Revised: February 27, 2015 at 10:30 AM

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.

222662 HEALTH POLICY ADVISOR OR COUNSEL -

The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Democratic Office is seeking a Health Policy Advisor or Counsel. This position will serve as a senior advisor on health policy issues impacting older Americans. The successful candidate will liaise with staffs of committee members, other committees of jurisdiction, as well as external stakeholders. Preferred Qualifications: Graduate or law degree and at least 3 years of substantive experience working on health policy on Capitol Hill or in the Administration. Missouri ties are also preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. The office 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.

 
222661 SENIOR SPEECHWRITER -

Senator John Cornyn seeks a Senior Speechwriter for his DC office. Primary duties include drafting and revising speeches, including floor speeches and talking points, as well as conducting historical and policy research to support high-quality and original speechwriting. The Speechwriter will also assist in the drafting of op-eds. The Speechwriter will be a member of the Senator’s Senior Staff 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, self-starting, and with a knack for translating complicated policy into compelling words and ideas. Prior speechwriting, Hill or campaign experience strongly preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume to Speechwriter_Applicant@cornyn.senate.gov. 

 
222660 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks staff assistant for fast-paced DC front office. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting office visitors, monitoring office deliveries and pickups, distributing mail, scheduling tours, managing interns, and various other administrative duties. Qualified applicants must be outgoing, energetic and dependable with excellent organizational and communication skills. DE ties are a must. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222659 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Democratic senator seeks aggressive press assistant for active communications office. Primary responsibilities include: compiling daily news clippings, archiving, organizing media events, managing Senator’s social media accounts, and assisting communications director in managing daily operations of press office. Previous Hill experience and audio/video editing skills are a plus. Excellent written and oral communications skills are essential. A good attitude is a must!  Delaware ties are necessary. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested parties should email resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222658 PRESS INTERN -

Midwest Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated individual for full-time unpaid Press Internship, starting immediately. Responsibilities include compiling press clips and the Senator’s media mentions on a daily basis; answering the press line, fielding calls from reporters, and routing calls in the office as needed; compiling and maintaining press lists; pitching press conferences and events to reporters; drafting releases, collateral, and other press related documents; and other duties as assigned. Position requires a keen attention to detail, the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines, and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and discretion at all times. Strong writing and grammar skills and proficiency of Microsoft Office applications required. We are an equal opportunity employer.  Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter that includes your available start date to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222657 CALIFORNIA WATER, ENVIRONMENT AND INDIAN AFFAIRS LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks legislative assistant or counsel to handle California water, environment and Indian Affairs issues.  SIGNIFICANT RELATED EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED, and Capitol Hill employment history is a plus but not a prerequisite for candidates with considerable California water experience.  Must be a clear and cogent writer and work well as a team player.  Send resume and brief, 1-3 page writing sample to us.senate.employment@gmail.com. 

 
222656 PRESS INTERN -

Democratic Senator seeking enthusiastic, professional college student or recent college grad with interest in politics and media for unpaid internship. Work would include compiling press clips, media monitoring, writing press releases and supporting the daily running of the press office. Pennsylvania ties are strongly preferred.  To apply, please email cover letter, resume and contact information for two references to press_office@casey.senate.gov no later than March 15th. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

 
222655 DEFENSE AND FOREIGN POLICY LA -

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is seeking a Defense and Foreign Policy LA with experience in defense authorization and appropriations process, pentagon programs, and foreign policy.   Qualified candidates will possess strong management, writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, and value a collaborative work environment.  7 years of experience required.  A graduate degree is preferred, as is prior Senate or House experience and prior military service.  To apply, interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Legislative Assistant.”   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. This job vacancy closes on March 2, 2015 at 5pm.  Applications submitted after that time will not be considered.

