Feb 6, 2011

GOP Jobs in Washington, DC


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February 3, 2011

Legislative Assistant - Conservative Republican Member seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a broad portfolio of issues including Committee on Science, Space and Technology, agriculture, energy, environment, natural resources, education, housing, government reform, postal issues, Social Security, pro-life issues, and pro-family issues. Candidates must have Capitol Hill experience, a thorough knowledge of the legislative process; a strong attention to detail; a proven record of generating, advancing, and completing legislative initiatives; and strong writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Strong writing skills are a must. Candidates must be flexible and creative, be capable of working under tight deadlines, and be able to work as a team player. This is not an entry level position. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to: housegopjobs@gmail.com

Legislative Correspondent - Rep. Buck McKeon (R-CA) is seeking a Republican aide to handle Legislative Correspondence. Position will work directly with the Legislative Director to respond quickly and accurately to constituent mail and help manage constituent database system. Ideal candidate has 1-2 years experience and strong writing skills. Hill and California ties a plus, but are not required. Please send cover letter, resume and writing samples to CA25jobs@gmail.com. No phone calls please.
New Media & Communications Aide - Rep. Buck McKeon (R-CA) is seeking a Republican new media + communications aide. Position will develop e-newsletters, maintain and update website, record and post video webcasts for YouTube and website, host tele-town hall meetings, and maintain and update social media sites regularly. Staff member will work directly with the Communications Director to further develop McKeon’s micro-targeting/499 strategy by forming coalitions, advisory councils, identifying areas of legislative and issue interest with specific groups for outreach. Ideal candidate has 1-2 years experience in web-based public relations technology and strong writing skills. Hill and California ties a plus, but are not required. Please send cover letter, resume and pdf samples of web outreach to CA25jobs@gmail.com. No phone calls please.
Press Intern—Congressman Rob Woodall of Georgia has an immediate full-time/part-time press internship available in his Washington, D.C., office. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) assisting the Communications Director with writing press releases, statements, letters and memos. The Press Intern will also work on social media outreach projects, conduct research, attend briefings and handle other basic administrative responsibilities. Ideal candidates should be personable, energetic and proactive. Qualifications include strong writing and communication skills, a fine attention to detail, and an ability to meet strict deadlines. Those with prior knowledge of HTML, Joomla!, and various technology platforms will receive strong consideration. The internship is unpaid. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format to woodallpress@gmail.com with “Press Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-bys, please.

January 31, 2011

Legislative Counsel or Legislative Assistant - Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-Kansas) is seeking a Legislative Counsel or Legislative Assistant to handle tax issues. The Congresswoman is a Certified Public Accountant and a newly appointed member of the House Committee on Ways and Means. Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of the Federal Tax code, strong attention to detail and strong writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Capitol Hill experience is preferred but not required if the candidate can exhibit an in depth knowledge of the issue area. This is not an entry level position. Kansas ties are a plus but not mandatory. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to: ks02jobs@mail.house.gov . No calls please.
Internship - Congressman Steve Womack (AR-03) has an immediate intern opening. Interns will gain valuable hands-on experience in a freshman office and a greater understanding of the legislative process. Responsibilities will include answering phones, sorting mail, data entry, and conducting Capitol tours. The ideal candidate will have a great work ethic, personable communication skills and the ability to multi-task. Southern ties are preferred, but not required. Although internships are unpaid, our office is happy to fill out any necessary forms for students to receive credit at their respective college or university. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to congressional.jobs@gmail.com

Legislative Assistant - Conservative Republican Member seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle an extensive portfolio of issues, including committee work. Candidate must be versed in issues including agriculture, budget process, small business, transportation, environment, homeland security, immigration, labor, education, pro-life and family, etc. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing Member for briefings and floor activities, developing legislative initiatives, writing constituent correspondence, and representing the Member in meetings. The successful candidate will have prior Capitol Hill experience, including Correspondent and a minimum of one year as a Legislative Assistant, as well as an interest in tax and welfare issues and meticulous knowledge of the legislative process. This is not an entry level position. Please send resume and cover letter to tn.la.position@gmail.com Faxes or drop-offs will not be accepted.

