Job Announcements Board

District Director

The Office of Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) is looking to fill a vacancy for the position of District Director. The District Director will lead a dynamic district team, based in Waterbury, Connecticut.

SUMMARY:

The District Director oversees all operations across the district. This includes developing and implementing strategies and operating plans for the Congresswoman’s District Office (DO). The individual will create a comprehensive outreach strategy to stay in constant touch with constituents and key community leaders, and oversee a results-focused, customer service-oriented casework operation. The District Director manages activities and DO staff to ensure an aggressive and representative schedule for the Congresswoman’s time in district, and identifies, completes, and monitors district-based projects as assigned.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, ethnic origin, sex, gender, LGBTQ identification or family status. Women, people of color, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

ESSENTIAL JOB ROLES:

o Supervisor: At its core this position requires effective management of staff to maximize performance for constituents and the Congresswoman.
o Project Manager: Look for projects beneficial to the district with a federal nexus where office involvement would facilitate progress. Work with DC and DO staff to ensure the Congresswoman receives timely updates on projects and productively contribute to the conclusion of projects. Work with stakeholders, including local and state governments, nonprofits, and private industry, along with grant-making institutions and federal entities, to move projects toward success.
o Intelligence Gatherer & Distributor: Through outreach, media monitoring, and intelligence collection from district staff, key contacts throughout district and state, and at events throughout district and state, understand constituent (and constituency) priorities, concerns, and outlook, then share with District Staff, DC Staff, and Congresswoman.
o Surrogate: Represent the Congresswoman, or assign appropriate staff representatives, at events or meetings as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

o Experience engaging in diverse communities and effectively managing staff in an office environment;
o Bachelor’s degree in the political science or related field, including strong academic credentials;
o 5 to 10 years of related experience in management public service, legislation or equivalent similar experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

o Maintain a good working relationship with the Congresswoman, staff, and constituents;
o Ability to work a flexible schedule with frequent in-district travel, including long hours, nights and weekends;
o Have impeccable judgment, character & gravitas to represent the Congresswoman to constituents or leaders in the community;
o Ability to see the big picture and plan in a proactive way, while ensuring day-to-day operations are tightly and efficiently run;
o Organization, supervisory leadership and motivation to manage district team;
o Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a firm, tactful, pleasant, patient, and professional manner;
o Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others from diverse backgrounds;
o Ability to work well under pressure and handle stress;
o Excellent oral and written communication skills;
o Thorough knowledge of the legislative process, House Rules, and local, state and federal agencies and departments;
o Understand the district and federal political landscape.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter to CT05jobs@mail.house.gov.

OVERSIGHT & INVESTIGATIONS COUNSEL

The Majority of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations seeks a Counsel to support the Subcommittee’s work. The position will support Congressman Joaquin Castro in his role as chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations.

Primary responsibilities include the proactive development and execution of oversight and investigations of the U.S. State Department and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and other areas within the Subcommittee’s jurisdiction. The candidate will also manage document productions; conduct interviews; work with whistleblowers; conduct research; draft reports, memoranda, and correspondence. Additionally, the candidate will prepare the Chairman and Subcommittee Members for Subcommittee hearings; meet with stakeholders; and conduct other associated administrative responsibilities. Candidates must have strong writing and communication skill, be detail-oriented, be able to work under tight deadlines, and be able to handle multiple projects at once.

Ideal candidates should have 2-3 years experience with congressional, administrative or law enforcement investigations. Familiarity with the work of the Committee, the U.S. State Department, USAID and relevant committees on Capitol Hill is desired.

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

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to oversightinvestigatons.fa.jobs@gmail.com with “OVERSIGHT & INVESTIGATIONS COUNSEL” 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.

Staff Assistant/Press Assistant

Progressive Member of Congress seeks Staff Assistant/Press
Assistant for Washington, D.C. office. Staff Assistant responsibilities
include: managing front desk; greeting visitors; sorting mail; answering
phones; and assisting with responses to constituent mail.  Press Assistant
duties include: compiling daily news clips; composing congratulatory letters
and Congressional record inserts; drafting social media posts; maintaining
Member’s website; editing videos and taking constituent photos. Candidates
with Hill experience, strong writing skills, digital video editing know-how and
social media savvy will be prioritized. Spanish speaking a plus. Please submit
a resume, cover letter and one brief writing sample to pressjob1923@gmail.com. Applications
due by January 31, 2020.



 



This office is an equal opportunity employer. New York ties
a plus.

DC Scheduler/Operations Coordinator

Rep.
Abigail Spanberger (VA-7) seeks a DC Scheduler/Operations Coordinator.
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.
This position will not involve legislative or press work, but will involve
coordinating with those teams to ensure the Congresswoman’s time is balanced
across various priorities. Job responsibilities will include:



 




  • Creating
    and updating the Congresswoman’s schedule in DC

  • Responding
    to invitations for DC meetings and events

  • Communicating
    with the District team about invitations for District events

  • Managing
    the Congresswoman’s travel plans and logistics

  • Managing
    the Congresswoman’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 Congresswoman updated in real time about schedule
    changes

  • Creating
    a weekly schedule that balances the Congresswoman’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 Congresswoman to send following DC and District
    meetings

  • Maintaining
    a “homework binder” for the Congresswoman

  • Working
    with the Chief of Staff to update and track the office budget

  • Processing
    vouchers for travel and expense reimbursement for the Member and staff

  • Processing
    and all office expenditures, and reconciling office expenditures on a
    bi-weekly basis

  • Assisting
    with other operational tasks such as booking rooms for meetings,
    responding to constituent requests (e.g. tours, photo ops, etc.),
    assigning parking spaces to staff, and assisting the Chief of Staff with
    the management of payroll and benefits

  • 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, 2-3
references, and answers to the following three additional questions to Spanberger.Inquiries@mail.house.gov with
“DC Scheduler” in the subject line. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.



