Revised: June 27, 2016 at 3:16 PM

The Senate Employment Bulletin is published as a service to Senate offices choosing to advertise staff vacancies. The listing is posted online at www.senate.gov/employment and revised throughout the week.

To apply for advertised positions, please follow the application instructions at the end of each advertisement. Indicate the job referral number associated with each ad and submit a separate resume for every position for which you wish to apply.

For more information, please consult the Placement Brochure on the Web site or contact the Placement Office at (202) 224-9167.

Offices within the United States Senate are equal opportunity employers.

223262 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Progressive Midwest Senator is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to work on education, judiciary and civil rights issues.  Qualified candidates will have strong writing, communication, and research skills and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced atmosphere.  Responsibilities include: writing letters to constituents, meeting with constituents and supporting the Legislative Assistant’s work on these issues.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to: midwestprogressivedemocrat@gmail.com by July 5, 2016.

 
223261 APPOINTMENT DESKS MANAGER -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking an Appointment Desks Manager to direct the day-to-day operation of the Senate Appointment Desks. The incumbent manages and evaluates the work of Appointment Desk staff, developing work schedules, managing daily work flow, and ensuring the proper handling of all informational and security support work; clearing official visitors, escorting senior-level officials, and issuing visitor badges; supervising section staff by providing direction, setting priorities, assisting with problem resolution, reviewing and evaluating work, counseling staff and conducting performance reviews; providing training and guidance to the Senate community on protocol, proper usage and identification of official business visitor badges and the visitor clearance system; serves as internal security check-point for all visitors to office areas within the U.S. Capitol; verifies credentials and confirms appointments to ensure that only authorized people are admitted; resolves scheduling questions for guests arriving to see Senators and Senate staff; escorts visiting dignitaries and high-level government officials to appointments in various locations. Qualified candidates will possess an Associate’s degree and five to eight years of professional experience involving public contact and customer service, preferably in an environment where security is of the highest importance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides: knowledge of the U.S. Capitol building and Senate community; U.S. Senate rules and protocol; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Senate staff, SAA employees, USCP and the public; ability to listen carefully and respond effectively to requests from Senators, dignitaries, and a wide variety of other visitors; ability to communicate effectively, and exercise sound judgment to act quickly in screening visitors and determining access. All applicants should submit a U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms Application for Employment found at http://www.senate.gov/employment/saa/positions.htm#1  with a cover letter and current resume to resumes@saa.senate.gov  by Friday July 8, 2016.

 
223260 REGIONAL COORDINATOR (CHARLESTON, WV OFFICE) -

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin is seeking candidate for the position of Regional Coordinator based out of his Charleston, WV office. This person will have strong West Virginia ties and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail and meeting strict deadlines. Duties will include, but are not limited to monitoring developments, opinions and concerns of community and constituent groups; briefing State Director and Deputy State Director on local issues; liaising with federal, state and local agencies; processing constituent casework requests; and representing the Senator at various meetings and events. Ideal candidates will possess strong writing and communication skills, a team player, be flexible in a demanding environment and exude a professional demeanor. The position requires computer proficiency (i.e. Word and Outlook) and the ability to uphold confidentiality. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223259 SUMMER 2016 GRANTS INTERN -

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a Summer Grants Intern to assist Grants Director with everyday tasks.  Responsibilities include drafting letters of support, researching funding opportunities, organizing files, and monitoring appropriations legislation.  Ideal candidates will have a thorough knowledge of the federal funding process, excellent writing and organizational skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.  An immediate start date is preferred, and the internship will tentatively run through August. Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223258 STAFF ASSISTANT/CORRESPONDENCE COORDINATOR -

New Jersey Senator seeks a highly motivated, organized, and detail-oriented Staff Assistant/Correspondence Coordinator for his Newark, NJ office.  Applicants must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, be knowledgeable of current events and issues, and have the ability to multi-task and work cooperatively in a fast-paced environment. Primary day-to-day responsibilities include: assisting the Constituent Services Director and Projects Director, drafting and editing official correspondence, answering telephone calls, greeting visitors, and performing general administrative duties.  New Jersey ties strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223257 HSGAC MAJORITY INTERN -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks an undergraduate student or recent graduate for an unpaid internship, starting immediately. Applicants must be motivated, hard-working, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff. Full-time applicants preferred and part-time applicants welcome. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223256 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Office of U.S. Senator Gary Peters seeks an ambitious staff assistant for its Rochester, MI, office which covers the counties of Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair.  This position will help with front office duties including answering phones, greeting constituents and completing grant and commemorative letters. Additionally, this position will provide support to office outreach efforts which will include occasional  attendance at meetings and events within the region.  Candidates must have an upbeat attitude in addition to being organized and detail oriented.  Ideal candidates will have a college degree, demonstrated excellent writing skills, and enjoy working as part of a team.  Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.  To apply, please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to senatemichiganjobs@gmail.com.

