Legislative Director - Senior Midwestern Republican seeks Legislative Director with a minimum of 3-5 years Hill experience to manage legislative staff and advance aggressive agenda across a variety of issues. Strong knowledge of Financial Services and Urban issues strongly preferred. Candidate should have a proven record of mentoring and training junior staff, developing and implementing legislative initiatives, and have strong writing, analytical, and teambuilding skills. Other responsibilities include closely monitoring district and national issues, writing floor speeches and briefing memos, providing vote recommendations, and producing other policy-related documents. Ability to multi-task on short-term needs while meeting long-term project deadlines is absolutely essential. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.
Legislative Director - Midwest Republican Congressman seeks Legislative Director with a minimum of 3-5 years Hill experience to manage legislative staff and advance aggressive agenda across a variety of issues. Strong knowledge of Financial Services and Small Business issues preferred, but not required. Candidate should have a proven record of mentoring and training junior staff, developing and implementing legislative initiatives, and have strong writing, analytical, and team-building skills. Other responsibilities include closely monitoring district and national issues, reaching out and establishing relations with interested groups both in the district and in DC. The Congressman also chairs a subcommittee, which the successful candidate would be expected to cover. Therefore, prior experience in handling Committee work is preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.
Press Assistant – Conservative Southern Member seeks a proactive Press Assistant to join a busy press shop. Candidates must have an understanding of new media/social networking tools and basic knowledge of traditional media outlets. Responsibilities will include compiling daily clips, website management, managing social media tools, helping prepare the Member for media opportunities, and some writing of press releases and op-eds. Ideal candidate will be a team player, motivated self-starter, have excellent writing and speaking skills, and demonstrate a willingness to learn and grow. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Media/Legislative Assistant - Conservative California member has an opening for a new media/legislative assistant. Responsibilities include constituent correspondence, website update, constituent outreach through new media, e-newsletter and mass mailings. Applicant must have strong writing skills and show great initiative. Hill experience required and knowledge of budget, banking and tax issues a plus. California ties also a plus. Email resume & one writing sample to NewMediaOpportunity@gmail.com.
Press Secretary - The office of Congressman Aaron Schock is seeking a Communications Director to oversee all aspects of his high-profile and aggressive press operation. Candidates should have media experience and must possess strong writing and verbal communications skills. Responsibilities include writing guest columns, press releases, e-newsletters, maintaining the website, managing social-networking websites, pitching ideas to national and local outlets and coordinating all district press. Please send resume, cover letter and writing samples to email@example.com.
Scheduler- Republican freshman Member seeks a detail oriented, highly organized and self-motivated individual as a Scheduler/Office Manager. Candidate will prepare the daily schedule for the member, and prepare detailed itineraries, including important numbers, locations and contact names; prepare monthly projected schedules; brief the member on all scheduling activities and requests of the Washington, D.C., and district offices; coordinate the Congressman's travel, ground transportation, and lodging; respond to all invitations, either by written correspondence or by personal telephone call. Candidate will also handle some office management duties such as processing thank-you notes. Candidate will work well under pressure and handle stress. Must have a flexible schedule as job includes long hours, nights, and weekends and other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree is required with at least two years of office experience. At least one year working in a congressional office is beneficial and West Virginia ties a plus. Must have strong telephone skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to prioritization of and recommendations on appointments. Thoroughness and careful attention to detail is an absolute must. Please email resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internship - The office of Congressman Michael Turner (OH-9) is seeking a full-time or part-time intern for the Fall in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include answering phones, organizing, distributing, and inputting mail, providing tours of the Capitol, and assisting legislative staff in research and writing projects. Please email cover letter and resume to email@example.com with Internship in the subject line. This is an unpaid internship.
Internship - Republican Congressman Randy Forbes (VA-04) is seeking an unpaid full time intern for the summer of 2011, to be responsible for assisting the office with legislative research, letter writing, and managing of special projects related to defense, China, energy, and budget issues. Applicants must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. Please note that this is not a front office internship; this Intern will be working directly with the Legislative Staff. Previous work experience, including previous Capitol Hill experience is preferred. Applicants should be able to start immediately. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter with “Legislative Research Intern” in the subject line to VA04Interns@mail.house.gov.