Revised: September 22, 2020 at 12:56 PM

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225886 STAFF ASSISTANT/TOUR COORDINATOR -

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a Staff Assistant for fast-paced DC office. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting office visitors, monitoring office deliveries and pickups, distributing mail, scheduling tours, flags, and various other administrative duties. Qualified applicants must be outgoing, energetic and dependable with excellent organizational and communication skills. CT ties are preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send a cover letter and resume to: senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225885 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT (HEALTH ISSUES) -

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Correspondent for fast-paced DC office. Primary responsibilities include drafting responses to letters from constituents and others within assigned substantive areas; conducts research necessary to formulate adequate responses to letters; keeps abreast of legislative developments in his/her substantive areas; and provides assistance to Legislative Assistants as required, including meeting with constituents and/or interest groups; other duties as assigned. This position reports directly to the Legislative Director and Administrative Director.  This office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send a cover letter and resume to:  senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225884 SPRING 2021 LAW CLERKS -

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is seeking law clerks for the spring of 2021 to assist his Senate Judiciary Committee staff. This substantive position offers law students a unique opportunity to observe and participate in the legislative process working closely with Senator Leahy’s Committee staff on a wide variety of projects and issues. Committee law clerks are typically tasked with conducting legal research, drafting memoranda and materials related to Committee hearings and votes, attending Committee hearings and executive business meetings, and providing assistance with other legislative, nominations, and oversight matters. The clerkship is open to current law students only. Law students with Vermont ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email resume, cover letter, two writing samples, law school transcript, and a list of three references to jobs@leahy.senate.gov by November 9, 2020.


 
225883 CHIEF COUNSEL -

Democratic Senator on the Judiciary Committee seeks Chief Counsel.  Experience with and knowledge of issues including civil rights, criminal justice, immigration, privacy and civil liberties, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and judicial nominations strongly preferred.  The ideal candidate will also have experience in legal practice and with policy development.  Responsibilities include planning legislative strategy, building coalitions, preparing for hearings, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points.  Interested applicants must have a record of leadership and initiative.  The position requires team management, strategic thinking, the ability to work independently, and outstanding legal, analytical, oral and written communication skills.  Ideal candidates must be able to operate within tight deadlines, as well as have a firm sense of ethics and progressive values. Constituent outreach and engagement are important components of the job. J.D. is required and preferred candidates will have five years or more post-law school experience.  Our office is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be 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.


 
225882 SPRING 2021 CLERKSHIP SENATE PSI -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), the chief investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, seeks current law students and recent law graduates for unpaid, part-time or full-time legal clerkships for spring 2021. The law clerks will participate in a variety of projects, including conducting legal research, drafting letters and document requests, conducting document review, and preparing memoranda and other materials for Subcommittee investigations and hearings. The clerkship provides a unique opportunity to participate in congressional investigations regarding a broad range of issues. Applicants must be self-motivated, hard-working, well-organized, detail oriented, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Applicants with a demonstrated interest in public service are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter that includes anticipated availability, a resume, and a relevant writing sample of no more than 10 pages. All application materials must be submitted by email, to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, in a single PDF document by 6:00 p.m. EST on October 16, 2020. Please include the job referral number in the subject line of your application submission email. No phone calls or drop-ins please. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Subcommittee is currently planning on having remote clerkships for the spring of 2021. However, public health developments could allow for in-person clerkships.


 
225881 RESEARCH ASSISTANT -

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) is a congressionally mandated commission seeking a Research Assistant to join the Security and Foreign Affairs team. The position is an excellent opportunity to join a small team of highly skilled analysts and be a part of the U.S.-China policy debate in Washington. We are looking for an individual with background and training in research and writing about China’s military strategy, the capabilities of the People’s Liberation Army, Chinese domestic security concerns, China’s foreign relations, and U.S. foreign policy and military strategy related to China and the Indo-Pacific. Please visit https://www.uscc.gov/job-opportunities for the full vacancy announcement and how to apply instructions.


 
225880 CONGRESSIONAL FELLOW -

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) is a congressionally mandated commission seeking a Congressional Fellow to contribute to the U.S.-China policy debate in Washington and the Commission’s efforts to support Members of Congress and staff in understanding the resources available from the Commission, including the Annual Report to be published this Fall. We are looking for an individual with a Capitol Hill background, a working understanding of Congress, and an interest in foreign affairs. Please visit https://www.uscc.gov/job-opportunities for the full vacancy announcement and how to apply instructions.