 
223255 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Office of U.S. Senator Gary Peters seeks an ambitious staff assistant for its Detroit office which covers the counties of Wayne, Washtenaw and Monroe.  This position will help with front office duties including answering phones, greeting constituents and completing grant and commemorative letters. Additionally, this position will provide support to the Michigan scheduler and outreach staff; candidates will need an upbeat attitude in addition to being organized and detail oriented.  Ideal candidates will have a college degree, demonstrated excellent writing skills, and enjoy working as part of a team.  Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to senatemichiganjobs@gmail.com.

 
223254 LAW CLERKS -

The Minority Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs seeks Law Clerks to work part-time or full-time with its oversight unit beginning on or after August 1st and throughout Fall 2016. These unpaid clerkships offer current law students a unique opportunity to observe and work closely with Committee staff on a wide variety of oversight projects. The clerks will assist with legal and fact research, drafting, meeting/hearing preparation, and administrative tasks.  Please email a cover letter addressing your qualifications and the time commitment you can make (i.e. number of days/hours per week if part-time); your target start date; your resume; and your unofficial law school transcript to senatebankinglawclerk@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

 
223253 STAFF ASSISTANT/DRIVER -

Senator Casey is seeking a Staff Assistant/State Driver.  Based out of the Philadelphia office, this individual will serve as the Senator’s in-state driver to official events, meetings, and other schedule commitments across Pennsylvania.  In addition, this position will provide administrative support to the state team in a wide variety of tasks including answering phones, compiling local news clips, and drafting correspondence among others.   A can-do attitude, attention to detail, discretion, ability to handle multiple projects, and strong oral and written communication abilities are required.  Individuals must have impeccable driving skills, a spotless driving record and be available to work evenings and weekends.  Strong Pennsylvania ties required.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant/State Driver.”  No phone calls or drop-bys, please.  This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

 
223252 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Midwest Democratic Senator seeks legislative assistant to handle labor, telecommunications, small business, Commerce/business, economic development, travel and tourism, and general government.  The legislative assistant will serve as the primary advisor on these issues and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.  Responsibilities include drafting legislation, memos, talking points, letters and vote recommendations as well as working with federal agencies, constituents and stakeholders.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation.  Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to SenMidwestDem@gmail.com.

 
223251 LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR -

Active Midwestern Democratic Senator seeking Legislative Director to be responsible for overseeing development and implementation of Senator's legislative/policy program; managing overall legislative operation and staff; and related duties. Strong writing, management and analytical skills required. Experience as a Senate Legislative Director, or at least 6-8 years of Senate legislative experience preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223250 PRESS SECRETARY -

Mid-Atlantic Democratic Senator seeks a DC-based press secretary to join a busy, fast-paced communications team and serve as primary spokesperson for home state press. Duties include pitching stories and fielding press inquiries, drafting and editing written materials, preparing and staffing the Senator for interviews and planning and executing in-state media events. Candidate should have experience working in a Capitol Hill or campaign press role, as well as experience staffing a principal and speaking on the record. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter (should include examples of successful development and execution of a communications strategy or plan), writing sample (detailed press release or op-ed preferred) and at least two professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223249 D.C. SCHEDULER -

Northeast Democratic Senator is seeking a Scheduler for the Washington, D.C. office. The responsibilities for the position are as follows: evaluates requests for meetings with the Senator and either determines or effectively recommends who may meet with the Senator and length of meeting; manages the Senator's daily, weekly and monthly schedules; briefs the Senator on all scheduling activities of the Washington, D. C. office; makes reservations for the Senator's air travel, ground transportation and lodging; processes arrangements for travel reimbursement and prepares and provides the Senator with briefing materials prior to travel. Excellent organizational abilities, an attention to detail and strong written and oral communication skills are mandatory. Multitasking and balancing demands in a high pressure environment.  Quick thinking and good judgment are paramount.  Hill experience preferred, but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject

 
223247 DIGITAL DIRECTOR/PRESS ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks a Digital Director/Press Assistant to run an aggressive online outreach strategy through social media, web content, and email outreach. S/he will be required to assist the communications department with basic media-related tasks including overseeing the compilation of daily news clips and the drafting and editing of press releases, advisories, e-newsletters, and other forms of written communication as needed.  Successful candidates will have prior experience in social media, graphic design, and online organizing, and strong and creative ideas about where digital media is heading in 2016 and beyond. The Digital Director/Press Assistant will be a part of the communications team and will work collaboratively to develop social media, web and email content that complements the Senator’s traditional communications and broadcasts his platform to a wider online audience. Responsibilities will include developing an overall digital strategy, drafting content and posting to social media accounts, creating shareable infographics and video content, maintaining the Senator’s website and working with the web vendors to develop new features, drafting and overseeing proactive email communications to constituents, and using analytics to evaluate and evolve the office’s digital efforts. The ideal candidate will have keen political savvy and relationships with progressive groups in the online space. Experience on the Hill or in a political campaign or related setting is strongly preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to northwestpressjobs@gmail.com.

 
223245 JUDICIARY COUNSEL -

Senate Republican leadership office is seeking a Judiciary Counsel to manage Judiciary, Homeland Security, Government Reform, and Senate Rules portfolio. The position is a senior member of the policy team. Familiarity with Senate rules is required. Minimum of five years professional experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Email cover letter and resume to RepublicanPolicyJob@gmail.com.

 
223242 FALL INTERNS -

U.S. Senator and Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman, Pat Roberts, seeks interns for the Fall semester in his Washington, DC Committee office. Successful candidates have a strong academic record and a demonstrated interest in agriculture. Preference is given to rising juniors or seniors. Interns will research legislation, attend briefings and hearings, answer phones, and provide support to the Committee staff. For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.ag.senate.gov/about/internships/republican

 
223241 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT, SENATE CAUCUS ON INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL -

Co-Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control seeks a Legislative Assistant to work on international and domestic narcotics issues. Areas of emphasis on the international side include Afghanistan, China, Colombia, and Mexico. Areas of domestic emphasis include synthetic, marijuana, and prescription drug and heroin abuse.  At least 2-3 years of experience working on related and international issues strongly preferred. Very strong writing skills are essential. Please send resume, cover letter and two relevant writing samples to drugcaucusjob@gmail.com.

 
223240 PAID FALL INTERNSHIP -

Republican Senator seeks full- or part-time interns for the fall semester. Responsibilities include leading Capitol tours, processing constituent correspondence, tracking legislation, attending hearings/briefings, and conducting legislative research. Candidates should have strong research and writing skills. Previous Hill experience or Midwest ties are strongly preferred, but not required. This internship is paid, and applicants should be available September - December. Please send a resume and cover letter to senategopinterns@gmail.com with “Fall Internship” in the subject line.

 
223238 FALL INTERN -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority staff seeks an undergraduate student or recent graduate for an unpaid internship for the Fall 2016 semester.  Applicants must be motivated, hard-working, and have strong written and oral communication skills.  Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and various administrative tasks including operation of the front desk and answering phone calls.  Full-time applicants preferred and part-time applicants welcome.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until September 1st. Ideal candidates can start right away or by August 26th.  Please submit a one page resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223235 POLICY COMMUNICATIONS AIDE/WRITER -

Senior Senate Democrat and ranking member on a top Committee seeks a policy communications aide and writer to help office communicate complex policy issues across a number of platforms. This position will be responsible for a significant amount of writing, including speeches, opening statements, talking points, blog posts, press releases, memos, materials for the website, and other communications materials. Though this position will not engage directly with press, he or she will work closely with the press secretary to communicate a number of policy issues through the press. Other responsibilities include working with the policy team on hearings and other events and working with the Digital Director on social media and other digital communication materials. Applicants should be very strong writers with the ability to produce content on tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.  Applicants should be able to explain complicated policy issues and proactively come up with ideas for telling stories about the member and the issues in interesting and creative ways. Applicants should be detail-oriented and highly motivated workers who are willing and able to make and take suggestions, take ownership of whole projects and see them through to completion, and contribute to the projects of others on the team. This position is a part of a large, busy, and aggressive communications team, so a strong team player who enjoys working with others and collaborating is a must. Previous communications or other relevant experience required. This is not an entry level position.  Please send cover letter, resume, and three writing samples, including two long form pieces of writing, to westerndemcomms@gmail.com.

