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The Office of Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-7) is seeking an experienced, highly-motivated Legislative Director to lead the Representative’s legislative work and manage a team of Legislative Assistants and Fellows. The LD will work with the Chief of Staff, Member, and other senior team members to develop a legislative strategy and priorities. S/he will train and supervise the legislative team members, review/approve work from other legislative team members, track legislative accomplishments and statistics, provide vote recommendations, and develop and advance legislative proposals from initial idea to final passage. The LD will also work closely with the District team to ensure that the team’s legislative focus aligns with District priorities and legislative ideas are coming from District issues and casework. As the senior member of the Legislative Team and as a member of the office’s Senior Leadership Team, the Legislative Director should be knowledgeable about procedure in the House of Representatives, have a handle on major legislation across policy areas, and be able to provide legislative ideas and process/procedural guidance to other team members. The LD will also manage his/her own portfolio of legislative work. The portfolio will have a domestic policy focus, with flexibility as to the specific policy topics. (The portfolio could include some but not all of: healthcare, finance, taxes, appropriations, small business, agriculture, rural broadband, transportation, infrastructure, energy, environment, education, civil rights, workforce development, labor, gun violence prevention.) As the office is currently also in the process of hiring an LA and legislative fellow(s), there is substantial flexibility in portfolios. Cover letters should include a sentence on the portfolio you would like to cover. The best-qualified candidates will have several years of Hill experience, preferably in the House and ideally in more than one office. Other requirements include strong writing and analytical skills, a substantial policy background, attention to detail, facility at managing multiple competing tasks, and the ability to operate with grace and humor in a fast-paced environment. Other advantages include experience in a frontline or Blue Dog office, ties to Central Virginia, advanced education, management experience, and the ability to motivate others. Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and three references to Spanberger.Inquiries@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Director – [Last Name]” as the subject line. For consideration in the first round of interviews, please apply by 12pm Eastern time on Sunday, December 1. (Applications will continue to be accepted and considered on a rolling basis after that time.)
The Office of Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-7) is seeking an experienced, highly-motivated Legislative Assistant. The Legislative Assistant will handle one of the following two portfolios: 1) Agriculture (including Agriculture Committee work), rural broadband, transportation, infrastructure, and other domestic policy issues. 2) Healthcare, taxes, finance, small business, workforce development, and other domestic policy issues. Responsibilities will include drafting and advancing legislative proposals, preparing the Member for hearings and markups, meeting with stakeholders and constituents, providing vote recommendations, and performing additional tasks as assigned. The best-qualified candidates will have policy experience in one or more of those issue areas, Hill experience, strong writing and analytical skills, and the ability to operate with grace and humor in a fast- paced environment. Other advantages include experience in a frontline or Blue Dog office, ties to Central Virginia, and advanced education. This is not an entry level position. Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and three references to Spanberger.Inquiries@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant – [Last Name]” as the subject line. Please include in your cover letter a sentence describing your preferred portfolio.
Representative Spanberger’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service.
Congressman Dan Kildee seeks a full-time legislative assistant in Washington, D.C. The legislative assistant will primarily handle health care for an active Member of the Ways and Means Committee and House Democratic Leadership, along with other legislative issues. Responsibilities are wide- ranging and include preparing for and staffing committee hearings, drafting 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 health care policy. Applicants must be willing to work on a team, bring an entrepreneurial spirit to a fast-paced office, previously demonstrated pro-active 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. A minimum of three years of experience is required. Applicants with Michigan ties are a plus. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Michigan05jobs@gmail.com.
Congressman Greg Pence is seeking an experienced, highly organized, and detail-oriented Scheduler to serve in the DC office. The applicant must be able to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment and possess outstanding interpersonal skills. The scheduler will manage all aspects of the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in DC, coordinate the Member’s travel, serve as a staff liaison with the Member, and assist with administrative office functions as assigned. The ideal candidate will have a positive and professional demeanor, exercise discretion and excellent judgment, and be able to anticipate problems and offer solutions. This is not an entry level position. Qualified applicants should send submit their resume and cover letter to RepublicanScheduler@gmail.com.
