Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant – Political
Summary: Performs a wide range of adminstrative duties within a framework set by the Vice President of Government Affairs.
• Provide general administrative support for professional office of 2-4 professionals. Act as the principal liaison with office vendors, landlord, security company and local caterers.
• Compile reports on Capitol Hill Members and Committees. File monthly reports on PAC activities with the FEC.
• Support annual company PAC fundraising campaigns.
• Serve as point of contact in the D.C. office for hotels, transportation, restaurants, etc., for visiting executives and sales force.
• Perform receptionist duties for office. Answer phones and greets guests.
• Plan, organize/coordinate meetings, and advanced travel arrangements. File expense reports.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Understanding of FEC, PAC and political sensitivities of a D.C. office.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments while handling multiple tasks and deadlines.
• Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to interface with senior executives, internal customers and/or government agencies.
• Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
• 2-5 years of administrative office experience or equivalent.
Essential Functions: Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery); Repetitive motions of any part of the body; Manual dexterity (e.g., picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses the fingers); Hearing; Talking; Capacity to think, concentrate and focus over long periods of time; Ability to read complex documents in [English] language; Capacity to reason and make sound decisions; Ability to write complex documents in the [English] language; Capacity to express thoughts orally (e.g., accurately, quick and loudly convey spoken instructions to workers); Expertise in Microsoft Office required; Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or work site

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