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Posts Tagged ‘Special Assistant’

Special Assistant – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Democratic office, is seeking a highly motivated Special Assistant to work with management and oversee the intern program. Primary duties include: overseeing committee operations, managing deadlines, editing memos, assist with correspondence, and scheduling meetings; assisting with recruitment, hiring, training, and management of new staff, fellows, and interns; organizing and updating files, contact lists, and edits of hearing transcripts; maintaining frequent communication with other Senate offices, advocates, and stakeholders; and assisting the Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director as needed. Candidates should have precise attention to detail, strong writing and editing abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and be very organized. A desire to excel at administrative tasks is required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. The HELP Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. If interested, please email Help.rankingmember@gmail.com with a résumé, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Special Assistant – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Democratic office, is seeking a highly motivated Special Assistant to work with management and oversee the intern program. Primary duties include: overseeing committee operations, managing deadlines, editing memos, assist with correspondence, and scheduling meetings; assisting with recruitment, hiring, training, and management of new staff, fellows, and interns; organizing and updating files, contact lists, and edits of hearing transcripts; maintaining frequent communication with other Senate offices, advocates, and stakeholders; and assisting the Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director as needed. Candidates should have precise attention to detail, strong writing and editing abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and be very organized. A desire to excel at administrative tasks is required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. The HELP Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. If interested, please email Help.rankingmember@gmail.com with a résumé, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Special Assistant – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democrat seeks a Special Assistant to support the Senator’s daily logistics, including managing briefings, driving, and handling personal correspondence and writing. Attention to detail, discretion, poise under pressure, and relevant experience are crucial. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer with strong research skills, have a good driving record, and be interested in the American West, current events, and public service. The selected candidate will report to the scheduling office and will handle advance, logistics, and driving as well as overall administrative support for the Senator. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223663 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Director of Scheduling/Special Assistant – Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)

Senior Florida Democrat seeks an energetic, highly-organized, detail-oriented and politically-minded Director of Scheduling and Special Assistant. Responsibilities include preparing and managing the Member’s weekly schedule, ensuring the Member remains on schedule throughout the day and attending to the Member’s daily administrative needs. Providing strategic guidance for short and long term scheduling and planning of the Member’s activities, working with the Member and senior staff on special projects and assignments. This position will work closely with the Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff and District Director to ensure efficient and seamless office planning and operations.

Qualified applicants should have high energy, a very positive attitude, strong organizational skills, orientation to detail, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multi-task. Mastery of Word, Excel, and Outlook are essential. Previous Congressional Scheduling, Executive Assistant and operational experience is required. This is NOT an entry level position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three work references, to FL23resume@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

Special Assistant – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

Senator McCaskill seeks a Special Assistant for a fast-paced Washington, DC office. The Special Assistant will provide administrative, legislative, and logistical support to the Senator as it relates to her schedule.  Responsibilities include handling travel, vetting meeting requests/invitations and scheduling meetings assigned to legislative staff.  The Special Assistant will also serve as the assistant to the Chief of Staff, managing the Chief of Staff’s schedule, travel and telephone calls. A successful candidate will be highly motivated, able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks, detail-oriented and maintain a high level of professionalism and discretion at all times. The Special Assistant must have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with both constituents and staff members. Candidates with Missouri ties are encouraged to apply. Please email cover letter and resume to employment@mccaskill.senate.gov. No phone calls please.

Special Assistant to the Staff Director – House Homeland Security Committee (majority)

The House Committee on Homeland Security, Majority Staff, is looking to fill the position of Special Assistant to the Staff Director. Among other duties, the person filling this role will assist the Staff Director in the performance of the following: providing administrative support to the Staff Director and Committee staff as needed; maintaining the Staff Director’s calendar; organizing staff meetings; scheduling meetings with internal and external stakeholders; coordinating travel arrangements; working closely with the Chairman’s personal office; drafting memos and briefing papers; handling sensitive and confidential information with discretion; as well as performing other administrative and policy-related duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented, a self-starter and works well independently as well as with others. Previous experience in a Capitol Hill office is strongly preferred.

Please send resumes to: Resumes.CHS@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant/Special Assistant – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL)

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) seeks a highly motivated, organized, and problem-solving Staff/Special Assistant for a fast-paced, team-oriented office. Primary responsibilities include serving as a front office ambassador, coordinating and running the intern program, serving as a confidential assistant to the Chief of Staff and Scheduler on special projects, and supporting the Member’s daily activities, including organizing her briefing materials and personal correspondence. Ideal candidates will be detail- and solutions-oriented, demonstrate a track record of follow-through, display a sense of humor, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, value responsiveness to constituents and stakeholders, and embrace the office’s mission of improving the lives of others. Previous Capitol Hill experience and car are preferred, but not required.  State and district ties are a plus. The Office is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail resume, cover letter and two brief writing samples to illinois17job@gmail.com with “Staff/Special Assistant” in the subject line. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.

