Continually updated jobs listings for the DC area--mainly related to Capitol Hill.
Monday, November 29, 2010
US Senate Employment Bulletin -- November 29th, 2010
US Senate Jobs List
Revised: November 29, 2010 at 11:16 AM
Offices within the United States Senate are equal opportunity employers.
PRESS INTERN -
Senator Baucus’ DC office is seeking a professional and hardworking Press Intern to start immediately. The duties in the press area will include assisting the Press Secretary by preparing and distributing national and state news clips, assisting with satellite feeds, media monitoring, and researching and distributing daily TV news reports. Montana ties are a plus. A responsible commitment, willingness to work, and positive attitude are essential. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to email@example.com.
LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR -
Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Director. Would be responsible for managing a large legislative staff and for the implementation of the Senator’s legislative agenda.. Individual must have experience with legislation, outreach and advocacy. Must be entrepreneurial, organized and able to work in fast paced office. Strong management and writing skills necessary.Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -
Senator Claire McCaskill is looking for a Legislative Correspondent to work on national security issues to include defense, homeland security, foreign affairs, intelligence and veterans. Primary duties are to sort, research and respond to constituent mail. LC will also assist Legislative Assistants responsible for these issues, including work associated with the Senator’s membership on the Armed Services Committee. LC may help prepare for hearings, attend briefings and meet with constituent groups. Applicants should be resourceful, organized and dependable. Strong writing skills are essential. Applicants with Missouri or Midwest roots and prior military service are encouraged to apply. Qualifications: at least a bachelor’s degree, excellent writing and proofreading skills, and computer literacy. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Western Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant with expertise in economic policy, including banking, budget, and tax issues. Applicants should have strong writing and communication skills. Please email a cover letter, resume and short writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.
COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP -
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill's (D-MO) Washington, D.C. office is seeking applicants for full- or part-time unpaid communications internships for spring 2011. Duties will include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, writing short press releases, and assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, or journalism. Missouri ties are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com by December 1.
PROFESSIONAL STAFF/COUNSEL FOR NARCOTICS ISSUES -
Majority (Democratic) of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control seeks a professional staff member or counsel to work on narcotics issues. Significant experience with narcotics issues required. Experience with narcotics issues in Mexico, Central America, and Afghanistan would be especially helpful. At least two years of Hill experience strongly preferred; j.d. preferred. Please send resume and explanation of experience with narcotics issues to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR VISITOR SERVICES -
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) seeks qualified candidates for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Visitor Services, Capitol Visitor Center (CVC). The CEO is an excellent opportunity available at the AOC for a seasoned executive to lead the operations of the CVC. The CEO manages the operations that include leadership of visitor services, exhibits and education, gift shops, and food services. Applicants must have proven experience in managing operations that service a high-volume of visitors and delivering services such as guided tours, restaurants, catering/events, retail centers. Required experience also includes managing a public venue with emphasis on exhibit coordination and educational programming. Serving in a responsible congressional staff position or having congressional relations/liaison experience is a plus, but is not required. To apply, please go to www.aoc.gov or http://www.avuedigitalservices.com/aoc/applicant.html. All applications must be made on-line. Vacancy announcement WP CVC 2011-003 closes: December 15, 2010. If you have questions, please call 202-226-7000. EOE
PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -
Republican Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee seeks an individual with experience and interest in disability policy to support the Education, Health, and Labor Policy Directors in working on the breadth of disability issues before the Committee. Successful individual should have Capitol Hill or Administration experience and an understanding of disability issues across the three policy areas. Responsibilities include: informing the Committee’s legislative agenda on elementary and secondary education disability issues, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Medicaid and Medicare payment and coverage policies relating to disabled populations, vocational rehabilitation, individuals with developmental disabilities, youth transition programs, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and disability–related employment and training issues. Responsibilities also include: briefing members and staff on policy matters; assisting with research and drafting legislation; and preparing background materials for the Ranking Member. Strong research and writing skills and sense of initiative are essential, and a Bachelors degree or higher is required. Successful candidate should be team oriented and have experience working well collaboratively. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Republican Senator seeks education and health care Legislative Assistant. Prior Senate or House experience required. Successful candidate must demonstrate command of legislative process and strong communications skills. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -
Republican Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent for writing-intensive, entry-level position. Strong written and communications skills are a prerequisite. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Senate Republican seeks Legislative Assistant with background in energy, natural resources, agriculture, and environmental issues. Capitol Hill experience a plus. Please provide references with resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT -
Midwestern Democratic Senator has an opening for a Research Assistant. Candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills and familiarity with the legislative process. Knowledge of the following issues is desirable: Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Immigration. In addition, the Senator is seeking a candidate with knowledge of Indian Affairs issues. Candidates with knowledge of the Appropriations process are also encouraged to apply. Hill experience is a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -
Southern moderate Democratic Senator seeks experienced Communications Director to lead media and public outreach efforts in a fast-paced communications office. Working directly with the Senator and other members of the management team, the Communications Director is responsible for the development and implementation of integrated strategies to achieve the Senator’s policy and communications goals. This includes outreach plans for the media, key stakeholders, and the general public. Duties include managing activities of a six-member communications team, including communicating the Senator’s committee work; supervising and help writing communications collateral, including press releases, op-eds, letters to the editor, talking points, and speeches; leading communications team to identify and plan media events in Washington D.C. and Louisiana; cultivating and maintaining meaningful relationships with members of the state and national media; working with third party validators, stakeholders and surrogates to ensure that there is an echo chamber of the Senator’s key messages; supervising new media communications, including website, Facebook, and You Tube activities; and providing input to the legislative team’s response to constituent mail. Ideal candidates for this Washington D.C.-based position have a minimum of 8 to 10 years of relevant experience; political and extensive on-the-record experience preferred. Experience as reporter and/or producer a plus. Excellent writing skills, media contacts, and knowledge of new media tools are a must. Please e-mail a resume, letter of interest and three writing samples by COB November 26th to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
SPRING INTERNS -
US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Republican office) is seeking college students and recent college graduates for unpaid, full or part-time internships for the spring 2011 term. This is a policy oriented internship with responsibilities that include assisting staff with legislative research, drafting correspondence, administrative duties, preparing hearing materials, attending briefings, compiling daily press clips, and assisting with special projects. The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is also appreciated. Applicants should have strong writing and verbal skills as well as an interest or background in business and economic development. No phone calls please. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and 2-3 page writing sample to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -
Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent to answer constituent mail in a variety of issue areas. The successful candidate will possess excellent writing skills, firm command of grammar and usage, the ability to conduct research and assist in hearing preparations in a fast-paced environment, and be eager to work as part of a legislative team. Hill experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Senior Democratic Senator on the Senate Finance Committee is seeking an experienced Legislative Assistant to work on tax policy. The candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, working knowledge of the legislative process as well as demonstrated legislative analytical abilities, and a strong knowledge of financial issues required. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIPS -
Senior North East Democratic Senator seeks full-time, unpaid interns for the spring semester (January through early May) in the Washington, DC office. Part-time interns will also be considered but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. Responsibilities include a range of legislative and administrative work, including answering phones, managing incoming and outgoing mail, attending hearings and briefings, and writing research memos for LCs and LAs. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills, and a strong work-ethic. Preference will be given to those with North East ties. To apply, please fax a cover letter and resume, to 202-228-0525. Please do not call regarding the status of your application.
The Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Senator Michael F. Bennet is seeking undergraduate students and recent graduates for full and part-time internships for his Washington D.C. office for the spring semester. This experience would be an excellent opportunity for a student or recent graduate to observe the inner-workings of a busy Senate office and to gain valuable Capitol Hill experience. Duties include assisting staff with providing mail and administrative support, drafting correspondence, attending hearings and briefings, and researching legislative issues. This is an unpaid internship. Applicants should email a cover letter and resume, as well as a one-page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Senior Democratic Senator is seeking Legislative Assistant to work on economic issues – including budget, tax, small business and pensions – as well as technology issues. Understanding of economics, and ability to clearly communicate on economic issues is essential. Position would involve advising Senator on economic issues and assisting in development of economic development and deficit reduction initiatives. Position also involves working with businesses and sectors in the state; especially those that interact with federal agencies. Applicant should be creative, self-motivated and flexible. Must work well in fast paced office. Position requires strong writing and analytical abilities. Previous experience necessary – previous Hill experience preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
STAFF ASSISTANT -
Western Democratic Senator is seeking a Staff Assistant. Applicants must be detail-oriented, well-organized, able to handle a fast-paced work environment and work well in a team environment, and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Candidates should be personable, dependable and professional to support a very busy front office, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, and other administrative duties as assigned, as well as providing support to scheduling, press, and legislative staff as needed. Western ties a plus. Please email a cover letter and resume to DemSenatorJob@gmail.com indicating “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.
