Revised: June 24, 2019 at 12:05 PM

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225147 DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST -

 The Democratic staff of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee seeks a Digital Media Specialist to work as part of the committee’s communications team. Responsibilities include: following an established style guide to create engaging, up-to-the minute content; helping to create an innovative social media strategy and then executing it; writing social media content; reaching out to social media staff across the Hill and at other organizations to drive engagement and relevance; and substantially increasing the quantity, engagement and quality of followers on the @JECDems account. In addition, the position will be responsible for producing the committee’s recently launched podcast, including outreach, researching topics, writing scripts, and offering direction for recording/editing. A qualified candidate has a bachelor’s degree; a minimum of two years working as a social media professional; proven ability to write social media content; excellent attention to detail and accuracy; and strong research skills. Hill experience preferred but not required. Basic graphics or video experience (Adobe suite) a plus. Some interest in economics is also good. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and a selection of tweets and Facebook posts (in a Word or PDF document) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job title and referral number in the subject line. All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST on Friday, June 21st.


 
225146 FALL 2019 INTERNSHIPS -

The Washington, DC office of Senator Ed Markey is seeking qualified part-time or full-time interns for the Fall 2019 term. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and should be responsible self-starters who possess strong writing, research, and interpersonal skills. Backgrounds in political science, international relations, environmental studies, and communications are all desirable but not required. Massachusetts ties are strongly preferred. Interns will assist with legislative and administrative work by serving Massachusetts constituents, researching legislative initiatives and drafting replies to constituent inquiries. They will regularly be attending committee hearings and briefings, as well as assisting with a variety of legislative or press projects. Interns are assigned to work with senior legislative assistants based on issue interests or expertise.  Paid internships are awarded to low income students or to those who may not otherwise be able to afford to live or work in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the internship program, and how to apply, please visit: https://www.markey.senate.gov/services/internships


 
225145 FALL 2019 INTERNSHIPS (BOSTON, MA) -

The Boston office of Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) is currently hiring interns for the fall 2019 semester. Intern responsibilities include: managing intake of constituent correspondence and casework; answering phone calls and assisting office visitors; completing short- and long-term research projects; and assisting staff with various administrative tasks and special projects. Applicants should be self-motivated, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a strong writing ability, and an interest in public service. Ties to Massachusetts are strongly preferred. Information about the internship program, including the application details, can be found here: https://www.markey.senate.gov/services/internships


 
225144 SENIOR SCHEDULER -

Senator Kyrsten Sinema seeks a professional to serve as Senior Scheduler. Applicants must be highly organized, detail oriented, skilled in problem solving, adaptable to a rapidly changing schedule, be able to prioritize and follow through on multiple tasks in a high pressure/fast paced environment, and possess outstanding, clear interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and executing the Senator’s daily, weekly, and long-term schedule in both DC and in state; coordinating all travel for the Senator; acting as a liaison and doorkeeper for the Senator with the staff, the public and other Senators; managing weekly scheduling meetings for senior staff and the Senator; managing the scheduling team; and coordinating various other projects as necessary. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator; highly organized and meticulous; anticipate problems, offer solutions, and precisely communicate with others; handle difficult interactions with tact and diplomacy; and work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, as needed. Previous Congressional work experience and scheduling or executive level experience is required. Our office is an equal opportunity employer. Please email cover letter and resume to sinemaresumes@gmail.com. Priority will be given to those applications that are received by Friday, June 28th


 
225143 DEPUTY SCHEDULER/ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF -

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a detail oriented professional to serve as Deputy Scheduler and Assistant to the Chief of Staff in our Washington, DC office. Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and be able to prioritize and follow through on multiple tasks in a high pressure/fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate is dependable, able to think on their feet and be a problem solver, and takes initiative with minimal supervision. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Director of Scheduling with managing meeting requests, invitations, correspondence, call list and schedules for the Senator; managing meeting requests, invitations, correspondence and schedule for the Chief of Staff; maintaining all scheduling files for the Senator; assisting the Senator and Chief of Staff with special projects for the office; and performing some advance functions, as necessary. Candidates must be organized, creative, able to exercise sound judgment and discretion and professional at all times. Previous Congressional work experience, scheduling or executive assistant experience is strongly preferred. Our office is an equal opportunity employer. Apply here. No calls, please.


 
225142 PRESS SECRETARY -

Western Democratic Senator seeks an energetic Press Secretary with excellent writing and pitch skills for fast-paced office. Responsibilities include: supporting the Communications Director and Deputy Chief of Staff in planning and executing an aggressive communications strategy, coordinating with committee communication teams, organizing press events, staffing the Senator in state and in DC, working with the digital team, and writing press releases, talking points, and op-eds. A successful candidate is able to work quickly and communicate complex policy in an easy-to-understand manner, is naturally collaborative with a sense of humor, can come up with creative ideas to push a story forward, and has a solid grasp of the legislative process. Must have at least one year of on-the-record experience and two years of media relations work with strong media contacts. Pacific Northwest ties are a plus, but not required. This job will sometimes require irregular hours. Position is based in Washington, DC. Deadline to apply is June 27. Please send a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225141 FACILITIES SERVICES SUPERVISOR NIGHT - (#5225) -

U.S. Senate SAA, Capitol Facilities division seeks Facilities Services Supervisor (#5225). This is responsible supervisory work overseeing the cleaning and labor services in the Senate wing of the U.S. Capitol building. To apply, applicants must visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225140 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Progressive Midwest Democratic Senator is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to work on health care and related issues. The Senator is very active on health care and serves on both the HELP committee and the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations Subcommittee. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates will have experience working on health care policy as well as strong writing, communication and research skills. Responsibilities include writing letters to constituents, meeting with constituents and supporting the health care Legislative Assistant. Prior health care policy experience is required. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter, resume and references by Friday, June 28, 2019 to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. 


