Revised: June 22, 2018 at 10:47 AM

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224400 FALL INTERNS -

Senator Jon Tester's office seeks interns for his Washington D.C. office for fall 2018. Responsibilities include researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing memos, assisting with constituent services, and various administrative duties. Applicants must be motivated, self-starters and ready to be a part of a fast-paced office. This unpaid internship is a great introduction to Capitol Hill. Montana ties are preferred. To apply, visit tester.senate.gov for required materials, and email a completed application to tester_interns@tester.senate.gov.


 
224399 DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT -

Democratic Senator is seeking a Director of Economic Development for the Hartford, CT office with 3 – 5 years of business, outreach or economic development experience. Ideal candidate is a detail-oriented self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work as a team player; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment; ability to meet tight timeframes and operation in a face-paced environment.  Duties include, but are not limited to, overseeing the Senator’s economic development efforts across the state; communicating with local elected officials, community and business leaders and other stakeholders to determine the state’s economic development needs; working with business to identify opportunities for growth and collaborating with staff on possible legislative solutions; researching federal funding opportunities and writing letters to support grant applications. Connecticut ties are a plus. This is a full-time position.  This office is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:  senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224398 DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Digital Assistant to support digital communications across personal office and Senate Committee. Interested applicants should be innovative, hard-working, detail-oriented, creative, and a team player who can work closely with the Digital Director and other members of the communications and policy teams to meet the office’s communications and engagement goals using digital platforms in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include: coordinating the development of and drafting high-visibility, high-quality, and innovative content for social media, email, website, and other platforms; analyzing online performance for future optimization; creating video content and other compelling visual content including infographics and other shareable visuals; and other research and other projects as needed. Applicants must have strong writing skills and familiarity with graphic design and video editing. Prior relevant experience strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Please e-mail a 140-280 character cover letter, resume and five examples of digital work, including an original graphic or video, a writing sample (e-mail or similar), and work within a social media campaign to westerndemcomms@gmail.com


 
224397 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks an energetic, friendly, and dedicated person to serve as a Staff Assistant. This person will possess a high degree of organization with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to answering and routing telephone calls, fulfilling various constituent requests, greeting visitors and tallying constituent opinion calls. The individual will assist in leading tours of the Capitol to constituent groups. Attention to detail is a must. The ideal candidate will also possess a positive attitude and the ability to take initiative in solving problems. Hill experience preferred. Ties to the Midwest required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senategopstaffasst@gmail.com.


 
224396 IMMIGRATION COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic member of the Judiciary Committee seeks a Counsel to handle immigration and other issues as assigned. SIGNIFICANT IMMIGRATION EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.  JD required. Significant Hill/political experience strongly preferred.  Must be a team player, a strong writer, and able to work under time pressure in a fast-paced environment, while still maintaining a positive attitude. This is not an entry-level position-- please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume to vacancies@email.senate.gov and include “Immigration Counsel Position” in the subject line.


 
224395 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

The Joint Economic Committee Republican Chairman is looking for a Digital Director, who will be responsible for amplifying the work of the Committee through digital outreach via social media, the JEC website, and regular email campaigns. The position will report to the Director of Communications and work with the Committee staff to determine a digital strategy to expand the reach of the Committee--within Congress, among the media, and among outside groups. Vital to this strategy will be regular reports showing results and adapting to changes. Basic duties include updating the website, formatting emails, and maintaining social media channels, but also generating timely content (including shareable graphics), expanding social media reach, and increasing email subscriptions and opens. Strong writing and editing skills a plus. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud and ability to develop vector-based graphics a must. If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, references and examples of your work, including graphics, analytics and writing samples to jobs@jec.senate.gov with the subject line “Digital Director.” The Joint Economic Committee is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.


 
224394 EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/SCHEDULER -

Democratic Senator seeks a detail-oriented, highly organized, and professional individual to serve as Executive Assistant/Scheduler. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, working directly with the Senator, Chief of Staff, and Long Range Scheduler to oversee a smooth and highly responsive   scheduling process, keep the Senator on time and manage day-of scheduling issues, serve as Senator’s gatekeeper and personal assistant, including overseeing correspondence, phone log, and working with staff to ensure briefing materials are prepared and arrive in a timely manner for meetings and events.  Ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills, excellent judgment, ability to work well with others, and a tactful, pleasant, and highly professional manner.  This position requires the ability to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should expect to exercise discretion and maintain the confidentiality of information.  Long hours are often necessary in this position.  Prior Hill experience required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to: senatejobs9805@gmail.com


