D.C. Staff Assistant

Congresswoman Becca Balint
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About the Job

D.C. Staff Assistant

Rep. Becca Balint [D-VT]

The Office of Rep. Becca Balint seeks an organized, detail-oriented Staff Assistant to manage the Washington D.C. front office. Applicants should be eager to work in a fast-paced office, have excellent communication skills, have a strong team ethos and desire to be a part of a learning culture, and be able to anticipate problems and offer solutions. Vermont ties a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to:

  • Managing the front office, welcoming visitors
  • Answering phones and logging constituent opinions
  • Managing the office’s intern program, including interviewing applicants, training interns, managing interns, and coordinating with DC staff on intern tasks
  • Coordinating tour and flag requests for constituents
  • Sorting and tracking incoming mail
  • Compiling daily press clips
  • Providing support to legislative, communications and operations staff

This office is an equal opportunity provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to balintresumes118@gmail.com with the subject line “First and Last name – STAFF ASSISTANT.” Starting salary for this position is $48,000. Deadline to apply is Friday, December 1st at 12:00PM.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Congresswoman Balint believes that policymaking and governance is improved by the perspective of diverse identities and experiences and that we need more diverse representation at all levels of local, state, and federal government. She recognizes that this work and the networking it provides can be a steppingstone to political leadership, and that these opportunities have historically been available primarily to those with existing connections. In recognition of this, diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

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