Staff Assistant / Legislative Correspondent

Staff Assistant / Legislative Correspondent

The Office of Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) seeks a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent. We are seeking a highly motivated and hardworking Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent based in our Washington, DC office. This candidate will be responsible for managing the DC front office, answer phones and track calls, process flag and tour requests, oversee the internship program, and manage our high-volume mail program.  This individual will work closely with the legislative team to ensure constituent letters are completed in a timely manner and handle the Congressman's correspondence.  This individual will also share driving responsibilities with the Director of Operations and Chief of Staff.

Qualified candidates will have exceptional organizational skills, keen attention to detail, excellent writing skills, knowledge of the legislative process, ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple tasks, and be a self-starter able to problem-solve. Must have access to a car and drive.

The salary for this position is $55,000. Prior experience with a congressional office is not necessary. Familiarity with Westchester County/ The Bronx preferred.

Interested candidates should apply using this form and upload a resume & cover letter. Any further questions about the role should be directed to Bowman.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant/ Legislative Correspondent”

Our office is an equal opportunity employer and women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Early applicants will get priority. Applications close on May 20th, 2022.

**ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL FINAL ROUND**