District Staff Assistant

District Staff Assistant

The Office of Congressman Tom Malinowski seeks a Staff Assistant based in his Somerville NJ Office location. The Staff Assistant will act as the first point of contact for the front office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Greet and provide direction to visitors

  • Track office inventory

  • Process mail

  • Oversee office internship program

  • Field constituent phone calls

  • Log incoming and outgoing correspondence

  • Draft responses to constituent correspondence

  • Staff the Member in meetings and at public events 

  • Process and schedule Capitol and White House tour requests

  • Liaise with Congressman’s DC office staff

Candidates will have an outgoing and positive demeanor, be natural problem solvers with meticulous attention to detail, can remain calm in high stakes situations, and work well as part of a team. 

A standard work week is 40 hours with some limited evening and weekend availability required. Applicants must have access to a car. Starting salary for this position is $50,000 annually. Healthcare and retirement benefits provided with 20 days paid vacation and 10 days paid sick leave annually. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. This is an entry level position.

This office is an equal opportunity employer. Veterans, LGBTQ individuals, women, and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, writing sample and three references in a single PDF to NJ07Resumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line DO Staff Assistant.