April 29, 2010
Legislative Assistant – Congressman Jeff Flake is searching for an inventive legislative assistant. Duties include assisting with Congressman Flake’s committee work and drafting legislation related to issue portfolio. Excellent writing skills are required. The position is based in Washington, D.C. Arizona ties are preferred but not required. Please send résumé and cover letter to email@example.com.
Legislative Correspondent - Congressman Bill Cassidy is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to respond to constituent mail and ensure effective response times. Organizational, computer and writing skills are essential. The LC must make good use of the office’s computer tools for managing large volumes of mail. Louisiana ties are a plus. Applicants should email a resume to LA06jobs@mail.house.gov . Also put a brief cover letter in the body of the email that gives specific examples of how the applicant meets the job requirements mentioned above.
Internship - A Midwestern Republican is currently seeking internship applicants with a good work ethic to start immediately for the summer semester. This internship provides an opportunity to observe and interact with the inner-workings of a Congressional office, as well as provide learning opportunities though attending hearings, briefings, conducting tours of the Capitol, and assisting office staff with various duties and projects. Full-time interns will receive a one time stipend of $500 at the end of the internship. Interested parties should send a resume, cover letter, references, and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Midwest ties preferred but not required.
April 26, 2010
Press Secretary - Congressman Steve King is seeking a entrepreneurial-minded, D.C. based Press Secretary to oversee his media strategy and work with both Iowa and national press. Candidates must have outstanding writing skills and previous experience working with national and local media, must be self-starters with new media savvy and the ability to think creatively and generate new ideas, and must be able to work under pressure to respond quickly to deadlines and media opportunities. Duties include: drafting op-eds and press releases, developing national and local media outreach strategies, providing content for the website, building relationships with the media, and tracking press clips. Applicants should be committed, pro-life conservatives. Iowa ties are a plus. Please email a cover letter explaining why you want to work for Steve King along with your resume and writing sample to email@example.com with “Press Secretary” in the subject line.
Legislative Correspondent - The Office of Congressman Conaway (TX-11) is looking for a legislative correspondent. Core responsibilities include providing research for and responding to letters from constituents, as well as assisting the legislative and communications staff as needed. Qualified applicants must demonstrate strong research, writing, and communication skills. In addition, they should be well organized, thorough and detail oriented. Future opportunity to develop a legislative portfolio exists, although not immediately. West Texas ties preferred, but Texas ties are a must. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Scott.Graves@Mail.House.Gov with “LC Opening” in the e-mail subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
Staff Assistant - Congressman Randy Neugebauer (TX-19) is seeking a Staff Assistant for the DC office. General responsibilites incude greeting visitors, answering phones, scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and coordinating interns. Attention to detail, constituent service, conservative values and strong communication skills are essential. 19th District of Texas ties strongly preferred, as well as Hill internship experience. Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to TX19Jobs@mail.house.gov .
April 22, 2010
Staff Assistant – Senior Republican member of the House seeks a Staff Assistant for Washington office. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills and be courteous, detail-oriented, and organized. The staff assistant will be responsible for constituent services including; answering phones, giving Capitol tours, processing flag requests, and also will have a significant role in the constituent mail process. This is a fast-paced office that requires a staff assistant who can multi-task and be a team player. Previous Hill experience and Illinois ties are preferred but not required. Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-offs please.
April 19, 2010
Legislative Aide Opening - Republican House Member seeks a Legislative Aide that will work directly under the Legislative Director in a small and close-knit leg shop. The legislative aide will need to demonstrate flexibility to work on a variety of issues and projects and complete them in a timely fashion. Responsibilities include meetings, research, drafting of memos and letters and other assigned duties. Previous Hill experience and a commitment to being a team player is preferred. Candidates must be able to successfully multitask and have excellent oral and writing skills. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and any other relevant material you deem necessary to email@example.com.
Scheduler/Office Manager - Congressman John Sullivan (R-OK) is seeking a Scheduler/Office Manager. Candidates must be extremely organized and have demonstrated ability to follow through on assignments in a timely manner; work well in a fast-paced environment under pressure; and be able to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: scheduling the Congressman’s DC meetings and events, arranging flights and other travel for the Congressman, managing the office intern program and general office managing duties. Oklahoma ties and previous scheduling experience preferred but not required. Please send resume to OK01Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler Opening” in the subject line. No calls, faxes, or drop-ins, please.
Intern (Immediate Opening) - The Office of U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis (SC-4) is currently seeking applicants for an unpaid internship, available to start immediately and work through the end of May. Candidates should have a strong work ethic and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include: Managing phones, mail sorting/data entry, constituent tours of the Capitol, and other projects delegated by staff. South Carolina ties are a plus. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Katie.Banks@mail.house.gov with “Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Interns (Immediate Opening) - The Office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is seeking full time and part time interns starting immediately in the Washington, DC office. A qualified candidate is a self-motivated, team player capable of working in a fast-paced environment. The internship will provide a hands-on experience in a congressional office while offering behind the scenes knowledge of the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones, sorting mail, attending committee hearings and briefings, data entry, leading tours of the Capitol building. Although this position is unpaid, we will work with the student to fulfill academic requirements and credits. Interested candidates should e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample, and specify if they are interested in full time or part time to PA09jobs@gmail.com with Spring Internship in the subject line. No drop-ins or phone calls please.
Paid Intern - Rep. Lummis seeks an intern starting ASAP through May 31st. Duties include answering phones, sorting mail, entering mail, greeting constituents, leading tours of the Capitol. There will be opportunities to write constituent mail, and attend briefings for the legislative staff on an as needed basis. Attention to detail, promptness, excellent writing skills, cheerful attitude, and proper business dress attire are imperative. Availability full time M-F 9-6PM, preferred but not required. Please send resume, and writing sample to LummisOpening@gmail.com, please no phone calls.