Summer Communications Internship

Offered By: 
Texas State Representative Ana-Maria Ramos
Job Location: 
Job Location (Other): 
If "Paid", provide rate: 
Commensurate with experience
Job Description: 
The Office of Texas State Representative Ana-María Ramos (House District 102) seeks a highly organized, professional, and responsive Communications Aide for the months of June through August. This position involves assisting with communications to maintain Representative Ramos’ contact with constituents through a robust media presence. Applicants should know the legislative process, Texas politics, and bills directly authored by Representative Ramos. Applicants must be available to work part-time (20 hours a week minimum), including occasional weekends. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Analyze bill text, amendments, state code, current law, and witness testimony and translate information to graphics; Conduct research relating to HD 102 and legislation; Manage emails; Attend and assist in planning events in Austin, HD 102, and online when requested; Review and edit documents; Build partnerships with constituents; Keep up-to-date on Texas politics and current events in the legislature. Archive extensive footage of the Representative’s time during committee hearings and house floor debates. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Strong oral and written communication skills (bilingual preferred); Ability to professionally make calls and compose emails; Strong analytical and critical thinking skills; Knowledge of HD 102; Ability to follow designated formatting; Responsiveness in and out of office; Thoroughness and careful attention to detail; Ability to read and analyze bills; Ability to thrive in an intense and fast-paced environment; Ability to manage stressful situations and problem-solve under pressure; Punctuality and professionalism; Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Canva, Wix, Photoshop, Adobe Suite, and Zoom.
Application Instructions: 
Please send a resume, cover letter, professional reference, writing sample, and sample graphic with the subject line “Communications Aide/Internship Application” to Maximilian Gannon at Only applications selected will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for considering joining our team.
Contact Information: 
Maximilian Gannon;
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Maximilian Gannon
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, August 25, 2024