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Legislative Director 076-18

Capitol Hill 

California Democrat (Rep. Jerry McNerney, CA-09) seeks experienced legislative director to develop and advance long-term legislative agenda. Legislative Director will work closely with the Member, Chief of Staff, Communications Director, District Director, and staff to advance Member’s priorities and implement strategic legislative and outreach strategies. Successful candidate must work well in a collaborative, team-oriented environment and have the ability to oversee an active legislative team in implementing and advancing an expansive legislative agenda. Legislative Director must be highly organized, detail oriented, and able to manage multiple tasks and projects. Excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication, as well as strong editing and proofreading abilities are required. Ideal candidate will be politically astute and have a good sense of humor and positive attitude. Successful candidate must have the ability to thrive in a demanding, fastpaced, deadline-driven environment, and must be able to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically. This is not an entry-level position; only candidates with previous Hill experience and a solid knowledge of legislative and political processes will be considered. Prior experience serving as a Legislative Director or working on Energy and Commerce Committee-related policy issues – including energy, environment, and water – is strongly preferred. California ties, Spanish literacy, and previous supervisory experience are a plus. Minorities and candidates with CA-09 ties are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to: No calls or drop ins, please.

Posted March 6, 2018

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