Revised: July 20, 2017 at 05:08 PM

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223827 CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER -

The United States Senate Sergeant at Arms (SAA) seeks a Chief Financial Officer. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is an executive level, managerial position within the United States Senate Sergeant at Arms. The CFO works with the Sergeant at Arms and Assistant Sergeants at Arms on a wide variety of budget, appropriation, and procurement issues. Work requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field, and eight to ten years of senior-level executive financial management experience. Salary: $131,094 - $169,459. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and Employment Application to resumes@saa.senate.gov. The complete vacancy announcement can be found at https://sen.gov/4W4Q. To be considered for this position an Employment Application MUST be submitted. The SAA Employment Application can be found at https://sen.gov/ZJKP. Hiring for this position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. DEADLINE 08/03/2017.


 
223826 CAREER LADDER POSITION: ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE CLERK IA TO ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE CLERK IB TO ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE CLERK -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Office of the Senate Executive Clerk is seeking applicants for the Career Ladder-Assistant Executive Clerk vacancy.  Initially, this is an entry level position performing professional administrative work in the Executive Clerk’s Office under the Executive Clerk. This position records executive communications received from all government agencies and state governments in the Legislative Information System (LIS). Work includes writing a summary for each communication and referring communications to the appropriate Senate committee as determined by the Senate Parliamentarian. Position advances include processing and recording executive business of the Senate. Work requires recording and tracking all executive business actions on the Senate Floor in LIS. Work includes input of official data sent to the Senate by the White House and the Department of State in the form of nominations and treaties. Additionally, this position also cross trains regularly with other positions in the Legislative Department, including monitoring Senate Floor activity to assist the Official Reporters of Debates on the Senate Floor. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the U.S. Senate Handbook, and the Senate Ethics Manual, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, August 1, 2017.  Late applications will not be accepted.


 
223825 POLICY ADVISOR -

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP)Committee, Minority Office seeks a Policy Advisor.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, workforce and economic development, and youth employment.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn. This is not an entry-level position. Hill experience preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to HELPDemMinority@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is 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.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.


 
223824 APPROPRIATIONS LA -

Senate Democrat and Appropriations Committee Member seeks an experienced staff member for personal office to oversee appropriations process.  Responsibilities for this position include: staffing Senator’s relevant work on Appropriations Committee; monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; and tracking all aspects of appropriations process working with the full legislative team, relevant stakeholders in state and outside groups.   This position will report to the Legislative Director.  The ideal candidate will have proven ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment; be detail-oriented, and highly organized.  Qualified candidates will also possess strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, as well as the ability to operate effectively under pressure while juggling multiple tasks.   This is not an entry-level position. Prior Capitol Hill or legislative experience and appropriations background are required.  Title is negotiable and salary is commensurate with experience.  This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should  e-mail a resume, cover letter and 2-4 references by July 28 to senatejobs1215@gmail.com.

 


 
223823 FALL INTERNS -

Senator John Thune is currently seeking intelligent, hard-working college students to serve as fall interns in his office. Interns in the Senator's office will have the opportunity to witness legislative process, give Capitol building tours, and attend Senate votes, hearings, and press conferences. Send cover letter and resume to angela_merkle@thune.senate.gov with subject line "Thune Fall Internship." Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file "First name, Last name." The deadline to apply for the fall is July 28, 2017.


 
223822 FALL INTERNS -

The Senate Republican Conference seeks full/part-time interns for the fall 2017 semester. Applicants must be hard-working, motivated, enthusiastic, and able to work in a fast paced work environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file "First name, Last name." to angela_merkle@thune.senate.gov with subject line "Fall Internship". The deadline to apply for the fall is July 28, 2017.


 
223821 FALL 2017 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 2017. Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students or recent graduates, should be available to come into the office at least some mornings, and ideally can start in mid-late August. 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.  


 
223820 PRESS INTERN, SENATE HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, MINORITY -

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Ranking Member Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.) Minority office is seeking applicants for a full-time unpaid press internship for Fall 2017. Applicants must be available to work from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday, and ideally able to start in mid- to late-August. Duties include tracking press coverage and monitoring traffic on social media networks, assisting with morning press clips, updating and maintaining press contact lists, writing short press releases, monitoring committee hearings, assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation, and other research duties as needed. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, and/or journalism. Missouri ties are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Press Internship” to HSGAC_DemPress@hsgac.senate.gov as soon as possible, but no later than close of business on Friday, July 28th.