PRESS SECRETARY -
Moderate Democratic Senator is seeking a Press Secretary with sound political judgment, ability to multitask, and strong writing background. Responsibilities may include writing press releases and talking points, booking interviews and pitching stories, writing newspaper columns and newsletters, expanding new media outreach, organizing press events, and serving as an on-the-record spokesperson for in-state media. Preferred candidates should have knowledge of Congressional legislative process, proficiency with new media, ability to identify press opportunities, and at least three years of political communications experience. This position reports to the Communications Director. Please send cover letter, resume, two one-page writing samples and references to firstname.lastname@example.org with “PRESS SECRETARY” in the subject.
Senator Joe Lieberman seeks highly motivated individuals for full and part-time unpaid internships in his Washington, D.C. office for the Spring 2011 semester. Students and recent college graduates from Connecticut are strongly encouraged to apply. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, organizing constituent mail and assisting legislative staff with research on a variety of issues. The application can be found on Senator Lieberman's website at http://lieberman.senate.gov/. Applications must be faxed to 202-224-9750.
PRESS INTERN -
The DC press shop of a Western Democratic Senator is seeking a hardworking press intern. The internship is unpaid, but includes great experience. Full-time availability is preferred, but hours are flexible. Duties would include helping the staff to monitor, clip, and distribute relevant news stories, mainly from TV and print. The intern will also be included in national news interviews and radio call-ins, as well as a host of other exciting projects. The press shop is small and the intern is integrated into the team as a valued member. To apply, please submit a completed application form (available on tester.senate.gov), a cover letter and a resume with three references via fax to (202) 224-8594 or via email to Justin_Folsom@tester.senate.gov.
PRESS SECRETARY/SPEECHWRITER -
Moderate Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks Press Secretary. The ideal applicant will have strong speechwriting and writing skills, several years of Capitol Hill experience, knowledge of the Midwest and the ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in fast-paced office. Duties include writing speeches, press releases, talking points and advisories; overseeing weekly conference calls with state media; overseeing daily clips; some website maintenance; updating and maintaining press files; staffing press events; training and managing interns, and other related duties. Successful candidate will have the ability to conduct independent research, work well under pressure and have experience in media relations as well as have some on-the-record experience. This position reports to the Communications Director in Washington and works with press staff in the state. Please submit cover letter, resume and 4 writing samples. Email: email@example.com
SCHEDULING INTERNS -
Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand’s Washington DC office seeks highly-motivated and dedicated individuals to serve as scheduling interns for winter and spring 2010. The scheduling intern works directly with the Senator’s scheduling team and senior staff to manage all event, meeting, and speaking requests submitted to our office. The ideal candidate will have an interest in government and public service, as well as an efficient work ethic, strict attention to detail, and ability to maintain confidentiality at all times. Candidates for the winter term should be able to begin interning immediately; candidates for the spring term should be able to begin interning in January. Please submit resume, references, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. This internship is unpaid and open to all students currently enrolled in or recently graduated from high schools, colleges, or universities.
Western Republican Senator has openings for unpaid interns for full or part-time internships in his Washington, D. C. office for the Spring Session, January through May, 2011. The internships will entail helping staff with researching legislative issues, drafting correspondence, providing administrative and mail room support. Candidates from all majors who have strong oral and written communication skills are encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -
Western Senator is looking for an experienced Systems Administrator to oversee computer systems and office equipment in D.C. and six state offices. Major responsibilities include administration and maintenance of LAN and Correspondence Management System. Ability to do computer troubleshooting (network, hardware and software) plus knowledge of Vista, Corel WordPerfect, MS Outlook, Windows required. Applicants must also possess a strong aptitude for training on computer applications. Experience with Internet Quorum preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
PRESS INTERN -
The office of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida has an immediate opening for an unpaid, full-time press internship in Washington, D.C. This press internship is an excellent opportunity to observe the inner-workings of a busy press office and gain valuable Capitol Hill experience. Duties include assisting with daily clips, creating a daily media report, drafting advisories, pitching press events, maintaining media contact lists, and research. 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 Florida ties a plus, though not required. Students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Applicants should email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to email@example.com.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks highly motivated individuals for full and part-time unpaid internship in her Washington, D.C. office for the Spring 2011 semester. Students and recent college graduates from New York State are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week between the hours of 9 AM and 6 PM. Applications must be emailed to Gillibrand_Internship@gillibrand.senate.gov. The application can be found on Senator Gillibrand's website at http://gillibrand.senate.gov/.
