Job Announcements Board

Senior Legislative Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Joyce Beatty seeks a Senior Legislative Assistant for its Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and team oriented and have exemplary writing/communications skills and a proactive, resourceful approach to legislative work. Experience in health care policy is a primary consideration, but the position will handle a portfolio of other issue areas. Responsibilities will include developing and introducing legislation; tracking legislation and executive actions; preparing briefing documents; and representing the Congresswoman in meetings with constituents and stakeholders. This is not an entry level position, and previous Hill experience is preferred. 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, men, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Ties to Ohio and the Third Congressional District are a plus. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Beatty.House.Jobs@gmail.com. No phone calls, faxes, or emails.

Scheduler

Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) seeks a Scheduler for her Washington, DC team. This individual is responsible for tracking, evaluating, and responding to all invitations and scheduling requests; making travel arrangements for the Member; managing all aspects of the Member’s daily and long-term DC and national schedule; managing the Member’s time in a productive and timely manner; and coordinating with the District Scheduler to ensure a smooth operation.   The ideal candidate has superb organizational and problem-solving skills, impeccable attention to detail, the ability to stay calm and in command despite a sometimes overwhelming number of competing demands on the member’s time, the ability to respond quickly to last-minute changes to the schedule, a good sense of humor, a heart for public service, and a desire to be part of a highly-collaborative, high-achieving team. Capitol Hill experience, Pennsylvania ties, solid recommendations for movies/shows/books, and Spanish-language proficiency a plus.    Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter and a one-page writing sample to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com [PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com] with the subject “Scheduler: LAST NAME” by Sunday, January 24, 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, 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 [PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com].

Staff Assistant; Office Manager

Staff Assistant/Office Manager: Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) seeks a Staff Assistant/Office Manager for her Washington, DC team. This individual is responsible for managing front line constituent communications (tours, flags, incoming calls and visitors), managing the intern program (recruiting, onboarding, ensuring they have a good experience), managing office operations (serve as liaison to HIR/Telecom/AOC, serve as finance admin/LEC/Parking Coordinator, make office purchases and maintain inventory), and other administrative or operational duties as assigned.    The ideal candidate has superb organizational and problem-solving skills, impeccable attention to detail, strong time and project management skills, a good sense of humor, a heart for public service, and a desire to be part of a highly-collaborative, high-achieving team. Capitol Hill experience, Pennsylvania ties, a car, solid recommendations for movies/shows/books, and Spanish-language proficiency a plus.   Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter and a one-page writing sample to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com [PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com] with the subject “Staff Assistant/Office Manager: LAST NAME” by Sunday, January 24, 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, 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 [PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com].

Legislative Aide

Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) seeks a Legislative Aide for the Washington, DC office with the primary responsibilities handling the Member’s small business, arts/humanities, USPS, and Congressional Deaf Caucus portfolio, overseeing a robust constituent correspondence program, and other duties as assigned. Strong organizational and time management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and creativity are highly valued for this position. Salary range is expected between $39,000 - $42,000/year. Interested candidates should send a resume and two writing samples with “[CANDIDATE’S NAME] - LEGISLATIVE AIDE” in the subject line to Job.ResumesCA41@mail.house.gov [Job.ResumesCA41@mail.house.gov]. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Legislative Assistant

The office of Rep. Marie Newman (IL-03) seeks a Legislative Assistant to serve in the Washington, D.C. office. Primary responsibilities include handling the Member's work on the House Small Business Committee and a portfolio that includes (but is not limited to) consumer protection, financial services, foreign affairs, housing, education, trade, tax, and Social Security issues.   The Legislative Assistant will be responsible for: * Drafting legislation and amendments and advancing them through various legislative vehicles; * Preparing the Member for all Small Business hearings and markups; * Drafting talking points, vote recommendations, and other materials; * Monitoring and analyzing legislative developments, committee proceedings, news stories and other relevant info; and * Representing the Member in meetings with constituents and stakeholders.   Candidates must be proactive and possess strong organizational and time management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced freshman office. Candidates must also share a commitment to progressive values, strong constituent service, and close collaboration with the district office. This is not an entry-level position. Salary commensurate with experience within the $50,000-$55,000 range. Prior Hill experience and a strong understanding of the legislative process is required. Illinois/district ties are a plus. Women, people of color, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.   Qualified candidates should send a resume, two writing samples, and 2-3 professional references – in a single PDF document – to IL03submissions@gmail.com [IL03submissions@gmail.com]. Please use "Legislative Assistant" and your Name in the subject line. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Senior Progressive Member Seeks Seasoned Legislative Director and Chief Counsel

Visible House Member seeks a hardworking lawyer with significant legal and management experience to manage the legislative, policy, and constituent correspondence operations of the Washington, DC office. The Legislative Director and Chief Counsel is primarily responsible for directing the Member’s legislation priorities. This position also supervises the Member’s Judiciary Committee work. This senior staff position reports to the Chief of Staff and works closely with the Communications Director and the District Director. This is not an entry-level position and previous legislative director experience is required. Candidates must have a track record of turning ideas into legislation and legislation into law, being a team player, and having good relationships on the Hill with Democrats and Republicans. All candidates should be excellent writers and even better editors. Strong candidates will have a thorough understanding of the legislative process, experience managing a team, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to LDCC.HR@mail.house.gov. Please include “Legislative Director” in the subject line. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Press Secretary

Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA) is hiring a Press Secretary for his Congressional Office in Washington, DC. The Press Secretary will serve as the point of contact for reporters based in the Congressman’s district on the North Shore of Massachusetts and in Washington, DC. This person will work under the direction of the Congressman’s Communications Director and cover issues related to the Congressman’s domestic and foreign policy work which is heavily focused on transportation, the 6th Congressional District’s economy and modernizing government. * Desired Skills You’ve served as the on-the-record spokesperson for an elected official, brand, personality or executive. * You’re an excellent writer who is as comfortable writing a press release on a deadline as you are outlining and riffing with our team on an op-ed that takes a provocative stance. * You’re familiar with the latest trends and tools for digital communications. * You have some experience conceptualizing and landing pitches to reporters and bookers. * You’ve juggled multiple inquiries from local and national reporters on a daily basis. * You’ve regularly briefed your team on breaking news. * You believe in the importance of public service. Qualifications: The ideal candidate has a few years of experience working as a political press secretary, as a journalist, as a publicist or at a nonprofit or PR firm. We are looking for someone who can build relationships with reporters, handle multiple inquiries from local and national press each day, and support our team with deliverables like bill one-pagers. You don’t have to be an expert on how Congress works, but at a minimum you are interested in becoming one while honing your skills under the direction of an experienced Communications Director. You might not have all the desired skills for this job, but you should have experience writing press releases, interacting with journalists on the record, and actively landing stories in the news. Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive with similar public service jobs. This role will be remote until the pandemic ends. Once it does, this person will work out of our Capitol Hill office in Washington. * To apply: send your resume, cover letter and the three things you’ve created professionally that best represent your work to ma06.resumes@mail.house.gov. In future rounds of this interview process, we will likely ask you to respond to a writing prompt for us.We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Intern (Unpaid)

Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20) is seeking highly motivated, detail oriented, and energetic applicants for a full or part-time unpaid internship in Washington, D.C. to begin immediately.

Qualified applicants have strong writing and communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, and the willingness to learn. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, conducting legislative research and drafting memos, and assisting in managing the Congressman’s official correspondence. Congressman Hastings supports students requesting credit for their internship through their school or university. NO phone calls or drop-ins please. To apply, please visit: https://alceehastings.house.gov/forms/internships/

This is an in-person internship. Applicants must be willing to wear a mask and adhere to strict social distancing and sanitation guidelines. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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Scheduler; Executive Assistant

Scheduler/Executive Assistant Vacancy: New England Senior Democratic Member seeks a highly organized, detail-oriented, and resourceful individual to serve as a Scheduler/Executive Assistant in the DC office. Successful applicants must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, operate in a fast-paced environment, and possess outstanding organizational skills.  The Scheduler/Executive Assistant will manage all aspects of the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in DC, coordinate the Member’s travel, collaborate closely with the district office scheduler and district director, manage the office finances, and assist with administrative functions as assigned. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, exercise discretion, and work well with others. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references schedulerct@gmail.com [schedulerct@gmail.com] with “Scheduler” in the subject line by January 12th. 

Digital Director; Press Secretary

The Office of Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) is seeking a Digital Director/Press Secretary who will spend 80% of their time on digital media and 20% of their time supporting traditional media efforts. This person reports to the Communications Director and is responsible for managing one of the largest congressional digital programs in the country. The role can be based in D.C. or California’s 10th District.   Responsibilities * Creating all social media content and managing social media channels as well as the office’s email program and website.  * Managing a large digital budget and running ads on Facebook, Instagram, Google Search and YouTube.  * Managing the office’s strategic proactive outreach including mailers, telephone town halls, and newspaper ads.  * Working with District Staff to ensure the Congressman’s visibility in-district by producing videos for events.  * Analyzing data to track digital metrics * Drafting press releases, speeches, op-eds and other traditional media functions   Qualifications * At least 1 year of digital communications experience.  * Proficiency with Adobe software including Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.  * Strong eye for design that fits the office’s branding and message.  * Experience with Facebook Business Manager and Google Ads.  * Ability to work quickly under multiple deadlines with keen attention to detail.  * Understanding of constituent management platforms like IQ and Catalist a plus but not required * Spanish language skills are a plus but not required.    To apply please submit your resume, two digital samples (video and graphic), one writing sample and your location preference (DC or CA) to Harder.Resumes@mail.house.gov [Harder.Resumes@mail.house.gov] by January 10th.   Representative Harder’s office is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Staff Director, Subcommittee on Technology Modernization

Base salary: $115-$125k, commensurate with experience

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS’ AFFAIRS

TITLE: Staff Director – Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (Majority)

SUMMARY: The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Staff Director for the Technology Modernization Subcommittee. The Staff Director will be responsible for directing and managing the activities of the Subcommittee, which includes oversight, policy development, and legislative efforts related to all enterprise information technology (IT) activities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with a particular focus on the Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program. 

 

The Subcommittee Staff Director develops and executes an oversight plan in consultation with Committee leadership, advises the Committee and Subcommittee chairs on IT issues and related matters, plans oversight hearings, develops relevant legislation, and supports the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities.   The Technology Modernization Subcommittee Majority Staff Director reports to the HVAC Majority Staff Director.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

• Carry out robust congressional oversight of VA enterprise IT programs and related policy initiatives.

• Advise the Committee Chair, Subcommittee Chair, and HVAC Majority Staff Director on VA IT and related matters, and assist in the development and implementation of strategic and policy goals.

• Assist and advise the Committee Chair, Subcommittee Chair, and HVAC Majority Staff Director on legislative initiatives and activities of the Committee, including the drafting of legislation.

• Develop and execute an oversight plan, including proposed hearings, oversight letters, site visits, etc., in consultation with Committee leadership.

• Supervise Subcommittee staff and manage all aspects of Subcommittee activities and work product.

• Prepare and manage all aspects of Subcommittee oversight hearings.

• Maintain professional relationships with key stakeholders to facilitate oversight activities.

• Monitor legislative needs and developments within congressional committees and on the House floor within the IT-related issue areas of responsibility.

• Draft hearing statements and floor speeches for the Committee Chair and Subcommittee Chair.

• Coordinate IT oversight and investigative initiatives with other HVAC subcommittees and relevant House Committees.

• Serve as primary contact on IT policy and oversight matters for counterparts in the Senate and other House committees/subcommittees, VA, CBO.

• Review and evaluate laws, programs, legislative proposals and necessity for further action within the area of responsibility.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

• College degree required

• Background in congressional oversight strongly preferred

• Background in government IT contracting

• Some knowledge of IT project management

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others

• Knowledge of the legislative process

• Thoroughness and careful attention to detail

• Availability to work non-traditional hours on occasion

 

DUTIES         

• Formulate oversight and investigative initiatives for VA IT issue areas which includes:

o provide substantial input on the creation of an oversight plan;

o direct and oversee investigations within subcommittee jurisdiction;

o execute Subcommittee activities relevant to the oversight plan.

