The Office of Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle healthcare, labor, pensions, and veterans’ affairs issues. The ideal candidate will have 4 or more years of professional experience, with a comprehensive knowledge of the portfolio. Ties to Iowa, experience with managing at least one employee, and knowledge of Senate procedure are highly valued.
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Committee on Armed Services
Committee on Environment and Public Works
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Committee on the Judiciary
Chief of Staff: Lisa Goeas (email@example.com) serves as the Chief of Staff. She joined the office in 2014. From 2005 until 2014 she worked as a lobbyist for the National Federation of Independent Business. She was a Chief of Staff in the Small Business Administration for a year after working for Senator Tim Hutchinson (R-AR) from 1997 to 2003. She graduated from the University of California – Berkeley and can also be found on LinkedIn.
Deputy Chief of Staff: Emilie Sekine (firstname.lastname@example.org) serves as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Operations Director. She joined team Ernst in 2015 after serving the offices of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. David Vitter (R-LA), and Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA. She graduated from Indiana University and can also be found on LinkedIn.
Legislative Director: Jena McNeill (email@example.com) serves as the Legislative Director. Jena worked at the U.S. Travel Association before joining Team Ernst. See also worked on the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee via Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI). She gradated from the University of Arkansas School of Law (JD) and the University of Maryland, College Park (BS). She can be found on LinkedIn.
Action Items: Submit a résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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