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Legislator Assistant (7/29/13)
Legislator Assistant (7/29/13)
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7/15/13 12:17 PM
Job Posting:

Legislator Assistant

Organization Name: Missouri House of Representatives
No of Openings: 1
Work Schedule: Full-Time; flexible hours
Hours per Week: 40
Wage/Salary: 25,000/yr
Employment Start Date: 7/29/2013
Supervisor: Representative Rory Ellinger
Job Description: This opening is for the legislative assistant to Missouri State Representative Rory Ellinger (D-University City).

The three main duties of the Legislator Assistant position are administration, constituent services, and legislation.

Administrative Duties: Maintain the Rep's calendar and RSVP to events, assist in planning district town halls, respond to emails and correspondence, dictation of letters, write newsletters, handle paperwork, order supplies, manage the expense account, etc.

Constituent Services: Answer constituent calls and emails regarding legislation, assist constituents with a wide range of local issues, connect constituents with local community resources to meet their needs, and work with state department officials to resolve constituent problems.

Legislative Duties: Research Rep. Ellinger's proposed areas of legislation, assist Rep. Ellinger in editing drafts of bills, write summaries of pending legislative issues, assemble and lead meetings with issue experts and officials, identify opportunities for amendments, prepare information and research for Rep. Ellinger's committee work, etc.

Qualifications: Applicants must have demonstrated organizational abilities, an interest in Missouri state government, strong writing skills, and experience handling client phone calls and emails.

Government or political experience is strongly preferred. Internships and college activities will be counted towards such experience.

An undergraduate degree in a related field is preferred, but experience in the field will be equally considered.
Application Instructions: Email resume, three references, and cover letter to

If you have questions call 573-751-4265
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