The global health, human and international organizers is currently looking for a democratic staff director and is inviting interested individuals to apply.
This is a senior staff position. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of prior professional experience in African foreign policy. Professional experience related to global health, human rights and international organizations is also helpful.
Candidates should have a proven track-record of advancing a policy agenda and working under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should also have excellent writing skills. The successful candidate will be a results-oriented problem solver, a motivated self-starter and a team player. Prior management experience is a plus. Prior experience on Capitol Hill is also advantageous. Candidate must be willing and able to work long hours, including some nights, and weekends.
Job Functions: The Staff Director will spearhead and drive a comprehensive policy agenda on African foreign policy as well as staff subcommittee hearings and mark-ups. Responsibilities include preparing for hearings, writing statements and memos, analyzing and formulating legislation, developing vote recommendations, drafting amendments, and coordinating events and meeting with stakeholders, as well as tracking and monitoring current events related to the subcommittee and foreign affairs at-large.
How to apply: Applications are submitted here Rep.Karen.Bass@mail.house.gov