a plus.  Salary DOE, between $48,000 – $52,000.  All candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and one writing sample to wa09.jobs@mail.house.gov  by 9 AM February 10th.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

DC Scheduler

Rep. Joe Neguse (CO-02) seeks a DC Scheduler. Applicants should have scheduling experience, ideally with a Congressional office, a political campaign, or a similarly fast-paced organization. Applicants should be extremely attentive to detail, organized, and proactive. Job responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and updating the Congressman’s schedule in DC
  • Responding to invitations for DC meetings and events in a timely manner
  • Communicating with the District team about invitations for District events
  • Managing the Congressman’s travel plans and logistics
  • Managing the Congressman’s time minute-to-minute in DC
  • Preparing meeting briefs and binders for all meetings and events in DC, by coordinating with event participants and the appropriate staff members
  • Keeping staff members and the Congressman updated in real time about schedule changes
  • Creating a weekly schedule that balances the Congressman’s official and unofficial time in DC
  • Maintaining files of invitations that have been declined, accepted, or that are tentative/pending
  • Preparing thank-you notes for the Congressman to send following DC and District meetings
  • Maintaining a binder for the Congressman
  • Processing vouchers for travel and expense reimbursement for the Member
  • Serving as a member of the “front office” team, including assisting the Staff Assistant as needed with answering the phone and greeting visitors
  • Additional duties related to managing the overall operation of the DC office


To apply, please submit a one-page resume and 2-3 references to DemJobOpening@gmail.com with “DC Scheduler” in the subject line. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

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

 

Case Worker

Case Worker

The Office of Congressman Donald S. Beyer Jr. seeks a highly organized and detail-oriented caseworker for the Arlington, Virginia District Office to handle health care, Social Security, OPM, Veteran and TRICARE issues, as well as occasional other duties such as events and some outreach. Qualified candidates should be hardworking, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and have the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. This person will join a congenial four-person office, so they must be collaborative and available to assist on other tasks such as answering phones in the office, and occasionally staffing the Congressman at various events, including some evening and weekend hours. This office is an equal opportunity employer, and minority candidates and candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to beyerstaff@gmail.com with the title Case Worker in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please.

STAFF ASSISTANT (EL PASO OFFICE)

The STAFF ASSISTANT (EL PASO OFFICE) manages the office to ensure high functionality and responsiveness. This position is responsible for ensuring that all visitors are greeted, all phone calls are returned by appropriate staff, all mail and communications are appropriately routed, all appointments are on time and all staff members have the materials and supplies they need to perform their duties. The position is responsible for managing the internship program.

 

Successful candidates will have at least one year of office experience, preferably in office management, will be literate in both English and Spanish, will be able to work well under pressure and courteously and professionally with all constituents and staff members. Please email resume, writing sample and cover letter to TX16.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line STAFF ASSISTANT (EL PASO OFFICE).

Communications Assistant

Office of Rep. Don Beyer seeks creative Communications Assistant. The position reports to the Communications Director and will be responsible for creating content for social media platforms, recording and editing video, updating the Congressman’s website, and supporting a very active press shop. Ideal candidates will have experience with photography, graphic creation, and video editing. Previous digital communications experience, on Capitol Hill, a campaign, or at a communications firm, is strongly preferred. Women, LGBTQ candidates, minority candidates, and candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should submit a brief cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and two examples of graphics or other digital communications work to beyerstaff@gmail.com and include “Communications Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please.

Staff/Press Assistant

Frontline Democrat seeks Staff/Press Assistant for Washington, D.C. office. Staff Assistant responsibilities include: managing front desk; greeting visitors; sorting mail; answering phones; assisting with intern program; processing flag requests; booking and coordinating tours through TourTrackr; and assisting with responses to constituent mail through IQ. Press Assistant duties include: compiling daily news clips; drafting social media posts; creating social media graphics; maintaining the Member’s website; editing videos and taking photos.

 

Applicants with ties to Los Angeles/California, and Spanish or Mandarin proficiency are preferred but not required. This office is an equal opportunity employer and veterans, LGBTQ individuals, women, and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Please submit a resume, cover letter and one brief writing sample (no more than 300-500 words) to ca39resumes@gmail.com by February 4th, 2020.

