Job Announcements Board

Congresswoman Seeking Press Intern

Progressive, Democratic Congresswoman is seeking a press intern to assist with a fast-paced communications operation for Fall 2018. Qualified candidates will have strong writing, editing, and photography skills. 

Ideal candidate a current or recent student with a background in communications, journalism, public relations, public affairs, or political science. Preference given to individuals who can work 5 days a week. 

Primary responsibilities will include:

DC Communications Director

The office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard seeks a Communications Director to manage and coordinate all media and public relations activities in a very busy and dynamic office. The ideal candidate will be able to develop and execute integrated communications plans, collaborate effectively with colleagues and implement all public relations strategies.

House Democratic Caucus is looking for full-time digital interns

The House Democratic Caucus is looking for full-time digital interns for its communications department to start immediately. Ideal candidates will be hard-working and highly motivated collegiate juniors/seniors or recent graduates with a demonstrated interest in social media, graphic design, and video editing.

Job Opening: Scheduler

West Coast Democrat seeks a Scheduler for fast paced Washington DC office.  Duties will include managing Member’s Washington and district schedules, travel arrangements, personal correspondence and other office management duties.  Candidate must be highly organized and an efficient self-starter.  Mastery of Word, Excel, and Outlook are essential.  Previous Hill experience are preferred.  Access to a vehicle is required.  This is not an entry-level position.  Salary commensurate with experience.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and three

Press / Digital Media Fellow Opening

Democratic Congressman seeks a Press and Digital Media Fellow. Responsibilities include drafting press releases; crafting social media posts; designing graphics, GIFs and web content; monitoring social media; building and managing press lists; and compiling daily press clips. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, fluency in Adobe Creative Suite, and an eagerness to work in a collaborative office environment.

Legislative Director

The office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier is seeking a Legislative Director. Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing a strategy to promote the Congresswoman’s policy priorities, overseeing a productive legislative team, and managing a policy portfolio. Key specific responsibilities include managing the Congresswoman’s committee work on HASC and HPSCI, particularly the NDAA process; conducting vigorous oversight, particularly of the DOD; and producing/editing high-quality written products such as letters and speeches.

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Zoe Lofgren seeks a Legislative Assistant to work on a wide-ranging, primarily domestic portfolio that includes energy, environment, education, health care, agriculture, budget / appropriations, and labor issues. In addition, the position is primarily responsible for staffing the Member on all issues related to the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.

Northern Virginia Democrat is seeking an Outreach Rep

Northern Virginia Democrat is seeking an Outreach Rep who will be responsible for the further development and implementation of outreach efforts to maximize the Member’s exposure in the District, identify and create events with community groups or businesses, accompany the Member to local events, and represent the Member when Member’s attendance is not possible. Prince William County community ties are preferred.

Democratic Whip's Office Seeking Applicants for Digital Internship Program

The Office of the House Democratic Whip is seeking motivated, digital-savvy interns to join an aggressivecommunications team for part-time fall positions. This digital internship program includes the production of high-quality web graphics and videos, as well as filming, taking photos, and livestreaming events with House Democrats.

LD Opening

Democratic Member of Congress seeks Legislative Director. Ideal candidate will have significant Appropriations and Capitol Hill experience.

New Jersey Congressman Seeks Scheduler

New Jersey Congressman seeks an organized and detail-oriented District Scheduler. This role includes scheduling the Congressman in New Jersey, overseeing the intern program, managing the daily briefing book and coordinating day-to-day planning. Qualified candidates will have strong communications and multi-tasking skills and will work well on a team. Candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment focused on serving constituents, engaging with local businesses and elected officials, and planning community events.

Media Producer / Digital Specialist

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, WA-07, is seeking an experienced, creative and highly motivated Media Producer/Digital Specialist to join a fast-paced and aggressive communications team in Washington, D.C. 

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Job Opening: Immigration Counsel

The House Judiciary Committee Democratic Staff seeks hard-working counsel with significant immigration law experience to serve on the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

Responsibilities include: serving as a resource for Democratic Members of the Judiciary Committee on immigration law and policy; drafting legislation; coordinating hearings and witnesses; preparing Members for hearings and markups; drafting statements, memos, and briefing materials; and providing guidance to other offices within the Democratic Caucus.

Fall Legislative Fellowship

A Senior Democratic Member of the Ways and Means Committee has an opening for an unpaid Fall Legislative Fellow to work on pensions, poverty, veterans, energy, natural resources, environment, labor, criminal justice, and other policy matters as needed.  This is not an entry-level position; the fellowship is an opportunity for professionals seeking substantive experience in order to transition to the Hill.

Comms Opening in NJ

Rep. Gottheimer seeks a communications staffer to work out of his district office in Glen Rock. Primary responsibilities will include coordinating events, drafting releases and remarks, managing social media, and media monitoring. Interested candidates will need strong writing skills, keen attention to detail, a strong work ethic, a sense of humor, and more than one year of communications experience—preferably on a campaign or fast-paced operation. Title and salary commensurate with experience. 

Fall Press Internship

The Office of Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) seeks a Press Intern. Current college students and recent grads are encouraged to apply. Primary responsibilities will include: compiling and distributing daily news clips; press list maintenance; media monitoring; drafting graphics, social media content, press releases, advisories, website content, and floor speeches. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills as well as an ability to work under tight deadlines.

Legislative Assistant Opening

West Coast Democratic Congressman in Democratic Leadership on the Energy and Commerce Committee seeks a highly motivated, detail oriented and resourceful Legislative Assistant to handle the Criminal Justice, Civil Rights,  Infrastructure & Transportation, Defense, Veterans portfolio, among other issues, in a fun, fast-paced office. Duties include formulating legislative initiatives, tracking legislation, monitoring legislative developments within committee, conducting research, and meeting with stakeholders.

Job Posting: Communications Manager

Senior, progressive California member seeks highly proactive, experienced communications professional to serve as district-based Communications Manager in Oakland, CA. Responsibilities include developing and implementing a strategic district-based communications plan, including substantial media and constituent outreach. Potential candidate must have proven track record with traditional and ethnic press, broadcast and digital media, and strong pitching skills.

Legislative Correspondent Job Opening

Legislative Correspondent – Member seeks Legislative Correspondent with excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced office.  The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills and a high attention to detail.  Responsibilities include overseeing an active constituent mail program, working with the legislative team to understand the Member’s position on different issues, drafting constituent response letters, and coordinating the Washington internship program.&nbs

Fall 2018 Press Internship

The Office of Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) is seeking a press intern to assist with a fast-paced communications operation for Fall 2018. Qualified candidates will have strong writing, editing, event planning, social media, graphic design, and photography skills, and be able to work on tight deadlines. Selected candidate will also be expected to perform standard administrative duties.

Intern responsibilities include:

Executive Assistant/Scheduler Opening

Rep. Kathleen Rice seeks a detail-oriented, highly organized, proactive person to serve as Executive Assistant/Scheduler in her Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing the congresswoman’s DC schedule, booking travel and working with staff to ensure the congresswoman is prepared for meetings and events. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, a good sense of humor, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Prior congressional experience is strongly preferred, but not required.