LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT OPENINGS – REP. LAUREN UNDERWOOD
Job Announcements Board
Southern California Democrat 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.
The Office of Congressman Ro Khanna seeks a Scheduler/Executive Assistant based in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing the Member’s daily and long-term calendar in the district, D.C. and other travel. The position requires careful coordination of the Member’s time between commitments, assisting with office management responsibilities and performing other duties as required. Capitol Hill and/or executive assistant experience is preferred.
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett seeks Staff Assistant for Washington office. Spanish a strong plus. Email cover letter, resume, and three references to: DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. (No calls or drop-ins please). Use subject line: Staff Assistant Application.
The Office of U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) seeks an experienced and well-organized Scheduler for the Representative’s Washington, D.C. office.
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Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-At Large) is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to join her team. Legislative portfolio will include financial services, tax, budget, education, and judiciary, among other issues. Qualified candidates should have a good knowledge of the legislative process, coalition building, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to advance the Congresswoman’s legislative priorities in their issue portfolio and be creative in spotting new legislative opportunities.
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure is seeking an energetic, thoughtful investigator with outstanding written and oral communications skills to join its Democratic oversight staff. Must be a self-motivated, diligent, team player adept at conducting extensive research, quickly summarizing key issues and able to juggle multiple tasks. Candidates should be comfortable briefing Members of Congress, interviewing federal officials and writing substantive investigative reports.
Freshman California office seeks a legislative assistant to cover a broad range of domestic policy issues including healthcare, education and the environment. The ideal candidate will be creative, ambitious, curious and have the ability to successfully drive projects to completion. Hill experience and California ties are a plus, but not required. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of professional experience. Please email a cover letter and resume to: resumesCA45@mail.house.gov by March 8, 2019.
The office of Congresswoman Katherine Clark seeks a Legislative Assistant focused on economic justice, equal pay, and environmental sustainability and will include covering labor on the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee. Responsibilities of this position include drafting and analyzing legislation, conducting research, drafting policy memos, meeting with constituents, and staffing Appropriations Committee hearings.
The Office of Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) seeks an energetic, organized, and creative Communications Director to join the Washington, DC office. The Communications Director will be responsible for leading the press and media operations, and developing and implementing the media, communications, and public relations strategy for the Member. The Communications Director reports directly to the Member and the Chief of Staff, while closely collaborating with other members of the staff.
California Democratic Member of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis seeks Legislative Assistant to handle select committee work, as well as a portfolio of issues, which will likely include: agriculture, energy, environment, science and technology, education, telecommunications, trade, housing, and small business issues. This is not an entry level position, and the applicants must have 2 or more years of substantive legislative work experience. Send resume, short writing sample, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summary: The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Majority staff seeks a Subcommittee Staff Director for the Economic Opportunity (EO) Subcommittee. The EO Subcommittee Staff Director will be responsible for managing all issues and activities within the Subcommittee, which includes advising on policy, producing and shepherding legislation to passage, and oversight of relevant Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs.
Moderate New Jersey Democrat seeks dynamic and experienced Communications Director to lead press team. Applicants should have at least three years of experience on the Hill and/or working in fast-paced media environments.
The office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard seeks a Press Secretary to manage and coordinate all media and public relations activities in a very busy and dynamic office. The ideal candidate will be able to develop and execute integrated communications plans, collaborate effectively with colleagues and implement all press strategies.
Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) is seeking a District Director based in her West Chicago, Illinois office. The District Director will oversee the management and operation of two district offices, including establishing a second district office location and hiring and managing approximately 6 district office staff and interns. The District Director serves as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, and works closely with the DC-based staff to provide unparalleled constituent services and develop and implement immediate and long-term strategic outreach plans.
BREAKING: Rep. Peter Welch is hiring a communications director. All of the ideal skills are needed: Write like Hemingway; pitch like Roger Clemens; organized like Marie Kondo; and a not-quite-Cardi B social media game. Team player a must. Wicked sense of humor welcome.
Congressman Donald McEachin is hiring a Communications Director to work in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include communications planning and press strategy for D.C. and the district; drafting press materials including: remarks, talking points, newsletters, statements, press releases, and media advisories; pitching media events; assisting with the management of the Congressman’s social media accounts; interview preparation; and overseeing the office’s franked mail program.
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell seeks a proactive, hard-working, and tech-savvy individual to serve as digital manager/press assistant in her Washington, D.C. office. Ideal candidates will have experience running a comprehensive digital media program and producing videos. Applicants should have a proven history of writing creative and authentic copy, and engaging followers. Candidates should be organized, creative, motivated and must have the ability to generate original content in the Congresswoman’s voice.
Democratic Representative from California seeks an experienced Press Secretary or Communication Director to serve in the Washington, DC office. This position is responsible for handling communications and social media for the office, building and maintaining relationships with reporters, organizing inquiries, and preparing written materials, including op-eds, talking points, releases, newsletters, and constituent mail. This not an entry level position. Applicants should have experience on the Hill or in an aggressive, proactive media environment.
Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (OH-11), Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Department Operations & Oversight, Chair of the Committee on House Administration Subcommittee on Elections, and Member of the Committee on Education & Labor, is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Legislative Assistant. Responsibilities include managing and executing the Member’s legislative agenda within a broad portfolio of issues, serving as a liaison to various Congressional Caucuses, and working collaboratively in a fully integrated team environment. Qualified cand
Summary: The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee incoming Majority staff seeks a Subcommittee Staff Director for the Economic Opportunity (EO) Subcommittee. The EO Subcommittee Staff Director will be responsible for managing all issues and activities within the Subcommittee, which includes advising on policy, producing and shepherding legislation to passage, and oversight of relevant Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs.
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR - Energy & Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a member of House Democratic Leadership, is seeking an individual with dynamic communications and leadership experience to join her team as Communications Director.
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett seeks Senior Health LA for Washington office. Not an entry level job. Law degree a plus. Email cover letter, resume, and three references to: DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. (No calls or drop-ins please) Reply with subject line, Senior Health LA.
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett seeks staff assistant for Washington office. Spanish a strong plus. Email cover letter, resume, and three references to: DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. (No calls or drop-ins please) Reply with subject line, Staff Assistant Application.
A Moderate California House Democrat seeks an Education Fellow. The fellow will work directly with the legislative team on education issues. Tasks will focus on a range of issues including: higher education, career readiness, career technical education, and training programs. Fellows will attend meetings with the legislative team, assist with preparing memos, speeches, and other legislative materials. The office requests a 3-month commitment.