Maryland Democrat seeks a Staff Assistant for Washington D.C. Office. Primary duties include managing the front desk during office hours, managing the internship program, handling Capitol and White House tour requests, fulfilling flag requests, helping to coordinate legislative correspondence, and assisting the D.C. office staff with work as assigned. This is a full time position located in Washington D.C.
Ideal candidates will have good interpersonal skills, great attention to detail, strong organizational skills and experience in a professional office setting. This staff member will actively interface with constituents and the general public so experience in customer service is also a plus. Strong candidates will also have a natural curiosity, a passion for helping people, and an interest in the legislative process. While not required, candidates with Maryland ties and/or previous experience working in a House or Senate office is preferred.
This office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Women, people of color, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references to: MD04.firstname.lastname@example.org