Legislative Director

Legislative Director

LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR
PROGRESIVE MIDWEST DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL MEMBER
A progressive midwest democratic congressional member is seeking an experienced
manager to serve as Legislative Director. The Legislative Director is responsible for
managing the legislative team, advancing the Member’s progressive legislative and
committee agendas, monitoring legislative developments, and proactively seeking
opportunities for the office to demonstrate national leadership on key policy issues.
The Legislative Director must understand the members vision that legislative work is
directly responsive to the needs of her constituents, and must embrace opportunities to
bring district perspectives and voices into legislative work in both the district and
Washington.
Additional responsibilities include staffing the Member at issue-related events,
committee-related duties, and miscellaneous administrative and legislative tasks at the
request of the Congresswoman or Chief of Staff.
This is a senior staff position and candidates are expected to be team players that are
highly organized, detail-oriented, excellent writers, able to manage multiple competing
tasks, and knowledgeable of procedure in the House of Representatives. The Legislative
Director works with leadership core staff, including the Chief of Staff, District Director,
Communications Director, Senior Policy Counsel, and Office Manager, to develop and
execute the objectives of the Office’s strategic plan. Ideal candidate must be a
team-oriented leader who will work with senior leadership to make important and
critical decisions for the member to advance the goals of the office. The Legislative
Director will also need to work to know the dynamics and needs of the district and will
work extensively with district staff, including caseworkers. Women, people of color,
LGBTQIA+ persons and members of other marginalized communities are encouraged to
apply. Phone calls and drop-ins will not be accepted.
To apply, please write LD in the email subject line and send a cover letter/ resume to
Progressivemember.jobs@mail.house.gov .

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