Updated Job Leads in Republican Offices on Capitol Hill
Compiled and distributed by Patrick Baugh, Financial Administrator for Cong. Anh "Joseph" Cao, John Fleming, Bob Goodlatte, Duncan Hunter, Lynn Jenkins, Jerry Moran, Tim Murphy, Sue Myrick, Pete Olson & Erik Paulsen.
December 2, 2010
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. Required skills: This is an extremely demanding position that requires someone used to working under pressure and managing multiple assignments simultaneously. Previous administrative experience and familiarity with the role is required. Candidates must be confident, meticulously organized, highly motivated, and possess excellent people skills. Desirable skills: Pennsylvania ties and full-time Hill experience are a plus. Please email a resume and cover letter that demonstrate required experience to: PA06jobs@gmail.com. Please include salary requirements. No phone calls or drop-ins.
Legislative Director - Conservative Republican is looking for a Legislative Director to lead legislative staff, manage constituent correspondence system and handle the budget and health care portfolios. Successful candidate will have a proven proactive record, knowledge of budget and health care issues and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Previous management experience preferred but is not a requirement. Please send resume and cover letter noting your proven proactive successes to Legislative.Director2010@yahoo.com. All submissions will be kept confidential.
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. Minimum 15 hours per week. To apply, please visit http://scottbrown.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internprogram.
Interns - Texas Congressman is looking for full time, unpaid Winter/Spring interns. Internships will last start in January and last through the end of Spring/beginning of Summer. Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will be responsible for assisting with general office duties (answering phones, passing out mail, distributing faxes), and assisting legislative staff with research and writing. Performing constituent services (scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and legislative correspondence) will also be an integral part of each internship. Interns will be encouraged to attend hearings, briefings, and other Congressional proceedings. Additional duties are available and will be assigned according to an intern’s interest and ability. Must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and will have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. Texas ties are preferred but are not required. Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Internship" in the email subject line. No phone calls please.
November 28, 2010
Staff Assistant - Rep.-elect Tim Griffin (AR-02) is seeking a Staff Assistant for his Washington, D.C. office. Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, writing and communication skills, and must work well in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of professionalism. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: inputting constituent mail, greeting visitors, arranging tours and flag requests, answering phones, and other general office duties. Strong Arkansas ties required. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to email@example.com with "Staff Assistant" in the subject line.
Scheduler/Office Manager – Rep.-elect Tim Griffin (AR-02) is seeking a Scheduler for his Washington, D.C. office. Successful candidates must possess initiative, have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, be able to prioritize tasks, and have strong organizational, interpersonal, writing and communication skills. Scheduling responsibilities include, but are not limited to: scheduling and managing the Member's calendar in both Washington and the district, and making travel arrangements for the Member. Additional responsibilities include monitoring office supplies, tracking employee leave, and ensuring that all staff comply with established office protocols. Strong Arkansas ties are required. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Scheduler" in the subject line.
Legislative Correspondent/Systems Administrator – Congressman-Elect Michael Grimm (NY-13) (Staten Island & Brooklyn) seeks an experienced Legislative Correspondent/Systems Administrator for his DC office. Primary responsibilities include running a high volume constituent mail operation; editing and writing constituent letters; and possibly handling a small portfolio of legislative issues. Ideal candidates will have some Capitol Hill experience, excellent writing skills and a strong connection to New York City. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to email@example.com. Please include "Legislative Correspondent/Systems Administrator" in the subject line.
Staff Assistant - Congressman-Elect Michael Grimm (NY-13) (Staten Island & Brooklyn) is looking for a Staff Assistant for his DC office. Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, personal, writing and communication skills. Ideal candidates will have prior Capitol Hill experience and strong ties to Staten Island and/or Brooklyn. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, arranging tours, filling flag requests, answering phones, sorting mail, and other general office duties. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org , please include "Staff Assistant" in the subject line.
Press Secretary/Communications Director – Congressman-Elect Michael Grimm (NY-13) (Staten Island & Brooklyn) is looking for a Press Secretary/Communications Director to implement a media strategy for a very media active Member of Congress. The successful candidate must possess excellent written and oral communications skills. A successful candidate will have previous experience as a Press Secretary and/or as a Communications Director. Possessing a strong rolodex of National and New York City media is essential. Please send cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to email@example.com please include "Press Secretary/Communications Director" in the subject line.
