Administrative/Legislative Assistant

Offered By: 
Mignon McGarry & Associates
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Paid
If "Paid", provide rate: 
commensurate with experience
Job Description: 
We are seeking a competent, good natured administrative/legislative assistant for the fall leading up to the 2019 legislative session and through the end of session. The ideal candidate will be self-directed, detail-oriented, and thoughtful about new, smart ways of doing things. This is a catchall type position that will require aptitude to handle a variety of tasks in a timely, responsible manner in an often-fast paced environment. Double bonus points will be awarded for a good temperament. Responsibilities: • Perform office duties, organize office and assist in ways that promote overall efficiency • Answer and direct phone calls • Resolve office-related technical and general upkeep issues • Schedule and plan meetings • Collect and synthesize data for various client research projects • Follow legislative committee hearings, track legislation • Greet clients and interact with them daily • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner Requirements: • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Working knowledge of office equipment • Excellent organizational and time management skills • Proficient with MS Office • Capitol experience is preferred • Able to multi task • Telephone and social media skills
Application Instructions: 
Interested applicants please email a resume and brief writing sample to Mignon McGarry at mignon@mignonm.com.
Experience Required: 
Preferred
Contact Information: 
Mignon McGarry: mignon@mignonm.com
Type of Internship: 
Advocacy - State
Comments: 
This will be a pre-session/session only, contract position. Pay commensurate with experience.
Posted By: 
Mignon McGarry
Expiration Date: 
Friday, August 3, 2018