 
225879 STAFF COUNSEL -

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel. The staff counsel’s responsibilities include, as assigned, providing advice and training to the Senate community regarding ethics rules and laws, reviewing a high volume of financial disclosure reports, and working on investigative matters.  This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  government ethics, ethics counseling, financial disclosure, accounting, finance, securities law, investigations, and criminal law. All applicants must have a JD, be licensed and in good active standing to practice law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to Employment_Opportunities@ethics.senate.gov.


 
225878 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (Democratic Office) is seeking a detail oriented, highly organized individual to serve as a Staff Assistant. Candidates should demonstrate exceptional written and oral communication skills. The ability to prioritize and follow through on multiple tasks is a requirement. Responsibilities include, but not are limited to, staffing the front office and assisting legislative staff with hearing preparation and Committee research projects.  Other duties include answering constituent and Committee Member calls, sorting and distributing mail, creating and managing weekly reports and assisting with other daily administrative tasks. This position requires excellent computer and organizational skills.  Candidates must be flexible and comfortable working in a team environment. Individuals of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants must submit a résumé, cover letter and short writing sample to EPWDEM_Resume@epw.senate.gov by COB on September 25, 2020.


 
225876 HEALTH CARE LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks legislative assistant to handle health care policy portfolio. Individual must have a strong background in health care policy and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process and the Senate’s organization and procedures. Responsibilities include briefing and preparing materials for the Senator, meeting with constituents and stakeholders, analyzing legislative developments, recommending strategies on bills and amendments, and working closely with state staff and a robust press operation. This position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to conduct strong research and analysis. This position also requires the ability to work well as part of a team, a keen attention to detail, a positive attitude, and the ability to produce high quality work products on tight deadlines. We encourage diverse applicants to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225874 SPRING CLERKSHIP -

Senator Feinstein is seeking current law students for unpaid, part-time or full-time law clerkships in her Senate Judiciary Committee office in Washington, D.C. The clerkship will begin in January and end in May.  Judiciary staffers advise the Senator in areas related to national security, terrorism, criminal and civil law, immigration, civil rights, privacy, intellectual property, and judicial nominations.  Law clerks assist staff with legislative and oversight responsibilities and engage in a range of activities, including, but not limited to, attending hearings, conducting legal research, and drafting briefing memoranda for the Senator.  Some general office support is also required.  Ideal candidates are current students who wish to learn about the legislative process, and are interested in government and public interest law. Candidates should have excellent writing and research skills, and the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.  Strong written and oral communication skills and a good sense of humor are essential. Please e-mail your resume, a cover letter that includes your availability, your unofficial transcript, a short writing sample, and a list of at least three references to vacancies@email.senate.gov.  All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST on October 9, 2020.


 
225873 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

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


 
225872 BROADCAST ENGINEERING MANAGER #222 -

Work involves the responsibility for administering the engineering aspects of programs for Senate television, recording studio, and recordings at Senate hearings. Work also involves providing professional engineering support for audio and video services, designing and developing systems, and administering hardware and software service contracts. The incumbent has frequent contact with Senatorial and Committee staffs to facilitate their technical requirements, with telecommunications and electrical engineering staff, and with outside vendors to ensure that audio and video connections are maintained. All applicants must use the link below and follow instructions. https://sen.gov/16NX. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225871 TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT #278 -

This is highly advanced professional work designing, architecting and implementing information technology (IT) systems and services. The incumbent is responsible for defining technical solutions that take into account customer requirements, enterprise architecture strategies and current state environment. The incumbent will also serve as project manager, leading cross-functional teams through solutions architecture, design, and implementation activities. Work in this classification is distinguished from the Principal Information Technology Specialist by the advanced level of technological expertise in systems design and architecture, scope, complexity and criticality of assigned systems, and project responsibilities. All applicants must use this link and follow instructions. https://sen.gov/ZQRL Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225870 PRESS SECRETARY -

U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) seeks an experienced and detail-oriented Press Secretary to join a fast-paced communications team. Responsibilities include drafting and editing opinion pieces, press releases, talking points and materials for the Senate floor; managing press inquiries; maintaining strong relationships with reporters; staffing the Senator for interviews and events; and helping to organize press events. Qualified candidates must be excellent writers who work well under pressure and tight deadlines; possess the ability to transform complex topics into compelling messaging materials; and an eagerness and ability to think creatively and work collaboratively with policy and press staff. The position will report to the Communications Director. Candidates should ideally have at least three years of prior relevant experience working on a communications team, including time on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. Delaware ties are a plus. Individuals of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to DemPressSec@gmail.com. All application materials must be submitted by Friday, September 25th.