 
225139 PAID INTERNSHIPS -

Senator Dan Sullivan is looking for exceptional Alaskan college students and recent college graduates to join his team in Washington, D.C. Our internship is an excellent way to explore possible career options while gaining valuable life experience that can further your future professional pursuits. Students can expect to work 40 hours a week as a paid temporary employee. Duties will include legislative research, writing constituent correspondence, attending committee hearings and more. This program is eligible for university credit. Amounts may vary, please inquire with your academic advisor. Ideal candidates will be assertive and have excellent communication, research and writing skills. They should also have in depth knowledge of Alaska, the ability to multitask and meet deadlines. To apply, please fill out and  submit your application here: https://www.sullivan.senate.gov/services/internships 


 
225138 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The job responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing front office operations, professionally corresponding with a heavy flow of incoming constituent calls and visits, tour and flag requests, managing interns, and basic office administration functions. The ideal candidate would have close ties to the mid-Atlantic region, prior Hill intern experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225137 FALL PAID INTERNS -

Senator Martha McSally is currently accepting applications for the fall term for paid interns. Open to current college students and recent graduates. We are willing to work with academic institutions to meet requirements for credit. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules with preference for full time availability, but hours generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session. Interns will assist staff with tasks including processing mail and letters, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending committee hearings, and helping with legislative and media efforts.  As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. Arizona ties are a plus. Please apply before July 12th by COB. Information about the internship program, along with the application, can be found online at: https://www.mcsally.senate.gov/services/internships 


 
225136 FALL INTERNS -

Senator Jon Tester’s office seeks interns for his Washington D.C. office for Fall 2019. 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 internship is a great introduction to Capitol Hill. Montana ties are preferred, but not required. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply, please fill out the application found at tester.senate.gov, and email a cover letter, resume, 2-3 references and a brief writing sample to Tester_Interns@tester.senate.gov.


 
225135 FALL PRESS INTERN -

Senator Jon Tester’s office is looking for a full time press intern who can assist a fast-paced communications team with day-to-day operations for the Fall of 2019. Qualified applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and must be able to work from 9 am – 6 pm out of the D.C. office. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, an interest in media and politics and be available to start in September 2019. Please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, 2-3 references, and a completed application found at https://www.tester.senate.gov/?p=internships to Tester_Interns@tester.senate.gov. Be sure to include DC Press Intern in the subject line.


 
225134 STAFF ASSISTANT/LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

U.S. Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii is currently hiring for a staff assistant/legislative correspondent in his Washington, DC, office. This staff position will work on a range of policy issues related to the senator’s work on the Senate Commerce Committee; Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee; Committee on Indian Affairs; and Senate Appropriations Committee, such as housing, transportation, aviation, and Native Hawaiian issues. Responsibilities will include drafting and responding to constituent correspondent and supporting senior legislative staff by conducting policy research, drafting memos and legislation, and meeting with constituents. Qualified applicants will have exceptional writing, analytical, and organizational skills; work well as part of a team; and know Hawaii as a current or former resident. For more details and to apply, please visit http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs.


 
225133 INTERN -

A southern Republican office is seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for the FALL of 2019. Interns will assist staff members with administrative, legislative and communications work. Typical intern duties include answering constituent calls, opening and sorting constituent mail, giving tours, etc. along with working with the Senator and his staff on research and legislation. Internships are open to undergraduate students and recent college graduates. Preference is given to applicants with southern ties. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225132 STAFF ASSISTANT -

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


 
225131 FALL SEMESTER LAW CLERK - SENATOR BLUMENTHAL -

Senator Blumenthal is hiring a team of full-time Law Clerks for the fall 2019 semester. Senator Blumenthal’s Law Clerk Program allows individuals to become part of the legislative team that manages the Judiciary Committee portfolio for Senator Blumenthal. Law Clerks will be responsible for advising senior staff and Senator Blumenthal on legislative decisions, as well as drafting legislation, performing legal research and writing, and composing a variety of written materials. Law Clerks may also have the opportunity to collaborate with staff members in other policy areas as well, depending on the needs of the office and the interests of the student. Law Clerks must be able to write quickly and clearly, be flexible in adjusting to changing circumstances and legislative priorities, and be self-starters capable of taking responsibility for complicated, ongoing projects. 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. To apply for the program, please submit a cover letter, resume, one 3-5 page writing sample, and current transcript in PDF format to jobs@blumenthal.senate.gov with the subject line Judiciary Law Clerk. This is an unpaid position. Applications for the fall, spring, and summer sessions are processed on a rolling basis. Applications for the fall will be considered on a rolling basis until July 15th


 
225130 DEFENSE STAFF ASSISTANT/LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

U.S. Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii is currently hiring for an entry-level defense policy position in his Washington, DC, office. This staff position will work as part of the team that advises the senator on topics related to defense, foreign policy, veterans affairs, and other issues as assigned. The policy staff will assist with the senator’s work on the Senate Appropriations Committee (including the senator’s role as ranking members of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies subcommittee), as well as developing and promoting the senator’s policy priorities. This position requires a demonstrated interest in defense, foreign policy, and/or veterans affairs. 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. For more details and to apply, please visit http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs.