 
224393 REPUBLICAN LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks experienced LA to handle tax, health care, budget and banking related issues. Interested applicants must have significant policy experience in the issues, be independent self-starters and work well in a team environment. Hill experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and two short Hill-related writing samples (one to three pages each) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224392 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director.  Substantial communications experience is required.  Capitol Hill or Administration experience is preferred.  The Communications Director will work closely with the Senator, Chief of Staff, legislative, and outreach staff.  This position develops and oversees all communications for the Senate office; manages a communications team; acts as a liaison with state and national media; participates in development of the legislative agenda; writes or edits all op-ed pieces, press releases, oversees social media and assists in planning State press events. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224391 LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL -

Senator Tom Udall seeks a Legislative Counsel to work on issues including: civil rights, immigration, criminal justice, judicial nominations, homeland security, civil liberties, election issues and campaign finance reform, and other issues and Congressional oversight activities as assigned. JD and at least 5 years of legal, legislative, and/or advocacy experience outside of law school are required. The ideal applicant will be self-motivated, have strong written and oral communication skills, and work well as part of a team in a fast moving work environment. Major duties include developing legislation and oversight letters, providing policy recommendations, representing the office in meetings with stakeholders, and synthesizing complex issues into concise materials for the Senator and other staff. Capitol Hill and New Mexico or Southwestern experience is preferred. This is not an entry level position. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@tomudall.senate.gov indicating the job title in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please. Due to the high volume of applicants, not all inquiries can be acknowledged.


 
224390 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Democratic Senator is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Correspondent whose portfolio would include tax, budget, banking, housing, trade, immigration, finance, and judiciary issues.  Primary responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, keeping abreast of legislative developments,  meeting with constituent groups, and providing assistance to the Legislative Assistant on these issues.  The ideal candidate has the ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, and is able to prioritize and perform duties in a fast-paced environment.  West Virginia ties, Capitol Hill experience, and knowledge in these policy areas are strongly preferred.  Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224389 SUMMER 2018 HELP COMMITTEE EDUCATION INTERN -

Ranking Member Senator Patty Murray's Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee staff is currently accepting applications for a summer intern with interest or experience in education policy, including: early childhood, K-12, higher education, workforce, and civil rights issues. The internship offers undergraduate, graduate, and law students a hands-on experience to learn about the committee and the legislative process as a whole. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting with hearing preparation. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to InternshipD@help.senate.gov


 
224388 COUNSEL -

The majority (Republican) staff of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations is accepting applications for an investigative counsel position.  Applicants should have 2-5 years of experience, preferably in a law firm or similar environment and demonstrate a strong interest in both congressional investigations and legislation. Applicants must be motivated, hard-working self-starters. They should have a proven record of strong written and oral communication skills. Please email a cover letter and resume to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com with the subject line Counsel Application


 
224387 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Senator Casey seeks a Legislative Correspondent to handle correspondence for issues including transportation & infrastructure, economic development, small business, and appropriations.  This individual will be responsible for responding to constituent correspondence in their assigned issue areas and providing direct policy support as needed to the Legislative Assistant. The ideal candidate must have superb oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to translate complex policy issues into easily understandable language. Successful applicants will be extremely organized and able to effectively manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Relevant experience and background in related pertinent policy areas and Pennsylvania ties a plus. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject “Legislative Correspondent” Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Absolutely no 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.


 
224386 PRESS ASSISTANT/DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

Senator Tom Udall seeks energetic and detail orientated Deputy Press Secretary to join active communications team. Responsibilities include building and maintaining press lists; drafting press releases, memos, media advisories, talking points and other materials; assisting press secretary with pitching news stories, staffing interviews, and cultivating relationships with New Mexico media; and compiling daily press clips and additional media monitoring. Candidate must be an exceptionally strong writer, personable, and able to work under tight deadlines. New Mexico or Southwestern ties strongly desired. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to resumes@tomudall.senate.gov indicating the job title in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please. Due to the high volume of applicants, not all inquiries can be acknowledged.

