Monday, August 27, 2018

Internship Opportunity: Campaign Intern

LOCATION: Issaquah
To Apply: Send Resume to

Interns will be on the front lines of working with volunteers and voters in support of the Dr. Kim Schrier’s campaign for Congress. Interns will learn the ins and outs of supporting a nationally watched congressional race. Interns will take part in traditional methods of voter contact such as phone calls, door knocking. They will gain valuable experience in volunteer management, training and recruitment, as well as learning basics of campaign management software.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                  

  • Manage databases of registered voters and campaign volunteers.
  • Engage in regular field trainings for first-time campaign volunteers.
  • Support the general campaign effort by participating directly in the execution of our voter contact strategy, which may include door-to-door communication, phone calls, voter registration, tabling, and visibility.
  • Support the field program, including data management, volunteer recruitment and retention, and administrative duties.

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

U.S. House of Representatives District Scheduler/Office Manager Opening

Are you a recent graduate living in the area or willing to come back? Congressman Adam Smith is hiring a scheduler and office manager for his district office. If you're interested and want more information, contact Puget Sound alumna and current Smith staffer Becca Bryant at

U.S. House of Representatives District Scheduler/Office Manager Opening
Congressman Adam Smith seeks a District Scheduler/Office Manager to plan the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in the District. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing invitations and scheduling requests, providing travel and logistical support, preparing events and meetings, acting as a liaison to constituents, running the Congressional internship program and conducting various administrative duties. Exact portfolio to be determined by the needs of the Congressional District and staff expertise.

Candidates should demonstrate a professional manner; the ability to multitask and stay organized; excellent oral and written communication skills; thoroughness and careful attention to detail; the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment; the ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others in a fast-paced office; and a strong commitment to public service. Ties to and knowledge of the Ninth Congressional District are desired. A valid Washington State Driver’s License is required.

Salary range is $38,000+, dependent on qualifications and experience, with Federal employee benefits including the student loan repayment program.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume to no later than 5pm PST on Friday, August 17th with “DISTRICT SCHEDULER/OFFICE MANAGER” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.