Below are some selected Opportunities
To apply for posted positions, please follow the application instructions at the end of each item. Indicate the job referral number associated and submit a separate resume for every position for which you wish to apply.
LEGISLATIVE INTERN - Senator Schumer’s office seeks legislative interns for the Fall term in his Washington, DC office. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing follow-up memos, answering phones, processing mail and other administrative duties. This internship presents an opportunity for both a unique learning experience and an inside look at the political process. Applicants must be hard-working, have strong writing and communication skills and have a demonstrated interest in public policy. Candidates with ties to New York are encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Paid internships are available to interns who have been accepted into the internship program and are able to certify financial need and meet eligibility criteria. If interested, please apply here:
LEGAL STAFF ASSISTANT - The Secretary of the Senate is seeking a Legal Staff Assistant. This is administrative work providing support to attorneys, paralegals, and litigation secretaries and providing general office support in a legal environment for the Office of Senate Chief Counsel for Employment (SCCE). Work includes greeting and assisting clients and visitors, including Senators and their staff; monitoring and answering main office phone lines; filing documents with D.C. federal courts in accordance with statutory provisions; delivering and picking up legal documents in the D.C. metro area; coordinating the scheduling and preparation of seminars; operating audio-visual (AV) equipment at seminars; tracking and reporting SCCE website traffic; maintaining the office’s law library, including periodic loose-leaf updates and volume replacement; shredding documents; and other duties as assigned. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures; the U.S. Senate Handbook; and the Senate Ethics Manual, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. This is a NONPARTISAN position in a NONPARTISAN office. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or https://www.senate.gov/visiting/employment.htm under the Secretary of the Senate. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, July 17, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.
CONSTITUENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE - The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is looking to hire a Constituent Services Representative in the Senator’s Vienna or Roanoke, VA office. Under the supervision of the Casework Director, the Constituent Services Representative serves as a liaison with federal, state and local agencies on behalf of constituents. Responsibilities include answering casework correspondence, taking in-person and phone meetings with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal, state, and local agencies. The position requires strong written and verbal communications skills and an ability to work long hours. An undergraduate degree is required. Preference will be given to candidates with Virginia ties. The ideal candidate relishes working in a demanding, fast-paced environment and excels at managing multiple projects at one time. To apply, interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with the subject line “Constituent Services Representative.” Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.” This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. This job posting closes on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Applications received after that time will not be considered.
FALL 2019 INTERNSHIPS DEADLINE: JULY 30, 2019 - Internships are available in Senator Warner’s Washington, D.C. and Virginia state offices. Senator Warner values the engagement of individuals who are passionate about public policy and serving the constituents of the Commonwealth. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their first year of college and who reside in Virginia or attend college in-state. Intern duties include answering constituent phone calls, sorting constituent mail, assisting the front office staff with greeting visitors, and leading tours of the historic U.S. Capitol building. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to experience the legislative process firsthand by drafting policy or hearing summaries, conducting research for legislative aides, observing floor proceedings, and attending committee hearings and lectures. State office interns have the opportunity to build their professional skill set by assisting staff with community outreach, preparing congressional inquiries, researching on pressing constituent issues, and assisting with general office duties. For additional information about the program requirements, the online application and deadlines, please use this link: https://www.warner.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internships
PROCTOR - The United States Senate Page Program seeks a Proctor for page residence which houses high school students from across the nation. Duties include supervising students, enforcing rules, and planning activities. Bachelor's degree required. Experience working with adolescents or as a resident assistant preferred. Compensation includes competitive salary and federal benefits. This is a full-time, live-in position. Applicants must have flexible schedules which permit evening, overnight, and weekend assignments. Work schedule is particularly conducive for individuals currently enrolled, or considering pursuit of a degree granting program. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.
