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The Office of U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) seeks an experienced, creative, and highly motivated Communications Director to lead media efforts on behalf of the congresswoman.

The ideal candidate will:

Possess strong written and oral communications skills and the ability to multitask while

thriving in a fast-paced setting under tight deadlines;

Have experience working directly with local and national reporters, bookers, and other

members of the media to proactively pitch stories and respond to inquiries;

Think strategically and creatively while designing, implementing, and evaluating both

short and long-term communications plans in addition to leading rapid response efforts;

Know how to operate directly with a principal and collaboratively across departments;

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Developing and executing the office’s communications strategy for Capitol Hill and

In the district, including national and local press, messaging, writing, events, and digital;

Working directly with the Congresswoman to prepare for and staff her for interviews,

press conferences, public events, roundtables, and other opportunities;

Building and sustaining strong relationships with local and national reporters (including

Capitol Hill reporters, local reporters, and issue-specific reporters at national outlets),

editors, columnists, producers, bookers, and advocacy groups;

Proactively and strategically engaging in media outreach, including pitching reporters

while also fielding and responding to press inquiries at the local and national levels;

Serving as the on-the-record spokesperson for the Congresswoman and providing background to reporters when appropriate;

Drafting written materials including press statements, quotes, speeches, remarks, op-eds,

press releases and advisories, and talking points;

Designing creative plans to effectively roll out legislation, letters, and other policy

initiatives that include press components, and events; and

Supervising the Deputy Press Secretary, who manages all digital and online

content, to maintain strategic messaging across official channels.

Please send application materials to repwildjobs@gmail.com with “Communications Director” in the subject line.


Congressman Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) is seeking a Legislative Aide to cover a diverse portfolio of issues, including oversight, postal operations, and other issues as determined by the office’s needs and in consultation with the applicant’s interest.  This staff member will work directly with the Legislative Director and will coordinate with other teams, including the communications and district teams, when needed.

Responsibilities will include managing the constituent correspondence program, developing and planning new legislative initiatives, taking responsibility for existing legislative and policy priorities, monitoring legislation and floor activity, participating in constituent and stakeholder meetings, and occasional front office/driving duties, as needed.

One to two years of prior Hill experience is required, and Illinois ties are a plus.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.  Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and references as individual files in PDF format to Illinois.Resume@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Aide” in the subject line.  No other phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.


The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus is seeking a new Executive Director for the Equality Caucus. Successful candidates will have significant Hill experience and/or experience doing advocacy work on issues of importance to the LGBTQ+ community. They will possess strong organizational, writing and communication skills, an ability to meet tight deadlines, and be detail oriented. The Executive Director will be responsible for staffing the Equality Caucus, developing strategy and communications plans for the Caucus, organizing meetings of the caucus, analyzing legislation to determine its impact on the LGBTQ+ community, organizing staff and member briefings to educate Congress on issues of importance to the LGBTQ+ community, and serving as a liaison for other Hill offices and LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations. The ideal candidate will be a good self-starter and leader; demonstrate an interest in process and detail; and fit naturally in a collaborative and collegial office.  Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to equality.caucused@mail.house.gov.


The Democratic staff of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is seeking a Professional Staff Member or Counsel to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities related to cybersecurity, critical infrastructure and national security, intelligence matters, and emerging technologies. 3-5 years of directly related Hill or policy experience is required. This is not an entry level position. Primary responsibilities include the entrepreneurial development and execution of legislative and oversight actions within the Committee’s jurisdiction; conducting research; identifying and pursuing effective oversight strategies; developing and drafting legislation; preparing the Senator for Committee hearings and briefings; meeting with stakeholders; and other associated responsibilities. Candidates must be exceptionally strong writers, detail-oriented, be able to work under tight deadlines, and be able to handle multiple projects at once. An active security clearance is preferred but not required. A successful candidate will be asked to obtain a security clearance after joining the office. Title and salary will be based on education and experience. The Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The Committee values diversity, equity and inclusion, and strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to job_application@hsgac.senate.gov with “HSGAC Homeland Security Position” in the subject line.


Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) seeks a Legislative Director for her Washington, DC team. This individual is responsible for helping to shape and execute Chrissy’s legislative priorities, developing individuals and leading a team, and working with other members of a highly-collaborative, high-performing senior staff to help deliver for our constituents and our community (which is our #1 priority). 

The ideal candidate writes well, is good at solving problems, is a strong negotiator, is responsive to internal and external stakeholders, is good at building relationships within the Democratic caucus and across the aisle, can long-term plan even when the Hill is chaos, can manage the chaos that is working in the House, and has a sense of humor. Competitive salary and benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, four weeks of paid vacation, one week of paid time off for community service, transit benefits, student loan repayment, teleworking options, and more.     

Interested applicants should e-mail 1) a resume, 2) a cover letter, and 3) two writing samples to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com with the subject “Legislative Director: LAST NAME” by Friday, January 21, 2021. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to PA06HoulahanJobs@gmail.com.


Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) is seeking a creative and hardworking press secretary/digital director to serve in her Washington, DC office. The candidate must have strong writing skills, particularly with press releases and statements, excellent judgment in managing and building Illinois and national media relationships, and experience creating original digital media content including video, graphics, photo editing, e-newsletters, and social media posts.

Salary is $58,000. Illinois ties are preferred, but not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, disability, age, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, LGBTQ identification, family status, or military status. Women, people of color, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 27. To apply, please email Illinois14.DCJobs@gmail.com with “Press Secretary/Digital Director” in the subject line and the following application materials attached as one combined PDF:

Cover letter

Résumé

1-3 writing samples

1-3 digital samples

Three references including name, current title and organization, phone number, email, and a one-sentence description of your relationship to the reference


The Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Budget is seeking an experienced and motivated Digital Director to join the Communications team. The individual selected will have strong writing skills and the ability to translate complex issues and topics for audiences across platforms and medias. This position is based in Washington, D.C. and will work closely with the Communications Director and help manage a Digital Press Secretary. Responsibilities include developing and honing a proactive digital strategy, crafting engaging content for all social media channels, creating social media toolkits for the caucus as needed, developing graphics and videos, tracking social media analytics, streaming live events, managing the committee’s website and social media pages, and working with the Communications team to identify new ways to engage with press and digital audiences. The position may require work outside standard office hours.  

This is not an entry level position. Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years of digital experience, excellent writing skills, a keen attention to details, proficiency in graphic design, an ability to leverage social media and news trends to take advantage of opportunities for social engagement, and a passion for thinking creatively about how to translate complex ideas into compelling visuals. Applicants should also have experience with Adobe programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, LightRoom, Premiere Pro, Audition, and After Effects) and a working knowledge of HTML. Ability to work well with others, manage competing priorities, and turn around high-quality products under tight deadlines are a must. The starting salary for this position is $70,000 but is commensurate with experience. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their fit for the role, a resume, a writing sample, and three digital work products to Budget-Democrat.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Digital Director” in the subject line.  No calls or walk-ins please.   


An active New Jersey Democrat seeks a dynamic and experienced DC-based Press Secretary to help lead the communications team. 

The position will manage and execute the communications and digital media functions of the office including:

  • Pitching and fielding a high volume of press requests
  • Maintaining relationships with national and district media
  • Writing press releases, op-eds, speeches, newsletters, and talking points
  • Leading interview preparation and media relations efforts
  • Managing all social media channels and web content

Ideal candidates will have:

  • At least 2-3 years of experience on the Hill and/or working in fast-paced media environments
  • Established media relationships and on-the record experience
  • A strong network of Hill contacts
  • The ability to operate proactively and collaboratively

This is not an entry level position. The position reports to the Deputy Chief of Staff.

