Congressman David Trone (MD-06), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, is seeking a strong writer with a sense of humor to serve as a Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant in a fast-paced and highly collaborative Capitol Hill office. The candidate will be responsible for managing and maintaining a high-volume constituent correspondence system and responding to constituent letters in a timely manner. In addition, the candidate will handle tour and flag requests and manage front office activities. Responsibilities include drafting and reviewing constituent response letters, organizing incoming correspondence, and compiling weekly mail reports that include mail volume and processing statistics and policy issues raised in incoming constituent mail. The candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to the press operation in the office, including drafting talking points and speeches.
The ideal candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to work under tight deadlines and in a dynamic work environment. The candidate must also feel comfortable working up and down the management structure to ensure timely mail responses. Due to COVID-19 social distancing, the ideal candidate must be a self-starter and be able to manage their time with minimal in-person supervision from senior staff.
Proficiency with IQ and Maryland ties are a plus. Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant” by February 10th.
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.