Legislative Aide Resume Samples

A Legislative Aide commonly referred to as the legislative assistant will help the legislators in carrying out their duties in an efficient manner. The job description and duties listed on the Legislative Aide Resume include the following – assisting and supporting in research, communications and administration work; conducting a thorough research of the proposed legislation by attending hearings and getting documents of various records and testimonies, assisting in communication by connecting legislator with the people they want to meet; arranging meetings and events for legislators and at times attending the meeting on behalf of the legislator.

Most of these aides have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or political science. Applicants with a strong background in law have better chances of getting placed. Internship mainly at public offices will also be useful as much of the real-time work experience is gained on the job.

 

Legislative Aide Resume example

Legislative Aide Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, achievement-driven professional, with a record of accomplishments seeks to provide great Customer Service/Administrative work to contribute to the company's success.

Skills : Political Campaigns, Legislative Analysis, Political/community Organizing.

Description :

    1. Facilitated and directed meetings with constituent, special interest, and business groups to discuss legislative goals, strategies, and constituent priorities.
    2. Analyzed and presented proposed legislation to the Legislative Director for the Representative's consideration.
    3. Researched, tracked, analyzed legislation filed in assigned policy areas to better inform the Representative and Legislative Director on policy outcomes, interest groups involved, potential effects within the district, and constituent support or concerns.
    4. Prepared talking points for committee hearings and back mic opportunities.
    5. Found, submitted a point of order for HB 2665 (83R) to a Senior House Democrat for a bill's third hearing on the House floor.
    6. Cultivated relationships with individual constituents and associations.
    7. Developed experience in communication, problem solving, research, public advocacy, interpersonal relations, and office management.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Sr. Legislative Aide Resume

Summary : Over four years of legal service and research experience, very service minded. Solid understanding of various office systems, case planning, and legal research. Highly motivated and very efficient in communicating both orally and in writing.

Skills : Microsoft Office, SmartVan, Raiser's Edge.

Description :

    1. Write, edit and pitch press releases and stories to media; craft and post articles to town website.
    2. Draft monthly newsletters, daily blog posts, web posts, speeches, talking points, resolutions, brochures, guides, proclamations and correspondence on behalf of elected officials.
    3. Plan and coordinate town-wide events: ceremonies, seminars, tournaments, parades, festivals, community clean-ups and create promotional flyers, brochures and programs.
    4. Organize and oversee the Annual Hunting-Tony Awards Program, working with schools and volunteers to judge high school theatrical performances, culminating in an awards ceremony.
    5. Attend internal and external meetings on behalf of council members and work with constituents regarding their concerns.
    6. Coordinated with high school students to create a community mural in prominent Village location.
    7. Serve as liaison to town board to various community groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A. In Psychology


Jr. Legislative Aide Resume

Objective : To obtain a sales position that will enable to use strong communication skills, educational background and ability to work well with people. Highly engaged and positive team player with a strong customer focus and the motivation to deliver exceptional sales results.

Skills : Legal and/or Legislative Research, Writing.

Description :

    1. Managed and researched relevant constituent concerns and inquiries.
    2. Served as the liaison between the Representative and her constituents.
    3. Facilitated town hall meetings and fund raisers.
    4. Handled all financial duties, to included deposits, check writing, internal auditing, maintaining of tax records, and reporting to the House.
    5. Prepared all letters of recommendations (college applicants, grants, capital outlay, etc.) Assisted in maintaining the law practice in her absence ( while the House was in session).
    6. Worked as the systems administrator, ran the office's mail system, and advised the Congressman on issues related to Social Security and Medicare.
    7. Drafted legislation while collaborating with attorneys; on behalf of Rep.
    8. Met with constituents and lobbyists that had concerns to relay to the Representative.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Legal

Legislative Aide III Resume

Summary : Legislative Aide will be responsible for constituent casework and policy work in a specific set of issue areas.

Skills : Legal, Paralegal Assistant.

Description :

    1. Reviewed and researched constituent cases and connected with appropriate entity.
    2. Record minutes during meetings, transcribe notes into Word documents, distribute to appropriate recipients.
    3. Maintained office calendar to coordinate workflow and meetings.
    4. Interacted with elected officials, guests, and office staff.
    5. Answered calls for and transferred to appropriate staff member.
    6. Performed general clerical duties to include, but not limited to, bookkeeping, copying, faxing, mailing and filing.
    7. Directed during legislative session in Juneau; research on constituent issues and legislative bills; graphic design; scheduling, etc.
    8. Scheduling events, holding meetings, drafting memos and correspondence Drafting, summarizing and tracking legislation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma

Legislative Aide II Resume

Summary : Highly organized and focused; able to work independently or as part of a team Flexible and patient under pressure able to multi task strong research.

