Archive for January 27th, 2011
Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks Correspondence Assistant/Speechwriter. The position requires a keen attention to detail, discretion, and the ability to quickly prepare thoughtful and personal remarks and notes. Duties will include preparing and managing correspondence and documents, drafting speeches, tracking Member
projects and follow up, managing and writing material for e-mail and mail distribution lists, taking dictation, and coordinating and compiling memos and requests for review and approval by the Member.
West Coast Blue Dog Democrat is seeking to hire a Staff Assistant in the Washington DC office. Applicants for this position will be well organized, personable individuals who have strong writing and verbal skills. Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to greeting visitors, answering phones, sorting mail, flag requests, tour requests and conducting Capitol tours. All candidates must also possess strong communication skills, knowledge
California Democrat seeks bright, patient, flexible, and highly organized individual to serve as both a Staff Assistant and Systems Administrator in D.C. office. The ideal candidate must excel at multi-tasking and have excellent customer service and computer/ mobile device systems administration skills. The position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, good research skills, and a willingness to work long hours in a fast-paced environment. Foreign language fluency and California background/experience preferred.
Staff assistant responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Front office management in coordination with scheduler and executive assistant to the Member, processing of tour/flag requests, intern coordination, answering phones, greeting visitors such as constituents, elected officials, or government officials, assisting on special projects and providing general support to Member, Chief of Staff, and staff. Systems administrator responsibilities include proactively maintaining computer and technical systems for Washington DC and District offices, providing software and hardware troubleshooting for staff and Member, inventorying of equipment, and maintenance of office intranet site. Applicant must be familiar with Windows administration, have the ability to operate in a network environment with skills in server management and have in-depth of major application suites as well as desktop and mobile device operating systems. The individual should also have experience with website design, construction and administration (including HTML), voter file databases and data migration. Proficiency with Internet Quorum (IQ) and Catalist a plus.