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Writer - House Public Information Services (Temporary Position)


A full-time temporary position is available with the Minnesota House of Representatives as a writer for the nonpartisan Public Information Services office. The office supports the mission of the House of Representatives through news and information services, including: reporting on committees and floor sessions, informational publications, photography and television coverage.

Duties are to write online content during the 2018 legislative session, including daily committee and floor session coverage and weekly longer feature stories. Strong reporting and writing skills required. News reporting experience is a plus. Research and organizational skills a must. Must be able to write clearly and quickly about complex subjects.

Must have a willingness to do a variety of tasks, including proofing and some social media activity. Understanding of state government, legislative and office procedures a must. Some long and irregular hours required.

Salary range is $796.80 - $986.40 per week, commensurate with experience. This position is anticipated to begin in mid-February and run approximately through the end of May, depending on session length.

View other department information at www.house.mn/hinfo/hinfo.asp.

To assure consideration, your cover letter, resume and published writing samples must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Send to:



Mike Cook
Assistant Director/Editor,
Public Information Services
Minnesota House of Representatives
175 State Office Building
St. Paul, MN 55155-1298
mike.cook@house.mn
651-296-1341


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