CORRESPONDENCE MANAGER/LEGISLATIVE AIDE - Senior Republican Senator is searching for a Correspondence Manager/Legislative Aide to oversee constituent outreach efforts and manage a team of six legislative correspondents. Occupant of position will also work with Counsel and Legislative Assistants to handle a portfolio of legislative issues. Successful applicant will have strong writing skills, organizational skills, and at least two years of legislative experience on Capitol Hill. This is a management position, and is not entry-level. Please send resume to:SenateGOPCM@gmail.com
CONSTITUENT SERVICES LIAISON - U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s North Texas Regional Office, located in Dallas, is now accepting resumes for a full-time Constituent Services Liaison to start immediately. A background in government or public service is preferred. Senator Cornyn’s Constituent Services staff works with the Senator to assist Texans having difficulties with various federal agencies. For more information on constituent services, visit the “Help with Federal Agencies” section of Senator Cornyn’s website at http://cornyn.senate.gov/. This entry level position offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and valuable insight into Senate procedure in an office that handles a wide range of issues. The primary duties of the Constituent Services Liaison are: answering constituent telephone calls, sorting constituent mail, ordering office supplies, drafting letters, and assisting the Senator’s Constituent Services casework staff. Full-time paid position: Starting salary $33,000. Qualifications: Four-year college degree, must have graduated by start date; strong written and oral communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; ability to be self-motivated and flexible while handling multiple tasks; ability to complete tasks quickly and effectively with minimal supervision; able to maintain a positive attitude and possess exceptional interpersonal skills in a deadline-driven work environment. Applicants should submit by email a résumé (with GPA), college transcript, and a cover letter explaining why they are interested in working for Senator John Cornyn to: Office of U.S. Senator John Cornyn ATTN: Michael Gerhart, Deputy Director of Constituent Services 5001 Spring Valley Road, Suite 1125E, Dallas, Texas 75244 972-239-1310 (telephone) 972-239-2110 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR - Senator Casey is seeking an Administrative Director to manage all administrative support and staff for the Washington, DC office and seven offices throughout Pennsylvania. This person will: develop and administer an annual operating budget; process staff and vendor disbursements; administer payroll and benefits for staff; enforce office policies and procedures; recruit and hire to fill position vacancies; coordinate resources, training, and special events and programs and serve as the office’s liaison to Senate’s support agencies (SAA, AoC, Superintendent, USCP etc.) regarding all non-legislative business. The ideal candidate is an experienced manager of people and process with superior time management skills and strong existing relationships in the Senate. Pennsylvania ties always preferred but not required. Candidates with a sense of humor and a can-do attitude are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to email@example.com with the subject line “Admin Director.” Please save requested documents in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.” No phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
STAFF ASSISTANT - (NEWARK, NJ OFFICE) - Senator seeks a highly motivated and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for Newark, NJ office. Applicants must possess a professional telephone manner, knowledge of current events and issues, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively with others in a fast-paced work environment. Primary day-to-day responsibilities include: answering telephone calls, greeting visitors, performing general administrative duties, and managing mail processes. New Jersey ties strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number 225106 in the subject line.
PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER - Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks a Professional Staff Member to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities related to cybersecurity, intelligence and analysis, and critical infrastructure. Primary responsibilities include the entrepreneurial development and execution of legislative and oversight actions within the Committee’s jurisdiction; conducting research; drafting official correspondence; preparing the Senator for Committee hearings; meeting with stakeholders; and other associated responsibilities. This is not an entry level position. Candidates must be exceptionally strong writers, detail-oriented, be able to work under tight deadlines, and be able to handle multiple projects at once. Title and salary will be based on education and experience. The Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The Committee strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with “HSGAC PSM” in the subject line
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - The Office of Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle healthcare, labor, pensions, and veterans’ affairs issues. The ideal candidate will have 4 or more years of professional experience, with specialized knowledge of the policy nuances and major debates surrounding the issues within the position’s portfolio. Other requirements include a can-do, team centric attitude, ability to interact with constituents, stellar writing and oral communications skills, and the hustle to perform at a high-level in a busy U.S. Senate office. Ties to Iowa, experience managing at least one employee, as well as knowledge of U.S. Senate procedure and processes, are highly desired. If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to Resumes_Ernst@ernst.senate.gov.
