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, D.C.

At USGLC, we are committed to fostering a culture of inclusiveness and belonging among staff, volunteers and partners.

Responsibilities Include

  • Administrative and Data Support
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.


Please email a 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 is a bipartisan, 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 smart power approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense to build a better, safer world.