Thursday, March 31, 2016
Staff Assistant - Midwest Republican seeks a highly motivated individual with exceptional organizational skills and multitasking ability to serve as a Staff Assistant in their Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: general office administrative duties, coordinating intern schedules/activities, processing tour and flag requests, and driving the Congressman to official events (car required). Prior hill experience is preferred. Midwest ties are also preferred, but not required. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Abby Camp at Abigail.email@example.com
Midwest Republican seeks an enthusiastic, motivated, and highly organized Staff Assistant for Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include managing front office operations, answering phones, tour and flag requests, supporting the Member’s daily activities, providing assistance to scheduling and legislative teams, and other tasks as assigned. Qualified candidates should be personable and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to Midwest.Hill.Resumes@mail.house.gov by April 8. Please include Staff Assistant in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Manager, Member and Government Relations National Trade Association representing a major manufacturing, wholesale and retail industry seeks to hire an experienced government relations professional for the position of Member and Government Relations Manager. This position is based in Alexandria, VA. Position Responsibilities: • Analyzing legislative and regulatory proposals – drafting public policy statements • Managing member relationships including assistance on issues, education regarding legislation and regulations, communications and maintenance of membership • Managing office logistics including arrangements for Board meetings (4) and staff participation in industry events (3) • Researching topics and gathering of information and statistics for use in crafting legislation • Developing communication, education and public awareness tools to support the overall legislative strategy • Developing strategies for data collection and growth of grassroots advocates database through outreach and coalition building • Assisting with special projects as needed • Working with government relations staff on all aspects of the association’s legislative and regulatory portfolio Professional Experience: • One to three years of government relations, Capitol Hill or state legislative staff experience • Experience coordinating office logistics on a small scale • Experience with database and/or membership management software • Excellent writing and organizational skills • Undergraduate or Master’s degree in relevant subject area is desirable Send your cover letter and resume with salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, March 25, 2016
Deputy Policy Director The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a bipartisan, non-profit organization committed to educating the public about issues that have significant fiscal policy impact, seeks to hire a Deputy Policy Director to study and report on federal budget policies. This individual will contribute to the organization’s analysis of federal health, tax, budget, and economic policy issues. We are looking for a team player interested in writing, researching, and publishing new content, tracking and analyzing new legislation and approaches to federal budget policy and practice, and becoming part of a growing team of budget policy thought leaders. Primary Responsibilities Lead and conduct budget policy research. Assist in the management of a team of policy researchers and oversee the production of a variety of publications. Write and edit policy papers, issue briefs, op-eds, memos and blog posts. Evaluate academic literature, economic data, and relevant government reports. Perform analysis of policy proposals, and participate in policy design efforts. Estimate and extrapolate various budgetary estimates. Disseminate policy products and other information to policymakers on Capitol Hill, bloggers, reporters, and other interested parties. Advise and assist the Campaign to Fix the Debt on various policy issues. Qualifications Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications: Prior knowledge of fiscal and budgetary policy and familiarity with CBO documents. 5-15 years of experience in budget policy or related field. Proven quantitative, analytical, and research skills. Strong writing skills, especially the ability to communicate policy ideas and legislative proposals concisely and effectively to a diverse range of audiences. Ability to work in fast-paced team environments. Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel’s graphing and data manipulation functions. Background in health care policy is preferred by not required. A graduate degree in economics, public policy, or a related field is preferred. How to Apply To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and writing sample no longer than six pages to email@example.com. No phone calls, please. Salary package is commensurate with experience. Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget is an equal opportunity employer.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
GOP Fundraising Firm seeks Fundraising Associate Description: Opportunity to learn all aspects of political fundraising in the Washington, DC government affairs community; work with principal and other staff on all daily client fundraising activities including event planning, staffing and follow-up; collect outstanding contribution collection and contribution processing; donor research; database maintenance; list and spreadsheet management; and provides general office administrative support. Requirements: Self-starter who takes initiative; demonstrate maturity and the ability to interact professionally with clients & donors; possess strong oral & written communication skills; understand political and/or public policy; have superior organizational skills and pay close attention to detail; be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; have a team player attitude. Our office is conveniently located near Old Town metro stop, in Alexandria, Virginia. To apply, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. GOP Fundraising Firm seeks Spring 2016 Interns Carole Goeas & Associates is pleased to announce that we are seeking interns for Summer 2016. In this role, Carole Goeas & Associates interns will be responsible for providing administrative support, researching federal issues, uploading website content, and drafting correspondence. Additional tasks will include preparing morning news clips and attending Capitol Hill events. Applicants should possess strong written communication skills, be a team player, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Since interns will interact with Congressional staff, this position requires exceptional interpersonal skills. The internship is open to both undergraduates and job-seekers. Interns will gain valuable, hands-on workplace experience and participate in unique professional development opportunities. Our office is conveniently located near Old Town metro stop, in Alexandria, Virginia. To apply, please send your resume to email@example.com and provide a resume and information regarding your availability and areas of interest. Preference will be given to full-time interns. Thank you!
