Wednesday, January 10, 2018

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT | Washington, DC

U.S. Capitol
The following is a good opportunity for a recent college graduate seeking to gain experience in office management and economic policy research in Washington, D.C. 

The year 2018 will be interesting.

The position supports the work of an economic policy research and advocacy firm participating in the national economic policy making process.

The Administrative Assistant  will be interfacing with legislators, academics, public interest groups, and progressive organizations via engagement in economic policy legislative and political projects with a focus on fiscal and financial policy. 

OPENING FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Economic Policy Advocacy Firm

The position supports the work of an economic policy research and advocacy firm participating in the national economic policy making process, working with legislators, academics, public interest groups, and progressive organizations via engagement in economic policy legislative and political projects with a focus on fiscal and financial policy. 

Target Start Date: February 5, 2018
Location: Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.
Compensation: Competitive, commensurate with experience and performance, roughly $15-20/hr, plus expenses 

Schedule: Flexible; 20-40 hrs/week

Responsibilities:
Organize and schedule appointments
Coordinate and facilitate conference calls
Plan meetings and take detailed notes
Assist in distribution of a regular newsletter 
Assist in tracking timelines for projects and tracking specific to-do lists
Book travel arrangements
Occasional event planning and tech support (iPhone, printer, wireless networks)

Requirements/Qualifications:
Proven experience as an administrative assistant, or office admin assistant
Knowledge of office management systems and procedures and office equipment
Proficiency in MS Office/Google Drive, and MailChimp programs
Excellent time management skills, the ability to prioritize work, pay attention to detail, and troubleshoot problems
Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
General familiarity with fiscal, financial, and economic policy issues
Bachelor’s degree
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To apply, send a copy of your resume and a cover letter to: