Legislative Director

Legislative Director

The Office of Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) is seeking candidates for the Legislative Director position in our office.  The LD is a senior staff position requiring extensive knowledge of policy and legislative procedure. The LD manages the legislative team to advance the Member’s legislative agenda, including overseeing the Member’s committee responsibilities on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Oversight and Reform Committee where the Member is the chairman of the Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee.   In addition to managing the Member’s legislative team and policy initiatives, the LD works closely with the Chief of Staff, communications team and district office to ensure the legislative strategy is integrated cohesively into all aspects of the overall operations of the office.  The LD will also be responsible for miscellaneous administrative and other tasks assigned by the Member. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, and a successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills, detailed knowledge of House operations and procedures, and a recognition of the 24/7 nature of the LD position.   Salary commensurate with experience.  The Office is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and at least one writing sample to il08careers@gmail.com [il08jobs@gmail.com].  
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