Friday, April 8, 2011

House GOP Jobs List -- April 7, 2011

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April 7, 2011

Press Secretary - Congressman Steve King is seeking to hire a press secretary to coordinate media outreach, book interviews, and expand his exposure to national media outlets. Ideal candidates will be self-starters with established national media contacts. The Press Secretary must be able to work under pressure, respond quickly to deadlines, and identify opportunities to advance the congressman's message and agenda through the media. Applicants should be committed, pro-life conservatives who possess strong writing skills and have experience working with new media. Iowa ties are a plus but are not required. Interested applicants should send a resume, writing sample and cover letter explaining their interest in working for Congressman King to with "Press Secretary" in the subject line.

Legislative Director - Midwestern Republican seeks Legislative Director with 3-5 years of Hill experience to manage team of five legislative staff and advance aggressive agenda across a variety of issues. Experience in Financial Services strongly preferred. Candidate should have a proven record of mentoring and training less experienced staff, implementing legislative initiatives with bipartisan advocacy coalitions, managing an efficient mail program, and strong writing, analytical, and teambuilding skills. Ability to multi-task on short-term needs while meeting long-term project deadlines essential. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.

Interns - The office of Congressman Buck McKeon (CA 25), Chairman, of the House Armed Services Committee, is seeking unpaid Interns to fill positions immediately for Spring/Summer 2011 (May – August). 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

Unpaid Interns – The Office of Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-01) is interviewing for unpaid interns for the summer in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to leading constituent tours of the Capitol, answering phones, sorting mail, running errands, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. Applicants should possess a great work ethic; have personable communication skills, and strong writing skills. Arkansas ties are ideal, but are not required. Interested candidates should e-mail their cover letter and resume to [Deadline for applicants is April 11]

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