 


 
224385 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 and finance-related issues.  Candidate must be an outstanding writer, have a demonstrated capacity to generate new ideas, and have the ability to analyze legislation.  Relevant experience in public policy, economics, and/or tax policy is strongly preferred.  This is a very active issue portfolio and the ideal candidate will be a self-starter with strong research skills, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and the motivation to learn and analyze new material on a broad range of topics.  Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224382 CHIEF OF DATA SECURITY -

The United States Senate Sergeant at Arms seeks a Chief of Data Security to establish and execute a strategy and to ensure information assets and technologies are safeguarded to protect the privacy of the Senators and their staff. The Chief of Data Security will develop privacy policies and privacy statements and establish privacy requirements for business partners and service providers. The Chief of Data Security will collaborate with business stakeholders to control risk from potential procedural or technology changes that affect privacy. Ideal candidate will be detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral.  Bachelor’s Degree or higher in business administration, law, finance, accounting, computer science or a related discipline. 8-10 years of senior or executive management experience are highly desired.  One or more of the following certifications is highly desirable:  Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Privacy Management (CIPM), Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT). The preferred candidate must have the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance. Salary:134,096 - $169,459. To be considered for this position, all applicants MUST submit a cover letter, resume and SAA Employment Application to resumes@saa.senate.gov. All applicants MUST read the complete vacancy announcement which can be found at https://sen.gov/4QYL. 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 06/25/2018.


 
224381 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY FOR MULTIMEDIA -

Southwestern Democratic Senator seeks a Deputy Press Secretary for Multimedia with strong writing skills and social media experience to join an active communications team. The Deputy Press Secretary for Multimedia will be responsible for building long-term and short-term digital strategies, drafting original content, maintaining social media accounts, creating shareable infographic and video content, monitoring New Mexico news, rapid response, and overseeing the senator’s website. A familiarity with video production, graphic design, online content management, and HTML a plus. The ideal applicant will be a team player and creative thinker who is able to balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Two to five years of general communications experience is preferred, with digital communications experience required. New Mexico or Southwestern experience strongly desired. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to resumes@tomudall.senate.gov indicating the job title in the subject line by June 30, 2018. No phone calls or drop-ins please. Due to high volume of applicants, not all inquiries can be acknowledged.


 
224380 FALL 2018 COMMUNICATIONS INTERN -

Ranking Member Senator Patty Murray's Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee staff is currently seeking a Communications Intern with interest or experience in politics and journalism for the Fall of 2018 (Late August – December). The program offers a hands-on experience to learn about the committee and the legislative process as a whole. Interns will be part of a fast-paced Senate press office helping with social media, press releases, speechwriting, op-ed writing, media outreach, and other projects. Writing and research experience preferred. Please email questions about the program to InternshipD@help.senate.gov. The application can be found here.


 
224379 HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT -

The Secretary of the Senate is seeking a Human Resources Administrative Assistant. This is professional, administrative work supporting human resource (HR) programs and processes for the Office of the Secretary of the Senate. Work includes payroll and personnel records management; managing and maintaining the Human Resources Information System (PeopleSoft), administering the electronic document imaging system (Image Now), answering HR related questions; and assisting with the administration and coordination of all Secretary employment functions. 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. This vacancy announcement closes on June 27, 2018.


 
224378 LEGAL FELLOW -

Democratic U.S. Senator is seeking a current law student or recent law graduate for legal fellowship. The fellow will work on the legislative team that manages the judiciary and labor portfolios. The legal fellow will participate in a variety of projects, including conducting legal research, writing oversight letters, drafting legislation, and preparing memoranda and materials for hearings. Fellows interested in oversight, immigration, and domestic violence issues are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be self-motivated, hard-working, well-organized, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Applicants must either (1) be currently enrolled in an accredited JD program, or (2) have a JD from an accredited program. Demonstrated interest in public service is preferred. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224376 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey is seeking a Staff Assistant. Based out of the DC office, this individual will provide administrative support to the office and will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day tasks associated with the processing of outgoing constituent correspondence to the office. This position will also perform a wide variety of tasks including answering phones, greeting visitors, coordinating Capitol tours, tracking flag requests and other projects as assigned. A can-do attitude, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects, and strong oral and written communication abilities are required. Strong Pennsylvania ties preferred. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant: DC”.  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.


 
224375 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey is seeking a Staff Assistant.  Based out of the Philadelphia office, this individual will provide support to the office and will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day tasks associated with answering phones, greeting visitors, ordering office supplies, compiling regional press clips and assisting the office team with additional administrative items as assigned. A can-do, customer service oriented attitude, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects, and strong oral and written communication abilities are required. Strong Pennsylvania ties preferred. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant: PHILADELPHIA”.  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.


