Legislative Correspondent / Press Assistant

Legislative Correspondent / Press Assistant

The Office of Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) is seeking candidates for the Legislative Correspondent/Press Assistant position in our office. The position is responsible for managing an active mail program and assisting the Communications Director with messaging.


The successful candidate will be extremely organized, an excellent writer and editor, a self-starter, dependable, someone with strong time management skills, and able to work collaboratively as part of a close-knit team. The primary responsibilities are managing the constituent mail program by sorting and batching incoming correspondence, drafting and editing letters, managing the letter approval process, maintaining and utilizing the mail databases, and ensuring the office maintains a short mail turnaround time. Additional responsibilities will include drafting and editing social media and other messaging materials.


The ideal candidate will have ties to the Inland Empire, Spanish language skills, and previous Congressional experience. The salary range for the position is $42,000 to $48,000 a year plus student loan repayment and transit benefits. Our office also offers compensation time in addition to paid vacation and sick leave.


Our 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. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Please submit your application using this form. If you have any questions please call our office at (202) 225-3201.