 



Three additional questions:



1.       If Rep. Spanberger was taking a meeting in DC with a
stakeholder group, what information would you want to make sure she had in
advance of that meeting?



2.       The person in this role will get dozens of requests every
day for meetings/events for Rep. Spanberger to attend. What would be your
system for tracking/responding to those invitations?



3.       Do you have a salary requirement or expected salary
range?



 



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.

Legislative Director

Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) seeks a Legislative Director to manage an active issue portfolio that includes, but is not necessarily limited to, health care, transportation, labor, and manufacturing.  Responsibilities include overseeing the office’s legislative operation and staff, including both Committee and floor activity; providing vote and cosponsorship recommendations to the member; writing floor speeches; drafting and editing constituent correspondence; meeting with constituents and advocacy groups on behalf of the member; and numerous other assigned tasks.  The LD must have the ability to think strategically about the member’s overall legislative priorities, and is expected to work closely with district office staff and constituents.  Experience in a frontline office and/or South Carolina ties are pluses.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to cunninghamresumes@gmail.com with “Legislative Director” in the subject line.  No phone calls, faxes, individual emails, or walk-ins, please. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
-At least five years of substantive legislative, policy, or related experience;
-A demonstrated understanding of health care, transportation, labor, and manufacturing policy, and a working knowledge of environmental and veterans/military issues.
-Strong understanding of politics and the intersection of politics and policy; 
-Knowledge of floor procedure, the amendment introduction process, and the appropriations process is a plus.
-Strong writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills are required;
-Minority candidates are encouraged to apply;
-South Carolina (particularly in-district) ties are a major plus.

This is a senior, non-supervisory position and reports directly to the Chief of Staff.  The office is an equal opportunity employer.  Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Legislative Director

Western Battleground Democrat seeks a Legislative Director
to lead legislative staff and coordinate the Member’s legislative agenda. This
is not an entry-level position. Successful applicants must be able to
successfully manage and mentor staff, think strategically in fast-paced
environments, and have a team-first, lead-by-example mentality. Knowledge of
House legislative processes, appropriations process, excellent organization and
communication skills, and the ability to proactively lead and manage a
collaborative team are required. Applicants should also expect to manage a
personal legislative portfolio. Nevada ties are a plus. Interested candidates
should email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to NV03resumes@gmail.com with the
following subject line: [First Name Last Name] – Legislative Director. No phone
calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please.



 



This office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people
of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Nevada ties a
plus.

Legislative Correspondent

Congressman Jerrold Nadler seeks a Legislative Correspondent to serve in his Washington, DC office.

 

Responsibilities include managing an active constituent correspondence program, including sorting, batching, and responding to constituent correspondence in a timely manner. In addition, the LC will be responsible for assisting legislative staff with writing and research projects. Previous Hill experience, including familiarity with Fireside, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment is strongly preferred. Rep. Nadler is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.  

 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to NY10.DCJOB@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line.   

Legislative Assistant

SUMMARY: Representative Jason Crow (D-CO-6) seeks a legislative assistant to manage an issue portfolio that includes, but is not limited to, health care, immigration, education, and all matters relating to the Congressman’s service on the Small Business Committee. Responsibilities include developing and planning legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments in-portfolio within committees and on the House floor; writing floor speeches for the Member; drafting constituent correspondence; meeting with constituents and advocacy groups on behalf of the Member; and other assigned tasks. Please send a resume, cover letter and  a 1-2 page writing sample to resumes.co06@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line by Thursday, January 23, 2020. No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least two years of substantive legislative, policy, or related experience;
  • A demonstrated understanding of health care, immigration, and education policy;
  • Knowledge of the bill and amendment introduction process is a plus, including Rules Committee procedures;
  • Familiarity with the scope and duties of the Small Business Committee;
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, self-motivation, and organizations skills are a must;
  • Knowledge of Spanish is a plus;
  • Colorado ties are a plus.

 

This is a non-supervisory position and reports directly to the Legislative Director. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Press/Digital Assistant

Representative David Price (NC-04) seeks a Washington, DC-based Press/Digital Assistant.

 

Responsibilities include developing daily content for the Congressman’s social media accounts, drafting newsletters, creating graphics, updating the website, as well as recording and editing videos. In addition, the staff member will produce daily clips, draft press releases, assist with responding to press inquiries, compile and update press lists, and staff the Congressman at DC-based interviews. The staff member will report to and work closely with the Congressman’s North Carolina-based Communications Director.