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples as one PDF file to nj5jobs@mail.house.gov


Democratic Leadership Office seeks senior press position on an aggressive communications team. Candidates for this national press position must have 3 – 5 years of experience, including working with reporters and on-the-record, experience staffing a principal, and strong writing skills. Knowledge of the Hill and House procedure a plus. Willingness to take initiative, generate creative ideas, and ability to work under deadline pressure a must. Candidates with diverse backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply. Please email resumes and cover letters to Resume.Inbox@mail.house.gov.


The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Senior Policy Advisor to join its Health Subcommittee staff. The Committee intends to stand up a task force on women veterans that would be staffed by the Senior Policy Advisor. The Senior Policy Advisor will also manage a portfolio focused on issues impacting women veterans to include matters related to military service, impacts to women veterans’ health, well-being, and access to care, benefits, and economic resources, as well as systemic and structural barriers which may inhibit access. The Senior Policy Advisory will report directly to the staff director of the Health Subcommittee. Some travel will be required. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Assisting with standing up and leading the operation of a task force focused on women veteran matters, with reporting responsibilities to the task force chair and the full Committee Chairman; 
  • Working with Committee leadership to develop an overall policy and legislative strategy; 
  • Conducting oversight and investigations within the portfolio; 
  • Tracking legislative and policy developments within the portfolio; 
  • Drafting written product, to include memoranda, correspondence, reports, and public statements;  
  • Planning and executing hearings and other official events;  
  • Conducting site visits; 
  • Developing and drafting legislation; 
  • Engaging and working with stakeholders to include the Administration, Veterans Service Organization (VSOs), policy experts and others; and, 
  • Supporting the full Committee and Subcommittee Chairs in advancing the Committee’s priorities. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Highly qualified candidates will have significant experience with issues impacting women veterans, as well experience in government (at any level) or advocacy. Congressional experience is not required but is a plus. Qualified candidates will be extremely organized, have excellent oral and written communications skills, have a demonstrated ability to work on a team, and have a track record of successfully delivering excellent work in short timeframes. 

Candidates will be evaluated on experience, skills, character, and fitness, and how well they meet the qualifications and requirements. In an effort to build a diverse and more inclusive work environment, the committee strongly encourages veterans, minority, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ candidates to apply. Starting salary is $90k, commensurate with experience.

HOW TO APPLY: All candidates are required to complete an Online Application to be considered. Candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and diversity & inclusion statement. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

The diversity & inclusion statement should be 250 words or fewer and: 1) Explain how your past personal and/or professional experiences have contributed to your growth in understanding diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or 2) Explain how you plan to engage in diversity, equity and inclusion matters in this role. Applications will not be considered complete if there is no diversity & inclusion statement. 


U.S. Representative Jimmy Panetta seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to lead the Member’s work on health care, immigration, housing, transportation, social security, social justice, criminal justice, equality, and government and postal reform issues. The position manages priority legislation and requires working closely with diverse coalitions of stakeholders and advocates located in the district on California’s central coast.

Applicants should have experience in formulating legislation and planning the pathway for the legislation to become law. Other duties include drafting talking points, memos, and recommendations on legislation and floor proceedings, representing the Member before stakeholders, federal agencies and constituents, travel to the district, and frequent outreach and involvement with constituents.

This is not an entry-level position. Qualified applicants have at least two years of experience in a congressional office or in a position primarily involved in legislative and policy affairs. The position also requires strong interpersonal communication skills, the ability to manage multiple assignments and deadlines simultaneously, and a will to work across the aisle to advance bipartisan initiatives.

Successful applicants must have superior written, verbal, research, analytical and problem-solving skills. Candidates must be able to perform under pressure and possess a strong work ethic, a commitment to public service, and an understanding of what it takes to be a part of a successful team effort.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples of one page or less and three references with “LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT” in the subject line to ca20.jobs@mail.house.gov


The Office of Representative Tom Suozzi (NY-03 is looking for a Legislative Correspondent/Legislative Aide to assist both our constituent mail program and with the Member’s legislative program in the Washington, D.C. office.  Candidates should possess previous Hill experience, a working knowledge of the legislative process, and excellent communication and organization skills.  The successful candidate should be detail oriented, have strong writing and and editing skills, and be able to manage and prioritize a variety of assignments at one time.  Duties include managing the constituent correspondence program, assisting with other communication projects, tracking legislation, and assisting staff with legislative needs.