 
223819 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Democratic Senator seeking a Legislative Correspondent with exceptional writing, communications, and organizational skills. Ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and detail-oriented self starter, able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include: responding to constituent mail; assisting Legislative Assistants; researching policy issues; and other duties as assigned. Previous Hill experience, proficiency in IQ, and a public policy background are preferred. We are an equal opportunity employer. For consideration please send resume, a short writing sample and two references to senatejobs9805@gmail.com


 
223818 FALL PRESS INTERN -

Senator Bernie Sanders is seeking a Press Intern for the fall semester in his Washington, D.C. office, starting in early- to mid-August. The Press Intern will work closely with the communications team to track daily news coverage and produce content to be shared across social media platforms as part of a robust and creative digital strategy. Experience with video shooting and editing, graphic design and/or writing for social media is strongly recommended. Applicants must work well within a team, formulate and execute original ideas and have a working knowledge of new media. Please send resume and samples of multimedia work to sanderspressjob@gmail.com. This is a paid, full-time position.


 
223817 MAILROOM ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks Mailroom Assistant for Washington, DC office. Primary responsibilities include sorting and distributing very high volume of incoming paper mail, tracking the supply of packaging materials and stationary/envelopes, and drafting congratulatory correspondence as needed.  Individual must work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment and have a strong grasp of current events and issues in which the Senator is involved.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required. This is an entry-level position.  Please send resume, cover letter, one page writing sample to senatejobs@gmail.com.


 
223816 FALL INTERNS -

U.S. Senator and Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman, Pat Roberts, seeks interns for the Fall semester in his Washington, D.C. Committee office. The internship would last from September to mid-December, and includes a monthly stipend. Successful candidates have a strong academic record and a demonstrated interest in agriculture. Preference 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.


 
223815 FALL PRESS INTERN -

Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting in August/September. Part-time interns will also be considered but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. It is preferable if the candidate can continue to work through the Fall/Winter months and into December. 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, resume and writing sample via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com    


 
223814 DIGITAL PRESS ASSISTANT -

Northeast Democratic senator seeks a digital press assistant to join our office’s communications team. Ideal candidates will have at least 1-2 years of work or internship experience in traditional communications and digital strategy. Primary responsibilities include drafting social media content to highlight the senator’s work and message, creating social media graphics and editing videos, compiling daily press clips, and monitoring media throughout the day. Excellent written and oral communications skills and ability to work within a team in a fast-paced environment required. Candidates must be proficient in video editing, as well as Illustrator, Photoshop or other graphic design software; have experience with Facebook, Twitter, Medium, and YouTube – and a willingness to stay up-to-date on emerging platforms. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate quantitative and qualitative success using analytics on social media platforms. Proficiency in HTML and flash, as well as New England ties are a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and one non-academic writing sample to demsenatorjob@gmail.com and reference the name of the position in your subject line. 


 
223813 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator is seeking an Administrative Director. Person will report to the Chief of Staff and be responsible for the management of the administrative operations in the D.C. and state offices. Responsibilities include the preparation of the annual budget; oversight and implementation of the office budget; management of all office accounts, including payroll accounts; expenditure reports; staff education and training; ensuring that office policies and procedures are followed; as well as management of the front office, mail operations and Systems Administrator. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are needed. Senate or House experience preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223812 COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF -

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority office seeks a Counsel/Professional staff.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, and other employment law statutes.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn.  Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to DemLaborCounsel@gmail.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is 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.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.


 
223811 COMMITTEE ARCHIVIST -

Senator Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is seeking a detail-oriented, organized Archivist for the Committee.  Responsibilities include overseeing the archiving and management of Committee records, and the maintenance of relevant archiving policies and procedures.  The Committee Archivist will survey records management practices, recommend and implement improvements, work with staff to maintain textual and electronic records in an appropriate manner, ascertain and ensure the completeness of legislative, oversight, and nominations documentation, prepare inventories of archival transfers, and serve as liaison with the Senate Archivist in transferring records to the Archives and in retrieving records from the Archives. Required professional credentials include a graduate degree in American history or archival/library management, or specialized training at an archival institute.  Experience on Capitol Hill or with the political process is highly desirable, as well as knowledge of the historic role of the Senate Judiciary Committee in executive and judicial nominations, executive branch oversight, and legislative issues. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com.