Spring Internship - A Midwestern Republican is currently seeking conservative internship applicants to start immediately for the spring semester. Interns will have an excellent opportunity to observe the inner workings of a Congressional office and assist staff with constituent services, communications, administrative tasks, and legislative research. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and motivated, and possess a positive attitude. Qualified applicants should send their cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to midwestGOPinternship@gmail.com.

Spring Intern – The Office of Congressman Joe Barton is in the process of looking for a qualified intern for the spring semester who can start immediately. Our selection criteria can be found at: http://www.joebarton.house.gov/ConstituentServices.aspx?section=7. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply as soon as you can by sending a cover letter and resume. Also, Texas ties are preferred. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Emmanual Guillory at Emmanual.guillory@mail.house.gov or call 202-225-2002.

Unpaid Interns - Representative Aaron Schock (R-IL) is interviewing for unpaid interns for this Spring in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to leading constituent tours of the Capitol, answering phones, sorting mail, running errands, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. Applicants should possess a great work ethic; have personable communication skills, and strong writing skills. Illinois ties are a plus but not required. Please email resume and cover letter to Ben Jarrett at ben.jarrett@mail.house.gov with subject line SPRING INTERN APPLICATION. Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent – A conservative House Republican Member seeks a staff assistant/LC to handle front office responsibilities (processing tours/flags, answering phones, distributing mail), coordinate the office internship program, and manage incoming constituent mail. Ideal candidate will be proactive and have strong writing, organizational, and multitasking abilities. Experience with Intranet Quorum (IQ) is a plus. To apply please send cover letter and resume housegopjob@gmail.com.

Legislative Director - Congressman Joe Walsh (R-IL) is accepting applications for a Legislative Director to develop an active constituent mail system, franking program, oversee legislative priorities, handle committee work including hearing briefs, manage legislative staff, and assist in the preparation talking points and floor speeches. The successful candidate must have at least 3 years legislative staff experience. Knowledge of either financial services or homeland security issues is preferred. Previous L.D. experience is a plus. Candidates must have attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, be able to work with a team, and possess written and oral skills. Interested candidates should send an email with Legislative Director in the subject line and include a cover letter and resume il8thjobs@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
Communications Director - Active House Republican Member seeks an experienced Communications Director to oversee all aspects of the Congressman’s press and new media strategy. The successful candidate must possess excellent written and oral communications skills, political acumen and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: drafting/distributing press releases; writing op-eds and/or letters to the editor; monthly e-newsletter; updating and improving the website; preparation of talking points and speeches; updating all social media sites; establishing and maintaining strong relations with local and national media; and executing an aggressive earned local media campaign. New media skills are a must. Also, the candidate should have knowledge of video, audio and/or photography and editing in those mediums. We seek someone with a pro-active, can-do attitude who will be a team player. Prior communications/media relations experience is required. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to commsdirectorjob@gmail.com. Please place "Communications Director" in the subject line of your e-mail.
Legislative Staff Assistant – Congressman Tom Latham (IA-4) seeks a legislative staff assistant to provide general clerical support to the member and staff while greeting visitors to the office and answering telephone calls for the Member and other staff members. This position assists the office with handling constituent requests and the tracking, record keeping, facilitation, research and response to legislative letters, e-mails, faxes and telephone calls. The ideal candidate will be a hard working team player that has impeccable communications, personal and organizational skills with the temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner. Candidate should have a good working knowledge of the legislative process and of standard House member office organization and procedures. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and any other relevant material you deem necessary to james.carstensen@mail.house.gov. Phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins will not be accepted.

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 flhousejob@yahoo.com. No phone calls, faxes or drop-offs please.

