Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke of New York is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to join her legislative team. Legislative portfolio will be focused on immigration, housing and health care among additional issue areas. Qualified candidates should have a good knowledge of the legislative process, awareness of the 9th District of New York, coalition building skills, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to advance the Congresswoman’s legislative priorities and be creative in spotting new legislative opportunities. Candidates must be self-starters, able to meet short deadlines, and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment. Ties to New York are a plus. This is not an entry level position and this is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested candidates should email their resume to steven.blattner@mail.house.gov.