District Director Opening - Office of Rep. Underwood (IL-14)

Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) is seeking a District Director based in her West Chicago, Illinois office.  The District Director will oversee the management and operation of two district offices, including establishing a second district office location and hiring and managing approximately 6 district office staff and interns. The District Director serves as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, and works closely with the DC-based staff to provide unparalleled constituent services and develop and implement immediate and long-term strategic outreach plans. Qualified candidates will demonstrate management experience, a deep understanding of how to create and maintain a culture of exceptional service, strong oral and written communications skills, and strategic planning abilities. The position requires the ability to multi-task, thrive under pressure, and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends. Ties to the Illinois 14th Congressional District and Illinois are preferred but not essential.

Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. To apply for the District Director position, please send cover letter and resume to Illinois14.DistrictJobs@gmail.com with “District Director” in the subject line.  Salary commensurate with experience. This is NOT an entry-level position. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.