The Colorado House Republicans are looking for individuals interested in working as a legislative aide for the upcoming 2022 Legislative Session. These entry-level positions offer valuable work experience, networking opportunities and exposure to the political process in Colorado.
Setting appointments and managing the legislator’s calendar.
Responding to phone calls and emails from constituents and others on behalf of the legislator.
Providing research on bills and tracking their progress through the legislative process.
Facilitating meetings between the legislator and stakeholders/lobbyists, constituents and other interested parties.
Creating, managing and maintaining databases with information of interest to the legislator (constituent and lobbyist contact info, status of legislation, etc.).
Preparing and editing official communication on the legislator’s behalf.
Host guests of legislator during the legislative work day.
Other miscellaneous tasks not mentioned above.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to effectively engage in research projects.
Ability to communicate with constituents in a calm and professional manner.
Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to work with a variety of people and personalities.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, especially Word and Excel.
Experience with various social media platforms.
Excellent time-management skills and demonstrated experience managing calendars and setting appointments, preferably for another person.
Ability and willingness to work long, sometimes odd hours.
Interest in state government and the legislative processes of Colorado.
Some knowledge of and an unreserved commitment to the constitutions of the United States and the State of Colorado as principles of political governance.
Some knowledge of the political climate and atmosphere of the State of Colorado.
A willingness to achieve the legislator’s agenda.