 
224374 POLICY COMMUNICATIONS WRITER -

The Office of Senator Joni Ernst seeks a policy communications writer to communicate complex policy issues across a number of platforms. This position will be responsible for a significant amount of writing, including speeches, opening statements, talking points, press releases, memos, website content, and other communications materials. Though this position will not engage directly with press, he or she will work closely with the communications director to develop a number of policy issues through written materials and the press. Other responsibilities include working with the policy team on hearings and other events as well as with communications staff on social media and other digital communication materials. Applicants should be very strong writers with the ability to produce content on tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidates should also be able to explain complicated policy issues and proactively come up with ideas for telling stories about the Senator and the issues in interesting and creative ways. Applicants must be detail-oriented and highly motivated workers who are willing and able to make and take suggestions, take ownership of projects and see them through to completion, and contribute to the projects of others on the team. This position is a part of a proactive communications team, so a strong team player who enjoys working with others and collaborating is a must. Previous communications or other relevant experience required, including at least 5 years of senior level communications writing experience. The Office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Resumes_Ernst@ernst.senate.gov.


 
224373 POLICY ANALYST -

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission is seeking a Policy Analyst on the Economics and Trade Team. The individual will be part of a group of analysts responsible for monitoring developments in economics and trade pertaining to China, Taiwan, and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as writing research papers and portions of the Commission’s Annual Report to Congress.  Further responsibilities, qualification requirements, and information on how to apply can be found here. All application materials are due July 6, 2018 at 5:00 pm


 
224372 SPECIAL ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a detail-oriented, highly organized, and professional individual to provide administrative support to the Chief of Staff and assist the senator’s Scheduler/Executive Assistant in a fast-paced office. Primary responsibilities include managing communications, travel, and telephone calls for the Chief of Staff; compiling the senator’s nightly briefing book; drafting and tracking written correspondence; processing incoming scheduling requests; and driving the senator. Applicants must be able to work well in a team environment; exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; and be proficient working on a computer and with other technological devices. This position requires an individual who can be diplomatic, remain professional at all times, learn and instruct others in standard office protocol, exercise sound judgment, prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines. Individuals must have impeccable driving skills and a familiarity with Washington. Previous congressional experience, an interest in pursuing scheduling or other administrative positions, and Western ties strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line by June 29, 2018.

 


 
224371 BUDGET ANALYST -

U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms (SAA) Financial Management/Budget division seeks Budget Analyst. Duties include but are not limited to: Developing/maintaining all budget tracking templates and systems; validating/integrating spreadsheets and justification documents submitted by SAA departments; coordinating printing and binding of budget and tracking documents with the SAA Printing and Graphics Department; maintaining budget and tracking manual. Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance; and one to three years’ of professional budget/financial reporting experience Salary: $58,162 - $87,242. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and SAA Employment Application to resumes@saa.senate.gov. The complete vacancy announcement can be found at https://sen.gov/RRM6. To be considered for this position the SAA 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 06/22/2018.


 
224370 CABINETMAKER -

U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms (SAA) Capitol Facilities division seeks Cabinetmaker. Duties include but are not limited to: building cabinetry and furniture for Senate offices and the Senate Chamber; building new and maintaining/reparing existing cabinetry and furniture; reviewing sketches, plans and other drawings; creating layouts of work and measuring space for dimensions. Position requires a High School Diploma/GED and experience in cabinetry and furniture building; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary: $58,162 - $87,242. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and SAA Employment Application to resumes@saa.senate.gov. The complete vacancy announcement can be found at https://sen.gov/Q6WK. To be considered for this position the SAA 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 06/22/2018.

 


 
224369 WIRELESS NETWORK ENGINEER REPOST previous applicants need not reapply -

U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms (SAA) Technology Development Services/Network Engineering and Management/Wireless Network Infrastructure Division seeks Wireless Network Engineer. Duties include but are not limited to: securing, maintaining and monitoring the Senate’s 802.11wireless data network; planning, provisioning, troubleshooting, and implementation of the wireless data infrastructure on Capitol Hill and alternate locations; conducting site surveys, reviewing current wireless coverage maps and determining additional wireless requirements. Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, telecommunications, or electrical engineering; and five to eight years’ work experience in supporting data networks or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary: $78,051 - $117,072. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and SAA Employment Application to resumes@saa.senate.gov. The complete vacancy announcement can be found at https://sen.gov/OWRX. To be considered for this position the SAA 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 06/22/2018.

