Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (CA-53) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to support her work on the Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth and to cover a policy portfolio that includes a focus on childhood poverty and the care economy, among other issues.

Responsibilities will include tracking, developing, and drafting legislation; liaising with Select Committee staff and partner offices, stakeholders, and constituents; assisting the communications team on external-facing materials; and staffing Congresswoman Jacobs in relevant meetings.

Ideal candidates will enjoy challenging conventional wisdom; possess excellent research, writing, and communication skills; work well under pressure; be able to manage and prioritize competing assignments; and collaborate with the full legislative team and colleagues in the Washington, D.C. and San Diego offices.

This is not an entry-level position, though prior Capitol Hill experience is not required. Qualified candidates should send their resume and a cover letter combined into one pdf to: SaraJacobs.Contact@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Assistant – Select Committee” by Thursday, July 15 at 6pm ET.

The Office of Congresswoman Sara Jacobs is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. People of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and military veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.