 

This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate will be creative and a strong writer who understands social media trends. At least one year of Capitol Hill or other relevant experience and familiarity with Fireside preferred. North Carolina ties a plus. The Office of Representative Price is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and two examples of graphics or other digital communications work, along with three professional references to NC04job@mail.house.gov and include “Press/Digital Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please.

Communication Director

Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-1), a Member of the Ways and Means Committee, seeks a proactive Communication Director based in her Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include responding to media inquiries; writing press releases and speeches; pitching stories to Washington state and national media; overseeing the office’s social media accounts; managing an assistant; organizing press events in DC and Washington state.  Qualified candidates should have very strong writing skills, on-the-record experience, are self-motivated, have at least five years of experience in communications, and work well in a collaborative environment. This is not an entry-level position.  Some travel to Washington state is expected.

 

Please send a cover letter, resume and at least two writing samples to washington.resumes@mail.house.gov.  If you have salary requirements, please include them in your application.  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.  Pacific Northwest ties and familiarity with national, regional and local media outlets are positives.   No calls or drop-ins, please.

Press Intern (Paid)

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

 

Intern responsibilities include assisting communications staff
with writing memos, briefing the Assistant Speaker, working on press releases
and statements from the congressman, social media, and digital content
creation. Interns will have the opportunity to work in a Democratic Leadership
office and will have a large range of 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. 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.

 









Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, list
of references, and a writing sample to internforbenraylujan@gmail.com



 



 

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman
Jackie Speier (CA-14) seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to be the
primary person handling her work on the Committee on Oversight and Reform.
Additional responsibilities will include handling
tax, trade, consumer protection, civil rights,
judiciary, and financial services for the Congresswoman.  Applicants
should have previous experience on Capitol Hill, work well in a team-oriented
environment, and possess strong verbal, organizational and time management
skills. Candidates with a law degree are preferred. Salary commensurate
with experience. 



 



Qualified applicants should
send a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to
CA14Jobs@mail.house.gov no later than Friday, January 24th. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly
encouraged to apply. Please, no drop-ins or phone calls.  

Technology Policy Counsel

The House Small Business Committee (Democratic staff) seeks
a staffer to work on issues related to small business technology and
telecommunications policy and a knowledge of the Small Business Innovation
Research (SBIR) program is a plus. Candidate must be an outstanding writer,
have a demonstrated capacity to generate new ideas, and the proven ability to
analyze legislation.  

This is not an entry level position. A graduate
degree is strongly preferred. Exceptional writing and analytical skills are a
must. Prior Hill, federal agency, private sector or policy think tank
experience is preferred. The office is an equal opportunity employer and
encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please send cover
letter and resume to hsbcdems@gmail.com
with the position name in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant for Rep. Sherrill

Representative
Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ-11) seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage her Science,
Space and Technology (SST) Committee work, and oversee several other domestic
policy areas. Responsibilities include managing Congresswoman Sherrill’s
legislative work as Chairwoman of the Environment Subcommittee on SST;
overseeing a policy portfolio that includes health, addiction, environment, and
energy; crafting policy positions, legislation and amendments; writing relevant
committee and floor talking points; working with committee and member office
staff; and building relationships with constituent groups and advocacy
organizations.



Applicants
should have a significant understanding of environment and health policy;
experience with the legislative process; and a minimum of two years of
substantive legislative, policy, or related experience.  Strong applicants
will have experience working on Committee issues, have experience authoring
legislation and/or amendments, and be familiar with the Rules Committee and floor
procedures.  Applicants must be self-starters with demonstrated writing,
verbal, and organizational skills.



This
is not an entry-level position; previous legislative experience in relevant
issues is required.



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



Qualified
candidates should send their applications (resume, cover letter, references,
and a one-page writing sample) to
resumes.nj11@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line by January 22,
2020. 
No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

Caucus Assistant

Democratic Leadership
office seeks motivated and punctual individual to manage the front office,
supervise a robust internship program, plan and execute Member-level events
such as the weekly meeting of the House Democratic Caucus, manage the Caucus
letter folding program, complete Spanish translation projects, schedule senior
staff and support other departments in a fast paced environment. The job
primarily involves operational, administrative and management tasks, as well as
a close working relationship with other departments. The Caucus Assistant will
report directly to the Operations and Outreach Coordinator. Candidates must be
proactive project supervisors, excellent writers, diligent organizers and
strong team players with an interest in developing their own leadership skills.
Applicants with Spanish fluency are strongly encouraged to apply. Prior
experience in a Congressional office and a positive attitude is a plus. This is
an entry-level position and requires the ability to manage multiple
high-priority tasks at once. This office is an equal opportunity employer
committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color,
age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or
disability.
Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.



 



To apply, please send
PDFs of resume, cover letter, writing sample and three professional references
to DemCaucus.Jobs@mail.house.gov with name and “2020 Caucus
Assistant Application” in the subject line
. Absolutely no phone calls
or drop-ins please

Staff Assistant

The Office of Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) seeks a Staff
Assistant for his Washington, DC office.
Responsibilities include running the
front office, managing the DC internship program, overseeing tour and flag
requests, and other special projects as assigned. Ties to Northern Virginia are
a plus. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates
from diverse backgrounds to apply. To be considered, please submit a cover
letter and resume and brief writing sample to VA11Resumes@gmail.com with “Staff
Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Legislative Assistant

Western battleground Democrat seeks a
Legislative Assistant. 


