Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien is looking for a part-time, temporary Legislative Assistant. Mike is seeking smart, passionate individuals who are interested in being a part of a dynamic, responsive, and effective team.
The Legislative Assistant will help with office tasks central to our constituent relations, such as answering constituent calls, responding to emails and entering data into our constituent database. Additional opportunities include supporting our communications efforts, such as writing for Mike’s blog, newsletter or social media.
*Desired Qualifications *
·Commitment to public service, appreciation for vigorous discussion, and willingness to work hard to accomplish meaningful goals
·Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
·Good organizational skills and attention to detail
·Ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
·Familiarity of the legislative process in Seattle
·Ability to connect with community members and community organizations
·Familiarity with policy related to land use, sustainability, transportation, or human services
*Hours and pay*
·Approximately 12-15 hours per week, flexible
·Anticipated duration of 5 – 6 months
*Application Process *
Please submit the following materials to Jasmine Marwaha at firstname.lastname@example.org
·Writing sample (no longer than 300 words)
·Three References (please include email addresses, and specify the nature of your relationship with each reference)
Applications are due March 10th , with an anticipated start date on March 25th .