 
225129 EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/DEPUTY SCHEDULER -

U.S. Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii is currently hiring a detail oriented individual to serve as Executive Assistant and Deputy Scheduler in our Washington, DC office. Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and be able to prioritize and follow through on multiple tasks in a high pressure/fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: working closely with and supporting the Deputy Chief of Staff and Scheduler; coordinating all travel for the Senator and filing travel reports; assisting with incoming meeting requests and invitations; managing the Senator’s daily schedule in DC; greeting the Senator’s meeting attendees; managing Senator’s personal and VIP correspondence, and other projects as required. The ideal candidate will be: an excellent communicator; organized with excellent attention to detail; able to exercise sound judgment and discretion; excellent with time-management; able to anticipate problems, seek solutions, and effectively communicate with others; able to work flexible hours, and professional at all times. Previous congressional work experience and scheduling and/or executive assistant experience is strongly preferred. To apply, please visit http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs.


 
225128 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Senator Merkley’s Washington DC office seeks a Legislative Correspondent to draft quality constituent letters within a deadline-driven system. Other responsibilities include policy research, legislative work, and scheduling support for a Legislative Assistant. This position requires excellent communications and analytical skills. This portfolio handles housing, immigration, labor, criminal justice, and retirement savings policy.  Qualified candidates should be motivated self-starters, highly organized, demonstrated strong writers, able to multitask, and eager to join a mission-oriented team that thrives in a fast-paced environment. Relevant experience and Northwest ties preferred, but not required. Our 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 to apply as we endeavor to best serve constituents from every background. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to DC_Positions@merkley.senate.gov. DEADLINE: Wednesday, June 26th


 
225127 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

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


 
225126 REGIONAL DIRECTOR -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Director for his Pittsburgh office to oversee regional outreach in southwest Pennsylvania under the direction of the Outreach Director and State Director.  This individual will manage the smooth operation of the Pittsburgh office and the work of its staff; act as the Senator's liaison to government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders; monitor local developments, opinions and concerns in the region; represent the Senator at community events; as well as other duties assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, past management experience, and the ability to manage multiple projects at a time.  Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach, media relations, solid ties to Pittsburgh and/or southwestern Pennsylvania, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “SWPA 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. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.


 
225125 SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR COMMUNITY OUTREACH (New York, NY) -

U.S. Senator Gillibrand seeks a Special Assistant for Community Outreach in New York City. Applicants must be self-motivated team players who are able to exercise discretion and multi-task effectively, must have a strong knowledge of local issues impacting the five boroughs of New York City and experience working with religious leaders and diverse community organizations. Responsibilities include representing the Senator at civic and community meetings, tracking and providing policy analysis on key issues; building and organizing intergovernmental partnerships; executing government program workshops and staffing the Senator as needed. Position requires some work on nights and weekends.  Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, an undergraduate degree and media relations experience is preferred. Previous experience working in a local government office and current residency in New York City is also preferred. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer. APPLY HERE. No calls, please.


 
225123 CONSTITUENT LIAISON, IMMIGRATION & FOREIGN AFFAIRS (New York, NY) -

Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks a personable, dependable and professional Constituent Liaison to address and resolve inquiries from constituents regarding their immigration and foreign affairs casework. Constituent Liaison will assist constituents with matters under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State. Responsibilities will include working with Congressional Liaisons at federal agencies to resolve constituent cases and handle a high volume of cases from across New York State. The liaison will also be responsible for maintaining up-to-date case file records and will contribute to the training and management of interns. Preferred candidate has a minimum of one year of immigration experience. Applicants must be self-motivated team players; able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; detail-oriented and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Foreign language skills and current residency in New York preferred. Senator Gillibrand's office is an equal opportunity employer. No calls, please. Apply here.


 
225121 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER, COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented and energetic individual for open Professional Staff Member position on the energy team on matters such as advanced manufacturing, manufacturing efficiency, infrastructure, vehicle technologies and workforce development, as well as others. The candidate will also be expected to handle matters related to appropriations requests and priorities. A qualified candidate has a bachelor’s degree.  Hill experience or relevant policy experience required. West Virginia ties a plus. The candidate should have excellent analytical and writing skills; an ability to process and simplify complex issues, meticulous attention to detail and an ability to handle multiple projects and short deadlines simultaneously. The candidate should be able to work collaboratively while leading on issues key to the Ranking Member and Committee Member priorities. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume and one writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job title and referral number in the subject line by June 26, 2019.


 
225120 DIGITAL MEDIA COORDINATOR -

Democratic Senator seeks a detail-oriented self-starter to serve as a Digital Media Coordinator that will lead a robust social media strategy. Primary duties include planning and executing a social media editorial calendar, producing video content and graphics, taking and editing photos, monitoring social media platforms for trends and opportunities, managing the office’s e-newsletter platform, coordinating digital messaging with internal and external stakeholders, and providing regular analysis of back-end analytic data. A successful candidate is proactive, thinks outside the box, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Previous Capitol Hill or campaign digital experience is strongly preferred. Candidates with Alabama ties and diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and two digital work samples to senpressjobs@gmail.com. No phone inquiries or drop-ins, please.


