Available Position: Staff Assistant
U.S. English is seeking a staff assistant for our Washington, D.C. office. This entry-level position is responsible for general office support, and the successful applicant can also work closely with senior staff on duties relating to communications and lobbying.
Responsibilities include tracking relevant legislation and news stories, drafting articles and newsletters, and assisting with visits to Capitol Hill. Office support duties include answering phones, processing mail, writing letters and updating our membership database.
Applicants entering the workforce or who have at least 1 year of relevant experience are encouraged to apply. The ideal applicant will have strong organizational skills and be a motivated self-starter, prepared to apply his or her talents in a small office setting. Applicants should have an interest in issues relating to immigration and a belief in the value of English literacy.
Our benefits include the following:
- Blue Cross / Blue Shield health insurance including medical, dental, drug and vision coverage, provided to the employee at no cost
- Eligibility for group life insurance, subject to terms of the plan. The premium is paid for by the employer
- Paid vacation days, paid holidays, and sick leave
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org