A retiring Democratic Midwestern Senator’s office is seeking energetic, organized and politically driven college students and/or recent Bachelor degree graduates for unpaid internships until late December. These positions provide exposure to the legislative process, while developing a strong understanding of how a congressional office operates. Intern responsibilities, include but not limited to, answering phones, organizing constituent mail and the potential to assist legislative staff with research on a variety of issues. Interns will be encouraged to attend hearings and briefings to enhance their experience on Capitol Hill. Midwestern ties are preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
STAFF ASSISTANT -
Senior Democratic Senator seeks a highly motivated, energetic, well-organized individual for the position of Staff Assistant. Primary responsibilities include reception duties, to include answering telephones, receiving visitors, and being the first interaction between constituents and the Senator's office. Candidate should have previous office experience; be detail-oriented and highly organized; possess effective oral communication and writing skills; and have fast and accurate typing skills, as well as a well-rounded computer experience. An ability to work with minimum supervision, handle multiple tasks and operate in a fast-paced environment is also required. Capitol Hill background, experience with Intranet Quorum, and West Virginia ties a plus. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
A Democratic Midwestern Senator’s office is seeking energetic, organized and politically driven college students and/or recent Bachelor degree graduates for unpaid nternships. These positions provide exposure to the legislative process, while developing a strong understanding of how a congressional office operates. Intern responsibilities, include but not limited to, answering phones, leading tours, organizing constituent mail and the potential to assist legislative staff with research on a variety of issues. Interns will be encouraged to attend hearings and briefings to enhance their experience on Capitol Hill. Midwestern ties are preferred. Interested candidates please send a resume, cover letter and references to MidwestSen@gmail.com
UNPAID DC INTERNSHIP -
Senate Republican Conference seeks undergraduate students or recent graduates for early January – mid-May 2011 to assist professional staff. Responsibilities include administrative tasks, conducting research, assisting with press events, and strategically thinking with staff members regarding different governmental issues. Candidates should possess strong writing and research skills. Prior political experience is preferred; Spanish fluency a plus. Only full-time internships are available. You can learn more about the SRC by going to src.senate.gov or republican.senate.gov. Visit alexander.senate.gov to learn more about Senator Alexander who chairs the conference. Please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample no more than 3 pages to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for applications is November 15, 2010.
OUTREACH DIRECTOR -
Democratic Senator seeks a Senior Field Representative for her Spokane state office to manage the day-to-day outreach operations of the region. This person would act as the Senator's liaison to all government, community and constituent groups, and leaders to monitor opinions and concerns, and work on the development of special projects and new public policy initiatives. This position coordinates grants and appropriations requests; monitors media and press clippings for all local papers in the region, attends civic meetings, community events and other events to represent the Senator; as well as other duties assigned by the State Outreach Director. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, the ability to efficiently multi-task, and be able to function and in a fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants will have three to five years experience in government and/or community outreach and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
AGRICULTURE LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -
Senior Western Democrat Senator seeks proactive, resourceful, detail-oriented person to fill Agriculture Legislative Assistant position. The LA’s primary area of responsibility will be advancing the Senator’s work related to Agriculture issues. In addition, the LA will be responsible for covering issues related to forestry, timber, public lands, national parks, and telecommunications. The LA will work closely with legislative correspondents on approving their research and responses for new issues, in addition to approving answers to the constituent mail in their area. LA will also coordinate and track legislative interests in the State through state office field representative. Travel and staffing the Senator is required. Primary duties: Assisting in development of policy positions and legislative initiatives, monitoring legislative activities in committee and on the Senate floor, researching and writing statements, speeches, and staff position papers, briefing memoranda, and other materials, assisting LC in answering legislative mail, assisting communities and organizations in the home State in assigned legislative areas, working with legislative interns and Congressional Fellows, as well as responding to personal and telephone inquiries regarding the Senator's legislative activities. Individuals must possess the ability to speak to constituent groups, Senate offices and federal agencies on issues of mutual concern, anticipate problems and issues that will arise in devising and carrying out legislative agenda, demonstrate consistency in quality of information and guidance provided to the Senator, groups, individuals and co-workers. Applicants must be able to work well in fast-paced environment; and have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to analyze issues, monitor workload, and keep Senator up-to-date in substantive issue area is a must. At least two years of previous Hill experience at the LA level is required and law degree preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to Baucus_Manager@baucus.senate.gov
Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks undergraduate students and recent graduates for full and part-time spring internships beginning in early January. Internship responsibilities include: legislative research on policy issues for Senator’s Legislative staff in order to prepare floor speeches, hearing statements, and floor charts; constituent correspondence by letter, email, and telephone; attending hearings and other events on Capitol Hill on behalf of the office; and various administrative tasks. This is an unpaid internship. Students and recent college graduates from Midwest are strongly encouraged to apply. If interested, please submit a cover letter, a resume with three references and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -
Moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director. Strong strategic planning, organizational, communication and writing skills required. Experience and familiarity with home state, Congress, and public policy issues important. Responsibilities include: advocating a legislative agenda in state and national media; writing/editing speeches, op-eds, news releases, floor statements, quotes, talking points and other material clearly, accurately and quickly; and oversight and management of communications staff. Ability to staff a public figure, good judgment, maturity and creativity a must. Please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
Senator Edward Kaufman of Delaware seeks applications for full or part-time internship positions in the Washington, DC personal office. Duties will include, but are not limited to the following: archiving office files, transcribing press mentions, conducting research, drafting memos, data management, assisting with mailing projects, sorting mail, distributing newspapers, and corresponding with constituents via telephone, mail and facsimile. A strong applicant will have solid written and oral communication skills, a high propensity for academic achievement, and the ability to work diligently and upon instruction in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants should be available for a minimum of 4 weeks beginning immediately and preference will be given to those able to devote a substantial amount of hours during the 5-day work week (excepting federal holidays). This is an unpaid internship, but it is a fantastic opportunity for individuals who are interested in pursuing careers related to public policy on or off Capitol Hill. Please email resume and a writing sample to DEsenateintern@gmail.com. Applicants please note your dates of availability in the body of the email.
FALL INTERN -
Senator Tom Carper’s office (D-DE) seeks currently enrolled college or graduate students for fall internship program. This program will expose individuals to the behind-the-scenes work carried out in the legislative branch and allow them to be an active participant in the legislative process. Interns will provide some administrative support for the office such as answering phones, sorting mail and running errands. Other tasks include attending hearings, completing research for legislative staff and drafting constituent letters. This is an extraordinary opportunity for those interested in politics, law and governmental affairs. Program will run from September through December. Delaware ties are preferred. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
A Democratic Midwestern Senator’s office is seeking energetic, organized and politically driven college students and/or recent Bachelor degree graduates for unpaid Fall 2010 internships. These positions provide exposure to the legislative process, while developing a strong understanding of how a congressional office operates. Intern responsibilities, include but not limited to, answering phones, leading tours, organizing constituent mail and the potential to assist legislative staff with research on a variety of issues. Interns will be encouraged to attend hearings and briefings to enhance their experience on Capitol Hill. Midwestern ties are preferred. Interested candidates please send a resume, cover letter and references to MidwestSen@gmail.com
SPRING INTERNS -
Senator Scott Brown seeks highly motivated students for full- and part-time unpaid internships during the Spring Semester. Undergraduate and Graduate students are welcome to apply. Massachusetts ties are preferred. Responsibilities include administrative tasks, constituent correspondence, answering phone lines, and giving Capitol tours. Candidates must be professional, courteous, detail-oriented, extremely organized and committed to confidentiality at all times. Minimum 15 hours per week. To apply, please visit http://scottbrown.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internprogram.
DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -
Moderate Democratic Senator seeks 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 and build upon innovative new media strategies. Duties include supervision of the daily news clips; hands-on role in maintaining the Senator’s new media presence; developing website content; and drafting and editing news releases, talking points and op-eds. Experience working with web development, social networking tools, video production and mass e-mail communication is required. Duties also include planning and staffing the Senator for Washington and in-state media events, as well as regular in-state travel. This is not an entry-level position: at least two years of professional communications experience is required, and on-the-record or Hill experience is preferred. The position reports to the Communications Director in Washington. For consideration, send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. No phone calls please.