Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks a District Director to oversee all operations of the district office. The District Director will oversee management and operation of the District Office, serve as liaison to local organizations and elected officials, manage a team of 5-8 in the District including interns, and develop and implement long-term strategic plans, including but not limited to outreach, casework, and grants programs.
This position is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, and managing district staff and ensures that district staff complies with office policies, practices, and procedures; represents the Member assigns appropriate staff to do so at events or functions through the district as needed and will serve as the primary liaison between the Congresswoman, constituents, and entities in the district.
The District Director will also be responsible for strategizing, developing, and implementing constituent outreach plans, managing casework, and managing their own fieldwork book of business. The District Director will also work with the office’s scheduling team to implement an aggressive schedule of community events and outreach. Further, the District Director acts as an advisor for the Congresswoman on local issues and concerns, politics, and other developments throughout the district, the Los Angeles metropolitan area, Southern California, and the state.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate significant management experience (federal, state, or local government management experience are a plus), strong oral and written communications skills, strategic planning abilities, self-motivation, and outreach experience to local and state organizations. An ability to work collaboratively with district office staff as well as D.C.-based legislative and communications staff is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are critical to the success of the candidate, as well as knowledge of the local, county, and statewide processes. The ideal candidate is energetic, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, politically astute, and willing to work including evenings and weekends as needed in a fast-paced and results-oriented setting.
The position requires the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds encouraged to apply.
Spanish fluency and Los Angeles ties are a plus.
Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, appropriate writing samples, and three references with “CA44 District Director” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.
The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.