The office of Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) is seeking energetic, organized, and creative individuals to join a dynamic team intent on doing the most for everyone in St. Louis, starting with those who have the least. District team members assist the Congresswoman with constituent casework, update the Congresswoman on everyday events in the First District, and keep the community connected to the Congresswoman’s work. District team members also staff and assist with community events. Candidates must be able to work with patience and skill in resolving constituent casework and handle multiple tasks and issues effectively while making sure agencies respond in a timely manner. A successful candidate will be able to work independently and think outside the box about various constituent issues and community events. Prior community or casework experience is helpful. Ideal candidates will have significant experience interacting with the St. Louis community, excellent writing and communication skills and a working knowledge or strong interest in the St. Louis region and engaging its local stakeholders.
Below is more information about the open positions in the Office of Congresswoman Cori Bush.
LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT – Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to join a dynamic team intent on doing the most for everyone in St. Louis, starting with those who have the very least. The Legislative Correspondent will oversee constituent correspondence platform, including daily sorting of Fireside letter inbox and ensuring all letters are drafted and approved in a timely manner; composes, edits, and sends constituent letters; draft all commendation, congratulatory, thank you, and condolence letters on behalf of the Congresswoman. Additionally, the LC will support the legislative team on policy matters with the potential for overseeing a small issue area portfolio over time.
An ideal candidate will be compassionate and kind and have a solid understanding of the Congresswoman’s policy priorities, including racial justice, criminal legal reform, health equity, poverty alleviation and environmental justice. Applicants must have impeccable research and writing skills, be a team player and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and have a deep desire to work in public service to eliminate systemic and racial injustice. Missouri ties preferred but not required. Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, unhoused people, formerly incarcerated individuals, and members of other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. 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, criminal history or parental status.
Click here to learn more and apply. Applications for this position will close EOD Friday October 1. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-ins, please.
Congresswoman Cori Bush seeks a Gold Star Family Member for a one-year paid fellowship in our St. Louis district office. Gold Star Family Members are eligible for the program if they meet all the following requirements: must be the parent, spouse, sibling, child, or step-child of a service member who either died on active duty or of a service member who received an Honorable Discharge and died due to a service-connected disability within four-years of military separation.
Interested Gold Star Family members should click here to learn more and apply.
Congresswoman Cori Bush seeks a Community Engagement Specialist to monitor and update the Congresswoman and her congressional office on district and local issues. This position acts as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies for the Congresswoman and constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.
Congresswoman Cori Bush seeks a Community Outreach Coordinator to monitor and update the Member and District Director on district and local issues. This position acts as a liaison to St. Louis community stakeholders for the member; establishes and maintains federal, district, and local agency relationships for the member and constituents; and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.