 
223810 CHIEF SPEECHWRITER -

Senior Republican Senator seeks a well-qualified individual to oversee a large portfolio of speeches in a fast-paced environment. An ideal candidate will have prior speechwriting experience, preferably in Congress, on a campaign, or in the private sector. Candidates should be politically-savvy, quick on their feet, and team-oriented. Position is senior in the office and works directly with the Member on a daily basis; this is not an entry-level position. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to GOPSpeechwriterOpening@gmail.com.  


 
223808 FALL PRESS INTERN DEMOCRATIC SENATOR -

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill's (D-Mo.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking applicants for a full-time unpaid press internship for Fall 2017. Applicants must be available to work from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday, and ideally able to start in late August or early September. Duties include tracking press clips and monitoring traffic on social media networks, assisting with morning press clips, updating and maintaining press contact lists, writing short press releases, assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation, and other research duties as needed. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, and/or journalism. Missouri ties are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter to Jonas_Edwards-Jenks@mccaskill.senate.gov as soon as possible, but no later than close of business on Monday, July 31.


 
223807 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP FALL 2017 -

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate 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 *Please reference the Mountain State Press Internship in the subject line.*


 
223806 LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL -

The office of Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) seeks qualified candidates for an open Legislative Counsel position. The position will cover a variety of policy areas: homeland security issues, judiciary (including life and 2nd amendment) issues, patents, and others. Candidates should have a law degree and 5+ years of relevant work experience in the areas of government, policy, politics, or related fields. Excellent writing skills, ability to effectively communicate, and desire to work in a collaborative team environment are required. Iowa ties preferred. Previous Hill experience highly desired. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume and cover letter to Resumes_Ernst@ernst.senate.gov with “Legislative Counsel Position” in the subject line by July 21st.


 
223805 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

The office of Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) seeks qualified candidates for an open Legislative Assistant position. The position will cover a variety of policy areas: banking, insurance, federal budget and spending, housing, and others. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant work experience in the areas of government, policy, politics, or related fields. Excellent writing skills, ability to effectively communicate, and desire to work in a collaborative team environment are required. Iowa ties preferred. Previous Hill experience highly desired. The office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume and cover letter to Resumes_Ernst@ernst.senate.gov with “Legislative Assistant Position” in the subject line by July 21st.


 
223804 SENIOR TELECOM ASSISTANCE CENTER ENGINEER -

The United States Senate Sergeant at Arms (SAA), Information Technology Support Services/ Telecommunications Assistance Center seeks a Senior Telecommunications Assistance Center Engineer. The Senior Telecommunications Engineer determines Senate office voice communications needs, uses established guidelines; coordinates all actions to ensure quality and timely service;  maintains regular contact with Senate staff and vendors in an effort to establish, maintain, troubleshoot telecommunications systems. Work requires three to five years of experience with voice and/or data communications systems; knowledge of CS2100 feature and switch operation, electronic and ISDN digital lines, digital phones, cable distribution, LAN’s, voice mail and Session Initiation Protocol. Experience programming Avaya/Genband CS2100 preferred. Salary: $70,198 - $105,296. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and Employment Application to resumes@saa.senate.gov. The complete vacancy announcement can be found at https://sen.gov/0PQJ. To be considered for this position an Employment Application MUST be submitted. The SAA Employment Application can be found at https://sen.gov/ZJKP. Hiring for this position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. DEADLINE 07/25/2017.

 

 


 
223803 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle education, immigration, and LGBT policy among other issues.  Individual will be responsible for: staffing the Senator’s relevant work on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents; working with relevant stakeholders in state; and preparing briefing materials for the Senator.  Hill experience preferred.  This is not an entry-level position.  Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, as well as the abilities to operate effectively under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and work well as part of a team.  Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject “Education LA.”  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Absolutely no calls or drop-bys please.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation.