STAFF ASSISTANT - Northeastern Democratic Senator is seeking a personable, dependable, and professional Staff Assistant for a very busy front office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering and routing incoming telephone calls, greeting visitors, assisting persons who have appointments with the Senator and other staff members, maintaining stock of information for visitors and constituents, and assisting the Deputy Chief of Staff for Administration, as needed. The ideal candidate will be able to work well under pressure, have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to work well in a team environment, and have excellent oral communications skills. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to: email@example.com indicating job referral number 225103 in the subject line.
DIGITAL MEDIA ASSOCIATE - Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a creative, proactive, detail-oriented Digital Media Associate to join an active DC-based communications team. Applicants should be social media savvy with strong writing skills and experience crafting and executing creative digital strategy. Responsibilities include drafting social media copy, creating photos/graphics/videos, maintaining/updating the website, and short and long term digital strategizing. The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of how to use all available digital tools to further the Senator's goals and have a good instinct on how to best amplify the Senator's work online. We’re looking for individuals who are hard workers and team players, with a sense of humor and ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly-changing environment, often under short deadlines. Culture is important to us: our team is positive, respectful, kind, and collaborative and we’re looking for someone who will fit in well. Diverse candidates with perspectives and experiences not often reflected in offices on Capitol Hill are highly encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number 225102 in the subject line: A resume 2-3 creative work samples (can be a writing sample, a video, a graphic, a tweet, or any other type of creative work).
STATE SCHEDULER(DETROIT) -Michigan Senator seeks a State Scheduler who is a self starter with sound judgement. Applicants must be highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to the ever-changing schedule, possess strong interpersonal skills, and able to work in a high pressure/ fast-paced environment. The State Scheduler will help prioritize, plan and execute the Senator’s schedule in the state, including vetting and responding to invitations, coordinating staff proposals for the Senator, compiling briefing materials, ensuring proper advance is done for the Senator’s events, communicating information and needs in regards to the Senator’s schedule to staff, and other administrative duties. Position will be in the Detroit, MI office. Applicant must have an American-made vehicle and be able to drive the Senator. 2-3 years prior Congressional or scheduling experience and Michigan ties are strongly preferred. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com
DEPUTY STATE SCHEDULER (DETROIT) - Michigan Senator seeks a detail oriented, self starter to serve as Deputy State Scheduler. Applicants must be highly organized, adaptable to the ever-changing schedule, possess strong interpersonal skills, and able to work in a high pressure/ fast-paced environment. The primary responsibilities include organizing, vetting and responding to invitations, compiling briefing materials, managing the Senator’s correspondence, ensuring proper advance is done for the Senator’s events, communicating information and needs in regards to the Senator’s schedule to staff and other administrative duties. Position will be in the Detroit, MI office. Applicant must have an American-made vehicle and be able to drive the Senator. Prior Congressional or scheduling experience and Michigan ties are strongly preferred. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR FOR SENATOR TED CRUZ - Works with Senior Staff in determining communications priorities and messaging as it relates to Sen. Cruz’s legislative agenda. Oversees general operations of press office; ensures tasks completed among press staff, press materials approved and on-message; approves all releases, advisories, Briefing papers, speeches, op-eds, talking points, videos, graphics, and any materials that are sent to the Senator; places stories and works with reporters off record and on background as it relates to Sen. Cruz’s Senate work; ensures Senator Cruz and staff are kept appraised of breaking news and press developments that will impact office operations or policy approach. Please email resumes to Resumes_Cruz2@cruz.senate.gov
DIGITAL MANAGER FOR SENATOR TED CRUZ - In charge of animating, editing, and producing short videos and graphics to spread Senator Cruz's message on all social media platforms. Requires proficiency with filming, photography, and editing suites. Duties will also include IT work for the office. Please email resumes to Resumes_Cruz2@cruz.senate.gov.
