Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant - Rep. Tonko

Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant - Rep. Tonko

The Office of Congressman Paul D. Tonko (NY-20) seeks a Legislative Correspondent/Staff Assistant to serve in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing a robust constituent correspondence program, including sorting, batching, and responding to inbound correspondence in a timely and thorough manner. In addition, the candidate will manage the internship program, process tour and flag requests, welcome visitors and other administrative duties as assigned. Successful candidates will have Hill experience, impeccable writing skills, the ability to juggle multiple deadlines at once, and a positive “can-do” attitude. Extra consideration will be given to those with a sense of humor, NY-20 ties, familiarity with Fireside, and a safe vehicle with a good driving record. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Application materials must be received by February 4, 2020. Interested parties should e-mail a resume, cover letter and short writing sample to ny20resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line Team Tonko.