Legislative Director

Legislative Director

Progressive Member of House Democratic Leadership and the Appropriations Committee seeks an experienced Legislative Director (LD). The LD manages and mentors the legislative team to advance the Member’s broad legislative agenda, including significant work in the areas of foreign policy and national security, global health, poverty, and reproductive rights and justice.  The LD works closely with the Chief of Staff, Communications team, and District Director to ensure the legislative strategy is reflected in all aspects of the overall office operations.  This is not an entry level position. Required skills include: outstanding communications skills, ability to work in a dynamic team environment, knowledge of House operations and procedures, an understanding of the budget and appropriations process, and foreign policy and national security policy experience. The successful candidate will have at least five years of legislative experience, including management experience. Salary commensurate with experience. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or expression, or sexual orientation. We strongly value the diversity of our staff. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to lee.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Director” in the subject line.