 
225869 SENIOR IT MANAGER, AUTHENTICATION AND COLLABORATION SYSTEMS #645 -

This is senior level professional and managerial work planning and managing the work of a large technical unit. Work includes supervising the work of technical and professional personnel and/or contract vendors. Work also involves project management, formulating and monitoring the section budget, providing forecasts, cost/benefit analyses, and technical recommendations to senior management. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/YP70 and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225867 EDITORIAL DIRECTOR - U.S. CONGRESS JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE, DEMOCRATIC STAFF -

The Democratic staff of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee seeks a highly experienced Editorial Director to work with policy analysts to produce reports, issue briefs, fact sheets and other documents. He/she will help guide the creation of materials that clearly communicate complex economic issues to legislators, their staffs and other non-economists, working at the intersection of economics, public policy and communications. A qualified candidate must have at least five and preferably 10 or more years of experience editing and managing written projects at a think tank, a major newspaper/media outlet or in a closely related professional environment. She/he must have excellent knowledge of the types of economic issues covered by the Committee, a demonstrated ability to convey complex information to a wide audience, substantial experience managing the work of highly skilled professionals and an ability to work quickly on multiple projects while maintaining exacting standards. Substantial experience in economics, or a master’s degree or higher in economics, public policy or a closely related field, with extensive writing and editing experience is preferred. 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. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Editorial Director will work remotely in the immediate term. Serious applicants should send a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job title and referral number in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be asked to take a writing and editing test. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. All application materials must be submitted by Sunday, September 27th.


 
225866 DIRECTOR OF SCHEDULING -

Western Democratic Senator seeks Director of Scheduling for DC office. This position works closely with the Chief of Staff and has the primary responsibility for creating and executing the daily schedule including constituent meetings, committee attendance and significant travel planning. A seasoned scheduler will handle with patience and efficiency the challenges of an ever changing Members schedule.  Ideal candidate will be required to have previous and/or current scheduling experience, flexible hours during the week, strong verbal communication skills and an eye for both detail and discretion. Please send resumes to westerndemscheduler@gmail.com.


 
225865 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Republican Senator on a national security committee is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to handle constituent correspondence and provide legislative support on defense and foreign policy issues.  The position will require significant research and writing, and a person who can effectively function both independently and as a member of a team.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and possess a background in defense and foreign affairs and strong attention to detail. Capitol Hill experience as a Legislative Correspondent preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to senategoplc@gmail.com.


 
225863 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

A Western Democrat seeks a part or full-time Systems Administrator. The position will be based in the Senator’s Washington, D.C. office, but must assist both DC and state staff with their IT needs.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating and managing user accounts, maintaining the office email system, setting up hardware (including desktops, smartphones, printers, teleconference equipment, etc.), installing and updating software, drivers and firmware, and helping troubleshoot any and all technological issues that may arise.  Patience, persistence, and great problem-solving skills are a must.  Experience with the Windows Server, Windows 10, Android and Active Directory are required.  Familiarity with Mac OS X and IOS operating systems, Group Policy, Mobile Device Management Systems, Dual Factor Authentication Systems, and Remote Assistance Tools are a plus.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to WesternDemSA@gmail.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225862 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Democratic staff) seeks a Professional Staff Member to provide outreach to underrepresented small business interests, promote and craft policies that further diversity, equity and inclusion, and conduct analysis on the impact of policies on underrepresented small businesses. Applicants should have an advanced understanding of economic and community development. Applicants should also have familiarity with Small Business Administration programs and policies, especially those related to contracting, capital access and entrepreneurship development. Prior experience on Capitol Hill is preferred. Excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to formulate and analyze legislation are required. Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225860 LAW CLERK -

