Active California House Democrat seeks a Staff Assistant for their Washington D.C. office. Ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with outstanding customer service, excellent time-management, and strong organizational skills.
Primary responsibilities include: managing the front office including answering and logging telephone calls; recruiting and managing interns; managing constituent requests for flags and tours; supporting legislative and communications staff; assisting with constituent mail responses and other administrative duties.
Ideal candidates will have relevant experience, excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills, demonstrate the ability to think on their feet to solve problems, and maintain a positive demeanor in a busy and fast-paced environment.
This office is an equal opportunity employer and does 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. Candidates with California ties are preferred but not required.
Please submit a resume and cover letter in a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Staff Assistant - DC” in the subject line. No walk-ins or phone calls.