Monday, May 20, 2013
Midwestern House Republican seeks experienced, motivated, detail-oriented candidate to fill open Legislative Director position in the Washington, DC office. Position is responsible for the constant monitoring of legislative developments while also assisting in the development of legislative and policy initiatives, formulating tactical plans for advancing legislation and actively supervising the legislative functions of the office, among other duties. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of three full years’ experience as a congressional legislative assistant or higher position on Capitol Hill. Successful candidate will possess a proven track record as a practical fiscal conservative, energized, proactive, organized, entrepreneurial, creative and self-motivated legislative staffer; with proven political and management skills and judgment; a capability to successfully assemble and advance broad legislative initiatives and excellent verbal and written communications skills. An intricate knowledge of agricultural policy and of the appropriations process is a plus. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter explaining their interest in the position to email@example.com with "Legislative Director Opening" in the subject line. (no phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted)
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Title: Corporate Counsel Location: York, PA Reports To: Kent Matsumoto, Interim General Counsel, CCO, & Asst. Corp. Secretary Relocation Assistance: Yes Apply Link: http://www.glatfelter.com/careers/jobDesc.aspx?id=233 Role Reporting to the Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, the Corporate Counsel provides full legal support to designated departments and operating units and will have ongoing accountability and relationship responsibility. The work assignments consist of legal tasks involving complex problems and questionable facts where considerable judgment and independent reasoning is required. Duties & Responsibilities • Provide general legal counsel and guidance to Glatfelter’s business units on a wide range of legal matters including: commercial issues and corporate transactions (for example; negotiating and drafting commercial agreements), environmental, regulatory and compliance, Intellectual Property, labor and employment, litigation management. (55%) • Research and draft legal documents. (25%) • Maintain relationships with internal clients to receive work, render opinions, and consult and advise; some work handled without supervision or consultation. (20%) Requirements • Experience - 7-10 years Law Firm or In-house counsel in a publicly held manufacturing company; 5-7 years general corporate and commercial contracts experience, ideally in manufacturing; 5-7 years experience in advising corporate clients. o Experience in one or more practice areas strongly preferred: environmental, mergers and acquisitions, international transactions, Intellectual Property, labor and employment Law, general corporate matters, contract drafting and negotiation, compliance, litigation management. o Ability to work independently and assume control and accountability for scope of legal responsibility. o Thinking and acting like a “business partner” demonstrating an understanding of the business and the practical aspects of the law as applied to the operation of the business. o Excellent verbal and written communication skills, plus the ability to communicate with a wide range of Glatfelter stakeholders. o Ability to earn the trust of Glatfelter colleagues and to develop strong business and interpersonal relationships with key personnel. o Unfailing integrity/ethics.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS) B-235 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-226-5836 Vacancy Bulletins are available for pick-up in Longworth HOB - B-227 (CAO First Call Customer Service Center) or in the CAO Human Resources Office - Ford HOB 102. To Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Vacancy Listserv visit: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/ Job Line: 202-226-4504 _____________________________________________________________________________________ INTERNSHIP VACANCY LISTING Week of May 13, 2013 MEM-198-13 The Office of Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) is seeking a full-time or part-time press and social media intern for the summer of 2013 in her Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to compiling press clips, monitoring daily news, drafting talking points and press releases, updating social media and working closely with the communications director. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in public relations or journalism; possess strong written communications skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and professional manner. Please note that the internship is unpaid and housing is not provided, but student can qualify for academic credit depending on the requirements of the college or university. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, short writing sample (in the form of a speech or press release) and dates of availability with "Press Intern Summer 2013" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or drop-ins please