 
225119 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Republican Majority Staff is seeking an entry level staff assistant position for a Committee. The ideal candidate must be dependable, professional, punctual, and able to work under pressure. Candidate should have the ability to work with minimum supervision; handle multiple tasks; be detail-oriented and highly organized; fast and accurate typing skills. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones and routing calls, managing the reception desk, providing support to the Committee’s professional staff on both sides, and various other administrative duties as assigned. This is a position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Committee and Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation. The candidate must possess exceptional customer service and communication skills, a pleasant attitude and the sound judgment necessary to handle matters that may arise before the Committee. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225118 SYSTEMS ENGINEER (#713) -

U.S. Senate SAA, Chief Information Officer, Technology Development Services, Enterprise Infrastructure, Enterprise Platform Support division seeks Systems Engineer (#713). This is technical and professional work implementing, maintaining and supporting information technology and telecommunications services and systems. To apply, applicants must visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225117 PRINTING AND REPROGRAPHICS SPECIALIST (#727) -

U.S. Senate SAA, Printing, Graphics and Direct Mail, Mailing division seeks Printing and Reprographics Specialist (#727). This is responsible printing and reprographics work in the printing production areas of the SAA’s reprographics facilities, including plate-making, press room, electronic printing and photocopying, book assembly and bindery, floor chart work, and mailing operations. To apply, applicants must visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225116 LEAD GRAPHICS SPECIALIST (#78) -

U.S. Senate SAA, Printing, Graphics and Direct Mai, Layout and Design division seeks Lead Graphics Specialist (#78). The This is responsible support work leading a team of employees responsible for developing the overall layout and production design of publications, newsletters, brochures, charts, signage, displays, booklets, handouts, and other specialty items for use by Senators, Senate committees and offices. To apply, applicants must visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225115 GRAPHICS SPECIALIST (#658) -

 U.S. Senate SAA, Printing, Graphics and Direct Mail, Layout and Design division seeks Graphics Specialist (#658). This is responsible support work using equipment and software applications to develop the overall layout and production design of publications, newsletters, brochures, charts, signage, displays, booklets, handouts, and other specialty items for use by Senators, Senate committees and offices. To apply, applicants must visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225114 SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE INTERNSHIP -

The Democratic Staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee seeks applicants for a fall 2019 internship. Interns will work with staff teams to provide research, track hearings and legislation, draft memos, and take notes at high-level meetings. Successful applicants will have excellent research and writing skills, as well as academic or professional experience in international relations or a similar field. Both graduate and undergraduate students may apply. Applicants with full-time availability are strongly encouraged to apply, although part-time interns will also be considered. Hill experience and NJ ties are both a plus. This internship is unpaid, although a limited number of stipends are available to highly-qualified candidates who could not otherwise afford to participate in an unpaid internship in Washington D.C. Please send a completed application, a resume, and a cover letter, all in PDF format, to democratic_internship@foreign.senate.gov by June 28th, 2019


 
225113 REPUBLICAN SENATOR SEEKS PRESS SECRETARY -

with 3-4 years of experience in communications and press, preferably on Capitol Hill. Primary responsibilities include drafting press releases, statements, and talking points. The press secretary will be the person responsible for responding to media inquiries from the state and setting up local press interviews and appearances. The person in this position will work closely with the press assistant overseeing social media, newsletters, and digital content. Excellent writing skills required. Experience with Adobe Suites (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Lightroom, Premiere Pro) is a plus. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing samples to senatepresssec19@gmail.com.


 
225112 REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Representative for his Philadelphia office to conduct regional outreach to the Commonwealth’s largest city and surrounding counties under the direction of the SEPA Regional 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, provide administrative support as necessary to the office 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, community outreach and/or issue advocacy, solid ties to Philadelphia and/or the collar counties, and a strong knowledge of state government, local issues, geography and demographics. This is not an entry-level position Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Regional Rep”.  Absolutely 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.  Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.


 
225110 IMMIGRATION COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic member of the Judiciary Committee seeks a Counsel to handle immigration and other issues as assigned. Significant Immigration Experience required and JD required. 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. Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to: planning legislative strategy, coalition building, preparing for hearings, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points. This is not an entry-level position-- please no recent graduates. Significant Hill/political experience preferred. Please e-mail resume to vacancies@email.senate.gov and include “Immigration Counsel Position” in the subject line.


 
225109 LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR -

Senior Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks an experienced and dynamic Legislative Director to manage an active legislative team and join the senior staff team in a busy and proactive office. The Legislative Director will be the Senator’s principal legislative advisor on policy matters and Senate procedure.  Responsibilities include overseeing the development of legislative initiatives and policy positions and assisting with the implementation and advancement of the Senator’s legislative priorities. The ideal candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills; demonstrated management skills; strong written and oral communication skills; knowledge of Senate Rules; ability to create an effective legislative agenda; sound political judgment; and an ability to think quickly and strategically in a fast-paced environment. Prior Senate experience required. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to NESenateLDjob@gmail.com


 
225108 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to oversee agricultural, housing, and fisheries issues. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals, engagement with and oversight of federal agencies, drafting policy memoranda, interacting with constituents and portfolio meetings, and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor action. Applicants should have a knowledge of agricultural, housing, and fisheries issues, as well as deep familiarity with policymaking within Congress. They must also possess excellent written and oral communications skills, have a passion to learn, and an ability to work comfortably within fast-pace environments. This is not an entry-level position. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), or any other factor. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: SenatePersonalOffice@gmail.com. The application window for this position closes on Wednesday, June 26


 
225107 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR -

Senator Casey is seeking an Administrative Director to manage all administrative support and staff for the Washington, DC office and seven offices throughout Pennsylvania.  This person will: develop and administer an annual operating budget; process staff and vendor disbursements; administer payroll and benefits for staff; enforce office policies and procedures; recruit and hire to fill position vacancies; coordinate resources, training, and special events and programs and serve as the office’s liaison to Senate’s support agencies (SAA, AoC, Superintendent, USCP etc.) regarding all non-legislative business.  The ideal candidate is an experienced manager of people and process with superior time management skills and strong existing relationships in the Senate.  Pennsylvania ties always preferred but not required.  Candidates with a sense of humor and a can-do attitude are strongly encouraged to apply.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Admin Director.”  Please save requested documents in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  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.  Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.