The Office of Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) seeks a Senior level Executive Assistant with the ability to schedule and serve as a personal staffer, as needed for the Washington, D.C. office. The ideal candidate must have experience as a Senior Executive Assistant be detail-oriented, a problem solver, self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple tasks at once, have excellent writing, verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills, understand the logistics of travel among various time zones and be available and able to handle last minute changes to the Member’s schedule. This candidate must be available to work outside of traditional office hours, including evenings and weekends and available to drive the Member to and from events during regular office hours and after hours and when needed, staffing him at offsite events. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates should include their cover letter, resume and professional references in a single PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line: “Executive Assistant__ last name, first name ” by December 13, 2019.
Midwest Republican office seeks a detail-oriented, highly motivated and proactive Legislative Director to handle a diverse policy portfolio. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience on Capitol Hill, with an in-depth understanding of House procedures. Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: drafting legislation, overseeing committee activity, making vote recommendations, writing statements, drafting legislative memos, tracking legislation and meeting with constituents and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly motivated, detailed oriented and possess strong writing and verbal communication skills. Interested candidates who meet these qualifications should submit their resume, cover letter and a writing sample to ResumeIN@mail.house.gov
Senior Advisor -- The House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) seeks a senior staff member to join a dynamic leadership office team. This position will work with the Executive Director to design and execute strategies that advance the message priorities and values of the House Democratic Caucus; Assist with planning and execution of regular message meetings for Members and staff; Engage in outreach to Democratic offices and provide support with message strategies and communications planning; Assist with daily tasks and long-term planning as needed. Successful candidates will be creative self-starters, come with ideas and have experience planning meetings and events. They will be organized, politically astute and able to collaborate with others in a tight-knit, fast-paced environment. Familiarity with the House and an understanding of the priorities and values of the House Democratic Caucus, as well as previous experience interacting with elected officials required. Communications experience preferred. The position will report to the executive director of the DPCC and work collaboratively with Chair and Co-Chair staff and other leadership staff. Non- traditional work hours are expected. Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume to jobs.DPCC@mail.house.gov with “DPCC Senior Advisor” in the subject line.
STAFF ASSISTANT (Rochester, NY) - Senator Schumer seeks a Staff Assistant for Rochester, NY office. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the planning and management of press conferences, meeting with outside groups/organizations to build local connections and develop issues portfolio, managing the office intern program, overseeing preparation of daily press clips, answering constituent phone calls, conducting policy and issue research, and helping constituents through the casework process. Applicants must possess a professional manner, knowledge of current events, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others in a fast-paced work environment. Rochester or Western New York ties are a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume and three-page writing sample to email@example.com ATTN: Rochester Staff Assistant in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Senior Democratic Senator seeks experienced Legislative Assistant to handle education, health, nutrition, disabilities, aging, welfare, arts and other human service issues. Responsibilities include staffing committee meetings, drafting legislation and amendments, preparing talking points and interacting with constituent groups, federal agencies and private sector stakeholders. Strong background in these policy areas, in-depth understanding of the legislative process, and strong written and oral communications skills are required. Hill or relevant professional experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number 225485 in the subject line.
SPEECHWRITER/WRITER - Democratic Senator seeks top notch writer for key office position. Duties include working with closely with Senator and subject matter experts to on speeches, articles for publication, congressional testimony, and related material on a wide variety of topics and formats. Serves as team lead for written review processes. Other duties include writing and editing short articles for medium and overseeing other digital content. Position requires strong analytical, writing, editing, research and proofreading skills as well as working knowledge of Congress. Ideal candidate will have extensive work-related experience including strong interest and background in policy, as well as several years specialized experience in speechwriting. Please email personal statement and writing samples, cover letter, resume, to email@example.com indicating the job referral number 225484 in the subject line.