Director of Operations

Senior Democrat seeks Director of Operations for fast-paced D.C. Congressional office. Duties include working with the CoS to ensure that office goals, personnel policies, attendance policies and leave procedures are adhered to. Staffer will ensure that all daily correspondence is completely prepared and accurately reflects the Member's instructions. The other tasks include accompanying the Member as needed to DC events and official functions and follows up with appropriate action as necessary and organize special projects within his/her issue area of responsibility as directed by the Member. Qualified applicants will be extremely organized, detail oriented and able to perform many tasks simultaneously. Hill experience preferred. Interested applicants should fax a resume and cover letter to 202-226-1477 (Attn: Chief of Staff) or e-mail to tx30@mail.house.gov. No phone calls please.

Legislative Assistant Opening [Financial Services Cmte Assignment] - Rep. Chuy García (IL-04)

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

 

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, cover letter, and two brief writing samples to resumes.IL-04@mail.house.gov in PDF format for each. Please title the email subject line: “FSC LA [insert first and last name]”

 

Applications should submit their materials by January 31st, 2020.

Health Policy Fellow

Representative Robin Kelly seeks a Health Policy Fellow to aid the Congresswoman’s service as a Member of the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls. Responsibilities include assisting the Health Policy Advisor in preparing the Congresswoman for Committee hearings; developing and planning legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments in-portfolio within committees and on the House floor; planning and organizing Caucus and Braintrust briefings and other events; and other assigned tasks. Please send a resume, cover letter and  a 1-2 page writing sample to IL02HealthFellow@mail.house.gov with “Health Policy Fellow” in the subject line by Friday February 7, 2020. No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A demonstrated understanding of public health and health care policy (with focus on health equity and social determinants of health);
  • Knowledge of the bill and amendment introduction process is a plus;
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, self-motivation, and organizational skills are a must;
  • Illinois or Midwestern ties are a plus.

 

Ideally, the fellow would be part of the team full-time and have a graduate degree and/or some professional experience.  Highly talented graduate students, who are currently studying public health, public policy, public administration, law, medicine or another relevant field, and can commit to no less than 30 hours/week, will be considered.

 

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

Communications Assistant

The Office of Representative Ilhan Omar is seeking a talented, creative and motivated Communications Assistant. Candidates will ideally have at least 2-3 years of digital or press experience, preferably in political or legislative fields. Experience editing video and exceptional writing skills are required.

 

Responsibilities include shooting and editing videos and graphics for the Congresswoman’s social media platforms, managing the website, managing press inquiries, and drafting press releases, talking points for the Member as needed, and the bi-weekly e-newsletter. Applicants should share the Congresswoman’s progressive values, be highly organized, possess a strong work ethic, and have the ability to work flexible hours and travel to the district. This position will report to the Communications Director and assist with other duties as assigned.

 

The Office is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability, or age.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please do not call or drop in to the office. Qualified applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, links to two videos they have edited and two brief writing samples with “Communications Assistant” in the subject line to: mn05jobopening@gmail.com.

 

Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant - Rep. Tonko

The Office of Congressman Paul D. Tonko (NY-20) seeks a Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant to serve in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing a robust constituent correspondence program, including sorting, batching, and responding to inbound correspondence in a timely and thorough manner. In addition, the candidate will manage the internship program, process tour and flag requests, welcome visitors and other administrative duties as assigned. Successful candidates will have Hill experience, impeccable writing skills, the ability to juggle multiple deadlines at once, and a positive “can-do” attitude. Extra consideration will be given to those with a sense of humor, NY-20 ties, familiarity with Fireside, and a safe vehicle with a good driving record. 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 February 4, 2020. Interested parties should e-mail a resume, cover letter and short writing sample to ny20resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line Team Tonko.

Legislative Assistant Opening - Office of Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14)

 The office of Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse issues portfolio including, but not limited to, Education, Environment, Interior, Energy, and Agriculture on the House Appropriations Committee.

 

Responsibilities include drafting and analyzing legislation, tracking floor proceedings, research, drafting policy and meeting memos, meeting with constituents, and staffing the Member in committee hearings, meetings, and at events. The office is looking for applicants who work well under pressure and strict deadlines and have experience with the appropriations process.

