Staff / Social Media Assistant

Staff / Social Media Assistant

Staff/Social Media Assistant Position Opening

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) is seeking dynamic and highly motivated candidates for a Staff Assistant/ Social Media Assistant. This position is currently in full telework, but will be based in Washington, D.C. when in-person work resumes.

Responsibilities include managing the front office and greeting visitors (when they are able to stop by the office in person). Daily tasks will include answering telephones, conducting and organizing tours, processing flag requests, serving as intern coordinator and liaison to technical support, and performing other administrative tasks as required.  The candidate will assist with some driving duties and access to personal transportation is strongly preferred.

In addition to serving as Staff Assistant, this role will also assist the Member's communications team with monitoring social media, daily clips, and assisting with graphics, video editing and related tasks.

The applicant must be able to prioritize and follow-through on items in a fast-paced environment, possess strong written and oral communication skills, as well as strong organizational skills, and understand good time-management practices. Prior communication experience is preferred.

The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Illinois ties are a plus. 

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, writing or graphic sample and three references with “Staff Assistant” or “Social Media Assistant” as the subject line to Illinois17job@gmail.com