Thursday, February 10, 2011

House GOP Jobs List -- February 10th, 2011

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February 10, 2011

Press Secretary - Representative Bill Cassidy is accepting applications for a press secretary whose primary responsibilities include drafting speeches and press releases, booking local/national media appearances, managing the franked mail program, and organizing tele-town halls. This is a senior level position. Successful candidates must be extremely organized, personable, detail oriented, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Previous Hill experience and Louisiana ties are preferred. Email resume and cover letter to” Please include “Press Secretary” in the subject line.

Director of Information Technology — House committee is seeking an experienced IT professional to serve as the committee’s Director of Information Technology. Responsibilities include maintenance and upkeep of committee website under tight deadlines; supervise improvements to committee website and new media efforts; operation of committee webcasting hardware and software; Maintenance and upkeep of custom web-based workflow application (known as CORE); supervise contractor for improvements and fixes to CORE; recommend appropriate information technology purchases for committee; and perform light deployment and troubleshooting of office equipment and systems. Proven ability to work accurately under tight deadlines for long hours is required. Ability to work in a mixed Windows-Mac environment and familiarity with House enterprise systems a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resumes and cover letter to: and include “Director of IT” in the subject line.

Veterans Affairs Legislative Assistant – Freshman Republican Member seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a specific portfolio of issues related to Veterans Affairs. Candidates must have prior experience with veterans affairs policy and constituent services. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing Member for committee hearings, briefings, mark-ups and floor activities, developing and managing legislative initiatives, writing official correspondence, representing the Member in meetings and assisting constituents who are veterans. Candidates must also possess strong written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects at the same time. Absolutely no faxes, calls or drop-ins. Please send resume and cover letter to

Legislative Assistant - Representative Scott Garrett is looking for a conservative Legislative Assistant to lead his Constitution Caucus efforts and handle the following issues—energy/natural resources, immigration, government reform, education and transportation. Candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills, work independently, be able to develop and advance creative ideas, and to work collaboratively with our press team. This is NOT an entry level position—successful candidates will have a minimum of several years of paid work experience. Hill experience is not required, however previous legislative or advocacy experience is preferred. Please submit your resume to All submissions will be kept confidential.

Staff Assistant - Senator Kyl’s office is in the market for a staff assistant. Responsibilities include telephone support and front office duties. Excellent writing skills are required. Candidates should email a resume and two writing samples to No phone calls please.

Staff Assistant - Southern Republican looking for a front office Staff Assistant with strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, and other front office duties. Texas ties and previous Hill experience preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to

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 with a resume and a cover letter indicating your prospective duration of the internship.

Interns - The office of Congressman Buck McKeon (CA 25), Chairman, of the House Armed Services Committee, is seeking unpaid Interns to fill positions for Spring 2010 (February – May). Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed. There will also be opportunities to attend receptions and seminars that interest you. Candidates should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate. This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Applicants must be able to make a minimum commitment of four days a week. California ties a plus, but not required. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Mimma Faudale at

Spring Unpaid Intern- Florida Republican Member seeking conservative internship applicants to start immediately. Applicants must be hard working and self starters with strong communication skills. Daily activities include but are not limited to answering phones, distributing and sorting mail, various office tasks, entering constituent information into the computer, directing tours, handling flag requests, helping staff members with assignments. Please send your resume and cover letter to Florida ties preferred.

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