Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Clyde Strategies, a newly formed, small and fast growing public affairs firm in Washington D.C., seeks Associate or Senior Associate. Candidate must have some internship or job experience in communications or public affairs, be a strong writer and – even better – have spent time in an PR agency environment. Knowledge of social media a plus. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff Assistant General office/admin support for a leading government relations firm. The ideal candidate will have both Hill experience and administrative experience; able to multitask in a fast paced, high-energy, team oriented environment; demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications skills. Initiative, resourcefulness, reliability and a pitch-in attitude are essential. Send resume to email@example.com Staff Assistant Duties include but not limited to: • Establish a warm, welcoming and professional atmosphere for customers and guests as they visit our office, as well as for the staff and consultants within the firm. The impression created by this position is very important; • Operate multiple line phone system and direct callers appropriately; • Coordinate and set up food/beverage service for meetings; • Accept deliveries and distribute; • Accurately record and relay messages; • Prepare courier packages and other outgoing mail; • Inventory office supplies; • Manage scheduling of conference room reservations; • Maintain public areas including reception, copy room and kitchen areas; • Assist with the set-up of audio/visual conferencing, etc; • Identify technology or maintenance problems and immediately alert the proper personnel; • Other general office/clerical tasks as assigned. Skills required: • Professional demeanor, appearance and attitude; • Exceptional customer service skills and attention to detail; • Cheerful, poised manner and presentation, both in person and on the telephone; • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, high-energy, team-oriented environment; • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; • Technology skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat; • Must be reliable, with demonstrable initiative, resourcefulness and a pitch-in attitude. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Advocacy Manager Department: Policy & Government Affairs Reports To: Chief Officer for Policy & Government Affairs and Medicaid Policy Director FLSA Status: Exempt Summary The Advocacy Manager will help implement a national framework for state-level policy and government affairs strategies to increase public funding for Nurse-Family Partnership by strengthening NSO’s capacity to generate community support for national and state-level policy objectives and informing state policy and government affairs strategies. The Advocacy Manager will contribute to greater coordination and alignment of NFP’s federal and state government affairs objectives. This work lead by the department of Policy & Government Affairs will be accomplished on a state level in close collaboration with Program Development leadership and staff. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Expand grassroots support for NFP by working with Program Development in target states to generate expanded lists of grassroots supporters, execute advocacy action alerts, establish and mobilize strategically selected Community Advisory Boards, and other related duties. • Develop state policy strategy options and toolkits for Program Development’s use in designing their state plan of action, and help develop a political roadmap to reach policy and political goals in targeted states. • Proactively monitor and provide strategic political analysis of state trends in home visiting, public health, educational reform, health care reform, juvenile justice and poverty initiatives, among others, to identify growing trends in state and local action that present opportunities and/or pose barriers to Nurse-Family Partnership’s state expansion efforts. • Develop model NFP legislation to use in advocating before State legislatures for NFP. • Conduct advocacy training for Program Developers as well as representatives from Implementing Agencies and other NFP champions. • In a subset of states nationally, work directly with Program Developers on outreach to state policymakers (including key legislators and legislative committees) to establish high-level relationships with state government officials, community leaders, advocacy groups, and external organizations to achieve state goals. • Assist Program Developers and Medicaid Policy Director in identifying and cultivating States to improve Medicaid coverage and reimbursement for NFP services. • Assist in the development and implementation of a community engagement initiative to conduct outreach to key national organizations with state membership organizations beneficial to state expansion efforts. Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual must have the following competencies: Analytical - Synthesizes complex operational and political information to develop, direct and implement strategic policies across a broad spectrum of States, circumstances and individuals. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Project Management - Completes projects on time and budget. Oral Communication – Develops coherent policy strategies and works well with other professionals to achieve shared goals; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings; Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information; Experience producing reports that require data interpretation. Teamwork - Puts success of team above own interests; Ability to listen and engage various point of view; Comfortable with deadlines and capable of working in a fast paced, changing environment. Diversity – Embraces and respects cultural differences. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience Bachelor’s degree required/Master’s Degree preferred. 3-5 years experience in state and/or federal policy or health care with in-depth understanding of state and/or federal government with preferable experience in state legislative processes or government relations. 3-5 years experience in direct advocacy campaigns, crafting and analyzing state policy strategies. Knowledge and experience with Medicaid is preferred. Location Flexible Apply to: email@example.com
Monday, September 24, 2012
House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS) B-235 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-226-5836 Vacancy Bulletins are available for pick-up in Longworth HOB - B-227 (CAO First Call Customer Service Center) or in the CAO Human Resources Office - Ford HOB 102. To Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Vacancy Listserv visit: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/ Job Line: 202-226-4504 _____________________________________________________________________________________ INTERNSHIP VACANCY LISTING Week of September 24, 2012 MEM-107-12 Representative Bill Johnson (OH-06) is currently seeking 2012 fall /2012 winter INTERN for the months of August–December and 2013 spring interns for the months of January-April. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-106-12 Representative Bill Johnson (OH-06) is currently seeking 2012 fall/2012 winter INTERN for the months of August–December and 2013 spring interns for the months of January-April. 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: email@example.com MEM-105-12 Northwestern Democrat seeks undergraduate students or recent graduates for an internship beginning immediately and lasting through mid-December 2012. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed. Candidates should be self motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate. Please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org MEM 104-12 Intern – The Office of Congressman Cedric L. Richmond is seeking a legislative intern for his Washington, DC office. The intern will assist in greeting constituents, answering phones, giving tours, preparing legislative research memos, and supporting administrative staff. The ideal candidate will have Louisiana ties, a sense of humor, strong interpersonal communication skills, as well as a high degree of professionalism. Please email your cover letter and resume with ‘Intern’ in the subject line to email@example.com. Please specify your proposed internship dates in the cover letter. No drop-ins or follow-up calls, please MEM 103-12 Maryland Democrat is seeking a full or Part-time Intern for the Fall semester. Current college students or recent graduates are preferred. Candidates must have strong writing and research skills, enjoy working as part of a team, and be mature and professional. Responsibilities include answering phones, sorting and drafting correspondence, writing and research projects, attending hearings and briefings, and providing support for legislative staff. Applicants with Maryland ties and/or a flexible schedule that allows them to contribute significant time to the office will be given preference. Interested candidates should email resume, cover letter (include days and times available), and a brief writing sample to Kristen Lail (firstname.lastname@example.org). MEM-102-12 Congressman Bruce Braley of Iowa seeks college students or recent graduates for Fall Internships in his Washington, D.C. office. General duties include attending briefings, answering phones, giving tours of the Capitol, responding to constituent mail, and researching various issues in support of legislative staff. Applicants should possess an interest in the legislative process, as well as strong written and verbal communications skills. Applications accepted for both full-time and part-time positions. All internships are unpaid. Those with Iowa ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and cover letter to Braley.Internships@mail.house.gov MEM-101-12 The office of Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-23) is now accepting applications for Full or Part time Interns during the Fall 2012 quarter. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence, researching legislative issues, attending legislative briefings/hearings, and providing tours of the Capitol building. Applicants must be flexible, work independently, and have strong writing and interpersonal skills. College students seeking academic credit are encouraged to apply. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Erick Siahaan at Erick.Siahaan@mail.house.gov. MEM-094-12 Republican House office is looking for full time Interns for the fall of 2012. The ideal candidate will possess the following skills: good phone etiquette, detail-oriented, friendly, motivated, self-starter, excellent research and writing skills and the ability to multi-task. Applicants with Montana ties are preferred. Main duties include daily front desk operations (answering phones, greeting visitors, assisting in constituent correspondence), attending committee hearings as well as working directly with the Communications and Legislative Teams on various projects. The internship is unpaid but offers a great opportunity to learn the ins and outs of Capitol Hill. We can also help you find housing through one of the many intern housing programs in D.C. if necessary. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Philip Maguire at email@example.com. MEM-093-12 Congresswoman Mazie Hirono is currently accepting applications for Internship positions available in her Washington, D.C. office for the 2012 fall semester. This internship provides opportunities to gain firsthand knowledge of how a congressional office operates, to observe the legislative process at the federal level, and to develop research skills related to public policy. Duties will include, but are not limited to, constituent service, drafting correspondence, attending legislative briefings, and assisting staff. Qualified applicants should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, good interpersonal communication skills, the ability to multi-task, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work in a fast paced environment, and interest in the legislative and governmental process. If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Fall 2012 Internship” in your subject line and include your available hours, available weekdays, and start/end date. MEM-092-12 Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Michigan) office is currently seeking Fall Interns. The purpose of this internship is to provide the student with complete exposure to the workings of a Congressional office in a dynamic team environment - which we hope will be an exciting experience! Responsibilities are to provide assistance to the Chief of Staff and Legislative Assistants on congressional projects including preparing for briefings, researching topics for floor speeches and press releases, and evaluating legislation to be considered on the House floor. A major responsibility will also include managing the front desk, which entails the following: answering phones (screening calls and taking accurate phone messages), greeting constituents, opening and distributing office mail, analyzing constituent letters, and entering and tracking constituent casework in the office database. You will be given the opportunity to research a topic of your choice and submit your findings with policy recommendations to the appropriate staff person. Qualifications: • Must be a current college student • Must be friendly and pleasant on the phone and to office visitors • Eager to assist staff with projects and general office duties • Flexible work hours with at least a minimum of 12 hours per week Applicant Instructions: Interested candidates may apply via our website at http://conyers.house.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=ConstituentServices.StudentOpportunitiesInformation or by emailing their cover letter, resume and responses for the below questions to Rinia.Shelby@mail.house.gov. Please put the words "INTERN APPLICATION" in the subject line of your email. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. Questions to be completed by applicant: (1) Please explain in a brief statement why you are interested in a congressional internship with Congressman John Conyers, Jr.. (2) Please indicate areas of legislation you are most interested in learning. (3) Please provide a list of any relevant experiences such as class assignments, projects, memberships, etc. (4) Please provide two professional references. (5) Please indicate your hours of availability. MEM-091-12 The Office of Congressman Cedric L. Richmond is seeking a Press Intern for his Washington, DC office. The intern will assist in compiling media clips, drafting press releases and talking point, managing social media, and working closely with the communications director. The ideal candidate will have Louisiana ties, a sense of humor, strong interpersonal communication skills, as well as a high degree of professionalism. Please email your cover letter and resume with ‘Intern’ in the subject line to email@example.com. Please specify your proposed internship dates in the cover letter. No drop-ins or follow-up calls, please. MEM-089-12 Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) is seeking highly-motivated, self-starting, and detail-orientated individuals for his Fall Internship program. Main responsibilities include researching legislative issues; drafting floor statements, constituent correspondence letters, and press releases; answering phones; organizing mail; covering Congressional hearings and briefings; providing general office support; and handling special projects as assigned. The internship is unpaid. Work may qualify for academic credit, depending on the requisites of the college or university. Positions are currently available. Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Laure Fabrega at firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-088-12 Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-09) seeks a highly motivated, full-time Intern for fall 2012. Interns are responsible for both administrative and legislative duties. Administrative tasks include assisting the staff assistant with answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, entering data, and drafting correspondence. Legislative support includes performing research, drafting public statements, prepping materials for hearings, attending hearings and briefings, reaching out to agencies and other congressional offices, and a host of various special projects. Candidates should be professional and possess strong oral and written communication skills, an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and a good sense of humor. Ties to California’s 9th Congressional District are a plus but not required. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. MEM-087-12 Immediate openings for Interns to assist Congressman Petri (R-Wisconsin) and his staff in the overall day-to-day operations of the office by investigating constituent requests and drafting responses, answering telephones, greeting visitors, and guiding tours of the Capitol. They will also be assigned research projects as needed. Interns have the opportunity to attend committee hearings and otherwise take advantage of the unique perspective of Capitol Hill. We try to give our interns a firsthand view of the legislative process and we make every effort to provide them with a worthwhile learning experience. This is an excellent opportunity for college students or recent graduates interested in obtaining Capitol Hill experience. These unpaid positions are full or part-time with flexible scheduling available. Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line INTERN APPLICANT. MEM-086-12 Intern – The Office of Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) is seeking a full-time intern available immediately in his Washington, D.C. office. Duties include, but are not limited to: providing general constituent services including answering phone calls, sorting mail, and recording and reporting opinions on legislative matters; assisting constituents in their visits to Washington, D.C. including researching tourist locations, and giving tours of the Capitol; conducting research for staff members on various issues; working with the legislative team in drafting constituent correspondence; any other duties that may be assigned. Wisconsin ties and college students or recent grads are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to Bobby Hamill at email@example.com with “Fall Internship” as the subject. Note that the internship is unpaid and housing is not provided. MEM-084-12 Congressman Mike Honda’s office seeks a progressive, full-time, unpaid press and social (multi)media Intern in his Washington DC office for fall 2012. This is a unique opportunity for a passionate, creative and self-motivated person to join the team of one of Congress’s most prolific, progressive, and influential voices. The intern will serve as a critical member of the team helping brainstorm ideas, concepts, and projects. Your work will involve exposure to national, state, and local media, particularly advocating for the Congressman’s policy priorities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: monitoring and drafting outreach statements for the Congressman’s cutting edge social media outlets; conceptualizing, executing, and editing viral videos for the web; working on drafts of press releases and op-eds; conducting research; compiling press clips; brainstorming and creating Web 2.0 content; and assisting the Communications Director and the Online Communications Director with the daily operations of a heavily active progressive Member’s office. As a member of the Budget and Appropriations committees, author of the Congressional Progressive Caucus’s federal budget, and Chair Emeritus of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Rep. Honda’s press operations are one of the most proactive and robust in Congress. Applicants must work well under pressure, be technically proficient Web 2.0 programming languages; have a strong working knowledge of creative software suites such as Adobe Premiere, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and/or other related software, have excellent written and oral communications skills, and strive to create a compelling narrative that will resonate with the public. Previous experience in politics or press are not required, candidates should have an understanding of the federal government, progressive politics, experience using social media, and a communications/writing background. While this internship is dedicated to communications, the intern will be expected to assist with front office duties such as answering phones, sorting mail, greeting visitors, and other administrative tasks. Candidates with CA-15 or California ties are preferred. Ideal start-date will range between August 27th – September 17th. If interested, please send cover letter, resume and a writing sample via email to Madeline.firstname.lastname@example.org . MEM-083-12 Immediate Internship Openings for the Fall – A Southern Republican Congressman is seeking applicants for an unpaid internship. We are looking for applicants that can start immediately. An internship in the office will provide a valuable hands-on experience and a greater understanding of the legislative process. Responsibilities include attending hearings, researching specific issues, compiling information to respond to constituents inquiries, handling incoming mail and data entry, giving visiting constituents tours of the Capitol, and performing general office duties. Southern ties are a plus, but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please include your dates of availability. MEM-082-12 The DC Office of Representative Jim Langevin (RI-02) is seeking personable, dependable and professional individuals for full and part-time unpaid Internships beginning in August or September. Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering phones, processing mail, and other administrative duties as assigned, as well as providing support to press and legislative staff as needed. We also encourage interns to attend committee hearings and briefings. The ability to work well and communicate efficiently in a team environment is essential. Rhode Island ties are preferred. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to internsRI02@gmail.com. MEM-081-12 Congressman Leonard L. Boswell (IA-03) seeks a motivated, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented Intern for the fall of 2012 in his Washington, DC office. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in learning about the workings of Capitol Hill and the legislative process in a busy office. The internship will provide exposure to all areas of a legislative office. Responsibilities include: drafting press releases, weekly columns, and other writing projects as needed; researching, writing and editing responses to constituent letters and requests; attending hearings and briefings on various issues; and a variety of administrative tasks, including data-entry of constituent letters and front office duties. Applicant should be a self-starter with strong attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, and superior writing and organization skills. Applicants with a strong interest in politics and a connection to Iowa will be given priority consideration. Please note that this is a full-time position beginning on or shortly after August 20th, 2012. Please email cover letter, resume, one letter of recommendation, and two short writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-079-12 Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) is seeking Internship applicants for his Washington, DC office for Fall 2012. These positions offer a unique opportunity to help respond to individuals who need help with a federal problem, and to learn about broader community and national concerns. Interns assist staff with constituent services and legislative research. If you are interested in interning, email email@example.com with your resume and three references, a writing sample, and advise when you would be available. Candidates should have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude. Texas ties a plus. MEM-078-12 The House Democratic Caucus offers full-time Internships year-round*, based on immediate openings. Successful applicants will be bright, highly motivated and have strong academic records, as well as an interest in public policy. Interns will perform a variety of duties that are essential to the Caucus. These range from administrative duties such as answering phones and data entry, to assisting the staff in a variety of functions, including performing research, attending briefings, and preparing the Caucus’ many events. Interns will also interact with Members of Congress regularly, and are expected to uphold the Caucus’ high standards of conduct. Candidates must be flexible and capable of working in an unpredictable, fast-paced environment. This is an unpaid internship. Eligibility: The House Democratic Caucus seeks full-time interns, only. All current undergraduates and recent graduates who are available for a full-time position are encouraged to apply. To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. *Must be able to start immediately. MEM-077-12 Unpaid Intern- Congressman Bobby Schilling (IL-17) seeks interns available immediately. Daily activities include but are not limited to answering phones, distributing and sorting mail, greeting guests, entering constituent information into IQ, giving tours, and assisting staff members with various assignments. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in government and politics and needs to be motivated, dedicated to the office, friendly, personable, and possess a good sense of humor. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com . Preference given to candidates with Illinois ties. Part time/ full time available. MEM-076-12 Internship – Congressman Dave Loebsack is hiring fall interns in his Washington, D.C. office. Interns are responsible for answering phones, sorting mail and faxes, giving tours of the Capitol, and assisting with constituent correspondence. Other tasks may include attending briefings and hearings, letter writing, and assisting press staff. Intern candidates should be current or recent college students, regardless of major. Although internships are unpaid, exceptional candidates may be considered for a small stipend after the first month. To apply please email your cover letter, resume, a short writing sample and a letter of recommendation to Loebsack.Internship@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins please. MEM-074-12 Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) is accepting applications for Internship positions available for Fall 2012. This unpaid internship will provide valuable hands on experience in a Congressional office and a greater understanding of the legislative process. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, attending Congressional briefings, giving tours of the Capitol, responding to constituent inquiries, and helping to process tour and flag requests. Qualified applicants should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, fastidious attention to detail, and interest in the legislative and governmental process. This is a great opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. All majors are encouraged to apply. California District 11 ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter and a short writing sample to McNerneyInternships@mail.house.gov with “Fall 2012 Internship” in the subject. Please also include dates of availability. MEM-073-12 Congressman Steve King is looking to fill Fall Internship positions in his Washington, DC office. The internship will end in December 2012. 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 & writing projects. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter explaining their interest in working for Congressman King to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Fall Internship” in the subject line. MEM-071-12 Florida Democrat is seeking a responsible, motivated, and outgoing candidate for an Internship opportunity in their Washington, DC office. Interns are expected to be full participants in the office with duties ranging from answering phones and administrative support to legislative research and drafting letters. Florida residents and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should forward their resume, cover letter, and any other pertinent materials to FLdemInternship@gmail.com. MEM-070-12 Fall Internship Opening: A Republican Congressman from California is currently looking for unpaid interns to begin in August. 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 to email@example.com. MEM-066-12 The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) is offering fall Internship opportunities starting in August 2012. While the position is unpaid, the office will work with universities to accommodate applicants wishing to earn academic credit. First-hand experience in her congressional office will provide interns with an unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the development of public policy and governmental affairs. It will also offer a unique insight into the legislative process and parliamentary procedure, as she is Ranking Member of the Committee on Rules. The Rules Committee determines the parameters of debate for all major legislation before it can be considered on the House Floor, including which amendments can be offered. Intern responsibilities include drafting letters to constituents, attending committee hearings, writing summary briefs, researching various issues for the legislative staff and assisting with additional office duties. Interns are an integral part of the team and are given substantial opportunities to learn and grow in a fast-paced and active office. Internships in Congresswoman Slaughter’s office are also supplemented with staff-led career oriented luncheons to discuss strategies for finding employment after graduation. Interns will also have the opportunity to learn more about the executive agencies and some of Washington’s most fascinating attractions through office-organized tours. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of references to Benjamin Schultz at NY28.InternApplications@mail.house.gov. Please do not hesitate to contact Benjamin at 202-225-3615 with any questions. MEM-065-12 The Office of Congressman Vern Buchanan (R-FL) is seeking Interns for the 2012 Fall semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Duties include: providing general constituent services including answering phone calls, sorting mail, and recording opinions on legislative matters; conducting research for staff members on various issues; working with the legislative team in drafting constituent correspondence; any other duties that may be assigned. Florida ties are preferred, but not required. The internship weekly schedule is flexible but requires at least 15 hours a week. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume to Victoria Hunter at Victoria.firstname.lastname@example.org with “Fall Internship” as the subject. Please note that the internship is unpaid and housing is not provided. MEM-062-12 The House Democratic Caucus offers full-time Internships year-round, based on immediate openings. Successful applicants will be bright, highly motivated and have strong academic records, as well as an interest in public policy. Interns will perform a variety of duties that are essential to the Caucus. These range from administrative duties such as answering phones and data entry, to assisting the staff in a variety of functions, including performing research, attending briefings, and preparing the Caucus’ many events. Interns will also interact with Members of Congress regularly, and are expected to uphold the Caucus’ high standards of conduct. Candidates must be flexible and capable of working in an unpredictable, fast-paced environment. Eligibility: The House Democratic Caucus seeks full-time interns, only. All current undergraduates and recent graduates who are available for a full-time position are encouraged to apply. To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to email@example.com Must be able to start immediately. MEM-059-12 Democratic CBC Member of Congress seeks a responsible, focused, and organized Intern. Positions are available starting in August, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Although internships are unpaid positions, interns are treated as full participants in the Congressional office. Duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, processing mail, researching issues, drafting correspondence, and attending hearings and briefings. Current students are especially encouraged to apply. If you are interested, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Taylor Share at Taylor.Share@mail.house.gov. MEM-055-12 The Washington, D.C. Office of U.S. Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) is seeking diligent, enthusiastic and organized undergraduate students for unpaid legislative internships during the 2012 fall semester. These positions provide exposure to the legislative process while developing an understanding of how a congressional office operates. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: constituent tours, organizing constituent mail, administrative duties, attending briefings, assisting with special projects, and the potential to assist legislative staff with research on various issues. Interns will start late August with full-time availability; Michigan ties are strongly preferred. If interested, please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples and letters of recommendation to Harry Gillen, Intern Coordinator, at (202) 225-9679 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on Congressman Dave Camp and Michigan’s 4th Congressional District, please visit our website at www.camp.house.gov. MEM-048-12 Majority House Committee is seeking undergraduate and graduate unpaid Interns for the upcoming fall semester. Candidates must be energetic, hard-working, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Interns will have the responsibilities of providing legislative and general administrative support and other duties as assigned. Interns will be given opportunities to engage in substantive work, attend hearings and educational briefings, and will in all regards be treated as an integral member of the full-time staff. To apply please submit an application, resume, and one page essay which can be found at www.waysandmeans.house.gov MEM-046-12 Natural Resources Chairman Congressman Doc Hastings is looking for full time, unpaid fall Interns for his personal office. Internships can start late July – early August and can last through the end of December. Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will be responsible for assisting with general office duties, legislative staff with research and writing, and responding to constituent mail. Interns will be encouraged to attend hearings, briefings, and other Congressional proceedings. Additional duties are available and will be assigned according to an intern’s interest and ability. Must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and will have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Internship” in the email subject line. No phone calls please. MEM-036-12 Conservative Republican from Michigan seeks unpaid Interns to fill positions in Washington, DC office for Summer and Fall 2012. Will need applicants to fill slots for August through September and September through December. This opportunity provides exposure to the legislative process while developing an understanding of how a congressional office operates. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to: constituent tours, organizing constituent mail, administrative duties, attending briefings, assisting with special projects, and the potential to assist legislative staff with research on various issues. Candidates should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate. This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Michigan ties are a must. Please email your cover letter and resume to Kay Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-033-12 Rep. Lynn C. Woolsey [CA-06] is now accepting applications for full or part time Fall unpaid Interns in her Washington, D.C. office. This position provides exposure to the legislative process while developing a strong understanding of how a Congressional office operates. Intern responsibilities include answering phones, leading tours of the Capitol, opening and sorting mail and faxes, and the potential to assist legislative staff with research and correspondence. Ideally, we would like a three-month commitment, beginning in August or September and ending in November-December. Applicants should be energetic, committed and have excellent communication skills. California ties are a plus! Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. MEM-029-12 The office of Congressman Buck McKeon (CA 25), Chairman, of the House Armed Services Committee, is seeking unpaid Interns to fill positions for Summer/Fall 2012. Will need applicants to fill slots for August through December. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed. There will also be opportunities to attend receptions and seminars that interest you. Candidates should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate. This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Applicants must be able to make a minimum commitment of four days a week. California ties a plus, but not required Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Mimma Faudale at firstname.lastname@example.org MEM-025-12 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. MEMBER AND COMMITTEE VACANCY LISTING Week of September 24, 2012 MEM-109-12 Senior Texas Democrat seeks an experienced Scheduler/Executive Assistant for a fast-paced, team-oriented Washington, DC office. Day-to-day responsibilities include managing and structuring the Member’s Washington, DC schedule; arranging the Member’s travel and logistical details of meetings; handling the Member’s personal correspondence; fulfilling various administrative duties; and working closely with the district scheduler and other staff members in the district and in DC to facilitate meetings. The successful candidate will be a discreet, politically savvy, self-motivated, and very organized with the ability to successfully interact with different personality types. This is NOT an entry level position. Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or scheduling experience is required. Spanish language skills and Texas ties preferred. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com or fax to 202-225-5688. No phone calls or drop-ins please! MEM-108-12 CAPITOL HILL SCHEDULER: Progressive CA Democrat seeks organized, detail oriented, energetic, and savvy Scheduler. Duties include developing and managing the Member’s daily schedule and travel arrangements; managing Member’s files/related records; organizing Member’s daily briefing materials; and drafting Member’s personal correspondence. Also works closely with Chief of Staff in ensuring smooth overall office operations. Applicants must have superior organizational skills, strong people skills, poise, multi-tasking ability, patience, and humor. Previous scheduling and/or Capitol Hill experience is highly desirable; California ties a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and résumé to Ca32.firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or drop bys! MEM-098-12 The House Office of Legislative Counsel is looking for a Software Technician to augment their existing IT staff. This position is a support position that solves daily software issues as they arise and performs preventive maintenance routines. Core Responsibilities: To troubleshoot and maintain office drafting software, document management software, and related supporting software. To monitor nightly scheduled jobs for errors and fix as needed. To work with systems administrator in solving problems when underlying operating system or network permissions may be part of the problem. Assist end-users with resolution of system related technical challenges Duties: Check logs from nightly automated scripts on SQL server, and utility file servers for anomalies; assist in deploying/installing software written by office programmers as well as outside vendors; provide backup assistance to the system administrator on desktop and operating system issues when necessary; create/modify utility scripts in DOS batch and VBscript ; test certain software on new desktops and laptops before they are assigned to users ; perform SQL queries to assist in troubleshooting; performs or commissions network, personal computer, and peripheral maintenance; adds, updates, and deletes users from the document management and authoring systems; eventually provides computer software training to staff; document tasks and fixes in internal wiki used by office; attend weekly staff meeting to discuss present and potential upcoming issues; Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: At least 4 years technical training or equivalent work experience with computers, software and hardware; at least 2 years experience working with Windows networks (LAN); strong academic credentials; knowledge of current Windows software and applications; ability to work with technical peers and users of computer systems; some knowledge of SQL queries, XML markup language, PERL programming language, and VB programming language helpful; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; and availability to after hours and as needed (a few times a year generally) Applicant Instructions: Email resume and cover letter with subject line “Software Technician” to email@example.com. MEM-097-12 As the primary administrative staff member in the District Office, Staff Assistant duties include (but are not limited to): answer phones; handle mail and faxes; greet and direct visitors; maintain order & efficiency of front and back offices; order supplies; organize office files; coordinate with the Capitol Office to arrange tour and flag requests; coordinate vendor service needs; research the status of some legislation; draft some correspondence; assist the District Director and all District Office staff with additional tasks, as needed. In the absence of the District Scheduler, the staff assistant will serve as back-up and help facilitate any scheduling requests. Casework duties include (but are not limited to): Assist constituents with their individual cases pertaining to federal agencies. Help constituents to obtain timely consideration and cut through red tape. As the “front-line” caseworker, help constituents with nonfederal questions to find appropriate resources. Qualifications: Prefer some experience working directly with the community. Solid interpersonal, writing and organizational skills are essential. The successful applicant will be a team player, have a positive attitude and the ability to work and set priorities in a fast-paced environment. Spanish language skills considered a plus. Applicant Instructions: Please fax or email cover letter and resume to: Office of Congressman Xavier Becerra 1910 W. Sunset Boulevard, Suite 810 Los Angeles, CA 90026 Fax: (213) 483-1429 Email: Resume.California@mail.house.gov MEM-096-12 Democratic Staff of Congressional Committee seeks experienced Analyst for health policy portfolio. The job requires strong skills in written and oral communication, policy analysis, and quantitative analysis, as well as the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in federal budgeting, familiarity with the legislative process, background in federal health care policy, and a master’s degree in public policy or related field. Email resume, two brief writing samples, and cover letter with subject line “analyst position” to firstname.lastname@example.org – no phone calls or walk-ins. MEM-085-12 Progressive CA member seeks highly pro-active, experienced Communications Director to develop and implement strategic media plan in a fast-paced and results-driven environment. Must have proven track-record with national media, and ability to manage website and social media tools. Outstanding writing skills and strong pitching skills are required. Strategic understanding of key policy areas such as global peace and security, poverty and HIV/AIDS policy is desired. This is NOT an entry level position. Qualified candidates should submit resume, cover letter and one writing sample (press release or op-ed) to email@example.com. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. No calls or drop bys, please. MEM-080-12 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR: Progressive California Member seeks Communications Director based in Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to developing a proactive media and outreach strategy, writing press releases, speeches, and op-eds, and pitching stories. They should also have experience with new media. This is not an entry level position. Previous Hill experience is required. We are looking for someone to be proactive and to generate new ideas to get the Member’s message out. California ties and Spanish speaker a plus. Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, references and a sample press release & speech to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Communications Director” in the subject. MEM-068-12 Senior Democrat seeks an experienced, well organized Executive Assistant/Scheduler for the Washington, DC Congressional Office. Primary duties include, but are not limited to: managing the Member’s DC schedule; taking care of all logistics associated with the Member's travel to and from DC and out of state; ensuring compliance with travel disclosure rules; maintaining the Member’s contact list, and respond to protocol mail. The ideal candidate should have a professional demeanor, possess strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, and demonstrate the ability to multi-task under pressure. In addition to having strong verbal and written communication skills, a minimum of two years prior scheduling experience is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com MEM-061-12 Senior New York Democrat seeks an experienced communications professional to serve as Press Secretary in DC congressional office. The applicant must be a hardworking, self-starter who possesses excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. Candidate must have experience with on-record communications, strong written and oral communications skills and be a team player. Responsibilities include managing incoming press calls and press interview requests along with drafting and editing press releases, statements, quotes and advisories. Knowledge of New York media market is preferred but not required. The position is not entry-level and requires three to five years of communications experience on the Hill. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-057-12 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT– Senior Democratic Member seeks Legislative Assistant. Position will develop and implement legislative initiatives, and monitor legislative developments within Committees and on the House floor; write floor speeches and committee statements; and handle meetings with constituents and interest groups on behalf of Member. Portfolio will include education, the federal workforce, the Post Office, criminal justice, related Appropriations bills, and special projects as assigned. Candidate must be a self-starter and a creative thinker, and must demonstrate attention to detail and exceptional writing ability, and have experience with the legislative process, preferably in a Congressional office. An advanced degree in a related field is also required (JD, MA, etc.). To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume with the words “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line to email@example.com. Please paste the cover letter in the body of the email. Do not send the cover letter as an attachment. MEM-056-12 Defense/Military Legislative Assistant for Senior Senator - Senior Western Democrat is seeking strong candidates for very demanding legislative position. This legislative portfolio includes several issues of focus including military, defense, foreign policy, veterans, and homeland security issues. Other issues of responsibility include disaster-emergency services, budget negotiations, and some work with appropriations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, legislative and oversight responsibilities, preparing memorandums, talking points, developing and analyzing legislation, travel and constituent work and advising the Senator and senior staff. Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills are required. Previous Hill experience and military service is strongly preferred. Please send cover letter and resumes to WesternDemLA@gmail.com. MEM-050-12 Active House Republican seeks experienced Scheduler. The main responsibility of the position is coordinating the Member’s Washington, D.C. and district schedules, but will also include other general office duties as required. Applicant must be able to successfully operate in a fast-paced environment, multi-task effectively, and adapt quickly. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills are a must, along with a positive attitude. This is not an entry level position -- prior scheduling experience is strongly preferred. Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “scheduler” in the subject line. MEM-049-12 PRESS SECRETARY - Moderate Southern Democratic Senator seeks experienced Hill communications staffer with excellent writing and editing skills, new media proficiency, honed media relations skills, event management experience and strategic planning capacity. He/she will write speeches, press releases and advisories, talking points, briefing memos, newsletters, video scripts and Web content. Candidate must be able to operate in fast-paced environment, travel in-state w/ Senator, arrange interviews and prepare statements and re-acts on short notice. This communications staffer will arrange logistical details for press conferences and media events. He/she will stay current on state and legislative issues relevant to Senator and build strong relationships with press. He/she will report to the Communications Director and assist in developing and implementing communication strategy for the senator and the office’s legislative goals. Candidates must be able to write quickly and accurately, and have a proficiency in or desire to master varied media tools, including a broadcast-quality video camera. Prior Hill or campaign press experience desirable. Please submit resume and writing samples (leg. policy press release, interview briefing memo and longer form speech/remarks) to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line. Please note that the office will not accept any phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins with respect to this announcement. This office is an equal opportunity employer. MEM-041-12 Southern Republican Congressman on the Appropriations Committee is seeking applicants for a Legislative Assistant position. Applicants should have previous Hill experience, a firm understanding of the legislative process, excellent writing skills, and strong attention to detail. The position will manage a broad portfolio of issues. Duties will include writing constituent correspondence, preparing for hearings and mark-ups, policy analysis, and meeting with stakeholders. While it is not required, experience in health care is a plus. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. ________________________________________ To UNSUBSCRIBE from the House Employment Bulletin please visit: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/hvaps_unsubscribe.php To apply for positions with House organizations, please follow the instructions in individual vacancy announcements. The U.S. House of Representatives is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), disability, or age. Transportation and all related travel expenses associated with the interview and hiring process must be paid by the applicant. Moving and related relocation expenses are not available. Continued employment with Officers and the Inspector General of the House of Representatives is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check. 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US Senate Jobs Bulletin Revised: September 24, 2012 at 10:37 AM The Senate Employment Bulletin is published as a service to Senate offices choosing to advertise staff vacancies. The listing is posted online at www.senate.gov/employment and revised throughout the week. To apply for advertised positions, please follow the application instructions at the end of each advertisement. Indicate the job referral number associated with each ad and submit a separate resume for every position for which you wish to apply. For more information, please consult the Placement Brochure on the Web site or contact the Placement Office at (202) 224-9167. Offices within the United States Senate are equal opportunity employers. 221853 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT - Senator Lautenberg is looking for a Legislative Correspondent to handle correspondence for a number of issues relating to defense, disaster relief, foreign affairs, veterans issues, and homeland security. The candidate must be able to initiate and implement multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced office atmosphere, and have strong communication,writing and analytical skills. New Jersey ties and Hill experience are preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line. No phone calls please. 221852 PRESS INTERN - Northwestern Democratic Senator seeks press intern to start immediately. This is a full-time, unpaid fall internship in the Washington, DC Office. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to monitoring daily news, including relevant social media outlets; compiling press clips; updating web site; drafting press releases and letters; answering phones, and other tasks as assigned. Qualified candidates will possess strong written and oral communication skills, ability to work in fast-paced environment, and professional manner. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221851 LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR - Progressive Senator seeks a Legislative Director to manage an active and progressive legislative agenda. The LD is responsible for managing the Senator’s aggressive legislative agenda, both on the floor and in committees. Chief duties include active and supportive supervision of legislative staff, directing floor action, and managing the overall legislative operations for the office. Successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of Hill experience as an LD or a senior Legislative Assistant. Excellent writing, analytical, organizational and managerial skills are required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221850 STAFF ASSISTANT - Southwest Republican Senator seeks a full-time Receptionist for district office. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting and directing visitors to the appropriate staff, handling correspondence, and other duties as assigned. Knowledge of administrative procedures and Microsoft Office required. Previous experience in government or politics is preferred, but candidates should at least have a general understanding of governmental process. Ideal candidates will be dependable, detail-orientated, able to multi-task, and work well under pressure. Bilingual a plus. Resumes received from the Senate Placement Office will receive every consideration, so please do not feel the need to contact Member’s office directly. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221848 PRESS INTERN - Western Democratic Senator seeks personable, dependable, and professional individual for an unpaid press internship position. The press intern will work closely with the communications team on a variety of tasks. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: compiling daily press clips, updating the website, assisting with social media, answering the phone, drafting language, and other administrative tasks as assigned. This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting, and quick learning individuals. Attention to detail and strong writing and grammar skills are required. Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to email@example.com. 221845 FALL INTERNSHIP - The Office of the Secretary of the Senate seeks qualified college student or recent graduate for Fall internship. Responsibilities include data entry and data management, responding to public inquiries, and other general administrative duties. Successful candidate will have a strong interest in public service, be an enthusiastic self-starter with a keen eye for detail, and be available to work full-time from September through December. Ideal candidate will be a quick study and a strong team player with well-developed communication skills. Please email cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Internship" in the subject line. VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (“VEOA”) will become applicable to the Office of the Secretary of the Senate (“Office”) during this selection process. Individuals who will be entitled to a veterans’ preference under the VEOA and who want the Office to consider that preference once the VEOA becomes applicable are invited to self-identify voluntarily. This information is intended solely for use in connection with the Office’s obligations and efforts to provide veterans’ preference to preference-eligible applicants in accordance with the VEOA once it becomes effective. An applicant’s status as a disabled veteran and any information regarding an applicant’s disability that the Office obtains, including the applicant’s medical condition and history, will be kept confidential and will be collected, maintained and used in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as made applicable by section 102(a)(3) of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, 2 U.S.C. § 1302(a)(3). An applicant who declines to self-identify as a disabled veteran and/or to provide information and documentation regarding his/her disabled veteran’s status will not be subjected to an adverse employment action, but the applicant may be ruled ineligible for a veterans’ preference. Individuals who self-identify as being entitled to a veterans’ preference must complete an Application for Veterans’ Preference and must submit applicable documentation. You may obtain a copy of the Application for Veterans’ Preference by contacting the Human Resources Department at 202-224-3625. A copy of the Office of the Secretary of the Senate’s Veterans’ Preference in Appointments policy may be obtained by submitting a written request to email@example.com. 221844 JUDICIARY COMMITTEE LAW CLERKSHIPS - The Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), is seeking law clerks for the Spring 2013 semester. These substantive positions offer students a unique opportunity to observe the legislative process and to work closely with Committee counsel on a wide variety of projects. Committee law clerks are typically tasked with conducting legal research, drafting memoranda and materials related to Committee hearings and votes, attending Committee hearings and executive business meetings, and providing assistance with other legislative matters. The clerkships are open to current law students only; those from Vermont are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about Senator Leahy and the clerkship program, visit http://leahy.senate.gov/services/law_clerks/. Please email resume, cover letter, legal writing sample, and three references to Clark_Flynt@judiciary-dem.senate.gov, with “Law Clerk” in the subject line of the email, by October 22, 2012. 221840 PRESS INTERN - Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid Fall interns in Washington, DC. Part-Time interns will also be considered but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. It is preferable, but not required, if the candidate is available immediately, and can continue work through December. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases and memos, conducting research and assisting the Press Staff with day-to-day operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience in politics and press are not required but candidates should have a general understanding of governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. Candidates with New York ties are preferred. If interested, please send Cover letter, Resume and References via email to SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com 221835 IMMIGRATION CASEWORKER - BALTIMORE, MD OFFICE - Senator Ben Cardin seeks an immigration caseworker for a position based in downtown Baltimore, MD. Responsibilities will include answering casework correspondence and oral communications from constituents; communicating with various levels of government officials to apprise them of constituents’ problems and assist in their resolution; and contacting agencies, via telephone and letter, to obtain information to assist constituents. Additional responsibilities include monitoring casework for problems which might be resolved by legislative action. This is not an entry level position. The ideal candidate would have more than two years of experience handling Congressional immigration casework and/or directly related work, and be a compassionate, service and detail orientated individual with excellent oral and written communication skills. Given the nature of immigration related work, the caseworker must be available on occasion to respond to emergencies outside normal business hours. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls. 221830 SENATE TAX POLICY ADVISOR/COUNSEL - Senior Democrat seeks Senior Economic Policy Advisor/Counsel to handle a committee portfolio of issues that include, but are not limited to, tax, budget, Social Security. Applicants must have strong background in tax policy, superior oral and written communication skills, and the ability to generate new ideas. Previous Hill experience preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume and salary history to email@example.com. 221829 CASEWORKER/CONSTITUENT ADVOCATE, MORGANTOWN, WV OFFICE - Democratic Senator from West Virginia seeks long-term team member to work directly with constituents having problems or difficulties with the Federal Government (i.e. Veterans, Social Security, IRS, etc.). Responsibilities will include answering casework correspondence and oral communications from constituents; communicating with various levels of government officials to apprise them of constituents’ problems and assist in their resolution; and contacting agencies, via telephone and letter, to obtain information to assist constituents. Additional responsibilities include monitoring casework for problems which might be resolved by legislative action and developing and maintaining relationships with local businesses, governments, and community organizations to provide assistance/intervention regarding appropriate actions. The candidate may occasionally represent the Senator at hearings, meetings, or other functions where particular casework problems are under discussion. The ideal candidate is compassionate, service-oriented, will have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to perform efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221826 PRESS SECRETARY - Midwestern Republican Senator seeks Press Secretary with on-the-record experience, knowledge of social media and emerging mediums; media production including video editing (preferably with Final Cut) is a must. Candidates should have excellent writing and editing skills, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines. Senate or other Hill/campaign experience preferred, knowledge of agriculture issues a plus. Duties will include writing, editing and distributing press releases, op-eds and newsletters, maintaining website, assisting with tele-town halls and performing other general communications duties. Must demonstrate ability to communicate through proactive and creative initiatives targeted to a wide variety of audiences and must have experience in reacting to breaking news. Cover letter and resume should be sent to Sen.GOP.Press@gmail.com. 221825 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT, SENATE CAUCUS ON INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL - Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control seeks a Legislative Assistant to work on domestic and international narcotics issues. This job will require the ability to shift between domestic and international narcotics issues with a greater focus on domestic drug policy. 3-5 years of experience working on narcotics issues strongly preferred. Strong writing skills are essential. Please send resume, cover letter and relevant writing sample to email@example.com. 221818 PRESS ASSISTANT - Senior Democratic Senator seeks Press Assistant for fast-paced communications office. Duties include, but are not limited to: drafting press releases and materials, assisting with media events, tracking media coverage, maintaining the office website and social media sites, and performing general press office support. Prior press experience desirable and West Virginia ties a plus. Please email cover letter, resume, at least three references, and five writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221817 PROFESSIONAL STAFF - Senate Subcommittee looking for conservative Republican staff with knowledge of federal personnel programs, especially pay and retirement. Experience at Office of Personnel Management ideal. This individual should have the ability to compare and identify gaps in compensation and workforce policies between the private sector and the federal workforce, and develop legislative initiatives to create equity. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “federal workforce” in the subject line. 221816 PROFESSIONAL STAFF - Senate Subcommittee looking for conservative Republican staff with accounting background, preferably as a Certified Public Accountant. This position will inform various policy portfolios related to government reform. Candidate must be able to present data in standard accounting format. Must be able to understand and present detailed analysis of particular costs to government while also being able to identify and communicate what the high-level story or message is associated with the numbers. Experience in budget analysis of particular agencies and/or programs a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Accountant” in the subject line. 221815 INTERN - The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Republican Office, is seeking a reliable and enthusiastic intern to assist professional staff. This internship presents an opportunity for both a unique learning experience and an inside look at the political process and how a congressional committee office operates. Interns receive an inside look at the legislative process by attending hearings, and, with their full access to the Library of Congress and Congressional Research Service, performing research on a wide variety of legislative issues. They also gain valuable experience by monitoring media outlets for daily developments, preparing briefing books, and providing general office support. Candidates should possess strong communications, writing and research skills. Please apply here http://epw.senate.gov/public/_files/internship_application.pdf. 221809 SENATE INVESTIGATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE UNPAID CLERKSHIP - The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, is looking for law students to work closely with the Subcommittee’s minority staff on investigative and legislative issues and cover Congressional hearings and briefings. Requires ability to operate in fast-paced environment with minimal supervision, excellent research and writing skills, and willingness to perform clerical duties. Minimum of 20 hours per week; full-time given preference. Please e-mail a brief cover letter, including the time commitment you are able to make, a resume, and an unofficial transcript to email@example.com indicating “Internship” in the subject line or fax to (202) 224-7042. 