Internship - Representative Bob Gibbs (OH-18) is seeking full-time or part-time unpaid interns to start immediately in his DC office. Duties include assisting staff with legislative research, managing incoming phone and mail requests, conducting tours for constituents of the Capitol complex, assisting staff with legislative correspondence and other projects as delegated by staff. Ideal candidates will possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, be highly motivated, and be able to manage multiple tasks in a deadline driven environment. This is an excellent opportunity for college students who would like to earn college credit and obtain experience on Capitol Hill. Ohio ties preferred but not required. Interested candidates can email a cover letter and resume to Meghan Keivel at Meghan.Keivel@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Internship”. No phone calls or walk-ins please.
Defense Research Intern – Republican Congressman Randy Forbes(VA-04) is seeking an unpaid full time intern for the spring of 2011 to be responsible for assisting the office with administrative duties and research related to the Armed Services Committee, as well as performing other general office duties at the direction of the legislative staff. Applicants should be interested in the legislative process and national defense, enthusiastic, reliable, and hard-working. Military service or a background in national defense is preferred but not required. Interns will have the opportunity to attend committee hearings and briefings for staff members. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter with “Military Intern” in the subject line to VA04Interns@mail.house.gov
China Research Intern - Republican Congressman Randy Forbes (VA-04) is seeking an unpaid full time intern for the spring of 2011 to be responsible for assisting the office with administrative duties and research related to China. Candidates Applicants should have an interest in issues related to the U.S. policy regarding China and China’s impact on U.S. policy. Educational background on Chinese economy, policy, or defense is preferred but not required. Interns will have the opportunity to attend briefings for staff members. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter with “China Intern” in the subject line to VA04Interns@mail.house.gov
Intern - Congressman John Fleming, M.D. of Louisiana has an immediate internship position available in his Washington D.C. office. Duties include answering phones, sorting mail, data entry, attending briefings, writing about and researching legislation, and giving Capitol tours. Strong conservative philosophy a must. If interested, send a cover letter and resume to Mark Malone at http://mark.malone@mail.house.gov. Please visit Congressman Fleming’s website at http://www.fleming.house.gov/ for more information.
January 24, 2011
Attorneys - The House Committee on Ethics seeks experienced attorneys (Vacancy # MEM-745-11) for both advice and education and investigative counsel positions. The Committee’s responsibilities include maintaining an active program that provides ethics advice, education and training for Members and staff, as well as conducting investigations and adjudicatory and disciplinary proceedings regarding members and staff of the U.S. House of Representatives. Counsel work on a non-partisan basis. 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 of more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, criminal law, civil litigation, administrative investigations and adjudications, depositions, and financial accounting. Salary commensurate with experience. Please fax resume and cover letter to 202-225-3784 or email to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov.
Senior Republican on Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee seeks Legislative Assistant to handle healthcare and other issues. At minimum one year experience handling healthcare issues, knowledge of federal healthcare laws and regulations, and familiarity with healthcare industry and regulatory agencies required. Strong communications skills (written and oral), project management ability, and initiative are important qualities. Please apply to houseofrep.jobs@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant - House GOP Member on Education and Workforce Committee seeks candidates to fill Legislative Assistant position handling committee work. 2 years of House experience absolutely required. Experience with Education, Workforce, and Agriculture issues required. Please send resume to goplegjobs2010@gmail.com. Include “Legislative Assistant” in subject line.

Staff Assistant – Congressman John Culberson [R-Tx] is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, people person for a staff assistant position. Positive attitude and exceptional organizational skills are a must. Duties include: responding to constituent inquiries, greeting constituents, coordinating tours, managing interns, sorting mail, answering telephones, processing flag requests and providing administrative support to legislative staff. Texas ties preferred. Interested applicants should email a resume to tx07jobs@mail.house.gov with subject line: Staff Assistant Position. No calls or drop-ins please.

Spring Interns - Congressman Reid Ribble is looking for spring interns in his Washington DC office. Candidates should be a self-starter with a strong interest in government/politics. Interns will assist the congressional staff with the day-to-day operations within a Congressional office, attend congressional hearings, as well as assist the communications and legislative staff with various projects. Typical applicant should be a junior or senior in college with strong-writing skills. The internship is unpaid, but college credit can be provided where applicable. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a one page writing sample to Kyle Roskam at Kyle.Roskam@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Intern - Congressman seeks an individual to fill an internship position for Spring 2011. Perfect opportunity to gain Hill experience. General responsibilities include greeting visitor, answering phones, opening and sorting mail. Additional duties may include conducting research, attending hearings, handling constituent correspondence and assisting other staff members. Oklahoma ties are a plus but not mandatory. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to http://ok01jobs@mail.house.gov No calls or walk-ins please.
Intern- The Office of Congressman Diane Black (TN-06) is seeking an intern in her Washington, D.C. Office as soon as possible. Responsibilities include answering phones, distributing mail, providing tours of the capitol, and assisting the legislative staff. Please email a cover letter and resume to Ansley.Wallace@mail.house.gov. This is an unpaid internship.
Spring Internship - The office of Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-05) is seeking full-time interns for the DC office. Duties will include assisting the legislative, senior, and press staff by attending meetings and hearings, answering phones, aiding in constituent services, handling correspondence from the district, assisting with media, and providing support and assistance for various projects. Candidates should be available to start as soon as possible, and should be motivated and ready to jump into a fast-paced environment in a freshman office. Interested applicants should submit their resumes to az05internship@gmail.com.

