Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) seeks a motivated, organized, and detail-oriented Legislative Correspondent with exceptional written and oral communication skills to join her team.
Candidates must be able to work both collaboratively and individually, and be able to produce high quality work in a fast-passed environment. Responsibilities include: managing and organizing incoming communications from constituents, drafting substantive written responses in a timely manner, engaging with constituents directly to provide more specific responses when appropriate, and working with both the legislative and communications teams to manage a robust, proactive constituent outreach operation.
Professional development and advancement opportunities are a priority for Congresswoman Slotkin, so the position also presents opportunities to participate in legislative work, as capacity allows. These responsibilities would include drafting and analyzing legislation, tracking floor proceedings and giving vote recommendations, conducting research and having an in-depth understanding of the issues, and meeting with key stakeholders.
This office has a fast-paced, collegial environment and places an emphasis on ensuring that staff have a direct line of communication with the Congresswoman. Responsiveness and engagement with constituents are a top priority for this office, so applicants should be prepared to manage an expansive mail program. Previous Capitol Hill experience and knowledge of Internet Quorum are preferred.
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, veterans, and other members of traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples of less than 1,000 words each to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5PM on Friday, June 19th, with “Legislative Correspondent – LAST NAME” in the subject line of the email.