House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS) B-235 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-226-5836 Vacancy Bulletins are available for pick-up in Longworth HOB - B-227 (CAO First Call Customer Service Center) or in the CAO Human Resources Office - Ford HOB 102. To Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Vacancy Listserv visit: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/ Job Line: 202-226-4504 _____________________________________________________________________________________ MEMBER AND COMMITTEE VACANCY LISTING Week of May 13, 2013 MEM-211-13 Executive Assistant/Scheduler – PA Republican seeking an Executive Assistant/Scheduler in the DC office. The candidate must have ties to Pittsburgh and knowledge of Southwestern PA; is preferably from the region; is highly confident; possesses strong people skills with exceptional attention to detail; and is comfortable working in a demanding environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: process all scheduling requests, invitations and events for Member’s calendar for DC and district; respond to all invitations, either by written email correspondence or by personal telephone call; maintain office contact lists; make travel arrangements; handle Member correspondence; ensure the Member is provided with briefing materials for each event by coordinating with event participants and the appropriate legislative and/or district staff; and assist with other executive assistant/office manager duties as assigned. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume and cover letter with “SWPA Executive Assistant/Scheduler” in the subject line to PA.Resumes@mail.house.gov. MEM-210-13 Northeast Democrat seeks Scheduler. Responsibilities include coordinating Member’s schedule both in DC and in District; arranging appointments, meetings and events for Member; tracking invitations, requests, and deadlines; handling travel arrangements for Member and staff. Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, work well in a high-energy and fast-paced team environment, and be extremely organized and detailed-oriented. Ideal candidate will have prior experience working in a Congressional office. New England ties a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please. MEM-209-13 Communications Director – Western Republican Congressman with national profile on immigration reform seeks an experienced, senior-level Communications Director to oversee all press and media outreach operations. The Communications Director should have experience with strategic communications planning, have extensive media relationships and will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive media communications strategy. The Communications Director will write all press releases, opinion pieces, talking points and other statements, as well as manage content for website and social media; and will also write the weekly newsletter. The ideal candidate will have press experience; excellent writing, editing and time management skills; and should be able to build relationships with the national and District media. Spanish language skills are a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will stop collecting resumes on May 20. MEM-208-13 Progressive Tennessee Member seeks experienced, media-savvy, proactive Communications Director to manage a fast-paced communications operation. Responsibilities include developing and implementing a coordinated and strategic communications plan; identifying emerging press opportunities, writing press releases and op-eds, pitching stories and responding to press inquiries, booking interviews on radio and television, scheduling and organizing press events, managing congressional website, Facebook and Twitter accounts, producing weekly e-newsletter, print mailings to constituents and managing relationships with reporters to secure local and national coverage of the member's work. Must work closely with DC and district staff to quickly grasp legislative and local issues and communicate them effectively. Responsible for writing talking points for Member for public appearances. Additionally, CD will oversee office mail operation and will provide mail activity reports for the Congressman and Chief of Staff. Excellent organizational and writing skills required. Good political judgment, sense of humor and ability to work under short deadlines is required. Must be comfortable with and show good judgment speaking on the record with press. Ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience in media relations or in journalism. Hill experience and Tennessee ties are a plus, as are knowledge of Judiciary and Transportation issues. Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to email@example.com MEM-207-13 Executive Assistant/Scheduler- Opening for the Executive Assistant to a NJ Republican. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Receiving, coordinating, and managing all scheduling requests and changes; Logging and submitting member and CoS mileage; Forecasting and managing the office MRA and accounting for related vouchers, bills, and payments; Organizing, editing, and processing Member’s personal correspondence; Various other office management responsibilities and special projects as assigned by the Member and CoS. Additionally, the EA/Scheduler will work closely with the CoS. Applicants must have superior organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and exceptional interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate would be able to multi-task and think on their feet, self-motivated, discreet, and anticipate the Member’s needs. Please fax resume with references and cover letter to: CoS at 202-225-3318 or email firstname.lastname@example.org MEM- 206 -13 The Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE), an independent, non-partisan investigative entity established by the United States House of Representatives, seeks an attorney with 1-3 years of experience to serve as Investigative Counsel. The Investigative Counsel reports to the Staff Director and Chief Counsel and will be responsible for conducting sensitive inquiries into allegations of possible violations of ethical standards of conduct by current Members, Officers and Staff of the House of Representatives and advising the Staff Director and Chief Counsel on legal and policy matters. Core Responsibilities: Review information received by OCE, discern