The Senate Committee on Rules & Administration Majority is seeking a law clerk for the spring 2021 semester, beginning January 2021.  Start and end dates are flexible, and all work may be completed virtually, depending on the needs of the Committee.  The law clerk will be responsible for performing legal research and will compose a variety of written materials related to nominations, oversight, and legislative matters. The law clerk will have the opportunity to interact with other professional staff members and attorneys on the Committee in a collegial and fast paced environment. Applicants should be interested in working for the federal government, particularly the legislative branch, and in public service. Classwork or work experience regarding the following is helpful: federal elections; oversight of legislative and executive branch agencies; legislative procedure and drafting; federal contracting regulations and accounting; and administrative law. The law clerk must demonstrate good judgment, be flexible, be able to work in a collaborative and positive manner, and be a self-starter. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited juris doctor program. A stipend may be available. To apply, please submit the following:  a cover letter that includes possible start and end dates, as well as availability during the week; a resume; an unofficial transcript; and a short writing sample of no more than five pages to lawclerk@rules.senate.gov. Applicants will be processed on a rolling basis. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.


 
225859 DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks motivated, creative, detail oriented bilingual communications professional to for a senior role that includes handling the Senator’s extensive Hispanic Media portfolio, and perform other duties such as drafting, editing and distributing press materials and social media content both in English and Spanish.  The position’s responsibilities include developing tailored, culturally sensitive messaging around legislative priorities; pitching news stories and delivering earned media pieces for events and legislative work; as well as conceptualizing and writing op-eds on important policy issues and their impact on key constituencies as part of an aggressive communications operation.  The candidate is also expected to staff the Senator during work periods – experience with media logistics is a plus.  Applicants must be fluent in Spanish and have excellent writing skills in both languages.  This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than 2 pages), and 3 references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in subject line.


 
225855 COMMITTEE ARCHIVIST -

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


 
225854 STATE PRESS SECRETARY -

Senator Chris Van Hollen seeks a State Press Secretary to join his communications team. Responsibilities will include fielding reporter inquiries, planning, organizing, and staffing press events in state, developing relationships with reporters, drafting press releases and memos, and working collaboratively with the Senator’s policy and state team. Ideal candidates are hardworking, proactive, and detail-oriented communicators who work well under deadline with a sense of humor and a positive attitude. This is not an entry-level position and applicants should have previous Capitol Hill, campaign, or similar communications/press experience – Maryland ties are a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send a writing sample, cover letter, and resume to: senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225853 CYBERSECURITY SUPERVISOR #5289 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Cybersecurity Supervisor #5289 for the Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Governance, Risk and Compliance Department. Work may include supervising a combination of technical, professional and/or contract staff. Work also involves project management, providing input to the team’s budget, providing forecasts, cost/benefit analysis and technical recommendations to senior management. Ability to obtain a security clearance required. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/XOJ2. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225852 TECHNOLOGY REPRESENTATIVE #3094 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Technology Representative #3094 for its Chief Information Officer/Communication & Technology Integration Department. This is responsible professional work providing office automation and information technology services to Senate offices. The work includes assessing customer needs, assessing product quality and recommending improvements. Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/WNM3. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225847 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on judiciary 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 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 leg_jobs@schumer.senate.gov, ATTN: Judiciary Leg Aide in the subject line. 


 
225841 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Midwestern Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle privacy, telecom and consumer protection issues for the Senator’s work on the Senate Commerce Committee. Additionally, the legislative portfolio will include judicial nominations, criminal justice reform, civil rights, campaign finance and related issues. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. Additional duties include developing and executing legislative initiatives; constant monitoring of legislative developments; professionally representing the Senator; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; working with state offices; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Senator. This position requires the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Prior experience working on Capitol Hill is preferred. 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please email a resume and cover letter to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “Judiciary Legislative Assistant” in the subject line


 
225833 PRINCIPAL IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST #1001 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Principal Identity and Access Management Specialist #1001 for its Chief Information Officer/Process Management, and Innovation/Identity & Collaboration Systems/Identity and Access Management Department. This is advanced professional work in a highly-specialized Information Technology discipline architecting, implementing, and supporting identity management and privileged access management systems. As the principal architect and lead technical expert, the incumbent may be called upon to research and resolve issues escalated by other support groups, as well as recommend long-term strategic directions for Senate technology. The SAA is implementing its Identity & Access solution using SailPoint Identity IQ (IIQ). The incumbent will be the primary architect and developer to implement functionality on IAM’s roadmap. Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/VMN5 and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225828 HEALTH LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator on the Finance Committee seeks a senior Legislative Assistant to handle health, aging, education and judicial issues.  Applicants should have direct expertise in current health care issues including health reform, Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP, mental health, prescription drugs, and children’s health.  At least three years of Hill experience is required and experience with relevant Congressional health committees is a must.  Experience with education policy and related Congressional committees is strongly preferred.  Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; the ability to perform well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks; and sound political judgment. The Legislative Assistant will be expected to handle relevant committee work and related constituent matters. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov  indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225827 LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR -

