Revised: May 03, 2010 at 9:38 AM
Offices within the United States Senate are equal opportunity employers.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Senator Scott P. Brown is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle health, education, welfare, social security, and children and family related issues. Applicants must have strong background in these areas and strong research, writing and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Ties to Massachusetts are a plus and Hill experience, preferably in the Senate, is required. Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
US SENATE - US Senate seeks a Proctor for U.S. Senate Page Program residence hall which houses high school students from across the nation. Duties include supervising students, enforcing rules, and planning activities. Bachelor's degree and current enrollment in a graduate degree granting program required. Experience working with adolescents or in a residence hall preferred. Compensation includes competitive salary, federal benefits, room and board. This is a live-in position. Applicants must have schedules which permit evening, overnight, and weekend assignments. Must be available for employment beginning in June. To apply email cover letter and resume in WORD or PDF attachment ONLY to: email@example.com USE JOB CODE: PR. DEADLINE: 5/14/2010
Senate Banking Committee seeks a full-time, non-partisan Archivist to assist Majority and Minority staffs. Responsibilities include overseeing management of Committee records, policies and procedures; preservation of paper and electronic records; serving as liaison with the Senate archivist; and assisting staff to develop practices to facilitate good records management. This individual must be a self-starter; will work independently to organize a large backlog of historical electronic records covering complex financial policies; and ideally should have some previous experience, and familiarity with, U.S. Senate records management. Knowledge of professional ethics, Senate Rules, strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously is required. In addition, experience with PC based processing programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access Database is required. Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the job referral number in the subject line. All applications must be submitted by May 14, 2010.
GRANTS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS INTERN -
Senior Northeast Democratic Senator seeks a summer intern to assist grants director. Responsibilities include conducting research of federal and state grant programs, writing letters of support on behalf of organizations seeking federal and state grant funding, and other general administrative support as necessary. This internship will provide some legislative policy exposure, but it will provide considerable insight into critical federal and state funding programs. Qualified candidates must be excellent writers, organized, self-motivated, professional, and able to work in a fast paced office. Interested applicants should email a resume and writing sample to email@example.com.
WEB DEVELOPER -
Midwestern progressive Democratic Senate Judiciary Committee member seeks a counsel who will be responsible for preparing for hearings, drafting bills and amendments, planning legislative strategy, and writing memos, speeches and talking points. Applicants should be highly motivated with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and must possess excellent legal, writing, negotiation, and interpersonal skills. JD required. Hill experience and public service background strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, or disability. Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. All applications must be submitted by May 11, 2010.
ASSISTANT TO THE STAFF DIRECTOR -
Republican Staff Director seeks Assistant for busy Committee Office. Successful candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and have strong administrative, communication, and writing skills, as well as possess the ability to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, composing correspondence, managing the Committee’s internship program, maintaining the Staff Director’s schedule, making travel arrangements, and routing materials through the Committee. Prior Hill experience preferred, but not required. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Northeastern Democrat seeks Legislative Assistant to handle Tax, Financial Industry, Commerce, Small Business, Social Security and related issues. Hill experience required. Must be able to multi-task and turn around work product quickly. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
NEW MEDIA COORDINATOR -
DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -
Western Democratic Senator seeks experienced, dynamic communications professional to serve as Deputy Press Secretary. The ideal applicant will be an excellent writer and editor with a proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, develop innovative new media strategies and build strong relationships with traditional media. Duties will include overseeing new media; drafting and editing news releases, speeches and op-eds; and developing website content. This is not an entry-level position; at least two years of professional communications experience is required. On-record and Hill experience are both preferred. The position reports to the Communications Director in Washington, D.C. For consideration, send cover letter, resume and writing samples to email@example.com.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/DIRECTOR OF SCHEDULING -
Northeastern Republican Senator seeks detail-oriented, highly organized, and professional individual to serve as Executive Assistant/Director of Scheduling. This is a senior-level position and requires the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, working directly with the Senator and the Chief of Staff to create the Senator’s schedule, keep the Senator on time and on task, oversee personal correspondence, manage all aspects of the Senator’s travel and work with staff to ensure briefing materials are prepared for meetings and events. Ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills, ability to exercise discretion and maintain the confidentiality of information; long hours are often required in this position. Hill experience preferred. Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEPUTY SCHEDULER -