 

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 writing sample to mi14district@gmail.com with the subject line “Legislative Assistant Application.” Deadline for submissions is COB February 5th. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Communications Director

Senior Democrat seeks a communications director experienced in all aspects of public relations and social media, who is also organized, energetic and creative to be based in D.C. congressional office to handle all communications strategy and media operations for an unusually busy office, whose Member often has opportunities to appear on TV and radio media.  This is a very fast-paced office where the communications director overseas all day-to-day press operations including writing press releases, managing the social media portfolio, pitching stories, responding to reporters’ inquiries, producing newsletters, overseeing website content, developing, building relationships with local and national media and organizing press conferences and media events. Excellent research, writing and social media skills are essential.

 

Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively while meeting deadlines. A successful candidate will develop and implement a strategic communications plan, think outside the box and possess the political savvy needed to anticipate big news stories and to proactively promote the Member’s message.  At least three years of prior media and/or Hill experience and demonstrated experience with both mainstream and new media outlets is preferred. This is NOT an entry level communications position.  Candidate must be a DC resident 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.  

Communications Director

Do you consider yourself a social media guru?

Can you produce, edit, and direct engaging videos?

Are you a master of shareable graphics?

Do you feel at home behind a camera lens?

If so, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) wants you to join our communications team!

Congressman Gomez’s office is seeking a Digital Content Manager to join our fast-paced, innovative communications team. This individual will report to the Communications Director and will be responsible for:

  • Developing long-term and short-term digital plans and strategies
  • Creating, drafting, and posting content on all platforms
  • Creating graphics, video, and other sharable content
  • Managing and growing the Congressman’s e-newsletter program and overseeing the website

Ideal candidates are politically savvy, detail-oriented, and creative self-starters familiar with social media and digital trends. This is not an entry-level position. Previous digital communications experience, on Capitol Hill, a campaign, or at a communications firm, is required. Those with ties to Los Angeles or California are encouraged to apply. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three digital samples to Gomez.Jobs@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant / Press Assistant

Frontline Democrat seeks Staff/Press Assistant for Washington, D.C. office. Staff Assistant responsibilities include: managing front desk; greeting visitors; sorting mail; answering phones; assisting with intern program; processing flag requests; booking and coordinating tours through TourTrackr; and assisting with responses to constituent mail through IQ. Press Assistant duties include: compiling daily news clips; drafting social media posts; creating social media graphics; maintaining the Member’s website; editing videos and taking photos.

 

Applicants with ties to Orange County/California, and Spanish or Mandarin proficiency are preferred but not required. This office is an equal opportunity employer and veterans, LGBTQ individuals, women, and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Please submit a resume, cover letter, digital media sample, and one brief writing sample (no more than 300-500 words) to ca39resumes@gmail.com by February 28th, 2020.

Seeking Caseworker in Newport Beach, CA

The Office of Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) seeks a Caseworker for the Newport Beach, CA Office, primarily focused on immigration casework. The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail-oriented, has strong written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. This position acts as a liaison to federal, district, local agencies, and community organizations on behalf of the Congressman and answers casework correspondence with constituents.

A successful candidate for this position will be empathetic, able to listen actively and problem solve, and be comfortable documenting casework progression in a database. The position will report to the District Director and Chief of Staff. The Office is an equal opportunity employer, and as such is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Vietnamese language abilities are strongly desired. Please send a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample to ca48resumes@gmail.com with “Caseworker” in the subject line by February 14, 2020. No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please.

House DPCC Digital Director

The House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) seeks a Digital Director to help design and execute a proactive digital messaging strategy for the DPCC and assist with the digital reach of House Democratic offices. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: creating graphics and custom videos; managing relationships with digital media outlets and identifying new audiences for House Democrats to reach online; managing all digital platforms of the DPCC; drafting sample digital content to be used by other Democratic offices; maintaining and updating websites; tracking analytics; and offering new, proactive ideas for growing the DPCC’s digital presence and supporting House Democrats.

Successful candidates will be creative, proactive, team players, who are able to successfully manage multiple tasks at once. They will have previous experience and passion for creating video and graphic content and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator), Final Cut Pro or other comparable tools. HTML/CSS knowledge a plus.

They will have a strong understanding of the digital media landscape and the latest digital trends and the ability to identify opportunities to reach new audiences online. Existing relationships with digital media outlets, podcasts, YouTube shows and influencers is a plus.

