Agriculture Liaison/Legislative Assistant 226390
Conservative Midwest Senator is looking for an Agriculture Liaison/Legislative Assistant to work primarily out of the State with regular travel to the DC office. Duties will include – regular visiting with the agriculture community in the state to maintain a robust two-way information flow related to industry priorities and the Senator’s relevant work; tracking legislative areas of interest to the agriculture community and identifying areas for engagement on the Hill; helping individual agriculture enterprises navigate Federal bureaucracies; and providing regular updates to the Senator and leadership team on opportunities to strengthen agriculture in the state. Candidates should possess a strong work ethic, robust agriculture background and network, and high-cause, low-ego orientation. They should also have a desire to work in a team-centric environment, an understanding of the workings of Capitol Hill, and an ability to adjust priorities efficiently and quickly in a fast-paced, ever-changing setting. At least 5 years of agriculture experience required, and Capitol Hill experience is strongly preferred. Compensation commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter detailing motivations for seeking the position, and relevant experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating the job referral number in the subject line.