possible violations, and identify facts requiring further investigation. Plan, organize and conduct investigations regarding allegations and advise the Staff Director and Chief Counsel regarding appropriate evaluation of cases. Advise the Staff Director and Chief Counsel on legal issues in matters under investigation and on broader legal and policy issues involved in the operations of OCE Qualifications: Investigative experience in high-profile and sensitive matters; experience with investigations involving public officials is desirable but not required Strong legal judgment Demonstrated ability to conduct and direct complex legal research and present the results in a clear, precise and persuasive manner Thoroughness and careful attention to detail Strong oral and written communication skills Ability to: work independently or as part of an investigative team manage multiple tasks and projects work well under pressure and tight deadlines exercise discretion and independent judgment Proficiency in word processing, development and use of electronic databases, and other computer skills including knowledge of current information technology tools related to investigations (e.g., Concordance and Casemap) Duties: Identifying information to substantiate or disprove allegations and assess the likely sources of that information Collecting and reviewing documents, electronic media and physical evidence Interviewing witnesses and subjects preparing memoranda of interviews and reports of investigations performing other duties as assigned Requirements: Ability to pass Security Background Investigation to obtain Top Secret clearance Graduation from an ABA accredited law school and active bar membership. Considerable professional knowledge of criminal and administrative investigative techniques. Applicant Instructions: Please send cover letter and resume (electronic submissions preferred) to: Omar S. Ashmawy Staff Director and Chief Counsel Office of Congressional Ethics United States House of Representatives P.O. Box 895 Washington, DC 20515-0895 OCE@mail.house.gov MEM-205-13 Freshman Midwestern Democratic Member seeks an organized, detail oriented and energetic Scheduler/Executive Assistant for a fast-paced, team-oriented Washington, DC office. Primary duties include structuring and managing the Member’s daily schedule; coordinating the Member’s travel and logistical details of meetings; handling the Member’s personal correspondence; fulfilling various administrative duties; and, working closely with other staff members in the district and in DC to facilitate meetings. Additionally, the Scheduler/Executive Assistant will work closely with the Chief of Staff to ensure smooth overall DC office operations. Applicants must have superior organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills, be able to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced environment, and have poise, patience and a good sense of humor. The successful candidate will be a discreet, politically savvy, self-motivated, and very organized with the ability to successfully interact with different personality types. Additionally, the successful candidate must be strategic thinker who can navigate competing demands to maximize the Member’s time and come to anticipate the Member’s needs. Please email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Scheduler/Executive Assistant” in the subject line. Prior scheduling experience strongly preferred and Michigan ties a plus. This is not an entry level position and salary will be commensurate with experience.
Reg Dir State & Local Government Affairs-1301287 Description Join American Airlines and not only discover how we're changing, but be a part of the change. American Airlines is now hiring for a Regional Director, State and Local Government Affairs. Apply at https://amairlines.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=362281&src=JB-10180 American Airlines' State and Local Government Affairs office represents American Airlines, and its parent company, AMR Corp., on all legislative, regulatory, public policy, and community issues pending before state, county, city and other local governments, including airport authorities and governing bodies. Our office is responsible for directing and coordinating all political, governmental, and community strategies to support the company's business goals on a state and local basis wherever American Airlines and/or American Eagle serve domestically throughout the United States. The incumbent in this position will report to the Managing Director, State and Local Government Affairs, who in turn reports to the Senior Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs. The position will be responsible for handling political, governmental, regulatory, or community issues for American Airlines and American Eagle in ten states in the Chicago Region. Although this is a position with regional responsibility and coverage, the principal and primary focus will involve governmental, political, and community issues in Chicago and the State of Illinois. Also provides support as needed to the policy initiatives of the Washington, D.C., office of American Airlines. Specific duties include: · Formulating, developing, implementing and executing governmental, legislative, regulatory, and public policy strategies on behalf of American Airlines on a state and local basis. · Ensuring that regional, state, and local lobbying efforts correspond to the overall legislative, regulatory and policy goals of American Airlines. · Advancing the goals of American Airlines in the states, cities, and local communities that we serve in the Chicago Region by fostering and developing ongoing relationships with various constituency groups throughout the region, but with a particular focus in Chicago and the State of Illinois. · Preparing and presenting testimony (written and oral), developing issue papers, and creating presentations or other articles/briefs for the organization. · Working effectively and collaboratively with the other Regional Managing Directors for the State and Local Government Affairs group. Working effectively with American's Airport and Sales organizations throughout the Chicago region to achieve the company's goals and objectives. · Overseeing and directing any state and local government affairs consultants who may be working for or on behalf of American Airlines in the Chicago Region. Qualifications The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with a government, regulatory and/or business background, preferably with experience in the Chicago area. · Candidate should have 7 to 10 years of experience, preferably including service with a federal, state or local official, or a key government agency. Experience with aviation issues is desirable. · Knowledge of the political and legislative process including the ability to critically review and research laws, ordinances, and regulations, preferably with knowledge and understanding of aviation laws, regulations, and ordinances. · Demonstrated time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure of deadlines in a fast-paced, changing and complex environment. · Excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to effectively advocate and communicate on behalf of American Airlines with all level of officials. · Ability to work, communicate, and collaborate effectively with all levels of the organization and with other airlines and constituencies as appropriate. · Superior analytical, problem solving, communicative (oral and written) and interpersonal skills. · High level of decisiveness, initiative and attention to detail essential. · College degree required. · Must be able to work evening and early morning events as dictated by the requirements of the position. Job Requirements - Level 5 and Above • Must pass a background reference check and criminal fingerprint check Job: CA-Government Affairs Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago Job Posting: Apr 26, 2013 Unposting Date: May 18, 2013 Equal Opportunity Employer: American Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Work Schedule*: Full-Time
Associate Director of Programs The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a small non-profit organization that promotes understanding and cooperation between Asia and the United States, seeks an associate director of programs in its Washington, D.C. office. Working with the Foundation’s executive director and deputy executive director, the majority of the associate director’s responsibilities will be focused on the following programs: • Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program. -A one-year fellowship program established by the U.S. Congress in 1994 to cultivate a cadre of U.S. government officials with expertise on Japan and Japanese language ability. • U.S.-Japan Network for the Future ¬ -A two-year program designed to build and enhance a network of Japan specialists that can bring diverse expertise and perspectives to the bilateral policy-making process in the mid- and long-term. • U.S.-Korea Scholar-Policymaker Nexus -An important new two-year U.S.-Korea initiative designed to invest in helping a rising generation of U.S. academic scholars who have real expertise on Korea become more relevant to and involved in the policymaking process. Program responsibilities include working independently and as part of a team to develop, promote, implement, recruit participants, and fulfill reporting requirements for each of these programs. This position also requires extensive coordination with Foundation staff in Montana and Tokyo, cohorts of program participants throughout the United States and in Japan, and U.S. government and Embassy of Japan officials. Competitive candidates will have Japanese language ability, expertise on the United States government and government of Japan, experience developing programs with foundations and corporations, and experience managing a program budget. Candidates must be willing and interested in learning about policymaking and the U.S. government budgeting process. Experience working on federally-funded programs or on Capitol Hill would be helpful. Some domestic and international travel may be required. Strong candidates will have at least two years of work experience and a master’s degree. Computer skills and strong written and communication skills are essential. Must have a sense of humor and be able to work independently and as part of a team. U.S. citizenship or current work visa is required. Send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: May 24, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013
Executive Assistant/Scheduler – PA Republican seeking an Executive Assistant/Scheduler in the DC office. The candidate must have ties to Pittsburgh and knowledge of Southwestern PA; is preferably from the region; is highly confident; possesses strong people skills with exceptional attention to detail; and is comfortable working in a demanding environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: process all scheduling requests, invitations and events for Member’s calendar for DC and district; respond to all invitations, either by written email correspondence or by personal telephone call; maintain office contact lists; make travel arrangements; handle Member correspondence; ensure the Member is provided with briefing materials for each event by coordinating with event participants and the appropriate legislative and/or district staff; and assist with other executive assistant/office manager duties as assigned. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume and cover letter with “SWPA Executive Assistant/Scheduler” in the subject line to PA.Resumes@mail.house.gov.