• Provide leadership responsibility for all Subcommittee activities including but not limited to the following:

o draft oversight letters;

o coordinate and attend briefings on relevant subject matter;

o identify and prepare witnesses;

o oversee the Subcommittee’s witness invitations;

o oversee the writing and preparation of memoranda, opening statements, and questions;

o assist in preparation of Chair’s briefing papers;

o ensure appropriate preparation for hearings;

o ensure proper follow-up after conclusions of hearings;

o coordinate with HVAC staff counterparts, communication staff, and chief counsel.

• Provide information on and generate ideas for press and other outreach efforts.

• Perform other duties as assigned by Majority Staff Director.

 

Candidates will be evaluated on experience, skills, character and fitness, and how well you meet the qualifications and requirements above. In an effort to build a diverse and more inclusive work environment, the committee strongly encourages veterans, minority, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ candidates to apply. Salary range $115-$125k, commensurate with experience.

 

All candidates are required to complete an online application on the committee job posting page https://veterans.house.gov/job-postings for consideration. There you can upload your resume, cover letter, and writing sample.


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Scheduler and Executive Assistant

Scheduler/Executive Assistant Vacancy: New England Senior Democratic Member seeks a highly organized, detail-oriented, and resourceful individual to serve as a Scheduler/Executive Assistant in the DC office. Successful applicants must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, operate in a fast-paced environment, and possess outstanding organizational skills.  The Scheduler/Executive Assistant will manage all aspects of the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in DC, coordinate the Member’s travel, collaborate closely with the district office scheduler and district director, manage the office finances, and assist with administrative functions as assigned. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, exercise discretion, and work well with others. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references schedulerct@gmail.com [schedulerct@gmail.com] with “Scheduler” in the subject line by January 12.

Communications Director

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) seeks a Communications Director to serve in her Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should be proactive concerning press engagement, and possess superior written and oral communication skills (including editing, and proofreading capabilities). The ideal candidate will have prior political, legislative, and communications experience. Connecticut ties are a plus. Primary responsibilities: -Establishing and maintaining relationships with Connecticut, national, and D.C.-based media; -Coordinating all media efforts and communication-related events; -Drafting and distributing press releases and media advisories; -Creating, editing, and placing op-eds; -Overseeing content across all social media platforms; -Pitching stories to reporters and producers, including national and Connecticut media, responding to press inquiries, and serving as the point-of-contact for media; -Monitoring media narratives and identifying opportunities to promote the Congresswoman; -Updating the Congresswoman’s website and ensuring that it features timely content; -Coordinating and staffing the Congresswoman for interviews and events (including occasional night and weekend commitments); and -Managing the communications team, which includes a Digital Director and Press Assistant. To apply: Please send a current resume, cover letter with salary requirements, two writing samples (not to exceed one page each), and three references to ct05jobs@mail.house.gov [ct05jobs@mail.house.gov]. No calls, emails or walk-ins, please.

Scheduler/Operations Manager

Maryland Congressman is seeking an experienced, organized and energetic Scheduler/Operations Manager in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include managing Congressman’s schedule including organizing and vetting meeting requests and invitations, making travel arrangements, office management, human resources and financial administration. Ideal candidates are detail-oriented, responsive, collaborative, have strong written and oral communications skills, and can multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced environment. Scheduling and Hill experience preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. This position requires flexible hours and availability as needed during evenings and weekends. The Office considers all applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability or age.   Please email a cover letter and resume to MD04.jobposting@mail.house.gov [MD04.jobposting@mail.house.gov], or apply via the Resume Bank.
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Communications Director

Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) seeks a Communications Director to develop and manage all strategic communication activities. Candidates must have the ability to think creatively and be proactive about press opportunities, experience managing and maintaining strategic relationships, and excel in a fast-paced office. This senior staff position supervises the office’s digital communication staff and reports to the Chief of Staff and Member of Congress. Candidates should submit a resume, two writing samples, and a cover letter with the subject line to Castenjobs@gmail.com [Castenjobs@gmail.com] by Friday, January 8, 2021.   JOB FUNCTIONS * Acts as the spokesperson and media liaison for the Member; * Develops and implements media, communications, and public relations strategy for the Member across all digital and analog platforms; * Builds and maintains relationships with local and national reporters * Drafts press releases, op-eds, talking points, newsletters, press advisories and any other written material; * Prepares and reviews public facing written material; * Collaborates with the legislative and district office staff to maximize communications and press opportunities; * Pitches stories, op-eds, etc., and fields media inquiries; * Coordinates with the Schedulers for press, interviews, radio and television time * Maintains and expand public engagement across digital platforms; * Accepts performance-based criticism and direction, and contributes to a culture of continual improvement; * Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends; * Performs other duties as assigned. 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.

Economist for Democratic Staff of Congressional Committee

House Budget Committee seeks an economist for public finance/macroeconomics portfolio. The job requires strong skills in written and oral communication, policy analysis, and quantitative analysis, as well as the ability to work effectively under tight deadline. Responsibilities include persuasive writing; monitoring and explaining economic data; conceiving and executing Congressional hearings on big-picture fiscal and economic issues; and working collaboratively with other analytical staff as needs arise. The ideal candidate will have several years of relevant experience in Congress, a federal agency (such as OMB, CBO, CEA, or Treasury), or a think tank; familiarity with the legislative process; and an advanced degree in economics or a related field.  Interested candidates can email a resume, cover letter, and a brief (3-4 pp.) writing sample with subject line “economist position” to Budget-Democrat.Jobs@mail.house.gov [Budget-Democrat.Jobs@mail.house.gov] – no phone calls.

DC Scheduler

California Democrat seeks an experienced, organized, and detail-oriented scheduler for the D.C. office. Primary responsibilities include managing and maintaining the member’s daily and long-term D.C. schedule; coordinating travel, booking flight, hotel and car reservations and coordinating logistics for events; evaluating and organizing all incoming meeting and event requests; communicating key information regarding the member and the member’s schedule to staff; and working closely with the member and both DC and California staff to ensure smooth daily office operations. Ideal candidates are flexible, responsive, collaborative, work well under pressure and on short deadlines, and are able to balance competing demands.   Candidates must be available to assist the member outside of regular business hours. Applicants should also have a positive attitude, sense of humor, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, political instincts, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position. Previous Capitol Hill or scheduling experience is required; San Diego ties are a plus. No phone calls, emails or drop-bys. Please submit cover letter and resume to SDCongressJobs@gmail.com [SDCongressJobs@gmail.com] by close of business January 8th, 2021.

