House GOP Jobs
Midwest Republican seeks Deputy Press Secretary/New Media Coordinator for fast-paced media operation. Ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of on the Hill experience; as well as familiarity with working with the press. The role will involve traditional press focused duties including building media hit databases, creating press lists, and outreach to state and national blogs. Candidates should also have experience with social media, video editing, website management, and some design knowledge. Please submit resume, cover letter and a writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please no phone calls or drop-in’s.
Press Secretary – Congressman Tim Walberg is seeking a motivated, organized, team player to serve as Press Secretary in his Washington DC office. On-the-record and pitching stories experience are preferred. Strong writing skills required. Responsibilities include: managing the Congressman’s interaction with local and national media; writing press releases, op-eds, weekly e-newsletter, talking points, and speeches; working with New Media Director; and helping formulate and implement a comprehensive messaging strategy. Please email resume and cover letter to CommDirWalberg@gmail.com. Please no calls or drop-ins.
Internship - A Midwestern Republican is currently seeking conservative internship applicants to start immediately for the fall semester. Interns will have an excellent opportunity to observe the inner workings of a Congressional office and assist staff with constituent services, communications, administrative tasks, and legislative research. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and motivated, and possess a positive attitude. Qualified applicants should send their cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to midwestGOPinternship@gmail.com
Internship - A Midwestern Republican is currently seeking conservative internship applicants to start immediately for the winter. Interns will have an excellent opportunity to observe the inner workings of a Congressional office and assist staff with constituent services, communications, administrative tasks, and legislative research. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and motivated, and possess a positive attitude. Qualified applicants should send their cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to midwestGOPinternship@gmail.com
Communications Director – Congressman John Fleming, M.D. is seeking an experienced and well-rounded Communications Director to serve in his Washington D.C. office. Previous Hill experience preferred. Responsibilities include formulating and implementing a comprehensive messaging strategy; managing the Congressman's interaction with local and national print, web, and TV outlets; writing speeches, press releases, and op-eds; coordinating a target mail plan; and working with the Press Aide on new media initiatives. Ideal candidates will have exceptional oral and written communication skills. Strong conservative philosophy a must. Send a resume and a cover letter to email@example.com with "Rep. Fleming/Communications Director " in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins.
Scheduler: Republican Member of Congress from Oklahoma in search of a scheduler/ executive assistant to organize and execute the Member’s schedule and coordinate administrative duties. The scheduler will work closely with the Chief of Staff to screen meeting requests, manage front office operations and administer the DC Internship Program, among other duties. The qualified candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter who has strong organizational skills. The candidate should be able to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Oklahoma ties preferred. No calls or drop-ins. Please email resume, cover letter, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fall Internship- Alabama Republican Member is seeking unpaid interns for his Washington D.C. office. A minimum of 4 weeks is preferred. Applicants must be hard working with strong communication skills. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, distributing and sorting mail, various office tasks, entering constituent information into the computer, directing tours, handling flag requests, and helping staff members with assignments. If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to ALhousejob@gmail.com with “Fall Internship” in the subject line. Alabama ties are preferred but not required.
FALL INTERNSHIP:Congressman Allen B. West is looking for full/part time unpaid Fall interns for his Washington D.C. office. Applicants should possess conservative values, be personable, and have strong writing skills. Duties include (but are not limited to) performing administrative tasks, attending Congressional hearings, leading Capitol tours, answering phones, sorting mail, and helping legislative staff with research. Start and end dates are negotiable. Although the internships are unpaid, they are great experience for anyone looking to get involved in politics and/or policy making, especially on Capitol Hill. We also work with current students looking to receive college credit for their internship. Interested applicants should send resume and brief cover letter summarizing their interest in working for Congressman West to Ari.Zimmerman@mail.house.gov with “Fall 2011 Internship” as the subject.
Communications Director- Republican member of Congress is seeking an experienced, hard working and motivated Communications Director. Candidate must be familiar with the rigors of the job and “on-call” nature of the position. On-the-record experience is a must. Duties include: implementation of overall communications strategy, ability to set and achieve goals for earned media hits, manage official website and updates, weekly e-newsletter, handle franked communications and approval process. Communications Director will also be in charge of all social media. Strong writing skills required. Must be a “quick pen” and able to write concise and effective press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points, memos, etc. Send resume and writing samples to: USHouseGOP@gmail.com Please no calls or drop-in’s.
