Senior California Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to focus on a portfolio that may include of appropriations, foreign affairs, education, housing, civil rights, financial services, and AmeriCorps among other issues. Responsibilities will include managing the Member’s existing legislative initiatives within the portfolio; identifying and developing new areas for legislative and other action; briefing and staffing the Member for meetings and events; and other responsibilities as necessary.
This is not an entry-level position. Excellent writing and communication skills, sound political and policy judgment, and the ability both to work independently and to collaborate with others in a fast-paced environment is essential. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Veterans, women, LGBTQ+ persons, and minority applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, references, and a writing sample in a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org