Senior Democratic Senator is seeking an experienced, aggressive and innovative Legislative Director. Strong background in tech, trade, tax and economic policy issues a plus. Person will be responsible for managing the entire legislative operation including legislative assistants and correspondents; assisting in the development of message, policy positions and legislative initiatives; creating and implementing long and short-term legislative priorities for the Senator and implementing effective outreach program to state and national constituencies. Successful candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, an in-depth knowledge of Senate legislative operations, an ability to create a dynamic legislative agenda, sound political judgment, the ability to function in fast-paced office and solid management skills. Knowledge of northwestern U.S. issues helpful. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225795 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director for a very active national, DC and state organization. This is a senior position on the Senator’s leadership team. Candidates with strong strategic planning, management, Senate and campaign experience are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include: developing, planning and executing the Senator’s long-term communications strategy; preparing for state and national press events and interviews; developing talking points and written materials. This position requires facilitating relationships with national and in-state reporters, and working collaboratively with the Senator’s policy team and state staff, as well as managing the communications team. Ideal candidates are proactive, detail-oriented communicators with strong writing and leadership skills, who thrive under tight deadlines. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225788 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Co-Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control seeks a Legislative Assistant to work on international and domestic narcotics issues. Areas of emphasis on the international side include but are not limited to Afghanistan, China, Colombia, and Mexico. Areas of emphasis on the domestic side include synthetic drugs, controlled substance analogues, marijuana, cocaine, prescription drugs, and heroin.  The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and organized multi-tasker with strong writing skills and attention to detail. Responsibilities include, among other things, developing legislative proposals and drafting reports, statements, memoranda and position papers on domestic and international narcotics issues. At least 2-3 years of experience working on related issues, ideally on Capitol Hill, is preferred. Strong writing skills are essential. Please send resume, cover letter and two relevant writing samples to drugcaucusjob@gmail.com.


 
225773 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle telecom and technology portfolio.  Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process and the Senate’s organization and procedures.  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 staff and a robust press operation.  This position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to conduct strong research and analysis.  A successful candidate will possess excellent academic credentials and will have the ability to produce quality work under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment.  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 leg_jobs@schumer.senate.gov, ATTN: Telecom LA in the subject line.


 
225710 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Midwest Republican Senator’s DC Office seeks highly organized, personable, dependable and professional Staff Assistant for a very busy front office. Responsibilities include answering telephones, greeting visitors, responding to requests for assistance, and constituent tour reservations. An ability to juggle multiple tasks is critical. Applicants must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work well in a team environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225658 PROGRAMMER/WEB DEVELOPER -

Democratic Leadership seeks a programmer/web developer for the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee. Responsibilities will include maintaining and administering the front/back end website that is accessible to Democratic offices and assisting the Director of Vote Information with caucus services. The ideal candidate will have expertise in PHP, SQL, HTML/CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery. Knowledge of the Senate is desirable and an understanding of Senate voting practices and procedures is a plus.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225600 NYC PRESS SECRETARY -

Senator Gillibrand seeks a NYC-based press secretary to handle NYC, Long Island, Westchester and Spanish-language media. The ideal candidate must be an excellent and quick writer, have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and be able to multi-task successfully. Ability to write and speak fluently in Spanish is required. Given this position's location in NYC, the NYC press secretary must be aggressive and highly self-motivated. The successful candidate must have a sharp attention for detail and a strong work ethic. Primary responsibilities include writing press releases, building press conferences, preparing and staffing the senator, coordinating with key stakeholders, monitoring media and generating ideas for downstate press. The press secretary must develop and maintain good relationships with New York media. Travel is required. Qualified candidates should have relevant communications experience, particularly in New York, in government, campaigns, or related organizations.  Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested candidates should apply HERE.


 
225561 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.