Staff Assistant Opening
Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) seeks a hard-working, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic team player to serve as Staff Assistant in his Washington, D.C. office. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with excellent customer service skills who work well in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Running the day-to-day operations of the front office, including answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, processing tour and flag requests, ordering supplies, entering data into Fireside, and other general administrative support
Managing the office intern program, including interviewing, training, and supervising interns
Serving as office systems administrator which acts as a liaison to technical support and service contractors to resolve office IT issues
Assisting the Press Assistant and Communications Director by drafting language for social media posts and e-newsletters, generating simple graphics, maintaining press lists, and other duties when time permits
Supporting the scheduler and legislative staff on special projects as needed
Candidates with Central Coast or California ties and communications experience are preferred. Spanish-language skills are a huge plus. Please submit a resume, cover letter, references, and two brief writing samples as a single PDF to CA24.firstname.lastname@example.org with “Staff Assistant: [Your Name]” in the subject line. The office is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins. Deadline to apply is Monday, January 17 by COB.