Tuesday, January 17, 2012

House GOP Jobs List -- January 17th, 2012

Legislative Assistant – Representative Scott Garrett is looking for a conservative junior Legislative Assistant to lead efforts on social and life issues and handle the following portfolio—defense/veterans, foreign affairs, homeland security, agriculture, science, telecommunications, and health care. Candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills, work independently, be able to develop and advance creative ideas, and to work collaboratively with our press team. This is NOT an entry level position—successful candidates will have a minimum of several years of paid work experience. Hill experience is not required, however previous legislative or advocacy experience is strongly preferred. Please submit your resume to nj05.jobs@mail.house.gov by January 27, 2012. All submissions will be kept confidential.

Staff Assistant – The House Republican Conference is searching for a Staff Assistant. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following: directing phone calls and mail to the appropriate staff; greeting visitors; assisting Republican Member offices with various requests; assisting with weekly and other scheduled meetings as needed; performing other legislative and administrative duties as assigned. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Conference.Jobs@mail.house.gov. NO phone calls, faxes, or drop bys.

Communications Director – Conservative House Republican seeks effective and proactive communications professional with superior writing and interpersonal skills. Qualified candidate will be responsible for implementing short- and long-term communications strategy targeting local and national media outlets. Must be a self-starter who can articulate and deliver focused messages in a high-speed environment. Innovative social media skills mandatory. Please send cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to commsdirector2012@gmail.com.

Scheduler/ Office Manager – The office of Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA) is seeking applicants for the Scheduler/Office Manager position in the Washington office. The responsibilities of this position include scheduling both district and DC meetings and events for the Congressman; submitting bills, invoices, and reimbursements to House Finance; handling all Systems Administration, and assisting with other duties as assigned. Candidates must have excellent people skills and must be courteous, detail-oriented and extremely organized. This is a fast-paced position that requires someone who can multi-task and be a team player. Virginia ties a plus but not required. Please fax resumes and cover letters to Mary Springer at 202-225-4382 or email them to VA01jobs@gmail.com.

Senior Policy/Communications Staffer – Opening for seasoned Hill staffer with background in both policy and communications. Political experience a plus. Strong writing/messaging skills essential. Ideal candidate has knowledge of taxes, trade, health care and budget. Salary commensurate with experience. All resumes kept confidential. Email cover letter and resume to ushousejob@gmail.com.

Internships – Freshman Republican Illinois Congressman Bobby Schilling (IL-17) has 2012 openings in his Washington, D.C. office for unpaid interns wishing to gain experience on Capitol Hill. Day to day responsibilities include answering constituent correspondence, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, answering phones, conducting legislative research, and assisting with press activities. The ideal candidate will be a college student or recent graduate who is motivated; is detail-orientated; possesses strong organizational, communication and writing skills; has a positive attitude; and has ability to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure and in a team environment. Illinois ties are a plus. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to briansmith@mail.house.gov.

Internship – The office of Congressman Joe Pitts is seeking a full-time unpaid intern to cover staff assistant duties on a temporary basis. Duties include reception, mail processing, tour management, assistance with the schedule, and other clerical responsibilities. Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letters to pa16jobs@gmail.com.

Internship – Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL-15) has a full-time, unpaid internship available for the 2012 Spring Session in his Washington, DC office beginning asap. Duties include but are not limited to answering telephones, greeting visitors, conducting tours of the Capitol, researching legislative issues, writing letters and working with our mail database system. There will also be opportunities to experience Washington DC and cultivate your interest in American government by attending briefings, hearings, and classes. Qualified candidates should possess excellent organizational and communication skills, should have a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic. Although internships are unpaid, our office is happy to fill out any necessary forms for students to receive credit at their respective college or university. Florida ties are preferred but not necessary.

All interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to Catherine.Eng@mail.house.gov with “Spring 2012 Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Include in your cover letter why you would like to intern on the Hill for Congressman Posey, why you believe you are qualified, as well as how soon you will be able to start. Should we wish to move forward with an interview, we will contact you soon.

Paid Internship – Congressman Steve King is looking to fill immediate openings for paid internship positions in his Washington, DC Office. The internship will end in May2012. Applicants should be committed, pro-life conservatives with strong writing skills. Ideal candidates will also be personable self-starters able to multi-task and work well under pressure. Iowa ties are a plus. Duties include answering phones, sorting mail, leading capitol tours, drafting constituent mail and helping legislative staff with research and writing projects. To apply for this opening please fill out our application. Interested candidates should send the application, a resume and cover letter explaining their interest in working for Congressman King to maison.bleam@mail.house.gov with “Spring Internship” in the subject line.

Internships – The office of Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC-09) is seeking interns for the winter and spring. This is a great opportunity to learn the inner workings of a Congressional office, attend briefings and hearings on the Hill, and gain work experience. This position is unpaid. All internships are approximately three months in length depending on start date. Part-time and full-time positions are available.

Internship – Congressman John Fleming, M.D. of Louisiana has an internship position available this January in his Washington D.C. office. Duties include answering phones, sorting mail, data entry, attending briefings, assisting legislative staff, and giving Capitol tours. Strong conservative philosophy a must. If interested, send a cover letter and resume to Mark Malone at mark.malone@mail.house.gov. Please visit Congressman Fleming’s website at http://fleming.house.gov/ConstituentServices/InternshipForm.htm for more information.

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