The office of Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse issues portfolio including, but not limited to, Education, Environment, Interior, Energy, and Agriculture on the House Appropriations Committee.
Responsibilities include drafting and analyzing legislation, tracking floor proceedings, research, drafting policy and meeting memos, meeting with constituents, and staffing the Member in committee hearings, meetings, and at events. The office is looking for applicants who work well under pressure and strict deadlines and have experience with the appropriations process.
This is not an entry-level position. Excellent writing skills and experience handling policy issues are required. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Legislative Assistant Application.” Deadline for submissions is COB February 5th. No phone calls or walk-ins please.