The position will report to the executive director of the DPCC and work collaboratively with Chair and Co-Chair staff and other leadership staff. Non-traditional work hours are expected. 

This is not an entry-level position.

We are equal opportunity employers; 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.

 

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume, an original video, and an original graphic they are proud of to jobs.DPCC@mail.house.gov with “DPCC Digital Director” in the subject line. 

DIGITAL COORDINATOR

The Committee on Homeland Security Majority Staff is hiring a digital staffer.  Applicants should have demonstrable digital and social media experience, a passion for politics, and be able to work under tight deadlines.  A strong writing background is a plus.  Responsibilities include managing social media accounts and drafting posts, maintaining and updating the website, tracking website and social media analytics, creating graphics, editing and creating custom videos, photography, and assisting with traditional press.  Applicants should also have experience with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop, Final cut Pro as well as HTML.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and digital and social portfolio to Committeejobs@gmail.com. Minorities, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply. This is not an entry level position.

Legislative Clerk - House Administration Committee

The Committee on House Administration seeks a Legislative Clerk. The Legislative Clerk supports the Committee by helping to prepare and execute the Committee’s official proceedings, including hearings and markups.  These responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • assisting Committee staff with all aspects of preparation for Committee proceedings;
  • distributing notices and invitations for Committee proceedings;
  • serving as the reading Clerk during Committee meetings;
  • maintaining the Committee library and managing certain Committee records;
  • serving as the Committee’s archivist; and
  • organizing Committee travel for field hearings.

 

Qualified candidates must have impeccable organizational skills, a willingness to be proactive and take initiative, excellent communication skills, and sound judgment.  Hill experience and a familiarity with House rules and congressional Committee proceedings is strongly preferred.  The ideal candidate must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and be a good public speaker.

 

The Committee is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Resume.CHADEM@mail.house.gov and include “Legislative Clerk” in the subject line. 

STAFF ASSISTANT / DRIVER

Congressman Max Rose (NY-11) seeks a Staff Assistant/Driver in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include transporting the Member (including evenings), answering phones, processing mail, welcoming office visitors, processing flag requests, logging constituent mail, responding to inquiries, and other administrative duties as assigned. Successful candidates will have hill experience, great writing, interpersonal, customer service, time-management, communication, and organizational skills, a positive, solution-oriented personality, be detail-oriented, and be able to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment. A safe vehicle and a good driving record are required for this position. New York ties are preferred. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to NY11.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant.” 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 February 7, 2020.

Paid Intern

The Office of Congresswoman Katie Porter seeks a paid intern for Spring 2020 in the Washington, DC office. Successful applicants will have strong organizational, writing and research skills, the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment, and an enthusiasm for engaging with constituents in person and on the phone. Candidates with ties to the 45th District are highly encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the preferred start date is March 2nd.

 

This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, two professional references, and your dates of availability to CAFreshman.Internship@mail.house.gov.

Health Legislative Assistant

Congressman John P. Sarbanes, a senior member of the Health Subcommittee on the House Energy & Commerce Committee, is seeking a legislative assistant to manage a portfolio with a primary focus on health policy and other issues as assigned. Responsibilities include but are not limited to advising the Member on all matters in the issue portfolio; developing and advancing policy proposals; drafting vote recommendations and talking points for related floor and committee proceedings; staffing the Member in relevant meetings; and representing the Member before constituents and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have previous work expertise on health policy; prior legislative experience advising a Member of Congress and advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and an eagerness to work in a fast-paced, collaborative office. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Maryland ties are a plus. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to employment@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant - DC Office

Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) seeks a staff assistant to assume the responsibilities of managing the front office and greeting visitors. Daily tasks include answering telephones, conducting and organizing tours, processing flag requests, serve as intern coordinator, liaison to technical support and service contractors, and performing other administrative tasks as required.  Applicants should 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 the 16th Congressional District and/or the SJV are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish fluency is desired.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to resume@mail.house.gov. 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.

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Adam Smith (WA-09) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a policy portfolio, including, but not limited to Healthcare, Judiciary, Technology and Telecommunications. Candidates should possess in-depth knowledge of the legislative process and previous hill experience, excellent communication and organizational skills, and work well in a fast paced environment.  Responsibilities include developing legislative initiatives, tracking legislation, writing constituent correspondence and representing the office in meetings. 

