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FLORIDA

Rep. Val Demmings (D-FL-10)

Digital Press Secretary

Florida Democratic House office seeks a driven and talented individual to serve
as Digital Press Secretary. The position reports directly to the Communications Director and is responsible for the day-to-day responsibilities of all aspects of the office’s digital operation, including social media, email, photography, graphic design, website, video, and streaming. The Digital Press Secretary will also assist in other areas of the office’s communications portfolio, including staffing events; drafting memos, talking points, press releases, and flyers; and other projects.

Position will be based out of member’s Orlando office. Candidates should be
comfortable working individually on projects and with teams in multiple
locations, possess strong writing, graphic design, and organizational skills, and
have a strong attention to detail.

This is not an entry-level position. Ideal candidate will have at least two years
previous experience with digital communications, including familiarity with
graphic design and video editing.

This office is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates are encouraged to
apply. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and three graphic design or video samples to FL10.resume@mail.house.gov.

Guardian Security

Event Security

Attention South Florida: Guardian is now hiring part time for Event Security. Established in 2005, Guardian is one of the most trusted and respected security agencies in the U.S. We are preferably looking for D licensed applicants. If you’re interested in joining Guardian, apply online here.

BreakThru Strategies

Political Fellowship, Fall

BreakThru Strategies is currently accepting applications for its Political Fellowship program in the Fall (remote). The program runs from September 13-December 10, 2021. For more information please contact info@breakthrustrategies.com.

MASSACHUSETTS

National Association of Armenian Studies & Research (NAASR)

Executive Director

The National Association of Armenian Studies & Research (NAASR) is looking for a dynamic and dedicated person to be its next Executive Director, since Sarah Ignatius is retiring this year.
Executive Director Position Overview
The Executive Director will be primarily responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of NAASR within budgeted parameters, including implementing and supervising in a collaborative working style current and new programs, securing funding from private and public sources, establishing and expanding relationships with donors and the community, hiring and supervising NAASR staff members, preparing financial reports and budgets, conducting outreach to the public, developing and maintaining financial organizational stability, and expanding NAASR membership nationally and internationally. The Executive Director will work in conjunction with the staff, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and members to achieve organizational goals and activities, as set forth in NAASR’s strategic plan.

  • Position Responsibilities
  • General Management, Administration, Staff Supervision, and Board Relations
  • Fundraising, Development, Donor Cultivation, and Membership Expansion
  • Fiscal and Financial Management
  • Personnel
  • External Relations and Communications

For a detailed description of the required qualifications, duties, and application procedures, visit the Job Opportunities page on the NAASR website or click here for the pdf version.

The Executive Director position is located at NAASR’s new Vartan Gregorian Building in Belmont, MA. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by September 30, 2021, although the application process may remain open beyond that date until the position is filled. For a detailed description of the required qualifications, duties, and application procedures, visit the Job Opportunities page on the NAASR website or click here for the pdf version.

Founded in 1955, NAASR is one of the world’s leading resources for advancing Armenian Studies, supporting scholars, and building a global community to preserve and enrich Armenian culture, history, and identity for future generations.

NEW YORK

Armenian Church of America (Eastern Diocese)

Diocesan Center Seeking Event Hall Manager

The Eastern Diocese is seeking to fill the position of Event Manager, to oversee the halls and events of the Diocesan Center, located at 630 Second Avenue, in New York City.

The ideal candidate will engage new clients, produce compelling and well-organized events, and supervise a well-organized back of house operation. Click here for information, and to download the full job description with list of responsibilities and qualifications.

Qualified applicants should contact Michele Bergerac, Director of Administration, via e-mail at micheleb@armeniandiocese.org.

As of June 14, 2021, the Eastern Diocese has begun a search to fill this position.

WASHINGTON, DC

Florida Congressional Office

Communications Director 
Florida Congressional Office seeking experienced Communications Director to develop and execute a robust strategic communications plan and manage all media operations for the office, including but not limited to:

  • Pitching & Booking Local and National Media Regularly
  • Developing Strong Local and National Press Relations
  • Writing daily social media content (including graphic design), statements, press releases, media advisories, 499s, radio ad scripts, op-eds, and the weekly newsletter
  • Preparing all talking points and speeches
  • Overseeing and implementing a large communications budget consisting of mass mailers, digital ads, radio ads, telephone town halls, telephone surveys, and email campaigns
  • Producing, Editing, and Clipping Video Content Regularly

The Communications Director will also manage a Press Assistant to help facilitate these items. This position requires strong writing, organizational, and time-management skills.
Email to send resume (and other items if requested) to: floridarepublicanjobs@gmail.com.