 
222654 DIRECTOR OF CORRESPONDENCE -

Democratic Senator is seeking a  Director of Correspondence to oversee the office correspondence process. This position is responsible for managing and processing all incoming and outgoing communications, working closely with the Legislative Director, Legislative Assistants, and Legislative Correspondents to ensure appropriate timely responses. This position oversees the Database Manager to manage, organize, and archive the Constituent Management System.  Responsibilities include managing process for agency and out-of-state referrals, incoming faxes, and state office legislative mail; processing and reviewing all incoming and outgoing; maintaining organized records of constituent correspondence; assisting with writing and editing greeting correspondence; editing and reviewing drafted outgoing legislative correspondence; monitoring incoming correspondence to ensure fast turnaround; overseeing intern involvement in correspondence process. This is not an entry level position; previous congressional experience strongly preferred. Familiarity with CMS systems, particularly Symplicity Voice, preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222653 LAW CLERKS -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Minority Health Policy Office is seeking unpaid Law Clerks for the summer of 2015. The position offers students or recent graduates the opportunity to gain substantive experience while participating in the legislative process. Clerks will assist Committee staff in conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memoranda, organizing hearings, and preparing for floor debate. Clerks will also be expected to assist the office with administrative duties.
Qualifications: Applicants must be current law students or recent graduates. Applicants must also demonstrate outstanding research abilities, work well in a fast-paced environment, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience in government is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process and an interest in health policy. Applicants available full-time throughout the summer are preferred, though candidates available part-time may also be considered. Washington State ties preferred. Applications: Interested applicants should apply for this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and availability to helphealthinterns@gmail.com by March 11.  The office 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

 
222652 GRADUATE-LEVEL INTERNS -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Minority Health Policy Office is seeking unpaid Graduate-Level Interns for the summer of 2015. The position offers students or recent graduates the opportunity to gain substantive experience while participating in the legislative process. Interns will assist Committee staff in conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memoranda, organizing hearings, and preparing for floor debate. Interns will also be expected to assist the office with administrative duties. Qualifications: Applicants must be current students or recent graduates of a relevant graduate program. Applicants must also demonstrate outstanding research abilities, work well in a fast-paced environment, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience in government is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process and an interest in health policy. Applicants available full-time throughout the summer are preferred, though candidates available part-time may also be considered. Washington State ties preferred. Applications: Interested applicants should apply for this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and availability to helphealthinterns@gmail.com by March 11. The office 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

 
222651 PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEE STAFF -

Senate Committee seeks federal contracting expert for professional staff position. Viable candidates will have no less than five years of experience with federal procurement processes and contracting technical assistance programs across DoD, GSA, SBA, NASA and the Department of Commerce.  The most competitive candidates will have creative ideas for improving federal programs to aid disadvantaged communities, sectors and businesses. Send resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. Equal opportunity employer.

 
222650 DC SUMMER SEMESTER UNPAID INTERNSHIP -

The Senate Republican Conference seeks undergraduate students or recent graduates for a semester internship beginning in May and lasting through mid-August 2015 to assist a professional staff.  Responsibilities include conducting research, assisting with press events and website maintenance, and strategically thinking with staff members regarding different political issues.  Candidates should possess strong writing and research skills.  Prior political experience is preferred.  Only full-time, unpaid internships are available.  You can learn more about the SRC by going to republican.senate.gov.  Visit thune.senate.gov to learn more about Senator Thune who chairs the Conference.  To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, one letter of recommendation, and two references to resumes@src.senate.gov.  Deadline for applications is March 28, 2015

 
222649 INVESTIGATOR -

Democratic Committee staff seeks individual for investigator position.  Responsibilities include conducting fact finding investigations on a wide range of topics, including through obtaining documents and other information and conducting interviews, conducting legal and policy research, drafting investigatory reports, memoranda and letters, preparing for investigatory hearings, and conducting other oversight on various issues.  Qualified candidates should be excellent writers, good communicators, quick learners, and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.  Prior Hill experience and advanced degree preferred, but not required.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. No calls please.