 
223801 COMMITTEE PRESS SECRETARY/SPEECHWRITER -

Majority Senate committee staff seeking highly motivated critical thinker and excellent communicator with the ability to establish a strong rapport with the press. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for ensuring that the objectives and achievements of the committee, the chairman and its members are communicated efficiently and effectively to the media and public. In close coordination with the Senator’s personal office, the individual will serve as an on-the-record spokesperson, oversee the committee’s day-to-day media outreach efforts and serve as the senior writer for the committee. Key responsibilities include: planning and implementing media strategy; working with professional committee staff to keep track of legislative proposals; making decisions about what to promote; working with communications director and staff director to determine overall strategy for earned media, and carrying out in a timely, effective and well-ordered manner;  writing and editing press releases, statements and op-eds; working closely with other members of the communications and legislative teams to find news hooks, and pitch stories creatively; fielding and responding to media inquiries; corresponding with reporters on story proposals; conferring with committee staff and the chairman to determine and craft appropriate responses; working with communications director to make decisions about granting interviews with the chairman or committee staff; working with editors of publications to determine op-ed opportunities; coordinating external communications; developing chairman’s remarks, memos, speeches, talking points, video scripts, and newsletters; planning and executing press and speaking events; ensuring external communications are well written, professional, and consistent with the chairman’s message; assisting with producing social media content as needed; maintaining and updating committee’s media contact and mailing list, and assisting with maintaining and updating committee’s website content. Additional duties include: developing and maintaining relationships with reporters, editors and producers; assisting communications team with performing or overseeing administrative and operational functions as needed; coordinating activities with other offices and outside interest groups, and staffing events. Required skills: Communications degree or five years related experience with a proven ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. Detail-oriented, strong communications and writing skills, and the ability to disseminate complex public policy in relatable and personal ways. Ability to prioritize and manage a wide array of projects to completion. The ideal candidate will come with an existing network of press contacts, the ability to work and meet deadlines, strong background in composition and grammar editing, and AP style writing. Capitol Hill experience and background in speechwriting are a plus. Title is negotiable and salary is commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a resume and writing sample by July 25th to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223800 REGIONAL DIRECTOR -

Michigan Senator Gary Peters seeks a Northern Michigan Regional Director.  Based in Traverse City, this position acts as the Senator’s key liaison to government, business, civic, economic development, community, and constituent groups throughout Northern Michigan. This position will monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator and his staff accordingly, in addition to attending civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing and speaking for the Senator in his absence.  The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to work independently and generate new ideas, the ability to develop, execute, and track metrics for a regional strategic plan, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach and solid ties to Northern Michigan. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, salary requirements and a sample congratulatory letter to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com.


 
223799 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Democratic staff) seeks a Legislative Aide to assist professional staff members on a wide range of small business related issues.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience in public policy and strong research skills.  Knowledge of tax policy and banking issues is a plus.  Excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to analyze legislation are required.  Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223798 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Democratic staff) seeks a Staff Assistant.  This position provides general support to Small Business Committee staff and serves as intern coordinator and press assistant.  The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, highly motivated, and have strong organizational skills.  Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223797 INTERNS -

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.


 
223796 DIGITAL AIDE -

Progressive Northeast senator seeks a digital aide to join our office’s growing digital team. Ideal candidates will have at least one-two years of work or internship experience in a Hill office, political campaign, or nonprofit/advocacy organization. Excellent writing, proofreading, and organizational skills required; primary job responsibilities include maintaining a content calendar and writing social media posts, website copy, emails/newsletters, and other digital-based content. Social media fluency and creativity (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Medium) required. Experience with content management systems like WordPress or Drupal, and basic graphic design with Photoshop, InDesign and/or Illustrator preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and one non-academic writing sample to progressivedigitaljob@gmail.com. 


 
223795 FALL 2017 INTERNS -

Senator Hirono is accepting applications for fall interns in her Washington, D.C. office. Duties may include, but are not limited to, assisting with administrative tasks, processing mail, attending briefings and hearings, conducting legislative research, writing memos for staff, drafting constituent correspondence, and providing Capitol tours for visitors from Hawaii. A strong preference will be given to applicants with Hawaii ties. To apply, please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to hirono_internships@hirono.senate.gov.


