Thursday, December 9, 2010

House GOP Jobs List -- December 9th, 2010

Compiled and distributed by Patrick Baugh, Financial Administrator for Cong. Anh "Joseph" Cao, Bill Cassidy, John Fleming, Bob Goodlatte, Duncan Hunter, Lynn Jenkins, Jerry Moran, Tim Murphy, Sue Myrick, Pete Olson & Erik Paulsen.
December 9, 2010

Press Secretary – Communications-driven Republican seeks an experienced  Press Secretary to implement DC media strategy.  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.  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 and DC 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. Please send cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to  
Legislative Assistant — Northeast House GOP Freshman seeks candidates to fill Legislative Assistant position.  Responsibilities include preparing Member for committee hearings/briefings/mark-ups and floor activities, developing and managing legislative initiatives, assisting with constituent correspondence, and representing the Member in meetings.  Candidate must have good judgment, political instincts, and be willing to work long hours in a fast-paced environment.  Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary.  Please send resume, cover letter, and up to three writing samples to  Include “Legislative Assistant” in subject line.
Legislative Correspondent — Northeast House GOP Freshman seeks candidates to fill Legislative Correspondent position.  Responsibilities include managing incoming constituent correspondence, researching and drafting responses, and assisting with legislative activity.  Potential to handle modest legislative issue portfolio.  Candidate must have good judgment, political instincts and be willing to work long hours in a fast-paced environment.  Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary.  Please send resume, cover letter, and up to three writing samples to  Include “Legislative Correspondent” in subject line.
Legislative Assistant - The Office of Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) is seeking a proactive Legislative Assistant to whose primary focus will be administration of the Victims Rights Caucus.  In addition, a successful candidate will be responsible for Small Business, House Administration, Consumer Protection, and Government Reform. Responsibilities of this position will include writing legislative mail, briefing the Congressman on relevant policy developments, formulating legislative proposals, interacting with bi-partisan caucus and staffing the Member on all of the responsibilities related to the Victims Rights Caucus.  Strong writing and interpersonal skills are a must.  The ideal candidate will have several years of Hill experience, able to manage multiple projects at the same time and perform well under tight deadlines. Strong writing, analytical skills and a proven legislative track record of implementing legislative initiatives and building coalitions are a must. Texas ties a plus.  Please email resume, cover letter, and a writing sample letter to, with subject line: Attn: LA - VRC Position. No calls, drop-ins, or faxes, please.
Staff Assistant – Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) has an opening for a Staff Assistant in the Washington, DC office.  This position assists in managing office functions, maintains office equipment, furniture, supplies, and filing systems. Assists with speech preparation, website maintenance, generates EORs, and works with graphics department.  Processes large volume of tour and flag requests; staffs the front reception area, greets visitors and answers telephones; oversees Intern program.  Applicant must be extremely organized, a proficient editor, able to multi-task and is a self-motivated problem solver.  Previous Hill experience is necessary, must have a positive attitude and Texas ties preferred.  Email your resume to  No calls or drop-ins please.
Intern - Congressman John Sullivan seeks an individual to fill an internship position for Spring 2011. Perfect opportunity to gain Hill experience. General responsibilities include greeting visitor, answering phones, opening and sorting mail. Additional duties may include conducting research, attending hearings, handling constituent correspondence and assisting other staff members. Oklahoma ties are a plus but not mandatory. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to No calls or walk-ins please.

Unpaid Internship –Congressman Doug Lamborn (C0-05) is requesting resumes for savvy and motivated individuals for his DC office internship program. An ideal candidate will be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, display excellent communication skills, and be a team player. The candidate will gain valuable Hill experience by assisting the Congressman’s staff with legislative research, drafting press releases, responding to constituent mail, and providing Capitol tours. Interested applicants can email a resume to Please indicate if you are interested in a part-time or full-time work schedule.

December 6, 2010

Press Secretary/Communications Director –The office of Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson of Pennsylvania’s Fifth Congressional District is interviewing for the position of  Press Secretary/Communications Director. The successful candidate must possess excellent written and oral communications skills and previous media experience on and/or off the ‘Hill’.  Pennsylvania ties are helpful, but not necessary. Please send  your resume, references and a writing sample to

Spring Interns – Congressman  James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) is currently seeking spring interns with conservative values for his Washington, DC 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.  Attention to detail and professionalism are highly valued.  Wisconsin ties preferred but not required.  This is an excellent opportunity for current college students or recent graduates interested in obtaining Capitol Hill experience.  Interested candidates should direct their cover letter and resume to with Spring Internship in the subject line.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Spring Internship - The office of Congressman-Elect David Schweikert (AZ-05) is seeking full-time and part-time interns for the DC office.  Duties will include assisting the legislative and senior staff by attending meetings and hearings, answering phones, aiding in constituent services, handling correspondence from the district, and providing support and assistance for various projects.  Candidates should be available to start in January, and should be motivated and ready to jump into a fast-paced environment in a freshman office. Interested applicants should submit their resumes to

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