Oct 17, 2010

Latest Job Leads in Washington, DC

Jobs in Republican Offices on Capitol Hill

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October 14, 2010

Communications Director - Congressman Phil Gingrey is seeking an aggressive Communications Director to run all press operations from the Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should have established relationships with press contacts and working familiarity with issues such as health care, energy, and national security. Responsibilities include but are not limited to developing and implementing an overall communications strategy; pitching and booking media opportunities; writing press releases, statements, op-eds, and the weekly newsletter; website maintenance; and managing social media. Ideal candidates will be proactive, energetic, a team player, and not averse to working long hours as needed. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to Georgia11press@gmail.com . Please no phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins.

Military Legislative Assistant - The Office of Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) is seeking a Military Legislative Assistant (MLA). It is important that the MLA have familiarity with the DOD POM Process, overall budgeting, and the ability to track major acquisition and RDT&E programs, particularly with respect to shipbuilding. Additionally, prior legislative experience with the Defense Authorization and Appropriations Process is preferred. An ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines is necessary. Significant travel to the district and other military installations is required. Virginia ties are helpful, and prior military service is preferred. Interested applicants should fax a cover letter and resume to the attention of Mary Springer at (202) 225-4382. No calls or emails please.

October 11, 2010

Legislative Director - CA member looking for Legislative Director to oversee Congressman’s legislative agenda and legislative operations. Candidate must have excellent written skills and knowledge of the legislative process. Must be able to enforce a strict turnaround time for constituent mail and be aggressive in developing legislative proposals. At least three years of experience as a Legislative Assistant with expertise in transportation, health care, natural resources, energy and commerce and judiciary. California ties are preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to LDirectorCA@gmail.com

Spring Interns - Senator Scott Brown seeks highly motivated students for full- and part-time unpaid internships during the Spring Semester. Undergraduate and Graduate students are welcome to apply. Massachusetts ties are preferred. Responsibilities include administrative tasks, constituent correspondence, answering phone lines, and giving Capitol tours. Candidates must be professional, courteous, detail-oriented, extremely organized and committed to confidentiality at all times. Minimum 15 hours per week. To apply, please visit http://scottbrown.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internprogram . The deadline for spring applicants is November 30.

Internship - The Office of Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) is seeking bold, energetic, conservative individuals for paid/unpaid spring internships, beginning early January. During your time with our office, you will be given the opportunity to develop leadership, management, and policy experience. Duties include answering phones and mail, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, and assisting staff members and Congressman Jordan with achieving our legislative goals and constituent outreach. You will be challenged and will be given practical tools for career and academic success. Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be self-motivated, and able to work as part of a professional team. Fourth District/Ohio ties are a plus. Applicant Instructions: All interested persons should contact Randee Olney, Internship Coordinator for Congressman Jim Jordan, at 202-225-2676 or randee.olney@mail.house.gov. Application packages are due by November 15.

October 7, 2010

Communications Director - Southern California member seeks a Communications Director to oversee all aspects of the Congressman’s media with an emphasis on delivering earned television (pitching, booking and archiving), radio, print and electronic media on both the national and local levels (this is a media-forward office). The successful candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, political acumen, be available 24/7 (east and west coast time zones) for cable outlets, ability to multitask in a fast paced environment and work under tight deadlines. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: writing press releases, op-ed's or letters to the editor, weekly e-newsletters, updating and improving the website, managing facebook, twitter, YouTube and other social media. The candidate will have a pro-active, can-do attitude and be a team player. Prior communications/media relations experience and southern California ties are preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to cacommdirector@gmail.com

Unpaid DC Internship - Senate Republican Conference seeks undergraduate students or recent graduates for early January – mid-May 2011 to assist professional staff. Responsibilities include administrative tasks, conducting research, assisting with press events, and strategically thinking with staff members regarding different governmental issues. Candidates should possess strong writing and research skills. Prior political experience is preferred; Spanish fluency a plus. Only full-time internships are available. You can learn more about the SRC by going to src.senate.gov or republican.senate.gov. Visit alexander.senate.gov to learn more about Senator Alexander who chairs the conference. Please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample no more than 3 pages to resumes@src.senate.gov. Deadline for applications is November 15, 2010.

October 4, 2010

Communications Director – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) is seeking a D.C.-based Communications Director. Candidates should have experience in a press-related position or a strong journalism/media background. Must be a self-starter, have new-media savvy, the ability to think creatively, and able to work long hours under pressure in order to respond quickly to deadlines and media opportunities. Candidates must have outstanding writing skills. Duties include: drafting press releases, statements, and newsletters; developing national and state media outreach strategies; providing content for and managing the website; managing new-media presence; building relationships with Texas and national media; manage daily press clips and other duties as assigned. Salary is commensurate with experience. Email resume, references and writing samples to: burgessjobs@mail.house.gov No calls or drop-ins please.

Communications Director - Oklahoma Republican seeks a qualified and experienced communications director to manage and coordinate all communications activities. Candidates must have 2 years of press experience and possess strong written and oral communications skills as well as an understanding of legislative issues. Responsibilities include but are not limited to writing press releases and statements, website content, responding to press inquiries, producing op-eds and creating newsletters. Email resume to oklarepublican@gmail.com

Executive Assistant/Scheduler - The office of Congressman Jim Gerlach is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for an Executive Assistant/Scheduler position in the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include scheduling DC meetings and events for the Congressman; processing executive correspondence; managing office internship program; and assisting with other duties as assigned. Candidates must be confident, meticulously organized, highly motivated, and possess excellent people skills. This is an extremely demanding position that requires someone used to working under pressure and managing multiple assignments simultaneously. Pennsylvania ties and full-time Hill experience are a plus. Previous administrative experience and familiarity with the role is required. Please email a resume and cover letter that demonstrate required experience to: PA06jobs@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-ins.

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