 
223793 EDUCATION POLICY INTERN - HELP COMMITTEE -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, seeks unpaid Education Policy interns for the Fall of 2017.  Education Policy Intern should have an interest or experience in education-related matters, including early childhood, k-12, and postsecondary education issues. The positions offer undergraduate, graduate, and law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience in a Senate office while participating directly in the legislative process.  Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and organizing hearings.  Interns play a key role in the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors. Applications:  Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume and writing sample to InternshipD@help.senate.gov. Washington state ties are preferred but not required. Graduate and law student are especially encouraged to apply.  Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis.  The deadline for the Fall 2017 internship program is Friday, July 21, 2017.  The office is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender, identity or sexual orientation.


 
223790 EXECUTIVE STAFF ASSISTANT -

Republican Senate office is seeking to fill the position of Executive Staff Assistant.  This position serves as general support to the senator, chief of staff, administrative manager and scheduler.  The Ideal candidate will have previous non-legislative hill experience and show an interest in an administrative career track.  This person must be reliable, flexible, organized, and have a good sense of humor. Interested candidates should direct resume and cover letter to execsenatestaffer@gmail.com.


 
223788 EDUCATION LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle education and related issues that come before the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. This is not an entry-level position. Substantial Capitol Hill and/or policy experience required. Qualified candidates will have strong negotiation, analytical, writing, and organizational skills; the ability to initiate and undertake multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced office atmosphere. Responsibilities include developing policy initiatives, legislative strategy, drafting legislation, writing memos, speeches and talking points, preparing for hearings, and communicating the Senator's position. In addition to a strong grasp of policy, candidates must have a keen political sense and the ability to balance the competing interests of a demographically and ideologically diverse constituency. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223787 LAW CLERKS -

The Minority Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs seeks part-time or full-time undergraduate, graduate, or law students to work with the Minority Staff during Fall 2017. These unpaid internships offer current students a unique opportunity to observe and work closely with Committee professional and oversight staff on a variety of policy and oversight projects. Interns 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. start/end dates and number of days/hours per week), as well as your resume, to megan_cheney@banking.senate.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


 
223785 TEMPORARY MLA POSITION -

A Mid-Atlantic Republican Senator is seeking a temporary military legislative assistant (MLA) to full-in for current staff being deployed. It is a high-pace environment with an important legislative portfolio handling defense, veterans, foreign affairs, intelligence, and homeland security related issues. The temporary MLA would assist in tracking and crafting legislation, and advising the Senator on issues within the portfolio, including pending sanctions bills, NDAA, and upcoming appropriations. Due to the nature of the position, military experience is desired. Further, while experience with legislation is essential, previous experience working in or on Capitol Hill is preferred. The position would begin around August 2, 2017, and would continue for roughly 6 months until February 2018 with a firm end date. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223782 DEPUTY SCHEDULER -

Southern Republican junior Senator is seeking Deputy Scheduler for his Washington, D.C. office. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: maintaining an accurate and efficient system for tracking and responding to state scheduling requests, responding to select DC scheduling requests and arranging large constituent events, working with DC and state staff on responses to appointment requests, booking travel for the Senator, submitting Senator’s reimbursements, coordinating room requests and reservations, and assisting in the overall operation of the office. Applicants must be detail oriented, well organized, able to handle a fast-paced work environment, and dependable. The Deputy Scheduler must, at times, be flexible with his/her hours as the Senator’s schedule demands. To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to gopdeputyscheduler@gmail.com.


 
223780 PRESS SECRETARY -

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks an experienced Press Secretary to work in a collaborative, fast-paced press operation. The Press Secretary serves as the Senator’s primary spokesperson and is responsible for drafting print materials (press releases, op-ed pieces, talking points, etc.), developing smart, strategic story angles for media, and generating thoughtful, engaging content for the Senator’s website and social media accounts. The ideal candidate will be a creative, out-of-the-box thinker and team player who excels under tight deadlines and has strong internal communication skills. Candidate must have on-the-record experience, three years of communications experience (preferably in the Senate or House) and strong writing and organizational skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Office is 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.