LAW CLERK - The Senate Committee on Rules & Administration Majority is hiring a law clerk for the winter, spring, and summer semesters. The law clerk will be responsible for performing legal research and will compose a variety of written materials related to nominations, oversight, and legislative matters. The law clerk will have the opportunity to interact with other professional staff members and attorneys on the Committee in a collegial and fast paced environment. Applicants should be interested in working for the federal government, particularly the legislative branch, and in public service. Classwork or work experience regarding the following is helpful: federal elections; oversight of legislative and executive branch agencies; legislative procedure and drafting; federal contracting regulations and accounting; and administrative law. The law clerk must demonstrate good judgment, be flexible, be able to work in a collaborative and positive manner, and be a self-starter. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited juris doctor program. A stipend may be available. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and a short writing sample of no more than five pages to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants for the winter, spring, and summer semesters will be processed on a rolling basis. Please identify the semester you are applying for in the subject line, e.g., “Winter Semester 2020.” No phone calls or drop-ins, please
LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -Senator Joe Manchin III is seeking a highly motivated and creative Legislative Correspondent whose portfolio would include banking, tax, trade, budget, finance, immigration and judiciary issues. Primary responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, keeping abreast of legislative developments, meeting with constituent groups, and providing assistance to the Legislative Assistant on these issues. The ideal candidate has the ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, and is able to prioritize and perform duties in a fast-paced ever changing environment. West Virginia ties, Capitol Hill experience, and knowledge in these policy areas are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number 225461 in the subject line.
COUNSEL (NOMINATIONS/OVERSIGHT) - Senior Democratic Senator on the Judiciary Committee is looking for a proactive counsel to work on judicial and executive nominations, as well as oversight and investigations. Responsibilities include conducting a review of nominees’ public records, helping prepare for nominations hearings and Committee markups, planning and conducting congressional investigations, and advising on policy matters related to investigations and oversight of the executive branch. Candidates must possess excellent research and writing skills and strong analytical and communication skills. Must also be a team player and able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines. Experience with congressional oversight and investigations or the nominations process preferred; Hill experience, particularly in the Senate, is a plus. J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Nominations/Oversight Counsel” in the subject line.
CENTRAL VALLEY DISTRICT DIRECTOR - U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris is accepting resumes for an enthusiastic, organized and hardworking Central Valley District Director to begin work immediately in Fresno, California. The position will report directly to the State Director and be principally responsible for leading district operations and engagement throughout the 13-county district. Other duties include, but are not limited to, developing and maintaining relationships with key regional stakeholders, including elected officials, advocates, and government entities; directing meetings, projects, and activities throughout the district; staffing the Senator and State Director during relevant visits to the district; representing the Senator at events; liaising with policy staff on issues affecting communities throughout the district; supervising administrative and support staff based in the district; as well as other duties and responsibilities as assigned. This position requires regular travel to communities throughout the Central Valley and includes occasional meetings and events during evenings and weekends. This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate will have several years of professional experience in government and/or community outreach, solid ties to California and the Central Valley, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics. Qualified applicants are personable, dependable, flexible, able to multitask and prioritize, and work incredibly well under pressure. They are also self-motivated, have managerial experience and are able to work independently, but also comfortable working as part of a large, highly coordinated team. Strong writing and grammar skills are a critical must….. Interested parties should email a cover letter, resume, three professional references and a writing sample to email@example.com. Please reference the job referral number 225458 in the subject line.
PRESS INTERN - The office of Senator Cory A. Booker (D-NJ) is seeking a DC-based press intern to assist an active communications team for the Spring. Applicants should possess strong writing skills, an interest in political communications, and desire to gain substantive experience. Responsibilities include drafting press releases and digital content, such as social posts and graphics, compiling the daily morning press clips, and assisting the communications team with as needed projects. Digital and graphic design skills, including Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator are a plus. Preference will be given to applicants with New Jersey ties and those who can commit to at least two full days per week. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line: A resume, 2-3 writing samples (video and graphic samples accepted), and detailed cover letter that includes your availability and desired time commitment.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANCE CENTER ENGINEER (#756) - U.S. Senate, Sergeant at Arms Office (SAA), Information Technology Support Services, Telecommunications Assistance Center seeks Telecommunications Assistance Center Engineer (#756). This is technical work supporting the telecommunications needs and services of the Senate community. The incumbent determines the customer’s voice communications needs, uses established guidelines, and coordinates actions to ensure quality and timely service. To apply, visit sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.
DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR - Senate leadership Republican and active committee chairman is seeking a creative, hardworking, self-starting and enthusiastic digital communications staffer for a mid-level position with at least 2-3 years professional digital experience to begin immediately in their Washington, D.C. office. This role will manage the senator’s and committee’s social media platforms and entire digital presence, including outreach and engagement. Applicants should be proficient in major photo, audio and video editing software. Applicants should perform well under pressure and enjoy a collaborative work environment. The position also includes some other communications responsibilities, including drafting press releases and other long-form written content when needed. Some press/media relations experience preferred, but not required. Applicants should email a resume, writing/other relevant work samples and professional references to email@example.com.
