Monday, November 29, 2010

House GOP Vacancies 11/28/10

Compiled and distributed by Patrick Baugh, Financial Administrator for Cong. Anh "Joseph" Cao, John Fleming, Bob Goodlatte, Duncan Hunter, Lynn Jenkins, Jerry Moran, Tim Murphy, Sue Myrick, Pete Olson & Erik Paulsen..
November 28, 2010

Staff Assistant - Rep.-elect Tim Griffin (AR-02) is seeking a Staff Assistant for his Washington, D.C. office.  Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, writing and communication skills, and must work well in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of professionalism.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: inputting constituent mail, greeting visitors, arranging tours and flag requests, answering phones, and other general office duties. Strong Arkansas ties required.  Resumes and cover letters should be sent to with "Staff Assistant" in the subject line.  

Scheduler/Office Manager – Rep.-elect Tim Griffin (AR-02) is seeking a Scheduler for his Washington, D.C. office. Successful candidates must possess initiative, have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, be able to prioritize tasks, and have strong organizational, interpersonal, writing and communication skills.  Scheduling responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  scheduling and managing the Member's calendar in both Washington and the district, and making travel arrangements for the Member.  Additional responsibilities include monitoring office supplies, tracking employee leave, and ensuring that all staff comply with established office protocols. Strong Arkansas ties are required.  Resumes and cover letters should be sent to with "Scheduler" in the subject line.  
Legislative Correspondent/Systems Administrator – Congressman-Elect Michael Grimm (NY-13) (Staten Island & Brooklyn) seeks an experienced Legislative Correspondent/Systems Administrator for his DC office. Primary responsibilities include running a high volume constituent mail operation; editing and writing constituent letters; and possibly handling a small portfolio of legislative issues.  Ideal candidates will have some Capitol Hill experience, excellent writing skills and a strong connection to New York City.  Please send a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to Please include "Legislative Correspondent/Systems Administrator" in the subject line. 

Staff Assistant - Congressman-Elect Michael Grimm (NY-13) (Staten Island & Brooklyn) is looking for a Staff Assistant for his DC office. Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, personal, writing and communication skills. Ideal candidates will have prior Capitol Hill experience and strong ties to Staten Island and/or Brooklyn. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, arranging tours, filling flag requests, answering phones, sorting mail, and other general office duties. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to , please include "Staff Assistant" in the subject line. 

Press Secretary/Communications Director – Congressman-Elect Michael Grimm (NY-13) (Staten Island & Brooklyn) is looking for a Press Secretary/Communications Director to implement a media strategy for a very media active Member of Congress. The successful candidate must possess excellent written and oral communications skills. A successful candidate will have previous experience as a Press Secretary and/or as a Communications Director. Possessing a strong rolodex of National and New York City media is essential. Please send cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to please include "Press Secretary/Communications Director" in the subject line. 

Press Assistant – The office of Congressman Steve Scalise (R-LA) is seeking a Press Assistant to support the Communications Director in the day-to-day functions of the press shop.  Duties include, but are not limited to: distributing daily news clips; monitoring local and national news for the congressman and staff; maintaining and updating media lists; preparing press releases, memos, and other written materials; assisting with media inquiries, interviews, news conferences, and other events; enhancing the congressman’s social media presence; and helping maintain website content.  An ideal candidate should have superior written, verbal, and organizational skills, a degree in a related field, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  Knowledge of Louisiana issues and politics preferred. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Legislative Assistant - Conservative Republican Member-elect seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage a portfolio of policy issues.  Primary responsiblities include preparing Member for committee hearings/briefings/mark-ups and floor activities, developing and managing legislative initiatives, tracking legislation, and representing the Member in meetings with interested parties.  Candidate must have good judgment, be willing to work long hours in a fast-paced environment, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  Law degree and South Carolina ties are a plus.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to

Spring Internship - Congressman Erik Paulsen’s office is currently accepting applications for internships in the District office in Eden Prairie, MN and in Washington, D.C. A Congressional internship offers applicants an exciting opportunity to support staff while learning about the daily operations of the Legislative branch. Interns will assist the staff with constituent services, communications, administrative tasks, and legislative research. Interns working in the District Office have the opportunity to contribute to the office’s interaction with the surrounding community through constituent services, local events, and community meetings. Interns in the Washington, D.C. Office will gain insight into the federal government and the legislative process by working closely with staff and attending hearings and briefings. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and motivated, and possess a positive attitude. MN ties preferred. Qualified applicants should send their application, cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts to Krysta Carlson at Go to our website to download application. The deadline for all materials is Friday, December 10. 

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