Internships - The office of Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) has an immediate opening for fall interns in the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include greeting visitors to the office, answering telephones, sorting mail, helping with tours, and assisting staff with projects. Internship candidates should have strong interpersonal skills, strong writing skills, and the ability to work independently. This is an unpaid internship that offers exposure to the legislative process and the inner workings of a Capitol Hill office. Ties to Tennessee are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to TN04Resumes@gmail.com.
Interns: The office of Congressman Patrick Meehan (PA – 07) is currently seeking internship candidates for their Washington, DC office. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in public service and wish to learn more about Congress and the legislative process. All interested candidates should direct their resumes and cover letters to PA07.House@gmail.com .
Northeast Republican seeks highly motivated students for unpaid internships in the scheduling department. Ideal candidates will have ties to the Northeast and previous scheduling experience. Responsibilities include managing incoming requests, responding to inquiries and writing memos. Applicants must work independently, have strong organizational skills and be able to multi-task with short deadlines. Interns must be able to start as soon as possible, and should be available to continue through the semester. Please fax cover letter and resume to (202) 228-2646.
Interns: The office of Congressman Sam Graves is currently looking for unpaid interns. Intern duties would include helping out in the front office with answering phones and constituent mail, giving tours, processing flag requests, as well as helping with research for the legislative staff. Although the internships are unpaid, they are great experience for anyone looking to get involved in politics and/or policy making, especially on Capitol Hill. We also work with current students looking to receive college credit for their internship. If interested, please email a resume and cover letter to Christine Pennock at Christine.Pennock@mail.houe.gov. We will be looking to fill spots immediately.
Fall Internship– The office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is seeking full time and part time interns to join the Washington D.C. office for the fall. Candidates should be a self-motivated, team player that is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: opening mail, answering phones, constituent correspondence, attending briefings, assisting with legislative research, and providing aid to staff-members with various projects. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working, detail oriented professional with strong oral and written communication skills. Pennsylvania and district ties are preferred, but not required. Although this position is unpaid, we will work with the student to fulfill requirements for school credit programs. Interested candidates should email PA09jobs@gmail.comwith a resume and a cover letter indicating your prospective duration of the internship.
PAID Internship – A conservative Member from Texas seeks an intern to assist with constituent correspondence. The paid internship involves conducting legislative research and drafting responses to constituent communications. Candidates should possess strong research and writing skills, a positive attitude, and be detail-oriented. Previous Hill experience preferred. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples to TXinternship@gmail.com. No drop-bys or telephone calls please.
Paid Internship: The office of Congressman Adrian Smith (NE-3) is seeking full-time paid interns. Ideal candidates will be affable, organized, hard-working and capable of adapting in a fast-paced environment. They will be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Nebraska ties preferred but not required. Interested candidates should download an intern application online at http://www.adriansmith.house.gov/constituent_internships.shtml and email the completed form with attachments to AdrianSmithInterns@gmail.com. No calls or drop-ins please.
Legislative Director- Republican freshman from mid-Atlantic seeks Legislative Director. Candidate must be a strong writer, well-organized, have experience managing people, have extensive Hill experience, be customer service-oriented, and willing to work long hours. 8-10 years professional experience required. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume, references and a writing sample to: GOPlegdirector@gmail.com
Communications Director – Very conservative Southern member of Congress is seeking a well-rounded and creative Communications Director who has both Hill and on-the-record experience. Responsibilities include implementing an overall communications vision/strategy, aggressive outreach to national and local TV/print/radio media, handling a significant amount of writing assignments (press releases, speeches, op-eds, talking points), and working with the New Media Coordinator to maintain innovative, high quality social media. Candidates with at least two years of communications experience and a solid record of earned media are preferred. Send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to GOPCommsDir@gmail.com.
INTERNSHIP-Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson is seeking current college students or recent graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience in a fast-paced office for a full-time or part-time Fall Semester Internship. We are seeking motivated, organized, and reliable individuals to assist the legislative and administrative staff. Typical assignments include attending briefings, answering phones, giving Capitol tours, drafting constituent correspondence letters, legislative research and various other tasks. Those with ties to Ohio or the 6th Congressional District are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, cover letter detailing availability to Intern.email@example.com