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Office Assistant III

Department: Political Action
Location:Washington, D.C.
Grade:OPEIU Grade A4
Salary:Starts at $43,555
Benefits:List of benefits
Posting Date:January 03, 2019

This position provides clerical and administrative support to the Political Department with related work as required. 


  • Answer incoming calls for the department, screen, route calls or take messages.
  • Type documents including, eye-openers, legislative reports, speech backups, contribution letters, and drafts for directors and staff.
  • Arrange for building meeting space and set-up.
  • Assist with GOTV deployment activities.
  • Sort, store, retrieve and maintain files. 
  • Distribute various political articles/information.
  • Assist management staff with travel arrangements.
  • Maintain departmental staff calendar, i.e., travel dates, vacation/sick leave dates.  
  • Perform clerical duties as needed and assist department staff in the office and at various meetings/conferences with copying, packing of supplies, materials and appropriate mailing.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school graduate or equivalent and three to five years of office experience or combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of the MS Office Suite – Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint; ability to do production typing; spreadsheet and database skills sufficient to accurately maintain records.
  • Knowledge of general office equipment, office and organizational procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to proofread work for errors and compose correspondence.
  • Ability to independently complete assignments and work under pressure to meet tight schedules.

**A SKILLS ASSESSMENT may be required of all candidates.**

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