Thursday, January 6, 2011

House GOP Jobs List -- January 6th, 2011

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January 6, 2011

Legislative Correspondent - Freshman Republican Member is accepting resumes for a Legislative Correspondent in the Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing incoming constituent correspondence, researching and drafting responses in a timely manner, and assisting with legislative activity with the potential to handle modest legislative issue portfolio.   Previous Hill experience and strong research and writing skills required.  Arkansas ties are a plus. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume with ‘Legislative Correspondent’ in the subject line to   No phone calls or drop-ins please. 

Legislative Correspondent - Congressman John Fleming, M.D. of Louisiana is seeking a Legislative Correspondent.  LC’s primary responsibility will be the management of all incoming constituent correspondence in a timely manner.  Previous Hill experience and proficiency with Internet Quorum preferred.  Well qualified applicants will possess exceptional research and writing skills, be thorough and highly organized, have an understanding of the legislative process, and be able to thrive in a dynamic environment.  Strong conservative philosophy a must.  Interested candidates should send a CV, cover letter, and writing sample to, with "Legislative Correspondent Position" in the subject line.  All applicants considered will be required to complete an in-office, timed writing test.

Legislative Assistant on Business and Energy Issues – The office of Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) is currently accepting applications for a Legislative Assistant to develop and implement the legislative goals in the interest areas of business, energy, as well as health care, issues in the Washington, D.C. office.  The successful candidate will have significant Capitol Hill experience; an interest in business and energy issues; thorough knowledge of the legislative process; a strong attention to detail; a proven record of generating, advancing, and completing legislative initiatives; and strong writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.  Qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter to: with ‘Business LA Position’ in the subject line.  No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.

Staff Assistant—Congressman Gary Miller, a Southern California Republican, is seeking a staff assistant for his Washington, DC office.  The ideal candidate is experienced working with database management software IQ, a great writer, friendly, team-oriented and able to handle multiple responsibilities.  Southern California ties preferred.  Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to .  No drop bys or phone calls.

Staff Assistant/Tour Coordinator – Southern Republican seeking a Staff Assistant/ Tour Coordinator.   The primary responsibility of the position will be greeting visitors, answering telephones, providing tours and arranging tour requests, processing flag requests and various other duties as assigned. Successful candidates must be extremely organized, personable, detail oriented, possess a strong work ethic and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Alabama ties are strongly preferred. Please email (with your name in the subject line) a resume and cover letter to  No Drop-Bys or Calls Please.
Professional Staff Member - Republican Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure seeks candidate with background in transportation policy and law, with particular emphasis on aviation policy and transportation security issues. Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communications skills, the ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment, and a proven record of working in a collaborative and results-driven workplace.  Congressional experience not required. Writing samples requested.  Please email resume and samples to with “Aviation” in the subject line.  No calls or drop-bys please.

Staff Assistant - The Republican Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure seeks candidates for the position of Staff Assistant.  The position assists in managing all office administrative functions, including answering phones and staffing the front office area, and assists with legislative research and activity as needed.  Professionalism and the ability to multi-task is essential.  Please email resume and cover letter to with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.  No calls or drop-bys please.

Professional Staff Member – Republican Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure seeks candidate with background in railroad transportation policy.  Ideal candidate will have a law degree and extensive knowledge of rail economic regulation processes and federal rail statutes.  Strong writing skills are a must.  Please send resume and cover letter to with “Railroads” in the subject line.  No calls or drop-bys please.

Military Legislative Assistant – California Republican Member seeks Military Legislative Assistant to serve as liaison to district military instillations and handle related special projects.  Working knowledge of House procedure and defense policies and procedures necessary to succeed in this position, as well as ability to quickly develop excellent working relationships with district stakeholders.  Position will also handle multiple non-defense legislative issues as well as monitoring floor activity and producing vote analyses for non-defense issue portfolio.  Strong writing and organizational skills and the ability to rapidly and clearly summarize complex policy issues a must for this position.  Please email cover letter and resume to:

Scheduler – Congressman Frank Wolf (Virginia) is accepting applications for a scheduler.   Ties to northern Virginia are helpful.  Fax cover letter and resume to: Dan Scandling, chief of staff, (202) 225-0437.  

Deputy Press Secretary - Under the direction of the Press Secretary, the Deputy Press Secretary is 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 communication skills and an established network of national media contacts are required.  Candidate must be able to exercise discretion and multi-task in a fast-paced, communications-driven office. Strong preference given to those with news room experience. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to: by Thursday, January 6, 2011.

Executive Assistant/Scheduler – Midwestern Republican Congressman is accepting applications for the position of executive assistant/scheduler in the D.C. office. This position requires excellent organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently. Responsibilities include scheduling for D.C., coordinating travel for the congressman and staff, managing the administration of the office and interns, and acting as liaison to the office’s external vendors and contractors, including the financial and IT administrators. Candidates should have prior Hill experience and demonstrated ties to the Midwest. To apply, please e-mail a resume and cover letter to

Internships - Conservative Florida Member is now accepting resumes for internships in the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include answering the phones, sorting mail, and performing other tasks as assigned. Candidates should be currently enrolled undergraduate students or recent college graduates. Candidates must possess strong organizational skills and have the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.  Florida ties are a plus. Interested applicants are asked to send a resume to with “Intern” in the subject line of the email.

Interns – Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI) seeks hardworking, enterprising interns for the spring semester in his Washington, D.C. office.  Duties may include but are not limited to:  answering phones, sorting mail, data entry, giving Capitol tours, and assisting staff with legislative correspondence and other duties.  This internship is unpaid, but academic credit may be available.  Ties to the state of Michigan are preferred.  If interested, send a resume and cover letter to with Internship in the subject line.  

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