 
223778 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Senior Republican senator seeks a Press Assistant in fast-paced press office in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include daily press clips, maintaining media lists, media monitoring, taking photos / videos, writing, website management, staffing the senator at events, and being able to assist the communications team with a variety of tasks. The ideal applicant will be savvy about politics and the news, have an understanding of the legislative process, be a critical thinker, have a good handle on social media use and strategy, and be able to multitask. Experience with graphic design and photo and video editing is preferred. The ability to learn and become comfortable in these areas is required. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, previously created graphics and/or videos and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov


 
223777 REGIONAL COORDINATOR -

Democratic Senator is seeking a highly-motivated, organized Upper Peninsula Regional Coordinator to work with the U.P. Regional Director in the Marquette, Michigan, office. The regional coordinator’s primary duties include handling office administrative tasks, including answering phones, opening mail, ordering office supplies, and managing the office internship program. The regional coordinator may also assist with representing the senator at meetings and public events, as assigned by the regional director. The position requires some travel over short distances to communities throughout the U.P., occasionally during evenings and weekends. The ideal candidate is a person who is personable, dependable, flexible, able to multitask and prioritize, and works well under pressure.  The candidate should have an interest and familiarity with public policy. Background and experience in customer service is preferred, and strong writing and grammar skills are a must. To be successful, he/she should be both self-motivated and able to work independently, but also comfortable working as part of a large, highly-coordinated team. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com.


 
223775 PRESS INTERN -

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner is seeking a full-time or part-time unpaid press intern for the fall in his Washington, D.C. office to assist in the day-to-day operations of an active press shop. Ideal candidate is able to work well under pressure, has excellent communications skills, pays close attention to detail, has an interest in media and politics and a desire to learn. Responsibilities include answering the press line, drafting press releases and briefing memos, conducting research, monitoring media, compiling press clips, building reporter lists, and assisting with social media projects. Virginia ties are a plus. This is an unpaid position. If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to VAPressInternship@warner.senate.gov.


 
223774 PROGRESSIVE NEW ENGLAND SENATOR SEEKS SENIOR TAX POLICY ANALYST -

Progressive New England Senator seeks Senior Tax Policy Analyst for Committee staff. Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years’ experience working on tax policy. Must have strong understanding of progressive tax policy and the federal budget process. Strong writing skills are a must. Candidate must come prepared with innovative policy ideas, and be ready to jump into the fast-paced environment of Capitol Hill. Please submit resume, cover letter, and 2-3 writing samples to tax.policy.senate@gmail.com.


 
223773 PROGRESSIVE NEW ENGLAND SENATOR SEEKS SENIOR BANKING AND FINANCIAL POLICY EXPERT -

Progressive New England Senator seeks expert on financial policy, specifically Wall Street reform. Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years’ experience working on financial sector reform, breaking up big banks, and wealth and income inequality. Must have a firm understanding of the Glass-Steagall Act, and innovative ideas about how to make the financial sector work for all Americans, not just those on top. An understanding of the federal budget process and strong writing skills are also a must. Candidate must come ready to jump into the fast-paced environment of Capitol Hill. Please submit resume, cover letter, and 2-3 writing samples to wall.street.reform.senate@gmail.com.


 
223772 PROGRESSIVE NEW ENGLAND SENATOR SEEKS SENIOR TRADE POLICY ANALYST -

Progressive New England Senator seeks Senior Trade Policy Analyst for Committee Staff. Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years’ experience working on tax policy. Must have a strong understanding of progressive international trade ideas, and the link between international trade and social and economic justice. An understanding of the federal budget process and strong writing skills are also a must. Candidate must come prepared with innovative policy ideas, and be ready to jump into the fast-paced environment of Capitol Hill. Please submit resume, cover letter, and 2-3 writing samples to trade.policy.senate@gmail.com.


 
223770 RESEARCH/ BRIEFING ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeking a proactive, resourceful, detail-oriented person with strong writing and organizational skills.  Applicants must be well organized, flexible with administrative challenges and conduct themselves with the highest levels of professionalism and confidentiality. The ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast-paced environment, often under pressure, while remaining flexible, resourceful and efficient is important. Position will be primarily supporting the Legislative department with duties including: developing, organizing, editing and maintaining daily briefing materials for the Senator; assisting with research and preparation of presentation materials for constituent meetings; working closely with the legislative staff to coordinate briefings and management of all archiving initiatives, working to provide records and document preservation of all historical information for the office. Applicants should also possess strong knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Hill experience preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223768 COUNSEL -

