Saturday, June 25, 2011

Republican Study Committee Jobs List--June 24th, 2011

Legislative Assistant - The Office of Congressman John Culberson (R-TX) is accepting resumes for a Legislative Assistant position. The ideal candidate would have 3-5 years of policy experience and previous budget/appropriations experience. Candidates should be attentive to detail, team oriented, and willing to take initiative. Strong writing and research skills are a must. Interested applicants should email their resume to No phone calls please or drop ins please.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent - Texas Republican Member of Congress seeks a staff assistant/legislative correspondent (dual position). Responsibilities include managing all constituent correspondence, including greeting visitors in the front office. Daily tasks include writing letters, researching legislation, answering telephones, organizing tours, processing flag requests, assisting a busy legislative and communications staff, and serving as intern coordinator. Applicants should be detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational skills and writing abilities, positive attitudes and pride in work product. Hill is experience is required and Texas ties strongly preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to No phone calls, emails or walk-ins, please.

Staff Assistant - The Office of Congressman John Culberson (R-TX) is looking for a Staff Assistant for the Washington, DC office. Successful applicants will be able to handle multiple projects at once and combine a positive attitude with a proactive approach. The Staff Assistant will be responsible for DC tours, flags, managing incoming phone calls and visitors, coordinating interns, and working with the Legislative Correspondent on the constituent mail program, among other duties. TX ties are preferred, Houston ties are a plus. Please send your resume to No phone calls or drop ins please.

Internship - Representative Raúl Labrador (ID-01) is currently seeking unpaid fall interns (September – December). Responsibilities will include giving Capitol tours, attending and summarizing hearings and/or briefings for legislative staff, and performing various administrative tasks. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Idaho ties are preferred, but are not required. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to:
Internship - The Office of Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) is seeking bold, energetic, conservative individuals for paid/unpaid fall internships. During your time with our office, you will be given the opportunity to develop leadership, management, and policy experience. Duties include answering phones and mail, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, and assisting staff members and Congressman Jordan with achieving our legislative goals and constituent outreach. You will be challenged and will be given practical tools for career and academic success. Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be self-motivated, and able to work as part of a professional team. Fourth District/Ohio ties are a plus. Applicant Instructions: All interested persons should contact Randee Olney, Internship Coordinator for Congressman Jim Jordan, at 202-225-2676 or Please see Congressman Jordan’s website at for the internship application and necessary documents. Applications are due by July 6.
Legislative Assistant – Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) seeks Legislative Assistant to handle a high-level portfolio, including tax, energy and other issues. Candidate must have significant work experience, including with tax policy. Texas ties preferred. Interested and qualified candidates please email resume and cover letter to Please, no calls or drop-ins.

Communications Director – Dynamic, pro-active freshman Republican seeks an experienced Communications Director to develop and oversee all aspects of an integrated press and new media strategy, in order to drive the Congressman’s legislative agenda and in-district messaging. A successful candidate must possess excellent written and oral communications skills, political acumen and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with an emphasis on delivering earned media in the district. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: drafting/distributing press releases; writing/overseeing a weekly op-ed; letters to the editor as needed; implementing an aggressive 499 plan; regularly updating and improving the website; preparing talking points and speeches; and establishing and maintaining strong relations with a wide variety of local media in a largely rural district. New and social media skills are a must, including knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, video, audio and/or photography and editing in those mediums. Candidates must have at least 2 years of press experience on Capitol Hill. Being a team player, energetic, pro-active, and having a can-do attitude is essential. Political experience and familiarity with western issues is a plus. Please send cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to No calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.

LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT: Midwestern Freshman Republican seeks exceptional writer to manage all aspects of constituent correspondence. Duties include sorting incoming letters and emails, tracking and assigning mail through constituent management software, drafting and sending timely responses, managing approval process, and preparing weekly mail reports. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional writing ability and attention to detail, and possess excellent research and organizational skills. Candidates must also be hardworking team players who can excel in a fast-paced environment. Hill experience, software proficiency, and/or ties to Illinois a plus. To be considered, interested applicants should email: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume; and 3) a brief writing sample to by Friday, June 24, 2011. No walk-ins or phone calls please.

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