Press Assistant – The office of Congressman Steve Scalise (R-LA) is seeking a Press Assistant to support the Communications Director in the day-to-day functions of the press shop. Duties include, but are not limited to: distributing daily news clips; monitoring local and national news for the congressman and staff; maintaining and updating media lists; preparing press releases, memos, and other written materials; assisting with media inquiries, interviews, news conferences, and other events; enhancing the congressman’s social media presence; and helping maintain website content. An ideal candidate should have superior written, verbal, and organizational skills, a degree in a related field, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of Louisiana issues and politics preferred. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
Legislative Assistant - Conservative Republican Member-elect seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage a portfolio of policy issues. Primary responsiblities include preparing Member for committee hearings/briefings/mark-ups and floor activities, developing and managing legislative initiatives, tracking legislation, and representing the Member in meetings with interested parties. Candidate must have good judgment, be willing to work long hours in a fast-paced environment, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Law degree and South Carolina ties are a plus. Please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Spring Internship - Congressman Erik Paulsen’s office is currently accepting applications for internships in the District office in Eden Prairie, MN and in Washington, D.C. A Congressional internship offers applicants an exciting opportunity to support staff while learning about the daily operations of the Legislative branch. Interns will assist the staff with constituent services, communications, administrative tasks, and legislative research. Interns working in the District Office have the opportunity to contribute to the office’s interaction with the surrounding community through constituent services, local events, and community meetings. Interns in the Washington, D.C. Office will gain insight into the federal government and the legislative process by working closely with staff and attending hearings and briefings. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and motivated, and possess a positive attitude. MN ties preferred. Qualified applicants should send their application, cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts to Krysta Carlson at Krysta.Carlson1@mail.house.gov. Go to our website to download application. The deadline for all materials is Friday, December 10.
November 24, 2010
Scheduler/Officer Manager – Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-52) is looking to hire a scheduler/office manager in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include: scheduling in both Washington and California, making travel arrangements for the member, ordering and tracking office supplies, helping with tours and flags as needed, and completing other clerical work. Candidates must possess initiative, work well with others, have strong organizational skills, and have the ability to multi-task. San Diego ties are a plus. Interested applicants are asked to send a cover letter and resume to Vicki.firstname.lastname@example.org with “Scheduler” in the subject line of the email.
Legislative Correspondent - Southern Member seeking conservative legislative correspondent. North or South Carolina ties a plus, but not required. Hill experience is required. Job duties include managing incoming constituent mail, researching and drafting responses. Applicants must be committed, pro-life conservatives, detail-oriented, driven, team players. Send resumes to email@example.com.
Legislative Correspondent - Rep Mario Diaz-Balart seeks an experienced capitol hill staffer for a Legislative Correspondent position in the DC office. Primary responsibilities include running a high volume constituent mail operation; editing and writing constituent letters; and possibly handling a small portfolio of legislative issues. Ideal candidates will have some Capitol Hill experience, excellent writing skills, and Internet Quorum (IQ) expertise. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, faxes or drop-offs please.
Staff Assistant - Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart is looking for a new staff assistant to join his staff. Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, personal, writing and communication skills. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, arranging tours, filling flag requests, answering phones, sorting mail, and other general office duties. Would prefer candidates with Florida ties who are fluent in Spanish. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to email@example.com , please include "staff assistant" in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins.
Interns - The office of Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) is currently seeking full-time interns for the spring semester of 2011 in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include conducting tours of the Capitol, answering the telephones, organizing and inputting constituent correspondence, and aiding legislative staff on special projects. Interns are also given the opportunity to attend hearings and briefings to enhance their experience on Capitol Hill. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, detail oriented, and able to multi-task. This is an unpaid internship that, dependent upon your institution, may be eligible for college credit. Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Internship - Congressman Tom McClintock (CA-04) is accepting resumes for spring semester internship positions in the Washington, DC office. Main responsibilities include answering phones, drafting letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed, and giving tours of the Capitol. Interested candidate should email their resume to Chris.Tudor@mail.house.gov.
Interns - Congressman Steve Austria (OH-7) is currently seeking interns for the spring 2011 semester for his Washington, DC, Springfield and Lancaster offices. This internship will provide individuals with the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in a Congressional office and a greater understanding of the legislative process. Intern responsibilities generally include answering phones, logging and drafting constituent correspondence, and aiding staff with various projects. Intern duties in the Washington, DC office also include scheduling and conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol building, and attending briefings and hearings. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and possess strong written and oral communications skills. Ohio ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume (including grade level, major and cumulative GPA), and brief writing sample to Intern.OH07@gmail.com.
November 22, 2010
Military LA – Senior Armed Services Committee member seeks experienced Military LA to advance aggressive national security agenda. Candidate should have deep policy expertise, several years Hill experience and a proven record of legislative success on defense related issues. Strong writing, analytical, and teamwork skills and the ability to multi-task on short-term needs while meeting long-term project deadlines is essential. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com .
Press Secretary – Communications-driven Republican seeks an experienced Press Secretary to implement DC media strategy under the direction of district-based Communications Director. The successful candidate must possess excellent written and oral communications skills, political acumen and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with an emphasis on delivering earned media. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: drafting/distributing press releases; writing a weekly op-ed; letters to the editor as needed; regular updating and improving the website; preparation of talking points and speeches; establishing and maintaining strong relations with local and DC media and executing an aggressive earned local media campaign. New media skills are a must, including knowledge of video, audio and/or photography and editing in those mediums. Energetic, pro-active, can-do attitude essential. Please send cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Legislative Assistant – Congressman Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) is looking for a Legislative Assistant to assist with some Financial Services issues and handle Military/Defense, Energy, Transportation, Appropriations and Education Issues. Candidate must have excellent written skills and knowledge and experience with the legislative process. Prior legislative experience and familiarity with Financial Services issues are a plus. Texas ties are preferred, but not necessary. Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com