Staff Assistant

Staff Assistant

The office of Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman seeks a Staff Assistant.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the front office including greeting incoming constituents and other visitors.

  • Overseeing the daily calendar, under the supervision of the Scheduler, including the flow of in-office meetings.

  • Drive the Member between votes, meetings on/off campus, events, and other activities.

    • Note: possession of a personal vehicle is NOT required

  • Promptly process incoming calls and mail.

  • Manage the intern program.

  • Process flag and tour requests.

This position requires a flexible, motivated, and detail-oriented team player with strong customer service skills who will often be the first impression of the Member’s office to outside guests.  They will have the ability to work collaboratively with the full team while also staffing the Member closely, requiring a high level of professionalism. While in session, hours may mirror the schedule of the Member including late nights.

Qualified candidates must have a valid driver’s license, a basic understanding of navigating Washington, DC, and should submit a cover letter, resume, and one-to-two-page writing sample to: nj12resumes@gmail.com with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line. New Jersey ties are a plus, but not required.

The office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other factors.