Representative Spanberger seeks a Staff Assistant for her Washington, D.C. office. Qualified applicants should be motivated self-starters, highly organized, detail-oriented, able to multitask, have exceptional interpersonal skills, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must demonstrate excellent “people skills,” most importantly displaying compassion in all interactions, and a strong commitment to providing outstanding constituent service. The ideal candidate should: be able to think on their feet, be a problem-solver, demonstrate excellent oral and written skills, maintain a positive demeanor, and demonstrate resilience in a busy environment.
Primary responsibilities include: managing the front office, including answering, appropriately logging, and directing telephone calls; greeting visitors; monitoring office deliveries; distributing hard and electronic mail; and other administrative duties. The Staff Assistant will also serve as the office tour coordinator and will be responsible for managing constituent requests for Capitol and White House tours, as well as constituent requests for flags flown over the Capitol.
Representative Spanberger’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service. Please submit a resume, cover letter, 1-page writing sample, and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org with “DC Staff Assistant” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Annual salary for this position is $50,000.