Legislative Director

Congressman David Trone (MD-06), member of the House Appropriations Committee, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Legislative Director. Candidates will be expected to manage a large legislative team with autonomy and decision-making authority and advise an active Member on all legislative policy, positions, and strategy. This is not an entry-level position and previous Capitol Hill legislative experience is required. Strong candidates will have a thorough understanding of the legislative process, experience managing a team, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. This senior staff position reports to the Chief of Staff and works closely with the Communications Director and the District Director.   RESPONSIBILITIES * Executes long-term and short-term strategic planning for the Member’s legislative agenda * Manages a large policy team and assigns, monitors, and evaluates legislative staff work-products * Supervises, edits, and approves the work of the policy team members * Provides the casework team and the Maryland-based staff with federal updates and guidance on federal matters * Monitors legislative activity on the House Floor and the Member’s committees * Builds relationships with district and national stakeholders and advocacy organizations * Coordinates the preparation of legislative memos, mail response, and policy-related interview prep * Maintains meticulous records of votes, policy positions, and legislative initiatives   SKILLS AND PREFERRED EXPERIENCE * 5+ years of relevant experience with at least 2 years of Capitol Hill legislative experience and some management experience * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Ability to think creatively and motivate team members * Maryland ties and experience staffing a member of the Appropriations Committee a plus    TO APPLY: email a cover letter, resume, a short writing sample, and three references to trone.jobs@gmail.com [trone.jobs@gmail.com] by January 8th at 6:00pm.    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.  

Communications Director

Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) seeks a Communications Director to develop and manage all strategic communication activities. Candidates must have the ability to think creatively and be proactive about press opportunities, experience managing and maintaining strategic relationships, and excel in a fast-paced office. This senior staff position supervises the office’s digital communication staff and reports to the Chief of Staff and Member of Congress. Candidates should submit a resume, two writing samples, and a cover letter with the subject line to Castenjobs@gmail.com [Castenjobs@gmail.com] by Friday, January 8, 2021.   JOB FUNCTIONS ·         Acts as the spokesperson and media liaison for the Member; ·         Develops and implements media, communications, and public relations strategy for the Member across all platforms; ·         Builds and maintains relationships with local and national reporters ·         Drafts press releases, op-eds, talking points, newsletters, press advisories and any other written material; ·         Prepares and reviews public facing written material; ·         Collaborates with the legislative and district office staff to maximize communications and press opportunities; ·         Pitches stories, op-ed, etc., and fields media inquiries; ·         Coordinates scheduling of press, interviews, radio and television time with Scheduler; ·         Maintains and expand public engagement across digital platforms; ·         Accepts performance-based criticism and direction, and contributes to a culture of continual improvement; ·         Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends; and ·         Performs other duties as assigned.   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.

Legislative Assistant; CHC Liaison

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks a highly talented and motivated individual to serve as a Legislative Assistant|CHC Liaison in Washington, DC House office - with the primary responsibilities of handling the Member’s immigration, education, and housing portfolio, Homeland Security Committee work, and serve as Member’s liaison to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC).  Candidates must have a proven record of proposing legislation, developing amendments, and leading on letters.   Primary responsibilities include:   * Drafting legislation and amendments and advancing them through various legislative vehicles; * Preparing hearing binders and questions for witnesses for Homeland Security Committee hearings; * Drafting talking points, vote recommendations and other materials; * Monitoring and analyzing legislative developments, committee proceedings, news stories and other relevant info; and * Representing the Member in meetings with constituents and stakeholders.    Candidates must have an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.  Strong organizational and time management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a keen attention to detail are required.    Southern California ties a plus.   Spanish language skills strongly preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two references with “LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov [CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov].   The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Staff Assistant

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks highly-motivated, detail-oriented staff assistant with excellent written and oral communication skills for DC office.  Primary responsibility is driving the member. Other responsibilities include; general reception duty, handling tour and flag requests, processing constituent correspondence, addressing constituent matters, assist in managing interns, and assisting the Member and staff in all functions of the office. A valid driver’s license, daily access to an automobile and a good driving record are a necessity.    Previous Hill experience as an intern or staff assistant preferred but not necessary.    Southern California ties and Spanish fluency are a plus.   Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two references with “STAFF ASSISTANT” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov [CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov].   The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Staff Assistant/Press Assistant

Congresswoman-elect Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) seeks an organized, creative, team-oriented Staff Assistant/Press Assistant with strong digital media skills for the Washington DC office. Staff Assistant responsibilities include managing the front office, coordinating tour and flag requests, overseeing the DC internship program, and providing additional office support as needed. Press Assistant tasks include sending daily press clips, drafting social media content, creating graphics, and assisting the Communications Director with the Member’s communications operation. Strong writing skills with expertise and passion for digital media required. While this is an entry-level position, candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, great attention to detail, strong time management skills, and a desire to work collaboratively. Washington State ties are a plus. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, three references, and a writing sample to WA10Resumes@gmail.com [WA10Resumes@gmail.com] using “Staff Assistant/Press Assistant” and their name in the subject line.  If you have examples of your professional social media content, you may include those in your application. The 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. We strongly value the diversity of our employees and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Legislative Assistant

Congressman David Scott (GA-13) seeks a dedicated Legislative Assistant to handle a policy portfolio including health, education, labor, and judiciary.  The ideal candidate will have Hill experience, a strong understanding of the legislative process, excellent writing skills, and an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.     JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Conceptualizing and advancing legislation to promote the Member's legislative agenda Writing statements and remarks related to the candidate's legislative portfolio Monitoring activity on the House Floor  Writing legislative memos and briefing materials to inform the Member on policy issues Planning and coordinating cosponsorship and support of other legislation Building relationships with district and national stakeholders Meeting with constituents and advocacy organizations   PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 3+ years of Capitol Hill/ previous LA experience Georgia ties a plus   TO APPLY: Email a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and 2-3 references to GA13resumes@gmail.com [GA13resumes@gmail.com] with the subject line Legislative Assistant: [NAME].  No phone calls, please.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.  