Skills : Marketing, Marketing Communications, Marketing Strategy,.

Description :

    1. Manages staff to ensure initiatives are expeditiously achieved.
    2. Manages professional training programs for interns/staff semi-annually.
    3. Advances the legislator's agenda and strategic positioning through community outreach, marketing materials, branding, and voter interaction, etc.
    4. Provides excellent customer service: resolving voter issues involving state agencies; communicating solutions and legislative opportunities to Delegate.
    5. Manages campaign accounts, expenditure forecasts, state financial reports, fundraising and donations.
    6. Exercises common sense and the ability to respond tactfully and courteously with public, press and lobbyists.
    7. Prepares and distributes press releases and other public information.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Business

Legislative Aide I Resume

Summary : Exceptional attention to detail and communication skills, with an emphasis on speed and accuracy. Serves as the point-person and liaison within the team and management.

Skills : Trained Mediator, Dispute Resolution Center.

Description :

    1. Pick up, receive, open, date stamp, and deliver mail and other materials.
    2. Update files, and maintain a variety of records such as addresses, telephone numbers, and client files.
    3. Monitor and maintain office supplies and materials.
    4. Operated office machines, such as fax machine, copier, and shredder.
    5. Assist with special projects as assigned.
    6. Perform various analytical tasks by researching issues, preparing legislation, and managing and monitoring legislative activity.
    7. Draft numerous policy analysis reports for legislative consideration.
    8. Meet with various constituents and organizations who address concerns regarding current and future legislation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates

Asst. Legislative Aide Resume

Objective : Outstanding Governmental Affairs professional with extensive experience in legislative advocacy, media relations and grass roots organization. Developed and implemented numerous legislative, political and grass roots strategies.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Explorer, and Outlook, fax machine and multiple lines telephone.

Description :

    1. Researched, negotiated, implemented and tracked legislative relations activities.
    2. Drafted legislation, bill analysis and talking points.
    3. Successfully secured passage of several pieces of legislation.
    4. Established and maintained cooperative relationships with representatives of community, consumer and public interest groups.
    5. Planned and organized media, press conferences and other special events.
    6. Managed the editorial content, design and distribution of the representative's newsletter.
    7. Cultivated positive relationships with the community through public relations campaigns.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate

Asst. Legislative Aide Resume

Summary : Possesses the ability to assess what needs to be done and see it through to completion, as well as the ability to cut through red tape, isolate the problem, and solve it.

Skills : Emergency Preparedness, Customer Service, Computer.

Description :

    1. Researched, analyzed and interpreted state and federal statutes and regulations; drafted state legislative bills and resolutions.
    2. Partnered with executive and judicial branches of government, lobbyists, constituents and interest groups for policy change.
    3. Prepared interim study and other legislative reports.
    4. Prepared and coordinated testimony and legislative study reports.
    5. Served on stakeholder boards and commissions.
    6. Maintained constituent communication and resolved concerns.
    7. Educated the public and policy stakeholders about the legislative process.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Legislative Aide/Clerk Resume

Summary : Dynamic, results-oriented problem solver with a proven record of accomplishment and a desire to make a difference. Excellent leadership, judgment, and decision-making abilities in high-demand situations.

Skills : Legal Assistant, Legal Clerk.

Description :

    1. Attended committee and sub-committee meetings.
    2. Conducted meetings with lobbyist for the Senator.
    3. Shadowed the budgeting process for the state of Iowa.
    4. Experienced all areas of the legislative process including committee and subcommittee hearings, policy strategy sessions, and caucus meetings.
    5. Drafted constituent responses to specific issues.
    6. Attended committee hearings and lobbyist meetings.
    7. Maintained constituent communication written and electronic.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Public Administration

Legislative Aide Resume

Summary : Seeking a position that will allow to utilize excellent analytical and organizational skills to increase accuracy and efficiency.

Skills : Legal Advisor, Legal Analyst.

Description :

    1. Conducted research on various legislative issues.
    2. Responded to constituency letters and concerns.
    3. Met with lobbyist and worked on various State Assembly committees.
    4. Attended and monitored State Assembly sessions.
    5. Drafted letters to the Assembly Speaker and the Governor.
    6. Legislative liaison for the Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus.
    7. Drafted press releases and public relations responses.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Public Administration