Rep. Harley Rouda seeks a positive, well-organized, and detail-oriented Scheduler/Staff Assistant for the Newport Beach, CA office. Responsibilities include developing and managing the Member’s district and national schedule and travel arrangements; organizing the Member’s daily briefing materials; evaluating all incoming invitations and meeting requests; communicating with constituents by phone and email quickly to address requests, concerns, and questions; maintaining office records, inventory, and office supplies; managing the front office; serving as the emergency office coordinator; and performing other duties as required.
Applicants must have superior organizational skills, a positive attitude, a detailed knowledge of Southern California, strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. The successful applicant will also have strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, and the ability to multi-task.
The Scheduler/Staff Assistant will work closely with the Member, Chief of Staff, and District Director to coordinate the Member’s short-term and long-term schedule. The Scheduler/Staff Assistant will also work with the Chief of Staff and District Director to ensure efficient and seamless office operations. Mastery of Word, Excel, and Outlook are essential. Previous scheduling and/or Capitol Hill experience is highly desirable. California ties are highly encouraged but not required.
The position involves long hours and availability by phone on weekends and evenings. Interested candidates should use the subject “OC Scheduler/Staff Assistant” to send a cover letter, resume and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, submission to other email addresses or drop-ins.