Legislative Director

Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) seeks a hard working Legislative Director to oversee his policy team and legislative agenda. This is not an entry-level position and previous policy experience on Capitol Hill is required. The ideal applicant will have a demonstrated ability to manage and mentor staff, think strategically, and have experience in formulating and advancing legislation. Successful applicants will work quickly under pressure, have good working knowledge of House legislative processes and procedures, excellent organization and communication skills, and work well with others. This senior staff position reports to the Chief of Staff and the Congressman and works closely with the Communications Director and District Director.    RESPONSIBILITIES * Executes long-term and short-term strategic planning for the Member’s legislative agenda * Manages the policy team and assigns, monitors, and evaluates legislative staff work-products * Handles a portfolio of legislative issues, which may be tailored to the candidate’s expertise * Monitors activity on the House Floor and the Member’s committees * Provides the casework team and the district staff with federal updates and guidance on federal matters * Builds relationships with district and national stakeholders and advocacy organizations * Takes constituent and advocacy group meetings as necessary * Coordinates the preparation of legislative memos, policy-related prep, and cosponsorships  PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: * 4+ years of Capitol Hill / Legislative experience and some management experience * Knowledge of or ties to New Jersey a plus TO APPLY: Email a cover letter, resume, a short writing sample and 2-3 references to NJ03Resumes@mail.house.gov [NJ03Resumes@mail.house.gov] with the subject line, “Legislative Director: [Your Full Name]” Please no unsolicited drop-ins, phone calls, or emails to the office. APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 4, 2020 at 6pm EST The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Legislative Assistant

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle a policy portfolio including, but not limited to, labor, workforce, and financial services. The ideal candidate will have Hill experience, a strong understanding of the legislative process, excellent writing and organizational skills, impeccable attention to detail, a commitment to bold and progressive policy change, and will thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position. Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, conceptualizing and drafting legislation, writing hearing remarks and questions, authoring legislative memos, preparing briefing materials, and representing the member at meetings with stakeholders.    Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to MI09.Jobs@mail.house.gov [MI09.Jobs@mail.house.gov] with the subject “Legislative Assistant: [Applicant’s First and Last Name]” by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 28. No phone calls, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability or military status.

Legislative Assistant

First Term Member Office Hiring Experienced Legislative Assistant New Member of Congress seeks an experienced legislative staffer to prepare the Member for Committee hearings and markups, floor debate and other speeches, and closely track legislative activity on issues included in their portfolio. Experience in transportation and infrastructure, environmental issues, and financial services is a plus. Job responsibilities will include drafting unique Committee hearing questions, preparing the Member for Committee markups, meeting with constituents and interest groups on behalf of the Member and providing co-sponsorship and vote recommendations in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have exemplary writing skills and a proactive, resourceful approach to legislative work. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, new Americans, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Prior Hill experience is strongly preferred. Candidates should submit their resume, cover letter and two writing samples in PDF format to AuchinclossJobs@gmail.com [AuchinclossJobs@gmail.com] with “Legislative Assistant: [Applicant’s First and Last Name]” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant/Office Manager

Base salary: 35,0000
SUMMARY: The Staff Assistant/Office Manager greets visitors, answers the telephone and answers constituent requests for general information, tours, and other inquiries.  This position also monitors delivery and pickup of materials, maintains the front office, and assists with various administrative and legislative duties. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: o   Answers and screens telephone calls for the Member and other staff members and takes messages when appropriate; o   Greets and screens visitors; o   Schedule and coordinate staff-led tours of the Capitol for constituents and other guests o   Opens and disseminates incoming office mail mail o   Assists persons who have appointments with the Member or the staff and works closely with the Member's Scheduler to ensure that the Member’s appointments are on time and that the Scheduler is aware of the visitor's arrival; o   Responds to constituent requests for information; o   Maintains literature regarding the district and House offices for distribution to visitors; o   Manages recycling functions for the office; o   Purchases supplies for the office from the House Office Supply store as instructed by the Office Manager; o   Signs for deliveries and forwards all materials delivered to the office to appropriate staff members in a timely manner; o   Ensures that requests for assistance are directed to the appropriate staff member in a timely manner; o   Documents visitor opinions on issues communicated via telephone, including full name, address, and all relevant information as appropriate; o   Performs general typing and administrative assignments; o   Sends, receives, and distributes materials via the facsimile machine; o   Acts as a liaison with constituents, interest groups, committee and agency staffs in assigned issue areas; o   Performs special projects assigned by the Congressman or Chief of Staff; o   Maintains a good working relationship with the Congressman, staff and constituents; o   Accepts performance based criticism and direction; o   Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner; o   Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; o   Meets attendance requirements as established by the office; o   Works well under pressure and handles stress; o   Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights, and weekends as needed according to the Congressional schedule; o   Performs other duties as assigned. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: o   Ability to use photocopier, facsimile machine, telephone, and other office equipment; o   Excellent organizational and proofreading skills; o   Ability to perform essential job functions above; o   Professional telephone manner; o   Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; o   Knowledge of office policies, practices, and procedures; o   Knowledge of office computer applications; and o   Proficiency in word processing. WORKING CONDITIONS: o   Work is mainly performed in an office environment.  Noise levels are usually moderate; and o   Ability to work in a small work station without an expectation of privacy.
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Senior Legislative Aide

Base salary: 50,000
Senior Member of Congress seeks an experienced, detail-oriented individual to fill open Senior Legislative Aide position.  The Senior Legislative Aide will be responsible for helping coordinate and overseeing the Member’s legislative agenda and advise the Member on legislative activities.   Qualified candidates should have 3-5 years legislative experience on the Hill, possess a strong understanding of the legislative process and of House organization and procedures, as well as have some direct management experience.  Applicants must demonstrate an ability to manage and mentor staff, think strategically, develop and implement legislative plans and achieve results. Candidates must be a team player, self-starter, hard-working, highly dependable, and organized as well as possess strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work quickly under pressure.  Good judgment, creative thinking and a passion for public service and a positive attitude are required.
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Scheduler

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks an experienced scheduler. Individual should be highly organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task and work in a very fast-paced office. Main responsibilities include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedules for both DC and the District, processing all incoming invitations and meeting requests, coordinating travel arrangements, and communicating with constituents by phone and email to address requests, concerns, and questions. Additional Responsibilities may also include some administrative tasks including processing and managing expenses and reimbursements.  Candidates should be resourceful, team-oriented, and have a positive attitude.   This is NOT an entry-level position. Applicants should have previous scheduling experience (at least one year in a similar position). Salary is commensurate with experience.  A car and good driving record are helpful in the event we need a back-up driver for the Member.  Southern California ties and Spanish fluency are a plus. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three references with “SCHEDULER” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov [CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov]. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

