December 2, 2010

Legislative analyst job @ CQ Roll Call

CQ Roll Call seeks a full-time Legislative Analyst for its Legislative Action team to cover measures scheduled for House floor action, primarily for House Action Reports. This analyst likely will handle legislation dealing with several issues, including financial services, economic affairs, agriculture and small businesses, as well as some appropriations bills.

The analyst will be expected to describe in detail the major provisions of bills, as well as relevant background information and anticipated floor amendments and will be responsible for summarizing arguments made by supporters and opponents of major bills, among other tasks. The analyst will work with legislative text, committee reports and other documents and is expected to build and maintain relationships with sources both within CQ Roll Call and on Capitol Hill. Demonstrated research and writing experience is required and successful candidates will have extensive experience with Congress, public policy or both. Familiarity with government documents also is preferred. Some evening and occasional weekend work required.

Please send cover letter, resume, application, and voluntary EEO survey to with the words "Legislative Action Analyst" in the subject line. Each application will be evaluated against the minimum job qualifications identified in the job posting above. Failure to return the completed application will negatively impact your candidacy for the position. By returning the completed application, you will be considered an applicant, but it does not guarantee an interview.

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