Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) seeks a Staff Assistant to join an active office in Washington, DC. Responsibilities will include managing front desk operations, answering phones, sorting mail, coordinating tours, greeting visitors, processing flag requests and other duties as assigned. The staff assistant also serves as intern coordinator by recruiting, training, scheduling, and assigning duties to interns. This position requires an ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and perform under pressure. This position will report to the Chief of Staff directly.
This is an entry-level position and prior Hill internship preferred. Successful candidates will be able to adapt to a startup environment and work under tight deadlines. Texas ties and Spanish language proficiency a plus. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email resume, writing sample (no more than two pages) and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line STAFF ASSISTANT APPLICATION (DC OFFICE). No drop ins or phone calls.