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December 16, 2010Legislative Counsel - The office of Congressman Jim Gerlach is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for a Legislative Counsel to handle Ways and Means Committee policy areas, including tax, health care and trade. Responsibilities include preparing Member for Committee hearings/briefings/mark-ups and floor activities, developing and analyzing legislative initiatives, drafting constituent correspondence for issue areas, representing the Member in meetings, and other duties as assigned. Qualified applicants will have excellent oral and written communication skills, an ability to multitask and be innovative, and be able to work well in an extremely fast-paced office under tight deadlines. JD and Hill experience is required. Please email a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to PA06jobs@gmail.com. Include “Legislative Counsel” in subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins.
Communications Director – Long-serving, southern Republican seeks a Communications Director to oversee all aspects of a high-profile and aggressive press operation. Candidates should have media experience and must possess strong written and verbal communications skills. Responsibilities include drafting guest columns, press releases and e-newsletters; maintaining the website; managing social-networking websites; pitching ideas to national and local outlets; and coordinating district press efforts. Must be team-oriented, possess management skills and demonstrate an ability to collaborate effectively. Familiarity with budget and appropriations process a plus. Please send resume, cover letter and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deputy Press Secretary - Communications-driven conservative Member seeks Deputy Press Secretary who, working under the direction of Communications Director, will be responsible for writing speeches, talking points and press releases; developing content for and expanding Member’s new media presence; planning and staffing Member at Washington-based media events; pitching stories to national media outlets and booking interviews. Excellent writing skills, knowledge of new media platforms and a minimum of two years of press experience, including successfully pitching stories to established national media outlets, are required. Candidate must be creative, able to exercise discretion and multi-task in a fast-paced office. Preference given to those with news room experience. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to: DepPressSect@gmail.com.
Scheduler/Personal Assistant - House office seeks a scheduler/personal assistant for veteran Republican Member. Responsibilities include DC office scheduling, all travel, confidential communications and related responsibilities. Position requires comparable experience, professional demeanor, patience, discretion, excellent communications skills (written and oral), strong organizational ability, and flexibility in approach and working hours. Kentucky ties preferred. Send resume to email@example.com.
Staff and Scheduling Assistant - Midwestern Republican is seeking a Staff and Scheduling Assistant for the DC office. Scheduling responsibilities include assisting the Deputy Chief of Staff with the Members’ DC and district schedule, making travel arrangements and coordinating event logistics. Staff Assistant responsibilities will include greeting constituents, coordinating tours and the DC intern program, answering phones, and general staff support. Candidates must be highly organized, possess meticulous attention to detail and have the ability to multitask. This is a unique position that requires someone who is proactive and personable. Midwestern ties a plus. Minimum of 1 year Hill experience required. Please send resume, and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls please.
Legislative Assistant - Congressman Jeb Hensarling is searching for a proactive Legislative Assistant for his personal office. The ideal candidate is a conservative with several years of legislative assistant experience, the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time, and perform well under tight deadlines. Strong writing, analytical skills and a proven track record of implementing legislative initiatives are a must. Texas ties a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to TX05jobs@mail.house.gov. No faxes or drop-offs, please.
Legislative Correspondent - The Office of Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH-5) is accepting resumes for a Legislative Correspondent position in the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing high volume incoming constituent correspondence; and providing research for and responses to constituent correspondence in a timely fashion. An ideal candidate should have superior research and writing skills, thoroughness and attention to detail, highly organized, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Ohio connections, Intranet Quorum, and Capitol Hill experience are preferred, but are not required. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
Staff Assistant - Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner seeks a Staff Assistant in his Washington office. Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, personal, writing and communication skills. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, arranging tours, filling flag requests, answering phones, opening mail, performing legislative research and other general office duties. Wisconsin ties preferred. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with "staff assistant" in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Interns - Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) seeks spring 2011 unpaid interns for his Washington DC office. Applicants should possess conservative values, be personable, and have strong writing skills. Duties include administrative tasks, attending hearings, leading capitol tours for constituents, and helping legislative staff with research on important projects. There will also be an opportunity to work on issues that interest him or her. Position is great for Capitol Hill experience. Start and end dates are negotiable and both part/full-time positions are available. Interested applicants should send resume and brief cover letter summarizing their interest in working for Rep. Graves to Caitlin.Callahan@mail.house.gov with “Spring Internship” as the subject.
Spring Interns - Congressman-Elect Tim Walberg is seeking interns for the spring semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Duties include but are not limited to: answering phones and sorting mail, conducting tours within the U.S. Capitol complex, assisting staff with office correspondence, attending legislative briefings, conducting research and other projects delegated by staff. Interested applicants should direct a resume and a writing sample to email@example.com with Spring Internship in the subject line.
Spring Intern (paid)– The Office of Congressman Joe Barton is in the process of looking for an intern for the spring semester. Our selection criteria can be found at: http://www.joebarton.house.gov/ConstituentServices.aspx?section=7. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply as soon as you can by sending a cover letter and resume. Also, Texas ties are preferred. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Emmanual Guillory at Emmanual.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-225-2002.
Interns - The Office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is seeking full time and part time interns to join the Washington D.C. office for the spring 2011 semester. Candidates should be a self-motivated, team player that is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: opening mail, answering phones, constituent correspondence, attending briefings, assisting with legislative research, and providing aid to staff-members with various projects. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working, detail oriented professional with strong oral and written communication skills. Pennsylvania and district ties are preferred, but not required. Although this position is unpaid, we will work with the student to fulfill requirements for school credit programs. Interested candidates should email PA09jobs@gmail.com with a resume and a cover letter indicating your prospective duration of the internship.