Debbie Wasserman Schultz's general counsel is looking for a legislative assistant to manage the Congresswoman's environmental, energy, and transportation portfolio. See job posting below:
House Democrat and member of the House Appropriations Committee seeks highly motivated and experienced legislative assistant for the Washington, DC office. The legislative assistant would be responsible for a portfolio of legislative/policy issue areas, with an emphasis on the environment, energy, agriculture, telecommunications, natural disasters/emergency management, science/space, trade, and labor; working with senior staff on new legislative proposals; drafting of memos and talking points for the Member; drafting of speeches and remarks on legislative portfolio topics; drafting, review, and management of related letters; coordination with communications and district staff on press events; stakeholder meetings and proactive outreach; liaising with relevant committees; and developing and justifying co-sponsorship and vote recommendations. The incumbent would work with the full legislative team and report directly to the Legislative Director.
A graduate degree in environmental studies or two to three years of environmental policy experience is required. A successful candidate will also have excellent writing skills; proven analytical abilities; the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a rigorous environment; and strong interpersonal skills. Hill experience and Florida ties a plus. Equal opportunity employer. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume and writing sample to DCResumes@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-bys please.