 
222648 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior West Coast Democratic Senator seeks experienced press secretary to coordinate and execute home state press and communications activities. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated hard worker with excellent communications skills, strong experience communicating legislative work to constituents, and a proven ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and aggressive team environment. Responsibilities include: drafting press releases, op-eds, memos and other materials; writing speeches and talking points; organizing and staffing state press events; developing and maintaining relationships with state-based reporters, editors, and producers; and working closely with other members of the communications and legislative teams to find news hooks and pitch stories creatively. A minimum of three years of relevant work experience is required. The job is based in Washington, D.C. but requires regular travel back to the state. To apply, interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples (at least one press release and one long-form, such as a speech) to westerndemcomms@gmail.com. 

 
222647 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Democratic West Coast Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle a portfolio consisting of at least tax, small business, and finance-related policy issues. The ideal candidate will have a combination of Capitol Hill and field experience, and work well in a team environment. Individuals with strong connections in the Pacific Northwest are encouraged to apply. Please e-mail cover letter and resume by March 9, 2015 to la02232015@gmail.com.

 
222646 OUTREACH ASSISTANT (STATE OFFICE) -

Democratic Senator seeks a Regional Representative who monitors developments, opinions and concerns of government, community and constituent groups and leaders; accompanies the Senator in assigned geographic areas or relating to assigned issue areas; attends civic meetings, community events and other events to represent the Senator in his/her absence; remains abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues relating to assigned geographic or issue areas; evaluates the need to meet with representatives of federal, state and local agencies to fulfill the Senator’s legislative agenda and to address constituents’ concerns, and schedules and attends these meetings; works with Scheduler and Press Team to ensure that media participation is appropriate; other duties as assigned.  This is a junior level position and reports directly to the Director of Constituent Affairs and to the State Director. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222643 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Midwest Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual for open Staff Assistant position.  Responsibilities include answering the telephones, logging and forwarding constituent opinions, greeting visitors to the office, and other projects as assigned. Qualified candidates should be personable, well-organized, resourceful, work well as a part of a team, and be able to handle a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill internship or other Hill experience preferred.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222642 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Senate Republican leadership office is seeking a Digital Director to manage digital activity and platforms. Responsibilities include running social media channels and digital content creation for the website and its products. Works to define goals and timelines for digital, and track analytics. The position will work closely with the Communications Director and Policy Director in designing and distributing policy content for the web and social media. Candidates must be highly motivated, able to meet short deadlines, and take on a number of priorities in a fast-paced environment. Minimum of three years professional experience in digital. Salary commensurate with experience. E-mail cover letter and resume to SenateDigitalJob@gmail.com

 
222641 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Active Republican Senator is looking for a Legislative Correspondent for the Judiciary, Education, Labor, and Rules portfolios. In addition to handling constituent mail, the candidate would help with research, speeches, and other materials to further the Senator’s legislative agenda. The person should have a strong work ethic, be very organized, and be a good writer. Please send BOTH cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222640 OFFICE MANAGER -

Senior Republican Senator is seeking an experienced office manager.  Responsibilities include maintaining the office budget, approving and processing expenditures, as well as overseeing and enforcing office policies and procedures. This is a senior staff position.  Our office manager deals directly with the Senator, Chief of Staff and Legislative Director.  We are looking for an experienced, highly organized individual who can work independently, can supervise our interns and front office staff, and who can play a leadership role in the office. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222635 TAX LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator and Member of Finance Committee seeks Legislative Assistant to handle tax and finance issues.  This position will cover tax, budget, stimulus, banking/finance (financing, access to capital, financial markets), economic development, trade, pensions, and housing. Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; the ability to perform well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks; and sound political judgment.  The Legislative Assistant will be expected to handle relevant committee work and related constituent matters.  Equal opportunity employer.  Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. 

 
222634 INVESTIGATOR -

Democratic Committee staff seeks highly motivated and energetic individual for open investigator position.  Responsibilities include conducting in-depth legal and policy research and oversight on key issues for the Committee, drafting detailed research memoranda for Committee Members, Staff Director, and other Committee staff, and communicating effectively with all Members and Committee staff.  Qualified candidates should be well-organized, resourceful, and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.  Knowledge of finance, insurance, housing, and associated regulatory regimes a plus.  Prior Hill experience and advanced degree preferred, but not required.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. No calls please.

