Health Legislative Assistant

Health Legislative Assistant

Congressman John P. Sarbanes, a senior member of the Health Subcommittee on the House Energy & Commerce Committee, is seeking a legislative assistant to manage a portfolio with a primary focus on health policy and other issues as assigned. Responsibilities include but are not limited to advising the Member on all matters in the issue portfolio; developing and advancing policy proposals; drafting vote recommendations and talking points for related floor and committee proceedings; staffing the Member in relevant meetings; and representing the Member before constituents and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have previous work expertise on health policy; prior legislative experience advising a Member of Congress and advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and an eagerness to work in a fast-paced, collaborative office. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Maryland ties are a plus. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to employment@mail.house.gov.