Legislative Director

Legislative Director

The Office of Congressman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. seeks a Legislative Director. The LD will help drive the proactive legislative agenda for the office, developing and implementing the strategy to push policy priorities and legislative goals; supervise and mentor the legislative staff while advising on the Congresswoman’s legislative portfolio, and manage their own legislative portfolio, which will include work on the Black Maternal Health Caucus. The LD will work closely in conjunction with the Chief of Staff and senior leadership team to ensure legislative strategy is incorporated into overall operations.  The LD will also help ensure coordination between DC and district offices on important legislative updates and district-based events and projects.

This is not an entry level position; extensive Hill experience and knowledge of the legislative process are required.  The successful applicant will have crisp and thorough written and oral communications skills, an entrepreneurial and self-starting attitude, strong attention to detail, creativity, and be a team player. Supervisory experience and expertise on healthcare policy is strongly preferred.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to john.christie@mail.house.gov.

Candidates from BIPOC, LGBT+, working class, and/or 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.

The interview process will be conducted on a rolling basis. Applications must be received via email no later than 11:59PM on Friday, May 28th, 2021.