 
223227 SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR FOR HEALTHCARE -

Democratic senator seeks senior policy advisor for health care issues.  Several years of relevant experience required; graduate degree preferred. This is a very active portfolio and you should be a self-starter with the ability to analyze complex health policy issues and an interest in developing and advancing legislative strategies to address those issues.  EEO, with applicants of diverse backgrounds encouraged.  Please submit cover letter, resume and short writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223226 FALL INTERNS -

Senator Murray is looking for legislative and press interns in DC! The Washington, D.C. intern experience is very structured. It is designed to immerse interns in all areas of a Senate office while empowering interns to pursue their policy interests while serving the constituents of Washington state. Legislative internships are writing intensive and successful applicants will exhibit strong written and verbal communications skills. Typical legislative intern responsibilities include: research, writing and editing responses to constituent letters and requests; attending hearings and briefings in specific legislative areas; carrying out projects in specific issue areas, and performing a variety of administrative tasks including fielding calls from constituents and leading constituent tours of the U.S. Capitol. In addition to many of the responsibilities above, press interns work primarily with the members of the press office. Responsibilities include: preparing press clippings; drafting and distributing press releases, taping, editing and sending radio and television feeds, assisting at press conferences and hearings and performing a variety of administrative tasks including fielding calls from constituents and leading constituent tours of the U.S. Capitol. Upperclassmen and students with strong ties to the state of Washington will be given preference in the application process. Please submit required materials by July 15th. Information and Application: http://murray.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internships

 
223224 DIGITAL MEDIA DIRECTOR -

Northeast Democrat seeks a Digital Media Director to manage a full range of online media as part of aggressive communications shop.  Responsibilities include crafting, executing and analyzing social media strategy, designing and updating website, broadcast-quality video production and editing, graphic design and assisting with planning and executing of press events.  In addition, this individual will be responsible for managing press interns, maintaining press lists and preparing event materials for both the Washington, DC and state offices.  This is not an entry-level position.  The ideal applicant will have 2 years of demonstrated experience working in communications and digital strategy or television news production.  Hill experience is not required, but energy, enthusiasm and a team-player is a must.  Experience with photo and video editing software, such as Adobe Premiere and Photoshop, is highly preferred and experience in photography is a plus.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.  Please send resume, two writing samples and at least two samples of original digital product (hyperlinks ok) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223223 SPECIAL ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senate office is currently seeking a special assistant/daily driver for the Senator. Attention to detail, strong sense of responsibility, natural discretion, superior interpersonal skills, and strong oral and written communication abilities are required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment.  Individuals must have impeccable driving skills, a good driving record and a familiarity with Washington.  The selected candidate will report to the scheduling office and will handle advance, logistics and driving as well as overall administrative office support for the Senator. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223220 COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT -

The Office of U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is seeking a Communications Assistant to join an aggressive and busy press shop. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, capable of juggling multiple assignments under tight deadlines, and will have strong writing and interpersonal skills. Duties will include: clipping and distributing morning news, fielding press calls, managing press lists, drafting written materials, pitching news stories, supervising a press intern, and assisting with projects as needed. Capitol Hill or campaign experience preferred but not required, and Missouri ties are a plus. The position is based in Washington, D.C. and reports to the Communications Director. For consideration, please email a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and professional references to McCaskillPressJobs@gmail.com.