221807 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR/MAIL COORDINATOR - Moderate Southern Democratic Senator seeks a Systems Administrator/Mail Coordinator to oversee technology for the D.C. and state offices, and provide direct support with correspondence management and processing. Responsibilities include installing, updating, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware and software. This includes, but not limited to: office PC and Mac workstations, printers, mobile devices, and servers. Ideal candidates will have prior experience in a technical support role and have proficiency with Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Vista, Microsoft Office programs, particularly Microsoft Outlook, Mac OS X, and Active Directory. This person will also provide support with correspondence management and processing and will supervise the mailroom. Responsibilities include managing the correspondence system to insure that all incoming mail is received and accurately responded to in timely manner in addition to preparing a weekly correspondence report for the Senator. Familiarity with Symplicity VOICE constituent services system a plus. Qualified candidates will have strong oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, work well under pressure, and be able to multi-task. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221805 FALL 2012 INTERNSHIP - NYC - Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand’s New York City Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience in government and build leadership skills. This program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders and prepare them for future public service opportunities. Interns will be placed in a number of departments of the Senator’s office including Constituent Affairs, Community Outreach, Press, and Operations. Fall 2012 applicants will be admitted on a rolling basis. Interns can start full time in August and then move to a part time schedule at the start of the academic year. The application can be found on Senator Gillibrand's website at http://gillibrand.senate.gov/services/internships/. Applicants should direct all inquiries and send applications to Gillibrand_InternshipsNYC@gillibrand.senate.gov. 221795 PROFESSIONAL STAFF - Senate Subcommittee looking for Republican staff with strong understanding of federal budgets. Experience on House or Senate Budget Committee, or technical experience at Congressional Budget Office or Office of Management and Budget preferred. Ability to review agency budgets and conduct independent analyses of programmatic costs and trends. Desire and ability to look at duplication across and within government programs, identify inefficiencies, and make recommendations to reduce the size, scope, and cost of the Federal Government. This will be a senior position for the right candidate. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Budget Staff” in subject line. 221794 BUDGET COMMITTEE GRAPHICS/NEW MEDIA COORDINATOR - The Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee seeks a Graphic Designer and New Media Coordinator with strong IT skills for a full-time position. The coordinator will be responsible for developing and producing charts and graphs for Budget Committee staff as well as improving new media outreach. Tasks include collecting, organizing, and processing data; designing, creating, and producing electronic and hard copy graphs, tables, and charts; using desktop publishing techniques to improve Committee documents; supporting communications experts in outreach efforts using new media such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and other digital communications channels. Thorough knowledge of spreadsheets, graphics, and video editing software necessary. Knowledge of federal budget concepts and/or the state of Alabama a plus. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221790 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER - The Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is seeking a Professional Staff Member to handle a Governmental Affairs portfolio, which includes postal policy and federal financial management. Applicants must have impeccable writing skills, at least 2 years of non-intern, relevant (to postal or federal financial management, and the specific responsibilities listed below) work experience. Hill experience, law degree preferred. Responsibilities include oversight of agencies, outreach to constituent and advocacy groups, drafting legislation, developing and staffing hearings, following appropriations, and preparing memoranda, statements and speeches. Republicans only. Please email a cover letter, resume, and several 1-2 page writing samples (of different types) to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221785 FALL INTERNS - US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Republican office) is seeking law students and recent graduates for full or part-time internships for the fall 2012 term. This is a policy oriented internship with responsibilities that include assisting staff with legislative research, drafting correspondence, administrative duties, preparing hearing materials, attending briefings, and assisting with special projects. The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is also appreciated. Applicants should have strong writing and verbal skills as well as an interest or background in business and economic development. Please send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 page writing sample to to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221782 PRESS SECRETARY - Moderate Southern Democratic Senator seeks experienced Hill communications staffer with excellent writing and editing skills, new media proficiency, honed media relations skills, event management experience and strategic planning capacity. He/she will write speeches, press releases and advisories, talking points, briefing memos, newsletters, video scripts and Web content. Candidate must be able to operate in fast-paced environment, travel in-state w/ Senator, arrange interviews and prepare statements and re-acts on short notice. This communications staffer will arrange logistical details for press conferences and media events. He/she will stay current on state and legislative issues relevant to Senator and build strong relationships with press. He/she will report to the Communications Director and assist in developing and implementing communication strategy for the senator and the office’s legislative goals. Candidates must be able to write quickly and accurately, and have a proficiency in or desire to master varied media tools, including a broadcast-quality video camera. Prior Hill or campaign press experience desirable. Please submit resume and writing samples (leg. policy press release, interview briefing memo and longer form speech/remarks) to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line. Please note that the office will not accept any phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins with respect to this announcement. This office is an equal opportunity employer. 221779 PRESS SECRETARY - Western Republican Senator seeks energetic and experienced communications professional to serve as Press Secretary. Applicants should be an excellent writer and editor with proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include: drafting press releases, op-eds and talking points; managing official website and other new media pages; and maintaining relationships with national and local press. This is not an entry-level position. Hill experience preferred. Candidates must have exceptional writing skills, ability to meet deadlines and work well as part of a team. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221768 COUNSEL - Democratic Senator seeks a Counsel to handle a committee portfolio. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process and the Senate’s organization and procedures. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, analyzing legislative developments and recommending strategies on bills and amendments, advising the Senator during hearings and markups, and the preparation of memorandums, floor statements and speeches. The position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to conduct strong legal research and analysis. Successful candidate will possess excellent academic credentials and will have the ability to produce quality work under pressure and in an extremely fast-paced environment. Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com, with Counsel Job in the subject line. 221748 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATOR - United States Senate legal office of seven attorneys who defend Senate offices in employment law cases has outstanding legal IT opportunity. This is a non-partisan, lead position. Individual will be expected to work independently. Primary responsibility for maintaining, updating, and administering the office’s networked computer systems, managing the office’s e-discovery system and litigation database, troubleshooting and solving software problems, and effectively recommending system modifications and software upgrades. Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks and data. Advise attorneys on legal and technical issues relating to information technology and electronic discovery; supervise and provide guidance to paralegals with respect to electronic litigation requirements; train and assist attorneys and staff in the use of all software; draft training material to assist users. Assist attorneys with creation and implementation of plans for the retention, collection, culling and production of electronically stored information in lawsuits. Prepare for and attend court with attorneys; testify in court and at administrative hearings on behalf of Senate offices on issues of data collection, storage, retrieval and production. Design and be able to implement procedures to allow secure access to office’s electronic databases in the event of emergency relocation. Work is bound by federal statutes, court rules, Senate rules and standard office procedures and protocol. Requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling unusual assignments, absolute adherence to confidentiality and attorney-client privilege requirements, and ability to work occasionally outside of standard office hours, including early mornings, late nights, and weekends, when needed. Minimum of five years of analogous experience, preferably in a major law firm. Experience working with document management systems, Summation, and Microsoft Exchange server is preferred. Excellent benefits include federal employee healthcare program, paid parking or transportation subsidy, matching retirement savings plan, federal holidays, and paid time off. Salary range: $62,398 - $96,717. E mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or send by facsimile to 202-228-3603. No telephone inquiries. Equal Opportunity Employer. 221739 STAFF ASSISTANT/DRIVER - Northeastern Democratic Senator has opening for a Staff Assistant/Driver. Main responsibilities include driving the Senator, assisting in the front office and processing mail and data-entry. The ideal candidate is dependable, professional, able to work under pressure, has an excellent sense of direction and knowledge of the DC metropolitan area roadways, is well organized, and possesses strong computer skills. Successful candidate must own a car, have a clean driving record, and be available to work evenings and overtime. