Legislative Representative

25 Jul, 2019

Jobs

Legislative Representative

Transport Workers Union
Washington, DC

Duties

  • Create, maintain, and utilize personal relationships on Capitol Hill and in the Administration to create good public policy which benefits members of the union
  • Draft and edit regulatory comments, internal legislative updates, and policy briefings for decision makers
  • Analyze and propose legislation
  • Train union members to have effective interactions with policy makers; provide advice and assistance as union members educate and lobby policy makers
  • Build and extend relationships with allied groups, including other labor unions, progressive groups, transportation advocacy organizations, and others
  • As part of the government affairs team, work on multi-faceted issue and political campaigns that effect legislation and the regulatory environment
  • Advise and support the union’s political team; attend political events

 

Qualifications

  • Several years of professional work experience in public policy, political campaigns, or the Labor movement
  • Bachelor’s degree in public policy, communications, political science, or related field
  • Ability to self-motivate and passion for advocating on behalf of working families

 

Wages and Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience level
  • Union health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Defined-benefit pension and 401(k)

 

Location

  • Washington, DC

 

Interested candidates should send resume and statement of interest to laborunionjob@gmail.com

Job posted: 2019-07-25