Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

FINANCIAL SERVICES LA – Congressman Ritchie Torres (NY-15) seeks a Legislative Assistant to support his work as a member of the Financial Services Committee. Responsibilities include crafting policy positions, drafting legislation and amendments, liaising with committee and member office staff, and building relationships with constituent groups and advocacy organizations.

Applicants should have a strong understanding of and interest in housing policy and the financial services industry. Strong candidates should possess organizational and time management skills; exceptional verbal and written communication skills; and an understanding of the legislative process. This is not an entry-level position. Prior experience on the Hill preferred.

The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender expression or identity. New York ties are a plus. Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Rep.Torres.jobs@gmail.com