The office of Congresswoman Susie Lee is hiring a District Representative based out of her district office in the Las Vegas area. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, team-oriented, self-motivated, good-humored, and resourceful. Qualified applicants will have strong oral and written communication skills, work quickly under pressure, be creative, proactive and strategic, and work well with others. This position also requires the flexibility to work some nights and weekends when the Congresswoman is in southern Nevada.
Daily tasks include but are not limited to supporting and staffing the Congresswoman while in district by preparing briefing memos and talking points; organizing outreach events; staying informed with assigned issue areas, and acting a liaison for the Congresswoman when she is not in district. The District Representative will also conduct casework, assess casework for problems requiring legislative action and make recommendations, and assist with various tasks to support the Congresswoman and constituents of Nevada’s Third District. The District Representative will report to the District Director.
The preferred candidate will have experience working with elected officials and community groups; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others in a fast-paced office; and basic knowledge of government affairs and constituent services. Knowledge of Nevada’s Third Congressional District is desired. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
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 and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.
Qualified candidates should submit in PDF format a cover letter, resume, three references (including name, title and organization, phone number, email, and relationship to the candidate) and one writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following subject line: “Full Name – District Representative.”