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Staff Assistant/Scheduler

Progressive House Member of Congress from Texas seeks a detail oriented, highly organized and self-motivated individual as an Executive Assistant. Candidate will prepare the daily schedule for the Member, and prepares detailed itineraries, including important numbers, locations and contact names; prepares monthly projected schedules; and briefs the Member on all scheduling activities and requests of the Washington, D.C. and district offices; coordinates photo opportunities with constituents; makes reservations for the Congressman's air travel, ground transportation, and lodging; submits vouchers for travel and expense reimbursement to the staff member responsible for submitting office bills for payment; responds to all invitations, either by written correspondence or by personal telephone call; ensures that the Member is provided with briefing materials for each event by coordinating with event participants and the appropriate legislative and/or district staff; maintains the Member’s files, including notes, correspondence, and all information relating to travel; acts as a liaison for constituents and other individuals when they visit the Member. Candidate will work well under pressure and handle stress; works a flexible schedule including some long hours and performs 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; Experience making travel reservations and arrangements. Alternatively, three to five years of related work experience. 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. Minorities are encouraged to apply .Thoroughness and careful attention to detail is an absolute must. Please send cover letter and resume to


Fairfax Victory 2011 PAC is a coalition of local and state elected
officials working together to build a massive grassroots voter
mobilization program that will ensure we maintain the Democratic
majority in the State Senate, expand the majority on the Fairfax
County Board of Supervisors, and build a strong party organization
that will carry Democrats to victory in 2012 and beyond.
We are currently looking to fill the following positions with the

Field Director-
Responsibilities include: recruitment, training, and retention of a
paid canvass, running trainings, keeping accurate and complete
records, administering payroll, enforcing standards, recruiting
volunteers, and managing all logistics for a paid canvass. Reports
directly to Executive Director via daily reports and conference calls.

• At least one cycle as a field director, or experience managing a
staff of 50+.
• Canvass Director experience preferred
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• A commitment to Democratic values and principles

Organizing Director:
These responsibilities include planning, training, tracking,
organization building and meeting the set goals. They will also head
up the implementation of the constituency group outreach. They will
travel the County on a weekly basis to help the Field Organizers
implement the field plan in their respective areas. Report directly
to the Executive Director via daily reports and conference calls.

• Experience managing staff in a fast paced environment
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• A commitment to Democratic values and principles
• Sound judgment, a sense of humor, and competitive nature

Field Organizer:
Responsible for recruiting and turning out volunteers to man phone
banks, canvasses, and to attend selected events. They are also
responsible for the retention of volunteers, running the phone bank
operation, running volunteer canvass operation, keeping track of sign
requests and delivery, attending weekly conference calls, management
of volunteer lists, visibility and event staffing, and daily

• Personable
• Strategic Smarts
• Excellent Communication Skills
• Works well under pressure

For more information and to apply for a position send your resume to

*Program Analyst*

EMILY's List, the nation's largest financial resource for women candidates,
is in search of a Program Analyst to work with the organization's
Development Department.

*Principal Responsibilities*

The EMILY’s List Program Analyst assists in the overall strategy of EMILY's
List fundraising efforts and is the primary person to create data files for
the marketing/membership and major gifts departments. The Program Analyst
works closely with the development department and consultants to create,
update, and monitor income projections for EMILY’s List marketing/membership
and major gifts programs; works with the department directors to determine
universe selection; extracts, and codes all data files; develops and
implements a schedule of analysis for EMILY’s List and candidate direct
response (mail, telemarketing, and email) programs; and helps department
heads and consultants create a system for long-term strategic analysis,
including the budget. This position also works closely with our outside
direct marketing consultants and reports to the Direct Marketing Director

*Specific Duties*

- Develop and provide regular comprehensive reports to meet the long-term
strategic analysis needs of the fundraising programs;
- Assist in the upcoming donor database migration;
- Calculate income projections, response rates, and average gifts for
every mailing, telemarketing campaign, and email program;
- Develop budget reports and analysis;
- Produce data that will be used to create the budget and project cash
flow (and revisions);
- Produce weekly cash flow grid for fundraising programs and
comprehensive monthly written analysis of direct mail programs;
- Produce all routine and ad hoc data files and income reports;
- Schedule and provide recommendations for universe selection and
segmentation review process; oversee timely production, verification, and
delivery of data files for all direct response projects;
- Verify data accuracy, file segmentation, and live set-ups for all
direct mail projects;
- Maintain files on EMILY’s List and candidate mailings, including donor
segmentation strategy, projections, and income analysis;
- Create, monitor, and maintain source codes for development departments;
- Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate must know SQL, Access, and Excel, and have at least
three to five years of related experience. Ability to multitask and work
with deadlines a must. College degree and an interest in electing pro-choice
Democratic women required. Salary commensurate with experience. Strong
benefits package. To apply, email cover letter and resume to, subject line: Program Analyst. *NO CALLS PLEASE.*