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221738 RULES COMMITTEE COUNSEL - The Senate Committee on Rules and Administration Democratic staff is seeking an attorney to handle a variety of legal responsibilities, with emphasis on administrative and election law. A minimum of three years’ legal experience and Capitol Hill experience are mandatory. Senate experience, knowledge of Senate rules and procedures, and/or election and campaign finance experience are highly desirable. Responsibilities include interpreting and drafting Senate rules, procedures and regulations, evaluating contracts and claims, drafting legislation, hearing development and preparation, memoranda, statements and speeches as well as training and providing guidance to Senate offices on administrative and rules matters. Successful applicant will have the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, excellent research and writing skills. Applicants should possess excellent academic credentials. Please e-mail resume and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. 221729 PRESS INTERNSHIP - Moderate Democratic Senator seeks energetic candidate for an unpaid Press internship to assist press staff in fast-paced communications office. Duties include monitoring daily news and feeds, including relevant social media outlets; pitching stories to reporters; drafting press releases and letters; updating Web site; daily clips; and general press office support. Candidates must have excellent writing skills, be able to write quickly and accurately and have strong social media skills. Team-comes-first attitude and sense of humor are musts. Prior press or on-the-job writing experience desirable. Please email cover letter, resume and two writing samples to email@example.com. 221724 PRESS SECRETARY - Senate Democrat seeks experienced Press Secretary to handle a large portfolio focusing on in-state media and press relations. In addition to strong writing and interpersonal skills, applicants should have an ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines, conduct independent research, work well under pressure and have on-the-record experience. The ideal candidate would fit into a positive working environment and possess an eagerness and aptitude for staying current on state and legislative issues relevant to the Senator. Management and campaign experience is highly preferred. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. 221689 PRESS SECRETARY - Western Democratic Senator seeks experienced, creative communications professional to serve as Press Secretary. The ideal applicant will have excellent writing and editing skills, extensive experience pitching and placing news stories and organizing press events and a proven ability to build strong relationships with the media. Duties will include overseeing day to day press operations, drafting and editing news releases, speeches and op-eds and coordinating interviews and press events. On-record experience is required. The position is located in the state office and reports to the Communications Director. For consideration, send cover letter, resume and writing samples to email@example.com. 221663 SPEECHWRITER - Progressive Democratic Senator seeks experienced Speechwriter. Candidates must be able to multitask and work efficiently, accurately, and creatively in an active, collaborative environment. Speechwriting experience required. Hill or other government/political experience preferred, but not required. Send resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org 221625 PRESS INTERN - Western Democratic Senator seeks a self-motivated and enthusiastic Press Intern for an aggressive communications shop. Duties include monitoring, clipping and distribution of relevant news stories, mainly from TV and print. Other press responsibilities include: research, writing memos, attending press conferences, and helping to organize news interviews and radio call-ins. Previous experience with press is preferred, along with roots in the West. Applicants should have a strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and an eagerness to learn about professional communications. This is a full-time position. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two references to email@example.com 221623 MANUFACTURING & COMPETITIVENESS POLICY FELLOW - Moderate Democrat seeks a fellow to assist with manufacturing, competitiveness, and other economic policy issues. Responsibilities include generating job creation policy ideas, analyzing policy issues, meeting with constituents and stakeholders, and drafting memos. Ideal candidate will: have a graduate degree in engineering, science, business, economics, law, or policy; have private sector work experience; have an interest or background in innovation; possess strong communication skills; and be a team player. This is an unpaid fellowship, ideally lasting between six months and a year. Email cover letter and resume to: ModDemEconFellow@gmail.com 221614 BANKING COMMITTEE COUNSEL - Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs is seeking attorneys with securities and derivatives law experience. Responsibilities include drafting legislation, developing and staffing hearings, and preparing memoranda, statements and speeches. Applicants should possess excellent academic credentials and at least 3 years of private practice or regulatory experience. No Capitol Hill experience required. Please email resume to: Jobs_Rep@banking.senate.gov. 211568 PRESS INTERNS - The office of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) seeks unpaid press interns for fast-paced, aggressive communications office. Press interns will work closely with Communications Director, Press Secretary, and Deputy Press Secretary on a variety of tasks. Responsibilities include answering the press line and fielding calls from reporters, working with communications office and legislative staff to compile reports and other documents for media distribution. Press interns will primarily work with the Deputy Press Secretary to compile daily press clips for the Senator's review, coordinate daily update of reporter contact lists, and work with the communications office on other media-related projects. Position requires a keen attention to detail, the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines, and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and discretion at all times. Strong writing and grammar skills and proficiency of Microsoft Office applications required. Journalism/communications background and Ohio ties a plus. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to SenBrownPressIntern@gmail.com
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Director of State Government Affairs, Midwest Region Employer: TechAmerica - Chicago, IL Date: Friday, September 14, 2012 Job Type: Jobs outside of DC Description: Serves as government affairs staff for Illinois, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. Reports to the Senior Vice President of State Government Affairs. Critical Duties and Responsibilities : Lead TechAmerica’s Mid-West Region State Government Affairs program. Serve as lead lobbyist on policy issues in Mid-West Region, including but not limited to, issues of the environment, privacy, e-commerce, procurement, education and workforce development, tax, and emerging technologies in the Legislature and administrative agencies, boards, and departments. Testify before legislative committees and administrative agencies regarding TechAmerica policy positions and member perspectives. Provide updates and communicates regularly with Senior Vice President of State Government Affairs, other SGA Regional Directors, and Member Company representatives on strategy, issues and policy development. Lobby, track and monitor legislation in Mid-West Region. Work directly with TechAmerica membership to develop policy positions and corresponding documents (position papers, letters, testimony, talking points, etc.). Manage Mid-West contract lobbying firms. Coordinate with TechAmerica Subject Matter Experts on development of policy positions as well as legislative, regulatory and political programs in the Mid-West Region. Plan, organize and execute TechAmerica events on a regular basis, from monthly dinners to large conferences. Handle press and outreach in Mid-West Region as needed with direction from SVP of Communications. Mandatory Job Qualifications Work Experience: At least 5 years of previous lobbying or equivalent experience in the field of government relations. Experience with member-driven trade association a plus. Education/Training: B.A./B.S. degree from a 4-year university. Degree in a related field a plus. Skills/Capabilities/Technical: Must possess excellent leadership skills. Intimate knowledge of the government relations industry and process. Ability to operate and excel in a high-pressure environment. Ability to interact with senior-level company executives. Excellent communication skills (oral and written) required. Strong relationships with elected officials and other key decision makers. Keen understanding of region’s political process. Ability and willingness to tackle a wide variety of tasks, from high-level meetings with government officials to administrative office duties. Ability to coordinate numerous high-priority projects simultaneously. Some travel required. Desired Qualifications Candidates should apply by emailing a resume and cover-letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org No calls please. TechAmerica is an equal opportunity employer. We offer many benefits, including matching 401(k), dental, medical, vision, flex savings, life insurance, vacation & sick time, and much more.
Job Description Policy Director Chicago-120001ZY Description Basic Qualifications - Years of Experience: 10+ Scope of Responsibility/Expectation: Position Description New position created to lead Motorola Mobility’s public policy and government relations function in the States, with a focus on Illinois/Chicago and California/Sunnyvale. Position is based in Chicago. Responsible for representing MM with all relevant political constituencies in the States, as well as interacting with other tech companies and NGOs. Provide written and oral advocacy, strategic thinking, and tactical advice on major political developments affecting MM’s business interests. Department Description This role reports to Corporate Vice President and Global Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, based in Washington, D.C., and is part of the MM legal department. Scope of Responsibilities/Expectations - Develops and implements advocacy plans for the States - Advocates before legislative and executive branch agencies and officials - Interacts with other companies and NGOs - Drafts pleadings and other documents in support of advocacy plans - Partners closely with in-house legal counsel and business units - Oversees global strategy and implementation Specific Knowledge/Skills: - Law degree preferred - 10+ years of previous experience, preferably in areas related to current job description in technology/telecommunications/Internet industry - Previous experience in government a plus - Business and technology-oriented - Excellent communications skills - Leader, team player, pro-active and problem-solving attitude - Demonstration of key leadership behaviors (including ability to develop and motivate others, build support and inclusion, manage execution, show creativity, drive and initiative, establish trust and respect) - Ability to manage teams but also execute tactical details. - Superior strategic, operational and inter-personal skills ExperiencedDirector Job Government Relations Primary Location United States-Illinois-Libertyville Full-time Job Posting Master's Degree