SPEECHWRITER - Democratic Senator Kamala D. Harris seeks a qualified individual to serve as a Speechwriter in a very active DC-based communications department. Primary duties will include drafting and revising speeches, talking points, opening statements, quotes, and video scripts, as well as conducting historical and policy research to support high-quality and original speechwriting. The Speechwriter may also assist in the drafting of op-eds and press statements as needed. The Speechwriter will be a part of the communications shop and must be a good team player who is able to work closely across multiple departments to deliver a final product. Candidates must be willing to work hard, write well, meet deadlines, mesh with the team, and have a good sense of humor. Some prior speechwriting experience required; Hill or campaign experience strongly preferred. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to email@example.com indicating job referral number 225033 in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Senator Casey seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle agriculture, environment, energy and natural resources issues. Responsibilities include: managing and driving the Senator’s work in assigned issue areas, including work on the Senate Committee on Agriculture; monitoring pending legislation; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents and overall stakeholder engagement, both in DC and PA; and preparing briefing materials for the Senator. Hill experience required; Pennsylvania ties a plus. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, as well as the abilities to operate effectively under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and work well as part of a team. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter, preferably in one attached document, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Ag LA” by Friday, June 7. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to email@example.com. Referral: 225094
STAFF ASSISTANT - The Office of U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth seeks a full-time Staff Assistant. The position is based in the Senator’s Chicago, IL Office. The Staff Assistant will provide administrative support to the general operations of the Chicago office including, but not limited to, drafting constituent correspondence, assisting with front desk duties, preparing briefings and organizing scheduling requests. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and possess strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills and knowledge of IQ is a plus. The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number 225091 in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE AND PRESS INTERNSHIPS - The office of Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) is currently seeking interns for his Washington, D.C., office for upcoming sessions. Duties include tracking legislation, researching bills, attending committee hearings and briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, handling constituent phone calls, sorting mail and providing legislative support. College credit is available. There are a limited number of scholarships available for those with demonstrated financial need. The ideal candidates are energetic, resourceful and able to effectively multitask in a fast- paced environment. Interested candidates should submit their application using the Office Application Manager at https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/6a50d9c9-59c0-45e4-8bb2-3b7ef1742316. Applications are reviewed and offers can be made on an ongoing basis. Information about the internship program, along with the application, can be found online at https://www.merkley.senate.gov/services/students/internships
OVERSIGHT PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER - Ranking Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is seeking a Professional Staff Member to conduct oversight of federal agencies in the Committee’s jurisdiction. The primary duties of this position will include conducting oversight of U.S. EPA, the General Services Administration, and other agencies within the Committee’s jurisdiction to look into agency decision making, wasteful or ineffective government spending, agency travel and ethics policy compliance by agency officials, evaluating and developing a recommended approach for processing nominees referred to the Committee, developing and advancing legislative strategies for addressing and remedying wasteful spending and other problems revealed through oversight, meeting with stakeholders, whistleblowers, and IGs of federal agencies, and preparing the Senator for subcommittee and full committee hearings within the staff’s portfolio. The ideal candidate should have a mix of legislative and oversight experience; experience investigating agency decisions and waste, fraud and abuse; strong writing and communication skills; and an interest in and ability to work on environmental and public works matters. This is not an entry level position. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number 225084 in the subject line. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.
