The office of Congresswoman Katherine Clark seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a range of policy issues and assist with the Congresswoman’s work on the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittees. Responsibilities include drafting and analyzing legislation, conducting research, drafting policy memos, meeting and engaging with constituents and stakeholders, and staffing Appropriations Committee hearings.
Ideal candidates will be strong writers, have an understanding of the appropriations process as well as House procedures, have experience with the legislative drafting process, and an interest in working on Transportation, Housing, and/or Education policy. Additionally, they will have experience managing multiple projects and enjoy working in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment.
This is not an entry-level position. Previous Hill experience is strongly preferred though not required. Massachusetts ties are a plus but not required. Diverse candidates, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Appropriations Legislative Assistant.” No phone calls or walk-ins please.