This is not an entry-level position.  New York State ties, especially to Long Island, are a plus.  This is a one-year position. The office of Rep. Suozzi is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.  Please email a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to NY03resumes@mail.house.gov


The Office of Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) seeks an experienced, creative, and proactive communications director. The position is based in Washington, DC, and will on occasion require travel to Miami Gardens, the heart of her district.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the member and senior staff to craft and implement a communications strategy across traditional and digital media
  • Serve as the member’s primary spokesperson, promoting her positions and priorities
  • Cultivate relationships with key reporters, editors, news directors, assignment editors, bookers, and other media stakeholders
  • Pitch the member to local and national news outlets 
  • Oversee the development and implementation of digital strategies to expand the member’s following on social media and to grow her email list
  • Coordinate with the legislative team and others to brief the member for interviews
  • Ensure that the member and staff are kept apprised of national and local news with implications for the district
  • Draft speeches, talking points, floor statements, press releases, op-eds, newsletters, interview memos and other communication materials
  • Plan and staff press conferences, virtual events, and in-district events
  • Manage the communications team, which includes a press secretary/digital director, district staff, and press interns

This is a senior-level position. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience as a press secretary, communications director, or similar communications role. They will also have established relationships with key media stakeholders. Strong writing and oral skills are required. Florida ties and fluency in Spanish or Kreyòl are pluses. 

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. In accordance with applicable law, COVID-19 vaccination is required. 

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to FL24.Resumes@mail.house.gov and include “Communications Director” in the subject line by Friday, January 21, 2022. 


The Office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) seeks a hardworking, motivated Legislative Assistant to primarily assist with the public lands portfolio related to the Member’s work on the National Parks, Forests and Public Lands subcommittee within the House Committee on Natural Resources. The primary responsibilities for this position will be leading the Congresswoman’s existing public lands initiatives, identifying new areas for legislative action, and coordinating with other Members and outside stakeholders. Additional duties will be assigned based on experience and office needs.

This is not an entry level position. Experience working on public lands issues is required, and previous experience working in advocacy and organizing is preferred. The ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented and resilient in the face of a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. The ideal candidate is also proactive and comfortable working with diverse staff, community members and constituents. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to DeGette.Employment@mail.house.gov by Thursday, January 20, 2022.


Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is seeking a staff assistant for her Washington, DC office.  This person will be hardworking, organized, and have excellent interpersonal skills.  Duties include front office management duties and greeting constituents; supporting the congresswoman’s executive assistant in scheduling, driving and member-related logistics coordination; managing the office’s internship program, handling flag requests, and providing tours.  This position will also support other staff members as required, so internship or employment experience in other legislative offices is strongly preferred. This person must own a reliable vehicle. Washington state ties are a plus.  Please email resume, cover letter and concise writing samples to WA03jobs@gmail.com.


 

Congressman Dan Kildee seeks a full-time Staff Assistant in his Washington, D.C. office.

Responsibilities include managing the front office, greeting visitors, processing tour and flag requests, filtering incoming mail and social media messages, answering telephone calls and other constituent requests, supervising and coordinating the internship program, assisting the Chief of Staff in their official responsibilities, and other duties as assigned.

Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, a self-starting personality, a desire to continually learn, and an eagerness to work in a collaborative office environment. Applicants should be detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills. Michigan ties are a plus.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Michigan05jobs@gmail.com with the subject line "Staff Assistant Application." Please no walk-ins or phone calls. This office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.


The Office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) seeks a hardworking, motivated Legislative Assistant to primarily assist with the public lands portfolio related to the Member’s work on the National Parks, Forests and Public Lands subcommittee within the House Committee on Natural Resources. The primary responsibilities for this position will be leading the Congresswoman’s existing public lands initiatives, identifying new areas for legislative action, and coordinating with other Members and outside stakeholders. Additional duties will be assigned based on experience and office needs. 