Special Assistant – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Democratic office, is seeking a highly motivated Special Assistant to work with management and oversee the intern program.

Primary duties include: overseeing committee operations, managing deadlines, editing memos, and scheduling meetings; assisting with recruitment, hiring, training, and management of new staff, fellows, and interns; organizing and updating files, contact lists, and edits of hearing transcripts; maintaining frequent communication with other Senate offices, advocates, and stakeholders; and assisting the Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director as needed.

Candidates should have precise attention to detail, strong writing and editing abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and be very organized. A desire to excel at administrative tasks is required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment.

The HELP Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. If interested, please email special.assistant.hiring@gmail.com with a résumé, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Special Assistant/Driver – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Progressive Midwest Democratic Senator seeks a Special Assistant/Driver.  Attention to detail, discretion, ability to handle multiple projects at once, and strong oral and written communication abilities are required.  Individuals must have impeccable driving skills, a good driving record and a car made in the USA.  Responsibilities will include administrative support to the Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, Administrative Director and Scheduler; driving the Senator to meetings off of Capitol Hill; and various ad hoc projects.  Candidates should be team-oriented, have a sense of humor, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.  Prior Hill experience preferred but not required.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223246 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Special Assistant/Driver – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senate office is currently seeking a special assistant/daily driver for the Senator. Attention to detail, strong sense of responsibility, natural discretion, superior interpersonal skills, and strong oral and written communication abilities are required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. Individuals must have impeccable driving skills, a good driving record and a familiarity with Washington. The selected candidate will report to the scheduling office and will handle advance, logistics and driving as well as overall administrative office support for the Senator. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223223 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant/Special Assistant – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL)

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) seeks a highly motivated, organized, and problem-solving Staff/Special Assistant for a fast-paced, team-oriented office. Primary responsibilities include serving as a front office ambassador, coordinating and running the intern program, serving as a confidential assistant to the Chief of Staff and Scheduler on special projects, and supporting the Member’s daily activities, including organizing her briefing materials and personal correspondence. Ideal candidates will be detail- and solutions-oriented, demonstrate a track record of follow-through, display a sense of humor, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, value responsiveness to constituents and stakeholders, and embrace the office’s mission of improving the lives of others. Previous Capitol Hill experience is preferred, but not required. State and district ties are a plus. The Office is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail resume, cover letter and two brief writing samples to illinois17job@gmail.com with “Staff/Special Assistant” in the subject line. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.

Special Assistant – Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)

Senator Jack Reed’s office is currently seeking a Special Assistant to serve as the driver for the Senator in Rhode Island.  Applicants must have their own vehicle, a clean driving record, and a familiarity with the Rhode Island area. This position is less than full-time, and the ability to work flexible hours is essential.  The position requires attention to detail, a strong sense of responsibility, and the ability to coordinate logistics in conjunction with the Scheduler and the Advance Staff.  Successful candidate will also have superior interpersonal skills, and an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222976 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Special Assistant – Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA)

The office of Congressman Brendan F. Boyle seeks a high energy, team-oriented individual for the position of Special Assistant. The position will be based in Washington, DC. The Special Assistant will act as the driver and full-time staffer for the Congressman and take on various tasks and projects as needed. Special Assistant must be able to work closely with the scheduler and senior staff members to coordinate travel arrangements. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented, have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, strong interpersonal skills, and access to a car, coupled with a general knowledge of the DC area. Must be organized and self-motivated. A valid Driver’s License is required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Previous Hill or political experience preferred but not required. District ties are preferential.  No calls or drop ins please. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to PA13jobs@gmail.com, with the subject line “Boyle Special Assistant.”

Special Assistant – Senate Republican

Republican Senate office is currently seeking a Special Assistant who will shadow and serve as the daily driver for the Senator.  Individuals must have their own vehicle, a clean driving record, and a familiarity with the Washington DC area. Additionally, attention to detail, a strong sense of responsibility, and the ability to work flexible hours are all essential. Successful candidate will also have superior interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication abilities, and an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. This position will report to the Director of Scheduling. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222962 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Special Assistant – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks a Special Assistant for a fast-paced Washington, DC office. The Special Assistant will provide administrative, legislative, and logistical support to the Senator’s senior staff.  Responsibilities include working with the Scheduler/Executive Assistant on VIP correspondence, managing our weekly constituent coffee, and special projects with the Chief of Staff and Legislative Director.  A successful candidate will be highly motivated, able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks, detail-oriented and maintain a high level of professionalism and discretion at all times. The Special Assistant must have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with both constituents and staff members. We are an equal opportunity employer.  Hill experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222751 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Special Assistant – Senior Member of House Democratic Leadership

Senior Member of House Democratic Leadership seeks Special Assistant to staff Member at events, in meetings, and manage special projects. Special Assistant will ensure that the Member remains on schedule throughout fast-paced work days, maintain all backup materials needed for the Member, and ensure that all necessary follow ups are completed. Individual must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask. Successful candidates will be highly organized with a strong attention to detail, have excellent verbal communication and writing skills, work well under pressure, and be willing to work long and unpredictable hours. Applicants should have Capitol Hill experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Cover Letter, Resume and References should be e-mailed to resume.inbox@mail.house.gov.