DEPUTY SCHEDULER - GOP Senator seeks a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual for a deputy scheduler position. Applicants must be able to multitask and adapt to a fast paced environment. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, driving the Senator, assisting with day to day operations of the schedule, and staff scheduling. Prior hill experience preferred, but not mandatory. Please email resumes to Scheduling@capito.senate.gov.
MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER - The Senate Democratic Media Center (SDMC) is seeking a digital media generalist with a strong understanding of the Adobe Suite and current digital trends. Working out of the office of Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, our team produces digital content for all Democratic Senators. The candidate should be a highly motivated creative who is comfortable managing multiple priorities and enjoys working within a fast-paced and innovative environment. If you’re a person who is interested in becoming more experienced in all aspects of working in a digital studio, this is the perfect job for you. A true utility player, your job may look different from day-to-day, whether you’ll be making animations, clipping together videos, designing social media and print graphics, helping in our television studio, or assisting with project management type tasks. A strong desire to learn new skills and a positive, team-focused attitude are important attributes for success in this role. Experience working in a Mac environment and using Adobe Creative Cloud programs including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required. Experience with Adobe Premiere and After Effects preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title “Multimedia Producer” in the subject line.
STAFF ASSISTANT - High-profile Republican Senator seeks a Staff Assistant for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include answering phone calls, greeting front office visitors, and managing DC constituent services including tour coordination and flag coordination. Ideal candidates are highly organized, motivated, and comfortable in a fast-paced environment. Arizona ties and prior Hill experience are highly preferred. Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to email@example.com. Please include Staff Assistant in the subject line
LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT - Active Democratic Senator from New England and member of the Senate Judiciary Committee seeks highly-motivated, organized Legislative Correspondent for fast-paced office. Primary responsibilities include managing judiciary constituent correspondence, responding to constituent correspondence, and conducting research. This position requires excellent writing, research and communications skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a busy environment. Qualified candidates should be familiar with judiciary policy issues, able to work well in a team setting, will be highly motivated, detail-oriented, well-organized, resourceful, and be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill experience and familiarity with correspondence systems preferred. Connecticut ties a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number 225446 in the subject line.
CORRESPONDENCE AIDE - Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a highly motivated, organized, and detail-oriented Correspondence Aide. This position will work under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Staff. Applicants must possess extremely strong written and editing skills, and have the ability to multi-task and work cooperatively in a fast-paced environment. Primary day-to-day responsibilities include: opening and distributing all incoming mail; drafting and editing official correspondence; overseeing responses to constituent mail, correspondence supplies and inventory of supplies, and performing general administrative duties. A qualified candidate should be a team player who communicates effectively with colleagues, and possesses a background in drafting and editing correspondence. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to email@example.com indicating job referral number 225439 in the subject line.
DIGITAL MANAGER - Senior Democratic Senator and Ranking Member of a Committee seeks Digital Manager for fast-paced communications office. This person will be responsible for managing the Committee’s online presence on all social media platforms, creating dynamic and appropriate content for different platforms, and monitoring online mentions. Additional responsibilities include coordinating content for the Committee’s website, compiling daily clips and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to generate creative ideas and content under tight deadlines. All applicants should have excellent writing skills, some degree of professional social media and digital experience (specifically graphic design, photo and video editing skills). West Virginia ties preferred but not required. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, color, age, religion, national origin, or disability. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume and two digital work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number 225401 in the subject line.
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -- The Office of Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) seeks an experienced, creative, and motivated Communications Director to be a senior member of the team. The ideal candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, experience developing and pitching stories, and the ability to execute a communications plan encompassing DC and in Iowa activities. The candidate will also have congressional and/or campaign experience, a good sense of humor, be able to foster a positive work environment, and have Iowa ties. This position would be based out of Washington DC or Iowa, with associated travel as needed. The Communications Director will be expected to, among other duties: act as the primary spokesperson for the Member; develop and maintain relationships with media outlets in Iowa and nationally; implement a communications plan in-district and in DC; develop and successfully pitch press stories; oversee digital operations; mentor the Press Secretary; develop talking points, speeches, and press releases; hold regular media preparation sessions; work collaboratively with Iowa and national team members on all aspects of the office; and facilitate successful events and earned media in the district. TO APPLY: Please e-mail a detailed resume and two writing samples to IA01Resumes@mail.house.gov. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.