Northeastern Republican office seeks a detail-oriented, highly organized, and professional individual to serve as the Assistant Scheduler. This person would be responsible for working with the Director of Scheduling and responding to all incoming invitations, researching travel arrangements and help with scheduling D.C. appointments. A successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with the ability to multi-task, adapt quickly to changing situations in a fast-paced environment. Hill experience preferred but not required. Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -
Senator Scott P. Brown seeks a Systems Administrator to oversee computer systems in D.C. and State offices. Major responsibilities include determining hardware, software and system functional specifications to meet the IT needs of the office, and maintaining and troubleshooting hardware and software problems related to the computer network, desktop units, and other office equipment. Ability to troubleshoot (network, hardware, and software), plus knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows server 2003, SharePoint, and Macintosh. Qualified candidates should be well-organized, able to balance multiple-tasks, maintain composure under pressure, dependable and flexible. Applicants must also demonstrate a strong aptitude for training staff on computer applications, and have strong oral and written communication skills. Some Hill experience preferred but not required. Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIRECTOR OF SCHEDULING -
Democratic Senator seeks highly organized, detail oriented person to serve as Director of Scheduling. This is a senior-level position and requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and creatively solve problems. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, working directly with the Member and senior management to create Member’s schedule, drafting correspondence, manage all aspects of the Member’s travel and work with staff to ensure briefing materials are prepared for meetings and events. Ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills, ability to exercise discretion, be team oriented, maintain confidentiality, available to work long hours as necessary and be resourceful. Hill experience recommended but not required. Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -
Rhode Island Senator seeks Deputy Press Secretary with strong media background and excellent writing skills for busy communications office. Duties will include: drafting press releases, organizing and staffing events (frequent travel to the state), maintaining the website, tracking media appearances, and preparing press clips. Previous Senate, campaign, or other communications experience a must. Rhode Island ties and familiarity with the state and its media market are a major plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
PRESS SECRETARY -
Democratic Progressive Senator seeks experienced Press Secretary for aggressive press shop to coordinate media contact and activities for much of the Senator's home state. In addition to helping to execute a statewide, media strategy, the press secretary will work to help manage press contacts in 12 media markets including urban, rural, and suburban areas. Day-to-day responsibilities include drafting press releases and statements, drafting columns and letters to the editor, and proactively reaching out to reporters as well as responding to media inquires on a range of issues. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of current legislation and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process. The position requires a team player with outstanding written and oral communication, the ability to find innovative press ideas and opportunities, and the ability to produce quality work under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume and 2 page writing sample to to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -
Democratic Senator on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee seeks a Professional Staff Member for Subcommittee to handle aging, HHS appropriations, and some health issues. This position is in a fast paced office and requires great attention to detail. A successful candidate must work well under pressure, be able to work independently and as part of a team, and have strong writing, organizational, and communication skills. Hill or related experience required. Maryland connections preferred. This is not an entry level position. Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Democratic Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle budget, tax, banking, and other economic issues. Hill or related experience necessary. Must be flexible, creative and work well under pressure. Strong writing and analytical skills needed. Please email resume, cover letter and brief writing sample to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line. Salary commensurate with experience.
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -
Republican Senator seeking junior or mid-level Systems Administrator to manage Windows-based computer operations for offices with a combined staff of 55 in Washington, D.C. and throughout the state. SA will be responsible for maintenance of the LAN; servers, workstations, laptops and other mobile devices, email accounts, printers and all other network-based office equipment. Additional duties include management of IT budget in consultation with the Office Manager, troubleshooting emergent IT problems (hardware, software, and network), maintaining equipment inventory, and updating website as needed. Qualified candidates will be detail-oriented, resourceful, organized, proactive, possess a strong aptitude for training and assisting staff with computer applications, and demonstrate knowledge and enthusiasm for new technology. Knowledge of HTML is encouraged but not required. Senate background and experience with Capitol Correspond preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT -
Majority staff for the Senate Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery is seeking a Research Assistant to work on disaster recovery, emergency management, and homeland security issues. Responsibilities include conducting legislative research, drafting correspondence, and assisting with hearing preparation on these issues. Candidates should have excellent writing, analytical, and organizational skills. One year of Capitol Hill experience required. Policy experience in disaster management preferred. Please email resume and cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications for the position to email@example.com indicating job reference number in the subject line. Applications submitted by any other means will not be considered.
DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -
Western Republican Senate office is looking for a Deputy Press Secretary, an entry-level position, to assist the Communications Director in all media activities for the Senator and the office. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: preparation of written statements, news releases, editorials, and correspondence; maintenance of social media; maintenance and creation of website features; assisting in setting up radio and television news conferences and events; performing various research tasks for the Communications Director; and additional duties as assigned. Although this is an entry-level position, the successful candidate should have strong academic credentials, including a college degree, and sound judgment and decision-making skills. Familiarity with the state, its issues, geography and officials is a plus. The individual should also have the ability to exercise discretion and independence, coupled with strong decision-making skills, and the ability to work well under pressure and cooperatively and courteously with others. Resumes and cover letters can be mailed to Susan Wheeler, 239 Dirksen, Washington, DC 20510; e-mailed to Susan_Wheeler@crapo.senate.gov; or faxed to (202) 228-0019. NO WRITING SAMPLES. The deadline for accepting applications is Thursday, April 29, 2010. No resumes will be accepted after the deadline.
STAFF ASSISTANT -
Senior Republican Senator seeks a highly motivated, well-organized college graduate for a front desk position in Washington, DC. The candidate must be able to initiate and implement multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced office atmosphere. The candidate also must have strong oral and written communication skills. Please submit a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -
Moderate Democratic member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees seeks Legislative Correspondent to handle constituent mail and meetings, research, and other tasks relating to foreign policy and national security issues. Candidates must possess proven analytical and writing skills, a strong background in national security issues, and the ability to remain organized in a fast-paced environment. Military experience or relevant graduate studies preferred. Please send cover e-mail and resume to email@example.com with subject “LC Position.” No phone calls please.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT -
Southern Democratic Senator seeks Executive Assistant. It is the responsibility of the person in this position to assist the Senator with most immediate needs as well as to keep the Senator on time and on task. The EA assembles briefing materials for the Senator for all meetings and events. The position also includes making all travel arrangements for the Senator as well as handling reimbursements and receipts, overseeing personal correspondence, etc. This position also involves driving Member to and from events on a regular basis, so knowledge of driving in the District is helpful. A tie to the Southeast is preferred. Long hours are often required of this position. Necessary skills include positive attitude, ability to work under pressure and in a high-stress environment, attention to detail, good phone manner, strong organizational, communication and writing skills, efficiency, and discretion. Please submit cover letter, resume and references to SouthernDemEA@gmail.com
MAIL MANAGER -
Democratic Senator seeks qualified individual for Mail Manager position. The Mail Manager is responsible for, but not limited to: reading, sorting, and scanning incoming constituent mail for distribution to legislative staff; data-entry and preparing weekly mail reports. Ideal candidates should possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills and be detail-oriented. Experience with IQ mail system a plus. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
DC SCHEDULER -
Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual for open Scheduler position. Responsibilities include fielding scheduling requests and maintaining the Senator’s DC schedule in a fast-paced, changing environment. Qualified candidates should have excellent communications and interpersonal skills, and should be team oriented, highly-organized, and resourceful. Prior Hill scheduling experience preferred, but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SENATOR -
Senior Democratic Senator seeks organized, detail-oriented individual to fill Executive Assistant position. Individual will be responsible for acting as a liaison and doorkeeper to the Senator with constituents, staff and other Senators and Principles. In addition, the Executive Assistant will monitor incoming telephone calls, take messages and return calls as requested, and will be responsible for coordinating all of the Senator’s travel arrangements. The ideal candidate for this position will possess strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to exercise discretion and maintain the confidentiality of information, work well under pressure and in an extremely fast-paced environment, and be available to work long hours as necessary. Northeast ties a plus, Hill experience a must. Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, ATTN: EA Job.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Democratic Senator active in foreign relations is seeking an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle foreign relations, intelligence and trade issues. Applicants must have significant experience and expertise in foreign policy, as well as the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in an extremely fast-paced, high-pressure environment. Hill experience and an advanced degree or law degree are preferred. A security clearance is helpful. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to email@example.com.