This is not an entry level position. Experience working on public lands issues is required, and previous experience working in advocacy and organizing is preferred. The ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented and resilient in the face of a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. The ideal candidate is also proactive and comfortable working with diverse staff, community members and constituents. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to DeGette.Employment@mail.house.gov by Thursday, January 20, 2022.


The For Country Caucus seeks a Policy Director who will work with the Caucus Co-Chairs to support the legislative agenda of the Caucus and promote bipartisan relationship-building. The Policy Director will manage policy initiatives of the Caucus, such as identifying and researching issues of interest to the Caucus, working with Members’ staff to introduce and advance legislative proposals, developing materials to support the goals and mission of the Caucus, and promoting the Caucus both internally within the House of Representatives and to the public.

The job description and further details are attached to this email. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and a list of three professional references to forcountrycaucus@mail.house.gov with the subject line “4CC Policy Director Applicant” no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, January 21. Competitive candidates will be invited to interview during the week of January 24.


Congresswoman Katie Porter  (CA-45) seeks a creative and hard-working Legislative Director to coordinate and oversee the office’s legislative agenda, advise the Member on legislative activities and lead our legislative team. Qualified candidates must have a demonstrated ability to manage and mentor staff, think strategically, work collaboratively, and have experience in formulating strategic plans for advancing legislation. Extensive knowledge of House legislative processes and procedures, excellent organization and communication skills, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines is required. This position is based in Washington, DC with occasional required travel to the district and reports to the Chief of Staff. This is not an entry-level position, JD preferred. 

Interested parties should email a resume, cover letter, and references to ResumesCA45@mail.house.gov

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and support legislative team
  • Monitor House floor and Committee activity, including overseeing committee questioning 
  • Serve as primary legislative liaison to House Leadership offices and CPC
  • Manage legislative portfolio for the Congresswoman that includes campaign finance, financial services, housing, consumer protection, antitrust, privacy, technology, small business, and taxes 
  • Provide the Congresswoman with vote recommendations and manage all voting decisions and voting processes
  • Identify and pursue legislative opportunities for the Congresswoman, including sponsoring or co-sponsoring bills and drafting and co-signing letters
  • Draft constituent correspondence, oversight letters, op-eds, talking points, legislation, and other written material related to issue area portfolio
  • Communicate with the district staff to help them amplify legislative work locally
  • Support the District Office in writing speeches and memos for in-district events 
  • Review and approve legislative correspondence written by the Legislative Correspondent and Staff Assistant
  • Project manage projects and events, including in district and in issue portfolio 
  • Ability to work irregular hours and weekends, as needed, to accommodate the legislative calendar
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Staff

Congressman Brendan F. Boyle, a Pennsylvania member of the Ways and Means and Budget Committees, seeks an experienced Legislative Director to join his Washington, DC office. The Legislative Director will support the Congressman with his work on the Ways and Means Committee, Budget Committee, and other issues. This position will prepare the Congressman for committee hearings and markups, floor debate and other speeches and closely track legislative activity included in the portfolio. The LD will also be responsible for taking meetings with constituents and stakeholders and developing and advancing legislation and amendments relevant to the Congressman. A successful candidate will be extremely organized, an excellent writer, a proactive self-starter, a strategic thinker and able to work collaboratively as a part of a close-knit team.

The ideal candidate will have ties to Philadelphia or Pennsylvania and previous experience with a policy portfolio. Our office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and a writing sample to PA02.Jobs@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Director” in the subject line.


The Committee on Homeland Security Majority Staff is hiring a digital staffer.  Applicants should have demonstrable digital and social media experience, have a strong passion for politics, be able to work under tight deadlines, and also have significant writing experience.  Responsibilities include managing social media accounts and drafting posts, maintaining and updating the website, tracking social media analytics, creating graphics, video editing, photography, streaming live events, and assisting with all press office operations.  Applicants should also have experience with Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Cisco Webex as well as HTML.  Applicants should also have substantive Capitol Hill, campaign, or other relevant government communications experience. Please send a resume, cover letter, and digital and social portfolio to Committeejobs@gmail.com. This is not an entry level position.