 

This is not an entry-level legislative position. Washington state ties are a plus. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to wa09.jobs@mail.house.gov by COB Thursday, February 20th.  Please no walk-ins or phone calls.

Chief of Staff

The Office of Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) seeks a Chief of Staff to lead the Member’s offices. The Chief of Staff is responsible for managing a team dedicated to advancing the Member’s legislative agenda, fulfilling a communications strategy, and administering office operations.

 

The role of Chief of Staff requires significant Hill, political, and management experience with a strong understanding of legislative procedure and policy. This position requires knowledge of key issues under the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and a desire to come up with comprehensive solutions to improve quality of life in low-income communities.

 

Responsibilities include staffing the Member to issue-related events, representing the Member on their behalf, and other committee-related duties.

 

Any interested candidate must be an excellent writer, a strong leader, detail-oriented, politically savvy, have demonstrated experience in policy, ability to manage multiple and competing tasks, and have excellent organizational and proofreading skills.

 

North Carolina ties, Capitol Hill experience, and experience using Intranet Quorum (IQ) are preferred, but not required.

 

In summary, successful candidates should possess the following:

 

  • Significant Hill, political, and management experience
  • Strong understanding of legislative procedure and policy
  • Desire to make and grow relationships with other staff and members to fulfill whip responsibilities
  • Knowledge of key issues under Energy and Commerce jurisdiction
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communications and collaborative skills
  • Ability to collaborate with Member on creation and implementation of legislative, press, and political strategy
  • Proven track record in multi-tasking, managing a productive team and running an effective operation
  • Ability to use and leverage technology to maximize operational effectiveness and support tech-savvy member
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends, when necessary
  • Knowledge of North Carolina and/or rural districts a plus

 

Any interested applicant should be a team player. No phone calls or drop-ins. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

Applicants should submit their application materials at the link below by Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Legislative Intern (Paid)

The Assistant Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (NM-03), is hiring for a paid full-time legislative intern for his Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should be motivated, flexible, and detail-oriented individuals with availability starting in February/March and can stay a minimum of 10 weeks. New Mexico ties are a plus but are not required.

Please send application materials (resume, cover letter, references, and writing sample) to internforbenraylujan@gmail.com with the subject SPRING LEG INTERN 

Intern responsibilities include answering phone calls, greeting visitors, writing memos, leading tours of the Capitol and assisting experienced staff with projects in diverse issue areas. Interns will have the opportunity to work in a Democratic Leadership office and will have a large range of legislative projects and duties to work on. Candidates should be outgoing and possess strong oral and written communication skills, an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and a good sense of humor. Prior experience using IQ is a plus but not required. Candidates with New Mexico ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals from a range of identities and backgrounds, including those from historically disenfranchised communities are also strongly encouraged to apply. 


FOR BEST CONSIDERATION PLEASE APPLY BY FEB. 24th

Judiciary Legislative Assistant

Active member of the House Judiciary Committee seeks Legislative Assistant to handle Judiciary portfolio in Member’s personal office. The LA will handle an issue portfolio focused on committee and committee-related work including a focus on criminal justice and civil rights issues. Responsibilities include coordinating with committee staff, preparing materials for hearings, drafting legislation and amendments, writing talking points and memoranda, and interacting with key constituent groups and stakeholders.

 

Applicants should have strong organizational, writing, and communication skills and demonstrate the ability to learn quickly and take initiative. Candidates should also be detail oriented and able to work proficiently and collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment. A JD is preferred, but not required. Louisiana ties are a plus.

 

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Richmond.Resumes@mail.house.gov.  Please write “Judiciary Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. This is not an entry level position. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

SCHEDULER

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) seeks an experienced and highly organized Scheduler to be based in the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include:

 

  • Drafting short- and long-term DC and district calendars
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders to maximize time efficiency
  • Coordinating all travel, including extensive international committee-based trips
  • Driving the Member in DC
  • Assisting with Member’s personal correspondence
  • Anticipate and proactively provide solutions to expected issues with schedule

 

This is a senior staff position; two years of experience preferred, previous Hill or other scheduling and/or fast-paced operations role experience highly preferred. Session nights and weekend availability by phone sometimes required.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Hudson Valley or New York ties are a plus. Please send resume, cover letter, and two references to ny18maloneyleg@gmail.com.