 
222633 CASEWORKER -

U.S. Senator seeks individual to be responsible primarily for federal immigration casework and outreach to related stakeholders. The position is based in Baltimore. This position is full time including some work on evenings and weekends. Prerequisites include: college degree or equivalent; strong interpersonal written and oral skills; knowledge of the related federal agencies; current IT skills and an outgoing personality. Preference given to candidates with strong casework management experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222632 SPRING INTERNS -

Republican Senator is seeking part-time or full-time interns to start immediately and work through May.  Responsibilities include administrative tasks, contributing to the office correspondence process, performing legislative research, attending Senate hearings, and conducting constituent tours.  Interns will experience the inner workings of a legislative office and will learn the ins and outs of the Capitol building. Applicants should be highly organized, hardworking, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  Internships are unpaid; however they provide an excellent way to gain Capitol Hill experience. Please e-mail resume and any references to lagopintern1@gmail.com.

 
222631 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander’s office is seeking a Deputy Press Secretary based in his Washington, D.C., office. Duties in this highly active press office include working directly with reporters and media bookers; drafting press releases, e-newsletters, and other press materials; website and social media management; media event planning and management; as well as other administrative duties. The ideal candidate will have strong Tennessee ties; Capitol Hill, public relations, or campaign experience; superior writing skills; and the ability to work quickly and efficiently under deadline. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE: Interested applicants should send resumes to Senate.republican.press.office@gmail.com

 
222627 SPEECHWRITER -

Progressive Northwest Senator seeks Speechwriter for DC office. Primary duties will include drafting and revising speeches (including floor speeches), talking points, opening 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 shop 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, self-starting, and 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 (at least one of which must be a speech) to northwestpressjobs@gmail.com

 
222626 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Progressive Northwest Senator seeks a Digital Director 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 2015 and beyond. The Digital Director 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 sharable infographic 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. Keen political savvy and relationships with progressive groups in the online space preferred. Experience on the Hill or in a political campaign or related setting is strongly preferred. Please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample (email, e-newsletter or similar) and graphic design sample to northwestpressjobs@gmail.com          

 
222624 LAW CLERKS -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Minority Oversight & Investigations Office is seeking unpaid Law Clerks for Summer 2015. The position offers law students or recent graduates the opportunity to gain substantive experience while participating in the legislative process. Law Clerks will assist Committee staff in conducting document review, policy and legal research, drafting memoranda, contributing to reports and preparing for hearings. Qualifications: Applicants must be current law students or recent graduates. Applicants must also demonstrate outstanding research abilities, work well in a fast-paced environment and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience in government is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process. Applicants available full-time throughout the summer are preferred, though candidates available part-time may also be considered. Applications: Interested applicants should apply for this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, writing sample and availability to HELPOversightClerk@gmail.com as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. The office 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.

 
222622 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

The Joint Economic Committee Democratic staff seeks a communications professional with 5 or more years of experience in political communications or a closely-related field. He or she must have a proven ability to work with national print and broadcast reporters – a deep rolodex is a big plus. A successful candidate must be an innovative thinker with an ability to turn complex issues into stories suitable for print, television and radio. He or she must demonstrate excellent writing and editing skills and must possess a strong portfolio of press releases, statements, op-eds and other pieces. Knowledge of economic issues as well as significant coursework in economics is strongly desired. Experience with social media and graphics design is helpful but not required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Equal opportunity employer.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and two short writing samples to: joint_economic_committee-dems_press@jec.senate.gov. 

 
222621 PRESS SECRETARY -

Conservative Republican seeks Press Secretary based in Washington, D.C office. Duties include performing day-to-day operations of an active press office, including drafting press releases, e-newsletters, and columns. The position will serve as the primary spokesperson with local media in the state. The ideal candidate will have Capitol Hill, public relations, or campaign experience. Southwest ties are preferred. The position requires a team player with strong communication skills, creativity, and the ability to work efficiently under pressure. Interested applicants should send a resume and 3 writing samples to conservativegopsenator@gmail.com.

