The Office of Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) seeks an enthusiastic, highly organized, creative, and self-motivated professional to serve as a Legislative Correspondent. Essential strengths of ideal candidates include excellent writing skills, a strong attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
The Legislative Correspondent will manage a high-volume constituent mail program, including monitoring the flow of incoming and outgoing mail, keeping the constituent database complete and current, responding to all constituent correspondence in a timely manner, managing intern correspondence work, researching legislative issues, and working with the legislative and communications staff to maintain a proactive constituent outreach operation, including drafting proactive communication to constituents. Additional daily tasks will include supporting the Congresswoman and staff as needed.
The salary for this position is $50,000. Hill experience and Illinois ties are preferred, but not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, disability, age, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, LGBTQ identification, family status, or military status. Women, people of color, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email a resume, cover letter, brief writing sample, and references with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line to Illinois14.Jobs@gmail.com by February 21, 2020.