 
223219 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

Northwest Democratic senator seeking Deputy Press Secretary. Duties will include drafting press releases and other media materials, preparing briefing memos, fielding press calls, assisting with pitching stories, assisting in the planning of earned media events, and maintaining press lists. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working in communications and have a team mentality, sense of humor, positive attitude and thrive under deadlines. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, 3-5 relevant writing samples, and 3 recent professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223216 GENERAL COUNSEL -

The Democratic Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry seeks a General Counsel with strong oral and written communication skills to serve as a senior advisor to the Ranking Member. Primary responsibilities include formulation of legislative initiatives, providing oversight of relevant agencies, assisting with the nomination process, and negotiating with other Committees and Congressional offices. Duties include providing technical and legal analysis of legislation and Committee jurisdiction, recommending legislative strategies and tactics as appropriate, drafting bills and amendments, and performing other Committee business as required. The ideal candidate will have the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgement over a broad range of legislative issues and situations. J.D. required. Substantial Hill and/or agency work experience and familiarity with Senate rules and procedures preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223214 SPEECHWRITER -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks Speechwriter. Responsibilities will include writing speeches (including conducting in-depth research), talking points, floor statements, and video scripts. The Speechwriter will also be responsible for drafting op-eds and handouts as needed. The Speechwriter will report to the Communications Director and work closely with the Senator, legislative staff, and state staff. This position requires outstanding research skills, creativity, writing skills, and the ability to thrive in a teamwork-oriented environment. Must be able to work on deadlines and handle multiple projects at once. Please e-mail a cover letter, 500+ word writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223207 PRESS SECRETARY -

Conservative Southern Senator seeks Press Secretary. Candidate should have background on the Hill, strong writing skills, and experience on the record. Will also be responsible for staffing the Senator, drafting talking points, and helping develop the skills of junior communications staffers. Must be able to handle multiple projects at once and consistently meet deadlines. This is not an entry-level position, and reports directly to the Communications Director. Background in education and workforce-related issues a plus. Please email resume, two writing samples and your favorite Southern state to SouthernSenateJob@gmail.com. No cover letter necessary.

 
223206 JUDICIARY FELLOW -

Senator Al Franken seeks a recent law school graduate for a one-year fellowship. The fellow will assist the Senator’s counsels and staff on all legislative and policy matters within the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee, including commercial privacy, government privacy and transparency, antitrust, judicial nominations, criminal justice, civil rights, LGBT rights, reproductive rights, immigration, and campaign finance. Responsibilities include assisting counsels in preparing the Senator for meetings, briefings, Judiciary Committee hearings, and Senate floor activity; developing and planning legislative initiatives in these policy areas; and representing the Senator in meetings and at events. Qualified candidates will have a proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, fast-paced, high-pressure environment with overlapping short-term and long-term deadlines; unfailing attention to detail; exceptional writing and analytic skills; and strong inter-personal, management, negotiation, and organizational skills. The position is unpaid; however, the office will support applicants’ efforts to obtain outside funding. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and short writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov.

 
223205 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle health care, Medicare, Medicaid, labor, veterans' health care, and education. Ideal candidates will have at least two-three years of Hill (preferably Senate) or lobbying experience; knowledge of private health and Medicare issues; and possess strong writing, communication, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills. Please submit resume and cover letter to senategopla@gmail.com.

 
223200 WRITER/EDITOR -

Western Republican Office seeks writer/editor.  Primary duties will include drafting speeches, Op-Eds,  talking points, committee statements, video scripts and e-news updates as well as conducting research to support the communications team.   The ideal candidate is a self starter who is detail-oriented with a strong background in composition and grammar editing.  Candidates should also possess the ability to disseminate complex public policy in relatable and personal ways.  Experience is appreciated. Please send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov.

 
223197 FALL 2016 ENERGY POLICY INTERN -

The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting early September 2016. Part-time interns will also be considered, but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. It is preferable, but not required, if the candidate is available to start in September and can continue work through mid-December. Responsibilities include writing memos, preparing for hearings, and assisting staff with legislative research. Applicants must work well under pressure; have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Northwestern ties are preferred, but not required. Please send your resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov by close of business Thursday, June 30th, 2016.  Please indicate job referral number in the subject line.

 
223196 Fall 2016 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s Democratic staff is seeking applicants for a full-time or part-time unpaid press internship for Fall 2016. Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, should be available to come into the office at least some mornings, and ideally can start the beginning of September. Duties include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, conducting research projects, writing short press releases and Tweets, and assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, or journalism. Washington ties or an interest in energy and natural resources are a plus. Please send your resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov  by close of business on Thursday, June 30th, 2016. Please indicate job referral number in the subject line.

