CQ/Roll Call Job Openings For February 24, 2010
Note to Job Applicants: To apply for a position, unless otherwise directed in listing, e-mail your resume and other supporting documents to email@example.com with the Job Referral Number visible in the subject field. Applications for multiple jobs must be e-mailed separately. Applications can also be mailed to Job Openings, c/o CQ’s House Action Reports, 1255 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20037. Indicate the Job Referral Number on your resume, as well as on the outside of the envelope, and send a separate resume for each position for which you are applying. Copies of the Job Openings are also available by request at Kinko’s, on Capitol Hill, 715 D Street, S.E.
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*An asterisk indicates the first publication of a new opening. All other openings have been published previously.
INTERNS – Internships are an excellent opportunity to gain Capitol Hill experience. If you are interested in a position as an intern for a member of Congress, submit your resume to the House Action Reports intern file. House Action Reports will keep resumes on file for approximately two months and make them available to offices upon request. Date your resume and send it to Job Referral No. “Intern.”
NEWS ANALYST/EDITOR — Bulletin News analysts are at the cutting edge of the modern information world. Each morning, the nation's top executives in the government and corporate sectors start their day with a news analysis briefing provided by Bulletin News. If you want the opportunity to brief the nation's decision makers, please fax your resume to 703-483-6181, or e-mail us at ResumesWP@BulletinNews.com. In order to do this job well, you must have excellent analytical skills, writing and editing ability, and experience in either government or corporate headquarters. The ability to work very early morning hours is a must. If you love news, thrive under deadlines, and want to have a direct impact on important decision makers, Bulletin News is the place for you. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT/EDITORIAL QUALITY CONTROL — BulletinNews produces the daily White House News Summary for the Executive Office of the President and additional customized news briefings for governmental and Fortune 500 leaders nationwide. We're expanding the product management team, reflecting the rapid growth of our business. The successful candidate will be pivotal, serving as (a) the face of the company to clients, each of which pays six figures annually for their daily service; (b) the “voice of the client” internally, ensuring that our editorial workers understand client needs; and (c) a driver of our quality-control management system. Ideal candidate will have strong account management skills combined with experience working as a journalist, editor or similar news generation/monitoring position. Apply to BusOps@BulletinNews.com. EEOC.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT — Democratic Armed Services Committee member is seeking a legislative assistant to handle committee work. Candidates should have significant Hill experience, excellent written and oral communication skills. Preference is for candidates with military service. Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to MLAopening2009@gmail.com.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/SCHEDULER — Progressive House Member of Congress from Texas seeks a detail oriented, highly organized and self-motivated individual as an executive assistant. Candidate will prepare the daily schedule for the member, and prepare detailed itineraries, including important numbers, locations and contact names; prepare monthly projected schedules; brief the member on all scheduling activities and requests of the Washington, D.C., and district offices; coordinate photo opportunities with constituents; make reservations for the Congressman's air travel, ground transportation, and lodging; submit vouchers for travel and expense reimbursement to the staff member responsible for submitting office bills for payment; respond to all invitations, either by written correspondence or by personal telephone call. Candidate will work well under pressure and handle stress. Must have a flexible schedule as job includes long hours, nights, and weekends and other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree is required with at least two years of office experience. At least one year working in a congressional office is beneficial as is experience making travel reservations and arrangements. Alternatively, three to five years of related work experience. Must have strong telephone skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to prioritization of and recommendations on appointments. Candidate absolutely must have a car to travel with the member throughout Washington, D.C. Thoroughness and careful attention to detail is an absolute must. Does this sound like you? Send a resume, cover letter, and references to: Resumebox@mail.house.gov.
STAFF ASSISTANT — Active Bay Area California Democratic member of Congress seeks a staff assistant. Responsibilities include managing the front desk and greeting visitors. Daily tasks include answering telephones, conducting and organizing tours, processing flag requests, assisting a busy legislative staff, and serving as intern coordinator. Applicants should be detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational skills and writing abilities, positive attitudes and pride in work product. It is required that this staffer have a car. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Absolutely no phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins, please.
INTERNS —Rep. Lynn C. Woosley, D-Calif., is offering full-time or part-time unpaid internships. This position provides exposure to the legislative process, while developing a strong understanding of how a congressional office operates. Intern responsibilities include answering phones, leading tours of the Capitol, opening and sorting mail and faxes, and the potential to assist legislative staff with research and correspondence. Applicants should be energetic, committed and posses excellent communication skills. District ties are a plus. Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTERNS — The College Republican National Committee is looking for several interns for the winter, spring, and summer in our Washington, D.C. office. Specifically, we are looking for political, finance, and communication interns. Each intern would be working with their respective area director on projections related to their title. Political interns will work with our political director on the 2010 field program. Communication interns will work with our political director and communications director, writing and creating content for our Web site, developing press contacts, and writing press releases. Finance interns will work with the finance director on major donor fundraising and event planning. Ideal candidates should have excellent writing skills, a strong work ethic, pay attention to detail, and be moderate or conservative leaning politically. We are flexible with school schedules and more than happy to write letters of recommendation. Our office is located off the Blue and Orange Lines at Eastern Market, just six blocks from Capitol Hill. Please send a cover letter and resume to Tierra Warren at email@example.com if interested or with questions.
PRESS SECRETARY/D.C. SCHEDULER – House Democrat seeks a press secretary to handle all district press matters, utilize member’s Web site for message delivery, and administer electronic legislative updates program. The position also includes managing the member’s D.C. schedule. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, addressed to Chief of Staff.
INTERNS – Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., is seeking full or part-time interns for the spring and summer of 2010. This is a fun and fast-paced office, where successful applicants will perform substantive and administrative work in Congress while gaining valuable career and educational experience. Duties may include providing constituent services, attending legislative briefings and committee hearings, legislative research and writing, general office responsibilities, and special projects of interest. Oregon ties are preferred, but not required. All internships are unpaid. Please e-mail resumes to email@example.com or fax to 202-225-8941 attn: Intern Coordinator.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT OPENING – Progressive Northeast Democrat is seeking a legislative assistant to handle a number of domestic policy issues, including consumer protection, energy, environment and homeland security. Successful candidate must possess knowledge base to produce and advance legislative proposals. Prior hill experience is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to be a team player are important. New England connections are a plus. Applicants should email their resume, cover letter and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.