Policy Advisor, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)

Policy Advisor, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)

The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) seeks a Policy Advisor to manage the Caucus’ policy agenda, including crafting and executing effective legislative strategies to advance Caucus policy priorities, representing the Caucus as point of contact on all policy engagements, working with Members’ staff to advance legislative proposals, developing materials to support the goals and mission of the Caucus, and promoting the Caucus both internally within the House of Representatives and externally to the public. The Policy Advisor’s responsibilities will include:

  • In conjunction with Members, developing Caucus’ policy priorities and strategic objectives

  • Executing Caucus’ policy agenda through nuanced understanding of community stances

  • Working collaboratively with Executive Director and other Caucus staff to advance CAPAC’s work internally on Capitol Hill and through deep engagement with stakeholder entities to push CAPAC priorities forward

  • Collaborating with CAPAC Member office staff to further Caucus policy objectives and managing communication with CAPAC policy liaisons

  • Collaborating with communications staff to convey legislative positions and wins into external messaging through statements, social media, and press engagement

  • Organizing policy-focused events for Caucus members and external stakeholder participation

Qualified candidates must have an understanding of CAPAC’s policy priorities and familiarity working with the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community. Outstanding writing and communication skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with multiple Member offices and key stakeholders are essential. Top candidates should also be detail-oriented and possess the ability to multi-task, work well in a fast-paced setting, and act as a team player.  This is not an entry-level position and candidates should have a demonstrated understanding of House and Senate legislative processes. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to congressional.apa.caucus@gmail.com. No walk-ins or calls please.