 
222620 SPRING PRESS INTERN -

Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks a full-time, unpaid intern in Washington, DC. 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 can work through the Spring Semester to May/June. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases, talking points and memos, conducting research and assisting the Press Staff with the day-to-day operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience in politics and press are not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. If interested, please send cover letter and resume via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com.

 
222611 SPRING INTERNSHIP -

The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Majority office is seeking full-time and part time unpaid interns for the spring semester. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: covering the front office, answering phones, preparing for hearings, assisting staff with legislative projects. Louisiana ties are a plus. Any special interest in energy and environment policy, tax policy, and general small business policy should be noted. Interested applicants should send a resume to GOPintern436@gmail.com.

 
222604 MILITARY LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Republican Senator seeks MLA to handle defense and homeland security portfolios.   Prior hill experience and an understanding of the federal budget process are required.  The position will involve a significant amount of Committee work.  A successful candidate will be an excellent writer, a team player, and have a proven record of delivering results under deadlines.  Please send (1) cover letter and resume, (2) writing sample, and (3) references to srrepsenopening@gmail.com

 
222595 SENIOR WRITER -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Senior Writer in her Washington, DC office. The ideal applicant will have exceptional speechwriting skills, extensive experience in writing and editing in a fast-paced environment, several years of Capitol Hill or other relevant experience, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and work under tight deadlines. Duties include writing speeches, talking points, op-eds and press releases as well as drafting or editing other materials, including letters, Congressional Record statements, website content and constituent outreach. Applicants should send resume, cover letter and at least six writing samples of different types to demcomsdirector@gmail.com. This position reports to the Communications Director and Chief of Staff.

 
222594 MANUFACTURING POLICY FELLOW -

Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Fellow to cover manufacturing and competitiveness issues.  Fellow will advance Senator’s current manufacturing agenda, generate new ideas, and build relationships with key stakeholders within Capitol Hill, the Administration, industry, labor groups, and academia.  Fellow will work on the Senator’s Economic Policy Team and must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, as well as an ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, team-orientated environment. Ideal candidates will have experience in manufacturing, engineering, or competitiveness policy.  Real-world private-sector experience a plus.  This is a paid fellowship. This office is an equal opportunity employer.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222592 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

Republican Senator seeks Deputy Press Secretary to join fast-paced communications shop based in Washington, D.C. office. Ideal candidate is a quick learner and highly motivated, has strong writing and communications skills, and has experience creating and executing effective social media strategies. Duties include compiling daily clips; updating press lists; managing social media platforms; assisting communications team with press inquiries; video editing; drafting press releases, media advisories, and other written materials; and assisting with research. Qualified candidates will have previous Capitol Hill, campaign, public relations, marketing or other relevant communications experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222591 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks Press Assistant in Washington, D.C. office to join an active communications team. Duties include compiling and monitoring daily clips; drafting e-newsletter, media advisories, memos and other written materials; managing media contact lists; fielding press inquiries; producing creative social media strategies; updating and creating content for website; and assisting Communications Director and Press Secretary with research. Qualified candidates will have previous Capitol Hill, campaign, public relations or other relevant communications experience. Ideal candidate is detailed-oriented, has excellent writing and verbal communications skills, can produce high quality work under pressure and on deadline, has ability to work well in a team environment. Digital experience, graphic design and video editing skills are a plus. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222590 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior moderate Republican seeks Press Secretary based in Washington, D.C office. Duties include assisting press staff with day-to-day operations of a very active press office, including drafting press releases, editing video, maintaining website, research and digital media support.  Ideal applicants will be a motivated team player, have excellent writing skills, and be willing to be extremely helpful. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222583 COMMITTEE LAW CLERKSHIPS -

The Senate Judiciary Committee Majority is seeking law clerks for its Oversight and Investigations Unit.  This unit is part of the full Committee and offers students a unique opportunity to observe the oversight and investigations process and to work closely with Committee counsel on a wide variety of oversight projects.  Committee law clerks are also tasked with assisting in writing oversight letters, preparing materials related to Committee hearings, taking notes at witness interviews, and interacting with whistleblowers.  The clerkships are open to current law students and recent law school graduates only.  This position is unpaid.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222579 PRESS SECRETARY -

Democratic Ranking Member seeks experienced Press Secretary for Senate Banking Committee. The position will work as part of an aggressive press shop and serve as the primary on-the-record spokesperson on issues facing the Banking Committee. The ideal candidate will have several years of Capitol Hill experience and be well-versed in issues before the committee. Applicants should have a thorough understanding of the legislative process, significant on-the-record experience, and the ability to master technical issues and make them understandable. The position requires a team player with strong communication skills, creativity, and the ability to produce quality work under pressure. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to banking.democrats@gmail.com.

