Freshman Member, Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) is seeking a Legislative Assistant(s) to manage a portfolio of diverse issues. Candidates should have at least 2 years of experience in the House or Senate, or have equivalent federal legislative advocacy experience. This is not an entry-level position. Successful candidates should have demonstrated experience advancing legislation, monitoring the Floor, and conducting research. Applicants should be outstanding writers who are able to handle talking points, speeches, memos and letters. This is a position that requires the ability to work under pressure, manage multiple projects, and work well in a team setting.
Illinois ties preferred but not required. Women and minorities 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.
Qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and two brief writing samples to resumes.ILfirstname.lastname@example.org in PDF format for each. Please title the email subject line: “Legislative Assistant [insert first and last name]”