Special Assistant – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

Senator McCaskill seeks a Special Assistant for a fast-paced Washington, DC office. The Special Assistant will provide administrative, legislative, and logistical support to the Senator as it relates to her schedule.  Responsibilities include handling travel, vetting meeting requests/invitations and scheduling meetings assigned to legislative staff.  The Special Assistant will also serve as the assistant to the Chief of Staff, managing the Chief of Staff’s schedule, travel and telephone calls. A successful candidate will be highly motivated, able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks, detail-oriented and maintain a high level of professionalism and discretion at all times. The Special Assistant must have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with both constituents and staff members. Candidates with Missouri ties are encouraged to apply. Please email cover letter and resume to employment@mccaskill.senate.gov. No phone calls please.

Special Assistant – House Republican

Senior Republican Official seeking Special Assistant to join Washington, DC office.  Primary responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Staff and make logistical preparations in advance of the Official’s travel and appearances, serve as a liaison between the Official and their constituency, facilitate communication with staff, and various special projects.  Well qualified applicants will be highly motivated, organized and have a proven ability to succeed in a fast paced environment.  One to three years of professional experience is preferred.  Please submit your resume and cover letter to position.GOP@gmail.com.

Special Assistant – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Midwestern Democratic Senator has an opening for a Special Assistant. Duties include preparing the Senator for, and accompanies the Senator to, daily official events in the Capitol Complex and throughout the Washington, DC metro area to ensure the schedule runs smoothly and remains on track; assembles the daily briefing book for the Senator’s scheduled events and remains in continuous close communication with the Scheduler, the Chief of Staff and other senior staff throughout the day to adapt to frequent schedule changes and assist with special projects.  The ideal candidate must be dependable, professional, able to work well under pressure, has a good driving record, and be available to work evenings. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume by Thursday, August 29, 2013 to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222126 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Special Assistant – House Democratic Leadership Office

Special Assistant – Western Senate Democrat

Western Senate Democrat seeks an individual to handle advance, logistics and driving, as well as limited Scheduling Assistant duties.  Good interpersonal, political, and organizational skills are necessary, as well as a clean driving record. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 221993 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Special Assistant for Financial Disclosure – Senate Ethics Committee

The Senate Ethics Committee seeks a Special Assistant for Financial Disclosure.  Individual performs the administrative tasks associated with the Committee’s financial disclosure program and ensures that the administrative process runs according to schedule.  Advances the process by moving and tracking program components; identifies program dependencies and manages critical administrative paths; and identifies defects within the program and makes recommendations for change.  Candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task independently, as well as a degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field and/or experience in project management. Please email a cover letter and resume to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov with 221863 as the job referral number in the subject line.  The Select Committee on Ethics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Special Assistant/Driver – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual for open Special Assistant/Driver position.  Responsibilities include acting as back-up to Executive Assistant/Scheduler, providing administrative support to the Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, and Administrative Director; driving the Senator to meetings near and off Capitol Hill campus; and various ad hoc projects.  Qualified candidates should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, should be team oriented, highly-organized, and resourceful and also have an excellent driving record.  Prior Hill experience preferred, but not required.  We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 221786 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Special Assistant – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

Senator McCaskill seeks a Special Assistant for a fast-paced Washington, DC office. The Special Assistant will provide administrative, legislative, and logistical support to the Senator as it relates to her schedule. Responsibilities include handling travel, vetting meeting requests/invitations and scheduling meetings assigned to legislative staff. The Special Assistant will also serve as the assistant to the Chief of Staff, managing the Chief of Staff’s schedule, travel and telephone calls. A successful candidate will be highly motivated, able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks, detail-oriented and maintain a high level of professionalism and discretion at all times. The Special Assistant must have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with both constituents and staff members. A collegial attitude and a healthy sense of humor are strongly preferred. Candidates with Missouri ties are encouraged to apply. Please email cover letter and resume to employment@mccaskill.senate.gov. No phone calls please.

Special Assistant – Midwestern Democratic Senator

Midwestern Democratic Senator has an immediate opening for a Special Assistant to act as a driver, personal assistant to the Senator, and correspondence clerk. Interested individuals must have their own vehicle, a good driving record, be familiar with the greater DC metropolitan area, excellent computer skills, and be detail-oriented. Candidates must have superior judgment and interpersonal skills, and an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. The position requires the ability to work nights and weekends when necessary. Hill experience is a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 120901 as the job referral number in the subject line.

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