The legislative assistant will primarily
handle the Veterans Affairs portfolio for a member of the House Veterans
Affairs Committee, along with other legislative issues including defense,
immigration, foreign affairs, trade, telecommunications, and other issues as
assigned. Responsibilities are wide-ranging and include preparing for and
staffing committee hearings and markups, drafting lines of questioning,
legislation, and amendments, writing talking points and memorandums, and
interacting with key constituent groups and stakeholders.



 



Applicants should have a significant
understanding and demonstrated passion for Veterans policy. Applicants must be
able to collaborate seamlessly on a small team, bring a get-things-done
mentality to a fast-paced, active office, show previously demonstrated
proactive initiative, and possess a desire to continually learn. Applicants
must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communication
skills and demonstrate leadership capabilities. The position requires strategic
thinking and the ability to work independently as well as within a team. This
is not an entry-level position, previous legislative experience in relevant
issues is required. Applicants with Nevada ties are a plus, but not a
requirement.



 



The office is an equal opportunity
employer and encourages women, minorities, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. Veterans
are also strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit a
resume, cover letter, and a writing sample of no more than two pages to NV03Resumes@gmail.com
with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. 



 

Seeking Oversight & Investigations Legal Fellow

The Majority of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs,
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is accepting applications for a
legal fellowship position in Washington, DC. The position will support
Congressman Joaquin Castro in his role as chairman of the Subcommittee.



 



Positions will begin in January 2020, through the Spring.
This fellowship will provide a valuable, hands-on experience on a congressional
committee and a greater understanding of the legislative process.  Fellows
will work closely with an active foreign policy team, engage in oversight of
foreign affairs, and will be expected to produce high-level content under tight
deadlines.



 



Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to,
conducting policy research, drafting legislation, memos and briefs, assisting
staff with preparation for Committee hearings and attending hearings and
briefings.  Fellows should expect to work on a variety of issue areas
including matters before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  Qualified
applicants should have excellent research and writing skills, the ability to
perform under pressure, interest in the legislative process, a professional
demeanor and a collegial attitude. Experience in the oversight functions of
Congress, the executive branch, or litigation, including through previous legal
clerkships, in addition to familiarity with document production, will strengthen
an application.



 



This is an excellent opportunity for current law school
students and recent graduates seeking substantive Capitol Hill
experience.  No undergraduate students will be considered.  Part-time
applicants will be considered.



 



Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter,
and a short writing sample to oversightinvestigations.fa.jobs@gmail.com
with “O&I Legal Fellow” in the subject line. Applicants must include their
proposed start/end dates and weekly availability in the email
application.  Please, no calls or walk-ins.



 

House Committee On Veterans’ Affairs – Digital Director

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Majority Staff seeks a Digital Director to aid the communications team in the implementation and execution of the office communications strategy. Qualified candidates will have experience utilizing technology and digital tools to develop high-quality, innovative digital content. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, minorities, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. Veterans are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit resume and a portfolio that illustrates your visual design experience and includes at least one example each of your photo, video and graphic editing expertise to hvactransition@gmail.com with “Digital Director” in the subject line. Salary range is $60k-$70k. Title and salary are commensurate with experience.

Position Summary:

Applicants should expect to work closely with the Communications Director and Press Secretary to utilize photography, videography, audio recording, live-streaming, and other tools to develop high-quality, innovative digital content for Committee social media platforms, website and email. They will be responsible for drafting compelling and creative original visual content and graphics.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Manage social media accounts, website, online engagement, and provide detailed analytics reports; aid in developing digital communications strategy
  • Adopt branding principles and produce streamlined branded content across all platforms
  • Design graphics, produce videos, and take and edit high-quality photos
  • Manage external relationships with content partners, agencies, and organizations
  • Produce digital content and digital advertisement guides for Committee and Democratic Caucus-wide messaging
  • Develop, clip, and edit videos of floor speeches, remarks in committee hearings, special messages, press conferences, and other events and oversee dissemination through social media, email and website.
  • Assist in production and coordination of media interviews and live events
  • Assist in development of original and innovative written and graphic materials as needed.

Military Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is seeking an dynamic, proactive and
experienced Military Legislative Assistant to manage her work on
the House Armed Services Committee. This position includes a portfolio of
national security, foreign affairs, veterans affairs, and intelligence
issues. Responsibilities include managing the Congressman’s committee
and subcommittee priorities, liaising with committee staff, drafting hearing
questions and statements, developing legislation, monitoring activity on
assigned issues, advising and representing the Congresswoman, and building
relationships with constituent groups and advocacy organizations. 



 



Requirements
include a strong understanding of national security and foreign policy,
familiarity with the NDAA process, and a minimum of two years of
substantive legislative or related experience.
This is not an entry level position in a fast-paced
office and requires dedication, close attention to detail and the ability to
think outside the box. Non-traditional work hours, and Hill experience are required. Hawaii
ties are ideal, veteran applications are
welcome!



