Congresswoman Susie Lee (NV-03), Member of the Appropriations Committee, seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to join her Washington, D.C.-based legislative team. The Legislative Assistant will implement the Member’s agenda within the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior & Environment, as well as manage a portfolio including but not limited to labor and judiciary issues. This is not an entry-level position and sound policy judgement is required. Candidate should have a strong track record of translating policy priorities into successful legislative outcomes and developing proactive relationships with on- and off-Hill stakeholders. Candidate will be expected to frequently brief and staff the Member and demonstrate strong verbal communication skills. Candidate should also be coachable, responsive to feedback, and enjoy working in a team-first, collaborative work environment. Candidate will work directly with the Congresswoman, Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and intra- and inter-departmental peers to advance the Congresswoman’s authorizing and appropriations priorities. Nevada ties are a plus.
Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin. To apply send in PDF format a resume, cover letter, writing sample of 1,000 words or fewer, and three references (including name, current title and organization, phone number, email, and relationship to the reference) to email@example.com with the following subject line: “Full Name – Legislative Assistant.”