 
225105 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks a Professional Staff Member to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities related to cybersecurity, intelligence and analysis, and critical infrastructure. Primary responsibilities include the entrepreneurial development and execution of legislative and oversight actions within the Committee’s jurisdiction; conducting research; drafting official correspondence; preparing the Senator for Committee hearings; meeting with stakeholders; and other associated responsibilities. This is not an entry level position. Candidates must be exceptionally strong writers, detail-oriented, be able to work under tight deadlines, and be able to handle multiple projects at once. Title and salary will be based on education and experience. The Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The Committee strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to job_application@hsgac.senate.gov  with “HSGAC PSM” in the subject line


 
225104 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

The Office of Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle healthcare, labor, pensions, and veterans’ affairs issues. The ideal candidate will have 4 or more years of professional experience, with specialized knowledge of the policy nuances and major debates surrounding the issues within the position’s portfolio. Other requirements include a can-do, team centric attitude, ability to interact with constituents, stellar writing and oral communications skills, and the hustle to perform at a high-level in a busy U.S. Senate office. Ties to Iowa, experience managing at least one employee, as well as knowledge of U.S. Senate procedure and processes, are highly desired. If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to Resumes_Ernst@ernst.senate.gov.


 
225102 DIGITAL MEDIA ASSOCIATE -

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a creative, proactive, detail-oriented Digital Media Associate to join an active DC-based communications team. Applicants should be social media savvy with strong writing skills and experience crafting and executing creative digital strategy. Responsibilities include drafting social media copy, creating photos/graphics/videos, maintaining/updating the website, and short and long term digital strategizing. The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of how to use all available digital tools to further the Senator's goals and have a good instinct on how to best amplify the Senator's work online. We’re looking for individuals who are hard workers and team players, with a sense of humor and ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly-changing environment, often under short deadlines. Culture is important to us: our team is positive, respectful, kind, and collaborative and we’re looking for someone who will fit in well. Diverse candidates with perspectives and experiences not often reflected in offices on Capitol Hill are highly encouraged to apply. 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 the following materials to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line: A resume 2-3 creative work samples (can be a writing sample, a video, a graphic, a tweet, or any other type of creative work).


 
225101 STATE SCHEDULER -

Michigan Senator seeks a State Scheduler who is a self starter with sound judgement.  Applicants must be highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to the ever-changing schedule, possess strong interpersonal skills, and able to work in a high pressure/ fast-paced environment. The State Scheduler will help prioritize, plan and execute the Senator’s schedule in the state, including vetting and responding to invitations, coordinating staff proposals for the Senator, compiling briefing materials, ensuring proper advance is done for the Senator’s events, communicating information and needs in regards to the Senator’s schedule to staff, and other administrative duties. Position will be in the Detroit, MI office. Applicant must have an American-made vehicle and be able to drive the Senator. 2-3 years prior Congressional or scheduling experience and Michigan 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. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com


 
225100 DEPUTY STATE SCHEDULER -

Michigan Senator seeks a detail oriented, self starter to serve as Deputy State Scheduler.  Applicants must be highly organized, adaptable to the ever-changing schedule, possess strong interpersonal skills, and able to work in a high pressure/ fast-paced environment. The primary responsibilities include organizing, vetting and responding to invitations, compiling briefing materials, managing the Senator’s correspondence, ensuring proper advance is done for the Senator’s events, communicating information and needs in regards to the Senator’s schedule to staff and other administrative duties. Position will be in the Detroit, MI office. Applicant must have an American-made vehicle and be able to drive the Senator. Prior Congressional or scheduling experience and Michigan 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. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com


 
225098 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR FOR SENATOR TED CRUZ -

Works with Senior Staff in determining communications priorities and messaging as it relates to Sen. Cruz’s legislative agenda. Oversees general operations of press office; ensures tasks completed among press staff, press materials approved and on-message; approves all releases, advisories, Briefing papers, speeches, op-eds, talking points, videos, graphics, and any materials that are sent to the Senator; places stories and works with reporters off record and on background as it relates to Sen. Cruz’s Senate work; ensures Senator Cruz and staff are kept appraised of breaking news and press developments that will impact office operations or policy approach. Please email resumes to Resumes_Cruz2@cruz.senate.gov


 
225097 DIGITAL MANAGER FOR SENATOR TED CRUZ -

In charge of animating, editing, and producing short videos and graphics to spread Senator Cruz's message on all social media platforms. Requires proficiency with filming, photography, and editing suites. Duties will also include IT work for the office. Please email resumes to Resumes_Cruz2@cruz.senate.gov.


 
225096 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

A senior Northeast Democratic Senator seeks a legislative assistant to handle transportation, infrastructure, broadband, telecom, labor, and tax issues. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising and staffing the Senator, analyzing legislative developments, recommending strategies on bills and amendments, and working closely with state and communication staff. A strong working knowledge of the appropriations process is desired.  Familiarity with federal infrastructure policy and programs is essential. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure. 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. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.   


