HOUSE GOP JOB LIST
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March 25, 2010
Communications Director – Communications-driven Midwestern Republican seeks an experienced Comms Director to develop and oversee all aspects of an integrated press and new media strategy to drive the Congressman’s legislative agenda and in-district messaging. The successful candidate must possess excellent written and oral communications skills, political acumen and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with an emphasis on delivering earned media in the district. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: drafting/distributing press releases; writing a weekly op-ed; letters to the editor as needed; regular 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 must, including knowledge of video, audio and/or photography and editing in those mediums. Energetic, pro-active, can-do attitude essential. Midwestern ties and knowledge of financial services issues also preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. No Calls, Faxes or Drop-Ins.
Professional Staff Member - Republican Committee in the House of Representatives seeks candidate with background in workplace and employment law, with particular emphasis on immigration, workplace safety and health, and workers' compensation issues. Congressional experience desired. Good writing and research skills necessary. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
Staff Assistant – Congressman Harold Rogers has an opening for a Staff Assistant in his Washington office. Candidates must have excellent organizational, personal, and communication skills, as well as the ability to take initiative and act as a team player. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: greeting office visitors, directing phone calls and mail to members of the staff, arranging tours, handling passport and flag requests. Kentucky ties preferred. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.
Unpaid Intern - Congressman Joe Pitts (PA-16) has an immediate opening for a spring internship in his Washington, DC office. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, dependable, and professional individuals. Interns will have the opportunity to learn the legislative process and gain valuable Capitol Hill experience by assisting with the legislative correspondence process. Interested candidates should send résumé and cover letter to email@example.com.
Summer Interns - The office of Congressman Michael McCaul is looking for full time, unpaid summer interns. Internships will last start in June and last through the end of August. Interns in Congressman McCaul's Washington, D.C. office will be responsible for assisting with general office duties (answering phones, passing out mail, distributing faxes), and assisting legislative staff with research and writing. Performing constituent services (scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and legislative correspondence) will also be an integral part of each internship. Interns will be encouraged to attend hearings, briefings, and other Congressional proceedings. Additional duties are available and will be assigned according to an intern’s interest and ability. Must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and will have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. Texas ties are preferred but are not required. Please email resume and cover letter to Sally.Stone@mail.house.gov with "Summer Internship" in the email subject line. No phone calls please.