 



No calls or drop
ins, qualified applicants may email a cover letter, resume and writing samples
to: hi02jobs@gmail.com

Press Secretary

Congresswoman
Jahana Hayes (CT-05) seeks a press secretary 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;

-Developing, editing, and posting 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;

-Overseeing Franked communications strategy. This includes drafting, designing,
and distributing Franked mail content; maintaining all social media platforms;
and managing the bi-weekly congressional e-newsletter;

-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);

-Managing a small team of press assistants.



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 No calls,
emails or walk-ins, please.

Scheduler/Office Manager/Driver

Rep.
David Scott seeks a Scheduler/Office Manager for his Washington, D.C.
office.  Duties will include managing the Member’s Washington and district
schedules, including making travel arrangements, and other duties as
assigned.  This person will also serve as one of the Congressman’s drivers
in and around Washington, D.C. As such access to a vehicle and a clean driving record
are required. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for assisting
the Chief of Staff and Financial Administrator in managing office finances,
administering office benefits programs, and other office management duties such
as office equipment procurement. 



 



Candidate
must have knowledge of Capitol Hill, be highly organized, detail oriented and
an efficient self-starter with demonstrated ability to work under pressure and
on tight deadlines. Salary commensurate with experience.  Georgia ties are
a plus, but not a requirement.  Diverse candidates, women and LGBTQ
persons are strongly encouraged to apply.



 



To
apply, please email a cover letter, resume and references in one PDF to gary.woodward@mail.house.gov.  
No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please.

Professional Staff/Counsel (Border and Immigration)—House Committee on Homeland Security

House Committee Chairman seeks individual with at least two years of substantive executive agency or legislative experience to join staff and help hold the Trump Administration accountable with respect to immigration and border policies and programs. This individual, under the director of a Subcommittee Director, would be responsible for staffing the Chairman and Committee Democrats on matters within the staffer’s portfolio and making contributions to hearings, briefings, markups, and other Committee activities. The staffer would be expected to carry out oversight of programs and activities within the Committee’s purview; develop and advance legislation responsive to oversight findings; contribute in a timely manner to communications efforts; and developing and maintaining relevant stakeholder relationships. Candidates with a security clearance (or have held a security clearance within the past five years), immigration and border security policy experience, or knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Process should highlight such information. This position requires excellent writing, research, and communications skills and the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Only candidates with two or more years of substantive legislative, executive, or other government experience will be considered. 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, or sexual orientation. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to committeejobs@gmail.com

Professional Staff/Counsel—House Committee on Homeland Security

House Committee Chairman seeks individual with at least two years of substantive executive agency or legislative experience to join Committee staff to help hold the Trump Administration accountable with respect to federal emergency management, response, and recovery programs. This individual, under the director of a Subcommittee Director, would be responsible for staffing the Chairman and Committee Democrats on matters within the staffer’s portfolio and making contributions to hearings, briefings, markups, and other Committee activities. The staffer would be expected to carry out oversight of programs and activities within the Committee’s purview; develop and advance legislation responsive to oversight findings; contribute in a timely manner to communications efforts; and developing and maintaining relevant stakeholder relationships. Candidates with a security clearance (or have held a security clearance within the past five years), emergency management and response policy experience, or knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Process should highlight such information. This position requires excellent writing, research, and communications skills and the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Only candidates with two or more years of substantive legislative, executive, or other government experience will be considered. 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, or sexual orientation. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to committeejobs@gmail.com

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, is seeking a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent to join her personal office staff in Washington, DC. The Staff Assistant is responsible for transporting the Congresswoman to and from events, welcoming visitors and constituents to the office, fulfilling tour and flag requests, and assisting with other projects as necessary. This position will also manage the constituent correspondence program. A successful candidate for this position will possess strong organization and communication skills and demonstrate the ability to thrive in an active office. The position requires a car, valid driver’s license and clean driving record. New York ties are a plus. The office is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email a cover letter, resume and short writing sample to ny12.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant

The office of Congressman Sean Casten seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to join the Washington, D.C. team. The applicant will be responsible for managing the Representative’s work on both the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis as well as on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, including within the Energy and Environment Subcommittees. Duties include, but are not limited to, preparing materials and remarks for hearings, meeting with relevant stakeholders related to the committees’ jurisdictions, reviewing office correspondence, and working closely with committee staff to facilitate opportunities for Rep. Casten’s ongoing legislative efforts. The applicant will also oversee the drafting, introduction, and building of support for, both internally and externally, pieces of legislation, amendments, and other policy documents.

Ideal candidates are self-starters with excellent writing, organizational, and collaboration skills.

This is not an entry-level position. Illinois ties are a plus, but not required. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples to CastenJobs@gmail.com by January 17, 2020. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

Financial Services/Senior Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, is seeking a Senior Legislative Assistant to join her personal office staff. The Senior Legislative Assistant will support the Congresswoman with her work on the Financial Services Committee and manage a portfolio that also includes Trade, Tax, Social Security, Small Business and Budget issues. An ideal candidate will possess a mastery of legislative procedure and be able to thrive in a fast-paced office.

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 Congresswoman’s legislative agenda. This position will prepare the Congresswoman for Committee hearings and markups, floor debate and other speeches, and closely track legislative activity on issues included in the portfolio.

This is not an entry-level position. A minimum of three years of experience is preferred. A JD or other advanced degree preferred, but not required. Salary commensurate with experience. The office is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email a cover letter and resume to ny12.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Senior Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.

