Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent

Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) seeks a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent for his personal office, to assume the responsibilities of managing the front office, greeting visitors and managing the mail program. Daily tasks include answering telephones, conducting and organizing tours, processing flag requests and performing other administrative tasks as required. Management of the mail program will include answering constituent correspondence, conducting any research necessary to formulate an adequate response, developing and maintaining a collection of prepared text for use in responding to constituent mail, drafting and updating form letters to respond to a large number of letters on the same issue, as well as providing assistance and training to interns as needed.  Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to oversee a small legislative portfolio.  Applicants should be highly-motivated, detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational and time-management skills, as well as having a positive attitude, and take pride in their work. Applicants with ties to the 3rd Congressional District of Virginia are strongly encouraged to apply. Hill Experience and proficiency in Intranet Quorum (IQ) preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to jobs.va03@mail.house.gov.  Absolutely no phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins, please. The Office of Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.