Congressman Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA-05) is seeking dynamic and highly motivated candidates for a Staff Assistant & Mail Manager position. This position is currently in full telework, but will be based in Washington, D.C. when in-person work resumes.
Responsibilities include processing flag and tour requests, hiring/training/managing interns, screening phone calls, managing the front office and greeting visitors (when the office reopens), performing special projects, and other general administrative duties. The position will also have significant responsibilities to assist in processing and responding to constituent mail, including batching mail, responding to inquiries, and drafting letters. Candidates who are interested in advancing to assume full Legislative Correspondent duties and title are encouraged to apply.
Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, a strong attention to detail, commitment to public service, and a good sense of humor. Philadelphia-region ties and previous experience on the Hill are preferred, but not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.
Interested applicants should send a one page resume and one page cover letter to email@example.com with “Staff Assistant & Mail Manager – [first and last name]” in the subject line. The deadline to apply is close of business Friday, March 26, 2021. Salary range is $38,000-42,000 annually. Exact starting salary offer will be solely based on years of full-time work experience. Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, follow ups, or drop ins, please.