Monday, April 23, 2012

House GOP Conference Jobs Bank -- April 23rd, 2012

House GOP Conference Jobs Bank 4/19/2012 Press Secretary – South Florida Member is seeking a communicator with some prior congressional or political press experience to manage active press shop. Candidates must possess excellent writing and oral communication skills, be proficient with social media, and have a solid understanding of developing and delivering a message to both DC and local media. Candidate must also be well organized and able to multi-task efficiently in an environment of deadlines. Additional duties include producing a bi-weekly e-newsletter, talking points, compiling and distributing daily news clips, pitching stories to local and national media outlets, media event development, and maintaining the official website. Background in or knowledge of appropriations process and foreign affairs issues is a plus, as is the ability to speak and write in Spanish (but not necessary). Please send cover letter and resume to Fl21jobs@yahoo.com with the subject line “Press Secretary”. No walk-ins or phone calls please. 4/18/2012 Legislative Assistant. Republican House member seeks an experienced legislative assistant to handle Education and Workforce Committee work, along with healthcare, foreign affairs, immigration and other issues. Strong writing skills, creativity, and minimum two years legislative experience required. Relevant committee experience, an advanced degree, or Illinois ties a plus. Email resume and writing samples to: midwestgopla@gmail.com 4/16/2012 Communications Director/Press Secretary - Rep. Greg Walden is seeking a communicator with prior congressional or political press experience to manage active press shop. Candidates must possess excellent writing and oral communication skills, be proficient with social media, and have a solid understanding of developing and delivering a message to both DC and in-district media. Candidate must also be well organized and able to multi-task efficiently in an environment of deadlines. Additional duties include producing a regular e-newsletter, speech writing, compiling and distributing daily news clips, media event development, and maintaining the official website. Background in or knowledge of Oregon/Pacific Northwest region and issues is a real plus, as is background in Energy & Commerce Committee and Natural Resources Committee issues. Please send cover letter and resume tobmacdonald@mail.house.gov. No walk-ins or phone calls please. We’ll confirm receipt with you. Paid Intern: Conservative Republican is looking for a paid, full-time intern to begin immediately. A qualified candidate will be very well-organized, responsible, dependable, and have good oral and written communication skills. Duties will include answering phones, sorting and distributing mail, running errands, and aiding the Staff Assistant and Legislative Staff as necessary. This position should lead to a full time Staff Assistant position within a few months. Interns will often act as a direct liaison between the member and constituents. No previous Hill experience necessary. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to il8thjobs@gmail.com 4/5/2012 Intern- Congressman Bill Cassidy is looking for a full or part time intern to begin immediately. Candidate should be organized, responsible, and have good communication skills. Duties will include answering phones, sorting and distributing mail, running errands, and helping staff as necessary. No previous Hill experience necessary. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to taylor.ashy@mail.house.gov Scheduler – Congressman John Fleming, M.D. of Louisiana is seeking a Scheduler to serve in his Washington D.C. office. Responsibilities include scheduling for and managing the Congressman’s D.C. calendar, coordinating logistics and travel arrangements, and assisting with other duties as needed. Strong candidates will be highly organized, detail oriented, and comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. A willingness to work hours as needed by the office is important, as is a friendly, professional attitude. Please send a resume and cover letter to LA04jobs@mail.house.gov with "Rep. Fleming/Scheduler" in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins. 4/4/2012 Military Legislative Assistant: Republican Member of the House Armed Services Committee seeks a skilled Military Legislative Assistant to cover a portfolio of legislative issues that includes defense and veterans’ affairs. Primary responsibilities will include managing HASC-related activities, briefing the Member and senior staff, building and maintaining relationships with the veteran community, reviewing responses to constituent mail, and managing defense-related initiatives on behalf of the Member. Competitive candidates will have at least two to three years of prior experience as a Legislative Assistant or in a similar position. Additionally, prior military service is highly valued. Candidate must be detail-oriented, professional, entrepreneurial and knowledgeable. Effective written communication skills are required. The position will include regular travel to military installations in the Member’s congressional district. Portfolio of issues is likely to also contain some non-defense domestic issues. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to housejobopening8@gmail.com. 4/2/2012 Legislative Correspondent- Congressman Randy Neugebauer is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to manage all aspects of constituent correspondence in his DC office. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of the legislative process, excellent writing and organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and a familiarity with Internet Quorum (IQ). Experience on Capitol Hill is a plus. Duties include, but are not limited to, sorting incoming letters and emails, tracking and assigning mail through IQ, drafting and sending timely responses, and preparing weekly mail reports. Texas ties are preferred but not required. Interested applications should send a cover letter, resume, and one short writing sample toTX19Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-offs please. Staff Assistant: The office of Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) is seeking a Staff Assistant. Duties include, but are not limited to: staffing front office, answering phones, coordinating and executing flag and tour requests, supervising interns, assisting with mail processing, and helping with other projects as needed. Strong organizational skills and a positive, team oriented attitude are required. Missouri ties and previous internship experience preferred. Please email cover letter, resume, and list of references to Seth Appleton (seth.appleton@mail.house.gov). No phone calls, please. 3/30/2012 Immediate Internship Opportunity – A Republican Congressman from Florida is currently looking for a PAID intern to join his Washington D.C. staff immediately and continue through the end of August 2012. Daily duties include, but are not limited to: answering phones, distributing mail, conducting Capitol tours for constituents, attending hearings and briefings, and assisting legislative staff with various projects. Ideal candidates will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, a friendly disposition toward life and work, and be comfortable in a fast-paced working environment. Florida ties are preferred, but not necessary. If interested, please email a resume and cover letter to katie.mcauliffe@mail.house.gov 3/29/2012 Immediate Internship Opportunity – A Republican Congressman from California is currently looking for unpaid to begin immediately and continue through May 30, 2012. Daily duties include, but are not limited to: answering phones, distributing mail, conducting Capitol tours for constituents, attending hearings and briefings, and assisting legislative staff with various projects. Ideal candidates should possess excellent oral and written skills and be comfortable in a fast-paced working environment. California ties are preferred, but not necessary. If interested, please email a resume, cover letter, and list of references toresumeslhob@gmail.com. 3/23/2012 Internship: The Office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) is seeking a full-time intern to begin immediately. Applicants must be driven and hold strong written and verbal communication skills. Duties include, but are not limited to, performing administrative tasks, attending Congressional hearings, leading Capitol tours, corresponding with constituents, and assisting the legislative staff with research. This is an unpaid internship position, but we are happy to work with the student to receive college credits. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter indicating availability and duration of internship to Justin Ahn at justin.ahn@mail.house.gov. Internship– The office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is seeking an intern to join the Washington D.C. office starting immediately. 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 ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should email PA09jobs@gmail.comwith a resume and a cover letter and Spring Internship in the Subject line. 3/21/2012 Internship– The office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is seeking a temporary intern to join the Washington D.C. office starting immediately and continuing through the end of May. 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. Scheduler- Congressman Frank Wolf is looking for a scheduler. Ties to Northern Virginia a plus. Send resumes to Dan Scandling, 241 Cannon HOB, Washington. D.C. 20515. Internship- Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has an unpaid Press Internship position available for the 2012 summer session in his Washington, DC office, to begin in May 2012. Duties include assisting communications staff with daily press operations including listbuilding, drafting press releases, blog entries, and speeches, planning press conferences/events, and performing administrative tasks. Must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. The ideal candidate will be a college or graduate school student with a background or interest in journalism or communications. Virginia ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to VA04Interns@mail.house.gov with "Press Internship" in the subject line byFriday, March 30th. No phone calls. Internship- Representative Bill Johnson (06-OH) is currently seeking 2012 spring interns for immediate hire. Responsibilities will mostly include, but are not limited to: greeting guests in the front office, answering phones, giving Capitol tours, attending and summarizing hearings and/or briefings for legislative staff, and performing various administrative tasks. Ohio ties are preferred, but are not required. The months of the internship may vary depending on the availability or school schedule of the applicant. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to: intern.oh06@gmail.com SUMMER INTERNSHIP: Congressman McClintock (CA-04) is looking for full or part time summer interns for his Washington D.C. office. Applicants should possess conservative values and hold strong written and verbal communication 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. While this is an unpaid internship, we are happy to 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 McClintock to Chris.Tudor@mail.house.gov with “2012 Summer Internship” as the subject line.

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