FALL 2019 INTERNSHIPS - The Washington, DC office of Senator Ed Markey is seeking qualified part-time or full-time interns for the Fall 2019 term. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and should be responsible self-starters who possess strong writing, research, and interpersonal skills. Backgrounds in political science, international relations, environmental studies, and communications are all desirable but not required. Massachusetts ties are strongly preferred. Interns will assist with legislative and administrative work by serving Massachusetts constituents, researching legislative initiatives and drafting replies to constituent inquiries. They will regularly be attending committee hearings and briefings, as well as assisting with a variety of legislative or press projects. Interns are assigned to work with senior legislative assistants based on issue interests or expertise. Paid internships are awarded to low income students or to those who may not otherwise be able to afford to live or work in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the internship program, and how to apply, please visit: https://www.markey.senate.gov/services/internships
PRESS INTERNSHIP - The Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time Press Internship, starting immediately. If accepted, you will work closely with the communications team and gain valuable experience. Interns help coordinate logistics for press conferences in the U.S. Capitol, answer press calls, assist with media monitoring, rapid response, and the Senator’s daily clips collection and distribution. Tasks require individuals to be detail oriented with strong writing and grammar skills. Recent graduates with a communication or political science background are encouraged to apply. This position is for immediate availability only. To apply: Please fill out the DC Press Internship Application which can be found at: https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/61135f17-863a-4277-b065-93cfb854849f/
SPRING/SUMMER PRESS INTERN - Democratic Leader, Charles E. Schumer’s press office has immediate openings for spring/summer interns in Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases, talking points and memos, conducting research and assisting the press staff with the daily operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communication skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience is not required, but candidates with Northeast ties, who have an interest in communications and a general understanding of government are encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Paid internships are available to interns who have been accepted into the internship program and are able to certify financial need and meet eligibility criteria. If interested, please apply at https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/0bb4094c-a72e-4556-90ea-6594461d46bd/
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
The office of Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz is seeking an experienced Policy Advisor/Counsel to support the Member’s legislative priorities in the areas of Defense, Homeland Security, Labor/Trade, Judiciary, and all other relevant legislative and policy work, including related Appropriations Committee assignments. Responsibilities include advising the Member on all matters in the issue portfolio; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor and committee proceedings; staffing the Member in relevant meetings; and representing the Member before constituents and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have a law degree; experience advising a Member of Congress; experience advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Prior work in another Congressional or Senate office is required. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume and writing sample to FL23Resume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Policy Advisor/Counsel.” Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.” This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Application materials must be received by 12:00pm EST July 12, 2019.
Congressman Ted Lieu has an immediate opening for a Staff Assistant in his Los Angeles District Office. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, maintaining the front office, assisting with various administrative and legislative duties and aiding constituents with federal casework. The Staff Assistant will greet constituents, ensures that constituent requests for assistance are directed to the appropriate staff member in a timely manner and will assist district staff to ensure the proper execution of events and programs in the district…. The position is full-time with federal benefits. Congressman Lieu’s primary district office is located in West Los Angeles. Our office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, references, and two short writing samples no later than July 18, 2019 to: NICOLAS RODRIQUEZ District Director Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) 1645 Corinth Avenue, Suite 101 Los Angeles, CA 90025 Lieu.Staff@mail.house.gov
The Committee on Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is seeking to fill a Professional Staff Member position on the Republican staff. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in investigations and natural resources issues. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, staffing Subcommittee and some Full Committee congressional hearings, drafting Subcommittee and some Full Committee correspondence to and from the Executive Branch as well as with outside organizations, transcribed interviews, reviewing document productions, research, interacting with various congressional committee and personal offices, and managing the Subcommittee’s administrative needs. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, desire to learn how to conduct congressional oversight and investigations, be self- motivated, work well under pressure, and possess strong research, written, and oral communication skills. Prior Hill experience preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to NaturalResources.Jobs@mail.house.gov, with “O&I PSM” in the subject line.
The Committee on Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is seeking to fill a Counsel position on the Republican staff. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience with a background or strong interest in investigations. Experience in natural resources issues is a plus. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, staffing Subcommittee and some Full Committee congressional hearings, drafting Subcommittee and some Full Committee correspondence to and from the Executive Branch as well as with outside organizations, depositions/ transcribed interviews, reviewing document productions, research, managing external sources of information, and interacting with various congressional committee and personal offices. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, superior attention to detail, be self-motivated, work well under pressure, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. JD required. Prior Hill experience preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to NaturalResources.Jobs@mail.house.gov, with “O&I Counsel” in the subject line.
