May 16, 2010

New Job Listings on Capitol Hill

May 13, 2010
Staff Assistant - Congressman Steven C. LaTourette (R-OH) has an opening for a Staff Assistant in his Washington, DC office. General responsibilities include greeting visitors, answering phones, scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and opening & sorting mail, and assisting the legislative staff. Applicants must have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Previous Hill experience not required, but ties to NE Ohio are a plus. Please send cover letter, a short writing sample (1-2 pages) and résumé to with “Staff Assistant” in the email title. Thanks!

May 10, 2010
Internship – Texas Republican looking for applicants for an unpaid internship, available to start ASAP and work through the middle of June. Candidates should have a strong work ethic and be a good team player. Candidates are responsible for performing daily office duties (phones, flag requests, setting up constituent tours, etc.) in order to maintain an efficient working environment. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to . No phone calls please.

May 3, 2010
Web Developer - Senate Republican Leadership office seeks a web application developer strongly experienced in PHP/MySQL/Javascript. Work involves developing and deploying web applications using ColdFusion or PHP, performing integration work with CF and PHP based legacy systems. Other necessary requirements include experience with both MySQL and MSSQL Server as well as basic experience with Windows/Apache/PHP/MySQL web application server stack environment and significant experience with HTML/CSS stylesheets, Photoshop, etc to design and modify static web pages and tweak graphics, layouts, etc. The employee will work with both technical and policy staff to determine application design. Work includes web programming and troubleshooting to create new services and support technical operations. Work also includes creating and deploying new content by posting web content or graphical work as needed under deadline. This is an entry to mid-level position. Strong communication and organizational skills needed. Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience) is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email a cover letter, resume, and references to

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

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 . 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 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 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 .

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