Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Senior Appropriator seeks experienced staff person to advance healthcare equity Appropriations agenda. Portfolio also includes environment and poverty/economic justice issues.  Responsibilities include staffing HHS Appropriations Committee hearings, developing and advancing a proactive legislative agenda on  poverty and economic justice, drafting and analyzing legislation, writing policy memos and talking points, working with outside stakeholders, and meeting with constituents.

 

Ideal candidates will be outstanding writers, possess a thorough understanding of the Appropriations process, and experience working on healthcare policy and economic/racial equity issues.

 

This is not an entry-level position. Previous Hill experience is required.  The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. We strongly value the diversity of our employees. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and short writing sample to lee.resumes@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.