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Democratic Member of the Education and Workforce Committee is seeking experienced Legislative Assistant, who will be responsible for education portfolio and other domestic policy issues. Duties will include, but are not limited to, developing and advancing legislation, drafting statements, writing and editing correspondence, and representing the Member in meetings. This is not an entry level position – at least three years of Hill experience is required. Strong written and management skills as well as the ability to be a team player are important. Applicants should e-mail their resume, cover letter, and writing sample to

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR/LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT – Senior Northeast Democrat seeks an experienced Systems Administrator/Legislative Assistant to maintain office computers, computer network and Member website and monitor legislative developments and formulate initiatives within assigned issue areas. Applicants should have knowledge of current computer software and applications; knowledge of the legislative process, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to concisely convey recommendations of policy positions to the Member. System duties will include trouble-shooting network, Blackberry, and iPad problems, as well as computer assistance to Member and staff. Legislative responsibilities will include Energy, Environment, Telecom, Agriculture, Grants, related appropriations matters and constituent mail. Applicant must be able to thrive in a fast-paced office environment, work independently and collaboratively, have strong interpersonal skills and possess a well-developed sense of humor. Prior Hill experience preferred. Please email cover letter, resume, references, and two writing samples to . No drop-ins, calls or faxes.

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POSTING DATE: July 14, 2011
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
POSITION: Mailroom Clerk (Full Time)
DEPARTMENT: Democratic Properties Corporation – Administration
LOCATION: Washington, DC
CONTACT: Applicants should email to, with subject line “Mailroom Clerk – Full Time.”

Position Summary:
The Democratic National Committee is currently seeking an independent, highly motivated, well-organized individual for the Full Time Mailroom Clerk position. This individual will provide administrative support functions for the entire DNC facility also assisting with work across the DNC and within the Democratic Party. Candidates should be self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.


· Retrieve, sort, and distribute all mailings accordingly
· Operate postage meter machine and scale
· Record, file, and store information as requested
· Circulate information regarding postal procedures and regulations
· Maintain a clean and safe work area/environment, at all times
· Keep all mailing, supplies, and work area secure and safe
· Process all outgoing packages and mail, including bulk mailings, for delivery and distribution
· Prepare mass volume mailings such as invoices or newsletters, folding and inserting documentation into envelopes
· Operate all mailroom equipment (i.e. shredding machine & postage machine)
· Order/store all office supplies and distribute, file correspondence and other documents, send and receive faxes, and miscellaneous photocopying

Job Requirements:

· Strong and effective organizational skills
· Ability to work independently and autonomously with limited supervision
· Ability to meet or exceed strict deadlines
· Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written format
· Ability to prioritize and plan work schedules effectively
· Ability to maintain confidential information
· Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
· Ability to lift and carry over 50 pounds
· Must have a valid state driver's license and satisfactory driving record check

The Democratic National Committee (DNC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DNC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.


The Investment Company Institute, the national association for U.S. investment companies, located in Washington, DC, is seeking a Government Affairs Assistant to provide administrative support to lobbyists in Government Affairs department. Responsibilities include interacting with/answering phone calls from high level executives, Congressional offices, and government officials; maintaining calendars and contacts; coordinating travel and meeting arrangements; processing department expense reports; and drafting correspondence. Candidate must be a self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 2 years of administrative experience, preferably on Capitol Hill, Executive Branch, or government affairs office. Scheduler experience a plus.
ICI offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and convenient Metro location. Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to EOE.


Director of Member Services
Position Summary:
Specific responsibilities of the Member Services Director include:
·Serve as principal outreach liaison to Democratic Members of Congress, Members’ campaign staff, and Members’ fundraising staff on behalf of the Committee;
·Advise Committee on outreach strategies to Members of Congress and their principal staff;
·Communicating regularly to Members of Congress about DCCC activities/programs;
·Supervise staff of three and manage the daily operations of the Member Services Department that assists House Democratic candidates with campaign, political, legal and fundraising needs;
·Overseeing department budget and strategic plans;
·Maintaining working knowledge of all departments and activities at the Committee;
·Responding to Member inquiries;
·Creating and managing Member programs;
·Supervising Members’ Activity Tracking;
·Other duties as needed;
Required Skills:
·Bachelors Degree or higher;
·Candidate must be friendly, personable and have extensive relationships with Democratic House Members and their key staff;
·Ability to exercise good judgment in recognizing scope of authority and protecting confidential information
·Strong supervisory and project management abilities;
·Excellent written and verbal communications skills and exceptional editing abilities;
·Practical experience with Microsoft Office Suite;
·Database management experience;
·Candidate must be very organized and able to prioritize tasks;
To apply, please complete the application at Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Equal Opportunity/Diversity Policy
The DCCC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran's status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee. The DCCC is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.
DCCC's equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the DCCC.
The DCCC is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that makeup our country and the Democratic Party. Working towards the goal of a diverse DCCC, our policy extends to both Staff and Consultants.

