Sunday, November 20, 2011

Congressional Liaison Officer in the Political Affairs Department -- German Embassy

Washington, November 11, 2011
Job Opening
The German Embassy in Washington is seeking to fill an opening for a Congressional Liaison
Officer in the Political Affairs Department, starting January 2012 (for an initial period of two years)
Duties and Responsibilities
• Observe and analyze legislative activities in Congress
• Brief the political affairs department on initiatives and events in Congress
• Perform preliminary work for reporting by the Embassy
• Assist in establishing and maintaining contacts
• Maintain the database of Congressional members and staffers
Qualifications and Requirements
• Good German and English language skills
• Excellent knowledge of the U.S. governmental system (Hill experience is desirable)
• Education: BA/Associate Bachelors Degree or completed vocational training
• Good knowledge of Internet and MS Office
• Experience with database
• Ability to communicate and work in a team
• Organizational skills
The contract conditions are based on the Embassy’s standard employment agreement for
nondiplomatic staff at the German foreign missions in the United States.
Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must have a valid “Green card”.

Applications: Please send your application, along with résumé, transcripts, and references, by
December 02, 2011, to:
Christiane Hohmann
German Embassy
2300 M Street NW
20037 Washington D.C.
Tel.: (202) 298 4237

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