Congressman A. Donald McEachin (D-VA-04), a member of the Hampton Roads region, which includes a large military presence, seeks a legislative aide in his Washington, D.C. office to manage his national security, defense, foreign affairs, veterans affairs, and infrastructure portfolios. Responsibilities include developing and planning legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments; supporting the appropriations process; developing and advancing legislative priorities; writing policy memos and talking points; and working directly with stakeholders and constituents.
This is not an entry-level position and prior Hill experience is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate has excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational and problem-solving skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit. Candidates should be team-oriented and have a positive attitude. Virginia ties are a plus.
Interested applicants should e-mail their resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to McEachin.Jobs@mail.house.gov. 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. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.