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Republican, Republican Central, Open until filled
Office

Republican Central

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is an at-will, partisan position who plays a key role in Caucus membership. The individual must demonstrate the ability to deal effectively with the complex, difficult situations that are common in the high-pressure environment serving Members and their respective staff. The individual must be able to work closely with all members, staff, the other branches of government, and interest groups. The position requires in-person work Monday-Friday, with occasional remote work as directed by the Minority Chief of Staff or Republican Leader and will require work on nights and weekends. Due to the nature of the position, a high level of confidentiality is required.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

· Focuses on carrying out the caucus' legislative goals

· Researches, prioritizes, and responds to incoming issues to determine the appropriate response

· Works with assigned member offices to plan and carry out the individual members’ and caucus priorities

· Works on a team with other advisors and collaborates caucus services needs with other staff within the central staff departments

· Recommends strategies and tactics regarding constituent outreach, messaging, and maintains accurate data for assigned members

· Monitors activity in the House and Senate and engages in long-term and short-term planning

· Maintains accurate data for assigned members

· Performs other duties assigned

Salary Range

$50,000 - $60,000

Minimum Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in political science, public relations or related field preferred

· Three or more years of public relations, legislative, or other relevant experience required

· Must be comfortable reducing complex matters to easy-to-understand summaries

· Must possess strong research, writing, analysis, and oral presentation skills

· Must be comfortable functioning in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment

· Experience managing different personalities and a multitude of issues is preferred

· Must be familiar with House rules, policies, and guidelines

· Must have an understanding of legislative districts and state political processes

· Must be able to effectively lead a group of people on a day-to-day basis

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Republican Central, Open until filled
Office

Republican Central

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is an at-will and partisan position who designs public communications for members of the Republican caucus. The Graphic Designer strategically designs and physically produces mail, newsletters, infographics, info sheets, and social media posts. The individual must be able to work closely with members, staff, and coordinate with the caucus communications and caucus services departments. The position requires in-person work Monday-Friday, with occasional remote work as directed by the Minority Chief of Staff or Republican Leader and will require work on some nights and weekends. Due to the nature of the position, a high level of confidentiality is required.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:  

Designs physical material distributed by Republican members, including newsletters, mail, info sheets on pending legislation, and invitations to official events in and outside the Capitol

Designs digital material distributed by Republican members, including infographics, social media posts, and provides counsel on website design

Physically produces newsletters, signboards, mail, info sheets, and other designed material as necessary

Maintains a file of all produced material and updates as necessary

Maintains physical equipment needed to produce designed material

Performs other duties assigned

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience $45,000 - $55,000

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Experience with graphic design and production is required

Three or more years of state government or other relevant experience preferred

Must be comfortable functioning in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment

Experience managing different personalities and a multitude of issues is required

Must be familiar with House rules, policies, and guidelines

Must have an understanding of legislative districts and state political processes

Familiarity handling a demanding schedule preferred

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Republican Central, Open until filled
Office

Republican Central

Caucus

Republican

Description

SUMMARY: This is an at-will, partisan position who coordinates events for the caucus and Republican Leader. The individual must be able to work closely with members, staff, vendors, and event planners. The role requires that the individual be well-organized and possess a sound knowledge of event management. Excellent communication and attention to detail skills are vital in this role. The position requires in-person work Monday-Friday, with occasional remote work as directed by the Minority Chief of Staff or Republican Leader and will require work on some nights and weekends. Due to the nature of the position, a high level of confidentiality is required.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

· Plan and manage all caucus event booking, set-up, tear down, and necessary follow-up processes.

· Communicate and work with vendors, exhibitors, and stakeholders during the event planning process to ensure everything is in order.

· Coordinate events, member or staff lunches and session day lunches and/or dinners

· Works with the Republican Leader’s office and others, as directed, to arrange in-district events

· Works with deputy administrative director to handles all events for the Leader

· Performs other duties assigned

Salary Range

$40,000 - $50,000 (commensurate with experience)

Minimum Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree preferred

· One or more years of event planning, administrative, legislative, or other relevant experience preferred

· Must possess strong research, writing, analysis, and oral presentation skills

· Must be comfortable functioning in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment

· Experience managing and coordinating large events, different personalities, and a multitude of issues is required

· Must be familiar with House rules, policies, and guidelines

· Must have an understanding of legislative districts and state political processes

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democratic, State Representative Veronica Paiz, Open until filled
Office

State Representative Veronica Paiz

Caucus

Democratic

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Veronica Paiz. The Legislative Aide/Policy Services position requires an individual to perform research, and legislative duties, as well as maintain positive constituent relationships. Responsibilities include researching and tracking legislation, and preparation of materials for committees, session, and district events, and supervision of office employees. The position requires strong analytical, written and communication skills, office management expertise, and the ability to work under deadlines. The position will also coordinate the Representative’s schedule, and write, proof and edit correspondence, and work closely with other House of Representatives departments. Occasional travel to the district may be required.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be dependable, professional, detail-oriented and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision or direction, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should also have a bachelor’s degree and must have government or political experience, preferably legislative, with an expertise in state issues.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now

All Michigan House of Representatives employees have a non-tenured, "at will" employment status. It is the policy of the House of Representatives to employ, by the Constitution and applicable federal or state statutes, qualified individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, height, weight or any other categories or groups protected by law.

The Michigan House of Representatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan law prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, disability and other categories protected by law. If an accommodation is needed during the application process, please contact the House Human Resources Office at (517) 373-3069. An individual needing accommodations must notify the employer in writing, within 182 days after the need is known. Persons denied equal opportunity based on these conditions may file a complaint with the Michigan Civil Rights Commission.

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