Thursday, February 11, 2010

House GOP Jobs Listing as of February11th, 2010


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February 11, 2010

Press Secretary - Congressman Geoff Davis (R-KY) is seeking a Press Secretary. The successful candidate must have excellent written and oral communications skills, political acumen and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Focus is on maximizing direct connections with constituents and local media. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: drafting/distributing press releases; writing a weekly column; targeted communication through list acquisition, development, expansion and messaging; weekly e-newsletter; development and coordination of all franked materials; planning and preparation for tele-town hall meetings; updating and improving the website; preparation of talking points and speeches; establishing and maintaining strong relations with local media and executing an aggressive earned local media campaign. New media skills are a plus, a desire to learn is required, including websites and e-newsletters (understanding of code), video, audio and/or photography and editing in those mediums. Additional projects will be assigned from time to time. The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude and be a team player. Prior communications/media relations experience and Kentucky ties are preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, a writing sample and a short constructive critique (no more than a page total) of Congressman Davis’ most recent column and a page or section of the website to: KY04Jobs@gmail .com with “Press Secretary” in the subject line. No Calls, Faxes or Drop-Ins.

Legislative Director - Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) is seeking a Legislative Director to advance his agenda and manage legislative operations. The ideal candidate will have interest in Homeland Security Committee work and experience in health care, energy, and environmental issues. This position requires applicant to have highly proficient writing and editing skills. Previous experience managing legislative and constituent correspondence staff is a plus, as are Florida ties. Please email cover letter and resume to

Intern - Congressman Fleming (LA-04) is seeking an intern who shares his conservative values and can start immediately. Responsibilities of the position will include administrative duties, including answering phones and greeting visitors, leading Capitol tours, and assisting the Legislative Correspondent with mail processing, writing, research, and various other duties as assigned. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and demonstrated writing skills. Please email resume and a cover letter to  with “Fleming Internship” marked in the subject line for consideration. Congressman Fleming’s internships are primarily for education purposes and are unpaid. However, he will be happy to award class credit if applicable.

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