Unpaid Interns – The Office of Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-01) is interviewing for unpaid interns for the summer in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to leading constituent tours of the Capitol, answering phones, sorting mail, running errands, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. Applicants should possess a great work ethic; have personable communication skills, and strong writing skills. Arkansas ties are ideal, but are not required. Interested candidates should e-mail their cover letter and resume to ar01jobs@gmail.com. [Deadline for applicants is April 11]

January 20, 2011

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Randy Neugebauer seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a broad portfolio of issues including small business, transportation, labor, education, postal issues, pro-life issues, and pro-family issues. Candidates must have Capitol Hill experience, a thorough knowledge of the legislative process; a strong attention to detail; a proven record of generating, advancing, and completing legislative initiatives; and strong writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Strong letter writing skills and a history of managing correspondence is required. This is not an entry level position. Texas ties are a plus but not mandatory. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to: tx19jobs@mail.house.gov

Staff Assistant – Congressman Geoff Davis [R-KY] is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, people person who is ready to learn the ropes for an entry level position on his team. Positive attitude and exceptional organizational skills are a must. Strong writing skills are essential. The ideal candidate will approach the job by tackling any task assigned with enthusiasm. Duties include: responding to constituent inquiries; data entry; greeting constituents; coordinating tours; managing interns; sorting mail; answering telephones; and processing flag requests. Additional projects will be assigned from time to time. Opportunities for expanded responsibility exist within the organization based on performance. Kentucky ties preferred. Interested applicants should email resume, a writing sample and references to KY04Jobs@gmail.com with subject line: Attn: Staff Assistant Position. No calls or drop-ins!

Office Administrator/Scheduler - Republican Office seeks an Office Administrator/Scheduler. Prior experience required. Hill scheduling experience preferred, but private sector “executive assistant” experience OK. Candidate should be extremely well organized with superior attention to detail. Able to work in a fast-paced environment, managing several tasks simultaneously. Should be able to manage Congressional office operations as well as maintain and enforce office policies. Duties will include: Managing daily schedule for Member of Congress, arrange official travel for member and staff, general office support/administration. Salary commensurate with experience ($40-60k). Please email cate.stark@mail.house.gov with your resume and references.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman John Sullivan (OK-01) is seeking a Legislative Assistant for his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing Member for committee hearings/briefings/mark-ups and floor activities, developing and managing legislative initiatives, writing constituent correspondence and representing the Member in meetings. The ideal candidate has prior Hill experience as a Legislative Assistant/Correspondent . Candidates must have an ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects at the same time and possess strong written and oral skills. Please send resume and cover letter to OK01jobs@mail.house.gov No faxes or drop-offs, please. Southern ties a plus.

Internship - Congressman Denny Rehberg's (MT-At Large) Washington D.C. Office is looking for one full time intern for the Spring of 2011. The ideal candidate will have an interest in politics/government and possess the following skills: good phone etiquette, detail-oriented, friendly, motivated, excellent research and writing skills and the ability to multi-task. Applicants with Montana or Western ties are preferred, but not required. Main duties include daily front desk operations (answering phones, greeting visitors, assisting in constituent correspondence), attending committee hearings, as well as working directly with the Communications and Legislative Teams on various projects. Spring internships typically run from January to June. The internship is unpaid but offers a great opportunity to learn the ins and outs of Capitol Hill. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Caitlyn Brady at caitlyn.brady@mail.house.gov

Spring Intern- Florida Republican Member seeking an unpaid intern. Daily activities include but are not limited to answering phones, distributing and sorting mail, various office tasks, entering constituent information into the computer, directing tours, handling flag requests, helping staff members with assignments. Please send your resume and cover letter to flhousejob@yahoo.com. Florida ties preferred.