Senior Northeast Democratic Senator is seeking an experienced Counsel to handle and support several domestic policy issues including Judiciary Issues, Gun Violence, Civil Rights, Telecom, Technology, Campaign Finance, Consumer Protection, Gaming, Immigration, and Floor Procedure. Responsibilities include advising the Senator on all matters in the issue portfolio; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor proceedings; staffing the Senator in relevant meetings; representing the Senator before constituents and stakeholders; and supervising a Legislative Correspondent. The ideal candidate will have a law degree; experience advising a Member of Congress on the issues in this portfolio; experience advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and enjoyment for working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Senate experience and New Jersey ties are strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in subject line.


 
223766 CORRESPONDENCE AND DATABASE MANAGER -

Democratic Senator is seeking a Correspondence and Database Manager responsible for managing the constituent management system (VOICE) for the office to include managing incoming and outgoing mail, working closely with legislative and state staff to ensure a timely response to all constituent mail, and creating custom lists and reports from the database. Candidates should be detail-oriented with excellent computer skills, organizational skills, and the ability to discern among a variety of legislative issue topics. Ideal candidate should be a self-starter who can work independently; must be able to multi-task and work under tight time constraints in a team-oriented environment.  Previous experience with a constituent management system – particularly VOICE – is a plus.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223765 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT/COUNSEL -

Senior Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant or Counsel to handle a portfolio of issues, including: agriculture, nutrition, appropriations, firearms, government reform, small business, federal welfare programs, and child support. The Senator represents a State with a large and influential agricultural community. Ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years of experience handling agriculture issues (and related committee work) for a Republican Member of Congress as a legislative assistant, counsel, professional staff member, or other similar position. Graduate degree preferred, but not required. Please send resumes to: SenateAgricultureLA@gmail.com.


 
223763 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator on the Commerce Committee seeks experienced Legislative Assistant to support work on commerce and economic issues. Potential issues include consumer protection, economic policy, and aviation and transportation policy issues. Relevant Hill, academic, and professional experienced required. Applicant must possess strong writing and communications skills with a proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223761 TAX COUNSEL -

Senior Republican member of the Senate Committee on Finance is seeking a counsel to handle tax, budget, banking, financial services, social security, housing, and pension issues. The ideal candidate will have a law degree and at least 5-10 years of Capitol Hill experience in a Republican office managing a legislative portfolio that includes relevant Committees and issues. Please send resumes to: SenateTaxCounsel@gmail.com.


 
223755 RESEARCH ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey is seeking a Research Assistant to analyze, document, and archive all aspects of his Senate record (including, but not limited to, votes, legislation, amendments, letters, meetings, and speeches). The Researcher will liaise closely with policy, communications & state staff to build a comprehensive record/archival resource document, as well as to develop sustainable archiving protocols moving forward.  The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, detail-oriented person who works well independently and has both a strong background in research and a demonstrated ability to successfully manage large-scale projects to completion. Pennsylvania ties strongly preferred but not required. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Research Assistant” 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.


 
223751 DEPUTY SCHEDULER/ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF -

Senior Republican Southern Senator seeks a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Deputy Scheduler and Assistant to the Chief of Staff in the Washington, DC office. Daily responsibilities include sorting, entering and responding to invitations, working with the Executive Assistant to execute the daily schedule, providing support to the Chief of Staff and other administrative duties. Applicants must be highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to the ever-changing schedule, and possess strong interpersonal skills. In all aspects of the job, confidentiality and the ability to exercise discretion in carrying out tasks is mandatory. 1-2 years prior Congressional or scheduling experience is preferred. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov


 
223742 STAFF COUNSEL -

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel.  The staff counsel’s responsibilities include providing advice and training to the Senate community regarding ethics rules and laws, reviewing a high volume of financial disclosure reports, and working on investigative matters. This is a non-partisan position, which requires the ability to serve all members of the Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, ethics counseling, finance, accounting, securities law, investigations, and criminal law. All applicants must have a JD, be licensed and in good active standing to practice law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.