*EMILY's List is an Equal Opportunity Employer.**
Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.*

Job Posting:

Communications Director

Posting Date: July 8, 2011
Closing Date: Until filled

Location: Washington, DC or New York City

The Women’s Media Center works to make women powerful and visible in
media. The Women’s Media Center promotes women and girls as subjects
and decision-makers, conducts media monitoring, training and
leadership development, and creates original content.


The Women’s Media Center (WMC) seeks a Communications Director with
extraordinary media relations and writing skills to supervise and
implement all communications activities of the organization. We want
someone with the ability to quickly analyze and summarize important
information and positions. We seek a self-starter, who is committed
to the team and willing to work and think hard. A commitment to
accuracy and details is essential. This position includes the full
range of organizational communications: creative planning, research,
tracking, analysis, systems maintenance, writing, editing, and media


-Know WMC message and articulate it to national and local media.
-Pitch print, television, radio, and digital media outlets and book
WMC experts on targeted issues.
-Research target markets.
-Work with program and development directors to define effective and
creative media strategies for organization growth and special
-Plan and implement media activities to promote organization,
projects, and build WMC online presence and lists.
-Write press advisories, news releases, reports, memoranda, and other
press materials.
-Field media requests – sometimes on tight and/or off-hour deadlines.
-Prepare organizational spokespersons for media interviews, including
talking points and background materials.
-Maintain and manage databases (including
-Oversee website content, including text, blogs, and video.
-Direct social media and media campaigns.
-Other duties as assigned.


-Excellent writing skills and experience.
-Strong understanding of news cycle.
-Versatile self-starter, with strong intellect and total reliability.
-Strategic and organizational skills.
-Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to manage
multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
-Demonstrated knowledge of women’s issues.
-Web knowledge and savvy.
-Commitment to team work.
-Familiarity with word processing, database programs, internet
research (Lexis Nexis and Cision), and spreadsheet programs.


-Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field.
-At least seven years’ experience as a senior communications
-Established contacts with national media organizations.
-Significant media relations experience or as a journalist, with a
preference for preparing spokespersons for media interviews.


The Communications Director reports to the President of the Women’s
Media Center.


Salary based on experience. Benefits include vacation and health
insurance. The Women’s Media Center offers a creative and inclusive
work environment that welcomes diversity. The Women’s Media Center
cannot pay for relocation.


The Women’s Media Center follows an Equal Opportunity Policy and
employs personnel without regard to race, ethnic or religious
background, descent or nationality, sexual orientation, gender
(including pregnancy), gender identification, different abilities,
marital status, age, height, weight, or military service.


Your complete application includes a cover letter that indicates how
you learned of the job opening, a resume with dates of employment,
salary history and three writing samples. Please email your
application to:

Communications Director Search
Women’s Media Center

Note: Due to the large number of applicants, we are unable to
acknowledge the receipt and status of applications. Only candidates
selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls,


Internship Opening with Congresswoman Gwen Moore


Progressive Wisconsin Democrat seeks a legislative intern for Fall 2011. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, and assist with correspondence, as well as attend some Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events.


Interns must have a good attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be able to work both independently as well as part of a team environment, and with strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to assist staff in a variety of daily office tasks. Fourth Congressional District residency preferred; however, candidates from outside the state will also be considered.


Interns must be able to commit to at least three full days a week (9:00am-6:00pm) from August/September to December. First priority will be given to applicants who can work full-time.

To apply, send resume, cover letter and writing sample to

Alicia H. Molt

Senior Executive Assistant and Scheduler

Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Milwaukee

4th District of Wisconsin

2245 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

Ph: 202-225-4572

Fax: 202-225-8135

Go to Congresswoman Moore's web site
Click here to sign up for Congresswoman Moore's Newsletter

The office of Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-New York) is looking for motivated full-time or part-time interns to join our team during the fall of 2011.

Primary responsibilities will include answering phones, sorting incoming mail, greeting constituents and guests, and conducting research. Interns will work closely with members of the legislative staff, and will gain valuable experience by participating in the day-to-day operations of a congressional office. Applicants should have strong writing skills and should be hard-working, enthusiastic, and eager to help out. Candidates from New York preferred but not necessary.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Ben Freeman at

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