Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Southern Democratic Member seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to cover a robust portfolio with an emphasis on education and labor and judiciary, and immigration issues. This position will support the Member’s work on the Education and Labor Committee. Knowledge of labor and higher education issues, including policies impacting minority serving institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities, is required.

Specific duties will include developing and advancing legislation, staffing the Member for Committee proceedings and all events within the portfolio, and maintaining close, collaborative relationships with local, state, and national stakeholders. Candidates should possess knowledge of the legislative process, strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

This is not an entry-level position. Preferred candidates will have prior legislative experience and a background in education and labor policy. Salary range is 50-60K annually, based on experience.

BIPOC candidates and/or candidates from, LGBTQIA+, working class, and other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with North Carolina ties. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. Please no calls, direct emails, or walk-ins.

Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to nclegislativeassistant@gmail.com. The interview process will be conducted on a rolling basis. Applications must be received via email no later than 11:59PM on Friday, April 30, 2021.