Internship – The office of Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) is IMMEDIATELY seeking part-time interns for the remainder of the 2011 spring term (Jan-April) in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include answering phones, organizing, distributing, and inputting mail, providing tours of the Capitol, and assisting legislative staff in research and writing projects. Strong writing skills and Illinois ties are highly preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to hultgrenresumes@gmail.com with Internship in the subject line. This is an unpaid internship. We are looking for interns with the following availability: Monday 9am-12pm, Tuesday 9am-5pm, Wednesday 9am-5pm, Thursday 9am-12pm, and Friday 9am-5pm

Interns - Congressman Bill Johnson (OH-6) is currently seeking interns for the spring 2011 semester for his Washington, D.C. office. 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, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol building, logging and drafting constituent correspondence, and aiding staff with various projects. 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.OH06@gmail.com.

Interns – Republican Congressman from Colorado seeks hardworking, enterprising interns for the spring semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Duties may include but are not limited to: answering phones, sorting mail, data entry, giving Capitol tours, and assisting staff with legislative correspondence. This internship is unpaid, but academic credit may be available. If interested, send a resume and cover letter to zach.lahn@mail.house.gov with Internship in the subject line.

January 17, 2011

Legislative Assistant - Conservative Republican Member seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a broad portfolio of issues including Committee on Science, Space and Technology, agriculture, energy, environment, natural resources, education, housing, government reform, postal issues, Social Security, pro-life issues, and pro-family issues. Candidates must have Capitol Hill experience, a thorough knowledge of the legislative process; a strong attention to detail; a proven record of generating, advancing, and completing legislative initiatives; and strong writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Strong writing skills are a must. Candidates must be flexible and creative, be capable of working under tight deadlines, and be able to work as a team player. This is not an entry level position. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to: housegopjobs@gmail.com

Legislative Correspondent - Strong Conservative Republican with an active constituent mail operation is looking for a Legislative Correspondent. The LC will be the primary person responsible for the management of all incoming constituent mail including drafting responses. Successful applicants will possess exceptional writing skills and understand the legislative process. In addition to handling the reactive mail, the LC will be responsible for assisting with the proactive mail operation including some drafting and all processing. Only conservative candidates should apply. Please send resume and two writing samples to house.jobs@yahoo.com. All submissions will be kept confidential.
Administrative Assistant and Deputy Scheduler - Senior Midwestern Republican is seeking an Administrative Assistant and Deputy Scheduler for the DC office. This is not an entry level position, but a unique opportunity for a highly organized and proactive candidate to provide support directly to Senior staff and the Member. Scheduling responsibilities include coordinating with the Deputy Chief of Staff on the Members’ DC and district schedule, managing event logistics and daily Member preparation. Staff responsibilities include providing administrative support to legislative staff, managing the front office, and coordinating tours and the DC intern program. Midwestern ties a plus. Minimum of 1 year paid Hill experience required. Please send resume, and cover letter to: infoinquiry@mail.house.gov. No calls please.

Interns- Congressman Rob Woodall (GA-07) has immediate openings for interns in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, sorting mail, assisting staff with research and letter writing, attending briefings, and various other tasks. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, work well in a team, be strong writers, and have a positive attitude. Please send a resume and a writing sample to interns.ga07@gmail.com. No calls please.
Intern - The office of Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) is IMMEDIATLY seeking an intern for the remainder of the 2010 spring term (Jan-April) in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include answering phones, organizing, distributing, and inputting mail, providing tours of the Capitol, and assisting legislative staff in research and writing projects. Strong writing skills and Washington ties are desired. Please email cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to Quinton.Hershiser@mail.house.gov with “Spring Internship” in the subject line. This is an unpaid internship.
Interns - The Office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is seeking full time and part time interns to join the Washington D.C. office for the spring 2011 semester. Candidates should be a self-motivated, team player that is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: opening mail, answering phones, constituent correspondence, attending briefings, assisting with legislative research, and providing aid to staff-members with various projects. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working, detail oriented professional with strong oral and written communication skills. Pennsylvania and district ties are preferred, but not required. Although this position is unpaid, we will work with the student to fulfill requirements for school credit programs. Interested candidates should email PA09jobs@gmail.com with a resume and a cover letter indicating your prospective duration of the internship.

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