Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

New York Democratic Member seeks a healthcare & labor policy staffer to manage the Representative’s relevant priorities on the Education & Labor Committee.  The Legislative Assistant will have a domestic policy portfolio including healthcare, labor, retirement security, transportation & infrastructure, as well as additional issues as assigned.  Duties will include developing and advancing legislation and amendments, preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings, and close collaboration with the district office and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will be extremely organized, a strong writer, proactive self-starter, a strategic & creative thinker, and able to work collaboratively as part of a close-knit team. This is not an entry level position and ideal candidates will have prior legislative experience. New York ties are a plus and a background in healthcare policy is preferred, but not required.

Our 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. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send a resume & cover letter to nyresume2@gmail.com indicating “NY Dem LA” in the subject line.