Government Relations Assistant

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking a detail-oriented professional for the position of Government Relations Assistant. The Government Relations Assistant will join a talented and high-performing team responsible for USGLC’s outreach to Capitol Hill on the importance of America’s global leadership and a strong and effective International Affairs Budget. The position will report to the Director of Government Relations and is based in Washington, DC.

At USGLC, we are committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion among staff, volunteers, partners, and programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Administrative and Data Support. Responsibilities include:
    • Track USGLC interactions with Members of Congress
    • Maintain databases, spreadsheets, and calendars via Outlook and Quorum
    • Lead data-collection and data-entry of Congressional engagements on behalf of Government Relations and Outreach Teams
  • Research and Analysis. Responsibilities include:
    • Research and report on relevant interests, legislative actions, and activities by Members of Congress
    • Draft documents for internal and external use, including event summaries, hearing memos, and Capitol Hill correspondence
    • Analyze data to find trends and chart progress in achieving USGLC goals and objectives
  • Advocacy and Engagement with Congress. Responsibilities include:
    • Work with Government Relations teammates to maintain relationships with Congressional offices
    • Monitor Congressional hearings and events
    • Assist with advocacy days and events featuring Members of Congress

Position Requirements:

Attention to detail is a must. Strong knowledge of Excel and some experience with database management are preferred. Background in government relations, including knowledge of Capitol Hill is a plus.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please reference “Government Relations Assistant” in the subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.



Competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The USGLC also provides a package of benefits, including health and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid annual and sick leave and federal holidays.

About the USGLC

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a civilian-led approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.