Chief of Staff

Base salary: 130,000
SUMMARY: The Chief of Staff/Administrative Assistant acts as the Member's policy advisor.  This position develops and implements all policy objectives, strategies and operating plans for the Member's offices and manages and directs all activities and staff of the Member's Washington D.C. and district office(s), as well as coordinates the activities of the Member with Leadership and committee office(s). ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: o   Supervisory: Directly supervises up to eighteen full time employees and up to four part-time and temporary employees; carries out responsibilities in accordance with office policy and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performances; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and resolving problems; o   Manages the Washington, D.C. and district office staffs; o   Sets and oversees the administration of office goals, policies and procedures and has oversight responsibility for all personnel matters including hiring, salary, and disciplinary decisions; o   Manages long-term legislative plan of the Member; o   Coordinates and supervises the efforts of all employees including the press and constituent service staffs; o   Conducts staff meetings; o   Approves strategies and tactics on legislative issues; o   Acts as the Member's principal liaison and responds to office visits and telephone inquiries from constituents and various interest groups; o   Maintains a good working relationship with the Member, staff, and constituents; o   Speaks to local groups when the Member is unavailable; o   Oversees the office budget; o   Accepts performance-based criticism and direction; o   Works well under pressure and handles stress; o   Meets attendance requirements as established by the office; o   Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends; and o   Performs other duties as assigned by the Member.  EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree, including strong academic credentials is preferred.  Alternatively, five years of related experience or training in management and/or legislation or equivalent experience. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: o   Thorough knowledge of legislative process and of House organization and procedures; o   Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal agencies and departments; o   Thorough knowledge of the Members' Congressional Handbook and House Rules; o   An understanding of the district and federal political process; o   Provides necessary organization, supervisory leadership, and motivation to manage a House office; o   Ability to perform essential job functions above; o   Ability to maintain a good working relationship with the Congressman, staff and constituents; o   Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; o   Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner; o   Excellent oral and written communication skills; o   Knowledge of the office policies, practices, and procedures; o   Knowledge of office computer applications; and o   Proficiency in word processing. WORKING CONDITIONS: o   Work is performed in an office environment.  Noise levels are usually moderate; o   Long hours; o   Must have access to a vehicle
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Special Projects Assistant

The office of Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11th) seeks highly organized, personable, dependable and professional Special Projects and Staff Assistant for a busy New Jersey District Office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to overseeing the front office including answering telephones, and managing the phone schedule, greeting visitors, and office support.  This position also includes running the Congressional Recognition Outreach Process (i.e. certificates and proclamations), coordination for special projects (e.g., the Congressional Art Competition) and assisting the Casework team as needed.  Applicants should have proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word and a willingness to learn new organizational systems. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, adept at multi-tasking, has a strong desire to help people, and has excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Evening and weekend hours are often required. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  This is a full-time position with federal benefits located in Parsippany, N.J.  Please direct all inquiries to Jill Hirsch:  Jill.hirsch@mail.house.gov [Jill.hirsch@mail.house.gov]

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), a member of the Education and Labor Committee and House Judiciary Committee, and Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to cover a broad portfolio that includes, but is not limited to, education, appropriations, foreign policy, and transportation and infrastructure.   The ideal candidate will be proactive, committed to progressive values, thrive in a fast-paced environment, have excellent writing and verbal communication skills, and have a strong understanding of the legislative and appropriations process. Job responsibilities will include drafting legislation, writing hearing questions and statements and legislative memos, preparing briefing materials, and representing the member in meetings with constituents and stakeholders. This is not an entry-level position.   The Office of Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, new Americans, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. State and/or district ties are a plus. Prior Hill experience is strongly preferred.   Candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and references in PDF format to jobs.pramila@mail.house.gov [jobs.pramila@mail.house.gov] with “Legislative Assistant: [Applicant’s First and Last Name]” in the subject line. For priority consideration, please submit your application by 6:00 pm on Tuesday, December 22. No calls or drop-ins please.

Digital Fellow

The Office of House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is seeking motivated, digital-savvy fellows to join an aggressive communications team for spring semester positions starting in January. This digital fellowship program includes the production of high-quality web graphics and videos, as well as filming, taking photos, and livestreaming events with House Democrats. Candidates must possess strong technical skills, advanced creativity and artistic ability, and a high level of attention to detail. Experience in website management and social media strategy a plus. Must be a team player. Willingness to take initiative, generate creative ideas, and ability to work under deadline pressure a must.
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Professional Staff Member

Chairwoman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks senior professional staff member for the Committee’s Environment Subcommittee.

Duties include staffing hearings; preparing memos, statements, and speeches; outreach to stakeholder groups; and drafting legislation and conducting oversight. Applicant should have familiarity and experience with environmental policy issues. The Subcommittee jurisdiction includes environmental research and standards; environmental research and development programs at the Environmental Protection Agency; climate change research and development; and activities and programs related to weather and weather services, climate, satellites, and oceanic and atmospheric research at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Knowledge of the programs and activities within the Subcommittee’s jurisdiction is desirable.

Applicant should possess strong writing, organizational, and communications skills, including the ability to articulate technical and policy issues clearly and concisely; the ability to be responsive to and work with Members of the Committee; and the ability to meet tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have congressional and/or relevant government or industry experience. No calls or drop-ins please. This is not an entry-level position and prior Hill experience is strongly preferred. Please send a resume and cover letter to SciResumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line ENVIRONMENT. 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. In addition, we are committed to and benefit from a diverse staff and candidates of all backgrounds. This position will close January 8, 2021.

Professional Staff Member

Chairwoman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks professional staff member for the Committee’s Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee. Duties include staffing hearings; preparing memos, statements, and speeches; outreach to stakeholder groups; and drafting legislation and conducting oversight. Applicant should have familiarity and experience with space policy issues. Applicant should possess strong writing, organizational, and communications skills, including the ability to articulate technical and policy issues clearly and concisely; the ability to be responsive to and work with Members of the Committee; and the ability to meet tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have congressional and/or relevant government or industry experience. No calls or drop-ins please. This is not an entry-level position. Please send a resume and cover letter to SciResumes@mail.house.gov [SciResumes@mail.house.gov] with the subject line SPACE. 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. In addition, we are committed to and benefit from a diverse staff and candidates of all backgrounds. This position will close on January 8, 2021.