Senior Republican Member on Appropriations looking for Communications Director. Ideal candidates should have 3-5 years of Hill experience, strong writing skills, are detailed oriented, and familiar working with the media. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume and writing samples to TX.JobListing@mail.house.gov
The Office of U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) seeks an experienced, creative and highly motivated Digital Specialist for her Washington, D.C. office. Reporting to the Communications Director, the Digital Specialist is responsible for creating original and creative content (including, but not limited to, videos and graphics) and managing the Congresswoman’s social media channels to further communicate and elevate her agenda and accomplishments. The ideal candidate will have: Social media, graphic design, and video production experience in a legislative office, campaign, political organization or progressive advocacy group; Fluency with social media platforms and a nuanced understanding of the current social media landscape and trends; Excellent organization and time management skills necessary to work in a fast-paced environment that requires rapid response; Strong writing skills and attention to detail; A passion for storytelling and social justice. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Drafting daily digital content for highly active social media channels; Serving as the lead graphic designer and video producer/editor for the office; Tracking social media performance and providing analysis of trends and opportunities for future growth; Updating and managing the Congresswoman’s official website; and Coordinating the creation and distribution of an e-newsletter. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, new Americans, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. State and/or district ties are a plus. Qualified candidates should include in their application: resume, cover letter, two writing samples, two graphic design samples, three references, and links to either a reel or samples of video work. Please send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Digital Specialist” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.
The Denver district office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) is seeking a Constituent Services Representative with superior communication (verbal and writing), customer service, relationship building and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate will have experience in public service, grants work and/or arts and education. Moreover, the ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented and resilient in the face of a fast-paced legislative office. The ideal candidate is proactive and comfortable working with diverse staff, community members and constituents. Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com
We are looking to expand the Member's visibility and outreach, resulting in a need for highly diligent, confident candidates with substantial experience for the role of Communications Director. Spanish speaking skills are also important. The position comes with great responsibility, as our Communications Director is part of the senior staff for the Congressman and responsible for helping in development and promotion of the Member's agenda. All aspects of communications are covered, including but not limited to, televised press conferences, statements to the press, speeches, radio addresses and social media. Experience with graphic design is a plus. The selected individual will also work closely with the entire office team to formulate consistent messaging in district mail pieces, and our 499-program. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, parking or metro benefits, health insurance and retirement -- Plus an awesome work environment! Anyone interested may send their applications to CongressionalOpenJob@gmail.com
The Republican (Minority) staff of the House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs is seeking a full-time PRESS ASSISTANT in its Washington office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: drafting talking points, press releases, speeches, and op-eds; managing the website; updating social media; and compiling and monitoring press clips. The ideal candidate will possess strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, professionalism, and a good sense of humor. Prior Capitol Hill experience and/ or military service are a plus. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references, and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Press Assistant” in the subject line. No calls or walk-ins, please.
The Office of Rep. Justin Amash (MI-03) is seeking a bright, creative, and self-motivated legislative assistant with a background in law to join our Washington, DC-based policy team. The legislative assistant will draft legislation, analyze bills, and meet with constituents concerning policy matters, among other duties. The person will be expected to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues. The successful applicant will be a libertarian or classical liberal in the tradition of F.A. Hayek, Henry Hazlitt, and Frédéric Bastiat. The applicant must demonstrate a strong commitment to individual liberty, economic freedom, the Rule of Law, and the Constitution. The person also must be an excellent writer and clear thinker willing to take on the most serious impediments to a freer, more prosperous America. An individual who prefers staid and steady work or who avoids challenges (and the occasional failure) may be more comfortable elsewhere. Applicants must have a JD or equivalent. Two years of relevant policy experience is preferred, although Hill experience is not required. To apply, please send a résumé, cover letter, and two writing samples to email@example.com. Please include "legislative assistant applicant" in the subject line. No walk-in applicants or phone interviews.
Investigative Counsel (Washington, DC) -- The Committee on Ethics seeks an attorney for an investigative counsel position. The Committee’s investigative counsels are responsible for conducting investigations and adjudicatory and disciplinary proceedings regarding Members and staff of the U.S. House of Representatives. This is a nonpartisan position which requires the ability to conduct impartial investigations and refrain from political or partisan activity. Candidates must possess outstanding analytical and written/oral communications skills, as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate the sensitive matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics; criminal law; employment law, including the laws governing sexual harassment in the workplace; civil litigation; administrative investigations and adjudications; depositions; and financial accounting. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the phrase “Investigative Counsel” in the subject line.
