The Democratic staff of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee seeks a Policy Analyst to help researching and writing reports; drafting policy memos and other documents; preparing for hearings; and fact checking. He or she will report to the senior policy staff and will work closely with the communications team.
A qualified candidate has at least a bachelors’ degree in economics, political science or a related degree; a master’s degree, especially an MPP, is preferred. In addition, he or she should have excellent quantitative and analytical skills; the ability to write clearly; and an ability to convey complex information to a non-expert audience. Hill experience preferred but not required. Experience with Haver and working with government databases including Current Population Survey (CPS) and Current Employment Statistics (CES) are a plus. Two to five years of work experience is expected.
The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the job title and referral number 224747 in the subject line. All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST on January 11.