The Office of Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) seeks an enthusiastic, highly organized, creative, and self-motivated professional to serve as an Outreach Coordinator in her West Chicago and Woodstock offices. The ideal candidate will be a skilled listener, strong writer and communicator, self-motivated and assertive, detail-oriented and organized, and a creative problem solver.
The Outreach Coordinator will work with the Outreach Director to engage with a broad range of stakeholders throughout Illinois’ 14th Congressional District. This includes planning and staffing public events like informational workshops, roundtables, community forums, and site visits designed to highlight the priorities of residents of the District. The role requires excellent writing skills for liaising with stakeholders and drafting briefing memos and letters; proactive communication skills that strengthen teamwork; attention to detail and project management skills; and the ability to manage multiple deadline-driven projects.
The salary for this position is $50,000. Previous outreach experience and Illinois ties are strongly 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 “Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line to Illinois14.DistrictJobs@gmail.com by February 21, 2020.