 
222568 CONSTITUENT VISITOR ASSISTANT (PAID/PART TIME) -

Temporary position(s) available to assist Southern Republican Senate office leading tours of the United States Capitol this spring.  Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, energetic, possess a positive attitude and have the capability to work in a high-paced team environment, with large groups.  Previous experience leading tours of historic buildings is a plus but not required. Training will be provided.  Qualified candidates must commit to working February 9th through May 22nd, including Spring breakPlease email resume and cover letter along with hours of availability to senatecva@gmail.com.

 
222528 LEGISLATIVE INTERNS -

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) is accepting intern applications for winter/spring positions in his Washington, DC office. As the first in his family to go to college and having interned for former Senator Mark Hatfield in the 1970s, Senator Merkley has experienced firsthand the lifelong impact a Senate internship can have. He is looking for intern candidates from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences who similarly want a chance to see public policy making up close. Interns are integrated as part of the team and staff invests in facilitating interns' professional development. Interns are paired with legislative staff based on their interests and experience. Tasks include conducting research, drafting memos, attending briefings/hearings, and assisting staff in constituent services and administrative duties. Senator Merkley's program includes a shadow day - a day in which an intern has the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a senator. Interns work part - or full-time during the winter/spring period. To apply, please visit the website http://merkley.senate.gov/services/students/internships/. Click on the DC Internship Application link and follow the instructions.

 
222519 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to start an immediate Press Internship this spring to assist an aggressive and fast-paced press office. Tasks include compiling daily press and broadcast clips, organizing, maintaining and updating media lists, drafting press releases, assisting with social media, conducting brief research projects as well as additional tasks to assist the press team. Preference will be given to candidates with West Virginia ties and those who can commit to a fulltime internship. To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume with references and one writing sample to internship@manchin.senate.gov

 
222516 LEGISLATIVE FELLOW - HEALTH CARE -

Democratic Senator on the HELP Committee seeks unpaid fellow to work on health care issues.  The fellow will be an important part of the legislative team and will work closely with the health care legislative assistant to develop health legislation and support health priorities in the Senate and on the HELP Committee as well as draft talking points, letters and memos.  Qualified candidates will possess strong writing skills, be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, and have a basic understanding of the legislative process.  Qualifications: Master’s Degree in health policy or at least 2 years of substantive experience working on health policy.  The fellow would be expected to work for the office for 6-12 months.    
Please send resume, cover letter, references and a writing sample to DemHealthFellow@gmail.com

 
222515 LEGISLATIVE FELLOW - ECONOMIC POLICY -

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks unpaid fellow to work on economic policy.  The priority areas of focus would include: manufacturing, trade and labor.  The fellow would work with the economic policy legislative assistant as a member of the legislative team and would help draft legislation and manage the Senator’s priorities as well as draft memos, talking points, and letters.  Qualified candidates will possess strong writing skills, be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, and have a basic understanding of the legislative process.  Qualifications: Master’s Degree or at least 2 years of substantive experience working on economic issues. The fellow would be expected to work for the office for 6-12 months.       
Please send resume, cover letter, references and a writing sample to MidwestDemFellow@gmail.com

 
222468 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator is seeking an energetic, highly motivated and well-organized Staff Assistant. Responsibilities include reception duties in the front office, answering phones, greeting visitors and coordinating tour requests. An ideal candidate has previous Capitol Hill experience, is extremely detail-oriented, has strong written and communication skills, possesses a professional demeanor and thrives in a fast-paced environment.  Northeast ties a plus.  Other duties assigned as necessary. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.