Legislative Assistant

The Uniform Law Commission (ULC), a national non-profit law reform organization, seeks a full-time Legislative Assistant to join the organization’s staff in downtown Chicago. The Legislative Assistant would provide administrative, design, and data analysis support to the ULC’s Legislative Program Director and team of six Legislative Counsel.

Examples of tasks include:

Maintaining internal databases and spreadsheets,
Tracking bills as they progress through state legislatures,
Writing social media posts and press releases,
Designing infographics,
Preparing documents and PowerPoint slides,
Conducting Excel analyses of enactment data,
Scheduling conference calls,
Managing interns and coordinating their work schedules,
Formatting documents for distribution through the organization’s website.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized, have a strong attention to detail, be creative, have excellent time management skills, and have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Bachelor’s degree
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

Previous legislative or governmental experience 
Interest in state law, government, and politics
Intermediate Excel and data analysis experience
Creativity to communicate complicated legal topics via infographics and other methods
Experience using social media in a professional context
At least one year of experience working in an office environment
Commitment to public service

$48,000 - $52,000 annually, commensurate with experience. The ULC offers a competitive benefits package, including health, disability, dental, and vision insurance, and a retirement plan with employer contribution.

This is a hybrid position involving a combination of on-site and remote work. The position also requires one week of travel each summer to work off-site at the ULC’s annual meeting.

The deadline for applications is April 30th, 2023. An equal opportunity employer, the ULC welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce. Please send a cover letter and résumé to and include “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.