HIGH SCHOOL MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTOR (INTERIM) - The Page School Instructor teaches high school students appointed to the Senate Page Program. Work includes developing curriculum and activities to enhance the educational and work experience of students from across the nation from a variety of backgrounds and skill levels. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures; the U.S. Senate Handbook; the Senate Ethics Manual; Senate Page School procedures, practices, and guidelines; and federal and District of Columbia laws, regulations, and ordinances, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, December 6, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.
Midwest Republican seeks an energetic and enthusiastic Press Secretary. The ideal candidate must be a strong writer, have the ability to work in a fast- pace environment and be able to manage multiple tasks. In addition, the successful candidate must have a keen attention to detail and a strong work ethic. Primary responsibilities include writing press releases, op- eds, franked mail, managing social media and the official website. The individual would also develop and maintain good relationships with district, state and national media. Qualified candidates must have at least two to three years of relevant experience on Capitol Hill. Interested candidates who meet these qualifications should submit their resume, cover letter and a writing sample to ResumeIN@mail.house.gov
Progressive Southern California Democrat seeks an experienced Communication Director to lead a fast-paced and highly engaged press operation. Applicants must be creative, dynamic, proactive, energetic, and be attentive to detail. This position will be based in the Member’s Washington, DC office. The Communications Director will serve as the spokesperson and primary communications advisor to the Member. They will be responsible for developing and executing an aggressive strategic communications plan, including social media, that encompasses local, national, and specialty media outlets. Moreover, the Communications Director will oversee day-to-day press operations including responding to media inquiries, booking the Member for interviews, pitching news opportunities to media outlets, updating and maintaining the Member’s social media accounts, and producing speeches, talking points, floor statements, press releases, op-eds and e- newsletters. They will also be responsible for managing a Press Secretary and working with the Member, Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and District Director to develop and coordinate core messaging. This is not an entry level position. Candidates must have previous press- related experience, be highly organized, proficient in multi-tasking, have strong political acumen and instincts, and possess superior writing, editing, and proof-reading skills. Additionally, the Communications Director must be willing to work extended hours and oftentimes under time constraints, while maintaining a positive demeanor and sense of humor. Capitol Hill experience is preferred, and fluency in Spanish is a plus. The annual salary range for this position is $60-75K commensurate with experience. Please e- mail your resume, a cover letter including salary requirements, and a writing sample to Resume.email@example.com with “Communications Director Position” in the subject line.
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR: Senior House Member seeks an experienced communications director to develop and execute press, media, and communications operations. This is not an entry-level position. Responsibilities include: 1) cultivating and maintaining relationships with local and national outlets and reporters; 2) confidentiality, thoughtful discretion, and independent judgment in representing the Member’s position on policy issues; and 3) writing speeches, opinions, press releases, statements, book forwards, and other public documents. Strong candidates will have: exceptional communications (written, verbal, and listening) skills; expertise in all aspects of media standards and relations, including on- and off-record press management; digital media and newsroom experience; a proven attention to detail; the capacity to work under short deadlines in a high profile office; and knowledge of the legislative process and current events. Applicants with ties to the South are encouraged to apply. The Office is a collaborative and committed team of public servants -- where good humor and non-traditional work hours are expected. The Office is an equal opportunity employer committed to and benefitting from an inclusive and diverse work environment. To apply, please e-mail a resume, cover letter and two writing samples in a single combined PDF file to NewJobOpening@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director” in the subject line. Drop-ins, phone calls, correspondence, and inquiries sent anywhere other than to the above e-mail address will not be considered.
The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law seeks a hard-working lawyer with significant legal experience to serve as counsel. Responsibilities include: serving as a resource for Democratic Members of the Subcommittee on matters of law and policy; drafting legislation; reviewing documents submitted in response to Committee information requests; coordinating hearings and witnesses; drafting statements, memos, and briefing materials; and providing guidance to offices both on and off the Subcommittee on matters of antitrust law. A strong background in antitrust is required. Exceptional writing skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with other congressional offices and advocacy organizations are also strongly preferred. The Committee is committed to, and benefits from, a diverse staff, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to JDEM.Job@mail.house.gov. Please include “Antitrust Counsel” in the subject line.
