Legislative Assistant in a fast-paced and highly collaborative Capitol Hill office. Primary responsibilities will include a legislative portfolio with an emphasis on the Congressman’s position on the House Veterans Affairs Committee, housing, immigration and education, among other issues; working with senior staff on new legislative proposals; drafting of memos and talking points for the Member; drafting, review, and management of related letters; coordination with communications and district staff on press events; stakeholder meetings and proactive outreach.
This is not an entry-level position. Candidates should have at least two years of legislative experience, excellent oral and written communication skills, great attention to detail, strong time management skills, an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and a sense of humor. Fluency in Spanish is a benefit but not required. California ties are preferred, but not required. Please send applications to: CARuizJobs@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.