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Job Opportunity on Team Henderson: Senior Legislative Assistant

September 13, 2021

The Office of At-Large DC Councilmember Christina Henderson is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Legislative Assistant to support with the implementation of the policy and legislative strategy for the member. The Senior Legislative Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the Legislative Director on researching and drafting legislation and amendments; preparing questions and statements for public hearings; and providing legislative advice and guidance to the member; among other duties. A successful applicant will have exceptional writing and editing skills; knowledge of DC political issues; experience working on policy, legislation, and government budgets; and be an innovative problem solver. Minimum 3 years of work experience; advanced degree required.

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples to our Chief of Staff Mike Shaffer (mshaffer@dccouncil.us). Please include the position in the subject line. Application materials requested by September 22nd, for strong consideration.