Tuesday, March 8, 2011

House GOP Jobs List -- March 3rd, 2011

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Compiled and distributed by Patrick Baugh, Financial Administrator for the Republican Study Committee and Congs. Francisco “Quico” Canseco, Bill Cassidy, John Fleming, Bill Flores, Bob Goodlatte, Tim Griffin, Duncan Hunter, Lynn Jenkins, Tim Murphy, Pete Olson, Erik Paulsen, Tim Walberg, Steve Womack, Kevin Yoder & Todd Young.

March 3, 2011

Press Secretary - Republican Member seeks a Press Secretary with strong writing background and the ability to multitask. Responsibilities include writing press releases and talking points, booking interviews and pitching stories, writing newspaper columns and newsletters, expanding new media outreach, and organizing press events. Preferred candidates should have knowledge of Congressional legislative process, proficiency with new media, ability to identify press opportunities, and at least two years of political communications experience. This position reports to the Chief of Staff. Please send cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to Jessica.carter@mail.house.gov with “PRESS SECRETARY” in the subject.

Legislative Assistant - A Southern Freshman Republican is accepting applications for a Legislative Assistant to oversee Education and Workforce issues and other issues. Applicants must have at least two years’ legislative experience in education and/or health care. Candidates should possess a strong analytical capability, excellent interpersonal skills, top-notch written and oral skills, and knowledge of committee and floor procedures. 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. Qualified candidates should send an email with a cover letter, writing sample and resume to goplegjob@gmail.com .

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent - Rep. Nugent seeks a highly motivated individual with exceptional writing, organizational and research skills to serve as a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent. Responsibilities include processing flag and tour requests, managing constituent correspondence and assisting the staff. Capitol Hill experience, Florida ties and familiarity with IQ is preferred. Please email a resume, cover letter and writing sample (example of a constituent letter preferred) to fl05resumes@gmail.com with Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent in the subject line. No calls, faxes or drop-ins please.

Staff Assistant – The Office of Congressman Francisco "Quico" Canseco (TX-23) 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 preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to scott.yeldell@mail.house.gov.

Interns—The House Armed Services Committee has an immediate opening for a paid internship available through the spring of 2011. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering telephones, sorting mail, research, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting staff with various projects. Ideal candidates must be highly motivated and detail-oriented self-starters, 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/graduate school students seeking Capitol Hill experience. Weekly hours are negotiable; full time preferred. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to HASCinterns@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-bys please.

Internships - The office of Congressman David B. McKinley (WV-1) currently has immediate internship positions available in our Washington, DC office. We are looking for highly qualified candidates that are motivated, detail orientated, and personable. The ideal candidates will have excellent research and writing abilities, be able to multi-task and interact well with constituents. These are unpaid positions, but interns will have the opportunity to experience working on Capitol Hill, learn about the legislative process, and attend briefings of interest. Responsibilities include answering the phone, giving tours of the Capitol, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative staff on various projects. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to True Claycombe at true.claycombe@mail.house.gov .

Spring Interns- Congressman 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 mi07internship@gmail.comwith Spring Internship in the subject line.

Internship – Republican Larry Bucshon (IN-08) has an immediate opening for an internship for the spring semester. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, answering phones, giving Capitol tours, performing administrative tasks, sorting mail and assisting legislative staff. Indiana ties preferred, but not required. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Janelle.hervig@mail.house.gov in the subject line.

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