 
223193 SPEECHWRITER FOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST SENATOR -

Primary duties will include drafting and revising speeches (including floor speeches), talking points, committee statements, and video scripts, as well as conducting historical and policy research to support high-quality and original speechwriting. The Speechwriter may also assist in the drafting of op-eds and press statements as needed. The Speechwriter will be a part of the communications team and must be a good team player who is able to work closely across multiple departments to deliver a final product. The ideal candidate will be a hard worker who is detail-oriented and self-starting, with a knack for translating complicated policy into compelling words and ideas. Some prior speechwriting experience required; Hill or campaign experience strongly preferred. Please send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to northwestpressjobs@gmail.com.

 
223192 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY AND DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGER -

U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner is seeking a Deputy Press Secretary and Digital Media Manager to manage the Senator’s online presence, increase his social media profile, and help manage and support an active communications operation. Digital responsibilities include working with the Communications Director and Press Secretary to manage the Senator’s website, designing and executing digital media campaigns, creating graphics and photos, producing broadcast-quality video and audio, and writing and sending e-mail newsletters.  Press office responsibilities include drafting news releases and talking points, responding to media inquiries, assisting in the planning and execution of earned media events, and managing teletownhalls. In addition, this individual will be responsible for managing production of daily clips, preparing briefing memos and materials for media events, actively maintaining press lists, and fielding incoming press calls. This is not an entry-level position. The ideal applicant will have 1-2 years of demonstrated experience working in communications and digital strategy, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. Experience with photo and video editing software, such as Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and Lightroom is highly preferred. Knowledge or experience in photography is a plus. Please send cover letter, resume, three writing samples, and at least one sample of original digital product (hyperlinks ok) to ussenatecommunication@gmail.com.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

 
223188 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Midwest Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to respond to constituent mail and assist the Legislative Assistant responsible for health care, education, labor, and Indian Affairs legislative portfolio. Qualified candidates will possess excellent writing and research skills and the ability to meet deadlines, while paying close attention to detail, in a fast-paced environment. Midwest ties, Capitol Hill experience, and knowledge in these issue areas are strongly preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to senategoplc@gmail.com.

 
223178 EDITOR -

Republican Senate office is looking for an Editor. Candidates must have at least two years of professional editing or writing experience, general knowledge of domestic and world affairs, and an exceptional ability to communicate complex ideas to the public and press. Excellent writing skills and precise attention to detail are required. Candidates should send a resume, a cover letter, and two original writing samples to editor0416@gmail.com.

 
223172 ECONOMIST/POLICY ANALYST -

The Democratic staff of the U.S Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC) is seeking an economist/policy analyst with substantive experience in applied microeconomics and public policy research. Duties include working collaboratively with JEC staff on a wide variety of U.S. economic policy issues; researching, writing and editing reports on various federal policies and legislative proposals; proposing ideas for new research topics on issues relevant to current public policy debates; aggregating and analyzing economic data; researching, writing and editing briefing documents for Congressional hearings; advising the Ranking Member and the Staff Director on economic issues; communicating with House and Senate Committees, federal agencies and think tanks. Basic qualifications: advanced degree in Economics or Public Policy required; Ph.D. level preferred; 2+ years of professional experience in research and data analysis, including applied microeconomics and public policy. Other qualifications: proficiency with STATA and U.S. Census microdata; excellent writing skills, with the ability to convey complex policy issues to non-economists; significant understanding of the American political system; Washington experience preferred. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to dems@jec.senate.gov with subject line “Economist/Policy Analyst position.” Applicants who are called for an interview will be asked to submit writing samples and a list of references. Position available immediately. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Salary commensurate with experience. The Joint Economic Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

 
223137 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

The Majority Staff of the Committee on Energy & Natural Resources seeks a Communications Director.  At least six years of relevant experience is required, as is substantive knowledge of energy, public lands, forestry, territories, water, and other policy issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction.  The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter with the proven ability to develop and execute a detailed plan for communicating the Committee’s activities to a diverse set of audiences.  He or she should have the capacity to plan ahead and manage a team; expertise with digital media platforms; and be a team player eager to proactively collaborate with other members of the Committee staff.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills; be able to quickly produce accurate, high-quality materials; and have strong working relationships with reporters, editors, columnists, and other members of the media.  Some travel will be required.  Applicants with ties to Alaska are preferred and encouraged to apply.  Please email a cover letter, resume, and at least three writing samples to annie_hoefler@energy.senate.gov with Communications Director in the subject line.