The office of Rep. Kathy Castor (FL 14), Senior member of the Energy & Commerce Committee and Chair of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, seeks a Legislative Director to manage her legislative team and agenda.  This is not an entry level position, previous legislative experience on Capitol Hill is required.  Ideal candidates will have experience managing, a detailed understanding of the legislative process, excellent writing skills and the ability to work closely in a team atmosphere.  Candidates with a strong background in health care policy or experience working with Energy and Commerce Committee issues are strongly encouraged to apply.   This position reports to the Chief of Staff and works closely with the Communications Director and District team.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Veterans, women, LGBTQ persons, minority applicants and those with Florida ties are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send resumes and cover letter to FLDem.Resume@gmail.com.  No calls or drop-ins please. Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.


Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks an experienced Communications Director to lead a fast-paced and highly engaged press operation. Applicants must be creative, dynamic, proactive, and energetic. 

The Communications Director will serve as the spokesperson and primary communications advisor to the Member. They will be responsible for developing and executing an aggressive strategic communications plan, including social media, that encompasses local, national, and specialty media outlets.  The Communications Director will oversee day-to-day press operations, including coordinating and managing the press team; responding to media inquiries; booking the Member for interviews; pitching news opportunities to media outlets; planning press conferences and in-district events; managing the Member’s social media accounts and official website; editing/drafting speeches, talking points, floor statements, press releases, op-eds, and e-newsletters; and creating and distributing e-newsletters and franked mailings.

They are also responsible for working with the Member, Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and District Director to develop and coordinate core messaging. The Communications Director is responsible for maintaining the Congresswoman’s voice across all communications materials, with an emphasis on clarity, relatability, authenticity, and connecting the Congresswoman’s values and advocacy to a diverse constituent base.  

This is NOT an entry level position. Candidates must have previous press-related experience either on or off Capitol Hill. They must be highly organized, proficient in multi-tasking, have strong political judgment and instincts, and possess superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills.

  • Los Angeles Metro|Southern California ties are a plus.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Experience with video editing and graphic design are a plus. 
  • Experience with national media contacts both print and digital, as well as with radio/TV bookers and producers is a plus. 

Additionally, the Communications Director must be willing to work extended hours and oftentimes under time constraints, while maintaining a positive attitude.

Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Candidate should submit a resume, cover letter including salary requirements, and two writing samples with the subject line “Communications Director” to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.


 

Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks a highly talented and motivated individual to serve as a Legislative Assistant|CHC Liaison in Washington, DC House office - with the primary responsibilities of handling the Member’s immigration, foreign affairs, military, and criminal justice, Homeland Security Committee work, and serve as Member’s liaison to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC).  Candidates must have a proven record of proposing legislation, developing amendments, and leading on letters.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Drafting legislation and amendments and advancing them through various legislative vehicles;
  • Preparing hearing binders and questions for witnesses for Homeland Security Committee hearings;
  • Drafting talking points, vote recommendations and other materials;
  • Monitoring and analyzing legislative developments, committee proceedings, news stories and other relevant info; and
  • Representing the Member in meetings with constituents and stakeholders. 

Candidates must have an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.  Strong organizational and time management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a keen attention to detail are required.

Spanish language skills preferred.

Southern California ties a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two references with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.


Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) is seeking a talented and highly motivated individual to assume the role of Press Secretary|Digital Director. The person chosen for the position will work closely with the Communications Director to develop and execute the Congresswoman’s long-term communications plan. They will be charged with overseeing the communications schedule, managing the Member’s digital media accounts, and working with local and national reporters.

The Press Secretary|Digital Director will be responsible for a wide range of critical functions, including developing original social media content, designing graphics, editing and posting videos, maintaining the office’s website, and managing media lists. Additionally, they will assist the Communications Director with drafting news releases, advisories, talking points, op-eds and other materials.