 
223741 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Midwest Republican senator is seeking a Digital Director to develop, implement, and manage digital strategy to effectively communicate with constituents and grow digital assets. Daily responsibilities include: monitoring and responding to communications on social platforms, developing creative content, analyzing social media metrics, and making data-driven decisions to grow our online following. The ideal candidate will be organized and proactive, and have strong writing skills, a working knowledge of the legislative process and Hill press operations, and experience with graphic design and video editing. Please send resumes to: digitaldirectorresumes@gmail.com.


 
223739 DEPUTY STAFF DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator seeks experienced candidates for Deputy Staff Director for Minority Committee to work closely with Staff Director in the direction and coordination of legislative, administrative and other functions; management of all Minority Committee staff; and development and implementation of all policy objectives and strategies. Applicants should possess deep knowledge of issues impacting older Americans; outstanding organizational, management, interpersonal, decision-making and writing skills. Applicants should have at least 10 years of experience on issues impacting older Americans, an advanced degree, a thorough knowledge of legislative process and Senate organization and procedures, and direct management experience. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins. Please email cover letter and resume to demcommitteeofficejobs@gmail.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation.


 
223738 MAIL MANAGER -

Senior Senator is seeking Mail Manager responsible for managing the large volume of incoming and outgoing mail, working closely with legislative and state staff to ensure a timely response. Previous experience with InterTrac is a plus. Candidates should be detail-oriented with excellent computer skills, organizational skills and ability to discern among a variety of legislative issue topics. Ideal candidate should be a self-starter who can work independently; must be able to multi-task and work under tight time constraints in a team-oriented environment.  Please email a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 


 
223735 SOUTHEAST REGIONAL DIRECTOR -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Director for his Philadelphia office to oversee all southeast regional outreach under the direction of the State Director and the Deputy State Director.  This individual will: act as the Senator's liaison to all government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders in their assigned geographic area; monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator accordingly; attend civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Senator in his absence; direct the work of regional junior staff in support of the office’s outreach plan; as well as other duties assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.  Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach, media relations, solid ties to Philadelphia and/or southeastern Pennsylvania, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, writing sample and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Regional Director.”  Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.  This office is 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.


 
223697 PRESS SECRETARY -

Moderate Democrat seeks highly motivated Press Secretary to help run an aggressive communications office. Working in conjunction with the Communications Director, Deputy Press Secretary, and Digital Manager, responsibilities include managing day-to-day operations, serving as a primary spokesperson for the Senator, coordinating state press events, overseeing interview requests and briefings, writing press releases and developing long-term strategies. The ideal candidate will have Hill communications experience and time spent working in a high-pressure environment.  Strong writing and people skills along with a solid knowledge of the national political press are a must. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223687 DEPUTY SCHEDULER/ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF -

Democratic Senator is seeking to fill the position of Deputy Scheduler in the Washington, DC office. The primary duties include sorting, entering and responding to invitations, compiling nightly briefing materials, managing the Senator’s personal correspondence and call list, organizing the Senator’s weekly constituent coffee hour, providing support to the Chief of Staff and other administrative duties. Applicants must be highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to the ever-changing schedule, and possess strong interpersonal skills. Applicant must have an American-made vehicle and be able to drive the Senator. 1-2 years prior Congressional or scheduling experience and Michigan ties are strongly preferred. Please email a cover letter and resume to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com.


 
223667 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle several domestic policy issues including Judiciary, Gun Violence, Civil Rights, Education and Labor. Responsibilities include advising the Senator on all matters under the issue portfolio; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor proceedings; representing the Senator before constituents and stakeholders; reviewing legislative correspondence; and supervising Legislative Correspondents. The ideal candidate will have experience advising a Member of Congress on the issues in this portfolio; have experience advancing policy proposals; be an excellent writer; and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Senate experience and Illinois ties are strongly preferred. The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to Sen.DuckworthLA@gmail.com.


 
223578 COUNSEL (OVERSIGHT & INVESTIGATIONS) -

Senior Senator is looking for a proactive, experienced oversight and investigations counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff.  Responsibilities to include conducting oversight of various agencies and components within the federal government, planning and conducting congressional investigations, working with whistleblowers, and advising in policy matters related to oversight of the executive branch. Candidates must possess no less than five years of relevant legal experience, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Must also have a sense of humor, be a team player, and able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Experience with congressional oversight and investigations preferred; Hill experience, particularly in the Senate, is a plus.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com.