Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) seeks a full-time legislative assistant in Washington, D.C.

The legislative assistant will be responsible for important issues areas such as taxes, budget, housing, financial services, and small business, among other issues, in a fast-paced congressional office for a member of House Democratic Leadership on the Ways and Means Committee, Budget Committee and Science, Space and Technology Committee. Responsibilities are wide-ranging, including drafting bills and amendments, developing strategic plans to advance legislation through Congress, staffing committee meetings, interacting with constituents, district stakeholders, committee/leadership committee staff and federal agencies, and writing policy briefing memos and talking points.

Candidates must have a self-starting personality, strong written and verbal communication skills, a desire to continually learn and grow and an eagerness to work on a team in a collaborative office environment. Previous work or interest in community development, economic development and municipal finance is a plus. This is not an entry-level position. A minimum three years of experience is required. Michigan ties preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Michigan05jobs@gmail.com. Please no walk-ins or phone calls.