Legislative Assistant

Washington, DC, USA
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Job Description

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA), member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), seeks a Legislative Assistant to lead his work on education and labor issues. This individual will advise and brief the Senator; draft, introduce, and secure the passage of amendments and bills; identify bipartisan opportunities; perform in-depth analysis and research; meet with constituents; prepare briefing materials; and collaborate with national and local stakeholders. Qualified candidates should also be entrepreneurial, possess excellent negotiation and writing skills, and work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. This is not an entry-level position, and previous experience with, or ties to, the labor community are highly desired. Candidates from BIPOC, LGBT+, working class, military, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with ties to Massachusetts. This position is in person and based in the Washington, D.C. office with a salary of $75,500 annually and benefits that include a federal student loan repayment option.

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. 229260