 


 
224367 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator is seeking to fill the position of Staff Assistant in the Washington, DC 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 and dependable with excellent organizational and communication skills.  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.  Michigan ties are strongly preferred.  Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to senatedemjobs@gmail.com


 
224364 EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/SCHEDULER -

Republican Senator seeks detail-oriented, highly organized, and professional individual to serve as Executive Assistant/Scheduler. This position requires the ability to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, working directly with the Senator, Chief of Staff, and Assistant Scheduler to create the Senator’s schedule, keep the Senator on time and on task, oversee personal correspondence, manage all aspects of the Senator’s travel, and work with staff to ensure Senator is prepared for meetings and events.  Ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and a temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner.   Candidates should expect to exercise discretion and maintain the confidentiality of information.  Long hours are often required in this position.  Hill experience and Mississippi ties preferred.  Start date is no later than August 6. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senatorwickerjobs@gmail.com


 
224363 DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Senate Democratic Media Center seeks a Digital Assistant to join a team tasked with helping all 49 members of the Democratic Caucus reach their constituents wherever they consume media. The Digital Assistant will work with strategists, editors, designers, and Democratic leadership to promote the Senate Democrats’ brand across traditional and social media platforms. Responsibilities include designing graphics, planning and coordinating the logistics for video shoots, working with communications teams from all 49 offices, and creating sharable content for a diverse caucus. Our ideal applicant will be steady, calm, creative, hardworking, detail-oriented, and familiar with the Adobe suite. Experience with video editing and digital media production a plus. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and work samples to: digitaldems.senate@gmail.com.


 
224362 FALL 2018 INTERN -

Southern Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individuals for Fall 2018 open internship positions.  Responsibilities include answering the telephones, logging constituent opinions, leading tours of the Capitol, assisting members of senior staff with administrative tasks, and ad hoc projects.  Qualified candidates should have excellent communications and interpersonal skills, should be team oriented, highly-organized, and resourceful.  Prior Hill experience not required. Alabama ties are a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and two references (contact information only) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224360 COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT -

Senator Chris Van Hollen seeks an assistant to support an active communications team that works to highlight the Senator’s works in Maryland and Washington. The ideal applicant will be a team player and creative thinker who is able to balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. In addition to strong writing skills, candidates must possess strong graphic design and video skills – experience working with Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro or similar software is necessary. Applicants should send resume, cover letter, and examples of previous digital work to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with the job referral number in the subject line.  Office is an equal opportunity employer.


 
224359 NATIONAL PRESS SECRETARY -

Progressive Northeast Senator seeks an experienced and energetic professional to join an active communications office. Duties include, but are not limited to: speaking on-the-record for the Senator, cultivating contacts within the national media, prepping the Senator for interviews, coordinating press conferences and media events, drafting press materials, and working with legislative staff to communicate the Senator’s policy priorities to local and national audiences. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience working in communications, including two to three years working on Capitol Hill, or in government or a campaign environment. Looking for someone with a history of connections to progressive/democratic organizations and causes. Entrepreneurial attitude and strong writing skills are essential. Please send resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to demnationalpresssecretary@gmail.com.


 
224358 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR AND DC OFFICE MANAGER -

The Office of U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth seeks a Systems Administrator and DC Office Manager. The position will be based in the Senator’s Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, updating and maintaining the office’s IT systems, ensuring that the network is running and e-mail is operating; developing and maintaining an information management system for the office; developing and maintaining methods to process, manage and store all electronic data for the office; researching and recommending computer hardware and software the office should purchase; providing training and support related to IT systems, portable electronic devices and IT security; assisting the Administrative Director in the development and management of the IT budget and managing the office’s TranSAAct system, including inventory, ID, parking, telecom and other requests. Responsibilities also include administrative functions for the Washington, D.C. office, including managing the Office’s personnel database, Otis, and assisting with expense reports and processing. Candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communications skills and be extremely organized.  Candidate will also be highly motivated and able to multi-task. Experience working with both Windows and Mac operating systems is encouraged. The Office of U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224357 FALL 2018 CLERKSHIP - SENATE PSI -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), the chief investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, is seeking current law students for unpaid, full-time legal clerkships for the Fall of 2018. The law clerks will participate in a variety of projects, including conducting legal research, drafting letters and document requests, conducting document review, as well as preparing memoranda and materials for subcommittee hearings. The clerkship provides a unique opportunity to participate in congressional investigations regarding a broad range of issues. Applicants must be self-motivated, hard-working, well-organized and have strong written and oral communication skills. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF document containing a brief cover letter that includes your anticipated availability, a resume, a short writing sample, and a list of at least three references to PSI.Dem.Law.Clerks@gmail.com. All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on June 22, 2018. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


 
224356 UNPAID CLERKSHIP -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks current law students for an unpaid clerkship for the 2018 Fall Semester.  Applicants must be motivated and hard-working and have strong written and oral communication skills.  Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and handling various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff.  Full-time applicants strongly preferred; part-time applicants welcome.  Please email resumes to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com with the subject line Fall 2018 Clerkship Application.  Please state your preferred start date and the days and times you are available to work each week in the email.