Qualified applicants must have strong writing, editing, proofreading skills and be proficient in photography, video recording and editing. They must be detail-oriented, news savvy and able to work in a fast-paced, demanding work setting -- a sense of humor and ability to be a team player is a must.

Spanish fluency preferred.

This is not an entry-level position. Previous experience in press or relevant social media experience is required.

Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Products are a plus. Southern California|Los Angeles ties are a plus.

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate their writing ability by completing a writing and editing test.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter including salary requirements, and two writing samples with “Press Secretary” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.


Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks highly-motivated, detail-oriented staff assistant with excellent written and oral communication skills for DC office.  Primary responsibility is driving the member. Other responsibilities include; general reception duty, handling tour and flag requests, processing constituent correspondence, addressing constituent matters, assist in managing interns, and assisting the Member and staff in all functions of the office. 

A valid driver’s license, daily access to an automobile and a good driving record are a necessity. 

Previous Hill experience as an intern or staff assistant preferred but not necessary.

Southern California ties and Spanish fluency are a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two references with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.


Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) seeks a Deputy Communications Director/Digital Director with extensive digital experience to be based in her Washington, D.C. office. 

The position reports directly to the Communications Director and is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the press shop’s day-to-day responsibilities – including, but not limited to: compiling daily news clips, drafting speeches, talking points, op-eds, news releases and weekly newsletters, and pitching events to members of the media. The position is also responsible for managing the Congresswoman’s various social media accounts, developing creative new content to enhance her social media presence, including graphics and videos, and maintaining her website. 

This is not an entry-level position, prior experience is required (2+ years of experience working with various digital platforms, maintaining websites, and managing social media accounts for a political candidate or elected official is preferred). Colorado ties are a plus. This Office is an equal opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to DeGette.Employment@mail.house.gov. Please put “Deputy Communications Director/Digital Director” in the subject line. Deadline to apply is: January 20. 


An active New Jersey Democrat seeks qualified candidates for the position of Scheduler in his DC office. 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience in a Congressional office, on a political campaign, or in another fast-paced administrative environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail, and strong organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • The ability to anticipate challenges and proactively offer solutions.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term New Jersey schedule.
  • Working with a variety of stakeholders to balance the Member’s time between commitments.
  • Working with the Senior Scheduler to evaluate incoming requests and invitations.
  • Working with the operations team to ensure that briefing materials are provided for each event and meeting.
  • Coordinating travel arrangements.
  • Assisting with office management responsibilities, and performing other duties as required.

This position reports to the Senior Scheduler. 

Consistent with applicable law, the Office requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment.

This office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and cover letter with “Scheduler - Last Name” as the subject line to NJ5Jobs@mail.house.gov.


Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Budget Committee, seeks a hard-working and detail-oriented Scheduler to work in his Washington, D.C. office. 

Ideal candidates will be attentive to detail, have exceptional organizational abilities, possess a positive attitude, be a team player, and should be able to work successfully and efficiently in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Successful candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office (particularly Microsoft Outlook), possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be proactive in anticipating problems and proposing solutions. Successful candidates should be prepared to occasionally work evenings as needed, particularly during session days/weeks.

This position reports directly to the Washington and District Chiefs of Staff in addition to the member.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Overseeing and managing all aspects of the Congressman's schedule in Washington, D.C. and in Pennsylvania.
  • Receiving, responding to and organizing all incoming scheduling requests for the member.
  • Collecting relevant logistical and background information for invitations and calendar entries.
  • Coordinating member travel, including managing bookings, travel related expenses and other travel related logistics.
  • Working closely with staff on scheduling recommendations, as well as drafting and updating event memoranda for the member.

Prior executive-level experience or political Capitol Hill scheduling experience is strongly preferred. Compensation is commensurate with relevant experience.

TO APPLY:  Email cover letter, resume, and 2-3 references to PA02.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Scheduler - NAME”  Please refrain from any unsolicited phone calls, drop offs or emails to the office.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.


Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Budget Committee, seeks a hard-working and detail-oriented Staff Assistant to work in his Washington, D.C. office. 

Ideal candidates will be attentive to detail, have exceptional organizational abilities, possess a positive attitude, be a team player, and should be able to work successfully and efficiently in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Successful candidates should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be proactive in anticipating problems and proposing solutions. Successful candidates should be prepared to work some evenings or occasional weekends as needed, particularly during session days/weeks.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Staffing the member in person as needed throughout the Capitol Complex and Washington, DC area, including driving or traveling with the member.
  • Ensuring that the member has all necessary documents and resources for any and all events, votes or other engagements.
  • Making sure the member is on time throughout the day for various engagements.
  • Working with the scheduler to ensure that all calendar entries and documents are in order for the member, and ensuring all DC area travel for the member is organized and prepared ahead of time.
  • Other member facing tasks, including office administrative duties as needed.

Prior political experience or experience working in a Capitol Hill office experience is strongly preferred. Philadelphia or Pennsylvania ties will be looked favorably upon. All candidates should have a current and valid driver’s license and ready access to a working automobile.

TO APPLY:  Email cover letter, resume, and 2-3 references to PA02.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant - NAME”  Please refrain from any unsolicited phone calls, drop offs or emails to the office.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.


Congresswoman Susie Lee (NV-03), Member of the Appropriations Committee, seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to join her Washington, D.C.-based legislative team. The Legislative Assistant will implement the Member’s agenda within the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior & Environment, as well as manage a portfolio including but not limited to labor and judiciary issues. This is not an entry-level position and sound policy judgement is required. Candidate should have a strong track record of translating policy priorities into successful legislative outcomes and developing proactive relationships with on- and off-Hill stakeholders. Candidate will be expected to frequently brief and staff the Member and demonstrate strong verbal communication skills. Candidate should also be coachable, responsive to feedback, and enjoy working in a team-first, collaborative work environment. Candidate will work directly with the Congresswoman, Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and intra- and inter-departmental peers to advance the Congresswoman’s authorizing and appropriations priorities. Nevada ties are a plus.

Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin. To apply send in PDF format a resume, cover letter, writing sample of 1,000 words or fewer, and three references (including name, current title and organization, phone number, email, and relationship to the reference) to nv03resumes@gmail.com with the following subject line: “Full Name – Legislative Assistant.”


The office of Congresswoman Marie Newman (IL-03) seeks an enthusiastic, highly organized, detail-oriented, and reliable Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent to join the Washington, DC office. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Front office management – answering and screening phone calls, handling deliveries, processing tour and flag requests, ordering supplies, maintaining a clean and welcoming front office and Member office, drafting commendations and greetings, and ensuring strong constituent services
  • Constituent correspondence program management – sorting and batching incoming correspondence, drafting and editing response letters, managing up to ensure timely approvals from supervisors, maintaining fast overall response rates, compiling a weekly mail report, and co-managing a proactive 499 program
  • Intern program management – recruiting, vetting, onboarding, training, and day-to-day management of DC interns, with oversight from the Chief of Staff
  • Serving as IT and emergency coordinator – coordinating the office’s technology and systems needs with the Systems Administrator and serving as the office point-of-contact for emergency preparedness 
  • Other tasks as assigned – coordinating the office’s annual Congressional Art Competition and Congressional App Challenge and assisting with administrative and legislative projects as needed

The ideal candidate is extremely organized, detail-oriented, dependable, and thrives in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. They possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and the temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner. Superior research, writing, proofreading, and editing skills are a must. Candidates will be self-starters, critical thinkers, creative problem solvers, tech savvy, collaborative, responsive to feedback, committed to contributing to a positive work environment, and passionate about public service. 

Prior Capitol Hill experience is preferred. Illinois ties and Indigov experience are a plus. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, 2 writing samples (at least 1 constituent letter), and 3 references – in one merged PDF – to IL03MNJobs@mail.house.gov with the following subject line: SA/LC - [First and Last Name]. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.