Senior Legislative Assistant

Congressman Jimmy Gomez, a California member of the Ways and Means Committee, seeks an experienced Senior Legislative Assistant to join his Washington, DC office. The Senior Legislative Assistant will support the Congressman with his work on the Ways and Means Committee and manage a portfolio that includes healthcare, social security and other social policy issues. The candidate should have direct expertise in current healthcare issues including health reform, Medicare, Medicaid, and other relevant issues. At least three years of Hill experience is required and experience with relevant Congressional health committee is a must. A strong candidate for this position will have excellent writing  and time management skills, a willingness to collaborate in a team, and show initiative in advancing the Congressman’s legislative agenda. This position will prepare the Congressman for Committee hearings and markups, floor debate and other speeches, and closely track legislative activity on issues included in the portfolio.     Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three to five writing samples in a PDF format to Gomez.Jobs@mail.house.gov [Gomez.Jobs@mail.house.gov] with the subject line “Last Name _ Senior Legislative Assistant” by Monday, January 4, 2021.  No calls or drop-ins please. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. 

Policy Director

The For Country Caucus seeks a Policy Director, who will work with the Caucus Co-Chairs to support the legislative agenda of the Caucus and promote bipartisan relationship-building. The Policy Director will manage policy elements of the Caucus, such as identifying and researching issues of interest to the Caucus, working with Members’ staff to introduce and advance legislative proposals, developing materials to support the goals and mission of the Caucus, and assist in promoting the Caucus both internally within the House of Representatives and to the public.   Job description and further details are attached to this email. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to forcountrycaucus@mail.house.gov [forcountrycaucus@mail.house.gov] no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 23rd.

Communications Director

Representative Jason Crow (CO-06) seeks a Communications Director to manage all strategic communication activities, including national and local media outreach and long-term strategy. Qualified candidates will have a strong understanding of the media landscape, ability to think creatively about press opportunities, experience managing a team and maintaining strategic relationships, and the ability to excel in a fast-paced, proactive office. This senior staff position supervises the office’s communication staff and reports to the Chief of Staff and Congressman. Candidates should submit a resume, 2-3 writing samples, and cover letter with the subject line “Communications Director_ LAST NAME” to resumes.co06@gmail.com [resumes.co06@gmail.com] by Wednesday, December 16, 2020.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.   JOB FUNCTIONS ·       Acts as the formal spokesperson and media liaison for the Member; ·       Develops and implements media, communications, and public relations strategy for the Member; ·       Drafts press releases, op-eds, talking points, press advisories and any other written material; ·       Reviews public schedule and any other public facing written material; ·       Remains abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues about which the Member may be questioned; ·       Evaluates current events and media reports in the district and the nation for their impact on the Member; ·       Coordinates scheduling of press, interviews, radio and television time with Scheduler; ·       Writes speeches for the Member; ·       Maintains a good working relationship with the Member, staff, and constituents; ·       Works well under pressure and handles stress; ·       Accepts performance-based criticism and direction; ·       Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends; and  ·       Performs other duties as assigned.     Qualifications: * Enthusiasm about Congressman Crow’s work and priorities; * Thorough knowledge of communications strategy and work, including pitching stories and franked communications; * 3+ years prior comms experience; * Previous management experience preferred; * Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; * Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant and professional manner;  * Strong writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills are a must; * Ability to self-motivate, problem-solve and think creatively; * Colorado ties are a plus   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.

Scheduler

California Democrat seeks a highly-organized and detail-oriented Scheduler for Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include managing and maintaining the Congressman’s DC schedule, coordinating travel, handling front office duties, and assisting with office administration. Qualified candidates should be hard working, possess excellent oral and written communications skills, the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, and have a positive attitude. Previous scheduling experience preferred. California ties a plus. Equal opportunity employer. 

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Dina Titus (NV-01) Seeks Legislative Assistant Rep. Titus is seeking a legislative assistant to manage a broad legislative portfolio that includes, but may not be limited to, health care, immigration, education, labor, animal welfare, and nutrition/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. The Titus office is an equal opportunity employer. Spanish speakers encouraged to apply. Nevada ties a plus. Those interested in applying should e-mail a cover letter and resume to NV01Jobs@gmail.com [NV01Jobs@gmail.com].  

Staff Assistant

House Committee Democratic staff seeks highly qualified candidate to assist General Counsel in all areas of legislative procedure and committee process.  Duties may include assisting with preparation for Committee markups, tracking legislation introduced in the house, reviewing amendments and bills scheduled for House floor consideration, interacting with other Committees on questions of committee jurisdiction, responding to questions regarding House and Committee rules and procedure, and  researching discrete policy issues as needed. Candidate will also work closely with the Full Committee Clerk and subcommittee clerks on procedural questions, committee hearings, and select administrative tasks as needed.  This position is ideal for a motivated and flexible professional who has a keen interest in understanding the workings of the House and the Committee legislative process.  A law degree is helpful but not required.  However, excellent writing skills and strong attention to detail are a must.  This is a junior position with excellent opportunity for professional growth. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to CommitteeResume@gmail.com [CommitteeResume@gmail.com]. CommitteeResume@gmail.com

Staff Assistant

Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-03) seeks applications for Staff Assistant in Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include driving the Member in addition to: managing front office, greeting visitors, processing tour and flag requests, filtering incoming mail, phone calls, and other constituent requests, coordinating intern program, and other duties assisting staff and Member as assigned. Access to personal car preferred, although not required. Applicants should be detail-oriented and eager to work in a fast-paced office. Strong communication, logistical and organizational skills are essential. Connecticut ties a plus.  Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and two references to connecticutstaffassistant@gmail.com [connecticutstaffassistant@gmail.com]  with subject line “Staff Assistant Application”. No calls or walk-ins, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Press/Digital Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) seeks a Press/Digital Assistant. The ideal candidate is an excellent writer, works well in a team, has a keen attention to detail, and can meet tight deadlines under pressure. This position is responsible for drafting social media copy, creating graphics, editing photos and videos, drafting emails and newsletters, assisting with media monitoring, and overseeing clips collection and distribution. This position may require work outside standard office hours. Rep. Spanberger’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service.   Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to spanbergerpressva07@gmail.com [spanbergerpressva07@gmail.com]. We also recommend applicants submit 1-2 sample writing samples or sample graphics/videos.