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce Majority, seeks a counsel to work on investigative issues related to federal departments and agencies, especially those associated with the committee’s broad jurisdiction. Experience with federal agencies under the committee’s jurisdiction, including environment, energy, public health, communications, or consumer protection, is a plus. Desired skills include experience in congressional oversight and investigations and related processes and procedures. This position includes responsibilities in planning and conducting congressional hearings, overseeing federal agencies, conducting research and investigations, writing and editing, and conducting document review and analysis. Successful candidate will be detail-oriented and possess strong communication and writing skills. Applicants should have a record of professional experience; J.D. required unless applicant has significant experience in the areas described for this position. Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and at least two professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Paul Cook’s office seeks a Legislative Assistant to cover Native American, public lands, environmental, and agricultural issues, among others. Experience with House Natural Resources Committee, House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee, and/or the Department of the Interior preferred. California or Western state ties preferred. Strong writing proficiency required. Candidate will be expected to prepare materials for committee hearings and vote recommendations for markups in the House Natural Resources Committee. This person will also be responsible for drafting, introducing, and managing legislation related to his/her issue areas. Additionally, this person will work with fellow staffers to prepare vote recommendations for legislation before the House. This person will work with the Communications Director to draft press releases, editorials, and social media posts related to the aforementioned policy areas. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 1-2 years legislative-branch, executive-branch, or relevant experience. Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Science, Space and Technology seeks a Press Assistant. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have strong writing skills, and a strong work ethic. Duties will include, but are not limited to, drafting press releases, statements, and op-eds; staffing Committee hearings and markups; and assisting with maintenance of the official website and social media platforms. Hill experience and an interest in science policy is a plus. Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and sample social media graphic to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Press Assistant” in the subject line. We are equal opportunity employers; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. No calls or drop-ins please.
The Office of Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) is seeking a Press/Digital Assistant in his Orange County office. Qualified candidates will have strong writing, editing, and social media skills, as well as basic familiarity with graphic design/video editing software. One to two years of experience in a press or digital media role (including internships) preferred. This position requires the ability to thrive under pressure, multi-task, and work in a team environment. Responsibilities include: Drafting social posts + press releases; Compiling daily press clips; Assisting with speechwriting; Maintaining/updating website; Filming speeches + events; Designing graphics + editing photos/videos. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample/portfolio to email@example.com with "Orange County Press/Digital Assistant" in the subject line.
Financial Disclosure Counsel (Washington, DC) -- The Committee on Ethics seeks an attorney for the position of counsel in the Financial Disclosure Office. The Committee’s financial disclosure counsel are responsible for reviewing and providing guidance on a high volume of financial disclosure issues, education, and training to Members of Congress and their staff through frequent telephone calls, in-person meetings, and written work product. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Candidates must possess outstanding analytical and written and oral communication skills, as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate the sensitive matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, ethics counseling, corporate finance, securities law, and criminal law. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the phrase “FD Counsel” in the subject line.
Southern Republican seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Legislative Assistant to work on a broad range of portfolio issues. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience, ideally 2-3 on the Hill, as well as a solid grasp of House procedures and a deep understanding of relevant policy. This is not an entry level position. Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast-paced environment. Job responsibilities will include drafting legislation, writing hearing statements and legislative memos, and preparing briefing materials. Qualified candidates should include in their application a resume and professional references. North Carolina ties preferred. Please send applications to email@example.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.
Southern Republican seeks an energetic Press Assistant to support Communications Director. The ideal candidate will have experience in social media management and communications. Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential along with the ability to efficiently communicate while working in a fast-paced environment. Job responsibilities will include maintaining social media accounts to consistent communication with media networks. Qualified candidates should include in their application a resume and professional references. Please send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Press Assistant” in the subject line.
Southern Republican seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Legislative Assistant to cover their work on Homeland Security Committee issues, among others. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience, ideally 2-3 on the Hill, as well as a solid grasp of House procedures and a deep understanding of relevant policy. This is not an entry level position. Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast-paced environment. Job responsibilities will include drafting legislation, writing hearing statements and legislative memos, and preparing briefing materials. Qualified candidates should include in their application a resume and professional references. Please send applications to email@example.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.
Location/Region: Washington, DC