Senior Georgia member seeks a Scheduler/Office Manager for his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing and maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term calendar in D.C., working with a variety of stakeholders to balance the Member’s time between commitments, ensure the Member is provided with briefing materials for each event and meeting, and performing other duties as required. Responsibilities also include office management. This includes making sure supplies are ordered, being point person for vouchers, invoices, payments, disclosures, travel and ethics documents. Capitol Hill and/or executive assistant experience preferred. Georgia ties are a plus. The ideal candidate would be detail-oriented, able to juggle multiple tasks at once, have excellent interpersonal skills, be a problem solver, and have a sense of humor when the entire day’s work goes up in smoke on a moment’s notice! Position can involve long hours and availability by phone on weekends and evenings. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. No drop-ins or phone calls please.
Senior Texas Republican is seeking a Senior Legislative Assistant for their Washington office. Ideal candidates will have 2-3 years of legislative experience, excellent writing and organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and familiarity with the appropriations process. Among other things, responsibilities will include briefing the representative, tracking legislation/monitoring the floor, collaborating with the rest of the legislative staff on policy ideas, staffing the representative at meetings and events, and meeting with outside groups and constituents. Texas ties are preferred. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to TX.JobListing@mail.house.gov
Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke is hiring a Communications Director to work in her Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include communications planning and press strategy for D.C. and the district; drafting press materials including: remarks, talking points, newsletters, statements, press releases, and media advisories; pitching media events; assisting with the management of the Congresswoman’s social media accounts; interview preparation; and overseeing the office’s franked mail and digital programs. The ideal candidate is a strong writer, politically savvy, detail-oriented, flexible, creative, and a self-starter. Occasional travel to the district and non- traditional hours - including night and weekend work - should be expected. Strong ties to New York press preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to ResumeNY@mail.house.gov and include “Communications Director” in the subject line.
Congresswoman Jackie Speier seeks a proactive, strategic, and community-oriented individual with casework and outreach experience for the position of Caseworker/Field Representative in her San Mateo district office. Primary Responsibilities include: Handle constituent requests and casework on behalf of constituents with applicable federal agencies; Work closely with other caseworkers and legislative staff on constituent services and outreach efforts; Establish and maintain relationships with local organizations, community leaders, and elected officials in the district; Keep track of key issues in the communities and develop outreach efforts and course of action to Member relative to issue work; Assist with events and other activities… Must have car and valid driver’s license; you will receive mileage reimbursement for travel to and from work-related events and meetings, and be familiar with 14th Congressional District. Federal student loan repayment program available, if eligible. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample (2-3 pages) to: CA14Jobs@mail.house.gov
Senior Republican Member on Appropriations looking for Communications Director. Candidates should have Hill experience, strong writing skills and experience working with the media. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume and writing samples to TX.JobListing@mail.house.gov.
Active Ways and Means Democrat seeks an experienced Communications Director to lead national and local media and outreach efforts. This position will be based in the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include writing a broad array of speeches, drafting press releases and op-eds, and maintaining relationships with local and national press. The Communications Director is also responsible for producing a weekly newsletter and managing all digital accounts. This is not an entry level position and qualified candidates must have at least two years of relevant experience. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to work well with a team in a small, fast-paced environment while maintaining a sense of humor. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to CADemOfficeJob@gmail.com. No calls or drop-ins, please.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform in the U.S. House of Representatives, is seeking an Investigative Counsel on the Democratic staff. The ideal candidate will be an attorney with several years of litigation experience, a demonstrated commitment to civil rights and social justice, and a background in anti- discrimination employment, whistleblower protection, and retaliation laws. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include depositions, transcribed interviews, whistleblower interviews, briefings, and congressional hearings. Candidates must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Investigative Counsel” in the subject line. No unsolicited calls, emails, or drop-ins, please.