PRESS INTERN (UNPAID) -
Western Democratic Senator seeks hard-working, self-motivated press intern for busy communications shop. Responsibilities include compiling daily clips, producing web content and updating website, pitching local media outlets, overseeing press lists and providing administrative support. The ideal candidate will be a team player with excellent writing and organizational skills, and the ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Hill experience preferred, but not required. Job requires early morning arrival. Please e-mail cover letter, resume and two short writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRESS SECRETARY -
Moderate Southern Democratic Senator seeks energetic Press Secretary with excellent writing skills for fast-paced press office. Duties include drafting press releases, statements and talking points; planning and staffing the Senator for Washington and in-state media events; regular in-state travel; build strong relationships with Washington and in-state press; general press operations support. Candidates must be able to write quickly and accurately, have proficiency in or desire to master varied media tools, including a broadcast-quality video camera. Team-comes-first attitude and sense of humor are musts. Prior press, campaign or journalism experience required. Please email cover letter, resume and two writing samples to email@example.com.
PRESS INTERNS -
The office of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) seeks unpaid press interns for fast-paced, aggressive communications office. Press interns will work closely with Communications Director, Press Secretary, and Press Assistant on a variety of tasks. Responsibilities include answering the press line and fielding calls from reporters, working with communications office and legislative staff to compile reports and other documents for media distribution, working with Press Assistant to compile daily press clips for Senator’s review, coordinating daily update of reporter contact lists, and work with communications office on new media projects. Position requires a keen attention to detail, the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines, and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and discretion at all times. Strong writing and grammar skills and proficiency of Microsoft Office applications required. Journalism/communications background and Ohio ties a plus. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to SenBrownPressIntern@gmail.com.
Democratic Senator seeks an experienced Speechwriter to write speeches, op-eds and press statements. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. Hill experience preferred. Please send resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
MILITARY LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Southwestern Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle Armed Services, Foreign Affairs, and Veterans' Affairs issues. Applicants should have a strong background in one or more of these issues, preferably including military experience. Strong research, writing and interpersonal skills, as well as a sense of humor, are critical. Previous Hill experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
PRESS SECRETARY -
Maryland Democratic Senator seeks Press Secretary for busy communications office. Duties will include, but are not limited to, writing press releases and other media deliverables, staffing events, writing talking points and generally supporting the Senator's press operations. Previous Hill, campaign or other communications experience a must. Degree in communications or journalism and Maryland ties preferred. Please fax or e-mail resume, cover letter and two brief writing samples to 202-224-3892 or firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. No phone calls please.
DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -
Progressive Northeast Senator seeks Deputy Communications Director for a four person press shop. Responsibilities include: planning and implementing media strategy, including "new" media; writing press releases and other materials; and building and maintaining relationships with members of the media and editorial boards. Candidates must have exceptional writing skills, ability to work quickly under tight deadlines and work well as part of a team. Hill or campaign experience is preferred. Please send resume and writing sample to DepCommDir@gmail.com.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT -
Democratic Senator seeking Research Assistant to organize Senator's record and compile daily material for Senator's review. Must be organized, quick, able to balance many projects simultaneously, comfortable using technology and a strong writer. Research experience preferred. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
COMMITTEE PENSIONS COUNSEL -
The Democratic Labor Policy Office of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee seeks a Pensions Counsel/Advisor. Applicants should demonstrate a strong knowledge of pension and retirement policy, including familiarity with pension funding and fiduciary rules. Duties include drafting legislation, planning legislative strategy, and preparing for hearings and floor debate. Interested applicants must be strong writers and work well in a fast-paced environment. Legislative background a plus. To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.