Congresswoman Kim Schrier seeks an Outreach Representative to serve as a community liaison in her Issaquah office. This position will be responsible for managing an outreach portfolio on several legislative topics, updating the Congresswoman and District Director on district issues, coordinating meetings and events relating to the assigned areas, and acting as a public representative for the Congresswoman. Additional responsibilities include staffing the Congresswoman at local events, maintaining robust and effective communication with constituents, stakeholders, elected officials, and staff in the district and Washington, D.C. offices, and providing administrative support for office operations.
Prior experience working for Congress or elected officials is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to public service; ability to work as a part of a dynamic team; excellent oral and written communication skills; thoroughness and careful attention to detail; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others in a fast-paced office; and basic knowledge of federal agencies and the political process.
Knowledge of the Eighth Congressional District is desired. A valid Washington State Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle is required, as this job will involve extensive travel around the district (with reimbursable mileage). This position requires flexible hours, including work on nights and weekends. Proficiency in a second language is a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer.
To be considered, please submit a cover letter, a writing sample, and resume with references to WA08Resumes@gmail.com with “Outreach Representative” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.