Congressman Bill Foster seeks a full-time Staff Assistant/Legislative correspondent in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing the front office; managing the intern program including recruiting, hiring, and onboarding; sorting mail; answering phones; processing flag requests; compiling daily news clips; booking and coordinating constituent tours of DC; drafting responses to constituent mail and other administrative tasks. Position may include assisting the legislative staff with administrative work.
Ideal candidates will have relevant experience, be well organized and comfortable working collaboratively with a fast paced team. A sense of humor and Illinois ties are a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of the district that we serve. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.
Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and one short writing sample to IL11.Jobs@mail.house.gov. Please include SA/LC in the email subject line. No walk-ins or phone calls.