Regional Representative for US Senator Tammy Baldwin

Website US Senator Tammy Baldwin's Office

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is seeking a Regional Representative to act as her liaison to and
advisor on organizations, businesses, and individuals in the greater Milwaukee area and
surrounding counties.

Qualified candidates will possess strong time management and organizational skills, have the
ability to self-direct and have knowledge of important issues, stakeholders, and events in the
Greater Milwaukee Area. Desired qualities include the skills to communicate effectively and
professionally with the diverse people, organizations, and businesses of the region; the ability to
build relationships, communicate effectively, and collaborate in a hybrid work environment.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to
[email protected] Please apply by October 31, 2021 but applications may be
accepted on a rolling basis after October 31st until the position is filled.

Veterans and members of traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The Office is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate
Rules, regulations and applicable federal laws. The Office does not discriminate on the basis of
an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
uniformed service, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other factors prohibited by
applicable federal law.

Job Summary:
The Regional Representative for the Greater Milwaukee Area acts as the Senator‘s liaison to
organizations, businesses and people in the greater Milwaukee region, and advises the Senator
and colleagues on community and regional developments.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Acts as a representative for the Senator in the greater Milwaukee area and surrounding
counties;
• Establishes and maintains relationships with government units, community groups,
organizations, businesses, and individual constituents and leaders in the greater
Milwaukee area and surrounding counties;
• Assists in creating and maintaining strategic lists of constituents, groups, and
stakeholders in order to foster relationships and communication on priority issues;
• Consults with the Director of Outreach on initiating meetings with individuals,
businesses, organizations, and representatives of federal, state and local agencies to
support the Senator’s legislative agenda and to address constituents’ concerns;
• In collaboration with the Director of Outreach and others on the management team,
implement strategic projects to disseminate legislative updates to community members,
as well as gather and document community support for legislative initiatives;
• Accompanies and staffs the Senator when she is in Southcentral Wisconsin or outside the
region as assigned;
• Submits after-action reports from the Senator’s events including any needed legislative,
communication, casework, or scheduling follow-up;
• Documents significant interactions, strategic lists, and contacts within the office database;
• Submits weekly report highlighting relevant outreach activities;
• Works with the State Director, Director of Outreach, and Legislative and Constituent
Services teams to identify strategic opportunities for the Senator;
• Assists the State Scheduler in planning and implementing the Senator’s schedule in
Southcentral Wisconsin by providing relevant background information, site
recommendations and suggestions on constituent meetings;
• Monitors regional developments and opinions of community, government and constituent
leaders;
• Attends civic meetings and community events to represent the Senator;
• Remains abreast of current legislative and local issues relating to Southcentral Wisconsin,
and keeps the Senator and staff informed of those issues;
• Exercises discretion, confidentiality and independent judgment in the performance of
his/her duties.

Skills and Knowledge:
• Associate Degree or higher and/or extensive related experience/training in public policy
and outreach;
• Strong oral and written communication skills;
• Ability to digest large amounts of information and produce succinct and relevant
summaries to share with colleagues;
• Familiarity with the issues and events in the greater Milwaukee area and surrounding
counties;
• Comfort initiating first-meetings, building relationships and communicating with new
people and organizations;
• Comfort occasionally speaking in front of people, groups and organizations;
• Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant and
professional manner;
• Demonstrated teamwork skills in a hybrid work environment;
• Strong time management, organizational skills, and ability to self-direct;
• Thoughtful and careful attention to detail;
• Working knowledge of a second language is valued but not required;
• Working knowledge of legislative process and of Senate organization and procedures;
• Knowledge of local, state and federal government agencies and departments;
• Knowledge of computer databases, systems and office computer applications;
• Access to reliable transportation with which to travel in assigned geographic area.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

To apply for this job please visit www.baldwin.senate.gov.

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