Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Internship

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-042-17

Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: March 7, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Paid

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Active Ranking Democrat of Committee seeks a paid communications intern to assist with personal office and Committee press operations. Primary responsibilities will include: compiling and distributing daily news clips; writing press releases; preparing letters to community and stakeholder groups; drafting website and social media content; and proof reading other materials. Attention to detail, strong writing skills, solid political instincts and sense of humor necessary for success. Position will last six months and pay a monthly stipend of $2,000. Potential for permanent hiring depending on performance. Please send a resume and one short writing sample to press.cjo@gmail.com.