Tuesday, May 8, 2012
House GOP Jobs List -- May 7th, 2012
HOUSE GOP JOBS 5/7/2012 Legislative Assistant – Active Texas member on the Homeland Security Committee has an opening for a legislative assistant handling homeland security, border, immigration and other issues. Will provide support to committee staff in preparing member for mark-ups and hearings. Hill experience a must, homeland security experience preferred but not necessary. Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No calls please. 4/24/2012 UNPAID INTERNSHIPS: Conservative Republican Congressman seeks interns; staggered start dates, positions available immediately. Start/stop dates are very flexible. Positions may involve constituent care and contact, press assignments, research/legislative assignments, giving tours of the Capitol, and assisting staff in a million incidental and unforeseeable ways. We try to match our needs to the Intern's interests and aptitudes. Appointees will gain valuable experience in House functions and learn first-hand how the hippest and most dynamic office on The Hill operates. Conservatives with solid pro-life beliefs and strong work ethic will be a good fit. Candidates please send a letter of interest with resume, references, and some type of writing sample to HillInternship11@Gmail.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 to email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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. Scheduler – Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) is now accepting applications for the position of scheduler in his Washington, DC office. Ideal candidates should have prior scheduling experience and must have the ability to manage numerous tasks and coordinate effectively with other members of Congressman McCaul’s staff. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing Congressman McCaul’s schedule, making travel arrangements for the member, coordinating district travel and events with the Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff, and completing other clerical general office management work as assigned. Candidates must possess initiative, enjoy working with a variety of people, have strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task. Texas ties are a plus. Interested applicants are asked to send a resume and a cover letter explaining why they would like to work for Rep. McCaul to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Scheduler” in the subject line of the email. 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 email@example.com.