 
225092 PRESS SECRETARY -

U.S. Senator Jon Tester seeks a Press Secretary to join a fast-paced communications team. Responsibilities include serving as an on-the-record spokesperson, drafting speeches, statements, memos, and other press materials including releases and advisories; executing short and long-term press plans; pitching stories, and preparing and staffing the Senator for media interviews. Duties also include maintaining strong relationships with local reporters, and conducting stakeholder outreach. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented self-starters who have on-record experience, expert writing skills, and the ability to execute a high-quality product and generate positive coverage under tight deadlines. This position reports to the Communications Director and is based in Washington, DC. Montana ties strongly preferred. Please email a cover letter and resume to testerpressjobs@gmail.com by Wednesday, June 5th to apply


 
225091 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Office of U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth seeks a full-time Staff Assistant. The position is based in the Senator’s Chicago, IL Office. The Staff Assistant will provide administrative support to the general operations of the Chicago office including, but not limited to, drafting constituent correspondence, assisting with front desk duties, preparing briefings and organizing scheduling requests. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and possess strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills and knowledge of IQ is a plus. The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225085 LEGISLATIVE AND PRESS INTERNSHIPS -

The office of Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) is currently seeking interns for his Washington, D.C., office for upcoming sessions. Duties include tracking legislation, researching bills, attending committee hearings and briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, handling constituent phone calls, sorting mail and providing legislative support. College credit is available. There are a limited number of scholarships available for those with demonstrated financial need. The ideal candidates are energetic, resourceful and able to effectively multitask in a fast- paced environment. Interested candidates should submit their application using the Office Application Manager at https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/6a50d9c9-59c0-45e4-8bb2-3b7ef1742316. Applications are reviewed and offers can be made on an ongoing basis. Information about the internship program, along with the application, can be found online at https://www.merkley.senate.gov/services/students/internships


 
225084 OVERSIGHT PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

Ranking Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is seeking a Professional Staff Member to conduct oversight of federal agencies in the Committee’s jurisdiction. The primary duties of this position will include conducting oversight of U.S. EPA, the General Services Administration, and other agencies within the Committee’s jurisdiction to look into agency decision making, wasteful or ineffective government spending, agency travel and ethics policy compliance by agency officials, evaluating and developing a recommended approach for processing nominees referred to the Committee, developing and advancing legislative strategies for addressing and remedying wasteful spending and other problems revealed through oversight, meeting with stakeholders, whistleblowers, and IGs of federal agencies, and preparing the Senator for subcommittee and full committee hearings within the staff’s portfolio. The ideal candidate should have a mix of legislative and oversight experience; experience investigating agency decisions and waste, fraud and abuse; strong writing and communication skills; and an interest in and ability to work on environmental and public works matters. This is not an entry level position. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov  indicating job referral number in the subject line. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.


 
225083 UNPAID CLERKSHIP -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks unpaid law clerks for the Fall of 2019. 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 various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff. Full-time applicants preferred and part-time applicants welcome. Accommodating of student schedules but prefer at least 15-20 hours per week. Please email resumes with the subject line Fall 2019 Clerkship Application to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com. Please state your preferred start date and the days and times you are available to work each week in the email


 
225075 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior Democratic Senator and Ranking Member of a Committee seeks Deputy Press Secretary for fast-paced communications office. Duties include compiling daily clips; managing press list; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases, advisories, speeches, talking points, and other written materials; helping to put together and pitch press events; pitching stories;  research support; and other projects. Digital media content creation and general digital media support will also be an important responsibility. Ideal applicant is detail-oriented, highly motivated, a strong and fast writer, very hard worker, and team player who is willing to pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Previous communications experience or other relevant experience required. Experience writing social media content is preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, color, age, religion, national origin, or disability. Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to westerndemcomms@gmail.com with the subject line "deputy press secretary."


 
225067 SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR COMMUNITY OUTREACH (New York, NY) -

U.S. Senator Gillibrand seeks a Special Assistant for Community Outreach in New York City. Applicants must be self-motivated team players who are able to exercise discretion and multi-task effectively, must have a strong knowledge of local issues impacting the five boroughs of New York City and experience working with religious leaders and diverse community organizations. Responsibilities include representing the Senator at civic and community meetings, tracking and providing policy analysis on key issues; building and organizing intergovernmental partnerships; executing government program workshops and staffing the Senator as needed. Position requires some work on nights and weekends.  Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, an undergraduate degree and media relations experience is preferred. Previous experience working in a local government office and current residency in New York City is also preferred. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer.  APPLY HERE. No calls, please.


 
225065 FALL 2019 INTERNSHIPS -

The office of Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD) is currently seeking interns for his Washington, D.C., office for the fall 2019 semester. Duties include tracking legislation, researching bills, attending committee hearings and briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, handling constituent phone calls, sorting mail and providing legislative support. College credit is available. The ideal candidates are energetic, resourceful and able to effectively multitask in a fast- paced environment. Interested candidates should submit their resumes to kari_weller@rounds.senate.gov. Information about the internship program, along with the application, can be found online at www.rounds.senate.gov/internships


 
225064 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on tax and trade portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with legislative assistant, state staff and a robust press operation.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  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.  Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov ATTN: Tax Leg Aide in the subject line.


 
225063 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on energy, environment and FEMA portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with legislative assistant, state staff and a robust press operation.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  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.  Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov ATTN: Environment Leg Aide in the subject line. 


 
225062 RESEARCH ASSISTANT -

Northeast Democratic Senator is seeking a Research Assistant to assist in core policy and communications functions. Responsibilities include: researching past Senate floor and public debates on a variety of issues for use by Senate staff and Senators, performing video research and analysis for social media accounts and fact checking.  Qualified candidates will be creative and highly organized with keen attention to detail, possess strong research, writing and analytical skills, be capable of simultaneously managing multiple projects in collaboration with various members of a high-impact team, and be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. This job requires creative thinking and understanding of current political debates. Previous experience in press is preferred. Familiarity with well-known research tools like LexisNexis, TVEyes and Snapstream strongly 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.  Qualified applicants should email a one-page resume, references and a writing sample to researchjobs@email.senate.gov.


