Economist for Democratic Staff of Congressional Committee

Economist for Democratic Staff of Congressional Committee

House Budget Committee seeks an economist for public finance/macroeconomics portfolio. The job requires strong skills in written and oral communication, policy analysis, and quantitative analysis, as well as the ability to work effectively under tight deadline. Responsibilities include persuasive writing; monitoring and explaining economic data; conceiving and executing Congressional hearings on big-picture fiscal and economic issues; and working collaboratively with other analytical staff as needs arise. The ideal candidate will have several years of relevant experience in Congress, a federal agency (such as OMB, CBO, CEA, or Treasury), or a think tank; familiarity with the legislative process; and an advanced degree in economics or a related field.  Interested candidates can email a resume, cover letter, and a brief (3-4 pp.) writing sample with subject line “economist position” to Budget-Democrat.Jobs@mail.house.gov [Budget-Democrat.Jobs@mail.house.gov] – no phone calls.