Constituent Services Representative

The Office of Representative Kathleen Rice (NY-04) seeks a Constituent Services Representative for the Garden City, NY Office, primarily focused on immigration casework and community outreach. The ideal candidate is highly-organized, detail- oriented, friendly, has strong written and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish, strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. This position will have a significant focus on casework and facilitating communications between constituents and federal agencies. This position acts as a liaison to federal, district, local agencies, and community organizations on behalf of the Congresswoman 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. This position will monitor and update the Member and New York Chief of Staff on district and local issues. The position will report to the New York 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample to amanda.walsh@mail.house.gov with “Constituent Services Rep.” in the subject line by January 15, 2020. No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please.

Rep. Lofgren seeks L.C. / Press Assistant

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA19) is seeking a Legislative Correspondent / Press Assistant to join the Washington, D.C. office. This position requires a strong commitment to timely and creative constituent correspondence as well as clear, concise writing skills. Ties to the Bay Area or California are a huge plus.

The portfolio is approximately 75% legislative correspondent work, with the balance assisting the Communications Director in the execution of a strategic and dynamic multi-media communications plan. Those who can work and write efficiently and well under pressure, pay close attention to details in a fast-paced environment, and have a demonstrated interest in digital media work are ideal for this multi-faceted position.

Legislative Correspondent: In 2019, the Legislative Correspondent oversaw the office’s efforts in responding to nearly 26,000 constituent emails and letters. Responsibilities include organizing and managing an established and active mail program using IQ4, conducting legislative research, and growing a constituent subscriber list across digital and email outreach platforms. The L.C. must work well with other colleagues and be able to supervise office interns in the processing of incoming constituent mail and the drafting of outgoing letters.

Press Assistant: Responsibilities will include working with the Communications Director on social media content, outreach emails, press clips, videos, photos, graphics, and news releases. An ideal candidate will be able to take, create, and edit photo and graphic content; and have a basic understanding of digital and news media. Basic HTML knowledge; and Adobe Premiere and Adobe Photoshop proficiency a plus.

The office is an is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly values the diversity of its employees.

To apply, candidates should email (only) Lofgren.Resume@mail.house.gov with a resume, cover letter and two short writing samples as a PDF that has “L.C. / Press Assistant Position” in the subject line. Please, no candidate phone calls or drop-bys.

2. Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, is seeking a Legislative Assistant to join her personal office staff. The Legislative Assistant will be responsible for managing a portfolio that includes Judiciary, Defense, Homeland Security and Foreign Affairs, among other issues. This position will also manage the DC internship program.

An ideal candidate will be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, have excellent writing and time management skills, a willingness to collaborate in a team, and show initiative in advancing the Congresswoman’s legislative agenda. This position will closely track legislative activity and draft speeches and public statements related to the issue areas included in the portfolio.

Some Capitol Hill experience and/or relevant policy background is preferred, but not required. Salary commensurate with experience. The office is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email a cover letter and resume to ny12.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant

Rep. Zoe Lofgren is seeking a Staff Assistant to join the Washington, D.C. office. This position requires a strong commitment to constituent service. Strong ties to CA-19 or Bay Area are a huge plus.
Core responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Serving as the welcoming and resourceful first contact people may have with the office.
• Managing day-to-day operations of the front office, including greeting visitors, answering phones, administering the office’s tour and flag program.
• Recruit, interview, and train interns and supervise interns throughout their internship.
• Providing general administrative support to the office.

Successful applicants will also have solid organizational and communication skills, excellent judgement, and the capacity to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.

The office is an is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly values the diversity of its employees.

To apply, candidates should email (only) Lofgren.Resume@mail.house.gov with a resume and cover letter with “Staff Assistant Position” in the subject line. Please, no candidate phone calls or drop-bys.

Staff Assistant

The Office of Congresswoman Kim Schrier seeks a Staff Assistant for her Washington DC office. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, answering phone calls, running the front office, supervising interns, overseeing tour and flag requests, and assisting with various administrative and legislative duties. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to public service, attention to detail, ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, and a sense of humor. The ideal candidate is highly-organized, solution oriented, has customer service experience and some Hill experience. Washington ties are strongly encouraged and access to a car is a plus. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume with references to WA08Resumes@gmail.com with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Legislative Assistant Position

House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee Chair seeks Legislative Assistant. Staffer will be primary liaison with HVAC Subcommittee and also be responsible for a portfolio of other legislative issues, likely to include healthcare, trade, homeland security, etc. A minimum of 3 years of substantive legislative experience is required. This is not an entry-level position. Member is seeking a team player who is willing to work long hours and pitch in on other issues as needed. Salary commensurate with experience. Email cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and references to: Sharon.Wagener@mail.house.gov. Please use subject line: Legislative Assistant Position. No calls or drop ins.

Rep. Logren seeks L.C. / Press Assistant

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA19) is seeking a Legislative Correspondent / Press Assistant to join the Washington, D.C. office. This position requires a strong commitment to timely and creative constituent correspondence as well as clear, concise writing skills. Ties to the Bay Area or California are a huge plus.