 
225056 CORRESPONDENCE MANAGER -

Democratic Senator Kamala D. Harris seeks a qualified individual to serve as Correspondence Manager for a very active DC-based correspondence program. Primary duties will include overseeing the processing and sorting of all incoming paper mail, email, phone calls, and faxes across DC and state offices; working with legislative correspondents to ensure timely and accurate responses to legislative mail; reviewing all outgoing mail for grammar/spelling; reporting weekly incoming/outgoing mail; training all interns, staff assistants, and legislative correspondents on office mail protocol; serving as the primary point of contact for IQ inquiries and maintenance; and managing drafting and approval of congratulatory and condolence letters. The Correspondence Manager may also be asked to assist legislative correspondents in sorting and drafting legislative mail. Please note this is not a legislative role. Applicants must be able to think creatively about how to improve the correspondence program, work independently, and have strong writing and editing skills. Prior experience managing correspondence in a Congressional office strongly preferred. Experience using IQ and California ties a plus. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225049 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Midwestern Democrat is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle veterans, judiciary, FEMA, intellectual property, postal, and related issues. This individual will be responsible for staffing the Senator’s work on these issues, drafting bills and amendments, meeting with constituents, and preparing briefing materials for the Senator. 3-5 years of Congressional or relevant experience is required. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates must be able to write clearly and concisely, have excellent organizational skills, and be able to work in collaborative team environment. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225047 COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF -

Democratic Senator on the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee 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 must also 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. CLOSES May 17. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: HELPDemsJob@gmail.com. The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate Rules, regulations and applicable federal laws. The Office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other factors


 
225034 SUMMER LABOR LAW CLERK -

The Democratic staff of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee staff is currently accepting applications for labor law clerks. The clerkship is open to current law students or recent law school graduates who have interest or experience in issues facing workers, including workers’ rights, minimum wage and overtime, union rights and collective bargaining, inequality, occupational safety and health, international labor rights, family and medical leave, equal pay, and equal employment opportunity and civil rights. Law clerk 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. Previous experience in government is not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and one legal writing sample no longer than 3 pages to InternshipD@help.senate.gov


 
225033 SPEECHWRITER -

Democratic Senator Kamala D. Harris seeks a qualified individual to serve as a Speechwriter in a very active DC-based communications department. Primary duties will include drafting and revising speeches, talking points, opening statements, quotes, and video scripts, as well as conducting historical and policy research to support high-quality and original speechwriting. The Speechwriter may also assist in the drafting of op-eds and press statements as needed. The Speechwriter will be a part of the communications shop and must be a good team player who is able to work closely across multiple departments to deliver a final product. Candidates must be willing to work hard, write well, meet deadlines, mesh with the team, and have a good sense of humor. Some prior speechwriting experience required; Hill or campaign experience strongly preferred. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225019 REGIONAL COORDINATOR - BAY REGION, MICHIGAN -

Michigan Senator Gary Peters seeks a highly-motivated, organized Regional Coordinator for his Bay Regional Office located in Saginaw, Michigan.  Working with the Senator’s Bay Regional Director, the regional coordinator’s primary duties include handling office administrative tasks, including among other things, answering phones, opening mail, drafting and coordinating correspondence, and managing the office internship program. The regional coordinator also assists with representing the senator at meetings and public events, as assigned by the regional director. The position requires some travel to communities throughout the seven counties that comprise the Bay Region. This includes occasional meetings and events during evenings and weekends. The ideal candidate is personable, dependable, flexible, able to multitask and prioritize, and works well under pressure.  The candidate should have familiarity with the Bay Region and an interest in public policy. A background or experience with 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. Interested parties should email a cover letter, resume, references and writing sample to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com, with “Bay MI RC Position” in the subject line


 
224993 POLICY ANALYST -

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks Policy Analyst to work on tax and economic issues. In coordination with the Senator’s Tax Counsel, this position involves coordinating Democratic caucus activities and messaging related to tax issues. It also includes preparing the Senator for hearings, drafting legislation and constituent correspondence, providing vote recommendations and representing the Senator in meetings with constituents and outside stakeholders. Candidates should have a strong understanding of tax policy and the ability to communicate complex tax issues to a general audience. Previous experience working for a member of Congress is must. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224990 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Midwest Republican Senator on defense and veterans committees seeks a Legislative Aide to work alongside MLA, military fellow, and other relevant members of the Senator’s team on national security issues. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, participating in constituent and stakeholder meetings, conducting policy research, drafting memos, talking points, legislation and accompanying report language. The ideal candidate will be team-oriented, possess excellent communication, research, and writing skills, as well as the ability to multitask and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.  Individual must be detail oriented, be knowledgeable of legislative and policy-related issues impacting the national security portfolio, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process. 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. Required application materials include: (1) a cover letter detailing your interest in public service and this Legislative Aide position, along with a brief explanation of the qualities that make you a good candidate; (2) a resume outlining your relevant experience; and (3) a writing sample – no longer than one page – about a defense or veterans-related topic to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. 


