Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard seeks a legislative assistant to join her appropriations team and handle a diverse portfolio with an emphasis on education and labor.


Responsibilities:  developing legislative initiatives; preparation for appropriations hearings; drafting statements; tracking legislation; and representing the office in meetings in addition to the typical legislative duties.  


Requirements:  Prior Capitol Hill experience; excellent organizational, writing, and communications skills; a solid understanding of the legislative process; detail orientation; ability to multi-task and work under pressure; ability to meet attendance requirements including a varied and often unpredictable work schedule; ethics in all organizational activities; and a positive attitude. Spanish fluency preferred. Los Angeles or CA ties are a plus. People of color are encouraged to apply.    


Interested applicants should submit via email the following four (4) documents:  cover letter, resume and two (2) brief writing samples.  The writing samples should each be in narrative style and can be excerptsof a longer document.  Samples should not be notes, bullets or part of a legal brief and should be no longer than two (2) pages in length.  


Care should be taken to include each of the requested items as a separate attachment in the same email to: SoCalDCstaffOpening@mail.house.gov   


Deadline: COB Monday, June 22, 2020.   We request NO calls, additional emails or third party lobbying campaigns

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