Senior Legislative Assistant

Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), seeks experienced candidates for a senior legislative assistant position handling a diverse portfolio of policy issues. Ideal candidates would be responsible for technology, telecommunications, judiciary, and additional legislative issues. Responsibilities will include staffing the Member, monitoring committee and floor activities, advancing legislative initiatives, drafting constituent correspondence, and representing the office at events and in meetings.  Qualified candidates should have strong communication abilities, relevant legislative experience, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment. This is not an entry-level position. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Those interested in the position should email a resume and cover letter to Washington.Resumes@mail.house.gov [Washington.Resumes@mail.house.gov].

Press/Digital Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) seeks a Press/Digital Assistant. The ideal candidate is an excellent writer, works well in a team, has a keen attention to detail, and can meet tight deadlines under pressure. This position is responsible for drafting social media copy, creating graphics, editing photos and videos, drafting emails and newsletters, assisting with media monitoring, and overseeing clips collection and distribution. This position may require work outside standard office hours. Rep. Spanberger’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service.   Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to spanbergerpressva07@gmail.com [spanbergerpressva07@gmail.com]. We also recommend applicants submit 1-2 sample writing samples or sample graphics/videos.

Press Secretary

> > The Committee on Homeland Security Majority Staff is hiring > > a press secretary to expand its press and digital operations. Applicants > > must have a Capitol Hill or political communications background. Applicants > > must also have solid writing/editing experience as well as relevant > > digital/social media experience. Responsibilities include: > > drafting press releases and op-eds, creating talking points documents, > > drafting social media posts, brainstorming special projects, and overseeing > > junior staff. Work will entail complex issues, tight deadlines, and working > > off-hours. Please send a resume, cover letter, and short writing samples > > (and/or social media posts) to Committeejobs@gmail.com > > [Committeejobs@gmail.com]. This is not an entry or junior level position. > > > >  

Clerk

> > Fast-paced Committee office seeks an eager and energetic majority clerk. > > Applicant should possess strong organizational and communication skills; > > proofreading, editing, and writing ability; and an exceptional attention to > > detail. Ideal applicant will have previous Congressional experience, a > > working knowledge of the legislative process, and familiarity with > > legislative documents including the Congressional Record.  This is not a > > legislative-track position. To apply, send letter of interest and resume > > to committeejobs@gmail.com [committeejobs@gmail.com] > >   > > > > Duties include: > > > >   > > > > ·                Track bills and maintain bill files > > > > ·                Markup organization, including amendment tracking and > > distribution; document compilation and preparation; keeping minutes; and > > assembling and filing legislative reports > > > > ·                Ensure compliance with Committee’s required submissions to > > House Document Repository for hearings, financial disclosures, and markups  > > > > ·                An understanding of Committee jurisdiction and ability to > > assist general counsel and parliamentary team with bill referrals and > > reporting requirements > > > > ·                Maintain official voting records and rosters > > > > ·                Produce Committee legislative calendar and maintain > > official record of Committee activity > > > > ·                Compile and publish Compilations of Selected Acts in > > coordination with the House Office of the Legislative Counsel > > > > ·                Maintain Committee’s official letterhead, Franked envelopes > > and official listings with the Clerk of the House and Government > > Publications Office > > > > ·                Complete compilation and binding of Committee prints, > > hearings, reports, and public laws and maintain Committee’s library > > > > ·                Maintain, organize, and transmit official records at the > > end each Congress > > > >   > > > > Additionally, applicant should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, > > Adobe Acrobat, and internet research using legislative resources.

Communications Director

Senior Midwestern Democratic Member seeks an experienced and results-driven Communications Director.  Potential candidates must have strong communications, social media messaging, and writing skills.  Three to five years Hill experience preferred and strong Illinois ties a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Advising the Member on press strategy;
  • Promoting the legislative agenda in local and national media;
  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with both national and local reporters;
  • Drafting and editing press releases in a timely manner and capable of proofreading his or her content;
  • Developing and maintaining a strong digital and social media presence;
  • Creating and executing an organic social media calendar;
  • Pitching and writing op-eds, talking points, floor statements, newsletters, mailers, and speeches; and
  • Working collaboratively with legislative and district staff.

Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and two writing samples to Illinois.Resume@mail.house.gov.

Senior Legislative Assistant

Congressman Jimmy Gomez, a California member of the Ways and Means Committee, seeks an experienced Senior Legislative Assistant to join his Washington, DC office. The Senior Legislative Assistant will support the Congressman with his work on the Ways and Means Committee and manage a portfolio that includes healthcare, social security and other social policy issues. The candidate should have direct expertise in current healthcare issues including health reform, Medicare, Medicaid, and other relevant issues. At least three years of Hill experience is required and experience with relevant Congressional health committee is a must. A strong candidate for this position will have excellent writing  and time management skills, a willingness to collaborate in a team, and show initiative in advancing the Congressman’s legislative agenda. This position will prepare the Congressman for Committee hearings and markups, floor debate and other speeches, and closely track legislative activity on issues included in the portfolio.     Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples in a PDF format to Gomez.Jobs@mail.house.gov [Gomez.Jobs@mail.house.gov] with the subject line “Last Name _ Senior Legislative Assistant” by Monday, January 4, 2021.  No calls or drop-ins please. 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. 

DC Scheduler

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT-2) seeks qualified candidates for DC Scheduler in team-oriented office. Ideal candidates will have scheduling experience with a Congressional office, political campaign, or a similarly fast-paced organization. Responsibilities include maintaining member’s daily and long term schedule in Washington, evaluating meeting requests and invitations, coordinating travel arrangements, and managing member’s personal correspondence and business-related financial records. Scheduler also schedules all staff-level meetings and manages use of office meeting space. This position includes coordination of the office internship program. The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented and proactive, possesses strong communication skills, has good managerial instincts, and can thrive in a collaborative environment. Connecticut ties and access to a vehicle preferred. Please submit a resume and cover letter to CT02JOB@mail.house.gov.