Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Moderate New Jersey Dem is seeking a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to join their team. The legislative portfolio will be focused on education, labor, environment, agriculture, and immigration, among other issues. Qualified candidates should have a good knowledge of the legislative process, portfolio issues, coalition building, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to advance the Representative’s legislative priorities in their issue portfolio. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines and manage multiple priorities in a very fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position.

Applicants should send, as a single PDF file, a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to nj5.resumes@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. The PDF file should be titled “Legislative Assistant – LastName, FirstName” (e.g. “Legislative Assistant – Doe, Jane.pdf”).

Female, minority, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.