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Job Title: Legislative Assistant
Type: Full Time
Category: Administrative & Office Work
Location: Washington, DC (US)
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Job Details -- Legislative Assistant - (MC10291) Job Requisition ID: MC10291
Job Title: Legislative Assistant
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington D.C., DC
Post Date: 07/02/2014
Job Description:
Summary:The Legislative Assistant will provide legislative and/or research support to Senior Policy and Government Affairs (“PGA”) staff.He/she will report to the Directors of Policy and Government Affairs on administrative matters and to Deputy Director(s) or Assistant Director(s) on particular legislative matters. Detailed Duties: Conduct research, compile requested information, and draft related papers, memos, etc. enjoying wide discretion within areas of competence and expertise Assist in the formulation of legislative strategy and in other specific policy formation processes Attend Congressional hearings, press conferences, public forum discussions, etc., and memorialize in writing the issues covered at such events Track legislation Remain current on AIPAC’s legislative and policy agenda, and serve as a resource regarding those issues for Congressional staff, as well as, AIPAC staff & membership Draft and/review written materials including those distributed internally to staff as well as to AIPAC membership Ensure that all legislation, voting records, hearing summaries, and memos are up to date and properly filed Provide basic administrative support to senior PGA staff Other duties as assigned Qualifications/Skills: Bachelor’s degree preferred or commensurate experience 0-3 years’ experience in related field, i.e. campaigns, or legislation strongly preferred Passion for a strong U.S.- Israel relationship required Congressional, Executive Branch, or relevant private-sector experience strongly preferred Extensive knowledge of the legislative and policy development processes Ability to conduct thorough research and draft related work product, track legislation, and memorialize in writing events attended such as Congressional hearings, press conferences, etc. Strong writing ability Basic understanding of the laws, regulations and rules governing congressional lobbying Ability to multi-task, working in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines Full competencies in the Microsoft Office Suite. *Must submit cover letter to be considered *If applying for more than one position please use the ’Attachments’ function to attach position specific cover letter *AIPAC is an equal opportunity employer

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