Seeking applicants for Finance Director to manage an aggressive
fundraising operation for a top-tier Congressional challenger (Patrick
Murphy - Dist. 22) in South Florida for the 2012 cycle.
• Work with the candidate, general consultant, and finance team to
create and execute a winning fundraising plan for the election.
•Establish monthly and quarterly fundraising goals and outline how
they will be reached.
• Track call time & other activities to hit finance targets &
• Manage follow up on all correspondence and pledges.
• Make fundraising calls to donors in addition to candidate call time.
• Identifying and recruiting new donors.
• Plan and execute fundraising events.
• Recruit and supervise interns/volunteers to assist with data entry
and other tasks.
• Support other campaign operations as necessary.
Please send resumes to

Director, Children and Families Program

The Center for the Next Generation (TCNG) is a nonpartisan strategic communications nonprofit organization that supports smart public, private, and personal investment in projects that benefit the next generation. Driven by quality research and data, TCNG educates and informs policy makers, the public and young people, themselves, about the major issues that shape the future. Through partnerships with other organizations, TCNG helps drive public debate and policy decisions and develops projects that strengthen the country and improves the quality of life for all Americans. With a focus on both California and the nation, TCNG works to ensure that our state and country remain leaders in building a brighter future for all future generations.

Position Summary
The Director of the Children and Families program will be a highly-motivated self-starter, someone who is passionate and well-versed in children and family issues at the state and federal levels. With the chance to influence national and state policy and private-sector initiatives, the ideal candidate must have a strong knowledge of national and California politics, excellent writing skills and a fluency in communications that works equally well at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue, in statehouses, corporate executive suites and nonprofit board rooms. Experience in political or issue campaigns is a big plus, with our expectation that the children and families agenda will be highly visible during the upcoming election cycle. Experience in running high-level, high-impact projects and the ability to understand and manage sophisticated research is important.
The ideal candidate will be very familiar with strategic communications techniques and up-to-speed on cutting-edge social media platforms.
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual eager to help shape the national discussion and debate around children and families issues. Key responsibilities and duties include:
• Working closely with TCNG leadership to determine priorities and strategy.
• Initiating, planning and coordinating public and private events to further the mission and develop the policy goals of the Children and Families program.
• Overseeing Kids 2020, a campaign to energize the national discussion about strategic and sustained investment in families and in the education, health and workforce preparedness of our children.
• Representing TCNG in diverse settings, including meetings with legislators and their staff, media outreach, conferences, and panel discussions.
• Collaborating with other organizations that have related interests.
The Director will report to the President of The Center for the Next Generation. This position will be located in San Francisco.

• Commitment to TCNG's mission and goals.
• At least 10 years experience in government, the nonprofit or private sectors.
• Deep understanding of national children and families issues, including early childhood development, education, health, the impact of poverty and workforce readiness.
• Extensive experience in analyzing, synthesizing and disseminating complex policy and legislative issues.
• Excellent research, analytical and written communications skills.
• Strong interpersonal and management skills and an ability to engage in multiple projects at once.
• Public speaking experience.
• A strong ability to translate knowledge and ideas into action.
• Experience in mobilizing leaders in a multitude of arenas, including political, business and media.
• Political experience and professional relationships with major stakeholders including:
o Key policymakers in California and Washington, D.C.

o Government agencies in California and Washington, D.C. that implement children’s issues.

o Children and family analysts, academics and opinion leaders.

o Other children and family focused nonprofits and foundations.

Compensation Package

TCNG offers an attractive compensation package. Salary is commensurate with abilities and experience.

TCNG is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering. Any discriminatory action can be a cause for disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

Application Process
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Please include “Director, Children & Families” in the subject line.


Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) seeks interns for the Fall 2011 semester. Applicants should be highly-motivated, well-organized, and eager to assist with legislative and administrative needs of the staff. Such duties include but are not limited to attending briefings, answering the phones, drafting and responding to constituent letters, assisting in research, giving tours of the capitol, and various other administrative tasks. Applicants should possess an interest in the legislative process, as well as strong written and verbal communications skills. Minnesota ties a plus. Applications accepted for both full-time and part-time positions (min.12 hours per week). This is an unpaid position. To be considered, please send a resume, cover letter, short writing sample and 2 references to:

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