Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) is seeking a Legislative Aide to join a dynamic team intent on doing the most for everyone in St. Louis, starting with those who have the very least. The Legislative Aide will support the legislative team, as well as manage a diverse portfolio for the Congresswoman, including education, economic policy, financial services, animal welfare, and other areas. Responsibilities for the position include writing correspondences and legislative materials, meeting with constituents and advocacy groups, developing and advancing legislation, and staffing the Congresswoman at meetings, hearings, and events. This is an excellent professional opportunity for someone looking to gain experience supporting committee work as well as developing and advancing transformative policy ideas.
An ideal candidate will be compassionate and kind and have a solid understanding of economic policy, particularly issues around poverty alleviation and income inequality. Applicants should have excellent research and writing skills, be a team player and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, committed to organizing and building coalitions to advance policy, and have a deep desire to eliminate systemic and racial injustice. Missouri ties preferred but not required. Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, unhoused people, formerly incarcerated individuals, and members of other marginalized communities are 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, criminal history or parental status.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples and 3 references by February 15, 2021 to MO01Resumes@Mail.house.gov. Subject line: LEG AIDE_LAST NAME, FIRST NAME