 
224976 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent to cover a variety of domestic policy issues. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and strong organization skills. The LC must be able to meet tight deadlines while managing multiple projects at once. Responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, assisting legislative staff, and representing the office in constituent meetings. Ideal applicants will show enthusiasm for public service and a willingness to work as part of a team. Capitol Hill background preferred. Please e-mail resume, cover letter, and writing sample to legiscorrespsenate19@gmail.com


 
224975 IMMIGRATION COUNSEL -

Progressive Democratic member of the Judiciary Committee seeks a counsel to manage immigration and other issues as assigned. Primary duties: assisting in development of immigration policy positions and legislative initiatives; managing legislative activities—including hearings and markups—in the Judiciary Committee, the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and on the Senate floor; drafting hearing memos and questions; researching and writing statements and position papers, briefing memoranda, and other materials; and assisting communities and organizations in the home state in assigned legislative areas. Requirements: significant knowledge of and working familiarity with immigration policy issues; experience staffing members of Congress or other principals; exceptionally strong writing skills and attention to detail; ability to speak to constituent groups, Senate offices and federal agencies; anticipating problems and issues that will arise in devising and carrying out the Senator’s legislative agenda; consistency in quality of information and guidance provided to the Senator, groups, and colleagues. Applicants must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment and have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to analyze issues, monitor workload, and keep Senator up-to-date in assigned substantive issue areas a must. This is not an entry-level position: significant immigration experience required; law degree required (recent graduates need not apply). Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample of no more than 5 pages to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number and “Immigration Counsel” in subject the line. 


 
224972 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

The Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time Press Internship, starting immediately. If accepted, you will work closely with the communications team and gain valuable experience. Interns help coordinate logistics for press conferences in the U.S. Capitol, answer press calls, assist with media monitoring, rapid response, and the Senator’s daily clips collection and distribution. Tasks require individuals to be detail oriented with strong writing and grammar skills. Recent graduates with a communication or political science background are encouraged to apply. This position is for immediate availability only. To apply: Please fill out the DC Press Internship Application which can be found at: HERE.


 
224966 SPRING/SUMMER PRESS INTERN -

Democratic Leader, Charles E. Schumer’s press office has immediate openings for spring/summer interns in Washington, DC office. 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 daily operations of a very active press office.  Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communication skills and a desire to learn.  Previous experience is not required, but candidates with Northeast ties, who have an interest in communications and a general understanding of government are encouraged to apply.  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.  Paid internships are available to interns who have been accepted into the internship program and are able to certify financial need and meet eligibility criteria. If interested,  please apply here


 
224958 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Western Democrat seeks a creative, detail-oriented, and savvy Digital Director to join an aggressive communications team. Primary responsibilities include developing a long-term digital strategy, producing social media content, creating graphics and videos, managing the website, running the e-mail program, coordinating digital messaging with outside groups and other member offices, and analyzing online performance. Interested applicants should have strong writing skills, an innovative approach, and can thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment. This position requires a thorough understanding of how to incorporate digital communications into a Senator’s goals in D.C. and in the state, as well as how to engage on complex issues to multiple audiences. Three to five years of experience, including Capitol Hill and/or campaign experience, preferred. The  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. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, resume, and five digital/writing samples, including: one original graphic, one original video, one writing sample (e-mail or other example), and work within a social media campaign to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. 


 
224952 COLLECTIONS MANAGER -

The Secretary of the Senate is seeking a Collections Manager. 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 position is open until filled.


 
224919 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

Democratic Senator from the Pacific Northwest seeks Deputy Press Secretary based in Washington, D.C office. Duties include compiling daily clips; managing press list; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases, advisories, speeches, talking points, scripts and other written materials; helping to put together and pitch state press events; pitching stories; and research support. Digital media content creation and general digital media support will also be an important responsibility. Ideal applicant is detail-oriented, highly motivated, a strong and fast writer, very hard worker, and team player who is willing to pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Some travel will be required. Previous communications experience or other relevant experience required. Strong writing skills required. Pacific Northwest experience or connections 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 send cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to westerndemcomms@gmail.com with the subject line "deputy press secretary."


 
224908 LITIGATION PARALEGAL -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Chief Counsel for Employment is seeking applicants for the Litigation Paralegal vacancy. This is administrative paraprofessional work providing substantive legal assistance to the litigation attorneys in the Office of the Chief Counsel for Employment. Work includes drafting and preparing legal reports, pleadings, correspondence, and memoranda; conducting inspections; and trial preparation and support. Position requires e-discovery and litigation experience. 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 https://www.senate.gov/employment. Please submit your application, resume, and cover letter.  This vacancy announcement is open until filled.


 
224870 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, space policy/NASA, 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 3-5 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.     


 
224833 REPUBLICAN TAX ADVISOR -

Republican Senator on Senate Finance Committee seeks experienced tax advisor. Ideal candidate will have private sector tax experience and a minimum of five years as a tax attorney, CPA, or economist. Candidates from relevant Federal government tax/economic agencies or think tanks are also encouraged to apply. Please e-mail resume and cover letter detailing interest and tax experience to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224814 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on defense, homeland security and government affairs portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with national security advisor, legislative assistant(s), state staff and a robust press operation.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  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.  Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov,  ATTN: Defense Leg Aide in the subject line.


 
224813 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on transportation portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with legislative assistant(s), state staff and press team.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  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.  Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov, ATTN: Transportation Leg Aide in the subject line.  


 
224812 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on health portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with legislative assistant(s), state staff and press team.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  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.  Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov, ATTN: Health Leg Aide in the subject line. 


 
224711 SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR -

Senior Democratic Member is currently seeking an experienced legislative professional with six or more years of policy experience to handle a portfolio that will cover issues related to energy, transportation and infrastructure, and housing.  Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch required.  A working knowledge of the statutes the Departments of Energy and Commerce are also required.  In addition, the position requires excellent oral and written communications skills; strong interpersonal skills; comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process; and strong negotiation and analytical skills.  Northwest ties are preferred.  The ideal candidate will be a demonstrated team player with the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines.  This is a full-term position and salary will be commensurate with experience.  Our 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.  This office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or uniformed services.  To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: legislativeshop@gmail.com.