 
224355 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Senator Gary Peters seeks Press Assistant to support day-to-day operations of active communications department. Responsibilities include compiling daily press clips and additional media monitoring; building and maintaining press lists; assist with drafting press releases, memos, media advisories, talking points and other materials; conducting research. Candidate must be an exceptionally strong writer, who is detail-oriented and able to work under tight deadlines. Michigan ties strongly preferred. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to senatedempressjob@gmail.com. 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. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.


 
224354 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Senator Gary Peters seeks a Digital Director to cultivate and grow the Senator’s digital presence. The Digital Director will report to the Communications Director and responsibilities include: developing long-term and short-term digital plans and strategies; creating, drafting and posting content on all platforms; creating graphics, video and other sharable content; managing and growing Senator’s e-newsletter program and overseeing the website. Ideal candidate is a politically savvy, detail-oriented and creative self-starter, who is familiar with social media trends and able to use data to evaluate and improve the digital program. This is not an entry-level position. Previous digital experience is required, and campaign or similar experience preferred. Michigan ties strongly preferred. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and digital sample to senatedempressjob@gmail.com. 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. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.


 
224349 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senator seeks a highly motivated and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for Newark, NJ office.  Applicants must possess a professional telephone manner, knowledge of current events and issues, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively with others in a fast-paced work environment.  Primary day-to-day responsibilities include: answering telephone calls, greeting visitors, performing general administrative duties, and managing mail processes. New Jersey ties strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224348 DIGITAL MANAGER -

Democratic New England Senator seeks a digital manager to maintain online communications portfolio.  The digital manager will work closely with the Senator and the communications team to create effective content across platforms to support and advance the legislative and communications goals of the office.  The digital manager will help guide long-term digital strategy, maintain social media accounts, develop and produce original videos and graphics, draft and disseminate constituent and stakeholder newsletters, administer the Senator’s website, and track and report on social media data analytics.  Strong communications and writing skills along with two to four years relevant experience are required, as well as a demonstrated awareness of trends and innovations in social media.  This is not an entry-level position.  Video and graphic design abilities, including proficiency in editing software, a plus.  Please submit a resume and cover letter to demsendigitalmanager@gmail.com.


 
224346 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Midwest Democratic Senator seeks a highly motivated, detail oriented and resourceful Legislative Correspondent to handle the healthcare, education, labor, pensions, and aging policy portfolio in a fun, fast-paced office. Primary duties include processing incoming mail and drafting outgoing constituent mail. Other duties include conducting research, providing assistance to senior legislative staff, drafting memos for the Senator, and meeting with stakeholders. Exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills are necessary. Previous Hill experience, proficiency in IQ, and a public policy background are preferred. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “HELP LC” in the subject line


 
224344 COLLECTIONS MANAGER -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Office of Senate Curator is seeking applicants for the Collections Manager vacancy.  This is professional, technical, and administrative work directing the collections management program of the Office of Senate Curator, on behalf of the Senate Commission on Art. Responsibilities include developing, managing, and implementing standards, policies and procedures for the care, conservation, and documentation necessary to preserve and protect the Senate’s permanent collections of art, historical furnishings and memorabilia. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the U.S. Senate Handbook, the Senate Ethics Manual, the Senate Commission on Art, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, Senate Procurement Regulations, Federal Appropriations Law, the Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act, and standards established by the American Alliance of Museums, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. Work is performed under the general direction of the Associate Curator. 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. This vacancy is open until filled


 
224342 COUNSEL -

Senior Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee is seeking a counsel to handle various criminal justice, border security, and immigration issues. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of Capitol Hill or other legislative experience. Law degree required. This is not an entry level position. Please send resume and cover letter to GOPJudiciaryCounsel@gmail.com.


