Monday, February 28, 2011

House GOP Jobs List -- February 28th, 2011

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February 28, 2011

Health care LA– A Midwest Republican is accepting applications for a Legislative Assistant to oversee health care legislative policies and other issues. Applicants must have at least two years’ health care legislative experience, knowledge of federal health care laws and the ability to conduct effective outreach to constituent groups. Candidates should possess a strong analytical capability, excellent interpersonal skills and top-notch written and oral skills. Economics background is a plus. Qualified candidates should send an email with LA in the subject line and include a cover letter and resume to

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) seeks a legislative assistant to handle a variety of issues and monitor developments throughout the legislative process. Candidates must have Hill experience, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and bring a high degree of professionalism to our very busy office. This position requires that the individual closely monitor issues, engage with constituents via phone and written correspondence, write floor speeches, co-sponsorship memos, floor memos/vote recommendations, and other policy-related documents. The position also requires staffing the Congressman, extensive meetings and communications with constituents and constituent groups on behalf of the Member and office. The ideal candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of the legislative process, Member office organization, and possess superior writing and analytical skills. Applicants must have a minimum of two years personal or committee office legislative experience. Sense of humor and positive attitude a huge plus on our team. Candidates meeting these requirements should e-mail a resume and cover letter to with ‘Legislative Assistant’ in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins will be considered. PA-18 or PA ties given special consideration.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) is seeking an experienced legislative assistant to handle tax, energy, and several other issues. Strong writing skills, creativity, and minimum two years legislative experience required. Texas ties a plus. Email resume, references and writing samples to: . No calls or drop-ins please.

Press Secretary – Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) is seeking a D.C.-based Press Secretary. Candidates should have experience in a press-related position or a strong journalism/media background. Must be a self-starter, have new-media savvy, the ability to think creatively, and able to work long hours under pressure in order to respond quickly to deadlines and media opportunities. Candidates must have outstanding writing skills. Duties include: drafting press releases, statements, and newsletters; developing national and state media outreach strategies; providing content for and managing the website; managing new-media presence; building relationships with Texas and national media; manage daily press clips and other duties as assigned. Texas ties a plus. Email resume, references and writing samples to: . No calls or drop-ins please.

Military Legislative Assistant – VA Republican seeks a Military Legislative Assistant to assist with work on the House Armed Services Committee. This individual will also be responsible for issues concerning veterans policy. The ideal candidate will have excellent research, communication and writing skills and at least two years of legislative or defense-related experience. Knowledge of the defense authorization and appropriations process is a must. Please submit cover letter, résumé, and salary requirement via email to Please include the words “MLA Position” in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant – California Republican seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a broad portfolio of issues, primarily defense, homeland security, science & technology, telecommunications, and veterans. Candidates must have strong writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as be able to work as a team player. The district has several important military installations, and candidates must be able to serve as a liaison to these installations, handle related legislative/special projects, and quickly develop working relationships with constituents. Capitol Hill experience and knowledge on these issues are preferred but not mandatory. California ties or prior military service are also preferred but not required. Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

Staff Assistant – The Office of Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22) is seeking a Staff Assistant for the Washington, DC office. Candidate would manage all constituent tours, flag requests, greet all visitors, as well as assist legislative and press operations. The ideal candidate will have writing experience, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and a high degree of professionalism. Texas ties are a must, Houston ties preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to No phone calls, faxes or drop-offs please.

Press Intern—The Office of Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) has an immediate opening for a press intern in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) assisting the Communications Director by drafting press releases, statements, newsletters, and website content. The Press Intern will also work on social media outreach projects, conduct general research on various legislative issues, attend media and messaging related briefings, and handle other basic administrative responsibilities. Ideal candidates must be conservative, outgoing, and proactive, and should possess excellent writing and communication skills as well as a particular interest in the field of communication. This internship is unpaid; weekly hours are negotiable. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to with “Press Internship” in the subject line.

Interns—The Office of Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) has immediate openings for internships available for the spring of 2011 in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) answering telephones and greeting visitors, sorting mail, leading Capitol tours, researching legislative issues, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting staff with various projects. Ideal candidates must be highly motivated and detail-oriented self-starters, and should possess conservative values, excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. Tennessee ties are preferred, but not required. These internships are unpaid; weekly hours are negotiable. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah Smith at with "Spring 2011 Internship" in the subject line.

Internship - Congressman Denny Rehberg’s (MT-At Large) Washington D.C. Office is looking for one full time intern for the Spring of 2011. The ideal candidate will have an interest in politics/government and possess the following skills: good phone etiquette, detail-oriented, friendly, motivated, excellent research and writing skills and the ability to multi-task. Applicants with Montana or Western ties are preferred, but not required. Main duties include daily front desk operations (answering phones, greeting visitors, assisting in constituent correspondence), attending committee hearings, as well as working directly with the Communications and Legislative Teams on various projects. Spring internships typically run until June. The internship is unpaid but offers a great opportunity to learn the ins and outs of Capitol Hill. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to John Lange at

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