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Program Assistant/Office Manager The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a non-profit that promotes understanding and cooperation between the United States and Asia, seeks a fulltime program assistant/office manager for its Washington, D.C. office. The program assistant/office manager will have responsibilities in four areas: office operations, website management/outreach, program/executive support, and support for the Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program. Responsibilities Office Operations • Maintain office equipment and supplies • Manage vendor relationships • Oversee all aspects of IT systems (including hardware, software, and basic support for Foundation staff) • Oversee D.C. office finances and serve as liaison with Montana-based financial director Website Management/Outreach • Update and maintain Foundation website (using Wordpress) • Manage website upgrades • Use iContact to distribute Foundation newsletter, announcements, and invitations • Update and manage office database Program/Executive Support • Provide administrative support for Foundation exchanges and dialogues, including scheduling, logistics, travel arrangements, and program promotion • Assist President and Vice President with administrative tasks, scheduling, and outreach activities Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program • Assist Associate Director of Programs with day-to-day operations of Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program Competitive candidates will have a degree in Asian Studies, International Relations, or a related field with two or three years of work experience. Japanese language ability strongly preferred. Computer skills and strong written and communication skills are essential. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. U.S. citizenship or current work visa is required. Position is contingent on continued funding. Send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: April 6, 2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Legislative Assistant Job Description Dykema is seeking a Legislative Assistant to join its federal public policy team. The position will provide support to Dykema’s lobbying team including monitoring and tracking legislative and regulatory developments, attending Congressional hearings, briefings and meetings, researching policy areas and legislation and drafting legislative updates for clients. Candidates should have excellent writing, organizational and communication skills. Candidates should have a strong understanding of the legislative process. Relevant federal public policy experience, either as Capitol Hill staff or government relations experience with an association/organization is required. Interested candidates should respond with resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Monday, March 7, 2016
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 MEMBER AND COMMITTEE VACANCY LISTING Week of March 7, 2016 MEM-093-16 Texas Democrat seeks energetic, self-motivated individual for Staff Assistant position. Primary duties to include greeting visitors, answering telephones, coordinating and conducting tours, handling flag requests, mail processing, maintaining office supplies, and assisting legislative staff. Successful candidate must be detail-oriented and possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Spanish speaking ability and Texas ties a plus. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-092-16 Active Democrat House Member seeks experienced, media savvy communications director to run aggressive press operation in fast-paced office. Duties include: managing day-to-day press operations in D.C. and the district, developing communication strategy, drafting press releases, op-eds, talking points and other content, overseeing and planning media events, preparing member, developing relationships with local and national reporters, and working in conjunction with outreach director and district staff. Ideal candidate will have a sense of humor, on-the-record experience and excellent writing skills. Hill or other political experience/California ties a plus. Please send resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to email@example.com. Please, no walk-ins or phone calls. MEM-091-16 Georgia Democrat seeks an enthusiastic, motivated, and highly-organized Administrative Assistant for Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include serving as confidential assistant to the Chief of Staff and Member, supporting Member’s daily activities, and other tasks as assigned. This position is completely administrative in nature. Applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to GADemJobs@gmail.com. Please include Administrative Assistant in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-bys. MEM-089-16 Senior Democratic Member from California seeks an experienced, detailoriented, and highly organized Scheduler for the Washington, D.C. Office. Responsibilities include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedules, coordinating all travel arrangements, and assisting the Member with meeting requests and changes to the calendar. The Scheduler is responsible for communicating and directing D.C. staff on the materials required for meetings/events and the execution of the daily office schedule. Individuals applying for this position should be prepared to have flexible work hours and be able to adapt to a fast-paced, team oriented, and dynamic environment. Valid driver's license required. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-088-16 U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D) seeks Systems Manager for Washington office. Texas contacts preferred. Email cover letter, resume, and three references to: DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. (No calls please). MEM-087-16 U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D) seeks Legislative Assistant to cover health, education, and other issues. Law or graduate degree and Hill experience preferred. This is not an entry level position. Proven writing and research skills required. Email cover letter, resume, three references, and brief writing sample to: DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. (No calls please). MEM-085-16 Congressman Brad Ashford (D-NE-02) seeks a creative, pro-active team player to serve as a Digital Director/Press Assistant in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include: managing social media strategy across multiple platforms, managing the official website, creating graphics and editing video, writing e-Newsletters, and drafting press releases and talking points. Candidates must have strong oral and written communications skills and the ability to work quickly under pressure. Candidates must also have knowledge of Franking regulations, social media strategy, and some graphic design experience. Ideal candidates will have a strong familiarity with Nebraska’s second district. Candidates should submit a resume, two writing samples, two graphic design samples, and three references to Jeremy.Nordquist@mail.house.gov by Wednesday, March 9th. MEM-071-16 The Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic Staff seeks an organized and enthusiastic Outreach and Member Services Coordinator. Responsibilities include planning and executing outreach and member meetings on key issues before the committee, drafting notifications and communications so members, staff and outside organizations are aware of the committee’s actions, and handling administrative tasks to support both the Staff Director and the Director of Communications, Outreach and Member Services. Qualified candidates must have administrative experience, strong writing and organizational skills , a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks, and sound political judgment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. This is not an entry level position, and candidates must have at least two years of relevant experience in a paid position. Please submit a cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to email@example.com. Please no walk-ins or phone calls. MEM-069-16 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; assist with committee investigations, and handle meetings with constituents and interest groups on behalf of Member. Portfolio will include education, veterans’ affairs, DOD, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please paste the cover letter in the body of the email. Do not send the cover letter as an attachment. MEM-065-16 New England Democrat seeks an enthusiastic, motivated, and highlyorganized Staff Assistant for Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include managing front office operations, overseeing intern program, serving as confidential assistant to Chief of Staff and Member, driving Member to meetings and appointments, supporting Member’s daily activities, providing assistance to scheduling and legislative teams, and other tasks as assigned. Access to a vehicle and a clean driving record is required. New England ties preferred. Applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to email@example.com. Please include Staff Assistant in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-bys. MEM-059-16 Midwestern Democratic Member seeks an energetic, highly organized and detail-oriented Scheduler for the Washington, D.C. and District Offices. Responsibilities include maintaining the Member’s daily and longterm schedules, coordinating all travel arrangements, and assisting the Member with meeting requests and changes to the calendar. The Scheduler is responsible for communicating and directing D.C. and State staff on the materials needed for meetings/events and the execution of the daily office schedule. Individuals applying for this position should be prepared to have flexible work hours and be able to adapt to a fast-paced and constantly changing environment. Valid Driver’s License and American-made car strongly preferred. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No walk-ins, please. MEM-044-16 Senior Appropriations Democrat seeks candidates for the position of Communications Director for a fast-paced and highly engaged office. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal skills, the proven ability to manage multiple communications projects, and the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Member’s position on policy issues. S/he will be responsible for coordinating with the legislative team to develop, manage and organize all communications activities, including writing press releases, op-eds, mail pieces, talking points, organizing press events, maintaining the official website, implementing social media strategy, maintaining press database, writing e-newsletters & coordinating Tele-town halls. Duties will also include briefing the Member for interviews, writing and implementing PSAs, interacting with the press as the Member’s principal spokesperson and coordinating the Member’s overall press relations. Position may include limited legislative portfolio. The ideal candidate will have Hill experience, a depth of legislative and policy knowledge including that of the appropriations process, and Ohio connections a benefit. Candidates must be able to work extended hours and under time pressure, while maintaining a positive attitude and demeanor. Please submit resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and salary requirements to Midwestern.Resume@mail.house.gov. No walk-ins or phone calls. MEM-042-16 Southern Republican Member seeks Communications Director to manage and coordinate all communications activities, including media contacts for the Member and the office. Previous Hill experience preferred. Candidate must have strong writing, editing, and oral communication skills. Will act as the formal spokesperson and media liaison for the Member. Knowledge of social media including website maintenance required. Applicants will develop and implement media and communications strategy for the Member and must have an understanding of print and broadcast media. Position will also be responsible for a legislative portfolio. Email Resume and Cover Letter to: HouseCommsDir@gmail.com MEM-029-16 Senior Democrat seeks Communications Director to manage legislative and local press priorities. The applicant must be a hard worker who possesses excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate has Hill and political experience. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. MEM-027-16 Northeast Republican in the House seeks a hard-working Press Secretary/Communications Director in Washington, D.C. office to implement a dynamic communications strategy. Duties include performing day-to-day operations of an active press office; managing the website and all social media accounts; developing and generating content for press releases, e-newsletters, talking points, speeches, columns, advertisements, and franked mail; and building press relations with local, regional, and DC press. Candidates must have excellent writing skills, demonstrated abilities in digital media and communication, and previous Hill or campaign experience. Candidates must be able to execute a media and communications plan in line with the unique priorities of the Congressman and views of the district. Send resume, writing sample, cover letter, and salary range to PressRez@gmail.com. MEM-021-16 Senior Member of Congress seeks General Counsel – the ideal candidate would have experience in a wide range of legal and administrative, legislative, and ethics issues relevant to a small government agency. Relevant policy experience and advanced degree(s) valued over Capitol Hill or political work. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to public service, strong writing, speaking and analytical skills, be proactive, resourceful, well-organized, and able to meet deadlines. Individuals must be U.S. citizens and have, or be able to obtain, a Top Secret Clearance. Overseas travel will be required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-020-16 Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe seeks a Global Security/ Political Military Affairs Policy Advisor – Ideal candidate would have experience in areas including: transnational security threats; arms control; monitoring compliance with international instruments; and working with international organizations with a security dimension such as OSCE and NATO. Area studies expertise in Europe and Eurasia is also a plus. Relevant policy experience and advanced degree(s) valued over Capitol Hill or political work. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to public service, strong writing, speaking and analytical skills, be proactive, resourceful, well-organized, and able to meet deadlines. Individuals must be U.S. citizens and have, or be able to obtain, a Top Secret Clearance. Overseas travel will be required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. MEM-019-16 Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe seeks Middle-Eastern Policy Advisor – the ideal candidate would have extensive and broad experience as a Middle East expert with experience in formulating policies to deal with political movements, security issues, and human rights challenges in the Middle East. Area studies expertise in the Middle East is also a plus as is deep knowledge of Arab cultures and fluency in Arabic language. Relevant policy experience and advanced degree(s) valued over Capitol Hill or political work. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to public service, strong writing, speaking and analytical skills, be proactive, resourceful, well-organized, and able to meet deadlines. Individuals must be U.S. citizens and have, or be able to obtain, a Top Secret Clearance. Overseas travel will be required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-018-16 Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe seeks a Russian Policy Advisor – the ideal candidate would have extensive and broad expertise as a Russia expert with experience in formulating policies to deal with both security and human rights challenges posed by Russia. Specific expertise on Russia’s interaction with international organizations such as the OSCE and international instruments such as the Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE) treaty and the Open Skies Agreement are a plus. Area studies expertise in Eurasia is also a plus as is proficiency in Russian and other Eurasian languages. Relevant policy experience and advanced degree(s) valued over Capitol Hill or political work. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to public service, strong writing, speaking and analytical skills, be proactive, resourceful, well-organized, and able to meet deadlines. Individuals must be U.S. citizens and have, or be able to obtain, a Top Secret Clearance. Overseas travel will be required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Friday, March 4, 2016
Congressman Sensenbrenner is seeking an experienced Legislative Assistant. Assistant to handle issue areas, draft legislation, provide policy research, and meet with constituent groups and stakeholders. Other job responsibilities include developing talking points, drafting oversight letters, and policy memos. Must possess strong writing skills and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process. Wisconsin ties are preferred, but not required. Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls, faxes, or drop ins please.