 
224340 COUNSEL FOR EMPLOYMENT -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Chief Counsel for Employment Office is seeking applicants for the Counsel for Employment vacancy. This is professional work in the Office of the Senate Chief Counsel for Employment.  Serves as defense attorney in labor and employment law matters to offices of Senators, the Vice President, Committees, Senate Officers, and other Senate employing offices.  Work entails litigating cases as second chair in trial and appellate courts and at administrative hearings; advising clients of their legal obligations; doing legal research and writing; and giving employment law seminars to offices of Senators, Committees, and Officers. Work requires high-level thinking in the application of law to facts and requires the use of independent judgment. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the U.S. Senate Handbook, and the Senate Ethics Manual. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter.  This vacancy announcement is open until filled


 
224336 DEPUTY SCHEDULER/ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF -

Western Republican Senator seeks a Deputy Scheduler/Assistant to the Chief of Staff to join an energetic and talented team. Applicants must be detail oriented, highly organized, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Dependability, friendliness, and exceptional interpersonal skills are a must! Responsibilities include archiving, organizing meeting and event requests, working with the Director of Scheduling, and facilitating office or Senator-directed projects. Duties also include handling all communications for the Chief of Staff, booking his travel, and assisting with logistics. Please send resume to Deputysenatescheduler@gmail.com


 
224335 DIGITAL PRESS SECRETARY -

Progressive Democratic Senator seeks a Digital Press Secretary with strong writing skills and social media experience to join an aggressive communications team. The Digital Press Secretary will be responsible for building long-term and short-term digital strategies, drafting original content, maintaining social media accounts, creating sharable infographic and video content, and overseeing the office’s website. A familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro is a plus. This position will require the ability to move seamlessly between traditional and new media and will also include working with the Communications Director and Press Secretary to write releases, media advisories, op-eds, and to respond to press inquiries. The ideal applicant will be a team player and creative thinker who is able to balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Two to five years of general communications experience is preferred, with some digital communications experience required.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.  Office is an equal opportunity employer. 


 
224330 ENERGY AND CLIMATE ADVISOR -

Senator Brian Schatz seeks a policy advisor to lead his energy and environmental policy team.  This is an area of highest priority for the senator and requires knowledge of domestic and international climate policy, environmental and energy regulatory policy, energy and infrastructure financing and economics, and state-level energy work.  Applicants should have significant experience developing and implementing innovative strategies to address climate change through public policy development, oversight of private and public sector actions, and coordination with stakeholder and advocacy organizations.  Qualified applicants will have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; exercise sound political judgment; operate well under pressure; and work well as part of a team.  Successful applicants will also be skilled with environmental policy messaging and coalition building.  A graduate degree and Hill or related advocacy/policy experience are strongly preferred.  To apply, please submit an application via http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs


 
224314 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senator Mazie K. Hirono seeks an experienced, energetic, and detail oriented professional to join an aggressive communications office. Duties include, but are not limited to: drafting press materials, cultivating contacts with the national media, coordinating press conferences and media events, assisting with speechwriting, working with legislative staff to communicate the Senator’s policy priorities to local and national audiences, and staffing the Senator at speaking engagements. Ideal candidate will have several years of experience working on Capitol Hill or in a campaign environment. Entrepreneurial attitude and strong writing skills are essential. Please send resume, cover letter, and three writing samples – including one that tells a story – to hironopressjobs@gmail.com. One writing sample should demonstrate how you can tell a story.


 
224313 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Senator Mazie K. Hirono seeks a Digital Director to run an aggressive online outreach strategy. A part of the communications team, the digital director will work collaboratively to develop social media and online content that highlights the Senator’s work in Hawaii and Washington, and that amplifies traditional communications efforts to reach a broader audience. Responsibilities include developing long-term and short-term digital strategies, drafting original content and regularly posting to social media accounts, creating sharable infographic and video content, maintaining the office’s website, and producing the Senator’s online newsletters. Applicants should have photo/video shooting experience, and be familiar with Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro. Ideal applicant is entrepreneurial, comfortable working on tight deadlines, detail oriented, and a strong writer. Previous digital communications experience, on Capitol Hill, a campaign, or at a communications firm, is required. Applicants should send resume, cover letter, and examples of previous work to hironopressjobs@gmail.com.