Southern California Democrat seeks District Director to oversee all operations of the district offices, including the development and implementation of policy objectives, strategies and operating plans, as well as direct all activities and staff of the district offices. This position is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, and managing district staff and ensures that district staff complies with office policies, practices, and procedures; represents the Member and/or assigns appropriate staff to do so at events or functions through the district as needed. Responsibilities include strategizing, developing, and implementing district communications and outreach plan for constituents, including casework management. This individual also serves as the primary liaison between the Congresswoman and constituents and special interest groups in the district; and, acts as an advisor for the Congresswoman on local concerns, district issues and politics, and other developments throughout the region. Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 years of management experience, a strong ability to provide necessary organization, leadership and motivation to manage a Congressional office; excellent oral and written communication skills; and thorough knowledge of the legislative process. The ideal candidate is energetic, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, politically astute, and willing to work long hours (including evenings and weekends) in a fast-paced and demanding setting. Spanish fluency and Southern California ties are a plus. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and appropriate writing samples to CA26Resumes@gmail.com with just “District Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
New York Democrat seeks a Scheduler/Executive Assistant for his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing and maintaining the Member’s daily and long term calendar in D.C., working with other team members to balance the Member’s time between commitments, ensure the Member is provided with briefing materials for each event/meeting, and performing other duties as necessary. Responsibilities also include reviewing meeting requests, arranging travel to/from Washington, DC, general administrative tasks and assisting on some legislative issues. Capitol Hill and/or executive assistant experience for an elected official preferred. New York ties are a plus. The ideal candidate would be a proactive self-starter, detail-oriented, able to juggle multiple tasks at once, have excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills, be a problem solver, and most importantly have a sense of humor. Position can involve work at night and on weekends. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com and list “Scheduler” in the subject.
Office of Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) seeks a Legislative Director to join the Washington, DC office. The Legislative Director is responsible for managing the legislative team, advancing the Member’s legislative agenda and monitoring legislative developments. Additional responsibilities include staffing the Member to issue-related events, representing the Member on their behalf, and other committee-related duties. This position also assists with miscellaneous administrative and legislative tasks at the request of the Chief of Staff or the Congressman. Any interested candidate must be an excellent writer, a strong leader, detail- oriented, politically savvy, have a demonstrated interest in legislative issues, ability to manage multiple and competing tasks, and have excellent organizational and proofreading skills. North Carolina ties, Capitol Hill experience, and experience using Intranet Quorum (IQ) are preferred, but not required. Any interested applicant should be a team player. Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter and two work product samples here. (https://airtable.com/shrQ5JXSksDZcCk5Z)
Multi-term Republican Member of Congress seeks an experienced Legislative Director to manage a legislative team in developing, implementing, and advancing all aspects of a congressional legislative agenda. New staffers and entry-level job seekers should not apply – this is a senior- level position with a minimum of 3-5 years of Hill experience required for consideration. The Member is searching for a professional go-getter with demonstrable experience in developing and managing a legislative agenda and achieving results in the Congress. Previous leadership/management experience, knowledge of the House legislative rules and procedures, skillset to succinctly summarize complex issues and make vote recommendations, excellent organization and communication skills, the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, and flexibility with priorities required. Only seasoned, experienced candidates will be considered, and southeastern US connections are considered a bonus. For consideration, send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann is seeking a District Director based in his Chattanooga, TN office. The District Director will oversee the management and operation of the district office, serve as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, develop and implement long-term strategic outreach plans, and manage and participate in the office’s constituent services efforts. Qualified candidates will demonstrate management experience, a deep understanding of how to create and maintain a culture of exceptional service, strong oral and written communications skills, and strategic planning abilities. The position requires the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends. Ties to the 3rd Congressional District and Tennessee are preferred but not essential. To apply for the District Director position, please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “District Director” in the subject line. Salary commensurate with experience. This is NOT an entry- level position. No phone calls or drop-ins.