The portfolio is approximately 75% legislative correspondent work, with the balance assisting the Communications Director in the execution of a strategic and dynamic multi-media communications plan. Those who can work and write efficiently and well under pressure, pay close attention to details in a fast-paced environment, and have a demonstrated interest in digital media work are ideal for this multi-faceted position.

Legislative Correspondent: In 2019, the Legislative Correspondent oversaw the office’s efforts in responding to nearly 26,000 constituent emails and letters. Responsibilities include organizing and managing an established and active mail program using IQ4, conducting legislative research, and growing a constituent subscriber list across digital and email outreach platforms. The L.C. must work well with other colleagues and be able to supervise office interns in the processing of incoming constituent mail and the drafting of outgoing letters.

Press Assistant: Responsibilities will include working with the Communications Director on social media content, outreach emails, press clips, videos, photos, graphics, and news releases. An ideal candidate will be able to take, create, and edit photo and graphic content; and have a basic understanding of digital and news media. Basic HTML knowledge; and Adobe Premiere and Adobe Photoshop proficiency a plus.

The office is an is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly values the diversity of its employees.

To apply, candidates should email (only) Lofgren.Resume@mail.house.gov with a resume, cover letter and two short writing samples as a PDF that has “L.C. / Press Assistant Position” in the subject line. Please, no candidate phone calls or drop-bys.

Job Opening: Legislative Assistant

Congressman David Trone (D-MD) seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage his addiction policy work and oversee several other policy areas. Responsibilities include managing the work of the Freshmen Working Group on Addiction, crafting policy positions, drafting legislation and amendments, liaising with committee and member office staff, building relationships with constituent groups and advocacy organizations, and ending the addiction epidemic.
Requirements include a strong understanding of addiction or related policy, familiarity with the legislative process, and a minimum of two years of substantive legislative, policy, or related experience. Strong applicants will be self-starters who have a good sense of humor and possess excellent writing, verbal, and organizational skills. This is not an entry-level position.
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. Maryland ties are a plus.
Qualified candidates should send their applications (resume, cover letter, and a one-page writing sample) to trone.jobs@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line by January 13, 2020. No calls or drop-ins please.

Job Opening: Digital and Press Fellow

Congressman David Trone (D-MD) seeks a motivated, digital-savvy fellow to join an active communications team. Responsibilities include drafting daily social media content, maintaining official website, designing graphics, editing videos, compiling daily press clips, and writing press releases and other content.
Applicants must have advanced creative and artistic ability; strong writing, editing, and digital communication skills; and a high level of attention to detail. Ideal candidates are college students, recent graduates, or graduate students with prior experience creating content and writing under tight deadlines. Experience in website management and social media strategy a plus. Must be a team player. Fellowship is paid and a commitment of four months is expected.
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. Maryland ties are a plus.
Qualified candidates should send their applications (resume, cover letter, and examples of original digital content) to trone.jobs@gmail.com with “Spring Digital Fellow” in the subject line by January 13, 2020. No calls or drop-ins please.

Seeking Legislative Correspondent

Congressman Andy Levin seeks a Legislative Correspondent to serve in the Washington, D.C. office.

Responsibilities will include managing a very active constituent correspondence program, drafting and distributing a weekly constituent newsletter and other proactive outreach, assisting legislative staff with writing and research projects, and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be a team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is committed to bold, progressive policy change. Impeccable attention to detail and the ability to work efficiently under deadlines are essential. Previous Hill experience, including familiarity with the IQ constituent response management system, is strongly preferred. Michigan ties are a plus. Women, people of color, LGBTQ persons, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to MI09.Jobs@mail.house.gov .

House Judiciary Committee Democrats – Staff Assistant

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

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

House Judiciary Committee Democrats Communications Spring Internship

The House Judiciary Committee Democrats are looking for Spring 2020 interns who can assist in executing an aggressive communications strategy. Candidates should have a strong interest in both public relations and public policy. Applicants should have excellent organizational skills and strong research, writing, and communication skills.  The Committee strives to ensure that our internship class reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.

Primary Duties:

  • Assisting with committee hearings, press conferences, panels, forums, and other events
  • Taking photos of and recording events
  • Managing press lists, including creating issue-specific press lists
  • Compiling press clips
  • Drafting social media content (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

Please send a resume and cover letter to JudPressIntern@mail.house.gov .

House Judiciary Committee Democratic Staff Summer Internship Program

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

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

  • Researching policy issues under the committee’s jurisdiction
  • Conducting legal research
  • Attending briefings and hearings on the Hill
  • Drafting memos
  • Supporting committee counsels
  • Supporting committee clerks and professional staff members
  • Providing administrative support, including answering calls, delivering correspondence, and setting up the hearing room.

The Committee strives to ensure that our internship class reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin. The deadline to apply for the summer semester is February 15, 2020. To learn more and apply, click here .

T&I Job Announcement: AVIATION POSITION

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Majority Staff seeks a Professional Staff or Counsel to work on the Subcommittee on Aviation . This position will assist in oversight of the Federal Aviation Administration, aviation programs within the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the National Transportation Safety Board. Responsibilities include planning and conducting congressional hearings; overseeing and working closely with Federal agencies; briefing Members of Congress; and performing extensive research, writing, and editing. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented and able to produce accurate, well-written work products in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to learn quickly and master the topics within their portfolio. They should also be able to research and understand important, high-profile aviation-related issues, and propose a course of action for the Subcommittee, often under quick timelines.

