Legislative Assistant

Columbia / Jefferson City
Communications, Human Resources / Administration, Policy
Entry Level
$45,000 - $59,999


A Democratic State Senate office is looking for a dynamic, self-starter with a passion for public service to join the office as a Legislative Assistant (LA). 


The LA is responsible for the office’s scheduling, constituent services, administrative duties, social media, newsletter, and supporting the Chief of Staff (CoS) in legislative tasks.

Email & Scheduling

  • Manage and organize the senator’s inbox
  • Provide correspondence with constituents, organizations, stakeholders, etc.
  • Manage the senator’s calendar
  • Coordinate with other parties on events, prep information, and logistics

Constituent Services: 

  • Assists constituents access state services
  • Coordinates with other department liaisons and staff;  takes constituent’s opinions about issues; coordinates with other senate or house offices on constituent matters
  • Shares a weekly status report on constituent outreach with the Senator and CoS


  • Manages the Twitter account for the office account
  • Creates social media and email marketing graphics (using Canva, Adobe)
  • Writes the newsletter, which covers the major happenings of session and need to know information for constituents


  • Assists in preparing materials for committee meetings, hearings, and floor debate for the senator



The office seeks a candidate with exemplary professionalism, attention to detail, great communication and writing skills.

The LA is expected to be in the office Mon-Fri. 8-5 p.m., with options for remote work when not in session.

Given the flexible schedule, this position can be a good opportunity for those seeking to gain legislative experience while working part-time on advocacy or campaigns outside of working hours.