 
224312 CHIEF ECONOMIST -

The Senate Budget Committee Republican staff seeks Chief Economist.  The position will be responsible for analyzing the economic data underlying the President’s budget request and the projections of the Congressional Budget Office, as well as revenue legislation considered by the Senate.  The portfolio includes a focus on the economic assumptions and revenue outlook for the congressional budget resolution.  Candidates should be highly motivated, able to juggle many priorities, and possess strong writing, research, and oral communications skills.  Graduate degree in economics is required.  Prior hill experience preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224309 COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic member of the Judiciary Committee seeks a Counsel to work on judicial nominations, civil rights, and other issues as assigned.  JD required.  Ideal candidate would be at least 8 years out of law school, with a mixture of Hill, law firm, and/or nonprofit experience.  Strong analytic ability, including the ability to effectively communicate analysis in both oral and written format, is essential.  Must be a team player and able to work under time pressure in a fast-paced environment, while still maintaining a positive attitude.  This is not an entry-level position—please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume to us.senate.employment@gmail.com and include “Counsel position” in the subject line.


 
224273 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP -

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.*


 
224271 COUNSEL (OVERSIGHT & INVESTIGATIONS) -

Senior Senator is looking for a proactive, experienced investigations counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff.  Responsibilities to include planning and conducting congressional investigations, working with whistleblowers, and advising in policy matters related to investigations and oversight of the executive branch. Candidates must possess no less than eight 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 and include “oversight and investigations counsel” in the subject line.


 
224246 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Democratic Senator on the Armed Services Committee seeks a highly motivated, detail oriented, and resourceful Legislative Correspondent to handle the defense, foreign policy, veterans, and intelligence portfolio in a fun, fast-paced office. Duties include processing incoming mail, drafting outgoing constituent mail, conducting research, providing assistance to senior legislative staff and other duties as assigned. Exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills are necessary. Previous Hill experience, military service, proficiency in VOICE, and Hawaii ties are strongly preferred. 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. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and two brief writing samples to hironojobs2018@gmail.com and reference the job title in your subject line. No calls or walk-ins.


 
224240 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior Democratic Senator who serves as Ranking Member on a full committee seeks a creative and detail-oriented Press Secretary with strong writing skills to join a fast-paced communications team. The Press Secretary will be responsible for assisting with media strategy development and implementation, including: writing press releases, media advisories, talking points, quotes, and opinion pieces as well as policy materials for hearings and the Senate floor. He or she will also develop relationships with national, trade, and local media, manage coverage of legislative action and events, and create digital content. The ideal applicant will have at least 2-5 years of experience working on a communications team, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to DemPressSec@gmail.com


 
224228 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Co-Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control seeks a Legislative Assistant to work on international and domestic narcotics issues. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and organized multi-tasker capable of working both independently and as part of a team, with strong writing skills and attention to detail. Responsibilities include, among other things, developing legislative proposals and drafting reports, statements, memoranda and position papers on domestic and international narcotics issues. At least 2-3 years of Hill experience strongly preferred; this is not an entry level position. Please send resume, cover letter and a relevant writing sample in a single PDF to drugcaucusjob@gmail.com.


 
224204 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant with strong writing, research, and oral communications skills to advise the Senator on issues related to financial services, budget, taxes, business, and trade. Responsibilities include overseeing the Senator’s priorities in the appropriations process, staffing the Senator in meetings and hearings, providing policy and vote recommendations, and drafting talking points and memos. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, possess a strong attention to detail, work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and have the ability to effectively function both independently and as a member of a team. Capitol Hill experience is preferred. This is not an entry level position. Please send a resume and a cover letter to senategopla@gmail.com. 


 
224184 LITIGATION PARALEGAL -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Chief Counsel for Employment is seeking applicants for the Litigation Paralegal vacancy. This is administrative support work providing substantive legal assistance to the Chief Counsel for Employment litigation attorneys. Work includes drafting and preparing legal reports, pleadings, correspondence, and memoranda.  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.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter.  This vacancy announcement is open until filled


 
224181 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Progressive Democratic Senator seeks a Digital Director to cultivate and build the Senator’s digital presence across platforms.  The right candidate will be familiar with trends and innovations in social media, have a track record of driving creative content and growing audiences, and be able to shape a data-driven strategy that continues building the Senator’s profile as a leading progressive policymaker. The Digital Director will be part of a the communications team, specific responsibilities include developing an overall digital strategy, drafting content and posting to social media accounts, creating shareable infographics and video content, maintaining the Senator’s website and working with the web vendors to develop new features, drafting and overseeing proactive email communications to constituents, and using analytics to evaluate and evolve the office’s digital efforts. The Digital Director must have a proven track record of growing a digital presence for a campaign, candidate or organization. The ideal candidate will have three to five years of experience, keen political savvy and relationships with progressive groups in the online space. This office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service.  We invite members of all diverse communities. Please send a cover letter and resume to northwestpressjobs@gmail.com