Legislative Assistant

Washington, DC, USA
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Job Description

The Office of Congressman Ruben Gallego is seeking a Legislative Assistant based in Washington, D.C. The Legislative Assistant will be responsible for handling a broad portfolio of issues that includes but is not limited to Financial Services, Banking, Housing, Judiciary, Education, and Small Business.

Responsibilities include: developing and advancing legislation and policy priorities of the Member, monitoring legislative developments, advising the Member on policy issues, drafting talking points, and representing the Member in meetings and events.

This is not an entry level position. Qualified candidates should have at least one to two years of legislative, policy, or similar experience. This position is based in Washington, DC.

 Interested candidates must submit a resume and two brief writing samples to Ryan.McGuire@mail.house.gov with subject line: “Legislative Assistant Application – (Applicant’s Name)”. Applications should be submitted by COB June 4 and will be considered as they arrive. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins please.

 Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The office is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

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