Legislative Director/ Counsel 507-18
The office of Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz is seeking an experienced Legislative Director/Counsel to oversee and support the Member’s legislative priorities and all other relevant legislative and policy work. Responsibilities include advising the Member on all matters in the issue portfolio and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor and committee proceedings; staffing the Member in relevant meetings; representing the Member before constituents and stakeholders; and supervising the legislative staff. The ideal candidate will have a law or advanced degree; significant foreign policy and Jewish Community experience; experience advising a Member of Congress, experience managing staff ; experience advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Prior work in another Congressional or Senate office with Florida ties is a plus. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to FL23Resume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Director/Counsel.” Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.” This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.