Conservative Republican Member from Florida

Legislative Correspondent
Conservative Republican Member from Florida is looking to hire a Legislative Correspondent for the Washington, DC office. Primary responsibilities of this position include: Drafting and updating constituent correspondence to meet timely deadlines, data management, working with the House Franking process, assembling weekly mail reports, responsible for a small legislative issues portfolio.
Competitive candidates will have prior Capitol Hill experience, advanced interpersonal skills, demonstrated experience drafting constituent correspondence, a strong work ethic, excellent time management and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Experience using Fireside21 strongly preferred.
Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and two writing samples with LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT in the subject line to FLGOPMemberResumes08@mail.house.gov.

Conservative Florida Republican

Legislative Assistant 
Conservative Florida Republican is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle Agriculture, Trade, Healthcare, and Appropriations portfolios, among other issues.
Responsibilities include:

  • Advise the Congressman on all legislative areas within their portfolio
  • Write official letters
  • Draft legislation
  • Gather support on legislative priorities from other members
  • Monitor floor debate and prepare vote recommendations
  • Meet with constituents and stakeholders on policy matters within their portfolio and prepare any necessary briefing materials

This is not an entry level position. The ideal candidate should have at least 2-3 years of Hill experience, strong written and verbal skills, flexible to the Congressman’s schedule, and produce work in a timely manner. Florida and Ag ties are preferred. Email to send resume (and other items if requested) to: floridarepublicanjobs@gmail.com.

Republican US House Office

Legislative Correspondent 
Republican US House Office seeking qualified Legislative Correspondent. Florida ties preferred but not required. Please send resume to Tyler.Haymore@mail.house.gov with the subject: Legislative Correspondent.

Florida Congressman

Scheduler
Florida Republican Congressman is seeking a Scheduler based out of their DC office. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: processing all scheduling requests, maintaining the Member’s calendar, coordinating office logistics, tracking and filing Member reimbursements, and assisting the Chief of Staff. Qualified candidates will be:

  • Highly organized and skilled at multitasking;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Able to work long hours;
  • Proactive, anticipating the needs and expectations of the Member; and
  • Resourceful and able to solve problems independently.

Email to send resume (and other items if requested) to: floridarepublicanjobs@gmail.com.

Rep. Scott Franklin (R-FL-15)

Fall 2021 Internship Opening
The Office of Congressman Scott Franklin (FL-15) is accepting applications for our fall internship program in Washington, D.C. from September 13 – December 10, 2021. The part-time and full-time positions are Monday-Friday, from 9:00am-6:00pm when the House is in Session and 9:00am-5:00pm during District Work Periods. Part-time schedules require a minimum of 2-3 full-time days per week.

Internships provide a valuable opportunity to learn more about the legislative process and how government works, and to serve constituents from Florida’s 15th Congressional District. Responsibilities may include answering phones, assisting in the constituent correspondence process, conducting legislative research, supporting members of the staff, and assisting with special projects as requested. Interns may also have the opportunity to attend committee hearings, briefings, and to provide constituent tours of the U.S. Capitol. This rewarding experience offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to learn about and contribute to the day-to-day operations of a Congressional office.

Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, personal, writing, and communication skills. Individuals who reside in Florida’s 15th Congressional District or have Florida ties are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in interning in our Washington, D.C. office, please submit your resume and cover letter, including two references to Congressman Franklin’s intern coordinator, Keyden Smith-Herold at Keyden.smith-herold@mail.house.gov.

The Jamestown Foundation

Europe & Eurasia Internship
The Jamestown Foundation is offering a paid internship (stipend) for Fall 2021. Duties include minor copy editing, updating the Jamestown Foundation website, assisting in outreach to the Russia and Eurasia policy community via social media, researching topics related to security in Europe and Eurasia, as well as assisting the Foundation with the organization of periodic conferences and events. The ideal candidate will be a current undergraduate or graduate school student with an interest in Eurasian affairs and some Eastern European language proficiency.

Requirements:

Close attention to detail and the ability to work effectively with minimal oversight.
Good research skills and a familiarity with political/security/economic developments and trends in the former Soviet space and wider Eurasia.
Confident knowledge of American English grammar rules and experience with proofreading and copy editing materials written by non-native-English speakers.
Must be physically located in the Washington, DC, area and be able to work part-time at the Jamestown office in downtown Washington.
Be able to devote a minimum of between 20 to 25 hours a week to assist with research and copy-editing duties and to help out on other ongoing Jamestown projects.
Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken language at the level of a native English speaker.
Familiarity with WordPress or other website backend applications, a plus.
A strong presence on social media and/or familiarity with various social media platforms and outreach.
Working proficiency in a Central Eastern European or Russian language preferred.
For more information, or to apply for this opening, please e-mail pubs@jamestown.org with your resume and a cover letter, and use the e-mail subject heading Europe & Eurasia Intern.

Updated September 6, 2021