Congressman Jamie Raskin seeks an experienced Legislative Correspondent for his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include organizing and managing an active mail program, ensuring quick response times, conducting legislative research, and performing other duties as assigned. Applicants must be detail-oriented and extremely organized, possess superior writing and editing skills, and be able to manage a variety of challenging assignments under tight deadlines.
Previous legislative correspondence experience and experience using Intranet Quorum (IQ) are strongly preferred. Maryland 8th District resident is a huge plus.
To apply, please send an email to MD08.firstname.lastname@example.org with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line and the following application materials attached as one combined PDF:
Cover letter (not to exceed one page) – please customize your letter to this position.
Résumé (not to exceed one page)
Three writing samples (not to exceed one page each)
Three references (not to exceed one page) – for each reference, please include name, current title/office, phone number, email, and a one-sentence description of your relationship to the reference (e.g., Jane Smith was my direct supervisor in Rep. John’s office.)
The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. on March 17.
Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. This 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.