Experience with Federal agencies and the subject matter under the Subcommittee’s jurisdiction is a plus. This is not an entry-level position; the ideal candidate will have at least three years of relevant experience working on policy or legal issues in Congress, a relevant Federal agency, or the civil aviation industry.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to T&IDem.Jobs@mail.house.gov and include, in the subject line: “AVIATION POSITION.” Applications are due by 6pm EST on Monday December 23, 2019.

Majority Leader’s Office Seeking Applicants for Digital Fellowship Program

The Office of House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is seeking motivated, digital-savvy fellows to join an aggressive communications team for part-time 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 live-streaming 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. Email cover letter and resume to resume.inbox@mail.house.gov .

T&I Job Announcement: RAIL/PIPELINES COUNSEL

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Majority Staff seeks an attorney for the position of Counsel on the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. Responsibilities include: serving as a resource on matters of law and policy pertaining to the Subcommittee’s jurisdiction to the Full Committee Chair, Subcommittee Chair, and Democratic Members of the Subcommittee; coordinating hearings and assisting with Committee markups; drafting legislation; conducting oversight and research; drafting statements, memos, and briefing materials; and engaging stakeholders.

This is not an entry-level position; the ideal candidate will have at least three years of relevant experience working on policy or legal issues in Congress, a relevant Federal agency, or the civil aviation industry. A background in railroads and/or pipelines is preferred. Qualified candidates must have excellent writing and analytical skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively within a team and with other congressional offices. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to T&IDem.Jobs@mail.house.gov and include in the subject line: “RAIL/PIPES COUNSEL .” 

Applications are due by 6pm EST on Monday December 23, 2019.

WA-02: District Director Job Opening

Congressman Rick Larsen seeks a District Director to oversee and manage district operations in Washington’s Second District. This will include managing an office in Everett and Bellingham. Responsibilities include hiring, training, and managing all office staff, representing the Congressman at local events, overseeing casework and community outreach, planning and executing events, and maintaining robust and effective communication with stakeholders, elected officials, and staff in the district and Washington, D.C.

Deep understanding of the Second District and Washington state is expected. Management experience is strongly preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to public service; excellent oral and written communication skills; thoroughness and careful attention to detail; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others in a fast-paced office; and knowledge of federal agencies and the political process.

This position requires frequent travel throughout the district and flexible hours, including work on nights and weekends.

Women, minorities and LGBTQ+ persons are encouraged to apply. 

No calls or drop-ins. To apply please send resume, cover letter and references to Terra Sabag at terra.sabag@mail.house.gov with the subject line please put “DISTRICT DIRECTOR APPLICATION”

Staff Assistant

The Office of Congressman Don Beyer seeks a Staff Assistant for his Washington DC office. The ideal candidate is highly-organized, passionate, friendly, and has some Hill experience. Responsibilities include running the front office, managing the DC internship program, oversees tour requests, and other special projects as assigned. The position requires an incredible attention to detail and is fast-paced. The position will report to the Chief of Staff. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Northern Virginia ties are a plus. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to BeyerStaff@gmail.com .   No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

Communications Director Position

Congressman A. 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.

The ideal candidate is a strong writer, politically savvy, detail-oriented, flexible, creative, and a self-starter. The salary for this position is $55,000-$60,000. Occasional travel to the district and non-traditional hours - including night and weekend work - should be expected. Congressional district or Virginia ties are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: McEachinJobs@mail.house.gov .

House Judiciary Committee - Democratic Staff Paid Spring Digital Internship

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

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

Email portfolio and resume to JudPress.Intern@mail.house.gov with DIGITAL INTERN in the subject line. Portfolio must be included to be considered for the position. 

House Judiciary Committee Democratic Staff Paid Spring Internship - Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship

The House Judiciary Committee Democratic staff is looking for an intern for the spring semester to work with the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship. The House Committee on the Judiciary’s staff internship program offers undergraduate students, law students, graduate students, and recent graduates an opportunity to experience the operation of a congressional committee firsthand and learn about the important role that our Committee plays in the legislative process. The committee will be providing stipends to spring interns, with additional funds provided to interns with additional demonstrated financial need.

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

  • Researching policy issues under the committee’s jurisdiction
  • Conducting legal research
  • Attending briefings and hearings on the Hill
  • Drafting memos
  • Supporting committee counsels
  • Supporting committee clerks and professional staff members
  • Providing administrative support, including answering calls, delivering correspondence, and setting up the hearing room.

The Committee strives to ensure that our internship class reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin. The deadline to apply is December 11, 2019. To learn more and apply,  please visit https://judiciary.house.gov/internships .

Staff Assistant (Rep. Craig)

Rep. Angie Craig’s Washington DC office is seeking a Staff Assistant.Ideal candidate is highly-organized, passionate and has some Hill experience. Responsibilities include running the front office, managing the DC internship program and other special projects as assigned. The position requires an incredible attention to detail and is fast-paced. The position will report to the Chief of Staff. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Midwestern and Minnesota ties are a plus. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to RepCraigResumeBank@gmail.com by Friday, December 13.