Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by Tuesday, October 19th via email at DC_Positions@merkley.senate.gov.
Senator Merkley’s Washington DC office seeks a Legislative Correspondent to draft quality constituent letters within a deadline-driven system. Other responsibilities include policy research, legislative work, and scheduling support for a Legislative Assistant. This position requires excellent communications and analytical skills. This portfolio handles housing, immigration, labor, criminal justice, and retirement savings policy.
Qualified candidates should be motivated self-starters, highly organized, demonstrated strong writers, able to multitask, and eager to join a mission-oriented team that thrives in a fast-paced environment. Relevant experience and Northwest ties preferred, but not required.
Our office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service. We invite members of all diverse communities to apply as we endeavor to best serve constituents from every background. P
Legislative Correspondent conducts research for and drafts quality letters, responding to constituent correspondence in a timely manner. Additionally, Legislative Correspondent assists Legislative Assistant(s) with scheduling of external organizational and constituent meetings. With a strong handle on constituent mail, Legislative Correspondent assists Legislative Assistant(s) on policy-related matters.